Posts Tagged ‘Prison Art’

Georgetown Residents Allegedly Don’t Want Prison Art Sold Near Their Condos

Safe Streets Arts’ table by the Georgetown waterfront is filled with vivid paintings, postcards, CDs, and copper wire jewelry. And often, parked right behind it, is a Metropolitan Police Department car.
Safe Streets Founding Director Dennis Sobin says that the police presence has been marshaled by people in the well-to-do area who fear the former prisoners who run the [...]

The Plums Release Nixon’s Mess (on Cassette, Obvs)

The Plums toiled for about a decade before they put out a proper album (last year's quasi-comprehensive White LP), and now the floodgates are totally freaking open for the D.C. noise band.
Brooklyn label Prison Art has released the two-song, 32-minute Nixon's Mess, which provides a reasonable Plums entry point for anybody who likes epic indie [...]