Posts Tagged ‘lumen8anacostia’

One More Thought on Lumen8 Anacostia: The Feeling of Losing Control

Planting a flag, indeed.

While I was busy contemplating transience, Elahe Izadi over at WAMU did some reporting at last weekend's Cherry Blast, taking the temperature of partygoers just setting foot in Anacostia for the first time. For many, the experience was a boost over the psychic barrier created by perceptions of poverty and danger. That [...]

Is Lumen8 Anacostia’s Future?

Going to the kickoff of the three-month-long, multi-site art party known as Lumen8Anacostia on Saturday, thoughtfully previewed on Arts Desk, I thought of nothing so much as the idea that the neighborhood was trying on a costume: What would it feel like to have a bunch of young, mostly white folks concert hopping on Martin [...]