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WETA Arts: June 2019

WETA Arts

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WETA Arts spotlights visual and performing arts in Greater Washington and celebrates the diverse cultural heritage of the nation’s capital. The half-hour magazine-style show presents a variety of stories, profiles and discussions, while introducing emerging and established artists alike. This month, the program has an LGBTQ Pride Month theme, with stories on the musicians of DC’s Different Drummers, a comedy event called LGBTQ AF, an indoor art market called Arty Queers, and a profile of artist Lisa Thalhammer.

 

DC's Different Drummers

DC's Different Drummers

Through concerts and parades, LGBTQ musicians create music, fellowship, and acceptance. This year, for the first time, they marched in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade.

 

For More Information:

www.lgbtq.dc.gov→

www.capitalpride.org→

dcdd.org →

LGBTQ AF

LGBTQ AF

It’s a local comedy showcase that features LGBTQ performers doing stand-up and improv. This is the only regularly-occurring comedy show in the area with an all LGBTQ line-up.

 

For More Information:

comedicpursuits.com→

www.facebook.com/lgbtqaf →

Arty Queers

Arty Queers

The DC Center, a social support organization for the LGBTQ population, hosts this monthly art market in the Reeves Center at 14th & U Streets, featuring original works for sale by local LGBTQ artists.

 

For More Information:

www.dorianblue.com→

www.metroweekly.com/author/tfranson→

www.capitalpride.org/honorees-2019→

thedccenter.org →

Lisa Marie Thalhammer

Lisa Thalhammer

We profile Lisa Marie Thalhammer, an award-winning visual artist whose work features messages of strength and hope. Based in DC, she is best-known for her “LOVE” mural located in Washington’s Blagden Alley.

 

For More Information:

dcarts.dc.gov→

www.instagram.com/dcmurals→

www.instagram.com/lisamariestudio/→

lisamariestudio.com →
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