Hyattsville artist reflects on his legacy

July 10, 2011

BY AMIRA AYCOCK — Long before the Arts District existed, Hyattsville was home to David Driskell, a renowned artist and one of the world’s foremost scholars on African-American art. He turned 80 last month, and events commemorating his life and legacy are scheduled well into the fall. [read more]

Young Hyattsville artist wins regional award

June 10, 2011

BY SUSIE CURRIE — A Hyattsville youth beat area applicants from as far away as Herndon, Va., to win the first annual Ted Kliman Memorial Award for Young Artists. High-school freshman Romare Marshall, 14, received $500 and a month-long exhibition of his work. The contest was open to [read more]

Actors among us: Hyattsville residents hit the boards

May 10, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — We all know that Hyattsville is part of the Gateway Arts District. What isn’t as well known is that along with writers, dancers, jewelers and other artists, Hyattsville also has actors. And they practice their craft on the stages of theaters all over the Washington [read more]
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