Art

PHOTOS: Bursting in Air: public art, music and more

July 26, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Hyattsville Life & Times staff spent the day at Bursting in Air in the parking lot next to Franklin’s. It was a celebration of public art with the theme of the the 200th Anniversary of the March Across Prince George’s County, the War of 1812. Entertainment [read more]

Local art exhibit rethinks landscape

July 18, 2014

The current exhibit at the artdc Gallery in Hyattsville is”Welcome to Wonderland: Rethinking Landscape.” The Gazette caught up with two artists with landscaping abstracts in the exhibit, Robert Long of Hyattsville and Laurence Chandler of Lanham: One of Long’s pieces is entitled, [read more]

Local poet’s bilingual press gears up for new project

July 9, 2014

Six years ago, when Jose Ballesteros and his wife, Tara, were looking for a place to raise their family, they started by reacquainting themselves with Hyattsville. As residents of Washington, D.C., they had previously thought of it only as “that place between D.C. and IKEA … with that cool [read more]

Overpass on Route 1 to become public-art canvas

July 9, 2014

On July 26, less than a month before the bicentennial of the Battle of Bladensburg, the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC) will put its own spin on the milestone with Bursting In Air, an outdoor festival combining public art, local food and beer, and live performances, including [read more]

NBC4 showcases Hyattsville

July 8, 2014

In their “Celebrating Summer” series, NBC4 visited Hyattsville this morning: Celebrating Hyattsville: A Rebirth Celebrating Hyattsville: A Magnet for Families Celebrating Hyattsville: Art Boom Celebrating Hyattsville: Busboys and Poets Celebrating Hyattsville: Rich History, Bright [read more]

Hyattsville Library listed as endangered

June 26, 2014

Preservation Maryland, a preservation advocacy group, has listed Hyattsville Library as an endangered site for 2014.  It was nominated by the Hyattsville Preservation Association.  Though it is not a designated historic site, many community residents expressed interest in preserving and [read more]
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