Local artist: “Art cures”

August 14, 2014

– JULIA GASPER-BATES – Argentine artist Alfredo Ratinoff believes that being a “gypsy” has shaped his identity and the creativity that fuels his work. As we chat in his [Hyattsville studio, surrounded by his sculptures and mosaics, he explains that his art reflects his experiences [read more]

Local couple raising funds for Jamaican schools

August 12, 2014

A Hyattsville-area couple has organized several festivals of Jamaican food and culture  to raise money for their home country, reports The Gazette. Carlos and Elaine Daley of Hyattsville formed a nonprofit organization, Jamaica Education for the Poor, and have been holding fundraising events [read more]

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]
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