Photo Essay: “Art All Night” Kickoff Cookout

Media Credit: Lydia Embry | Staff Photographer

A traffic cone lies below a skateboarder who does a trick at the “Art All Night" festival at Shaw Skate Park Friday, one of many overnight art and music events across D.C. this weekend.

“Art All Night” originated in Shaw in 2011, and includes performances and art installations.

Lydia Embry | Staff Photographer

People sit to watch musical performances at the “Art All Night” kickoff cookout last Friday in the Shaw Neighborhood of Washington D.C.

Lydia Embry | Staff Photographer

Deja Brown, who works at Brackish Waters Skate Shop in National Harbor Maryland, catches her board at an “Art All Night” skate and art collaborative event in the Shaw this weekend.

Lydia Embry | Staff Photographer

Skater and artist Aron Davis II – whose stage name is finacurk – wears New Balance skate shoes he was just sent by the company. finacurk was one of the artists who performed at the “Art All Night” event.

 

 

Lydia Embry | Staff Photographer

A skater does a trick over a traffic cone at “Art All Night” Friday. The event was sponsored by Bearings Mag, Expo DMV, Howard University Skate Club and Grind Stone Universal.

Lydia Embry | Staff Photographer

DJ Kiddmarvel performs at “Art All Night.”

Lydia Embry | Staff Photographer

Artists set up tables and sold prints, paintings, clothing and more for the event.

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