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Happy New Year! If one of your 2004 Resolutions was to enjoy the

cultural sites of Washington, D.C., 7th Street is here to help! Join

the FREE artist-led tour on Thursday, January 15 that departs from

the Goethe-Institut (812 7th Street) at 6:30 p.m. The galleries offer

everything, including Interior Design ideas, group shows that feature

architects, local and international artists, as well as a special

event to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.


GOETHE-INSTITUT (812 7th, Tel. 202.289.1200,

www.goethe.de/washington) — exhibits Practical Utopia: The Design

Work of Otl Aicher. Famous for his design of the pictograms for the

1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Aicher excelled with his spare, sure



VEGA (819 7th, Tel. 202.589.0140, www.vegahome.com) — Visit Vega for

a preview of new sofas and seating from Living Divani and Sawaya



GALLERY AT WAREHOUSE (1021 7th, Tel. 202.783.3933,

www.warehousetheater.com) — continues its exhibit of paintings on

canvas and paper by Brooklyn artist Antonio Sanchez. Don't forget to

visit the Warehouse Cafe/Bar/Coffeebar for 3rd 3rsday drink & food



STARBUCKS (800 7th) — Abena Disroe hosts 3rd 3rsday PoetryFest,

featuring work by Washington metropolitan area poets. Catch the poets

Wednesday, January 14, 12:00 midnight on 96.3 WHUR's SPOKEN WORD at

Joe's Place, the city's number one poetry program, hosted by Joe

Gorham. 3rd 3rsday PoetryFest would like to invite area poets who are

interested in performing to call 202-519-1101 or send email to



FLASHPOINT (916 G St., www.flashpointdc.org) — The Gallery at

Flashpoint is hosting a private event and will thus be closed for

January's 3rd 3rsday. January's exhibition, Trevor Young Goes Postal

is on view through January 31, and the gallery is open Tuesdays

through Saturdays, 12-6 p.m.


NUMARK GALLERY (625-27 E St., Tel. 202.628.3810,

www.numarkgallery.com) — Join Numark this month as they show two

exciting L.A.-based artists: Carter Potter and Adam Ross. Potter

creates colorful paintings made from discarded film reel footage.

Ross creates graphite drawings that evoke sci-fi urban landscapes.


NATIONAL ACADEMIES (500 5th, Tel. 202.334.2436,

www.NationalAcademies.org/arts) — Anna Held Audette: Manufactured

Landscapes. Since the 15th century, artists in the Western world have

depicted ruins. Following in the footsteps of such artists, Audette

paints ruins of our recent industrial past. For more information,

contact NAS via email at arts@nas.edu.


HNTB ARCHITECTURE (421 7th, Tel. 202.654.1026, www.hntb.com) — HNTB

Architecture is pleased to present its second annual Art by

Architects display, showcasing the artistic talents of more than a

dozen architects from throughout the national capital region.


ZENITH GALLERY (419 7th, Tel. 202.783.2963, www.zenithgallery.com) —

Musings by Robert C. Jackson. The artist explains his newest works in

oil on linen "On the surface, I paint still life in a realist

tradition, taking commonplace items of everyday life and

immortalizing them on canvas. Beneath the surface though, you'll be

invited to explore my spiritual longing for something more in life,

contrasted with my ironic sense of humor."


APARTMENT ZERO (406 7th, Tel. 202.628.4067. www.apartmentzero.com) —

Start the new year off with resolutions you can keep...by treating

yourself to the best in design for your home. No matter what your

design dilemma, Apartment Zero welcomes the challenge. Resolve to

make your space more inviting!


ARTISTS' MUSEUM (406 7th, Tel. 202.638.7001. www.artistsmuseum.com) —

presents its Second Annual All Media Juried Show 2004. Juried by

Nancy Palmer of the Corcoran College of Art, the show features work

from 65 of the finest artists in the United States and Mexico.


TOUCHSTONE GALLERY (406 7th, Tel. 202.347.2787,

www.touchstonegallery.com) — Main Gallery: Sketches, a Touchstone

Gallery members' show. The Annex: Art Enables Group Show. Art Enables

is an arts-and-enterprise program for adults with developmental

and/or mental disabilities. PLUS at 7:00 p.m., a gallery talk

on "outsider art" with Executive Director Joyce Muis-Lowery.


MARNINART GALLERY (406 7th, Tel. 202.347.3327, www.marninart.net) —

Marninart offers its very special exhibition: Marc Chagall Rare

Illustrated Art Books and Works on Paper. Marninart specializes in

rare books, antiques, and modern and contemporary art.


BEAD MUSEUM (400 7th, Tel. 202.624.4500, www.beadmuseumdc.org) —

Inspired by the Beaded Prayers Project, make a beaded pocket to honor

Martin Luther King, Jr., and your own prayers, wishes, hopes or

dreams. Fee: $2. Organized by the DC Literacy Corps.


Stop by for Happy Hour from 8 to 10 p.m. at Andale (401 7th) for 3rd

3rsday specials that are a great way to end your tour of the arts on

Seventh Street!


3rd 3rsday is sponsored by the Cultural Development Corporation and

managed by DESHO Productions.


For more information visit http://culturaldc.org

or email to deshoprod@aol.com

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