Category Archives: Updates and News

New Poetry Series Launching with DC Poet Project Winner Susan Meehan

When Day Eight launched the DC Poet Project, a reading series with connected open-to-all poetry competition, we hoped to support DC poets. Now, through recent funding from the DC Commission on the Arts, we’re able to launch a poetry series for seniors in DC with Susan Meehan, 2017 winner of the DC Poet Project. This […]

Exhibition of Public Works of Rockne Krebs and Sam Gilliam at Washington Studio School

This summer, in partnership with the Washington Studio School, Day Eight will be producing a show of public art works — built and unbuilt — by Rockne Krebs and Sam Gilliam. Curated by Mollie Berger and with catalogue essay by John Anderson, the exhibit will show the process by which two exceptional DC artists created their public artworks.

Community or Chaos: A Poetry Reading and Open Mic Honoring the Memory of Martin Luther King, Jr

The Anacostia Coordinating Council is pleased to partner with Day Eight to offer a poetry event, featuring Regie Cabico and Anne Becker, to reflect on the memories of 1968. Saturday March 17 2:30 – 5:00 pm Location: The Rise Center, St. Eliabeth’s East In his 1967 book, Martin Luther King Jr. asked us to consider, […]