From left: Arthur Espinoza, director of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Angie Gates, director of the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment, and Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner pose during the kickoff event for 202Creates. (Courtesy of

202Creates Launches Monthlong Celebration

202Creates, D.C.’s monthlong showcase of diverse and vibrant creative economy, got underway with a Sept. 1 kickoff. Local artists, creative industry entrepreneurs, government officials and media members gathered at Edens’ Maurice Electric Courtyard in the Union Market District for a night of socializing, networking, music and artistic expression. [read more…]