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The 5pm Post – Look Both Ways: Street Arts Across America

From The Kennedy Center:

May 6-12, 2012, the Kennedy Center presents Look Both Ways: Street Arts Across America, which offers free performances and events at the Kennedy Center as well as locations around Washington, including large-scale spectacles, street musicians, parade culture, puppetry, circus arts, chalk drawings, clowning, and more. From a circus-punk marching band and political puppet theater to jugglers, contortionists, and stunt dogs, the electric energy of live interactive performance invades the streets of Washington.

The weeklong festival includes Look Out! Lunchtime Invasions throughout the city (Eastern Market, Half Street Fairgrounds, Woodrow Wilson Plaza, and Farragut Square) and Street To Stage performances at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. Friday, May 11, the Look Up! Night Street Fair will feature Project Bandaloop dancing on the exterior of the Old Post Office Pavilion. Performers featured during the week come together for a final time at Street Arts in the Park, an afternoon of performances and activities on Saturday, May 12, in Yards Park along the banks of the Potomac River.

Artists and events featured during Look Both Ways: Street Arts Across America include Acrobuffos, Ambush, Karen Beriss, Bert the Nerd, Bread and Puppet Theater, Jonathan Burns, Nick Cave, Circolombia, Entomo, Exit Studio’s Edwin Fontánez, Paolo Garbanzo, Greenbelt S.I.T.Y. Stars, Happenstance Theater, Moira Lee, Lesole’s Dance Project, Midnight Circus, Mouth Monster, Mucca Pazza, Mutts Gone Nuts, Nana Projects, a National Children’s Museum juggling workshop, Natalia Paruz, Matt Pauli, Valeska Maria Populoh, Project Bandaloop, The Red Trouser Show, Michael Rosman, Swami Yomahmi, Sweet Heaven Kings, Rob Torres, Yamomanem, Yo-Yo People, and Evan Young.

See the full schedule here.

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