>> Honfleur Gallery has a fortuitously timed exhibit for those of you feeling the charitable need to do more for those less fortunate. Their new exhibit, Stories, features three photographers who've traveled to various African countries to document issues like child soldiers and refugees from nations in conflict. The photographs provide a narrative context to raise awareness of the problems; proceeds from the exhibit go to the International Lifeline Fund. The Gallery at Vivid Solutions, around the corner from Honfleur, will hold an extension of the exhibit. Both open Friday, 7 p.m.
>> Hemphill shows off some of its best regulars in their new exhibit opening Saturday. See vintage Kodak Brownie images by William Christenberry, installation and collage pieces by Robin Rose, and prints by Donald Baechler in his Flower Studies. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
>> The Hemphill-run Carroll Square Gallery will also have an opening featuring 3D: Contemporary Sculpture by Kyan Bishop, Leah Frankel and Elizabeth Kendall. Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
>> Hamiltonian Gallery opens Call and Response, an exhibit that paired 16 writers and 16 visual artists to create work together. Each visual artist made work in response to one of the pieces of prose or poetry provided; the works will be hung together in the gallery. Try a beer from local Flying Dog Brewery during the opening reception Saturday, 7 to 9 p.m.
>> Jane Franklin Dance has two performances this week with the Washington Saxophone Quartet in Mint Condition. $28 general admission; Saturday 8 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m.
- Join One vs Many for their third Thursday Art Club at Dekka, where artists are invited to come create whatever they like. 6 to 9 p.m.
- See new prints and paintings by Greg Minah and Alexis Granwell in the lobby of 505 9th Street NW. Opening reception Monday, 5:30 to 7 p.m., with an artist talk at 6 p.m.
- Visit the WVSA ARTs Connection Third Thursday event; see their exhibit Beauty is in the Eye, then maybe get a makeover and take home free samples from LIERAC Paris. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
- See work by D.C.-based printmaker and sculptor Kirk Waldroff at the Waddell Art Gallery. Friday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
- The Adam Lister Gallery opens a group show this Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.
- Join the Japan Information and Cultural Center for their ongoing film series, tonight featuring Still Walking. 6:30 p.m., free but must RSVP: send your name, affiliation, and the name of up to guest to jiccrsvp[at]embjapan.org.
- As part of their Information Exchange program, the WPA will hold a talk with Italian visual arts curator Chiara Sartori on Thursday at 6 to 7 p.m. Free but please kbilonick[at]wpadc.org.
- This Saturday hear about printmaking and "what it all means" with a hands-on session inspired by the works in the William T. Wiley exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. 1 to 3 p.m.
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January 20, 2010 12:35 PM