Friday, May 21, 2010

Digital Capital Week and H Street Pop-up Lab June 11-20

News from the DC Office of Planning:

Digital Capital Week, the District’s first-ever digital arts and technology festival, will take place June 11 – June 20, 2010. Residents and community leaders are encourage to participate.

The festival will feature workshops, hands-on projects and networking. It will bring activity to various neighborhoods, support small business development and entrepreneurship, and create more supportive infrastructure for innovation and idea-sharing. H Street residents can get involved in a number of ways, including attending festival events and proposing activities for a pop-up lab at the R.L. Christian Library at 1300 H Street. The pop-up lab is intended to serve as a hub where the community and festival attendees can collaborate and work on digital arts and technology projects, including those that support H Street revitalization and design.

You can provide suggestions on activities for the pop-up lab by contacting the DC Office of Planning: Jennifer Hughes ( or Sakina Khan (, or at 202 442-7600 by May 28.

Click here to learn more about the overall festival and to sign up for events.

Interested in learning more or checking out the old Library site? Join them for the "kiosk cleanup" tomorrow from 10 am - 2 pm at 1300 H St.

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