Announced: Art Soiree brings Spring Festival to Cathedral Commons


30+ vendors, 5 hours of live entertainment, 4 live music bands, outdoor workout class, flower art installations, free raffle giveaways & more

WHEN:    Saturday, May 14, 2016      12 p.m. – 5 p.m.    *Rain or Shine

WHERE: 3401 Idaho Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016  (Newark Street NW between Wisconsin and Idaho Avenues)

INFO:       RSVP & Raffle registrations can be done online through  More information at

WHAT: Art Soiree is super excited to partner with Bozzuto to bring one of a kind family & pet friendly day time spring celebration to Cathedral Commons! Free and open to public, this spring themed street festival will close down the Newark Street welcoming locals and guests of town for a taste of the neighborhood through vibrant art, delicious food offerings and an all day live music & entertainment program.


  • Delicious food tastings from local restaurants – the grande paella from Barcelona Restaurant & Wine Bar, dumplings from Raku, & mini burgers from Cafe Deluxe to name a few

  • Over $3,000 in Free Raffle Giveaways – shopping gift cards to Core72, La Village Marche, gift baskets from Giant and The Cookery, restaurant gift certificates from Barcelona, Cactus Cantina, Cafe Deluxe, Raku, Grilled Oyster Company, work-out memberships & class packages to Pure Barre, [Solidcore], Zengo Cycle, tickets to Washington Ballet’s Bowie & Queen performance, and more.


  • 12pm Outdoor workout – Fitness enthusiasts are invited to bring a mat and arrive early for a free outdoor workout session by Pure Barre. All in attendance will also get a chance to win 1-Month Unlimited Package at Pure Barre DC, ($250 Value)

  • Live music line-up:

    • 12:45pm – Flamenco guitarist Miguelito and local Spanish guitar duo Agustito will transport you to Southern Spain in a heartbeat (Rumba Flamenca)

    • 2:00pm – One of the best Blues/Soul singers in the Washington DC Area – Carly Harvey and her band Kiss & Ride (Blues/Jazz/Soul)

    • 3:00pm – Philly’s rising star and next signature voice – Tara Hendricks (Brit Pop/Soul/R&B)

    • 4:00pm – Internationally acclaimed singer and Baltimore native – Joi Carter (Alternative, Rock and So Much More!)

  • “Spring in Bloom” themed art installation by Nena Depaz & Charlotte Hager, “Flower Couture” pieces by ManneqART, face painting, balloon sculpture, stilt walkers, live pet portraits, & more will add to the festive atmosphere.

CONTACT: For all media inquiries and/or to schedule onsite interviews, please contact Tati at or 202-277-4358

ABOUT ART SOIREE: Art Soiree is a Washington, DC based art organization with a goal to discover, support and promote talented contemporary artists, while cultivating a greater awareness, understanding and appreciation of art in a variety of forms. For over six years Art Soiree used creativity and art to engage and activate the DC community through curated events, exhibitions, concerts and festivals.  @artsoiree