Urban Artistry members, Maren Cummings and Emily Oleson took part in DeanwoodxDesign Kick Off Day Saturday, July 14th. Below is an excerpt from their blog about their participation at the event.
Emily Oleson, as a co-founder of Good Foot Dance Company and Artistic Director of Urban Artistry, performed pop out performances of traditional and vernacular movement from American percussive dance. Their movements show the connections between Irish and European step dance, Appalachian flatfooting, tap, and contemporary movement. - Urban Artistry website
DeanwoodxDesign (DxD) showcases the rich arts, cultural, historical, and green space assets of Deanwood and Ward 7 through a community-wide, intergenerational, and collaborative effort.
DxD highlights one of the District’s earliest African American communities from a design perspective.