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Artomatic will wow you

11 stories of nonstop creativity at the huge Crystal City location this year:. That’s what you’ll find at Artomatic 2012. It is really an amazing concept. More than 1,300 of our area’s most talented are showcased at the month long arts festival. I recently shot a show there for our Nonstop channel but plan to air some of the good stuff we got on our Saturday morning show at 9AM. Saturday night there’s a special Meet the Artist opportunity. I had the chance to interview a few of them. Frank Warren… the man behind the Post Secret concept that has exploded (and was founded at Artomatic in 2004) will be there.. and with more secrets! Artomatic runs through June 23rd.Tune in for our NBC Nonstop Scene special from Artomatic on June 11th at 10:30pm. You can watch the Nonstop channel on Comcast 208, VZ FIOS 460 or on COX 803.

Wednesdays and Thursdays: noon – 10 pm
Fridays and Saturdays: noon – 1 am
Sundays: noon – 5 pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Where: 1851 S. Bell St. in Crystal City, a block from Metro

Some behind-the-scenes video of our Nonstop Scene DC shoot with Jason Gittlen and Leslie Berkowitz

Interviewing artistic husband and wife- Matt Sesow and Dana Ellyn

Trinka Margua Simon uses donated house paint to create a mural that will be washed away at the end of the show.

Because the Crystal City building hosting Artomatic is set for demolition this summer… the owners have allowed the artist to take off all the doors. This bar table (yes there are happy hours at Artomatic) is one way they made creative use of the wood.

Secret rockstar Frank Warren of … shows me some of his favorite secrets mailed to him over the last 7 years. He recently spoke at TED Talks in California.

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