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June 22, 2019 | Congress Heights on the Rise

By The People is an international arts and dialogue festival presented by Halcyon.

BYT Interview: Martha Jackson Jarvis

June 21, 2019 | Brightest Young Things

D.C.’s second annual By the People arts festival is here! The citywide arts celebration is filling all four quadrants in D.C.

QUEERY: Tariq Darrell O’Meally

June 19, 2019 | Washington Blade

Dancer/choreographer Tariq Darrell O’Meally says the beauty and attraction of his chosen art form is two-fold...

These Engaging, Immersive Works Erase the Line Between Art and Audience

June 19, 2019 | Smithsonian Magazine

For many, the word “art” conjures thoughts of haughtiness and stuffy galleries, of ornate salons and elites hobnobbing over cocktails...

By The People Is Back to Explore Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness

June 18, 2019 | Washington Diplomat

By The People is back in Washington, D.C., this June with an expanded lineup of blockbuster art installations and dialogue programs examining the theme of life, liberty and the

Halcyon's By The People – DC’s largest arts and dialogue festival – comes to Anacostia Park June 22-23

June 18, 2019 | Congress Heights on the Rise

Throughout the weekend, a floating art installation titled “They Are Us, Us Is Them,” by For Freedoms co-founder Hank Willis Thomas will be docked in Anacostia Park...

BYT Interview: Rania Hassan

June 18, 2019 | Brightest Young Things

D.C.’s second annual By the People arts festival is here! The citywide arts celebration is filling all four quadrants in D.C.

2019 By The People Photo Preview

June 17, 2019 | Brightest Young Things

The second annual By The People festival officially kicked off on Friday with Halcyon’s stunning kick off bash at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries building – one of the fes

By the People festival kicks off in DC

June 15, 2019 | WUSA9

The second year of the By the People Festival kicked off Saturday morning in Washington D.C...