Mount Pleasant Art All Night: Faces of Mount Pleasant | Las caras de la Manplesa

Art All Night comes back to Mount Pleasant with a theme of “The Faces of Mount Pleasant / Las caras de la Manplesa” on September 29th from 5:30-11pm! Join Mount Pleasant neighbors as we celebrate some of the things that make our neighborhood so special: our talented artists, our vibrant history, and our love for our local businesses.

Read about our featured “The Faces of Mount Pleasant / Las caras de la Manplesa” on our blog HERE.


Each Activity Zone is named after a famous Mount Pleasant artist or figure!

Location: Lamont Plaza (3258 Mt Pleasant St NW)

Lamont Plaza Stage hosted by Jim Thomson & DJ Mezkla

Vendors on Lamont Plaza:

Vendors South of Lamont:

Purple Patch (6-11PM) will be featuring several local Filipinx artists, with pieces from prints to jewelry to other custom art, at booths on the patio:

  • Colleen Roxas
  • Ayi Mondragon
  • Marifel Bermudez
  • Krystle Villanueva
  • Joyce Garcia

Location: Lamont Street (between Mount Pleasant and 16th St NW)

  • Button Making
  • Color Station
  • Kids’ Games
  • DC Museum of Sidewalk Stuff
  • Live Cake Decorating Demonstration
  • Creator Studio

Location: Dos Gringos Cafe (3116 Mt Pleasant St NW)

Dos Gringos Stage hosted by Frankojazz:

The open stage will feature a variety of performances: spoken word, live music, cellphone karaoke and much more. All musical styles in any language are welcome. Community-friendly presentations only.

  • 5:00 pm – Children’s Hour
  • 5:45 pm – Signup begins (1-2 songs per person)
  • 6:00 pm – Performances begin


Location: Addis Paris Cafe (3103 Mt Pleasant St NW)

Hosted by Hemen Amy Solomon

Addis Paris Stage:

6:00-11:00 pm – Live Music (Exact performance times TBD)

Performers include:

Kenny Allen is a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from Washington whose music is soulful, Africa inspired, lyrically conscious, and stylistically journeyed.

Hannah Honeycutt, local musician and artist in Mt. Pleasant. As a singer-songwriter, Hannah’s music explores themes of love, loss, and the commonalities that bring us together.


Location: Lost Origins Gallery (3110 Mt Pleasant St NW – Top Floor) 

Hosted by Jason Hamacher

ON EXHIBIT: RITUAL – The Intersection of Armenian Mysticism, Art, & Ballet – Art Gallery| Paintings by Roudolf Khatartian

6:00 pm – Performance by Fanfaire –  a DC-based folk trio of female multi-instrumentalists and songwriters showcasing three-part harmonies in folksongs that range from haunting to contemplative to anthemic

8:00 pm – Artist Talk with Roudolf Khatartian

Location: Mount Pleasant Library (3160 16th St NW)

Hosted by Bobbie Dougherty

  • 6:30-9:30 pm: Live music on the historic library steps (6:30-9:30PM)
    • Prude @ 6:30PM
    • Desanguashington @ 8:30PM
    • Outdoor furniture and giant lawn games
    • Paletas (while supplies last)
  • 6:30-9:30 pm: Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • 6-8 pm: Children’s Room
    • Hands on arts and crafts activities: screen-printing with Nando Álvarez, book up-cycling, collaborative community photo map
    • Face Painting
  • 7:30-8:15 pm: First Floor Reading Room
  • 6-9:30 pm: Atrium Wall – Community Polaroid map
  • 6-9:30 pm: Large Meeting Room – Photo display of the history of Adams Morgan Plaza
  • Bancroft Elementary Art Exhibit

Addis Paris

Dos Gringos

Lost Origins

Mount Pleasant Public Library

Bancroft Elementary School


La Clinica de Pueblo


iDigital Media Group

Beau Thai

Each Peach

Don Juan Restaurant

Marx Cafe

Purple Patch

Art All Night is sponsored by the Office of Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development. Learn more at!

Thank you to our sponsor!


Sep 29 2023


5:30 pm

Main Streets

Mount Pleasant