Mike Franklin’s Latest Venture Lights Up Hyattsville – “After Dark, Hyattsville” by Liz Manicatide

First of its Kind, Kinetic Light Mural Adds a New Glow to the Downtown Route 1 Restaurant District
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4/9/2013 Hyattsville, MD— Be prepared to be enchanted: heading north into downtown Hyattsville on Baltimore Avenue, a new sight will greet motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. Welcome “After Dark, Hyattsville” by Liz Manicatide: a work full of bright color, fanciful characters and fantastic, dream-like imagery. The newly installed mural is the first of its kind anywhere: a permanent outdoor installation employing color-changing light that shifts the appearance of the colors and surfaces of the mural. Residents and officials eagerly await the installation of the LED lighting system, anticipated this week, as early as April 10th or 11th.