‘Before I Die': A public art ‘bucket list’

John Aaron, wtop.com

WASHINGTON – A new “interactive art” project is letting people share the items on their “bucket list.”

And it’s happening in a very low-tech way: a makeshift chalkboard that sits in front of some buildings under construction.

The project, at 14th and Q streets Northwest, was inspired by a similar one that appeared in New Orleans last February. Since then dozens more have popped up in cities all over the country.

The painted wood panels are topped by the phrase “Before I die