Arts/Entertainment/Culture — By JD Booth on August 25, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Another First Friday is fast approaching. It'll be held downtown on Friday, September 2.
The lineup is listed below.
Ups N’ Downs Pub & Grill 226 Front St. N.
Ups N Downs presents “Rick Steeves band!” 9:30pm to 1:30am www.upsndowns.net
Limbo Lounge 196 Christina St. N.
Braun Halo 9:30pm to 12:00pm
Listen to Brian Hall and his friends in their 3 piece acoustic band.
Stardust Book Lounge 190 Christina St. N.
The Stardust Book Lounge presents: …best combination ever..!! Live Outside Demonstrations Belly Dancing & Pottery catered by the: “Effervescent Ladies”
Join us 7pm & 8pm with the fun & unique group, Meira Tribe Belly Dancers!
Also Stef Smalls will be doing a live pottery demonstration from 6-9
theStory179 Christina St. N.
Risked. Rooted. Tabled.
We’ve commissioned Natalie Salminen Rude to create for us three pieces of art. They are beautiful, come and see them.
Imperial Theatre 168 Christina St. N.
R. W. LAWTON GALLERY “SHADES OF AUTUMN” UNTIL OCT. 4th Mon. through Sat. 11 am to 5 pm CHECK THE BOX OFFICE FOR UP COMING PERFORMANCES!!
trinity lounge Temple Bar (upstairs) 146 Christina St. N.
Trinity Lounge Templebar First Friday After Party D.J. with BIG SOUND BIG DANCE BIG FUN no cover.
A Bohemian Bar Entertaining the Downtown
Lawrence House Centre For The Arts 127 Christina St. S.
On the Main Floor
Regina Gudelis: Joy of Painting
Regina Gudelis’ show, Joy of Painting, exhibits a selection of abstract and traditional paintings. Meditation, yoga and travel fuels Regina’s creative spirit. Using watercolour and acrylics in a vibrant, loosely executed style she creates unique and colourful paintings.
In the Turret Room
Participants of Rezonate will showcase their efforts of the Aamjiwanaang, Kettle Point and Sarnia Little Friends workshops. Different varieties of art will be on display such as Literary, Visual, Photographic Arts as well as Musical performances. Come and join us celebrate this wonderful project.
The Adventures of Swordman 2 Comic Book Release Come celebrate the release of 8 year old published Author and Illustrator Maxx Cabajar's 2nd comic "The Rise of Megamor". He will be signing and selling copies for $10.00 each.
Cheeky Monkey 130 Christina St. N.
Live Roots Music with MARK BLAY NEY 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm “PEACE MAN” Photographic Exhibit by Mike Blackmore
Mark Blayney paints vivid musical pictures using his lyrics and lone guitar in a country/roots style. See if you recognize anyone is Mike Blackmore’s ‘PeaceMan’ manipulated photographic exhibit
Artopia Gallery & Framing 188 Christina St. N.
Artopia Gallery & Framing Presents “HYBRID” 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Demonstration By: Kim Kwang Hyun
Kim Kwang Hyun has travelled from South Korea to show his original acrylic on cork. Hyun is a Graffiti Artist back home and is know for his vibrant,whimsical images. Hyun’s murals are known on the streets of Busan and surroundings areas. Be sure to drop into Artopia and welcome Hyun and learn about his technique.
The Urban Nature Centre 184 Christina St. N.
Sun Burn: Lumen Prints and Botanicals” works of art created by participants in Gallery Lambton’s RAAW Workshop 6pm to 9pm
Sun Burn, Experimental Photography Without a Camera, with Mary Abma, provides viewers with a unique perspective on selected native plants from our region. Artists: Gulmeena Barlas, Billy Benson, Allison Bergenhus, Leith Bergenhus, Mays Ibrahim, Alden Ozburn, and Victoria Robinson
Blackwater Coffee & Tea Co, 170 Christina St. N.
Blackwater welcomes back Northern Howls live 8-10pm selected artwork from Bruce Ritchie all month long
Gallery Lambton 150 Christina St. N.
Gallery Lambton Main Gallery Summer of RAAW
Visit Gallery Lambton for a special First Friday display of art produced during the RAAW : Random Acts of Art Workshops held weekly through July and August. Lead by local and national practicing artists, these three day intensive workshops expose local youth to a variety of artistic processes. RAAW offers an opportunity for youth ages 14-18 to put these processes to work in an open structured studio environment. Participants are encouraged to enjoy the artistic process and gain new skills while finding their unique creative voice