Friday, August 6, 2010

South First Friday Art Walk Today!!! (+Street Market and Stage Performances)

Another huge First Friday is coming to SoFA today! All the galleries will be open late, local vendors will line the streets, and you'll even get a few stage performances. Below is a nice summary of what's happening tonight from Phantom Galleries!

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Join us this Friday, Aug. 6th for San Jose's monthly Art Walk + Street Mrkt!
Start off at KALEID Gallery for opening receptions for Lucy Liew and Nora Schwaller, 7pm - 9pm.
Floral Fantasy by Lucy Liew
In this series of paintings, you are invited into a lush garden of floral fantasies that are a fusion of the real and the fantastic.

Portraits by Nora Schwaller
A bird stripped of its body is left unable to take flight. This series of work seeks to capture moments of loss. A feeling that is visually altered by the portraits fanciful nature.
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New exhibit at Phantom Galleries location 386 So. First Street by Wadl
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At Caffe Trieste
On view: Are you Normal Enough? by Michael Foley is a collection of oddities. Selected paintings and photography that show the eccentricities that surround us on a daily basis.
First Fridays are Opera Night at Caffé Trieste with some of the Bay Area’s best opera singers performing your favorite arias and duets.
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At Good Karma Cafe
Opening Reception: A Little Bird Told Me by Christine Benjamin, Sid Enck, Jr.
A fun and wacky art show featuring the art of Christine Benjamin and Sid Enck Jr. Christine and Sid create their own characters and tell their own stories. Also featuring collaborative pieces from Christine and Sid.
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In addition to the South FIRST FRIDAYS art walk, join us for this DIY urban faire out on So. First Street with live music, great artists & indie vendors starting at 7pm!
ON THE STAGE:
10:00 PM Rykarda Parasol www.rykardaparasol.com
8:50 PM Panthelion www.panthelion.com
7:45 PM The Emerald Hill www.myspace.com/theemeraldhill
With Special Guest Emcee "Mighty' Mike McGee www.mikemcgee.net
ARTISTS/VENDORS:
Folded Inc, Ai & Ai, Laura Callin Bennett, DonBon, EAZ1 & Jodi Macarenas, Korrupt Clothing, Beadworker, Force 129, Love & Logic Studios, Mike Borja , Kurtis Rykovich, David Mejia, Al Preciado, Theresa Munoz, Gianfranco Paolozzi, Michelle Waters, Gretchen Kisler, Pellet, Michael Foley, Joe Nance/Handy Music Mgmt, Shayne Herrera, Joshua Quinonez, Slave Labor Graphics, Emo, Skully Boom, Art for Global Justice, Flashing Panda, Studio MME /Jeffrey Opp Photography, Trading Voices Project, Right Brain Halo, Retail Therapy, Christina Martin, Barefoot Coffee, MoGo BBQ, Quick Dog Catering, TreatBot

For full listing of participating venues and event information, please visitwww.SouthFirstFridays.com or call 408-271-5155

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