Thursday, December 20, 2012

THE ART OF FRIDAY

"Lizzie Rae" by Lori Pratico will be on exhibit at 78 Degrees Spa during Island City Art Walk in Wilton Manors. (Photo courtesy of the artist)
Island City Art Walk

Island City Art Walk, held along the 1.1 mile drive in Wilton Manors Arts and Entertainment District, will feature works by more than 40 artists who exhibit in participating businesses, many of which will serve wine and cheese. There are plenty of eateries bars and cafes to stop at before or after seeing the art, or just to take a break. This month's event will include an exhibition of portraits painted by Lori Pratico at 78 Degrees Spa (2153 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, 954-630-1444, 78degreesspa.com) and an exhibition by Michael Cantelmo (along Wilton Drive).

The walk runs 7-10 p.m. Dec. 21 along Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors. For more details, e-mail info@islandcityartwalk.com, or visit Islandcityartwalk.com.

End the world with PBR, hot dogs, art and music 

According to Black Locust Society, two things will happen on Dec. 21: "1. The world will end. 2. We will party like the world is going to end." BLS seized the opportunity to launch Swarm 2012, which will feature "End of the World," a themed art exhibition curated by Blair Hess, as well as music by Lil' Daggers, Los Bastardos Magnificos, Black Seal and BLS All Stars, DJ sets by Jams, Revenant and Mayan Gosling, and hot dogs from PS561.

The event starts at 10 p.m. Dec. 21 at BLS Warehouse, 500 SW 21st Terrace, Fort Lauderdale. Admission is free and includes Pabst Blue Ribbon. If morning arrives and the world has not yet ended, you may regret the PBR, the hot dogs, and the fact that you now feel obligated to buy holiday presents for all the people you thought would be dead.

Travel in space with Dave Wilkerson

Travels in Space, a solo exhibition by Dave Wilkerson, runs 4-6 p.m. Dec. 21 at Jerry's Artrarama
2505Q Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Call 561-684-7036 or visit Westpalm.jerrysartaramastores.com.


Turn On, Tune In, Spin Out in Lake Worth

Turn On, Tune In, Spin Out is billed as "a wild evening of live art" at an event that's "a nod to the '60s," will feature pot throwing on a pottery wheel from Tracy Rosof Peterson, wood turning by Teri Salamoni and glass spinning by Wayne Smith, as well a music, drinks and apparently a contest to see who can create the most art that night. There also will be an art raffle and a chance to buy holiday gifts.

It all happens from 6-9 p.m. Dec. 21 at Clay Glass Metal Stone Gallery, 605 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Call 561-588-8344 or visit Clayglassmetalstone.com.

Moira Holohan opens solo show at 6th Street Container

Moira Holohan will present a video animation and exhibit works on paper in her solo show that addresses "the romantic notion of labor and the bodies relationship to the tools we use in these ceremonial acts." The exhibition opens 7-10 p.m. Dec. 21 and runs through Jan. 11 at 6th Street Container Alternative Art Space, 1155 S.W. Sixth St., Miami. Call 786-587-5279 or visit 6thstreetcontainer.com.

For info on more South Florida art news and events, visit Arterpillar.blogspot.com.




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