|(Image courtesy of Odd Duck Bazaar)|
Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center 1770 Monroe Street, Hollywood, Oddduckbazaar.com
Odd Duck Indie Craft Fair and Bazaar, an indoor-outdoor event featuring handmade crafts more than 80 vendors, a DIY craft tent and live music from Sosos and Bela Kawalec in a new venue near Young Circle Arts Park , noon to 6 p.m. March 31. Cost: $5, free for kids under 2.The first 100 guests will receive a hand-printed re-usable totebag of goodies with at least one item from a participating vendor. The Odd Duck afterparty, featuring two-for-one drink specials, will be held 6-8 p.m. at Mickey Byrnes Irish Pub in downtown Hollywood.
306 S.E. Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale
Invisible Bands, a documentary focusing on the late 1970s and early 1980s South Florida punk and new wave scene that included The Eat, Critical Mass, The Cichlids, Charlie Pickett & The Eggs, The Front and The Reactions, will be shown at an event that will also feature live music and on the back patio, art from former punk musicians such as Gregory McLaughlin (The Front, Velvascurge), Isaac Baruch (The Reactions, US Furies), Jill Kahn (Psycho Daisies), Larry Joe Miller (Larry Joe Miller & The Rockabilly Rockets) and Ian Hammond (DT Martyrs).
After the documentary, there will be performances by Boise Bob and his Backyard Band, Charlie Pickett, DT Martyrs, Mr. Entertainment and The Pookiesmackers, 90's Teen, Rat Bastard and To Be Hated, and the bands will cover songs by The Eat, The Reactions, The Front, The Cichlids, Gay Cowboys in Bondage, Myron & The 2 Wotz, Spanish Dogs, The Essentials and other local groups. DJ Skidmark will also spin local selections.
The event starts at 8 p.m. March 31. Admission is $10 with proceeds going to Stranahan High School's music department in honor of former musician Pete Moss (Peter Murtha 1962-1997).
|A still from Antonia Wright's video I Scream Therefore I Am (Image courtesy of artist)|
F.A.T. Village Art Walk
Just west of Andrews Avenue between Northwest Fourth Avenue and Northwest Sixth Avenue in Fort Lauderdale, Fatvillage.com
F.A.T. Village Art Walk runs 7-11 p.m. March 31 and will include:
∗ Simunye/We Are One, billed as Janet Slom's "art-filled multi-sensory installation intended to invoke a mindful experience - a space of peace and light in a time of great societal and political turmoil" at The Projects (519 N.W. First Ave.) (See video above)
∗ Tuta Veloso's photography exhibition that runs through April 20 at Sheut and Green's Art Studio (115 N.W. Fifth St.)
|JoAnn Nava's "Noah" (opening bid $150) (Courtesy of the artist)|
∗ Restoring Balance, an exhibition in which artists Debra Kaszovitz, Mary Larsen, Kristo Nicolas, Doris Rodriguez and Paula Turk address how to bring humans into balance with nature, at World and Eye (109 N.W. Fifth St.)
∗ JoAnn Nava's silent auction of works from her Chinatown, Urban Imagery and Faces series, in Alfred Phillips studio (313 N.W. Fifth St.).
109 S.W. Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 954-449-1030, Greenroomlive.com
WeMerge Magazine release party will feature live art, an art show and music by My Amends, Kezia, The Opening, Phantomine, Falseta, Needless to Say, Kill the Messengers and resident DJ Andie Sweetswirl at a 7.5-hour party. Admission is free, but $5 donations will be accepted at the door, with proceeds going towards coloring books for kids. The party starts at p.m. March 31.
Alejandra von Hartz Gallery
2630 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, 305-438-0220, Alejandravonhartz.net
Pachi Giustinian: Things in the Air, an exhibition by an artist who enjoys finding new painting methods, includes work produced during her recent yearlong residency in Miami. The show runs through March 31.
Boswell Mourot Fine Art
Commodore Inn Atrium, 3162 Commodore Plaza, Miami, 305-528-4971, Boswellmourot.com
Black White and In Between, featuring work by Astrid Sohn, Carla Davis, Diana B. Ashley, John Allison, Jon Etienne Mourot, Helen Broadfoot, Kelly Edwards, Marissa Mason, Robin Loucks, Samuel Gray and Winston Taylor, runs through March 31.
2921 Coral Way, Miami
Man Or War, a solo exhibition of ink drawings, sculpture and video by Ruben Millares, has been billed as the largest collection of art ever to be displayed in the WDNA Jazz Gallery. The opening starts at 7 p.m. March 31.
PALM BEACH COUNTY
|TD Gillispie's Where the Heart Is will be on exhibit at Outside the Box at Whitespace. (Image courtesy of the artist)|
2805 N. Australian Ave., West Palm Beach, 561-842-4131, Whitespacecollection.com
Outside the Box, the final day of the two-day outdoor installation art exhibition curated by Sibel Kocabasi and featuring works by 22 artists including Bardin O'Neal, Birds Are Nice + Kern, Carolyn Sickles, Eren Kocabasi, Kenza Ayed runs 7:30-11 p.m. March 31.
|Daydream I by Georgeta Fondos (Image courtesy of the artist)|
Kristin Miller Hopkins will show a video based on 75 slides she altered by scratching, painting and sewing. One slide fades into the next in her work that explores memory and the question of whether we remember certain people, places and events, or recall photographs of them.
The show runs 7:30-11 p.m. March 30 and 31. Admission is $7, and additional $5 for those who plan to enter Whitespace. To read Arterpillar's story on Outside the Box, visit Sun-Sentinel's Showtime.
For info on more South Florida art news and events, visit Arterpillar.blogspot.com.