May 2, 6-9pm: First Friday explodes with three fabulous exhibitions:
“Political Transition”, an exploration of the deluge of ephemeral text and digital imagery we are enmeshed within, featuring large and small scale prints as well as a large mixed media installation by Kentucky printmaker, Jonathan McFadden; “How to Fill Space” features 2 and 3-D works plus an installation by Becki Rutta, Alicia Osborne and Sheri Nilles, all three wonderfully gifted Tallahassee artists;
In the Nan Boynton Gallery is local artist, T.F. Dearing’s “Wonder & Wander to the Pure Land Buddha Field”, a site-specific installation using natural materials.
First Friday in the 621 ANNEX: features a Sneak Preview of George McConnell’s theater piece: “Sperm to Worm” about conception, life, and death… Loren Davidson will dance her way through the Gallery during the opening evening and poet, Jay Snodgrass, will be here with his ‘Poetry on Demand’. Music under the tent by Charlie Sawyer and the JujuBees.
May 30, 5-7pm: Art Happy Hour…one last chance to view exhibits/refreshments.
May 3, noon til midnight: George McConnell’s 12 hour theater production, “Sperm to Worm”, about life, death and everything in between…$10 admission lets you come and go or stay for the entire 12 hours (that’s less that $1 per hour!…)
May 8: artwork by Seniors from Rickards High School will be in the Annex, 1-5pm, with an evening reception 6-8pm.
May 17, 4-8pm: Caribbean Festival at Railroad Square, with fabulous Caribbean art featured in the Annex 1-8pm
May 18, 4pm: Cynie Cory will be reading from her latest published work, “Self-Portrait as Fiskadoro’s Lover After the End of the World”…