All free and open to the public, Charlotte Street’s Third Friday Art Downtown April 15, 6-9pm is a walkable, edible, performance-full evening of art, with open studios at three locations plus special one-night-only dining-related activities in conjunction with exhibitions at UCP’s Paragraph and Project Space.
At CITY CENTER SQUARE, 1100 Main, 5th floor, 6-9:
- LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES by BLACK HOUSE IMPROVISORS’ COLLECTIVE, 7-8:15pm, including Improv Sliced Four Ways, a new collaborative work with 940 DANCE COMPANY
- LIVE MUSIC BY HOMINID featuring Hunter Long, 8:30-9pm.
- Open Studios by visual artists Terry Campbell, John Davis Carroll, Christina Dostaler, John Hilger, Misha Kligman, Carmen Moreno, Sean Starowitz, Cheryl Toh, Anthony Baab, Clayton Skidmore, and Frank Norfleet.
At TOWN PAVILION, 1100 Walnut, 6th floor, 6-9pm: Visual Artists Brandon Barr, Diane Burchett, Katherine O’Hara, David Rhoads, Phil Shafer, Russell Shoemaker, and Jeff Tackett. Including Build & Abrade, a new installation with performance by Jeff Tackett.
At PARTNERSHIP PLACE, 906 Grand, 13th floor, 6-9pm: Visual Artists Erika Lynn Hansen, Cory Imig, Paul Anthony Smith, Nicholas Naughton, David Carlisle, Julie Malen and Luke Rocha.
The evening also includes a Third Friday Smorgasbord at Paragraph, 23 East 12th Street, 6-9pm, in conjunction with The Dining Room Project exhibition on view, including:
Andrew William Erdrich: Red Food, Yellow Food, Blue Food – an artistic, edible serving of organic mystery mash exploring the essential, aesthetic, and manufactured facets of contemporary food;
Aaron Storck: The Wizard’s Salad – in the persona of his alter ego, the Wizard, artist Aaron Storck presents a new centerpiece, delivers a poem (7pm), and serves a salad;
Alberto Aguilar: Mole (sauce) – All Ingredients at Hand – Visiting Chicago-based artist Alberto Aguilar discusses the history of Mexican Mole and presents 50 of the possible Mole ingredients as he prepares the sauce in the gallery. In addition he will be creating a sound work that will incorporate visitors to his station in the space.
Plus Over Again: Alison Brady & Sarah Knobel on view at Project Space, 21 East 12th Street.