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AFFECTING POSITIVE AND LASTING CHANGE THROUGH THE ARTS AND PLACEMAKING BETTER BLOCK NORMAN: 4.11.14 - 4.13.14 SPACE NORMAN: 4.11.14 - 5.10.14
FEATURING: ART EXHIBITS & INSTALLATIONS | POP-UP SHOPS | WORKSHOPS | PERFORMANCES & MORE
FOR MORE INFORMATION: STARTNORMAN.COM
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B E H I ND O P O L I S 113 N. CrAWFORD, NORMAN S H O W a t 7 p m
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N O N PR O FI TS
WHAT: Opening Reception for OU MFA Thesis Exhibition WHERE: MAINSITE Contemporary Art, 122 E. Main WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m. ABOUT: MAINSITE Contemporary Art: Home of the Norman Arts Council is
proud to present the OU MFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring the thesis work of artists Sarah Engel-Barnett, Christopher Fleming, Qiang Tracy Shi and Jessica Wilson, along with NAC Individual Artist Jamie Lim. Free refreshments from LOCAL will be available as well!
WHAT: START NORMAN WHERE: Old Lumberyard Site, 227 W. Main WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m.
ABOUT: START Norman makes its long awaited debut as a part of the April
2nd Friday Art Walk! Through a series of art exhibits, installations and temporary improvements to the 200 W. Main Block of Downtown Norman, Norman Arts Council is exploring the concepts of walkability, bikeability, green space, enhanced retail offerings and art experience in order to welcome people to Main Street. Space: threshold: the promised land featuring work from Marwin Begaye, Sarah Hearn, Erin Latham, Ellen Moershel, Alexandra Knox and many more debuts Friday night with a Better Block Weekend in place for the entire weekend.
WHAT: All Fun & Games WHERE: Firehouse Art Center, 444 S. Flood WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m.
ABOUT: Firehouse Art Center invites you to enjoy Artist Matthew Kaneyâ€™s exhibit All Fun & Games, an innovative exhibition featuring the video arcade game as a medium of visual art. He present satirical commentary on contemporary political issues through this collection of work.
WHERE: The Performing Arts Studio, 200 S. Jones WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m.
ABOUT: The Performing Arts Studio & Depot Gallery closes out the Generations
exhibit, a father-son art show featuring Brad and Nathan Price. Brad is an instructor in the Art Department at Oklahoma Baptist University and his son Nathan is a graphic designer, visual artist and musician living in Tulsa. The paintings are being sold in an ongoing silent auction that closes with the exhibit. There will be live painting demonstrations and refreshments on hand.
SE corner of Boyd & Elm
Live music by local artist, The Company
ART “à la Carte”
Friday, April 11 5-7 p.m.
Food and drinks by the University Club (drinks are cash only)
Gallery talk by artist Shan Goshorn through Our People, Our Land, Our Images at 6:30 p.m.
Short Films by
Dotty (11 min/New Zealand) Jamon (8 min/UK)
Shan Goshorn (Cherokee, b. 1957), Pawnee Woman in Field from the series “Earth Renewal/ Earth Return,” c. 2002, Hand-tinted, double-exposed, black-and-white photograph, 24 x 30 in. courtesy the artist, © Shan Goshorn.
For accommodations on the basis of disability, please call (405) 325-4938. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution. www.ou.edu/eoo
SH G O A PS LL E & R ST IE U S, D IO S
WHAT: Featured Artist Rick Sinnett WHERE: STASH, 412 E. Main WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m.
ABOUT: STASH welcomes American folk artist Rick Sinnett, the artist behind the series of murals along the famous Route 66 and a master printmaker. Big Truck Tacos and The Loaded Bowl will also be on hand!
WHAT: Aaron Cahill & Erin Robinson WHERE: The Social Club, 209 E. Main WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m.
ABOUT: The Social Club hosts a joint show with artists Aaron Cahill and Erin Robinson. Cahillâ€™s graphic design-based work champions geometry for a futuristic style while Robinson is inspired by nature, animals and forest elements for a folky, rustic tone. DJ NGHBRS will spin records and Mariposa Coffee Roastery will be on hand!
WHAT: Featured Artist Marvin Lee WHERE: Ball & Morse, 111 N. Peters WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m.
ABOUT: Ball and Morse is happy to present new work by photographer
Marvin Lee, fresh from an exhibit at the Oklahoma State Capitol. Appetizers and refreshments will be available!
WHAT: Featured Artist Barby Osborn + Music from Frank Lawrence WHERE: D.M. Wealth Management in the Vista Building, 201 E. Main WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. ABOUT: D.M. Wealth Management welcomes the work of Barby Osborn, along with music from Frank Lawrence out front!
WHAT: Featured Artist Spencer Tracy WHERE: Dope Chapel, 115 N. Crawford WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m.
ABOUT: Dope Chapel is back with comic-inspired work of featured artist Spencer Tracy!
WHAT: Featured Norman Artists + Art Walk Shirts WHERE: Bigfoot Creative, 315 E. Main WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m.
ABOUT: Bigfoot Creative will be highlighting the work of several different local artists, selling a limited edition Art Walk shirt designed for local artists and serving up free refreshments.
WHAT: Gallery 123 4th Anniversary Party WHERE: Gallery 123, 123 E. Main WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m.
ABOUT: Gallery 123 is celebrating its 4th Anniversary, offering a 10% gallery-wide discount and invites everyone up for birthday cake and other goodies!
WHAT: Norman High & Norman North Art Show WHERE: Tres Cantina & Grille, 305 E. Main WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m.
ABOUT: Tres Cantina & Grille hosts a Norman High and Norman North High School Art Show.
WHAT: Sketches + Drawings by Steve Blesch WHERE: Gray Owl Coffee, 223 E. Gray WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m.
ABOUT: Gray Owl Coffee is exhibiting a solo show from Steve Blesch, featuring his new large series of small drawings.
WHAT: Drum Circle + Featured Artists WHERE: Bell’s Mystical Beginnings, 207 W. Main WHEN: 6 to 10 p.m.
ABOUT: Bell’s Mystical Beginnings will have art from local artists on display, also
playing host to a drum circle and belly dancing. Tarot and Oracle Readers, Healing Touch Energy Therapy and Chakra assessments will be available as well.
WHAT: Open House
WHERE: GOLD ROOM Style + Wax, 104 S. Porter WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m.
ABOUT: GOLD ROOM Style + Wax invites you over to get acquainted with the new salon with specials, giveaways and cupcakes!
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T IG H N LA TE WHAT: Hip-Hop at the Art Walk (Pictured) WHERE: Opolis, 113 N. Crawford WHEN: 7 p.m.
ABOUT: Opolis features some of the best and brightest of Oklahoma rap with Hip-Hop at the Art Walk, a free outdoor show presented by Campus Activities Council Concert Series, Opolis and Norman Arts Council. Johnny Polygon (L.A. by way of Tulsa), ADDverse Effects, Josh Sallee, Blake Bass and Sardashhh with Gregory Jerome will all perform, starting at 7 p.m. and wrapping up by midnight.
WHAT: Noir at the Bar WHERE: The Bluebonnett Bar, 321 E. Main WHEN: 8 p.m.
ABOUT: The Bluebonnet Bar is happy to present Noir at the Bar, organized by J. David Osborne. Itâ€™s a country grit poetry/crime novel reading featuring Paul J. Garth, Shane McKenzie, J. David Osborne, Robert Spencer and Troy James Weaver. A musical interlude will be provided by Dostoevsky (Nathan Lofties and Sarah Reid) with a book sale and signing to follow!