Friday, May 28, 2010

June First Thursday Less than a Week Away!

Less than one week to go! Join us for First Thursday on June 3rd from 6:00 to 8:00 pm throughout the Centre/South Street business district. Live entertainment including music by Stretch at Loring-Greenough House, Ferris Muellers Day Off at JP Licks, chamber music at A Far Cry, and open mic poetry readings at Jamaicaway Books. Check back often for a list of artists exhibiting at dozens of local businesses!

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Thursday's Events:

We have an exciting line-up of art exhibits, live music and fun events for the whole family!

Look for the orange balloons at participating venues.

Updated schedule:

Mt. Washington Bank, 515 Centre Street:
NG - 5 piece latin band

Eye Q Optical, 7 Pond Street

Xposure by Noe’l, 606 Centre Street

First Baptist Church, 633 Centre Street:
JP Music Series featuring Randy Pingree Trio

On Centre, 636 Centre Street

Serene Vibes, 636 Centre Street

Jameson and Thompson, 15 Greenview Street:
Benefit exhibit for Stellwagen Alive!

Blue Frog, 3 Green Street

Hatched, 5 Green Street:
5:30 - 7:30: Wild City Garden - organic gardening

JP Licks, 659 Centre Street:
JP Printmakers Show featuring:
Maggie Carberry
Melissa Hamel
Nancy Marks
Kate Moss
Mardi Reed
Ginny Zanger
Live music by Incus

Boing! Toy Store, 667 Centre Street

Temple Sound & Stage, 670 Centre Street:
Grand Opening Celebration!
Temple Gallery: Jenny McKracken, prints.
Studio: Brian Daly, painting, Brendan Killian, painting, Margie Rock Nicoll, mixed media, Julie Lyons, illustration, Nicholas Kent, painting
8:00 - 10:30: Music by Jones Road Project

City Feed & Supply, 672 Centre Street:
Original jazz by Jim Hobbs & the Hobbettes

Prudential Unlimited Realty, 673 Centre Street:
Kasey Appleman, mixed media Casey Williams, paintings
Live music by Tom Appleman

Purple Cactus, 674 Centre Street:
Eloise Narrigan - Illustrations, textiles,objects
John Savoia - Black & white photography
Music by Adam Barsoum - acoustic guitar & vocals

Jamaicaway Books, 676 Centre Street:
Open Mic poetry readings featuring comedienne Janet Cormier

Fire Opal, 683 Centre Street: Jewelry by Elise Moran.

Cobwebs, 703 Centre Street

Coldwell Banker, 713 Centre Street:
Barbara Hakim, photography.
Benefit for Haiti.

Boomerangs, 716 Centre Street:
Live music by Dead Birds

Skelly Insurance, 734 Centre Street

Station 8, 761 Centre Street

Vee Vee, 763 Centre Street:
The Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project Art Show

Salmagundi, 765 Centre Street:
Photography by Diana Lemieux
Live DJ

Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street:
Live music - Mike Verge
Group Art Show

"Political Scandals of Massachusetts" talk by Boston Globe's Sean Murphy

JP Branch Library, 12 Sedgwick Street:
Ted Cormier "The Last Ten Years", acrylic & watercolor.
6:30 - "Political Scandals of Massachusetts" talk by Boston Globe reporter Sean Murphy. History of political corruption from James Michael Curley to today.

Miss Laura's, 46 South Street
Window installations by artist Janice Rogolsky

Fiore's Italian Bakery, 55 South Street

Fresh Hair, 62 South Street

Ferris Wheels, 66 South Street:
Exhibit: custom-painted helmet sculpures. Benefit for Helping Everyone Live Longer, which gives away free helmets to keep cyclists safe.
Lecture at 7:15 - "Get To Know Your Bike".

The Hallway Gallery, 66a South Street:
One Year Anniversary Party!
Featured artists:
Anna Koon
Brent Refsland
Justin Pilotte
Amy Pett
Chris Allen's Central Artery Project - live jazz 9pm - 12 midnight

JP Dame, 68 South Street:
Group show featuring textile design, sculpture & illustration

McCormack & Scanlan, 68 South Street:
Bina Altera - mixed media
Alexander Farrell

A Far Cry, 146a South Street:
Chamber Music Happy Hour
Michelle Grohe - Gouache

Most venues exhibiting artwork are also hosting receptions for the artist. Stop by for refreshments and meet these talented artists!