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F-N Art launches in the ‘ville!

Posted by chaska on March 5, 2010

Kenn Parks, From Madness to Release to Enlightenment

F-N Art Series Launch
THEME: Madness
The Vernon Club, 1575 Story Ave across from Hadley Pottery
$5 Cover
BVS Members are free, but must RSVP to be on the VIP list to ensure free entry

For those of you with art in your heart, the F-N Art monthly artists’ salon (minds out of the gutters, it just means Friendship and Art), offers a chance to mingle with other artists, art lovers and any one else who feels the desire to express themselves through art. The theme for the first F-N Art series is “Madness” and will be launched in March – see the connection? Clever, no? All forms of art are encouraged. And kudos must be given to my friend Carrie in Birmingham who introduced me the the F-N Art concept.

7:00 – 8:00 mingling & community art piece
8:00 – 9:00 performance pieces
9:00 – 11:00 Music by Tamara Dearing and Amanda Lucas

Vernon will also offer $1 bowling, so we will have the whole facility!

So, what is this F-N Art??

F-N Art was originally created in Birmingham, by my friend Carrie and several of her creative type friends. This isn’t about solely professional artists, but for all of us who would love to get together with other creative types and express ourselves, always over a common theme. The series launch starts with “Madness.”

Madness – what does that mean to you? For some it brings to mind sports and “March Madness,” for others it might bring to mind Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Tea Party, and even others a mental state. There are no limits. It’s up to you. Costumes as well as art are encouraged. If you don’t feel creative, feel free to bring in a piece of work created by someone else that may be inspirational to you.

I encourage all levels and all forms/mediums of art. Think of this as a modern day arts salon for sharing and mingling and finding an outlet for our creative juices. I also encourage anyone who is in Arts Therapy to use the themes with their students and encourage them to participate as well.

The flow of the evening is as follows:
7:00 – 8:00 mingling & community art piece
8:00 – 9:00 performance pieces
9:00 – 11:00 Music by Tamara Dearing and Amanda Lucas

Community Art:
BVS will provide various materials so that we can create a communal piece each month. Eventually, we hope to have a gallery setting to display work, but will always have a photo gallery at our online FB Group (in the making)

Performance Pieces:
From 8-9 we will share performance pieces, read a poem, do a short play, show your short film. All pieces are limited to no more than 10 min in length and require you to pre-register for a spot. Again, original pieces encouraged, but not required.

Starting at 9 it becomes a free for all with great music by local bands.

If I’ve missed something, let me know…
And by all means, share this event with your friends. The more the merrier.
Facebook Event invite to RSVP: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=376115170408&ref=ts

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Amanda Lucas and Nick Hardesty finish the 2009 2nd Sunday Schedule

Posted by chaska on December 11, 2009

artwork by Jennifer Christy-Penney

I’m excited to announce our next artists in the musical series, Second Sunday Serenades, which will take place – you guessed it – on the 2nd Sunday of every month. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of acoustic music and conversation with the artist in an intimate setting. If you remember the days of MTV’s Unplugged, this is my attempt to capture some of the fun and closeness of that series – Louisville Style. You may hear jazz, punk, folk, rock… it’s all possible! Admission is on a sliding scale to accommodate all pocketbooks and this is a non-alcoholic and child friendly venue – provided you have a child who is interested in learning and listening.

ARTISTS: Amanda Lucas and Nick Hardesty
STYLE: Pop/Rock/Acoustic
TIME: 2:00-4:00pm
COVER: $5-15, sliding scale. The more you pay the more the artist makes.
A limited menu will be available.

Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP to have your name on the list.

Artists to look forward to:
Jan – Troubadours of Divine Bliss
Feb – Sarah Elizabeth Burkey
Mar – Butch Rice

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Sam Hadfield & Neil Johnstone to play next Sunday Serenade

Posted by chaska on November 3, 2009

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artwork by Jennifer Christy-Penney

I’m excited to announce the next artist in the musical series, Second Sunday Serenades, which will take place – you guessed it – on the 2nd Sunday of every month at Le Gallo Rosso at 1325 Bardstown Rd. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of acoustic music and conversation with the artist in an intimate setting. If you remember the days of MTV’s Unplugged, this is my attempt to capture some of the fun and closeness of that series – Louisville Style. You may hear jazz, punk, folk, rock… it’s all possible! Admission is on a sliding scale to accommodate all pocketbooks and this is a non-alcoholic and child friendly venue – provided you have a child who is interested in learning and listening.

ARTIST: Sam Hadfield & Neil Johnstone
STYLE: Soul/Americana/Folk
TIME: Sunday, Nov 8, 2:00-4:00pm
COVER: $5-15, sliding scale. The more you pay the more the artist makes.
Coffee and Iced Tea will be served and are free of charge. A limited menu of small plates, beers and sodas will be available as well for a small charge.

Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP to have your name on the list.

Artists to look forward to:
Dec – Amanda Lucas and Adam Hardesty
Jan – Troubadours of Divine Bliss
Feb – Sarah Elizabeth Burkey
Mar – Butch Rice

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Second Sunday Serenades – Louisville Unplugs

Posted by chaska on September 6, 2009

KHI’m excited to announce our the first of our new musical series, Second Sunday Serenades, which will take place – you guessed it – on the 2nd Sunday of every month at Le Gallo Rosso at 1325 Bardstown Rd. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of acoustic music and conversation with the artist in an intimate setting. If you remember the days of MTV’s Unplugged, this is my attempt to capture some of the fun and closeness of that series – Louisville Style. You may hear jazz, punk, folk, rock… it’s all possible! Admission is on a sliding scale to accommodate all pocketbooks and this is a non-alcoholic and child friendly venue – provided you have a child who is interested in learning and listening. First up:

ARTIST: Kathleen Hoye
STYLE: Folk/Pop
TIME: 2:00-4:00pm
COVER: $5-15, sliding scale. The more you pay the more the artist makes.
Coffee and Iced Tea will be served and are free of charge. You may bring your own snacks or purchase light baked goods that will be for sale.
Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP to have your name on the list. Call or email.

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