EVENT LISTING FOR OCTOBER 12, 2018
GALLERIES, SHOPS, STUDIOS & MORE:
The Arts Vendor Area (Jones & Main near The Depot) will feature local artisans and makers Carolyn Bradley, Chickenscratch, Divine Designs, FairyTale Couture | FairyTale Grove Lotions & Potions, Kiss My Glass, Toni Calvert and Tyler Vinson.
The 110 Gallery @ Providence Road (110 S. Crawford) will be featuring local artist Inciesse this month. Come see their Halloween themed gallery. Sweet treats and drinks will be provided.
A Small Vintage Affair (106 E. Main) will be open until 9 p.m. for the Art Walk serving snacks and beverages! Come in & enjoy!
Bigfoot Creative (315 E. Main) is featuring artist Sam Scott and his mannequin seriesfor the month of October. Sam has been taking pictures (he considers them such) since 1995, and attended OSU Okmulgee for further photographic studies. The project may be best summed up by daughter’s friend who when viewing the images stated “How I am supposed to feel when I look at these?”
Bill & Juanita Williams (upstairs, 122 E. Main) will be open with several new items. Bill has several new pieces. Juanita’s new, winter items will be available, including new felted handbags. Stop by!
The Bluebonnet Bar (321 E. Main) will host Elizabeth Wise, followed by Caleb McGee. The show is non-smoking and free!
The Depot Gallery (200 S. Jones) is privileged to host “The Garden Chronicles, Plus,” an exhibit of paintings by George Bogart (1933-2005) curated by his widow Elyse. Several additional paintings have been added since the September opening reception. A second reception for “The Garden Chronicles, Plus,” will be held on Friday, October 12, from 6 to 9 pm, in conjunction with the Norman Art Walk, during which live music will be provided by Gunter Hammett from 7 to 9 p.m.
Fusion Fitness & Yoga (323 E Main) will feature Marjan and Mystical Hips Dance Troupe, who will be performing two mini belly dance shows at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. They will also have complimentary Moroccan mint tea for guests!
Gallery 123 (123 E. Main) invites you to Come UP and see two new artists: photographer Daniella Kratchounova and jeweler Bailey Nolan. The Gallery is a cooperative featuring 12 artists featuring paintings, sculpture, fiber art, jewelry, glass, and photography.
GreenLove Compassionate Care and Wellness Center (112 W. Main) will have musician Joshua Polaschek and their featured artist is Kody Haskins.
Guestroom Records (125 E. Main) will have two bands, Dresden Bombers and The Premonitions, beginning around 7:15. They’ll also host a book signing during Art Walk with Andrew Griffin and his book is Rock Catapult 1966: The Launch Of Modern Rock & Roll!
MAINSITE Contemporary Art: Home of the Norman Arts Council (122 E. Main) celebrates its latest exhibition Touchy-Feely with an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. The group show was curated by Sarah Clough (whose The Bright Side exhibit filled MAINSITE’s walls last winter) and features the inventive, texture-rich techniques of painters Caitlin Albritton, Sasha Backhaus, Sara Cowan and william walker larason. Artist Steve Hare will have abstract works on display in The Library Gallery, as well.
The Mercury Event Center (426 E. Main) will be hosting a Community Economic Development Open House. They will have music and food trucks.
Oil & Clay Studio (410 E. Main) will host a fall block printing activity with the community in front of their studio. Printing is free and begins at 6:30 p.m. until supplies last.
OU Fine Arts Library (500 W. Boyd) presents: experiments in art, film, and video! Join them for a film screening, interactive art and video game pieces, and live printing by the OU Print Club! Beverages and snacks will be served.
Norman Arts Council and Norman Music Festival present the 2ndFriday Concert Series each month at Opolis (113 N. Crawford). This month features soul pop performer Lincka, joined by indie pop act GWIZ and experimental rock outfit Saturn. The show is free and open to the public.
Red Brick Bar (311 E. Main) will have Brian Ashley Jones (Nashville, Tenn.). He is a soulful singer, acclaimed guitarist and versatile touring songwriter who will preform a mix of Americana, blues, folk, roots and country. summerland (Stillwater, Okla.), will perform folk-rock tales that are accompanied by the sounds and rhythms of the guitar. Karaoke will follow at 10 p.m.
Resonator Institute (325 E. Main) will be hosting an exhibition of drawings and prints by Helena, Montana based artist Tyler Krasowski.
Robinson’s Repurposed (114 S. Porter) will be joining in on the festivities with a variety of eclectic and super cool art works.
Rusty’s Custard Factory (301 E. Main) will host musician Bob Gale at the Custard Factory.
Sandalwood & Sage (322 E. Main) invites you to a festive evening of Masks, Music and Sugar Skull Decorating. Fiber, Water & Magic features the handmade paper masks of Jennifer Robertson. Meet Jennifer from 6 - 9 pm. Robertson has been creating her handmade paper masks since 1976. Special musical guest Nuclear Okra combines the talents of jazz guitarist Larry Hammett & world renowned flutist Miranda Arana and will perform at Sandalwood & Sage from 7 - 9 pm. Additionally, the annual October Art Walk for Sandalwood & Sage celebration of the South American holiday of Dia de los Muertos continues. This year the festivities feature Norman Girl Scout Troop #3316 sharing the time honored tradition of decorating sugar skulls with traditional Royal Icing in preparation for Dia de los Muertos. All proceeds covering the costs of creating the sugar skulls themselves will go to the girls for their efforts.
Sea Shanty Scuba & Swim (116A E. Main) will host Firebad, playing in their shop during Art Walk!
Sergio’s Italian Bistro (104 E. Gray) will have Stokes West playing from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.! Stop by for great food and music.
The Social Club (209 E. Main) will have cocktails, treats and art by Isaac Diaz. Currently attending The University of Oklahoma as a Studio Arts major, drawing and art has been something that has been with him since he was young. “I can’t remember a time where I wasn’t drawing.” He began to pursue art passionately while in high school. It was there he was exposed to different styles, mediums, and even the impact of art in history.
The Space (317 E. Main) hosts for their "Maker's Market @ The Space" showcasing a curated selection of local makers and artists.
STASH (412 E. Main) has the Flower Power Market back, again. New and favorite vendors will be selling hand-crafted and vintage items. The Loaded Bowl, Holey Rollers and Midway Deli return to EDO offering fresh delicious meals. The Brewhouse will serve their original craft beers. Their featured artist for October is Katy Nickell, a ceramics and 3-D artist local to Norman. A continuing theme in her work has been the innate draw and power in femininity and she frequently uses flowers to represent those qualities. They hope you can join them for her opening reception, during the Flower Power Market. Be sure to swing by the 400 East block of Main Street for makers, music, food, art and fun from 6-9:30 pm.
TOLY Food Truck Park (223 W. Main) hosts a variety of local favorite food trucks.
Whispering Willows Art Gallery (226 E. Main) will have guest artists potter Robert Rapp, painter Greg Collins, and Alcohol Ink Gallery artist Kathy Shumate. They will have book signings by Ralph Cissne, Kenny Harmon and Dr. Gina. Their Gallery artists included art Pen Brady, Peggy D. Farris, Irmgard Geul, Gayla Hollis and Kevin Stark. They will have live entertainment and refreshments.