Cruising Through a Different First Friday

It might surprise some of you to learn that I don’t always go out on First Friday. I’m usually wanting to relax at home, spend some time outside with the neighbors or attend a particular event. In a way, it’s a luxury of living downtown – I can drop by the galleries anytime I want […]

Art That Captures the Senses

I enjoyed the art last Friday and the small crowds I mentioned earlier made it possible to actually enjoy it up close. I’m afraid First Fridays aren’t usually the best viewing times for the various exhibitions, but that’s usually when I see them. With the largest part of the downtown crowd settled in on the […]

More First Friday with a Little Bit of Saturday

  After leaving Preservation Pub last Friday night I walked to Sapphire. Sapphire almost always has an interesting artist of one variety or another just inside the window to the left. It’s sort of like an artist-in-a-fish-bowl, making it a cool of its own. This particular First Friday David Teeters brought his glasswork and, as […]

Bill Cook, Jr. and Other First Friday Moments

I suspect it was me. I came home from work tired and my First Friday partner (Urban Woman) declared a night at home on that most active of nights downtown. So I left home alone, tired and a little bummed. Not in the spirit at all. And surprise, surprise, nothing really excited me. I did […]