August 2016 First Friday Radar!

August 2016 First Friday Radar!

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Docents and Faux-mosas at SWxC Street Festival 2016

Friday 6:00-9:00pm

Imagine That! Kansas City

2040 Central St

Kansas City, MO 64108

We will be hosting our first organized & publicly announced Guerrilla Docents event this FRIDAY at the Southwest X Central Street Fest. This community art festival is in suport of Imagine That!.

The Guerrilla Docents project 2016 is part of the Radical Public Programming Rocket Grant we recieved from Charlotte Street and the Spencer Museum of Art!

The gallery space will feature an exhibition of fiber and sculpture work made by Imagine That! Artists. 

That gallery is where we will take our guests on Docents + Mimosas tours. **Kid Friendly** Faux mimosas of refreshing sparkling orange juice will be served to our Art Tour participants. Come join us and help support Imagine That! and these other great organizations.

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SWxC Street Festival 2016

Friday 6:00-9:00pm

Imagine That! Kansas City

2040 Central St

Kansas City, MO 64108

Southwest X Central Street Fest is a community art and music event in support of Imagine That!. This summer’s event will mark our 4th year of putting on this street festival! We will be showing work and performances of both our artists and local individual artists, giving them equal opportunity and shared space to present. Featured in the gallery space will be an exhibition of fiber and sculpture work made by Imagine That! artists. There will also be a fashion show and live music outside. Our goal in hosting this event is to promote awareness of our program, the artists we support, and foster new and exciting connections to the arts community and population of Kansas City.

 

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Rail Sail

Friday 6:00-10:00pm

Front/Space

217 W 18th St

Kansas City, MO 64108

Rail Sail is the emergent project of Joe Riley, Audrey Snyder, and Ricki Dwyer. In the coming month of August, these collaborators will be taking up residence in Front/Space, conducting 2 weeks of research, building, and programming focused on railroads, journeying, and agricultural sites of learning and reimagination. Friday August 5th is the launch at the Information Center. Keep an eye on events surrounding the Rail Sail to come. 

 

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Nite Has 1,000 Eyes/Jinn Has 1,000 Suns Book Release

Friday 6:00-10:00pm

Night Blooms Darkroom and Book Store

529 Southwest Blvd

Kansas City, MO 64108

Book release of Nite Has 1,000 Eyes/Jinn Has 1,000 Suns by Dakota Davis and Xylene by Freed. Live music by Killus, King Ov Herrings, OFL and Sibyl Shepherd.

 

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Alien: Undercurrents

Friday 5:00-9:00pm

Windhorse Tattooing and Art Gallery

1717 Wyandotte St

Kansas City, MO 64108

A group exhibition that explores the social and aesthetic themes in Ridley Scott’s 1979 film, ALIEN. Including new and original works from Randy Bretzin, Gabrielle Costello, Elisa Cox, Matthew Crim, Jeff Croci, Caleb Harman, Mark Galloway, Danni Parelman, Ian Teeple and Whispering Danny. In space, no one can hear you scream!

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