LIVE on the Plaza January 14th!
LIVE on the Plaza 2nd Friday
January 14th 7-11pm
1700 Block NW 16th (1725 NW 16th, OKC, OK 73106)
The Plaza District kicks off a new year in LIVE on the Plaza, the second Friday artwalk bringing Oklahoma City’s local, creative flavor to the public with art events, live music and more! LIVE on the Plaza 2011 is brought to you by Fowler Volkswagen, and we are excited about this new partnership! Join us all Friday, January 14th from 7-11pm to kick off the new year! We are looking forward to bring you new businesses, new events and more local goodness to the Plaza District this year!
DNA Galleries: new work by Ruth Ann Borum
Collected Thread: Mango Tree Jewelry feature
Paula & Co: 3rd Annual Chilli Cookoff
1708: coffee and live music by Matt Lowery, 8pm
Warpaint Clothing: Art of Lisa Lee and Anna Lee
Plaza District Gallery: featured artist Matt Josef
Everything Goes Dance: Salsa Social 9m
Lyric Theatre: Lyric Understudies Kickoff Party
Coffy’s Café: open mic
Bad Granny’s Bazaar: Live music by Cultured Rhythm
Open houses: Curiouser & Curiouser, Bad Granny’s Bazaar, PhotoArt Studios, No Regrets Tattoo
Outside of DNA and Collected, check out the newest Volkswagen cars from Fowler Volkswagen of Norman. Also pick up your free Vdub Club card with participating businesses in the Plaza District for discounts for your shopping!
DNA Galleries will host featured artist Ruth Ann Borum who recent work includes abstract, organic wood burnings. For those familiar with Ruth Ann’s work, the rendering of her biotic plant like forms are especially complimentary to this new medium. Stop by DNA for the artist reception as well as local shopping for artist made merchandise!
Collected Thread will be showcasing jewelry by Annah Chakola Ramsey.and her line of handmade jewelry, The Mango Tree. Be sure to check out the vast assortment of handmade merchandise throughout Collected Thread as well!
Next, walk over to Warpaint Clothing and see the works of Lisa Lee, and special guest Anna Lee. Their exhibit, “No Relation” is a photography and mixed media show. The show will include new and old works from the artist Lisa Lee and featuring some of the best works of Anna Lee’s extensive portfolio.
Next door, 1708 will be open with free Café Evoke coffee and live music by Matt Lowery starting at 8pm! Meanwhile, Paula & Co Realtors will be open next door for their 3rd Annual Chilli Cookoff. Stop in to judge the goods and visit with the crew at Paula & Co!
Just around the corner from No Regrets Tattoo, the Plaza District Association opens the office gallery with guest artist Matt Josef. Matt returns to his home state of Oklahoma with new work. Primarily a figurative oil painter, Matt creates work that convesy a story or concept through the his paintings of children and women, and the eyes that tell the story. The Plaza District Gallery is located down Gatewood Ave upstairs above Midwest Media & Marketing.
Across the street the Everything Goes Dance Studio will host a Latin Social Dance. There will be a free salsa class 9:30-10. The Dance Social will be from 10pm-2am with $5.00 cover charge. Join in on the salsa and get your feet moving!
Next door Lyric Understudies will kickoff the 2011 Lyric Theatre season with a party for theatre patrons. The party will feature catered food, a cash bar, live music and information about the fabulous upcoming season and opportunities to join Lyric Understudies, who cultivate a love of theatre and passion for Lyric in the Oklahoma City community. Social events are planned throughout the year that coincide with Lyric productions. Membership is open to anyone 40 and under who enjoys a night out with good food, friends, and excellent theatre. Perks include discounted tickets and parties at Oklahoma City’s best venues. Sign up during LIVE!
Bad Granny’s Bazaar will host live music by a band from the Academy of Contemporary Music in Bricktown called CULTURED RHYTHM. Come in and listen to great music while shopping the store, full of new vendors and artists.
Other LIVE on the Plaza activities include:
Coffy’s Café: open mic
Curiouser & Curiouser: open house
Bad Granny’s Bazaar: open house, wine, cheese and new vendors and artists!
PhotoArt Studios: open house
Hope to see you out Friday, January 14th!!
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