LOVE on the Plaza! Feb 11th!
LOVE on the Plaza 2nd Friday, February 11th 7-11pm 1700 block NW 16th
LOVE on the Plaza Photobooth in SPYwagon– 8-10pm (outside DNA/Collected)
LOVE on the Plaza kiss cam (all night!)
Velvet Monkey Salon– Featured artist Nic Clemmons
Collected Thread– 8pm free film “An Island” by Efterklang and Vicent Moon.
DNA Galleries– featured artist Michael Walters
RetrOKC– Grand Opening
Everything Goes Dance Studio– Salsa Social 10pm, free salsa lessons starting at 9pm
Lyric Theatre– Always…Patsy Cline performance 7pm
Coffys Cafe– open mic
Convergence– ACM live music-
Plaza District Gallery– featured artist Christen Humphries
Warpaint Clothing– One Year Anniversary, Pretty Black Chains & Burning Hotels live music
1708– Wishing Well and free coffee by Cafe Evoke
Paula & Co Realtors– Lovers Ball
Open houses– No Regrets Tattoo, Chaparney, Curiouser & Curiouser
LIVE on the Plaza gets LOVE on the Plaza this February 11th! Plaza District celebrates this over commercialized holiday with a local twist so be sure your Valentine’s Day weekend includes a stop on the walk of love. Come single, come with your lover or come with your friends to 16th where romance abounds by way of local art and creative flavor.
The SPYwagen will be transformed into the LOVE on the Plaza photobooth from 8-10pm, so make sure you and your date (or friends and family) snuggle into the SPYwagen and capture the moment. Photos will be uploaded online for free online downloads, and prints available for sale. Special thanks to Rex Barrett Photography, Fowler Volkswagen and The SPY for the LOVE on the Plaza photobooth!
LOVE on the Plaza also wants you to show the love, so bring your camera and snap your own smooches for the LOVE on the Plaza Kiss Cam. Post pics on twitter to @plazadistrict and @FowlerVW, or to Plaza District’s facebook for your chance to win a prize courtesy of FowlerVW!
After all the snuggling in SPYwagen, be sure to stop in Velvet Monkey Salon for featured art by Nic Clemmons, and handmade jewelry by Estrella Evans. Next, visit Collected Thread and pick up special handmade Valentine Baskets and gifts for that special someone. Collected Thread will also be showing the film “An Island” by the bad Efterklang in the back at 8pm. Free film in the back of Collected Thread is definitely unique date!
Next door, DNA Galleries will host featured artist Michael Walters. DNA also has many handmade accessories, jewelry and art to make a perfect Valentine’s gift! Across the street we are excited to celebrate the Grand Opening of RetrOKC, a retail store specializing in mid-century, kitsch, vintage, retro and industrial decor. Stop in to welcome Mike Brown and RetrOKC to the Plaza District! Located in the Geraldine Studios down off Blackwelder Ave (yellow building).
While one business is opening, another is celebrating their first year! Warpaint Clothing has been bringing OKC and the Plaza District amazing clothing, and to celebrate, several things are lined up: Sales all month long in the month of February, Special one year anniversary shirts, A free show during LOVE On The Plaza with The Pretty Black Chains, as well as a special appearance by The Burning Hotels (from Ft. Worth). Stop in for all the greatness!
Next get your feet moving at Everything Goes Dance Studio for the Salsa Social! Free Salsa lessons at 9:30pm and the Salsa dance party starts at 10pm!Lyric Theatre continues the performance of “Always…Patsy Cline” during LOVE on the Plaza. Tickets to the Friday night performance are still available, an excellent Valentine’s Day date and chance to see this amazing show!
Coffy’s Café will host open mic night, Convergence will host live music by students from ACM, and Bad Granny’s will host live music by Barling at 8:30pm along with drinks and snacks for browsing through funky finds.
Flash Models, located in PhotoArt Studios will host “PARIS ON THE PLAZA” in conjunction with Fashion Week, Paris and in honor of Darin Moore, our recently departed Velvet Monkey family member. Come dressed as Parisian as you please and for those 21 & over, bring your favorite martini glass and shaker for lessons on exotic adult beverage recipes while viewing fashion week pictures and reports of fashion week from Keith Rinearson, who just returned.
The Plaza District office will host featured artist Christen Humphries. Humphries work presents delicate botanicals as subjects through watercolor, oil and dry brush techniques. Though her work is delicate, her presentation is contemporary and her paintings present these nests, leaves, acorns and branches as timeless subjects of nature’s work.
1708 and Café Evoke Catering will host Wishing Well: Water for the World, who partners with a number of well drilling organizations to bring clean water to those who have limited access. By empowering students around the nation to raise money for water projects, the students send Wishing Well the money they raise and it is used to fund a water project with a non-profit already in the field. LOVE on the Plaza includes those who are working to show love to those in need throughout the world.
Next door Paula & Co hosts Lover’s Ball for all the cheesy, old school prom goodness you can find. Balloon arch, 80s music, snacks and karaoke will abound! Stop in!
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