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Kickoff – Friday May 13, 2016

posted by admin May 11, 2016

WALKABOUT TREMONT CELEBRATES CREATIVITY WITH ART, FOOD & DRINK SPECIALS, ENTERTAINMENT AND NEW RETAILERS

Transformed Monthly Arts Event Kicks Off Friday

The second Friday evening of the month has always meant “ArtWalk in Tremont.” But beginning this Friday, the now-renamed event will reach new pinnacles of creativity.

“Walkabout Tremont” kicks off this Friday, May 13, at 6:00 PM with extended hours at art galleries and retail shops. Walkabout also will feature pop-up tents staffed by artists from within and outside Tremont. In addition, visitors will enjoy street entertainment, live music, restaurant and bar specials, open churches, local history displays and the opportunity to take several neighborhood audio tours. See below for more details or check it out at www.WalkaboutTremont.com

In the Ukrainian Easter tradition, it is customary to create beautiful art our of eggs – called Pysanky – that are known all over the world.

In the Ukrainian Easter tradition, it is customary to create beautiful art our of eggs – called Pysanky – that are known all over the world.

ART ON DISPLAY

  • Calluna—100 new mini canvas paintings
  • Doubting Thomas Gallery—“I can and I will,” with art by Timmie Boose, Scott Pickering and Scott Radke
  • Edison’s Pub—Justin Rose photography
  • Fat Cats—Michael Jaszczak
  • Giancarlo Calicchia Gallery Studio—paintings and sculpture
  • Grumpy’s Café—Liz Stevens and Dave Manuelle
  • Literary Café—Pretentious Tremont Artists
  • Loop— works by Katy Kosman & Patrik Carter
  • Lucky’s Café—Artist: Rebecca Haviland-Carey
  • Robert Hartshorn Studio and Gallery— Lila Rose Kole
  • Studio Le Beau—Jeff Chiplis-builder of recycled neon and argon sculpture
  • The Paul Duda Gallery
  • Ty Fun – Joshua Rex
  • Ukrainian Museum-Archives—costume exhibit and one of the world’s largest collections of Pysanky decorated Easter eggs

POP-UP ARTISTS

(with more to be announced)

  • Marcus Calvert, Tales Unlimited, LLC, author
  • William Price, metal sculptor
  • Decorated eggs by Planet Egg
  • High Pockets Fashion Truck
  • Beverly Cantor, ceramic artist
  • Connie Boyd, custom-made polished stones
  • Lori Bellet, glasswork and pet items
  • Gordana Kostroman, soaps and lotions
  • Ernestine Dawson, ladies accessories

 

STREET ENTERTAINMENT

  • Zane’s Fire—eats, breathes and juggles fire
  • Bellmez—acoustic duo
  • Albert Powell on the bongos
  • Jezebel Shuvani and the Shuvani Dance Company—Middle Eastern dance
  • Malphonia— acoustic renderings of popular tunes with an accordion, trumpet, vocals and micro-percussion

 

FOOD & DRINK SPECIALS

  • Bourbon Street Barrel Room—Happy Hour runs until 7:00 PM ($2 off all appetizers, all draft beers, all cocktails, and all wine by the glass)
  • Fahrenheit— Walkabout drink special: Raspberry John Daly: Fresh Raspberries, Fresh Brewed Tea Lab Blend 112 Iced Tea, Citron Vodka, Jeremiah Weed Half & Half Vodka, Cointreau & lemon; Food special: Yucatan ribeye tacos, pickled cabbage, charred sweet corn, poblano pico de gallo, cilantro vinaigrette
  • Flying Monkey—MotorMouth food truck
  • Grumpy’s Café—buy-one-get-one free appetizer or dessert
  • Lucky’s Café—house-made Lemon Verbena Chai with ingredients from our own urban farm plus 20 percent off a dessert with the purchase of a large espresso drink
  • Prosperity Social Club—Martini Five-O Freaky Tiki Friday with tiki inspired $6 Mai Tais, Pama Palomas, mango-habanero margaritas and other retro-cool cocktails, plus a $6 accompanying appetizer special of coconut shrimp skewers with grilled pineapple and music with jazz/surf/spy instrumentalists Martini Five-O

 

NEW RETAILERS

  • Ake’demik—a lifestyle boutique at 2360 W. 11th Street
  • Beviamo—new cafe bringing unique, healthy drinks and food to Tremont at 720 Literary Road
  • Gallery Jeffery— antique, vintage, modern, and contemporary furnishings, fashion, and fine arts at 2415 Tremont Avenue
  • Makers by J. Marks—thoughtful clothing for the well-dressed woman at 1026 Kenilworth Avenue
  • Thomas David Design—modern, industrial, reclaimed home furnishing store at 2379 Professor Avenue
  • Tidal Cool—grand opening with handmade clothing, neckties, jewelry and henna at 2306 Professor Avenue
  • Tremont General Store—locally sourced food, garden supplies and more at 2418 Professor Avenue
  • Wizard of Oddz—handpicked resale treasures for the home at 1026 Kenilworth Avenue

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