Petersburg's Friday for the Arts! takes place on the second Friday of each month in historic downtown Petersburg. Starting out as an art walk, Friday for the Arts! has become a comprehensive celebration of the arts, with twenty or more venues.
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Petersburg’s Friday for the Arts! for 13 September 2019 Summary of Events
September Friday for the Arts! Features Great New Displays of Art,Ten Music Venues
Petersburg’s September 2019 Friday for the Arts! will bring us music, art, fun activities, food, new beers, and abundant good spirits. There will be music in eleven performing arts venues, and great exhibits at the new Cameron Gallery, at the Petersburg Area Art League, at the Petersburg Public Library, and at the Old Towne Studio 7
VISUAL ARTS: The new Cameron Gallery at 325 Brown Street, opposite Gillfield Baptist Church) will be opening Nikkea Sharee J. Greene Art, by Julian Greene and his wife Nikkea Sharee. The Petersburg Public Library will be showing the realistic and surrealistic paintings of Christopher McGhee. The Art League will have opening receptions for a new exhibit in the Main Gallery entitled Lasting Impressions, featuring work by members of the Cockade City Camera Club, and, in the Members Gallery, Popotollo Straw Art by Martin Gonzalez. A retrospective exhibit of work by Ken Graves and Joe Miller , as well as books by Dr. John Lynn and Stella McCormack, will be shown at Abigails. Lisa Mistry will be showing her work at Old Towne Studio 7.
SPECIAL EVENTS: The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra will present a concert by their Woodwind Ensemble on the steps of the Petersburg Exchange, 15 West Bank Street, from 6:30-8:00 pm. The Visitor Center in the Exchange will be open, as will the new exhibit in the Corridor Gallery on the Ground Floor. Old Towne Studio 7 will have a henna design event during the course of the evening.
MUSIC: The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Ensemble will perform from 6:30 until 8:00 on the steps of the Petersburg Exchange on West Bank Street. Matt Via & The Dirty Runaways will be at Old Towne’s Alibi, Bertine Hardy & Friends at the Petersburg Library, the Soul Unlimited at the PAAL Art Park ($), Triple B Blues Band on the patio at Andrade’s, Bobby Horne at Abigails, the Sinatra-style crooner Joe LaLuna at Maria’s, Zack Artis (magical acoustic guitar) in the Martini Lounge at Wabi Sabi, and From Another Mother Live and Free in the Music Room at Wabi. Clan Haggis will be at Tramonto Ristorante. Music this month from six to one!