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All free and open to the public, Charlotte Street’s Third Friday Art Downtown April 15, 6-9pm is a walkable, edible, performance-full evening of art, with open studios at three locations plus special one-night-only dining-related activities in conjunction with exhibitions at UCP’s Paragraph and Project Space. Highlights include:

At CITY CENTER SQUARE, 1100 Main, 5th floor: LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES by BLACK HOUSE IMPROVISORS’ COLLECTIVE from 7-8:15pm, including Improv Sliced Four Ways, a new collaborative work with 940 DANCE COMPANY, plus LIVE MUSIC BY HOMINID featuring Hunter Long, 8:30-9pm.  In addition, Open Studios by 25+ visual artists at City Center Square, TOWN PAVILION (1100 Walnut, 6th floor) and PARTNERSHIP PLACE, 906 Grand, 13th floor.

The evening also includes a Third Friday Smorgasbord at Paragraph, 23 East 12th Street, 6-9pm, in conjunction with The Dining Room Project exhibition on view, including:
Andrew William Erdrich: Red Food, Yellow Food, Blue Food – an artistic, edible serving of organic mystery mash exploring the essential, aesthetic, and manufactured facets of contemporary food;
Aaron Storck: The Wizard’s Salad – in the persona of his alter ego, the Wizard, artist Aaron Storck presents a new centerpiece, delivers a poem (7pm), and serves a salad;
Alberto Aguilar: Mole (sauce) – All Ingredients at Hand – Visiting Chicago-based artist Alberto Aguilar discusses the history of Mexican Mole and presents 50 of the possible Mole ingredients as he prepares the sauce in the gallery. In addition he will be creating a sound work that will incorporate visitors to his station in the space.

Plus Over Again: Alison Brady & Sarah Knobel on view at Project Space.

Read press release with full details!

Watch interview with studio resident Paul Smith

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