2nd Friday ArtAbout September 9, 2011
Catch rotating live music in E Street Plaza this summer, as well as at several ArtAbout art receptions. Many concerts made possible by contributions from The Avid Reader, Davis Food Co-op, Just Kidding, Lyon Real Estate, Mother & Baby Source, nestware, Newman Associates, The Wardrobe and Union Bank.
7-9 pm: In E Street Plaza, Join Davis’ own Zapato Viejo, playing an eclectic collection of songs and rhythms from Latin America—traditional, contemporary and original tunes in Spanish and English.
Additional live music or DJs will be at the following Downtown venues:
-Alphabet Moon Toys & Treasures, 605 2nd Street
-Armadillo Music, 205 F Street
-The Artery, 207 G Street
-Avid Reader, 617 Second Street
-Delta of Venus, 122 B Street
-French Cuff Consignment, 130 G Street
-Pence Gallery, 212 D Street
-Risto Hair International, 325 G Street
-The Wardrobe, 206 E Street
-Yolo SPCA Thrift Store, 920 3rd Street
Art Receptions & Viewings:
Alphabet Moon Toys & Treasures, 605 2nd Street, (530) 757-2142 Reception, 6-9 pm. Protecting Our Oceans: A Benefit for the Surf Rider Foundation, ocean-themed mixed media art by local kids ages 2-8, through September 30. Live music at reception: The Hoots, performing children’s music, 7-8 pm. art will be on display through September Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 am-6 pm; Friday, 10 am-8 pm; Saturday, 10 am-6 pm; Sunday, 11 am-5 pm.
Armadillo Music, 205 F Street, (530) 758-8058 Reception, 6-9 pm Genevieve Wallace, alien illustrations, through October 11. Live music at reception, TBA, 6-7 pm. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 am-10 pm; Sunday, 11 am-6 pm.
The Artery, 207 G Street, (530) 758-8330 Reception, 7-9 pm. Artifacts: Historically Inspired Textiles, Julia Kehew, through October 4. Live music at reception: Wind and Bow (classical flute & violin duo), 7:45-8:30 pm. Hours: Monday-Thursday & Saturday, 10 am-6 pm; Friday, 10 am-9 pm; Sunday, 12-5 pm.
Avid Reader, 617 Second Street, (530) 758-4040 Reception, 5:30-7 pm. Michael Shane, abstract paintings, through October 10. Live music at reception: Chris Larsen, guitarist (American finger-picking), 6:20-7 pm. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 am-10 pm.
A Better Place to Bead, 132 E Street, Suite 150 (in Mansion Square), (530) 759-8038 Reception, 6:30-8:30 pm. Edythe Haendel Schwartz, oils & mixed media works, through September 28. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11 am-6 pm.
Cloud Forest Café, 222 D Street, Suite 10, (530) 753-2164 Reception, 5-6 pm. Kirstin Adams, photography, through November 1. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:30 am-6 pm; Saturday, 7:30 am-7 pm; Sunday, 9:30 am-5 pm.
Cobalt Salon & Gallery, 132 E Street, Suite 350 (in Mansion Square), (530) 297-5350 Reception, 7-9 pm. David Martin, oil on canvas, through November 30. Hours: By appointment.
Davis Art Center, 1919 F Street, (530) 756-4100 Event + art display, 5-9 pm. 3rd Annual Junk 2 Genius Team Art Competition. Recycled art festival with all ages eco-art activities, music, food, beer and wine for purchase. Exhibit in Atrium: “Public Ground/Private Grief,” photos by Marcia Ruth of 9/11 shrines in NYC, through September 23. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9:30 am-7 pm; Friday, 9:30 am-5 pm.
Davis Musical Theatre Company, 607 Pena Drive, (530) 756-3682 Reception, 5:30-7:30 pm. “Nearby Places,” oil paintings, Naomi Bautista, through October 2. Receive a 50% off coupon for the opening performance of “King and I” following the ArtAbout. Then stay for the Cake and Champagne Actor Meet and Greet after the performance. Hours & advance tickets: See www.dmtc.org.
Delta of Venus, 122 B Street, (530) 753-8639 Reception, 6:30-8:30 pm. Amanda Cook, textiles, through September 30. Plus DJ Mr. Glass spinning soul. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7:30 am-10 pm.
French Cuff Consignment, 130 G Street, (530) 756-3724 Reception, 5-9 pm. “Let Them Play Croquet,” acrylic & mixed media, Leilani Joy, through October 9. Live music at reception: Justin & the Jetpack (funk/rock), 7-7:40 pm. Plus 30% off entire store. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 am-6 pm.
Hallmark Inn, 110 F Street, (530) 753-3600 Reception, 5-7 pm. Fall Welcome 2011 with decorative iron art by Jim Berg and acid painting on copper by Stephen Bruce. Plus local wines & beers to taste and catering by Seasons. Art on display permanently.
International House, 10 College Park, (530) 753-5007 Reception, 6-8 pm. “Scene & Seen,” photography, Gary Goodpaster, through October 11. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm.
Lily’s Boutique, 218 E Street (in E Street Plaza), (530) 792-1308 Reception, 6-8 pm. “Dresses & Dessert Ceramics,” Julie Diane, ceramic & culinary artisan, through October 12. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11 am-6 pm; Sunday, 12-5 pm.
Looking Glass Custom Framing, 1970 Fifth Street and Pole Line Road, (530) 753-8400 Reception, 6-9:30 pm. “The Water Series,” Maria Winkler, acrylic paintings, through October 9. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-6 pm.
LYON Real Estate, 401 Second Street, (530) 758-0720 Reception, 7-9 pm. Carroll J. Valli, watercolor, through October 28. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:30 pm; Saturday, 9 am-5 pm; Sunday, 10 am-4 pm.
John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First Street, (530) 756-3938 Viewing, 7-9 pm. 10th Annual California Landscape Exhibit, and info on the Great Californian Paint-Out, taking place on Saturday, Sept. 10.
The “Old” Nelson Gallery (UC Davis campus), Art Building, Room 124, (530) 752-8500. Viewing, 6-9 pm. “Fall Opener,” an exhibit of visual art introducing the UC Davis MFA ’12 class, sculpture, painting & installations, Kyle Dunn, Dani Galietti, Katie Nulicek, Terry Peterson, Erika Romero & Jared Theis, through September 30.
Pence Gallery, 212 D Street, (530) 758-3370 Reception, 6-9 pm. Art Auction 2011: Make silent bids on over 140 arts in all media. Live music at reception: Ocean Breeze Quartet (strings players from Holmes Junior High), 7:30-8:15 pm. Art Auction Gala takes place Sept. 10. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11:30 am-5 pm.
Riki Design, 202 E Street, (530) 756-8048 Viewing, 5-8 pm. “Flip Side,” paintings & prints, Diana Jahns, through September 30. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 am-6 pm.
Risto Hair International, 325 G Street, (530) 759-7098 Reception, 6:30-8:30 pm. Tina Horton, ink, through October 1. Live music at reception: Robin Quinlin, guitarist. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 am-7 pm.
Rominger West Winery, 4602 Second St, Suite 4 (near Mace Blvd at I-80), (530) 747-2044 Reception, 5:30-8 pm. Kerik Kouklis, photography, through September 30. Plus: Complimentary wine tasting and live music, TBA.
Roots Fair Trade, 231 G Street, Ste. 8, (530) 758-2125 Reception, 6-8 pm. “Like Mother Like Daughter,” Lalhimpuii Sailo & daughter Pooja, photography, through September 30. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 am-6 pm.
The Wardrobe, 206 E Street, (530) 756-1128 Reception, 4-9 pm. “Organic Metallurgy,” wire & stone jewelry, Diana Taylor. Music at reception: Sound of Fashion DJ. Hours: Monday-Friday, 11 am-7 pm; Saturday, 11 am-6 pm, Sunday, 12-5 pm.
Yolo SPCA Thrift Store, 920 Third Street, (530) 758-0544 Reception, 2-8 pm. Jennica & Mammadu, acrylic paintings & mixed media. Live music: Dennis Lesea (rock), 4-7 pm. One night only.