Monday, May 2, 2011

North Charleston Arts Festival presents Annual Art Walk

Evening of Art & Music to take place May 4 in Olde Village Area
Take a stroll in the Olde Village area of East Montague Avenue through businesses, pubs, studios, and salons to see works by local artists during the North Charleston Arts Festival Art Walk on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Admission and parking are free.

Original art, fine crafts, and photography, ranging from traditional to contemporary, will be displayed in the common areas of participating businesses from 5:00-8:00 pm. Exhibiting artists include Arianne King Comer, Caroline Echols, Sara Evers, Karen Gaag, Philip Hyman, Lori Starnes Isom, Keller Lee, Michele Levani, Drew Pederson, Nicole Rath, Sylivia Shorter, and students from the Charleston County School of the Arts.

Enjoy live music by Lime and the Coconuts (ukulele/swing/folk) and Lane Gregory (bluegrass/folk/Americana) throughout the evening. Command Performance Productions and Karen DeLoach will host a screening of original short films by Lowcountry student filmmakers from 6:00-7:00pm at the Olde Village Community Building, located at 4820 Jenkins Avenue. Second Sundays at Seven, a writers’ and actors’ workshop, will take place from 5:00-7:00pm at South of Broadway Theater, located at 1080 East Montague Avenue. In addition, artists participating in the annual Art & Fine Craft Co-Op Gallery at the Meeting Place, 1077 East Montague Avenue, will host a public reception during the Art Walk. Other attractions include face painting and live artist demonstrations. It’s an evening of art and culture for the whole family!

For more information about the Art Walk or any other 2011 North Charleston Arts Festival events, contact the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department office at (843) 740-5854 or visit

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