Monday, May 18, 2009

tour des artistes (june 13)

well well well
the semester's just about over, good luck on all your finals.
but i'd like to let people know we'd be happy to post some things going on during the summer.
if you know of some events that'd be fun to pedal to, let us know. it may make it up here.
depends on who and how often eMail is checked []

on that note,
hosted in the east village arts district (they're really trying to be artsy)
is the annual TOUR DES ARTISTES,
happening Saturday, June 13th 4 - 10pm (1600 - 2200).
there shall be live music, exhibitions, panel discussions, dining and various other forms of entertainment.
music will be from the likes of Thinking Aloud, Deep Sea Diver, Summer Darling, Eugene & the 1914, Ryan Bradley Affair, and others.
this is all going on Broadway & Long Beach Blvd.
it's FREE, and the eMail says there will be bike parking.

here's the official word:
-Tour Des Artistes is an annual arts and music event comprised of local and regional artists of all disciplines. This year’s event will include a large outdoor festival in the East Village Arts district along with a multitude of indoor engagements, live installation art competition, gallery exhibitions, museum tours and intimate concerts.
-This outdoor festival features a live music main stage, live art, performances, beer garden and much more.
-Phantom Galleries LA is a Los Angeles County based organization that transforms vacant storefronts into public art galleries.
-A VIP double-decker bus will guide participants through a tour of local museums including the Museum of Latin American Art and the Long Beach Museum of Art.
-The Art Box Competition provides four artists a given framework and time limit to create a 3D installation to be judged by a panel of Fine Art Professors and Curators.
-Surrounding locations offering live music, exhibitions, panel discussions, dining and entertainment.

Saturday, June 13, 2009
                            4:00pm - 10:00pm
                            After Party Events at Ice Bar, The Cellar and Club 149
                            10:00pm - 2:00am

Major Sponsors include Downtown Long Beach Associates, Long Beach Redevelopment Agency, East Village Arts District, Inc.
Partners include OC Weekly, 944 Magazine, Phantom Galleries LA, The District Weekly, The Pike at Rainbow Harbor

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