Thank you for making ArtWalk 2010 a great success! Check out photos from the weekend on WVRA's Facebook page by clicking here, and we'll see you again next year!
Free Fun For All Ages from West Rock Ave. to Blake St. - In the Heart of Westville Village!
THANK YOU TO OUR 2010 ARTWALK SPONSORS!
Webster Bank Tremaine Foundation
New Haven Register
The United Illuminating Company Southern Connecticut State University
City of New Haven Department of Cultural Affairs
City of New Haven Department of Parks, Recreation & Trees
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Pellegrino & Pellegrino, LLC
BOP Audio Delaney's Restaurant & Tap Room
City of New Haven Department of Cultural Affairs
International Association of New Haven
Friday Evening Kick-Off Events!
Openings, Special Events & Live Entertainment throughout Westville Village
1:00 - 7:00pm Mothers Day Special at Authentic Beauty & Body - Mothers Day Special: Body massage, facial, mani-pedi; call 203-387-7303 for an appointment. 902 Whalley Ave.
5:00 - 7:00pm Unkle Shoe Live at Wintergreen of Westville - The Wintergreen apartments kick-off ArtWalk with local rockers Unkle Shoe, plus refreshments on the patio! 400 Blake St.
5:00 - 8:00pm Ribbon Cutting & Reception: The Annex at the Austin Street Inn. Celebrate the opening of KLG's new off-site exhibition space and tour Westville's newest B&B. The exhibition features 5 Benefit Prints by Silvano Lora, Carlos Sangiovani, Asdrubal Dominguez, Manuel Almonte, and Miguel Trelles. 100% of proceeds to benefit The Kaziyadu Project, supported by Columbia Action CT and Amnesty International. 9 Austin St.
Artist Reception & Live Music at Kehler Liddell Gallery - "Here and There: Photographs by Matt Garrett and Paintings by Gigi Horr Liverant". From 5-7pm, indulge in the sweet melodies of Fred Rossomando on the piano. A percentage of all artwork sold to benefit the non-profit organization Horns for Kids. 873 Whalley Ave.
Pure Platinum Hair Studio Open House - With light refreshments. 845 Whalley Ave.
5:00 - 9:00pm Wine Tasting at Westville Wines - Wine expert Elliot Brause offers up Sparkling Wines, 837 Whalley Ave.
6:00 - 9:00pm Agolaccio: a gallery & Yarn Grand Opening Celebration! Meet the artists and enjoy a champagne toast. 910 Whalley Ave.
Bay Quilts Open House - Check out artist/owner's Bonnie Bayuk's custom memory quilts and wall hangings. 910 Whalley Ave.
Consignment Corner Open House & Live Music - Consignment Corner welcomes singer/guitarist Carole Urban for an evening of live music. 16 Fountain St.
Opening Reception at DaSilva Gallery - Paintings by Jacob Pongratz, 897 Whalley Ave.
Open House at Jennifer Jane Gallery - Featuring ?8 Eyes: photographs by four extraordinary painters?, 838 Whalley Ave. (entrance on West Rock Ave.)
Neville's Fashion Design Studio - Reception & Open Studio, 922 Whalley Ave.
Rodrick Gilchrist Design Fashion Event - Rodrick will be displaying his men's line with live mannequins. Sweets and champagne will be served. 911 Whalley Ave.
Wunderlee Arts Open House - Featuring the exhibition '[P3] Paintings, Prints, & Photographs: Don Wunderlee, Oi Fortin, and Catherine Fisher", 924 Whalley Ave.
6:00 - 10:00pm PuRpLE MouNTaiN Live at Westside Bar & Grille - Groovin' originals and covers with a unique rhythmic pulse and sound and roots deep into the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, and the Rolling Stones. 883 Whalley Ave.
9:00 - 10:00pm "People, Places, Music" at Lyric Hall Antiques & Conservation ? Maggie Barkin, Warren Gohsler & Jeremy Hutchins & Friends (donations welcome); DJ & Dancing follows (11:00pm). 827 Whalley Ave.
ALL EVENING Odeon Boutique - Windows on the World of Fashion: 1960 - 2010: If Clothes Could Talk, accompanied by music from the different decades. 918 Whalley Ave.
Soho Hair Group & Day Spa - "Special Effects" featuring live hair models as Window Dressing. 916 Whalley Ave.
Saturday All Day Fun!
Crafts, Live Music & Theater, Art, Food, Sales & More (rain or shine)
FREE CRAFT ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES!
Edgewood Park at Whalley Ave. & West Rock Ave. from 11:00am - 4:00pm
Abiyoyo Daycare - Noodle Art & Jewelry-making
ArtWalk Kids Committee - Baby/Toddler Play Area; Boxville; Giant Magnet Mural; Tube Bracelets
Arts & Ideas - Info Table
Common Ground - Veggies, herbs, flowers & more for sale
Community Action Agency - Beading Activity
Elaine Peters - Afro-Caribbean Bottle Doll-Making
Friends of Edgewood Park - Mini Terrariums
JCC Yeladim & The Painted Pomegranate - Craft Activity
Mehndi - Henna Art
New Haven Bioregional Group - "Tunnel of Transition" Tent
New Haven Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Trees and Friends of Edgewood Park - Climbing Wall: customized 25' tall wall equipped with 4 stations
New Haven Free Public Library - Bookmobile
Peabody Museum – Rocks & Minerals
Two Coyotes Wilderness School - Local Plant I.D.& Nature Walk
Westville Community Nursery School - T-Shirt Tie-Dye (bring your own shirt)
Westville/West Hills Community Management Team
VILLAGE-WIDE SPECIAL EVENTS, ACTIVITIES & SALES
8:30 - 11:30am St. Aedan-St. Brendan School Pancake Breakfast - Serving pancakes from Chips of Orange; buy tix at the school or call 203-389-8778, School gym on Alden Ave. off Fountain St.
8:30 - 3:00pm Mothers Day Special at Authentic Beauty & Body - Mothers Day Special: Body massage, facial, mani-pedi; call 203-387-7303 for an appointment. 902 Whalley Ave.
9:00am - 2:00pm St. Aedan-St. Brendan Parish Tag Sale, X-mas Sale, Book Sale, & Bake Sale ? 117 Fountain St.
9:00am - 6:00pm Pure Platinum Hair Studio Open House - With light refreshments. 845 Whalley Ave.
10:00am - 2:00pm & 3:00-5:00pm Colin M. Caplan Book Signing @ Lyric Hall Antiques & Conservation - Local author, historian and preservationist signs his book "Westville: Tales from a Connecticut Hamlet", 827 Whalley Ave.
11:00am - 2:00pm Sidewalk Sale & Carole Urban Live at Consignment Corner - Singer/guitarist Carole Urban performs live at Consignment Corner; Sidewalk Sale all day. 16 Fountain St.
11:00am - 4:00pm Grand Opening & Tours of the NEW Austin Street Inn ? Celebrate the opening of New Haven's newest boutique bed and breakfast and Kehler Liddell Gallery?s new off-site exhibition space, ?The Annex?. Tour the inn, sip refreshments on the veranda, and view artwork by KLG?s 24 artists. Also, Colombia Action CT Benefit Exhibition, featuring 5 Benefit Prints. 9 Austin St.
11:00am - 5:00pm Agolaccio: a gallery & Yarn Open House - Meet the artists and enjoy textile art demonstrations. 910 Whalley Ave.
11:00 - 6:00pm The Postcard Challenge at Kehler Liddell Gallery - Purchase a 4x6'' postcard ($5), take it home, design it, mail it back to the gallery for display and sale ($15) during June & July. No censorship, no jurors., 873 Whalley Ave.
11:30am - 5:30pm Free Demo Fitness Classes at Active Wellness - 867 Whalley Ave.
Yoga/Pilates Boot Camp (11:30am-12:30pm);
Belly Dancing (1:00-3:00pm);
Chair Massage, Raffle, & Sidewalk Chalking (1:00-4:30pm)
Zumba (3:30pm); Hooping Class with Robin Weiss (4:00-4:30pm);
Shotokan Karate with Sensei Deacon Hardy (5:00)
12:00 - 2:00pm Tony Dioguardi Live at Kehler Liddell Gallery - Solo guitarist Tony Dioguardi incorporates jazz, blues, and rock and has performed with noted musicians Joe Beck, Edgar and Johnny Winter and George Baker. 873 Whalley Ave.
12:00 - 4:00pm Wine Tasting at Westville Wines - Sample a variety of interesting imported wines. 837 Whalley Ave.
1:00 - 2:00pm Neville's Fashion Design Studio Fashion Show - 922 Whalley Ave.
1:00pm & 3:00pm Greenfield & Bon, Purveyors of Fine Dance Theatre present: 'Lost to View", A performance art experiment about searching, disappearance and reinvention, starting at Jennifer Jane Gallery and proceeding throughout the Village. 838 Whalley Ave.
1:00 - 3:00pm Chapel Haven 'Reach' Art Show at Webster Bank - Chapel Haven?s Reach program, which serves men and women 18 years and older with social disabilities, including those with autism, will be displaying their artwork outside Webster Bank?s Westville branch. Art for Sale!, 894 Whalley Ave.
2:00 - 3:00pm Historic Westville Village Walking Tour with Colin Caplan - Following Colin Caplan?s book-signing and departing from Lyric Hall Antiques & Conservation. 827 Whalley Ave.
2:00 - 3:00pm Tours of St. Aedan's Church - Tour this fine example of Victorian Gothic architecture (1934) featuring several statues, stained glass portrayals of biblical lessons and characters and mural portraiture. Open House starts at 12 noon. 117 Fountain St.
3:00pm Organ Concert at St. Aedan?s Church - Music Director Gregory Czerkawski and parish solo instrumentalists and singers feature music of Fauré, Franck and J. S. Bach's Toccata and Fugue in d minor. 117 Fountain St.
3:00 - 6:00pm Pianist Tom Cianci at Kehler Liddell Gallery - Local pianist Tom Cianci offers a line-up of popular and elegant songs on the gallery's new baby grand piano. 873 Whalley Ave.
ALL DAY Soho Hair Group & Day Spa - Hair Design Demos & Mothers Day Makeover Package Drawing. Sign up at the Soho tent. 916 Whalley Ave.
ALL DAY Odeon Boutique "Windows on the World of Fashion: 1960 - 2010: "If Clothes Could Talk", accompanied by music from the different decades. 918 Whalley Ave.
ARTIST OPEN STUDIOS & GALLERY EXIBITIONS
Artist Open Studios (11:00am - 3:00pm) Westville-based artists open their studios to the public. Look for Open Studio signs or grab a map at the ArtWalk info tables! Frank Bruckmann, 418 West Rock Ave.; Gar Waterman/ West Rock Studio, 425 West Rock Ave.; Jemma Williams/Hello My Name is Gallery, 838 Whalley Apt. #4 (entrance on West Rock Ave.); John Keefer, 904 Whalley Apt. #4
Gallery Exhibitions All Day
Agolaccio: a gallery - Meet the artists, fabric-printing demo, 910 Whalley Ave.
DaSilva Gallery - Paintings by Jacob Pongratz, 897 Whalley Ave.
Jennifer Jane Gallery - 8 Eyes: photographs by four extraordinary painters, 838 Whalley Ave.
Kehler Liddell Gallery - Here and There: Photographs by Matt Garrett and Paintings by Gigi Liverant, 873 Whalley Ave.
"The Annex" at Austin Street Inn - Benefit Exhibition for Amnesty International. 9 Austin St.
Wunderlee Arts - [P3] Paintings, Prints, & Photographs: Don Wunderlee, Oi Fortin, and Catherine Fisher, 924 Whalley Ave.
Westville Village Streetscape Mural Project - Artist David Sepulveda is joined by local painters in this work-in-progress 31'-long mural depicting the streets, buildings, businesses and creativity of Westville Village, 12 Fountain St.
ARTISTS & ARTISANS IN THE CRAFT CORRIDOR
11:00am-5:00pm at Central Avenue & Fountain Street ? Meet, talk and shop with more than 40 local and regional artists and artisans. Discover unique Mother's Day Gifts, including one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry, pottery, textiles, photography, African crafts, sand art, paintings, antique prints, clothing, frames, Judaica, and more!
CLICK here for a full listing of Craft Corridor participants
LIVE MUSIC, THEATER & DANCE
MAIN STAGE @ EDGEWOOD PARK (Corner of Whalley Ave. & West Rock Ave.)
11:00am-12:00pm Edgewood Magnet School Jazz Band - Edgewood School jazz-student All-Stars.
12:30-1:30pm Goodnight Blue Moon - Orchestral-acoustic-folk deliver a sound uniquely their own.
2:00-3:00 Mikata - Chant, clap and dance on a musical journey from Ghana, Nigeria, and Cuba, to Puerto Rico, Haiti and Brazil.
3:30-4:30pm Caravan of Thieves - Back by popular demand! Stretching the parameters of acoustic swing, Caravan of Thieves brings a unique brand of gypsy-flavored song-writing in a high intensity show.
CORNER STAGE @ CENTRAL & FOUNTAIN (Corner of Fountain St. & Central Ave.)
12:00-1:00pm The Crickstones - A crisp blend of Americana, bluegrass, and country, combining singer Liz's McNicholl's Irish flair with her bandmate's love of rock, swing, reggae, Celtic & the Grateful Dead.
1:30-2:30pm The Skamatix - Blending ska and rocksteady from the 50's and 60's with jazz, a mellow, sexy blend of skankin' rhythms and luscious harmonies.
3:00-4:00pm Luke Elliot - Barreling ragtime, withered waltzes, and hypnotic piano dirges underpinned by literate narrative and a brimming intensity under the surface.
4:15-5:15pm Sidewalk Dave - Fusion of contemporary indie rock and American roots music with a rough-hewn garage-country or folk-rock backdrop.
EDGEWOOD PARK FOOTBRIDGE STAGE (Next to the tennis courts)
12:00, 1:30 & 3:00pm A Broken Umbrella Theatre presents: "iMarvel: Be Your Own Search Engine" - A new musical for all ages inspired by the writings of Westville author Ik Marvel (aka Donald Mitchell).
EDGEWOOD PARK LAWN (In front of the Main Stage)
1:30 and 3:00pm Robin Weiss, Hoop Revolution - Accomplished hooper and hoop teacher brings out her hoops to spread the joy of hooping to everyone, especially adults who can use a little "fun" in their lives.
WRAP UP THE 2010 ARTWALK WITH DANCING IN THE STREETS! (Central Ave. between Fountain & Whalley)
6:30-8:00pm Bone Dry - Acoustic rock with an electric groove, combining, rock, blues, jam, funk, Motown, reggae and jazz.
8:30pm-10:00pm Cosmic Jibaros - Redefining the Latin rock band, Cosmic Jibaros builds from Latin and Caribbean rhythms with funked-up guitars and accordion flourishes to achieve a sound both cross-cultural and highly danceable.
Enjoy delicious food inside and out at Bella's Cafe, Chen's Kitchen, Delaney's Restaurant & Tap Room, House of Chao, Lena's Cafe & Confections, Manjares Fine Pastries, New West Cafe, Westside Bar & Grille, Westville Pizza, and at additional food vendors throughout the Village.
Historic Westville Village is located along Whalley Avenue & Fountain Street between Blake Street & Fitch St., just 2 miles west of downtown New Haven and 1.5 miles east of the Merritt Parkway, Exit 59 on Rt. 63/Whalley Ave. Plenty of free parking available!
ArtWalk is organized by the Westville Village Renaissance Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to the celebration and enhancement of Westville Village and all its amenities. For more information and a full schedule of events & activities, please visit: www.westvilleCT.org.
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