SEPTEMBER EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS

“LATINISIIMO” SAT 9/18/21 
4 Great FREE events happening in downtown Bridgeport on Sat 9/18.
Latin Music on McLevy Green, from 3-8 pm  features Orquestra Afinke and Son 7, 
celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Don’t miss these events happening before.

Tour the new home of Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County from 12-3 pm, do/make art if you like.
Children can sign up for a class too!
View the art, meet the artists of Latinisiimo Exhibit at City Lights Gallery curated by Yolanda Vasquez Petrocelli Exhibit reception ends at 7 pm. 
Work up a thirst at Skateportn on downtown Main St near  Berlinetta Brewing Co.

Both events take place in the same building as CiTY LiGhTs Gallery and the Downtown Cabaret Theatre, near the painted steps, betweem150 Elm St and 265 Golden Hill St.

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ARTcade is coming, save the Sunday dates, 9/26 & 10/24, more info coming 
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9/1-13/21 AIRPLANES AND DIRT NAPS, 20 yrs after 9/11 and surviving Covid

Special exhbit at 5 Points Annex Gallery, 17 Water St, Torrington CT
Exhibitng arttists: Carlos Bautista Biernnay, Dan Makara, Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, Mark Rich, Scott Schuldt
See more here

SAVE THE DATE FOR ARTCADE ON SUN 9/26
More Info to come.

Click here for the newsletter and arts calendar. 


AUGUST 2021
PECHAKUCHA BRIDGEPORT 8/29
Doors open at 5:00 at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre
263 Golden Hill St, Bridgeport, CT 06604 
Purchase a catered meal to enjoy at the cabaret tables before the show. 
Program begins at 6 pm
Enjoy a night of storytelling for adults from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.

To register for IN-PERSON TICKETS: https://bit.ly/BGPT-PK-VOL11-REG-INPERSON

TO register for VIRTUAL TICKETS: https://bit.ly/BGPT-PK-VOL11-REG-VIRTUAL

Read more about Pechakucha Bridgeport “Larger than Life”. 
Click here to visit Pechakucha Bridgeport website.

Check out the Pinch of Salt Menu available for purchase at Pechakucha on 8/29. 


ARTcade returns in September, more news to follow.
See August newsletter.

NEOLATINISIMO EXHIBIT AND OTHERS OPEN IN SEPTEMBER, UPDATES TO FOLLOW

SEE PAST EVENTS
7/31 ARTcade Art + Design + Artisanal/Vintage Vendors + Live Music …updates coming 

Vendors              

Byzantine Brat Aromatics- Artful handmade soaps
Passion and Purpose- Artisanal signature aprons and cloth facemasks
Witch Bitch Thrift- Vintage clothing and accessories
Decaying Poetry- Artful poetry books to read and color
Finn Lockwood- Botanical Jewelry and Prints
Frogspeak -artwork and illustrations
Fae Teasures- Candles and nature inspired illustrations
Stoked CT- Local Bridgeport smokeshop and glass art
risarranged – Photography, prints, postcards
City Lights Vintage and Made In Bridgeport- Vintage clothing, accessories, furniture, collectibles

Live Music
Arcade
11-12 Quinn Oneil solo, singing/ acoustic guitar   


12-2 Semaphora 5 piece band 

   “jazzy/indie/prog/rock, sounds like: Steely Dan in Adventure Time cosplay, 10,000 Maniacs giving a TED talk, or Leonard Bernstein’s tiny desk concert”
2-4 Nathan Perez Solo trombone with backup tracks, popular and jazz covers 

City Lights
12-2 Saxophone with back-up tracks   Popular standards/Jazz   
2-4 Netta Walker duo mellow jazzy/hip hop Original musical poetry 

FOOD & DRINK at ARTcade
Berlinetta Brewing
at the ARTcade- Whet your whistle with a PERFECT PILSNER… like what you’d get in Prague!
Sankofa café Coffee and Eats 
Funchal Americana Grab and Go Lunch, etc.

Sat 6/26/21 10am-5pm m partners Wpkn Radio, Ursa Gallery, City Lights Gallery and Vintage Shop, Savor City Buskers and the Downtown Special Services District. Thank you to lead sponsor SCG/UI, Part of the Avangrid Family


Read more about the day’s activities.

 



ART/DESIGN/VINTAGE/LIVE MUSIC/DEMOS & VINTAGE VINYL

Meander and mingle through the 3 blocks along Broad St from City Lights Gallery at 265 Golden Hill St and the Arcade Mall at 1042 Broad St. Enjoy exhibits at Ursa Gallery and City Lights Gallery, open studios, and music to shop by. Local vendors offer vintage clothing, furniture, accesories, artisanal creations and locally produced honey, seedling and more. The ARTcade event happens monthly on the 4th weekend. Check back monthly for dates and info.
WPKN hosts their annual Record Mash, Vintage Vinyl Sale on Fairfield Ave, cross the street from Bijou Theatre at 275 Fairfield Ave, Downtown Bridgeport CT.
See full schedule for 6/26/21




6/26/21 Downtown ARTcade Arts, Eats, Muisc







5/23/21 SUNDAY HIGHLIGHTS
Shop and tour the beautiful Arcade mall while the resonant sounds of the cello played by world renowned Jordan Jancz waft through this Victorian atrium. He starts the day of music, art, vintage and community with a 45 minute set indoors. A line up of musicians follow, playing in outdoor spaces.

LIVE MUSIC
At the Arcade Mall
10am Jordan Jancz, cello in the Arcade Mall Listen
11am Darren Vereen sings popular covers with keyboard Listen
12-2pm “The 3 Busketeers” Jordan Jancz, Dick Neal, Julie Foldes 
2-4pm “Everybody Wins” Rich and Chloe Zurkowski father and daughter duo

3pm Artist’s Talk at Ursa Gallery with Iyaba Ibo Mandingo

At the City Lights patio
12-3pm DaDA Mr.
DaDA Mr.
Sense the free flow of creative inspiration as Chris Cavaliere composes and riffs on guitar while  Marcella Cavaliere produces an original large scale painitng before your eyes.
Savor City Buskers coordinated by Ricardo Reyes time and locations to be announced

12-4pm Artist Scott Schuldt demos bead embroidery at City Lights Gallery

VENDORS INCLUDE
Iyaba Arts upcycled clothing and other artful inventory
Witch Bitch Thrift
Hollywood and Vine Vintage
The Eco Dude
Eureka Vintage
Corona Creations
Red Bee Honey, Booksigning and FREE honey tasting
Park City Harvest Seedlings and more  

OPEN STUDIOS

Cris Dam, combines painting, assemblage and lightbulbs
Liz Squillace of Paradox Ink
Ruben Marroquin


EXHIBITS
Pandemic Art at City Lights Gallery

Here Comes the Sun at Ursa Gallery


Create you own style at City Lights Vintage 


FREE Honey Tasting with Red Bee Honey