Sunday 11/08

10:30 “We Are Artists” Universal Prayer for Healing and Inspiration on 2020 Vision 

“We Are Artists” Rev. Ina Anderson
shares words of inspiration, healing and retrospection. We are Artists in the midst of changing times. We have always had the responsible duties as Artists to create, document and record the events of the age. We will be remembered long after we are gone, but our work, pictures, words, music, theater and so forth, our carbon footprint will tell the stories of how we survived the year 2020 and beyond.
Rev. Ina Alisa Anderson, Playwright, Dir, & CEO

Emerging Voices Production, llc
305 Knowlton St, 3rd Flr, Suite 4
Bridgeport, CT 06608

10-5 American Fabrics Open Studios
1069 Connecticut Avenue, Building 4
Bridgeport, CT 06604

This is the last day to visit the studios during the BAT 
Due to Covid19 the Open Studios at American Fabrics Arts Building will be stripped down as, understandably, many of the artists have opted to sit this one out. Select artist’s studios will be open for visits by APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Anyone who wants to visit will need to make an appointment with the individual artist. See contact info below. Each artist will control their own appointment schedule. NO WALK-INS.

Drop-in visits to other studios will be allowed only with a separate appointment made with that artist.

Please Email each artist you wish to visit for a time slot. Click here to see the list of artists’ studios that are taking appointments.

10:30 BAT Poster project: Photographs of Bpts’ Palace Theatre by Catherine Conroy and Greater Bridgeport Symphony-The Lark Ascending 
The BAT coupled these 2 together for a visual and audio treat, presenting the sublime performance in the shuttered Place Theatre of The Lark Ascending by the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, Eric Jacobsen conducting with guest violinist, brother Colin Jacobsen.

11 Victoria Sautee Let’s Learn Stuff of Pantochino Productions

Pantochino Productions’ own Victoria Sautee presents another segment of ‘Let’s Learn Stuff’ combining comedy, puns and educational tidbits with a ‘November’ theme.

11:30 BAT poster project features Sheneta Nicole 
The BAT interactive poster series features the mellow Hip-hop of Sheneta Nicole. Her original music video was performed at recognizable Bridgeport locations like the downtown train station and the Painted Steps on Broad St.

12-4 Gallery 9104 Open Studio 
Gallery 9104 is home of Iyaba Arts, sculptures, paintings, textile collage, apparel. Iyaba Ibo Mandingo is also a poet, playwright, he will debut on new piece “Bullet Proof” on Sunday 11/8 at 3pm 
Gallery 9104  325 Lafayette St Bridgeport, CT 06604 Unit # 9104

12-4 pm Clymenza Hawkins Open Studio by appointment
Read’s ArtSpace
1042 Broad St, Downtown Bridgeport, CT 
Weekend hours are from 12- 4 pm- 5 people at a time
Face masks required, gloves available

12:30 Black Rock Arts Guild- EKPHRASIS 2020

BRAG Poets paired with visual Artists: Cristina Sarno – Judy Noel; Janet
Krauss – Julie Fatherley; David S.E. Zapanta – Kris Lynch; Janet Krauss –
Mary Gibbs; Lisa Meserole – Rita Hannafin; Christopher Madden – Sheila
Weaver; Sunshine Lovinglyle – Harold Davis; Ioanna Opidee – Holly Hawthorn; Ray Rauth – Barbara Loss.

1:30-2:30 pm  Musician Eric Sanders (aka EJ Nash) interviews singer/songwriter Brian Larney

Join musician Eric Sanders (aka E J Nash) on Zoom for a LIVE interview with singer/songwriter Brian Larney! Connecticut native and Black Rock resident Brian Larney is an alternative folk-rock singer-songwriter with an honest and thoughtful style that the cutting-edge AI company and music promotion team, Zenabi, describes as, “… organic spoonfuls of classic pop and folk, naturally sweet, non-GMO, without the sugar crash; his style hearkens back to the days of Simon and Garfunkel, the Beatles, and maybe a bit of Partridge Family.” Passcode: Collab 

Homework: Check out Larney’s newest album on Spotify 




Sign up not required, but is appreciated – email Bpt Art Trail volunteer Terri Smith: if you are interested in joining us!

Zoom Link: Join Zoom Meeting  
Meeting ID: 941 6306 4762 
Passcode: Collab

2:30 The $150,000 Banana 
The $150,000 Banana, Haha, remember all the buzz about that very expensive banana at Art Basel Miami? 

3:00 Gallery 9104 Iyaba Ibo Mandingo 3 part interview. 
325 Lafayette St Bridgeport, CT 06604 Unit # 9104

Gallery 9104 is home of Iyaba Arts, sculptures, paintings, textile collage, apparel. Iyaba Ibo Mandingo is also a poet, playwright, he will debut on new piece “Bullet Proof”. Stay for the watching party of his BAT interview (in 3 segments.)  

Iyaba Ibo Mandingo  part 1

Iyaba Ibo Mandingo part 2

Iyaba Ibo Mandingo part 3

4:30 Make Music Day-Bpt June 2020 Revisited

Click here to connect to Make Music Day-Bpt 2020, enjoy a little throwback to June 21, 20, our Covid19 online version of the international day of celebrating music-making. It is survey of local talent, musicians introduce their music recordings with a relevant message about coping with Covid 19, their views on racial inequity, social justice and co-existence.