Come celebrate Valentine’s in class and with style. Dress up and visit the Small Works Art Show, and mingle and meander around the three story building with your loved one, sipping on Wine from the Wine Tasting, and enjoy a Smooth Jazz concert performed by Grammy Contender Keenan Baxter. This also will be the opening of Surrealism Exhibit by artist Thomas Hagan titled “Dreamscapes.” Couple’s Photos taken by photographer Martin Navejas. This will take place on Saturday, February 13th from 7:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.
White Ripple Gallery & Co. is a 3-story gallery with multiple exhibit rooms, event space, and artist studios and work space, located in Hammond, Indiana, only 25 miles south of downtown Chicago. The gallery is focused on exhibiting the work of established to new and emerging artists working in all mediums.
The Artist studio spaces will be open and visits with the artists are encouraged. Patrons can visit the art and creative studios of Kathy Los-Rathburn, Manuel Mendieta (Mr.S), Shari LeMonnier, Dawn Diamantopoulos, Tony Lipka, Martin Navejas, Sophia Rapata, Crestone Music, Universal Upholstery, and The Burgundy Closet will be open to the public for viewing and purchasing of art.
Keenan Baxter is a musician’s musician – jazz, rock, pop, Blues; all are sublimely rendered by this man in ways that will astound. Ask him to play any of his own compositions and you’ll know that you are in the presence of a musical genius. Keenan Baxter, a local jazz pianist of the Chicagoland – NWIndiana area, is a Grammy Contender (2006) and also an arranger/producer. Keenan offers a FULL BAND SOUND performing original music and a few favorites. As a composer, he had over a dozen CDs to his credit by the age of 21. He is # 1 in the Valparaiso in Jazz by Reverbnation where you can listen, see videos and connect!
There are three price packages available. The small fee of $10 for couple’s package includes a Wine Taste, Couples’ Photography, and Smooth Jazz Concert. The small fee of $20 applies for couple’s package only with photography, Smooth Jazz Concert and unlimited wine tasting. Visitors can also shop at the White Ripple Gallery gift shop and boutique, the refeshments shop, The Burgundy Closet, for free. Photos taken by photographer Martin Navejas.
White Ripple is located at 6725 Kennedy Ave, Hammond, Indiana, 46323 can can be reached by calling 219-433-4072 www.whiteripple.com
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