Join White Ripple Gallery for their Second Saturday Event on Saturday, June 11th for several events and activities including a special talk with Brabant Lenting, who will be discussing his career as an artist and Subconcious Symmetry, the current exhibit at White Ripple.
At the same time join them for open studios, with live art and demos, music, shopping at the resale shop of the gallery, and more! And bring your appetites for the food being sold outdoors and stay for the fun performances and craft sales all along Kennedy Avenue.
There will also be Live music by Jazz, Blues, and Celtic composer and Grammy Contender Keenan Baxter from Valparaiso Indiana.
There will be “Live Art” by Ian Lantz (Pullman Chicago; BJAM (Chicago); and Corkys Arellano (Frida’s Café). There will be Artist Talks by Thomas Hagan, Rick Therrio and Brabant Lenting.
There will be “Pop up Art Exhibits” by: DAVe (Dyer Arts Visionaries); Franklin Art District Artists (Michigan City); and Subconscious Symmetry: Paintings by Brabant Lenting and Rick Therrio.
Creating Live community Art, Ian Lantz returns to create an art piece with the help of everyone in the audience. That night you can also see Ian’s 2015 community piece from last year’s “Live in the Ville” permanently on display at White Ripple Gallery & Co. Guests and visitors will all get a chance to work with Ian to create another beautiful community piece. Supplies will be provided. We are so happy to have Ian returning for the second year in a row!
The Open Art Studios and shops that will be open are: Kathy Los-Rathburn, Tony Lipka, Dawn Diamantopoulos, Shari lemonier, Rita Berg, Joel Janowski, Martin Navejas, Sophis Rapata, and the Burgundy Closet, Art Therapy, Universal upholstery and Frida’s Café and Gallery.
Second Saturday is a part of “Live in the Ville” events featuring food trucks and stands, such as Byway Brewery, True BBQ and Whiskey Bar, Cookielicious Sweet and Savory and more. Live at the Ville will also have live art performances complete with face-painting, jugglers and costumed characters. A special Frida Kahlo art exhibit and folk art market will be on display during the festival. The events begin at 168th and Kennedy Avenue in Hammond, Ind. Performances and vendors will run from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Live at the Ville is sponsored by the Hessville Commerce and Community Creative each Saturday evening in June.
“Live at the Ville brings the ordinary street festival to life; it’s an interactive and live celebration of all that is music, art, craft, performance, food and culture. There is a lot of history on Kennedy Avenue in Hammond from the Indiana Welcome Center to Freddy’s Steakhouse and we want to welcome residents and visitors to experience the multi-cultural creative and entertainment life happening in Hessville. Everyone is welcome and we encourage you to dress up and show your creativity,” said Jocelyn Prue, HC3 Board President.
Lots to see and do at White Ripple’s Second Saturday, part of Live in the Ville Month Long Festival held every Saturday night, located at located at 6725 Kennedy Ave, Hammond, IN 46323. Click or Call : (219) 803-2690 www.whiteripple.com
The Hessville Commerce and Community Creative (HC3) is a not-for-profit organization working to improve life in part of the region. A portion of all sales at the Byway Brewery Beer garden will be donated to the HC3 to help further the organization’s mission. The HC3 Board is composed of both residents and businesses and people of all backgrounds from Hessville and throughout the region.