[imc-st.louis] FW: 2010 Chautauqua Art Lab calender & press release
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From: em Hemeyer <em_hemeyer at hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 10:55 PM
Subject: 2010 Chautauqua Art Lab calender & press release
CHAUTAUQUA ART LAB 2010
Learn. Include. Collaborate. Constellate.
In its second year, the Chautauqua Art Lab is an annual week long
grassroots city-wide arts festival, free university and artist parade.
30+ innovative makers, thinkers and doers from throughout St Louis and the
Chautauqua Contact: Emily Hemeyer
ghostsihavebeen at gmail.com
Saturday May 1st
People’s Joy Parade Make Day
Location:C.A.M.P. at the Finder's Hive
Address: 3022A Cherokee Street
Tweak your get-up or make a funny hat or
mask with help from some great local artists!
In preparation for People’s Joy Parade.
All ages welcome. Free event.
Donations are welcome.
Sunday May 2nd
1. Cherokee Street Walkabout
Location: Leaving from the Mud House
Address: 2101 Cherokee Street
Time: 3-5pm. Light snacks at 2pm
On this historic tour we’ll explore
Cherokee’s artist-run spaces, quirky
shops, community programs while
greeting a menagerie of characters
throughout our journey.
2. Celia’s Footbeat Choir Rehearsal
Address: 3022A Cherokee Street
Time: 5- 6pm
Join up with the most rockin choir in St Louis.
All ages welcome to sing and dance with
Celia in the upcoming People’s Joy Parade.
Monday May 3rd
Electromechanical Bliss Sideshow
Location: Floating Laboratories & Arcadia Studios
Address: 4528 Ohio, Studio R
Time: 7- 11pm
Evening of visual, audio and guttural
performances and installation. Sideshow
goers are invited to explore and interact
with constructed environments throughout.
A. St Louis based artists: Larva (sound),
Mike Stasny (performance), Kevin Harris (video),
Ghosts I Have Been (sound), Cindy Tower (installation),
Robert Long (sculpture), Keith Buckholz (Fluxus St Louis)
& Mike Pagano (installation).
B. Fluxus Legends: Crank Sturgeon & Matt Taggart
C. Of Chicago: Tiger Hatchery & Lechuguillas
*suggested $5-10 donation for touring artists
Tuesday May 4th
Community Arts Panel & Open Laptop
Location: Urban Studios
Address: 2815 North 14th Street
Imaginative community projects and programs
presented by the folks who make them happen.
Additional projects welcome. Just bring
what you got for the Open Laptop.
Facilitated by Emily Hemeyer (SPORE Projects)
Ann Huebrich (CAT program),
Emily Task (Brown School of Social Work),
Stan Chisholm (Money Bags Project),
Claire Wollf (Urban Studios), Nita
& Hap Phillips (Artica), Irene Compadre
(CAMP & Cherokee REaLGarden),
Chambers (Yeyo Arts),
Kara Clark Holland (Public Spaces Picnic Project)
& Brea McAnally (Moss Painting Project
& Luminary Center)
Wednesday May 5th
Media, Urbanism & The Built Environment
Location: Open Lot
Address: 1310 S 18th Street (Lafayette Sq)
A lively roundtable conversation about the
opportunities and complexities of online media
pertaining to urbanism, architecture, preservation
and politics in St. Louis.
Facilitated by Jordan Hicks (Open Lot)
Allen (Ecology of Absence),
Antonio French (Pub Def), Toby Weiss
Alex Ihnen (Urban STL) & Rick Bonasch (STL Rising)
Thursday May 6th
Pecha Kucha Night
Location: Mad Art Gallery
Address: 2727 S. 12th Street
Held internationally, Pecha Kucha night
is a monthly program featuring local
artists, entrepreneurs, designers and
other people with bold or crazy ideas, who
will show them off on 20 slides each.
Friday May 7th
Old Tyme Hoedown, Revival & Picnic
Location: Mrs. MacCormick's Yard
Address: 2917 Texas
A community picnic with eclectic performances,
auspicious installations & all-around revelry.
Hosted by: Charles & Chalot Douglas-Book
Event will be photographed for artist
Kara Clark Holland’s Picnic Project.
A. Local performers: Bangggerang
(new skool jamboree), Kungfu Chicken
(noise soul), Audry Simes (improv),
Firedog (love-o-rama) & more TBA
B. Hearding Cats Collective Founders:
Rich O Donnell, Anna Lum & Ryan Harris
Create rich instrumental expression and
C. Mikal Shapiro, spirited singer/songwriter from KC
D. Chris Marshall, Chicago based experimental
fiddler/violinist and great-grandson of original
Chautauqua magician Al Baker.
*Feel free to bring yummy edibles, spirits, fantastical
costumes, & instruments for merry making.
Saturday May 8th
1. Cherokee Street People’s Joy Parade !!!
Location: Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee Street
Address: Black Forest Parking lot
Time: Meet at noon. Parade starts at 1:11pm
The People’s Joy Parade is a grassroots
menagerie of crepe paper float makers, home
made costume fashionistas, b-boys/girls,
midnight minstrels, Gigante puppeteers,
art cars, bike brigades, moving installation
artists, Elvis impersonators, cardboard
bricoleurs, rainbow dancers, knights of St. Louis,
drag queens, beat making marching bands,
Mexican wrestlers, robot makers, Virgin of
Guadalupes & lost members of the Missouri tribe.
All are welcome to participate!
Contact: Sarah Paulsen-
pintorasp at hotmail.com or
Lyndsey Scott http://seehere.info
2. Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Location: Cherokee Street
Address: between Nebraska & Iowa
Time: 11am - 9:30pm
A lively neighborhood celebration and
street festival featuring diverse live musical
performances, dedicated artists, delicious authentic
food and drinks, a multitude of exhibitors, St Louis’s
only artist parade & otherworldly street entertainers.
3. Parties After the Party
AVD+EVAD Art & Design
Address: 2834 Cherokee
Time: starts at 8pm
Hosted by Amy VanDonsel & David Burnett
Featuring Djs: Thomas Crone, Grace Woodard,
Mark Siebels, Jamie Toon, Shawn Gaston, & Daniel Shown
SLANG & BURN FINE ART
Address: 2649 Cherokee (above JJ's fashions)
Time: starts at 9pm
“Works from the Permanent Collection”
Curated by Cole Root
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