Friday, April 5, 2013
Get Behind the Arts Studio Tour and Preview Party
6pm-10pm | Preview Party FREE Studio Tour 5.00 Suggested Donation
FREE get bEHIND the aRTS Preview Party in Downtown Racine. Experience a night full of art––from poetry slam to puppetry––with musical stops along the way. Preview the work of the over 65 visual arts included in the Studio Tour, win artful raffle prizes, and create your own masterpieces. Demonstrations include pottery wheel, silk painting and printmaking.
Preview Party Performance Schedule
6:00 pm Manar Mohammad – poet
6:10 pm Christian Dreyer – blues musician
6:40 pm University of Wisconsin-Parkside – theatre troupe
7:00 pm Nick Demske – poet and founder of BONK!
7:10 pm Naomi Marie – indie pop singer/songwriter
7:40 pm Puppet Underground – puppetry
8:10 pm Raffle Drawing – must be present to win
8:40 pm Jennifer Fisher – neo-soul/jazz singer
9:20 pm Big Leaf Linden – 5-piece band blending folk/rock/pop/country/
Saturday, April 6th, 10am-5pm
Now in its third year, get bEHIND the aRTS is a self-guided tour of artists’ studios located throughout Racine and Kenosha. On Saturday, April 6, from 11 am to 5 pm, go behind-the-scenes with visual and performing artists to get a glimpse of their innovative and productive work spaces. Experience the evolution of a painting, print, poem or play with Southeastern Wisconsin’s working artists. New this year: go backstage at Racine Theatre Guild and step into the television studios at Kenosha Community Media and Skies Fall Media. With a suggested donation of $5, get a souvenir button for open access to all studios on the tour; kids are free. Discover more activities and demonstrations at www.getbehindthearts.com.