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62 LASVEGASWEEKLY.COM SEPTEMBER 410, 2014 CALENDAR | FIRST FRIDAY A R T E X H I B I T S CASINO CENTER City of the World Gallery Works by Peg Lozier. 1229 Casino Center Blvd., 7025235306. Cornerstone Art Gallery 201 E. Colorado St., 7022385894. Photo Bang Bang 224 E. Imperial Ave., 7025272264. MAIN STREET Clay Arts Vegas De-Mystify by KD Matheson. 1511 S. Main St., 702- 3754147. THE ARTS FACTORY 107 E. Charleston Blvd., 3833133. Galleries include: 17 Moons Art Studio Ste. 240., 7022457725. 8 Martinis Gallery Ste. 205., 7023669077. 303 North Studio Ste. 115. A. Stein Visual Arts Ste. 220. Blue Sky Yoga Ste. 145, 702592- 1396. Cricket Studio Ste. 210, 702366- 9077. Happy Panda Toys Ste. 120B 7025163432. Heiser Design Ste. 250, 702464- 5954. HellPop! Ste. 105B. Hillary Salon Ste. 250, 7025251053. Hiptazmic Studio Ste. 105C., 7025169563. Jana's RedRoom Ste. 160, 702454- 3709. Jawa Studios Ste. 150., 7025981723. Joseph Watson Collection Ste. 115. 8587332135. Mirror Image Textiles Ste. 235. Obgarts Creative Main lobby. PeaceNArt Studio Ste. 230. Perception Gallery Ste. 110. Q. Wang Gallery Ste. 105A R Space Studio Ste. 125 Sin City Gallery The Sum of All Its Parts by Suzanne Shilett. Ste. 100, 7029529656. Studio West Photography Ste. 250, 7023833133. Tim Hovde Fine Art Main lobby. Trifecta Gallery Going Places: Fish and Supermen by John Stoelting. Ste. 135, 7023667001. Viva Las Vegas Skate Company Ste. 215, 7024315119. NEARBY Blackbird Studios Words to Live By by Vivian Martian, Gina Alverson & Kris Krainock. 1551 S. Commerce St., 7027820319. Cob4lt blu3 Studio 1400 S. Third St., 7027710032. Gainsburg Studio 1533 W. Oakey Blvd., 7022493200. Globe Salon 900 Las Vegas Blvd., 7029384247. Neon Venus Art Theatre 1404 S. Third St., 7027872481. Wasteland Gallery Paper Cuts by Crystal Taylor. 1800 Industrial Rd., 7024759161. FIRST FRIDAY INFO All activities run from 6 p.m-midnight. There is no charge for this month's First Friday. Street artists, live painters and bands will set up on East Fremont Street between 6th and 7th Streets. Art exhibits will be set up in the festival area on Casino Center Boulevard and Colorado Avenue. Free parking is available at the Stratosphere, City Hall and at the Clark County Government Center with shuttle service (from 5:30-12:30 a.m.) headed to the Casino Center hub. The shuttle from the Government Center will also stop on Fremont East. Dedicated parking lots in the Arts District are available for $5. Free valet parking is also available at the Arts Factory from 6-9 p.m. Hungry? Fifteen food trucks will set up Downtown during First Friday. CONTAINER PARK 707 Fremont St., 7026374244. Galleries include: Lead in the Window Ste. 2250. Lil' Art Bodega Ste. 2230, 702712- 1708 Tennessee Loveless Ste. 2260. EMERGENCY ARTS 520 Fremont St., 6863164. Galleries include: The '80s Kids Ste. 180. Burlesque Hall of Fame Ste. 120. Diferent Strokes Gallery Ste. 212. DobeZ DesignZ Fine Art Jewelry Ste. 156. Las Vegas Camera Club Ste. 204 Maintenence Studios Ste. 221. Metro Arts Ste. 214. Stone Fox Salon Ste. 207, 702779- 4542. Sommersault Letterpress Ste. 188. Sporadica Ste. 164. TastySpace Gallery Rhythm, Line and Stroke by Cristina Paulos. Ste. 150. V3 Arts Ste. 166. ART SQUARE 10171025 First St., 7024817972. Galleries include: Art Square Theatre Ste. 110. Brett Wesley Gallery Ste. 150, 7024334433. Freddie Ramon Ste. 170. Modern Studios Ltd. Ste. 195. Nevada Humanities Ste. 190. Ryan Williams Fine Art Gallery Ste. 135, 3212589032. Josephine Skaught Salon Ste. 165. Vexed by Design Ste. 185. A F T E R PA R T I E S Artiice 1025 S. First St. Atomic Liquors 917 Fremont St., 702- 9823000. Beauty Bar The Get Back Funk Soul Dance Party 517 Fremont St., 702- 5981965. Dino's Lounge 1516 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 7023823894. Don't Tell Mama 517 Fremont St., 7022070788. Downtown Cocktail Room 111 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 7028803696. Frankie's Tiki Room 1712 W. Charles- ton Blvd., 7023853110. The Griin 511 Fremont St., 702382- 0577. Hard Hat Lounge 1675 Industrial Rd., 7023848987. Hogs & Heifers 201 N. Third St., 702- 6761457. Insert Coin(s) 512 Fremont St., 702- 4772525. Inspire 512 Fremont St., 702477- 2525. Mob Bar 201 N. Third St., 702259- 9700. Scullery 150 N. Las Vegas Blvd., 702- 9102396. Vanguard Lounge 516 Fremont St., 7028687800. Velveteen Rabbit 1218 S. Main St., 7026859645. S H O P P I N G Amberjoy's Vintage Closet 1225 Main St., 7028252020. American Vagabond Container Park, 7028168200. Art Box Container Park, Ste. 230, 702- 7897115. Beatnik Clothing Boutique Art Square, 10171025 First St, Ste. 195. Coterie 515 E. Fremont St., 702350- 2939. Electric Lemonade 220 E. Charleston Blvd., 7027767766. Gaia 4 E. Charleston Blvd., 702997- 0222. JJC Clocks & Antiques 1310 S. Main St., 7023848463. Jessica Galindo Couture & Fine Art Container Park, Ste. 2080, 702538- 0632. Not Just Antiques 1422 Western Ave., 7023844922. One Man's Trash 2960 Westwood Dr., 7027787988. Patina Decor 1300 S. Main St., 7027766222. Retro Vegas 1131 S. Main St., 702384- 2700. Widow Den Boutique The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd, Ste 120A. R E S TA U R A N T S & C A F É S Bar+Bistro Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 155, 702202- 6060. The Beat Cofeehouse Emergency Arts, 520 Fremont St., 702686- 3164. Big Ern's BBQ Container Park, 702- 8347845. Bin 702 Container Park, 702826- 2702. Casa Don Juan 1204 S. Main St., 702- 3848070. The Commissary 206 N. Third St., 7027195311. Hogs & Heifers Saloon 201 N Third St., 7026761457. La Comida 100 Sixth St., 702463- 9900. Le Thai 523 Fremont St., 702778- 0888. Lola's: A Louisiana Kitchen 241 W. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 101, 270227- 5652. Mingo Kitchen and Lounge Art Square, 1017 First St., Ste. 180., 7026850328. O Face Doughnuts 124 S. Sixth St. Ste. 140, 4763223. Pinches Tacos Container Park, Ste. 5, 7029103100. Pizza Rock 201 N. Third St., 702385- 0838. Radio City Pizza 508 E. Fremont St., 7029825055. Simply Pure Container Park, Ste. 2310, 7028105641. Triple George Grill 201 N. 3rd St., 7023842761. LANGUAGE ARTS The cliché asserts that a picture can be worth a thousand words, but one word can trigger a multitude of thoughts, memories and emotions. In the exhibit Words to Live By at Blackbird Studios, artists Vivian Martian, Gina Alverson and Kris Krainock use words to create works that take of in unexpected directions—even when literally rendered. ¶ In one piece, Martian uses the word yuputka, from Nicaragua's Ulwa language, to create a black-and-white photograph of a subject with strategically placed cicada shells on his face. The word, she says, translates to "the phantom sensation of something crawling on your skin." The transparent cicada shells, emitting a ghostlike presence, play of the idea of phantom (a word within a phrase describing a word). And Martian uses the Inuit word iktsuarpok as her inspiration to create a more personal and narrative piece, also in black and white. ¶ In addition to photography, the exhibit includes paintings, drawings, ilm, installations and live performance. Or, as Blackbird describes it: "a ierce collaboration of words and actions in an unprecedented multimedia art show that explores the words that most inspire and provoke." –Kristen Peterson WORDS TO LIVE BY September 4, 69 p.m. & September 5, 611 p.m. Blackbird Stu- dios, 7027820319. > WORD PLAY Vivian Martian's work is on display in September at Blackbird Studio.

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