Thursday, October 3, 2019

Denée Barr St. Vincent and the Grenadines @ People, Land and Spirit: A Celebration of the African and Caribbean Diaspora Exhibit at MICA Nancy by Snac Gallery Café Through October 4, 2019

Denée Barr St. Vincent and the Grenadines @ People, Land and Spirit: A Celebration of the African and Caribbean Disaspora Exhibit at MICA Nancy by Snac Gallery Café Through October 4, 2019 Location: Nancy by Snac Gallery Café @ MICA Fred Lazurus IV Graduate Center Building, 131 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland Hours: Monday - Saturdays 8 am - 3 pm and By Appointment 410-685-0039 Join us for an Affirmation of Afro-Caribbean life! Curator Denée Barr, in cooperation with Nancy by Snac Café Gallery at the Maryland Institute College of Art- Fred Lazarus Studio Center, 131 West North Avenue, talks about the exhibit "People, Land & Spirit: A Celebration of the African-Caribbean Diaspora The exhibition offers an intimate and impressive collection of paintings, wood carvings, handmade works on paper, painted metal work and mixed media/photography. "African and Caribbean cultures contain parallels that transcend systemic influences, archived and lived through the spirit, resilience and imagination of the people and the beauty of the land." ~ Zoey Howell Brown, Co-Curator #nancybysnac #nancy #stationnorth #stationnorthartsdistrict #stationnorthartscafe #cateringbysnac #stationnortharts #lunch #breakfast #coffee #centralbaltimore #friends #baltmag #waffles #northavenue #northave #lemongingertea #explorethecore ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Note* This exhibition is an intimate and impressive collection of painting, wood carvings, handmade works on paper, painted metal work and mixed/media photography from Denée Barr, Zoey Howell-Brown, Sehar Peerzada African & Haitian Art Collection, Build the Haiti Foundation Art Collection, and Kevin Brown Jamaican Art Collection. Welcoming Art Collectors, Historians, Scholars, Folks interested in African Caribbean Culture, History, and Art

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Charm City Night Market ~~~ 200 Park Avenue ~~~~. Baltimore, Maryland ~ September 21, 2019 ~ 3 - 11 pm

Charm City Night Market by Chinatown Collective Baltimore, MD 2019 photos coutesy Denée Barr Come celebrate the heritage of Baltimore's historic Chinatown with 100+ local AAPI & POC restaurants, makers, and performing artists! About this Event ~ Go >>>>> https://www.eventbrite.com/o/charm-city-night-market-17452728863 Charm City Night Market is back for its second year! On Saturday, September 21, make your way back down to historic Chinatown to experience it all over again. Just look for the familiar lanterns that will stretch all the way to Center Plaza making the night market almost twice as big. This year will also feature The Joy Luck Club experience which you will be able to find at One Charles Center, on the balcony overlooking Center Plaza. The Joy Luck Club is an intimate setting featuring food and activities from a diverse set of chefs and artists. You will be able to try food from Watersong (Chinese), Sarap Sarap (Filipino), Skiz's Original (Sri Lankan), Chef Kiet Philavanh of Bookmaker's Cocktail Club (Laotian), The Loving Spoon Collective (Baltimore) and Rooted & Bloomed (Local Hawaiian). Chef Seng Luangrath of Thip Khao, Hanumanh & Sen Khao will be giving a cooking demonstration of a classic Laotian dish. fadensonnen will be offering a complimentary cocktail and a cash bar featuring some unique cocktails. The Joy Luck Club will also feature traditional activities such as Mah Jong, Henna, and traditional brush painting. Guests will also receive a parting gift unique to Charm City Night Market. You can purchase tickets through the ticket link here on Eventbrite and if you get your tickets by September 7, you'll be able to buy them at a discounted price. Charm City Night Market has also expanded it's food offerings from last year. Stalwarts such as Ekiben, Thai Street & Kuya Ja's Lechon Belly will be back and we are welcoming new experiences from Maketto, Hot Lola's, Chuck's Trading Post, Mofflebar, The Boondocks BBQ & Mayuree Thai Tavern. Our artists & makers row is also back and bigger than ever and for the first time this year, Charm City Night Market will have a special Children's area featuring over-sized games, singing, dancing, drawing, and readings from some special guest authors. This year, Charm City Night Market will also be featuring two big stages headlined by spoken word, hip-hop artist Ruby Ibarra. For a full line up of our performances, check out our Facebook page! This event is family friendly and ADA accessible. Please notify us if you walk with assistance or have a wheelchair. The main The Joy Luck Club entrances are in stairwells, but there is an alternate accessible entrance that we can make available. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I believe art, culture, and music can move people forward with a greater sense of community, wellness, and appreciation for our humanity. Wherever I travel with my voice, music, and art I am humbled and grateful to engage people positively. ~ Denée Barr www.deneebarrartnews.blogspot.com

Friday, September 13, 2019

People, Land and Spirit: A Celebration of the African and Caribbean Diaspora 💭🌎💡Exhibit Artist Talk @ Nancy by Snac Gallery Cafe ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Friday, September 27, 2019 from 9:30 - 11:00 am

People, Land and Spirit A Celebration of the African and Caribbean Diaspora 💭🌎💡Exhibit Artist Talk @ Nancy by Snac Gallery Cafe Friday, September 27, 2019 from 9:30 - 11:00 am On Exhibit through October 4, 2019 MICA Fred Lazurus IV Graduate Center Maryland Institute College of Art 131 West North Avenue Baltimore, Maryland Come Join Us ! Hours: Monday - Saturdays 8 am - 3 pm Flowers and Gates, Bequia Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines c Denee Barr 2000 photo emulsion and gouache on handmade paper 28" x 22" ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Note* This exhibition is an intimate and impressive collection of painting, wood carvings, handmade works on paper, painted metal work and mixed/media photography from Denée Barr, Zoey Howell-Brown, Sehar Peerzada African & Haitian Art Collection, Build the Haiti Foundation Art Collection, and Kevin Brown Jamaican Art Collection. Welcoming Art Collectors, Historians, Scholars, Folks interested in African Caribbean Culture, History, and Art

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

"People, Land and Spirit: A Celebration of the African - Caribbean Diaspora"

"People, Land and Spirit: A Celebration of the African - Caribbean Diaspora" Month Long Exhibit @ Nancy By Snac Café Gallery African - Caribbean Art, Live Music, and Food 🌎💭 Reception Opening Friday, September 6, 2019 ~ 5 - 8 pm On Exhibit Through October 4, 2019 Fred Lazarus IV MICA Graduate Center Maryland Institute College of Art 131 West North Avenue Baltimore, Maryland Leaving Port Elizabeth, Bequia Island 🌎💭 The Friendship Rose Schooner St. Vincent and the Grenadines West Indies c 1996 Denee Barr ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Medium: Silver gelatin photograph and mixed media 16" x 20" ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Note* This exhibition is an intimate and impressive collection of painting, wood carvings, handmade works on paper, painted metal work and mixed/media photography from Denée Barr, Zoey Howell-Brown, Sehar Peerzada African & Haitian Art Collection, Build the Haiti Foundation Art Collection, and Kevin Brown Jamaican Art Collection. Welcoming Art Collectors, Historians, Scholars, Folks interested in African Caribbean Culture, History, and Art