Editor’s Picks: Events of the Week

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Some great and FREE happenings around town this week.

Pixilated Photo Booth Open House

Photo: Pixilated Photo Booth

Photo: Pixilated Photo Booth

The niftiest photo booth company is opening its doors to the public to treat you to some free photo taking and refreshments. Pixilated Photo Booth has brought snapshot fun to just about every kind of event, including Ravens Torrey Smith’s wedding. Pixilated’s portable photo booth serves the DMV, Philadelphia, and San Francisco areas, but calls Baltimore home. So, go see what all the fun is about at the Pixilated Photo Booth open house event. KarmaPop Ice Pops will be serving some delicious ‘Earl Palmer’ ice pops.

RSVP here. Open house is at Pixilated Photo Booth headquarters, located at 3200 James Street. Party starts at 6pm.

 

Photo: Olivia Obineme

Photo: Olivia Obineme

CreativeMornings Baltimore: FAIL Cocktail & Chris Attenborough

Always an SWS favorite, this month welcomes the intimately-curated talk with a twist. You’re in for a treat this Friday, as CreativeMornings Baltimore showcase this month’s theme, failure, in film.

It’s called the FAIL COCKTAIL. Earlier in the month, the talented visual storytellers of ShineCreative.tv filmed a group discussion hosted by CMBal’s Katie Boyts. Boyts invited five local creatives to and after-hours discussion at Dooby’s to share their moments of failure and overcoming challenges in their lives.  You’ll be able to watch the discussion unfold, listen to one of the panelists and this month’s guest speaker, MICA’s Christ Attenborough, talk more about how he applies lessons of failure in his work and in his classroom. And there there will be a final Q&A session involving all of the panelists from the film.

We are very excited to be a sponsor of this event along with Dooby’s, ShineCreative.tv, and The Walters Art Museum.

Mark your calendars and set your alarms. Don’t worry, there will be delicious coffee and pastries waiting to help you start your day.

Tickets are limited, so reserve your seat now. We’ll see you bright and early at The Walters Art Museum, this Friday. Talk starts at 8:30am.

 

Photo: Lee Heinemann

Photo: Lee Heinemann

SOMETHING’S DAWNING Sunday Dunch Closing Reception

If you haven’t gotten your art fix of the week, this Sunday’s closing reception of the SOMETHING DAWNING exhibit at The John Fonda Gallery, is the event to get it.

The show is curated by Max Anderson, Jared Brown, Lee Heinemann, Amanda Metcalf and Julia Yerger, which showcases these five Baltimore artists in a transitional space. One of the artists, and former Contemporary intern, Lee Heinemann, is proud of what he and his fellow artists have created. “The show has work in many formats and media,” he said, “And the gallery physically exists between the street and a theatre.” Pretty cool.

And it’s conversational contemporary visual work such as SOMETHING DAWNING to which The John Fonda Gallery has dedicated it’s space.

Be there, this Sunday, at Theatre Project, located at 45 W Preston. Enjoy some light refreshments, starting at 2pm.

Creator & managing editor of Strangers With Style. Happiest when her work allows others to shine, too. Lover of collabs, social media, blogging, fashion, food & the color blue.