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Benson’s First Friday @ Benson | Omaha

 

Hi friends! 
How are things? You never call or text me anymore? Can we FaceTime soon???
Or better yet, let's go to B-town's FIRST First Friday, on JUNE FIRST, from 6pm until late! 
 
Here's what's going on:
 
6pm-9pm Ongoing Openings:
 
Jake’s Cigars – Group show of 40 artists. Dollar off tap beers.
 
The Beercade – Chris Knudtson opening “Pixel Sprites”
 
Goodall Law Firm – Mark Goodall and Jonra Blender
 
Pizza Shoppe Collective – Opening by artist Mark Hunsicker and entertainment by Cross Country Comedy Challenge.
 
Benson Theatre space – Open House with Benefit Art Auction. Music by DJ Kobrakyle. Beer provided by Upstream. Food provided by Miranda's Cheese and Cheers Club
 
Star Deli – various artists
 
The Sydney – Nebraska Video Artists

http://www.thesydneybenson.com/

 
Jane’s Health Market – Artist Lynn Piper and FOOD ART
 
Paper Doll – Gerard Pefung
 
Barley Street Tavern – Gypsy Freakshow
 
Sailor’s Grave – Sailor’s Grave and Liquid Courage CREW
 
Blue Pomegranate Gallery – Art for the outdoors

http://www.bluepom.com/

 
Zombie Glass – Works by Jason Olivia, Marc Manriquez, Aron Schlosser, Jaime Heit, Pierre Bolouvi, Boomer, and Angeles Gutierrez
 
Parlour 1887 – Work by Ryan Brooner and LIVE graffiti
 
Ella’s – Art by James Traylor
 
Mural Walk – Alleyways 
 
The Petshop- 2725 N. 62nd Street – Ben McQuillen
 
Choice Custom Framing & Gallery (6003 Maple Street) – INAUGURAL opening, Out of the Ordinary: The Drawings of William Dorfler, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. 

https://www.facebook.com/ChoiceFramingGallery?ref=ts

 
Artists Market – Featuring Miss Cake 
 
 
Window Displays:
 
DP Muller Photography
 
Studio That Way – works by Jamie Danielle Hardy
 
6201 Maple Street – works by Tyler Chickinelli
 
 
Street Performances:
 
Growing Cities Truck Farm
 
Mayor Will Meinen – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (6:30pm)
 
Lotus House of Yoga – Troop performances from 6pm to 7pm
 
OmaHoop
 
Esoteric Velvet – On-street fashion show, provided for by Paperdoll, Lion’s Mane, Parlour 1887

https://www.esotericvelvet.com/

http://www.facebook.com/LionsManeVintage

https://www.facebook.com/heypaperdoll

https://www.facebook.com/parlour1887

 
Knife.Fight.Justice 
 
DJ Oddible
 
Solace Taylor
 
More TBA
 
 
 
Late Night Events:
 
Barley Street Tavern – entertainment by Bad Country 9:30pm to 12:00am
 
The Sydney – projection and visual art by Bryan Klopping
music by Hussies, Man’s Last Great Invention, Her Flyaway Manner
 
 
Various Street Projections (after dark) – Justin Beller and Brendan Titrud, Evan Crown, Alex Jochim, 
 
More TBA
 
Let's get together around 5:30, hit up a happy hour, and THEN hit the streets of Benson for the rest of the evening! ALL events are FREE (and I think some places will have FREE DRINKS TOO! Can I get a "holler?!!").
 
HIt me up, lets schedule a Skype.
 
Love,
your BFF