Weekend Arts Agenda: Cartoons, tattoos and a little bit of Ms. Pacman December 04 2009
By Julia VictorFriday December 4, 2009 09:32 pm EST
Whether you want to relive your Atari-playing days or are looking to purchase some alternative art services theres something going on for you.
FRIDAY (you know, today)
GutterPOP! artist James Curran will host Atari, a retro-inspired mixed media exhibition of his work. Come dressed in your 80s best and remember the days when Galaga, Frogger, Ms. Pacman and BurgerTime dominated the gaming scene. Also enjoy free wine and cheese and the sound of local bands the Falcon Lords and Grand Prize Winners From Last Year. Free. 7 p.m. Picaflor. 404-247-6432. www.picaflorstudio.com.
Tonight, WonderRoot and ASIFA Atlanta open the Animation Art Show. Check out the work of local cartoonists and listen to a rundown of musical acts including the Black Pockets and Clementine Willowilde. All proceeds will benefit the Atlanta chapter of ASIFA, which works to keep the local toon scene alive. $5. 8 p.m.-12 a.m. WonderRoot. 404-254-5955. http://www.asifa-atlanta.com/
TGIF, the weekend is here! Get some of your workday yayas out at one of these art events. This week's agenda is loaded with nostalgia, celebrity, and packs some artist punch ... literallly. As usual, read on for the rundown.
As usual, here are a few arts events to add to your weekend roster. Also, don't forget about the Hense exhibition at The Rail Yard and the Kvares show at Beep Beep. This weekend's art scene is chock-full so enjoy.
Head to Castleberry Hill's tattoo parlor/art gallery City of Ink to check out John Hairston Jr.'s vivid, realistic graffiti-style art. His latest work,...