Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Weekly Picks... 2/2- 2/8

This week has so much going on that there is no way I could pick only three events to choose from... 

Thursday, the 3rd:

*Start off your evening with A Conversation with Gee's Bend Quilters
Join us as we’re visited by members from the Gee’s Bend Quilters Collective at the University of Mississippi Museum for “A Conversation with Gee’s Bend Quilters” during the opening reception of “A Survey of Gee’s Bend Quilts” Thursday, February 3, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. This is a very rare opportunity... 

*Next head to Proud Larry's where Cats Purring presents G-Side from Huntsville 
(they were just chosen by Spin Magazine as one of the top 5 artists to watch in February) with  Dead Gaze and Flight will DJ between sets. 
Show starts at 8:00
****Seriously. Do. Not. Miss. This. Show.**** 

*Hi-Tone in Memphis, 
 Deerhoof, Ben Butler and Mousepad, and Powers That Be are playing, 
 Show starts at 9:00PM.

*The Exit in Nashville,
  Ted Leo (solo show) is playing. 
  Show starts at 9:00PM

Friday, the 4th:
*Bozarts Art Gallery, at 403 Main Street in Water Valley, 
is showing new paintings by Aynslee Moon and David Race, and new gourd scuptures and art dolls by Gabriella Delawey. 

*Aynslee Moon, of Amory, MS, earned a BFA degree in painting at the University of Mississippi in 2010 and is now continuing her art education in graduate school at the University of Alabama. 
*David Race, a resident of Coffeeville, MS, also studied at Olemiss and has been painting for many years. He has had many exhibitions of his work all over the country. 
*Gabriella DeLawey, currently of Grenada MS, is a multiple prize-winning 3 D artist. Her witty art dolls are much sought after. 

The public is invited to a reception from 6:00-9:00PM. 
The show is on view until March 5. Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday noon - 5 pm, and by appointment (473-2484).

Monday, the 7th:
*The Bottletree in Birmingham, 
  Lissie (Fat Possum Records in Oxford) with Dylan LeBlanc.
  Show starts at 9:00
***This would be my number 1 pick of the week, month, year!!! I love Lissie****

*Proud Larry's  presents
Wild Nothing, Abe Vigoda, and Winter Sports (from Oxford)
Show starts at 9:00
***This is such a great line-up!!!***

*Minglewood Hall in Memphis, 
Snoop Dogg and Pilot 
***I couldn't find out much information about this show...sorry***

Have a fun week!! So much going on....

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