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February’s downtown First Friday offerings

#FirstFridayArtwalk

In the depths of wintertime Weather.com is predicting a low temperature of 24 degrees, but with First Friday on the horizon for the evening, it’s time to bundle up and enjoy Lincoln’s monthly showcase of new art exhibits. Here’s a quick list with links to more info for most, if not all of the art exhibits featured in the downtown area.

Where: Noyes Art Gallery, 119 S. 9th St.
When: 6-9 p.m.
Who: Derek Johnson, Megan Moffett, Sue Thelen, Amy Sadle, Deb Costello, Greg Holdren, Diana Robinson and Brecken Kinnamon along with featured artists Aurelia Thomas, Julie Lemons and Karen Neppl
Description: http://noyesartgallery.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/february-first-friday/

Where: Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Richards Hall, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
When: 5-7 p.m.
Who:  Members of the UNL Fine Art Photography Club and Metro Photo Club
Description: http://art.unl.edu/facilities_eisentrager-howard.shtml

Where: Sheldon Museum of Art, 12th and R Streets, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
When: 5-7 p.m.
Who: “Encounters: Photography from the Sheldon Museum of Art,” “Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography,” and “My Nebraska/Nuestra Nebraska”
Description: www.sheldonartmuseum.org

Where: Zoo Bar, 136 N. 14th St. and Duffy’s Tavern, 1412 O St.
When: 5 p.m.
Who: Matt Spilker presents photographs from Lincoln Exposed
Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/496871623696897/

Where: Top Shelf, 1038 O Street
When: 5:30-8 p.m.
Who: Nebraska Children and Families Foundation presents “It’s My Story: This is Life”
Description: Jessica Mikoloyck in collaboration with runaway and homeless youth in Gering, Nebraska. http://www.nebraskachildren.org

Where: Barrymores, 124 N. 13th St.
When: 6-10 p.m.
Who: Zach Blume presents “Compendium”
Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/468337663204237/

Where: WorkSpace Gallery, 480 N. 8th Street
When: 6–8 p.m. (artist lecture 7 p.m.)
Who: Tomiko Jones presents “These Grand Places”
Description: http://sites.google.com/site/workspacegallery

Where: Indigo Bridge Books, 701 P St., Suite 102
When: 6-9 p.m.
Who: Artists on the Edge w/ music from Lazlos and The Bon Vivants
Description: http://www.indigobridgebooks.com/calendar/events/first-friday-art-walk-2013-02-01/

Where: Duo Shoes, 1309 O St.
When: 6-9 p.m.
Who: An Cogley
Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/152763214875255/

Where: Anti-oppression Art Studio, 1410 O street Lincoln NE
When: 6 p.m.
Who: Olowan Martinez – Lakota activist
T.R. McKenzie – Deep Green Resistance and Latino Activist
Queen Sacheen- Coastal Salish Activist
Savage Family – Indigenous Hip Hop
Special Guest Speakers/Musicians
Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/508610452512468/

Where: Gallery 9, 124 S. 9th St.
When: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Who: Larry Griffing
Description: http://gallerynine.wordpress.com/

Where: Tugboat Gallery, 116 N. 14th Street, Parrish Building, 2nd floor
When: 7-10 p.m.
Who: Kimberly Thomas, Matel Rokke, Chadric Devin, and Allen Morris present “Growing Home”
Description: www.tugboatgallery.com

Where: Burkholder Project, 719 P St.
When: 7-9 p.m.
Who: Katrina Methot Swanson, Joni Kaylor Allwardt, Leroy von Glan, Harold Tompkin Jr., Ed Millican and Matt Shadoin
Description: Main Gallery: ‘Shadows and Reflections’ – Paintings by Katrina Methot Swanson; and Mixed Media Work by Joni Kaylor Allwardt
Outback Gallery: ‘You’re Pourin’ Em Emporium’ – Pottery by Leroy von Glan; and ‘New Glass’ by Harold Tompkin, Jr.
Skylight Gallery: ‘Mostly Nebraska . . . ‘ - Landscapes by Ed Millican
Special Gallery: ‘TYPEfaces’ by Matt Shadoin

Where: Crescent Moon Coffee, 140 N. 8th St. (lower level)
When: 7 p.m.
Who: Artists on the Edge w/ music from C.A. Waller
Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/493549380683163/

Where: Screen Ink, 416 S. 11th St.
When: 7-10 p.m.
Who: John Hollingsworth
Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/105012866343886/

Where: The Q, 226 S. 9th St.
When: 7 p.m.
Who: Jessica Mullins, Margot Erlandson, Courtney Morrow, Lacey Losh and Tolemy Kneally
Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/406572182759598/

Where: SP CE at 14th and O streets in the Parrish Project
When: 9 p.m.
Who: Art by Jake Gillespie and an open mic of love poetry
Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/379255612167915/

Where: Metro Gallery, 1316 N Street
When: 4-6 p.m.
Who: Dozens of new pieces, featuring Valentine ideas
Description: www.facebook.com/MetroGalleryNebraska

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