15 January 2009

If you Come here, DRESS WARMLY!! PLEASE!!!

The AIR exhibit at the Showroom will run until Feb. 4th 2009 .

READ ON, Please ....

** Please Note: After the Sun goes down, IT WILL GET COLD **

First of the Year : ART WALK

Art Walk Spartanburg returns on Thursday, January 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. in a new opportunity to explore the many art resources downtown. Posters and maps are available at the art venues, and visitors should look for trolley signs for assistance in roaming between several exhibits.

In addition to Carolina Gallery, MYST Gallery and Crescent Gallery, there will be additional storefronts open with special art walk exhibitions.

New this month is Gallery 155, on the corner of Broad and Liberty, featuring selections from a local collection.

Carolina Gallery is holding an opening reception from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. for Isabel Forbes, whose work depicts everyday scenes from life, which, she says, "express the love and nostalgic feelings I have for this place I now call home."

Stephen Stinson, art photographer, and Ed Emory of Carolina Gallery are collaboratively producing a collection of photographs on canvas that feature portraits of important local artists. Each Art Walk will have additional photographs on display.

On exhibit in the portico of the David Reid Theater at the Chapman Cultural Center, are 4 sculptures that are part of the Brookgreen Gardens Upstate SculpTour. The lobby of the theater will also be open so visitors can see 4 additional sculptures from the SculpTour. The Art Museum is showing "Paws & Reflect", artwork by leading artists whose focus is canines. Also in the museum, the Artists Guild Gallery exhibits work by Linda Hudgins.

Several local retail merchants are participating by extending their hours into the evening.

Art Walk Spartanburg returns every Third Thursday of the month with all venues open to the public.

also...Tonite @ The Showroom

The Showroom is Located at :
149 S.Daniel Morgan Ave
Suite 2, Spartanburg SC 29306

High School Open Mic Nite - 1/15/09 - Thursday
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tickets at the door -
Students: $5
Adults: $10

Door prizes - Win and ipod and other great prizes.

Open to all high school students to perform.

Music, song, spoken word and drama are encouraged.

Sponsored by Youth Voices. A Youth in Philanthropy Project Fundraiser.

All Proceeds Benefit Spartanburg Non-Profits Serving Youth and Education.

Contact L. Hurley @ 562-4199 & Sign Up to Perform!

& Friday Night @ The Showroom

Coma Cinema - 1/16/09 - Friday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

COMA CINEMA - CD release show
Backseat Dreamer opens

8pm all ages
$5 at the door
- a limited number of FREE CDs will be available.

Coma Cinema is an American Musical Group on the Off Key Corral recording label. They have been writing and performing music with various musicians since 2005. The current line up consists of Mathew Cothran (guitar, vocals, lyrics), Ronni Van Winkle (bass, vocals, lyrics), Kenny Norseworthy (drums, vocals, lyrics), and Ryan Norton (Organ). Coma Cinema perfoms pop music, influenced by various forms studio experimentation. Their first album, to be released on January 16th, 2009 is called "Baby Prayers".

Visit the Coma Cinema myspace
Visit the Backseat Dreamer myspace

Link List:


www.twitter.com/hubbubSC * Alix Refshauge/HUBBUB Twitter Page
www.potteryplacesc.com - Christine McBee
www.arthousegallery.us – Artist Neil Medlin
www.heriloombirdhouses.net – Donna McGuffin
ljfam@bellsouth.net – Roberta Littlejohn – YOUniquely Yours
www.brandidice.com – Artist Brandi Dice
www.myspace.com/aarontroski - Aaron Troski - Custom Art
thomas@agek.com – Photographer Thomas Koenig
Whimsys@hushmail.com – Dot & Carrie J. Long – Custom Made Jewelry
www.youngheartart.com – Artist Leslie Lehman
www.arlissagreen.com – Artist/Sculptress Arlissa Green
www.melissaearley.com – Artist Melissa Earley
www.ashleyholt.com – Artist Ashley Holt
www.myspace.com/mylittlebirdsandmonsters - Artist Scott Deskins
www.studiochris.us - Artist Chris Price
www.littlebittydesigns.com – Artist Christina Ramsey – Handmade Jewelry
www.rachelhwhiteart.com – Artist Rachel H. White
www.abstraktrt.blogspot.com/2008/05/my-art-gallery.html - Me
www.abstraktrt.blogspot.com/2008/07/my-art-gallery-2.html - Me Again
www.creativechick.com * Artist Susan Sorrell

Art Galleries:

www.artistsguildofspartanburg.com – Spartanburg Artists Guild
www.hub-bub.com * Hub-bub/Showroom Site
www.carolinagalleryart.com - Carolina Gallery Site
www.spartanburgcreativeenergy.com - Spartanburg Creative Energy Site
www.littlehouseartstudios.com *creativechicks Studio

Authors:** Read a Book **

1. www.kgmcabee.net – Author K. Gail McAbee
2. portafr@juno.com – Andrew F. Rickis – Author


1. www.myspace.com/tengrandleg
2. www.angelaeasterling.com - Musician Angela Easterling
3. www.rockandrollreunion.ning.com -Tom Crabtrees Rock Band
4. www.matthewsmith.us - Christian Musician Matthew Smith

Online Publications:

www.good.is *Online Starbucks Publication
www.kindercarolina.org * ROOT Magazine Online Edition

Businesses:**Support Local Businesses, PLEASE!!!**

www.walnutgroveauction.com Walnut Grove Auctions
www.eventrentals.com - Event Rentals
www.twebcomics.com - The Tangled Web
www.myspace.com/twebcomics *Tangled Web Myspace Site
www.trinitytattoocompany.com * Christian Owned

Restaurants:** EAT SOMETHING!!! **

www.bullhawgsbbq.com - Great BBQ
www.mellowmushroom.com/spartanburg Mellow Mushroom Site
www.myspace.com/mellowmushroomspartanburg - Mellow Mushroom Myspace

Radio:**Listen to the Radio would ya? **

www.johnboyandbilly.com - John Boy and Billy 101.1 FM WROQ
www.bobandsheri.com - Bob and Sheri 107.9 FM WLNK
www.candyandpotter.com - Candy and Potter 107.9 FM WLNK
www.mattandramona.com - Matt And Ramona 107.9 FM WLNK
www.cooperlawrenceshow.com - Cooper Lawrence 107.9 FM WLNK
www.pamstoneshow.com - Pam Stone 107.9 FM WLNK
www.Shine967.com - 96.7 FM
www.soundoflight.com - Sound of Light Site
www.dmlive.com - Dawson McAllisters Site


www.theribbit.com - Amy Woods Site
www.carolinascw.com/chat - CW News @ 10 Pm Chat Room
www.yourcarolina.tv/features/livechat - Your Carolina Chat
www.graciewood.com - Amy Woods Daughters Site


www.tolerance.org - Tolerance
www.autismspeaks.org - Autism
www.hannahshopeministries.org - In Honor of Hannah Sobeski
www.caringbridge.org - For People who wish to stay In Touch
www.carolinapregnancy.org - Carolina Pregnancy
www.upward.org - Upward
www.handicappedathletes.com - H.A.L.T.E.R.

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