Open Access

Mad Mary's Tavern

Friday, March 25, 2016, 6PM - 9PM


VENUE: Historic Villa

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Join us as Lucas Artist Fellow, musician, and composer Mary Rowell hosts a variety show featuring storytelling, music, and performances by Artist Fellows and creative folk from the Bay Area and beyond. 

Participants include:

  • Experimental music ensemble Fox and the Flex Folx (an group including LAP guest artists Larnie and Bodil Fox with experimental musician/singer/textile artist Lena Strayhorn and guitarist/experimental musician Chris Miller), who will be performing on some newly constructed instruments
  • Cellist and composer Michelle Kinney
  • Kija Lucas invites you to bring sentimental objects to be photographed for her new work Objects to Remember You By: An Index of Sentiment
  • Visual artists James Gouldthorpe and Fieldworks Collaborative (Trena Noval and Ann Wettrich)
  • and others! 

Mingle with the artists in a tavern-style atmosphere. Check out new installation and fiber works by Larnie and Bodil Fox. And be sure to come hungry: food and beverages will be available for purchase!