Happening now: West Seattle Art Walk; Alki ‘Admiral’ concert

August 11, 2011 at 7:44 pm | In Fun stuff to do, West Seattle Art Walk, West Seattle news | 1 Comment

A sunny summer evening in West Seattle, and there’s plenty to do. Till 9 pm, you can wander the dozens of venues participating in this month’s West Seattle Art Walk. We’ve stopped by two – above, we went to Mural Apartments (WSB sponsor) to check in on Glenn Case‘s mural, begun last month. He says it’s close to completion. (While you’re at Mural, you can also stop by Wallflower Custom Framing on the ground floor and see work by Amy Bengston and Urban Guy Allen.) On the south end of the map, we visited The Kenney (WSB sponsor), where Anita West is the featured artist:

Her Middle East-inspired work is hanging in The Kenney’s halls. This one is titled “Turkish Coffee”:

You’ll also find refreshments at The Kenney (among other stops) – while we were there, CEO Kevin McFeely was playing the role of bartender. And just before we published this, we got word of a live band outside Windermere Fauntleroy in Morgan Junction – photo to come. You can browse the Art Walk venues at the official website (and if you go to The junction, remember it’s Shop Late Thursdays night too). If you go to the beach – Alki Arts is on the Art Walk map, and not far from free live music. Yogoman Burning Band is performing at the beach courtesy of the Admiral Neighborhood Association’s Summer Concerts at Hiawatha series (co-sponsored by WSB), on the road for this night only.

The music continues till 8; we’ll have a clip in a bit.

ADDED EARLY FRIDAY: The video!

Next week, the concert is back on the east lawn of HiawathaLeRoy Bell and His Only Friends, 6:30 pm Thursday, August 18th.

1 Comment

  1. Wallflower is a beautiful gallery/frame shop, located across the street from Safeway at Alaska Junction…Once you go, you want to keep coming back.

    Comment by Patri O'Connor — 10:51 pm August 11, 2011 #

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