First Friday Spotlight: Central Market

Posted on April 30th, 2009 in News and Commentary

First Friday Spotlight: Central Market

By Cliff Lewis

On May’s First Friday (tomorrow night), Central Market may well be the hottest gallery in town. For the first time, the Market will be lined with original artwork in accordance with the monthly citywide tradition, Market Master Michael Ervin told NewsLanc.

The seven displays will range from photography to furniture, and all of the work will hold a special relationship to the Market itself: “I believe that all of these artists are standholders, employees of [standholders], or friends of standholders,” Ervin said. In fact, he explained, the entire event was coordinated by a collection of stand owners eager to get the Market involved with the First Friday artwalk.

Live acoustic music will be provided by Josh Gring, the son of the Blue Bandana Stand’s owner.

A pig roast, put on by relatives of the Grass Feed Beef stand owner, will be held at the Market entrance next to the Dispensing Company restaurant, and the owners of Stoltzfus Fresh Meats will be grilling hamburgers as well.

The Market which would typically close by 4:30 on a Friday afternoon, will remain open until 8:00 p.m. to welcome all of the evening’s Downtown art-walkers. According to Ervin, Central Market has dabbled in evening events a couple of times before, but never on this scale, and never as part of the Spring First Friday festivities.

Share

Leave a Reply

*

More News

Credo

"....I have never made it a consideration whether the subject was popular or unpopular, but whether it was right or wrong; for that which is right will become popular, and that which is wrong, though by mistake it may obtain the cry or fashion of the day, will soon lose the power of delusion, and sink into disesteem." Thomas Paine, Common Sense, on "Financing the War", March 5, 1782

Categories

Blog Archives

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

At 77, we cannot be confident that there will be ...

Convention Center Series

Convention Center Series Index

Convention Center Series Index

Chapter 1: Beginnings- Revised Chapter 2: Dream Team- Revised Chapter 3: Helping ...

Honoring those who challenged the Convention Center Project

Earlier this month, NewsLanc published “The $63.6 million convention center ...

Part 2: Pennsylvania judges make million dollar pay grab

If old judges are so wise, why can't they clean ...

Lancaster Acquisition of Harrisburg Incinerator

Prospects cloudy for Corbett’s Harrisburg bailout

Prospects cloudy for Corbett’s Harrisburg bailout

by Bill Keisling Corbett Administration officials publicly say the Act 47 ...

Coalition forming to challenge Corbett administration’s Harrisburg bailout plans involving LCSWMA incinerator purchase

by Bill Keisling Citizens dissatisfied with the Corbett administration's plan to ...

Tsukerman on Russia

The Militarization of Russia

The Militarization of Russia

By Slava Tsukerman On February 23, Russia celebrated “Defender Of The ...

Disclosure on First Anniversary of Maidan

By Slava Tsukerman A year has passed since the beginning of ...

Memoirs

Smothered by a Boom in Banking

Smothered by a Boom in Banking

NEW YORK TIMES: …The paper is titled “Why Does Financial ...

My very fortunate career

After a well nurtured youth and graduation from the University ...

Santa Monica Reporter

Notes on Oscar: A Few Last Minute Observations

Notes on Oscar: A Few Last Minute Observations

By Dan Cohen, NewsLanc's Santa Monica Reporter 2014 was a lousy ...

Polar Opposites: “Birdman” and “Foxchaser”

By: Dan Cohen, our Santa Monica Reporter Two energetic and entertaining ...

LGH Series

LGH monopolistic profits cost typical family extra $1200 a year

LGH monopolistic profits cost typical family extra $1200 a year

According to the Sunday LNP, January 25 edition lede: "LG ...