Tuesday, August 26, 2014

BOCA MAGAZINE! Features Return of Art Walk in "The Week Ahead"

Thank you John Thomason!

THIS THURSDAY, August 28, 2014 | 6-11 PM

What: Return of B-BAD Art Walks
Where: Boynton Beach Arts District, 422 W. Industrial Ave., Boynton Beach
When: 6 to 11 p.m.
Cost: Free
Contact: 786/521-1199, activistartista.blogspot.com

The last Thursdays of the past two months have been unusually quiet at the warehouses-turned-studios of the Boynton Beach Arts District: No customary open galleries, no food trucks, no local vendors, no live music and no fire spinning. The city put the kibosh on the District’s monthly events back in June, raising issues over parking, lighting and, foremost, permitting. This month, Rolando Chang Barrero, the self-effacing head of the District, worked out a permitting agreement with city officials that will see this award-winning art walk continue indefinitely. Expect an extra-celebratory B-BAD Art Walk this week; the musical talent includes the South Palm Beach School of Rock (pictured), aka the young rock stars of tomorrow, who are fresh off a Southeastern tour; and local Americana act the Jon Greco Band. PS561 and Joji Yogurt will supply the nosh.