Preview Party 2018

The Preview Party is a kick off party for the Get bEHIND the aRTS Studio Tour, an incredible 3-Day arts event in Racine and Kenosha!

Date: Friday, April 27
Time: 6-10pm
Location: Kenosha News Building
5800 7th Avenue, Kenosha WI 53140

This is your chance to preview the art made by working artists, meet the artists, and mark your tour maps for must-see studio visit selections.

Entertainment Lineup:
Host: Nick Ramsey of Family Power Music

  • 6:00-6:30: Tom Ceschin (fingerstyle guitarist)
  • 6:35-6:50: Carly-Anne Coda (poetry)
  • 7:00-7:30: Brandon Joseph Logic (modular synthesizer)
  • 7:35-7:50: Este Stevie Colon (poetry)
  • 7:55-8:10: Connie Kowalski (comedic monologues)
  • 8:15-8:30: Kenyatta “Lyrical Lioness” Turner (poetry)
  • 8:35-9:00: Origins of Hip-Hop Breakdance Battle (dance)
  • 9:10-10:00: Rogers Randle Jr. & Larry “ShugaBear” Thomas Duo (Smooth Jazz)
  • THE ART of PING PONG brought to you by Suger Whiskery/ Wisconsin-based duo Georgia Bellas and Dan Nielsen. They’re bringing their table and will take on all comers. Prizes for all participants.

    Art Demos & Hands-on

    • Marilyn Propp -papermaking
    • David Jones -printmaking
    • Prince Parise-live painting
    • Lisa Bigalke-small print demo
    • Erik R. Sosa-Kibby-live painting
    • Twice Baked Pottery-Scott Obernberger
    • LIBATIONS provided by:
      R’Noggins Brewing Company
      Public Craft Brewing Company
      Racine Brewing Company

      RAFFLE open 6-8:30pm
      Here’s what we have so far:
      Art Party with Beth Cumbo [up to 10 people]
      Center for Collaborative Research -papermaking with Marilyn Propp/printing class David Jones
      Lemon St. Art Class
      Wustum Art Class
      Hot Shop Glass
      Racine Theatre Guild

      ARTISTS, we designed a raffle package for artists worth $1150:
      $300 Headshot-Varitay Studios/Camela Langendorf
      250 Business card design-Trace Chiodo Designs
      150 Proof/edit art statement/bio or proposal-Jessica Zalewski
      100 Framing-Artworks/Chet Griffith
      100 Dick Blick-art supplies certificate
      90 Racine Art Museum/ Prof Artist Development Series
      65 Milwaukee Art Museum Membership
      55 Racine Art Museum Membership
      40 Photo studio rental @ RAM’s Wustum Museum [4 hours]
      VALUE $1150

      Just $5 for 3 Days of Art!