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Four Artists + You = First Person Salons

The Mural Arts team helps to paint Humphrey's work. 3631608013_8543636e1c_m1

Everyone knows the best things in life are mixed: mixed drinks, mix tapes, mixed berry pie, Chex mix, etc. So this Wednesday night don’t miss your opportunity to mix things up.

From 7:30 to 9:30 pm First Person Arts is bringing you a mix of outstanding artists. Our recipe for a fantastic evening is pretty simple: combine four artists: one muralist, one performer, one writer, and one photographer, add an audience and voilá! You have an exhilarating evening of art.

Each of our artists bring something different to the table. Willis Humphrey spends his time creating incredible murals all over Philadelphia. Charlene Kwon has written a memoir about her mother’s mysterious disappearance that combines graphic art and prose. Betsy Herbert, an improv actress, shares her short stories with us. And last but not least, RA Friedman will be talking about Tsirkus Fotografika a non-profit public arts project that infuses communities with creativity. He creates his art using obscure photographic methods to capture his intriguing images.  And he has a projector named Boris.  Need I say more?

The synopsis:
WHO: Four amazing artists and First Person fans.
WHAT: a showcasing and discussion of memoir/documentary-based art
WHERE: 601 S. Broad Street at the Philadelphia Arts Bank.
WHY: art is good for you
WHEN: 7:30 to 9:30 on Wednesday October 14th (doors at 7:00)



The finished mural

The finished mural

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