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Friday, December 4, 2009

Saturday Night at Coconut Grove Art Stroll
A mix of artists, art demonstrations, live music, dance performances, food and beverage sampling
December 5th, 2009. From 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Date: December 5th, 2009. From 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Location: Promenade of the Shoppes at Mayfair. 2911 Grand Avenue. Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Admission: Free

The Coconut Grove Art Stroll is a free public art festival that brings together more than 40 local and international artists, musicians, dancers and food purveyors the First Saturday night of every month at the Promenade of the Shoppes at Mayfair in the Grove. The public can stroll through an eclectic exhibition of artists selling paintings, photos, crafts, and mixed media while listening to live music and enjoying free sampling of food and drinks sponsored by local restaurants and beverage companies.

The idea is to bring art and entertainment to the streets and recreate the groovy art shows and funky street life the Grove has been famous for in the past. Its a family friendly event and the kids can learn about art and draw and paint with Captain Art. Folkloric Dance performance by Dismas Gestas. Additionally, there will be Japanese and Polynesian dance performances by Etnia Fusion, and Martin Terry, the one-man orchestra, will make you dance through out the event.

Some of the artists exhibiting works in the festival include Johnny Valdes, Proman Garcia, Arien Lopez, Javier Martinez, Juan Vilacoba, Santa Olaya, Jose Romero, Daisy Rodriguez, Juan Fernandez, Haydee Ramos and German Molina.

Pollo Tropical and Chilis Restaurant at CocoWalk will offer free food sampling. Kilo Kai Rum, Alchemia Vodka, Don Eduardo Tequila, Miller Light Beer will also offer samples of their products.

The Grove has been an art Mecca and we want to bring people an event that provides a great night of entertainment and culture, according to Johnny Valdes, Director of the Coconut Grove Art Stroll. Its free and fun for everyone! In addition The Antique Market, Grove House Gallery and Windish-Hunt Gallery will be open to make the Coconut Grove Art Stroll even better.

By presenting the Event flyer, one may enter the raffle to win a free 60 X 16 Miami skyline panoramic photo by Johnny.

Coconut Grove Art Stroll



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