Brown Goose plays from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at the Southwood Golf Club, 3750 Grove Park Drive. (Photo: Special to the Democrat)
Here’s a roundup of entertaining virtual and live happenings for the week culled from the Council on Culture & Arts online listings and elsewhere. Visit tallahasseearts.org for more information.
Piano tunes at Over Under Bar
Downstairs at Over Under Bar they have a beautiful baby grand and perfect set up for a unique Friday night experience. Koreyography will be tickling the keys with a romantic variety of styles to make you feel at ease but yet intrigued from 7 – 11 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 2, 9 and 17. The Over Under Bar is at 1240 Thomasville Road.
Opening Nights: I Have a Song to Sing, O!
Opening Nights at Florida State University (Online) begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2. This free virtual concert is an exclusive video celebration of timeless Gilbert and Sullivan favorites. Filmed this summer from locations throughout the United States, delight in the fun and variety of the performances, and the opportunity to see and hear everything up close and personal. Tune in on Facebook, YouTube or the Opening Nights website at openingnights.fsu.edu.
Brown Goose plays Southwood Golf Club
Brown Goose flies into the Southwood Golf Club, 3750 Grove Park Drive, for live entertainment Friday night, outdoors with social distancing. Brown Goose, which has been playing aorund the southeast for 15 years, will perform live music from 6-9 p.m. There is no cover and food and drinks are available.
The New Black Fest’s Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments
Theatre TCC! (Online) presents The New Black Fest, which commissioned seven emerging black playwrights to write monologues that explore their feelings about the well-being of black people in a culture of institutional profiling. This play contains mature language as well as content about assault which may be triggering to some people. By Idris Goodwin, Nambi E. Kelley, Nathan James, Nathan Yungerberg, Eric Micha Holmes, Nsangou Njikam, and Dennis A. Allen. It’s showing Oct. 2 & 3 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. A collaboration with SoMo Arts. Directed by E. Marie Sissle. All performances will be live-streamed only. Visit tcc.fl.edu.
Experience Asia online
Asian Coalition of Tallahassee (Online) will present its festival online from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. Experience Asia will host an online festival featuring cultural demonstrations, entertainment, games, cultural crafts for kids and adults and a Scavenger Hunt searching for Asian restaurants, places, people and items. Visit experienceasiaonline.com.
Grand Opening: Fat Cat Bookstore & Adoption Center
Fat Cat Books is a used bookstore that houses adult and senior cats available for adoption. It will hold its grand opening from 2-8 p.m. Friday at 647 McDonnell Drive in Railroad Square Art District.
It is the second branch of Fat Cat Café. Customers can browse a selection of used books while mingling with rescue cats in need of “furrrever” homes. In addition, a unique groovy boutique will have eclectic cat novelty items, along with local art and artisan crafts. Stop by the new shop in Railroad Square Art District to meet the kitties and volunteers, shop for some good reads, and see what they’re all about.
Le Masque Exhibit at LeMoyne Arts
This month, LeMoyne Arts, 125 N. Gadsden St., is celebrating artistic expression through masks and disguise. The show will be on view at LeMoyne Arts through Oct. 31. It’s open to the public: from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
The exhibit will also be expanded to include evenings of seasonal storytelling events & art mask-making workshops. Masks will be ceramic, glass, plaster, fabric, papier-mâché or wooden, as well as artistic creations celebrating the art of disguise & costuming.
Art Talks Live! with Elizabeth McFalls
Elizabeth McFalls, the exhibit artists in the Zoe Golloway Gallery at Gadsden Art Center, will give an in-depth talk about her work, a tour of her studio, and answer questions from Zoom participants from 1-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2. Her work explores moments that blur the line between fact and fiction, life and death, humor and sorrow, moments that demonstrate the contradiction and complexity of life.
Voice of Trees – Tallahassee sound walk
Through the Voice of Trees – Tallahassee sound walk, you’ll discover local poets who pay homage to Cascades Park, one of the City of Tallahassee’s gems. By following the route on the Echoes app, visitors will hear a selection of original poems read aloud by the poets themselves.
Each poem represents a different location within Cascades Park and encourages visitors to discover spots for quiet contemplation. Inspired by the monumental trees and surrounding landscape, these poems serve as a celebration of the unique features of the area. From Smokey Hollow Pond to Centennial Field, visitors can explore the city’s history while enjoying its natural beauty.
Country Farmer’s Market returns from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 , at the Crooked River Lighthouse in Carrabelle with local vendors and handmade goods. (Photo: Special to the Democrat)
Country Farmer’s Market celebrates at Crooked River Lighthouse in Carrabelle
The Crooked River Lighthouse in Carrabelle is inviting vendors and shoppers to join them as they celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Country Farmer’s Market from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. This open-air market, at the foot of Carrabelle’s lighthouse, at Lighthouse Park, 1975 Hwy 98 West, features local vendors with handmade goods, tasty baked treats, plants, fresh roasted coffee, art and photography and nautical items.
Also enjoy a delicious bite from the Kent’s Smokin’ Sausages food truck from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Or join the outdoor guided plant walk at 1 p.m. The walk costs $5 a person with a max of 10 people. Guests can also visit the free Museum and browse inside the Lighthouse Gift Shop. In addition, shoppers and visitors can climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the Bay. The market is held every 1st and 3rd Saturday in Carrabelle. For more information, call 850-697-2732.
Jefferson Arts Gallery opens new October show
Jefferson Arts Gallery will open its “Evolving Structure & Form” exhibit featuring paintings by Diane Dyal from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 . The Show will continue through Saturday, Oct. 31. Regular Gallery hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the gallery at 575 W. Washington St., Monticello. For details call 850-997-3311. Evolving Structure & Form reflects this artist’s growth and development as she decided upon a new style to fit her personality as well as settling into a specific subject matter reflecting on her view of illuminating taken-for-granted structures.
Tallahassee food champ on Cooking Channel
Tallahassee political consultant and competitive grill master will be featured on the Cooking Channel at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, as he competes for the $100,000 grand prize.
Cooper who was named the World Seafood Champion at the World Food Championships last October will compete against 9 other World Champions at the World Food Championships’ Final Table.
Visit World Food Championships to learn more or visit https://www.thenextlevelbbq.com/
Wiregrass Gallery in Thomasville
Head to Thomasville, Georgia, if you want to paint a pumpkin at the Wiregrass Gallery, 120 N. Broad Street, between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. No cost while supplies last. Spatial distancing and masks on site.
Small pumpkins, candy cans, canvases, examples, paints, brushes provided. No age limits and talent necessary! Donations welcome for “Painting for Peyton.+ https://www.peytontuthillfoundation.org. 25% of any painting by Terri Eggers sold Oct. 3 will also be donated directly to the Peyton Tuthill Foundation, a tax exempt organization.
The Wheelchair Highwaymen at the FSU Museum of Fine Art
Join the FSU Museum of Fine Art for an online evening with New Landscapes featured artist collective The Wheelchair Highwaymen at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8.
In this talk, Max Lee, Gordon Palmer, and J.R. Harding will explore their passion for photography, its ties to Florida history, and the ongoing battle for the Americans with Disabilities Act to be fully recognized as a Civil Rights law.
This event is co-sponsored by the FSU Museum of Fine Arts and Arts4All Florida.
This web-based program is free and open to the public. To register, visit https://newlandscapes.show.
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