North Charleston Art Walk May 8 2013 May 07 2013

 On Wednesday, May 8, from 5-8pm, take a stroll down East Montague Avenue and participate in the North Charleston Arts Festival's North Charleston Art Walk. Stroll through businesses, restaurants, and salons to see works by local artists and fine craft artisans representing a variety of styles, subjects, and mediums. 

Charleston-based Hawaiian steel guitar trio, Olu’ Olu’, will be rockin’ vintage tunes and stylish originals throughout the evening. Violin and accordion duo, Cricket & Snail, will also be offering up an eclectic mix of French, klezmer, Celtic, and classical music. 

Half-Moon Outfitters will host a public reception in celebration of the completion of three public art murals painted on their new building addition, the Half-Moon Annex, located at the corner of East Montague and Jenkins Avenues. These murals were commissioned through an open call competition. 

Marcus Amaker will take the stage at the Sparrow at 7:00pm for a moving and mesmerizing presentation of his latest collection of poems.
Learn about the fine art of violin making through ongoing demonstrations by luthiers from the The Gawlik Violin Company. Pick up a handmade gift at the artist market featuring booths by members of the North Charleston Artist Guild. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments at the Art & Fine Craft Co-Op Gallery reception at the Meeting Place. 
Free face painting and other activities will be offered for children. It’s an evening of art and culture for the whole family!