Although many Halloween events took place last weekend, there are many more happening this weekend along with a call for artists and a Horror Film Fest tonight! So, here are a few things you might enjoy!
Looking for submissions, due by Saturday at 11 p.m.
In search of queer/trans perspective on the social happenings of the past year for inclusion in group exhibition scheduled for December 2015. If your work is politically aware and questions the heteronormative paradigm then we would love to see it. Please send website link and/or sample images with a short statement to firstname.lastname@example.org. This call closes 10/31. Questions? email us at email@example.com.
Congratulations to previously featured artist Derek Stewart on being accepted to this Festival with his Underground 35 film!!! Woot!
Gateway Film Center
Gateway Film Center is thrilled to bring their lineup of official selections for this year’s Homemade Horror Short Film Festival:
The Columbus Poltergeist
The Last Gift
The Legend of Sackface
Shadow of the Witch
Underground 35—Derek’s film!!
You Only Die Once
Congratulations to all the Ohio filmmmakers who submitted shorts, and please welcome the 2015 class of Homemade Horror.
Revenge of hashtaggastroindygrowler
9 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
This time its PERSONAL!!!! The Hashtaggastroindygrowler by Communitypaloozaarro Fest is back and its angry. this is a charity event benefiting Faith Mission homeless shelter. 10 singers from 10 different musical projects in the area backed by a jazz septet playing arrangements of popular rock, metal, pop, country, and rap tunes in a jazz setting. the suggested donation is $4 or a new or gently used blanket and 100% of the money goes to Faith Mission.
A David Lynch Halloween
Friday October 30
Join us at REHAB TAVERN October 30th for the closing reception COSTUME PARTY ART SHOW!! There will be an exhibition of local art, films and more inspired by the strange and macabre work of filmmaker David Lynch! WEAR A COSTUME, any costume. But to those of you who dress as anyone (or anything) inspired by a Lynch film will be entered to win one of the costume prizes.
In addition to art by some of Columbus’ finest, we will be screening some ‘Lynchian’ short films by local filmmakers and other Lynch-themed entertainment 🙂
Featuring work by
Samantha Knight Daidria Eckels Tona Pearson Katie Golonka Randal Pearson Jennifer Bender Jennifer Reeve Alan Reeve Amy Leibrand Roger Kent Grosswiler Jr. Alicia Jean AJ Vanderelli Ceanne Rochelle Donna McCarty Estep Bryan Christopher Moss Ellen Knolls Heather Marks Dan Gerdeman Jane Landwehr Daniel Rona Derek Stewart Arlo Moon Jay Mueller Leonarda-Mae Beal Greter Brandon Greter Charles Wince Liz Roberts w/ Earcatcher
Help out these folks with their Kickstarter campaign…support local in every way!!
Soon-to-be-featured photographer Caroline Kraus, Blurry Street Photography, and her husband, Dan, want to open a specialty grocery store and bakery in the Clintonville/North Campus area and have started a Kickstarter program to begin raising much needed funds to cover the cost of electrical issues they did not foresee. If you would like to bring ethically created food to this neighborhood and help a fellow artist, you can donate to their campaign here:
Halloween Pinterest Party
Friday October 30th
Do you get inspired by Pinterest but forget to carve out the time to actually make the things you love? Mark this Pinterest party on your calendar! We’ll have several craft stations set up to make several different Halloween inspired craft projects. Tis the season for “The Craft!” Costumes encouraged (but not required)! All the supplies and snacks are provided. Participants can bring a beverage of their choice, including adult beverages. You just show up and craft!
And, of course, the ever popular TRAUMA is this weekend!!!
Halloween Fetish Party
THURSDAY. OCTOBER 29TH
FRIDAY. OCTOBER 30TH
“KINGS AND QUEENS”
SATURDAY. OCTOBER 31ST
COSTUME IS MANDATORY. THEME IS OPTIONAL.
And if you want a place to hang out in Westerville on Halloween night…
Jimmy V.’s Halloween Party
The Dave Absalom Project
Halloween Party at Jimmy V’s in Westerville featuring local music!
Creative Women of Color
A Message for Our Time
Martin de Porres Center
Sunday November 1
Join this dynamic group of creative ladies at their reception and start your month of November off with art!!
And, last but not least, help local dogs and kitties by attending this event sponsored by and benefiting Pets Without Parents…I will have a piece for auction in this event so come on out and support a cause I love and get a great little painting!!!
A.R.T. for Art’s Sake
Pets Without Parents
Sunday 1-4 p.m.
Get your tickets this week for PWP’s upcoming A.R.T. for ART’s Sake silent auction on 11/1/15 at Barcelona Restaurant . Please buy your tickets on the PWP website today! It is a wonderful afternoon of art, music by Inner Vision, enjoyable people, and fabulous foods. Come support your favorite non profit!
Here’s a sneak peek at my offering for this great cause!