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      February 22, 2019

      Friday   6:30 PM

      160 South Water Street
      Batavia, Illinois 60510

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      Live Art Series: The Color Of Art

      The Color Of Art A documentary film by David Weathersby This lively and informative documentary explores the present-day renaissance of black art in Chicago, centered on neighborhoods such as Bronzeville and organizations such as the South Side Community Arts Center and the Hyde Park Art Center. Diverse and talented artists such as RJ Eldridge, Shyvette Williams, and Jesse Howard are profiled, but, rather than focusing on isolated creators, the film examines the ecosystem of artists, gallery owners, curators, and collectors that sustains the movement. There is a special emphasis on the relationships between artists and collectors, which are especially close and crucial in the black arts movement. OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018 Black Harvest Film Festival Gene Siskel Film Center - Chicago OFFICIAL SELECTION 2019 Pan African Film & Arts Festival Los Angeles, CA WINNER Best Film Director 2018 Black Excellence Awards (African American Arts Alliance of Chicago) After the screening, stay for a Q & A with director David Weathersby, and Jesse Howard, one of the artists featured in the film. Seating is limited to 70. Tickets are $7.50 during online presale or $10 at the door. All proceeds go to support the continuation of arts programming at Water Street Studios, a nonprofit art center located in Batavia, Illinois. Doors and cocktails at 6:30 p.m. Performance begins at 7:00 p.m. Enjoy a cash bar featuring beverages provided by Solemn Oath Brewery and Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. Audio/Visual services provided by Waveform LLC. Thank you to our Event Sponsors: Batavia Arts Council, K.Hollis Jewelers, and BEI Properties. The Live Art Series is a monthly live art performance exploring a variety of art forms including music, film, dance, storytelling, and more! The Live Art Series events are organized by Water Street Studios. All proceeds go to support arts programming at Water Street Studios. The Live Art Series is funded by the Batavia Arts Council. If you are interested in performing at Water Street Studios for our Live Art Series please apply online at: https://www.waterstreetstudios.org/event-inquiriesapplications/ CONTACT Jaime Gutierrez, Events Manager, jaime@waterstreetstudios.org Danielle Hollis, Executive Director, danielle@waterstreetstudios.org

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