Yesterday, Charm City Streets reported on the incredible murals artists created during the 2017 Vancouver Mural Festival. The city abounds with art in public spaces, so today we look at the smoking hot burners, sizzling stencils, and wild and wacky wheatpastes we came across while walking around town. A visit to Vancouver is highly recommended, but note no matter the duration of your visit it will only whet your appetite to experience more of the artwork the streets of this charming city have to offer.
Last week, Charm City Streets spent several days exploring the streets and alleyways of Vancouver, British Columbia photographing the artwork created during the recent Vancouver Mural Festival.
The art scene in Vancouver is energetic and enthusiastic. This year’s roster of 50+ local, regional, and international artists featured a number of indigenous artists thereby honoring and enriching the area’s cultural heritage.
Earlier this year Beacon Arts, a volunteer arts council, launched a pop-up art space in an abandoned warehouse to host a variety of art classes and exhibits in Seattle’s North Beacon Hill community.
Last week, Beacon Arts and Crick Lont of Dozer Art launched Dozer’s Warehouse inside this warehouse warren. Through the latter part of the year visitors can see a dope collection of over 60 graffiti pieces and murals. Artists and graffiti writers from the Pacific Northwest and other parts of the country covered the walls with artwork from floor to ceiling. Baltimore’s own ROK created a smokin’ burner for the exhibit.
A few days ago, Charm City Streets took you on an extended tour of Jersey Fresh Jam 2017, New Jersey’s premiere Hip Hop Festival. Today we return to Trenton to watch Damien Mitchell lighting up a wall at Jersey Fresh Jam.
Legendary – that single word is the appropriate way to describe Jersey Fresh Jam 2017 which Charm City Streets attended this past weekend. Jersey Fresh Jam is New Jersey’s premiere Hip Hop Festival. Each year artists, DJs, graff writers and musicians from up and down the Mid-Atlantic come together in Trenton to celebrate Hip Hop culture. The tunes are unforgettable, and the artwork is stupendous.
Richmond is a great place to visit: magnificent architecture, delicious restaurants to suit every palate, easy to navigate and walk about, welcoming atmosphere, a noteworthy mile-long canal park, and it is only a 3 hour drive from Baltimore. All in all it is an ideal weekend destination.
While driving the other day along North Howard Street near the armory, I suddenly heard Tweedy Bird saying: I tawt I taw a puddy tat! I did! From a wire high overhead, the Cheshire Cat smiled serenely down upon passing motorists. Twas no advertisement for a performance of Alice in Wonderland; rather, the latest wire sculpture by Bawlmer’s incomparable Reed Bmore.
Climate scientists have concluded global warming, if left unchecked, will cause sea levels to rise. Verifiable scientific data indicates rising sea levels would inundate large areas of New York City and the boroughs by the turn of the century.
In a recent peer reviewed article in Squirrelly Scientific Amurican, scientists concerned about graffiti’s impact on global warming requested the public’s assistance with their investigation. Alarmed by all the dire warnings, Charm City Streets submitted documentation to these scientists. You need not file a Freedom of Information Act request to review this documentation. Charm City Streets now openly shares its information with you.