A Mid City Merchants Open House & Art HopThe eleventh annual Baton Rouge Mid City Merchants sponsored spring art hop “Hot Art, Cool Nights” suffered a setback last Friday, May 9th when hard rain and parish-wide flooding prevented many of the loyal public from attending.In view of this, the Mid City Merchants has decided to hold “Hot Art, Cool Nights Revisited” on Friday night, May 30 2014, from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Some of the participating businesses that are able to recommit to this new date will sponsor local artists and their original work, while some will be showcasing new products and services.
The new list of the 34 participating businesses that will be open on May 30th for this “revisiting” of the spring art hop includes Aladdin’s Lamp Antiques, Atomic Pop Shop, Bistro Byronz, Brew-Ha-Ha, Caffery Gallery, Décor Rouge, Elizabethan Gallery, Excelerated Fitness, Hello Dolly, LaCarreta Mexican Cuisine, LampPost Antiques & Gifts, Laurin Maier State Farm, Match Point Tennis & Fitness Boutique, MJ’s Café, Monjunis Italian Café & Grocery, Mosaic Garden, Nature’s Gallery, Painting With a Twist, Raising Cane’s #7, Reginelli’s Pizzeria, Renew Pilates Studio & Spa, Rotolo’s Pizerria, Rue Cou Cou, Sabai Jewelry Gallery, Sally’s Circa 1857, Sarko Oriental Rugs, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop, Studio C; Superior Grill & Bar, The Sanctuary Wellness & Day Spa, Time Warp Boutique, Victoria’s Toy Station, Wooden Haven Furniture Company and Yvette Marie’s Café.This is a day you will not want to miss.
For all the people who want to have fun and see what local talent we have here in the Capital City, mark your calendars now. For all the true art connoisseurs who want to add a new piece of art to their collection, as well as those of you who just enjoy shopping, “Hot Art, Cool Nights Revisited” is an event you will want to experience, especially to pick up those Father’s Day, graduation and summer wedding gifts.
For out of town art lovers, spend the weekend so you can come back on Saturday to take in what you didn’t have a chance to see the day before. We hope to see you on Friday, May 30, between 12 p.m. and 8 p.m.Mid City is truly the premier art and design district of the city.
Its area spans from I-10 to Lobdell Boulevard and from Claycut/Broussard to Main Street. This year proceeds from the art hop will continue to help purchase public art for this area of Baton Rouge.For more information, please call Liz Walker at 225-924-6437, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can check out MCM’s Facebook event page, “Hot Art, Cool Nights” or website at midcitymerchants.org for addresses and phone numbers of the new list of participating merchants.