Taiko Maine Dojo Submitted photo

The next Art Walk L/A begins at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24. In-person arts experiences downtown include drumming by Taiko Maine Dojo, a Portland-based community taiko drumming group that seeks to share Japanese culture through the unifying spirit of kumi-daiko; performances by Bates College a cappella groups the Merimanders, the Deansmen, and the Crosstones; at the LA Arts Gallery exhibiting artist Tom Jessen will share an interactive art making game with guests; and the final Music in the Parks concert this season will feature local hip hop and reggae bands.


5-7 p.m.: LA Arts Gallery: art making game with exhibiting artist Tom Jessen
5:30-6:15 p.m.: Taiko Maine Dojo drumming in Dufresne Plaza
6:00 p.m.: Bates Deansmen at Kimball Street Studios, 291 Lisbon St, Lewiston
6:15 p.m.: Bates Crosstones at Dufresne Plaza
6:30 p.m.: Bates Merimanders at LA Arts, 221 Lisbon St, Lewiston
7 p.m.: LA Arts Music in the Parks summer concert, Kennedy Park, Lewiston
7 p.m.: Manhattan Short,  global film festival at the Public Theatre, 31 Maple St., Lewiston

Manhattan Shorts Submitted photo

Bates Merimanders Submitted photo

Bates Deansmen Submitted photo

Bates Crosstones Submitted photo

LA Arts Music in the Parks Concert from 7-10 p.m. in Kennedy Park

Stream Reggae Submitted photo

featuring local artists
Stream Reggae
Chaly Rich
DJ Bernarzo

Visual arts on display in downtown venues
The Studio, 291 Lisbon St. Annual Horror & Gore show with works by artist Grayling Cunningham and friends
LA Arts Gallery,  221 Lisbon St. Tom Jessen: Play
Kimball Street Studios, 191 Lisbon St. Quilt Show
Rinck Advertising, 113 Lisbon St. Artist Roderick Dew
110 Lisbon St, Lewiston. Artist Corey DuFour
Craft Brew Underground, 34 Court St, Auburn. Artist Jelisa Hamilton

LA Arts and the Art Walk LA Committee present the 2021 Art Walk Artists online gallery. Artists and artisans included on this page each have works for sale; please support them with your purchases! Visual artists and artisans can register free and we’ll share your work on this web page throughout the season. 100% of art sale proceeds go to artists and makers.

Since 1973, LA Arts, the arts agency for the cities of Lewiston and Auburn Maine, has pursued a mission to engage and inspire a vibrant community through arts and culture. Learn more at www.laarts.org.

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