The lowdown on the Carnegie’s annual public art gig, this year in concentrated form at the Riverfront Amphitheater.
On Saturday, September 24, 6:00 p.m. – Midnight, The Carnegie Center for Art & History is hosting our annual New Albany Public Art Project event down at the New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater. This year’s event is titled #IAmPublicArt and will incorporate a wide range of opportunities for visitors to experience and participate in creative expression, hands on activities for all ages, and food and drink vendors.
The event will feature three Pop-Up Art Installations created by students from local universities – one piece each by students from Indiana University Southeast, University of Louisville, and Kentucky College of Art + Design. The installations will be unique creations employing multiple media made specifically for the spaces they inhabit, to be viewed and experienced for one night only. In addition to the art installations, there will a strong slate of performers from Louisville and Southern Indiana on the Amphitheater stage curated by Louisville artist and renaissance man, Jecorey Arthur, aka 1200.
Here’s the official performance schedule for #IamPublicArt:
6:00-6:30 PM | River City Drum Corp
Founded in 1993, the River City Drum Corp focuses on children and young adults ranging between ages two and eighteen. These kids experience the richness of African culture while exploring African materials and drumming techniques. “We’re not just over here beating drums,” says RCDC founder Edward White. “We’re committed to the education and sense of community that comes with it.”
6:30 PM | Welcome Remarks
6:30-7:00 PM | The Compass Quartet | thecompassquartet.webs.com
“More than just your typical string quartet”, the Compass Quartet encompasses all genres of music. The group’s repertoire includes everything from Lady Gaga, Journey, and Coldplay, to Disney, Star Wars, and Motown.
7:00-7:15 PM | DJ Sam Sneed | nightvisionsradio.com
Sam Sneed is one of the hosts of Night Visions Radio on 91.9 WFPK. Night Visions Radio “brings you a mix of independent and underrepresented dance, electronic, rock, and pop music from around the world.” Sam’s passion of music ranges from the MC5 to the Jackson Five, from Public Enemy to Public Image Limited.
7:15-8:15 PM | Mode Roulette | soundcloud.com/moderoulette
Mode Roulette plays “retro-futuristic math music” and features Skyler Bready on guitar/vocals, Steven Cox on drums, Rachel Hobbs on vocals, Ryan Olexa on keyboard/saxophone, Andre Phelps on bass, and Riley Puckett on guitar.
8:15-8:30 PM | DJ Sam Sneed
8:30-9:00 PM | Louisville Dance Alliance | louisvilledancealliance.com
The Louisville Dance Alliance provides proper technical dance instruction in a nurturing, creative atmosphere, and provides students ages 3 years to adult with numerous performance opportunities in a concert setting throughout the year.
9:00-9:15 PM | DJ Sam Sneed
9:15-10:00 PM | SpreadLove Presents | spreadloventerprise.com
SpreadLove Enterprise is an artist-based education company, providing workshops and performances in various community centers, juvenile detention centers, and private organizations. SpreadLove Presents will feature performances from two poets, and a singer or comedian.
10:00-10:30 PM | House Music
10:30-11:30 PM | Eons D & the Space Campaign | eonsd.bandcamp.com
Eons D is an original hip-hop artist with a unique perspective on the world, with songs about life, struggle, racism, foes, and capitalism. Born and raised in St. Petersburg, FL, he now resides in Louisville, KY.