The last time I hyped a big downtown Thursday, the city incurred millions of dollars in storm damage. So I’m taking no chances. Here’s a lazy man’s post, a cut-and-pasted press release (with my comments in italics) from MainStateVentures.
MainStateVentures Public Art Competition
Please join us (Thursday, July 8 at 6 p.m.) to celebrate the latest work by (Bridgeport artist) Gus Moran — the second artist displaying his work in a series of six outdoor public art displays in downtown Bridgeport. (This was originally going to happen two weeks ago, but that wee little storm came through, with some of the worst damage right by the intersection where this is happening. The storm came 45 minutes after workers pulled down the previous artwork depicting a fanciful character called Weather sKwirl™, so you tell me there’s not something supernatural going on here.)
Pre-unveiling, check out “Downtown Thursdays” on McLevy Green — The Big Fat Combo starts playing at 5pm, but they will be taking a break at 6pm, just in time for the artwork to be unveiled right across the street!
After you view Gus Moran’s beautiful contribution to the public art exhibit, head over to Tiago’s (whose plate glass window was shattered during the storm) for the artist reception, or back over to McLevy for live music until 7pm!