First Friday April 5th, 2019 Bistro Barberet & Bakery 26 East King Street5 – 8 pm Come join us to celebrate First Friday at Bistro Barberet & Bakery with our extended Happy Hours, and then sit down for an authentic Bistro meal to finish the Frist Friday celebration! David Lyall Home & Design 214 North Prince Street5 – 8 pm Twisted Roots Woodsmithing is a source for unique works of art created from wood and repurposed industrial components. Lapp is drawn to the somewhat offbeat and uncommon, preferring to find beauty, interest and function in objects that might otherwise be overlooked and undervalued. Consequently, much of Lapp’s work features wood rescued from the scrap heap, often then combined with repurposed vintage industrial components. First Reformed Church 40 East Orange Street8 – 8:30 pm On First Friday, April 5, “Organic Reflections”, a free, 30 minute concert will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the dedication of the vintage 1958 analog Allen organ at First Reformed Church, 40 E Orange Street in downtown Lancaster. This month organist Larry Hershey will be playing music by the same composers selected by the late virtuoso organist, Virgil Fox, for the April 1, 1959 dedicatory concert. Invite someone to join you to hear 30 minutes of classical organ music that will refresh your soul and inspire your spirit. Foxduck 11 West King Street10am – 8 pm Print-your-own Foxduck shirt Silk screen fun for the whole family! Lancaster City Visitor Center 38 Penn Square, 2nd Floor10 am Anonymous, by Naomi Iizuka, adapts Homer’s Odyssey into an immigrant story that begins on an American shore. Anon is a young refugee searching for his mother; he wanders through fragmented American ideals and identities represented by the people he meets along his journey. He encounters kindness, cruelty, beauty, and monstrosity as he wanders through the landscape, sifting through chaotic pieces of America in search of home. Lancaster Galleries 34 North Water Street5 – 8:30 pm Mio Studio 154 North Prince Street6 – 9 pm Exhibition of paintings by Lourdes E. Torres-Shepard. Native of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, resident of Lancaster PA for the last eight years, is a self-taught abstract artist. She works primary in acrylics, house paints and glazes. Her mixed media works combine loud, vivid/dark colors, rough/soft textures, found objects and naturalistic materials, creating highly unique works on canvas, paper, metal, and wood. She contributes much inspiration to her 30 years of preschool teaching, nature, repurposing and the desire for playfulness, curiosity and experimentation. All of these can be found in the spirit that surrounds the subjects of her compositions. Pennsylvania College of Art & Design 204 North Prince Street5 – 9 pm Bruno Miguel is a Brazilian artist who makes art from objects that he finds at thrift stores. He spent time in Lancaster to gather materials that resulted in two Lancaster-specific works that debuted at PCA&D. This exhibition, “You Can’t Take It With You?” asks viewers to consider our relationships with objects and the idea that those objects can help us to retain our precious memories. The Art Market will be held during the First Friday reception from 5:30-9:00 p.m. in the PCA&D Atrium. It will feature all original and handmade items by PCA&D student artists. Hosted by the PCA&D AIGA (American Institution of Graphic Arts), and entirely student run, the Art Market allows students to get valuable experience. Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen 335 North Queen Street5 – 9 pm The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen Store & Gallery at 335 N. Queen Street, Lancaster will host the Susquehanna Valley Chapter’s Exhibition of fine art and craft. The exhibition runs from April 2 through April 27, 2019. There will be an opening reception on April 5th (First Friday) with light refreshments and a chance to meet the artists from the Susquehanna Chapter. Red Raven Art Company 138 North Prince Street10 – 9 pm Join us as we celebrate new works from woodburning artist Jenny Germann and Watercolorist Dave Krantz. Station One Center for the Arts 411 West King Street5 – 9 pm Arts exhibition by Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s photography and fine arts departments. All the work in the show is based around the idea of inhabitation. The Framing Concept 328 North Queen Street5 – 8 pm Original paintings by local artist Judy Palfrey, featuring the beauty of nature. Prints will also be available. The Ware Center- The Arts at Millersville 42 North Prince Street7 – 8 pm 12 five-minute mini-performances build on a single theme captured in Gray’s abstract paintings that will be on exhibit through the month of April at the Ware Center. A provocative, fun and eye-opening “sampler” of Lancaster’s diverse performing arts scene.