Art Pods and Art for Animals

Art Pods and Art for Animals

The Inaugural Modular Art Pods Experience was "an open source collaborative art tunnel" comprised of multiple sections, or pods, created by various Nashville artists. But the real reason I came was to meet my friend Arthur Kirkby. Calling Arthur a talented artist is the understatement of the milennium. He is easily my favorite living artist, and his vivid Warhol-influenced portraits of Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, and others are truly masterful.

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Gothic Circus

Gothic Circus

I didn't don a costume for Halloween this year. Instead I dressed up for a very special event. It was a dark and stormy night - really, it was - perfect weather for the Gothic Circus sponsored by 12th & Broad and hosted by Abrasive Media.  A celebration of Nashville's growing community of circus artists, the evening's performances included "awe-inspiring aerialists, fire artists, burlesque dancers and graceful acrobatics— blended into narratives, creating a dramatic, sophisticated mash-up of theater, live performances and the body as art." 

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