Arts Fest Guide 2015

Activities and Demonstrations | 10am – 6pm

11:00 | Bikeport bike ride (meet on McLevy Green)
10-6 | Paradox Ink screen printing
10-6 | Ruben Marroquin loom weaving
10-6 | Art Simplicated body painting
12-5 | Poetic Souls poetry court and Reconciliation Tree with Iyaba Ibo Mandingo
(Margaret Morton Government Center plaza, Broad Street)

McLevy Green Day Stage Lineup | 12pm-5pm

12:00 | The Bijou Theatre
12:30 | CT Dance Conservatory
1:00   | Downtown Cabaret Theatre
1:30   | School of Rock
3:00  | Caribbean Vibe Steel Drum Band
4:10   | CT Dance Conservatory
4:35  | Latin Rhythm Dancers

After Party Concert Lineup | 6-11pm

Mr Council | 6 PM
Mr. Council delivers original R&B with authentic groove and a rock edge.
Snooty Garland | 7 PM
Snooty is a decadently molten, soul jam confection.

Ceschi Ramos and Anonymous Inc | 8 PM
Experimental post-psych-rock-hop-jazz-fusion outfit
Bad Rabbits | 9 PM
Like some kind of sonic Pulp Fiction, Bad Rabbits fuse futuristic R&B and post-rock for a slick one-two punch.

Poemobile | 8:20-10:30pm

8:20 | Intro + Welcome
8:30 | Poets, Part 1
9:35 | The Impulse Ensemble
9:50 | Poets, Part II

Participating Artists and Community Groups

+ A. Poetic Author
+ Art of Jahmane
+ Art Simplicated
+ Artlawsproduction
+ BBA Bracelets
+ Beloved Enterprises
+ Bijou Theatre
+ Boutique Girl Gifts
+ bringtheHoopla
+ Burroughs Community Center
+ Cinder + Salt
+ Commuter View CT Print Co.
+ Connecticut Chinese Cultural Association
+ Dash N Drizzle
+ Downtown Cabaret Theatre
+ Elizabeth Lalama
+ Flawless Makeup by Evee
+ Flotsam & Whimsy
+ Folksglove Accessories
+ Freddy Flores
+ Friends of Bridgeport Public Library
+ Gathering of the Vibes
+ Glasscraft
+ Glitter & Bold
+ Hartford Prints!
+ HCC Art Club
+ Henna Art Diaries
+ Hollydays Creations
+ Iyabarts
+ Jamilah Henna Creations
+ JFearon Jewelry
+ Jose Sanchez
+ Just Make It Up
+ Karenza Designs
+ Kate Stephen Jewelry
+ Kennected Artwrx
+ Komfort Zone Soaps
+ Lifebridge Community Services
+ Made in Bridgeport
+ Maggie Daly Arts Cooperative
+ Marroquin Weaving
+ The Melancholy Company
+ Miss Wally Infused Glass
+ Nick Robinson Art
+ Noe Alicea
+ Ogham Art
+ Omnicase Photo
+ Paradox Ink
+ Parkers Pampering
+ Pattie White
+ Poetic Soul Arts
+ Positive Paint
+ Project Longevity
+ Queen Bead Jewels
+ Rattle Pockets
+ Rayne Home Decor
+ Refabed Chic
+ RZP Art
+ Scarves and Things
+ Sea Breeze Photo Studio
+ Stonehill Design
+ Thread Lightly
+ Tom Ryan’s Studio
+ Uniquely SHE
+ Upcycle
+ Urban Roots
+ VyDesigns
+ Westport Country Playhouse
+ Whitney Alexis

Participating Food Vendors

+ Awesome Sauce Caribbean
+ Baked & Loaded Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served on a Rosti (Swiss hash brown)
+ Bones N A Barrel Down-home barbecue: pulled pork, bbq and jerk chicken, fried fish and more
+ Decadent Dog Gourmet hot dogs with all the fixings, fried mac & cheese
+ Mister Softee The ice cream classic: soft serve ice cream, slushies, and other frozen treats
+ Snappy Dawgs Spanish specialties, dogs, burgers and breakfast and lunch sandwiches
+ Tipsy Cones Fresh ice cream and sorbet with unique flavors using cordials, beer and wine
+744 Express Lobster rolls, cheesesteaks, reubens and delicious hot sandwiches of all kinds
Aquarion Water Company will also be providing free water to keep everyone happy and hydrated!