Livin’ for the City Exhibit Opening 8/9/08

Saturday, August 9 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Arts at St. Johns, downtowndiva art, and Imagine Miami present a visual arts exhibit featuring works by local street artists. Two teams of street artists have created a meaningful collective statement through colorful 4’x 4′ panels with each panel representing one of 12 local issues effect Miami today. By looking to these young city-dwellers, living on the edge of society and dealing first-hand with many of these issues, we get an honest and edgy look at what these social issues mean to the average Miami resident. The artwork is available for purchase through a silent auction and other means with proceeds going to the creating artist, Arts at St. Johns and Imagine Miami. The opening will be followed by “Break’n Bred” a B-Boy Dance Competition at 9 p.m.. The competition is a separate event, and will include an entrance fee charged at the door. Guests from the opening exhibit are invited to stay and enjoy the competition for free. Pictured:

1st and 21st Street Studios
2045 N.W. 1st Avenue, Miami