*The 5th Annual Bike Part Art Show*, brought to you this year by
SpokesPeople, and benefiting Neighborhood Bike Works, *opens TONIGHT*!
*The Power Plant Building in Old City, Philadelphia *
On 2nd Street, between Race & Vine, under the Ben Franklin Bridge
Opening Friday, October 5, 5pm to 10pm
Open gallery through Sunday, October 7
*The Bike Part Art Show* is an annual community art event in which local
artists donate fantastically unique works created from recycled bicycle
parts. Help us celebrate the Fifth Annual Bike Part Art Show and
public launch of SpokesPeople! During this bike part art extravaganza
weekend, we will be hosting the annual Art Show and Auction, live local
musicians, open gallery hours, specialty bicycle workshops, social
action forums, and more!
All sales from the show benefit Neighborhood Bike Works, a youth
development organization in West Philadelphia, which creates
opportunities for area youth through bicycling.
*This weekend's events:*
*Art Show & Auction on Friday, October 5 at 5pm. *
Live music by local musicians Cowmuddy, the Spinning Leaves, and MKMS
featuring members of Philly Slick, delicious food and drink, raffle
prizes, and more...all for a good cause!
*Open Gallery & Bicycle Repair Workshops *
Saturday, October 6 from 11am-6pm.
Open gallery starts at 11am, Workshops start at 2pm.
Bike repair workshops with graduates from the Neighborhood Bike Works
Earn-A-Bike Program and technicians from Bicycle Therapy!
*Open Gallery & Social Action Forums*
Sunday, October 7 from 11am-6pm.
Last chance to buy art, hear more about SpokesPeople and participate in
a Speak Out! at 2pm. We'll be building our first ever Chain for Change
and observing National Letter Writing Week.
A shout out to our sponsors!*
Please join us in supporting these local business and organizations:
1812 Productions, Bacchus Market and Catering, Bella Vista Beverage,
Inc., Bicycle Therapy, Chantarelles Catering, Chef's Market, Cowmuddy,
Fuji Bikes, Peter Defeo, Design for Social Impact, Philadelphia Java
Company, Mambo Movers, MKMS and Philly Slick, Power Plant Productions,
The Curiosity Shoppe, The Key to Philadelphia, The Reiki School and
Clinic, The Spinning Leaves, The White Dog Cafe, TimeCycle Couriers,
Trophy Bikes, & Via Bicycle.