Get The LED Out Tonight

Bridgeport City Canvases

Lots of good stuff going on in the city, including downtown tonight (Thursday). It’s a circus theme, so that means your favorite pols will be circulating. From the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council:

Join us for the kick-off of B Squared-Downtown Bridgeport 2nd Thursdays and City Canvases Bridgeport! “B Squared-Downtown Bridgeport 2nd Thursdays” is an event series that features free arts and cultural programming, restaurant promotions, and other special events on the second Thursday of every month, year-’round, in Downtown Bridgeport. This month’s theme is “A Circus Among Us.”

Come join the show with live music, restaurant specials, roaming performances, art and live dance, and so much more!

B2 Downtown Bridgeport’s 2nd Thursday


This month you’ll be entertained by:

-Gravity Defining hoolah hoopers

-Celebrate PT Barnum’s Birthday with City Light’s Birthday Cake for Barnum!

-Dance to Downtown Thursday’s Concert Music series special performance by Rick Reyes followed up with Orquesta Afinke at 7:30!

-CT Free Shakespeare roaming the streets with their merry minstrels!

-Operation Red Light, experimental dance performance by Lauri MacLean on the corner of Broad and Bank.

-CT Roller Derby girls

-World Artists Network

-Fanciful Face and body painting by Alicia Cobb

-Downtown Cabaret roaming actors

-Arcade Mall window art installation by local organizations

-Exhibit and painting demonstration by artist Kevin Conklin

-Read’s Artspace “Scapes” gallery hours from 6:30-7:30pm

-Downtown restaurant specials

-Up-Close magic

-Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival Sunday ticket giveaway!

-And much more!

Visit the Bridgeport Arts & Cultural Council info booth on McLevy Green for a full guide of all the festivities!

Then we can’t wait to set the city aglow with our kick-off of City Canvases Bridgeport at McLevy Green with our BULB Parade.

Do you have your LED gear? Shine in our event Bridgeport United Light Builders (BULB) parade! Come in lighted or glowing costumes, or we’ll be happy to assist you in creating one at our BULB workshop at McLevy Hall. Bridgeport United Light Builders (BULB) Parade Thursday at 8:00pm at Bridgeport, CT. City Canvases Bridgeport will spotlight a video projection onto McLevy Hall by Bridgeport artist Dustin DeMilio at McLevy Green from 9-11pm.

City Canvases Bridgeport is a twelve-week, large-scale, video projection program that will highlight week-long, digital shorts by twelve Connecticut artists/filmmakers. Based on the theme of Change, the short videos will be looped and projected on key buildings in Downtown Bridgeport throughout the summer.


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