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Go West! 2011 in Franklinton!

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    GO WEST! is back!

    Please join us for a day of art, music and community fun in Downtown Franklinton!

    June 11, 2001

    4-9 pm

    This event is FREE and will feature live music by:

    Old Hundred

    The Wet Darlings

    The Spruce Campbells

    Rosehips

    Absolute Groove Ensemble

    Art exhibitions, kids activities, beer and fun in Franklinton!

    And our beer truck proceeds will benefit the awesome Franklinton Cycleworks!

    Additionally, we are looking for lots of volunteers so if you’d like to help out, please send me a message!

    Lots more information coming soon! :)

    http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=103634786393306

    #445430

    We are excited that our awesome friends at Thought Co.[/url] will be joining us for Go West! this year. They’ll be screenprinting Go West and Fton tees, and more at the event!

    We are still recruiting lots of volunteers too and every volunteer will get some free beers and a thank you goodie bag for donating their time. Send me a pm if you’re interested in helping out!

    #445431

    Here is some more specific information about volunteering!

    Go West, a celebration with art, live music, beer, food, kids activities and more is coming to the Tommy’s Diner parking lot on W Broad on June 11, 2011 and we need volunteers to help make this year’s event a success! We’ll need help pouring beer, checking ids, keeping the event tidy and more! We need people for the following shifts:

    SET UP! 11 am -3 pm

    3-7 pm

    6:30-10 pm

    9-11ish TEAR DOWN!

    Want to help out? Send an email to [b][email protected][/b] and tell us what time of day you want to help out and where you might want to help out!

    We’ll have some goodies for our volunteers, including some free beers from the beer truck!

    Come have fun in Franklinton!

    #445432

    Thanks so much to the super talented Lisa Ragland for donating her time to make us this awesome poster!

    Less than 2 weeks!

    #445433
    Chris Sherman
    Chris Sherman
    Participant

    Nice

    #445434

    Coreroc
    Member

    Stoked! this will be my first year that I can attend and enjoy.

    #445435

    Twixlen
    Participant

    That poster is the bomb! I so wish I could go!!!

    #445436
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    +1

    Great poster! :D

    #445437

    Lisa did such a great job on the art! And she donated it all! YAY awesome volunteers!

    Speaking of which – we are still recruiting folks to help out with the festival. Please shoot me an message if you’re interested in helping out.

    :)

    #445438

    1 week from tomorrow!

    #445439

    There’s going to be a ton of great local art this Saturday at Go West including this:

    http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=103634786393306

    and this:

    http://www.columbusunderground.com/forums/topic/install-art-exhibition-at-go-westgo

    Additionally, in our office located at 924 W Broad, we’ll have Franklinton artists’ work on display!

    #445440

    One more thing we’re really excited about for this weekend is the Franklinton Art Walk, a project spearheaded by Columbus Public Health!

    We’ll launch the Art Walk this Saturday and you can pick up maps or go on a guided walk with a volunteer at 5 pm Saturday! Get a sneak peak of the walk and map here:

    http://publichealth.columbus.gov/Franklinton-Art-Walk.aspx

    #445441

    misskitty
    Participant

    So very excited about GoWest. I will be there with camera in hand so if you see me say hi :D

    #445442

    JimSweeney
    Participant

    New at GO WEST! this year is “Rooms to Let”, an innovative temporary art installation in a vacant house at 49 Martin Ave – just steps from the event.
    It’s very cool. Take a look…
    http://roomstoletartspace.com/roomstoletartspace.com/home.html

    #445443
    Walker Evans
    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    Go West to Franklinton for Art, Music and More
    By Lauren Wilson | June 8, 2011 10:30am

    “Go west, young man, and grow up with the country.”

    Scratch that.

    This Saturday, the Franklinton Development Association invites everyone to Go West (West Broad Street, that is) and grow up with the city.

    Go West is Franklinton’s annual art and music block party, and everyone is welcome. For the third consecutive year, downtown Franklinton will transform vacant buildings into art galleries, a parking lot into a concert venue, and for only the second time in its 20-year history, Tommy’s Diner will stay open late for dinner.

    READ MORE: http://www.columbusunderground.com/go-west-to-franklinton-for-art-music-and-more

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