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First Friday Art Walk in downtown Winslow Jan. 6 | Kitsap Week

‘Hooded Face,’ is one of 30 photos featured in Steve Wilson’s ‘American Street Philosophers: in Pursuit of Happiness.’   - Steve Wilson / Courtesy photo
‘Hooded Face,’ is one of 30 photos featured in Steve Wilson’s ‘American Street Philosophers: in Pursuit of Happiness.’
— image credit: Steve Wilson / Courtesy photo

WINSLOW — Start the New Year enjoying art, culture and some downtown dining on Jan. 6, 6-8 p.m., at Winslow’s first First Friday Art Walk of 2012.

This month, OfficeXpats hosts the featured exhibition entitled “American Street Philosophers: in Pursuit of Happiness.” It is a series of 30 Northwest natural photos by Steve Wilson.

Wilson is an acclaimed photojournalist with a portfolio from the Seattle World’s Fair to LIFE and National Geographic magazines. In recent years, he has turned his attention to listening to and photographing homeless people, and was surprised at the articulate wisdom and sensitivity he was privileged to capture.

Wilson will be at the reception to show photos and read from a complete draft of his project, called “American Street Philosophers: in Pursuit of Happiness.” Refreshments will be served.

OfficeXpats is located at 403 Madison Ave. N, Suite 240, on the second floor of the Pavilion. For more information, visit www.officexpats.com.

First Friday Art Walk is an artist-driven event which has grown over time to include local galleries, businesses, and restaurants. Galleries and participating downtown businesses stay open late the first Friday of each month, hosting Art Walk visitors and guest artists from 6-8 p.m. Participating venues display rotating monthly shows featuring local and regional artists’ work.

A number of local restaurants join the monthly event, offering small plates and specials. First Friday participating restaurants include Harbor Public House, Hitchcock, Local Harvest, Pegasus, San Carlos, Streamliner Diner, and The 122. Visit www.bainbridgedowntown.org to download a current list of participating businesses.

For more information, contact the Bainbridge Island Downtown Association at (206) 842-2982 or visit www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

 

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