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First Friday

Overheard at First Friday

Random comments from the recently downsized cultural event

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First Friday.
Courtesy of Whirlygig, Inc.

“It still costs me $4,000-$5,000 to even host First Friday.”

“First person to expose themselves to the people in the gallery gets 50 bucks.”

–Cindy Funkhouser on First Friday losing its city funding through the summer

–Guy in the new Arts Factory bathrooms commenting that the doors into the hallway are see-through

“This masterpiece gave me a chubby.”

–On the sidewalk along Casino Center

–Cindy Funkhouser on First Friday losing its city funding through the summer

“I looked down Casino Center Boulevard, and I saw that the roads weren’t closed. I was shocked.” “Do you think some stupid kid may get hit?” “I hope so.”

–Two artists in the Arts Factory

“I like it without the fences. Everything feels more open and arty.”

–Sidewalk observer

“Wow, my pinky toe is bigger than this month’s First Friday.”

–Hipster outside of the CAC

“Dude, if I were high, this painting would be so cool.” “You are high.”

–Teenage stoners in the Arts Factory

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