First Friday

PARKING—Free parking is available at street meters in the immediate area and the Clark County Government Center, with a free shuttle from the center to the party, 6-10 p.m. The free valet at the Arts Factory is available from 6-9 p.m.

Street Closures: Casino Center Boulevard between Charleston Boulevard and Colorado Avenue and Colorado Avenue between Third and Main streets will be closed to traffic for the night, to make room for street chalk drawing, open-air art galleries, psychic readings, beer and wine vendors, live music and food from a number of local vendors.

Free buses and trolleys, courtesy of the city of Las Vegas, depart the Clark County Government Center every 15 minutes for Antique Row (Gypsy Caravan, Yana’s, the Funk House), Holsum Design Centers, the Icehouse, Main Street and the Commerce Street Studios, beginning at 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

All activities run from 6-10 p.m. and are free, unless otherwise noted.

Arts Factory

101 E. Charleston Blvd.

Contemporary Arts Collective Vintage Point  the works of Darius Kuzmickas, James Stanford, Fred Sigman and Erin Stellmon, Darrin Bush, Brain Jones and more. Other Hours: By appointment. 382-3886.

Cricket Studio The works of Brian Swanson Other Hours: Tue-Fri noon-4 pm, weekends by appointment. 366-9077.

Damned Ink Studios Selected works by Danny Roberts Other Hours: Fri-Sat 1-6 pm. 480-9090.

Face Up Gallery Face Up: The Art of Recognition, the works of Dar Freeland, acrylics on canvas, prints and more. Other Hours: Tue-Fri noon-4 pm, weekends by appointment. 366-9077.   

H. Stephen Jackson Early conceptual work for various local office and commercial developments for KKE/HFTA Architects, other sketches of cutting-edge home design. Other Hours: By appointment. 382-9200.  

Jennifer Main Studio New figurative abstract pantings by Jennifer Main Other Hours: First Friday 5-10 pm, Wed-Sat noon-4 pm and by appointment. Ste. 101, 889-8206.

Trifecta Gallery Film Noir large scale charcoal    drawings by Susanne Forestieri Other Hours: First Fri noon-10 pm, Sat noon-2 pm, Wed-Fri noon-4 pm. 366-7001.

Vurb Magazine Headquarters The works of Vurb magazine artist David Ryan and more. Other Hours: By appointment.

Mike Wardle Gallery Abstract expressionist paintings, both large and small, featuring paintings of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Other Hours: By appointment.  383-8633.

Shannon Webb Gallery New works by Shannon Webb open studio.  Other Hours: By appointment. 371-4300.

Commerce Street Studios

1405-1551 S. Commerce St.

Apparatus Drawn: The Yellow Wallpaper color pencil drawings by Sherie Pierce 6-10 pm. Other Hours: Mon-Fri, 10 am-10 pm. 1405 S. Commerce St., 386-1754.

Atomic Todd Peeping Todd, the personal favorite original Burlesque performers touring posters and costumes from the Burlesque Hall of Fame hosted by Atomic Todd Other Hours: Wed-Sat noon-5 pm.

Circadian Studios Works by Daniel Pearson Other Hours: 6-10 pm Third Thu.

The Fallout Gallery With Tiny Arms He Flew mixed media work from  W. Tucker Other Hours: Wed-Sat noon-4:30 pm. 269-3111.

MTZC Two Against... the works of Danny Roberts and Mark T. Zeilman Other Hours: Sat 11 am-4 pm, Third Thu 6-10 pm and by appointment. 796-3586.

Naked City Tattoo Other Hours: daily, special shows on First Fri, Third Thu.

One Way Design Photography and graphic design by O.W.D. 799-9378.

Studio Zero Books, meditation space and underground literature., Other Hours: By appointment only.

Funk House

South Casino Center Boulevard

The Box Office Gallery Caustic Cinema group art tribute to horror films. 6-10 pm. 1115 and 1129 S. Casino Center Blvd., 388-1515.

City of the World Gallery Showing the works of S.C. Jones and more. Other Hours: Sat, 1-5 pm and by appointment. 1229 S. Casino Center Blvd., 523-5306.

The Funk House Un Poco Rococo the works of Ginger Bruner and  Rick on the Didgeridoo. Other Hours: daily 10 am-5 pm. 1228 S. Casino Center Blvd., 678-6278.

Open Air Gallery Original works by over 50 artists, live music, fortune tellers, meet the girls from Hogs & Heifers, beer and wine. Casino Center Boulevard and Colorado Avenue.

3rd St. Revolution Art Gallery Bronce sculpture and fine graphics by Juan Ybbarra and sculpture, paintings and graphics by Ezequiel Lee Orona Also showing work by Angela Polaco and Diane Miller Other Hours: By appointment. 224 Imperial Ave., 308-8442.

Holsum Design Center

231-241 W. Charleston Blvd.

Art at Advance Legal Systems The works of artist Lisa Mack Other Hours: By appointment. 893-2400.

Gallery P Works by Lincoln Maynard, Joseph Palermo, Jay Bailey, Jenik Cook, Hanna Iglikowska, Andrezej Gieraga, Rick Metzler, Steven Spann, Lew Shortridge, Todd Gilmore, Alex Volborth and Jo Ross Other Hours: Tue-Sat noon-4:30 pm, Sun-Mon by appointment.  384-8155.

M Griesgraber Studio Gallery Recent adbstract paintings by  Michael Griesgraber Other Hours: By appointment. 221-9976.

Main Street

Dust Gallery Loneliness Clinic an instillation by Jean Lowe Other Hours: Wed-Sat noon-5 pm and by appointment. 1221 S. Main St., 880-DUST (3878).

Edward & Edward Contemporary Art Gallery The works of Edward Sobanski, Niki Sands, Carlos Heras, Mike Clark and Matt Edwards. Other Hours: By appointment. 1039 S. Main St., #150., 240-2787.

The Epicenter Avant Gallery: Comings and Goings: a gallery-wide showing of artists new to The Epicenter w/ Jay Bailey, Suzanne Gee and more.  First Fri 7-9:30 pm and by appointment. Inside Nevada Radiator, 1114 S. Main St., 384-7777.

Gainsburg Studio Inc. Stone sculptor Sharon Gainsburg and other artists in different media. Free stone carving. Other Hours: Mon-Sat 11-6 pm or by appointment. 1039 Main St., Ste. 103, 384-1388.

Jack Gallery The works and lithography of Tom Everhart and more. 1039 S. Main St., Ste. 150, 868-7880.

Main Gallery Kitty Glitter the works of Portland artist Stephanie Dowell Other Hours: Wed-Sat noon- 5 pm. 1009 S. Main St., 257-6246.

Other Spots

Art Gallery Works by local artists from the ’70s and ’80s. Other Hours: Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun noon-6 pm. Inside Not Just Antiques Mall, 1422 Western Ave., 384-4922.

Artistic Iron Works WineNart presents: European Collector’s Show One stop art event promoting over 20 artists, 6-10 pm. 105 W. Charleston Blvd., 387-8668.

Artitude Featuring the work of steel artist Jerome Ellis glass artist Kathy Hogan and other award-winning artists from around the country. Other Hours: By appointment. 4 E. Charleston Blvd., 878-2533.

Atomic City Tattoo Barbecue, drinks, live music, DJs, art show, mini musuem and gallery for tattoo artists to showcase and sell their work. Free parking in the rear. Other Hours: First Fri 8 pm-midnight and by appointment. 1506 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Ste. 3, 678-6665.

Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery Matters of Heart the art of Becky Bogard Reception: 10/5, 7-9 pm. Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm, Sat, 10 am-2 pm. Inside UNLV 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, 895-2787.

Clark County Government Center The works of Danielle Kelly, Adam Morey, Jesse Smigel, Justin Sparks present the Clark County 3-D Invitational Other Hours: First Fri 6-8 pm, Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm. 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, 455-8239.

Grant Hall Fine Art Gallery Left Behind the works of Jeemy Harris, Tony Maher and Eric Reed Thru 10/5. Reception: 10/4, 7-9 pm. Wed-Fri noon-3 pm, or by appointment.  4505 S. Maryland Parkway, 895-3893.

Reed Whipple Cultural Center Meta-Morph the works of James Cho and Atsuko Parker 9/28-12/21. Reception: 10/19, 5:30 pm.  Mon, Thu, 1-9 pm, Tue, Wed 10 am-9 pm, Fri 10 am-6 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, free. 821 Las Vegas Blvd. N., 229-6211.

Michele Quinn Fine Art German photographer Vera Lutter Other Hours: By appointment. 620 S. 7th St., 366-9339.

S2 Art and Atelier  Make Em’ Laugh: The Fine Are of Comedy. Dirty Martinis & Other Delights, Lithographs and other mediums with a “beverage” theme. Also featuring artwork by Matt Rinard and Todd Goldman Light refreshments and demonstrations. Other Hours: First Fri 10 am-9 pm, Sat noon-4 pm. 1 E. Charleston Blvd., 868-7800, ext. 111.

Stuff to Hear

Acoustic 209 Local art and music by ZICO 8 pm. 209 E. Colorado St.

The Box Office Gallery The Skooners  9 pm. 1115 and 1129 S. Casino Center Blvd.

Land Rover Stage Makayla Niko, The Complete Singer w/ The cherry Hill Band, Blue Rain, performance by the Threshold Dance Theater  6-10 pm. Colorado Avenue and Casino Center Boulevard.

California Stage Vegas Rocks! and The Canyon Club presents w/ Sex Pop Suicide, Indulge, Hang Em’ High, Age Ov Reason, Kil Jaden and hosted by Sally Steele 6-10 pm. California Avenue and Casino Center Boulevard.

Stuff to Buy

The Attic 20 percent discount for First Fri patrons. Other Hours: Fri 10 am-6 pm, Sat 11 am-6 pm, Mon-Thu 10 am-5 pm, First Fri to 8 pm. 1018 S. Main St., 388-4088.

D’Loe House of Style Vintage clothing and accessories from the ’40s to the ’80s, refreshments, open late. Other Hours: Mon-Sat noon-7 pm and by appointment. 220 E. Charleston Blvd., 382-5688.

The Dressing Room Exclusive collection of dresses by Coren Moore, Jenny Yoo, Lynn Lugo and more Other Hours: Tue-Sat, 11 am-6 pm and by appointment. 231 W. Charleston Blvd., #150, 656-8400

Durette Studio Decorative hardware, lighting and more, light refreshments, Mike Candito’s Studio Jazz. Other Hours: First Fri 9 am-9 pm, Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm. 1007 Main St., 368-2601.

Epic Shoos Selling limited edition, premium and consignment shoes. Other Hours: Mon-Sat 11 am- 7 pm. Sun noon-6 pm. 1209 S. Main St., 388-4343.

Garden Party, Good Fellow Antiques, Sweet Peas Doll Shop Outdoor antiques and more, open late, 10 percent discount. 203 E. Colorado Blvd., 868-3302.

Gypsy Caravan Antiques 10 percent discount for First Fri patrons.  Other Hours: Tue-Sat 10 am-5 pm. 1302 S. Third St., 868-3302.

Hollywood Design  High-end, custom, residential furniture. Other Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-3 pm.  Holsum Lofts, 231 W. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 190, 382-6477.

Home Expressions Unique handcrafted items and custom-designed furniture by Russ and Mary Peters, Darrel Johnston, Mark Hines and Steven Kaye. Other Hours: Tue-Sat 10:30 am-5:30 pm. Holsum Lofts, 231 W. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 150, 431-6823.

Las Vegas Paper Doll Note-card and unique gift shop, carrying Smudge Ink, Pancake & Franks, Fold and more. First Fri discounts. Other Hours: First Fri 10:30 am-10 pm, Tue-Fri 10:30 am-6 pm.  Holsum Lofts, 231 W. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 130. 385-7892.

Mastercraft Furniture Other Hours: Mon-Sat 9:30 am-6:30 pm. 1300 S. Main St., 383-1008.

Mist Harbor Tapestries, Artisan House metal sculptures and more, James Dean presents his famous blue cat, Pete. Other Hours: Tue-Fri 10:30 am-6 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm. Holsum Lofts, 231 W. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 140.

Modify Vintage modern furnishings. Open late. 8 E. Charleston Blvd., 384-6555.

Not Just Antiques Free barbecue, lots of free parking. Art by Adriano Chaves. Other Hours: First Fri 10 am-10 pm, daily 10 am-6 pm, Sun noon-6 pm. 1422 Western Ave., 384-4922.

Opportunity Village Thrift Shop Come and check out our new look and wild and funky items; half off selected merchandise First Fri. Other Hours: First Fri 9 am-10 pm, Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 11 am-5 pm.  921 S. Main St., 383-1082.

Red Rooster Antique Mall 10 percent off merchandise for First Fri patrons. Hours vary. Open late First Fri. 1109 Western Ave., 382-5253.

Southern Nevada Gem & Mineral Society Lapidary demonstrations and jewelry for sale. Other Hours: By appointment. 1045 S. Main St.

Unicahome Modern Design inside the Funk House, 1228 S. Casino Center Blvd., 616-9280.

Yana’s Junk, Fine Antiques  Refreshments, tarot readings, handwriting analysis, 10 percent discount for First Fri patrons. Other Hours: Mon-Sat 10 am-4 pm. 201 E. Colorado Ave., 388-0051.

Stuff to Eat

Andre’s Wine and cheese tasting, featuring works by artist Isabelle Michaud $15 per person. 5:30-9 pm. 401 S. Sixth St., 385-5016.

Casa Don Juan Mexican cuisine, food and drink specials. Other Hours: daily 7 am-10 pm.  1202 S. Main St., 384-8070.

Chicago Joe’s Home-style Italian cooking, food and drink specials. Other Hours: Tue-Fri 11 am-10 pm, Sat 5-10 pm. 820 S. Fourth St., 382-5637.

Dino’s Lounge  Other Hours: 1516 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 382-3894. 24/7.

Fat Daddy’s Ice Cream Las Vegas’ only 24-hour ice cream truck, and guaranteed the cleanest ice cream truck in town. Casino Center Boulevard and Colorado Avenue.

Florida Cafe Cuban cuisine, food and drink specials. Other Hours: daily 7 am-10 pm.  1401 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 385-3013.

Bistro Divino Other Hours: Mon-Wed 7 am-7 pm, Thu-Sat 7 am-3 pm. 241 W. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 101, 380-1110.

Hot Dawg Daze Colorado Avenue and Casino Center Boulevard.

The Icehouse Lounge Comfort food. Other Hours: Mon-Fri 10-2 am, Sat 11-2 am.  650 S. Main St., 743-6256.  

Island Flavors Cafe 300 E. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 101, 474-7127.

Tinoco’s Bistro Latin-European fusion, food and drink specials. Other Hours: Mon-Sat 11 am-3 pm, 5-10 pm. 1756 E. Charleston Blvd., 464-5008.

Walter’s Cajun BBQ Colorado Avenue and Casino Center Boulevard.


Art Bar Classic Vegas: an island bar surrounded by red leather booths and white plastic cocktail  tables suggesting a retro-future aesthetic, with local artists’ work on the walls. 1511 S. Main St., 437-2787.

Beauty Bar The Get Back, funky soul dance party with DJs John Doe, Danny Boy, Phoreyz, Aurajin and guests. 10 pm until the wee hours, $5 women, $10 men. Drink specials, free parking at area casinos and Neonopolis. 517 Fremont St., 598-1965.

Bunkhouse Saloon Black Camero, Action Cat, Novelty Act 10 pm, $5 cover includes first drink. 124 S. 11th St., 384-4536.

Canyon Club Las Vegas  Vegas Rocks!  afterparty w/ Dead Red Black, Kreep, Age Ov Reason, Siamese Graffiti, Paul Epic 10 pm, $5-$10. 202 Fremont St.,

Dino’s Lounge Live performance by A Dog Named Dutch 10:30 pm-1 am Other Hours: 1516 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 382-3894. 24/7.

The Icehouse Lounge Live music and performance by DJ Keoki and Konkrete Jungle 10 pm, $10. Free parking. 650 S. Main St., 315-2570.

Hogs & Heifers Saloon Join the beautiful, sassy women for cold beer, loud classic American music and lots of attitude. 65+ feet of designated motorcycle parking in front. Friends of FF and Friends of FF drink and merchandise discounts. Open 1 pm-4 am daily. 201 N. Third St., 646-1457.

Saloon Bar & Grill 25 percent food discounts, $1.50 beer specials, $3 drink specials, entertainment  karaoke or live music Sun, 10 pm-2 am Fri-Sat, 650 Fremont St., 388-4116.

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