14 questions for local artist Joe Devinny

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor In 100 words or less, what do you do as an artist? I am a woodturner. I use a lathe and hand tools to shape wood to make bowls, vases, necklace pendants and other works of art. I strive to combine the natural beauty of wood grain and color with innovative…

Variety is the spice of nightlife at this month’s First Fridays

June provides an eclectic mix for First Fridays: Shakespeare, vodka tasting, abstracts, acrylics, photography, puppies, bebop jazz, delta blues, rock school prodigies, and a fashion show. Here’s a peek of what will be seen and heard at First Fridays on June 6. To get the detailed venue listings and artist profiles, visit www.firstfridayslongbeach.com.

First Fridays continues to grow

First Fridays returns to Bixby Knolls Aug. 3 as businesses along the Atlantic corridor come alive with art and music. This month’s event will feature more locations, artists and performers than any Bixby Knolls First Friday to date. Join Jammin Music, located at 3972 Atlantic Avenue, for an evening of communal music-making.