Monday, July 23, 2012
People poured into Davis Square over the weekend to listen to music, dance and check out artists and vendors. Feel free to add your own photos to the gallery.
Here are some photos of ArtBeat, which took place in Davis Square July 20 and 21. If you've got photos to share, click "Upload Photos and Videos."
Saturday, July 21, 2012
The Assembly Square developers commissioned Somerville artists to create temporary tattoos for children that they'll be giving out at ArtBeat in Davis Square.
ArtBeat is bringing tons of musicians and artists to Davis Square this weekend, and Assembly Row, the large development going into Assembly Square, wanted to pass on some images they've commissioned for the event. They're temporary tattoos, the kind kids love, and they're by local artists Patrick McWain and James Weinberg, according to Assembly Row. They feature the development's mascot, Rosie the dog. Here's what Assembly Row wrote about them: Rosie is coming to Art Beat! By now everyone has seen Rosie’s adorable face on the billboards, now you can get the Assembly Row mascots adorable face on your cheek, your arm, your leg or anywhere Rosie can fit. Assembly Row will be distributing temporary tattoos created by local Somerville artists, …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The art and music festival begins Friday night. This year's theme is migration.
ArtBeat, a large festival that brings thousands into Davis Square, takes place Friday and Saturday, with a full lineup of live music, art displays, activities, street food and vendors. Over dozen bands will play on two stages, and there will also be dance troupes, storytelling, activities for kids, puppets, an interactive map project, a parade and more, according to the ArtBeat website. Bands will play a variety of music: jazz, hip-hop, rock, roots, soul, folk, modern klezmner, Cape Verdean, Brazilian … the list goes on. You can check out the performance lineups here: Friday and Saturday. Also, take a look at the ArtBeat website. Some highlights of this year's ArtBeat include: