Aggie Zed’s sculptures are part of “Dancing in their Heads,” on view at Chroma Projects gallery through the month of December. 
Image courtesy the artist

First Fridays: December 6

Creature conflicts People often describe Aggie Zed’s sculptures as “whimsical,” or “cute.” “I can see whimsical, but I don’t ever see cute,” says the artist, who uses handmade ceramic and mechanical bits in combination with found materials such as scrap metal, wire, and plastic milk jugs to create what she calls “really dear beings that […]

Partiers dress in their brightest whites to honor World AIDS Day at IX Art Park. Image Courtesy of Jason Elliott.

ARTS Pick: Little White Party

Feeling good: The annual Little White Party, held in honor of World AIDS Day, can trace its origins to the 1980s when an East Village disco launched the New York City White Party with a requirement that partygoers dress in all white to support the idea that having HIV does not make a person dirty […]

Willard Gayheart Family Band celebrates a lifetime achievement at C'ville Coffee on Sunday. Publicity image.

ARTS Pick: Willard Gayheart Family Band

Lifetime record: Born in 1932, Willard Gayheart recalls the early influence of hearing the 1936 recording of Mainer’s Mountaineers’ “Maple on the Hill.” “I listened to that record over and over,” he says. “I just couldn’t get enough of it.” So it may come as a surprise that the accomplished guitarist and songwriter only recently […]