ARTS Pick: Lovefest

Fifty years after 1967’s Summer of Love, the IX Art Park’s Lovefest seeks to capture the same artistic idealism. Anatomy of Frank joins the lineup on Saturday. Publicity photo Fifty years after 1967’s Summer of Love, the IX Art Park’s Lovefest seeks to capture the same artistic idealism. Anatomy of Frank joins the lineup on Saturday. Publicity photo

Forty bands. Two stages. 23 hours of music. Lovefest is a response through art to the civil rights struggles shaking the community. From early-morning meditation to midday belly dancing to late-night gypsy punk, the festival offers a weekend of immersion in the love and passion of local artists. The lineup features well-known community musicians including Black Masala, Mighty Joshua and Eli Cook.

Saturday, June 24 & Sunday, June 25. $25-40. IX Art Park, 522 Second St. SE. 218-8686.

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