WHAT IF: We could gather together for a meal, take a yoga class, see our favorite bands, be inspired by performance and art…all, in the midst of the most magical sights and sounds of our City? Join, and imagine what a one of a kind place over the James might inspire in us.
4 days, 4 nights of BridgePark: local food, music, art, dance, yoga, friends, and more at 1708 Gallery’s 10×10. The Gallery will be set up with epic imagery and sounds from the park site and art related to the architecture, themes, and process of the project. Bring your own “What If” dreams and tell us what they are!
All events FREE to attend and family friendly.
Cash Bar each night.
Gallery hours: T-F 11:00 a.m. – close
Events: See below for times.
Tuesday, August 4
Let’s Talk / Soup
6:00 pm: Community Conversation on BridgePark and Food Access
7:00 pm: Community Dinner and Live Music
Locally-Sourced Dinner: Soup, Salad, and Sub Rosa
Meat provided by Belmont Butchery
Bread provided by Sub Rosa
Vegetables locally grown by Renew Richmond, Shalom Farms, and Virginia State University
Flowers from Tricycle Gardens
Dessert by Red Eye Cookie Company
Curated by The Underground Kitchen
Chef: Carly Herring
Vegetarian Options Available
Live musical performances by: Rodney the Soul Singer, Sam Reed, and Thomas Wakefield and Gypsy Roots
Wednesday, August 5
Flow / Folk
12:00 pm: Rapid Flow Yoga
45 minute lunchtime yoga led by Karen Hansen of Ashtanga Yoga
All levels welcome
Bring your mat
7:00 pm River Folk
Live Music featuring Lobo Marino, Balaur, and Friends
Thursday, August 6
River / Dance
7:00 pm Interpretative Dance Selections featuring
RVA Dance Collective, Natalie Kane Flow and Hoop, and Khalima: Dance Artist
Curated by Dogtown Dance Theatre
Friday, August 7
6:00 pm: Open Gallery
Video and Sound Exhibit, Photography, Art, BridgePark Model, and more.
Come experience the sights and sounds of the BridgePark site while enjoying First Fridays Art Walk.
Artists include: Justin James Reed, Peter Culley, Andrew Montgomery, Isaac Currey, Alyssa C Salomon, Dave Parrish, Kate Magee Joyce, Robert Mooney, Chris Johnson, Ann Walsh, Vaughn Whitney Garland, and Chris Marcussen.
Specials thanks to all the amazing artists and contributors.
All events will feature immersive video, sound, and photography of the BridgePark site.
Part of 10×10 at 1708 Gallery
For more information visit: BridgeParkRVA.com