HAMTRAMCK NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS FESTIVAL
October 8th, 2022
The 100th Anniversary Edition
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About THE Festival
Instead of an impersonal mega-event, HNAF was created to offer a humble way to engage with artists on a more intimate level. Last year we had to cancel...for reasons.
This year, we are celebrating our city's centennial and all the history and creativity and community that makes Hamtramck what it is.
Keep checking back for more information, or keep up with us on our social media pages. If you have questions or would like to get involved in the planning shoot us an email at HamtramckNeighborhoodArtsFest@gmail.com.
The Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Fest is a loosely curated showcase of artists, writers and musicians living in Hamtown and the surrounding neighborhoods. The Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival takes place annually the second weekend in October.
Our goal is to activate the city’s indigenous talent and create a walkable, neighborhood-scale, art experience on porches, in houses, on sidewalks and storefronts.
Check out The UPcoming events
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Five acoustic sets on the porch with a fire and potluck in the yard
cute and crass lo-fi punk band
Shrinq Mountin is a solo act with a full band sound and will be playing live looped music from scratch. Every sound is created in front of the audience and is rhythmically challenging for the composer.
Shrinq Mountin is one person live producing full songs from scratch. With roughly 17 years of music making, each show is a new experience as there are currently no samples used, everything is created live and looped when necessary. Instruments regularly heard are drum, synth, keyboard, guitar, oud, voice, bass, and more. Shrinq is currently working on a sophomore album entitled “Emergence”.
The Honest to God Jug Band will be playing tunes under the influence of Dmytro Szylak.
The Honest to God Jug Band performs traditional American and Balkan folk music.
Come learn visible mending stitches and add too a large memorial quilt project for South East Michigan
Sicily Amaris McRaven is a fibers and drawing installation artist, community arts facilitator, and activist working to move the conversation forward in her own right, on radical sobriety, social-behavioral/communication-based health, and art as social practice.
Lynn is a commission costume designer, creator, and art collector - she is moving and wants to share her excess supplies (and art!) with you! Swing by for some great deals and lots of freebies.
Lynn is a commission costume designer whose work can be seen at Theatre Bizarre, burlesque shows, in the local wrestling scene as well as on private clients at various costume parties/events. Lynn also uses mixed media collage work to process life and emotions that cannot be expressed with words. As an avid art collector, she looks for pieces that speak to her soul.
Come see what weird image juxtapositions are happening on my easel. What spectacle am I creating in oil paint?
Dawn Smith is a modern surrealist painter and Tattooist. She is focused on creating a body of paintings in the modern surrealist genre. Dawn opened and currently operates Harlequin Tattoo in Hamtramck. She maintains a vibrant art studio practice at H.A.T.C.H. Her work discusses psychology, society, femininity and the nature of human emotional reality.
Throughout the afternoon, artists who have studio space will open their studios to the public.
Hatch Art is a grassroots art center that has two galleries and 11 artist studios.
Open studio of mostly unseen new and selected older works.
Mitch Cope, b 1973 is a studio artist working mainly in large scale 2D as well as video and sculpture and architectural design. Mitch has worked collaboratively with the Detroit Tree of Heaven Woodshop, Design 99 and Power House Productions. He has won the Kresge Arts Fellowship, a Creative Capital Award and Juried Award from Art Prize. He currently lives and works in Hamtramck, MI.
Kinsman Redeemer is a female folk duo based in Hamtramck. Come to a magical back garden stage canopied under grape vines and fairy lights for an afternoon of musical whimsy and killer harmonies. Enjoy our original songs as well as covers by Chelsea Wolfe, Warpaint, Sufjan Stevens, and many more!
What do you get when you mix two siren flower hippies with some forest twigs & also a kazoo? Kinsman Redeemer, that’s what. The soul-singing, hula-swinging Tessa joins her pilgrim sister Charis in a musical match that can only be described as crunchy & delicious. Says one fan, “I came to listen to angelic folk harmonies, but I left with granola in my pockets. I still don’t know how it got there!”
he public is invited to the small gallery at the Ukrainian American Archives & Museum to view the installation of R. Baranyk's artwork.
Roman Baranyk was born in Ukraine and has lived in Canada and the U.S.A. since 1950.
RVDS from Hamburg (D), resident of the Golden Pudel Club, will play a concert on the porch @ FILTER Detroit with a choice of little electronic instruments. There'll be some cosmic sounds with jazz influenced passages next to deep beats. It will be a tribute to the moon (https://soundcloud.com/rvds)
RVDS from Hamburg (Germany), resident of the Golden Pudel Club, will play a concert on the porch at FILTER Detroit with a choice of little electronic instruments. There'll be some cosmic sounds with jazz influenced passages next to deep beats. It will be a tribute to the moon https://rvdsrvds.bandcamp.com/, https://soundcloud.com/rvds
The concert starts at 1pm till 2pm, second set at 5pm.
The porch is located in the back of the FILTER Detroit garden. Please enter the garden from the side lot between 12645 Moran Street and Play House. RVDS is the current research resident of FILTER Detroit. https://www.filterdetroit.org
RVDS aka Richard von der Schulenburg is a luminary out in Hamburg (Germany), who produces and DJs as RVDS. Whoever had the chance to listen to his sets at the legendary Golden Pudel Club knows where his magical charming sound comes from. With his releases for own label “It’s", BureauB, Uncanny Valley, etc. he already created a tiny fanhood of moonaddicts and dreamers all around the globe.
Sing songs with strangers and friends! All ages welcome!
The Hinterlands creates performances and public events equal parts playful and surreal. Through an ongoing physical and vocal practice that undergirds our collaborative process and catapults across disciplines and contexts, our work pushes into the unknown parts of personal and collective history with fearless physicality and a sense of humor. thehinterlands.org
Open studio with musical performances throughout the day and evening.
No Label Audio is an artist focused recording and performance studio