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Paseo First Friday Gallery Walk set for May 6 – “Amusement Park Rides” photos featured

The photographs of Tony Grider – themed “Amusement Park Rides” – are featured at Paseo Art Space, 3022 Paseo Drive, at this month's First Friday gallery walk. Photos Provided
The photographs of Tony Grider – themed “Amusement Park Rides” – are featured at Paseo Art Space, 3022 Paseo Drive, at this month’s First Friday gallery walk. Photos Provided

Staff Report

The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for May will take place on Friday, May 6, from 6 to 10 p.m. The Gallery Walk will have 22 galleries featuring over 80 artists who will host opening receptions, promising something for everyone.

The Paseo Art Space, at 3022 Paseo, will feature the opening reception for Tony Grider. His show “Amusement Park Rides” is a collection of rides photographed in small-town Oklahoma parks.

Among the live entertainment for May is upbeat acoustic artist Chris Lashley, lead guitarist and vocalist for Chris Lashley and The Constant Howlrounds.

Street cuisine offerings for May include MOB Grill, featuring Onion Burgers with MOB’s Secret Marinade and loaded cheese fries. Also, Yum Yum Bites will be serving up Viet flare and flavor with some twists on traditional food truck faves.

Each First Friday, Paseo galleries offer special themed exhibits, refreshments, guest artists and a variety of entertainment opportunities – all within walking distance. More than 80 artists in 22 galleries participate. Three restaurants and a handful of shops round out the Paseo’s distinctive atmosphere.

The Paseo is Oklahoma City’s unique arts destination, located between NW 27 & 30 Streets and Walker & Hudson. May is a busy month for the Paseo – First Friday on May 6, the annual Fairy Ball at nearby Restoration Church on May 14, and the annual Paseo Arts Festival May 28-30.

For more information, call the Paseo Arts Association at (405) 525-2688 or email [email protected].

Guitarist and vocalist Chris Lashley leads “The Constant Howlrounds” at this month's First Friday Gallery walk – scheduled for the evening of May 6 in the historic Paseo Arts District. Photos Provided
Guitarist and vocalist Chris Lashley leads “The Constant Howlrounds” at this month’s First Friday Gallery walk – scheduled for the evening of May 6 in the historic Paseo Arts District. Photos Provided

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