Artwork (Especially From Kids) Wanted for JP Together Light Show

Artwork from community members is wanted for a JP Centre/South Main Streets large-scale projection show happening next weekend on the facade of J.P. Licks to support frontline workers. "We invite the people of Jamaica Plain to join this celebration by contributing artwork that expresses gratitude for the community. Kids’ artwork is especially encouraged!" said a JP Centre/South Main Streets newsletter. The light show will take place May 23 to May 25.

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Celebrate Galentine’s Day with Wine & Chocolate Tour in JP

Wine and chocolate. It's hard to go wrong on Galentine's Day with those two aphrodisiacs. Yes, Galentine's Day. Galentine's Day was created by Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation to celebrate female friendship on the day before Valentine's Day. JP Centre/South Main Streets is helping you celebrate Galentine's Day with a wine and chocolate tour, and other special local treats on a Feb.

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Free Screening of ‘Rio’ and Free J.P. Licks on August 7

Create a macaw mask, grab some popcorn, and then move inside to watch a free screening of "Rio" on August 7. Oh, don't forget there will be free J.P. Licks ice cream! "Rio" is a G-rated movie about the story of Blu, a domesticated macaw, who goes on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This event is part of Hyde Square Task Force's Viva el Latin Quarter Summer Series. The crafts will start at 6 pm on the Blessed Sacrament Plaza (631 Centre St.), and then move inside for the movie. For more information, please contact Sarah at sarah@hydesquare.org or 617-318-6610.

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Vignettes: Art show at JP Licks: Featuring Terry Boutelle and Nancy Marks

Vignettes

Artwork by Terry Boutelle and Nancy Marks

May – June 2019

 

Now showing at JP LICKS on Centre Street in JP

In literature, a vignette is a short scene that captures a single moment or a defining detail about a character, idea, or other element of the story.  Vignettes are little sections of a much bigger work.  Vignettes are important because they can illuminate significant information, create depth of character, or provide insight into the larger picture. In this show, established Boston artists Terry Boutelle  and Nancy Marks pair their individual works of art to tell a dynamic visual story.  Although the abstract works of each artist are different in their content, there is a resonance between the works involving color, form, line, and mood.  Rather than exhibiting each artist’s work separately, they exploited this resonance by intermixing their paintings in small configurations that they hope will inspire viewers to engage more fully in the artwork.  In considering what resonates within each “vignette,” perhaps the viewer will develop a deeper understanding of each artist’s interpretation of a singular moment or collective experience. See more of their work at:

www.terryboutelle.com

www.nancymarksartist.com

Meet the artists on JP’s First Thursday Art Walk  June 6, 2019   6:00 – 8:00

 

J.P. Licks and O’Malley Debut Boston’s First Coffee Composting Station

Always in pursuit to help the environment, Jamaica Plain's City Councilor Matt O'Malley recently teamed up with J.P. Licks to debut Boston's first coffee composting station. Did you know that when composted used coffee grounds are a fantastic source of nitrogen? That makes coffee grounds great for composting and gardening. So starting Dec. 27, J.P. Licks will be giving away used ground coffee from their in-house roaster every Tuesday and Thursday.

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