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PHOTOS: Detroit Art Battle 2009 - Russell Industrial Center - TONIGHT!!!!

MCB's Ross Sandelius was hanging at the Detroit Art Battle last night and since he kicked out the shots so fast we just updated this post from yesterday with his photo set...check it out

"I didn't know what to expect when I walked into the 2009 Artist Battle at the Russell Industrial Center on Friday night, but I'm going to blow the conclusion right now: I'm going back next year. Virtually every medium of art was represented, and every artist was having a blast, talking, networking, and doing whatever it is that artists do when they're not bleeding creativity. One of my favorites was this area that sectioned off using kind of a veily-mesh... as the sun was setting, it lit up like a giant, 30'x30' golden lamp... way cool! I had to jet early, but let me assure you that I was DESPISING having to walk back to my car and leave. The air was literally heavy with creativity and creation...
the kind of stuff that genuinely inspires everyone within visual range of the event. "

Highly recommended! - Ross Sandelius
Its finally that time of the year when you can roll up your sleeves
and get down and dirty with a good ol' detroit
Friday, April 17, 2009 at 7:00pm
Russell Industrial Center
1600 Clay
Detroit, MI
313 872 4000
Audience tickets are $10 and gets you a vote to decide this years winner.
The party continues til 2 am with music from some of the areas finest djs.

On the evening of APRIL 17th 2009 The 2nd Annual Detroit Art Battle will gentrify another massive unused space at The RIC -

check the MCB-Video from last years AB08 here

The Art Battle is a competition in which visual artists of all mediums and genres are welcome to compete. Artists battle against one another by fabricating art in a live performance for cash prizes. The attending audience will judge the compition by voting for their favoriote artists.

TONIGHT !!!!!!!!!!

The Battle is on April 17th, 2009 from 7-10pm.

At 10pm votes will be collected and tallied.

The winners wil be announced at 11pm.

1st prize is $1,000, 2nd $250, and third will receive a gift pack.

"Art Battle IS DETROIT"
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