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Arts District Liberty Station will feature several special events during Friday Night Liberty on February 5, 2016, from 5:00 PM – 9:00PM. Featured performances by San Diego Opera’s OPERA EXPOSED!, a collaboration with Recreational Music Center & San Diego Symphony’s Upright & Grand PLAY ME program, the Theatre Arts School of San Diego’s Friday Night Live!, an interactive arts and musical experience by LonackSignature & Christopher Dale, Celtic Echoes performance, Make Your Own Collage Valentine at June Rubin Studio, and many Art Galleries & Studios filled with the Art, Jewelry, Textiles, wears and other crafts all perfect gifts for Valentine’s Day.

Liberty Station Chapel
Opera Exposed! is an audience engagement program from San Diego Opera that is a partnership with San Diego area universities and colleges, almost all of which have music departments with undergraduate and graduate degrees in vocal performance. This partnership offers young singers ample opportunities to hone their performance skills while at the same time giving them a better idea of the processes of producing opera on a professional level. Music will be chosen from the operatic masterpieces of composers like Mozart, Donizetti and Puccini, as well as from some of the classic Broadway musicals. The program will be narrated and accompanied by Director of Education and Community Engagement Nicolas Reveles. There will be two 20-minute performs at 6:30 then again at 7:15 in the Liberty Station Chapel.

Interactive Music - Building 202
A collaboration with Recreational Music Center & San Diego Symphony’s Upright & Grand PLAY ME program will feature two student band performances, dueling piano/requests, and other impromptu performances. The PLAY ME piano is located at the corner Dewey Road and Historic Decatur Road. Performances will run from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Interactive Art & Music - Barracks 17
Local creative artist Lonack Signature teams up with popular singer-songwriter Christopher Dale for a one night interactive art event.  Guests are invited to create and photograph their own unique collages inspired by live performances Dale’s original tunes. Bring your camera and creativity to this family friendly event - collage materials provided. Located in Barracks 17.

Interactive Art - Barracks 19
June Rubin
leads the way to Make Your Own Collage Valentine with interactive activities for all ages. We will use papers, glitter glue, and markers. FREE event from 5:30 - 7:30 PM. Barracks 19, Second Floor.

Art & Music - Barracks 15
Lauren LeVieux’s closing event for custom exhibition inspired by the play San Diego Repertory Theatre Outside Mullingar "I hope to offer a series of narrative oil paintings created as if the maze of ancestors, secrets and love found in Outside Mullingar could turn to paint."  Meet LeVieux while the live music of the Celtic Echoes transports you to Ireland.
Music performances from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.
Second Floor.

So much more!
Plus 30 some artists & galleries will be hosting open houses showcasing Art, Jewelry, Textiles, wears and other crafts all perfect gifts for Valentine’s Day!

Barracks 14
The Hot Spot Pottery Painting & Candle Making Studio
 for some creative fun! Choose from hundreds of blank pottery pieces from dinnerware, to vases to kids items galore.  We provide 80+ paint colors, stencils, stamps and idea books to get those creative juices flowing. Pottery is fired overnight and ready the next day!  Candles are ready in about 20-30 min. Choose your shape or container, wax color chunks, fragrance and bling for the top.  Prices include everything. No studio fees.  No age limit or experience necessary.

Point Loma Tea We are featuring our Chocolate Teas at 10% off. Bon Bon, Chocolate Cupcake, Chocolate Mint, Marshmallow Kisses and Vanilla Chocolate Crème!
Valentines promotion code: GIFTS 2 GO 4 U

Silk Art by Debby Winklea Stop by and share the festive evening and see my latest creations. 
Each painting is a unique work of art that can be worn or framed for hanging.
The luxury of silk is a wonderful gift! 

Barracks 15
Colleen Veltz Art You have enjoyed landscapes, and now… works on paper.  Come by and explore the process of monotype prints.  For 15 dollars you can create a leaf prints yourself.  Proceeds go towards a community art project.  Creating art is for our community and for you. Barracks 15, Second Floor.

Outside the Lens: 30 Others is a photo and film exploration by students at Muirlands Middle School. By looking at their own identity and that of the 30 Others around them - our youth photographers came to find that we are all interconnected. Barracks 15, Ground Floor.

Anneville Studio: Shop for handmade mokume gane jewelry, view our custom ring portfolio, or get creative with our jewelry tools! Barracks 15, Second Floor.

SDSU Jewelry and Metalwork Sale Students and Alumni from the nationally ranked Jewelry and Metalwork Program at SDSU will present a selection of unique handcrafted jewelry for sale. Proceeds go directly to the designer/maker and benefit the SDSU Jewelry Students Co-op. The event will be attended by student, alumni, and faculty artists. Barracks 15, Second Floor.

Barracks 16
John Thomas Wood’s Art for hearts
will feature images intended for loved ones on Valentine’s. Original work ready for framing and signed by the artist will be offered for sale along with cards and the following books: The Heart of Power, The Heart of Leadership, The Heart of Relationships, The Heart of Fear and The Heart of Feelings. Barracks 16, Second Floor.

Pure Flamenco San Diego's only flamenco dance store is now open! Here you can find everything you need for your flamenco class or performance: flamenco shoes, practice skirts, mantones (shawls), castanets, fans, earrings, peinetas and more. If you are interested in learning how to dance flamenco, Pure Flamenco offers classes nearby at Dance Place San Diego. Stop by and check us out today! Barracks 16, Ground Floor.

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation Deborah Consaul, a brain injury survivor creates unique cards perfect for Valentine's Day. Barracks 16.

Women’s Museum of CaliforniaOpening of new educational exhibition, PATHS TO PEACE: How the United Nation impacts the global condition for women. This exhibit examines the impact the work of the United Nations has had on women around the world and poses the question: What has been done?  What needs to be done? Barracks 16, Ground Floor.

San Diego Writers, Ink and Inspirations Gallery At 5pm, Writers, Ink will have a ceremony for those who have completed the Novel Writing Certificate Program with Tammy Greenwood. At 6:30pm, Writer's Ink will host the book reading/signing/celebration of Ron Salisbury's 2015 Main Street Rag Poetry Prize winning book of poetry, Miss Desert Inn. It will also be the opening of our new art show, Ink-spirations: Creative Text Come to Life, in both Inspirations Gallery and The Ink Spot. Barracks 16, Second Floor.

Casa Valencia Galeria will host works by Luis Alderete evolving from the stoic and swapped capturing rural landscapes of Baja California. Barracks 16, Ground Floor.

Inspirations Gallery and the Ink Spot:Open to everyone 5pm to 8pm. Artwork (in conjunction with our neighbor, Inspirations Gallery) is a continuation of the Colors Blue show. Barracks 16, Second Floor.

Barracks 19
7Stitches Ethnic Jewelry Tahitian Pearls For Your Valentine! Place an order at Friday Night Liberty and have your gift delivered by Valentines Day! For details call 858-336-0880 and ask for Michelle. Barracks 19, Second Floor.

Billie Hamilton Fine Arts Starting this spring, the gallery will be co-featuring a different guest artist each month, as well as classes in pastel painting techniques and low-tech printmaking. Barracks 19, Second Floor.

Bravo School of Art offers art classes for beginners or experienced adults and children. See free instructor demonstrations of Simply Henna and Silk Painting. Enjoy class registration specials to enroll in art classes in Mosaic, Drawing, Painting, Weaving, Zentangle® and more. Barracks 19, Second Floor.

California Hardwoods and Dave Ness Photography will be showing California Hardwoods repurposed Northern California Hardwood, Sally Ault's beautiful wood turnings and Dave Ness's natural based art and abstracts all which come together to create an environment you won't want to leave. Barracks 19.

M Fischbeck Studio Gallery"For the love of it" - exploring what inspires your passion for the arts. Featuring art, florals, and a community art project in the studio. Barracks 19, Second Floor.

Building 201
Expressive Arts Institute and Swift Gallery
Join us for a Random Valentine Mail Art session.  The Expressive Arts Institute graduates and students are passionate about mail art and the intimacy and power of slow mail to connect us.  Participants create a mixed media Valentine's Day card which is left behind after completion.  The cards will be randomly addressed from addresses of each participant, then stamped and mailed. Each participant will receive a random Valentine's Day card in the mail.  Great fun and no experience needed!  Donation for supplies: $5 for 2 postcards; $3 for 1 postcard. Building 201, Second Floor.

Building 202
Visions Art Museum will show works including Yvonne Porcella: 50 Years an Artist, Kathleen Probst’s Modern Simplicity, Darcy Falk’s Riot of Color: Divining Treasure, and Earth, Wind, Fire & Water from Canyon Quilters of San Diego. Ground Floor.

Scout is hosting a Holbrook Candle Co. pop up adjacent to the San Diego Watercolor Society to announce their new line.

For more information about Friday Night Liberty events visit: ntclibertystation.com
or contact Andrew Waltz at (619)573-9304, or email: AWaltz@NTCFoundation.org

Friday Night Liberty is a monthly first Friday evening of FREE open artist studios, galleries and events throughout NTC at Liberty Station's Arts & Cultural District.  Free parking. Free Admission.  The Freedom to explore, wander and enjoy our growing cultural campus.

Friday Night Liberty Annual Sponsors:

Bank of America

Financial support for Friday Night Liberty is provided in part to the NTC Foundation by Bank of America,, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture, the County of San Diego and The Heller Foundation of San Diego