Lake Worth Street Festival ( part 2 of 5 )

Weather definitely has improved, clouds looming but the show goes on for the eager young artists, old pros alike.  Missing is one artists, Richard DelPonte who for 20 years has done this street painting event.  This would have been his 21st year.  In the former C of C bldg hung a beautiful painting of the Street Painting Festival of yesteryear painted by him.  It, also happens to be missing.

 DO NOT CALL THE FBI   JUST BEEN INFORMED THAT THIS BEAUTIFUL LARGE PAINTING IS NOT MISSING AND NOT STOLEN .  IT JUST BECAME MORE VALUABLE AS IT HAS ALL THIS PRESS AND HUBBA BALU  (Hey Richard not a bad ending to 20 years and now some provenance..  HOPE to see it in a nice public spot like City Hall or our new Information Center.  It represents our  fine City. 

 

The crowd coming in on a brisk morning.

The crowd coming in on a brisk morning.

The crowds are arriving and into the second hour the streets are filling.   There are new additions to the event and you have seen nothing yet.   Tomorrow have a look at the professional shooters from the areas camera clubs and how  our merchants doing downtown. The Paintings revealed!  My understanding is, there is no theme but there always is.  Don’t wait for tomorrows blog to enjoy the Street Painting Festival vicariously come on out and be a part .

one of 3 face painting stations

one of 3 face painting stations

Paintings start to reveal themselves but won’t be finished until tomorrow.  But oh what a side-show, and there is something for everyone.

ahh the side shows

ah the side shows

part of the side show, don't ask.

part of the side-show, ” I know nothing ” don’t ask.

hear ye hear ye, come see the painted lady.

hear ye hear ye, come see the tatoo lady.

can't wait for this one love the artist

can’t wait for this one love this artist

always my favorite  the childrens area

always a delight, the children’s area

Britto made the cut

Britto made the cut

here's one for the books

here’s one for the books

you think there will be books left for the upcoming booksale at 50% off

 upcoming book sale less than 3 weeks away, would you come back? 50% off now!

another entertainment factor

another entertainment factor

get your coupon right here for a beer in front of C of C bldg.

get your coupon right here for a beer in front of former C of C bldg.

who can resist

who can resist pizza (equal time.) 

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note the expression of dog and owner.  Got it.

note the expression of dog and owner. Got it.

the music was outstanding check out these dancers, they could no help themselves and they did not come together. When the song was over each went a different direction one sauntered west on Lake Ave east with her mother and home for a good nights sleep.

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AGAIN WITHOUT THE CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS,  HOW WOULD WE MANAGE? So this year after each post I showcase them, Giving them a bit of the limelight.  Tomorrow see more volunteers and then some of the same, as this is what Lake Worthians do. DSCN0193 DSCN0194 DSCN0195 DSCN0203 DSCN0215 DSCN0239 DSCN0240 DSCN0266 DSCN0267 DSCN0268 DSCN0280

oops not a volunteer but he offered to take our picture below.

oops not a volunteer but he volunteered  to take our picture below.

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About Lake Worth Florida by the moment the source of inspiration

A former Unite Press International photographer. Spent 9 years with Cruise Ship Photos of London. Moved to Lake Worth from Coconut Grove, with artist husband Fred Hunt. Never leaves the house without a camera. Writes another blog "One Ear Society" dealing with the ins and outs of the art world. Closed her Art Gallery in Coconut Grove after 17 years to relocate in Lake Worth.
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2 Responses to Lake Worth Street Festival ( part 2 of 5 )

  1. Elizabeth Meyers says:

    Your site is not working properly. Again, WHERE are the Photographs of my ex-realtor Adam Raizen? DRUNK out of his mind – screaming, BELLOWING, that he is now the current first Jewish President of the United States? The Photographs were here last week……? Please allow others to view them.

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  2. Elizabeth Meyers says:

    I did 3 times now!

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