Sting! 18: LANDSCAPES: Between Tradition & Imagination

An Evening of Art, Music and Performance at Boston’s Beehive The Beehive’s 18th Installment in its Continuing Art Series
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BOSTON - Aug. 25, 2014 - PRLog -- WHAT: On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014, from 6:30PM - 8:30PM, The Beehive's co-owner and resident curator Jennifer Epstein and special guest curator, gallery YES.OUI.SI co-founder, Olivia Ives-Flores will co-host the 18th installment in The Beehive's continuing art series entitled Sting! 18: LANDSCAPES: Between Tradition & Imagination, featuring twelve Boston artists working with paint, photography and sculpture. From literal translations of space to abstracted and imagined environments, the exhibition aims to re-interpret the time old subject of the landscape. The exhibition provides the viewer an opportunity to transcend The Beehive and travel with the artists to their created spaces. From Boston with Percy Fortini's spray paint and oil painting of Commonwealth Avenue to the dunes of Aquinnah in Martha's Vineyard with Niko Ewing's 4" x 5" photo collage, to the streets of Lyon, France in Zacharie Lanoue's photo stitch piece, then back to the crib in Havana, Cuba in Enrique Flores- Galbis' oil painting "La Cuna" and out to the far crevices of the imagination in Jamie Calderwood's mixed media topographical dioramas.

The ongoing Sting! series always signifies the launch of a new art installation at The Beehive and highlights an evening of great live entertainment, food & libation specials along with amazing art! For this 18th installment, Jennifer Epstein joined forces with Olivia Ives-Flores to bring together a remarkable group of artists from all over New England. Guest curator Olivia Ives-Flores is an artist and entrepreneur currently living and working in Boston. Originally from New York City, Olivia found her love for the arts at a young age having been introduced to museums by her artistic parents. She attended college at the School of Museum of Fine Arts and finished at Tufts University in Boston. The summer before she graduated, Olivia and a group of her friends decided to open their own gallery, YES.OUI.SI. This creative agency lives for bringing people together around art, both in the physical and digital world. Olivia spends her time cultivating beauty by curating exhibitions, telling stories, building brands and making Boston a more artful city. More information about Olivia and her work can be found at


Clint Baclawski

Erik Bornemann

Jamie Calderwood

Kira Doutt

Niko Ewing

Enrique Flores-Galbis

Percy Fortini - Wright

Zacharie Lanoue

Jeff Perrott

Walker Roman

Golden Sweet

Mitch Weiss

Performance by Natman Band:

Join us for an evening at The Beehive with great food, cool art, and a special live musical performance by the Natman Band. Natman Band is a collection of Boston's best avant-garde and expressionistic musicians lead by the legendary Nat Mugavero. He is a musical visionary who captures the imaginations and talents of the best players in the country and pushes the limit to create pure music. This is a fun, spontaneous and virtuosic event.

WHERE: The Beehive, 541 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116 | P. 617.423.0069

WHEN: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 from 6:30PM - 8:30PM.

INFO: No cover charge, cash bar. Dinner reservations recommended.

The Beehive Sting! Series:

The Beehive Sting! Series is an on-going art series that presents the diversity of art now.  The goal is to find work of the moment that is engaging, challenging and exciting, providing viewers with a broad exposure to contemporary art and providing artists a chance to get outside of the white box. Unlike a gallery or museum, The Beehive is not limited by the confines of an aesthetic agenda and can select a variety of innovative work.

About The Beehive:

The Beehive is an underground Bohemian bistro featuring amazing cuisine, libations, artwork and live music nightly. Nestled below the Boston Center for the Art’s historic Cyclorama in Boston’s South End, The Beehive serves the eclectic fare of Chef Marc Orfaly, rustic comfort foods infused with American, European, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern influences. Open for dinner and cocktails with live entertainment available nightly until 2:00 AM; The Beehive is the perfect location for after-work cocktails, dinner, live music, events and more. Come to taste the cuisine, come to view the art, come to hear the music or simply come to share in the merriment.  The Beehive is at 541 Tremont St., 617-423-0069; Hours are as follows: Dinner: Sunday through Wednesday from 5:30PM to 12:00AM, Thursday through Saturday from 5:30PM to 1:00AM. Bar to 2:00AM, entertainment nightly. Brunch Served Saturday and Sunday from 10:00AM until 3:00PM, bar menu 3:00PM to 5:00PM.

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