Artist Aaron Hoffmeyer, aka "Chop," is no stranger to First Fridays, and he has zero qualms about opining on the state of its suck-itude. "If you like Ansel Adams, it's really nice," he says, but pop-surrealist paintings of googly-eyed monsters are more his style. As an anecdote to the trite and played out, Chop and his chum, gallery owner Ben Owens, decided to put together a different kind of exhibit one for hot rod admirers, lowbrow lovers and people who just can't stand idyllic black-and-white nature photographs. This weekend, Mile High Shakedown: Kustom Kulture Art Show, at 238s Gallery, 238 Santa Fe Drive, will add the missing vroom with a display of custom cars and choppers, art, fashion by Equillibrium Clothing and live music from Reno Divorce.
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Come by tonight during First Friday, then return tomorrow afternoon to meet the artists. An art auction starting at 3 p.m. will benefit the MaxFund Animal Adoption Center. For more information, go to www.artofchop.com or call 720-635-0159.
Fri., July 6, 7 p.m.