Both events run simultaneously Saturday in 16th Street Plaza District.
Muralist Bob Palmer began assembling the Red Dirt co-op team in early 2016.
This year’s Artist Invitational program has a budget of $25,000.
A mural by a famous Oklahoma artist was recently painted over, and the public isn’t happy about it.
Art is meant to be intellectually and emotionally provocative, and the more of that we can provide to residents and visitors in our city, the better.
Taste of Western brings new murals to the district and promises a special announcement during this year’s festivities.
Organizers expect around 30,000 guests at this year’s Plaza District Festival, which runs noon-10 p.m. Saturday.
This year, rather than only emphasize the many dining options on Western, Young had the inspiration to turn the district into an art gallery.
—“Parks and Recreation” writer and co-creator Greg Daniels on the TV series’ city hall murals, in the Feb. 18 issue of Entertainme0nt Weekly