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Curator’s Tour returns for 2016 Digital Graffiti

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach 2016 will kick off on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. with the return of the Curator’s Tour.

Led by artist and Digital Graffiti Curator Brett Phares, the tour offers a behind-the-scenes look at all artwork featured at the festival. Phares will lead discussions for selected pieces throughout the evening. Additionally, attending artists will be on hand to discuss their work in depth with guests.

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Meet the 2016 Digital Graffiti Finalists!

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Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach is proud to announce the finalists for the 2016 festival. 20 artists from 10 countries across the world will gather at Alys Beach to showcase their digital artwork and vie for cash prizes totaling $10,000.

“For a local and intimate venue, Digital Graffiti attracts an impressive range of national and international art, and our ninth year continues this legacy,” says Brett Phares, Digital Graffiti Curator. “We have a solid list of finalists that have submitted work for projection, from delicate to bold, minimal to maximal, monochrome to unicorn rainbows—we can’t wait to share it all in May!”

Find the complete list of finalists here! 

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Recapping the Digital Graffiti 2016 Artist Residency

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We sat down with, Digital Graffiti Curator, Brett Phares and this is what he had to say about this year’s artist residency:

What a refreshing time at Alys Beach! With temps ranging from 29F to 68F…maybe too refreshing?

Nah, this year’s three artists (Keaton Fox from Detroit (MI-US), Sean Capone from Brooklyn (NY-US) and Yandell Walton from Melbourne VIC-AUS) didn’t let the chill slow them down, diving into their work and witnessing first hand how the different architectural details at Alys Beach enhance, change and open up ways of seeing their own art.

It was a great group, and they played together nicely. Had a great confab outside Neat on Saturday night, swapping art on the wall, and discussing the impulses behind them. Wrapping up their 7-day stay, each artist presented their results on their chosen location, along with some surprise expansions for this year’s 9th event in May (some of you may have even caught the water tower grinning).

The artist series at Alys Beach began as a way to generate art tailored to the place, to provide confidence going into the larger event, and to produce some buzz. Yandell, Sean and Keaton did just that. Proof to be seen in May. Catch you then.

Brett Phares, Digital Graffiti Curator
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Read more about the Digital Graffiti Residency from the artists perspectives here:
Keaton Fox Recap  |  Yandell Walton Recap  |  Sean Capone Recap

 

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30A Wine Festival Returns to Alys Beach March 2016

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Swirl, sip, nosh, repeat. Join us for the fifth annual 30A Wine Festival, hosted by the Alys Foundation, on Thursday, March 10 through Sunday, March 13, 2016. Cleanse your palate and prepare for four days of exquisite wines, delectable dishes, and beautiful surroundings. Tickets are now on sale!

Extend Your Stay at Alys…Ticketholders staying on property for three nights during the festival have the exclusive opportunity to receive a fourth night free and a $25 gift card to Fonville Press. For more information, please contact rentals@alysbeach.com.

NEW: Tor Up from the Floor Up… We’re kicking off the 2016 festival with a special wine dinner featuring Tor Kenward of Tor Wines. Held in the beautiful Red Loggia at Caliza Pool, join us for a four-course meal prepared by Caliza chef Kevin Korman paired with Tor Wines distinctive vintages. Seats are $200 per person and must be purchased with a festival weekend pass. Space is limited.

Purchase festival tickets here!

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2016 30A Wine Festival Schedule:

Thursday, March 10

Tor Up from the Floor Up Wine Dinner
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Red Loggia at Caliza Pool

 

Friday, March 11

Sip ‘n Slide
4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Fonville Park
Bourbon, Beer, & Butts
6 to 9 p.m.
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Saturday, March 12

Wine Seminars
1 to 3:30 p.m.
Fonville Park

 

Grand Tasting
3:30 to 7 p.m.
North Sea Garden Walk

 

Sunday, March 13

Rose & Croquet
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Kelly Green

 

For event details and tickets, please visit 30awinefestival.com

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To sponsor the 2016 30A Wine Festival, email events@alysbeach.com

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2016 Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Results

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The 2016 Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run race results are in:

2016 Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Awards

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2016 Alys Beach 1 Mile Fun Run Results 

Congratulations to all who participated!
Mark September 3, 2017 for the 6th Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run.

Please note that results will be available after the award ceremony and both races have concluded.

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend DG2015

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend DG2015

10. When will you ever be able to see Ljos – the performance the Huffington Post calls “mesmerizing” – in a setting as gorgeous Caliza Pool again?

9. A water wall, Robert Seidel(winner of the inaugural festival), and Lake Marilyn? Enough said.

8. Delicious bites available inside the festival gates from Piper’s Kitchen, The Hub, Sweet Henrietta’s Treats, and more.

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Curator’s Tour Returns to DG2015

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Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach 2015 kicks off on Thursday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. with the return of the Curator’s Tour brought to you by Krueger, Fosdyck & Associates of Merrill Lynch in Destin.Led by artist and Digital Graffiti Curator Brett Phares, the tour offers a behind-the-scenes look at select artworks featured at the festival … READ MORE

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Tickets Now Available for 8th Annual Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach

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Tickets for the 8th Annual Digital Graffiti Festival, to be held June 4 – 6, are now available at Alys Shoppe, Alys Beach Bike Shop, Fonville Press, or online here.

An event synonymous with Alys Beach, Digital Graffiti is the world’s http://directmedicationsonline.com/clomid_generic.html first outdoor projection art festival that spans a total of three nights, June 4 – 6, 2015. Tickets are available for each night individually, special packages, weekend pass, and a patron ticket...READ MORE

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