Area visual artists strut their stuff as part of Downtown Bloomington's First Friday.
*Artists Brian Simpson and Amy Wolfe have teamed up with the DBA and Connect Transit to organize the Downtown Bloomington Arts Showcase, which is Friday, May 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
*There are many artist studios and galleries in Downtown Bloomington. Several businesses will host the artists, including Specs Around Town, Cravin Donuts (Mmmmm...donuts!) and Crossroads.
*In addition to the visual artists, you can check out a variety of live music performances, including David Berchtold, The Magpies, Marita Brake, and Mark Boon.
*Connect Transit offers special tokens to help those attending the showcase get around to see the artists in the various locations.