Community, music and arts events of relevance to the Space Coast

To help drive down the feline euthanasia rate in Brevard County, PURRS (People Underwriting the Rescue and Rehab of Strays), along with H.O.P.E. (Helping Overpopulation of Pets End) have teamed up to provide absolutely free spays and neuters of community cats on Friday, October 16, 2015, in conjunction with the 15th National Feral Cat Day.

Long considered a “songwriter’s songwriter,” John Prine is a rare talent who writes the songs other songwriters would sell their souls for. Evidence of this is the long list of songwriters who have recorded gems from his extensive catalog, including Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, the Everly Brothers, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson, Carly Simon, Joan Baez, and many others. Prine has received numerous accolades, including two Grammy’s and the 2005 Americana Music Awards Artist of the Year.

EGAD Main Street First Friday Oct 2nd

Oct 1, 2015

This monthly event is anchored at the Eau Gallie Rotary Band Shell on the corner of Highland Avenue and Eau Gallie Boulevard, but shops and galleries along Highland Avenue have special events or offerings also happening. First Friday features live musical entertainment in the band shell, food, arts and crafts vendors, and other fun activities that connect with that month’s theme.

The Art of Networks II, an exhibition of nine data visualizations that use art and science to make complex information more easily understood, will be on display until Nov. 8 at Florida Institute of Technology’s Foosaner Art Museum.

September 19, 2015 - December 12, 2015

Born and raised in South Korea, the contemporary fiber artist Hye Shin is known for her large, richly textured wall hangings. She has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and her work can be found in galleries in throughout Florida and the nation. Shin has been teaching at Crealdé School of Art since 2002 and is the founder of the Focus on Fiber Art initiative. The Center is pleased to present Shin’s wall hangings, embroidery and large-scale sculpture as well as a site-specific installation during fall 2015.