The SouthSide will be cooking tonight.
The “Master of the Grill” is the theme of this month’s First Friday, the monthly celebration of arts and culture in the SouthSide Shopping and Arts District.
Wrap’d Tight will be out grilling on its patio off of S. New Street while local musicians entertain.
Over at Looper’s Grille & Bar, they’ll be trying out some new rib sauce flavors in preparation for Rib Fest in July. They’ll also be serving up fresh corn, grilled pound cake with chipotle chocolate sauce and grilled pineapple mojitos.
If you are looking to put a song in your heart, head over to Godfrey Daniels to hear Dala, Juno nominees and winners of the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Amanda Walther and Sheila Carabine write and sing in harmony best described as angelic.
Drawing upon influences like The Beatles, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and Bob Dylan, since 2002, Dala has released five albums and toured extensively across North America. Dala is touring in support of their latest album “Best Day.”
The Banana Factory will be featuring the opening reception for the “Annual Young Artist Exhibition” and “Vicki Dash - The Blue Dog Diaries: Excerpts and Images from A Transplant Out of Sea.”
Fox Optical will have an opening reception for Anna Kodama. Her exhibition of oil paintings titled "You Will Know It When You See It." will be on display June1 - July 28th.
Home and Planet will be holding its first ever garage sale, where they will be having great deals on “all kinds of items and we mean all kinds.”
If you are a fan of the pugilistic arts, Friday Night Fights debuts at the new Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The full night of boxing gets under way at 7 p.m. and tickets are still available.
The main event features Ronald Cruz, an undefeated welterweight from Bethlehem, and Prentice Brewer of Cleveland. In his most recent fight, Cruz scored a unanimous 12-round decision over Allen Conyers. The co-headliner of the evening will be a 10-round junior middleweight fight between “King” Gabriel Rosado of Philadelphia, and Joel Julio, of Miami.
The fights will also air live on national television on the NBC Sports Network at 9 p.m.