Weekend Itinerary! Watch As Artist Lebo Paints To The Beat

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Some painters might like to brush away at a canvas in the privacy of a cave-like studio, alongside maybe a cat, against the backdrop of some music to slit your wrists to. Well, that was never the case for local hero David “Lebo” Lebatard. He likes crowds — really big crowds. Oh, and he also likes good music.
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The Miami artist, who's been known to paint live alongside the likes of the Beastie Boys, the Disco Biscuits, and Thievery Corporation, will be staging a rare performance in his hometown on January 14, at The Stage. It's part of a three-series show dubbed Lebo Live!
With a new title as Gloria Estefan’s art director for her latest album, Lebo will work in tandem with a video performance artist (VJ) at this weekend’s exhibition. The VJ will synchronize a curated playlist to a video on a large projection screen while you take in all the magic. And who knows? Lebo may even throw a paintbrush into the crowd if we’re lucky.
When: Saturday, January 14, 11 p.m.
Where: The Stage, 170 NE 38th Street; 305-576-9577.
Photo: Courtesy of Lebo Studios.
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