October has a lot in store for First Friday art seekers, including some great shows, delicious food and ideal weather. Check out Artlink Phoenix for the full First Friday lineup.

Chaos Theory 16
Celebrate 16 years with the infamous Randy Slack who is back at it with the annual installment of his ever popular group show featuring 70+ local artists working in every medium. The show takes place at Legend City Studios, located at 521 W. Van Buren, and will be open from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Chaos Theory

Chaos Theory. Courtesy of Legend City Studios.

Just Another Art Show
On the edge of the downtown Warehouse district, three artists invite you to discover what they’ve been up to. An orgy of mixed media, madness and more! “You won’t want to miss this… or, maybe you will.” Doors open to the public from 7-11 p.m., located at The Icehouse, 429 W. Jackson Street.

Pardigm Shift
Artist Robert Gentile, winner of last year’s art competition, “Thermal Phoenix,” presents his long anticipated solo exhibition in Shade Gallery at the MonOrchid on 2nd Street and Roosevelt.  Truly a mile-stone exhibit that expresses the overwhelming need for creativity in ones life despite the odds, stunningly expressed through mixed media.  Doors at 6 p.m.

Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift. Courtesy of MonOrchid.

Celebrando Nuestra Cultura
Focuses on the history, icons and folklore of the Mexican culture. Depicted through a host of mediums and artists, this show promises to be rich and diverse in heritage and experience. The night includes mariachis, local performances, live guitar and more! Join the festivities starting at 6 p.m., located at the Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center at 147 E. Adams Street.

Grand Avenue Artist Collective
Support you local artists this month at Oasis on Grand as 14 emerging artist come together to showcase their work along the growing Grand Avenue strip which offers live music, tasty treats and more!  The show begins at 6 p.m. and is located at 1501 Grand Avenue.