For CRITICAL MASS 5, over 100 NWLA Artists have submitted one piece of Visual Art or Literary writing sample. Come see the Art, meet the Artists, and learn who will take home the $2,000 "Best of Show" Prize. At 7:00 p.m., Literary Critic David Kipen will discuss the 2017 Literary submissions; at 7:30 p.m. Visual Art Critic Robert Pincus, Ph.D., will explain his 2017 Visual Art submission winner. Winners will have the opportunity to produce a Solo Show in August 2017.