Category: Arts & Culture

Celebrating 25 years of Kwanzaa at the Cary Arts Center

For 25 years, the Town of Cary has celebrated Kwanzaa in collaboration with The Ujima Group. This year, Maulana Karenga, who founded the holiday in 1966, will speak during the program at the Cary Arts Center December 27. The Ujima…

Camelot: Burning Coal Theatre’s take on a classic

Raleigh’s Burning Coal Theatre Company kicks off their production of Camelot December 5. The musical tells the legend of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot and the sword in the stone, accompanied by some modern musical twists. Now in its twenty-third season,…

Meet the Artist: Jackie Yongue

Sponsored by Green Front Interiors & Rugs Green Front invites you to meet the artist on November 9 Green Front Interiors & Rugs will host the works of artist Jackie Yongue November 9 for the opening reception of You’ve Got…

Mexican culture celebrated at NCMA with Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

The work of artistic icon Frida Kahlo will be on display at the North Carolina Museum of Art beginning October 26. The exhibit Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism is a highlighted curation from the renowned Jacques and Natasha…

¡Viva Viclas! opens at CAM

Click photo to expand and view slideshow. photography by Gus Samarco CAM Raleigh will be celebrating a new art form starting October 4—the souped-up motorcycle. ¡Viva Viclas! The Art of the LowRider Motorcycle explores the concept behind the Chicano-focused community…

New homes and crowd favorites headline AIA’s 10-year anniversary

Four pedigreed blasts from the past will deliver new depth to the AIA Triangle’s tour of residential architecture on October 26. It’s the tour’s 10th anniversary, so the AIA added popular homes from past tours to a roster of four…

Scott Avett debuts exhibition at NCMA

North Carolina native Scott Avett—best known as part of the folk-rock band The Avett Brothers—is debuting an exhibit of his art this month at the North Carolina Museum of Art. The show, I N V I S I B L…

Barbara H. Curtis Center Celebration

Only 2,000 days separate a child’s birth and the first day of kindergarten. So much happens in that time, and so much depends on it. That’s why DHIC and Methodist Home for Children have partnered to open the Barbara H….

Benefit concert for the Frankie Lemmon School

Ramin Karimloo, Joe Kwon, Sergio Ortega and Tania Elizabeth played at a benefit concert at Garland Restaurant/Kings on August 4 to raise funds for the Frankie Lemmon School, a school for children with disabilities. photography by Kate Pope Photography

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