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North Carolina Museum of Art to Install Work by Cuban Artist Yoan Capote in Museum Park

June 9, 2016

Sculpture is first gift through new Art in the Environment Fund Raleigh, N.C.—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) has been given a new work by Cuban artist Yoan Capote to be installed in its 164-acre Museum Park. The sculpture, titled Open Mind (Barricades), is made from metal crowd-control barricades and is designed to resemble… Read More ›

The Carrack Announces Move to Golden Belt District

Community ­oriented gallery and performance space to relocate to Durham’s new Torus Building July 1 June 1, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Durham, NC) ­­ After five years of exhibitions, performances, and community gatherings in its original space downtown, The Carrack is moving to a new venue in Durham on July 1. The artist­ centered, volunteer… Read More ›

Robotics Team Students Create Replicas of Thomas Sayre Sculptures for Artsplosure’s Art Putt Mini-Golf Course Installation

Southeast Raleigh High School’s VEX Robotics Team have created replicas of artist Thomas Sayre’s sculptures for Art Putt, Artsplosure’s mini-golf interactive art installation, to be featured in Moore Square May 21-22nd. RALEIGH, N.C. – Students of the VEX Robotics Team at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School are creating large-scale replicas of two of Sayre’s iconic… Read More ›

Regional Artist Project Grant Application Now Available

[Raleigh, N.C.]  – Local artists interested in applying for up to $1,500 in grant money should consider the Regional Artist Project Grant  (RAPG) Program, sponsored by the United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake County. The RAPG program is offered to artists in Warren, Franklin, Johnston, Vance and Wake counties, age 18 or older and… Read More ›

Puma by Rihanna AW16 Collection Premieres at New York Fashion Week

  UNDER THE ELEMENTS, RIHANNA REMIXES JAPANESE STREET CULTURE AND TRADITION WITH A YOUTHFUL, YET DARK AND STORMY APPEAL NEW YORK CITY, NY (12th FEBRUARY, 2016) – Overcome by environmental elements and an ominous mood-inducing energy, frostbitten models walked the runway with a bold chill, donning the first ever FENTY PUMA BY RIHANNA Collection. Just… Read More ›

NEW SWEETWATER SPRING SEASONAL – HASH SESSION IPA – HITS SHELVES

The star of the show here is the Amarillo hop hash – the brewers kept the malt bill light to allow the concentrated hop flavor to shine through, differentiating it from other session IPAs.

Handcrafted America Premieres Tuesday, March 1st at 8pm ET

Jill Wagner (Teen Wolf, Wipeout, Christmas in the Smokies) is set to host INSP’s newest original series, Handcrafted America.

The Miss North Carolina Organization Hosts Miss America 2016,

On January 24, 2016, The Miss North Carolina Organization recently hosted “An Afternoon with Miss America,” a special event that was actually the end to a long and eventful weekend in which Miss America 2016, Betty Cantrell, visited the state. While she was here, she made a visit to the North Carolina Children’s Miracle Network… Read More ›

SUPERHERO New Year Resolutions!

New Year. New resolutions. The time for “new year, new me” Facebook statuses has arrived! Most of us use the dawn of a brand new year as an excuse to lose weight, to set goals, be happier and more successful. But have you ever wondered what your fave superheroes might want to achieve this year?… Read More ›

N.C. Museum of Art Hanukkah Lamp Selected for Annual White House Hanukkah Ceremony

Raleigh, N.C.— A Hanukkah lamp in the collection of the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) was selected for the candle-lighting ceremony at the annual White House celebration of Hanukkah. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host the reception, which will also be attended by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, in the East… Read More ›

The Hottest Star Wars Non-Humans

We’ve all come across at least one Star Wars fan who has a big crush on Princess Leia – especially in that minuscule gold bikini, right? But what about all the gorgeous, sexy, clever non-humans lurking out there in the far reaches of the galaxy? And who said the perfect woman has to be 100%… Read More ›

The Most Famous and Infamous Christmas Sweaters of All Time

Sip & Shop

Sip & Shop takes place bi-monthly every 1st and 3rd Thursday at Tabatha’s Fountain Salonspa and Cosmetic Clinic, located at 1100 Logger Court in Raleigh North Carolina from 6pm until 8:30 pm. This new upscale boutique destination offers a complete day spa experience and fosters a sense of relaxation through ultimate pampering. Plan to have… Read More ›

11th Annual Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? November 5-7, 2015

[Raleigh, NC] – Who will be at your dinner? A painter, a singer, a dancer? On November 5-7, 2015, arts lovers will have a chance to share a fabulous meal with an artist with North Carolina ties. Each fall the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County hosts Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?, where guests enjoy… Read More ›

Lazzaro Leather to Showcase Furnishings in Current Round of One Room Challenge™

Each Wednesday, the designers provide a detailed online update on their progress, sharing photos of their work, tips and advice and insights about sources with a large following of passionate design enthusiasts. In the sixth week, the completed makeovers of all 20 challenge rooms are unveiled in a dramatic “reveal” that occurs on all of the participating designers’ websites.

Redbox Survey: Scariest Movie of All Time

Redbox surveyed customers across the nation about their Halloween movie viewing habits and here is what they discovered

City of Raleigh Announces Return of Banjostand for 2015 World of Bluegrass

Sponsored by the City’s Office of Raleigh Arts, artist Bland Hoke will install an enhanced version of his “Banjostand,” a popular interactive public art project, for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2015 World of Bluegrass, brought to you by Chiesi USA. World of Bluegrass runs from Sept. 29-Oct. 3 in Raleigh. Installation of “Banjostand” begins… Read More ›

Artspace Collaborates with Peregrine Projects and The NRP Group for Public Mural

RALEIGH, N.C. – March 25, 2015 – Artspace is excited to announce a partnership with Peregrine Projects and The NRP Group to curate three site-specific murals on the pedestrian walkway on Blount Street, across from Artspace and in front of the new Edison Apartments which are under construction. The murals will be up through the… Read More ›

Raleigh Arts Plan

Raleigh is a wonderful place to live, and, pretty soon, it’s going to be even more wonderful!

Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Booth Amphitheatre Event Schedule

For complete concert information log on to boothamphitheatre.com Tickets available at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre Box Office or Event                              Date                      On-Sale                           Ticket Prices A DRAG QUEEN PROM Presented by Chatham Social Health Council Hosted by Mary K Mart and Marilyn Merlot Friday, April 10 7 p.m. Tickets On Sale Now! Lawn – $25 – includes… Read More ›

Art Hive Online, a New Online Art Gallery Retailer, is Live

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Indiegogo fundraising campaign for “Finding Thule”

FINDING THULE is a feature documentary film about a man who deciphered the DIVINE COMEDY as a TREASURE MAP to the HOLY GRAIL, hidden in the highlands of ICELAND. We are working to launch our fundraising campaign on INDIEGOGO on the 1st of May 2015. We need your help to spread the word about the… Read More ›

Kayleigh Elizabeth Collett Crowned 2015-2016 Grand Majestic Little Miss and Teen Miss Johnston County

There are a lot of very gifted, very seasoned pageant girls out there- girls who work hard and win lots of titles. But, as we all know, sometimes a new girl just has “it”- that special spark that allows her to come in and sweep a whole pageant. That’s what happened to pageant newcomer Kayleigh… Read More ›

An Open Heart Inspires Actress Jane Seymour by Jill Hammergren

My art really reflects who I am so some of the paintings are joyous. Some of the paintings are reflective

Jerry’s Artarama Launches Artopia, An Art Education Program for Raleigh Area Youth

Artopia Promotes Creativity, Engagement and Innovation For Children Of All Ages  “We are excited to be able to offer children a place to express their creativity and learn more about art and humanities,” said Ira Goldstein, president of Jerry’s Artarama. “We are delighted to partner with our instructors to offer a variety of art education… Read More ›

Raleigh Arts Commission

North Carolina Museum of Art’s George Holt Awarded 2014 Raleigh Medal of Arts

George Holt is a cultural treasure. He understands communities and cultures here and around the world

Work by Yinka Shonibare MBE adds color and whimsy to Museum Park

North Carolina Museum of Art Presents New Outdoor Sculpture

Work by Yinka Shonibare MBE adds color and whimsy to Museum Park Raleigh, N.C.—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) has acquired a new work to be installed in its 164-acre Museum Park. The 20-foot-tall sculpture, Wind Sculpture II, by British-born artist Yinka Shonibare MBE, will be installed on May 5, 2014. The sculpture features… Read More ›

North Carolina Museum of Art Acquires Mary Cassatt Painting

Painting is first work by Cassatt in Museum’s permanent collection Raleigh, N.C.—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) has acquired a painting by American artist Mary Cassatt titled Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinée. The work, which shows a young woman fashionably dressed for an afternoon at the theater, is the first by… Read More ›

You’re the Star at Cary Lazy Daze Festival

Everyone had a fun time at the festival and all our new friends that stopped by our both were automatically entered into our monthly drawing to great events in the Triangle. Click on your photo to see it larger – then right click the larger photo to download to your computer. Be sure to share… Read More ›

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