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Downtown Raleigh Alliances Launches New Website for the Return of Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week

Foodies rejoice with the return of Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week

Fourth Annual Cool Summer Nights at DPAC

Throughout this blazing North Carolina summer, DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, is pleased to offer six must-see indoor shows as opportunities to escape the heat and humidity while enjoying superstar entertainment. From June to August, there will be six concert and comedy events that offer something for everyone. Single tickets to each event are on… Read More ›

Fun Photos at Artsplosure

We had an awesome time at this year’s Artsplosure! While we certainly enjoyed the amazing arts and crafts from local artists, the delicious food, and the live music, our favorite part was meeting our readers. Thanks to everyone who goofed off with us and posed for a picture at our photo booth. We hope you’ll… Read More ›


   Decision Follows Similar Announcement by Producers Guild of America DURHAM, NC – Friday, February 22, 2013 – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences notified the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival this week that it has been chosen as an Academy Award® qualifying festival in the Documentary Short Subject category. A short documentary… Read More ›

Business Support of the Arts Awards Announced for 2013

Raleigh, N.C. — United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County and the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce have named recipients of the annual Business Support of the Arts Awards, recognizing outstanding contributions to the arts in our area by businesses, organizations, and individuals. Awards are given in four categories: large business, small business, individual… Read More ›

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

he annual Full Frame Tribute will be presented to Stanley Nelson for his significant contribution to the documentary form.
The 2012 Thematic Program will focus on family, with a series of films curated by Ross McElwee. McElwee will also present his most recent film “Photographic Memory” at the April event.

N.C. Museum of Art Presents Solo Exhibition of North Carolina Artist Beverly McIver

Reflections: Portraits by Beverly McIver is an exhibition celebrating McIver’s prodigious work from the past decade, highlighting her renowned, emotive self-portraits and portraits of her family.

"Gifted in Red" by Linda Carmel

The Art of Giving

Artwork for the holiday season by the 22 local artists at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Opening reception Friday, November 25th 6-9pm. The show runs through January 8th. Located at 121 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough NC, the five year old gallery is owned and operated by 22 local artists and features painting, metal sculpture, photography,… Read More ›

World Beer Festival returns for it’s 16th year!

The Durham World Beer Festival opens Saturday, October 8th at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Local beer aficionados are no doubt well aware of this event, as this is the 16th year in Durham.  But those of us that are relatively new in our appreciation of fine beer may not know what we’ve been missing… Read More ›

Artist Co-Op Supports Revitalization in Southern Wake

On a quiet street in downtown Fuquay-Varina, an explosion of art has occurred. Walking through, you’ll see stunning wood burnings and stained glass works, intriguing jewelry, fun and functional pottery, unusual gifts and a terrific collection of paintings and prints in a variety of media.

Artistic Abandon

These parties are ideal for anyone who has wanted to try painting, but cannot commit to several weeks of classes. They are also a great way to shake up the average dinner party, bridal shower, fundraiser, office party, team building event, sorority party, red hat group meeting, child’s birthday party, girl scout or boy scout meeting, or just about any other event you can think of! Artistic Abandon will even bring the party to you if you choose!

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Hammonds House Museum Invites Raleigh Artist To Join “Art Atlanta”

“I met Myrna at the Art Papers’ 12th Annual Art Auction in February,” he said. “She was bidding on one of my paintings in the auction. I’m flattered that she wants my work in the museum’s fundraiser and happy to support such an important institution.”

Plans Are Set For The Third Annual Epicurious Vino Challenge

The popular culinary event combines professional chefs with food, wine, music, and auctions to benefit children and adults with disabilities.

Best Barbecue in the Triangle – Reader’s Choice Awards

Eastern or western – more tomato 0r less vinegar – However you like it we can all agree that North Carolina has the best barbecue and the best-of-the-best can be found right here in the Triangle. Here’s your chance to help these artists of the pit get the recognition they long deserve.

Frank Frazetta: The Greatest?

I’ll come right out and say it: Frank Frazetta was and is the greatest artist of the 20th century. by Mike Pascale

Frank Frazetta— Artist, Illustrator, Painter with Fire

Not unlike Michelangelo’s apprenticeship with Domenico Ghirlandaio as a teen, Frazetta delighted and amazed his teacher with his inherent talent and ability.

Sophia Smith is the owner and curator of Revolve Gallery, UK

How to Submit Your Art Work to a Commercial Art Gallery

As commercial galleries are all run by individual companies or people there are no black and white rules for submission. However, there are some basic steps that you can follow to make sure you’ve covered their requirements.


Project includes new building and landscape design, major growth in collection The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA)—one of the most important and distinguished museums in the South—is in the final stage of a three-year expansion and will reopen to the public in April 2010, following a seven-month closure. The completed expansion will dramatically transform… Read More ›