Arts News: Wednesday / May 24

Arts News from North & South Carolina

Asheville: O’Sheeran featured at Asheville’s Woolworth Walk for June

Cary: Here’s a guide to the May Final Friday Cary Art Walk

Greenville, SC: Major Sculpture by Dimitar Lukanov to be Unveiled at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Greenville, SC: New S.C. Children’s Theatre plans go before DRB

Hillsborough: Hillsborough Arts Council’s Last Fridays Art Walk guide

Hilton Head Island: ‘BrainWaves’ exhibit open at Art League Gallery next month

Raleigh: Artsplosure is scattered, eclectic, and that’s OK with organizers

Raleigh: Large turnout for arts festival in downtown Raleigh

Reidsville: Rockingham County Arts Council seeks grant applicants

Wilmington: UNCW Announces New Program in Digital Arts

Wilmington: UNCW To Launch Digital Arts Degree Next Year

Wilmington: The AIW Guide to the Fourth Friday Gallery Walk


The Telegraph: Turning homes into mini-museums: why developers are using art to sell property

Arts News: Tuesday / May 23

Arts News from North & South Carolina

Asheville: Asheville Ballet ‘Springs into Dance’ for final production of season

Charleston: Arts in Brief for May 21, 2017

Durham: Nasher Museum Hosting Barkley Hendricks Memorial Celebration, Presenting Special Tribute Exhibition of Artist’s Work

Greenwood: All Fired Up!, popular pottery camp transitions to Arts Center

Wilmington: Local fourth-grader lands role in Hallmark movie

Wilmington: Poplar Grove’s first female blacksmith grew up a tomboy

Winston-Salem: Triad Area Medical Orchestra nourishes the healers


New York Times: Suffering for Your Art? Maybe You Need a Patron

Arts News: Monday / May 22

Arts News from North & South Carolina

Greensboro: Theater review: Open Space Café Theatre presents ‘Once on this Island’

Greenville, NC: Arts Datebook May 19

Greenville, SC: Review: “Spring Awakening” depicts emotional ride of adolescence

Raleigh: Raleigh teen has found his place on stage

Wilmington: Lucy Baker comes into her own as singer


Wall Street Journal: Cities See the Arts as a Beautiful Economic Tool


Arts News: Sunday / May 21

Arts News from North & South Carolina

Asheville: The Awesome Foundation of Asheville opens grant cycle

Asheville: Asheville area stage productions

Cary: Classic Film Scored Live in Cary Theater Performance

Columbia: Columbia Theater Artist Nominated for Drama Desk Award

Greensboro: Greensboro Symphony musician wins national award

Greensboro: Tanger Center needs new contractor for ‘Phase 1’

Greenville, SC: Big plans for new S.C. Children’s Theatre

Greenville, SC: City selects four artists as finalists in bid to replace Shoeless Joe statue in West End

Raleigh: Here’s what you need to know about this year’s bigger, better Artsplosure

Raleigh: Artsplosure takes over downtown Raleigh

Rock Hill: Rock Hill Ballet into the swim with ‘The Little Mermaid’

Wilmington: Veterans speak about healing the ‘Invisible Wounds of War’

Winston-Salem: 2017 National Black Theatre Festival To Honor, Feature NC A&T

Arts News: Saturday / May 20

Arts News from North & South Carolina

Chapel Hill: Carolina Performing Arts season includes Tift Merritt, Steep Canyon Rangers and a Broadway superstar

Charleston: Orchestra to perform student-penned piece at Charleston County School of the Arts Friday

Charleston: D.I. Performing Arts Center brings on dance program director

Charleston: Celtic Arts Series showcases choir, Irish music as part of Piccolo Spoleto

Charleston: Spoleto brings big-screen film project ‘Slow Dancing’ to Marion Square

Charlotte: Carolina Theatre Project Starts Next Week With Park Removal

Charlotte: What’s up this week in Charlotte’s visual arts?

Columbia: Nickelodeon Theatre hires new director

Durham: Dance Review: Rabble & Twine’s The Mesoplanets Shines in Multimedia Atmosphere but Needs Stronger Movement


Raleigh: Luminarium, magic poodles among events at Artsplosure this weekend

Raleigh:  Artsplosure! Raleigh Arts Festival unites the community

Reidsville: Market Square joins Rockingham County Quilt Trail

Wilmington: ‘Full Frontal’ to show the naked body in all ‘sizes, media and interpretations’

Wilmington: Hitting the Right Notes – Sandy Errante founded the Girls’ Choir of Wilmington twenty years ago

Arts News: Friday / May 19

Arts News from North & South Carolina

Asheville: Digital artist Myers featured at Fine Arts Show

Asheville: More color comes to the RAD for annual street art event

Asheville:  New album features Asheville’s own Jewish folk music

Asheville: Asheville Fine Art Show to Include Diane S. Dean

Asheville:  Stroll Down to the River Arts District

Charleston: 12th Annual Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival Set For Saturday, June 3

Charlotte: What’s America’s ‘State of the Art’? This show wants to tell you

Charlotte: Varian Shrum Helps Transform a Little-Known Site Called CAMP North End

Columbia: Harbison Theatre’s executive director to resign

Columbia: Columbia Native Osamu Kobayashi Debuts Residency-Closing Exhibition at 701 CCA

Columbia:  This Week’s Romeo and Juliet Reveals the Greater Ambitions of the Columbia Children’s Theatre

Columbia: This Columbia native makes huge paintings with a broom-sized brush

Durham: Remembering Baba Chuck Davis, Legendary Voice of the African Dance Diaspora

Greensboro: Greensboro task force to launch cultural arts planning process

Greensboro: Greensboro College alum wins Helen Hayes theater award

Greensboro: Former N&R arts editor Abe D. Jones Jr. dies

Greenville, SC: Flipside Alternative Arts Fest showcases art with an edge

Greenville, SC:  Peace Center looking to overhaul in Greenville

Raleigh: Art is on a roll as R-Line becomes ART-Line

Wilmington: Play review: Twisty, well-played ‘Deathtrap’ ramps up the tension

Wilmington: Cameron Art Museum exhibit displays the fragile beauty, and many forms, of art glass

Wilmington:  PHOTOS: Art glass emerges in ‘From The Fire’

Wilmington: Communique: An Intimate Circus With Ariel Schmidtke, Strangely, & Local Acts

Winston-Salem: Our view: A hard loss for the arts community

Arts News: Thursday / May 18

Arts News from North & South Carolina

Asheville: Asheville’s Autumn Players presents ‘All My Sons’

Asheville: Collaborative project between Open Hearts Art Center and ACDT at BeBe Theatre, June 8-10

Asheville: Theater review: ‘Malverse’ explores race relations at The Magnetic Theatre

Asheville: Bettis gallery opens ‘Parables in Clay and Paint’

Asheville: Asheville sculptor Sheldon unveils 3 large-scaled works

Asheville: Spring Studio Stroll

Charlotte: Charlotte Arts Notes (May 2017): Jobs, GENDERED, & A New Festival

Columbia: Nickelodeon Theatre names new director

Durham: The soaring dance legacy that Chuck Davis leaves behind will live forever – Saunders

Durham: In ‘Hunchback,’ Little Green Pig explores beauty and ugliness

Durham: May Third Friday Durham Art Walk guide

Durham: Festivals bring money to Durham, but business leaders see bigger picture

Fayetteville: Cape Fear Names Mary Catherine Burke Artistic Director

Greensboro: Greensboro Cultural Arts Master Plan Task Force Holds Public Kick Off on May 23

Raleigh: After nearly 40 years, Artsplosure still has ‘art for all’

Saluda: 14th annual Saluda Arts Festival

Wilmington: Surfalorus Film Festival announces call for entries

Wilmington: Berliner to speak on the art of film

Wilmington: Cape Fear Comedy Festival: 3 stand-ups answer our questions, from the serious to the stupid

Wilmington: Play preview: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ depicits a Southern family on the brink

Wilmington: THEATRE THAT STICKS: Maggie Miller talks becoming Maggie the Cat in Williams’ famed play

Wilmington: A SCRIPT TO KILL FOR: ‘Deathtrap’ is full of twists, turns and lots of laughs

Wilmington: TAKING IT TO THE STREETS: Carolina Beach Street Arts Festival returns for fifth season on Cape Fear Boulevard

Wilmington: Artist Joanne Geisel Finds Balance

Wilson: Whirligigs get new director in artist, sculptor

Arts News: Tuesday / May 16

Arts News from North & South Carolina

Charleston: Arts in Brief for May 14, 2017

Durham: Chuck Davis, founder of the African American Dance Ensemble, dies

Florence: Arts Commission’s anniversary exhibition coming to Florence County Museum

Reidsville: Chamber announces 31st Student Art Show winners

Winston-Salem: N.C. Black Rep’s ‘Maid’s Door’ confronts the challenges of Alzheimer’s

Winston-Salem: Arts festival will highlight artistic talents of 60-plus crowd

Winston-Salem:  Pianist and composer Tao returns for season finale concert