Arts News: Tuesday / August 15, 2017

Arts News from North & South Carolina  

Asheville: $19M Asheville RAD complex needs cheaper units, council members say

Beaufort, SC: Did your child’s school get a piece of $67,000 for arts?

Chapel Hill: 3D sculpture captures life-like detail, but is it art?

Charleston: Charleston Performing Arts Center launches James Island Junior Theatre

Charleston: New ballet company to take root in Charleston

Charleston: The rise of public art in South Carolina

Durham: The beat goes on: Police told not to disrupt Batalá drum rehearsal

Mars Hill: Weizenblatt Gallery will host a Daniel Nevins retrospective


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Arts News: Monday / August 14, 2017

Arts News from North & South Carolina  

Asheville: RADTIP groundbreaking scheduled for Aug. 23

Asheville: Asheville area stage productions

Beaufort, SC: Six Beaufort County Schools awarded arts in education grants

Boone: Watauga Arts Council Presents ‘Wit and Wisdom: A Tapestry of Tunes, Tales from Around the World’

Charlotte: On the Charlotte mural tour: Sharon Dowell, thinking about coexistence

Charlotte: On the Charlotte mural tour: Nico Amortegui, enhancing ‘beauty that’s already there’

Charlotte: On the Charlotte mural tour: Rosalia Torres-Weiner, teaching that art can change minds

Charlotte: On the Charlotte mural tour: Osiris Rain, seeking resonance

Chapel Hill: Men On Death Row Write Their Truths In ‘Count’

Durham: Once facing closure and a $1.7 million deficit, here’s how the Carolina Theatre became debt-free

Durham: It’s been nine years since DPAC opened, and it’s time to replace the seats and carpet

Greensboro: Greensboro block party spotlights mural and artist

Greensboro: ‘What I did this summer’ — Art Institute participants hone skills, have fun

Henderson: Ballet Arts All Stars Win Awards and Raise Money for American Cancer Society

West Jefferson: Second Friday Night Gallery Crawls Continue in Downtown West Jefferson

Wilmington: Harvest Arts Fest accepting applications

Wilmington: Communique: Dorian Gray’s Devils 100 Years Later | Theatre Now


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Arts News: Sunday / August 13, 2017

Arts News from North & South Carolina  

Asheville: Series Explores Female Authors with Lectures and Films

Columbia: Theater and Dance — Some Things Change, Others Stay the Same

Durham: DPAC gets cushy for your tushy

Durham: He wants to take his performance poetry to the next level, and he’ll need lots of dictionaries

Durham: Celebrated drama teacher sues Durham Public Schools

Greenville, SC: Downtown Greenville to become India for a day

Orangeburg: Local artist ‘blessed’ in phenomenal year

Pittsboro: See new work by Heather Gerni Saturday in Pittsboro

Raleigh: Pretty with a purpose: Redress Raleigh fashion show will showcase new designers

Raleigh: Twenty Years In, George Holt Keeps Steering the N.C. Museum of Art’s Summer Music Series As a Major Regional Attraction

Waynesville: Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson and Macon Counties offer Regional Artists Grants

Wilmington: Communique: Author Emily Colin At WHQR Monday 8/14 | Dream Keeper’s Daughter

Wilmington: Arts Friendly aims to link businesses, arts community

Winston-Salem: Little Creatures: Artist finds niche designing, making plush toys

Winston-Salem: ‘How I Got Over’ offers rousing church service


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Arts News: Saturday / August 12, 2017

Arts News from North & South Carolina  

Asheville: American Folk Art and Framing: Coming Home

Charleston: A Theater Critic looks back at 20 years of performance in the Holy City

Charleston: Bridging the cultural divide, the Unspoken Word unites Charleston through poetry

Columbia: McKissick Exhibition of Costumes from Treme Showcases Cross-Cultural Creativity

Durham: NC Gay and Lesbian Film Festival celebrates art, community, relevance

Wilmington: Communique: 3 Films For 3 Thursdays | Jewish Film Summer Fest


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Arts News: Friday / August 11, 2017

Arts News from North & South Carolina  

Asheville: Laugh Your Asheville Off draws performers from across the country

Asheville: Warren Wilson College launches writers series with author Natalie Baszile

Asheville: Great Smokies Writing Program announces fall classes

Asheville: Asheville Community Theatre hosts event to thank those who made renovations possible

Asheville: Theater review: Locally written ‘Six Knots’ is a timely ‘winner’

Banner Elk: New work by acclaimed American artist William Dunlap

Charleston: Camela Guevara named City of North Charleston’s new artist-in-residence

Durham: Drum beats in downtown Durham draw mixed response

Wilmington: Wilmington Jewish Film Festival screens summer treats

Wilmington: Play review: Big Dawg does civic, theatrical duty with ’12 Angry Men’

Wilmington: OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS: Big Dawg nails thought-provoking ‘Twelve Angry Men’ in timely manner

Wilmington: DIGNITY, BEAUTY, HOPE… Sharon Wozniak-Spencer shares ‘Faces of Courage’ at Cameron Art Museum

Wilmington: Theater review: Enchanting ‘South Pacific’ reminds us at every turn that it’s a classic

Wilmington: PULITZER-WINNING RELEVANCE: Opera House’s ‘South Pacific’ entertains and hits close to home

Wilmington: Twinkle Toes: Dance class isn’t just for the kiddos

Wilmington: Dan Brawley is taking Cucalorus in another new direction (1on1 with Jon Evans podcast)


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Arts News: Thursday / August 10, 2017

Arts News from North & South Carolina  

Chapel Hill: See what’s opening during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk in Chapel Hill and Carrboro

Charleston: American College of the Building Arts offering three fall continuing education classes open to the public

Concord: Ten: The Galleries’ 10th Anniversary exhibition

Salisbury: Lee Street theatre celebrates tenth anniversary season with award winning lineup

Wilmington: Artist finds dignity in portraits of street people

Wilmington: UNCW author May-lee Chai receives Bakwin Award

Winston-Salem: Paper Lantern returns to active production with ‘Facing Our Truth’

Winston-Salem: UNCSA grad lands big role on Broadway just two months after graduation

Winston-Salem: 2017 National Black Theatre Festival Showcases Best in Theater


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Arts News: Wednesday / August 9

Arts News from North & South Carolina  

Charleston: Arts in Brief

Durham: He wanted an acting career. He became a teacher. Still, he was honored at the Tony Awards.

Greensboro: Greensboro native lands big role on Broadway

High Point: Local home chosen for set of horror film

Marion:  ‘James and the Giant Peach Jr.’ premieres Friday

Winston-Salem: National Black Theatre Festival draws to a close with economic impact upwards of $8 million

Winston-Salem: Summers of arts continues with music festival

Winston-Salem: Paper Lantern returns to active production with ‘Facing Our Truth’


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Arts News: Tuesday / August 8

Arts News from North & South Carolina  

Aiken: USC Aiken aims to become All Steinway School

Asheville: River Arts District set for ‘pivotal’ rezoning, Airbnb ban

Asheville: Tracey Morgan Gallery celebrates non-native artists with ‘Transplants’

Asheville: Answer Man: Is the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium really a dump? Any help coming?

Asheville: Asheville area stage productions

Asheville: True Colors Shine at Asheville Gallery of Art

Columbia: Is Main Street becoming Columbia’s Times Square?

Durham: Check out Durham’s fascinating murals

Augusta, GA: Augusta arts plan needs public to define it

Charleston: Charleston’s busy Night Market sells local arts and crafts in festival-like atmosphere

West Jefferson: On the Same Page Literary Festival Features Pulitzer Prize Winning Book: “Underground Railroad.”

Wilmington: Prepare to set sail with ‘South Pacific’


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