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Arts Datebook, July 6

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Greenville Brushstrokes

Selected work from three dozen members of Greenville Brushstrokes will be featured at the Community Council for the Arts, 400 N. Queen St., Kinston, through Sept. 1.

Brushstrokes member Debby McCullough will have works displayed at a’Tavola, 620 Red Banks Road, through July 28. For more information, visit greenvillebrushstrokes.com.

GMA

“Revisiting Cornerstones: The Louis Orr Etchings of North Carolina,” will be on exhibit through Oct. 7 in the West Wing Gallery.

NC Civil will present “To the Core,” a journey through the history, identity and expression of the West Greenville Community, through Sept. 2. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. July 13.

The Greenville Museum of Art is at 802 Evans St. Call 758-1946 or visit gmoa.org.

Emerge

A Pitt County Schools arts exhibition, featuring work of students in kindergarten through eighth grade, will be exhibited through Aug. 17.

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge is at 404 Evans St. Call 551-6947 or visit emergegallery.com.

City Art Gallery

The gallery will feature the art of Amy Dixon, Jaquelin Perry and Connie Winters through July 16.

City Art Gallery is at 511 Red Banks Road. Visit www.cityartgreenville.com or call 353-7000.

Art classes

The Greenville Museum of Art, 802 Evans St., will offer Artist’s Studio with Gail Ritzer from 2-4 p.m. July 16-19.The classes will include instruction in painting, drawing, printing and mixed media in a studio environment. Cost for four classes is $60 for museum members and $70 for others. Call 758-1946 or visit gmoa.org.

Arts of the Pamlico

Arts of the Pamlico will feature a Belhaven Arts Council exhibit through July 29.

Arts of the Pamlico is at 150 Main St., Washington, N.C. Hours are 1-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Call 946-2504 or visit artsofthepamlico.org.

Entries sought

Artists from Eastern North Carolina are invited to enter their work in the 10th Ayden Art Show in September. The event is part of the Ayden Collard Festival. Categories include painting, photography, creative design, drawing, 3D, and multimedia/mixed media.

Entry fees are $5 for one piece, $10 for two and $15 for three pieces. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third places in each category, plus best-in-show and viewers’ choice. Youth entries are also accepted at no charge.

Entries should be delivered to the Ayden Community Building, 548 Second St., from 2-5 pm. Aug. 26 or 9 a.m.-noon or 4-8 p.m. Aug. 27. For more information, visit aydencollardfestival.com.

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Local photographer Joe Pellegrino explores Greenville to create a photographic census of its people.

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November 10, 2018

The year is old, the birds are flown.

And yet the world, in its distress,

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November 07, 2018

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November 05, 2018

Drivers needed

The Pitt County Council on Aging is in need of volunteers to help deliver Meals on Wheels in Ayden and Bethel Monday through Friday. Drivers will provide lunch for homebound older adults. Route delivery takes about an hour. Training is provided. Call 752-1717.

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November 04, 2018

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November 03, 2018

November's Native American Heritage Month is a look back at the ancestry, traditions and contributions of American Indians. But a new exhibit at the Greenville Museum of Art provides a current perspective of one North Carolina tribe.

“Postmodern Native: Contemporary Lumbee Art,” which…

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