Loading...
Bless or heart, the man in the highest office cannot be trusted....

Arts Datebook, Aug. 31

Loading…

Friday, August 31, 2018

City Art Gallery

The gallery will feature the art of Sally Sutton through Saturday.

Live and In Color will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday. The event will feature art and music from award-winning author Clyde Edgerton and acclaimed architect Chip Hemingway. Both residents of Wilmington, the two formed a friendship through a mutual love of art and music. Hemingway served as a mentor to Edgerton as the writer worked to develop his talent in painting. The show, which continues through Oct. 13, is their second collaborative show at the gallery.

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

Emerge

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge will exhibit “The Black Light Project” and “Black Peace” from Sept. 7-28 in the Don Edwards and Harvey Wooten galleries. “The Black Light Project” is photographic documentary designed to highlight positive images of black life in the community. “Black Peace” is an exhibition of emerging African-American artists Bryce Chapman, Rakia Jackson and Shayla Thornton. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 7 as part of First Friday Artwalk.

Emerge is at 404 Evans St. Visit emergegallery.com or call 551-6947.

Artwalk

First Friday Artwalk will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 7 in the Uptown District. Several galleries will host opening receptions. Studio 9, 213 W. Ninth St., will feature music by Bryan Quintard from 6-8 p.m.

Gray Gallery

The Gray Gallery will present Keaton and Umberger Gala Art Auction and Sale from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 22. An opening reception for the preview of the collection will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 7. Tickets for the sale, which will feature an auction, sale, hors d’oeuvres, live music and beverages, are $25. Call 328-1268 by Sept. 14.

All proceeds from the sale of the Keaton and Umberger Collection will support scholarships and programs at the School of Art and Design.

The Wellington B. Gray Gallery is in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center on ECU’s campus. Call 328-6665.

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.

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

Faulkner Gallery

“Spellbound: Dreams, Magic and Unnatural Order,” artwork by Sue Luddeke and Maria Modlin, will be on exhibit through Sept. 28 in Joyner Library’s Janice B. Faulkner Gallery on the ECU campus. Call 328-0287.

Auditions

Auditions for the Greenville Choral Society’s Youth Chorale and Children's Chorus will be held from 2:30-5 p.m. Sept. 9 and from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 10. All auditions will be held at Memorial Baptist Church, 1510 S.E. Greenville Blvd. Visit greenvillechoralsociety.com.

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 Saturday.

The works of Brushstrokes members Beth Clark, Carol Jones and Sharon Mazurek will be featured at a’Tavola, 620 Red Banks Road, today through Sept. 28. For more information, visit greenvillebrushstrokes.com.

Art classes

Emerge Gallery will offer the following classes for adults. Call 551-6947 or visit emergegallery.com.

■ Daytime Potter's Wheel, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays from Sept. 12-Oct. 17. Cost is $55 for members and $115 for others. An additional supply fee is charged for clay.

■ Daytime Handbuilding, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 13-Oct. 18. Cost is $75 for members and $115 for others. An additional supply fee is charged for clay.

■ Topics in Ceramics: No Soup for You, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 11-Oct. 16. Class projects include soup bowls and mugs, noodle bowls, ladles, spoon rests and a soup tureen. Cost is $85 for members and $125 for others.

■ Introduction to Wheel Throwing, 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 12-Oct. 17. Cost is $95 for members and $135 for others. An additional supply fee is charged for clay.

■ Continuing Potter: Beyond the Basic, 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 13-Oct. 18. Cost is $85 for members and $125 for others. An additional supply fee is charged for clay.

■ Metalsmithing Basics, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays from Sept. 12-Oct. 17 or 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 13-Oct. 18. Cost is $115 for members and $155 for others.

■ Painting and Drawing, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 11-Oct. 16 or 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 13-Oct. 18. Cost is $75 for members and $115 for others.

■ Beginning and Continuing Silk Painting, 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 11-Oct. 16. Cost is $75 for members and $115 for others.

■ Introduction to Bookmaking, 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 12-Oct. 17. Cost is $65 for members and $115 for others.

The city's Recreation and Parks Department will offer the following arts classes at the Jaycee Park Center for Arts and Crafts, 2000 Cedar Lane:

■ Learn to Throw, 9-11: 30 a.m. Wednesdays from Sept. 12-Oct. 17. Cost is $75 for city residents and $112 for others. An additional fee is charged for clay.

■ Handbuilding with Slabs, 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 13-Oct. 18. Cost is 75 for city residents and $112 for others. An additional fee is charged for clay.

■ Sewing 101, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays from Sept. 13-Oct. 18. Cost is $60 for city residents and $90 for others.

Schwa Show

Emerge Gallery, 404 Evans St., will accept entries through Sept. 8 for The Schwa Show, a national juried competition.

This exhibition is open to artists in any media and subject matter. Artists must be age 18 or older. All work must have been completed in the past three years and never previously exhibited at Emerge. All pieces must fit through a standard sized door. Work must be available from Sept. 29-Oct. 27.

The entry fee is $15 for three entries and $5 for each additional entry with a limit of five entries. All work must be labeled with title and artist. Visit www.emergegallery.com.

Loading…

Humans of Greenville

@HumansofGville

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

Look

September 26, 2018 - 30 minutes ago

Q My younger brother — we are both adults — calls me by an old name — one I was given at birth, and have loathed since age 3, and have not willingly used since I was 10.

The name I use — on my passport, paychecks, everything — is a shortened version of the given one.…

Carolyn Hax

September 26, 2018 - 30 minutes ago

I apologize if this messes with any diet resolutions, but here is a recipe that is worth the indulgence. This is no ordinary chocolate chip cookie. It has all the delicious aspects of a traditional, chewy Toll House-style cookie, but then notches it up a level with almond butter, chocolate chunks…

LyndaBalslev

September 23, 2018

There was a time when Brunswick stew was a restaurant favorite in eastern North Carolina, especially in barbecue restaurants.

I’m saddened to say that the quality of the stew in several popular eastern barbecue joints has been in a downward spiral during the past couple of decades. Without…

Bob Garner

September 23, 2018

Like all North Carolinians, I am worrying about the flooding causing heart-rending damage throughout our state following Hurricane Florence.

I have a special worry. It is about a puppy in Kinston.

Would the floods from Hurricane Florence put that puppy out of business in the same way that Hurricane…

DGMartin

September 22, 2018

As hurricane Florence made its landfall last week, it left the Greenville area relatively spared, thankfully. But what did this hurricane mean for our garden or landscape plants? Landscape and garden plants can suffer from “wet feet” due to all the water we received, even if you are not…

Eric Derstine

September 21, 2018

EVENT CHANGES

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, several area events have been postponed or canceled.

Games Meet Art

The Greenville Museum of Art has canceled Saturday’s Games Meet Art event. No new date has been scheduled. Call 758-1946, email info@gmoa.org or visit gmoa.org for more…

September 21, 2018

Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN — A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. (1 hour, 44 minutes) Rated PG.

CRAZY RICH…

092118lifeitself

September 21, 2018

Q My 15-year-old son and his stepmom, my wife of eight years, have developed such a contentious relationship that I don’t know what to do anymore. He’s not a bad kid but has a history of lying about grades, schoolwork and some really silly things like cleaning his room.

I’ve been…

Carolyn Hax

September 21, 2018

Auditions

Magnolia Arts Center, 1703 E. 14th St., will have auditions for “Elf Jr: The Musical” from 6-8 p.m. today and 3-6 p.m. Sunday. Ages 18 and younger are eligible to audition. Visit magnoliaartscenter.com to review the script or for more information.

GMA

The Greenville Museum of…

September 21, 2018

The Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival will begin its 19th season with concerts on Thursday and Sept. 28. Here are highlights of the festival:

Greenville Concert Season

■ Season Opening Extravaganza: 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Sept. 28, A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall

■ The Miraculous Bartok:…

274 stories in Look. Viewing 1 through 10.
«First Page   «Previous Page        
Page 1 of 28
        Next Page»   Last Page»