Since 2006, SPARKcon has expanded on the traditional idea of a festival. Rather than a single focus, the SPARKcon umbrella embraces a variety of creative disciplines. With names like fashionSPARK, poetrySPARK and musicSPARK, the 14 various “SPARKs” that make up this free, four-day festival are flexible, fluid events following an open-source model: When new people get involved, they can either contribute to an existing SPARK or start their own.
SPARKcon runs through Sunday and is centered in downtown Raleigh, though a handful of events occur elsewhere.
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