Thirty of the late folk artist’s works have been gathered, restored and put on display around the perimeter of this 2-acre park in downtown Wilson. Years in the works, it has its grand opening Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 right before the annual North Carolina Whirligig Festival that celebrates Simpson and his creations.
ArtsNow's Mike Williams chatted with New-York based and international artist, Olek, ahead of her crochet workshops in Raleigh, where members of the community will be working on the 40 feet wide, 20 feet high artwork.
You can see Triangle Taiko and Triangle Special Taiko perform at N.C. Japan Summer Festival at the state fairgrounds. Triangle Taiko started out with players banging on trash cans while saving up for drums; now it has 30 members in the two clubs and more than 30 drums.
“Of Wings and Feet,” is a new show with a strong moral message from Paperhand Puppet Intervention. It features oversized, fantastic puppets, ranging from creatures like birds and tortoises to symbolic representations of the earth, the sky and water and will have performances in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and Greensboro.
As the iPhone celebrates its tenth anniversary, Duke marketing professor Debu Purohit reflects on the impact the smart phone has made. Professor Purohit looks back at predictions he made ten years ago about the iPhone and analyzes what actually happened.