Sean Bannard of Rival Skate Team shows off a stunt during opening ceremonies for the 2012 SPARKcon  in downtown Raleigh. Sparkcon 2013, an annual showcase of creativity, talent and ideas, is Sept. 12-15 downtown. It features more than 200 shows, acts and exhibits and nearly 2,000 artists and performers.
Sean Bannard of Rival Skate Team shows off a stunt during opening ceremonies for the 2012 SPARKcon in downtown Raleigh. Sparkcon 2013, an annual showcase of creativity, talent and ideas, is Sept. 12-15 downtown. It features more than 200 shows, acts and exhibits and nearly 2,000 artists and performers. tlong@newsobserver.com
Sean Bannard of Rival Skate Team shows off a stunt during opening ceremonies for the 2012 SPARKcon in downtown Raleigh. Sparkcon 2013, an annual showcase of creativity, talent and ideas, is Sept. 12-15 downtown. It features more than 200 shows, acts and exhibits and nearly 2,000 artists and performers. tlong@newsobserver.com

SPARKcon brings smorgasbord of arts to downtown Raleigh

September 08, 2013 10:19 PM

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