Calls for artists
▪ Cary Visual Art is seeking entries for the CVA Community Gallery at Apollo Medical Center through Monday, Sept. 14. Cary Visual Art is also looking for photographers for the annual Art Ball through Friday, Sept. 18. caryvisualart.org.
▪ Artistic Expressions Gallery in Fuquay-Varina is seeking new members. The gallery is at 118 Raleigh St. The gallery will accept a limited number of admissions in a juried selection process. artisticexpressionsfv.com.
‘Murder at the Masquerade’
“Murder at the Masquerade” dinner and theatre on Friday, Sept. 11, and Saturday, Sept. 12, starts with a cocktail hour from 6:30-7:30 p.m., buffet at 7:15 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. The event is at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Ticket reservations cost $60, including dinner. boothamphitheatre.com.
Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina
The Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina concert series is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17; and Thursday, Oct. 15, in Centennial Square at the intersection of Main Street and Academy Street. Emily Minor Band will play on Sept. 17 and The Embers with Craig Woolard on Oct. 15. fuquay-varina.org.
“Isn’t It Romantic” play
The Cary Players opens its season with the Wendy Wasserstein play, “Isn’t It Romantic” Sept. 18-20, 25, 27 and Oct. 2-4, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. The humorous play is about two women juggline New York, friends and romance. Times and ticket prices vary. caryplayers.org
▪ State Fair first place winner Diana Coidan will give a demonstration with pastels from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Cary Gallery of Artists, 200 S. Academy St., suite 120.
▪ The gallery will host Anne Chellar for a watercolor painting demonstration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26.
The Apex Jazz Music Festival starts at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, along Salem Street. Tickets are $10. apexjazzfest.com.
A reception for artist Orr Ambrose is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary.
Art gallery 10th anniversary party
The Cary Gallery of Artists’ 10th anniversary Party is 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at 200 S. Academy St., suite 120. The gallery’s party features jazz music by Greg Miller and Friends, an opening exhibit and artwork and crafts by dozens of local artists.
‘Dholi Taro Bhangra’
Hum Sub presents “Dholi Taro Bhangra - Dancing Under the Stars” for its 15th anniversary from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are $8 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger. boothamphitheatre.com.
The free concert series will be at 7 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month, through Sept. 25, in the gardens of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. The series features Craicdown on Sept. 25. Food and lawn chairs are permitted. Alcoholic beverages and pets are not. Call 919-460-4963 for weather updates.
Art show and fundraiser
Cary artist Sudha Soora will host a solo art show and fundraiser for UNC Children’s Hospital at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Ave., Raleigh. A reception will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27. 919-781-7635, uufr.org.
Artwork will be on display from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Sept. 27. All proceeds will be donated to the hospital.
Chris Tomlin with Rend Collective
Chris Tomlin and Rend Collective will play at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Reserved seats and table seats cost $35 and lawn tickets cost $25. boothamphitheatre.com.
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