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Arts Notes, Nov. 24

Aviation art accepting entries

The 2014 N.C. Aviation Art Contest is seeking entries. The deadline is Jan. 17. Participants ages 6-17 may enter two-dimensional artwork using permanent media depicting airplanes surveying disaster zones, dropping off relief supplies, flying crash victims, and other similar activities. For more information, visit www.NASAO.org.

Contemporary South art exhibition

The art exhibition “Contemporary South” is open to all artists in the Southeast region. The show will highlight contemporary artwork from across the South. There is no theme, and there are no media restrictions. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Entry fees are $10 per piece for members, $15 for nonmembers. For more information, visit http://visualartexchange.org or email brandon@visualartexchange.org.

Car meetups

During the Porsche By Design exhibit, the N.C. Museum of Art will present a juried car show (art cars meetup) 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, along 2110 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh. Owners of European cars, American cars, hot rods and art cars wishing to exhibit their cars must submit an application at www.ncartmuseum.org.

Senior exhibition

The Frankie G. Weems Art Gallery will present “Syn-the-sys: Senior Exhibition, Fall 2013” through Dec. 3 at Meredith College. The exhibition showcases the work of two art education majors, Kristen Piner and Clarke Glendenning. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday 2-5 p.m.

Bob Rankin exhibition

TRIG Modern, 328 W. Jones St., Raleigh, has opened the exhibition “Surface Expansion” by Bob Rankin, an award-winning acrylic artist, and it will remain on display through Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Betty Adams retrospective

The art exhibit “Betty Adams, a Retrospective: Her Joy and Discovery Creating Art” will take place through December at Roundabout Art Collective, 305 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. Roundabout is open Wednesday through Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday 1-5 p.m. A reception will be held Friday, Dec. 6, 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit www.roundabout artcollective.com.


“Cinderella” will return to Raleigh Little Theater Dec. 6-21 in its 30th anniversary production. Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 919-821-3111 Monday through Friday, noon-5 p.m., or by visiting www.RaleighLittleTheatre.org.