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Arts Notes, Nov. 18

Lee Hansley Gallery’s 100 Under 1000

Lee Hansley Gallery will hold a reception for its new exhibit, 100 Under 1000, from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the gallery at 225 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. The show will include more than 100 works of art in a variety of media from 40 artists.

For more information, contact the gallery at 919-828-7557 or go to www.leehansleygallery.com.

Concert to benefit Raleigh Rescue Mission

A benefit concert for Raleigh Rescue Mission is scheduled from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at The Pour House Music Hall, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh. The concert will feature The Adam Ezra Group, a national act from Boston, along with local bands Saints Apollo and Hi Fidelity. The event also features a raffle and canned food drive. The Pour House Music Hall will collect canned food donations through Nov. 21.

Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the door or online at www.the-pour-house.com.

Program on Modern Masters exhibit

Nasher Museum curatorial staff will discuss their current exhibition, “Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Room 202 at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave.,Raleigh.

Etta and Claribel Cone were wealthy sisters of the gilded age who devoted their lives to collecting the art of Matisse, Picasso and other contemporary artists. Using family money made from textile mills in North Carolina, the sisters traveled to Europe every year to collect art. Now their collection is owned by the Baltimore Museum of Art, but a part of the collection is on display at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University until Feb. 10. For more information, call 919-856-6701.

Boylan Heights ArtWalk

The 20th annual Boylan Heights ArtWalk is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in the Boylan Heights neighborhood of Raleigh. The event features more than 100 artists selling pottery, jewelry, prints, oils, watercolors, pastels, photography, home accessories and more. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.boylanheights.org or contact Lyman Collins at 919-337-3633 or boylanheightsartwalk@gmail.com.

Roundabout benefit for Urban Ministries

Art for the Hearth, a benefit for Urban Ministries, will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Roundabout Art Collective, 305 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. Those who bring five or more nonperishable food items will receive a 10 percent discount on art in the gallery. For more information, visit www.roundaboutartcollective.com.

Sola music festival, food drive

Sola Coffee Cafe will hold a music festival from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Donations for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern N.C. are encouraged. The cafe is located at 7705 Lead Mine Road Raleigh. For more information, go to www.solacoffee.com.

PineCone Christmas concert, food drive

PineCone, in partnership with the N.C. Museum of History, presents The Happy Valley Pals Breaking Up Christmas concert at 3 pm. Sunday, Dec. 9. Bring food donations to Daniels Auditorium at the museum, 5 Edenton St., Raleigh, for the free holiday concert. For more information, go to www.pinecone.org.

‘Mid-Century American’ at Adam Cave Fine Art

Adam Cave Art is featuring a rare group of original prints from the 1930s through ’50s.

The roughly 25 works, all from private collections, track the progression in American art from the social realism of the WPA years to the full-fledged development of abstract expressionism. Some of the most famous works in this show are by artists that flowed freely from painting to printmaking. “Down the River” by Thomas Hart Benton and “Which Way” by Martin Lewis exhibit the dramatic storytelling that characterized art from the ’30s. From the ’50s comes the pure abstraction of Californian Leonard Edmondson and longtime Brown University professor Walter Feldman.

The exhibit at the gallery at 115 ½ Hargett St., Raleigh, continues through Dec. 31. For more information, go to www.adamcavefineart.com.

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