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Arts Notes: Sept. 3

Horizons: Touching the Sky

The Pastel Society of N.C. will host an exhibition titled “Horizons: Touching the Sky” from Sept. 5-28 at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh. A reception will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5.

Color of Hope

The “Color of Hope” show will open at the First Friday Gallery Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at 22 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. The exhibit will run through Sept. 20. 20 percent of sales will be donated to Walk for Hope, a local charity that supports mental health and awareness.

Art students’ exhibit

Nicole’s Studio & Art Gallery will present a premiere exhibit highlighting the paintings of the gallery’s art class students starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at 719 N. Person St., Raleigh. More than 25 students will showcase their creative interpretations of numerous subjects. Visit for more information.

Raleigh Little Theatre

Raleigh Little Theatre will present “Hairspray” at 8 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays through Sept. 7, with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. The theater is located at 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. Tickets are available at 919-821-3111 or

“Christmas with the Karountzoses”

The premiere of “Christmas with the Karountzoses” will be at 3:30 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Needham B. Broughton High School Auditorium, 723 St. Mary’s St., Raleigh. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students and $30 at the door. Call 919-846-6364 or email for tickets. Proceeds will benefit Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.

Tour of Artists

The Annual Tour of Artists will be Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7, in historic downtown Wake Forest. The event has 62 artists registered for participation across 16 sites. Galleries and studios in and around town will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. Artists will be in attendance at the galleries and studios and will give demonstrations and talk about their art. Visit for more information.

Meet the Artist

ArtSource North Hills will present “José Jiménez: Horizons” from Sept. 18 through Oct. 9. A Meet the Artist event will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at ArtSource Fine Art Gallery & Framing, 4351-107 The Circle at North Hills St., Raleigh. Visit for more information.

Artspace exhibits

Artspace, located at 201 E. Davie St., Raleigh, hosts exhibits for artists to show their work. For more information, visit

• Artspace will host an exhibition featuring Laura Heyman and Lea Colie Wight Friday, Sept. 5, through Nov. 1. Heyman’s photos and film will be on display along with Colie Wight’s oil paintings.

• Artspace will host a solo exhibition featuring Chapel Hill-based artist Mark Brown from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3. Brown’s new series, “October Red,” is a group of reductive oil on panel paintings.

N.C. State University Theatre

N.C. State University Theatre has announced its 2014-15 season. Season tickets cost $62; $58 for senior citizens, NCSU faculty and staff, alumni association members, parents association members and students; and $48 for NCSU students. Pick three showings for $48. Individual tickets cost $16-$18.


“You Can’t Take It With You”

by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart will be presented at 7:30 p.m. weeknights and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 25-28, and Oct. 1-5, at Titmus Theatre, Frank Thompson Hall.


“Around the World in 80 Days”

by Laura Eason, adapted from the novel by Jules Verne, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. weeknights and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 7-9, 12-16, and 19-23, at Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre, Frank Thompson Hall.


“The Little Shop of Horrors”

by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman will be presented at 7:30 p.m. weeknights and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 12-15 and 18-22, at Titmus Theatre, Frank Thompson Hall.


“The Burial at Thebes, a version of Sophocles’ Antigone,”

will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 27-29, and April 8-12 and 15-19 at Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre, Frank Thompson Hall.