North Raleigh: Community

Arts Notes: Nov. 26

N.C. Museum of Art hours

The N.C. Museum of Art will have modified hours through Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The museum will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. It will be closed Thursday and will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. For details, go to

‘Art Along Blount Street’

The city of Raleigh is seeking art for its new project, “Art Along Blount Street,” which will exhibit artwork on select utility poles on Blount Street from East Davie to East South streets. Eligible visual and graphic artists must be at least 18 years old and have lived, worked or attended school in Wake County for at least one year. Special emphasis will be given to residents of the East Raleigh-South Park Historic District.

All submissions must be delivered to the Office of Raleigh Arts by 5 p.m. Dec. 12. Artists whose work is selected for the project will receive a $750 honorarium. Their artwork will be on view for approximately six months, beginning in the summer 2015.

For details, contact Public Art Coordinator Kim Curry-Evans at or 919-996-4688, or go to and search for “Artist Calls.”

Ceramics workshop

The Franklin County Arts Council will present a ceramic painting workshop for students 18 and younger at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1., at 106 Justice St., Louisburg. For details and to register, email

Art at Roundabout

Joel Haas, Kathleen Rieder and 11 other University Park artists will celebrate the holidays from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Roundabout Art Collective, 305 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. For details, go to

Renaissance Centre events

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts events at 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. For details and ticket information, go to

• Cinema at the Centre will feature a free evening of film and discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4. The featured film for this session will be “It’s a Wonderful Life,” starring Jimmy Stewart.

• The First Friday Flix at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, will feature a free showing of “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

• The Centre will present “Christmas In New York with Frank D’Ambrosio” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. Best known as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award winning musical, The Phantom of the Opera, D'Ambrosio will celebrate the magic and wonder of the holiday season. $30 for adults, $25 for seniors and $12 for children 12 and younger.

• Flix4Kidz will feature a free showing of “The Muppet Christmas Carol” at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8.

• Forest Moon Theater will present “Too Much Noise” at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10.

Arts at N.C. State

N.C. State University holds arts programs throughout the year. For more information on these programs, visit


9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday Through Feb. 6:

“Smokes and Mirrors: Reflections of the Self in Photographs” by John Menapace is on display at the Historic Chancellor’s Residence, 1903 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Admission is free.

Call for artists

The Cotton Company in historic downtown Wake Forest is seeking a variety of artists and musicians for Art After Hours. The event, which takes place the second Friday of each month, allows local artists and musicians to display their work, network and sell to the public. The Cotton Company is now accepting applications for 2015. For details, email

Family ties

The works of Marriott Little and her family (Marriott Sheldon, Corneille Little, Stan Mallard, Will Sheldon, George Bason III and the late Bill Little) will be featured throughout November at Roundabout Art Collective, 305 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. For details, go to


The 22nd Annual Boylan Heights ArtWalk will be from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in historic Boylan Heights in downtown Raleigh. More than 100 artists will show and sell their work on porches and lawns, and in artists’ studios. There will be a broad range of artwork, including jewelry, pottery, prints, oils, watercolors, pastels, photography, home accessories and more. Admission is free. For details, go to

Sertoma Arts Center

Sertoma Arts Center will host art classes throughout December at 1400 W. Millbrook Road, Raleigh. For details and to register for a class, go to

• A linoleum block printing program will teach participants how to make stamps from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 7. Registration is $75.

• A jewelry workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. The workshop will teach participants how to make handmade jewelry without using heat.

• A photography class focusing on off-camera lighting will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. The workshop emphasizes experimentation and results, rather than complicated calculations.


Raleigh Little Theatre will present “Cinderella” at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 1 and 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 5-20, at 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. RLT will partner with WRAL’S Coats for the Children Dec. 11, donating $10 of every ticket sold to the Salvation Army. Tickets are $33 including tax. For details, go to

‘The Nutcracker’

City Ballet will perform Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, and 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Rolesville High School, 1099 E. Young St., Rolesville. Tickets start at $10 and are available at

Art sale

The artists of Wake Forest’s Storytellers Books and Art will host a holiday show with more than 50 original works of art for sale for under $75 each. The show will be open during Art After Hours Friday, Dec. 12, at 158 S. White St., Wake Forest, and run through the end of January. For details, call 919-556-3903.

N.C. State University Theatre

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


“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.