Hillsborough Street art
The city of Raleigh will host two public engagement meetings to discuss public art for Hillsborough Street:
▪ 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Hillsborough Street Community Services Corp., 2416 Hillsborough St.
▪ 11 a.m. Friday, April 24, at Pullen Arts Center, 105 Pullen Road.
Residents are invited to bring photos, clippings, and stories about Hillsborough Street that could be integrated into the concept designs. Project artists David Dahlquist and Justin Platts of RDG Dahlquist Art Studio will be on hand to discuss their previous projects and answer questions.
‘Wake Forest Has Talent!’
Wake Forest Arts is hosting “Wake Forest Has Talent!” Performers of all ages and genres are invited to enter. Participants do not have to live in Wake Forest. The arts group will accept video auditions through March 31. For details, including rules and deadlines, go to wakeforestarts.org.
‘The Velveteen Rabbit’
Raleigh Little Theatre will present “The Velveteen Rabbit” at 301 Pogue St., Raleigh. The show will be performed through March 22 at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For details, go to RaleighLittleTheatre.org.
Art After Hours reception
Sunflower Studio & Gallery will host an Art After Hours Reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 13, at 214 E. Jones Ave., Wake Forest. The reception will feature artists Linda Long and Linda Jones.
Tipping Paint Gallery
For its March show, the Tipping Paint Gallery will present “Hot & Cold” featuring artwork with red-hot colors and cool blues. The show runs through March 28. For details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for artists
311 Gallery and Tipping Paint Gallery will host a juried art show in May. “Eggistentialism 2.0” will kick off the Tour D’Coop and benefit Urban Ministries. Artists may interpret the theme of “all things chicken” in any way, literally or figuratively, from representational to abstract, in any medium. Bob Rankin is the juror for this event. The deadline to enter is March 14. View the Call For Artists and entry form at 311Gallery.com.
Garden and art show
Lasting Impressions will host its ninth annual Open Garden & Art Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at 4904 Hermitage Drive, Raleigh. Local artists and crafters will be at the event, and plants will be for sale. For details, go to LastingImpressionsLeaves.com.
N.C. State University Theatre
N.C. State University Theatre will present “The Burial at Thebes, a version of Sophocles’ Antigone” at 7:30 p.m. March 27-29, and April 8-12 and 15-19 at Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre, Frank Thompson Hall. Tickets cost $16-$18.
Benefit art exhibition
Second Chance Pet Adoptions will host a benefit art exhibition from Saturday, April 11, through Monday, April 13, at ArtSource Fine Art Gallery, 4351-107 The Circle at North Hills, Raleigh. An opening reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 11. Tickets cost $10.
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. For details, email TheCottonCompanyGallery@gmail.com.
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