Forest Moon Theater will present “Deathtrap” Sept. 18-20 and Sept. 24-26 at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. Tickets are $15 plus tax for adults in advance and $18 the day of the show; $13 plus tax for students and seniors in advance and $16 the day of the show. For more information and to buy tickets, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov/deathtrap.aspx.
Second Sunday City mARTket Fair
Artsplosure will host a series of warm-weather art and craft markets the second Sunday of the month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Market, 215 Wolfe St., Raleigh. The free events feature local artists. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entries are being accepted for the 2015 NC State Fiction Contest, a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents. Entries must be postmarked by Oct. 12. For more information, go to www.ncsu.edu/creativewriting and click on story contest.
The Franklin County Arts Council will offer a series of photography workshops at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at 22 S. Main St., Franklinton. Bob Ringham, who has more than 25 years of photojournalism experience, will teach. Here’s the schedule:
▪ Styling and Posing: Oct. 14
▪ Lighting: Nov. 9
▪ How to Tone Your Images: Jan. 13
For a registration form, email FCACarts@gmail.com, call 919-497-6910 or download from www.fcacarts.org/workshops.aspx.
“Beautiful Alchemy” will be on display at The Block Gallery, 222 W. Hargett St., Raleigh through Sept. 18. The exhibition features mixed-media artists Brandon Cordrey and Melinda Fine.
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is partnering with Raleigh Little Theatre to offer a variety of youth and adult theater classes from September through December.
▪ RLT will present two adult acting classes designed to take students through the process of preparing for the stage from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 15 through Oct. 20.
▪ As part of its Youth Education Program, RLT will offer sessions from Sept. 12 through Oct. 24 and Oct. 31 through Dec. 19 for youth classes: Creative Drama, Play On! and Acting Out.
For a complete list of classes, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov/classes.aspx. For details, contact Renaissance Centre Specialist Cathy Gouge at 919-435-9567 or email@example.com.
Call for writers
The Franklin County Arts Council Writers Guild is seeking submissions of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction to be considered for the 2016 issue of “County Lines: A Literary Journal.” For details, email CountyLinesLiteraryJournal@gmail.com. A cash prize of $25 will be awarded to the artist whose work is chosen for the book cover. The deadline to submit work is Sept. 15.
Tour of Artists
The Wake Forest Guild of Artists will present the 20th annual Tour of Artists from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, and Sunday, Sept. 20. Galleries and art studios in Wake Forest will be open, and artists will give demonstrations and talk about their work. The event is free, and tickets are not required. For details, go to www.wakeforestguild.com or contact Beth Massey at 919-562-1688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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