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Arts Notes: June 12

‘Shakespeare in Hollywood’

Forest Moon Theater will present “Shakespeare in Hollywood” June 12 and June 17-19 at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. For more information, go to or call the box office at 919-435-9458.

Call for writers, photographers

The Franklin County Arts Council Writers Guild is issuing a call to writers and photographers to be considered in the 2017 issue of County Lines: A Literary Journal. For guidelines, email Deadline for submissions is Sept. 15, 2016.

‘Mexican Artists in North Carolina’

The City of Raleigh Museum and the consulate general of Mexico are sponsoring the third annual exhibit of contemporary Mexican artists. “MEXhibit: Mexican Artists in North Carolina,” will run through June 29 at the City of Raleigh Museum, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh.

Local female artists’ exhibit

Local Color Gallery will feature an exhibit by 12 local female artists through July 30 at 311 W. Martin St., Raleigh. It will feature watercolor, acrylic, oil, clay, glass and mixed media.

‘Vicki Rees: Expansion’

Tipping Paint Gallery will feature “Vicki Rees: Expansion” through June 25 at 311 W. Martin St., Raleigh.

Juneteenth celebration

The Franklin Arts Council will sponsor a two-part Juneteenth celebration in honor of the end of slavery in the United States:

▪ Poster and essay contest for K-12 students. For guidelines, email

▪ Outdoor concert/picnic from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at BROAD community center, 583 Bunn Elementary School Road, Bunn. Bring a picnic lunch and chairs; alcohol is not allowed. The event is free.

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