Category Archives: Arts

Help SPARKcon Meet Their Crowdfunding Goal

SPARKcon is an open source, for-the-people by-the-people festival. During a four day span each September, SPARKcon activates the creative momentum of the NC Triangle in Downtown Raleigh. But the time is now to help donate and show your early support … Continue reading

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Summer Art Camps at Rebus Works

Three Summer Art Camps are coming to Rebus Works this summer: July 7 through July 25, 2014 for ages 7-12. This three-week series of art projects is designed as an exploration of self, nature, and the city in which we … Continue reading

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Small Business Spotlight: Deco Raleigh

The Small Business Spotlight series features small businesses and their owners, to get a feel for what truly makes Southwest Raleigh a great place to live, work, learn, and play: the people.  Today’s post shines a Spotlight on Pam Blondin, … Continue reading

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Discover Southwest Raleigh: Bike the Art Museum Greenway

A great item for anyone’s to-do list is to check out the North Carolina Art Museum. One of coolest ways to explore the area is to bike the greenway around the art museum. This is what I added to my … Continue reading

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FLOW by Bill Hickman, Only At Rebus Works

Rebus Works is pleased to present FLOW, an installation by Bill Hickman consisting of 500 metal birds on our gallery wall. Based on a bird medallion taken from a 1950s screen door, Hickman cut multiple copies from 20 gauge sheet … Continue reading

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Can SPARKcon Draw 40,000 to Downtown Raleigh?

If 500 hours of scheduled events over four days highlighting the Triangle’s creative talent and perfect weather can’t draw thousands of people to downtown Raleigh to SPARKcon, I don’t know what else could. OK,let’s not talk about getting a sports … Continue reading

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Small Business Spotlight :: Ornamentea

The Small Business Spotlight series features small businesses and their owners, to get a feel for what truly makes Southwest Raleigh a great place to live, work, learn, and play: the people.  Ornamentea is one of my personal favorite shops … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunities at the Southeast’s Biggest Creative Explosion

Guest post by Visual Art Exchange Come have a blast volunteering at the 8th annual SPARKcon! This free, four-day festival (produced by Visual Art Exchange) showcases and celebrates creativity in the Triangle. You name it, we’ve got it: a fashion … Continue reading

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Pop-up Sunday August 18th at Ornamentea

Have you ventured out to a Pop-up Sunday yet? The third edition of Pop-up Sunday event will be taking place Sunday, August 18 from noon to 5pm in the Ornamentea parking lot at the corner of West and Lane Streets in Glenwood … Continue reading

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NC Opera New Season Kickoff Event

On Monday, July 29 the North Carolina Opera hosts a free event to announce and kick-off their new season of productions. The festive grand reveal of the new season takes place at CAM Raleigh (409 W Martin Street) from 6:00-8:00pm … Continue reading

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