Arts Notes, Oct. 6

October 4, 2013 

Call for artists

The city of Raleigh seeks artists or artist teams experienced in streetscape public art to work as art consultants for the Hillsborough Street Streetscape Phase II project. The design team artists will assist the project design team in concept and plan development for art and aesthetic integration for the overall project.

Qualifications must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. For application guidelines, visit www.raleighnc.gov/arts and search for “artist calls.” For more information, contact Kim Curry-Evans, public art coordinator for the Office of Raleigh Arts, at 919-996-4688 or kim.curry-evans@raleighnc.gov.

Art and Cocktails

The Joel Lane Museum House will hold Art and Cocktails by the Pool from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at a private home in Five Points, Raleigh. The address will be disclosed to ticket purchasers after purchase confirmation. The event will feature hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a silent auction. Cost is $75 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 919-833-3431 or visit www.joellane.org.

Russian, Roma music

The Music of the Carolinas series continues with Zingaresca, a Russian and Roma music duo, performing from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-807-7850.

Harp guitar

Andy Kasab will perform eclectic American and world music with a harp guitar at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Registration is requested at 919-856-6710.

Black Masala

Black Masala, an eight-piece gypsy music brass band, will play at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Pour House Music Hall, 224 S. Blount St., Raleigh. Tickets cost $7 online and $10 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.thepourhousemusichall.com.

Membership drive

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy will hold a membership drive from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at CAM Raleigh, 409 W. Martin St., Raleigh. The film “Appalachian Impressions” will be screened, followed by guest speakers. There is a suggested donation of $30 per ticket, and children 13 and younger get in free. For more information or purchase a ticket, visit www.appalachiantrail.org/journey.

Call for artists

The Miriam Preston Block Gallery seeks applications for the 2014-2015 art exhibition series and installation artists.

Artists, artist teams and curators ages 18 and older residing in Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Orange or Wake counties are eligible to apply. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25. For more information or to apply, visit www.raleighnc.gov/arts.

Halloween Safe Night

Halloween Safe Night at the Museum, a program for families with children ages 12 and younger, will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. Search out candies and trick or treat at exhibits. For more information, call 919-872-9535, ext. 3069.

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