Kannapolis Arts “Foodies” Group

If Kannapolis Arts​ were to find a “foodie” coordinator to head up a group that meets up to check out independent restaurants in the area, such as Sweet Meadow Cafe​ in Salisbury, Sunshine’s Asian Cusine​ in Kannapolis, Havana cafe in Concord or Flanagan’s Irish pub & Grill in Harrisburg, who all would be interested in being a part of that group, seeking out interesting dining experiences?

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ConCarolinas returns to Concord with Guinness World record champion of sci-fi characters

“Star Trek” fans may never recognize Bill Blair but there’s a real good chance they’ve caught one of his numerous performances. In May 2011, Blair was listed as the Guinness World record holder in the category ‘most special effect make-up characters portrayed in a career’ portraying more than 200 characters.

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Kannapolis Arts is looking for videographers/filmmakers to create web videos

Kannapolis Arts would like to start producing a short video series that present 1 to 2 minute videos that profile an artist or band. We are looking for individuals who could come out to the Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival and film some of our artists talking about their work and some video of the work to edit into a short 1 to 2 minute profile. We would also like video “overviews” of the festival that capture what it’s like to attend Kaleidoscope.

If anyone is interested contact mknox@modernfilmzine.com for more information.

Investing in Creativity and how it can boost the economy

Public investment in the arts contributes to growth in the creative industries, according to the North Carolina Arts Council’s website N.C. Arts Every Day . The Creative Industries Federation in the UK  released a report documenting how public spending on the arts nurtures the best talent for creative industries.

Cutting-edge creative industries are hungry for talent and ideas. Investment in arts education, visual and performing arts experiences, and community arts infrastructure pays off by inspiring the creativity that fosters this talent.

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