ClearWater 2nd Saturday series set for Sept. 12

ClearWater Artists Studios will be holding their Second Saturday series with  OPEN STUDIOS!

When: Sat, September 12, 10am – 4pm
Where: ClearWater Artist Studios, 223 Crowell Drive Northwest, Concord, NC 28025
Description: Artists on-site working in Studios; open to the Public for exploration, watch art being created! ‘Manned’ by artist members with doors open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Facility Phone: 704-784-9535 Free to attend and Free Parking on site! SAVE THE DATE For Saturday, Sept 12, we kick off with the official GRAND OPENING of 2nd Saturday Open Studios at ClearWater! The day will feature original-designed, locally fabricated ‘BIG’ easels with three artists working large-format works in progress, in the Gallery; the unveiling/ dedication of Robert Crum’s floor mosaic in the Gallery; and a special new exhibit of ClearWater artists’ works on a water-related theme, among other attractions (including the Southern Piedmont Woodturners).

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Turnaround Arts uses arts to improve low performing schools

What if we as advocates could convince school leaders that the arts are actually a tool to help them improve their schools? Turnaround Arts is doing just that. A public-private partnership managed by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, Turnaround Arts is committed to using the power of the arts to improve even the lowest performing schools across the country.

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Artist Spotlight: Maegan Michele Severt

Maegan Michele Severt  is a local artist who creates jewelry and dream catchers.

Where are you located? Kannapolis, N.C.

How and when did you first get started in art and why? “I have been artistic and creative my entire life. My uncle and grandmother raised me, and my uncle was an art major. I believe he is where I get a lot of my creativity from.” Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Maegan Michele Severt

Enjoy street performers with Salisbury’s Busker Bash on Sept. 4

~ BEST BUSKER’S BASH CONTEST ~
Friday, September 4th, 2015
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come out to the 3rd annual ~ BEST BUSKER’S BASH CONTEST ~ in Downtown Salisbury! Street performers will be set up throughout downtown on the sidewalks… and you get to vote for your favorite! Throw an official Busker’s Bash guitar pick in the performers bucket to vote! 

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Your chance to audition to perform at 2016 LA Music Awards

Thousands of talented singers, bands and models from 10 regions worldwide are able to audition for the 2016 L.A. Music Awards without leaving home, thanks to the ground-breaking online audition submission and management platform created by Tampa Florida-based Virdition.com, a web-based virtual audition management and networking platform.

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Carolina Renaissance Festival offers new attractions

When searching for signs of autumn’s arrival one need look no further than the return of the annual Carolina Renaissance Festival. As sure as the changing color of the leaves, for eight consecutive weekends in October and November the Carolina Renaissance Festival brings a big dose of cheer, trumpet fanfare, clashing armor and giant roasted turkey legs.

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