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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Sundae Art Gallery in downtown Concord

Being in the midst of Concord’s historical community,  Sundae Art Gallery is geared towards its neighbors’ interests.  The gallery offers work from over a dozen local fine artists amongst the joy of the artisan ice cream served below the space.  Additionally Sundae Art Gallery envelops the interests of individuals or groups looking to learn more about the creation process by offering artistic educational opportunities and events for all ages.    They offer several different painting classes as well.

sundae

Contact Information
Andrea Sowle
sundaeartgallery@gmail.com
(704) 651-4683
21 Union Street South, Concord, North Carolina 28025
Above the Cabarrus Creamery

Taking submissions for Modern Film Fest @ the Gem Theatre

Kannapolis Arts and Modern Film Fest at the Gem Theatre are currently taking submissions for a short film competition with a $250 prize for the winning short film.  All films should be 20 minutes or less and it’s just $15 to submit!  Open to any genre, but please keep it family friendly and a PG to PG-13 rating. Good luck and look forward to the entries!

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Ursula Vernon named as Artist Guest of Honor for Concord based sci-fi convention ConCarolinas

The Concord based  ConCarolinas has announced Ursula Vernon as their 2016 Artist Guest of Honor.  Ursula, a ursula vernonnative of North Carolina, is an award winning artist and author.  She has won a Hugo Award, a Nebula Award, a WFSA Small Press award, the Web Cartoonist’s Choice Award, a Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and has been nominated for many other awards.

You can find Ursula on the web at the following sites:

http://ursulavernon.com/

http://www.redwombatstudio.com/

ConCarolinas runs from June 2 to June 5, 2016 at Embassy Suites Charlotte – Concord/Golf Resort & Spa.

VIDEO PROFILE: Concord based woodturner Jerry Measimer

Check out this video of woodturner, Jerry Measimer, who is with the Southern Piedmont Woodturners out of ClearWater Artist Studios in Concord.

This video was produced by Nathan Mikoski. Mikoski has pursued many arts including glass blowing, calligraphy, music, and spent 18 years setting tile and working on historic renovations. He began to pursue story telling through the medium of video in 2007 when he made a music video about zombies for fun. He can be reached at nate@opendoor.media