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.

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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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

Kannapolis Arts is looking for carolers for Dec. 4’s First Friday in Salisbury

The Kannapolis Arts crew will be out at the First Friday in Salisbury on Dec. 4 for Salisbury Sings in the Season and we want YOU to join us! We will be singing a selection of Christmas carols, solid, old favorites and we will be taking a page from the Pop-Up Chorus that meets in Raleigh where a song is selected and a group meet up, almost in a flash mob style, to start singing together. The goal is to come out and sing with enthusiasm!

We will meet at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4  outside of Dead Ed’s, 123 E Innes St, Salisbury. You know the classics, which we will all be singing!

Want to join us? Please sign up on our event invite here!

Kannapolis Arts is looking for carolers for Dec. 4’s First Friday in Salisbury

The Kannapolis Arts crew will be out at the First Friday in Salisbury on Dec. 4 for Salisbury Sings in the Season and we want YOU to join us! We will be singing a selection of Christmas carols, solid, old favorites and we will be taking a page from the Pop-Up Chorus that meets in Raleigh where a song is selected and a group meet up, almost in a flash mob style, to start singing together. The goal is to come out and sing with enthusiasm!

We will meet at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4  outside of Dead Ed’s, 123 E Innes St, Salisbury. You know the classics, which we will all be singing!

Want to join us? Please sign up on our event invite here!