Local arts & entertainment news Aug. 3-8

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 3, 2017

Summer Sip Crawl

Friday, Aug. 4 is the third annual Craft Beer tasting crawl event in downtown Salisbury, from 5- 9 p.m.

Choose from over 30 locations. Ticket includes an official Summer Sip tasting mug, a walking map and wristband, and a maximum of 20 craft beer samples.

Hop on the trolley to catch a ride, enjoy great food, friends, and of course – beer.

Tickets for the Summer Sip Craft Beer Tasting Tour are $25 + tax and fees. Doors open at 4 p.m. Must be 21 or over to participate and must show ID.

Buy tickets at https://public.ticketbiscuit.com/DowntownSalisbury/Ticketing/312205


Closing weekend for PPT ‘s ‘Tom, Dick & Harry’ 

Tonight thru Saturday at 7:30 p.m., July 30 at 2:30 p.m. Adults $17, students/seniors $14. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471, piedmontplayers.com


Call for crafters, wood artisans

The Auxiliary at Millers Ferry is holding a craft event on Nov. 4 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. We are looking for homemade craft vendors and wood working vendors. To participate in this event send an email to: mffdaux64@gmail.com and someone will get back to you with the application.

Piedmont Players Theatre’s Annual Meeting 

Piedmont Players Theatre’s Annual Meeting is Monday, Aug 7 at 6 p.m., on stage at the Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St. For information call 704-633-5471.


All- Ford Show 

SPENCER — Saturday: The NC Transportation Museum’s annual Ford show will feature the 1913 Model T Speedster, one of the most recent additions to the museum. NC Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave. Spencer,704-636-2889, www.nctrans.org


Salisbury free Movies in the Park

9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4: Trolls

City Park, corner of W. Miller and N. Jackson Streets. Entertainment begins 8 p.m. www.salisburync.gov/PLAY


Kannapolis free Movies in the Park

8:30 p.m. Friday Aug. 4: Moana.

Village Park, Kannapolis, kannapolisnc.gov


RPL Summer Reading Film Series

Aug. 4, 10 a.m.: How to Train Your Dragon 2, HQ.

Aug. 7, 5:30, p.m.: Hidden Figures, East.

Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m. Hidden Figures, HQ.

Aug. 9, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. How to Train Your Dragon 2, South.

Aug. 11, 10 a.m. Hidden Figures, HQ.

Free, open to the public, adult must accompany children under 9. Free popcorn and lemonade.

East branch, 110 Broad St., Rockwell. HQ, 201 Fisher St., Salisbury. South branch, 920 Kimball Road, China Grove.



Christmas Honor Card 2017 

Rowan Helping Ministries is accepting submissions of cover designs for its 2017 Christmas Honor Card through Friday. Designs should reflect Rowan Helping Ministries’ mission of helping neighbors in need and “Putting God’s Love into Action.”

The Christmas Honor Card raises funds to provide critical services to those living in poverty or struggling to make ends meet.

Find artwork requirements at www.rowanhelpingministries.org or contact Karen Taylor at ktaylor@rowanhelpingministries.org or 704-637-6838, ext. 100.

Twin City Artisans seek new juried members 

Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m.: Interested in joining a small guild? Bring 5-10 pieces to be juried. $25. Held at Our House at South Fork Community Center, 4403 Country Club Road, W-S. Standards and applications at www.twincityartisansnc.com under Jury tab or call 336-655-6371.

Foothills Folk Art Festival

Deadline Sept. 1. Event is in downtown Newton on Oct. 7. $75 application fee for local and regional contemporary folk artists, artist demonstrations, hands-on art activities for children, live music. Festival admission is free. Application form is at www.foothillsfolkartfestival.com. Newton is about an hour from Salisbury.

Salisbury Symphony auditions

The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for principal percussion, section strings, and any others who want to be on the orchestra’s substitute list. Music director David Hagy will hear auditions on Sept. 9 in the Williams Music Building on the campus of Catawba College. Auditionees will be asked to play a prepared piece of their choice, excerpts of the music director’s choice, and sight-reading.

Audition repertoire

All auditions will include a solo work or concerto movement of the player’s choice and sight-reading from the orchestral literature as well as the excerpts listed below.

PRINCIPAL PERCUSSION: Kabalevsky Colas Breugnon Overture Xylophone • Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2: III Cymbals • Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade: IV Snare Drum • Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade: IV Tambourine • Brahms Symphony No. 4: III Triangle • standard drum set accompaniments

SECTION STRINGS: (primarily for substitute list) • (Violinists may prepare first OR second violin parts.) • Beethoven Symphony No. 3 first movement • Brahms Symphony No. 3 first and last movements

Other instrumentalists interested in being included on the substitute list should prepare standard excerpts for their instrument. Occasionally a specific excerpt will be required for a specific instrument. Please contact David Hagy at 704-637-8611, to inquire about any specific repertoire.

To obtain an audition time, contact James Harvey at 704-637-4314.


The Galleries celebrates 10 years

CONCORD — It’s a celebratory year for The Galleries, which marks its tenth anniversary this month with a special exhibition, Ten.

Ten’s artists exemplify the diversity of The Galleries’ past exhibitions throughout the last decade.

The 25 artists featured in Ten include Ráed Al-Rawi, Byron A. Baldwin, Elizabeth Bradford, Regina Burchett, Robert Alvin Crum, Carolyn DeMeritt, Susan Edmonson, Ingrid Erickson, Kiki Farish, Andy Farkas, Louise Farley, Charles Farrar, Holly Fischer, Timothy Ford, Harriet Marshall Goode, Paul Keysar, Roger Martin, Jerry Measimer, Sonia Handelman Meyer, Terri Otten, Walter Stanford, Beth J. Tarkington, Yuko Nogami Taylor, Jennie Martin Tomlin and Anatoly Tsiris.

The new exhibition opens today, Aug. 3 and runs through Oct. 20, and will feature the current works of 25 artists whose pieces have shown in The Galleries.

The Galleries are located at 65 Union St. South. For more information call the Cabarrus Arts Council at 704-920-ARTS (2787) or visit www.cabarrusartscouncil.org


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