Local arts & entertainment news Feb. 28-March 6

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 28, 2019

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We Dig Salisbury
10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 2
Enjoy brunch, local nature and educational booths, activities, tree give-a-ways, and of course, planting to beautify West Innes Street.
Come to the lot between Wells Fargo and Moose Pharmacy at 1354 West Innes St.
Call 704-638-5235 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/244698096462179/

Final weekend: LSt presents ‘The Cake
Through March 2
Tickets $22.90. Della makes cakes but when she is asked to make a cake for two fiancées, she has to think for herself.
Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St. Check for ticket availability at 704-310-5507 or Leestreet.org

Original print exhibition and sale from The Holtzman Collection
3-6 p.m. March 2
Fine Frame Gallery hosts an a collection of original prints created by artists from all over the world. The prints date between the 1940s to approximately 1990s.
The artworks were created through the traditional process of printmaking. Various printmaking techniques will be represented, such as woodcut, linocut, engraving, etching, lithography, monotype, screen printing, and mezzotint.
The opening reception begins at 3 p.m. Saturday. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.
There will be a printmaking demo and commentary upstairs with Jesse Hinson at 4:30 p.m.
The exhibtion is free and open to the public. Learn more at Fine Frame Gallery, 105 S. Main St. or www.facebook.com/events/231395627815269/

Call for artists
Deadline April 30
Waterworks Visual Arts Center in partnership with Carolina Bohemian Jam will present a special juried group exhibition in celebration of Woodstock’s golden anniversary, Carolina Bohemian Jam: The Ultimate Hippie Tribute. There is no fee to enter.
The exhibition will take place at the Rowan County Fairgrounds, Aug. 15-18. Selected artists will have a second opportunity to exhibit at WVAC following the festival, Sept. 7-Feb. 1, 2020.
Participants must be at least 18 years old. Work must be original and inspired by Woodstock—Love, Peace & Music. All 2-D and 3-D media will be accepted, including audio and video installation and sculpture. Find full entry details at http://waterworks.org/artistopportunities/carolinabohemianjam.html
The Carolina Bohemian Jam will feature live music on multiple stages with tribute bands from the 1960s and 1970s, as well as local musicians. Arts and craft vendors will be on site along with a special juried art exhibition.
This is a ticketed event. For more information visit www.CarolinaBohemianJam.com

Library card design contest for new West Branch
CLEVELAND — Rowan Public Library’s West Branch Library Card Design Contest invites artists of all ages and experience levels to submit design entries by March 25.
Artwork can be created traditionally with artistic instruments or computer generated software. Anyone is welcome to submit a design that showcases the uniqueness of the west Rowan community. The new branch will be located at 107 School St., the site of the former Cleveland Elementary School Media Center.
One entry per person. Contest rules, release forms, and design templates are available at any library branch or at www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
For more information, visit www.rowanpubliclibrary.org or email Amber.Covington@rowancountync.gov or call 704-216-8242.

Victorian Hall House tours open March 2 

1-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St, 704-636-0103, www.historicsalisbury.org/tours/hall-house-tours

Pray Rowan 

10–11 a.m Saturday March 2: At Salisbury High School. A gathering of all ages, denominations, backgrounds in prayer. Contact prayrowan@gmail.com or 843-991-4142 or www.facebook.com/prayrowan/

 

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