Thursday, March 15, 2012

Hanging With the Rev: March 16-22

Looking for something to do this weekend? Well, here's my list of places I may be hanging if you want to hang with the Rev.

Friday, March 16
Join us this Third Friday as we welcome Liberty Arts to the Golden Belt neighborhood! Located at 923 Franklin Street in the Cordoba Center for the Arts, Liberty Arts is a non-profit foundry and metal sculpture studio. From 5:30-9pm, Liberty Arts will host live music by The Percolators & LILA, metal demonstrations, glass blowing demonstrations, workshops, and more. Sponsors for the event include Fullsteam, Old Havana, Daisy Cakes, The Parlour, Only Burger, Loaf, Morgan Imports, Wine Authorities and Dame’s Chicken and Waffles. Pie Pushers also joins the fun in Golden Belt’s main parking lot.

In Room 100, the Durham Art Guild debuts a new show Seven by Constance Pappalardo with an opening reception from 5:30-8pm. Constance Pappalardo is an abstract painter who works with layers of paint horizontally on canvas. Her work is wonderfully thought provoking, and she has been recognized by numerous organizations for the quality and depth of her work. Seven represents both older and newer pieces, and one that adds a bit of diversity to the exhibit owing to a different technique from Ms. Pappalardo. Seven will be on display from March 9th-April 8th with an opening reception Friday March 16th from 5:30-8:00pm. For more information on Room100 exhibitions and schedules, please contact theDurham Art Guild.
Dawn Michelle Williams will also be performing in ROOM 100, along with drummer Michael Rogers from 6-9pm.

In Building 2, LabourLove Gallery keeps the party going late with The Beast in their latest installment in the After Hours concert series, and LabourLove is also open in the 6-9 block debuting new artists to the collective. LabourLove After Hours is presented in collaboration with the Art of Cool Project. This is a ticketed event, and previous events have sold out, so don't miss this opportunity, buy your tickets now.

Also in Building 2, Blend is open and they've changed up their menu! Come in for a cup of coffee, frozen yogurt or soups, salads or sandwiches.

Across the way at the Scrap Exchange, The Artful Robot celebrates all things robotic in a community exhibit in the Green Gallery. Come see how artists throughout the region use old computer bits, random metal, containers, canisters, buttons, broken jewelry, unexpected discards, and other detritus to make... robots!

The opening reception of "The Artful Robot" is scheduled for Friday, March 16, from 6-9 pm. Festivities will include free make-and-take activities, refreshments, PBR beer and live music. "The Artful Robot" will run from March 16 through April 14. Admission is free. The Green Gallery is located inside The Scrap Exchange creative reuse center, at 923 Franklin Street in Durham. For more information on this and other Scrap Exchange events, please contact the Scrap Exchange directly.

Beyu Cafe
Two shows 9pm and 10:30pm
$10 advance $12 door

Widely recognized for his natural ability to entertain, the young Marcus Anderson has performed with groups such as Pieces of a Dream and Four 80 East. Marcus has also been invited to perform with or open for Peter White, Boney James, Mike Phillips, Kirk Whalum, Gerald Albright, George Duke, Everette Harp, Wynton Marsalis, Alex Bugnon, Nnenna Freelon, Bob Baldwin, Matt Marshak, Ledisi, Jennifer Holiday, Lalah Hathaway and many others. He’s now packing the venues with devout fans who shout for more. “For me, it’s about the crowd”, said Anderson, “I feed off their energy”.

Saturday, March 16

3/16/2012 - 3/17/2012 F-Sa 7pm, 3/16 & 3/17 1pm.
Tickets $12, $10 children, students, seniors.
Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, 504 W. Chapel Hill St.
For More Information:(919) 286-5717;
3/16/2012 - 3/16/2012 9pm.

With special guest Jocelyn Ellis and King Mez. Tickets $15, $10 in advance.
LabourLove Gallery, 807 E Main St.
For More Information:(919) 373-4451;

Beyu Cafe
Two shows: 8pm & 11 pm

It will be easy to remember this band for their energy, enthusiasm and the ability to leave listeners wanting more. There are many musicians that strive to touch on multiple genres of music but what makes Innertwyned different is their music is a melting pot of collaborative soul. Their performances are riddled with show stopping renditions of Top 40, Funk, Pop, , Motown, Blues, R&B. Just when you think they’re done, they switch gears to Smooth Jazz or Fusion.

Saturday, March 17

2:30-5:30 pm
WHERE: 700 Block of Rigsbee Avenue (between W. Geer & Corporation Streets)
This celebration will remind us of our vows to keep our streets clean and safe, protect our natural resources, shop locally, support the arts and local non-profit organizations, cherish diversity, and elect responsible leaders.
Food Trucks • Entertainment • Parade
Sponsored By: Motorco, The Bar, Surf Club, Lloyd’s Lounge And Fullsteam
Click Here To Review Our Mission Statement. Please don’t forget to browse through all the categories and tags to learn the full story, thanks.

The Jambalaya Soul Slam is a monthly individual poetry competition. Each competition consists of 12 poets. The top 3 poets earn a cash prize.
The winner earns an invitation to the Grand Slam Finals in April to compete for a spot on the 2012 Bull City Slam Team (BCST). The BCST
competes annually in regional and national slam competitions. In July, instead of an individual competition, the BCST competes against other
NC poetry slam teams to raise money for each team.
Hayti Heritage Center
804 Old Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27701

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the nice write up. Golden Belt is such a blessing and gift to art, I am very grateful.

    Best Wishes,
    Constance Pappalardo