ConcordArt Walk: Visual art will be on display all over downtown Concord during Art Walk, scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Aug. 23. Highlights include the opening reception for the “Making It” exhibition at The Galleries at 65 Union St. S. and a free shuttle transporting guests from The Galleries to ClearWater Artist Studios on Crowell Drive and The Peggy studio on Spring Street.Many locations will have refreshments or entertainment, and artists will be on hand to talk about their work. The Art Walk is organized by the Cabarrus Arts Council in collaboration with Concord galleries and businesses. For information, call 704-920-2787 or visit www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org to download a map. Modern Film Fest: “Modern Film Fest at the Davis” will present a free screening of a documentary about North Carolina coastal communities in transition on Aug. 23 in the Davis Theatre, on the second floor of the Historic Cabarrus Courthouse, 65 Union St. S. “Core Sounders” will be shown at 9 p.m. after the downtown Concord Art Walk. Seating is first come, first served; tickets are not required. Doors will open at 8:30 p.m.The film was created as part of the North Carolina Language and Life Project at N.C. State University. Read more: www.coresounders.com.“Modern Film Fest at the Davis” is a partnership between the Cabarrus Arts Council and Modern Film Fest, which presents free film screenings each month except July and December. For information about “Modern Film Fest at the Davis” and other arts council activities, visit www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org or call 704-920-2787. Preview decoration ideas: Many downtown Concord businesses and property owners will add decorations to their buildings this holiday season. At 5:30 p.m. Aug. 27, the Piedmont Renaissance Center will host downtown’s monthly social to see decoration ideas prepared by Chelish Moore Flowers. Admission is $5 at the door. RSVP to carols@PRC-Concord.com. Many decorations will be assembled at a fall workshop; volunteers are welcome. Learn to make the perfect bow. For information, email email@example.com.
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013
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