Gallery prowl

A roundup of interesting exhibitions this month. Check them out at the gallery crawls in NoDa and South End tonight, or at Davidson College.

Pura Vida Worldly Art

3202 N. Davidson St. 704-335-8587, puravidaart.com.

Today from 6 to 9 p.m., artists create "tombstones" behind the new NoDa location.

Window on NoDa

3206 North Davidson St. For viewing anytime.

Each month, the window features the work of one artist. November's artist, Carrie McGee uses natural and chemical processes, such as rust and oxidation, in her mixed media constructions.

Suite B behind SpeeDee Printing

1127 S. Mint St., South End. www.charlotteartery.com.

Opening reception for "Charlotte Artery: New Artists, New Work, New Exhibit" is 6-9 p.m., and features work by Nancy G. Cook, Jon Tarleton and others. Through Nov. 19. Cook is also showing "SeedPlay Series" at Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, 6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont.

Van Every Smith Galleries

Davidson College, 315 N. Main St., Davidson. 704-894-2519.

The work by Daniel Goins is fun and big, filled with playful color. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Hidell Brooks Gallery

SouthEnd Steelyard, 1910 South Blvd., Suite 130. www.hidellbrooks.com.

From 6 to 9 p.m. today, view "Abstract Thinking," by Barbara Fisher, Chris Hayman, Jennifer Scott McLaughlin, Chris Metze, Rana Rochat, Charles Edward Walker and Rusty Wolfe. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Ciel Gallery and Mosaic Studio

1519 Camden Road, South End. www.cielcharlotte.com.

Opening 6-9 p.m. today: "Mosaic Vision," glassworks in square format. Gallery hours: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Lesbian and Gay Community Center

820 Hamilton St., Suite B-11. 704-333-0144. www.gaycharlotte.com.

Opening reception 6-9 p.m. today for "Alumni Artists," which runs through November.

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