Arts Feature | Indy Week

Particle Falls, a Spectacular Display With a Pressing Environmental Message, Lights Up Downtown Raleigh

The exhibit is on view after sundown on Hargett Street starting March 24.

post a comment

Legendary Filmmaker and Lowbrow Virtuoso John Waters Gets Even Filthier for Our Lowbrow Times

Waters brings his one-person show, This Filthy World: Dirtier & Filthier, to the Carolina Theatre on Thursday, March 9.

post a comment

The Life and Times of Durham's Own Daedalus, Jaybird O'Berski, on the Eve of Little Green Pig's Wildest Theatrical Maze Yet

We profile one of the Triangle's most influential, enduring theater artists and explore the ambitious immersive theater installation This Is Not a Novel.

post a comment

Landscaping? Sculpture? Architecture? Patrick Dougherty's Latest Stickwork Paints Them All in Natural Light.

We visited the Chapel Hill artist and his team while they finished up new sculptures at Duke Gardens.

post a comment

Artist Heather Gordon Makes Herself a Mirror for Justin Tornow to Dance Inside at 21c Museum Hotel

The art-dance collaboration Echo will be performed at 21c on Thursday night.

post a comment

With Emoji-Strength Forms, Nina Chanel Abney Overpowers the Limits Placed on Artists by Identity Politics

The New York City-based artist's first solo museum exhibition, Royal Flush, is currently on view at the Nasher.

post a comment

A Durham Press and National Poets Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is with Anti-Police-Brutality Anthology Resisting Arrest

One of many national community events celebrating the book takes place at Letters Bookshop on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

post a comment

Superhero Industry Overkill and Franklin Street Development Kayo a Triangle Institution, Chapel Hill Comics

The comics shop, which has a four-decade history on or near Franklin Street, will close sometime next month.

post a comment

Groundbreaking Durham Activist and Lawyer Pauli Murray Connected Race and Gender Before the Intersectional Era

Learn the amazing, influential story of someone whose family home in Durham recently became a national historic landmark.

post a comment

Kara Walker's Silhouettes and SLIPPAGE's Dance Response Explode Ideas About Black Bodies

Duke professor Thomas F. DeFrantz's performance company interprets a provocative new Kara Walker exhibit at the Nasher.

post a comment

Horse & Buggy Press Is Moving. Foster Street's Loss Will Be Broad Street's Gain.

Dave Wofford's letterpress business and art gallery puts up a final exhibit, by Jessina Leonard, in Durham Central Park before heading for Watts-Hillandale.

post a comment

New Podcast Don’t You Lie to Me Warmly Colors in the Personalities of Area Artists

Warren Hicks and Jeff Bell’s new podcast features candid, familiar chats with leading lights of the local scene.

post a comment

Panorama Captures Life in Our State Through a Lens of Intimate Reality, Not Drive-By Nostalgia

The exhibit of black-and-white local photography runs at NCMA through Feb. 12.

post a comment (2)

The Year in Arts & Culture

North Carolina riveted the nation in a year when art and politics collided.

post a comment

Refreshers and Updates on the Top Stories of a Vigorous, Volatile 2016 in the Arts Scene

The Triangle’s art scene was dominated by comings, goings, drastic turnarounds, and HB 2 fallout.

post a comment

A Fifty-Year-Old Time Capsule Exhumed in Lakewood Reveals Continuity in Durham’s Shifting Urban Landscape

The capsule, buried by Center Theater's owners in 1966, was opened at the Scrap Exchange’s twenty-fifth anniversary party last week.

post a comment

In the N.C. Chinese Lantern Festival, Sichuan Artisans Light Up the Dark in Cary

The festival of spectacular giant lanterns runs at Koka Booth Amphitheatre through mid-January.

post a comment

Honoring the Winners of the 2016 Indies Arts Awards

From two seminal Raleigh galleries combining forces to a Durham collective redrawing the art world’s margins, these folks made a big difference this year.

post a comment

Sarah Shook and Erika Libero Mark Progressive Territory With Rainbow Decals and Amplify Women’s Voices

The pair is behind the “Safe Space” stickers that sprouted on many N.C. businesses after HB 2.

post a comment (1)

Durham Artists Movement Is a Safe Space and a Strong Voice for Artists Who Need It Most

Saba Taj and Catherine Edgerton have helped guide DAM through a transformative six-month stay in the Carrack’s former space.

post a comment (1)

Multimedia

Indyweek Mobile
Giveaways
Hopscotch
Green Guide
Buy Indy Photos

Most Read

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

Our Guides

Most Recent Comments

What a beautifully written article. Great writer!

by Kathy Lestelle on Panorama Captures Life in Our State Through a Lens of Intimate Reality, Not Drive-By Nostalgia (Arts Feature)

Sarah is just plain fucking cool. Her music, her actions. Keep it up and play more Disarmers shows in Raleigh!

by Remo on Sarah Shook and Erika Libero Mark Progressive Territory With Rainbow Decals and Amplify Women’s Voices (Arts Feature)

The quotes from the artists read like the vapid gobblygook newspeak of a freshly graduated business consultant. One who, without …

by ProudlyAfilliated on Durham Artists Movement Is a Safe Space and a Strong Voice for Artists Who Need It Most (Arts Feature)

There is a long list of benefits that can come out of a successful viral marketing campaign for your business. …

by Ryan Silver on A tale of two memes: The Triangle backstories of a pair of recent viral video sensations (Arts Feature)

Comments

What a beautifully written article. Great writer!

by Kathy Lestelle on Panorama Captures Life in Our State Through a Lens of Intimate Reality, Not Drive-By Nostalgia (Arts Feature)

© 2017 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation