Friday, September 5, 2014

Sala Faruq Featured Artist at RAW: Charlotte Presents AXIS

RAW: Charlotte presents Axis event flyer featuring artist Sala Faruq.
Charlotte-based artist Sala Faruq is featured at RAW: Charlotte presents AXIS. She is showcasing her EcoFab Gourd Art Jewelry and introducing her Afro-Originals® line of eco-friendly products featuring vintage images from the African Diaspora.
RAW is an international independent arts organization. It promotes and fosters creativity by showcasing local talent at multi-faceted artistic events in the Australia, Canada, England and the United States. A typical event features a film screening, music performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and featured hairstylist and makeup artist.
AXIS is to be held at the Neighborhood Theatre, 511 East 36th Street, Charlotte, NC, on Thursday, October 23, 2014. This event is appropriate for all ages. Attire is fashionable. The festivities are from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

73rd Annual North Carolina Gourd Festival

Get your gourd on at the 73rd Annual North Carolina Gourd Festival, which is sponsored by the North Carolina Gourd Society (NCGS). The festival will be held in the Holshouser building at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC on September 6th and 7th. The hours are 9:00 am  to 5:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday. Admission is FREE to NCGS members, children under 16 and workshop participants. All other just $2.00.