ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING ARTS CALENDAR

ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING, there’s a lot going on around here!

 

CALDWELL ARTS COUNCIL EVENTS

 

DECEMBER 2014

·         Jean Crawford (Nancy Crawford’s youngest child) guessed closest to the number of M&M’s in our jar (there were 9,651 as counted by Rose Noakes) and won the whole jar full of M&M’s!!

·         If you can help with checkout for about 2-3 hours any time during our holiday sale (now through Dec. 24) please contact our volunteer coordinator Adrienne Roellgen adrienne@caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486 – THANKS!!

·         Through Dec. 24 – Satie’s Holiday Sale at Caldwell Arts Council; open M-F 9am-6pm & Sat 10am-3pm through December 23, closing early December 24.  828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

·         19 - 10a-12n - Free 30-minute legal consultations for donor artists with attorney Joseph Delk IV, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

·         Accepting Portfolios for 2016 exhibit consideration through end of January

 

JANUARY 2015

·         Jan. 1-March 30 – “The Gooood Life: Dawn Mathews”  art exhibit at Caldwell Memorial Hospital’s Art-in-Healing Gallery; www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

·         16-30 – Young At Art-Elementary student art on display at the Caldwell Arts Council www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

·         22 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – David Holt at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         Accepting Portfolios for 2016 exhibit consideration through end of January.

 

FEBRUARY 2015

·         6-27 – “Natural Connections” exhibit at Caldwell Arts Council www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

·         13 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – “Jackie Robinson, A Game Apart” by Mike Wiley Productions at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         19 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – “Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel” by Tarradiddle Players at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         28 – 9:30am – 10th Annual Middle School Poetry Recitation Competition at Hibriten High School. 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

 

MARCH 2015

·         5 – 9:30am & 12:30pm - “Alice Rocks Wonderland” by Atlantic Coast Theatre at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         6-27 – “Printed” art exhibit Caldwell Arts Council www.caldwellarts.com 828-754-2486

·         11 – 9:30am & 12:30pm - “Creole For Kidz” by Terrance Simien at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         31 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – “In One Era & Out The Other” by EbzB Productions at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

 

APRIL 2015

·         4 – 9:30am – 3rd Annual High School Shakespeare Monologue Competition at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for students in Caldwell & contiguous counties. 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         14 – 9:30am & 12:30pm – “My Heart In A Suitcase” by ArtsPower - at the JE Broyhill Civic Center for Caldwell County students (one of the Caldwell Arts Council’s Artists-in-Schools Programs). 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

 

CALDWELL COUNTY ART EVENTS

DECEMBER 2014

·         22 – David Holt & The Lightning Bolts perform JE Broyhill Civic Center, $12/$5, 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

 

JANUARY 2015

·         11 – “An Afternoon of Music” presented by the Community Music Club – First Presbyterian Church of Lenoir at 3pm. The recital will feature talented and successful local musicians including Madeline Bauer, Alicia Colvard, Brian Clark, John Coffey, Greg Knight, Douglas Miller, Ryan Ostrander, Rachel Sawyer Sossoman, Rodney Ward, and other special guest artists; free & open to the public.

·         22 – “David Holt & the Lightning Bolts” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

 

FEBRUARY 2015

·         24Elliot Engle: The Vanderbilts-All of Them” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

 

MARCH 2015

·         28Caldwell Traditional Musicians Showcase” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

 

APRIL 2015

·         4Sarah Jarosz” at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

·         17-19 – “The Battle of Shallowford” at Foothills Performing Arts www.fpatheatre.org 828-726-2318

·         21 Rapunzel” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

·         24-26 – The Battle of Shallowford at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

 

MAY 2015

·         9 – “Jim Breuer” JE Broyhill Civic Center 828-726-2407 www.broyhillcenter.com

 

JULY 2015

·         24-26 – “God’s Man In Texas” Foothills Performing Arts www.fpatheatre.org 828-726-2318

 

 

REGIONAL ART EVENTS

DECEMBER 2014

·         Continuing through January – “Holiday Art & Fine Crafts Show” – Old Rick School Valdese www.visitvaldese.com

·         18-20 – “Annie” at CAST in Granite Falls; www.casttheatre.com, 828-493-2758

·         19 – “Mipso” 7:30pm Morganton COMMA Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         19 – Puddingstone with Patrick Crouch perform at Old Post Office Auditorium Newton 7:30; 828-464-6128 or http://puddingstone.jigsy.com

·         20-22 – Centerpiece Jazz Christmas at Grind Cafe Coffeehouse in Morganton

·         31 – “James Gregory-The funniest man in America” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

 

2015

JANUARY 2015

·         Through Mar. 29 - “My Brothers Paintings (Gordon Wetmore)” thru Mar. 29 Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickorymuseumofart.org

·         7-31 – “Living The Dream: Artistic Interpretations of the Words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” at The Hiddenite Center; 828-632-6966 or www.hiddenitecenter.com

·         9 – “Dailey & Vincent concert” Old Rock School Valdese 828-879-2120 www.visitvaldese.com

·         9-10 – “Yard Sale Junk” Hickory Community Theatre Firemen’s Kitchen 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         15-17– “Yard Sale Junk” Hickory Community Theatre Firemen’s Kitchen 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         16 – “The Show 3” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         16 – Old-time Dance and Evening at the Blowing Rock Museum, www.blowingrockmuseum.org 828-295-9099

·         22-23 – “Yard Sale Junk” Hickory Community Theatre Firemen’s Kitchen 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         23 – Cork & Canvas at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; 828-295-9099 or www.blowingrockmuseum.org

·         23-25 – “Good Ol’ Girls” The Green Room Community Theatre www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

·         24 – WinterFest at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 828-295-9099 or www.blowingrockmuseum.org

·         25 – “The Ultimate MJ Experience” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         29-31 – “Yard Sale Junk” Hickory Community Theatre Firemen’s Kitchen 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         30-31– “Good Ol’ Girls” The Green Room Community Theatre www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

 

FEBRUARY 2015

·         1 – “Good Ol’ Girls” The Green Room Community Theatre www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

·         5 – “Over the Rainbow” Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         6 – “Battle of the Bows” Western Piedmont Symphony Kontras Quartet 828-324-8603 info@wpsymphony.org; etix.com

·         6-7 – “Crowns-The Gospel Musical” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         10 - “Ladysmith Black Mambazo” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         12-15 – “Crowns-The Gospel Musical” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         19-22 – “Crowns-The Gospel Musical” Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 www.hickorytheatre.org

·         20 – “Idle Tymes Opening for The Gentlemen of Bluegrass” Old Rock School in Valdese 828-879-2120 www.visitvaldese.com

·         24 – “Million Dollar Quartet” Morganton Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

 

MARCH 2015

·         March through Nov. 15 - “Artistic Influences on Paul Whitener” thru Nov. 15 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

·         4 – “RAIN - A Tribute to The Beatles” ASU’s Schaefer Center; pas.appstate.edu 828-262-4046

·         6-8 – “The Adventures of Robin Hood” The Green Room Community Theatre www.thegreenroomtheatre.org 828-464-6128

·         9 – “Peter and the Star Catcher” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         13 – “Nu Blu & Special Guest TBA” at Old Rock School in Valdese; 828-879-2120 or www.visitvaldese.com

·         13-15 – “The Adventures of Robin Hood” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

·         13-14– “Much Ado About Nothing” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

·         14– Western Piedmont Symphony “Battle of the Bows” featuring KAIA; 828-324-8603 or info@wpsymphony.org; etix.com

·         14 – “Rhythm of the Dance” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         19-22– “Much Ado About Nothing” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

·         26-29 – “Much Ado About Nothing” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

·         31 – “Barry Biller & the Beatles” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

 

APRIL 2015

·         Through Sept. 6 - “From The Master’s Hands (Eddie Hamrick, Woodright)” thru Sept 6 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

·         11 – Western Piedmont Symphony “Battle of the Bows” features OMER; 828-324-8603; info@wpsymphony.org; etix.com

·         16 – “The Texas Tenors” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

·         17 – Koresh Dance Company at ASU’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts; pas.appstate.edu or 828-262-4046

·         17-18 – Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike at the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

·         17-19– “Trip to Bountiful” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

·         23-25 – Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike at the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

·         24-26 – “Trip to Bountiful” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

·         25  - Hickory Choral Society & Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks V, PE Monroe Auditorium at Lenoir Rhyne University. www.wpsymphony.org  

·         30-May 2 – Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike at the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

 

MAY 2015

·         7 – “Blood Sweat & Tears” featuring Bo Bice at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium

·         7-9 – Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike at the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

·         8-10– “Little Shop of Horrors” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

·         15-16– “La Cage Aux Folles” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

·         15-17– “Little Shop of Horrors” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

·         21-24– “La Cage Aux Folles” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

·         22-24 – “Little Shop of Horrors” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

·         28-31 – “La Cage Aux Folles” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

 

JUNE 2015

·         5-7 – “Red, White and Tuna” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

·         12-14 – “Red, White and Tuna” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

·         19-21 – “Red, White and Tuna” at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

 

AUGUST 2015

·         10-Nov. 9 – Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth Century Paintings of the South from the Johnson Collection at Blowing Rock Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

 

VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITS:

·         Through Dec. 20 - Burke Arts Council “First Frost” Annual art show and sale www.burkearts.org

·         Through Dec. 20 – “Bud Caywood: Order, Chaos, and Other New Works” Rebound Massage Therapy, 2759 N Center St, Hickory www.budcaywood.com

·         Through Jan. 3 – “Holiday Happenings” Full Circle Arts 828-322-7545 www.fullcirclearts.org

·         Through Jan. 4 - “Common Threads” Blowing Rock Museum www.blowingrockmuseum.org

·         Through Jan. 4 - “Raymond Smith Photography” Hickory Museum of Art www.hickoryart.org

·         Through Jan. 10 -“Alternative Realities: Mary-Ann Prack & Ward Nichols” Wilkes Art Gallery 336-667-2841 www.wilkesartgallery.org 

·         Jan. 16-30 – “Young At Art featuring Caldwell County Elementary student art at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         Through Jan. 17 – La Cultura Cubana: Through the Eyes of Appalachia at BRAHM 828-295-9099 or www.blowingrockmuseum.org

·         Jan. 17-March 28 – Ruined Landscapes Paintings of the Balkan War Zone at BRAHM 828-295-9099 or www.blowingrockmuseum.org

·         Jan. 22-February 28 – Watauga High School Art Exhibition at BRAHM 828-295-9099 or www.blowingrockmuseum.org

·         Through Jan. 29 – Judy Greene Prevost “Faces/Places” exhibit at Bethlehem Branch Library, 45 Rink Dam Rd, Hickory

·         Through Jan. 30 - “Order, Chaos, and Other New Works” Bud Caywood at Rebound Massage Therapy, Hickory

·         Through Jan. 31 - “Whimmy Diddles n’ Flipper Dingers, Toys of Appalachia” thru Feb. 1 Blowing Rock Museum www.blowingrockmuseum.org

·         Feb. 6-27 – “Natural Connections” featuring Wink Gaines, Eddie Tallent, Kim Abernethy, Sandy Adair & Carl Peverall at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486; info@caldwellarts.com

·         Through Feb. 8 - “Oceanic Alchemies” through Feb. 8, 2015 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickorymuseumofart.org

·         Through Feb. 22 - “A War, The People, A New Museum” thru Feb. 22 Hickory Museum of Art www.hickoryart.org

·         March 6-27 – “Printed” featuring Benjamin Entner and regional printed clay artisans at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

·         Through Mar. 21 -  Turchin Center in Boone exhibits “Andrew Fullwood: Allurement,” “Tanja Softic’,” & “Les Caison III: The Things That Move Us Forward”

·         Through April 4 – Selections from the Collection at BRAHM, 828-295-9099 or www.blowingrockmuseum.org


ARTIST CALLS

JANUARY 2015 DEADLINES

·         8-9 – Full Circle Arts “Animal Crackers” invitational exhibition to explore our relation to the animals around us. Intake Jan 8-10. More info at www.fullcirclearts.org

·         9 – Photography competition deadline 1/9 for 1/16-2/28 exhibit at Wilkes Art Gallery; www.wilkesartgallery.org 336-667-2841

·         12 – (March-April event) – 2015 North Carolina Artists Exhibition-The Best of NC Creativity. For details visit www.raleighfinearts.org/exhibit-prospectus

·         Bethlehem Branch Library in Alexander County is now accepting submissions for exhibitions for 2016. The Exhibiting Artists Series began in August 2010 and has become a very successful and popular exhibition space for local and regional artists. Exhibitions begin on the first Thursday in February 2016 and hang for two months. Each year there are six different exhibitions. Mediums range from oil, watercolor, mixed media, photography, print media, fiber and collage. At least one artist organization group exhibition and one photography exhibition is scheduled annually. Two artists may exhibit as an exhibition. The Exhibiting Artist Series is sponsored by the Bethlehem Friends of the Library. For more information and submission guidelines please contact Bud Caywood at caywoodstudio@charter.net

·         Through January 31 - The Caldwell Arts Council is now accepting portfolios for 2016 one-month exhibitions at the Caldwell Arts Council Gallery or three-month exhibitions at the Art-in-Healing Gallery at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.  Submission Guidelines: http://www.caldwellarts.com/157-submission-guidelines-for-exhibit-consideration/

 

FEBRUARY 2015 DEADLINES

·         16-17 -  auditions for The Battle of Shallowford at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

·         19 – (April 2015 event) The Asheville Symphony Orchestra fourth annual Spotlight on Young Musicians http://ashevillesymphony.org/sym/

 

MARCH 2015 DEADLINES

·         2 – 2015 NC Statewide Juried Pastel Exhibition at The Art Shop, Greensboro NC (May 16-June 16) Over $6,000 in awards; online digital entries only; prospectus: www.pastelsocietyofnc.com

 

APRIL 2015 DEADLINES

·         20 & 21 - auditions for “God’s Man In Texas” Foothills Performing Arts www.fpatheatre.org 828-726-2318

 

 

Ongoing & farther-reaching artist calls are listed at www.artdeadlineslist.com