Downtown Raleigh Alliance

Events • October 5, 2018

 

AIAT Archtober Firm Crawl @ VAE Raleigh

1ST FRIDAY FIRM CRAWL Join us for 1st Friday in Archtober! The American Institute of Architects Triangle is celebrating by inviting you into their office spaces so you can see firsthand what architects do. EVER WONDER WHAT ARCHITECTS REALLY DO? The practice of architecture is about more than designing buildings. Most projects require architects to be big picture thinkers and to consider much more than just the ‘site' for a project when designing a building. These considerations include the surrounding culture and context of a place, budget, aesthetics, and the impact the building will have on the community and the environment for many years to come. JOIN THE CRAWL AND YOU WILL: • Meet and speak with the architects that work in and shape your community. • See the inner workings of what it takes to design a building - sketches, models, renderings, and more. Pick up your crawl map at VAE Raleigh and check out some architecture firms in preparation for IMBY. What if you got to design your own perfect city totally from scratch? What would it look like? In My Backyard (IMBY) is a month-long collaborative experiment where we come together and try to do just that, right here in VAE’s main gallery.

Cost: FREE

First Friday Featuring Art by Dan Campbell @ Dram and Draught

North Carolina Professional artist, Dan Campbell, will be featured at Dram & Draught for October's First Friday from 6 to 9 pm. Stop by Dram to see his amazing works of vibrant impressionism, mixed with a little abstraction. In his love for music from the 60’s and 70’s, Dan finds his groove in painting favorite iconic musicians, “of yesteryear.” In addition to his more famous figures, Dan’s subject matter ranges from figurative to landscapes, cityscapes, and seascapes, to wildlife, music, and sports. For more, visit Dan’s website, https://www.dancampbellart.com/ Please note that Dram & Draught is a private club for members and their guests, 21+ only. We appreciate in advance your adherence to this policy.

Friday Night Flights @ bu•ku Global Street Food

Join us every Friday as we visit a different wine region from across the world. Enjoy 3 pours of various wines for $15 dollars and expand your horizons!

Cost: $15 dollars for the flight

Greek Night @ Taverna Agora

Our Greek Night is a celebration of Greek Culture, showcasing the food, drink, songs and dancing of our much loved heritage. Enjoy live entertainment, including belly dancing and bouzouki music, all while having an authentic Greek dinner! And don’t just think you’ll get away with watching all the dancing! We’ll be moving out the tables and encouraging dancing as the night goes on! Join Us! Stop in after visiting the downtown galleries or reserve your table!

Horace Farlowe (1933-2006) | Sculptures & Paintings from the 1970’s – 2000’s @ Gallery C
Exhibition Dates: Oct 5-Nov 14

Horace Farlowe (1933-2006) was a talented artist, activist and teacher whom held no less than 5 professorships over the course of his career. His sculptures, though often monumental in scale, have such an emotional quality to them that it would be impossible to deny his devotion to the craft. Farlowe’s sculptures can be viewed in the permanent collections of the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Mint Museum in Charlotte, the Greenville Museum of Art, and at university campuses throughout the United States. This exhibition showcases sculptures, paintings and drawings from Farlowe’s career through the 1970’s until the early 2000’s. “My first studies in art were in a school of architecture. This introduction to art was responsible for many years of research trying to create a sculpture that is a reflection of me and not an obvious influence by others. Now I find forms related to architecture and the space that architecture defines is of primary importance to me. As with all artists, I am constantly in search of a ‘new’ sculpture. For me change is necessary for growth in my work. This change can be instant or it can take place over a long period of time. It is not significant when we seek new directions, but it is important that we be aware that new directions are a must in art. The most essential advice anyone can give to an artist is to always ‘keep working.’” -Horace Farlowe (1933-2006)

Cost: Free

Local artist and Live Music @ Adara Spa

The talented Luv Jones’s Experience is back! Enjoy LIVE Jazz, Neo-Soul, Pop, R&B, Old School and Reggae music. Local artist Nicole Drake will feature watercolor paintings, portraits and handmade cards. Also, a fall food demo by Lorrie Todd. Come enjoy a night of great music and art!

Cost: Free to everyone!

“Art, Color & Light” @ Local Color Gallery

Bold and dynamic contemporary works; mixed media by Adrien Montoya and stained glass by Lizzie Bailey. The gallery offers the opportunity to meet and interact directly with the artists every First Friday. First Friday Reception: 6 - 9:30pm. On view through October 27th.

AIAT Archtober Firm Crawl @ VAE Raleigh

1ST FRIDAY FIRM CRAWL Join us for 1st Friday in Archtober! The American Institute of Architects Triangle is celebrating by inviting you into their office spaces so you can see firsthand what architects do. EVER WONDER WHAT ARCHITECTS REALLY DO? The practice of architecture is about more than designing buildings. Most projects require architects to be big picture thinkers and to consider much more than just the ‘site' for a project when designing a building. These considerations include the surrounding culture and context of a place, budget, aesthetics, and the impact the building will have on the community and the environment for many years to come. JOIN THE CRAWL AND YOU WILL: • Meet and speak with the architects that work in and shape your community. • See the inner workings of what it takes to design a building - sketches, models, renderings, and more. Pick up your crawl map at VAE Raleigh and check out some architecture firms in preparation for IMBY. What if you got to design your own perfect city totally from scratch? What would it look like? In My Backyard (IMBY) is a month-long collaborative experiment where we come together and try to do just that, right here in VAE’s main gallery.

Cost: FREE

Horace Farlowe (1933-2006) | Sculptures & Paintings from the 1970’s – 2000’s @ Gallery C
Exhibition Dates: Oct 5-Nov 14

Horace Farlowe (1933-2006) was a talented artist, activist and teacher whom held no less than 5 professorships over the course of his career. His sculptures, though often monumental in scale, have such an emotional quality to them that it would be impossible to deny his devotion to the craft. Farlowe’s sculptures can be viewed in the permanent collections of the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Mint Museum in Charlotte, the Greenville Museum of Art, and at university campuses throughout the United States. This exhibition showcases sculptures, paintings and drawings from Farlowe’s career through the 1970’s until the early 2000’s. “My first studies in art were in a school of architecture. This introduction to art was responsible for many years of research trying to create a sculpture that is a reflection of me and not an obvious influence by others. Now I find forms related to architecture and the space that architecture defines is of primary importance to me. As with all artists, I am constantly in search of a ‘new’ sculpture. For me change is necessary for growth in my work. This change can be instant or it can take place over a long period of time. It is not significant when we seek new directions, but it is important that we be aware that new directions are a must in art. The most essential advice anyone can give to an artist is to always ‘keep working.’” -Horace Farlowe (1933-2006)

Cost: Free

“Art, Color & Light” @ Local Color Gallery

Bold and dynamic contemporary works; mixed media by Adrien Montoya and stained glass by Lizzie Bailey. The gallery offers the opportunity to meet and interact directly with the artists every First Friday. First Friday Reception: 6 - 9:30pm. On view through October 27th.

There are no specials listed at this time.

Local artist and Live Music @ Adara Spa

The talented Luv Jones’s Experience is back! Enjoy LIVE Jazz, Neo-Soul, Pop, R&B, Old School and Reggae music. Local artist Nicole Drake will feature watercolor paintings, portraits and handmade cards. Also, a fall food demo by Lorrie Todd. Come enjoy a night of great music and art!

Cost: Free to everyone!

First Friday Featuring Art by Dan Campbell @ Dram and Draught

North Carolina Professional artist, Dan Campbell, will be featured at Dram & Draught for October's First Friday from 6 to 9 pm. Stop by Dram to see his amazing works of vibrant impressionism, mixed with a little abstraction. In his love for music from the 60’s and 70’s, Dan finds his groove in painting favorite iconic musicians, “of yesteryear.” In addition to his more famous figures, Dan’s subject matter ranges from figurative to landscapes, cityscapes, and seascapes, to wildlife, music, and sports. For more, visit Dan’s website, https://www.dancampbellart.com/ Please note that Dram & Draught is a private club for members and their guests, 21+ only. We appreciate in advance your adherence to this policy.

Friday Night Flights @ bu•ku Global Street Food

Join us every Friday as we visit a different wine region from across the world. Enjoy 3 pours of various wines for $15 dollars and expand your horizons!

Cost: $15 dollars for the flight

Greek Night @ Taverna Agora

Our Greek Night is a celebration of Greek Culture, showcasing the food, drink, songs and dancing of our much loved heritage. Enjoy live entertainment, including belly dancing and bouzouki music, all while having an authentic Greek dinner! And don’t just think you’ll get away with watching all the dancing! We’ll be moving out the tables and encouraging dancing as the night goes on! Join Us! Stop in after visiting the downtown galleries or reserve your table!


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