The ArtsCenter Photoblog

April 27, 2010

Link Tuesday?

Filed under: links — Tags: — Lisa Pepin @ 11:19 am

Hey photoblog! I know it’s not our usual link day of Wednesday, but I found a really interesting blog I wanted to share. It introduces 500 photographers with all sorts of backgrounds, 5 photogs every week for 100 weeks. It’s on number 17 right now. Check it out here!

–Lisa

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April 24, 2010

Preview: ChestFest 2010!


It takes a village. Come out Saturday night to ChestFest 2010, a fundraiser for Sam’s top surgery and networking opportunity to talk about creating a local non-profit/project dedicated towards trans health assistance.

There will be burlesque, live music, belly dancing and a silent auction. Bidding starts at 7 p.m., music and fun start at 8:30 p.m. Check out some of the silent auction items and acts below–you don’t want to miss this!

–Lisa

Screen printed napkins from Carrboro's own Flytrap Studios.

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April 22, 2010

ArtSchool Class: Hip-Hop Dance

Filed under: ArtSchool, Dance — Tags: , — Lisa Pepin @ 11:38 pm

Remember how we’ve been posting pictures from all of The ArtsCenter’s awesome classes? You’re in luck–ArtSchool summer class are now open for registration! To find out more, go here.

In the meantime, here are some photos from LaShawn Jones’s hip-hop dance class!

–Lisa

Two dancers applaud as instructor LaShawn Jones shows them the next moves they will be learning.

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April 18, 2010

Todd Snider with Dave Wilson

Filed under: Music — Tags: , , — Lisa Pepin @ 4:23 pm

Todd Snider brought his alt-country blues to The ArtsCenter on Wednesday, with singer/songwriter Dave Wilson opening. Photos are below. For more on Todd, click here! And don’t forget–there are more photos after the page break.

–Lisa

Todd Snider plays on Wednesday.

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April 15, 2010

Justin Townes Earle

Filed under: Music, Reader photos — Tags: , — Lisa Pepin @ 12:23 am

Check out this shot from Justin Townes Earle’s show on March 9th, courtesy of our favorite Scotsman, Alex Forsyth. Thanks Alex!

Justin Townes Earle plays on March 9. Photo courtesy of Alex Forsyth.

April 11, 2010

ArtSchool Class: Plates and Platters

Filed under: ArtSchool — Tags: , , , — Lisa Pepin @ 7:29 pm

Instructor Ronan Kyle Peterson teaches a wheelthrowing class entitled “Plates and Platters” at the ArtsCenter on Wednesdays, and I dropped by a class! The class wanted me to clear up a common misconception about wheelthrowing–it’s not like “Ghost.” Judge for yourself below!

–Lisa

A student works on one of a set of goblets.

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April 9, 2010

Hidden Voices: Home is Not One Story

Filed under: Uncategorized — Lyndsay Booth @ 6:46 pm

This weekend the ArtsCenter is proud to present Hidden Voices: Home is Not One Story- Exploring the Heart of Homelessness. Through performances, exhibits, animations, writings and audio clips, visitors will get to explore the lives of some of society’s most forgotten groups including homeless women veterans, foster children aging out of care, refugees, families escaping domestic violence, immigrants, families in long-term shelter housing, LGBTQ teens and the chronically homeless. Performances are this Friday and Saturday at 8pm. Below are some pictures of an exhibit in the ArtsCenter lobby. Don’t forget to click more!

-Lyndsay

A visitor looks at the pictures hanging in the ArtsCenter Lobby.

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April 3, 2010

Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players

Filed under: Kids, Music — Tags: , — Lyndsay Booth @ 1:16 pm

Last month, Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players brought their high energy concert to the ArtsCenter.  Justin and his band played songs about the sun, siblings, Willy the Whale and crossing guards.  The audience really got into the show, and the floor in front of the stage quickly turned into a dance floor. Check below for some photos, and as always, don’t forget to click on more!

-Lyndsay

Gerald Dowd, Justin Roberts and Liam Davis as the Not Ready for Naptime Players.

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