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Marilyn Wienand
April 25, 2017
Times: 6:30pm
Venue: Irregardless Cafe and Catering
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: No cover

Harpist Marilyn Wienand will be performing live at the Irregardless Café.



Wind Ensemble: A Night on Broadway
April 25, 2017
Times: 7-9pm
Venue: Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Center at North Carolina State University
Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Admission: $10

The North Carolina State University Music Department's Wind Ensemble will present A Night on Broadway, featuring Ivan Rutherford, in Stewart Theatre.



Artspace 30th Anniversary Artist Retrospective - Corridor Exhibition
April 07 – June 23, 2017 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Tue.-Sat. 10am-6pm; Thurs. 10am-7pm
Venue: Artspace
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

Artspace’s 30th Anniversary Artist Retrospective is a building wide exhibition that celebrates the strength of the artists at the heart of the organization. The non-juried Corridors Exhibition will be one of two exhibitions celebrating current and former Artspace member artists on the first and second floors of Artspace.

Artspace 30th Anniversary Retrospective - A Look at Artspace Artists
April 21 – June 3, 2017 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Tue.-Sat. 10am-6pm; Thurs. 10am-7pm
Venue: Artspace
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

Artspace’s 30th Anniversary Retrospective is a building wide exhibition that celebrates the strength of the artists at the heart of our organization. These exhibitions present the history of our institution while demonstrating the ways that we continue to move forward. There will be two exhibitions celebrating current and former Artspace member artists, including a juried exhibition in Gallery Two from April 21 to June 3 and a non-juried Corridor exhibition from April 7 to June 23.

Cotton Plays Here at Cafe Euro
Starting: August 23, 2016 (Every Tuesday)
Times: 10:30am-11:30am
Area: Wake Forest
Admission: Free

This wonderfully kid-paced hour features music, play and dancing with toddler stars singing on the mic at Cotton's gently amplified and participatory music show. Children will delight in active, health-building musical play with peers while parents, grandparents and care providers are free to network or join in as inspired.

Dream Big: Engineering Our World
Starting: February 24, 2017 (Recurring Daily)
Times: Visit the event website for show times
Venue: Wells Fargo IMAX Theatre at Marbles
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: TBA

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is the first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. From the world's tallest buildings to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways.

Exhibition: Ansel Adams: Masterworks
February 04 – May 7, 2017 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm (Unless Otherwise noted)
Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Admission: Advance $6-$12

In a career that spanned more than five decades, Ansel Adams, became one of America's most renowned photographers. This exhibition focuses on a collection of 48 photographs by Adams, a selection he made late in his life to serve as a succinct representation of what he deemed the best work of his career. Included are many of his most iconic images of majestic American landscapes, such as El Capitan and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park; the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco; Monument Valley in Arizona; and the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.

Exhibition: Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520
March 04 – June 18, 2017 (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Tues.-Thurs., 10am-5pm; Fri., 10am-9pm; Sat.-Sun., 10am-5pm (unless otherwise noted)
Venue: North Carolina Museum of Art
Area: West Raleigh/N.C. State Univ/PNC Arena
Admission: Advance $6-$12

Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance highlights the development of Venices distinct Renaissance style from the second half of the 15th century to the early 16th century. The exhibition features approximately 50 works, including major altar pieces; private secular and devotional paintings; and portraits, many which have never been on view to the public outside of Venice. Twenty paintings from Venices Gallerie dell Accademia, which houses the finest collection of Venetian Renaissance art in the world, form the core of the exhibition. They will be joined by masterpieces from other institutions in Italy and the U.S., including the NCMA. Glory of Venice includes works by Giovanni Bellini, Carpaccio, Giorgione, Titian and Jacopo de Barbari.

Exhibition: Lauren Kalman, But if the Crime is Beautiful
March 25 – May 13, 2017 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Times: Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm
Venue: Artspace
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

"But if the Crime is Beautiful," is a solo exhibition with sculpture, photography and performances from Lauren Kalman.

Extreme Weather 3D
Starting: February 3, 2017 (Recurring Daily)
Venue: Wells Fargo IMAX Theatre at Marbles
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: $6+

Weather has always been one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, but now it's intensifying in varied and complex ways. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone. Follow researchers and everyday heroes as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather.