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Arts datebook, Sept. 21

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Auditions

Magnolia Arts Center, 1703 E. 14th St., will have auditions for “Elf Jr: The Musical” from 6-8 p.m. today and 3-6 p.m. Sunday. Ages 18 and younger are eligible to audition. Visit magnoliaartscenter.com to review the script or for more information.

GMA

The Greenville Museum of Art will host a curator-led tour from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday. Led by Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Collections Trista Reis Porter, the free tour will include the museum’s permanent collections and the following temporary exhibitions:

■ “Revisiting Cornerstones: The Louis Orr Etchings of North Carolina,” will be on exhibit through Oct. 7 in the West Wing Gallery.

■ NC Civil will present “To the Core,” a journey through the history, identity and expression of the West Greenville Community, through Oct. 7.

The Greenville Museum of Art is at 802 Evans St. Call 758-1946 or visit gmoa.org.

Emerge

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge will exhibit “The Black Light Project” and “Black Peace” through Sept. 28 in the Don Edwards and Harvey Wooten galleries. “The Black Light Project” is photographic documentary designed to highlight positive images of black life in the community. Contributing artists include Bryce Chapman and Randy Curtis. “Black Peace” is an exhibition of emerging African-American artists Bryce Chapman, Rakia Jackson and Shayla Thornton.

Emerge is at 404 Evans St. Visit emergegallery.com or call 551-6947.

Gray Gallery

■ The Gray Gallery’s Keaton and Umberger Gala Art Auction and Sale has been postponed. Call 328-1268 for more information.

■ “Glass Art, Studies Abroad in Poland, Summer 2018,” curated by Lacey Hargroder, will be on exhibit through today in the Burroughs Wellcome Senior Gallery.

The Wellington B. Gray and Burroughs Wellcome Senior galleries are in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center on ECU’s campus. The Call 328-6665.

City Art Gallery

Live and In Color will on exhibit through Oct. 13.The show is the second collaborative show at City Art Gallery to feature art from award-winning author Clyde Edgerton and acclaimed architect Chip Hemingway, both of Wilmington.

City Art Gallery is at 511 Red Banks Road. Visit www.cityartgreenville.com or call 353-7000.

Faulkner Gallery

“Spellbound: Dreams, Magic and Unnatural Order,” artwork by Sue Luddeke and Maria Modlin, will be on exhibit through Sept. 28 in Joyner Library’s Janice B. Faulkner Gallery on the ECU campus. Call 328-0287.

Greenville Brushstrokes

The works of Brushstrokes members Beth Clark, Carol Jones and Sharon Mazurek will be featured at a’Tavola, 620 Red Banks Road, through Sept. 28. For more information, visit greenvillebrushstrokes.com.

Art workshops

Emerge Gallery and Art Center, 404 Evans St., will host the following workshops:

■ Family Classes Potter’s Wheel workshop, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday. Participants (ages 3 and older, accompanied by an adult) will learn the basics of working on the potter’s wheel. They will learn to wedge, center and pull the clay to make a simple form.

■ A sugar skulls workshop is scheduled from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Participants (ages 4 and older, accompanied by an adult) will make a traditional folk art from Southern Mexico used to celebrate the Day of the Dead.

Cost, which includes one adult and one child, is $30 for Emerge members and $45 for others. Cost for additional participants is $10 each. Visit www.emergegallery.com or call 551-6947.

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