What's on Tap

What's on Tap

Your guide to Durham's Third Friday

Posted November 19, 2014

Golden Belt. Credit: Scientific Properties and Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau

— Durham's Third Friday is a monthly celebration of art in the city. Local art galleries and venues hold free receptions to showcase their current exhibitions.

Below is a list of events happening during this month's Third Friday, Nov. 21.

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Rd.
Event: The opening of "When I Lose My Grip," a new exhibit in the Cameron Gallery is Friday. View ceramic tile art before they are destroyed in "Smashfest" next Friday, Nov. 28!

Full Frame Theater at the Power Plant, 320 Blackwell St., American Tobacco Campus
Event: Check out the documentary "Art and Craft" at 7:30 p.m. The film explores the work of Mark Landis, thought to be one of the best art forgers in history.

Bull City Arts Collaborative/Horse & Buggy Press, 401-B Foster St.
Event: Peter Dugan's exhibit of functional pots will be on display in the Upfront Gallery.

SPECTRE Arts, 1004 Morning Glory Ave.
Event: The opening reception of Vincent Romaniello's "Village Drones" project is Friday from 6-9 p.m. The art is intended to raise questions about the media, public privacy, war and political polarization.

The Republik, 211 Rigsbee Ave.
Event: Enjoy an exhibition of local visual activist Franco's work. DJ Birdgherl, poet Dasan Ahanu and special guest singer/guitarist Lenny Mojo Hand G will perform.

Pleiades Gallery, 109 E Chapel Hill St.
Event: "Reflect" brings an introspective view to the changing seasons and year.

Golden Belt, 807 E Main St.
Event:  Two gallery openings are this week at Studio 123. "Scenes from the Eno River" features landscape paintings by Matt Tomko and "The Evolution of Segmentation" features abstract paintings of refractions.

In the Artist Studios in Building 3, this month's OFF THE RADAR exhibit is "Graphic Content." Artists will demonstrate their techniques, Raj Bunnag and Brian Gonzales will be creating new prints at the event, and guests can try their hands at encaustic painting with Happymess Studios.

Claymakers, 705 Foster St.
Event: "Steinfest," a display of more than 200 contemporary beer steins, ends this Friday.

Durham Art Guild, 120 Morris St.
Event: Member artists Eleatter Diver, Alyssa Hinton and Elizabeth Laul-Healey will have art on display in the SunTrust Gallery. In the Room 100 Gallery, view woven mixed media by member artist Rose Warner.

The Carrack, 111 W Parrish St.
Event: Cool comic book and pop art by L Jamal Walton in "Welcome to My Madness Volume 1."

Through This Lens, 303 E Chapel Hill St., Suite 200
Event: The gallery celebrates its tenth anniversary beginning Friday. Over the next few weeks there will be four events featuring works from Through This Lens members.

Bull City Craft, 2501 University Dr.
Event: Make your own masterpiece during Paint and Pour ($15). Bring your own beverage!

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  • CAPITALPUN Nov 20, 2014

    Up and coming Durham my how durham changed.