SparkCon decorates downtown

Posted September 20, 2008 8:27 p.m. EDT
Updated September 20, 2008 8:31 p.m. EDT

— Downtown Raleigh is being transformed into a work of art.

Local artists brought their chalk and paint brushes to Moore Square this weekend for arts festival SparkCon. The festival is a chance for street painters, graffiti artists, yoga instructors, filmmakers, musicians, tattoo artists and others to hold demonstrations of their respective crafts.

More than 400 artists are decorating Martin Street with chalk drawings and paintings.

The free event continues Sunday.

For more information check out the festival’s Web site.