IN THE MOMENT: A Year Through The Arts In Wake County Photography Exhibit On Display In The Betty Ray McCain Art Gallery

After a year-long postponement, IN the MOMENT: a year through the arts in Wake County, presented by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County with documentary photographer Christopher Janaro is now open.

IN the MOMENT: a year through the arts in Wake County
September 28 – December 31, 2021
Betty Ray McCain Gallery
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Gallery hours: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and during performance hours

As Wake County’s 2019-2020 Artist in Residence, photographer Christopher Janaro captured moments illuminating the vibrance and diversity of Wake County’s artistic landscape – predominantly through the lens of United Arts. His photographic journey through the arts began in August 2019 when the arts and festivals were collective experiences. It ended in June 2020, during the pandemic and a summer of social justice activism, when artists responded

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Arts Mid-Hudson has announced the winners of this year’s Dutchess County Executive’s Arts Awards. The organization has been bestowing the awards, selected from public nominations, for 35 years.

This year’s 11 awardees have enriched Dutchess County with arts and cultural events, adding to community life. The awards will be given at a ceremony Oct. 7, at the Locust Grove Estate.

Recipients have made an impact

The Arts Organization Award goes to Rainbow Gospel Singers, who have performed for more than 50 years in the Hudson Valley, across the U.S. and parts of Africa. In addition to their own performances, they have served as Gospel music promoters and performed at prisons, hospitals, and nursing homes across the region.

The Rainbow Singers receive the Dutchess County Executive's Arts Organization Award on Oct. 7, 2021.

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Art on the Trails participants take in the acrobatic moves of break dancers during the 2019 hike. This year’s event will be held Saturday and feature ballet, acoustic music and visual art installations.
Photo by Rebekah Stevens Photography

Art on the Trails is the best of both of Summit County’s worlds.

On one hand participants enjoy the outdoors during a guided hike on the McLeod Creek Trail. On the other, the trail will feature several stops for immersive art experiences including live music performed by members of the Utah Symphony, dances presented by BalletNext and Flamenco del Lago, youth poets and visual art by local artists, said Jocelyn Scudder, Arts Council of Park City and Summit County executive director.

“We first came up with the program in 2019 with the local community in mind,” Scudder said. “We know people live here because of their love for nature and the outdoors,

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Aug. 1—A portrait of Sue Jenkins soaking in fixer quickly began to develop on a coated slide of an aluminum trophy plate.

The photographer, Rebecca Daniels, leaned in to inspect her work in the backyard of Jenkins’ Dunmore home. Brown streaks coat Daniels’ hands from the silver nitrate used in the developing process. She was pleasantly surprised at how well the first black and white take of the Marywood University associate professor of art came out from her tintype camera.

Using the old-fashioned form of photography — first patented in the United States in 1856 — Daniels, a Hawley native, is documenting Lackawanna County residents through the Lackawanna Tintype Project. She received a Creative Community Grant from the Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department for the project.

Part artistic endeavor, part anthropology project, Daniels, the project manager, and her friend and colleague, Rosie Jacobson, consulting ethnographer, are combining visual history

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