by Brandon Cordrey
Durham’s newest art venue is scheduled to make its debut as part of May’s Third Friday events. Just across the street from the Golden Belt complex a small white church is being renovated to house SPECTRE Arts. The space will offer rotating exhibitions, two artist studios, and great indoor/outdoor space available for event and workshop rentals. Alicia Lange purchased the property two years ago and has been overhauling it for the past year. … Read More
Tags: Alicia Lange, Durham art galleries, durham arts community, Durham event space, Durham venues, for profit arts businesses, Golden Belt, SPECTRE Arts, venues, visual arts
By Lindsay Gordon
I arrived at Dogstar Tattoo’s new location in downtown Durham’s Golden Belt complex at the peak of their grand opening festivities. The opening coincided with Golden Belt’s Third Friday open studio, an auction to benefit David Alsobrook’s “New Neighbors” project, and a party at the relocated Scrap Exchange. The visitor’s parking lot was filled with people: in line at the numerous food trucks, waiting at the Fullsteam Brewery tap, or hanging out and watching Beverly Botsford’s African-flavored music group, “Drums Alive”. … Read More
Tags: "creative placemaking", Beloved Binge, Blood Red River, Center Studio Architecture, creative business, David Alsobrook, Dogstar Tattoo, Durham, Golden Belt, venues
ArtWorks had a great, but busy, week last week, with launch events at FRANK in Chapel Hill and Golden Belt in Durham. We met supporters and new friends, listened to concerns, and got some great input on what programs and services ArtWorks should pursue in the coming years! And as the picture shows, we also managed to have a little fun!
Tags: artists, arts, Chapel Hill, creative business, FRANK gallery, gallery, Golden Belt, third friday, triangle artworks