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Events + Exhibitions: March 1, 2019

Cocktails and Conversation featuring the works of Paul Friedrich @ Sir Walter Coffee

Join us for Cocktails and Conversations on the First Friday of each month. Enjoy our signature drinks from our prohibition style menu, craft draft and wine. This month features the works of Paul Friedrich.

First Friday at Imurj: "Anahata" Kai Des Etages @ Imurj - The Artists' Cafe

Dive into the abstract flows and vibrant colors of Anahata. Anahata is a collection of paintings by Kai Des Etages. Come enjoy some live music, art, and more! First Friday is free to all patrons, come enjoy Imurj's selection of food, beer, wine, and spirits while supporting local arts! Artist bio: Kai Des Etages is an Abstract Artist based in Raleigh, NC. Aerial photography of natural formations like oceans and rivers, and NASA’s Juno images are where she finds most of her inspiration. Her first exhibition was ‘We Share the Sun’ curated by Perk + Neil. Kai is currently exhibiting her collection Anahata at Imurj in downtown Raleigh from March 1st – March 31st of this year. She has a residency with Azule in Hot Springs, NC coming up in May 2019. Artist statement: This collection is Kai’s expression of what it means to listen to one’s heart. When one begins to open their heart and quiet their mind magic can happen. Magic in the form of joy, understanding, growth, and much more. Anahata invites the audience to immerse themselves in the colors and the flows, open their hearts, and let magic in. To see more of the artist's work, check out their Instagram and website! Instagram: @kaidesetages Website:

Cost: Free

National Print Invitational @ Artspace

Exhibition Dates: Feb 1-Apr 6

Curated by Bill Fick + Judy Jones Printmaking remains one of the most relevant visual art forms practiced today. The National Print Invitational exhibition celebrates the astonishing technical breadth of the field, its deep history, perpetual innovation and unique ability to communicate prescient social and political ideas. Artspace is celebrating printmaking this spring through exhibitions, print demos, artist talks, and workshops to offer additional layers of interest and engagement for visitors. A free Printmaking Demo with Bill Fick + Local Printmakers will happen SAT. Feb 23, 1-3pm.

Cost: Free

Residents Exhibit @ Litmus Gallery & Studios

It’s a special treat to see our residents art throughout the gallery. It is an extraordinary display of works that come from separate artistic journeys yet converge together to create a brilliant exhibit. We hope you will make time to visit the showcase. Participating Resident Artists: Leslie Bailey Brenda Brokke Emily Brooks James Fatata Leatha Koefler Chuck Morford Miguel Quiroz Sharon Schaffer Charles Uzzell Jayne Walther Anne Willson

Cost: free