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Rememory: Paintings by Leslie Pyo

City Center Gallery and Books
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City Center Gallery & Books introduces to our community an exciting new artist, Leslie Pyo. Her one-man art exhibit and sale, titled “Rememory,” will open on January 12th, during Art Walkabout -- downtown Fayetteville’s newest arts crawl. The public is invited to tour the gallery from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. that evening. Most of the pieces in the exhibition will be available for purchase. Plan to meet the artist. Complimentary beer, wine, and cheese will be served. The exhibit will then remain on display to the public through February 28, 2017. 


Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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Reflections: African-American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection

Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
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Culture. Inspiration. Storytelling. Reflections is a celebration of the diversity of African-American identity through paintings, collages, photographs, textile pieces and works on paper. This extraordinary exhibition includes select works from the private collection of Myrna Colley-Lee, an arts patron and advocate, by such noted artists as Elizabeth Catlett, Romare Bearden, Gwen Knight, Betye Saar, James Van Der Zee and Eudora Welty. The exhibit will remain on display through March 4, 2017.


Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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Special Exhibits at the Local History Museum

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
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The Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum features multiple ongoing exhibitions that focus on Fayetteville's unique role in the history of North Carolina and the U.S. For further information on any one of these exhibits, contact the museum. Ongoing exhibits currently include the following:


   200th Anniversary of the Fayetteville Observer
   Cumberland County Goes to War
   Death and Remembrance: A Historical Perspective
   Early Camp Bragg and Pope Army Airfield
   Frances Benjamin Johnston Photos
   From State House to Statehood
   Lafayette in Fayetteville
   Local Law Enforcement
   Modern Greece
   Punitive Expedition
   Railroading in Fayetteville


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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Tai Chi for Health

Cape Fear Botanical Garden
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Practice this flowing Eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the garden. Tai Chi is best practiced in loose, comfortable clothing; dress for the weather, as class may be held outside, and bring a water bottle. All levels and walk-ins are welcome.

Event Admission: $17 per Non-Member; $15 per Member

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3rd Annual Cabin Fever Public Exhibit

Cape Fear Studios
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Cape Fear Studios is displaying Cabin Fever, the 3rd annual multimedia exhibition of original work. The exhibit will remain on display through February 22, 2017.


Studio Hours: Monday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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Step Afrika!

J.W. Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Step Afrika! was founded in 1994 as the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping. It now ranks as one of the top ten African American dance companies in the United States. The company blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities, African traditional dance, and influences from a variety of other dance and art forms. Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor, and audience participation.

Event Admission: $10 for Public; Free for FSU Students (with ID)

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Perceptions of Circumstance: Photographs by Michelle Bir

Gallery 208, Up & Coming Weekly
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In partnership with the Givens Performing Arts Center and Visual Arts Alliance, Up & Coming Weekly's Gallery 208 presents the art exhibition Perceptions of Circumstance: Photographs by Michelle Bir. An opening reception will be held on January 10, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., with refreshments and door prizes. The exhibit will then remain open to the public through mid March 2017.


Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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History of Fayetteville State University Exhibition

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
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The year 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of what is now Fayetteville State University. With the distinction of being the second state-supported school in North Carolina and the first state-sponsored institution for the education of African-American teachers in the South, there is so much history for visitors to learn. All ages welcome. 


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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Nature Story Time

J. Bayard Clark Park and Nature Center
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Adults and their children are invited to Clark Park for a nature story and craft time, featuring a different theme each month (usually on the third Tuesday). A youth librarian from the Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center reads and interacts with the children. Call to register. Children, ages 6 and under, are welcome with an adult.

Event Admission: Free

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Brain Candy Live!

Crown Theatre
7:30 p.m.

Adam Savage, one of television's most loved personalities, has joined forces with Michael Stevens, one of YouTube's biggest stars, and they're coming to the Crown Theatre. They are bringing along more than three tons of their crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations for a celebration of curiosity that is an interactive, hands-on, minds-on theatrical experience like no other.

Event Admission: $25 and up

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Bird Appreciation Walking Group

J. Bayard Clark Park and Nature Center
8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Bring your binoculars, meet other bird lovers, and walk the trails at the park and along the Cape Fear River looking for species, learning songs, and collecting information about locations and behavior. Some participants may enjoy assisting park rangers in monitoring Cumberland County’s avian residents during bird surveys. This group is for adults and mature children, ages 12+.

Event Admission: Free

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