North Carolina sculptor Bob Trotman will have two shows this fall in the Charlotte area, both called “Business as Usual.” One runs Sept. 8-Dec. 14 at UNC Charlotte Uptown’s Projective Eye Gallery. The other is at Davidson College’s Van Every/Smith Galleries, Oct. 19-Dec. 8.
Spent my Memorial Day evening at a neighborhood party, which included an impromptu house concert with Pennsylvania-based musician Jim Smith. It was a real treat. Jim, 63, grew up on his grandfather’s farm in Horseheads, NY, and started playing music as a kid. At first it was mostly at church, but it soon became his life. … More Music: Tenor guitarist Jim Smith
President Obama hosted the US women’s soccer team at the White House Tuesday. Love this: President Obama welcomed the US Women’s National Soccer Team to the White House Tuesday to celebrate their World Cup victory. He clearly had fun with it, sneaking this gem: “This team taught all America’s children that ‘playing like a girl’ … More Obama: ‘playing like a girl’ means you’re a ‘badass’
Davidson artist Ed Harris spent his career in engineering, real estate management and investment, but art has always been a passion. An exhibition of his oil paintings titled “Living & Dying” is on display through October 18, 2015, in the Atrium Gallery at Davidson Town Hall. “I’ve been drawing all my life, that’s been a … More Ed Harris paintings at Town Hall: ‘Living & Dying’