August Newsletter

DNC Art Walk:

Art Walk in NoDa.  Calling all artists to come/set up and sell your art work in NoDa Sept 3th from 4pm-7pm.  NoDaRioty has partnered with some business and have set aside some free space in NoDa. All types of art is allowed (but must be original artwork sold by the artist themselves). The Neighborhood Theater is hosting a huge event that evening, and expects guests from all around the nation. This is a great opporunity to get new exposure, so come and sell your artwork.

Email us ( to register – we will be sending specific details through private email only.

Behailu Academy in NoDa

… interested in NoDa’s youth arts development ?

… want to maintain NoDa’s art culture?

… dream of inspiring future artists in our community?

Then we need you at Behailu Academy!!!   Behailu Academy is a new 501c3 non-profit in NoDa which provides collaborative and creative space where youth find their voice through the visual and performing arts and community service.   If you want more information about Behailu Academy (pronounced Ba-HI-Lou) check us out:

We need all kinds of artists!!! We have opportunities for many community arts projects and ways of mentoring youth artists but we need your creative spark and input (and especially your contact info) to make this happen!!!  Behailu Academy is hosting an informal community meeting Tuesday, August 21st from 6-7:30pm followed by a brief meeting for potential artists 7:30-8pm.  (At the meeting, we are planning a Behailu Youth Arts Open House during Gallery Crawl on September 21st, 2012.) We are located at 451 E. 36th St. which is the corner of N. Davidson & 36th in the old Green Rice Galleries building.

The meeting is open to all–prospective artists, volunteers, potential students and families, NoDa neighbors or others interested in community arts programming, and community sponsors or partners.  We will discuss our first project, an arts apprenticeship with high school students and the prospects of future community arts programming and youth arts events.  If you know someone who may be interested, PLEASE SHARE this.

Follow us on twitter @behailuacademy or like us on facebook!

For more information or to RSVP for the artist meeting, please contact:

Yard Art Day

Also on September 3rd…

Yard Art Day is a grass root exhibition, curated by the community for the community. The 24-hour exhibition will take place Monday, September 3, and is for anyone and all to express themselves creatively desite their age or level of expertise. This is a call out to artists of all types for one day to display a work of their art in their yard (windows, balconies, etc).

Let’s show Charlotte and the world we are much more then just a banking town! The first Yard Art Day citywide art project invites everyone to celebrate their creative spirit by displaying or performing their own works of art for 24 hours in their front yards or balconies for the public. Find out more details and sign up to be included on the map by August 25th HERE. Then, join the facebook page!

NoDaRioty Monthly Meeting

If interested in the Arts or the Arts District please come and attend our Monthly Meeting. We meet at 7:00-9:00 pm on the 1st Thursday of every month at Salud Beer Shop on N.Davidson Street (location is subject to change).

All Arts Registration

There will be no All Arts Market in September. But registration opens at 7 a.m. on Monday, October 1st for the October 19th All Arts Market. Click here for the link to register.

…and don’t forget to come out and support us for All Arts Market August 17th!


8/17: All Arts Market 6pm (@Nbhd Theatre)

9/3: Art Walk in NoDa (4pm-7pm)

9/6: NoDaRioty’s Monthly Meeting at Salud

9/21: Behailu community meeting 6pm andartist meeting 7:30pm

10/1: Registration for August AAM opens 7am (online)

10/19: All Arts Market 6pm (@Nbhd Theatre)

10/19: 2nd NoDa Studio Tour – EMAIL US TO BE ON THE TOUR

11/12: Registration for December AAM opens 7 am (online)

12/7&8: All Arts Market (2-Day Holiday Edition)

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