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  • ‘Nature … In High Definition’ Opens at Hickory Museum of Art Sept. 26
    Thundering In See rare moments of beauty and symmetry in nature during the new exhibition Nature … In High Definition: Large Format Aluminum Prints by Wink Gaines Photographer, opening Saturday, Sept. 26 in the Regal and Gifford Galleries at Hickory Museum of Art, 243 Third Ave. N.E., Hickory. A reception and gallery walk with Gaines will be held 6-8 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Museum....
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  • Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry
    AfghanGirl © Steve McCurryThe photographic exhibit Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry opens Saturday, Sept. 12 at Hickory Museum of Art, 243 Third Ave. N.E., Hickory. Presented by Catawba Valley Camera Club and Hickory Museum of Art, this exciting exhibit features the works of award-winning photojournalist Steve McCurry, whose stunning, colorful images tell the beautiful and tragic stories of cultures and conflicts around the world....
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  • ArtBeat
    artbeat-1ArtBeat, our quarterly publication which promotes events sponsored by the member organizations of the United Arts Council, is available online and in it's entirety here. You may also find ArtBeat in hard copy in locations throughout the county including public libraries and other well visited spaces. ...
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  • Southern Living’s Best Restaurant of 2015 names Highland Avenue Restaurant
    kyleHighland Avenue Restaurant was thrilled to recently be featured as one of Southern Living’s best restaurants of 2015. The text from Southern Living’s article read, “At executive chef Kyle McKnight’s restaurant, the commitment to local sourcing is visible not only on plates but in glasses as well. The bar program highlights a number of North Carolina spirits, like TOPO Vodka from Chapel Hill, and Mother Earth Gin from Kinston, North Carolina. At tables, expect to see McKnight utilize Southern ingredients in fun ways, like pork belly with a sweet onion buttermilk vichyssoise...
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