The Seattle-based artist fuses landscapes and still lifes, but adds contemporary twists. Kroll goes deeper to juxtapose ideas about life, nature and the fluidity of change. Take, for example, his “Koi & Light Blue Vase,” which imposes a school of koi fish flapping above a vase. The fish flow freely and seem to represent natural and artificial, and ethereal vs. material. (Anita Overcash) Free admission
Featuring Thunderbear, Our Creations, Drown The Horizon, A Choise, Wood Head Bob, Persistent Shadow, Dirty Legacy, Hopeless Semantics, Plow ., Modules, Sonnets for Capricorn, The Forgotten Sons, Until Dark, Hexxes, Guard My Ways, Halflife Hybrid, and Elizabeth Crim. $10-$12
Nan and Byron's Halloween party, hosted by Becky Kraus, Katie Burcham, Lauren Blake Bongers, Eric Deleon, James Nguyen, and Alejandro Torio, will feature a costume contest with a $200 gift card up for grabs. There will also be $2.50 beer specials and music by DJ Jason Voorhees.
Noche De Rum-BOO: Halloween edition of Rumbao's monthly salsa social! Mark your calendars for a Halloween extravaganza including a costume contest, RumBATTLE dance competition and of course, lots of salsa dancing. This will be the hottest Halloween party in town at one of the most beautiful ballrooms in Charlotte! Plus you can't beat the price! Only $10 cover and plenty of free parking! 10pm-2am at The Grotto (3116 South Tryon Street) $10https://www.facebook.com/events/786187801423021/
The art show features a variety of works by Ciel Gallery members and artists. Reception on Oct 3, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The grand opening of this new brewery will feature plenty of craft beer, live music (Time Sawyer, Of Good Nature, Little District, and Dust & Ashes) and food (Yummi Banh Mi, Papa Libretto's Street Pizza, Hot Box Next Level Street Food). Free admission
The exhibition features nine creative couples, including Vicki and Daniel Essig, Elizabeth Foster and Andy Detwiler, Stacey Lane and Michael Kline, Suze Lindsay and Kent McLaughlin, Courtney Martin and John Geci, Paula Smith and Jim Connell, Joy Tanner and William Baker, Shoko Teruyma and Matt Kelleher, as well as gallery owners Sandy Snead and Duy Huynh. To showcase glass, jewelry, paintings, photography, pottery, mixed media and sculptures. Reception on Oct. 3, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free admission
Featured artists Patricia Steele Raible and Jen Walls present a visual and tactile exploration of words, markings and texture. Opening night November 7, 6-9 pm. Show runs through November 29.
Artists Patricia Steele Raible and Jen Walls collaborated for abstract, illustrative, and symbolic works in this new exhibit. Opening reception on Nov. 7, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.