April 's Stephens Blog


Fall In Love With Where You Live: January 13th - 15th


Watch Gaslight at NCMA

The Scoop: Catch a retro flick in the beautiful North Carolina Museum of Art!

When: Friday, January 13th at 8pm.
Where: North Carolina Museum of Art 2110 Blue Ridge Rd

Raleigh, NC 27607
The Deets: Admission is $5-$7. For more information and for future Friday films, visit the Museum’s website.


Beyond Bollywood: A Taste of India

The Scoop: Join the City of Raleigh Museum for a night of Indian-American fusion delights. You'll enjoy a variety of bites while local chefs share the inspiration behind them. The City of Raleigh Museum is presenting a unique evening exploring the fusion of Indian-American cooking through dishes that are traditionally prepared to celebrate the Indian holidays of Pongal and Lohri. Chef Cheetie Kumar of Garland, Chef Vimala Rajendran of Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe, and James Beard award nominee Chef Meherwan Irani will explore the impact of American culture on their traditional Indian recipes. Enjoy a dish from each chef and listen as they discuss inspiration for their recipes.

When: Saturday, January 14th from 6pm - 9pm.
Where: City of Raleigh Museum 220 Fayetteville St #100 Raleigh, NC 27601

The Deets: Tickets are $30. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Oak City Chamber Players present Classical Hang at Rebus Works

The Scoop: Food Trucks + Beer + String Quartet = Awesomeness!

Join Chirba Chirba Dumpling, Chef Brian Battistella, Fullsteam Breweryand the Oak City Chamber Players for an evening of classical music in a causal setting inside Rebus Works. This is an event to make classical music more fun and accessible to everyone. Food trucks will be ready to serve at 6pm with plenty of tables and chairs. There will be craft beer from FullSteam Brewery, hot chocolate and NC apple cider avaible inside Rebus Works.  Music begins at 7:30 as the Oak City Chamber Players, comprised of Dovid Friedlander, Erin Zangut, Sam Gold and Nathaniel Yaffe will play Felix Mendelssohn's f minor string quartet. All of the players are members of the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. The Players will all there to hang before and after the concert with everyone in the audience.

When: Saturday, January 14th beginning at 6pm.
Where: Rebus Works 301-2 Kinsey St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
The Deets: This is a free event with a $10 suggested donation. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Celebrate Five Years of Videri Chocolate

The Scoop: Videri Chocolate Factory has been bringing sweet treats and smiles to downtown Raleigh for five years! Join the shop for daytime birthday celebrations, including limited edition snacks and giveaways.

When: Sunday, January 15th from 11am - 5pm.
Where: Videri Chocolate Factory 327 W Davie St Raleigh, NC 27601
The Deets: For more information, visit the Facebook event page.


Youth Beginner Embroidery

The Scoop: Have a crafty kid? Learn the basics of hand embroidery, and a few special stitches as well! This class will explore the shapes, colors, and textures possible with these introductory stitches. Hand embroidery is a quick craft to learn, and offers a world of creative possibilities. Added bonus - it's a low cost and easily portable craft, for all you makers on-the-go!

When: Sunday, January 15th 5pm - 7pm.
Where: Craft Habit Raleigh 17 E. Martin St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
The Deets: For more information, visit the Facebook event page.



Comment balloon 0 commentsApril Stephens • January 13 2017 08:22PM