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United Arts Announces New President

United Arts is pleased to announce that Charles Phaneuf will be the organization’s next president, succeeding current president Eleanor Oakley who is retiring after 18 years at United Arts. Charles currently leads Raleigh Little Theatre (RLT) as the Executive Director. A Raleigh native, he has over 15 years of experience in arts management. His career began…

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United Arts Announces 2020 Professional Development Grants for Artists

[Raleigh, N.C.] – United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County announces the investment of $19,000 in grants to individual artists in Wake and Johnston Counties. A professional development grant from United Arts provides financial support to committed, gifted individual artists and small, unincorporated groups of collaborating artists. The grant (up to $1500) is designed to…

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Bluegrass Bands Headed To Wake County Schools, September 24-27, 2019

Raleigh, NC]—Seven Wake County schools will get a visit from bluegrass bands in Raleigh for the World of Bluegrass 2019 event, September 24-27, 2019. The designated schools will enjoy a 45-minute performance and instruction about the bluegrass tradition or receive a one-hour master class for their strings students. "Thank you to United Arts for this…

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Documentary Photographer Chris Janaro Selected as Wake County Artist in Residence

[Raleigh, NC]—Chris Janaro, a documentary photographer from Brooklyn, New York, has been selected as the next Wake County Artist in Residence. In honor of United Arts Council's 30th anniversary, Janaro will be photographing a "Year in the Life of the Arts in Wake County." This special project is designed to document and highlight the vibrant…

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United Arts Welcomes 12 New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Raleigh, N.C.]  – United Arts is proud to announce that twelve new members have been added to its Board of Directors for the 2020 fiscal year. These members were elected to the board because they possess creative ideas and unique skills that will help United Arts build upon fundraising and community initiatives to…

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