ECU, partners host second annual Art + Community Block Party on Saturday, Sept. 19


WHAT: Come dressed to get messy and help paint a mural, listen to live music and visit art vendors and a photo booth at 3rd and Jarvis streets in downtown Greenville.

ECU students, faculty and staff from Off-Campus Student Services, the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment and the School of Art and Design along with community partners from the Greenville Police Department, Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, Tar River-University Neighborhood Association, University Neighborhood Association, Christy’s Euro Pub and Uptown Greenville will host the second annual Art + Community Block Party.

Art + Community is a partnership uniting the university and surrounding neighborhood that aims to build connections and reduce crime through the creation and installation of art.

Music will be presented by Spazzfest: FS at 3 p.m., The Water Between at 4 p.m., The Still Shakers at 5 p.m. and Signal Fire at 6 p.m.  

WHEN: 3-8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19.

WHERE: 3rd and Jarvis streets, downtown Greenville.

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The Power of Effective Design in a Literary Landscape: A Presentation by the Magic Wand-Wielding Art Director of the North Carolina Literary Review


Harriot College of Arts and Sciences hosts a presentation by ECU School of Art and Design alumnus Dana Ezzell Gay, Associate Professor of Graphic Design at Meredith College, on designing the Award-winning North Carolina Literary Review, published here at ECU. This event is sponsored by Harriot College Distinguished Professor Margaret D. Bauer, Editor of NCLR.

Thursday, September 24 at 8:00pm

Jenkins Fine Arts Center, Speight Auditorium
Greenville, NC 27858-4353