Dance Workshop: Pound Fit
Sep
13
5:00 PM17:00

Dance Workshop: Pound Fit

Sweat sculpt and ROCK OUT with Cassidy during this cardio jam session inspired by drumming! You'll become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness and dance levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! Recommended for ages 10+.

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Scale UP
Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Scale UP

Is it an insane jungle gym or the work of the world's future architects? EIther way - better get a picture! Kids of all ages can build a mini table top model of their design and then scaleUP to the big red PVC pipes where they can construct in a giant frame version of a dog house, throne, giant camera, or dragon.

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Dance Workshop: Latin Jazz
Sep
14
3:00 PM15:00

Dance Workshop: Latin Jazz

This caliente class will get everybody moving in the latin groove! Blending the styles of Salsa, Cha Cha, Mambo, Samba, and Jazz! Upbeat tempos will challenge dancers to develop speed in executing clean lines all while having fun in this unforgettable cultural experience! Ages 8+, all dance levels welcome.

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Urban Sketching Tours
Sep
14
3:00 PM15:00

Urban Sketching Tours

Enter the Warehouse District and start sketching! In this guided tour by Scott Renk (Urban Sketchers @ CAM) you will visit inspiring vistas, ignored buildings, curious landscapes, or forgotten details with the goal of taking the time to study our surroundings and exercise our dormant drawing skills. No skill required. Materials for sketching will be provided.

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Scale UP
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Scale UP

Is it an insane jungle gym or the work of the world's future architects? EIther way - better get a picture! Kids of all ages can build a mini table top model of their design and then scaleUP to the big red PVC pipes where they can construct in a giant frame version of a dog house, throne, giant camera, or dragon.

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Urban Sketching Tours
Sep
15
3:00 PM15:00

Urban Sketching Tours

Enter the Warehouse District and start sketching! In this guided tour by Scott Renk (Urban Sketchers @ CAM) you will visit inspiring vistas, ignored buildings, curious landscapes, or forgotten details with the goal of taking the time to study our surroundings and exercise our dormant drawing skills. No skill required. Materials for sketching will be provided.

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SPARKcon COMMUNITY MEETING
Mar
18
6:30 PM18:30

SPARKcon COMMUNITY MEETING

WE HAVE MOVED! This meeting will be held at Artspace (201 E. Davie Street, Raleigh, NC 27601)


There are big things in the making with SPARKcon 2019! The festival is undergoing big changes and we want to hear from you to ensure SPARKcon continues to be an event "for the community, by the community". During our March 18 community meeting, we will discuss the event's location, schedule, and activities. SPARKcon's leadership is putting it all on the table to ensure SPARKcon remains relevant to our creative community!

Interactive activities and open discussion (powered by beer and snacks) will encourage everyone to share their answers to these questions:
What do you love about SPARKcon?
If you could pick SPARKcon up and move it anywhere in the Triangle, where would you drop the festival?
What do you consider essential to SPARKcon?
What do you dislike about SPARKcon?
What AWESOME ideas do you have for SPARKcon 2019?

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Workshop: Kizomba
Oct
21
1:30 PM13:30

Workshop: Kizomba

Kizomba means “party" in Kimbundu, an Angolan language, and thats what we intend to do! Kimberly Nicole will lead you and your partner in the basics of Kizomba, focusing on grounded steps and the connection between you, your partner and the music. Men, women, and children of all ages and dance levels welcome! Come with a partner or come alone - this dance is for everyone!

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Workshop: Nia
Oct
21
12:30 PM12:30

Workshop: Nia

Nia is fusion fitness for the body, mind, emotions and spirit that integrates movements from dance, martial arts, and healing arts. Laura Ghantous will lead you in this fun, expressive workout thats adaptable for all fitness levels. Bare feet suggested but comfortable shoes welcome.

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InstaPoetry
Oct
21
11:00 AM11:00

InstaPoetry

Members of the public will be able to submit a written response to a chalk art entry of their choice - to enter participants will snap a picture of the chalk art with a written word response caption and tag for contest by using #litspark #odetochalkart1(with number corresponding to visual chosen). No winners - all entries will be streamed/shared on digital media.

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Poem Bot
Oct
21
11:00 AM11:00

Poem Bot

"My Poet, My Poem & I" poem dispenser is putting poems by great American poets—as well as the NCSU Libraries’ own bookBot—into the hands of passersby. After selecting whether you want a poem by a human or the bookBot, the dispenser prints out a poem on a pocket-sized piece of paper, and even adds photographs of you and the poet.

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5 Minute Logo
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

5 Minute Logo

  • South of Davie St. and Fayetteville St. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Graphic designers will sit down with you for 5 minutes to consult on your logo design idea and help you create a quick sketch... OR you can create your own entry for our logo challenge prompts - like a new logo for a dinosaur ice-cream shop.

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