From the monthly archives: February 2019

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The Complete Biography of Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk was born in Rocky Mount on October 10, 1917. His parents left for New York City when he was four, but we can’t help but wonder how the warm community embrace of Rocky Mount imprinted on his young mind—much like the strains of his music that linger throughout the historic streets of downtown. 

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Rocky Mount is First City in North Carolina to Adopt Mobile App for Art Exhibitions

Now in its 22nd year, the juried event attracts both internationally acclaimed and emerging artists throughout America. These professionals express their art through a variety of media, from wood to metal. The varied nature of the work is reflected in the name of the exhibition: Salmagundi means an eclectic mixture of people, objects or ideas.


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