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The Arts Council of Moore County and Cox’s Double Eagle Harley-Davidson are excited to present Art of the Tattoo: A Living Canvas, a unique art exhibit that will explore the artistry, history, and personal stories behind the tattoos.The exhibit will be on view September 1-29, 2017 at ACMC’s Campbell House Galleries in Southern Pines, NC.

The show will open with a festive reception on Friday, September 1 from 6-8 p.m. that will feature food trucks selling their food on-site, free beverages from Southern Pines Brewing Co. and Healy Wholesale Co., activities for kids, a raffle for a free tattoo from Valhalla Tattoo & Gallery, and more. The exhibit and reception is free and open to the public.

Tattoos have been a part of American culture since the mid-1800s, and in other parts of the world for centuries. Such body art has been a symbol of rebellion and taboo, making it a misunderstood art form. More and more, they are becoming mainstream as a fashion accessory for both men and women. Beyond the skin, tattoos are personal marks for remembrance, unique mementos on human canvas. No matter the motivation, the talent required to render quality tattoo is undeniable.

Using photos by Tim Sayer of Sayer Photography, this art exhibit will showcase some fine examples of tattoos and the stories of the people who have them. In addition, the show will contain artwork by tattoo artists from such tattoo studios as Valhalla Tattoo & Gallery of Southern Pines.

Whether or not you have tattoos, the Arts Council invites you to visit this fun and unique art exhibit that everyone can enjoy.

For additional information, call 910-692-ARTS (2787) or visit www.MooreArt.org

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Crime Reports

  • Pinehurst Man Charged For Doctor-Shopping Seeking Prescription Drugs +

    Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of a Pinehurst man for doctor-shopping. Read More
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Obituaries

  • Charles Roscoe Rhine Of Pinehurst Obituary +

    Charles Roscoe Rhine, age 95, of Pinehurst, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017 at his home. Read More
  • Madeline Voigt McCarty Otis Obituary +

    Madeline Voigt McCarty Otis, age 101, passed peacefully on Friday, August 4th 2017. Read More
  • Geraldine McCoy Overton McKenzie Abrahamsen of Southern Pines Obituary +

    Geraldine McCoy Overton McKenzie Abrahamsen, 90, of Southern Pines, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • Dog Saved From Southern Pines House Fire Thursday +

    A dog was saved and a cat died in an afternoon house fire in Southern Pines Thursday afternoon. Read More
  • Toddler & Adults Escape Injury After Car Hits Tree Tuesday Outside West End +

    A passenger car ran off of the road striking a tree Tuesday afternoon outside of West End. Read More
  • Motorcycle Collides With Mower On NC 24/27 Tuesday +

    A motorcycle collided with a mower Tuesday morning outside of Cameron blocking one lane of the highway and seriously injuring Read More
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