Feb
7
Thu
Borderlands-Evidence from the Rio Grande @ Gregg Museum of Art & Design
Feb 7 @ 12:00 am – Jul 28 @ 11:45 pm
Borderlands-Evidence from the Rio Grande @ Gregg Museum of Art & Design

Visit the Gregg Museum of Art & Design from now until July 28th in order to view works by Susan Harbage Page.  These photographic works explore the hardships Mexican immigrants face when crossing the border into the United States.

Jul
26
Fri
Coffee With Emerging Leaders: Kosovo – The Rule of Law and Effective Victim Advocacy in Criminal Justice @ Homewood Suites Hotel
Jul 26 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Coffee With Emerging Leaders: Kosovo - The Rule of Law and Effective Victim Advocacy in Criminal Justice @ Homewood Suites Hotel

Coffee with Emerging Leaders is an intimate monthly event for International Focus members to meet and connect with International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) delegates. Visitors will informally introduce themselves, share professional objectives, and speak about their experience in their homeland and the US. Typically, the event draws about ten to fifteen attendees, allowing for direct exchange with diplomatic visiotors.

This month’s meeting will be with our delegation visiting from Kosovo for the topic “The Rule of Law and Effective Victim Advocacy in Criminal Justice”

Come mingle with international visitors, leverage your connections around the world and be an IF Ambassador!

Jul
28
Sun
Vietnamese Community Picnic 2019 @ Kiwanis Shelter, Town of Cary Bond Park
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Vietnamese Community Picnic 2019 @ Kiwanis Shelter, Town of Cary Bond Park

Attend this picnic for food, games, music, and to vote in the VAAR election.  Food will be provided, but pot luck dishes and desserts are welcome!

Global Talk: Iran @ Flame Kabob
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Global Talk: Iran @ Flame Kabob

Join us for an engaging talk and excellent, authentic Iranian food from Flame Kabob!

Iran is at the forefront of the news as discussions continue around the nuclear agreement and sanctions, but what do these policies actually mean for everyday Iranians and how do they perceive the U.S. in 2019?

Nazi Kite, former Board President of International Focus will speak about contemporary Iranian culture, how Iranians on the ground view the current political situation, what policies and response to them mean in practice for the Iranian population, and take your questions about Iran and its people.

Aug
3
Sat
Jamaica Pride Picnic @ Carolina Pines Community Center
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jamaica Pride Picnic @ Carolina Pines Community Center

Stop by this event to celebrate Jamaican culture.  There will be face painting for the kids, games, and live music!

NC Japan Summer Festival @ Exposition Center, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
NC Japan Summer Festival @ Exposition Center, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC

The Nippon Club of the Triangle is hosting the NC Japan Summer Festival! Get your tickets to enjoy authentic Japanese food, crafts, goods, displays, activities, music, and dancing!

Aug
8
Thu
Bilingual Storytime at the Nasher Museum of Art @ Nasher Museum of Art
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Bilingual Storytime at the Nasher Museum of Art @ Nasher Museum of Art

Bring your kids to this bilingual storytime!  Stories will be read in Spanish and English and will be followed by a time for creating art.

Aug
29
Thu
Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now @ Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Aug 29 2019 @ 12:00 am – Jan 12 2020 @ 11:45 pm
Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now @ Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Visit the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University to view works by Native North American artists.  This exhibit features works in a variety of mediums.  Stop by to view the exhibit and learn about Indigenous art.

Aug
30
Fri
AfroChella by African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County @ City of Raleigh Museum
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
AfroChella by African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County @ City of Raleigh Museum

Purchase tickets to this event to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the African American Cultural Festival!  There will be a live band and a photo booth.  This event is for those for those at least 21 years old.

Sep
6
Fri
Raleigh Greek Festival @ Jim Graham Building at the NC State Fairgrounds
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm
Raleigh Greek Festival @ Jim Graham Building at the NC State Fairgrounds

Attend the 38th Annual Greek Festival to enjoy authentic Greek food, listen to live Greek music, and watch traditional folk dances!