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A SEEK Raleigh public art project by Daniel Chavis of The Veldt
Noir Bizarre's IHaveADreamPop! Electric Underground Railroad event is happening on September 8th and 9th at VAE Raleigh. This two-day event will feature live music, vendors, and DJ sets inside VAE's main gallery. Free and open to the public. The event starts at 12:30 PM.

Le Bizarre Noir (NOIR BIZARRE) “STRANGE BLACK” is a play on words and reclaiming the idea that exploring works by people of color is often unbeknownst to a mainstream audience who had no idea
we existed. Chavis wants to include everyone who is “strange and black” regardless of their background or sexual orientation, “offering something between Hillbillies and Hip Hop.”

Noir Bizarre is a mobile multimedia event covering the "grey" areas of Bohemia and Afrofuturist creatives. We invite the local Triangle community to experience the bohemian side of this Black Futurist manifesto in art, music, and other endeavors.

Where: The VAE Raleigh space located at 228 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC

When: Friday, September 8, 12:30 pm-11 pm, and Saturday, September 9 12:30 pm-11 pm

Schedule of events:
Friday September 8th
12:30pm - 1:00pm Art Exhibition Lavender Mountain with DJ Shoegaze
1:00pm - 4:00pm Live Shoegaze bands
6:00pm - 8:00pm Reception highlighting the artist residency of The Veldt visual art/poetry/music
8:00pm - 11:00pm Live bands

Saturday September 9th
12:30pm - 1:00pm Art Exhibition Lavender Mountain with DJ Shoegaze
1:00pm - 4:00pm Live bands
8:00pm - 11:00pm Live bands

Throughout the festival
DJs Last of the Ghetto Astronauts
Vintage Vending

Bands that will be Performing include:
Origami Phase, Stray Owls, Canary Complex, Lazaris pit, The Veldt. Flood District, Spirit System, Dead leaf Echo, The Action Group, Honeychild Coleman, Dead Cool and Micah Gaugh Trio, The Mystery Plan, Dark Red Candy Coffins

Cost: Free