This year, Blumenthal Performing Arts honored eight visual, literary, and performing artists from the Carolinas by hiring local talent to paint tributes to the artists' work on the columns in Spirit Square. Join us on May 24 to meet these talented painters and to hear more about the artists who were honored. Local poets will also pay tribute to the honorees by presenting a poem created specifically for this evening. Pre-event activities will begin at 6:30 in the Spirit Square plaza! Full Schedule for Meet the Artist Night: 6:30 PM – Activities in the SSQ Plaza Graffiti, Dance Cyphers, and more! 7:30 PM - Column Presentation 7:45 PM – Announcement of the 2016 Breakin' Convention International Acts 8:00 PM – Mingle with local artists in the Spirit Square Atrium.