Abrazo de Colores – Contemporary Abstract Artist Yakime Akelá Brown to Show at the Historic Grand Opera House The historic Grand Opera House proudly welcomes back local artist Yakime Akelá Brown to the baby grand Gallery for the month of October. Yakime Akelá Brown presents a new series of contemporary abstract paintings in an exhibit entitled Abrazo de Colores, the theme of which alludes to how we each visually and mentally perceive color and its impact on our emotions. The exhibition will include colorful, lustrous, sculptural, and textural works meant to elicit an emotional reaction. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and affordable fine art will be on sale. The artist will also be raffling off a painting for free! The artist’s reception will be held during the city of Wilmington’s Art Loop, Friday, October 6, 2017, from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. The art will be on view from Mon. thru Fri., 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, weekends subject to staff availability through Oct. 31st. There will be a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and live entertainment. The artist will be raffling off a painting for free and live entertainment will be featured.