This Saturday, artist Girish Nair is fighting the spread of COVID-19 with paint and brushes. He will create a new window mural on the front window of Tabla Indian Restaurant to educate the public on the need to stay vigilant against the virus.
WHAT: The public is invited to mask up and watch Girish work, take photos of his mural and get free cloth masks, donated by Mecklenburg County. Appointments for free COVID-19 testing are available from 11 AM to 2 PM from RSL Technologies. Testing appointments are available for those who apply online. Important information about COVID-19 safety will also be available to take home.
This program is part of the #CountOnMeCLT initiative supported by Mecklenburg County to encourage the community to fight the spread of COVID-19 by wearing masks, washing hands and social distancing. This Saturday’s event is supported by Carolina Business Alliance.
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 17 from 11 AM to dusk.
WHERE: Tabla Indian Restaurant at 15025 Lancaster Hwy D8, Charlotte, NC 28277
WHY: To educate the public, distribute masks and create new public art across Charlotte.
WHO: Artists Girish Nair
TWO MORE MURALS: This is the first of three scheduled #CountOnMeCLT window murals. Two more murals are also underway through this effort:
- Friday, Oct. 16 — Ricky Singh will complete a window mural on West End Fresh Seafood at 2206 Beatties Ford Rd starting at 5 PM.
- Sunday, Oct. 25 — Irisol Gonzales will paint a window mural on Manolo’s Bakery at 4405 Central Ave starting at 11 AM.
COVID-19 still urgently threatens our families and futures. To help save lives, jobs and businesses, please wear a mask, wait 6 feet apart and wash your hands often. Visit CountOnMeCLT.com for more information. Charlotte Is Creative is helping to manage this project in concert with the #CountOnMeCLT initiative.
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