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Sweet Mama Stringbean Has It All: Great Singing and Acting, Riveting Storytelling, and a Concert-Quality Jazz/Blues Band

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September 18, 2019 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

If you enjoy great singing, riveting storytelling, true-to-life acting, music from a concert-quality jazz/blues band, and/or the well-told story of the life and times of a fascinating performer, the Agape Theatre Project has just the ticket for you as they close their season on a high note with Valjean Limar Jansen’s Sweet Mama Stringbean: The… Read More ›

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September 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of September 2019. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with… Read More ›

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Frampton’s Farewell Tour

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Peter Frampton @ Walnut Creek September 14, 2019 Review by: Wade Giddens Photos by: Michael Macsuga Frampton’s Farewell Tour came to Raleigh’s Walnut Creek over the weekend. One of the most successful acts of the 70’s, he released, Frampton Comes Alive in 1976. It sold 8 million copies making it the biggest selling live album of… Read More ›

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Child Injured by Incorrectly Labeled Toys? What You Should Do Next.

by LeeAnn Riddle  All parents know that what is appropriate for one child may not be suitable for another child. This is also true with respect to the toys kids play with. Age can determine what type of toys are safe for children. It is the toy manufacturers legal duty to ensure all products display… Read More ›

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Carolina Ballet’s Opening-Night Performance of George Balanchine’s Rubies Sparkled

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Autumn signals the beginning of ballet season, and the excitement for Carolina Ballet 2019-20 schedule was palpable on opening night. The lobby of the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh, NC, reflected the same type of changes that the Ballet is undergoing this year: a freshening, some new accoutrements, some recognizable faces, and some “Ooh,… Read More ›

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Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley @ Walnut Creek August 15th I don’t know about my luck shooting at Walnut Creek this year. Three of the four shows were delayed because of severe weather. I actual left the Hootie and the Blowfish show after standing in the rain for two hours. Riley Green was only able to preform five… Read More ›

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Sweet Mama Stringbean Has It All: Great Singing and Acting, Riveting Storytelling, and a Concert-Quality Jazz/Blues Band

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If you enjoy great singing, riveting storytelling, true-to-life acting, music from a concert-quality jazz/blues band, and/or the well-told story of the life and times of a fascinating performer, the Agape Theatre Project has just the ticket for you as they close their season on a high note with Valjean Limar Jansen’s Sweet Mama Stringbean: The… Read More ›

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Byron Jennings’ Henry Drummond Is Superb, and Randy Jordan’s Meeker Is a Treat, in JTP’s Production of Inherit the Wind

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The Justice Theater Project’s production of Inherit the Wind, directed by Jerry Sipp, takes place in a small town called Hillsboro, TN, not too long ago. A high school teacher named Bertram Cates (played here by Michael Parker) had the audacity to teach his students Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. In a town where the… Read More ›

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Auditions for Jazz Summer Intensive

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The Philharmonic Association – Triangle Youth Music is offering a week intensive for young musicians who want to gain skills in jazz. Auditions will be held Monday July 15 for selection into two big bands. The intensive will run July 16 – 19, 6:30 – 9:00 at the Cary Arts Center. A free concert Saturday… Read More ›