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Mark Perry’s “The Will of Bernard Boynton” Is a Must-See Family Drama at UNC-Chapel Hill (0)

April 18, 2015 • Category: A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

There is something particularly special about the opening night of a brand-new play. These characters, these situations, these thoughts, these feelings -– they have never been performed for the public prior to tonight. Thursday night’s performance of the Kenan Theatre Company’s world-premiere production of Mark Perry’s The Will of Bernard Boynton was no exception. We […]

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Carolina Ballet’s “Master Composers” Is Masterfully Danced in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh (Comments Off)

Before each performance at the Carolina Ballet, artistic director Robert Weiss comes out onstage to introduce the performance. The most recent performance appears to be especially close to his heart, perhaps because all of the music, classical and composed originally for dancing, was researched and chosen by Weiss himself and choreographed for the Carolina Ballet […]

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On Aug. 9th, the Pat Metheny Unity Group Rocked The Carolina Theatre Like No Other Jazz Group (Comments Off)

  The Pat Metheny Unity Group, which played The Carolina Theatre on Saturday, Aug. 9th, includes (from left) Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Ben Williams, Giulio Carmassi, and Pat Metheny Only a genius would have the guts to open a set with the 42-string Pikasso guitar. That genius is Pat Metheny. And he blew away everyone […]

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Neuse Little Theatre Breathes New Life into a Classic in “Death of a Salesman” (0)

  Most people are familiar with Arthur Miller’s famed Death of a Salesman, a play that’s all about despicable (but somewhat sympathetic) Willy Loman (Mike McGee), a failed family man and salesman who is having strange hallucinations and thinking of ending his life. This regretful and introspective tale, which takes place in the 1940s, proves […]

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Carolina Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season (0)

Shakespeare’s Works are Highlights of 18th Season RALEIGH, NC — Carolina Ballet is pleased to announce the lineup of productions for the company’s eighteenth season, the second half of which will be devoted to commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. The programs will be performed in either the A.J. Fletcher Theater (AJF) or […]

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26th Regiment N.C. Troops, Reactivated, Funds Conservation of Battle of New Bern Confederate Flag (Comments Off)

The 33rd Regiment North Carolina State Troops first saw battle at New Bern on March 14, 1862. There the unit lost 32 men and 28 were wounded. Union Brig. Gen. John G. Foster reported the capture of the 33rd Regiment’s commander, Col. Clark M. Avery, and 150 of his men during the battle. It is […]

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What a F****ng Amazing “Evening with Amanda F****ng Palmer”! (0)

While most of the Triangle’s residents were glued to their televisions, watching the final game of March Madness on Monday, April 6th, we found ourselves sitting at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater, awaiting the start of a performance by an artist whose work neither of us knew. We hadn’t a clue what to expect from the […]

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