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NCCU Students Gave Strong, Nuanced Performances in Blues for an Alabama Sky

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November 21, 2019 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

Pearl Cleage’s Blues for an Alabama Sky, recently produced by the N.C. Central University Department of Theatre, is set in 1930s Harlem, as the Great Depression was stalling the 1920s African-American cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance and making things (as one of the characters says) “tough all over.” In this “two hours’ traffic,”… Read More ›

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December 2019 Triangle Dance Calendar

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of December 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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REO Speedwagon

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REO Speedwagon @ DPAC November 13, 2019 Well, what can I say? I hate writing bad reviews, but here we go. At first I thought REO Speedwagon had a full house at the Durham Preforming Arts Center, but that was not the case. Ticket holders in the balcony seats were offered a free upgrade to… 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 Performing Arts’ Oct. 15th Presentation of The Day Presses the Boundaries, and Feels Eternal, All at the Same Time

Carolina Performing Arts’ Tuesday, Oct. 15th, presentation of The Day, choreographed by Lucinda Childs, is a visually stunning avant-garde dance production that thrills, and intrigues, and thrills again. The show is actually two shows presented together: The Day and World to Come. The Day focuses on memory; and its companion piece, World to Come, focuses… Read More ›

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Tiffany Young – Magnetic Moon Tour

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Tiffany Young – Magnetic Moon Tour November 12th at the Lincoln Theater Tiffany Young was born Stephanie Young Hwang and raised in California.  She was discovered by South Korean SM Entertainment at the age of 15. She packed  her bags and moved there to train and become part of the group Girl’s Generation a couple… Read More ›

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NCCU Students Gave Strong, Nuanced Performances in Blues for an Alabama Sky

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Pearl Cleage’s Blues for an Alabama Sky, recently produced by the N.C. Central University Department of Theatre, is set in 1930s Harlem, as the Great Depression was stalling the 1920s African-American cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance and making things (as one of the characters says) “tough all over.” In this “two hours’ traffic,”… Read More ›

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Warm, Empathetic The Boys Next Door Mixes Laughs with Moments of Self-Realization

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My first-ever acting teacher told our class that “Acting is a celebration of life, that’s it: a celebration of our own lives and those of others around us.” Tom Griffin’s The Boys Next Door — currently produced by Stageworks Theatre on Nov. 7-9 at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs and on Nov…. 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 ›