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The Towne Players of Garner’s Art of Murder Earns High Marks for Pacing and Comic Timing


Where can a play entitled Art of Murder take us when it begins with Annie (whose husband is named Jack) bringing out a six-shooter, taking aim, and proceeding to recite a revised version of the nursery rhyme “Jack and Jill” — “Jack and Jill went up a hill to fetch a pail of water. But… Read More ›

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Louis St. Lewis and Nate Sheaffer Artwork Chosen for Artsplosure


Louis St. Lewis and Nate Sheaffer Artwork Chosen for Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival 2019 RALEIGH, N.C. – Artsplosure executive director Michael Lowder today announced that artwork created by the team of Louis St. Lewis and Nate Sheaffer will serve as the annual spring festival’s centerpiece image. “It’s the 40th edition of our namesake… Read More ›

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Strings Summer Session

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Young string players who can read music and have at least a year of orchestra or private lessons are invited to join the Triangle Youth String Orchestra summer session. Students will rehearse on six Mondays, June 24 – July 29 6:15 – 8:00 at the Cary Arts Center. A dress rehearsal and free concert will… 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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Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs Detonates Like a Nuclear Bomb at the Durham Performing Arts Center

DPAC will present Dein Perry's Tap Dogs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20th (photo © Chris Richardson)

The only moment during the entire performance of Australian dancer and choreographer Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs at the Durham Performing Arts Center that is fairly quiet is the opening scene, when Foreman (Anthony Russo) wanders onto the stage with a flashlight; and the only sound is the tap-tap-tap of his shoes. Once the rest of… Read More ›

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Hozier Hozier (Andrew Hozier-Byrne), an Irish singer and songwriter, performed at the Duke Energy Center the day before Saint Patrick’s day. Promoting his new album, Wasteland, Baby!, just released on March 1st. On March 11th, Wasteland, Baby! hit number 1 on the US Billboard 200 list as the most popular album of the week.  … Read More ›

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One Song’s Tigers Be Still Is a Fine Example of Youthful Talent, Discipline, and Drive


A warm and charming, and both layered and humorous play called Tigers Be Still by Kim Rosenstock, produced by One Song Productions for just three performances at The ArtsCenter of Carrboro, opens at 7:30 p.m. tonight (April 19th) and has 2 p.m. Saturday matinee and 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening performances (April 20th). One Song Productions… Read More ›

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Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery Is Slapstick Fun for the Whole Family

(0) Laurel Ullman (left) and Mary Rowland star as Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes (photo by Areon Mobasher)

Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, directed by Jeremy Skidmore, is entertaining on multiple levels. For starters, it is always nice to see old friends, and it is with surprise and delight that we discover in the first scene that the starring roles are to be played by women!… 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 ›