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Celtic Woman Might Be a Bit Too Perfect

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March 26, 2017 • A&E Music Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

Fresh off their recent Grammy nomination, a new iteration of Celtic Woman brought their Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels tour to the Durham Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 23rd. Celtic Woman (“woman” singular) features three uniquely gifted vocalists — Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, and Éabha McMahon — and violinist/harpist Tara McNeill. McFadden brings the… Read More ›

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Grammy®-Nominated R&B Singer Deborah Cox Stars in The Bodyguard on March 14-19 at DPAC

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present The Bodyguard, starring Deborah Cox, on March 14-19 as part of its SunTrust Broadway Series

Grammy®-nominated Canadian R&B/pop singer/songwriter Deborah Cox will star as Academy Award®-nominated superstar pop singer Rachel Marron — the Whitney Houston role in the Oscar®-nominated 1992 Warner Bros. film — in The Bodyguard on March 14-19 at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The 2016-17 U.S. National Tour of the 2012 West End hit musical will be… Read More ›

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TOP O’ THE BAGEL TO YOU: GREEN BRUEGGER’S BAGELS ARE BACK

Bakeries celebrate annual St. Patrick’s Day tradition March 16-17 Bruegger’s Bagels, known for its authentic New York-style bagels, will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by baking shamrock green bagels Thursday, March 16, through Friday, March 17, at participating U.S. locations. The St. Patrick’s Day green bagel tradition began in 1997 at a Pittsburgh Bruegger’s Bagels location,… Read More ›

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BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play Features Five Well-Trained and Highly Talented Dancers

N.C. State LIVE presented Camille A. Brown & Dancers in Black Girl: Linguistic Play at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25th, in Stewart Theatre in N.C. State University's Talley Student Union in Raleigh

First up, I will need to admit that I am not by any means qualified as a critic of dance, so have the proverbial “grain of salt” handy. The subtitle of N.C. State LIVE’s Feb. 25th presentation of Camille A. Brown’s BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play created an expectation in me of a something a bit… Read More ›

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Celtic Woman Might Be a Bit Too Perfect

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Fresh off their recent Grammy nomination, a new iteration of Celtic Woman brought their Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels tour to the Durham Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 23rd. Celtic Woman (“woman” singular) features three uniquely gifted vocalists — Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, and Éabha McMahon — and violinist/harpist Tara McNeill. McFadden brings the… Read More ›

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The Pillowman Is a Captivating Production by Peace University’s Dramatic Irony Drama Club

(0) Katurian recounts the story or "The Little Jesus Girl" (photo by Josh Walker)

After seeing The Pillowman, the latest offering from William Peace University’s Dramatic Irony drama club, we felt sick and wanted to throw up … but in a good way! No, wait! Give us a chance to explain! How else do you describe the feelings evoked by a thoroughly provocative play that centers on an author… Read More ›

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The Bodyguard Entertains at DPAC

(0) Jasmin Richardson (left) and Deborah Cox star as Nicki and Rachel Marron (photo © Joan Marcus)

For many people, The Bodyguard is considered an iconic film, one that holds its value and appeal despite the many years since its release. This was made evident by the large and enthusiastic crowd present at DPAC’s presentation of The Bodyguard: The Musical, adapted from the original screenplay by Alexander Dinelaris and under the direction… Read More ›

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The Hillyer Community Chorus Seeks Singers for Spring Performance

Hillyer Community Chorus invites new singers to join them for their 2017 Spring season. They are recruiting all interested singers with basic music reading and singing experience, with no audition required. There are no dues, and music is provided. The first rehearsal is at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Rehearsals and concerts take… Read More ›