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Visibly Nervous, Trieu Tran Stiffly Gesticulates and Shouts His Way Through “Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam” (0)

August 29, 2015 • Category: A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

We all have stories of trials and tribulations of growing up. It’s not often easy, especially for people in minority groups or countries in turmoil. Trieu Tran and Robert Egan have developed the story of Mr. Tran’s journey from war-torn Vietnam to America into the one-man show Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam, directed by Egan […]

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“Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host” Features Dueling Dancers, Radio Skits, and a Trio of Themes (Comments Off)

Ira Glass is well known as the National Public Radio host of “This American Life,” which he developed and began broadcasting 20 years ago. Monica Bill Barnes & Company is a dance troupe consisting of two dancers, director/choreographer Monica Bill Barnes and associate artistic director Anna Bass, as well as their supporting crew. Both readily […]

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The 90’s ARE all that as Dashboard Confessional & Third Eye Blind will attest (Comments Off)

Alt met Emo as two of the biggest acts from the late 90’s/early 00’s joined together for a co-headlining extravaganza Tuesday night at Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater. Roots rock band Augustana started off the show, playing to the crowd by swapping out the names and places referenced in their songs with the city of Raleigh. […]

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PlayMakers Rep’s Engaging “Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam” Is a Tale of Two Uncles (or Is It Three?) (0)

Every good work of art engages its audience with a story. The better ones have the ability to convey universal truths through their own particular details. PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 2015-16 season-opening PRC2 presentation of Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam is one such work. While we see but one performer, this is a two-man show. It […]


Auditions for “One Lane Bridge” (Comments Off)

Forest Moon will hold auditions for our first all-teens theater production, One Lane Bridge, open to actors and crew members ages 13-19. Reminiscent of a Twilight Zone episode, One Lane Bridge is a one-act play set on a snowy night that will not end well for two young people. The play will be directed by […]


NC Symphony 2015-16 Classical Season starts Sept 25th (0)

The 2015/16 Raleigh Classical Season Begins September 25 Secure Your Seat and Savings Today Subscribers save up to 35% off individual ticket prices for performances in the 2015/16 Raleigh Classical series including Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2, Beethoven’s Triple & Brahms Double Concertos, A Baroque Christmas and a collaboration with the North Carolina Museum of Natural […]


Starring North Carolina! Celebration Features Monthly Film Series, Film Festival and Programs (Comments Off)

The exhibit Starring North Carolina! at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh is part of a larger celebration that features a monthly film series, the Longleaf Film Festival and programs for all ages.


North Carolina Museum of Art Presents Three Free Exhibitions Opening in September 2015 (Comments Off)

Exhibitions feature contemporary sculpture, photographs of children, and video installations   Raleigh, N.C.—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) presents three free exhibitions opening in September 2015: Chisel and Forge: Works by Peter Oakley and Elizabeth Brim, featuring playful sculptures by two contemporary North Carolina artists; The Energy of Youth: Depicting Childhood in the NCMA’s […]


Twin City Stage Announces its 81st Season Board of Directors (Comments Off)

Twin City Stage has elected the following new board members for a three-year term: Cecile Merit Boynton, Marla Carpenter, Sigrid Hall, Edwin Martinat, and Philip Powell. The slate of officers includes Don Pocock as president, Michelle Welborn as vice president, Elizabeth J. Rief as secretary, and Larry Herzberg as treasurer. Continuing members are: Anita Bain, […]


The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s STAS Production of “Crazy for You” Is Dazzling (2)

Performing last night for the first time in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh, students from the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s Master Summer Theatre Arts School (STAS) presented a dazzling production of Crazy for You, the Tony Award®-winning 1992 adaptation of the 1930 George and […]

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