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URGENT APPEAL: Please Fill Out the Americans for the Arts Fiscal Impact Survey TODAY!

March 25, 2020 • Features, Lead Story, Theatre Feature

If you run an arts organization, and you haven’t yet filled out the Americans for the Arts fiscal impact survey, can you please do that ASAP? Just click https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-topic/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus-covid-19-resource-and-response-center#impact. As of yesterday, only $300,000 in losses by Wake County arts organizations had been reported, which is low. Nathan McGaha from ARTS North Carolina is speaking… Read More ›

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URGENT APPEAL: Please Fill Out the Americans for the Arts Fiscal Impact Survey TODAY!

If you run an arts organization, and you haven’t yet filled out the Americans for the Arts fiscal impact survey, can you please do that ASAP? Just click https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-topic/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus-covid-19-resource-and-response-center#impact. As of yesterday, only $300,000 in losses by Wake County arts organizations had been reported, which is low. Nathan McGaha from ARTS North Carolina is speaking… Read More ›

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Puddle of Mudd @ Cone Denim Entertainment Center

Puddle of Mudd Cone Denim Entertainment Center, Greensboro March 8th Puddle of Mudd had a good turnout considering it was a Sunday night and the Cone Denim Entertainment Center does not promote very well. The lower part of the theater was over half full with a lot of the seats up in the balcony taken…. 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 ›

A&E Dance Reviews »

The Carolina Ballet’s Rhapsody in Blue Is Absolutely Stunning!

When an evening of ballet includes music like perennial favorites George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, the audience knows already that they’re in for a treat, but what the Carolina Ballet’s patrons got with the opening night of Rhapsody in Blue, was a gift tied up in a brilliant diamond-blue… Read More ›

A&E Music Reviews »

Shun the Ravin

Shun the Ravin @ The Blind Tiger, Greensboro January 11, 2020 I had a chance to meet and see the 2019 Carolina Music Awards “Rock Band of the Year”, Shun the Raven, this weekend at the Blind Tiger. The guys of this progressive metal band; Jairus Combs (bassist), Chad Hough (drummer), Aaron Monk (vocalist/guitarist) and Cody Pike… Read More ›

A&E Theatre Reviews »

Director Dustin Britt Imaginatively Blocks Bare Theatre’s Fast-Paced, Up-Tempo Marat/Sade

Bare Theatre had — and, hopefully, still has — another hit on their hands: Peter Weiss’ Marat/Sade. I say “hopefully has,” because, after their Saturday, March 14th, opening night at the Durham Friends Meeting (Quaker) in Durham, NC, this production (like most others) has been put on hold. The full name of this 1963 play… Read More ›

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Andrew Borba’s Fresh Approach to Julius Caesar Pays Big Dramatic Dividends for PlayMakers

Under Andrew Borba’s direction, PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar strikes a very keen balance between the sometimes conflicting goals of “remaining true to tradition” and “providing a fresh approach.” And the company’s success in this endeavor is strikingly apparent well before the first line is ever spoken. Scenic designer Jan Chambers… Read More ›

Auditions »

Auditions for Jazz Summer Intensive

young jazz musicians

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 ›