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Month: August 2013

United Arts Council

United Arts Elects Seven New Board Members

Jack Alphin, owner and managing broker of Alphin Real Estate Helga Leftwich, partner and member of the law firm Hutchison PLLC Sheree Crumbley, a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors Kate Day, Global Sales Enablement and Talent Architect at Cisco Clay Martin, an attorney at Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP Caroline Pendleton, Assistant Vice… Read More ›

David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People” at Deep Dish Is a Depressing But Authentic Slice-of-Life Comedy

Much of today’s theatre centers around fantastical worlds, lush lives, and other things that, while entertaining, aren’t very in-touch with the average person. The characters featured in David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Good People,” onstage now at Deep Dish Theater Company, are about as close to average as it gets, however. In fact, their mediocrity makes them downright… Read More ›


“Surviving Twin,” Written and Performed by Loudon Wainwright III, Will Premiere at UNC on Sept. 4-8

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s professional-theater-in-residence, PlayMakers Repertory Company, will present the world premiere of Surviving Twin, written and performed by 66-year-old Grammy Award® winner Loudon Wainwright III, on Sept. 4-8 in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre in the Center for Dramatic Art. (Three-time Grammy nominee Loudon Wainwright III won the 2010… Read More ›

“Rickey Smiley & Friends” Filled DPAC with Laughter

TV and radio personality Rickey Smiley brought his own unique brand of humor to the Durham Performing Arts Center on August 24th, after two previous sellouts at the venue. He also brought his friends, who brought their friends, who brought their friends, giving him yet another sellout. The popular comedian, star of “The Rickey Smiley… Read More ›

The Legendary Wailers Continue to Rock

The legendary reggae band, The Wailers, were among four bands that recently stopped in Raleigh at Red Hat Amphitheater as part of The LP Tour.