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Month: January 2014

“Labor Day” is all Schmaltz

What happened to Jason Reitman? Where has the cool, hip son of Ivan Reitman who made sly, hilarious films run off to? Going by his latest, “Labor Day,” my first guess would be up his you-know-what. Frank (Josh Brolin) is an escaped killer who comes across young Henry and his mom Adele (Kate Winslet) in… Read More ›

Extraordinary Contribution To the Arts Philharmonic Association

A Click A Day Will Help Support Triangle Youth Musicians

Vote for the Philharmonic Association – Triangle Youth Music to win the JumpStartRaleigh grant


Cher has just announced Cyndi Lauper as support for her “Dressed To Kill Tour.”

Noel Coward’s “Private Lives” Stands the Test of Time

The true test of a comedy is how well it stands the test of time. It’s easy to write something that’s funny today, but not so easy to write something that will be funny in a few years, or, in the case of Noel Coward’s “Private Lives,” something that will be funny eighty-four years after… Read More ›

“Once” Creates Bittersweet Music and Love Onstage on Jan. 21-26 at the Durham Performing Arts Center

Rarely does a movie make it to stage in a manner that is both respectful to the original and uplifting in its own unique way, but Once is the exception to the rule. Winner of eight Tony Awards® (including Best Musical, Best Direction of a Musical (John Tiffany), Best Book (Enda Walsh) and Best Orchestrations… Read More ›