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Month: August 2014

Happy Birthday, LBJ!

Updated book exposes Johnson as America’s most amoral, corrupt president (New York, NY) – President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s birthday is today, August 27th. That’s the same birthday as New York Times bestselling author Roger Stone!  To celebrate their shared anniversary, Stone has a special present for LBJ: the 40-year Washington insider just released the new… Read More ›

“Hairspray” Really Spritzes Up the Stage at RLT

It must have been coincidence, but Raleigh Little Theatre couldn’t have been more in tune with the country in choosing to produce Hairspray — with book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman — right now. The delightful story of segregation turned to integration,… Read More ›

Jacob Toorenvliet, A Woman Holding a Basket of Eggs, 1667 (?), oil on copper, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, Gift of the NCMA Volunteers, 2014

North Carolina Museum of Art Volunteers Win Two Paintings in Auction

The Volunteer Board of the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) recently won two paintings by Dutch Golden Age painter Jacob van Toorenvliet in a Bonhams auction

“Hairspray” Is a Hit for RLT

Ever since “Hairspray,” based on the 1988 John Waters film of the same name, first hit the stage, it’s been a favorite among “underdogs” of all types. In this delightfully written, funny, and pointed musical, boundaries are broken and the “little guy” always comes out a victor. Of course, the “little guy” is really a… Read More ›

NC Theatre & Broadway Series South Announce Casting for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT tickets info

NC Theatre & Broadway Series South Announce Casting for Nice Work If You Can Get It

This sparkling, madcap tale combines laughter, romance and high-stepping Broadway magic for an evening bursting with girls, glamour and the glorious songs of Gershwin.