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Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower Fights Injustice with Black Music and Sci-Fi in UNC’s Memorial Hall

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November 17, 2017 • A&E Theatre Reviews, Lead Story, Reviews

When you hear the phrase “science fiction,” what do you imagine? Artificial Intelligence gone berserk (as in the works of Isaac Asimov and Phillip K. Dick)? The alternate realities of Raymond Bradbury and Douglas Adams? You know, space stories by old white guys. You might have thought about Ursula Le Guin, Margaret Atwood, Mary Shelley,… Read More ›

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Gypsy, "The Mother of All Musicals," Is NCT’s 2017-18 Season Opener Nov. 14-19

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The North Carolina Theatre will kick off its eagerly anticipated 2017-18 season with Gypsy: A Musical Fable, which NCT’s preshow publicity dubs “The Mother of All Musicals,” on Nov. 14-19 in Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in the heart of downtown Raleigh, NC. New York City director and Benson,… Read More ›

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PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Production of The Cake Is a Sweet Slice of Life That Delicately Tackles Tough Issues

The Cake stars Christine Mirzayan (left) as Macy and Julia Gibson as Della (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company opened its newest season, a season it has dubbed as “on the edge,” with an appropriately edgy but surprisingly sweet new show, written by Bekah Brunstetter. The show, The Cake, opens on an adorable, detailed bakery set. The bakery is full of delightful cakes and has a checkered floor and splashes of… Read More ›

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Legend of Zelda Symphony Brings Gamers to DPAC

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“Din… With her strong flaming arms, cultivated the land and created the red earth… Farore… With her rich soul, produced all life forms who would uphold the law… Nayru… Poured out her wisdom onto the land, and gave it the spirit of law… The Great Deku Tree, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Nintendo… Read More ›

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Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower Fights Injustice with Black Music and Sci-Fi in UNC’s Memorial Hall

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When you hear the phrase “science fiction,” what do you imagine? Artificial Intelligence gone berserk (as in the works of Isaac Asimov and Phillip K. Dick)? The alternate realities of Raymond Bradbury and Douglas Adams? You know, space stories by old white guys. You might have thought about Ursula Le Guin, Margaret Atwood, Mary Shelley,… Read More ›

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Women’s Voices Won’t Be Silenced: Jen Kirkman Plays Whack-a-Troll on Nov. 1st at The Carolina Theatre of Durham

Jen Kirkman will perform at The Carolina Theatre of Durham on Nov. 1st (photo by Robyn Von Swank)

Editor’s Note: Click here to read Dustin K. Britt’s preview of Jen Kirkman: The “All New Material, Girl” Tour 2017. A man sits in the front row of The Carolina Theatre of Durham. His arms are folded, and he is displeased. Stand-up comic Jen Kirkman is shouting at him from the stage. “Why don’t you… Read More ›

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Philharmonic Association – Triangle Youth Music Auditions

The Philharmonic Association invites aspiring orchestral and jazz musicians to register for our upcoming auditions. The auditions for our Triangle Youth Jazz Band, Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra and award-winning Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble will be held August 20 and 27. Auditions for the full orchestras Triangle Youth Orchestra, Triangle Youth Symphony and Triangle Youth Philharmonic will be held August 21… Read More ›