N.C. MUSEUM OF HISTORY WINS 2012 AASLH AWARD OF MERIT

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The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh is the recipient of an Award of Merit from the AASLH Leadership in History Awards for the exhibit The Story of North Carolina. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in their 67th year, is the… Continue reading N.C. MUSEUM OF HISTORY WINS 2012 AASLH AWARD OF MERIT

TOMATOLICIOUS. Savor Tomato Season at the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market

Enjoy locally grown tomatoes at the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market at Tomatolicious. on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 between 10 am-2 pm at City Plaza on the 400 block of Fayetteville Street.  This tomato-centric event features an heirloom tomato tasting, corn roast, raffles, giveaways, recipes and tips, kids activities including a veggie puppet show, and a… Continue reading TOMATOLICIOUS. Savor Tomato Season at the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market

American Dance Festival Opens This Week

  The 2012 American Dance Festival opens this Thursday and will present four incredible performances each weekend during the month of June at DPAC. The 2012 season opens on Thursday, June 14 at 7 pm with an exciting one-night-only performance of Doug Elkins & Friends’ Fräulein Maria, a hilarious rendition of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s timeless… Continue reading American Dance Festival Opens This Week

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IBMA Announces Annual Conference Move to Raleigh for 2013-2015

The International Bluegrass Music Association announced its plans today to move its World of Bluegrass events to Raleigh, North Carolina for the next three years, 2013-2015. World of Bluegrass Week includes the four-day IBMA Business Conference, the International Bluegrass Music Awards Show, and the three-day Bluegrass Fan Fest. The annual industry summit/bluegrass family reunion draws… Continue reading IBMA Announces Annual Conference Move to Raleigh for 2013-2015

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Band Together and Urban Ministries of Wake County Raise $552,000 for Open Door Clinic Record-breaking total to support health care for Wake County’s uninsured

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Nearly 4,000 music lovers came together for good music, good times and a good cause at Band Together NC’s annual charity concert on May 12 at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre. Iconic cosmic rockers The-B-52s, also known as the World’s Greatest Party Band, headlined this year’s event which raised $552,000 for Urban Ministries of Wake County, Band… Continue reading Band Together and Urban Ministries of Wake County Raise $552,000 for Open Door Clinic Record-breaking total to support health care for Wake County’s uninsured