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PlayMakers’ Ragtime Is Immersive and Impacting

Ragtime, based on the E.L. Doctorow novel and written by Terrence McNally, is a popular show. However, even viewers familiar with this classic have never seen it quite the way it’s brought to life on the PlayMakers‘ stage as reimagined by inventive director Zi Alikhan. Featuring a unique 360° viewing experience courtesy of scenic designer… Read More ›

PRC’s Rendition of Ragtime, As Reimagined by Director Zi Alikhan, Is Gutsy and Fresh

Your sword can be a sermon, or the power of the pen. Teach every child to raise his voice, and then, my brothers, then Will justice be demanded by ten million righteous men. Make them hear you. Lyricist Lynn Ayrens from the song, “Make Them Hear You” from Ragtime The more things change, the more… Read More ›

Five Finger Death Punch

Five Finger Death Punch @ Greensboro Coliseum, November 22, 2019 5FDP is on tour again this year with openers; Three Days Grace, Bad Wolves and Fire From the Gods. As expected with 5FDP, you get a full-blown stage production. The mixture of lights, lasers and pyrotechnics was a continual explosion with their high energy music… Read More ›

Kip Moore – Room to Spare: Acoustic Tour

Kip Moore – Room to Spare: Acoustic Tour @ Carolina Theatre, Durham November 21, 2019 Georgia born Kip Moore was back from last year’s tour with an acoustic one this year at the Carolina Theater here in Durham. The setting was country basement music room with a bar,  jukebox and red drinking cups for your… Read More ›

Carolina Ballet’s Nov. 21-24 Tribute to the Masters Is a Nod to Greatness

Though we all would name different people when asked who “the masters” might be, one thing is for sure: the Carolina Ballet celebrated the best of the best with A Tribute to the Masters, last night’s tribute to the music of Beethoven and Grieg. But those internationally famous composers are not the only masters in… Read More ›