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September 10, 2016 – March 5, 2017 East Building, Level B, Free For the first time in more than 100 years, the eight known panels—and one re-created missing panel—of a 14th-century Italian altarpiece depicting Jesus’s crucifixion and scenes in the life of St. John the Evangelist can been seen and appreciated as one magnificent work… Read More ›

Painters Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman along with sculptor Lynn Wartski focus on the human form in work this month at the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts. Linda Carmel creates richly textured canvases that focus on the experience of women today. She writes, “The paintings in Go Figure! explore the transition from girlhood to womanhood where… Read More ›

Hillsborough Gallery of Arts Previews Orange County Artists Guild Studio Tour View work by the 80+ artists participating in the 2016 Orange County Artists Guild open studio tour before deciding which studios to visit. October 24 – November 13. Reception Friday, Oct. 28th 6-9pm. This marks the 22nd year that the Orange County Artists Guild… Read More ›

Performances by the Triangle Youth Jazz Band and Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Lisa Burn and Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble led by Gregg Gelb. TYJE is the Silver Medalist at the 2016 Jazz at Lincoln Center Essentially Ellington High School competition. Program TYJB: Afternoon in Paris by John Lewis/Taylor, Symphony in Riffs… Read More ›

The 2016 Open Studio Tour will be held the first two weekends in November: November 5th & 6th and November 12th & 13th from 10am-5pm Saturdays and 12 noon-5pm Sundays. Over eighty artists are participating in this juried event, opening their studios located throughout Orange County – including Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough and surrounding areas…. Read More ›

The 2016 Open Studio Tour will be held the first two weekends in November: November 5th & 6th and November 12th & 13th from 10am-5pm Saturdays and 12 noon-5pm Sundays. Over eighty artists are participating in this juried event, opening their studios located throughout Orange County – including Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough and surrounding areas…. Read More ›

The combined Triangle Youth String Orchestras open this concert of well loved string orchestra music. They will play selections from The Bartered Bride, Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus, Fantasy on a Japanese Folksong, and Haydn’s London Symphony. The Triangle Youth String Sinfonia’s concert will be enhanced by a concurrent visual projection. They will perform Bach’s Brandenburg… Read More ›

THE ART OF GIVING showcases giftable art for the holiday season by HGA’s 21 member artists. November 14 – December 31. Reception Friday, Nov. 25th 6-9pm. Located at 121 N. Churton Street in Hillsborough NC, the gallery is owned by 21 local artists featuring painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Thurs, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun

Held again at Wake Forest High School Auditorium at 4:00 pm, celebrate the season with the Triangle Youth Philharmonic. This concert of Holiday Pops includes Leroy Anderson favorites (A Christmas Festival, Sleigh Ride and more), A Chanukah Celebration by Terry Mizesko, and a carol sing-a-long.  Tickets ($5 – $15) on sale at the door and online:… Read More ›

Hillsborough Gallery of Arts hosts its annual statewide juried art exhibit featuring both 2D & 3D media. January 4-22, 2017. Opening reception Friday January 13th, 6-9pm.

De Profundis, adapted by Brian Mertes (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of PRC2). A Wild Ride Fueled by Wilde’s Incendiary Letter Inspired by Oscar Wilde’s visceral “Letter from Reading Gaol,” explosive theatre makers Brian Mertes and Jim Findlay invite audiences into the artistic transformation of… Read More ›

by Matthew Lopez January 13 – 29, 2017 Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre (General Admission Seating) Part of the 2016-2017 City Series. Historical drama. The Civil War is over. Throughout the South, slaves are being freed and soldiers are returning home. In one home, the annual celebration of Passover is celebrated by a young Confederate officer, who… Read More ›

Swift Creek is pleased to announce a show at The Station in Carrboro with Kaitlyn Raitz and Ben Plotnick, a talented young duo from Nashville, TN. Time and Place: 8:30 PM, Friday, January 13-The Station, 201 East Main Street, Carrboro, NC Tickets: $8 in advance; $10 at the door (Ticket Link-The Station) Ann Searcy (manager… Read More ›

Sunday, January 15, 1:00 pm Kirby Horton Hall, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham Family programs are informative, interactive and appropriate for anyone 5-years-old and older. Programs last approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour Music of J.S. Bach, Rossini, Dvorak and songs “Somewhere over the Rainbow” and “My Girl” Come 30 minutes early for the instrumental… Read More ›

Jason Petty & Katie Deal return to the Temple Theatre Classic Nashville Roadshow brings you some of the most unforgettable songs in country history just as they ought to be, just as you remember them from the radio! Remember when June fell for Johnny and Loretta was just a coal miner’s daughter? Let Classic Nashville Roadshow take you… Read More ›

Elvis Lives, featuring winners from Elvis Presley Enterprises’ worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest (Raleigh Memorial Auditorium). Elvis Lives is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis’ life. The show is narrated by Elvis himself, in his own voice and words, through restored footage direct from the Graceland Archives. Elvis Lives celebrates the… Read More ›

Sunday, January 22, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. Judea Reform Congregation 1933 West Cornwallis Road, Durham, NC Travel to South Africa, India, Lithuania, Brazil, Canada, and other lands without ever leaving Durham in this concert of international music. Guest dancers will whirl on stage and a host of instrumentalists, including a big band and percussion ensemble,… Read More ›

Jan. 20-22, 24-29: Always… Patsy Cline, starring Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert (North Carolina Theatre in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Starring Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert Country has never had it so good! ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE is complete with down home country humor and real emotion.  It’s the true story of an unlikely… Read More ›

Intimate Apparel (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill). Mending a life unraveling at the seams Esther sews elegant intimates for high society and fallen women alike, fashioning an independent path in her search for love and respect. A compelling look at the joys and sorrows of an African- American seamstress… Read More ›

The power of film and movies, combined with the influences of rock n’ roll, will transport you back in time when you were sitting in a theater and felt the strong urge to get up out of your seat and dance! Metal Pole Mayhem 2017 is back…where performers will take the stage and create movie… Read More ›

February 4–May 7, 2017 East Building, Joyce W. Pope Gallery In a career that spanned five decades, Ansel Adams (1902–84) became one of America’s most renowned photographers. This exhibition focuses on his “Museum Set,” a collection of 48 photographs carefully selected and printed by Adams. Adams designated these works late in his life as a… Read More ›

When a newborn child is found dead in a convent, a court psychiatrist must determine whether the nun accused of the crime is mentally fit to stand trial, with the question of the father’s identity hanging in the balance. Forest Moon Theater is pleased to bring this Tony Award-winning play to the Renaissance Centre in… Read More ›