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In Night, Carolina Ballet principal Margaret Severin Hansen is lifted by soloists Sam Ainley and Miles Sollars-White and company members Christian Gutierrez and Luke Potgeiter (photo by Chris Walt)

Carolina Ballet’s Love in the Times of the Day Is This Year’s Best Valentine’s Day Gift

New ballets are always exciting, particularly the creations that the team at the Carolina Ballet choreograph each year. The latest, unveiled by artistic director Robert Weiss on Jan. 31st is without a doubt the nicest Valentine’s month surprise the are will probably have this season. A sumptuous, sweet, moving, and romantic tribute to the emotion… Read More ›

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical at Raleigh’s Fletcher Opera Theater Is Delightful

Nothing says Christmas like an auditorium full of round-eyed children, enthralled by the mystery and magic of snowmen and furry animals who speak — and fly. And nothing is more charming than a story of goodness and warmth like the one about Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer — it’s the perfect start to the holiday… Read More ›

The Carolina Ballet will present Lynne Taylor-Corbett's Dracula on Oct. 11-14, 20-21, and 27-28 in Raleigh's A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater

Carolina Ballet’s Dracula Swoops into Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center, Just in Time for Halloween

This Halloween season’s signature spooky ballet opened on Thursday night as Tropical Storm Michael ravaged the Triangle area with winds and rain, but on Saturday night the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater crowd was filled with appreciative ballet enthusiasts who gathered to watch magnificent Carolina Ballet principal dancer Marcelo Martinez recreate his role as Count Dracula…. Read More ›

Carolina Ballet will will conclude its two-week run of Igor Stravinsky's Firebird & A Tribute to Russian Ballet & Its Composers on Sept. 29th and 30th in Raleigh's A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater (photo by Armes Photography)

Spartacus & Phrygia’s Margaret Severin-Hansen and Marcelo Martinez Steal the Show from The Firebird at the Carolina Ballet

The Carolina Ballet’s 2018-19 season opened on Thursday, Sept. 20th, with Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird & A Tribute to Russian Ballet & Its Composers. The diverse ballets are currently being performed in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh, NC’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, with performances running through Sunday, Sept. 30th. Although listed… Read More ›

Tracy V. Wilson (left) and Holly Frey host the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast (photo by John Fulton)

On Aug. 19th in Raleigh, Stuff You Missed in History Class Shined a Light on Provocative 19th-Century Travel Writer Anne Royall

On Sunday evening, Aug. 19th, we had the good fortune of attending a live show of Stuff You Missed in History Class (SYMHC), presented by Bob Nocek Presents LLC, in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. Like many such shows, this live show was… Read More ›