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The Naked Magicians are Christopher Wayne (left) and Mike Tyler

Putting the "D" in DPAC: The Naked Magicians Are a Naughty Good Time

When the Durham Performing Arts Center’s advertisement for The Naked Magicians showed up in my Facebook feed, I texted my daughter: Me: “Do you want to go see The Naked Magicians?” Daughter: “Boundaries mom. Boundaries!” … Daughter: “What do they look like?” Me: [Sends picture] Daughter: “I’m in.” Australians Mike Tyler and Christopher Wayne had… Read More ›

Photo by Kharen Hill

On Tuesday, Sept. 25th, DPAC Patrons Spent an Enchanted Evening with Sarah McLachlan

On Tuesday, Sept. 25th, the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) audience for An Evening with Sarah McLachlan was simply dazzled by multi-platinum and GRAMMY Award-winner Sarah McLachlan. Originally born on Jan. 28, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, McLachlan quickly rose to international success. I was first introduced to Sarah McLachlan when a friend of… Read More ›

Sterling Jones (left) and Mya Ison won Triangle Rising Stars (photo by Areon Mobasher Photography)

Triangle Rising Stars Event Celebrates Local Talent and Showcases Support for the Arts

Back in 2011, Durham Performing Arts Center created “Triangle Rising Stars,” a regional qualifying event that’s part of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. As part of the event, carefully-selected high school theatre students from Central and Eastern North Carolina perform musical theatre and compete for the chance to represent DPAC in the national… Read More ›

Sterling Jones (left) and Mya Ison won Triangle Rising Stars (photo by Areon Mobasher Photography)

Sterling Jones and Mya Ison Named Best Actor and Best Actress During Triangle Rising Stars May 15th at the Durham Performing Arts Center

The stars were out at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, May 15th, as the Triangle welcomed the eighth annual Triangle Rising Stars event. Sponsored, and partially hosted, by Marchael Bayne, this event has been shining a spotlight on high school students and their productions, bringing forward the very best talent that the Triangle… Read More ›

The Illusionists include (from left) Colin Cloud, Kevin James, Jeff Hobson, Jonathan Goodwin, and An Ha Lim

The Illusionists Have DPAC Patrons Laughing and Clapping Their Hands with Delight

This weekend, a talented troupe of travelling illusionists, The Illusionists: Live from Broadway, is playing the Durham Performing Arts Center for three performances only. Each illusionist has his own brand of magic to offer. The troupe is comprised of five magicians with unique specialties: Colin Cloud (The Deductionist), Jonathan Goodwin (The Daredevil), Jeff Hobson (The… Read More ›