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Bare Theatre’s Two Gentlemen of Verona Is a Light-Hearted Early Shakespearean Frolic

Carmen-Maria Mandley founded Bare Theatre in 2001, to perform a reading of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, and that encouraged her to try Much Ado About Nothing a little later. The company sort of languished until 2005, when Heather J. Strickland joined Mandley, and G. Todd Buker became the company composer and created the music for Titus… Read More ›

1911 Reproduction Wright Glider in lobby of the NC Museum of History.

Reproduction 1911 Wright Glider Now Soars at N.C. Museum of History

A full-scale reproduction of the glider that Orville Wright and British aviator Alexander Ogilvie flew at Kill Devil Hills in 1911 now soars inside the entrance at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. The object is based on the glider the men used from Oct. 16 to 26 to make nearly 100 test glides…. Read More ›

MUSEUM’S DISTANCE LEARNING IS EASIER THAN EVER

Teachers can simply download inexpensive software to access distance-learning classes in which students interact in real time with a museum educator.

Blind Boy Chocolate and the Milk Sheiks

MUSIC OF THE CAROLINAS: BLIND BOY CHOCOLATE AND THE MILK SHEIKS

The string band draws its selection from early American music, including that of black and white string bands, jug bands and blues.

CHEROKEE CARVERS: TRADITION RENEWED

Watch a stone-carving demonstration, learn about Cherokee artistic traditions and listen to traditional Cherokee stories at the N.C. Museum of History during the opening of Cherokee Carvers: Tradition Renewed