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Grandmother Spider narrates Paperhand's production of In the Heart of the Fire

Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s In the Heart of the Fire Comes with a Beautiful Message

The discovery of fire was probably the deciding moment that made humans what we are. From fire, came civilization, and from there industrialization, and to where we are today. Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s 19th Annual Giant Puppet Pageant for All Ages: In the Heart of the Fire investigates humanity’s relationship with fire. According to the Saxapahaw,… Read More ›

Carolina Ballet will stage Handel's Messiah, choreographed by Robert Weiss, on Nov. 24-26 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

The Carolina Ballet’s Messiah Is Stunning

The Carolina Ballet’s version of Handel’s Messiah, which opened on Nov. 22nd and runs for four more performances on Nov. 24-26 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium is a brilliant representation of the arts of dance, music, art, literature. This holiday tour de force, directed and choreographed by Robert Weiss, with assistance from choreographers Timour Bourtasenkov, Amy… Read More ›

"The Painted Bird" features a field creature band (photo courtesy Paperhand Puppet Intervention)

Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s Latest Puppet Pageant, “The Painted Bird,” Opens on Aug. 8th

Saxapahaw, NC-based Paperhand Puppet Intervention will present The Painted Bird, its 15th Annual Puppet Pageant for All Ages, at 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday from Aug. 8th to Sept. 7th in the Forest Theatre on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus and at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12-14 at the North Carolina Museum of… Read More ›

Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, and a Little Bit of Latin

On June 30th the North Carolina Museum of Art celebrates the life of one of our state’s foremost artists, Arthel “Doc” Watson.

New North Carolina Museum of Art Building Wins 2011 AIA Award

MUSEUM’S NEW WEST BUILDING—CENTERPIECE OF MAJOR EXPANSION— RECEIVES 2011 HONOR AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE,  AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS’ HIGHEST RECOGNITION The North Carolina Museum of Art’s (NCMA) new building, designed by the New York City-based Thomas Phifer and Partners, has been awarded a 2011 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Honor Award, the AIA’s highest recognition for… Read More ›