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Jesse R. Gephart Channels David Sedaris’ Snark, Wit, and Scathing Humor in The SantaLand Diaries at TIP

The SantaLand Diaries by David Sedaris is, perhaps, my favorite short story by a beloved North Carolina author. That’s why I was particularly excited to see Theatre in the Park’s holiday one-man-show The SantaLand Diaries, starring Jesse R. Gephart as David Sedaris and his elfin alter ego, Crumpet. The show, which concludes its two-week run… Read More ›

Bare Theatre’s EverScape Respawns at the New Sonorous Road Studio

respawn (v.): to re-enter gameplay after being killed. EverScape, by triangle native Allan Maule, made its regional premiere last October, having been a smash hit at the New York Fringe Festival. Bare Theatre co-produced a remounted EverScape as the inaugural production in the new Sonorous Theatre and Film Studio location on Hillsborough Street. The crew… Read More ›

Sonorous Road Examines the Privilege of Straight White Men

“I don’t think this is gonna be a good conversation.” Political debate around the dinner table is inadvisable. At best, it leads to indigestion. At worst, relationships are irreparably damaged.   Sonorous Road Productions’ final mainstage show at its Oberlin Road location (they move to Hillsborough street next month) is the regional premiere of Straight… Read More ›

Viral Popularity Of Hit Single ‘We Love Raleigh’

Totty Announces New Album ‘Oak City’ After Viral Popularity Of Hit Single ‘We Love Raleigh.’ Bryan Totty, featured on ABC News and The News and Observer is a rapper by the stage name of Totty. He released ‘We Love Raleigh,’ a culture driven music video for the software company Red Hat. The music video has… Read More ›

Broughton Theatre Teams with NC Author to Fund Journey to Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Needham Broughton High School’s Theatre Department is staging a unique collaboration with a North Carolina author to raise money for its journey next year to the world renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Broughton Theatre, under the direction of Julie A. Florin, was selected to participate in the 2015 American High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF), which chooses… Read More ›

Tiny Engine Theatre: AUDITIONS

Tiny Engine Theatre: AUDITIONS for Spring and Summer 2015 Productions Saturday, November 1st, Knox St Project Space, Durham The shows: Title: Recall Author: Eliza Clark Performance dates: 3/26-3/29, 4/1-4/4/2015 Synopsis: Lucy makes people uncomfortable. There’s something about her eyes. Something about the way her mother’s boyfriends keep disappearing. And there’s something about the government agents on her trail. Recall is a paranoid… Read More ›

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Artspace offers Professional Artwork Photography and Art Roundtable and Critique this January

Artspace, a non-profit visual art center in Raleigh, will offer two professional development services for artists this January, a professional artwork image shoot with Jason Dowdle and an Art Roundtable and Critique series with Heather Allen, MGIM-MBA, Artist Business Consultant, and Shana Dumont Garr, Director of Programs & Exhibitions at Artspace. On January 20 and… Read More ›

Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest

Ipreo Signs On as Title Sponsor of 2013 Raleigh Winterfest

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) is proud to welcome Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence, investor data and workflow solutions to corporate and capital markets professionals, as Title Sponsor of the 2013 Raleigh Winterfest. This year, the event’s signature ice skating rink will be open to the public on Friday, November 22 located… Read More ›

United Arts Council

United Arts Elects Seven New Board Members

Jack Alphin, owner and managing broker of Alphin Real Estate Helga Leftwich, partner and member of the law firm Hutchison PLLC Sheree Crumbley, a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors Kate Day, Global Sales Enablement and Talent Architect at Cisco Clay Martin, an attorney at Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP Caroline Pendleton, Assistant Vice… Read More ›


musicSPARK Ignites Downtown Raleigh Again

musicSPARK, a facet of SPARKcon, is still All Local, All Free, Always, September 13-15, 2013. This year musicSPARK focuses on festival footprint music. The organizing committee presents four outdoor stages over three days, two events in downtown venues, and collaborations with other SPARKs. Over 50 local acts will perform. musicSPARK has secured indoor locations in case of… Read More ›

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Position Yourself in the Art World with Artspace

Artspace, a non-profit visual art center in Raleigh, will offer a new series of workshops for artists this fall, Position Yourself in the Art World, in partnership with Heather Allen, Artist Business Consultant. Two Art Roundtables & Critiques will be offered on October 9 and December 11, 6:30-8:30 pm. Tuition is $5, or free for… Read More ›

NC Museum of History

N.C. Museum of History Awarded Grant for Film Series Chronicling History of Civil Rights Movement

  The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh is one of 473 institutions across the country that have been awarded a series of films chronicling the history of the Civil Rights movement. Part of the Created Equal series, these powerful documentaries, “The Abolitionists,” “Freedom Riders,” “The Loving Story” and “Slavery by Another Name,” include dramatic… Read More ›

The Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation will be featured in an exhibit opening May 15 at the N.C. Museum of History. On loan from the National Archives in Washington, D.C., the seven-page document was signed by Pres. Abraham Lincoln on Sept. 22, 1862. Pictured: Page one of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. Photo credit: National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Only 10 More Days to See the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in Raleigh

Exhibit Reopens July 1 with 13th Amendment! Time is running short to see the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, one of the most significant documents in United States history, before it leaves Raleigh. On view through Sunday, June 16, at the North Carolina Museum of History, this historical seven-page document is on loan from the National Archives… Read More ›

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Cultural Arts Booking Fair this Saturday

The annual Cultural Arts Booking Fair will be this Saturday, August 18th at Wakefield High School in Raleigh from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. The fair is presented by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County and will feature professional artists from across the country who showcase samples of their youth programming. This… Read More ›

Rob Rainbolt and Sarah Bousquet star as Brick and Maggie in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" at Theatre in the Park (photo by Stephen J. Larson)

Despite Some Rocky Moments, Theatre in the Park’s “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” Is Worth a View

  Theatre in the Park chose the Tennessee Williams’ classic, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, for its latest show. Though the production was not perfect, it manages to effectively portray the happy, longing-for-something 1950s Southern family which the show centers on. The set, designed by Stephen J. Larson, is a thoroughly realistic portrayal of… Read More ›

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Casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of Green Day’s AMERICAN IDIOT, the explosive Broadway hit called “wonderfully raucous” and “emotionally charged” by The New York Times

N.C. Museum of Art Presents Solo Exhibition of North Carolina Artist Beverly McIver

Reflections: Portraits by Beverly McIver is an exhibition celebrating McIver’s prodigious work from the past decade, highlighting her renowned, emotive self-portraits and portraits of her family.


Carolina Ballet will give a nod to the great Russian choreographer, Marius Petipa, when it presents Black and White Swan to open its 14th season September 15-October 2, 2011 at the AJ Fletcher Opera Theater of the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.

Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker Issues Call to Action for Tornado Relief Benefit, ComeUnityNow Festival

On July 30th at City Plaza on Fayetteville Street, ComeUnityNow will be hosting a music and arts festival to raise money, recognize those individuals and groups who have been instrumental in providing assistance to recent tornado victims

World Beer Festival Raleigh

World Beer Festival chooses Artsplosure as Charity Partner for Second Year

Michael Lowder, Executive Director of Artsplosure-The Raleigh Arts Festival, is pleased to announce that Artsplosure has been selected for a second consecutive year as All About Beer Magazine’s World Beer Festival’s charity partner for their 2011 Raleigh event, to be held April 9 in Moore Square. “Artsplosure wishes to toast our good friends at All… Read More ›

Triangle A&E Readers Vote for Best Brew in the Triangle

Best Brew in the Triangle – Reader’s Choice Awards

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day Triangle Arts and Entertainment is asking its readers to vote for their favorite beer brewed in the Triangle.

Best Picture – Vote Here

Triangle Arts and Entertainment readers are invited to place their vote for the Oscar – Best Picture.

PineCone and the NC Museum of History Work to Continue Partnership Amid Budgetary Concerns

PineCone & NC Museum of History are working together to continue the Music of the Carolinas Series in the face of North Carolina’s daunting budgetary concerns. The two organizations have presented this series in partnership for more than a decade.

Listenings Opening Reception – Feb 3

“Listenings” opening reception will take place THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 5-7 P.M. at the Block Gallery (222 W. Hargett St., Raleigh 27601). “Listenings” features printmaking by Christopher Williams, photography by Jimmy Williams, and in the 2nd floor cases, paintings by Heather Gordon. Highly renowned Music Maker artist, bluesman John Dee Holeman will be performing at the opening reception, and there will be a special screening of Block2 video “Reverberation I” by Ali Colleen Neff. The exhibition will be on display Feb. 3 – March 28, 2011.

American Association of Museums Announces Re-Accreditation of N.C. Museum of History

The American Association of Museums, based in Washington, D.C., announced that the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh has been awarded re-accreditation. Accredited status from the AAM is the highest national recognition achievable by an American museum. This honor recognizes high standards in individual museums and ensures that museums continue to uphold their public trust…. Read More ›

October Jazz Calendar

AMRA’S [MON 9:30pm WED/THU/SUN 9pm – 1am FRI/SAT 10 – 2am] FR 10/01 party nuts sa 10/02 al williams band SU 10/03 kevin wing mo 10/04 chris suiter WE 10/06 chris bryant th 10/07 Tommy Trent Band FR 10/08 magic pipers sa 10/09 SHAKEDOWN SU 10/10 tom rhodes mo 10/11 chris suiter WE 10/13 JOHN… Read More ›

North Carolina Symphony Holds Auditions for Second Young All-Stars Orchestra | Oct 9

Two High School Chamber Orchestras to be Formed in Partnership with Triangle Philharmonic Association The North Carolina Symphony is now taking applications to audition for the 2010/11 Young All-Stars Orchestras. The exclusive chamber orchestras for advanced high school musicians are led by Music Director Grant Llewellyn in partnership with the Triangle’s Philharmonic Association. Accepted students… Read More ›

The Cinema, Inc. Offers the Triangle’s Biggest Entertainment Bargain: 12 Films for $20

The Cinema, Inc. offers the Triangle’s biggest entertainment bargain: 12 films for $20. That’s just $1.67 per film, which is only two cents more than the 1971 average U.S. movie ticket price of $1.65. The 2010-11 season of this nonprofit film society will begin on Sept. 12th, with “Don Juan DeMarco,” starring Marlon Brando and Johnny Depp.

September 2010 Theater Calendar

After the global success of their unique take on rhythm and physical theatre, STOMP co-creators Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas have taken their concept to a new level with PANDEMONIUM: THE LOST AND FOUND ORCHESTRA, which Broadway Series South will bring to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium on Sept. 29-Oct. 3.

The Justice Theater Project presents “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder | Sept 10 – 16

Immediate. Intimate. A rethinking of an American standard. “Our Town”, by Thornton Wilder, presents a new aesthetic concept based on the current Off-Broadway production by David Cromer and the Barrow Street Theatre.