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Tribute to Eddie Van Halen

October 7, 2020 • Features, Lead Story, Music, Music, Music, News

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen was best known as the founder of the band Van Halen, which dominated the hard rock scene in the 1970s and 1980s. Who was Eddie Van Halen? Guitarist and singer Eddie Van Halen formed the band Van Halen in 1974 with his brother Alex. His quick-fingered guitar riffs and singer David… Read More ›

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Tribute to Eddie Van Halen

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen was best known as the founder of the band Van Halen, which dominated the hard rock scene in the 1970s and 1980s. Who was Eddie Van Halen? Guitarist and singer Eddie Van Halen formed the band Van Halen in 1974 with his brother Alex. His quick-fingered guitar riffs and singer David… Read More ›

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Puddle of Mudd @ Cone Denim Entertainment Center

Puddle of Mudd Cone Denim Entertainment Center, Greensboro March 8th Puddle of Mudd had a good turnout considering it was a Sunday night and the Cone Denim Entertainment Center does not promote very well. The lower part of the theater was over half full with a lot of the seats up in the balcony taken…. Read More ›

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Child Injured by Incorrectly Labeled Toys? What You Should Do Next.

by LeeAnn Riddle  All parents know that what is appropriate for one child may not be suitable for another child. This is also true with respect to the toys kids play with. Age can determine what type of toys are safe for children. It is the toy manufacturers legal duty to ensure all products display… Read More ›

A&E Dance Reviews »

The Carolina Ballet’s Rhapsody in Blue Is Absolutely Stunning!

When an evening of ballet includes music like perennial favorites George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, the audience knows already that they’re in for a treat, but what the Carolina Ballet’s patrons got with the opening night of Rhapsody in Blue, was a gift tied up in a brilliant diamond-blue… Read More ›

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Tove Lo @ The Ritz

Tove Lo @ The Ritz Raleigh February 6, 2020 Swedish singer-songwriter, Tove Lo, packed the house on a crappy, rainy Thursday night.  The fans dressed in 80’s glam girl, even a few of the guys, as they defied the tornado to show their love for Tove. She was an electric little sex kitten on stage…. Read More ›

A&E Theatre Reviews »

Director Dustin Britt Imaginatively Blocks Bare Theatre’s Fast-Paced, Up-Tempo Marat/Sade

Bare Theatre had — and, hopefully, still has — another hit on their hands: Peter Weiss’ Marat/Sade. I say “hopefully has,” because, after their Saturday, March 14th, opening night at the Durham Friends Meeting (Quaker) in Durham, NC, this production (like most others) has been put on hold. The full name of this 1963 play… Read More ›

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Andrew Borba’s Fresh Approach to Julius Caesar Pays Big Dramatic Dividends for PlayMakers

Under Andrew Borba’s direction, PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar strikes a very keen balance between the sometimes conflicting goals of “remaining true to tradition” and “providing a fresh approach.” And the company’s success in this endeavor is strikingly apparent well before the first line is ever spoken. Scenic designer Jan Chambers… Read More ›

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Auditions for Jazz Summer Intensive

young jazz musicians

The Philharmonic Association – Triangle Youth Music is offering a week intensive for young musicians who want to gain skills in jazz. Auditions will be held Monday July 15 for selection into two big bands. The intensive will run July 16 – 19, 6:30 – 9:00 at the Cary Arts Center. A free concert Saturday… Read More ›