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Month: June 2014

Obviously Born to Dance, Derek and Julianne Hough Dazzled at DPAC Yesterday with “Move Live on Tour”

Fans of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” (DWTS) packed the Durham Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 29th, to see two of the show’s professional ballroom dancers, siblings Derek Hough and Julianne Hough, do their thing in Move Live on Tour. Joined by 10 backup dancers, the pair, who have been ballroom… Read More ›

Local Performers at ADF

One of my favorite concerts at the American Dance Festival is NC Dances. For the second year local choreographers were selected and included on the ADF calendar. On Wednesday, June 18 four North Carolina based choreographers performed at Duke’s Reynold’s Industries Theater as part of the almost century old festival known for bringing companies from… Read More ›

The American Dance Festival will present Pilobolus June 27th and 28th at the Durham Performing Arts Center (photo by Grant Halverson)

Pilobolus Does What It Does Best: Make Us Laugh, Think, and Look at the Human Body Differently

American Dance Festival (ADF) audience favorite Pilobolus opened a three-performance run at the Durham Performing Arts Centeron June 26th. The opening-night performance, which featured the debut of two ADF-commissioned works, earned a standing ovation from the crowd, which was liberally populated with dancers from the ADF Six-Week School. (Having the dancers in the audience always… Read More ›

Burning Coal Theatre Company announces its 2014-15 Mainstage Season

It’s mainstage season includes the world premiere of David Edgar’s Iron Curtain Trilogy directed by Jerome Davis, three plays about the fall of communism in Europe presented to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Watergate Exhibit at N.C. Museum of History Wins 2014 AASLH Award of Merit

N.C. Museum of History is the recipient of an Award of Merit from the AASLH Leadership in History Awards for the exhibit Watergate: Political Scandal and the Presidency