Durham Performing Arts Center

DPAC Returns – After a year with the lights off, the sounds of Broadway shows and other performances will ring out again at the Durham Performing Arts Center when the complex re-opens in August 2021. DPAC promises a spectacular show or performance for every cultural palate from comedians, musicals and in-between.To find events go to https://www.dpacnc.com/. DPAC Venue Photos: HuthPhoto

2021-06-14T14:51:08-04:00June 14th, 2021|Arts & Culture|

North Carolina Symphony

The NC Symphony (NCS) has a longstanding tradition of bringing its community together through music year-round, and at the holidays with Pops and Special Event Concerts. In the summer, thousands of North Carolinians gather for music under the stars at Summer Fest concerts at the Symphony’s summer home, Koka Booth Amphitheatre. The 2020-21 lineup promises something for everyone. To find [...]

2021-06-14T14:26:09-04:00June 14th, 2021|Arts & Culture|

Candles for a Cure – WFU Student Honors Her Mother’s Memory

Few of our memories from 1st grade stick with us but one 1st grade memory for Taylor Graustein remains vivid. The morning her mom dropped her off at school complaining of a splitting headache. It’s the day her mom learned she had a tumor of the brain. What followed over the next 8 years doctors described as a miracle for someone with Carmela Graustein’s cancer. [...]

2020-04-07T19:22:57-04:00April 7th, 2020|Arts & Culture|

Jaki Shelton Green Named N.C. Poet Laureate

Jaki Shelton Green was inducted North Carolina’s ninth Poet Laureate on Monday, Feb. 18, at a ceremony in the North Carolina State Capitol. Jaki Shelton Green is the first African American and the third woman to serve as the state’s ambassador for poetry and the spoken word. Green spoke and read two poems. [...]

2019-03-22T15:13:12-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, News & Information|

N.C. Museum of History – North Carolina & World War I

The North Carolina Museum of History will extend the North Carolina & World War I exhibit through May 27, 2019. North Carolina & World War I is a free, award-winning exhibit commemorating the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I and focuses on North Carolina’s role in the War to End All Wars on the western front in [...]

2019-03-22T14:57:20-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, News & Information|

N.C. Museum of History – The North Carolina Roots of Artist Ernie Barnes

The North Carolina Museum of History will extend The North Carolina Roots of Artist Ernie Barnes exhibit through May 27, 2019. The North Carolina Roots of Artist Ernie Barnes exhibit showcases many unpublished Ernie Barnes original paintings, as well as artifacts from his life. Barnes was born in Durham and attended Hillside High School and North Carolina College (now [...]

2019-03-22T14:56:42-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, News & Information|

Crooks Corner Book Prize

Deadline is May 15 for the Crooks Corner Book Prize. The prize is awarded for the best debut novel set in the American South. The prize is intended to encourage emerging writers, whether published by established publishing houses, by small independent publishers, or self-published. Crook’s Corner is a restaurant in Chapel Hill [...]

2019-03-22T13:46:58-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Arts & Culture, News & Information|
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