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Winston-Salem -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM

UNC School of the Arts: Focus on Chamber Music - Concert 1

The talented students of the School of Music present a program of traditional and contemporary chamber music works.

Watson Chamber Music Hall. -- (336) 721-1945 , http://www.UNCSA.edu/performances
Free

Charlotte -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 - Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 )

Opera Carolina: Bon Appétit!

Performed by Susan Nicely, mezzo-soprano

Julia Child famously introduced Americans to French cooking (and the joys of real butter and heavy cream) through her iconic cookbooks and Emmy Award-winning TV show. Bon Appétit!, based on two actual episodes of the show, is designed to be performed in a kitchen. In fact, it must be. The actress playing Child... Read More
Sung in English.

Johnson & Wales Demonstration Kitchen. -- (704) 332-7177 x113 , http://www.operacarolina.org/
$25

Durham -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Duke University Screen/Society: Sweet Bean

Cine-East: East Asian Cinema [Japan] - Sweet Bean (2015, 113 min, Japan, in Japanese w/ English subtitles, Color, DCP) directed by Naomi Kawase.

Griffith Film Theater. -- (919) 660-3031 , http://ami.duke.edu/screensociety/schedule
Free

Raleigh -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Feb. 21, 2017 - Sat., Feb. 25, 2017 )

Meredith College: Once Upon a Mattress

Jones Auditorium at Meredith College. -- (919) 760-2840; boxoffice@meredith.edu , http://meredith.edu/theatre
$

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Wake Forest University Music Department: Orchestra Concert Featuring the Concerto Competition Winners

Performed by Concerto Competition Winners: Sajant Anand & Kedi Zheng, flutes; JiaJun Shan, oboe; Jeremy Sexton, trumpet; Samantha Kridgen, mezzo soprano; John Gorelick, baritone; Lucy Zhou, piano; Sashank Sakamuri, cello; and Katie Scharf, violin

Brendle Recital Hall. -- (336) 758-5757 , http://www.wfu.edu/
Free

Chapel Hill -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Carol Woods Retirement Center: Merling Trio

Merling Trio

Auditorium, Carol Woods Retirement Community. -- 919-968-4511 , https://www.carolwoods.org/
Free.

Davidson -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 - Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 )

Davidson College Theatre Department: Middletown

Middletown, by Will Eno, is a deeply moving and quirky contemporary play exploring the universe of a small American town. The lives of its inhabitants intersect in strange and poignant ways, from here to outer space and everything between. Directed by Callan Gies '17.
Contains strong language and mature themes. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

The Barber Theatre, Cunningham Theatre Center. -- TICKETS: (704) 894-2135; INFORMATION: (704) 894-2912, anwadman@davidson.edu , http://www.davidson.edu/the-arts/theatre
General Admission $12; Seniors/Military/Faculty/Staff $10; Students (K-college) $6

Charlotte -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 - Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 )

UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture: The Children's Hour

A single lie, the power of innuendo, and the devastating legacy of the resulting small-town scandal: Lillian Hellman’s masterpiece captured the attention of the theatre world when it debuted in 1934 and has since become a classic of American drama. Its timeless themes of betrayal, honor, and quiet courage still resonate in... Read More

Anne R. Belk Theater, Robinson Hall. -- (704) 687-0878 , http://www.coaa.uncc.edu/
$19; $10; $8

Greensboro -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Feb. 16, 2017 - Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 )

UNC Greensboro School of Music, Theatre & Dance: Antigone

Performed by UNCG Theatre

Antigone, by Sophocles.  Directd by John Gulley - Oedipus has just passed away in Colonus, and Antigone and her sister decide to return to Thebes with the intention of helping their brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices, avoid a prophecy that predicts they will kill each other in a battle for the throne of Thebes.
February 16 @ 7:30 PM - Pay What You Can Preview Performance

Taylor Theatre. -- (336) 334-4392 , http://theatre.uncg.edu/
Adults $18; Students/Seniors/Groups $12; UNCG Students $9

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 - Sun., Mar. 5, 2017 )

Triad Stage: Having Our Say

Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years, by Emily Mann, adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delaney and A. Elizabeth Delaney with Amy Hill Hearth: What an amazing couple of ladies Sadie and Bessie Delaney are. Bound together by more than 100 years of life, love and laughter, they’re sharing their... Read More
February 22 & 23 - Preview Performances

Hanesbrands Theatre. -- (336) 272-0160; boxoffice@triadstage.org , http://triadstage.org/
$53-$10

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Feb. 16, 2017 - Sat., Feb. 25, 2017 )

UNC School of the Arts: The Man Mode

The Man of Mode, by George Etherege, directed by Guest Artist Jesse Berger:  Libertine or liberator? London’s leading rake wreaks hilarious havoc on high society in the original Restoration Comedy, with help from Sir Fopling Flutter, the first and greatest of the Restoration fops.

Catawba Theatre, Performance Place. -- (336) 721-1945 , http://www.UNCSA.edu/performances
Regular $18; Students with valid ID $15

Raleigh -- Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 at 8:30 PM

Neptune's Parlour: Free Improvised Music Series

Performed by Annalise Stalls, Donovan Cheatham, Kenny Phelps-McKeown, James Gilmore

Neptune's Parlour. -- (919) 896-7063
Free

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Miniature Landscape Painting with Rachael VanDyke

Join artist Rachael VanDyke to create your own miniature landscape painting on a square, smooth wood cradle. Rachael will share her tips for success in this unique format. All supplies are included: wood cradle, acrylic paints and brushes. Adults and teens of all experience levels are welcome.
Reservations required. Sign up deadline is February 15, 2017.

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099; jennifer@blowingrockmuseum.org , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/
Nonmembers $40; Members $35

Raleigh -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 6:00 PM

ARTS NC STATE: MANA - Beyond Belief

What do Elvis Presley's guitar and the Shroud of Turin have in common? This feature length documentary takes a whirlwind, five-continent tour from the sacred to the absurd, as a diversity of cultures and characters reveals a hidden dimension of the human mind. Roger Manley, director of NC State's Gregg Museum of Art &... Read More
This screening will be followed by Q&A time with Roger Manley.

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. -- (919) 513-1800; artsncstate@ncsu.edu , http://arts.ncsu.edu
Free

Greenville -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 - Fri., Feb. 24, 2017 )

Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival: "Quartet Classics"

Performed by The Cooperstown Quartet (Ara Gregorian, violin; Hye-Jin Kim, violin; Maria Lambros, viola; Michael Kannen, cello)

MENDELSSOHN     String Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 12 LEOS JANACEK     String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”  BEETHOVEN     String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59 No. 1

A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. -- (252) 328-6019; fourseasons@ecu.edu , http://ecu.edu/fourseasons
General $30; Students $10

Greenville -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 - Fri., Feb. 24, 2017 )

East Carolina University School of Music: Four Seasons Quartet Classics

Featuring the Cooperstown Quartet

A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. -- Tickets: (800) ECU-ARTS, (252) 328-4788; Information: (252) 328-6019 , http://www.ecu.edu/fourseasons
$

Charlotte -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 - Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 )

Opera Carolina: Bon Appétit!

Performed by Susan Nicely, mezzo-soprano

Julia Child famously introduced Americans to French cooking (and the joys of real butter and heavy cream) through her iconic cookbooks and Emmy Award-winning TV show. Bon Appétit!, based on two actual episodes of the show, is designed to be performed in a kitchen. In fact, it must be. The actress playing Child... Read More
Sung in English.

Johnson & Wales Demonstration Kitchen. -- (704) 332-7177 x113 , http://www.operacarolina.org/
$25

Cary -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 - Sat., Feb. 25, 2017 )

The Cary Theater, Town of Cary: Elle

The Cary Theater. -- (919) 462-2051 , http://thecarytheater.com
$5

Hickory -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Lenoir-Rhyne University: Reginald Dwayne Betts

Poet and criminal justice reform advocate, Reginald Dwayne Betts says one book completely changed his life: The Black Poets. At 16 he was arrested for carjacking and sentenced to nine years in prison. While he was in in solitary confinement, the anthology was slid under his cell door. The book opened up a world of... Read More

Belk Centrum. -- (828) 328-7234 , http://lr.edu/
Free and open to the public

Durham -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM

COMPANY: Echo

A visual and dance installation by Heather Gordon and Justin Tornow

21c Museum Hotel. -- (919) 307-7410; justin@justintornow.com , http://justintornow.com
$

Durham -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Duke University Screen/Society: On the Bride's Side

Documenting the Middle East - On the Bride’s Side (2014, 89 min, Italy, in Arabic and Italian w/ English Subtitles, Color, DVD) directed by Antonio Augugliaro, Gabriele del Grande, Khaled Soliman al Nassiry.

Richard White Auditorium/Lecture Hall. -- (919) 660-3031 , http://ami.duke.edu/screensociety/schedule
Free

Raleigh -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 - Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 )

Forest Moon Theater: Agnes of God

Agnes of God:  When a newborn child is found dead in a convent, a court psychiatrist must determine whether the nun accused of the crime is mentally fit to stand trial, with the question of the father’s identity hanging in the balance. Directed by Bob Baird.
Tickets available for purchase online at http://forestmoontheater.org

Sonorous Road Theatre. -- (919) 435-9458 , http://forestmoontheater.org
In Advance: Adults $15; Seniors/Students $13; Day of Show: $3 Additional

Davidson -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Feb. 22, 2017 - Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 )

Davidson College Theatre Department: Middletown

Middletown, by Will Eno, is a deeply moving and quirky contemporary play exploring the universe of a small American town. The lives of its inhabitants intersect in strange and poignant ways, from here to outer space and everything between. Directed by Callan Gies '17.
Contains strong language and mature themes. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

The Barber Theatre, Cunningham Theatre Center. -- TICKETS: (704) 894-2135; INFORMATION: (704) 894-2912, anwadman@davidson.edu , http://www.davidson.edu/the-arts/theatre
General Admission $12; Seniors/Military/Faculty/Staff $10; Students (K-college) $6

Winston-Salem -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Wake Forest University Music Department: Orchestre National de Lyon

One of the oldest and most respected orchestras in France, Orchestre National de Lyon will perform a program featuring works by Ravel, Berlioz's Symphony Fantastique, and violinist Gil Shaham's signature work, the violin concerto by American composer Samuel Barber.
6:40 PM - Pre-concert talk

Wait Chapel. -- (336) 758-5757 , http://www.wfu.edu/
Admission charged to the general public; Free for Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff

Greensboro -- Thu., Feb. 23, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Feb. 16, 2017 - Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 )

UNC Greensboro School of Music, Theatre & Dance: Antigone

Performed by UNCG Theatre

Antigone, by Sophocles.  Directd by John Gulley - Oedipus has just passed away in Colonus, and Antigone and her sister decide to return to Thebes with the intention of helping their brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices, avoid a prophecy that predicts they will kill each other in a battle for the throne of Thebes.
February 16 @ 7:30 PM - Pay What You Can Preview Performance

Taylor Theatre. -- (336) 334-4392 , http://theatre.uncg.edu/
Adults $18; Students/Seniors/Groups $12; UNCG Students $9