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Chapel Hill -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 4:00 PM
For UNC Parking information, click HERE.Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall. -- (919) 962-1039 , http://music.unc.edu/event/unc-jazz-combos-alexis-cole-vocalist/
Raleigh -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM
In partnership with the Counseling Center, the State Chorale performs works about depression and by victims of suicide.
Apex -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM
The Hill Country Cosmopolitans hail from Hillsborough, North Carolina. There’s Jerry Renshaw at center stage on guitar and vocals, Jim Gilliam on bass and vocals, and Robert Striegler on guitar and vocals. Bringing a touch of Texas to North Carolina, their repertoire includes lots of old country and swing standards all... Read More
Charlotte -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM
If “American Idol” or “The Voice” had an equivalent in the world of opera, it would surely be the Marcello Giordani International Vocal Competition, which Opera Carolina will host from April 24 through 28. Following three days of preliminary rounds for up to 100 contestants, three finalists will be... Read More
Greensboro -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Apr. 20, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 30, 2017 )
In the Red and Brown Water, by Tarell Alvin: Oya is a promising track star who misses her opportunity at a college scholarship to take care of her ailing mother, she displaces her desires into a pair of stormy romances and an increasingly unhealthy obsession with pregnancy. She fails to have a baby,... Read More
Asheville -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 24, 2017 - Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 )
A twice-monthly magic variety show. The show continues through the year on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month, and features storytellers, singers, jugglers, and magicians.
Raleigh -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Bach: Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4; Bach: Cantata 137, "Praise the Lord, the Mighty King"; Bach: Motet 230, "Praise the Lord, all ye nations"; Bach: "We thank you God," BWV 29
Davidson -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 - Sun., May. 7, 2017 )
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Jr.: Follow enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy.
Holly Springs -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM
If you’ve ever been in love, then you’ve heard the name All-4- One and their timeless songs “I Swear,” “I Can Love You Like That,” “So Much In Love,” “ I Turn To You,” “These Arms,” “Beautiful As You,” and much more.
Hickory -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Apr. 27, 2017 - Sat., Apr. 29, 2017 )
The production features six short, one-act plays written, directed, and produced by LRU Theatre students during this semester’s Script Writing class. Plays include "Victoria" by senior Katherine Minton; "The Packaged Cult" by sophomore Matt Josten; "Tommy’s Got a Gun" by... Read More
This production is intended for a mature audience due to adult language and content.
Raleigh -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Apr. 21, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 30, 2017 )
James and the Giant Peach, from the book by Roald Dahl and dramatized by Richard R. George: When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion, which results in a tremendous peach. The peach launches James on a journey of enormous proportions. He finds himself... Read More
April 30 @ 5:00 PM - This performance will be audio described for the visually impaired
Charlotte -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM
By weaving personal stories of the local African-American experience and historical context provided by Brenda Tindal, staff historian at the Levine Museum, with musical selections from Bach to Bill Withers, the Symphony and its partners aim to provide the community with a shared experience addressing issues of discrimination... Read More
Chapel Hill -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Apr. 26, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 30, 2017 )
Mr. Joy, by Daniel Beaty: A Harlem community takes stock when a Chinese immigrant’s shoe repair shop curiously doesn’t open one morning. An array of customers including indomitable 11-year-old Clarissa and “gangsta granny” Bessie come to realize what the shop owner has meant to their lives.
Post-show discussion with the creative artists and expert panelists to follow each performance.
Chapel Hill -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Apr. 5, 2017 - Sat., Apr. 29, 2017 )
My Fair Lady, book and lyrics by Alan J. Lerner, music by Fred Loewe: Be transported by glorious music and cheer Eliza on as she grabs her chance for reinvention, breaking barriers and changing the lives of Henry Higgins and everyone she meets along the way.
March 20 @ 7:00 PM - Meet the Doolittles at “In the Wings,” presented by PlayMakers and the Durham County Library. Mia Pinero (Eliza Doolittle) and Gary Milner (Alfred Doolittle) are scheduled to discuss the play at the South Regional branch, 4505 S. Alston Ave., Durham March 29 @ 6:30... Read More
Durham -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Sun., Apr. 2, 2017 - Sun., May. 7, 2017 )
The Ward Theatre Company’s latest original creation, Revival, is best described as a “cultural and musical collage.” The production is set in Appalachia circa 1959 and is performed by ten ensemble members at a fast clip with the emotional fervor of a deep woods jamboree.
Raleigh -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Eric Hale, baritone; Sue Timmons, piano
Dieter's Prayer by Amanda McBroom
The Celestial String Quartet of the North Carolina Chamber Music Institute (Ingrid Chien and Natasha Pasui, violins; John Holley, viola; Michael Corts, cello)
Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11 by Antonio Vivaldi
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Hickory -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM
In celebration of the ninety-fifth season of bands at Lenoir-Rhyne University, the 70-member Wind Symphony will present its spring concert. The program includes The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, a new work by James Stephenson; Frank Ticheli's An American Elegy; Rimsky-Korsakov's Procession... Read More
Charlotte -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Apr. 27, 2017 - Sat., Apr. 29, 2017 )
Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte’s literary masterpiece, is a passionate story of love and revenge boldly adapted into a ballet by Associate Artistic Director Sasha Janes. Wuthering Heights opens with a performance of contemporary choreographer Alonzo King’s MAP
Chapel Hill -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM
Directed by Brent Wissick.
For UNC Parking information, click HERE.
Raleigh -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 - Sat., Apr. 29, 2017 )
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 “The Great”
Flat Rock -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 21, 2017 - Sat., May. 13, 2017 )
This show full of the music of Leiber and Stoller hopes to have you tapping your toes and dancing in the aisles with such hits as "On Broadway," "Stand by Me," "Jailhouse Rock," "Yakkity Yak," and "I Am Woman."
Cary -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 8:00 PMThe Cary Theater. -- (919) 462-2051 , http://www.sixstringpresents.com
Raleigh -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 30, 2017 )
In exotic Ceylon, two handsome pearl divers compete for the love of the same mysterious woman, but she has eyes for only one of them. The Pearl Fishers, from the composer of Carmen, features an evening’s full of great melodies, including one of opera’s most popular duets. NCO Artistic... Read More
Durham -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM
Music by Beethoven
Winston-Salem -- Fri., Apr. 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Apr. 19, 2017 - Sun., Apr. 30, 2017 )
And So We Walked: An Artist's Journey Along the Trail of Tears, by DeLanna Studi: A contemporary Cherokee woman goes on a six-week, 900-mile journey with her father along the Trail of Tears in search of her heroic self. Through this personal odyssey, DeLanna Studi’s sense of identity—both as a... Read More
April 19 & 20 - Preview Performances