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Winston-Salem -- Tue., May 29, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Salem Band: ABC's of Music: School of Rock

Salem Band presents popular music from the 1950’s through the 1980’s. Find out how Rachmaninoff, Mendelssohn, and Glenn Miller fit into this fun program!

Salem Square (Old Salem). -- (336) 413-2180 musicdirector@salemband.org , http://www.salemband.org
Free

Southern Pines -- Tue., May 29, 2018 at 8:00 PM

North Carolina Symphony: A Night at the Oscars®

The Symphony rolls out the red carpet for an evening of Oscar®-winning hits from Hollywood's greatest film composers.

Lee Auditorium, Pinecrest High School. -- (919) 733-2750 , http://www.ncsymphony.org/
$

Durham -- Wed., May 30, 2018 at 10:15 AM ( Wed., May. 2, 2018 - Wed., May. 30, 2018 )

Regulator Bookshop: Preschool Story Time

Performed by Amy Godfrey

Join us for Preschool Storytime at The Regulator with Amy Godfrey. For ages 2-5; siblings, caregivers, and grandparents welcome.

Regulator Bookshop. -- regulatorevents@gmail.com, (919) 286-2700 , http://www.regulatorbookshop.com
Free

Flat Rock -- Wed., May 30, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., May. 25, 2018 - Sat., Jun. 9, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Clue: the Musical

Flat Rock Playhouse invites audiences to game night at the Mainstage with Clue: The Musical! The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical which brings the world’s best-known suspects to life. With all the family-friendly and interactive excitement of the Parker Brother’s board game, Clue:... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- (828) 693-0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$52 - $20

Chapel Hill -- Wed., May 30, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Carol Woods Retirement Center: Samuel Gold and James Rice

Performed by Samuel Gold, viola, and James Rice, piano

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

Charlotte -- Wed., May 30, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., May. 25, 2018 - Sun., Jun. 10, 2018 )

Theatre Charlotte: Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening, music by Duncan Sheik, book & lyrics by Steven Slater, based on the play by Frank Wedekind

Theatre Charlotte. -- (704) 376-3777 , http://www.theatrecharlotte.org
Adults $28; Seniors $23; Students $14; Children (12 and Under) $12

Carrboro -- Wed., May 30, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Mallarme Chamber Players: "Kaira Ba - Universal Love"

Performed by Diali Cissokho, kora; Jonathan Henderson, bass; Elizabeth Phelps, violin; Austin McCall, drums; Will Ridenour, percussion; John Westmoreland, guitar; Suzanne Rousso, viola

This high-energy musical mash-up combines West African traditional, funk, blues, and jazz with the additional of a classical string quartet.

ArtsCenter. -- 919.560.2788 , http://www.mallarmemusic.org/
$25

Flat Rock -- Wed., May 30, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., May. 25, 2018 - Sat., Jun. 9, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Clue: the Musical

Flat Rock Playhouse invites audiences to game night at the Mainstage with Clue: The Musical! The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical which brings the world’s best-known suspects to life. With all the family-friendly and interactive excitement of the Parker Brother’s board game, Clue:... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- (828) 693-0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$52 - $20

Durham -- Wed., May 30, 2018 at 8:15 PM ( Thu., May. 10, 2018 - Sat., Jun. 9, 2018 )

Manbites Dog Theater: Wakey, Wakey

“We’re here to say goodbye.” Our 31st season concludes with a beautiful, funny, and moving meditation on the sorrow and joy we accumulate on life’s journey, by one of the most remarkable and distinctive playwrights in American theater. Expect laughter. Expect tears. Expect celebration.   ... Read More
Triangle Premiere: May 10-June 9, 2018 Tickets on sale Monday April 2, 2018   Thursday, May 10 - Bargain Night: All tickets $5 Friday, May 11 - Opening Night and Reception

Manbites Dog Theater. -- (919) 682-3343 , http://manbitesdogtheater@gmail.com
Tickets on sale Monday April 2, 2018. Weekend Shows $20; Weeknight Shows $12; Military/Senior(62+) Discount $2 off regular tickets; Youth/Students $10 weekends, $6 weeknights.

Cary -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 2:00 PM

The Cary Theater: Loving Vincent

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

Flat Rock -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., May. 25, 2018 - Sat., Jun. 9, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Clue: the Musical

Flat Rock Playhouse invites audiences to game night at the Mainstage with Clue: The Musical! The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical which brings the world’s best-known suspects to life. With all the family-friendly and interactive excitement of the Parker Brother’s board game, Clue:... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- (828) 693-0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$52 - $20

Asheville -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Café String Quartet plays Michael Jefry Stevens

Monique Pinelli - Violin Elizabeth Terry - Violin Eric Scheider - Cello Amanda Tant - Viola with Michael Jefry Stevens on piano

Pack Library.
Free

Blowing Rock -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: To Spring From the Hand

A film documenting the life, work, and philosophy of artist Paulus Berensohn. From dancer, to pottery, to bookmaker, and educator, Paulus Berensohn was a light to all those who knew him. Following the film, Rebecca Plummer and Jon Ellenbogen of Barking Spider Pottery will lead a discussion. Rebecca and Jon were friends and... Read More
Free for museum members, $5 nonmembers.

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
$5

Wilmington -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Cameron Art Museum: CAM Cafe After Hours Jam

Performed by Manny “Mangroove” Santos, drummer/vocalist/conga; Jerald Shynett, piano; Natalie Boeyink, bass

Celebrate the final day of Membership Appreciation Month at CAM. Join us for music in the café with Mangroove, founded and led by drummer/vocalist/conga player Manny “Mangroove” Santos performing with Jerald Shynett on piano and Natalie Boeyink on bass. Full menu and half priced bottles of wine available. (CAM... Read More
Table reservations for diners only (910) 777-2363, bistros and standing room available for all others.

Cameron Art Museum. -- (910) 777-2363 , http://www.camcafe.org/
Free

Durham -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Regulator Bookshop: Bruce Jentleson

Performed by Bruce Jentleson

The Regulator Bookshop welcomes Bruce Jentleson, Duke University professor of public policy and political science, for a reading and signing of his new book, The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from Twentieth-Century Statesmanship. Jentleson showcases a wide range of national leaders as individuals and discusses... Read More

Regulator Bookshop. -- regulatorevents@gmail.com, (919) 286-2700 , http://www.regulatorbookshop.com
Free

Cary -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., May. 24, 2018 - Thu., May. 31, 2018 )

The Cary Theater: The Leisure Seeker

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

Raleigh -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., May. 31, 2018 - Sun., Jun. 10, 2018 )

NC State University Theatre: Deathtrap

A thrill-ride filled with twists and turns and shocks in such abundance you’ll be held spellbound until the very last moment. Directed by John C. McIlwee. Audio Described and Captioned: Friday, June 1
Season tickets on sale April 12 at 1:00 in person or by phone only; single tickets on sale May 1st at 1:00.

Titmus Theatre. -- (919) 515-1100 , http://www.arts.ncsu.edu
$

Raleigh -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., May. 11, 2018 - Sun., Jun. 3, 2018 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Blood Done Sign My Name

Blood Done Sign My Name, by Mike Wiley, adapted from the novel by Tim Tyson:  In this world premiere version, Mike Wiley brings to life the recollections of author Tim Tyson sur-rounding the 1970 murder of Henry “Dickie” Marrow in Oxford, NC, and the events that followed. Marrow, who was black, was chased... Read More
For mature audiences.

Raleigh Little Theatre Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. -- (919) 821-3111; boxoffice@raleighlittletheatre.org , http://raleighlittletheatre.org/
$

Charlotte -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., May. 25, 2018 - Sun., Jun. 10, 2018 )

Theatre Charlotte: Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening, music by Duncan Sheik, book & lyrics by Steven Slater, based on the play by Frank Wedekind

Theatre Charlotte. -- (704) 376-3777 , http://www.theatrecharlotte.org
Adults $28; Seniors $23; Students $14; Children (12 and Under) $12

Flat Rock -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., May. 25, 2018 - Sat., Jun. 9, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Clue: the Musical

Flat Rock Playhouse invites audiences to game night at the Mainstage with Clue: The Musical! The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical which brings the world’s best-known suspects to life. With all the family-friendly and interactive excitement of the Parker Brother’s board game, Clue:... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- (828) 693-0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$52 - $20

Durham -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 8:15 PM ( Thu., May. 10, 2018 - Sat., Jun. 9, 2018 )

Manbites Dog Theater: Wakey, Wakey

“We’re here to say goodbye.” Our 31st season concludes with a beautiful, funny, and moving meditation on the sorrow and joy we accumulate on life’s journey, by one of the most remarkable and distinctive playwrights in American theater. Expect laughter. Expect tears. Expect celebration.   ... Read More
Triangle Premiere: May 10-June 9, 2018 Tickets on sale Monday April 2, 2018   Thursday, May 10 - Bargain Night: All tickets $5 Friday, May 11 - Opening Night and Reception

Manbites Dog Theater. -- (919) 682-3343 , http://manbitesdogtheater@gmail.com
Tickets on sale Monday April 2, 2018. Weekend Shows $20; Weeknight Shows $12; Military/Senior(62+) Discount $2 off regular tickets; Youth/Students $10 weekends, $6 weeknights.

Cary -- Thu., May 31, 2018 at 9:30 PM

The Cary Theater: Loving Vincent

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

Charlotte -- Fri., Jun. 1, 2018 at 11:30 AM ( Fri., May. 25, 2018 - Sun., Jun. 10, 2018 )

Theatre Charlotte: Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening, music by Duncan Sheik, book & lyrics by Steven Slater, based on the play by Frank Wedekind

Theatre Charlotte. -- (704) 376-3777 , http://www.theatrecharlotte.org
Adults $28; Seniors $23; Students $14; Children (12 and Under) $12

Apex -- Fri., Jun. 1, 2018 at 4:30 PM ( Fri., May. 25, 2018 - Fri., Jun. 29, 2018 )

Apex Arts Council, Town of Apex Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department: Young Rembrandts Elementary Drawing

Learn skills to express your creativity in a nurturing and positive environment. Develops increased art ability for future artistic success.
Ages 6-12. Curriculum is designed to teach basic to advanced drawing skills, art techniques and vocabulary. Drawing is the bedrock skill required for future artistic success. Learn skills to express your creativity; all children can and should learn to draw. There will be new lessons each week, conducted in a positive and... Read More

Apex Community Center. -- (919) 249-3402 , http://www.apexnc.org/peakconnect
$120 - $105

Greenville -- Fri., Jun. 1, 2018 at 7:00 PM

The Music House: Cinematic Guitar Poetry

Performed by Hiroya Tsukamoto, acoustic guitar

Hiroya Tsukamoto is a one of a kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He began playing the five-string banjo when he was thirteen, and took up the guitar shortly after. In 1994, Hiroya entered The Osaka University and while at college in Japan, Hiroya was introduced to a musical and social movement in... Read More
Space is limited - reservations required! Suggested donations: $20 per concert, seniors $15, students $5.

The Music House. -- (252) 367-1892, themusichouse@suddenlink.net , https://www.facebook.com/The-Music-House-167355323288497/
Suggested donation $20 - $15