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Apex -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 9:30 AM ( Tue., Mar. 12, 2019 - Thu., Mar. 21, 2019 )

Town of Apex Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department: Wee-Kiddie Camp

A camp for preschoolers and kingergartners. Perfect for the younger generation of Fun Days campers. Join us for arts & crafts, games, gym play, songs, and more! Bring a snack and drink. Wee-Create instructs.
Ages 3-5. Fees: $39 for Apex residents, $54 for non-residents. March 12 & 14, or March 19 & 21, 9:30am - 12pm.

Apex Community Center. -- 919-249-3402 , http://www.apexnc.org/programguide
$54 - $39

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Coffee with the Curator: Outsiders: The Inside Story of Folk Art

At this session of Coffee with the Curator, we will be viewing pieces of art that are strongly influenced by the traditions and material culture of rural North Carolina communities. Many of the artists have faced extreme adversity and have relied heavily on their religious faith and creative impulses to get by. The common... Read More
Please join us and take a walk through the galleries with the Curator and get a behind-the-scenes look into Outsiders: The Inside Story of Folk Art. After the tour, guests are invited to converse and pose questions while enjoying complimentary coffee from Hatchet Coffee Co. and cookies courtesy of Appalachian... Read More

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). --  (828) 295 - 9099  , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
$5 nonmembers, free for members

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 3:30 PM ( Tue., Jan. 15, 2019 - Tue., Mar. 26, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Afternoon Art Club

Children ages 6 - 10 are invited to join us for creative art-making activities through a variety of media, from watercolor to clay.

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (New Address). -- RSVP: jennifer@blowingrockmuseum.org , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org

Apex -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 6:30 PM ( Tue., Mar. 5, 2019 - Tue., Apr. 23, 2019 )

Town of Apex Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department: Essentials of Digital Photography

Performed by Scott Scala

Learn the basic principles of photography and advanced techniques used to create professional looking photographs. Instructed by photographer Scott Scala. Ages 14 and up.
8 week class, held every Tuesday from 6:30-7:30pm. Fees: $88 Apex residents, $103 nonresidents.

Apex Community Center. -- 919-249-3402 , http://www.apexnc.org/peakconnect
$103 nonresident, $88 resident

Durham -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Regulator Bookshop: Lucia Peel Powe

The Regulator welcomes Lucia Peel Powe for a reading and signing of her new book, You Can Take It With You: A Southern Grandma Spills the Beans about Growing Up (And, Consequently, Growing Old) in the South. In You Can Take It With You, join Lucia Peel Powe on her long and colorful life as she travels from... Read More

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

Flat Rock -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Blue Ridge Community College, Blue Ridge Community Concert Series: Hamilton Tescarollo

 Beethoven: Waldstein Sonata, Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2; Schumann: Scenes from Childhood
$10 general, $5 all students.

Thomas Auditorium, Sink Building, Blue Ridge Community College Henderson County Campus. --  Kevin Ayesh at 828-694-1860, kevina@blueridge.edu. , http://www.blueridge.edu
$10, $5 students

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Mar. 15, 2019 - Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 )

Piedmont Opera: The Elixir of Love

Production sponsors for The Elixir of Love include Arbor Acres (title sponsor), The Arts Council of Winston-Salem /Forsyth County, the North Carolina Arts Council, Raffaldini Winery and Parkway Lincoln Ford. Stage Director, Cara Consilvio; Conductor, James Allbritten; Lighting Designer, Norman Coates

Stevens Center. -- 336.725.7101 , http://www.piedmontopera.org
$20+

Greensboro -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Sun., Mar. 10, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 31, 2019 )

Triad Stage: Two Trains Running

Stand up for what’s right and experience the genius of August Wilson.  It’s 1969 in the Hill District of Pittsburgh.   The city plans big for what they call urban renewal but Memphis Lee’s diner stands in the way.   He and his customers fight for survival on the precipice of enormous change.... Read More
Technically Talking: Tuesday, March 12 @ approx. 9:30 pm (immediately following 7:30 pm show) InSight with Hilda Willis: Sunday, March 17 @ approx. 4:30 pm (immediately following 2 pm show) Pay What You Can Nights: Tuesday, March 19 @ 7:30 pm, and Wednesday, March 20 @ 7:30 pm PreText: Pre-show discussion... Read More

Triad Stage at The Pyrle Theater. -- (336) 272-0160 , https://triadstage.org/performance/278/two-trains-running
$

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM

UNC School of the Arts: Heavenly Trombones

Performed by UNCSA Trombone Studio; John Ilika, director

The glorious tones of low brass will resonate throughout Watson Hall on a concert featuring everything from Bach to contemporary composers. Don’t miss this performance of the UNCSA Trombone studio, led by UNCSA Professor and NC Symphony  Principal Trombone, John Ilika.

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

Pembroke -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM

UNC Pembroke: Guest Artist Recital: Thomas Burge, trombone

To view a UNC Pembroke campus map, click HERE.

Moore Hall. -- (910) 521-6230 , http://www.uncp.edu/music/
Free

Garner -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Mar. 12, 2019 - Tue., Mar. 26, 2019 )

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music: Bluegrass Jam Session

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music. , http://www.lorrainescoffeehouse.com
Free

Asheville -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Asheville Chamber Music Series: Takács String Quartet and Garrick Ohlsson

Performed by Edward Dusinberre and Harumi Rhodes, violin; Geraldine Walther, viola; András Fejér, cello, Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76 No. 1 Mendelssohn: String Quartet, Op. 80 Amy Beach: Piano Quintet in F-sharp minor, Op. 67
$42, $5 under age 25.

Diana Wortham Theatre. -- 828-575-7427, support@AshevilleChamberMusic.org , http://www.ashevillechambermusic.org
$42 - $5

Durham -- Tue., Mar. 19, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Duke University Department of Music: Duke Chorale Spring Tour Concert

Performed by Rodney Wynkoop, director

Diverse selection from Renaissance pieces to contemporary works, including American folk songs and spirituals,from the Chorale’s spring break tour to California.

Baldwin Auditorium. -- 919-660-3300, duke-music@duke.edu , https://music.duke.edu/events
Free.

Durham -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 10:15 AM ( Wed., Mar. 6, 2019 - Wed., Mar. 27, 2019 )

Regulator Bookshop: Preschool Story Time

Performed by Amy Godfrey, reader

Join us for Preschool Storytime at The Regulator with Amy Godfrey every Wednesday from 10:15 a.m. -- 10:45 a.m. (For ages 2ish to 5ish; siblings are welcome) Free! About our Storyteller: Amy Godfrey loves telling stories. Whether on the ground in a traditional storytime or in the air with her aerial storytelling troupe, she... Read More

Regulator Bookshop. -- 919-286-2700; RegulatorEvents@gmail.com
Free

Durham -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Duke University Department of Music: Student Chamber Music Showcase - CANCELLED

Presented in association with Duke University Libraries This event has been cancelled per Duke Music Department on March 6.

Holsti Room, Rubenstein Library. -- 919-660-3300, duke-music@duke.edu , https://music.duke.edu/events
Free

Durham -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 12:30 PM ( Wed., Mar. 6, 2019 - Wed., Apr. 17, 2019 )

American Dance Festival: Alexander Technique in Motion

Performed by Glenna Batson

This class is designed for those wanting to put a potent pause in a busy day. The class will draw from the Alexander Technique, an approach to transforming bodily stress into movement ease. You’ll gain an understanding of how brain and body work together by applying unique ways of moving mindfully on the floor, sitting,... Read More
$15 drop-in, $60 for the full series.

Broad St. Studios. -- 919-797-2871 , http://www.americandancefestival.org
$60 - $15

Apex -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 5:45 PM ( Wed., Feb. 27, 2019 - Wed., Apr. 3, 2019 )

Town of Apex Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department: Ballet & Contemporary Dance Classes

Performed by Instructor Desiree Perfetti

Suitable for beginners but specifically designed for those with expectations for a fast pace and more advanced dance form and artistry. Classical ballet technique and steps, leaps, turns and contemporary combinations will be covered.
Please wear appropriate dance attire for freedom of movement. Hair should be worn up and out of the face. Desiree Perfetti instructs. Limited to 10 participants. Ages 8-12. Feb 27 - Apr 3, Wednesdays 5:45 - 6:45pm.

Apex Community Center. , http://www.apexnc.org/peakconnect
$63 - 48

Asheville -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Asheville Choral Society: Time in a Bottle: The Mozart Effect

Performed by Tempus

This unique performance, featuring the ACS's select vocal ensemble, Tempus, and part of this year's Asheville Amadeus Festival, includes music of living composers, like "My Very Own" by Susan LaBarr, and the mesmerizing "Ave Maria" by Mark Butler. Also featured: Mozart’s Laudamus Te and a few of his... Read More
$25 Adults, $10 Students.  Prices include sales tax of 7% and processing fee.

The Funkatorium at Wicked Weed Brewing. -- (828) 367-7350 , https://ashevillechoralsociety.org/
$25 - $10

Raleigh -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse: Andy Paolantonio

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse. , http://www.brasasteakhouse.org
Free

Chapel Hill -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Carol Woods Retirement Center: Sophie Wang and Huixian Wu

Performed by Sophie Wang and Huixian Wu, piano

Auditorium, Carol Woods Retirement Community. -- 919-918-3372 , http://www.carolwoods.org
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 24, 2019 )

NC State University Theatre: A Good Little Rain

An Open Door Series production. A young woman searches for meaning in mental illness, explorations of sexuality, and the loss that comes with the chronic illness of her mother. Michelle struggles with depression and anxiety, her distorted self-image at the core of her battle in this memory play by 2018 Arts NC State Creative... Read More

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. -- 919-515-1100 , http://www.go.ncsu.edu/goodlittlerain
$10 - $6, plus applicable taxes and fees

Greensboro -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Sun., Mar. 10, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 31, 2019 )

Triad Stage: Two Trains Running

Stand up for what’s right and experience the genius of August Wilson.  It’s 1969 in the Hill District of Pittsburgh.   The city plans big for what they call urban renewal but Memphis Lee’s diner stands in the way.   He and his customers fight for survival on the precipice of enormous change.... Read More
Technically Talking: Tuesday, March 12 @ approx. 9:30 pm (immediately following 7:30 pm show) InSight with Hilda Willis: Sunday, March 17 @ approx. 4:30 pm (immediately following 2 pm show) Pay What You Can Nights: Tuesday, March 19 @ 7:30 pm, and Wednesday, March 20 @ 7:30 pm PreText: Pre-show discussion... Read More

Triad Stage at The Pyrle Theater. -- (336) 272-0160 , https://triadstage.org/performance/278/two-trains-running
$

Charlotte -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Mar. 14, 2019 - Sat., Apr. 6, 2019 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: The Great Beyond

Commissioned by ATC, and part of the two play collaboration with Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, this original work by acclaimed playwright Steven Dietz explores the questions around a family tragedy and how it impacts the survivors.  The work stands alone, but is completed by CTC’s production The Ghost of... Read More
Pay What You Can Night 3/14, 7:30pm Previews 3/15 and 3/16, 8:00pm Opening Night: 3/20, 7:30pm

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte. -- (704) 342-2251 , http://www.atcharlotte.org
$

Raleigh -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Empress Room: Ed Stephenson

Empress Room. , http://www.empressroomraleigh.com
Free

Southern Pines -- Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 at 8:00 PM

North Carolina Symphony: From Classical to Broadway

Performed by North Carolina Symphony; Wesley Schulz, conductor

Share great moments in music with classical gems including Strauss' famous "Blue Danube" waltz and selections from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, along with Broadway hits including selections from The Phantom of the Opera and South Pacific
Pre-concert Talk in Pinecrest High Band Room at 7pm.

Lee Auditorium, Pinecrest High School. -- 919.733.2750, Tickets , https://www.ncsymphony.org/events/186/from-classical-to-broadway/
$46 - $18