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Wilmington -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 10:30 AM

UNCW Presents: Make Trouble Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Each year, Make Trouble Runs a 5-week summer intensive that combines training with performing, for both college students and recent college graduates. Make Trouble invites 12-14 students to join them for a summer repertory ensemble. This year's ensemble will be performing Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream. This is a... Read More

Kenan Auditorium. -- (910) 962-3500 , https://uncw.edu/arts/series/fam.html
$5

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 10:30 AM ( Thu., Jan. 17, 2019 - Thu., Aug. 29, 2019 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Doodlebug Club

Preschool-age children and a parent/guardian are invited to Doodlebug Club -- a fun, educational art program focused on basic art skills.

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

Asheville -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM ( Sat., Jun. 8, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Playing with Sound Kids Workshop with Vicky Browne

Astound your friends and family by making simple yet annoyingly affecting noise machines. Ages 5-11 recommended

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org

Cary -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Sat., Jul. 13, 2019 - Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 )

The Cary Theater: Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy Blache

The Cary Theater. --  919-462-2051 , http://www.thecarytheater.com
$6

Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Elmer Gibson

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

Wilmington -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Cameron Art Museum: Cam Cafe: Smoky Dunes

Flatpicking and fingerpicking your favorite tunes. Full dinner menu and 1/2 price bottles of wine Thursday.

Cameron Art Museum. , http://www.cameronartmuseum.org
Free

Apex -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Halle Cultural Arts Center: Dumbo

Spend a fun-filled evening viewing a film in our cozy theatre. We set up tables and ONLY 80 chairs for this special event. Enjoy a slice or two of pizza while watching the movie. Additionally, bottled water, fruit, and dessert is included while you sit back and enjoy the show. 
TICKETS: $5/person OR $2/children 2 & under

Halle Cultural Arts Center. -- (919) 249-1120 , http://www.thehalle.org
$5 - $2

Charlotte -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM

JazzArts Charlotte, The Jazz Room: Muddy Waters

Performed by Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues

Mac Arnold and the Plate Full ‘o Blues plays Muddy Waters, bringing the foundation of blues, soul, and funk to this month’s JAZZ ROOM – one night only!   Every month, the JAZZ ROOM provides a casual and intimate setting with tables and a full bar, reminiscent of the classic jazz rooms of yesteryear. 
$16 in advance; $18 at the door.  $60 cabaret table for two.  Student and group discounts available.

Stage Door Theater. -- More information: 704-334-3900. Tickets: 704-372-1000 or http://www.blumenthalarts.org/ , http://www.thejazzarts.org/events
$60 - $16

Boone -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM

An Appalachian Summer Festival: apas and Tesla: An Evening of Chamber Music

Presented by Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts & Cultural Programs, this annual celebration of the performing and visual arts is held every July in venues across the university campus, and features an eclectic, diverse mix of music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film programming. An Appalachian Summer... Read More

Mark E. Ricks Athletics Complex. -- 828-262-4046 , http://www.appsummer.org
$65 - $5

Asheville -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Cage Shuffle

Performed by Paul Lazar

Cage Shuffle is a dance/theater solo performance by Paul Lazar featuring a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy, while simultaneously performing a complex choreographic score by Annie-B Parson. Cage’s humor, intellect and iconoclasm find expression adding dance to... Read More

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org
$15 - $10

Wilmington -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 17, 2019 - Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 )

Alchemical Theatre Company's Make Trouble: Timon of Athens

Timon is renowned for his hospitality, but when called upon to pay his debts, he must confront hard truths about the authenticity of human motivations. This production is performed and directed by Make Trouble, an actor training intensive and repertory company in Shakespeare, ensemble, and devising for university actors and... Read More
$10, showing at the SRO Theater. ... Read More

Cultural Arts Building, UNCW. -- (910) 962-3500
$10

Garner -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music: Lorraine's House Band: Cover Songs

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

Salisbury -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 - Sat., Jul. 27, 2019 )

Lee Street Theatre: Blithe Spirit

General tickets are $17.55 and student tickets are $10

Lee Street Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Tom and Martha Smith Event Center. -- (704) 310-5507 , http://www.leestreet.org
$17.55 - $10

Flat Rock -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jul. 11, 2019 - Wed., Jul. 18, 2029 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Separate Beds

This entertaining yet emotional story focuses on a decades-old marriage facing the unknown: an empty nest. Setting sail on a cruise to shake things up, two longtime spouses meet another couple who seems to have it all - romance, excitement, and spontaneity. But is the grass actually greener on the other side? Find out in this... Read More

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

Greensboro -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Eastern Music Festival: Guilford Symphony Orchestra

Performed by Guilford Symphony Orchestra; José-Luis Novo, conductor, Marika Bournaki, piano

FRANCK • Psyché et Eros SCHUMANN • Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54 RESPIGHI • Feste Romane

Dana Auditorium. -- 336-272-0160 , http://www.easternmusicfestival.org
$30 - $25

Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 10, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 21, 2019 )

Theatre Raleigh: I Am My Own Wife

Based on a true story, and inspired by interviews conducted by the playwright over several years, I am My Own Wife tells the fascinating tale of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a real-life German transvestite who managed to survive both the Nazi onslaught and the repressive East German Communist regime.
Recommended for ages 16+

Kennedy Theatre at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. , http://www.theatreraleigh.com
$

Durham -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 8:00 PM ( Tue., Jul. 16, 2019 - Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 )

American Dance Festival (ADF): A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham

Reynolds Industries Theater. , http://www.americandancefestival.org
$43 - $27

Davidson -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 - Sun., Jul. 28, 2019 )

Davidson Community Players: A Comedy of Tenors

One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? It’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century – as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife, Maria,... Read More
By Ken Ludwig Produced with special arrangement through Samuel French, INC Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Duke Family Performance Hall, Knobloch Campus Center, Davidson College. -- (704) 892-7953 , http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org
$29 - $15

Charlotte -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 8:15 PM

JazzArts Charlotte, The Jazz Room: Muddy Waters

Performed by Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues

Mac Arnold and the Plate Full ‘o Blues plays Muddy Waters, bringing the foundation of blues, soul, and funk to this month’s JAZZ ROOM – one night only!   Every month, the JAZZ ROOM provides a casual and intimate setting with tables and a full bar, reminiscent of the classic jazz rooms of yesteryear. 
$16 in advance; $18 at the door.  $60 cabaret table for two.  Student and group discounts available.

Stage Door Theater. -- More information: 704-334-3900. Tickets: 704-372-1000 or http://www.blumenthalarts.org/ , http://www.thejazzarts.org/events
$60 - $16

Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 8:30 PM

Raleigh Little Theatre: Bohemian Rhapsody

Movies in the Garden is a family-friendly event, showing movies that are rated G, PG and PG-13. Concessions (including cold adult beverages provided by Raleigh Brewing) will be available for purchase. Food trucks will be at each show. Please, no outside alcohol, as this is a city park, but feel free to bring... Read More
Free, no ticket required.

Stephenson Amphitheatre, Raleigh Little Theatre. -- (919) 821-3111 , http://www.raleighlittletheatre.org
Free

Raleigh -- Thu., Jul. 18, 2019 at 10:30 PM

Al Williams Band

The Point at Glenwood. , http://www.thepointatglenwood.com
$

Concord -- Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 ( Wed., May. 22, 2019 - Fri., Jul. 26, 2019 )

Cabarrus Arts Council: On Paper

Come see On Paper: a celebration of paper – prints, books and sculptures. Admission is free. Gallery Hours: M-F, 9-5. ... Read More
Art Walk & Artist Reception Friday, May 31, 6-9 pm, FREE Sponsored by WastePro Meet featured artists from our current exhibition, and then explore the booths of art vendors set up on the front lawn.

Cabarrus Arts Council.
Free

Charlotte -- Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: Fine Art Fridays: Mixed Media

Printmaking. Textiles. Watercolors. Mixed Media. Explore Black Contemporary Art world from America and beyond in these family-friendly daytime workshops in July. Fridays @ 11:00 AM (ages 6-18) and 2:00 PM (all ages)
Cost: General admission: $5; Groups of 10+: $3; Free for members

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- RSVP to 11:00am class (ages 6-18) RSVP to 2:00pm class (all ages) , http://www.ganttcenter.org
$5 nonmembers, $3 members

Asheville -- Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM ( Sat., Jun. 8, 2019 - Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Playing with Sound Kids Workshop with Vicky Browne

Astound your friends and family by making simple yet annoyingly affecting noise machines. Ages 5-11 recommended

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org

Charlotte -- Fri., Jul. 19, 2019 at 2:00 PM

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: Fine Art Fridays: Mixed Media

Printmaking. Textiles. Watercolors. Mixed Media. Explore Black Contemporary Art world from America and beyond in these family-friendly daytime workshops in July. Fridays @ 11:00 AM (ages 6-18) and 2:00 PM (all ages)
Cost: General admission: $5; Groups of 10+: $3; Free for members

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- RSVP to 11:00am class (ages 6-18) RSVP to 2:00pm class (all ages) , http://www.ganttcenter.org
$5 nonmembers, $3 members