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Durham -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 12:00 PM

Ciompi Quartet, Duke University Department of Music: Lunchtime Classics

Performed by Ciompi Quartet

Bartók’s String Quartet No. 4

Goodson Chapel. , https://music.duke.edu
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 12:00 PM

North Carolina Symphony: All Strings

Performed by Michelle Di Russo, conductor

Elgar: Serenade for Strings Clarice Assad: Suite for Lower Strings Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 7

Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- 919-733-2750 , http://www.ncsymphony.org
$

Durham -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 4:00 PM

Duke Music: Siv Lie (University of Maryland) Lecture

The Ends of Silence: Romani Artists and Problems of Genocide Commemoration

Room 101, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building. , https://music.duke.edu
Free

Boone -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Watauga Arts Council: First Friday Art Exhibition Series featuring: Mark Edwards and Kwame Crawford

View (AND PURCHASE) work from TWO fantastic artists - Mark Edwards and Kwame Crawford. Drink and refreshments will be provided!
While our office is not the ideal art gallery, we will make the most of it by using it as an incubator for new exhibits. Experienced and Emerging artists will have opportunities to showcase their work, try new ideas, and display their work with artists of different mediums. We are excited about the first exhibit of the year... Read More

Watauga County Public Library. -- 377 Shadowline Drive Boone, NC 28607 info@watauga-arts.org 828)-2641789 , https://www.watauga-arts.org/

Charlotte -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art: Jazz for Lovers

Performed by Toni Tuppence

Featuring Toni Tuppence

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. , http://bechtler.org

Charlotte -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Middle C Jazz: A Night With 10-time #1 Contemporary Jazz Guitarist Adam Hawley

Performed by Adam Hawley

Adam Hawley has burst on to the scene as a celebrated and innovative artist, composer and band leader.   In addition touring as a leader, he has also played for Jennifer Lopez, Natalie Cole, Lalah Hathaway, The Manhattan Transfer, Gerald Albright, and recently appeared on American Idol in the house band to name a... Read More
Middle C Jazz has General Admission seating available on a first-come basis. Whether you’re a lifelong jazz listener or are curious about discovering new music, you’ll find a home at Middle C Jazz.  We bring artists from the mainstream, smooth, contemporary/emerging world, R&B/funk, and legend... Read More

Middle C Jazz. -- 300 South Brevard Street Charlotte, NC 28202 (704) 595-3311 , https://middlecjazz.com
GENERAL ADMISSION: $40.00 BABY GRAND MEMBER TICKETS: $32.00

Greensboro -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Music for a Great Space: Maharajah Flamenco Trio

The Maharajah Flamenco Trio is passionate about sharing with audiences the experience of flamenco and the intersections of culture, music, well-being, and creativity. Consisting of guitarist Silviu Ciulei, bassist David Cobb, and percussionist Ramin Yazdanpanah, the trio delivers a moving and dynamic expression of Flamenco Nuevo... Read More

Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art. , https://musicforagreatspace.org/events/94

Davidson -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jan. 27, 2023 - Sun., Feb. 5, 2023 )

Davidson Community Players, The Connie Company: Newsies, Jr.

Disney's Newsies JR. is a 60-minute version of the 2012 Broadway musical, based on the 1992 film. Inspired by the rousing true story of newsboys in turn-of-the-century New York City, Newsies JR. features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. When powerful... Read More
Tickets available online. Recommended for all ages; patrons under two are discouraged.

Armour Street Theatre. -- Birthday party packages are available.  Contact the box office for more details: 704-892-7953 or boxoffice@davidsoncommunityplayers.org , http://davidsoncommunityplayers.org
$14

Wilmington -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:00 PM ( Mon., Jan. 30, 2023 - Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 )

Historic Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts: Cinematique of Wilmington Film Series presents Aftersun

  At a fading vacation resort, 11-year-old Sophie treasures rare time together with her loving and idealistic father, Calum (Paul Mescal). As a world of adolescence creeps into view, beyond her eye Calum struggles under the weight of life outside of fatherhood. 
Cinematique of Wilmington, NC is a series of classic, foreign and notable films sponsored by WHQR Public Media and Historic Thalian Hall.

Main Stage, Thalian Hall. -- Physical Address 310 Chestnut Street Wilmington, NC 28401   Mailing Address PO Box 371 Wilmington, NC 28402   BOX OFFICE: 910.632.2285    1.800.523.2820   , https://www.thalianhall.org/
$9.63

Durham -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Duke Music: Daniel Seyfried with Sandra Cotton

Performed by Daniel Seyfried, piano; Sandra Cotton, mezzo-soprano; Simon Ertz, viola; Bonnie Thron, cello

Brahm's Late Style

Ernest W. Nelson Music Room. , https://music.duke.edu
Free

Boone -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country (ATHC): Ashley Heath & Her Heathens

Performed by Ashley Heath & Her Heathens, Ashes and Arrows

Asheville songwriter Ashley Heath has been winning over the hearts of Americana music lovers.  Currently on tour in support of her sophomore album "Where Hope Never Dies," Heath continues to deliver her signature blend of sultry blues and anthemic rock n' roll arrangements to clubs and festivals nationwide.   ... Read More
“LIVE @AppTheatre” returns in 2023 with a seven concert line-up during the winter months of January, February, and March on the Doc Watson Stage for Americana Music at the venerable landmark venue on King Street in downtown Boone, NC.

Appalachian Theatre. -- APPALACHIAN THEATRE OF THE HIGH COUNTRY  559 WEST KING STREET BOONE, NC, 28607 (828) 865-3000  OFFICE@APPTHEATRE.ORG , https://www.apptheatre.org/
In Advance - Reserved Seats: $15

Winston-Salem -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jan. 5, 2023 - Tue., Feb. 7, 2023 )

UNCSA: A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute: Orlando Paladino

Performed by James Allbritten, conductor Steven LaCosse, director

An opera in three acts, “Orlando Paladino” was Joseph Haydn’s most successful opera. A heroic comedy based on Ariosto’s epic poem, “Orlando Furioso,”“Orlando Paladino'' sees Angelica, queen of Cathay, and her lover, Medoro, flee to a remote castle to get away from Orlando, paladin... Read More

Stevens Center. -- University of North Carolina School of the Arts 1533 South Main St. Winston-Salem, NC 27127-2738 Box office336-721-1945 , https://www.uncsa.edu/performances/events/20230203-orlando-paladino.aspx
$20 Adult / $15 Student

Wilmington -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 - Sun., Feb. 19, 2023 )

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps (PSL): You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Performed by directed by Kevin Lee-Y Green, Techmoja Dance and Theatre Company

Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang explore life’s great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship. This delightful musical has won several awards over the years and is beloved by people of all ages. 
Pineapple-Shaped Lamps is a performance-based production company based in Wilmington, NC.   Techmoja Dance and Theatre Company is located in Willmington, NC and was founded by Kevin Lee-Y Green

Hannah Block Community Arts Center. , http://www.pslcomedy.com
$13.00 - $26.00

Raleigh -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 - Sun., Feb. 12, 2023 )

Aggregate Theatre Company: My Name Is Asher Lev [Raleigh]

Aggregate Theatre Company partners with Ridge Road Baptist Church and Jewish for Good to bring this timely play about creativity, calling, and community. My Name Is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner follows the journey of a young Jewish painter torn between his Hassidic upbringing and his desperate need to fulfill his... Read More
Other events: Live pre-show music each night from 6:45-7:30 PM (included in price of ticket). Doors open at 6:30 PM Saturday, February 4 @ 3:30 PM:  Discussion panel on "The Creative Process" - FREE Saturday, February 11 @ 3:30 PM:  Discussion panel on "The Idea of Calling" - FREE Talkbacks with the... Read More

Ridge Road Baptist Church. -- Trey Davis:  tdavis@rrbch.com; (919) 787-4423 Matthew Hager:  aggregatetheatre@gmail.com; (919) 279-5734 , http://rrbch.com/mosaic
$25

Chapel Hill -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 - Sat., Feb. 4, 2023 )

UNC Process Series:

Not In My House by Alejandro Rodriguez is a contemporary adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s final full-length play, House of Bernarda Alba. In Rodriguez’s version, the action is transposed to working-class Miami, and the titular matriarch is a recently exiled Cuban mother of five.   ... Read More

Swain Hall Black Box Theater. , http://processseries.unc.edu

Sanford -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jan. 19, 2023 - Sun., Feb. 5, 2023 )

Temple Theatre: Unnecessary Farce

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape. But there's some confusion as to who's in which room, who's being videotaped, who's taken the money, who's... Read More

Temple Theatre. , http://templeshows.org
$15

Greensboro -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro: Trauma, a CMB Studios Original

Not all veterans return home welcomed. Travis, an army veteran is faced with the harsh realities of returning home post combat to nothing. Travis encounters a new lifestyle haunted by the effects of abandonment in his post-combat emotional release through substance abuse. Travis’ wife, Kate played by Lindsay Kilgore,... Read More
Tickets are $25. A limited number of TRAUMA VIP Premiere Experience* tickets are $100. Ticket Commissions: A $5 processing fee and NC Sales tax will be added to each ticket. * TRAUMA VIP Premiere Experience includes a Meet & Greet in the Renaissance Room at the Theatre. This is a catered event with step and repeat... Read More

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro. , http://carolinatheatre.com
$25

Raleigh -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jan. 26, 2023 - Sun., Feb. 12, 2023 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: Mlima’s Tale

There’s a ghost on the Ivory Highway. It follows the tusk of an elephant across thousands of miles, over land and sea, and feels each hand it touches along the way. Who is culpable in this underground global market? Can we learn from Mlima’s Tale?  And will we care? Mlima’s Tale is directed... Read More

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. , http://burningcoal.org
$30

Raleigh -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Sat., Jan. 21, 2023 - Sat., Feb. 4, 2023 )

Honest Pint Theatre Co.: A Steady Rain

Performed by David Henderson as Joey and Ryan Brock as Denny; Directed by Susannah Hough

From playwright Keith Huff, the story of Denny and Joey, two of Chicago's less-than-finest — one's a racist bully, the other is a spineless drunk. In this uncompromising crime drama, the two beat cops confess to the misdeeds and mistakes that have tipped their lives into violent chaos. After a bitter street hustler... Read More
Ticket link Honest Pint Theatre Company is a professional theatre company established in 2013 and located in Raleigh, NC.

Theatre Raleigh Studio. -- Theatre Raleigh Studio 6638 Old Wake Forest Rd. Raleigh, NC 27616 (919) 832-9997  , https://www.onthestage.tickets/show/honest-pint-theatre-company/6386640066ccfc2aca543e08/
$25 general admission, $15 students

Salisbury -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 - Sun., Feb. 19, 2023 )

Piedmont Players Theatre: Into the Woods, JR

Be careful what you wish for, as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical. Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters — Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch... Read More
Piedmont Players Theatre, Inc., A non-profit 501(c)3, owns and operates both the historic Meroney Theater and the all-youth Norvell Theater in downtown Salisbury, NC.

The Norvell Theatre. -- 704-633-5471 213 S. Main Street Salisbury, NC 28144 , https://piedmontplayers.com/
$14-$16

Charlotte -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 - Sat., Feb. 4, 2023 )

Charlotte Symphony: Sibelius Symphony No. 5

Performed by Vinay Parameswaran, conductor; Alexandra Smither, soprano

"Remarkable" (The Nashville Scene) guest conductor Vinay Parameswaran takes the baton to lead Sibelius's evocative Symphony No. 5, and works by Gabriella Smith, Britten, and Still.   GABRIELLA SMITH Field Guide BRITTEN Les Illuminations STILL Poem for... Read More
Pre-Concert Talk Join Resident Conductor Christopher James Lees with guest conductor Vinay Parameswaran in the Wells Fargo Pre-Function Space at 6:30 pm for fascinating insight into the program.

Knight Theater. -- Charlotte Symphony Orchestra 128 S Tryon St Suite 350 Charlotte, NC 28202 Tickets: 704.972.2000      704.372.1000 Administration: 704.972.2003 , https://www.charlottesymphony.org
$86 - $19

Salisbury -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Feb. 2, 2023 - Sun., Feb. 5, 2023 )

Mythos: A Devised Work

Florence Bobby Corriher Theater.

Newton -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM

The Green Room Community Theatre: Casey Clark & Friends

Performed by Casey Clark, Robin Ruddy, Scott Southworth, Tim Waters

Casey Clark will be bringing 3 friends from Nashville to our stage. They are all talented singers/songwriters.

The Green Room Community Theatre. -- Old Post Office Playhouse 10 S. Main Ave. Newton, NC 28658 (828) 464-6128 , https://www.thegreenroomtheatre.org/tickets/
$20-$30

Charlotte -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 - Thu., Mar. 16, 2023 )

Charlotte Ballet: Innovative Works

  Innovation is unlimited in this fan-favorite series which includes two world premieres and the Charlotte premiere of our Artistic Director’s own work. We welcome for the first time Jennifer Archibald, founder and director of the Arch Dance Company in New York City and Cincinnati Ballet’s resident... Read More
Charlotte Ballet’s mission is to provide artistically excellent programming to diverse audiences in its home city of Charlotte, the Southeast region, and to the varied communities, it serves while on tour across the nation. Charlotte Ballet has received critical recognition nationally for excellence in programming,... Read More

Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance. -- 701 N. TRYON ST. CHARLOTTE, NC 28202 704. 372.0101 BOX OFFICE 704.372.1000 , https://charlotteballet.org/
$30-$89

Winston-Salem -- Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Feb. 3, 2023 - Sun., Feb. 12, 2023 )

Spirit Gum Theatre: Sex with Strangers

How far will you go to get what you want? Will you be the same person if you do? When twenty-something star sex blogger and memoirist Ethan tracks down his idol, the gifted but obscure forty-ish novelist Olivia, he finds they each crave what the other possesses. As attraction turns to sex, and they inch closer to getting what... Read More

Mountcastle Forum. , http://spiritgumtheatre.com