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Black Mountain -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Jazz Brunch with Michael Jefry Stevens and Bronwyn Cronin

Performed by Michael Jefry Stevens, piano; Bronwyn Cronin, vocals

Roots and Fruits Market & Cafe. --

Raleigh -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 13, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

Carolina Ballet, Women's Theatre Festival: Goblin Market

Two proper Victorian sisters, both now grown women and mothers, return to their childhood nursery to relive the haunting memories of their youth. Magically, they are transported back to their girlhood, as their nursery becomes a woodland glen peopled by bizarre goblins who entice them with luscious fruits and promises of... Read More
Please note that the show is double cast. The Ciara/Joy or "CJ" Cast features Ciara Ellis as Laura and Joy Bryant as Lizzie. The Elizabeth/Jemeesa or "EJ" Cast features Elizabeth Galbraith as Laura and Jemeesa Yarborough as Lizzie. 7/13, 7pm (CJ Cast); 7/14, 1pm (CJ Cast), 7pm (EJ Cast); 7/15, 1pm (EJ Cast); 7/18, 7pm (EJ... Read More

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- ,

Greensboro -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Eastern Music Festival: EMF Open House

Performed by Eastern Chamber Players, EMF Faculty


Dana Auditorium. -- (336) 272-0160, Purchase Tickets ,

Cary -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

The Cary Theater: Bye Bye Germany (Es war einmal en Deutschland...)

The Cary Theater. -- 919-462-2051 ,

Davidson -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 29, 2018 )

Davidson Community Players: Steel Magnolias

Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. When Shelby, the prettiest girl in town, gets engaged, the joy and excitement of her wedding quickly turn to concern as she faces a risky pregnancy and a myriad of health... Read More
Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Duke Family Performance Hall, Knobloch Campus Center, Davidson College. -- (704) 892-7953 ,
Adults $29/$25; Seniors $27/$23; Students $18/$15

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 20, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

Spring Theatre: Disney's Newsies

Disney's Newsies: The Musical is the dynamic, rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy who dreams of a better life, far from the hardship of the streets. Based on the 1992 film Newsies, which in turn was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, this show has music by Alan Menken, lyrics by... Read More
​Directed & Choreographed By Erinn Diaz & Dan Beckmann Tickets on sale May 1, 2018.

Hanesbrands Theatre. -- (336) 528-5343 ,

Wilmington -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 20, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 29, 2018 )

Opera Wilmington, UNCW Presents: Die Fledermaus

Main Stage Theater, UNCW Cultural Arts Building. -- 910-962-3500 ,
$50 - $20

Brevard -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Brevard Music Center: Pines of Rome

Performed by Brevard Concert Orchestra; Ken Lam, conductor, Annelle Gregory, violin (1st place, 2017 Sphinx Competition)

An inspired afternoon infused with the sounds of Respighi’s four-movement tone poem for orchestra (depicting pine trees in four locations in Rome at different times of the day) and Waxman’s virtuoso showpiece (based on themes from the opera Carmen). Waxman: Carmen Fantasy Respighi: Pines of... Read More
Ticket holders may attend The PreConcert, a free recital in Thomas Hall, which begins one hour before the performance.

Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium. -- (828) 862-2100 ,

Raleigh -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 20, 2018 - Sun., Aug. 5, 2018 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Into the Woods

This epic musical is about wishes, family, and the consequences of the choices that we make. A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter familiar faces including Rapunzel, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and more enchanted fairy-tale creatures.

Raleigh Little Theatre Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. -- (919) 821-3111 ,

Carrboro -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 19, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

Cary Playwrights' Forum, OdysseyStage Theatre: NC 10 by 10

OdysseyStage Theatre teams up with Cary Playwrights’ Forum to present a new festival of ten-minute plays this summer: NC 10 by 10. Each group is producing five of the plays, with all ten being shown at each performance. The plays were picked from over six dozen submissions. Winning writers span the state, and their topics... Read More
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ArtsCenter. -- (919) 929-2787 ,
$18 - $10

Raleigh -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 13, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 29, 2018 )

North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre (NRACT): First Date

When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s... Read More

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre. -- (919) 866-0228, ,

Raleigh -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Wed., Jul. 11, 2018 - Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 )

Theatre Raleigh: Big Fish

Big Fish tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest. Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all his devoted wife, Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s... Read More

Kennedy Theatre at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. ,

Greensboro -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Directed by Mel Stuart. 1971. Rated G. 1 hour, 40 minutes.
This week is all about Food in Film. For a full schedule of our Summer Film Festival, click here!

The Crown at The Carolina Theatre. -- (336) 333-2605 ,
$7 - $6

Greenville -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM

The Music House: Gala Finale featuring Vivaldi’s Gloria

Performed by Jon Shaw and Carolyn Myers, sopranos; Jacques Snyman-Wieciech, countertenor; Leah Peroutka and John O’Brien, violins; Joey O'Donnell, viola; Christopher Nunnally, cello; Beverly Biggs, keyboard

Join us for the Gala Finale featuring the original chamber version of Vivaldi’s Gloria
Suggested $20 donation, $15 seniors, $5 students. Space is limited - reservations required!

Music House. -- (252) 367-1892,  ,
$20 - $15

Blowing Rock -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Wildflowers and Songbirds

Performed by Ken Frazelle, piano, and Jodi Barnes, voice

North Carolina composer Ken Frazelle and soprano Jodi Barnes, bring their Appalachian Songbook to BRAHM. Composer and pianist Ken Frazelle has achieved international recognition for his original works and performances. Their duet for piano and soprano will draw from Frazelle’s impressive catalog of original compositions,... Read More
Seating is firstcome, first served and the museum opens at 1 p.m. on Sundays during the summer. Each concert will have a brief intermission.

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 ,

Wilmington -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 5:30 PM

Mouth of Babes Theatre: Classical Greek Play

UNCW Commons Amphitheater. -- 910-962-3500 ,

Asheville -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Academy for the Arts: Summer Concert Series Fundraiser

Performed by Mountain Chamber Jazz Ensemble

Reception after concert. Fundraiser to benefit AFTA Scholarship Fund.
No cover charge, donations accepted.

First Baptist Church. -- 828-252-4781,

Aberdeen -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 6:45 PM

The Paco Band in Concert

Performed by The Paco Band

The Rooster's Wife. ,

Raleigh -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Ruggero Piano Company: Fourth Friday Concert

Ruggero Piano. -- (919) 839-2040 ,

Waynesville -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival: Fusion

Performed by Tesla String Quartet; Kathe Jarka, cello; Inessa Zaretsky, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 #5 Inessa Zaretsky: Sextet for piano 4 hands and string quartet (Premiere, commissioned by Lenore Fishman Davis) Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G minor Op.10
Season tickets- $100.00, Individual tickets - $25.00, Students free

First United Methodist Church. -- (828) 771-3050, ,

Boone -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 8:00 PM

An Appalachian Summer Festival, Appalachian State University: "Where in the World?" Part 2

Performed by Broyhill Chamber Ensemble

The Broyhill Chamber Ensemble and its international Reflections Series continues with Where in the World? Part 2, featuring two original works by Yousif Sheronick, who is performing as a percussionist.  The program also includes works by Joaquin Turina, Enzo Rao Camemi, Riad... Read More
$25 Adult; $22.50 Pick 5 Discount (10% off); $10 Student/Child; Free Child ticket (17 and under) with purchase of Adult ticket

Rosen Concert Hall. -- (800) 841-2787 or (828) 262-4046 ,
$22 - $10

Asheville -- Sun., Jul. 22, 2018 at 8:30 PM

Michael Jefry Stevens Jazz Combo

Performed by Michael Jefry Stevens, piano; Jeff Sipe, drums; Shannon Hoover, bass; Mike Barnes, guitar

Live broadcast by WNCW

The Funkatorium at Wicked Weed Brewing. --

Raleigh -- Mon., Jul. 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM ( Mon., Jul. 9, 2018 - Fri., Jul. 27, 2018 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: Summer Theatre Conservatory Sr.

STC Sr. is our intensive, three-week conservatory for high school students interested in rigorous, professional training. It involves classes in the mornings followed by rehearsals for a play in the afternoons (this year: Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice!)  Students will learn a wide variety of subjects and techniques in... Read More
$425 (due at time of your audition for the play). July 9th - July 28th, 2018; 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday.

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- (919) 834-4001, ,

Apex -- Mon., Jul. 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Halle Cultural Arts Center: The Good Dinosaur

Join us for free morning movies! Bring your own snacks. Reservations are not required and all youth must be accompanied by an adult.

Halle Cultural Arts Center. -- 919-249-1120 ,

Greensboro -- Mon., Jul. 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM ( Mon., Jul. 23, 2018 - Thu., Jul. 26, 2018 )

Carolina Theatre of Greensboro: Ratatouille

Directed by Brad Bird. 2007. Rated G. One hour, 51 minutes.
Each G-rated, family-friendly, animated Disney movie will be preceded by fun and trivia in The Crown.  To see the full Carolina Kids Club schedule, click here! Doors at 9:45am. Movie begins at 10:15am. Tickets are $5 and include a kids snack pack! 

The Crown at The Carolina Theatre. -- (336) 333-2605 ,