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Events for Sat., Oct. 16, 2021


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Greenville -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM

East Carolina University School of Music: Octubafest

Face coverings required until further notice.     

A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. -- 252-328-6851 , https://music.ecu.edu/
FREE

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM

United Strings of Color: Ijapa and Mr. Igbin

Ijapa and Mr. Igbin, an original score based on the Yoruba folktale The Tortoise and the Wisdom of the World, tells the story of a young tortoise and his adventures as he seeks to be the wisest animal. Voice-over actor, Henry O. Lovett, speaking the narration, and art work from Corneille Little's Poe... Read More

SECU Auditorium. , https://ncartmuseum.org/events-and-exhibitions/events-calendar/
FREE, registration required

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Artfolios: Grand Opening Celebration

Meet with artists and shop various collections while enjoying violin and cello music performed by Susan C. Perkins and Lauren Shriver. At 2pm there will be remarks by Carrie Leigh Dickey, Owner and Visionary of Artfolios, and a toast to Artfolios by Katie Hall, Chief Advancement Officer for the Arts Council of Winston-Salem... Read More

Current on 4th. -- 336-971-8957 , https://www.artfolios.shop/

Flat Rock -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Oct. 8, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 31, 2021 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Autumn at the Opry

The show revels in country classics, contemporary country classics, blues, and rock. Mix in the stunning musicians and vocalists the Playhouse is known for like Ben, Nat, Eric, Katie …all of them. Pickin’ was a hand-clappin’, foot-stompin’ hit in 2018 and we’re confident Autumn at the Opry... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- Box office: 828.693.0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$35 - $60

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Oct. 14, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 17, 2021 )

William Peace University: The Wolves

A winner of the 2017 Obie Award for ensemble work, the play chronicles five eventful weeks in the life of a high school girls’ soccer team, whose members deal with their own issues and relationships while learning to come together as a team. 

Leggett Theatre at William Peace University. , https://wputheatre.ticketleap.com/the-wolves
$5 - $15

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 3:00 PM

United Strings of Color: Ijapa and Mr. Igbin

Ijapa and Mr. Igbin, an original score based on the Yoruba folktale The Tortoise and the Wisdom of the World, tells the story of a young tortoise and his adventures as he seeks to be the wisest animal. Voice-over actor, Henry O. Lovett, speaking the narration, and art work from Corneille Little's Poe... Read More

SECU Auditorium. , https://ncartmuseum.org/events-and-exhibitions/events-calendar/
FREE, registration required

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 6:00 PM

North Carolina Opera: 2021 Opera Gala

Join the NC Opera for a delicious dinner, dancing to Sidecar Social Club, and an amazing selection of live and silent auction items. Silent auction bidding will begin online in September. Valet parking will be provided. Black Tie Optional.

Mitchell-Casteel. -- info@ncopera.org , https://www.ncopera.org/2021-opera-gala/
$250

Durham -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 6:00 PM

American Dance Festival (ADF): Raphael Xavier's The XCOPE

Raphael Xavier’s ADF-commissioned version of The Xcope is a performance combining live music and electronic technology with hip-hop aesthetics that include Breaking, poetry, spoken word, and rap cadences with an improvisational and intuitive approach. The Xcope embodies the experiences of the... Read More

Nasher Museum of Art. , http://americandancefestival.org
$15

Charlotte -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Oct. 15, 2021 - Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 )

JazzArts Charlotte: Melissa Morgan sings the music of Billie Holiday

Vocalist Melissa Morgan, known for her retro, gritty tone evocative of classic jazz stylings of the past, reimagines ‘Lady Day’, one of her greatest influences. The JAZZ ROOM provides a casual and intimate setting with tables and a full bar, reminiscent of the classic jazz rooms of yesteryear.

Stage Door Theater. , https://www.thejazzarts.org/
$20 advance, $25 at the door.

Fayetteville -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:15 PM ( Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 - Sat., Oct. 23, 2021 )

Sweet Tea Shakespeare: McLit

Imagine that the writer, director, and actors of Macbeth know the story they want to tell, but get lost at a frat party on their way to the show. Full of Shakespeare, drinking games, improv, lively music, and heart, our LIT series mashes up hot take The Scottish Play with a cameo from your local discount burger joint.... Read More

Paddy's Irish Pub. , https://sweetteashakespeare.com/
$10 - $25

Newton -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 15, 2021 - Wed., Nov. 24, 2021 )

The Green Room Community Theatre: Dial M for Murder

Tony married his wife, Margot, for her money, and now he plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder…until everything goes wrong. In a scene of incredible suspense, an inspector from Scotland Yard and a young man in love with the wife trap the husband into revealing the truth.  
Box Office Hours are Wednesday through Friday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm. 

The Green Room Community Theatre. -- Box Office: (828) 464-6128 , https://www.thegreenroomtheatre.org/

Charlotte -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 15, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 17, 2021 )

Charlotte Symphony: The Four Seasons

Performed by Christopher Warren-Green, conductor; Paul Huang, violin

A concert featuring works by some of Italy’s most celebrated composers, including Vivaldi’s beloved The Four Seasons. 
**Vivaldi’s Four Seasons will replace the previously announced Russian Masters program to accommodate a reduced orchestra and allow for additional spacing onstage for wind and brass players who are unable to be masked.

Knight Theater. --  704-972-2000 , https://www.charlottesymphony.org/
Starting at $24

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 8, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 24, 2021 )

Justice Theater Project: Every Brilliant Thing

Drawing on warmth, hope, and gentle humor, the play addresses the effects of depression and suicide, as experienced by son and playwright Duncan Macmillan, who was inspired to brighten his mother’s days by writing post-it notes with the brilliant things that make life worth living, such as, ice cream or water fights. Never... Read More
Special discussion events take place before and after shows on the following dates: Oct. 9th and 16th at 6:30pm Oct. 23 at 9:00pm

The Justice Theater Project. , http://www.thejusticetheaterproject.com.
$23/adults, $20/senior, military, groups of 10+, $5/student, educator.

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Oct. 7, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 24, 2021 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: I and You

I and You by Lauren Gunderson will be directed by London-based director Lucy Jane Atkinson. It concerns a young teenager, Caroline, who is housebound with a debilitating illness. Forced to stay home there in Raleigh, NC while the world spins ever on around her, she is growing increasingly bored, angry, and... Read More

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. , http://www.burningcoal.org
$25 general admission, $20 for seniors (65+), $15 (students, teachers, active military)

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 1, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 17, 2021 )

Theatre In The Park: The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble

“Gravity is a good hugger - it keeps you from flying off the earth and hurtling through space.”   Iris Trimble is trying to hold it all together. She may very well fly off the face of the earth if she doesn’t hang on to the kitchen counter. At least that’s how she feels after her mother,... Read More
*Please stay tuned for more information regarding live or virtual performances of this production.

Theatre in the Park. -- 919-831-6058  , https://www.theatreinthepark.com/whats-on/the-gravitational-pull-of-bernice-trimble.html

Durham -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM

American Dance Festival (ADF): Raphael Xavier's The XCOPE

Raphael Xavier’s ADF-commissioned version of The Xcope is a performance combining live music and electronic technology with hip-hop aesthetics that include Breaking, poetry, spoken word, and rap cadences with an improvisational and intuitive approach. The Xcope embodies the experiences of the... Read More

Nasher Museum of Art. , http://americandancefestival.org
$15

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Oct. 14, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 17, 2021 )

William Peace University: The Wolves

A winner of the 2017 Obie Award for ensemble work, the play chronicles five eventful weeks in the life of a high school girls’ soccer team, whose members deal with their own issues and relationships while learning to come together as a team. 

Leggett Theatre at William Peace University. , https://wputheatre.ticketleap.com/the-wolves
$5 - $15

Asheville -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Sep. 3, 2021 - Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 )

Montford Park Players: Pericles, Prince of Tyre and MacBeth

Presented in repertory. Directed by Jason Williams. Pericles: This rarely presented work gets the MPP treatment on the mainstage. If you’re looking to complete the canon, you’ve got to check this one off the list. MacBeth: One of the most-popular plays ever written, this classic tale... Read More
Registration required; tickets are pay what you can. Lawn chair rentals are available

Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. -- For more information email info@montfordparkplayers.org , https://www.montfordparkplayers.org/
Pay What You Can; Suggested $15 - $10

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM

UNC School of the Arts: nu Ensemble

Centered on 21st-century repertoire, nu Ensemble also engages with composers from the recent past who have had a profound effect on contemporary music. Through intensive rehearsals, background readings and studies, the members of nu come to grips with the work of our time, garnering the tools and experience to have a positive... Read More
In-person event. Masks required for all performances. Tickets at https://uncsa.secure.force.com/ticket/#/   Live from Watson Hall: Register for free access to the livestreamed version of this performance at https://uncsa.secure.force.com/ticket/#/instances/a0F2I00000TOftBUAT

Watson Chamber Music Hall. , https://www.uncsa.edu/performances/events/
$20, $15 students

Greensboro -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 15, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 24, 2021 )

UNC Greensboro School of Theatre: The Julies: A Kinda Sorta Adaptation of Strindberg's Miss Julie

In Sprinkle Theatre, The Julies: A Kinda Sorta Adaptation of Strindberg's Miss Julie will receive its world premiere at UNCG. Playwright Calley Anderson translates Miss Julie into three distinct time-spaces during which the winds of change were preparing to blow and invites the audience to consider what it can... Read More

Brown Building Theatre . -- Box office: 336-334-4392 , http://www.UNCGTHEATRE.com

Charlotte -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM ( Wed., Oct. 6, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 31, 2021 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: The Rocky Horror Show

Set to a blistering rock score, two young lovers try to survive a night in the castle of a manic genius with an insatiable libido. This classic tribute to science fiction, B movies, and fishnets is everything your mother warned you about!
Performances will be rain or shine, and patrons are asked to bring their own chairs. Parking is free. COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be in place, and patrons can expect to enjoy the atmosphere of the park safely.

The Barn at MoRA - a Levine Property. , https://atcharlotte.org/season-33/

Durham -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Duke Music: Family Weekend Concert II

Performed by Duke Chorale, Duke Symphony Orchestra, Duke Wind Symphone

Showcasing three of the Music Department’s largest ensembles. 

Baldwin Auditorium. , https://music.duke.edu/
$10 general admission, students free

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Oct. 15, 2021 - Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 )

North Carolina Symphony: Opening Weekend: Dvořák "New World" Symphony

Still: Danzas de Panama Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 “New World” North Carolina Symphony David Danzmayr, conductor George Li, piano

Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. , https://www.ncsymphony.org/events/412/
Starting at $20

Charlotte -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Oct. 15, 2021 - Sat., Oct. 30, 2021 )

Three Bone Theatre: Open

A woman called the Magician presents a myriad of tricks for our entertainment, yet her performance seems to be attempting the impossible—to save the life of her partner, Jenny. Directed by Sarah Provencal and starring Danielle Banks as The Magician, this beautiful one-person show is a theatrical magic act exploring love... Read More
Proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test is required for all audiences members. Masks will be required in the theatre at all times. Masks will be required in all other indoor areas unless eating or drinking.

The Arts Factory at West End Studios. , http://www.threebonetheatre.com/open
$30 - $10 (discounts for students and educators)

Flat Rock -- Sat., Oct. 16, 2021 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Oct. 8, 2021 - Sun., Oct. 31, 2021 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Autumn at the Opry

The show revels in country classics, contemporary country classics, blues, and rock. Mix in the stunning musicians and vocalists the Playhouse is known for like Ben, Nat, Eric, Katie …all of them. Pickin’ was a hand-clappin’, foot-stompin’ hit in 2018 and we’re confident Autumn at the Opry... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- Box office: 828.693.0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$35 - $60