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Events for Sun., Nov. 18, 2018


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Asheville -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Sat., Sep. 8, 2018 - Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: 120 College Street Opening Celebration Featuring Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder

Performed by Theo Bleckmann, vocals; Ben Monder, guitar

Take a first look at BMCM+AC’s new home at 120 College Street with an inaugural concert by Grammy Award-nominated singer and composer Theo Bleckmann and jazz guitarist Ben Monder. For over 15 years, the Theo Bleckmann & Ben Monder Duo has been touring the U.S., Europe and Asia creating a unique approach to what might... Read More

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. -- More information , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org
Free

Durham -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Mallarme Chamber Players: Harps in Harmony

Performed by Mallarmé Chamber Players

The concert takes place at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, indoors at Kirby Horton Hall (near the information desk). This concert will feature Raleigh harpist Laura Byrne in a variety of music by Handel, Vivaldi, Britten, and Grandjany, interwoven with some traditional music. Ms. Byrne will bring in two of her students, who will... Read More
The family concerts are hour-long performances that entertain and educate; they are generously sponsored by Mark and Cindy Kuhn so that admission is FREE. Admission is on a first come basis and is most appropriate for people 5 years old and up.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens. -- 919.560.2788 , http://www.mallarmemusic.org
Free

Durham -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 8, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Duke University Department of Theater Studies: Dancing at Lughnasa

$15 general admission, $10 students/seniors

Sheaffer Theatre. --  919-684-4444 (University box office); 919-660-3343 (Theater Studies department). Tickets , https://theaterstudies.duke.edu/productions/dancing-lughnasa
$15 - $10

Winston-Salem -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 15, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: Balm in Gilead

Performed by Directed by Quin Gordon

In Wilson’s seminal work, hustlers, harlots and heroin addicts try to survive in and around a run-down diner in New York City. The play reminds us that even the most easily overlooked person ‒ someone barely surviving on the street ‒ has a full and rich human story, and that innocence and idealism don’t... Read More
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID  

Catawba Theatre, Performance Place. -- 336-721-1945   , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
$20 - $15

Cary -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 8, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

The Cary Theater: The Wife

The Cary Theater. -- 919-462-2051 , http://www.thecarytheater.com
$5

Charlotte -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 2, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Last Stop on Market Street

This New York Times-bestselling and Newbery-Medal-winning book makes its world premiere! After church every Sunday, CJ and his Nana board the bus for a trip across town. But one day, CJ asks why don’t they own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn’t he have an iPod like the other boys on the bus? And why do they... Read More
Nov. 2 to Nov. 18, 2018 Wells Fargo Playhouse Recommended for ages 6 and older WORLD PREMIERE - Part of The Kindness Project

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. , https://www.ctcharlotte.org
$

Chapel Hill -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 2, 2018 )

PlayMakers Repertory Company: She Loves Me

 In this romantic musical comedy of mistaken identity, there is no love lost between Amalia and Georg, two perfume clerks who can’t seem to find common ground—until they realize they are each other’s anonymous pen pals. This euphoric comedy with a soaring musical score puts the working class front and... Read More
Appropriate for all ages. Tickets $15+

Joan H Gillings Center for Dramatic Art. -- 919.962.7529 , https://playmakersrep.org/show/she-loves-me/
$

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 8, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

ARTS NC STATE, NC State University Theatre: The Rainmaker

Performed by University Theatre; Mia Self, director

It’s the middle of a hot, dry summer in the American Southwest. Lizzie Curry returns home still a spinster. Jim’s carrying on about a little red hat. Noah’s badgering everybody. H.C. Curry doesn’t know what a father should do. And the town deputy is wallowing in self-pity. Then Starbuck, a wanted con man,... Read More
Audio Description & Closed Captioning: Friday, November 9

Titmus Theatre. -- 919-515-1100 , http://www.theatre.arts.ncsu.edu
$23

Charlotte -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Sat., Nov. 10, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Opera Carolina: The Daughter of the Regiment

Marie (played by Sarah Coburn) is a spirited young woman who was orphaned as an infant and improbably raised by a French army regiment. Unaware of her aristocratic lineage, she’s fallen for a handsome peasant and forced to decide between love and social status.

Belk Theater. -- 704.372.1000 , http://www.operacarolina.org
$21

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Chamber Music Raleigh: The Borromeo String Quartet

Performed by Nicholas Kitchen, violin; Kristopher Tong, violin; Mai Motobuchi, viola; Yeesun Kim, cello

Bach-Kitchen: Prelude and Fugue in E-Flat, S.552 ("St. Anne") Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat, Op. 117 Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat, Op. 127  

North Carolina Museum of Art Auditorium. -- 919-715-5923 , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
$35 - $32

Greensboro -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Sat., Nov. 10, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Community Theatre of Greensboro: The Wizard of Oz

The 24th annual CTG production of The Wizard of Oz, directed by Mitchel Sommers, choreographed by Anne Norman and Musically & Vocally Directed by Al Stephens & Jeannine Dumond. No show in the Triad can ever replicate the sheer joy our audiences feel year after year as they watch 100+ talented kids, teens,... Read More
Tickets are $15-$30 + NC Sales Tax and a $3 facility fee Join Dorothy for a special lunch on 11/10 at noon!

Carolina Theatre. -- 336-333-2605 , http://www.carolinatheatre.com/
$30 - $15

Hickory -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:30 PM ( Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Lenoir-Rhyne University: The Comedy of Errors

Performed by Lenoir-Rhyne Playmakers, Jonathan Ray, director

One of Shakespeare’s first and most beloved works, The Comedy of Errors is a madcap adventure of mistaken identity and the chaos that ensues. This comic masterpiece tells the story of a young man of Syracuse who travels the world seeking his twin, accompanied by his faithful servant – who is also... Read More
Admission is free, but tickets are required due to limited seating.

Belk Centrum. --  828.328.7206 , http://lr.edu/publicevents
Free, ticket required.

Asheboro -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 2:30 PM ( Thu., Nov. 8, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

RhinoLeap Productions: To Kill A Mockingbird

Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird. Adapted by Christopher Sergel. In 1930s Macomb, Alabama, Scout and Jem Finch fill their quiet days with adventures shaped by childhood and small-town gossip.  But their playful world begins to fall apart once their father, Atticus, Macomb’s beloved lawyer,... Read More
Adult Tickets: $30 Senior/Military Tickets: $25 Non-Randolph County Student Tickets: $20* Tickets for Asheboro High School Residency performances on the 17th and 18th are $5.

Sunset Theatre. -- 336-963-3535 , http://www.rhinoleap.com/
$30 - $20

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Philharmonic Association: Triangle Youth Music

Performed by Triangle Youth Philharmonic; Rashad Hayward, conductor

Program: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute, Otto Nicolai: Merry Wives of Windsor Overture, Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker, Opus 71 (March, Scene, Le Chocolat, Danse Arabe, Danse Chinoise, Pas de deux)

Meymandi Concert Hall at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- 919-645-8435 , http://philharmonic-association.org/
$20 - $5

Belmont -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Arts at the Abbey, Carolina Pro Musica: Music for Queen Anne’s Revenge – the Golden Age of Piracy

Performed by Carolina Pro Musica

Carolina Pro Musica presents music of Purcell, Pepusch, sea chanteys, and folksongs to highlight the life of Blackbeard as we remember his activity 300 years ago on the coast of NC.

Abbey Basilica. -- 704-461-6012 , http://www.bac.edu
Free, donations accepted

Wake Forest -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 9, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Forest Moon Theater: The Memory of Water

Performed by Bob Baird, director

The death of their mother reunites sisters in England who at first could seem no more different from one another. Conflicting memories of the same events from their past highlight what separates them. On the eve of the funeral, in the bedroom haunted by their mother’s ghost, confrontations amidst the laughter stir the... Read More
Tickets in advance $15 adults, $13 students. Additional $3 on the day of the show.

Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. -- 919-435-9458 , http://www.forestmoontheater.org
$18 - $13

Durham -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Triangle Jewish Chorale: Israel at 70: A History in Song

Performed by Triangle Jewish Chorale

From a poem written before the establishment of the State in 1948, and set to a Bukharian melody, to a song written decades later by Naomi Shemer and performed in 2018 by 12,000 Israelis, Israeli musicians have created a history of Israel in their songs.  We celebrate both the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State... Read More

Charlotte and Dick Levin Jewish Community Center. , http://www.trianglejewishchorale.org
Free, donations accepted

Durham -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: Music, Religion, and Philosophy

Performed by Members of Carolina Choir, Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, Christopher Ulffers, bassoon

Carolina Choir and the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle present "Music, Religion, and Philosophy" featuring Samuel Barber's Prayers of Kierkegaard. In his 30th season as Artistic Director, Lorenzo Muti has chosen the music of Barber, Roti and Dvorak for this Thanksgiving week concert.
$30 adults, children and students free. 

Carolina Theatre. -- (919) 335-6125, info@thecot.org , https://music.unc.edu/event/carolina-choir-and-the-chamber-orchestra-of-the-triangle/
$30

Davidson -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Music @ St. Alban's: Iris Trio

Performed by Iris Trio

Music at St. Alban’s presents the Washington, D.C. based ensemble Iris Trio performing piano trios (piano, violin and cello) by Mozart, Ravel and McKee.  Arrive early to enjoy the pre-concert young artists performance at 2:20pm.  The concert will be followed by a “meet the artist” reception.
Tickets are available at the door or online. $20/general admission; $15/seniors; $10/students; children under 12/free. This project was made possible, in part, with funding from ASC and the N.C. Arts Council.

St. Alban's Episcopal Church. , http://www.musicatstalbansdavidson.org
$20 - $10

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 3:30 PM ( Thu., Nov. 15, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Justice Theater Project: I Am My Own Wife

Performed by Justice Theater Project; Jackson Cooper, director, Brian Westbrook

The Justice Theater Project Presents a Staged Reading: “I Am My Own Wife” by Doug Wright, Directed by Jackson Cooper, Starring Brian Westbrook. 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... Read More
Saturday, November 16 at 6:30 pm pre-show discussion “Perspectives on Trans Icons” by Transgender Coach Elaine Martin.

Umstead Park United Church of Christ. -- 919-264-7089  , http://www.thejusticetheaterproject.org/
$15

Hickory -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Lenoir-Rhyne University: Youth Chorus Concert

Performed by Lenoir-Rhyne Youth Chorus, Freda Herrell, piano; Cory Westby, director

The concert will feature music sung by the various LR Youth Chorus ensembles including the Minnesingers, Meistersingers, and Chamber Singers. Pianist Freda Herrell will accompany the performance which will also include student soloists. The Chorus is directed by Cory Westby, adjunct instructor of music. All... Read More
Children from ages eight to 18 can audition for the beginning (Minnesinger) or advanced (Meistersinger) choruses. Both boys with unchanged voices and girls are welcome to audition. Open auditions will be will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, and Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 in the Mauney Music Building on LR’s campus.... Read More

Grace Chapel . -- cory.westby@lr.edu , http://lr.edu/publicevents
Free

Charlotte -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 4:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 2, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Last Stop on Market Street

This New York Times-bestselling and Newbery-Medal-winning book makes its world premiere! After church every Sunday, CJ and his Nana board the bus for a trip across town. But one day, CJ asks why don’t they own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn’t he have an iPod like the other boys on the bus? And why do they... Read More
Nov. 2 to Nov. 18, 2018 Wells Fargo Playhouse Recommended for ages 6 and older WORLD PREMIERE - Part of The Kindness Project

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. , https://www.ctcharlotte.org
$

Raleigh -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 4:00 PM

ARTS NC STATE, NCSU Department of Music: Klimt’s Vienna: Art on the Brink

Performed by Raleigh Civic Symphony, Paul Wiancko, cellist; Tara Mullins, choreography

 Gustav Klimt, famous for the painting The Kiss, was central to Vienna’s artistic and musical worlds at the turn of the 20th century, a time of impending crisis. His circle included not only other painters, but also influential artists and thinkers across many disciplines. To commemorate the 100th anniversary... Read More
$10 (free for children 12 and under)

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Center at NC State University. -- 919-515-1100 , http://www.arts.ncsu.edu
$10

Durham -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 4:00 PM ( Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Duke University Department of Music: Ciompi Quartet with Eliza Bagg

Performed by Ciompi Quartet with Eliza Bagg, soprano

Steve Reich: Different Trains for String Quartet and Tape Claudio Monteverdi: Two songs arr. for Soprano and String Quartet Daniel Wohl: New Work for String Quartet, Soprano, and Electronics — World Premiere  

von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center. -- (919) 660-3300 , http://www.music.duke.edu
Free

Chapel Hill -- Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 at 5:00 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: UNC Guitar Ensemble

Performed by UNC Guitar Ensemble

Led by Director, Billy Stewart, works in the past have included music from early Renaissance to late 20th century composers, employing classical, acoustic (steel-string), and electric guitars (or bass).

Person Recital Hall. -- 919-962-1039 , https://music.unc.edu/event/unc-guitar-ensemble-9/
Free