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Apex -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Halle Cultural Arts Center: SuperFun Saturday

Free arts and craft activites for children ages 4-12.
No registration needed. Parents or adults must accompany children.

Halle Cultural Arts Center. -- (919) 249-1120 , http://www.apexnc.org/halle/
Free

Charlotte -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM ( Fri., Jan. 12, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Mr. Popper's Penguins

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. -- (704) 973-2828 , http://ctcharlotte.org/
Tickets start at $12

Charlotte -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 1:00 PM ( Fri., Jan. 12, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Mr. Popper's Penguins

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. -- (704) 973-2828 , http://ctcharlotte.org/
Tickets start at $12

Raleigh -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Jan. 12, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 )

North Carolina Theatre: Love Letters

Performed by Sandy Duncan and Ira David Wood III

Love Letters is a unique and imaginative piece that explores the many forms of love shared by childhood friends who remain pen pals for over 50 years, sharing every aspect of their lives with one another despite living in separate worlds.
January 13 @ 2:00 PM - This performance will be audio described for the visually impaired

Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 831-6941; nct@nctheatre.com , https://nctheatre.com/shows/love-letters
Starting at $29

Charlotte -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Sat., Jan. 13, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Balloonacy

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. -- (704) 973-2828 , http://ctcharlotte.org/
Tickets start at $12

Cary -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM ( Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 )

Black Irish Contemporary Hip Hop Company: LIT

Performed by Sarah Putterman , Steven Velez , Natalie Morton , Amanda Porterfield , Victoria Moore , Raquelle Polluck, Ronald West, Emma Briskman, Jenna Roman, Michelle Pearson, Willie Hinton, and Citizen Shade

Two programs:  Black Irish's repertoire SHADE followed by the premiere LIT. LIT explores how the world has evolved and identity has become ever more complex with technology and information being used for eyes, instead of our anatomical light receptors. If you were to glance, everything... Read More

The Cary Theater. -- (919) 469-4069 , http://www.iamblackirish.com
$20-$10

Cary -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Jan. 18, 2018 - Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 )

The Cary Theater, Town of Cary: Cocoon (Science on Screen)

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

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 7:30 PM

UNC School of the Arts: Dmitri Vorobiev in Recital

New UNCSA Professor of Piano Dmitri Vorobiev celebrates his “homecoming” to Winston-Salem with a concert of Beethoven, Schubert, and Rachmaninov.

Watson Chamber Music Hall. -- (336) 721-1945 , http://www.uncsa.edu/
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jan. 12, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 )

North Carolina Theatre: Love Letters

Performed by Sandy Duncan and Ira David Wood III

Love Letters is a unique and imaginative piece that explores the many forms of love shared by childhood friends who remain pen pals for over 50 years, sharing every aspect of their lives with one another despite living in separate worlds.
January 13 @ 2:00 PM - This performance will be audio described for the visually impaired

Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 831-6941; nct@nctheatre.com , https://nctheatre.com/shows/love-letters
Starting at $29

Charlotte -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 - Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 )

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: Magic Flute Overture

Performed by Christopher Warren-Green, conductor; Amanda Forsythe, soprano

MOZART  Overture to The Magic Flute HAYDN  Symphony No. 65 MOZART  Exsultate, jubilate HAYDN  Symphony No. 45, "Farewell"
A pre-concert talk led by Assistand Conductor Christopher James Lees will be held at 6:30 PM before each concert in the Founders Room in Founders Hall, Bank of America Corporate Center.

Knight Theatre. -- (704) 972-2000   , http://charlottesymphony.org
$

Durham -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Sat., Jan. 6, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 18, 2018 )

Ward Theatre Company: The Mound Builders

The Mound Builders, by Lanford Wilson: A group of archaeologists take advantage of a rural landowner’s good will with dire consequences for their careers and their families. The Company has transformed its intimate performance space into an old farm house, inhabited by the team of scientists and a well-known... Read More

Ward Theatre. -- (919) 973-2522; ward@wardtheatrecompany.com , http://www.wardtheatrecompany.com/mound-builders
$25

Raleigh -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jan. 18, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 4, 2018 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: The Normal Heart

The Normal Heart, by Larry Kramer:  This raging masterpiece shocked New York when it appeared at the Public Theatre in 1985, as the AIDS epidemic was beginning to exert its terrible grip on the nation and the world. The New York Times declared "a great silence has been broken." The writer of this piece, Larry Kramer,... Read More
January 21 @ 2:00 PM - This performance will be audio described for the visually impaired

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- (919) 834-4001 , http://www.burningcoal.org/
Adult $25; Seniors (65+) $20; Students $15; All Thursday Tickets $10

Salisbury -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Jan. 18, 2018 - Sat., Jan. 27, 2018 )

Lee Street Theatre: Doubt: A Parable

Doubt: A Parable, by John Patrick Shanley, explores the inextricable bond between faith and doubt when a steely nun accuses a beloved priest of molesting a child in her school. 
1/18 csncelled due to weather. Other performances as scheduled, as of mid-day 1/18.

Lee Street Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Tom and Martha Smith Event Center. -- (704) 310-5507 , http://leestreet.org
$15

Durham -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Duke Performances: Brian Blade Fellowship

Baldwin Auditorium. -- (919) 684-4444 , http://dukeperformances.duke.edu/
$38; $32; $20; Duke Students $10

Concord -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Cabarrus Arts Council: Martha Redbone Roots Project

Martha Redbone’s roots are firmly planted in the bluegrass and folk music she grew up with in the Appalachian Mountains, but her teenage years were spent in pre-gentrified Brooklyn, and that’s where the blues and funk took hold. Influenced by her Native American and African... Read More

Davis Theater. -- (704) 920-2787 , http://www.cabarrusartscouncil.org
$35

Greensboro -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 )

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra: Manuel Barrueco, guitar Thursday night concert rescheduled for Sunday, January 21 at 3:00 pm

Performed by Greensboro Symphony (Dmitry Sitkovetsky, music director); Manuel Barrueco, guitar

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnole Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar & orchestra Debussy: Iberia Ravel: Alborado del grazioso
*The Sunday, January 21 @ 3:00 PM performance was originally scheduled for January 18, but was moved due to snow. Should ticket holders be unable to attend Sunday's rescheduled performance, the GSO will also honor tickets for its performances taking place on Saturday, January 20th at 8:00 p.m. at Dana... Read More

Dana Auditorium. -- (336) 335-5456, ext. 224; boxoffice@greensborosymphony.org , http://www.greensborosymphony.org/
$46; $40; $34; Students $6

Raleigh -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Jan. 12, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: What We're Up Against

What We're Up Against, by Theresa Rebeck: Set in a highly competitive architecture firm, this play is an explosive and hilarious look at the complicated battle of the sexes raging across Cubicle Land. A funny, yet insightful, view of what it means to be female in a male-dominated career and one... Read More
For mature audiences.

Raleigh Little Theatre Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. -- (919) 821-3111; boxoffice@raleighlittletheatre.org , http://raleighlittletheatre.org/
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 - Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 )

North Carolina Symphony: The Music of the Rolling Stones

Performed by North Carolina Symphony (Brent Havens, conductor); Brody Dolyniuk, vocals

Join the Symphony for an evening celebrating one of the most iconic rock groups in history.

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

Durham -- Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 at 8:15 PM ( Thu., Jan. 18, 2018 - Sat., Feb. 3, 2018 )

Manbites Dog Theater: The Miraculous and the Mundane

Performed by Lakeisha Coffey, Gil Faison, Trevor Johnson, Amadio Perez

The Miracuous and the Mundane, by Howard L. Craft:  Last year’s hit workshop presentation returns for its first full production. Members of an African American family in Durham find their lives turned upside down when the patriarch falls ill and ties of kinship start to fray. A major new work by the acclaimed... Read More
Thursday, January 18:  Bargain Preview Night - All Tickets $5 Friday, January 19:  Opening Night - Reception to Follow

Manbites Dog Theater. -- (919) 682-3343 , http://www.manbitesdogtheater.org/
Weekends: $20; Weeknights: $12; Senior/Military: $2 Discount; Youth/Students: Weekends $10, Weeknights $6

Charlotte -- Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM ( Sat., Jan. 13, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Balloonacy

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. -- (704) 973-2828 , http://ctcharlotte.org/
Tickets start at $12

Raleigh -- Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Jan. 12, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 )

North Carolina Theatre: Love Letters

Performed by Sandy Duncan and Ira David Wood III

Love Letters is a unique and imaginative piece that explores the many forms of love shared by childhood friends who remain pen pals for over 50 years, sharing every aspect of their lives with one another despite living in separate worlds.
January 13 @ 2:00 PM - This performance will be audio described for the visually impaired

Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- (919) 831-6941; nct@nctheatre.com , https://nctheatre.com/shows/love-letters
Starting at $29

Charlotte -- Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Jan. 12, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 28, 2018 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: Mr. Popper's Penguins

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. -- (704) 973-2828 , http://ctcharlotte.org/
Tickets start at $12

Raleigh -- Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Jan. 18, 2018 - Sun., Feb. 4, 2018 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: The Normal Heart

The Normal Heart, by Larry Kramer:  This raging masterpiece shocked New York when it appeared at the Public Theatre in 1985, as the AIDS epidemic was beginning to exert its terrible grip on the nation and the world. The New York Times declared "a great silence has been broken." The writer of this piece, Larry Kramer,... Read More
January 21 @ 2:00 PM - This performance will be audio described for the visually impaired

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- (919) 834-4001 , http://www.burningcoal.org/
Adult $25; Seniors (65+) $20; Students $15; All Thursday Tickets $10

Raleigh -- Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Chamber Music Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art: Isosceles String Quartet

Isosceles is an exciting new string quartet commissioned by Chamber Music Raleigh and organized by Jacqueline Wolborsky, associate principal second violin of the North Carolina Symphony, and featuring all North Carolina Symphony musicians. The ensemble aims to push the boundaries of traditional chamber music performance,... Read More
Included in season ticket. Docent-led tours of featured works of art are offered at 12:45 pm. Please make reservations for the tour by calling the Box Office, (919) 715-5923, at least one week in advance.

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- (919) 821-2030; info@chambermusicraleigh.org , http://chambermusicraleigh.org
Nonmembers $17; Members/College Students/Youth (7-18 y.o.) $14

Cary -- Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Jan. 11, 2018 - Sun., Jan. 21, 2018 )

The Cary Theater, Town of Cary: The Florida Project

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