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Asheville -- Sat., Nov. 17, 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

Blowing Rock -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Gelli-Print Holiday Card Crafting

Performed by Marion Cloaninger, instructor

Come to learn the fun and relaxing technique of Gelli-Plate printing! This class will focus on making colorful holiday cards for friends and family. Instructor Marion Cloaninger is best known for her colorful acrylic mixed media paintings. Her process involves creating layers, applied in non-traditional ways, using pourings,... Read More
Tweens to adults, Cost $40 members / $45 non-members. (Only 11 spots available)

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
$45 - $40

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Triangle Wagner Society: Wagner in the 1840s

Performed by Saul Lilienstein

Half-Day Workshop: Saul Lilienstein, Wagnerian scholar and musicologist, lectures on Wagner in the 1840s. Sponsored by Richard Sarles, MD.
Belonging to the Triangle Wagner Society offers the opportunities to learn from our knowledgeable speakers and singers and from each other.  If you pay your dues between August 2, 2018 and December 31, 2018, we apply the payment to 2019, allowing you to attend programs during the remainder of 2018 as well as in 2019.... Read More

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh. -- info@trianglewagnersociety.com, (919) 383-5998. , https://trianglewagnersociety.com
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Meredith College, North Carolina Symphony: Masterclass with Michelle Cann

Performed by Michelle Cann, piano

The Meredith College Music Department and the North Carolina Symphony are pleased to announce a masterclass with a renowned pianist. Cann is a young artist with a deep musical commitment to performing a wide range of repertoire throughout the US and to bringing the arts to local communities. Cann will be performing with the... Read More

Carswell Concert Hall. , http://www.meredith.edu/cultural-arts
Free

Apex -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Halle Cultural Arts Center: SuperFun Saturday

Join us for “super” fun with free arts & crafts for children. No registration. Parents or adults must accompany children.
Ages 4-12 with an adult.

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

Charlotte -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM ( 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
$

Wilmington -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Cameron Art Museum: Clyde's Holiday by the Sea

Performed by Clyde Jones

Clyde Jones is recognized for his wooden creations better known as "critters," and his work has been on display at the Smithsonian Institute and the American Visionary Art Museum. His home in Bynum, NC, which is decorated with paintings of sea creatures and large penguins, bears a large yellow sign outside that reads "Critter... Read More
No pre-registration necessary.  Parental supervision required at all times. Suggested donation of $5 per child.

Cameron Art Museum. -- info@cameronartmuseum.org , http://www.cameronartmuseum.org
$5 suggested donation

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: Emerging Choreographers

Performed by UNCSA dance students

Experience the next generation of dance as UNCSA’s graduating contemporary majors present their cutting-edge, original choreography. These short dances for small groups will feature unique lighting designs by School of Design and Production lighting students.
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID  

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

Hendersonville -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 15, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Teatro

Featuring a phenomenal group of talented vocalists, Teatro will take you on a musical journey through the greatest songs of Broadway. Audiences can expect this production to sweep them far, far away with classics from Les Misérables and The Phantom of the Opera to Guys and Dolls and... Read More
On Friday evening of this production, The Flat Rock Playhouse will host a special fundraiser that includes catered bites, one free drink, and the chance to support the local arts. Sponsored by Joseph Laughter Clothier and catered by The Chef’s Kitchen at Ingles. This special fundraiser is a cocktail, optional black tie... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown. -- (828) 693 - 0731 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$50 - $37

Flat Rock -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 2, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles promises audiences a thrilling, hilarious, and nimble retelling of the classic crime novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle starring the iconic Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. In this production, three actors work in tandem to portray over 15 characters with lightning fast precision and delightful... Read More
Tickets are $22 - $54 with a child ticket at $19 for 17 and under.

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- 828-693-0731, toll-free: 866-737-8008 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org/
$54 - $19

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Chamber Music Raleigh, North Carolina Chamber Music Institute: Borromeo String Quartet Master Class

Performed by Borromeo String Quartet, NCCMI students

NCCMI small ensembles perform and receive “on-site” instruction from professional string quartet musicians. Sponsored by NCCMI and Chamber Music Raleigh
Free and open to the public.

Highland United Methodist Church. , http://www.nccmi.org
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 15, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

William Peace University: Beauty and the Beast

Performed by William Peace University Theatre Department

WPU’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast features brand-new costumes, as well as the original beloved music, dance, storyline and unforgettable characters. Belle, a young woman focused on learning and adventure, finding herself a prisoner in an enchanted castle. The head of the household is a... Read More
Single tickets range from $5-$15, with a limited number of Family 4-packs available for $30.  Families with younger children are invited to a cast “Meet and Greet” following the 2pm performance on Saturday 11/17.  Come meet Belle and the other characters, and get pictures and autographs.  This is a... Read More

Kenan Recital Hall at William Peace University. -- Alexandra Garrison: 720-308-9732, asgarrison@email.peace.edu , https://wputheatre.ticketleap.com/disneys-beauty-and-the-beast/
$15 - $5

Greensboro -- Sat., Nov. 17, 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

Washington -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 16, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

East Carolina University School of Music: A Little Night Music

Performed by ECU Opera Theater

A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler
 $20 general admission, $15 senior/faculty/staff, $5 students.

Turnage Theatre. -- For ticket information call 252-946-2504.  For all other information call 252-328-6851. , http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/music/
$20 - $5

Asheboro -- Sat., Nov. 17, 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

Durham -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 16, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

Duke University Department of Music: Duke Opera Workshop

Performed by Duke Opera Workshop; Susan Dunn, director

A revue of popular songs with costumes and staging

Ernest W. Nelson Music Room. -- (919) 660-3300 , http://www.music.duke.edu
Free

Cary -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Philharmonic Association: Triangle Youth Music

Performed by Triangle Youth String Orchestra; Myriah Luke, conductor; Triangle Youth String Sinfonia; Luanne Roth, director

Cary Arts Center . -- 919-645-8435 , http://philharmonic-association.org/
$5 - $2

Durham -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Horse & Buggy Press: Holiday Hodgepodge

Performed by Lisa Creed, Phil Blank, John Bechtold, Sean Livingstone, Erica Gimson, Noah Saterstrom, Lori Vrba, Rachel Goodwin, and Revere La Noue; Heather Evans Smith, Elizabeth Galecke, and Claire Ashby, Jim Henderson and the Ragweed Brass

An all star group exhibit which features a lil of this and some of that. Some favorite pieces from 2018 exhibits return, including an assemblage and a painting by Lisa Creed, several books from the Click! photobook exhibit, and Phil Blank's fine art prints depicting lesser known protest and rebellion movements. Seven... Read More

Horse & Buggy Press. --  919 949–4847 , http://horseandbuggypress.com/
Free

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Raleigh Concert Band: Commissions

Performed by Raleigh Concert Band; Lem Hardy, conductor; Brandon Martel, assistant conductor; William Harbinson, guest conductor.

 Works will include music commissioned for wind ensembles and concert bands, and will feature the world premiere of “Better Angels,” commissioned by the Raleigh Concert Band to celebrate its 40th anniversary, and conducted by composer Dr. William G. Harbinson. Reception to follow in the auditorium lobby.
$10 adults, $5 seniors, $5 students (with valid student ID), free for children 12 and younger and for Broughton High School students (with valid student ID).

Broughton High School. -- (984) 464-1213 , http://www.thercb.org/
$10 - $5

Greensboro -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 7:00 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

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: Emerging Choreographers

Performed by UNCSA dance students

Experience the next generation of dance as UNCSA’s graduating contemporary majors present their cutting-edge, original choreography. These short dances for small groups will feature unique lighting designs by School of Design and Production lighting students.
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID  

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

Wingate -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Charlotte Master Chorale: Ein Deutsches Requiem

Performed by Charlotte Master Chorale with Masterworks Orchestra, Kenney Potter, conductor; Christina Pier, soprano; Jordan Wilson, baritone

We celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of this masterwork. Written and intended to comfort the survivors of the departed, the Brahms Requiem is a contemplative exploration of human mortality. 

McGee Theatre, Batte Fine Arts Center, Wingate University. , http://www.charlottesymphonychorus.org/
$

Wake Forest -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 7:30 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

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Nov. 8, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: Next to Normal

Music by Tom Kitt; Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey Directed by Scott Zigler This groundbreaking, Tony-winning musical completely changed the landscape of American musical theater. Featuring one of the greatest rock scores ever heard on Broadway, Next to Normal tells the story of a family torn apart by grief and... Read More
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID

Agnes deMille Theatre. -- 336-721-1945 , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
$20 -$15

Raleigh -- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 at 7:30 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