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Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 ( Fri., Feb. 12, 2021 - Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 )

NC Black Repertory Company: Freedom Summer

August 4, 1964. Nora starts a new life “passing” as a white woman while her sister, Carrie, travels to the Deep South to register Blacks to vote. The bodies of three civil rights workers have just been found in Mississippi, leading the sisters to question the price of civil rights, Black identity, and what it means... Read More
$15 Ticket Purchase Allows Access to Film for 3 Days (72 hours)

Online. , http://www.ncblackrep.org
$15

Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 - Sun., Mar. 14, 2021 )

Theatre In The Park: The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged) covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare and Molière to Vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin to The Daily Show. This is a streaming event.
Tickets $16, available online.

Online. , http://www.theatreinthepark.com
$16

Raleigh -- Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 5, 2021 - Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 )

Pure Life Theatre Company: Purlie

Look out world, Purlie is coming home! Based on the 1961 comedy Purlie Victorious by the great actor Ossie Davis, the 1970 musical Purlie is set in Georgia during the era of Jim Crow laws and deep-rooted prejudice. Purlie wants his people's rights and his own church in which to preach freely, and he sets out... Read More
Related Events: Purlie Masterclass Online Intensive, October 6 - December 8, 2020.    

Pure Life Theatre Company (formerly Sonorous Road Theatre). -- Tickets available online. 919-272-1551 , http://www.purelifetheatre.com
$

Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM

ArtsCenter: Johnny Cash Birthday Bash

Performed by David Burney and Johnny Folsom 4

Join David Burney and Johnny Folsom 4 on the 89th anniversary of Johnny Cash's birth as we celebrate the Man in Black's legacy through his music and life stories. This year Burney returns with his full band to relive the train-like rhythms, the haunting tales and deep southern timbre everyone instantly recognizes. From "Ring of... Read More
Streaming concert broadcast live from The ArtsCenter’s Earl and Rhoda Wynn Theater.

Online. , https://artscenterlive.org/performance/johnny-cash-birthday-bash-with-david-burney-and-the-johnny-folsom-4/
$20

Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 19, 2021 - Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 )

Seed Art Share: Our Stage, Your Screen: An Evening of Zoom Plays

In late February, Seed Art Share will present six original plays written for and performed on Zoom. Each short play was written by an outstanding Triangle-based playwright. Survivalism by Adrienne Pender, Directed by Barbette Hunter  In a world where the pandemic has taken everyone, two women have found each... Read More
Tickets are $10 a person and can be purchased online.

Online. , http://www.seedartshare.org
$10

Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM

Duke University Department of Music: Beethoven in Context: Cello Sonata Op. 5, No. 2

Performed by R. Larry Todd, piano; and Nancy Green, cello

This week’s “Best of Biddle” video premiere features Professor R. Larry Todd’s recording of Beethoven’s Cello Sonata Op. 5, No. 2. The video is divided between Professor Todd’s introduction, which places the work in its historical and musical context, and his recording of the sonata with... Read More

Online. , https://sites.duke.edu/bestofbiddle/
Free

Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM

UNC School of the Arts: Photona Pulse

The School of Design & Production presents the return of its wildly popular themed multimedia show of lighting and sound. Mentored by industry leaders and UNCSA faculty members Eric Rimes, Josh Selander and Clifton Taylor, lighting designers showcase their creativity and proficiency working with the latest equipment on loan... Read More
Event is free but advanced registration is suggested. Register at www.uncsa.edu/performances.

Online. , https://www.uncsa.edu/performances/index.aspx
Free, registration recommended.

Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 - Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 )

UNC School of the Arts: Winter Opera - Salon Opera Double Bill

Join the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute as they perform two one-act salon operas by Spanish opera singer and composer Manuel García, Sr.: “Un avveritmento ai gelosi” (“A Warning to Jealous Husbands”), a true comic opera in the tradition of Rossini, and “Le Inglesi” (“The English... Read More
Event is free but advanced registration is suggested. Register at www.uncsa.edu/performances.

Online. , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
Free, registration recommended.

Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 - Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 )

Asheville Chamber Music Series: Meccore String Quartet

WOLFGANG A. MOZART: Quartet in F major, K. 590  LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1       PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOWSKY: Quartet  No. 3 in  E-flat minor, Op. 30
These recorded streaming concerts will be aired over 3 consecutive days: Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. If you found you loved the concert on Friday that means you can listen again on Saturday and Sunday. For many reasons, critical of which to me is the fact that this is not an inperson season, the ACMS Board... Read More

Online. -- Video stream available online or on our YouTube.  (828) 575-7427; Email: support@ashevillechambermusic.org , https://www.ashevillechambermusic.org/meccore-string-quartet-22628
$40

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 ( Fri., Feb. 12, 2021 - Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 )

NC Black Repertory Company: Freedom Summer

August 4, 1964. Nora starts a new life “passing” as a white woman while her sister, Carrie, travels to the Deep South to register Blacks to vote. The bodies of three civil rights workers have just been found in Mississippi, leading the sisters to question the price of civil rights, Black identity, and what it means... Read More
$15 Ticket Purchase Allows Access to Film for 3 Days (72 hours)

Online. , http://www.ncblackrep.org
$15

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Duke Chapel Music, Duke University: Sacred on Saturday: Music for Lent

This session will focus on musical settings of Psalm 130, which begins "Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord" (NRSV). The presentation will include the English settings of "Out of the deep" by Purcell and Morley; German works by Schütz, Bach, and Mendelssohn; and several European settings of the Latin text "De profundis"... Read More
In a series of Saturday morning online presentations, Dr. Philip Cave, associate conductor for Chapel Music, explores notable pieces of sacred music. These "Sacred on Saturday" presentations place the music in its context, and examine its construction and musical language, so as to enrich the listener’s experience of it.

Online. -- Click here to register. This is an online presentation via Zoom. , https://chapel.duke.edu/sacred-saturday-online-series-enrich-sacred-music-listening
Free

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 10:30 AM ( Sat., Feb. 20, 2021 - Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 )

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Virtual Studio Workshop with Alun Be

What is the difference between mainstream and narrative photography? How does one tell a story from the seed of an idea to a series of photographs that facilitate vivid interpretations? At the end of this workshop with artist Alun Be, you will have created an artistic method that helps you release the visual qualities of your... Read More
Register online.

Online. , http://www.ncartmuseum.org
Free, registration required.

Wilmington -- Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 11:30 AM ( Sat., Jan. 23, 2021 - Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 )

Cameron Art Museum: Wilmington Bluegrass School Instructor Band

Bluegrass and brunch - what could be better? The Wilmington Bluegrass Instructor Band is a band formed from the instructors of the new Wilmington Bluegrass School. Aiming to get more people, young and old, playing bluegrass music, the Wilmington Bluegrass School offers individual lessons (currently virtual) and regularly... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. -- Call 910-777-2363 for reservations, or (910) 395-5999 for museum information. , http://www.cameronartmuseum.org
Free

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 - Sun., Mar. 14, 2021 )

Theatre In The Park: The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged)

From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged) covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare and Molière to Vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin to The Daily Show. This is a streaming event.
Tickets $16, available online.

Online. , http://www.theatreinthepark.com
$16

Raleigh -- Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 5, 2021 - Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 )

Pure Life Theatre Company: Purlie

Look out world, Purlie is coming home! Based on the 1961 comedy Purlie Victorious by the great actor Ossie Davis, the 1970 musical Purlie is set in Georgia during the era of Jim Crow laws and deep-rooted prejudice. Purlie wants his people's rights and his own church in which to preach freely, and he sets out... Read More
Related Events: Purlie Masterclass Online Intensive, October 6 - December 8, 2020.    

Pure Life Theatre Company (formerly Sonorous Road Theatre). -- Tickets available online. 919-272-1551 , http://www.purelifetheatre.com
$

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 7:30 PM

Carolina Pro Musica: The Flowering of the English Baroque

The program features music of Henry Purcell, an English composer that incorporated Italian and French elements in his compositions, but created a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is generally considered to be one of the greatest English composers; as no native- born English composer approached his fame... Read More
This event will be presented as a virtual concert on Carolina Pro Musica’s YouTube channel. A direct link will be provided on the organization's website. Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, a donation is requested to assist with streaming the events: $16 general, $8 seniors and... Read More

Online. , http://www.carolinapromusica.org
Suggested donation $16 - $8

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 19, 2021 - Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 )

Seed Art Share: Our Stage, Your Screen: An Evening of Zoom Plays

In late February, Seed Art Share will present six original plays written for and performed on Zoom. Each short play was written by an outstanding Triangle-based playwright. Survivalism by Adrienne Pender, Directed by Barbette Hunter  In a world where the pandemic has taken everyone, two women have found each... Read More
Tickets are $10 a person and can be purchased online.

Online. , http://www.seedartshare.org
$10

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 7:30 PM

UNC School of the Arts: Prokofiev (not Beethoven!) with Friends

This program brings the colors and characters of Prokofiev's inspiration to the recital stage through duos for piano and strings featuring the talented faculty of the School of Music. The concert will include two of his sonatas and selections from Romeo and Juliet arranged for viola and piano, performed by... Read More
Event is free but advanced registration is suggested. Register at www.uncsa.edu/performances.

Online. , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
Free, registration recommended.

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Feb. 26, 2021 - Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 )

Asheville Chamber Music Series: Meccore String Quartet

WOLFGANG A. MOZART: Quartet in F major, K. 590  LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1       PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOWSKY: Quartet  No. 3 in  E-flat minor, Op. 30
These recorded streaming concerts will be aired over 3 consecutive days: Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. If you found you loved the concert on Friday that means you can listen again on Saturday and Sunday. For many reasons, critical of which to me is the fact that this is not an inperson season, the ACMS Board... Read More

Online. -- Video stream available online or on our YouTube.  (828) 575-7427; Email: support@ashevillechambermusic.org , https://www.ashevillechambermusic.org/meccore-string-quartet-22628
$40

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Duke Performances: CANCELED: Poulenc Trio

THIS PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN CANCELED. 1/30/21
Films will be available for viewing for 72 hours beyond the listed start time.

Online. -- 919.660.3356 performances@duke.edu BUY TICKETS , https://dukeperformances.duke.edu/events/poulenc-trio/
$10, free for Duke students

Sat., Feb. 27, 2021 at 8:00 PM

North Carolina Symphony: Music for Strings

Performed by Timothy Meyers, conductor; Karen Strittmatter Galvin, violin; Erin Zehngut, violin

Elgar: Introduction and Allegro Walker: Lyric for Strings Philip Glass: Echorus Grieg: Holberg Suite

Online. , http://www.ncsymphony.org

Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 ( Fri., Feb. 12, 2021 - Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 )

NC Black Repertory Company: Freedom Summer

August 4, 1964. Nora starts a new life “passing” as a white woman while her sister, Carrie, travels to the Deep South to register Blacks to vote. The bodies of three civil rights workers have just been found in Mississippi, leading the sisters to question the price of civil rights, Black identity, and what it means... Read More
$15 Ticket Purchase Allows Access to Film for 3 Days (72 hours)

Online. , http://www.ncblackrep.org
$15

Wilmington -- Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Cameron Art Museum: Smoky Dunes

The Smoky Dunes are a local musical duo from right here in Wilmington, NC. Their musical repertoire and style draws on classic bluegrass artists such as Doc Watson and Tony Rice as well as finger-picking pioneers Merle Travis and Chet Atkins. While they are both partial to their Martin guitars, they've been known to pick up a... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. , http://www.cameronartmuseum.org
Free

Durham -- Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 at 1:00 PM ( Sun., Jan. 17, 2021 - Sun., May. 16, 2021 )

American Dance Festival (ADF): Technique, Musicality, and the Joy of Movement with Gerri Houlihan

These classes are offered to dancers of various skill levels to bring us together in an open and supportive way and connect us all to our love for dance and community. Grounded in the fundamentals of traditional modern technique, particularly the work of José Limón, the class focuses on concepts of alignment, core... Read More
January 17-May 16 Sundays, 1:00-2:15PM ET  $10 per class

American Dance Festival studios. -- Register online or through the MindBody app. , http://www.americandancefestival.org
$10

Sun., Feb. 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM

Cameron Art Museum: Virtual Poetry Reading

We invite submissions of poetry in response to the ideas and questions raised in Willie Cole’s “Black Art Matters” and “The Face of Lincoln.” Participants are allowed a maximum of two submissions and each submission should be under 100 words and written in English, Spanish. or both. Deadline for... Read More
Submit your poetry online.

Online. -- (910) 395-5999 , http://www.cameronartmuseum.org
Free