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Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 10:30 AM

North Carolina Museum of Art: Watercolor Painting Workshop

Performed by Amy Richards

Amy Richards, creator of whimsical illustrations, shows how to paint sweet and simple watercolor bouquets. She teaches easy watercolor techniques that will enable you to create your own finished notecards and illustrated place settings. All skills levels are welcome, and all materials are included.
Workshop Fee: $58 members, $65 nonmembers. During the four days of Art in Bloom, tickets are required for admission to the permanent collection in the Museum’s West Building. East Building and the Museum Park will remain open and free to visitors. $13 members, $18 nonmembers, free for children 6 and under.

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- See more information on related events by visiting ncartmuseum.org/bloom or calling (919) 715-5923. , https://ncartmuseum.org/calendar/event/2019/03/22/painting_workshop_with_watercolorist_amy_richards/1030
$65 - $58

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 10:30 AM

North Carolina Museum of Art: Floral Demonstration

Performed by Holly Heider Chapple

Dubbed the “Flower Mama” by her peers, Holly Heider Chapple is a visionary and an advocate for floristry and farming. She owns Hope Flower Farm in Waterford, Virginia, and is the founder of Chapel Designers, an organization that connects florists across the world. Learn from her about what makes a master designer.
Demonstration Fee: $27 members, $30 nonmembers. During the four days of Art in Bloom, tickets are required for admission to the permanent collection in the Museum’s West Building. East Building and the Museum Park will remain open and free to visitors. $13 members, $18 nonmembers, free for children 6 and under.

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- See more information on related events by visiting ncartmuseum.org/bloom or calling (919) 715-5923. , https://ncartmuseum.org/calendar/event/2019/03/22/floral_demonstration_with_special_guest_holly_heider_chapple/1400
$30 - $27

Sanford -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM ( Thu., Mar. 14, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 31, 2019 )

Temple Theatre: Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel-the Widow Douglas and... Read More

Temple Theatre. -- 919-774-4155 , http://templeshows.com/showsandevents/2018-19/big-river
$27 - $15

Greensboro -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM

UNC Greensboro School of Music, Theatre & Dance: Kimberly Marshall Masterclass

UNCG Organ Recital Hall. -- Register here. , http://www.uncg.edu
Free

Durham -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle: Alex Fiterstein Masterclass

Performed by Alex Fiterstein, clarinet

Alex Fiterstein is featured in the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle's A Program of Pure Delights concert on March 24. He will hold an additional masterclass that is free and open to the public on March 22.

The Forest at Duke. -- (919) 335-6125, info@thecot.org , http://www.thecot.org
Free and open to the public.

Chapel Hill -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 4:00 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: Masterclass: Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers

Pianists Marina Lomazov (Eastman University) and Joseph Rackers (University of South Carolina) give a masterclass to UNC piano students.

Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall. , http://www.music.unc.edu
Free

Durham -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Duke University Department of Music: Ethnomusicology Lecture: David Samuels

Room 104, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building. -- 919-660-3300, duke-music@duke.edu , https://music.duke.edu/events
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM

North Carolina Museum of Art: Friday Flora Club

Performed by Edge of Urge

The crazy-cool folks from Edge of Urge, a maker incubator with ties to independent designers, join us to launch the weekend. Get crafty, ink yourself with a scented floral tattoo, and grab a cocktail at Iris after Dark. Find your “floral name” and stamp a necklace pendant, ink yourself with a scented floral tattoo,... Read More
Activity Fee: $12 members, $14 nonmembers. During the four days of Art in Bloom, tickets are required for admission to the permanent collection in the Museum’s West Building. East Building and the Museum Park will remain open and free to visitors. $13 members, $18 nonmembers, free for children 6 and under.

North Carolina Museum of Art. -- See more information on related events by visiting ncartmuseum.org/bloom or calling (919) 715-5923. , https://ncartmuseum.org/calendar/event/2019/03/22/friday_flora_club/1800
$14 - $12

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 6:30 PM

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse: Alexandra Franco Duo

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse. , http://www.brasasteakhouse.org
Free

Flat Rock -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Mar. 15, 2019 - Sat., Mar. 30, 2019 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: The Jungle Book

A boy finds home and family in the jungle. Rudyard Kipling’s journey of adventure and courage. The struggle of good versus evil.  A test of friendship and loyalty.  Who survives “The law of the jungle”?

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- 828-693-0731, toll-free at 866-737-8008 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org
$28 - $14

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 - Sun., Apr. 7, 2019 )

Theatre Raleigh: Where Words Once Were

Commissioned by the Kennedy Center in 2016, this award-winning play by is set in a dystopian time where language is rationed, a sentence can get you sentenced, and the silent are rising. The 70-minute show follows a young hero, Orhan, as he discovers the power of language, the value of friendship, and the cost of speaking your... Read More
10am weekday matinees available for student group reservations only. Please contact education@theatreraleigh.com to reserve. $15 adult, $10 child, $5 rate for groups of 8 or more.

Kennedy Theatre at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- 919-832-9997 , http://www.theatreraleigh.com
$15 - $10

Durham -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Mar. 8, 2019 - Sat., Mar. 23, 2019 )

Durham Independent Dance Artists (DIDA), Kristin Clotfelter, Studio C Projects: On You

Performed by Kristin Clotfelter, Pin-Han Lin, and Matthew Young

Kristin Clotfelter / Studio C Projects presents On You, an improvisatory exploration of the heart of dance performance. Playful and inventive, On You asks tricky questions: In dance, what is truth? What is a valuable experience? And how can audience members participate in the creation of this truth and value?
Tickets: $10 General Admission, $20 Supporter Admission; available here. Building is accessible from street level. Parking lot and street parking available.

Monkey Bottom Collaborative. , https://www.artful.ly/store/events/17078
$20 - $10

Greensboro -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 31, 2019 )

Community Theatre of Greensboro: Disney's 101 Dalmatians Kids

Book adapted by Marcy Heisler, Music & Lyrics by Mel Leven, Randy Rogel, Richard Gibbs, Brian Smith, Dan Root & Martin Lee Fuller Pet owners, Roger and Anita, live happily in London with their Dalmatians, Pongo and Perdita, stalwart dogs devoted to raising their puppies. Everything is quiet until Anita’s former... Read More
$9 - $5 depending on seat location (+NC Sales Tax & $2 restoration fee)

Community Theatre of Greensboro's The Starr Theatre. -- 336-333-7469 , http://www.ctgso.org/tickets
$9 - $5

Cary -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Kirk Farmer

Performing live at Brixx Pizza in Bradford Place, Cary.

Bradford Shops. , http://www.brixxpizza.com
Free

Greensboro -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Music for a Great Space: Kimberly Marshall

Performed by Kimberly Marshall, organ

Winston-Salem native Kimberly Marshall brings us a program of Mendelssohn, Brahms, Bach, and NC composer Margaret Sandresky all on the fantastic Fisk Op. 82 organ.

Christ United Methodist Church. -- (336) 638-7624, Tickets. , http://www.musicforagreatspace.org/
$22 - $5

Wilmington -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 - Sat., Mar. 23, 2019 )

Dance Cooperative, UNCW Presents: Wilmington Dance Festival

The Wilmington Dance Festival is the brainchild of the creators at the Dance Cooperative in the wake of ending our relationship with the amazing North Carolina Dance Festival. This event is two evenings of evocative local dance art from brilliant local choreographers and their talented dancers. While the festival is... Read More

Kenan Auditorium. -- (910) 962-3500 , https://uncw.edu/arts/presents/2018-2019/special_events.html
$30 - $20

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Mar. 8, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 24, 2019 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Bob Marley's Three Little Birds

Meet Ziggy, a shy boy who would rather stay at home and watch television than explore the island of Jamaica. Over the course of his onstage journey, with some help from his friend Nansi, he realizes that the real adventures can be found outside, amid the birds and jungles and beaches. Their worldly adventure is enlivened by the... Read More
Enjoy fresh milk and cookies after the Thursday, March 14th show provided by Insomnia Cookies. Local reggae band, Jamrock will perform on Saturday, March 16th from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm in Gaddy-Goodwin Theatre Lobby. On Saturday, March 30 at 1 pm, RLT will present a sensory-friendly performance of “Three Little... Read More

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

Sanford -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Mar. 14, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 31, 2019 )

Temple Theatre: Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel-the Widow Douglas and... Read More

Temple Theatre. -- 919-774-4155 , http://templeshows.com/showsandevents/2018-19/big-river
$27 - $15

Durham -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Mar. 7, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 24, 2019 )

Bartlett Theater: Constellations

Exploring the intricacies of both science and romance, Constellations is a love story with infinite possibilities. Nick Payne’s award-winning script will have audiences traversing time and space, witnessing the relationship between Marianne, a cosmologist, and Roland, a beekeeper, unfold through an array of... Read More

Northgate Stadium 10 Cinema. -- 919-808-2203 , http://www.bartletttheater.org
$

Greenville -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 - Sat., Mar. 23, 2019 )

East Carolina University School of Music, North Carolina New Music Initiative: Tell It Slant

Performed by ECU Opera Theater

World Premiere Performance: Tell It Slant, a chamber opera by Melinda Wagner.  Commissioned by the North Carolina NewMusic Initiative.  

A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. -- 252-328-6851
Free and open to the public.

Raleigh -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Mar. 20, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 24, 2019 )

NC State University Theatre: A Good Little Rain

An Open Door Series production. A young woman searches for meaning in mental illness, explorations of sexuality, and the loss that comes with the chronic illness of her mother. Michelle struggles with depression and anxiety, her distorted self-image at the core of her battle in this memory play by 2018 Arts NC State Creative... Read More

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre. -- 919-515-1100 , http://www.go.ncsu.edu/goodlittlerain
$10 - $6, plus applicable taxes and fees

Charlotte -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 - Sat., Mar. 23, 2019 )

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Performed by Charlotte Symphony; Albert-George Schram, conductor

The hills are alive for this program celebrating the musical catalog of Rodgers and Hammerstein. You'll hear hits including "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" from The Sound of Music to "Shall We Dance?" from The King and I, "Some Enchanted Evening" from South Pacific, "You'll Never Walk Alone" from... Read More

Knight Theatre. -- http://www.charlottesymphony.org/buytickets/ , http://www.charlottesymphony.org
$107 - $24

Garner -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music: Danny Paisley & Southern Grass

Lorraine's Coffee House & Music. , http://www.lorrainescoffeehouse.com
Free

Charlotte -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 - Sun., Mar. 24, 2019 )

Central Piedmont Community College, CPCC Opera Theatre: Bel Canto and Can Belto

Opposites really do attract!  “Bel Canto” is Italian for “beautiful singing.”  Classically trained singers strive for it and it’s what their audiences come to hear.  The other side of the coin….The Art of Belting.  Musical Theatre, Rock, Gospel singers and others strive to... Read More
Tickets are available for $19 and $21, with tickets for children under the age of 15 available for $10. Student tickets can be purchased at the Box Office. Charlotte-area students are $5 with a student ID and all CPCC students are free with a current ID. All seating is subject to availability.

Halton Theater. -- 704-330-6534, www.tix.cpcc.edu , http://www.cpcc.edu/arts
$21 - $10

Charlotte -- Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Mar. 22, 2019 - Sun., Apr. 7, 2019 )

Children's Theatre of Charlotte: The Ghost of Splinter Cove

Recommended for ages 8 and older WORLD PREMIERE Nate and Cora’s family has a secret. One night while the siblings are having fun with a new friend in their basement, this secret unearths a mystery that transports them on the adventure of their lives. Along the way, they discover things about both their family and... Read More
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte collaborated to create The Second Story Project, a unique commissioning of two plays by the same playwright, written with an interwoven theme. Both plays are set in the same house on the same evening but take place on different levels. The Ghost of... Read More

Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn. , http://www.atcharlotte.org
$