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Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM ( Mon., Aug. 3, 2020 - Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Story Drama

Use your actor tools of body, voice and imagination to explore the plot, characters, and setting of a story. For ages 4-K.
August 3-14, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10-10:45am

Online. -- Please read our general information page for online camps before you register. To Register: Please click here to access the online catalog and to register your student. Payment is due at time of registration. Please review the general information page above for refund policy for online programs. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Please complete this scholarship application and email it to education@raleighlittletheatre.org in order to register. , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/education/summer-camps-online/
$75 per student

Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: First Fridays: Week of Welcome Edition!

Performed by Marching Tar Heels

Join us on Facebook for a special Week of Welcome First Fridays concert featuring the Marching Tar Heels!

Online. , https://music.unc.edu/event/first-fridays-concert-7/
Free, donations accepted

Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM ( Mon., Aug. 10, 2020 - Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Original Scriptworks

Students will develop skills in performance, storytelling, improvisation and character development as they collaborate to create and perform original short plays. August 10-14, 1-4pm
Please click here to register your student. Once you complete this registration form, education staff will call you to follow up with payment. If you have any questions, please email kathleen@raleighlittletheatre.org. ... Read More

Online. -- Business office: 919-821-4579 Box office: 919-821-3111 , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/education/summer-camps-online/
$175 per student

Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM ( Mon., Aug. 10, 2020 - Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Found Object Puppetry

Students will engage in the art of puppetry through found objects, explore their own body, voice and imagination while they create dynamic puppets with specific character traits. For grades (rising) 1st - 3rd

Online. -- Please read our general information page for online camps before you register. To Register: Please click here to access the online catalog and to register your student. Payment is due at time of registration. Please review the general information page above for refund policy for online programs. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Please complete this scholarship application and email it to education@raleighlittletheatre.org in order to register. , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/education/summer-camps-online/
$75 per student

Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): Hoop Dreams

If you enjoy watching and talking about films, join us for our monthly virtual NCMA Film Club! We’ll pair thought-provoking contemporary and classic short and feature films and include a Zoom discussion with a special guest. Guest speakers include filmmakers, professors, artists, and film programmers. Our first pairing,... Read More
$6.44 Members; $8.58 Nonmembers (Taxes and fees included)

Online. -- More information and tickets online. Box Office (919) 715-5923. , http://www.ncma.org
$9 - $7

Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Jul. 17, 2020 - Fri., Sep. 11, 2020 )

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art: Jazz at the Bechtler

While we are just as ready to return to the Bechtler as you are, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, artists, and visitors continues to be our priority. During these unprecedented times, we remain fully committed to offering art, content, and experiences designed to engage and connect you to the world of arts and... Read More
This season’s kick-off concert is free of charge in honor of Christopher Lawing. Registration is required. Please register by Thursday, July 16. Registered guests will receive the link on noon, Friday, July 17.

Online. -- Registration for August/September concerts is not yet available online. Call or visit the website for more information. , http://www.bechtler.org
Registration required

Charlotte -- Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 - Sat., Aug. 15, 2020 )

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: CANCELED: 007: The Best of James Bond

Performed by Christopher James Lees, conductor; Chloe Lowery​, vocalist

The name's Bond...James Bond. Over two dozen Bond films spanning five decades have produced some of the greatest movie music of our time. The CSO presents the best of Bond, from the iconic Theme Song to the sultry "Nobody Does it Better."    
The Charlotte Symphony presents a new schedule for concerts that were postponed due to COVID-19. This three-week summer festival will feature everything you love about the Charlotte Symphony. From Classical and Pops, to Film and Family concerts - plus a free concert for the community - we're presenting a sampling of what your... Read More

Sandra Levine Theatre (formerly Dana Auditorium). -- 704-972-2000 , http://www.charlottesymphony.org/august-2020/
$

Raleigh -- Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 - Sun., Aug. 30, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: POSTPONED: Dreamgirls

A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom. Through gospel, R&B, smooth pop, disco and more, this six-time Tony Award-winning musical explores themes of ambition, hope and betrayal, all set in... Read More
* Postponed to the 2021-2022 season due to COVID-19 pandemic response protocols. Stay tuned for new show dates.

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- 919-821-3111 , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/20-21season/
$

Charlotte -- Sat., Aug. 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: CANCELED: Peter and the Wolf

Performed by Christopher James Lees, conductor

Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf is a musical story based on the classic Russian folk tale. It tells of a young boy's adventures with his grandfather and animal friends. This timeless favorite introduces children to the instruments of the orchestra, as they depict different characters in the story.    
The Charlotte Symphony presents a new schedule for concerts that were postponed due to COVID-19. This three-week summer festival will feature everything you love about the Charlotte Symphony. From Classical and Pops, to Film and Family concerts - plus a free concert for the community - we're presenting a sampling of what your... Read More

Sandra Levine Theatre (formerly Dana Auditorium). -- 704-972-2000 , http://www.charlottesymphony.org/august-2020/
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Aug. 15, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Pure Life Theatre Company: That's D.O.P.E.: Black Business Expo

Come join us in celebrating our culture and supporting local businesses. Pure Life Theatre is hosting our first annual Black Business Expo on August 15, 2020. We hope that you will join us.
Remember to wear your masks! The space will be open according to Governor Cooper's and CDC guidelines.

Pure Life Theatre Company (formerly Sonorous Road Theatre). , http://www.purelifetheatre.com
Free

Charlotte -- Sat., Aug. 15, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 - Sat., Aug. 15, 2020 )

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: CANCELED: 007: The Best of James Bond

Performed by Christopher James Lees, conductor; Chloe Lowery​, vocalist

The name's Bond...James Bond. Over two dozen Bond films spanning five decades have produced some of the greatest movie music of our time. The CSO presents the best of Bond, from the iconic Theme Song to the sultry "Nobody Does it Better."    
The Charlotte Symphony presents a new schedule for concerts that were postponed due to COVID-19. This three-week summer festival will feature everything you love about the Charlotte Symphony. From Classical and Pops, to Film and Family concerts - plus a free concert for the community - we're presenting a sampling of what your... Read More

Sandra Levine Theatre (formerly Dana Auditorium). -- 704-972-2000 , http://www.charlottesymphony.org/august-2020/
$

Raleigh -- Sat., Aug. 15, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 - Sun., Aug. 30, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: POSTPONED: Dreamgirls

A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom. Through gospel, R&B, smooth pop, disco and more, this six-time Tony Award-winning musical explores themes of ambition, hope and betrayal, all set in... Read More
* Postponed to the 2021-2022 season due to COVID-19 pandemic response protocols. Stay tuned for new show dates.

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- 919-821-3111 , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/20-21season/
$

Raleigh -- Sun., Aug. 16, 2020 at 3:00 PM ( Fri., Aug. 14, 2020 - Sun., Aug. 30, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: POSTPONED: Dreamgirls

A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th century American popular music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group’s rise from obscurity to superstardom. Through gospel, R&B, smooth pop, disco and more, this six-time Tony Award-winning musical explores themes of ambition, hope and betrayal, all set in... Read More
* Postponed to the 2021-2022 season due to COVID-19 pandemic response protocols. Stay tuned for new show dates.

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- 919-821-3111 , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/20-21season/
$

Blowing Rock -- Sun., Aug. 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: BRAHM Summer Concert: Mexican Hot Chocolate

Join BRAHM for the August installment of our 2020 Summer Concert Series featuring Mexican Hot Chocolate, for a mix of instrumentals, love songs, comedic songs, and traditional American music.To maintain limited capacity of 25 audience members at a time, there will be two seatings of this concert: a concert that begins promptly... Read More
Two Seatings: 4:00 - 5:00 PM OR 5:30 - 6:30 PM ONLY 25 SEATS AVAILABLE, PER CONCERT. RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY.

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum. -- Purchase tickets online.  , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
$

Blowing Rock -- Sun., Aug. 16, 2020 at 5:30 PM

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: BRAHM Summer Concert: Mexican Hot Chocolate

Join BRAHM for the August installment of our 2020 Summer Concert Series featuring Mexican Hot Chocolate, for a mix of instrumentals, love songs, comedic songs, and traditional American music.To maintain limited capacity of 25 audience members at a time, there will be two seatings of this concert: a concert that begins promptly... Read More
Two Seatings: 4:00 - 5:00 PM OR 5:30 - 6:30 PM ONLY 25 SEATS AVAILABLE, PER CONCERT. RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY.

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum. -- Purchase tickets online.  , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
$

Charlotte -- Sun., Aug. 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: CANCELED: Free Community Concert

Performed by Christopher James Lees, conductor

Join us for a free concert for our community as our way to say thank you for all of the support you've shown us over the past few months! Seating is limited. Free registration will open closer to the concert date.
The Charlotte Symphony presents a new schedule for concerts that were postponed due to COVID-19. This three-week summer festival will feature everything you love about the Charlotte Symphony. From Classical and Pops, to Film and Family concerts - plus a free concert for the community - we're presenting a sampling of what your... Read More

Knight Theatre. -- 704-972-2000 , http://www.charlottesymphony.org/august-2020/
Free, registration required.

Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM ( Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 - Fri., Aug. 21, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Create A Play Camp: Mo Willems’ World

This half day camp will combine creative drama work with acting skill development. Using source material from books and their own imaginations, students will work together with their peers to create an original story to perform at the end of the week. Students will engage the actor’s tools of body, voice and imagination as... Read More
July 6-10, 1-4pm: Stories Take Flight! - $175/student July 13-17, 1-4pm: Where the Sidewalk Ends - $175/student August 3-7, 9am-12pm: The Lorax - $175/student August 17-21, 9am-12pm: Mo Willems’ World - $175/student

Online. -- Please read our general information page for online camps before you register. To Register: Please click here to access the online catalog and to register your student. Payment is due at time of registration. Please review the general information page above for refund policy for online programs. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Please complete this scholarship application and email it to education@raleighlittletheatre.org in order to register. , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/education/summer-camps-online/
$175 per student

Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM ( Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 - Fri., Aug. 21, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Scriptworks: The Surprising Story of the Three Little Pigs

Students will develop essential acting skills including characterization, vocal projection, working collaboratively and memorizing lines while working on age-relevant scenes from published plays. For grades (rising) 4th - 6th
Please click here to register your student. Once you complete this registration form, education staff will call you to follow up with payment. If you have any questions, please email kathleen@raleighlittletheatre.org. ... Read More

Online. -- Business office: 919-821-4579 Box office: 919-821-3111 , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/education/summer-camps-online/
$175

Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 at 9:30 AM ( Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 - Fri., Aug. 21, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Playtime: Dragons Love Tacos

A daily drama class that meets every day for the week. Each week students will explore stories and characters in a different theme. Through their drama exploration, students also practice listening skills, working together, story sequencing and physical/body awareness. After each day’s class, families also receive a... Read More
July 6-10, 9:30-10:30am, Creative Creatures July 13-17, 9:30-10:30am, Commotion in the Ocean August 17-21, 9:30-10:30am, Dragons Love Tacos

Online. -- Please read our general information page for online camps before you register. To Register: Please click here to access the online catalog and to register your student. Payment is due at time of registration. Please review the general information page above for refund policy for online programs. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Please complete this scholarship application and email it to education@raleighlittletheatre.org in order to register. , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/education/summer-camps-online/
$75 per student

Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Burning Coal Theatre Company, Raleigh Little Theatre: Inalienable Rights

Burning Coal Theatre Company in partnership with The League of Women Voters of Wake County and thirteen other theatre and/or opera companies from across central North Carolina is pleased to announce that it will present The 19th Amendment Project, a collection of short plays written by some of the most accomplished women and/or... Read More
Each of the short plays will be released virtually, one at a time, between August 17 - August 30, 2020.  Tickets to view each 10 minute play will be $2 or $25 for the entire 14 play cycle. The plays will all be available until September 30, 2020.

Online. -- Tickets may be obtained by calling 919.834.4001 or visiting us at https://burningcoal.org/the-nineteenth-amendment-project/. , https://burningcoal.org/the-nineteenth-amendment-project/
$20 - $2

Tue., Aug. 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM ( Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 - Fri., Aug. 21, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Create A Play Camp: Mo Willems’ World

This half day camp will combine creative drama work with acting skill development. Using source material from books and their own imaginations, students will work together with their peers to create an original story to perform at the end of the week. Students will engage the actor’s tools of body, voice and imagination as... Read More
July 6-10, 1-4pm: Stories Take Flight! - $175/student July 13-17, 1-4pm: Where the Sidewalk Ends - $175/student August 3-7, 9am-12pm: The Lorax - $175/student August 17-21, 9am-12pm: Mo Willems’ World - $175/student

Online. -- Please read our general information page for online camps before you register. To Register: Please click here to access the online catalog and to register your student. Payment is due at time of registration. Please review the general information page above for refund policy for online programs. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Please complete this scholarship application and email it to education@raleighlittletheatre.org in order to register. , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/education/summer-camps-online/
$175 per student

Tue., Aug. 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM ( Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 - Fri., Aug. 21, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Scriptworks: The Surprising Story of the Three Little Pigs

Students will develop essential acting skills including characterization, vocal projection, working collaboratively and memorizing lines while working on age-relevant scenes from published plays. For grades (rising) 4th - 6th
Please click here to register your student. Once you complete this registration form, education staff will call you to follow up with payment. If you have any questions, please email kathleen@raleighlittletheatre.org. ... Read More

Online. -- Business office: 919-821-4579 Box office: 919-821-3111 , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/education/summer-camps-online/
$175

Tue., Aug. 18, 2020 at 9:30 AM ( Mon., Aug. 17, 2020 - Fri., Aug. 21, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Playtime: Dragons Love Tacos

A daily drama class that meets every day for the week. Each week students will explore stories and characters in a different theme. Through their drama exploration, students also practice listening skills, working together, story sequencing and physical/body awareness. After each day’s class, families also receive a... Read More
July 6-10, 9:30-10:30am, Creative Creatures July 13-17, 9:30-10:30am, Commotion in the Ocean August 17-21, 9:30-10:30am, Dragons Love Tacos

Online. -- Please read our general information page for online camps before you register. To Register: Please click here to access the online catalog and to register your student. Payment is due at time of registration. Please review the general information page above for refund policy for online programs. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Please complete this scholarship application and email it to education@raleighlittletheatre.org in order to register. , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/education/summer-camps-online/
$75 per student

Tue., Aug. 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Burning Coal Theatre Company: The Tender-Hearted

Burning Coal Theatre Company in partnership with The League of Women Voters of Wake County and thirteen other theatre and/or opera companies from across central North Carolina is pleased to announce that it will present The 19th Amendment Project, a collection of short plays written by some of the most accomplished women and/or... Read More
Each of the short plays will be released virtually, one at a time, between August 17 - August 30, 2020.  Tickets to view each 10 minute play will be $2 or $25 for the entire 14 play cycle. The plays will all be available until September 30, 2020.

Online. -- Tickets may be obtained by calling 919.834.4001 or visiting us at https://burningcoal.org/the-nineteenth-amendment-project/. , https://burningcoal.org/the-nineteenth-amendment-project/
$20 - $2

Charlotte -- Tue., Aug. 18, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: CANCELED: On Tap at Triple C Brewing

Performed by Christopher James Lees, conductor

Expanding our popular On Tap series, we're back at Triple C Brewing in South End! Unwind with an evening full of great music, craft brews (cider and wine also available!), and lots of fun.
The Charlotte Symphony presents a new schedule for concerts that were postponed due to COVID-19. This three-week summer festival will feature everything you love about the Charlotte Symphony. From Classical and Pops, to Film and Family concerts - plus a free concert for the community - we're presenting a sampling of what your... Read More

Triple C Brewing. -- 704-972-2000 , http://www.charlottesymphony.org/august-2020/
Free, registration required.