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Concord -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Cabarrus Arts Council: Opening Reception

Meet the artists and be among the first to view this new exhibition opening this Thursday in The Galleries.

Cabarrus Arts Council. , http://cabarrusartscouncil.org

Belmont -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, On-Stage Concerts: 2022 Jazz at the Garden featuring Charlton Singleton and Contemporary Flow

A native of Awendaw, SC, Charlton Singleton began his musical studies at the age of three on the piano. He would then go on to study the organ, violin, cello, and the trumpet throughout elementary, middle, and high school. As a performer Charlton leads his own ensembles that vary in size and style.
$40 per person with a 25% discount for members Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden and On-Stage Concerts are proud to announce the return of Jazz at the Garden, presented select Thursdays over the next few months. Bring your lawn chair and a picnic to enjoy the show. (Large coolers, alcoholic beverages, tents, and umbrellas are... Read More

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. -- Purchase tickets to our July through September Jazz at the Garden before June 20th and receive an additional 10% off. Call 704.829.1294 or email reservations@dsbg.org to receive the bundle price. , https://www.dsbg.org/event/2022-jazz-at-the-garden-featuring-charlton-singleton-and-contemporary-flow/
$40

Charlotte -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Middle C Jazz: Emmaline

Though still in the early stages of her blossoming career, 24-year-old vocalist, violinist and songwriter, Emmaline, has accomplished an impressive laundry list of achievements so far. From being featured in top music publications such as Rolling Stone and American Songwriter to performing as the opening act for... Read More

Middle C Jazz. , http://middlecjazz.com

Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Live-Stream: Sketches for Wilderness

Sketches for WILDERNESS serves as a visual travelogue or journal in which Daughtry pulls together and explores elements for a larger project titled WILDERNESS, a speculative documentary photography, film and performance project that engages an “integral ecological” approach to sustainability and... Read More
Streaming to Vimeo and Facebook. View the event page here.

Online. , http://blackmountaincollege.org
Free and open to the public.

Charlotte -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Aug. 4, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

XOXO: The Maids

Jean Genet's classic absurdist play blends reality and fantasy, politics and religion, adulation and loathing using just three characters. Directed by Matt Cosper and featuring Jen Adams, Kadey Ballard and Kate McCracken, The Maids is a return to XOXO's absurdist roots. We hope you'll join us for a voyage... Read More
Tickets available online.

Mint Museum RANDOLPH. , http://www.xoxoperformance.org/
$32

Charlotte -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Middle C Jazz: Emmaline

Though still in the early stages of her blossoming career, 24-year-old vocalist, violinist and songwriter, Emmaline, has accomplished an impressive laundry list of achievements so far. From being featured in top music publications such as Rolling Stone and American Songwriter to performing as the opening act for 10-time-GRAMMY... Read More
Craft cocktails and small plates begin at 6:00 pm. Middle C Jazz has General Admission seating available on a first-come basis. We also offer preferred seating for our Baby Grand members.  For information regarding our Baby Grand Membership Read More

Middle C Jazz. , http://middlecjazz.com
$35 - $28

Wilmington -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:00 PM

Cameron Art Museum: Galleries after Dark with Susan Nuttall: Looking at Donald Sultan in the 20 Years Exhibition

Performed by Susan Nuttall

Susan serves on the board of the Carolina Beach Mural Project.  Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Susan studied Commercial Art and Advertising at Utah State University.  In 1996, she started Creative Art by Susan Nuttall, a company specializing in commissioned artwork incorporating oils, textured mix media, and encaustic... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. , http://cameronartmuseum.org/
FREE w/ Museum admission

Wilmington -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Aug. 4, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

Big Dawg Productions Non-Profit Theatre, Historic Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts: Aristophanes' Lysistrata

*Adult Themes and Imagery - No one under 18 admitted without Parent or Guardian! This ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes, originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC, is a comic account of a woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War between Greek city states by denying all the men of the land any... Read More

Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre at Thalian Hall. -- Center Box Office Monday-Friday 2-5pm 910.632.2285. , https://www.thalianhall.org
$

Wilmington -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Aug. 4, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 21, 2022 )

Historic Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Opera House Theatre Company: Newsies

Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the... Read More

Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre at Thalian Hall. -- Center Box Office Monday-Friday 2-5pm 910.632.2285. , https://www.thalianhall.org
$

Charlotte -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Aug. 10, 2022 - Sat., Aug. 20, 2022 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: "If Pretty Hurts ..."

In a mashup of West African folklore and contemporary American culture, this provocative, hilarious new play follows four teenage girls as they grapple with societal definitions of beauty. When Akim’s classmates decide they’ll be damned before they let her be the leading lady in the story, the frenemies jockey for... Read More

Hadley Theater, Queens University. , http://atcharlotte.org/event/if-pretty-hurts/?dm_i=6KVA,4WKE,2986U5,NXO1,1

Southport -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Aug. 4, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

Brunswick Little Theatre: Bingo - the Winning Musical

The fun new musical comedy has laughs and heart a-plenty. Musical numbers run the gamut from pop ballad, to gospel, to country, to a torch song. The fun begins as Bingo diehards and BFFs Vern (Christie Delbridge), Honey (Vicky Riley) and Patsy (Mary Anne Gilland) brave the worst storm in Hamerin County history to attend the... Read More
Tickets are $25 and are available at Read More

Oak Island Moose Lodge. , http://brunswicklittletheatre.com
$25

Raleigh -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Aug. 9, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

North Carolina Theatre: On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

“The rhythm is gonna get you!” On Your Feet! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage, and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—enough to become an international sensation. From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Gloria and Emilio Estefan broke through the... Read More

Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. , http://nctheatre.com

Winston-Salem -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM

Music Carolina: Summer Dances

An Evening of Dance and music with choreographers Elizabeth Clendinning, Janice Lancaster, and Monet Beatty, return to SECCA for an evening of dance and music. Music for the performance features violinist Ruth Kelly, a jazz trio with Matt Kendrick on bass, Michael Kinchen on saxophone, and Kassem Williams on drums, and the music... Read More

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). -- 336 608 5136, info@musiccarolina.org , https://musiccarolina.org/summerfest-2022/
$26

Charlotte -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Jul. 27, 2022 - Sat., Aug. 20, 2022 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka

Written by Tori Sampson, Directed by Sidney Horton, Asst. Directed by Tina Kelly In a mashup of West African folklore and contemporary American culture, this provocative, hilarious new play follows four teenage girls as they grapple with societal definitions of beauty. When Akim’s classmates decide they’ll be... Read More
This show contains mature themes and language. Recommended age is 14+ Subject matter includes depictions of death. To ask about specifics, please email kathrynh@atcharlotte.org.

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte. -- 704-342-2251, info@atcharlotte.org Box Office: By phone only Mon through Fri 12pm-4pm *In person Box Office begins 1 hour before every performance. , https://atcharlotte.org/event/if-pretty-hurts/
$

Flat Rock -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:30 PM ( Sat., Aug. 6, 2022 - Sat., Aug. 13, 2022 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: Mozart to Pop Chart

The one and only Nat Zegree (Million Dollar Quartet, Amadeus) returns to The Rock to whisk our audiences away on an all-new musical journey through the history and triumphs of music from Mozart to today's current hits. Joining Nat on stage will be some of the brightest rock and symphonic musicians from the region each... Read More

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. , https://www.flatrockplayhouse.org/
$60 - $40

Raleigh -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 - Sat., Aug. 20, 2022 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming... Read More
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com Please plan to follow ... Read More

Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre. -- Business office: 919-821-4579 Box office: 919-821-3111 , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/shows/spelling-bee/
$27 - $23

Charlotte -- Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

Charlotte Conservatory Theatre: Charlotte Conservatory Theatre: Witch

Mischief bubbles in the sleepy village of Edmonton, and the fate of the world is at stake in this razor-sharp, bruisingly funny, and devastating new play. As wealthy landowner Arthur Banks contemplates his legacy, those around him vie for their piece-of-the-pie. Desires are made manifest with the help of a charming devil, a... Read More

Booth Playhouse. , http://charlotteconservatorytheatre.org/shows

Durham -- Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 ( Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

Carolina Theatre: OUTSOUTH Queer Film Festival

The OUTSOUTH Queer Film Festival is the second largest LGBTQ+ film festival in the Southeast, attracting thousands of patrons to downtown Durham every year since 1995.

Downtown Durham. , https://carolinatheatre.org/festival/outsouth/#films

Wilmington -- Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 ( Thu., Aug. 4, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

Big Dawg Productions Non-Profit Theatre: Lysistrata

This ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes, originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC, is a comic account of a woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War between Greek city states by denying all the men of the land any sex, which was the only thing they truly and deeply desired. Lysistrata persuades the... Read More

Ruth & Bucky Stein Theatre at Thalian Hall. , http://www.bigdawgproductions.org/

Lewisville -- Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 ( Mon., Aug. 8, 2022 - Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 )

Yadkin Arts Council: Art a la Carte Experience

The Yadkin Arts Council will present an “Art a la Carte Experience” August 8-12, 2022 at the Mary Alice Warren Community Center in Lewisville. This program is a weeklong series of art classes taught by Yadkin Arts Council Artist Members. These “sampler sessions” will offer attendees the opportunity to... Read More
Registration is open to students 16 years of age and older. Children ages 12 to 15 may sign up but must be accompanied by a paying adult.  All Classes will take place at the Mary Alice Warren Community Center (7632 Warren Pk Dr, Lewisville, NC 27023). *Registration closes August 1, 2022 (or when classes fill up)*

Mary Alice Warren Community Center. -- $15 per class  www.yadkinarts.org or at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center Box Office from 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday (336-679-2941) , http://yadkinarts.org
$15

Durham -- Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 ( Thu., Aug. 11, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

Carolina Theatre: OUTSOUTH Queer Film Festival

The OUTSOUTH Queer Film Festival is the second largest LGBTQ+ film festival in the Southeast, attracting thousands of patrons to downtown Durham every year since 1995. Since beginning in 1995 as QFest and running from 1996-2019 as the North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival, this event has always featured a diverse array... Read More
$12.53 per film | 10-Pass $85 (10-passes only available at the box office)

Carolina Theatre of Durham. , https://carolinatheatre.org/festival/outsouth/
$12.53 per film, $85 festival

Lumberton -- Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 at 6:00 PM ( Thu., Jul. 21, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

Carolina Civic Center: Auditions: The 11th annual Robeson County Christmas Show

The Carolina Civic hosts AUDITIONS for the 11th annual Robeson County Christmas Show, an original production directed by the theater’s resident artist, Kendrix Singletary. The show now in its 11th season is a heart-warming, holiday musical revue that the entire family will enjoy. The show will feature a talented local... Read More
Seeking: 7 female dancers (for our newest addition The Civettes). The Civettes should come prepared to learn a dance combination. 8 kids (mature, effervescent, spirited, and talented children who dance, sing and take direction well). Kids should come prepared to sing a Christmas song that demonstrates... Read More

Carolina Civic Center Rehearsal Space. -- For more information please contact the Stage Manager Jonathan at 910.738.4339 or email Jonathan@CarolinaCivicCenter.com  , http://carolinaciviccenter.com

Charlotte -- Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 at 6:00 PM ( Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 - Sat., Aug. 13, 2022 )

JazzArts Charlotte, The Jazz Room: Tenor Madness

Four tenor saxophonists walk into a room…back by popular demand! You don’t want to miss this evening of tenor madness delivered by a cast of the top players from the region and beyond. Saxophone: One of the most iconic instruments in jazz, the saxophone’s voice-like tone pushed it to a leading position. Jazz... Read More
$20 advance. $25 at the door. Cabaret tables $60 for table for 2. The JAZZ ROOM provides a casual and intimate setting with tables and a full bar, reminiscent of the classic jazz rooms of yesteryear.

Stage Door Theater. -- Tickets available online. , https://www.thejazzarts.org/event/tenor-madness/2022-08-12/
$60 - $20

Chapel Hill -- Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 - Sun., Sep. 18, 2022 )

Paperhand Puppet Intervention: The Meanwhile Clock and other Impossible Dances

Pre-shows begin at 6:20pm for 7pm shows (2:20pm for 3pm shows) in the Forest Theatre.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 4-14, and free for children 3 and under. However, we feel that it’s important to make art accessible to all - we won’t turn anyone away due to lack of funds.

Forest Theatre. , http://paperhand.org/calendar/
$20 - $10

Charlotte -- Fri., Aug. 12, 2022 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Aug. 4, 2022 - Sun., Aug. 14, 2022 )

XOXO: The Maids

Jean Genet's classic absurdist play blends reality and fantasy, politics and religion, adulation and loathing using just three characters. Directed by Matt Cosper and featuring Jen Adams, Kadey Ballard and Kate McCracken, The Maids is a return to XOXO's absurdist roots. We hope you'll join us for a voyage... Read More
Tickets available online.

Mint Museum RANDOLPH. , http://www.xoxoperformance.org/
$32