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Thu., Oct. 29, 2020 at 5:00 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: Timothy Sparks

This series is free and open to all. Tune in at https://www.facebook.com/MusicAtUNC/. Each installment will be available for viewing after the original Facebook livestream via Facebook or YouTube.

Online. , https://music.unc.edu/event/unc-music-replay-3/
Free

Charlotte -- Thu., Oct. 29, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Opera Carolina: Response Fund Special Event: Opera Dinner

Performed by Amanda Sesler, soprano; Jennifer Wiggins, mezzo-soprano; Johnathan White, tenor; David Clark, baritone; Zaiba Sheikh, pianist

$100 of each reservation is a tax-deductible contribution to Opera Carolina's Coronavirus Response Fund. Creative Cuisine by Executive Chef Luca Annuziata. For the health and safety of our patrons seating is limited for social distancing. Hand sanitizer and Opera Carolina masks will be available.

Holiday Inn Uptown Rooftop. -- 980-771-1042 , http://www.operacarolina.org/response-fund/
$125

Winston-Salem -- Thu., Oct. 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Wed., Oct. 28, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 )

UNC School of the Arts: Inheritance: A Work in Progress (Formerly Devised Theatre: The Windows Project)

Performed by UNCSA School of Drama; UNCSA School of Design & Production

During Inheritance: A Work in Progress (which had an original working title of The Windows Project), audiences will observe six characters, played by actors from the School of Drama, through windows of the 1837 Brookstown Inn as they reveal a narrative developed collaboratively by the students under the... Read More
Admission will be limited, with outdoor seating arranged to accommodate social distancing for individuals, couples and groups. Each performance will last approximately 50 minutes, followed by a brief talk-back with the cast, directors and designers. Tickets are free, but reservations are required.  *Note that the start... Read More

The Historic Brookstown Inn. -- 336-721-1945, boxoffice@uncsa.edu , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
Free

Charlotte -- Thu., Oct. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Oct. 15, 2020 - Sat., Nov. 7, 2020 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: CANCELED: Ghosts of Bogotá

A heartbreaking dark comedy following 3 siblings as they return to their parents’ birth country to bury a grandfather… who no one will mourn. A universal story about family secrets, told through a Latinx lens, and a story about that unique immigrant experience of never feeling fully at home in any country that can... Read More
October 15 - November 7, 2020 pending the lifting of NC Stay at Home order in response to COVID-19 pandemic October 15: Pay What You Can Night October 15 - 17: Previews October 21: Opening Night

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte. -- 704-342-2251 , https://atcharlotte.org/season-32/

Thu., Oct. 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Triad Stage: A Vindictive Vintage

A Vindictive Vintage takes place at the fictional Creekmore Vineyard tucked away in the beautiful Yadkin Valley Wine Country of North Carolina. This small family-run vineyard has been the lifeblood work of the local Creekmore family. The drama intensifies once a guest takes a fatal sip of Creekmore’s latest... Read More
Tickets start at $50 with the option to upgrade to exclusive “Detective Packs” including a perfectly paired wine and a three-course meal prepared by Gia's EAT.DRINK.LISTEN (our culinary partner).

Online. -- To purchase tickets or for more information on A Vindictive Vintage visit www.triadstage.org. , http://www.triadstage.org
$50+

Thu., Oct. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM

NC Black Repertory Company: The Resurrection of Alice

In rural 1948 South Carolina, 15-year-old Alice looks forward to graduating from high school (a family first) and attending college on the scholarship she has earned. But her plans are devastated when she learns that she must honor her parents’ secret marriage arrangements for her to Luthern Tucker, the lonely, old family... Read More
Events are FREE; advance registration is required online. Registrants will receive a confirmation email, a day-before reminder, and a private link to access the event one hour prior to the performance. All SCP events are one-time only exclusive showings.

Online. -- 828-262-4046 , http://www.theschaefercenter.org
Free, registration required.

Thu., Oct. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM

JazzArts Charlotte: Live from the Crown: Luther S. Allison

JazzArts Charlotte’s virtual live music series is excited to welcome back Charlotte-native multi-instrumentalist Luther S. Allison. Currently an instructor at the Calhoun School in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, you might find Luther at your favorite NY jazz venue, in a front porch gig, or as sideman on two of Michael... Read More
Free Event on Facebook Live  Donations and tips can be made at www.thejazzarts.org/donate or https://givebutter.com/JazzArts

Online. , http://www.thejazzarts.org/events
Free, donations accepted

Raleigh -- Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 ( Thu., Oct. 1, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 )

Gallery C: New Works by Sandra Mae Jensen

Sandra Mae Jensen is a fine art photographer based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Sandra’s work features the visual impact of landscapes across the United States. During photographic studies in the Washington, D.C. area through the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Sandra became inspired by the works of Imogen Cunningham,... Read More
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, October 2, 2020 From: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Gallery C (Raleigh). -- Open by appointment only.  88.278.3973 (toll free) 919.828.3165 (phone) , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 ( Tue., Oct. 20, 2020 - Sun., Jun. 27, 2021 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: ANIMATE EARTH - Adventures in Mimetolithia by Andy Nasisse

For years, master photographer and ceramicist Andy Nasisse has explored the figure in the landscape of the South and desert Southwest, engaging with what is probably the most basic impulse of the human imagination:  the tendency to “see things in things.” When we see recognizable forms in random shapes like... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open on a reduced schedule due to the pandemic. Reservations for timed entry are required. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for ticket information and registration, hours, directions, and announcements regarding... Read More

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. , http://Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu

Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Ruggero Piano Company: Defining and Teaching Well-Coordinated, Injury-Preventive Piano Technique

Performed by Barbara Lister-Sink

Pianists of all ages and levels are often frustrated and even tragically hindered by discomfort, pain, and injury related playing. Dr. Barbara Lister-Sink, author of the MTNA-award-winning DVD Freeing the Caged Bird--Developing Well-Coordinated, Injury-Preventive Piano Technique, will offer an accessible but... Read More
To ensure the health and safety of our clinicians and participants, this year’s courses will be live streamed from our Bösendorfer Hall. Students who are available to participate due to flexible remote learning schedules are also welcome to attend! The live stream link will be available on our website at ... Read More

Online. -- 919.839.2040  , http://www.ruggeropiano.com
Free

Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Duke Performances: Ranky Tanky

Members of GRAMMY-winning, Charleston-based quintet Ranky Tanky join Duke professor Laurent Dubois for a live Zoom conversation, exploring the ways in which their music and performance draw on the living Gullah traditions of the Lowcountry, handed down by the enslaved West Africans who lived in the region. Introduced by Brian... Read More

Online. -- Attend the event via Zoom. , https://arts.duke.edu/news/friday-lunchtime-artist-talks-return-with-in-conversation/
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 at 6:00 PM ( Fri., Oct. 16, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 )

Pure Life Theatre Company: Fall Festival with Haunted House

Outdoor Halloween movies, cider, with COVID-safe activities for younger children 6-8pm. Haunted House - small groups, families or individuals with masks (space sprayed between each tour through). Running Friday - Sunday from October 17 - 31.

Pure Life Open Air Stage. -- 919-839-9505 , http://www.purelifetheatre.com
Free, donations accepted

Winston-Salem -- Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Wed., Oct. 28, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 )

UNC School of the Arts: Inheritance: A Work in Progress (Formerly Devised Theatre: The Windows Project)

Performed by UNCSA School of Drama; UNCSA School of Design & Production

During Inheritance: A Work in Progress (which had an original working title of The Windows Project), audiences will observe six characters, played by actors from the School of Drama, through windows of the 1837 Brookstown Inn as they reveal a narrative developed collaboratively by the students under the... Read More
Admission will be limited, with outdoor seating arranged to accommodate social distancing for individuals, couples and groups. Each performance will last approximately 50 minutes, followed by a brief talk-back with the cast, directors and designers. Tickets are free, but reservations are required.  *Note that the start... Read More

The Historic Brookstown Inn. -- 336-721-1945, boxoffice@uncsa.edu , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 - Sun., Nov. 8, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: POSTPONED: Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play!

An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are the very “bestus” of friends! In this vaudevillian romp, Elephant and Piggie sing their way through a day where anything is possible. They go to a party hosted by the Squirrelles, wear silly hats, learn a new dance, and share ice cream! Their perfect day hits a snag... 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 -- Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Oct. 23, 2020 - Sun., Nov. 8, 2020 )

North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre (NRACT): Little Women - POSTPONED - NEW DATE(s) TBA

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre. -- (919) 866-0228 , http://www.nract.org
$22 - $15

Charlotte -- Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Oct. 15, 2020 - Sat., Nov. 7, 2020 )

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte: CANCELED: Ghosts of Bogotá

A heartbreaking dark comedy following 3 siblings as they return to their parents’ birth country to bury a grandfather… who no one will mourn. A universal story about family secrets, told through a Latinx lens, and a story about that unique immigrant experience of never feeling fully at home in any country that can... Read More
October 15 - November 7, 2020 pending the lifting of NC Stay at Home order in response to COVID-19 pandemic October 15: Pay What You Can Night October 15 - 17: Previews October 21: Opening Night

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte. -- 704-342-2251 , https://atcharlotte.org/season-32/

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 ( Thu., Oct. 1, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 )

Gallery C: New Works by Sandra Mae Jensen

Sandra Mae Jensen is a fine art photographer based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Sandra’s work features the visual impact of landscapes across the United States. During photographic studies in the Washington, D.C. area through the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Sandra became inspired by the works of Imogen Cunningham,... Read More
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, October 2, 2020 From: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Gallery C (Raleigh). -- Open by appointment only.  88.278.3973 (toll free) 919.828.3165 (phone) , http://www.galleryc.net
Free

Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 ( Sat., Oct. 10, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 )

Cary Playwrights' Forum, Greensboro Playwrights' Forum: NC Radio Play Festival: Halloween

All radio plays will be released as pre-recorded audio podcasts, featuring local voice talent and fully-produced sound effects. The directors are collaborating with local sound designers to mix a unique soundscape for each play. The NC Radio Play Festival marks the first major collaboration between the Greensboro... Read More
The radio plays will be released in phases, premiering on October 10th, October 17th, October 24th, and October 31st. No ticket or fee is required to listen. We will post donation links so that you may continue to support new, local theatre. Suggested donation is $5.  All audio plays and series produced by the Cary... Read More

Online. -- Listen heresee the Facebook event pageCary Playwrights' Forum page , http://cpfradiohour.podbean.com/
Suggested $5 donation

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 ( Tue., Oct. 20, 2020 - Sun., Jun. 27, 2021 )

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: ANIMATE EARTH - Adventures in Mimetolithia by Andy Nasisse

For years, master photographer and ceramicist Andy Nasisse has explored the figure in the landscape of the South and desert Southwest, engaging with what is probably the most basic impulse of the human imagination:  the tendency to “see things in things.” When we see recognizable forms in random shapes like... Read More
All exhibitions are free and open to the public. The Gregg Museum is open on a reduced schedule due to the pandemic. Reservations for timed entry are required. Please visit Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu for ticket information and registration, hours, directions, and announcements regarding... Read More

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. , http://Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu

Concord -- Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Cabarrus Arts Council: Artist Demonstration with Dan Triece

Celebrate Small Business Saturday with us! More information on the Facebook event page.

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

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 - Sun., Nov. 8, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: POSTPONED: Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play!

An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are the very “bestus” of friends! In this vaudevillian romp, Elephant and Piggie sing their way through a day where anything is possible. They go to a party hosted by the Squirrelles, wear silly hats, learn a new dance, and share ice cream! Their perfect day hits a snag... 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 -- Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 at 5:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 30, 2020 - Sun., Nov. 8, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: POSTPONED: Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play!

An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are the very “bestus” of friends! In this vaudevillian romp, Elephant and Piggie sing their way through a day where anything is possible. They go to a party hosted by the Squirrelles, wear silly hats, learn a new dance, and share ice cream! Their perfect day hits a snag... 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 -- Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 at 6:00 PM ( Fri., Oct. 16, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 )

Pure Life Theatre Company: Fall Festival with Haunted House

Outdoor Halloween movies, cider, with COVID-safe activities for younger children 6-8pm. Haunted House - small groups, families or individuals with masks (space sprayed between each tour through). Running Friday - Sunday from October 17 - 31.

Pure Life Open Air Stage. -- 919-839-9505 , http://www.purelifetheatre.com
Free, donations accepted

Winston-Salem -- Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Wed., Oct. 28, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 )

UNC School of the Arts: Inheritance: A Work in Progress (Formerly Devised Theatre: The Windows Project)

Performed by UNCSA School of Drama; UNCSA School of Design & Production

During Inheritance: A Work in Progress (which had an original working title of The Windows Project), audiences will observe six characters, played by actors from the School of Drama, through windows of the 1837 Brookstown Inn as they reveal a narrative developed collaboratively by the students under the... Read More
Admission will be limited, with outdoor seating arranged to accommodate social distancing for individuals, couples and groups. Each performance will last approximately 50 minutes, followed by a brief talk-back with the cast, directors and designers. Tickets are free, but reservations are required.  *Note that the start... Read More

The Historic Brookstown Inn. -- 336-721-1945, boxoffice@uncsa.edu , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
Free

Sat., Oct. 31, 2020 at 7:30 PM

UNC School of the Arts: Guitar Studio in Recital

Guitar students of Joseph Pecoraro and Luke Payne perform an eclectic mix of solo and ensemble works in this popular annual event.
RSVP at https://uncsa.secure.force.com/ticket/#/ Performance to be streamed via UNCSA School of Music Facebook. To view, please use a browser other than Internet Explorer.

Online. -- 336-721-1945, boxoffice@uncsa.edu , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
Free, donations accepted