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Tue., Sep. 29, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Women's Theatre Festival: Gender Equity & Social Justice Theatre for Teens

Performed by Johannah Maynard Edwards

Theatre has long been used as an instrument for social change. In this six week course for ages 13-17 (meeting on Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 8:00pm), participants will investigate some of these tools and techniques and practice using their voices to create art that matters. We’ll learn about forum theatre, playback theatre,... Read More
Ticket Link: bit.ly/justicefall2020. All classes will take place via Zoom. Tuition: $150 (includes... Read More

Online. -- Email info@womenstheatrefestival.com to inquire about scholarships or tuition assistance. , http://www.womenstheatrefestival.com
$150

Charlotte -- Tue., Sep. 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: On Tap: Live @ NoDa

Performed by Christopher James Lees, host; Joseph Meyer, violin; Jenny Topilow, violin; Benjamin Geller, viola; Alan Black, cello

HAYDN; String Quartet Op. 76, No. 2 Florence PRICE; String Quartet in G major (selected movements)    

NoDa Brewery. -- 704-972-2000 , https://www.charlottesymphony.org/ontap/
$15 in person, $10 online; $54 for online 6-pack

Tue., Sep. 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Mon., Sep. 28, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 4, 2020 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: 10-Minute Play Festival

The 10-Minute Play Festival features the winning plays from a competition held each year by Winston-Salem Writers.  Originally slated to be produced by The Little Theatre in June, this year’s Festival will be performed online in September, one play per night at 7 pm each evening. The winning plays include... Read More

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

Tue., Sep. 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM

North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA): S.E. Ward

S.E. Ward creates dreamlike sounds that conjure some thoughts of Southern Cocteau Twins with meditative, if melancholic or at least moody, and undeniably mesmerizing music or, as she succinctly states, “somber, big guitar songs.”  These free, live-streamed concerts not only represent the state’s rich... Read More

Online. -- Tune into Offstage Live: Music at the Museum streaming live on the NCMA’s YouTube channel at youtube.com/ncartmuseum. , http://www.ncartmuseum.org/offstage
Free, donations accepted

Highlands -- Wed., Sep. 30, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Center for Life Enrichment, Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival: Jazz: America's Best Gumbo

Performed by Dwight Andrews

This presentation will explore how and why jazz could have only originated in the U.S. and the fascinating ingredients of technology, history, race and even religion created the perfect recipe for this "new" 20th century music. Presenter: Dwight Andrews, composer, musician, educator and minister

Center for Life Enrichment. -- Call CLE for lecture tickets and locations at 828-525-8811. , http://www.h-cmusicfestival.org/cle
$

Wed., Sep. 30, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Mon., Sep. 28, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 4, 2020 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: 10-Minute Play Festival

The 10-Minute Play Festival features the winning plays from a competition held each year by Winston-Salem Writers.  Originally slated to be produced by The Little Theatre in June, this year’s Festival will be performed online in September, one play per night at 7 pm each evening. The winning plays include... Read More

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

Thu., Oct. 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Gregg Museum of Art & Design: A Conversation About Art

Performed by Roger Manley, Gregg Museum Director

NC State’s Gregg Museum of Art & Design will offer a variety of virtual programming this fall. Programming will feature regularly scheduled virtual tours, conversations with artists, behind-the-scenes tours and more. All programs will take place on Thursdays at 4pm.

Online. -- More information can be found at Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu/programs. , http://www.Gregg.arts.ncsu.edu/programs
Free and open to the public.

Thu., Oct. 1, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Mon., Sep. 28, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 4, 2020 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: 10-Minute Play Festival

The 10-Minute Play Festival features the winning plays from a competition held each year by Winston-Salem Writers.  Originally slated to be produced by The Little Theatre in June, this year’s Festival will be performed online in September, one play per night at 7 pm each evening. The winning plays include... Read More

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

Raleigh -- Thu., Oct. 1, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Sep. 25, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 11, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: POSTPONED: Morning After Grace

Hilarious and heart-warming, this unconventional new comedy tackles love, loss, and coming to terms with growing old. After hooking up at a funeral, Angus and Abigail find themselves waking up the next morning wrapped in sheets on Angus’ sofa. Strangers just the day before, Abigail thinks she may finally be ready to take... Read More
* Postponed to the 2021-2022 season due to COVID-19 pandemic response protocols. Stay tuned for new show dates.

Raleigh Little Theatre Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. -- 919-821-3111 , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/20-21season/
$

Davidson -- Thu., Oct. 1, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Sep. 24, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 11, 2020 )

Davidson Community Players: The 39 Steps

A man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! A riotous blend of virtuoso... Read More
Adult - $20; Senior (65+) - $ 18; Student (under 21) - $12 Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Armour Street Theatre. -- 704-892-7953 , http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org
$20 - $12

Thu., Oct. 1, 2020 at 8:00 PM

JazzArts Charlotte: Live from the Crown: Harvey Cummings II

JazzArts Charlotte’s virtual live music series is excited to present award winning saxophonist, pianist and songwriter Harvey Cummings II. His blend of jazz, hip-hop, neo-soul, and R&B music is described to have a feeling of cool celebration. Tune in to Keep Jazz A-Live-Streaming to hear local jazz musicians... Read More
Free Event - 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

Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 at 1:00 PM ( Fri., Sep. 4, 2020 - Fri., Nov. 6, 2020 )

Arts Everywhere, UNC Chapel Hill Department of Music: First Fridays in the Hill Hall Rotunda

First Fridays was a concert series created by Arts Everywhere and the Department of Music which featured pop-up performances by different student and chamber ensembles on the first Friday of each month in the rotunda of Hill Hall. These informal concerts allowed students, faculty, staff, and community members to come and go as... Read More

Online. , http://www.music.unc.edu
Free, donations accepted

Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Fri., Sep. 18, 2020 - Fri., Oct. 23, 2020 )

Appalachian State University: The COVID Chronicles: Monologues Created During the Pandemic

This theatre event is inspired by the popular 24-Hour Plays productions in New York City. The Appalachian production showcases the talents of as many as 67 different students, a number that includes 33 playwrights, 31 actors, and three student directors being mentored by theatre faculty members.  Assistant Professor... Read More
The chronicles are presented free of charge (although donations are accepted) in four different “acts,” on Sept. 18, Oct. 2, Oct. 16 and Oct. 23, each of which is a free-standing episode live streamed via Zoom. Attendees can access each performance via a Zoom link on the ... Read More

Online. , https://theatreanddance.appstate.edu/
Free, donations accepted

Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 at 7:00 PM

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art: Jazz at the Bechtler

Live streaming from The Playroom. Details and registration to be announced.

Online. , http://www.bechtler.org
Free

Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Mon., Sep. 28, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 4, 2020 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: 10-Minute Play Festival

The 10-Minute Play Festival features the winning plays from a competition held each year by Winston-Salem Writers.  Originally slated to be produced by The Little Theatre in June, this year’s Festival will be performed online in September, one play per night at 7 pm each evening. The winning plays include... Read More

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

Raleigh -- Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 3, 2020 )

Pequod Productions, Pure Life Theatre Company: Lucrece Staged Reading

Admission is Free - donations accepted . Bring a picnic dinner! Limited seating so as to practice safe social distancing.

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

Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Sep. 25, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 4, 2020 )

Central Piedmont Community College: A Virtual Whodunnit

Preston Sterling is hosting a Zoom meeting with his children, third wife and closest staff to celebrate his birthday. The bitter, old billionaire is bullying everyone once again and threatening to change his will when - ZZZZZT! Sterling is electrocuted through his cell phone. Enter Rockford Sloan, homicide detective. Through a... Read More
All of this year’s virtual performances are free to audiences of all ages. To view online, visit the Central Piedmont Arts Facebook page at Read More

Online. -- For more information, visit cpcc.edu, or connect with the college on social media at cpcc.edu/social.   , http://cpcc.edu/social
Free

Raleigh -- Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Fri., Sep. 25, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 11, 2020 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: POSTPONED: Morning After Grace

Hilarious and heart-warming, this unconventional new comedy tackles love, loss, and coming to terms with growing old. After hooking up at a funeral, Angus and Abigail find themselves waking up the next morning wrapped in sheets on Angus’ sofa. Strangers just the day before, Abigail thinks she may finally be ready to take... Read More
* Postponed to the 2021-2022 season due to COVID-19 pandemic response protocols. Stay tuned for new show dates.

Raleigh Little Theatre Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. -- 919-821-3111 , https://raleighlittletheatre.org/20-21season/
$

Davidson -- Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 at 8:00 PM ( Thu., Sep. 24, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 11, 2020 )

Davidson Community Players: The 39 Steps

A man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! A riotous blend of virtuoso... Read More
Adult - $20; Senior (65+) - $ 18; Student (under 21) - $12 Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Armour Street Theatre. -- 704-892-7953 , http://www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org
$20 - $12

Sat., Oct. 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM

International Bluegrass Music Association: Shout & Shine Online

Performed by Stephanie Anne Johnson, Kaïa Kater, Amythyst Kiah, Brandi Waller-Pace, Rissi Palmer, Jerron Paxton, Sunny War, and Tray Wellington

For five years now, the team behind Shout & Shine has used their voices, resources, and positivity to lift up and celebrate diversity in bluegrass and roots music; giving a platform to those who’ve been overlooked and illuminating the paths of those starting out on uphill journeys. This year, the event’s 5th... Read More
thebluegrasssituation.com, Facebook, and YouTube; IBMA Virtual World of Bluegrass via Swapcard.... Read More

Online. , http://www.thebluegrasssituation.com

Cary -- Sat., Oct. 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Raleigh Camerata Baroque Ensemble: Baroque in the Park

A free concert at the New Hope Church Trail Head Park in Cary. Spend the afternoon walking the American Tobacco Trail and finish with a free concert in the Park! Bring your lawn chair and some snacks while you enjoy solos, duets, and trios for flute, violin, horn, and a special duet for two Alphorns! Please bring a mask and... Read More

New Hope Church Trailhead. , http://www.raleighcamerata.com
Free and open to the public.

Sat., Oct. 3, 2020 at 3:30 PM

International Bluegrass Music Association: Shout & Shine Online

Performed by Stephanie Anne Johnson, Kaïa Kater, Amythyst Kiah, Brandi Waller-Pace, Rissi Palmer, Jerron Paxton, Sunny War, and Tray Wellington

For five years now, the team behind Shout & Shine has used their voices, resources, and positivity to lift up and celebrate diversity in bluegrass and roots music; giving a platform to those who’ve been overlooked and illuminating the paths of those starting out on uphill journeys. This year, the event’s 5th... Read More
thebluegrasssituation.com, Facebook, and YouTube; IBMA Virtual World of Bluegrass via Swapcard.... Read More

Online. , http://www.thebluegrasssituation.com

Highlands -- Sat., Oct. 3, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival: Ulysses String Quartet

After the summer Festival is over, come back to the mountains for a completely different experience – beautiful Leaf Season! The prestigious Ulysses String Quartet, Lois Arnold Fellows of the Juilliard School, will give programs for Highlands, Blue Ridge and Summit schools, Chestnut Hill Retirement Center or the Fidelia... Read More
Fall Mini-Residency with the Ulysses String Quartet! Friday-Saturday, October 2-3 Highlands and Cashiers  

Highlands Presbyterian Church. -- 828-526-9060, hccmfnc@gmail.com , http://www.h-cmusicfestival.org
Free

Sat., Oct. 3, 2020 at 7:00 PM ( Mon., Sep. 28, 2020 - Sun., Oct. 4, 2020 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: 10-Minute Play Festival

The 10-Minute Play Festival features the winning plays from a competition held each year by Winston-Salem Writers.  Originally slated to be produced by The Little Theatre in June, this year’s Festival will be performed online in September, one play per night at 7 pm each evening. The winning plays include... Read More

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

Raleigh -- Sat., Oct. 3, 2020 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Oct. 2, 2020 - Sat., Oct. 3, 2020 )

Pequod Productions, Pure Life Theatre Company: Lucrece Staged Reading

Admission is Free - donations accepted . Bring a picnic dinner! Limited seating so as to practice safe social distancing.

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