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Winston-Salem -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM ( Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 - Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: Auditions for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

No appointment is necessary, and everyone is welcome to audition. When penniless clerk Monty Navarro learns that he’s a distant heir to the D’Ysquith banking family fortune, he sets out to speed up the line of succession by bumping off a few inconvenient relatives - in a most gentlemanly manner, of course. One... Read More
Actors should prepare a 32-measure excerpt for the audition and bring sheet music in the correct key for the accompanist.  Auditionees may also bring recorded accompaniment; a capella is permitted but discouraged.  Please dress comfortably, as a short dance routine may be taught for choreography.  Actors should... Read More

Little Theatre of Winston-Salem. -- (336) 725-4001; Character descriptions and more information are listed on the auditions page at www.ltofws.org/auditions. , http://www.ltofws.org
Free

Winston-Salem -- Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 14, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 5, 2020 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton

Crossroads @ SECCA #022 We are proud to announce that Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton will co-headline Crossroads @ SECCA #022! "Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton are the modern torchbearers of American blues music, carrying into the 21st Century the legacies of legends like Son House,... Read More
Food trucks and beer from Foothills Brewing will be available for purchase.  

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). , http://www.secca.org
$40, $25

Pembroke -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM ( Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 - Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 )

UNC Pembroke: Cherokee Warriors

The Warriors of AniKituhwa are designated cultural ambassadors of the tribal council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The Warriors bring to life Cherokee social dances, including the bear dance, beaver hunting dance, and the friendship dance. They have also revived dances from the 1700’s including the Cherokee War... Read More

Givens Performing Arts Center. , http://www.uncp.edu/gpac
$3

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM ( Mon., Nov. 18, 2019 - Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 )

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: Auditions for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

No appointment is necessary, and everyone is welcome to audition. When penniless clerk Monty Navarro learns that he’s a distant heir to the D’Ysquith banking family fortune, he sets out to speed up the line of succession by bumping off a few inconvenient relatives - in a most gentlemanly manner, of course. One... Read More
Actors should prepare a 32-measure excerpt for the audition and bring sheet music in the correct key for the accompanist.  Auditionees may also bring recorded accompaniment; a capella is permitted but discouraged.  Please dress comfortably, as a short dance routine may be taught for choreography.  Actors should... Read More

Little Theatre of Winston-Salem. -- (336) 725-4001; Character descriptions and more information are listed on the auditions page at www.ltofws.org/auditions. , http://www.ltofws.org
Free

Charlotte -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM

JazzArts Charlotte, The Jazz Room: Return of Gypsy Jazz: Andy Page plays Django Reinhardt

Guitarist Andy Page and his quartet of strings return with their high energy classic gypsy jazz swing made famous by legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt. Premiere Thursdays presents a fresh kaleidoscope of exclusively themed programming for one-night only.  As always, The JAZZ ROOM provides a casual and intimate setting... Read More
$16 advance.  $18 at the door.

Stage Door Theater. , http://www.thejazzarts.org/events
$18 - $16

Charlotte -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: CSO On Tap

Performed by Charlotte Symphony; Christopher James Lees, conductor

We're back On Tap at NoDa Brewing Company! Unwind with an evening full of great music, craft brews, and a lot of fun. Plus, a takeaway and beer on us. Cheers to that!

NoDa Brewery. , http://www.charlottesymphony.org/buytickets/
$15

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 14, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 5, 2020 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton

Crossroads @ SECCA #022 We are proud to announce that Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton will co-headline Crossroads @ SECCA #022! "Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton are the modern torchbearers of American blues music, carrying into the 21st Century the legacies of legends like Son House,... Read More
Food trucks and beer from Foothills Brewing will be available for purchase.  

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). , http://www.secca.org
$40, $25

Greenville -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM

East Carolina University School of Music: Liza Stepanova

Praised by the New York Times for her “thoughtful musicality” and “fleet-fingered panache.” 

A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. -- 252-328-6851 , http://www.music.ecu.edu
Free and open to the public.

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Sun., Nov. 17, 2019 - Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 )

Winston-Salem Symphony: Swan Lake

Performed by Alexander Kobrin, piano, replacing Kenny Broberg

Please note for the 11/17 concert we have a program/guest artist change:   Mendelsshon Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 with guest artist Alexander Kobrin Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Suite

Stevens Center. -- 336-464-0145 , http://www.wssymphony.org
$

Durham -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 - Tue., Mar. 24, 2020 )

Duke Chapel Music, Duke Jazz Program: Jazz Vespers

Duke University Chapel. -- 919‑681‑9488, dukechapel@duke.edu , http://www.chapel.duke.edu/music
Free and open to the public.

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 - Sat., Nov. 23, 2019 )

UNC School of the Arts: Emerging Choreographers

Performed by UNCSA School of Dance, UNCSA School of Design and Production

Experience original choreography performed by graduating School of Dance contemporary majors. The new group pieces will be enhanced by unique lighting designs created by lighting design majors from the School of Design and Production. 
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID; available online.

Agnes deMille Theatre. -- 336-721-1945 , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
$20 - $15

Greensboro -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM

UNC Greensboro School of Music, Theatre & Dance: University and Symphonic Bands

University and Symphonic Bands, J. Benjamin Jones, conductor, Kelley Tracz, oboe, Cole Hairston, conductor, Carolina Perez, conductor, Jonathan Caldwell, conductor

UNCG Auditorium (Formerly Aycock Auditorium). -- 336-334-5299 , https://vpa.uncg.edu/single-event/symphonic-band-4/
Free

Cary -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Six String, The Cary Theater: Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Benefit Jam

Performed by Hosted by Jon Shain, Jon Shain, FJ Ventre, Hank Smith, Shawn Chase, Carter Minor, Danny Gotham, Abigail Dowd, Mark Simonsen and Penne Sandbeck.

Each year Jon Shain and Six String Presents get together to raise money for local charities around the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. ALL proceeds from the show will go to local charities. All the artists, the promoter and the theater staff and facility are donating their time and money towards the show. This year’s show... Read More

The Cary Theater. , http://www.sixstringpresents.com
$

Charlotte -- Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 at 8:15 PM

JazzArts Charlotte, The Jazz Room: Return of Gypsy Jazz: Andy Page plays Django Reinhardt

Guitarist Andy Page and his quartet of strings return with their high energy classic gypsy jazz swing made famous by legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt. Premiere Thursdays presents a fresh kaleidoscope of exclusively themed programming for one-night only.  As always, The JAZZ ROOM provides a casual and intimate setting... Read More
$16 advance.  $18 at the door.

Stage Door Theater. , http://www.thejazzarts.org/events
$18 - $16

Pembroke -- Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM ( Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 - Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 )

UNC Pembroke: Cherokee Warriors

The Warriors of AniKituhwa are designated cultural ambassadors of the tribal council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The Warriors bring to life Cherokee social dances, including the bear dance, beaver hunting dance, and the friendship dance. They have also revived dances from the 1700’s including the Cherokee War... Read More

Givens Performing Arts Center. , http://www.uncp.edu/gpac
$3

Greenville -- Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 at 3:00 PM

East Carolina University School of Music: Hansel and Gretel

Performed by ECU Opera Theater

Free preview ahead of four performances in Washington

A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall. -- 252-328-6851   , http://www.music.ecu.edu
Free

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM ( Thu., Nov. 14, 2019 - Sun., Jan. 5, 2020 )

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA): Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton

Crossroads @ SECCA #022 We are proud to announce that Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton will co-headline Crossroads @ SECCA #022! "Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton are the modern torchbearers of American blues music, carrying into the 21st Century the legacies of legends like Son House,... Read More
Food trucks and beer from Foothills Brewing will be available for purchase.  

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). , http://www.secca.org
$40, $25

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Nov. 19, 2019 - Sat., Nov. 23, 2019 )

UNC School of the Arts: Emerging Choreographers

Performed by UNCSA School of Dance, UNCSA School of Design and Production

Experience original choreography performed by graduating School of Dance contemporary majors. The new group pieces will be enhanced by unique lighting designs created by lighting design majors from the School of Design and Production. 
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID; available online.

Agnes deMille Theatre. -- 336-721-1945 , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
$20 - $15

Raleigh -- Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Nov. 14, 2019 - Sun., Nov. 24, 2019 )

ARTS NC STATE, NC State University Theatre: The Colored Museum

George C. Wolfe’s satire has electrified, discomforted, and delighted audiences of all colors, redefining our ideas of what it means to be Black in contemporary America. 

Titmus Theatre. -- 919.515.1100 , http://www.theatre.arts.ncsu.edu
$24 - $6

Chapel Hill -- Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 - Thu., Nov. 21, 2019 )

Carolina Performing Arts: Loch na hEala (Swan Lake)

Performed by Michael Keegan-Dolan, choreographer, writer, and director; Teaċ Damsa (House of the Dance)

Loch na hEala, by Irish choreographer, writer, and director Michael Keegan-Dolan, is a unique and transcendent new work inspired by a seminal classical ballet. This contemporary collision of dance, theater, and live music from the founder of Teaċ Damsa (House of the Dance) is rooted in the meeting of ancient... Read More
$27 general admission; $10 UNC students with ID.

Memorial Hall. -- 919-843-3333 , http://www.carolinaperformingarts.org
$27 - $10

Chapel Hill -- Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Carol Woods Retirement Center: Maryanne Breneman, Carol Chung, and Mimi Solomon

Auditorium, Carol Woods Retirement Community. -- Ann Witherspoon, 919-918-3372
Free

Asheville -- Wed., Nov. 20, 2019 at 8:00 PM

Spectrum: Soulful Standards

Performed by Shoshana Bean

Chart-topping jazz and blues artist Shoshana Bean is a powerhouse on stage — both in concert and underneath the Broadway spotlight. Having made her debut in the original cast of Hairspray, Shoshana has since become a Broadway icon, winning awards and praise for both her theatrical roles (from Wicked to... Read More

Diana Wortham Theatre at the Wortham Center. , https://www.shoshanabean.com/
$

Charlotte -- Thu., Nov. 21, 2019 at 6:00 PM

JazzArts Charlotte, The Jazz Room: Andy Page plays Django Reinhardt

Return of Gypsy Jazz: Andy Page plays Django Reinhardt Guitarist Andy Page and his quartet of strings return with their high energy classic gypsy jazz swing made famous by legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt. Premiere Thursdays presents a fresh kaleidoscope of exclusively themed programming for one-night... Read More

Stage Door Theater. -- 704.334.3900 , http://www.thejazzarts.org/events
$16 advance. $18 at the door.

Raleigh -- Thu., Nov. 21, 2019 at 6:00 PM

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Artist Talk: Deborah Luster

For over 20 years, photographer Deborah Luster has been engaged in an ongoing investigation of violence and its consequences. In “Archive of Lamentations” Luster discusses the evolution of her photo series One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana; Tooth for an Eye: A Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish;... Read More

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

Wilmington -- Thu., Nov. 21, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Cameron Art Museum: Perry Smith

Perry Smith: As Perry deepens into his art as a musician, performer and facilitator, he finds that music is the perfect medium to express himself with clear and kind communication. Perry always encourages others to reach a little bit further than they think they can go in order to achieve a new... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. -- (910) 395-5999 , http://cameronartmuseum.org/
$