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Asheville -- Mon., Nov. 12, 2018 at 8:00 PM ( Sat., Sep. 8, 2018 - Thu., Jan. 31, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: 120 College Street Opening Celebration Featuring Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder

Performed by Theo Bleckmann, vocals; Ben Monder, guitar

Take a first look at BMCM+AC’s new home at 120 College Street with an inaugural concert by Grammy Award-nominated singer and composer Theo Bleckmann and jazz guitarist Ben Monder. For over 15 years, the Theo Bleckmann & Ben Monder Duo has been touring the U.S., Europe and Asia creating a unique approach to what might... Read More

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. -- More information , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org
Free

Cary -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM

The Cary Theater: Rio Sensory-Friendly Screening

The Cary Theater. -- 919-462-2051 , http://www.thecarytheater.com
$3

Blowing Rock -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 3:30 PM ( Tue., Nov. 6, 2018 - Tue., Nov. 27, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Afternoon Art Club

Children ages 6 - 10 are invited to join us for creative art-making activities through a variety of media, from watercolor to clay.
Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- jennifer@blowingrockmuseum.org , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
Free

Chapel Hill -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 5:30 PM

UNC Chapel Hill Department of Art and Art History: Dawn DeDeaux

Performed by Dawn DeDeaux with Diego Cortez

Dawn DeDeaux has merged art with new technologies for decades to broaden art and audience engagement.  Early works such as CB Radio Booths embraced mobility and pre-internet communications; mid-career works offered pioneering synchronized immersive media environments; and latter works, including the... Read More
An endowment established in 1983 through the generosity of Nancy and Robin Hanes supports the Art Department's Visiting Artist Series. This important program brings both established and emerging artists to campus to discuss their work in public lectures and to offer individual critiques to our M.F.A. students.  The Hanes... Read More

Hanes Art Center Auditorium . -- gruffat@email.unc.edu , http://www.art.unc.edu
Free

Charlotte -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra: On Tap

Performed by Charlotte Symphony Orchestra players

 Your Charlotte Symphony is back On Tap at NoDa Brewing Company. Join us in the taproom for an evening full of great music, craft brews, and lots of fun!

NoDa Brewery. -- 704-972-2000 , https://secure.charlottesymphony.org/events/2D939C3E-F86B-4A41-A29C-53ADD500CA3E
$

Cary -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM

The Cary Theater: Rough Cuts Review

The Cary Theater. -- 919-462-2051 , http://www.thecarytheater.com
Free

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM

UNC School of the Arts: Watson Brass in Concert

Performed by David Dash and Mary Bowden, trumpet; Maria Serkin, French horn; John Ilika, trombone; and Mark Norman, tuba.

UNCSA’s faculty brass quintet performs an energetic concert in its namesake hall. Faculty artists include David Dash and Mary Bowden, trumpet; Maria Serkin, French horn; John Ilika, trombone; and Mark Norman, tuba.
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID  

Watson Chamber Music Hall. -- 336-721-1945   , http://www.uncsa.edu/performances
$20 - $15

Winston-Salem -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: Emerging Choreographers

Performed by UNCSA dance students

Experience the next generation of dance as UNCSA’s graduating contemporary majors present their cutting-edge, original choreography. These short dances for small groups will feature unique lighting designs by School of Design and Production lighting students.
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID  

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

Chapel Hill -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Mon., Nov. 12, 2018 - Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 )

Carolina Performing Arts: Myelination

Performed by Dorrance Dance company

Chapel Hill native and MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellow Michelle Dorrance is back. Her adventurous tap company bends all the rules and nearly warps time in this new work whose name is the very definition of speeding up impulses.

Memorial Hall. -- 919-843-3333 , http://www.carolinaperformingarts.org/ros_perf_series/dorrance-dance/
$

Durham -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Duke University Department of Music, Duke University Music Instrument Collections: Rare Music Concerts: CPE Bach @ 230

Performed by Roseen Giles, flute; Eric Pritchard, violin; Suzanne Rousso, viola; Stephanie Vial, cello; and R. Larry Todd

In remembrance of the 230th anniversary of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s death in 1788, this concert features the composer’s flute quartets and trio sonatas, as well as a Mozart flute quartet. Roseen Giles, flute; Eric Pritchard, violin; Suzanne Rousso, viola; Stephanie Vial, cello; and R. Larry Todd playing... Read More

Ernest W. Nelson Music Room. -- 919-660-3300 , http://www.music.duke.edu
Free.

Wilmington -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra: Music from the Silver Screen

Performed by Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, David Hyde Pierce, actor

The concert program will include your favorite movie themes such as Gone with the Wind, Ben Hur, The Pink Panther, Batman, Dances with Wolves, Lord of the Rings and more! Showing on the big screen will be Buster Keaton's One Week with an original orchestral score by acclaimed silent film composer Andrew E. Simpson. David Hyde... Read More
This is an Official Cucalorus Stage Event with a Hollywood glamour theme.  Wear your favorite vintage dress or suit and have your photo taken on the red carpet.  Join us in the lobby at 6:30 for pre-concert festivities.

Wilson Center, Cape Fear Community College. -- 910-362-7999 , http://www.wilmingtonsymphony.org/
$

Pembroke -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM

UNC Pembroke: Jazz Combos Concert

Performed by UNCP Jazz Combos

Moore Hall. -- (910)-521-6230 , http://www.uncp.edu/music/
Free

Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Duke Performances: Jack Quartet

Performed by Jack Quartet

Tickets $15, $10 Duke students.

Durham Fruit & Produce Company. -- 919-684-4444 , http://www.dukeperformances.org
$15 - $10

Raleigh -- Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 at 8:30 PM

City of Raleigh Arts Commission: OMAi Mapping Stories

Performed by OMAi arts collective

Join OMAi’s final projections in Raleigh at Raleigh's Medal of Art's celebration! ... Read More

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. -- 919-996-3610  , http://www.raleighnc.gov/arts
$

Asheville -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM ( Wed., Oct. 10, 2018 - Wed., Jan. 9, 2019 )

Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center: Perspectives: Lunchtime Conversations

Explore BMAC+AC’s exhibition Between Form and Content: Perspectives on Jacob Lawrence and Black Mountain College along with an artist, historian, or scholar who will give perspective and context to the work from their particular point of view. Guest Speakers: 10/10/18 Cleaster Cotton 11/14/18 Barbara Earl... Read More

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center. , http://www.blackmountaincollege.org/perspectives
Free

Flat Rock -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM ( Fri., Nov. 2, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles promises audiences a thrilling, hilarious, and nimble retelling of the classic crime novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle starring the iconic Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. In this production, three actors work in tandem to portray over 15 characters with lightning fast precision and delightful... Read More
Tickets are $22 - $54 with a child ticket at $19 for 17 and under.

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- 828-693-0731, toll-free: 866-737-8008 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org/
$54 - $19

Durham -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM ( Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 - Thu., Nov. 15, 2018 )

Duke Performances, Duke University Department of Music, Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts: Composers Encounter with JACK Quartet, Visit 1

Performed by JACK Quartet, Duke Graduate School Composers

Graduate composers Maximiliano Amici, James Chu, Brooks Frederickson, Eren Gümrükçüoğlu. Yuxin Ouyang, Amin Sharifi, and others engage with JACK Quartet during the first of three visits to Duke in 2018-19.
Presented in association with Duke Performances & the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts.

Baldwin Auditorium. -- Limited attendance open by arrangement. Call 919-660-3333. , http://www.music.duke.edu
Limited attendance with advance arrangement.

Winston-Salem -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Tue., Nov. 13, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

UNC School of the Arts: Emerging Choreographers

Performed by UNCSA dance students

Experience the next generation of dance as UNCSA’s graduating contemporary majors present their cutting-edge, original choreography. These short dances for small groups will feature unique lighting designs by School of Design and Production lighting students.
$20 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID  

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

Chapel Hill -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Carol Woods Retirement Center: Gabriel Crist

Performed by Gabriel Crist, piano

Auditorium, Carol Woods Retirement Community. -- 919-918-3372 , http://www.carolwoods.org
Free and open to the public.

Hickory -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

Lenoir-Rhyne University: The Comedy of Errors

Performed by Lenoir-Rhyne Playmakers, Jonathan Ray, director

One of Shakespeare’s first and most beloved works, The Comedy of Errors is a madcap adventure of mistaken identity and the chaos that ensues. This comic masterpiece tells the story of a young man of Syracuse who travels the world seeking his twin, accompanied by his faithful servant – who is also... Read More
Admission is free, but tickets are required due to limited seating.

Belk Centrum. --  828.328.7206 , http://lr.edu/publicevents
Free, ticket required.

Flat Rock -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Nov. 2, 2018 - Sat., Nov. 17, 2018 )

Flat Rock Playhouse: The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles promises audiences a thrilling, hilarious, and nimble retelling of the classic crime novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle starring the iconic Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. In this production, three actors work in tandem to portray over 15 characters with lightning fast precision and delightful... Read More
Tickets are $22 - $54 with a child ticket at $19 for 17 and under.

Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. -- 828-693-0731, toll-free: 866-737-8008 , http://www.flatrockplayhouse.org/
$54 - $19

Chapel Hill -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 - Sun., Dec. 2, 2018 )

PlayMakers Repertory Company: She Loves Me

 In this romantic musical comedy of mistaken identity, there is no love lost between Amalia and Georg, two perfume clerks who can’t seem to find common ground—until they realize they are each other’s anonymous pen pals. This euphoric comedy with a soaring musical score puts the working class front and... Read More
Appropriate for all ages. Tickets $15+

Joan H Gillings Center for Dramatic Art. -- 919.962.7529 , https://playmakersrep.org/show/she-loves-me/
$

Raleigh -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Nov. 8, 2018 - Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 )

ARTS NC STATE, NC State University Theatre: The Rainmaker

Performed by University Theatre; Mia Self, director

It’s the middle of a hot, dry summer in the American Southwest. Lizzie Curry returns home still a spinster. Jim’s carrying on about a little red hat. Noah’s badgering everybody. H.C. Curry doesn’t know what a father should do. And the town deputy is wallowing in self-pity. Then Starbuck, a wanted con man,... Read More
Audio Description & Closed Captioning: Friday, November 9

Titmus Theatre. -- 919-515-1100 , http://www.theatre.arts.ncsu.edu
$23

Greenville -- Wed., Nov. 14, 2018 at 7:30 PM

East Carolina University School of Music: ECU Trombone/Tuba Euphonium Ensemble

Performed by ECU Trombone/Tuba Euphonium Ensemble

Music for low brass ensembles.
Free.  Open to the public. 

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

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Nov. 15, 2018 at 10:30 AM ( Thu., Nov. 1, 2018 - Thu., Nov. 29, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: Doodlebug Club

Preschool-age children and a parent/guardian are invited to Doodlebug Club -- a fun, educational art program focused on basic art skills.
Thursdays 10:30-11:30am & 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- jennifer@blowingrockmuseum.org , http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org
Free