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Events for Thu., Apr. 19, 2018

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Raleigh -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 9:30 AM

City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Sertoma Arts Center: Wiring Pottery Lamps

Performed by Randy Hinson

Whether you handbuild or throw your pottery lamp bases, this workshop will show you how to wire them into professional lamps. Discussion will include design aspects to make wiring lamps easier and more stable. You will be shown how to wire both a lamp with a base using a custom cut lamp rod and a lamp without a base using a... Read More
Ages 16+. Class Barcode # 216720

Sertoma Arts Center. -- (919) 996-2329 ,

Raleigh -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM ( Fri., Apr. 13, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

Theatre Raleigh: Adventure Road: A Story of Huck and Tom

This interpretation of Mark Twain’s beloved books takes young people on a thrilling adventure along the Mississippi while raising important questions about honesty, loyalty, and the consequences of racism. Audiences of all ages will want to sing along to the original music - composed by local artist, Michael Kennedy... Read More

Kennedy Theatre at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. ,

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM ( Tue., Mar. 20, 2018 - Sat., Apr. 28, 2018 )

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: "The Way We Worked"

What would life be like without teachers, doctors or firefighters? Every day Americans are hard at work on farms, factories, in homes or at desks keeping our communities thriving. The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM), in cooperation with North Carolina Humanities Council, will explore the... Read More
“We’re also curating our own exhibition on the history of work in Watauga County called 'The Way Watauga Works',” adds Dianna Cameron. “After 'The Way We Worked' closes, we’ll be opening this follow up exhibition on May 5th, and it will run through July 24th. The exhibit will explore... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 ,

Raleigh -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM

ARTS NC STATE, Gregg Museum of Art & Design, North Carolina State University: Project Runway + the Gregg Museum

NC State’s Art2Wear presents wearable art inspired by the Gregg Museum’s collection, with Project Runway designers Dom Streater, Mondo Guerra and Justin LeBlanc. Each designer will introduce part of their collection and the inspiration behind the garments. Models will be on hand to highlight one fashion... Read More

Gregg Museum of Art & Design. -- (919) 515-3503 ,

Cary -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM

The Cary Theater: The Man Who Knew Too Much

Special package pricing available for Hitchcock Weekend. Includes admission to Hitchcock masterclass and 3 films (78/52, Psycho, Vertigo). $25.

The Cary Theater. -- (919) 462-2051 ,

Pembroke -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 4:30 PM

UNC Pembroke: UNCP Bands Concert

This event will take place at the water feature. To view a UNC Pembroke campus map, click HERE.

Moore Hall. -- (910) 521-6230 ,

Winston-Salem -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 5:15 PM

Blue Mountain Ensemble, Forecast Music: Spring Fling/FLUXUS

We'll be indoors, outdoors, upstairs, downstairs, playing, gauzing(!?), smiling, and, generally, celebrating all that is wild and woolly about the Fluxus Music of the 60s/70s, and the Fluxus inspired work of today. Works by Ono, Higgins, Schwartz, and more. Come on down!

Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery. ,

Apex -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Halle Cultural Arts Center: Ferdinand

Spend a fun-filled evening viewing a film in our cozy theatre. We set up tables and ONLY 80 chairs for this special event. Enjoy a slice or two of pizza while watching the movie. Additionally, bottled water, fruit and dessert is included while you sit back and enjoy the show.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  Tickets are $5/person & $2/Children 2 & Under

Halle Cultural Arts Center. -- (919) 249-1120 ,

Charlotte -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture: Spring Kolors

Performed by 5th and York band, Cathay Dawkins

Spring is here and so is our special Spring Kolors edition of Gantt After Dark! View our extraordinary exhibitions as you groove to the sounds of 5th and York band in the Grand Lobby from 6:00 PM and a DJ on the rooftop starting at 8:00 PM. ... Read More
Ages 18+

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture. -- (704) 547-3700 ,

Blowing Rock -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum: After Coal

Performed by Director Tom Hansell and Executive Producer Dr. Patricia Beaver

What happens when fossil fuels run out? A documentary which profiles communities as they transition away from a coal-based economy, "After Coal" profiles inspiring individuals who are building a new future in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky and South Wales. Tom Hansell and Dr. Pat Beaver will lead a discussion of... Read More
Free for members, $5 students with ID, seniors, active military, EBT cardholders, $7 general admission. The museum also encourages patrons to turn their Thursday night into dinner and a movie in Blowing Rock! All you need to do is pick up your ticket anytime during museum hours on the day of the film, and present it at Bistro... Read More

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum. -- (828) 295-9099 ,

Raleigh -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 6:30 PM

NCSU African American Cultural Center, North Carolina State University: Blood Done Sign My Name Screening and Discussion

Performed by Eddie McCoy

Join the African American Cultural Center of NC State and Raleigh Little Theatre for a conversation with Eddie McCoy, a longtime activist and historian from Oxford, NC, followed by a screening of the film... Read More
Washington Sankofa Room. Light refreshment provided.

Witherspoon Student Center. ,

Hudson -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 6:30 PM ( Thu., Apr. 12, 2018 - Sat., Apr. 21, 2018 )

Hudson Dinner Theatre: The Savannah Sipping Society

Performed by Holley Dagenhardt (Randa Covington); Angie Warren (Marlafaye Mosley); Carolyn Icard (Dot Haigler); Christy Rhianna Branch (Jinx Jenkins)

This Jones/Hope/Wooten comedy tells of four Southern Women who meet and form a deep friendship as they develop their social skills. There is also poignancy as they care for each other through life’s traumas and challenges. Director Keith Smith says that this is one of the most hilarious scripts with which he has... Read More
 Dinner is served at 6:30 PM with the show to follow at 7:30 PM.  Tickets are $30 for dinner and the show, $15 for the show only.  Reservations are required and tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis. The show will be catered by Hog Wild and will feature fried chicken, ham, whole... Read More

Hudson Uptown Building (HUB). -- (828) 726-8871 ,
$30 dinner and show, $15 show only

Wilmington -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Cameron Art Museum: UNCW Chamber Choir

Performed by Joe Hickman, conductor, violinist, Danijela Zezelj-Gualdi, and the North Carolina Guitar Quartet

The works of Jeffrey Van and Grammy Award winning composer Andrew York. Featured in the concert is the UNCW Chamber Choir, conducted by Joe Hickman performing Jeffrey Van's hauntingly beautiful, provocative and poignant, "A Procession Winding Around Me", based on the Civil War Poems of Walt Whitman.  Performing Andrew... Read More

Cameron Art Museum. -- (910) 395-5999 ,
$15 - $10

Raleigh -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

ARTS NC STATE: Jazz Ensemble II

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Center at NC State University. -- (919) 515-1100 ,

Hickory -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Lenoir-Rhyne University: Terry Gifford

Terry Gifford is an English author, editor, and professor who has written a wide array of works, from poetry to criticism. He received his Bachelors in English and Education from the University of Lancaster, his Masters in English Literature from the University of Sheffield, and his Ph.D. in English Literature from the... Read More

Belk Centrum. -- (828) 328-7234 ,
Free and open to the public

Hickory -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Lenoir-Rhyne University: Terry Gifford

Performed by Terry Gifford

P.E. Monroe Auditorium. -- (828) 328-7109 ,

Raleigh -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

PineCone: Savoy Family Cajun Band

Performed by Savoy Family Cajun Band

The Savoy Family Cajun Band is a multi-generational group with a powerhouse approach to Cajun music. Their repertoire features popular dancehall tunes interspersed with soulful ballads, fiddle and vocal duets, and blues. The songs show the spectrum of Cajun life from sorrow and lost love to nonsense and the joy of... Read More
 $15 (+ sales tax) general public; FREE for PineCone members 6:30pm reception, 7:00pm concert

North Carolina Museum of History. -- (919) 664-8333 ,

Greenville -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

East Carolina University School of Music: TomTheJazzMan Scholarship Benefit

Featuring the Dr. Billy Taylor Jazz Combo; special guests Maurice Hines and Sherrie Maricle accompanied by Carroll V. Dashiell, Jr., Jeff Bair and assisted by the Dr. Billy Talor Jazz Combo.

The Martinsborough. -- (252) 328-6019 ,

Durham -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Duke University Screen/Society: AMI Showcase – Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

Sergei Pararadjanov, 1964, 97 min, USSR, in Ukrainian w/ English subtitles, Color, 35mm

von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center. -- (919) 660-3031 ,

Cary -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

The Cary Theater: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

The Cary Theater. -- (919) 462-2051 ,

Durham -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Duke University Department of Music: Violin Studio Recital

Performed by Students of Andrew Bonner

Ernest W. Nelson Music Room. -- (919) 660-3300 ,

Chapel Hill -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Sat., Apr. 7, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

PlayMakers Repertory Company: Leaving Eden

Leaving Eden - Acclaimed playwright Mike Wiley returns to PlayMakers with singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett to explore, through words and music, the cyclical nature of human behavior.  A story of racial tension, immigration, and economic crisis in a small North Carolina town — this unearthing of... Read More
April 11 & 15 - Post-show discussions

Paul Green Theatre. -- (919) 962-PLAY (7529) ,
Tickets start at $15

Winston-Salem -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Apr. 13, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

NC Black Repertory Company, The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem: Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls, the story of a singing trio from Chicago and their dreams of stardom, premiered on Broadway in December 1981 and won six Tony Awards the following year.

Arts Council Theatre. -- Administration: (336) 748-0857; Box Office: (336) 725-4001 ,

Raleigh -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Thu., Apr. 12, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 29, 2018 )

Burning Coal Theatre Company: King Charles III

King Charles III, by Mike Bartlett:  In the future, the Queen is dead. Long live the King. The crown has finally come to the patiently waiting Charles. But other forces have been waiting, too … waiting for a monarch who they believe will help them pass a most undemocratic law.

Burning Coal Theatre at the Murphey School. -- (919) 834-4001 ,
Adult $25; Seniors (65+) $20; Students $15; All Thursday Tickets $10

Raleigh -- Thu., Apr. 19, 2018 at 7:30 PM ( Fri., Apr. 13, 2018 - Sun., Apr. 22, 2018 )

Raleigh Little Theatre: Alice @ Wonderland

Alice @ Wonderland, book by Jonathan Yukich, music and additional lyrics by Bill Francoeur, lyrics by Scott DeTur: The folly of the 21st century collides with the madness of Wonderland in this rockin’ new musical adaptation that remains fairly faithful to Lewis Carroll’s original tale. Alice is a... Read More

Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). -- (919) 821-3111; ,