Arts News: Tuesday / June 20

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Charlotte: NEA Invests $117.5K in Charlotte Cultural Groups

Durham: American Dance Festival opens 40th season here with a night to remember

Fayetteville: Children, theater are Molly Malone’s focus

Greenville, NC: ECU to study social, economic impact of glassblowing on Farmville

Raleigh: Theater Picks: Justice Theater stages ‘Porgy and Bess’ in Raleigh

Raleigh: African American Cultural Center welcomes new director

Raleigh:  Raleigh Little Theatre Brings ‘Avenue Q’ To The Triangle

Wilmington: Communique: Shakespeare At Greenfield Lake Through June 25 | Cape Fear Shakespeare’s 25th Season

Wilmington: David Gessner’s Search For ‘Ultimate Glory’ With A Frisbee


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Arts News: Monday / June 19

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Asheville: Asheville area stage productions

Asheville: Posana restaurant hosts “Clouds” art exhibition

Camden: Arts Arising underway at FAC

Cary: ADF debuts in Cary with ‘We Love Arabs’

Charlotte: Center City Partners wants to make Charlotte a destination for live music

Elon: Elon Music Theatre 2017 graduate lands Broadway show three days after graduation

Greensboro: North Carolina Folk Festival to replace national event in 2018

Hickory: Buzz Briefs: Theatre to run Neil Simon’s ‘Chapter Two’

Raleigh: Dwane Powell pokes at politics with ‘You really stuck it to me today’ at the COR Museum

Raleigh: North Carolina Theatre Conservatory presents OKLAHOMA!


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Arts News: Sunday / June 18

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Burlington: Yarn Bomb Brightens Burlington Bridge, Aims To Brighten The World

Charlotte: Kapow! Bang! African American artists expand the comic universe

Clemson: Clemson names new leadership team for Brooks Center


Durham: A Dispatch from African Dance Master Baba Chuck Davis’s Moving Memorial Services in Durham

Florence: Gala recognizes Smiley’s dedication to arts

Greensboro: Sample local performances at the first Triad Theatre Festival

Hendersonville: Arts Council of Henderson County announces 58th annual Arts on Main Festival

Wilmington: Warshauer chamber piece gets New York premiere

Wilmington: UNCW’s SEAHAWK FAM Series Features Mix of Entertainment, Culture

Wilmington: Communique: Actress Erin Hunter Plays Celia Rivenbark Onstage At Theatre Now


South Carolina: With McMaster’s Arts Veto, a Familiar Script


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Arts News: Saturday / June 17

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Asheville: BMCM+AC receives a grant to fund a Jacob Lawrence exhibition in Asheville

Asheville: Zany Asheville poets raise money to perform in D.C. Fringe

Charlotte: Firm hired to design Downtown Monroe’s Center Theatre

Durham: NC dancers in spotlight at ADF

Durham: Dance Review: Renay Aumiller Dances’ boneGlow Was Full of Compelling Ideas That Were Hard to See

Elkin: Elkin pieces added to mural trail

Greensboro: Allen Johnson: If Durham can, why can’t we?

Greensboro:  Editorial: The Tanger Center and the DPAC playbook

Greenville, NC: Theater reconstruction stated for August, doors to open next spring

Greenville, SC: Actress plays polar opposite characters in SCCT’s ‘Miss Nelson Is Missing’

Raleigh: Triangle events celebrate African American artists



Winston-Salem: Early exposure to pottery made impression on artist


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Arts News: Friday / June 16

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Asheville: ‘American Arcade’ among Magnetic Theatre’s best

Asheville: Swannanoa Chamber Music Series launches summer of fine arts July 1 at Warren Wilson College

Boone: The Horn in the West 66th Season Approaches

Charleston: PURE Theatre announces 15th season lineup

Charlotte: What’s up this week in Charlotte’s visual arts?

Charlotte: How to keep Charlotte artists fresh? ASC’s trying, with $10K checks

Greensboro: Our State magazine to sponsor arts marketplace at folk festival

Mount Airy: Arts Council has busy summer planned

Wilmington: North Front Theatre reopens after six months

Wilmington: Theater review: Tuneful ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ gets at the man behind the myth

Wilmington:  17th annual Cape Fear Independent Film Fest aims to promote N.C. films

Wilmington: REVOLUTIONARY RETELLINGS: ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ cast makes the son of God incredibly personable and flawed

Wilmington: PAINTING VULNERABILITIES: Naomi Jones takes on the parallels between animals and humans

Wilmington: ARTS-INSPIRED ACTION: ‘The Laramie Project’ reminds us how far we have to go for acceptance

Wilmington: Communique: Panel Discussion With Artists & Scientists Focuses On Environmental Stewardship

Winston-Salem: Swap meet marks Art-o-mat’s 20th anniversary


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