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Yummies for Tummies To benefit the Caring for Kids at NHRMC Radiothon on Sunny 104.5 FM

Yummies for Tummies To benefit the Caring for Kids at NHRMC Radiothon on Sunny 104.5 FM

Wilmington, NC – Sunny 104.5 is holding its Fourth Annual Caring for kids at NHRMC Radiothon on September 26th and 27th. We will once again be broadcasting live from the lobby of the Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital to tell the story of the county owned hospitals impact on quality of life . The proceeds from this year’s Radiothon, are earmarked to buy the new Pediatric Gastroenterologist equipment to help in the diagnosis of reflux problems in young children.   Betty H Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Chip Williams, now practicing as the only pediatric gastroenterologist in New Hanover county.   In an effort to garner early support, Sunny 104.5 will be holding […]

Chantel McCabe to Join Hurricanes’ TV Team

Chantel McCabe to Join Hurricanes’ TV Team

Will join Forslund and Tracy as sideline reporter/host for broadcasts on FOX Sports Carolinas RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that Chantel McCabe will join the Hurricanes’ television broadcast team as sideline reporter/host. McCabe will join play-by-play voice John Forslund and color analyst Tripp Tracy for all Hurricanes games on FOX Sports Carolinas.   “Adding Chantel to the broadcast will help bring fans closer to the team and make watching the games on television an even better experience,” said Rutherford.   McCabe comes to Carolina from Springfield, MA, where she has served as a general assignment reporter for WGGB-ABC 40. Along with her work at ABC 40, the […]

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum September 2012 Calendar of Events

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum September 2012 Calendar of Events

Maritime Movie Tuesday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m. Learn about the U-85, Chicamacomico, the Alligator, the USS Monitor, the “Battle of the Atlantic” and more!  20-50 minutes. Free. Call (252) 986-2995 for details.   Maritime Movie Wednesday, Sept. 5, 11 a.m. Learn about the U-85, Chicamacomico, the Alligator, the USS Monitor, the “Battle of the Atlantic” and more!  20-50 minutes. Free. Call (252) 986-2995 for details.   Civil War Mini Talk Wednesday, Sept. 5, 3 p.m. Local author and Civil War historian Drew Pullen gives an overview of the battles on Hatteras. 30 minutes. Free. Call (252) 986-2995 for details.   Maritime Movie Thursday, Sept. 6, 11 a.m. Learn about the U-85, Chicamacomico, the Alligator, the USS Monitor, the “Battle of […]

Museum of the Albemarle Pays Tribute to Senator Melvin Daniels

Museum of the Albemarle Pays Tribute to Senator Melvin Daniels

Elizabeth City, NC – In 1979, Senator Melvin Daniels wrote Senate Bill 655, titled Northeast Region Museum. With the guidance of Secretary of the Department of Cultural Resources, Sara Hodgkins and many others, Daniels engineered the passage of the bill through the NC General Assembly which funded the yearly operations of the Museum of the Albemarle.   Members of the board of The Museum of the Albemarle, located in the old Highway Patrol Building on Highway 17, South in Elizabeth City could finally breathe a sigh of relief that the museum would be able to stay open. It was operating year-to-year on memberships, donations from the county, city, civic groups, home tours, bake sales, yard sales and sales from the […]

Widespread Panic – New Year’s Eve 2012
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Widespread Panic – New Year’s Eve 2012

Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte – December 31 TUNES FOR TOTS BENEFIT CONCERT The Fillmore Charlotte – December 30 WIDESPREAD PANIC returns to Charlotte for their 2nd annual New Year’s Eve blow out bash at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 31, 2012.  Tickets go on sale Friday September 14 at 10am at LIVE NATION, the Time Warner Cable Arena box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   This is a food drive event. In addition to the New Year’s Eve concert, Widespread Panic will bring their 2012 Tunes for Tots benefit concert to The Fillmore Charlotte on December 30th.  Tickets for Tunes for Tots go on sale Friday September 14 at 10am online only at LiveNation.com.  There is a […]

Joseph Bathanti Named Poet Laureate for North Carolina by Governor Perdue

Joseph Bathanti Named Poet Laureate for North Carolina by Governor Perdue

Raleigh, NC – Award winning poet, professor and advocate for literacy, Joseph Bathanti, of Vilas, has been named North Carolina’s Poet Laureate by Governor Bev Perdue. “Joseph Bathanti is an award-winning poet and novelist with a robust commitment to social causes. He first came to North Carolina to work in the VISTA program and has taught writing workshops in prisons for 35 years,” Perdue said. “As North Carolina’s new Poet Laureate he plans to work with veterans to share their stories through poetry — a valuable and generous project.” North Carolina’s seventh poet laureate, Bathanti will be installed during a public celebration scheduled Thursday, Sept. 20 at 4:30 p.m. at the State Capitol. The event is free. He succeeds Cathy […]

U.S. Congressman David E. Price Visits N.C. Museum of History

U.S. Congressman David E. Price Visits N.C. Museum of History

Raleigh, NC – As part of Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum Week, U.S. Congressman David E. Price toured the major exhibit The Story of North Carolina at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum Week was launched this year by the American Association of Museums to emphasize the vital contributions of museums to our nation. Price, who represents Fourth District North Carolina, was impressed with The Story of North Carolina, the largest exhibit ever produced at the N.C. Museum of History. “It’s really extensive,” said the congressman about the exhibit covering more than 14,000 years of North Carolina history, from the state’s earliest inhabitants through the 20th century. “It’s […]

N.C. Museum of Art Presents Exhibition of Edvard Munch Prints from MoMA

N.C. Museum of Art Presents Exhibition of Edvard Munch Prints from MoMA

Raleigh, N.C. — This fall the North Carolina Museum of Art presents Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print, an exhibition highlighting 26 of the renowned artist’s haunting prints in a variety of graphic media—etchings, drypoints, woodcuts, and lithogra…

A Reel-ly Scary Cary Movie Series Returns to Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre

A Reel-ly Scary Cary Movie Series Returns to Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre

Prepare to be scared! Cary, NC – A Reel-ly Scary Cary is back for another horror-ific year at Koka Booth Amphitheatre! From October 23 – 27 horror movie enthusiasts are invited to attend this REEL-LY SCARY event. The towering pines at the Booth provide the perfect setting for spine tingling chills as patrons thrill to some of the most frightening classics on the big screen. Moonlight sets the stage for the horror to begin at the region’s most popular venue. Movie tickets are just $3 and patrons can bring a blanket or chair as the spacious lawn at Booth Amphitheatre is transformed in to an outdoor movie theatre. While kids 12 and under are free, parents may want to review […]

Pickin’ In The Pines Bluegrass Series Coming To Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre

Pickin’ In The Pines Bluegrass Series Coming To Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre

Cary, NC – While the summer concert season at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre is still heating up, plans are in the works for another mid-week concert series this fall sure to chase the “blues” away. This new series follows up on the success of this past spring’s Hob Nob Jazz Series. Now it’s a healthy dose of Bluegrass that’s on the horizon and tickets are only $5 for adults and kids alike. To sweeten the deal, kids 12 and under are free and pets and picnics welcome! So join us every Wednesday evening in September from 5:30 – 8:30 for some of the region’s very best Bluegrass entertainment. Tickets go on sale, Friday, August 17th at the amphitheatre box office or […]