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Southport Beat Friday, September 21st

Southport Beat Friday, September 21st

Southport, NC – Southport Beat will transform the evening in Southport to a festive & exiting atmosphere on Friday, September 21st from 5pm-8pm in Keziah & Franklin Square Parks. The goal of “Southport Beat” is to establish an evening of excitement and entertainment in Southport on a regular, on-going basis. Southport Beat has a broad range of entertainment & music available for visitors and residents to enjoy.   This month’s entertainment in Franklin Square Park will feature “The Messengers” a Blue Grass Band (www.themessengersnc.com , Spider Mike on the guitar; watercolor artist Jim McIntosh; Corn Toss with Jim & Honey and the Winding River Car Club. Keziah Park will feature the Ken Rebeck on accordion and violinist Stanley Mandell plus […]

New Hanover County: Art in the Arboretum

New Hanover County: Art in the Arboretum

New Hanover County — View the area’s finest art work set amidst the prettiest acreage on the Cape Fear Coast at Art in the Arboretum 2012, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Oct. 7, noon to 4 p.m. Take in the gardens’ fall splendor while browsing works in glass, jewelry, textiles, metal and stepping stones. Wood, painting and photography round out the exhibits; and popular local musicians will perform all weekend. New this year are a special art show and sale sponsored by the Ability Garden and a children’s art activity area managed by the Children’s Museum of Wilmington. Young artists also have painted 30 garden-themed banners to adorn the grounds. Tickets are $5, free to members of […]

Charles Williams presents “In Thought.”

Charles Williams presents “In Thought.”

Layered Thoughts, Waves and Relationship Forms Artist’s Liquid Obsession. Editor’s Note: See Charles Williams “In Thought” exhibition at the Robert Lange Studios September 7th-30th 2012 A Georgetown, S.C. artist embarks on a journey documenting his experiences and interpretations of the ocean for his September solo exhibition “In Thought.” In this psychologically-driven series, Charles Williams explores the relationship between the ocean and his inner self. Once a place for relaxation, the ocean became a space where political, personal and past experiences were unraveled and captured on the canvas.   Williams says the possibilities of the ocean are endless. “I can go to the same place and get hundreds of thousand of paintings with different views, angles, and light. The ocean is […]

Wilmington, NC: Play Daze Next Friday!

Wilmington, NC: Play Daze Next Friday!

JOIN US FOR AN AFTERNOON OF FUN! Friday, September 21 3 pm – 5 p m Robert Strange Park, 401 S. 8th Street   The City of Wilmington will be having Play Daze on Friday, September 21 from 3 pm – 5 pm at Robert Strange Park located at 401 S. 8th Street in Wilmington. Play Daze are being scheduled throughout the country to provide diverse play activities The point of the day is to play for the sake of playing and to get physically active. We are hopeful that you can join us!   Activities include tennis, soccer, football, face painting, relay games, a dance contest, arts and crafts and more! The event is FREE!

Museum of the Albemarle: Paint the Past!

Museum of the Albemarle: Paint the Past!

Students will have the opportunity to illustrate their favorite event in history to go on display at the Museum of the Albemarle on Saturday, November 17, 2012. Entries must be submitted by 4:00 pm, November 2, 2012 by either mail or dropped off at the…

Award-Winning Humorist Jeanne Swanner Robertson at the N.C. Museum of History

Award-Winning Humorist Jeanne Swanner Robertson at the N.C. Museum of History

Award-winning humorist and former Miss North Carolina Jeanne Swanner Robertson uses her down-home Southern drawl to leave audiences laughing. Known as one of the most popular public speakers in America, she turns her life experiences into hilarious sto…

Tarheel Political Analysts at the Museum of History

Tarheel Political Analysts at the Museum of History

As a key swing state, North Carolina has become a battleground in the presidential election. Opinions will fly as the Obama and Romney campaigns heat up in the Tar Heel State. What do well-known North Carolina political analysts think about how the bat…

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition Coming to North Carolina

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition Coming to North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. … Titanic, the ship of dreams, still fascinates anyone who has heard the tragic tale, even 100 years after an iceberg sent the now-legendary ship to the bottom of the icy North Atlantic. Starting September 29, visitors to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences can follow that fateful voyage, take on the identity of a passenger, touch an iceberg and see more than 200 artifacts recovered from the broken ship’s debris field two-and-a-half miles beneath the surface. Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition immerses visitors in the experience of the 2,228 passengers where more than 1,500 died. No one believed it could happen. The Titanic catastrophe shook the world’s faith in technology and forever imprinted the ship’s name into […]

Bennett Place Presents “1862, Life on the Homefront in Piedmont North Carolina”

Bennett Place Presents “1862, Life on the Homefront in Piedmont North Carolina”

DURHAM – In conjunction with the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War, Bennett Place State Historic Site will present “1862, Life on the Homefront in Piedmont North Carolina During the Civil War,” an outdoor educational living…

Citizen, Husband, Father, American – Actor Gary Sinise
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Citizen, Husband, Father, American – Actor Gary Sinise

Citizen, Husband, Father, American – Actor Gary Sinise Finally, after weeks of practice and preparation, the golden hour has arrived for both cast members and playhouse enthusiasts. The stage is lit by one lone ceiling lamp, dangling from a frayed, seemingly infinite wire falling from the darkness above them, and moving ever so slightly back and forth. Its soft radiance casts a circular, warm glow towards the front row of the theatre as the actor’s movements onstage remain shadowed and restless.  The side-by-side, crushed red-velvet chairs anchored onto the floor offer a little less padding than desired. A late-arriving ticket holder bumps and shoves their way through a cramped third aisle, searching for their seat assignment which, according to a […]

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