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Fall Culinary News: Encore Restaurant Week

Fall Culinary News: Encore Restaurant Week

FALL CULINARY NEWS: ENCORE RESTAURANT WEEK, FOOD EVENTS AND TOURS, FESTIVALS & DINNER THEATRE SPICE UP THE SEASON   Wilmington, North Carolina and its island beaches nourishes the soul with a historic riverfront town and beautiful coastline. As an emerging dining destination, it also whets the appetite and satisfies the palate with a full spectrum of dining options from Wilmington, NC’s historic river district to the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach. A dining renaissance in recent years produced outstanding restaurants and chefs, including Catch Modern Seafood Cuisine’s owner/chef Keith Rhodes, a 2012 Bravo TV “Top Chef” contestant. N.C. Department of Agriculture “N.C. Best Dish” awards go to Kornerstone Bistro, 3rd place-Casual Dining www.kornerstonebistro.com and Marc’s […]

Museum of the Albemarle “Take A Child Outside”

Museum of the Albemarle “Take A Child Outside”

The Museum of the Albemarle will celebrate “Take A Child Outside Week” on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Participants will discover outside games from the past on the Museum Green.  Past games will include the game o…

The Dollyrots Premiere “Hyperactive” Video on Artist Direct
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The Dollyrots Premiere “Hyperactive” Video on Artist Direct

NEW SELF-TITLED ALBUM OUT 9/18 ON STOREFRONT RECORDINGS ON TOUR NOW WITH PRIMA DONNA Los Angeles, CA – LA based pop-punk rockers The Dollyrots are back with a brand new video for “Hyperactive,” the lead single of their upcoming self-titled album. The video is premiering now over at ARTISTdirect and The Dollyrots will be released Sept. 18th on Storefront Recordings. Directed by independent filmmaker, author and KROQ DJ, Kurt St. Thomas, who teamed up for the first time with Special Effects pioneer James Renald, “Hyperactive” is a fun romp that shows just how much you can do with visual effects in today’s world of digital media. After a debut album on Lookout! Records (Eat My Heart Out) and two albums […]

Museum of the Albemarle “George Durant Day”

Museum of the Albemarle “George Durant Day”

***EVENT CHANGE*** Please see http://www.beachcarolina.com/2012/09/11/museum-of-the-albemarle-george-durant-day-2/ for new details Elizabeth City, NC – On Sunday, September 23, 2012, the Museum of the Albemarle will be opened for “George Durant Day” from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm.  The program will be in conjunction with Arts of the Albemarle’s 2012 Designer House located at Cobbs Point.  Dr. Rebecca Seaman will speak at 2:15 pm in the Gaither Auditorium on “George Durant’s Enduring Legacy in Northeastern North Carolina.”  Also, visitors will be able to view in “Our Story” Mr. Durant’s Bible that was printed in London in 1599.  The Durant Bible will be on display from September 17-29, 2012 courtesy of the University of North Carolina Wilson Library in Chapel Hill.  Mr. Durant is […]

FREE Concert in the Park – Soundside Park Surf City Sept. 7th

FREE Concert in the Park – Soundside Park Surf City Sept. 7th

FREE Concert in the Park – Soundside Park Friday, September 7th 7:00pm – 9:00pm The Mako Band – beach, boogie and blues Rain location: Surf City Community Center 201 Community Center Dr. (off JH Batts Rd) www.townofsurfcity.com   Denise Rossi Town of Surf City Department of Parks & Recreation P.O. Box 2475 Surf City, NC 28445 P: 910-328-4887 F: 910-328-2898

N.C. Stakes Claim on America’s First Gold Rush

N.C. Stakes Claim on America’s First Gold Rush

Documentary on State’s Gold History to Premiere Sept. 29 in Rutherford County RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (September 4, 2012): When reflecting upon America’s gold rush, images of miners panning in sparkly California streams may first come to mind, but truth be told, our country’s first gold rush actually began in North Carolina. Carolinians and Americans alike can learn the fascinating truth about the first days of gold in this country at the much-anticipated premiere of the UNC-TV produced documentary “Gold Fever & The Bechtler Mint” on Saturday, September 29, 7 p.m. at Rutherfordton-Spindale Central High School in Rutherfordton, N.C. Admission is free. Filmed in Rutherford County and other locations across the state, the 30-minute documentary tells the story of the Bechtler Mint […]

Eric Church Live Album Slated For 2013
By September 4, 2012 Read More →

Eric Church Live Album Slated For 2013

Chattanooga, TN Tapped for Live Recording Oct. 8-9, 2012 Fan Video Contest Announced NASHVILLE, TN – With the fall leg of his arena headlining tour, The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour, kicking off Sept. 13, Eric Church reveals plans for an early 2013 live album release. For his first-ever live album, Church will record back-to-back shows in Chattanooga, Tenn. at Tivoli Theatre on Oct. 8-9, 2012. In honor of the forthcoming release, Church wants to know what about his music first ‘captured’ his fans’ attention and is hosting the “Captured” video contest, encouraging everyone to show him visually how his music has impacted them and why. Always a believer in creating music that resonates with his listeners, he wants to […]

George Jones Continues to Tour With 22 More Concerts Remaining in 2012
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George Jones Continues to Tour With 22 More Concerts Remaining in 2012

Despite recent Facebook rumors, the Legend is alive and well and looks forward to another strong year of touring Nashville, TN – George Jones is alive and well, and happy to be touring.  After performing two successful shows this weekend, Jones is scheduled to appear on average six to eight more shows each month continuing into 2013. The legend states, “I love the road. I love the fans. I am just a singer and love to sing my songs.  Until I’m done I still don’t need no rockin’ chair.  Just gimme’ that stage and I’ll have at it”. After Jones’ Saturday night concert in Massachusetts, MassLive.com reviewer George Lenker had this to say about Jones’ fans: “They were there to […]

Onslow County Museum Family Program: North Carolinians in the War of 1812

Onslow County Museum Family Program: North Carolinians in the War of 1812

Onslow County September 4, 2012 –  In commemoration of the War of 1812, the Onslow County Museum will be offering a free family program. Saturday, September 15 at 2 pm in the Museum multipurpose room, Jim and Leisa Greathouse, members of the North Carolina War of 1812 Bicentennial Committee will present “North Carolinians in the War of 1812.” Jim Greathouse, on staff with the Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum will begin the program with a costumed presentation of North Carolinians during the War of 1812. From Dolley Madison, Greensboro native and first lady at the time of the war to Morris Stinger, an African American seamen in the U.S. Navy, Greathouse will talk about the role of well-known and lesser-known Carolinians in […]

Prominent Archival Collections Come to Western North Carolina

Prominent Archival Collections Come to Western North Carolina

The Western Regional Archives in Asheville, which opened last month, recently received documents collected by the Black Mountain College Project. This collection includes hundreds of photographs and negatives, journals, student notes, memoirs, college …

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