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Rock and Roller John Parr – Man With A Mission
By September 3, 2012 Read More →

Rock and Roller John Parr – Man With A Mission

Years ago, in the town of Worksop, a division of Nottinghamshire, England, a little boy waited for his turn in line.  Children had packed the grand old theatre for the Saturday matinee and talent show, something he looked forward to every week.  This time, he was going to do it.  When the high-flying antics of Rocket Man and Ghost Riders were over, intermission would signal the start of the local talent show. His plan was to get right up on stage and sing. When it came time for his debut, any anxiousness he felt melted away, and the first performance of his future career was born.  Everyone in the theatre began to know who John Parr was; but no one […]

“Larry’s Country Diner” and “Country’s Family Reunion” Announces Full Series Lineup for the Starlite Theatre in Branson
By September 3, 2012 Read More →

“Larry’s Country Diner” and “Country’s Family Reunion” Announces Full Series Lineup for the Starlite Theatre in Branson

Nashville, TN – Larry Black, host and creator of TV’s programs “Larry’s Country Diner” and “Country’s Family Reunion,” in partnership with The Starlite Theatre (located at 3115 W. Hwy 76) in Branson, MO, is pleased to announce the full performer line up for the show series to run from September 4 through October 21.  Black, and other cast members of “Larry’s Country Diner” show will serve as emcees throughout the series. For more information on this series or for show tickets, please visit Starlite Theatre, or call 866-991-8445. September 4-6: Gene Watson and Moe Bandy September 7-9: Dailey & Vincent with Jimmy Fortune September 11-13: T. Graham Brown and Johnny Lee September 14-16: Wilson Fairchild and Ed Bruce September 18-20: […]

Hip Hop in the Park – Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre
By September 1, 2012 Read More →

Hip Hop in the Park – Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre

Bringing Hip Hop and the Gospel to our Community. Artist Appearing: T-Nice Flagz ElectionSure Darryl Felder Nor In Christ Dae Lee Paul Scott Project Bendiction Pastor Edwrin Sutton Jastin Artis DJ Pdogg Lampmode Recording Artist and 1*1*Six Clique member J’son Ticket Info: $10 Before the Show $12 at the Gate 10pack of tickets $80 To […]

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
By August 31, 2012 Read More →

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 […]

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