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Last Cannon Recovered from Ocean Floor Showcased at Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Lab Open House Nov. 15

Last Cannon Recovered from Ocean Floor Showcased at Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Lab Open House Nov. 15

GREENVILLE, NC Nov. 10, 2014 – Lots of pirate loot will be showcased at the Open House at the Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Laboratory Nov. 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Artifacts on view from Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, will include cannons, gold dust, navigational instruments. Conservators and archaeologists can explain the use of each prized object. Those who love pirates, archaeology and conservation will enjoy the free program. No registration is required. The open house will allow visitors of all ages to learn about recovery and conservation of Blackbeard’s cannons, and view the cannon just raised in October. Guests can look through a microscope at the smallest objects discovered over the years and see mysteries revealed in x-rays. The lab […]

Diana Krall announces rescheduled US dates for “Wallflower World Tour”

Diana Krall announces rescheduled US dates for “Wallflower World Tour”

STUNNING NEW ALBUM “WALLFLOWER” ALSO SET FOR RELEASE ON FEBRUARY 3, 2015 ON VERVE RECORDS Tickets for the Raleigh, NC show go on Sale Sunday, November 16th at 10 a.m.. RALEIGH, NC, Nov. 10, 2014– Five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer, Diana Krall is pleased to announce the rescheduled U.S. tour dates for her “Wallflower World Tour” which had been previously postponed after a case of pneumonia. Krall’s highly anticipated new album “Wallflower” was also postponed for release and is now confirmed to come out on Verve Records on February 3, 2015. To pre-order Wallflower please click HERE.   TICKETS: Diana Krall Krall’s “Wallflower World Tour” will kick off in Boston, MA on Wednesday, February 25th at The […]

Cucalorus Film Festival Celebrates 20 Years with 240+ Screenings & Dino De Laurentiis Retrospective

Cucalorus Film Festival Celebrates 20 Years with 240+ Screenings & Dino De Laurentiis Retrospective

WILMINGTON, NC Nov. 7, 2014 – Twenty years ago, as Wilmington, North Carolina was establishing itself as a top U.S. filmmaking destination, a group of local independent filmmakers, known as Twinkle Doon, held a standing-room-only one-night screening of locally-made indie films. Dubbed as “An Evening of Celluloid Art: a film festival for open minds,” attendees at the inaugural festival included local indie filmmakers, artists, Wilmington residents and up-and-coming actors Anthony LaPaglia, Renee’ Zellweger and Liv Tyler—who were in Wilmington making Empire Records, one of hundreds of productions made in Wilmington over the past three decades. Wilmington’s film industry continued to thrive for the next 20 years and so did the Cucalorus Film Festival, which celebrates 20 years on November 12-16. […]

Give blood & enter to win TSO tickets!

Give blood & enter to win TSO tickets!

TSO AND AMERICAN RED CROSS TEAM UP FOR LOCAL BLOOD DRIVES IN COLUMBIA SC & GREENSBORO NC   “ROCK AND ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON” Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO), and American Red Cross in Columbia SC and Greensboro NC are joining forces this holiday season and asking TSO fans to donate blood.   Tomorrow, Friday, November 7, at three locations on Main Street in downtown Columbia SC, presenting blood donors will be eligible for a chance to win one of 50 pair of tickets to the Friday, November 21st 4pm performance at Colonial Life Arena.   Friday, November 14, in Greensboro NC, presenting blood donors will be eligible for a chance to win one of 50 pair of tickets […]

Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON go on sale TOMORROW at 10 AM!

Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON go on sale TOMORROW at 10 AM!

WINNER! TONY AWARD – BEST MUSICAL WINNER! NEW YORK DRAMA CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD – BEST MUSICAL WINNER! DRAMA DESK AWARD – BEST MUSICAL WINNER! OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD – BEST MUSICAL WINNER! DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD – BEST MUSICAL WINNER! GRAMMY AWARD – BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM TICKETS: The Book of Mormon Tour “THE BEST MUSICAL OF THIS CENTURY. Heaven on Broadway!  A celebration of the privilege of living inside that improbable paradise called a musical comedy.” Ben Brantley, THE NEW YORK TIMES Performances begin February 10 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center   Public On Sale Friday, November 7 at 10:00 AM TICKETS: The Book of Mormon Tour (North Charleston Coliseum) The producers of the national tour of THE […]

Nickelback announces the No Fixed Address 2015 North American Tour

Nickelback announces the No Fixed Address 2015 North American Tour

- Massive World Tour Set To Kick Off In North America on Feb. 14, 2015 and Includes A Staggering 61 Dates In Cities Throughout The U.S. and Canada – – Tickets On Sale Nov 15 at www.livenation.com –   LOS ANGELES, CA Nov. 5, 2014 – Multi-platinum selling rock band NICKELBACK are set to embark on a massive headlining tour in 2015 in support of their eighth full-length studio album, No Fixed Address [Republic Records]. The new album is out Nov. 17 and can be pre-ordered HERE.  The band announced the extensive No Fixed Address Tour today in front of a sold-out crowd who packed the House of Blues Sunset in West Hollywood, Calif. Proceeds from this special sold-out show […]

The Historical Society of Topsail Island 9th annual Jingle Bell Ball

The Historical Society of Topsail Island 9th annual Jingle Bell Ball

Get your tickets to The Premiere Event on Topsail Island!! The 9th annual Jingle Bell Ball An evening of Dinner, Dancing and Cocktails to Benefit The Historical Society of Topsail Island Saturday, December 6, 2014 6:30 in the evening The Topsail Island Assembly Building Dressy attire, please Cash Bar Individual tickets $45.00 call Michael Nelson 910-547-8312 Reserved Sponsor Tables seats $80.00 each contact: Marcia Hamilton 910-358-1298 kmhamilton-1@charter.net Call today—Seating is limited and will sell out Tickets will be available at the November 13th HSTI luncheon.

Louisburg College Drama Presents Treasure Island

Louisburg College Drama Presents Treasure Island

November 12-16 @ Norris Theatre LOUISBURG, NC Nov. 4, 2014 – Join us for adventure and thrills in November! Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island is a stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas, an unforgettable tale of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of legendary swashbucklers including the dangerous Billy Bones, the sinister two-timing Israel Hands, the brassy woman pirate Anne Bonney, and the hideous form of evil incarnate, Blind Pew. At the center of it all are Jim Hawkins (played by Parker Hubbard), a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver (played by Louisburg College student Jennifer Short, she will be Long Joan Silver!), who is […]

Veterans Day Hours and Promotions at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Veterans Day Hours and Promotions at the North Carolina Museum of Art

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 4, 2014 – The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces holiday hours, promotions, and tours for Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11. The Museum’s East Building, including special exhibition Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, and Their Contemporaries will be open from 10 am−5 pm. The West Building, including Iris restaurant, will be closed. Admission to Small Treasures will be free for veterans, active duty military, and their families on Veterans Day. Public guided tours of Small Treasures will be offered at 11:30 am on a first come, first serve basis for visitors. Tour is free; ticket to Small Treasures is required. Visitors who wish to participate should meet at the exhibition entrance. On view: Sacred Motherhood: Mother-and-Child […]

Brunswick County Early College High School to host benefit music and art show

Brunswick County Early College High School to host benefit music and art show

BRUNSWICK COUNTY EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL (BCECHS) TO HOST BENEFIT MUSIC AND ART SHOW NOVEMBER 15 FROM 11am – 5pm. BOLIVIA, NC Nov. 3, 2014 – Money and artistic outlets; two things schools constantly need. On November 15th, students in Brunswick County will get the chance to showcase their musical and artistic talents in a non-traditional way while raising money for prom. Bochella (named after the popular music festival in Southern California) comes to the Brunswick Community College Odell Williamson Auditorium, November 15, 2014, from 11AM – 5PM and features musical acts from around the county. Admission is $3 for BCECHS students, $5 for all other high school students, and $8 for adults. There will be artwork and crafts for […]

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