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Stormfest Coming to Cape Fear Museum

Stormfest Coming to Cape Fear Museum

WILMINGTON, NC June 16, 2014 – On Saturday, June 21, the fifth annual Stormfest will blow into Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. This community service event, sponsored by Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds and Duke Energy, is designed to heighten awareness, increase preparedness and encourage families to explore the science of weather.  It runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is free and open to the public. Talk to meteorologists from Time Warner Cable News, WECT and WWAY—and deliver your own forecast in front of the green screen! National Weather Service will show off its five-foot-tall cyclone simulator. Explore convection with a water-mixing experiment, blow objects away with an AirZooka, inflate a balloon with heat, make […]

Onslow Council for the Arts: Grassroots Sub-Grants now available

Onslow Council for the Arts: Grassroots Sub-Grants now available

JACKSONVILLE, NC June 13, 2014 – Applications for Grassroots Arts Programs are now available from the Council for the Arts. The Council will be accepting applications for sub-grants for the 2014-2015 FY with funding available for arts programming in Onslow. “With funding from the NC State Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program we are able to provide quality arts programming for our citizens, school children and visitors. Grassroots Arts Program sub-grants in Onslow will fund arts-related programming such as community festivals, classes, workshops, choral society concerts, and poetry & writers workshops and performances” said Connie Wenner, the Executive Director of Council for the Arts. The deadline for turning in applications is July 11, 2014. Proposals must be for projects that occur […]

Art Pottery Roadshow – Bring up to two pieces of your NC pottery

Art Pottery Roadshow – Bring up to two pieces of your NC pottery

Bring Up to Two Pieces of Your North Carolina Pottery! ART POTTERY ROADSHOW AT MUSEUM RALEIGH, NC June 12, 2014 – Bring up to two pieces of your North Carolina pottery and learn more about them from experts! Three authorities on the art pottery movement in North Carolina — A. Everette James, Charles G. (Terry) Zug and Steve Compton — will present Art Pottery Roadshow on Saturday, June 21, at 1 p.m. at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh.  Hear them talk about the state’s art pottery movement. Learn how different potters’ styles have changed and evolved through the years. After the talk, they will identify your North Carolina pottery and tell you more about it. Don’t miss this […]

2nd Saturdays Events Across North Carolina June 14

2nd Saturdays Events Across North Carolina June 14

RALEIGH, NC June 12, 2014 – Families are sure to find lots of activities and fun at 2nd Saturdays programs at state historic sites and museums June 14. Many free and budget-friendly activities will be available on 2nd Saturdays in this summer and throughout the year at destinations within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. Enjoy your staycation with local arts, culture and genuine North Carolina experiences. Amazing music, dramatic performances and artful experiences are among the wonderful possibilities. East   Somerset Place, Creswell. Days Gone By. A hands-on, fun filled day of historic games and activities, tours of the newly restored Collins house and other buildings, costumed interpreter demonstrations and samples of hearth-cooked food. Afternoon performances of slave narratives by the […]

March of Dimes Honors Dads on Father’s Day

March of Dimes Honors Dads on Father’s Day

RALEIGH, NC June 12, 2014 – Dads are the most important men in the lives of their babies. They play a major part in a mother’s journey through pregnancy and the health of their children. To celebrate Father’s Day, the March of Dimes is showing its appreciation to dads for their contributions to the March of Dimes’ mission for stronger, healthier babies. “As a proud father and grandfather, I know first-hand the joy that the birth of a new baby brings,” said Donny Lambeth, Chair of the North Carolina Chapter Board of March of Dimes. “Being involved in every step of the mother’s pregnancy and discovering with her your baby’s development is an experience beyond measure.” By accompanying the mother […]

America Goes Wild with this Year’s Great American Backyard Campout®

America Goes Wild with this Year’s Great American Backyard Campout®

National Wildlife Federation encourages families to reconnect with their wild side at Great American Backyard Campout on June 28th RESTON, VA June 11, 2014— Go wild this summer and explore the jungles of your own backyard with National Wildlife Federation’s widely popular national family event, Great American Backyard Campout. In conjunction with Great Outdoors Month, the annual event encourages people of all ages to camp in their backyards, neighborhoods, parks and campgrounds, as a simple way to reconnect with nature! “From wildlife watching tips and games to campfire songs and recipes, NWF gives people everywhere the resources they need to experience the wonders of wildlife right in their own backyards or neighborhoods with a simple yet memorable summer Campout,” said […]

Honda Civic Tour featuring Grouplove and Portugal. The Man to play Uptown Amphitheatre!

Honda Civic Tour featuring Grouplove and Portugal. The Man to play Uptown Amphitheatre!

Honda Civic Tour Expands to Three Successive Tours in 2014; Civic Tour Major Pillar of New Honda Stage Music Platform Honda Civic Tour 2014 to feature Grouplove and Portugal. The Man, followed by American Authors and culminating with 3BallMTY Grouplove and Portugal. The Man tour on sale starting June 20 www.HondaCivicTour.com Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte – September 3 TORRANCE, CA June 11, 2014 – The 2014 Honda Civic Tour is taking a new turn in its 13th year – with not just one, but three successive tours and three distinct genres of music, as well as becoming a significant pillar of the new Honda Stage music platform.  Alternative rock bands Grouplove and Portugal. The Man will co-headline the first 2014 Honda […]

Charleston Battery to host FIFA World Cup viewing parties at the Three Lions Club

Charleston Battery to host FIFA World Cup viewing parties at the Three Lions Club

GO USA Special – burger and a draft beer for only $12! CHARLESTON, SC June 11, 2014 – The Charleston Battery will host viewing parties during the FIFA World Cup at the Three Lions Club, Blackbaud Stadium including all USA games and selected England matches. The US Men’s national team’s first game of the tournament is on Monday June 16 versus Ghana with kick off set for 6 PM. The full Three Lions Club World Cup viewing schedule is attached. The Three Lions Club, located on the second floor of the main Blackbaud Stadium building, is the ultimate soccer-friendly pub and contains an unmatched collection of soccer memorabilia from around the world. During the USA viewing parties, fans can purchase […]

Lorde Announces North American Tour Dates for Fall 2014

Lorde Announces North American Tour Dates for Fall 2014

LORDE SEPTEMBER 18 – RED HAT AMPHITHEATER RALEIGH PERFORMS NEW SINGLE “TENNIS COURT” AND TAKES HOME ‘BEST NEW ARTIST” & “BEST ROCK SONG” AT THE 2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS “PURE HEROINE” CONTINUES TO DOMINATE THE CHARTS Two-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum New Zealand songstress Lorde has today announced she is returning to North America this fall. Her tour will commence in Philadelphia’s Mann Center on 09/15, making stops on the east coast, heading south, across the mid-west, and winding up on west coast at the prestigious Austin City Limits Festival in October.   LORDE with special guest Majical Cloudz will play Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on September 18. Tickets go on sale Friday June 6 at 10am at Livenation.com, the Belk Box Office at […]

An evening with Sarah Brightman – Dreamchaser World Tour

An evening with Sarah Brightman – Dreamchaser World Tour

Saturday August 16 – Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh   SARAH BRIGHTMAN will play Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on Saturday, August 16. Tickets go on sale Friday June 13 at 10am at Livenation.com, the Belk Box Office at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and Duke Energy Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. It’s hard to imagine Sarah Brightman could have a single dream left to realize. She’s the world’s biggest selling soprano, an international superstar as beloved for her staggering vocal range (over three full octaves) as for her impassioned film and stage performances. Over a three-decade career, Brightman has passionately pursued (and achieved) a slew of artistic goals, consistently reinventing herself in order to breach […]