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Tryon Palace Hosts Enchanted Evening of Medieval Harps and Storytelling

Tryon Palace Hosts Enchanted Evening of Medieval Harps and Storytelling

New Bern, NC April 17, 2013 – “The Flame of Love: The Legend of Tristan and Iseult” brings a night of Celtic harp and medieval storytelling to Cullman Performance Hall on Friday, May 3. Performed by Patrick Ball and Shira Kammen, this dramatic story of love, passion, magic and death will be told through a combination of spoken word performances and music. The long, dark nights of Medieval Europe were rich with stories, but one legend was told and beloved beyond all others – “The Romance of Tristan and Iseult.” Filled with love, passion, magic and death, it captivated the listeners because it was the very mirror of their own hearts, minds and souls. And to raise the telling beyond […]

Slightly Stoopid & Atmosphere coming to Charlotte

Slightly Stoopid & Atmosphere coming to Charlotte

Slightly Stoopid & Atmosphere Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre – Charlotte Saturday, August 17 – On Sale Friday April 26 Also playing Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh on Friday, August 16 – Tickets On Sale Tomorrow at 10am Slightly Stoopid and Atmosphere will play Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on Friday August 16 and Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre in Charlotte on Saturday August 17. Special guest The Budos Band will open the show.   Tickets for the August 17th concert in Charlotte will go on sale Friday, April 26 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, The Fillmore Charlotte box office or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   Tickets for the August 16th concert in Raleigh are on sale tomorrow, […]

OneRepublic with Mayer Hawthorne & Churchill in Charlotte

OneRepublic with Mayer Hawthorne & Churchill in Charlotte

ONEREPUBLIC WITH SPECIAL GUESTS MAYER HAWTHORNE & CHURCHILL Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte Friday August 16   ONEREPUBLIC will play Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte on Friday August 16. Special guests Mayer Hawthorne and Churchill will open the show.   Tickets go on sale Saturday April 27 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, The Fillmore Charlotte box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000.     For more information go to ticketmaster.com.   # # #   About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of […]

Tryon Palace Plans ‘Behind the Scenes’ Tours of Gardens, Conservation Lab

Tryon Palace Plans ‘Behind the Scenes’ Tours of Gardens, Conservation Lab

NEW BERN, NC April 17, 2013 — Take a rare “Behind the Scenes” look at Tryon Palace during the month of May with three separate tours of the Kitchen Garden and a first-ever glimpse inside the Conservation Lab. Kitchen Garden Tours will be held at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the Fridays of May 3, 17 and 31. There will be only one tour in May of the Conservation Lab held from 11 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, May 15. Led by a member of Tryon Palace’s experienced and knowledgeable gardening staff, Kitchen Garden Tours will take visitors through the Palace grounds and the Kitchen Garden. In addition to the garden’s practical uses, this tour delves into the uses […]

Secretary Kluttz Announces Darryl Bass as Human Resources Director at Cultural Resources

Secretary Kluttz Announces Darryl Bass as Human Resources Director at Cultural Resources

RALEIGH, NC April 17, 2013 — N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz today announced Darryl Bass as Director of Human Resources for the Department of Cultural Resources, effective as of April 15. Bass has broad experience in the development and application of human resources policies and practices. “We are excited to welcome Darryl Bass to our team at Cultural Resources,” says Secretary Kluttz. “His wealth of experience and passion for customer service will be a great asset to the department.” Bass brings more than 20 years of experience in the personnel and human resources arena to Cultural Resources. He most recently served as human resources manager at the Office of Administrative Hearings and previously was the human resources […]

Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce Announces Its 75th Birthday Celebration

Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce Announces Its 75th Birthday Celebration

Carolina Beach, NC April 17, 2013 – Gail McCloskey, President of the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the marking of our 75th year.  In honor of this momentous occasion, the Chamber is hosting a Celebration Extravaganza. Please bring your family and friends and join  your Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce on Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at Ft. Fisher Air Force Recreation Area in Kure Beach from 2:00 pm—4:00 pm.  We are having a Birthday Party!  Plan on bringing your chairs, blankets,  picnics and coolers (no glass or pets please) and enjoy the smooth Motown sounds of EnVision, a 12 piece band from Winston-Salem, NC complete with horns and four vocalists.  The base will be selling hot […]

Oak Island Lighthouse Run & Ultimate Fishing Town Southport Needs Your Vote

Oak Island Lighthouse Run & Ultimate Fishing Town Southport Needs Your Vote

Southport, NC April 17, 2013 – The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Oak Island Lighthouse 5k, 10k & ½ Marathon this Saturday, April 20th at the NC Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell. ½ marathon begins at 8am, 10k at 8:10am and 5k @ 8:30am. We invite you out to cover the event. We have 600 runners signed up so far. We also learned today that Southport has been nominated for The Ultimate Fishing Town. It needs votes to win! If Southport wins the City would receive $25,000. http://www.worldfishingnetwork.com/uft/vote-view.php?town=southport&type=search Any assistance in getting the word out about this would be appreciated.

JAM Onslow Concert May 11th

JAM Onslow Concert May 11th

Jacksonville, NC April 17, 2013: Concert to benefit United Way of Onslow County. This year’s inaugural concert will feature country music stars, Craig Morgan and Katie Armiger, with opening act by Bryan Mayer. May 11, 2013 beginning at 5:00 pm Visit www.jamonslow.com and www.etix.com to purchase tickets. Gates open at 3pm. No coolers. Lawn chairs and blankets are permitted. Contact: United Way at (910) 347-2646 with questions

North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Commemorates Tobacco Workers on April 20

North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Commemorates Tobacco Workers on April 20

RALEIGH, NC April 15, 2013 — A fertile period of labor organizing in the tobacco industry during the 1940s fed into the civil rights movement. A North Carolina Highway Historical Marker will be dedicated to workers involved in the efforts to unionize tobacco warehouses on Saturday, April 20, at First Calvary Baptist Church at 401 Woodland Ave. in Winston-Salem. African American women were the primary leaf workers in the Winston-Salem tobacco industry, and formed the United Tobacco Workers Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Works of America-Congress on Industrial Organizations (FTACIO). The workers removed stems from dried tobacco leaves. Labor organizing began with a sit-down strike on June 17, 1943, at a plant of R. J. Reynolds, Co., then the largest […]

Fresh Beat Band Announce Charlotte Concert

Fresh Beat Band Announce Charlotte Concert

NICKELODEON’S THE FRESH BEAT BAND HITS OVENS AUDITORIUM CHARLOTTE on JANUARY 16 2014 Tickets On-Sale Saturday, April 20 at 10AM The Fresh Beat Band’s First-Ever Concert Special Premieres in Primetime Sunday, April 21, at 7PM (ET) on Nick Jr.   CHARLOTTE, NC April 16, 2013 – The Fresh Beat Band, Nickelodeon’s preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series of the same name, are giving fans one more chance to see them live as they hit the road again for 60 performances on their nationwide concert tour. The live concert comes to Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte on January 16, 2014. The wildly popular The Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert Tour will resume on Nov. 12, 2013 in […]