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RiverDogs, MUSC Partner with “Lighten Up Charleston” for Bigger Loser Competition

RiverDogs, MUSC Partner with “Lighten Up Charleston” for Bigger Loser Competition

CHARLESTON, SC April 22, 2013 – The Charleston RiverDogs’ “Healthy Challenge” will soon be underway. In following with the City of Charleston’s “Lighten Up Charleston,” a program for locals that fights obesity, the Class A affiliate of the 27-time World Series Champions New York Yankees have partnered with the Medical University of South Carolina and “Lighten Up Charleston” to create the “RiverDogs Healthy Challenge.” “We all know that this country is facing an epidemic of obesity, a major factor of poor health in America,” said long-time Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. “We developed this tool to help discover the wonderful healthy options that surround you in our community.” The community’s goal is to lose 100,000 pounds. Weigh-ins start April […]

Luke Bryan, Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

Luke Bryan, Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line coming to Charlotte and Raleigh

Luke Bryan WITH SPECIAL GUESTS Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Friday July 12 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh Saturday July 13   Luke Bryan’s cache as a seasoned performer has long been recognized by his growing legion of fans and has recently captured the attention of the music community. His ability to draw great crowds to his concerts became evident today as it was announced the first leg of shows on his headline tour, the “Dirt Road Diaries Tour,” have all sold-out! The current 21-city run has now been extended with a second leg beginning May 17 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Florida Georgia Line and Thompson Square are special guests on both legs.   […]

Under the Sun Tour 2013 coming to Charlotte

Under the Sun Tour 2013 coming to Charlotte

UNDER THE SUN TOUR 2013 SMASH MOUTH, SUGAR RAY, GIN BLOSSOMS, VERTICAL HORIZON & FASTBALL Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte Sunday August 11 UNDER THE SUN TOUR featuring Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon, & Fastball will play Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte on Sunday August 11. Tickets go on sale Friday April 26 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com, The Fillmore Charlotte box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000. Early bird discount lawn tickets on sale thru Sunday April 28 at 11:59pm or while supplies last. No service charge on early bird lawn tickets at The Fillmore Charlotte Box Office only on Friday April 26 from 10am until 4pm.   For more information go […]

National History Day Competition in North Carolina to be Held April 27

National History Day Competition in North Carolina to be Held April 27

RALEIGH, NC April 19, 2013 – Hundreds of middle and high school students will travel to Raleigh and make the most of history during the National History Day in North Carolina competition on April 27 at the N.C. Museum of History. The theme is “Turning Points in History: People, Ideas and Events.” The students are the winners of district competitions and are vying for the chance to attend the national competition at the University of Maryland-College Park in June. The middle and high school students cast aside the X-Box and Wii to develop papers, documentaries, websites, dramatic performances or exhibits about the topic for individual or group presentation. The National History Day program helps students develop skills in historical research, […]

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 […]