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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Old Theater’s Friday Flicks Presents NEBRASKA

Old Theater’s Friday Flicks Presents NEBRASKA

YOU’VE WON A MILLION DOLLARS!     ORIENTAL, NC Oct. 10, 2014 – We’ve all received the letter. But alcohol-addled Woody Grant (Bruce Dern) is convinced that he really is a winner, and believes he must travel to Lincoln, Nebraska to collect his Sweepstakes prize.   What follows is the odyssey that Grant, accompanied by his son (played by Will Forte), undertakes in search of his delusional dream. Nebraska (2013) is presented in black and white, and has received numerous honors.   Among its nominations and awards, Nebraska was included in the American Film Institute’s Top Ten Films of the Year; it received six Oscar and five Golden Globe Award nominations; and Dern and Forte won Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively […]

Steel Magnolias at The Greenville Little Theatre

Steel Magnolias at The Greenville Little Theatre

GREENVILLE, SC Sept. 30, 2014 – The Greenville Little Theatre (GLT) is excited to present Steel Magnolias, the hilarious and poignant story of the ladies who frequent Truvy’s beauty salon in a small southern town. You’ll laugh and cry with these strong, funny, and wise women in this American classic by Robert Hartling. GLT has assembled an outstanding cast for this production: Kristi Parker-Byers as Truvy, Kaitlyn Emory as Annelle, Kim Granner as Ouiser, Beth Munson as Clairee, Kelly Wallace as M’Lynn, and Chelsea Jarratt as Shelby. Tickets prices are $26 with discounts available for seniors, children, and groups of ten or more. Show dates are Oct. 30, Nov 1, 6-7, 13-15 at 8 pm and Sundays Nov. 2 & […]

Theatre In The Park Presents The World Premiere of Somewhere In Between

Theatre In The Park Presents The World Premiere of Somewhere In Between

Bio – AE Pender (PDF) RALEIGH, NC, August 26, 2014 – Theatre In The Park closes its 2014 season with the world premiere of Raleigh playwright, Adrienne Earle Pender’s Somewhere In Between. The play focuses on McKenna – a young woman who, with the recent passing of her husband, finds herself on an emotional journey as friends and family pull her in different directions.  As she tries to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, it is the arrival of a stranger with a secret who McKenna seems to be able to connect with the most.  Twists are turned and shocking secrets are revealed as McKenna discovers the truth lies somewhere in between. Somewhere In Between explores grief, race, […]

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Sneads Ferry Community Theatre presents a laugh-filled look at friendship with The Dixie Swim Club

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre presents a laugh-filled look at friendship with The Dixie Swim Club

SNEADS FERRY, NC August 12, 2014 – Don’t be fooled into thinking this show is just for women.  “… the men in the audience were laughing and applauding just as hard as the women, and enjoying every minute.”  –Una Harrison, Progress-Index.com Tania Gonzalez brings The Dixie Swim Club, a Jones, Hope, Wooten production to life with an all-star cast to the SFCT stage.   Five southern women, played by Sue Ferber, Tania Gonzalez, Marcia Hamilton, Andrea Horan and Amanda Williams, who were college swim teammates meet one long weekend every August in the same beach cottage at North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The show focuses on four of those weekends, and spans […]

Museum of the Albemarle: At The Movies! For Kids

Museum of the Albemarle: At The Movies! For Kids

ELIZABETH CITY, NC August 5, 2014 – Come in and cool off at the Museum of the Albemarle on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 1 p.m. for an afternoon at the movies. Watch the movie the Swiss Family Robinson and learn that hard work and inventiveness can help you adapt to new environments. Free Family Program For More Information Call 252-335-1453     The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. www.museumofthealbemarle.com. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties, the Museum is the […]

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre presents a laugh-filled look at friendship with The Dixie Swim Club

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre presents a laugh-filled look at friendship with The Dixie Swim Club

SNEADS FERRY, NC August 4, 2014 – Don’t be fooled into thinking this show is just for women. “… the men in the audience were laughing and applauding just as hard as the women, and enjoying every minute.” –Una Harrison, Progress-Index.com Tania Gonzalez brings The Dixie Swim Club, a Jones, Hope, Wooten production to life with an all-star cast to the SFCT stage.   Five southern women, played by Sue Ferber, Marcia Hamilton, Andrea Horan, Marcia Threewitts and Amanda Williams, who were college swim teammates meet one long weekend every August in the same beach cottage at North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The show focuses on four of those weekends, and spans […]

Charleston Stage’s YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opening August 29th at the Historic Dock Street Theatre

Charleston Stage’s YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opening August 29th at the Historic Dock Street Theatre

Acclaimed and Timeless Screwball Comedy Opens Charleston Stage’s 37th Season at the Historic Dock Street Theatre Don’t Miss the Pulitzer Prize-winning, American Comedy Classic You Can’t Take It With You, Running Aug. 29 – Sept. 21! CHARLESTON, SC July 31, 2014 – Grandpa hasn’t paid his income taxes in ten years and when the IRS shows up to collect, they find Grandpa’s grown-up granddaughter, Essie, doing pirouettes in the middle of the living room in her pink tutu, her husband Ed accompanying her on his Xylophone, Grandpa’s son-in-law, Paul, down in the basement making fireworks and his daughter, Penny, painting a portrait of a man in a skimpy toga dressed as a roman discuss thrower. Add in a Russian Grand […]

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