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Opening Night of the Wilmington Symphony Features Mozart’s Classic for Flute and Harp

Opening Night of the Wilmington Symphony Features Mozart’s Classic for Flute and Harp

WILMINGTON, NC August 21, 2014 – Opening Night of Wilmington Symphony’s 2014-15 Masterworks Season, showcases Mozart’s delightfully lyrical Concerto for Flute and Harp, featuring Christina Brier (harp), and Mary Jo White (flute), and Carl Nielsen’s Symphony No. 4, “The Inextinguishable”, on Saturday, September 20th at 8:00 pm in Kenan Auditorium.  Tickets available by calling 910-962-3500. Conductor Steven Errante says, “We’re opening the season with the delightful Mozart Concerto for Flute and Harp, written by the composer during his youthful Paris days. And for maximum contrast, ‘The Inextinguishable’ symphony of Carl Nielsen is a 45-minute struggle between darkness, light, and every emotion in between. In the triumphant ending, light prevails.”   A virtuosic harp performer and music educator, Christina Brier performs […]

Durham Bulls announce 2015 home schedule for DBAP

Durham Bulls announce 2015 home schedule for DBAP

2015 Durham Bulls DBAP home schedule DURHAM, NC August 21, 2014 – The Governors’ Cup Champion Durham Bulls today announce their home schedule for the 2015 International League season.  After opening the season on the road, the Bulls kick off their 72-game home slate on Wednesday, April 15 against the Norfolk Tides.  The regular season concludes at home on Monday, September 7. The Bulls will once again host a home game on the Fourth of July, when the division rival Tides visit the DBAP for the team’s annual Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza.  Other holiday home games include Memorial Day (May 25), Father’s Day (June 21), and Labor Day (September 7). The Pawtucket Red Sox, Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red […]

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Fire in the Pines at Halyburton Park in Wilmington

Fire in the Pines at Halyburton Park in Wilmington

FIRE IN THE PINES EVENT Saturday, October 11     11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th Street Fire in the Pines event will be held at Halyburton Park.   The event is free and will be held rain or shine The event will include: Demonstration of Controlled Burn Live Blue Grass Music Hayride around the park Guided hike Educational Booths Scavenger Hunt Live Animals Games and Crafts   For more information, call 341.0075 or visit www.fireinthepines.org

Booth Amphitheatre: Pickin’ In The Pines Bluegrass Series Returning This Fall

Booth Amphitheatre: Pickin’ In The Pines Bluegrass Series Returning This Fall

CARY, NC August 20, 2014 —While the summer concert season at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre is still heating up, plans for what is quickly becoming an annual mid-week concert series have been finalized and will surely satisfy Bluegrass Music fans this fall!  Concerts have been scheduled for Wednesday nights beginning September 3rd and will continue weekly until the International Bluegrass Festival comes to town in October! Tickets are once again only $5 for adults, kids 12 and under are free and pets and picnics welcome! So join us every Wednesday evening from 5:30 – 8:30 for some of the region’s very best Bluegrass entertainment. Tickets on-sale starting Wednesday, August 20th at the amphitheatre box office or through etix.com. TICKETS: Booth Amphitheatre […]

North Carolina Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace Country Club

North Carolina Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace Country Club

SANFORD, NC August 20, 2014 – Sectional qualifying results of the 2014 North Carolina Mid-Amateur Championship hosted by Carolina Trace (Lake Course) in Sanford, NC on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 (6650 yards, Par 36-36—72, 73.6/137). Scott Lincicome of Pinehurst, carded a two-under par 70 to claim medalist honors. The cut line fell at six-over par 78. 26 players advanced to the 21st North Carolina Mid-Amateur Championship that will be played September 19-21 at Old Chatham in Durham, NC. This championship is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association which is in its 105th year of serving amateur golf in the Carolinas. Place Competitor Score     Qualifiers   1 Scott Lincicome, Pinehurst, N.C.   36-34–70  (-2) 2 Aaron York, Durham, N.C. […]

New Framework Would Facilitate Use of New Android Security Modules

New Framework Would Facilitate Use of New Android Security Modules

by: Matt Shipman, News Services North Carolina State University RALEIGH, NC August 21, 2014 – Computer security researchers from North Carolina State University and Technische Universität Darmstadt/CASED in Germany have developed a modification to the core Android operating system that allows developers and users to plug in new security enhancements. The new Android Security Modules (ASM) framework aims to eliminate the bottleneck that prevents developers and users from taking advantage of new security tools. “In the ongoing arms race between white hats and black hats, researchers and developers are constantly coming up with new security extensions,” says Dr. William Enck, an assistant professor of computer science at NC State and a senior author of a paper describing the new framework. […]

National Register Adds 12 North Carolina Historic Places

National Register Adds 12 North Carolina Historic Places

RALEIGH, NC August 21, 2014 – The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that 12 individual properties and districts across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The properties below were reviewed by the North Carolina National Register Advisory Committee and were subsequently approved by the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Officer and forwarded to the Keeper of the National Register. “The textile industry shaped many of our downtowns, and it’s clear that our country values that manufacturing and industry history,” Governor Pat McCrory said. “Districts and properties such as these contribute to tourism in our state, and the vast array of revival-style houses the Register has chosen to recognize show […]

Miss Babe Ruth Recovering from Ear Surgery

Miss Babe Ruth Recovering from Ear Surgery

Her 575 Consecutive Game Streak in Jeopardy GREENSBORO, NC August 20, 2014 – Miss Babe Ruth, the Greensboro Grasshoppers beloved Labrador Retriever bat and ball dog, is recovering nicely at home following a recent surgery. Babe, who has entertained millions of Grasshoppers fans for 575 consecutive home games, had the 90 minute procedure Monday to surgically repair an auricular hematoma. “This occurred because a collection of blood and fluid developed between the skin and cartilage of the ear secondary to the rupture of a blood vessel in the ear flap.  The loose space under the skin filled up with blood and the pressure from the ruptured vessel caused the entire surface of the ear to swell and become very painful. […]

REO Speedwagon & Chicago’s Co-Headlining Summer 2014 tour coming to Raleigh this Saturday!

REO Speedwagon & Chicago’s Co-Headlining Summer 2014 tour coming to Raleigh this Saturday!

REO SPEEDWAGON & CHICAGO’S CO-HEADLINING SUMMER 2014 TOUR A MAJOR HIT FROM COAST-TO-COAST Saturday, August 23 – Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh Legendary Rock Bands Captivate Crowds Across the U.S. with Special Shared Encore LOS ANGELES, CA August 19, 2014 – Legendary rock bands Chicago and REO Speedwagon recently kicked off a co-headlining summer tour which is proving to be a massive hit all across the country. The tour, presented by Live Nation, has already taken the bands through California and the Midwest on the way to an East Coast run and the reviews have been phenomenal; more so, the bands are having the time of their lives, playing a truly “raucous” encore – a two band, hit-fuelled, epic jam. Chicago […]

Cape Fear Museum Offers New Education Programming

Cape Fear Museum Offers New Education Programming

WILMINGTON, NC August 20, 2014 – Cape Fear Museum is expanding its education programming to offer more in-depth experiences for its visitors. Beginning in September, the Museum will host Family Science Saturday. These workshops are hands-on experiences that encourage families to experiment, discover, and explore together.  Each month features activities – including a take home project – focused on a different history and/or science topic. The 45-minute program is offered three times on the second Saturday of each month at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12 p.m. in Williston Auditorium. The 10 a.m. workshop is targeted to families with preschool-age children. The 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. workshops are appropriate with families with children ages 5-14. The Exploration Station, located […]