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Alt-J announces Raleigh concert this spring

Alt-J announces Raleigh concert this spring

ALT-J ANNOUNCE 2015 NORTH & SOUTH AMERICAN TOUR Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh Friday April 3   SET TO PERFORM ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE ON DECEMBER 15   “This Is All Yours is a weirder, darker, more intensely singular piece of work — and better to boot.” –‐‑ Stereogum   “This Is All Yours is as brilliantly charming as anyone could have expected.” – Under the Radar   “They’ʹre simply my favorite band of the decade” –‐‑ Bob Boilen, NPR   Today, alt-J announce their 2015 North and South American Tour. The brief 11 date tour will kick off at Festival Estereo Picnic and will include dates at Lollapalooza Chile, Lollapalooza Argentina, and Lollapalooza Brazil. Following those dates, the band […]

The Piano Guys to play Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh

The Piano Guys to play Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh

Friday August 7 – Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh TICKETS: The Piano Guys What do you get when you mix up a marketing genius that does video, a studio engineer that writes music, a pianist that had a successful solo career, and a cellist that does pretty much everything? The Piano Guys: a miraculous meeting of “guys” with the same intrinsic purpose – to make a positive impact in the lives of people all over the world through music videos. It all started in a piano store in a little Southern Utah town called Saint George. Paul Anderson, the store’s owner, was looking for a new, unconventional way to market pianos. The name of the piano store? The Piano Guys. […]

Wildlife Commission to Conduct Nine Public Hearings Starting Jan. 6

Wildlife Commission to Conduct Nine Public Hearings Starting Jan. 6

RALEIGH, NC Dec. 11, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct nine public hearings in January on proposed changes to the state’s wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the 2015-16 seasons. Among the wildlife management-related proposed changes are temporary rules regulating the holding of deer in captivity. The proposals meet the General Assembly’s directive and follow the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Chronic Wasting Disease Program standards when regulating deer, elk and other ruminants in the cervid family. In addition, the temporary rules would allow captive cervid licensees to sell antlers, antler velvet and hides from the animals held at their facilities. Of interest to anglers are 36 proposals including additions to Public Mountain Trout Waters and […]

Idina Menzel Announces Raleigh Concert at Red Hat Amphitheater

Idina Menzel Announces Raleigh Concert at Red Hat Amphitheater

TONY AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS, SINGER AND STAR OF FROZEN, IF/THEN, WICKED AND GLEE, IDINA MENZEL, ANNOUNCES 2015 GLOBAL CONCERT TOUR July 22 – Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh   TICKETS: Idina Menzel World Tour – Tour Kicks Off On July 7 and Includes Nearly 40 Dates in Cities throughout North America – – Tickets On Sale Beginning Dec. 5 at LiveNation.com and through the Live Nation Mobile App –   Hot on the heels of a remarkable year that included performing the smash hit “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen at the 86th annual Academy Awards, a triumphant return to Broadway in the musical If/Then, a Best Actress Tony Award nomination and the release of this season’s must-have Christmas album Holiday […]

National Register Adds 17 North Carolina Historic Places

National Register Adds 17 North Carolina Historic Places

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 21, 2014 – The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that 17 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.   “Architecture is among North Carolina’s rich cultural treasures,” Governor Pat McCrory said. “These selections are North Carolina’s adaptations of classic American styles of architecture ranging from a plantation house to a downtown auto dealership. I’m pleased these sites have merited selection to the National Register so they can be […]

2015 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year

2015 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year

Rockingham County Schools’ Superintendent Named 2015 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year RALEIGH, NC Nov. 18, 2014 – Dr. Rodney Shotwell, Superintendent of Rockingham County Schools, was named the 2015 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year at an awards presentation and reception held Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. The award was given jointly by the North Carolina Association of School Administrators (NCASA), North Carolina School Superintendents’ Association (NCSSA) and the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA). Pearson sponsored the event and provided a $5,000 award to the winner. Since 2006, Dr. Shotwell has served as Superintendent of Rockingham County Schools, and he is currently in his 25th […]

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Pilot Program Allows Hunters to Sign Up for Duck Blinds Before Hunts

Pilot Program Allows Hunters to Sign Up for Duck Blinds Before Hunts

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 18, 2014 — A pilot program that allows hunters to sign up for waterfowl blinds when they apply for permits is earning high marks from hunters who are participating in the program. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission implemented the pilot program last fall on three game lands in the coastal region — the North River Game Land, which is located in Camden and Currituck counties; J. Morgan Futch Game Land in Tyrrell County, and Goose Creek Game Land in Beaufort and Pamlico counties. Wildlife Commission staff installed 28 blinds on the game lands: three on North River; 20 on J. Morgan Futch and five on the Spring Creek impoundment on Goose Creek. The blinds can accommodate three […]

NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014
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NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014

Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow.  Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish species, Whales, Sharks, Sea Turtles, and Birds have been known to ingest marine debris or become entangled in marine debris, which may lead to injury, intestinal blockage, and death.  Marine debris is an Eastern North Carolina concern not only because of the threats to our native wildlife, our ecosystem and our own health, but it also washes up on beaches and shorelines degrading the environment, and effecting our local economy and tourism. Local cooperation and regional partnership is needed to create public awareness while developing ways to […]

Agreement Reached in Red Wolf Lawsuit Against Wildlife Commission

Agreement Reached in Red Wolf Lawsuit Against Wildlife Commission

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 14, 2014 — An agreement has been reached in a lawsuit against the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, which will restore conditional coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area of eastern North Carolina. The agreement will restore daytime coyote hunting on private lands in Dare, Hyde, Beaufort, Tyrrell and Washington counties by licensed or otherwise authorized hunters, with a special permit obtained from the Wildlife Commission and subsequent reporting of kill. In the other 95 counties of the state, coyote hunters may hunt during daytime or at night using artificial lights, and no special permit or reporting of coyote harvests is required. The agreement stems from a lawsuit brought by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

Diana Krall announces rescheduled US dates for “Wallflower World Tour”

Diana Krall announces rescheduled US dates for “Wallflower World Tour”

STUNNING NEW ALBUM “WALLFLOWER” ALSO SET FOR RELEASE ON FEBRUARY 3, 2015 ON VERVE RECORDS Tickets for the Raleigh, NC show go on Sale Sunday, November 16th at 10 a.m.. RALEIGH, NC, Nov. 10, 2014– Five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer, Diana Krall is pleased to announce the rescheduled U.S. tour dates for her “Wallflower World Tour” which had been previously postponed after a case of pneumonia. Krall’s highly anticipated new album “Wallflower” was also postponed for release and is now confirmed to come out on Verve Records on February 3, 2015. To pre-order Wallflower please click HERE.   TICKETS: Diana Krall Krall’s “Wallflower World Tour” will kick off in Boston, MA on Wednesday, February 25th at The […]

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