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OneRepublic kicks off second leg of summer tour

OneRepublic kicks off second leg of summer tour

ONEREPUBLIC KICKS OFF THE SECOND LEG OF THE NATIVE SUMMER TOUR PRESENTED BY MALIBU RUM WALNUT CREEK AMPHITHEATRE RALEIGH – AUGUST 13 PNC MUSIC PAVILION CHARLOTTE – AUGUST 14 TICKETS: OneRepublic Concerts – OneRepublic to Perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on August 11 – LOS ANGELES July 30, 2014 – OneRepublic is kicking off the second leg of their successful Native Summer Tour Presented By Malibu Rum today in Omaha, NE at the Century Link Center.  After selling out dates on the first leg of the tour including the famed Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and the Nikon At Jones Beach Theater outside New York City and performing to over half a million fans around the country, […]

Eric Staal undergoes surgery for core muscle injury

Eric Staal undergoes surgery for core muscle injury

Canes captain expected to make full recovery by start of season RALEIGH, NC July 29, 2014 – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that center Eric Staal underwent surgery to repair a core muscle injury suffered during off-season training. The procedure was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia. TICKETS: Carolina Hurricanes (NHL) “Eric notified us of the injury late last week, and flew to Raleigh and then Philadelphia to be evaluated,” said Francis. “By having this procedure now, Dr. Meyers believes Eric will be able to return to action for training camp and be at full health for the start of the regular season.”   Staal, 29, is […]

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North Carolina Museum of Art Calendar Events: August 2014

North Carolina Museum of Art Calendar Events: August 2014

RALEIGH, NC July 29, 2014:   EXHIBITIONS Line, Touch, Trace North Carolina Gallery August 30, 2014–March 8, 2015   Organized by Greenhill in Greensboro, N.C., Line, Touch, Trace highlights hand-drawn works by 13 North Carolina artists who use graphite, ballpoint pen, conté crayon, ink, or charcoal to explore drawing in its relationship to thought processes. Line may be used to precisely render contours or as calligraphy on the drawing’s surface; touch builds tonal values or erases edges; and traced marks may suggest elements of an imagined topography. The artists use line, touch, and trace in works that communicate mental states, project invented worlds, or portray moments of contemplation. The range of approaches presented attests to the effervescence of drawing and its […]

Benson Foundation for the Arts presents “A Night on Broadway”

Benson Foundation for the Arts presents “A Night on Broadway”

BENSON, NC July 28, 2014 – The Benson Foundation for the Arts presents, “A NIGHT ON BROADWAY,” Saturday August 23rd at 7:30pm and Sunday August 24th at 3pm. The musical variety show will be presented at the W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in the Benson Municipal Building, 303 E. Church St. Benson 27504. “A NIGHT ON BROADWAY” will be highlighting some of the best songs Broadway musicals have introduced over the past 65 years. The cast of 27 will perform numbers from shows that will include Spamelot, Annie, Cabaret, The Music Man, Guys and Dolls, Sweeney Todd, Evita, Jekyll and Hyde, and Gypsy. Richard Davis writes and directs, D. H. Johnson produces, Justine Blackmon is musical director. Appearing in the show will […]

North Carolina State Archives Awarded Grants to Preserve Films

North Carolina State Archives Awarded Grants to Preserve Films

RALEIGH, NC July 28, 2014 – Few media formats have the power to transport a person to another reality or immerse one in a story as thoroughly as motion picture film. Captured on film, the past comes alive. The State Archives of North Carolina preserves hundreds of motion picture films, many of which document historic events, people and places.   Recently, the State Archives received a grant from The National Film Preservation Foundation to preserve two additional films in its collection, “The North Carolina State Fair” (ca. 1974), a daylong glimpse of the Raleigh-based event, including appearances by Bob Hope; and “Scott for Lieutenant Governor” (circa 1965), and a campaign ad for Robert W. Scott’s bid for lieutenant governor.   […]

17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship Final Results from Seven Lakes Country Club in Seven Lakes, NC

17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship Final Results from Seven Lakes Country Club in Seven Lakes, NC

SEVEN LAKES, NC July 25, 2014 – Final results of the 17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by Seven Lakes Country Club in Seven Lakes, NC on Friday, July 25, 2014 (Par 36-36—72, Males=6094 yards; Females=4967 yards). Kevin and Jodee Tindal of Rock Hill, SC fired a five-under par 67 to win the 17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship by two strokes.   “Jodee drove it dead straight all day,” stated Kevin Tindal. “We then had a spurt where we made a few birdies.”   The win marks the first CGA championship title for both the 44-year-old Kevin Tindal and daughter Jodee who is a rising sophomore at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, SC.   Carolinas […]

48th Carolinas Father-Son Championship Final Results

48th Carolinas Father-Son Championship Final Results

PINEHURST, NC July 25, 2014 – Final results of the 48th Carolinas Father-Son Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by Pinewild Country Club (Magnolia) in Pinehurst, NC on Friday, July 25, 2014 (Par 36-36—72, 6500 yards). Paul and son Phillip Simson of Raleigh, NC defeated Tim (King, NC) and Joshua (Greensboro, NC) Hudgins in a one-hole playoff to win the Carolinas Father-Son Championship at Pinewild Country Club’s Magnolia Course.  With this win, the Simsons become the only team to win the Carolinas Father-Son Championship three times (’02, ’13, ’14) in the event’s 48-year-history.   “Each time we win it becomes more special than the previous,” said the younger Philip Simson. “Being able to play golf with my dad and […]

Carolina Hurricanes agree to terms with Brett Bellemore

Carolina Hurricanes agree to terms with Brett Bellemore

Defenseman played 64 games with Carolina in 2013-14 RALEIGH, NC July 25, 2014 – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Brett Bellemore on a one-year, two way contract. The deal will pay Bellemore $600,000 on the NHL level, or $175,000 at the American Hockey League (AHL) level, in 2014-15. Tickets: Carolina Hurricanes Bellemore, 26, notched two goals and earned six assists (8 points) in 64 games with the Hurricanes in 2013-14, his first full NHL season. The Windsor, Ont., native ranked second on the team and second among NHL rookie defensemen with 169 hits, and his 45 penalty minutes ranked […]

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Israel Nash to embark on Worldwide Tour

Israel Nash to embark on Worldwide Tour

NEW ALBUM RAIN PLANS DUE AUGUST 19; AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER  “A glorious neo-psychedelic masterpiece.”—KEXP “It’s a career worth following.”—The Independent   To celebrate the release of his upcoming album, Rain Plans, Israel Nash will set out on a worldwide tour including an appearance at the Americana Music Festival in Nashville. The new album, due August 19 via Loose/Thirty Tigers, is now available for pre-order: http://bit.ly/1k8Hva2. See full track listing below. Nash recently released two videos featuring live takes of songs off the record—the lead track “Rain Plains” is streaming at American Songwriter (http://bit.ly/1qYKe4s) and “Through the Door” is streaming at Paste (http://bit.ly/1xSOre3). The album was released in the U.K. and Europe earlier this year to immediate critical acclaim—Uncut hails […]

NCACPA to Host free finance course for active and veteran military families

NCACPA to Host free finance course for active and veteran military families

RALEIGH, NC July 25, 2014 – On August 2, 2014, North Carolina Association for CPAs (NCACPA) will be hosting “A Leadership Course in Financial Fitness” in Jacksonville, which provides current and veteran service men and women, along with their families, an array of resources for managing personal finances free of charge. The three-hour event will allow attendees to learn tips and tricks to optimize tax returns, ask questions of finance professionals, and learn how to enhance and best manage a budget.   This event is part of NCACPA’s Financial Literacy initiative, which focuses on providing educational opportunities and resources to the community in an effort to cultivate greater awareness of the pitfalls to avoid and the strategies to follow to […]