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Easter Cantata "Song of the Shadows"
Tabernacle Baptist Church
April 18, 2014 , 7:30pm 
8304 Leesville Rd., Raleigh, NC 27613 A program of scripture, music and communion commemorating the final three days of Holy Week leading up to Easter.


Perception the stage play
Common Ground Theater 4815b Hillsborough Rd Durh
April 18, 2014 , 7:30pm 
Perception is the love story of Hamilton and Margaret, a newly wed couple who fall deeply in love and share that love with the baby of their dreams. Their dreams are shattered when Margaret awakens one morning to find their baby not breathing.
For tickets go to www.kylekeyepresents. com $12

Pinocchio
Raleigh Little Theatre
April 18, 2014 , 7:30pm 
A lively musical version of the classic tale about a willful little wooden marionette who runs away from the carpenter, Gepetto, and straight into one fantastic adventure after another.
Cost $15.00
(919) 821 - 3111

Easter Concert -We Praise Thee O God
400 Newton Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
April 19, 2014 , 7:00pm to 8:00pm
An Invitation to an Easter Concert- Join over 100 voices in joy and adulation in Praise. www.christbaptist.org
NO FEE, NO TICKET REQUIRED 919-573-5454

Easter Concert of Praise
Christ Baptist Church
April 19, 2014 , 7:00pm to 8:00pm
A Special Easter Concert: presented by Christ Baptist Worship Choir & Orchestra. You are invited to attend. 400 Newton Road, Raleigh, NC 27615
Christ Baptist Church 919.573.5454 Ad posted by Bev Slagle 919.270.6567

PopUp Chorus
Motorco Music Hall
April 21, 2014 , 6:30pm 
Introducing the PopUp Chorus, the only chorus where you can show up when you want and skip it when you're too busy. No audition, no weekly commitment, just show up and sing.
Cost $5.00


"Believe in the Magic of SAFEchild" Benefit Gala
Raleigh Country Club
April 25, 2014 , 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Guests will enjoy live and silent auctions accompanied by heavy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, live music and dancing. Auctions will feature one-of-a-kind products and experiences from Bridgestone Golf, Elite Island Resorts, Walt Disney World, & more.
Cost $75.00
Tickets, sponsorship packages and more information can be found at safechildnc.org or by contacting SAFEchild at 919-743-6140.

Rita Coolidge
Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center (JPAC) at L
April 25, 2014 , 7:30am 
Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Rita Coolidge has enjoyed numerous hits in pop, country, adult contemporary, and jazz styles. She topped the charts in the '70s and '80s.
JPAC Box Office 919.497.3300 / Toll-Free 1.866.773.6354 Online purchase/ www.jpacarts.com boxoffice@louisburg.edu $25.00 / discounts available/ Children 12 and under are free, with a paying adult.

Rock the Village!
Cameron Village Shopping Center
April 25, 2014 , 6:00pm to 10:00pm
FREE event brings the hottest contemporary music to the Village, celebrating the tradition of the Village Underground,. Now the pulsing music comes ABOVE ground for a rousing street party with headliners THE LOVE LANGUAGE.
shopcameronvillage.com NOT FOR PUBLICATION Pat Hunnell. Public Relations Counsel Office: 919-755-1252 Cell: 919-280-1615

"Wizard of Oz" at West Johnston High School
West Johnston High School, Benson NC
April 25, 2014 
"Wizard of Oz" April 25th-7pm, April 26th-2pm (kids dressed as Oz characters get in free), May 1st-7pm (student tickets $5), May 2nd-7pm, May 3rd-2pm & 7pm. Actors will be "flying" and there will be a live "Toto"
Call West Johnston High School at 919-934-7333 for ticket information

ECPI University Career Discovery Day
4101 Doie Cope Road, Raleigh
April 26, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
ECPI University Career Discovery Day. " See interactive demonstrations " Meet with faculty and staff " See what hands-on learning is all about " Explore career education goals in the technology, criminal justice and medical fields
Bill Armour (919) 571-0057

Gorman Christian Academy - Spring Fling
3311 East Geer Street Durham NC 27704
April 26, 2014 , 10:00am to 2:00pm
The Spring Fling/Silent Auction is a community outreach event, which includes fun for the whole family: Calvin the clown, Dunking booth, Concessions, Live DJ, Face Painting, Inflatables, and Fire Trucks. Silent Auction includes great stuff.
Lee Ann Bailey-Clayton 919-616-8252

TeenFest 2K14 Durham Auditions
Holton Career & Resource Center
April 26, 2014 , 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Auditions for teens ages 14-19. Original acts with anti-drug/anti-violence theme; 4 - 5 minutes long. Top 10 acts will compete @ TeenFest 2K14, May 17 for cash prizes: 1st place -$1,000; 2nd place-$500; 3rd place - $250. 401 N. Driver Street, Durham
TeenFest Foundation 919-630-7227

PopUp Chorus
Motorco Music Hall
April 28, 2014 , 6:30pm 
Introducing the PopUp Chorus, the only chorus where you can show up when you want and skip it when you're too busy. No audition, no weekly commitment, just show up and sing.
Cost $5.00


Pig Pickin' Kickoff Celebration
Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market
April 30, 2014 , 10:00am to 2:00pm
Celebrate the opening of the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market at the Pig Pickin' Kickoff at City Plaza. Enjoy NC BBQ from The Pit BBQ, a local brew tasting from Crank Arm Brewing Co., over 30 vendors (six new vendors), and new festival line-up.
DRA Special Events Manager, Frank Bloom frankbloom@downtownraleigh.org (919) 821-6977

NC Symphony presents Strauss & Mozart
Lee Auditorium at Pinecrest High, Southern Pines
May 1, 2014 , 8:00pm to 10:10pm
Two master composers of supreme musical achievement make for an unforgettable season finale that you won't want to miss! William Henry Curry, Resident Conductor. 250 Voit Gilmore Lane, Southern Pines 28387
For information or to buy tickets, please call the NC Symphony Box Office at 877/627-6724, email tickets@ncsymphony.org or visit www.ncsymphony.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door one hour prior to concert start time.

Carolina Grass Bluegrass
Nash County Arts Council
May 3, 2014 , 7:00pm 
100 E. Washington Street Nashville, NC 27856
Cost $12.00
Shelly Gray 252-459-4734

Faulkner's Dance & Gymnastics 38th Dance Review
Duke University's Page Auditorium
May 3, 2014 , 11:00am to 4:00pm
Faulkner's Dance & Gymnastics, Inc is excited to have Platinum Music Recording Artist "Driicky Graham" performing at it's 38th Dance Review on Saturday May 3rd, 2014 at Duke University's Page Auditorium. (Show Times at 11am and 4:00pm).
Cost $12.00
Faulkner's Dance & Gymnastics (919) 732-7591

Link Wray Music Festival
Regency Park 2004 US 301 Hwy - N Dunn, NC
May 3, 2014 , 2:00pm to 11:00pm
Tribute to Link Wray, founder of the Power Chord, " the modus operandi" in Rock and Roll. 7 bands will take the stage including Link's Grandson Chris.
Cost $20.00
Sharon Stevens Director of Dunn Area Tourism Authority 910-892-3282

Schoolhouse of Wonder FREE Family Fun Day!
Umstead State Park - Reedy Creek Entrance
May 3, 2014 , 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Come out and join the Schoolhouse of Wonder at Umstead State Park for a day of FREE Family Fun and Parent Orientation on May 3, 2014 from 1:00-4:00pm! Activities include primitive fire building, plant/animal identification, games, and storytelling.
Chase Whisenhunt, 919-477-2116 Reedy Creek Entrance - Exit 287 off I-40

SRMHS Dance Department presents: "Oblivious"
Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School
May 3, 2014 , 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School Dance Department presents its spring dance concert entitled: "Oblivious"./ 2600 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh NC 27610
Cost $10.00
Contact Ms. Wilder at 919-856-2835 for ticket

SRMHS Dance Department presents: "Oblivious"
Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School
May 4, 2014 , 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School Dance Department presents its spring dance concert entitled:" Oblivious", May 3rd at 7pm and May 4th at 4pm./ 2600 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh NC 27610
Cost $10.00
Lisa Wilder 919-856-2835 for tickets

PopUp Chorus
Motorco Music Hall
May 5, 2014 , 6:30pm 
Introducing the PopUp Chorus, the only chorus where you can show up when you want and skip it when you're too busy. No audition, no weekly commitment, just show up and sing.
Cost $5.00


"You & I and the Music"
The Barn at Fearrington Village
May 7, 2014 , 7:30pm 
The community choruses of Fearrington welcome all- comers to a Choral Concert of popular classics with either "you" and "I" or both in the title. Selections include "What'll I do?" and "The Way You Look Tonight."
919-542-1750 or 919-545-9809

Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues
Nash County Arts Council
May 8, 2014 , 7:00pm 
Free Event. Sponsored by Nash Arts & The Nashville Chamber of Commerce.
Shelly Gray 252-459-4734

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater: "Murder at the To
Stars Theater and Art Center
May 9, 2014 , 6:30pm 
A portion of all ticket sales will benefit the American Cancer Society. A fun-filled interactive theater experience whereby you become a guest at the Tonylou Awards! Audience members have option to be part of show. Meal included with ticket.
Cost $30.00
Tickets can be purchased on our website at www.starstheaterandart.com, by calling 919-557-8271 or in person at the theater.

ClayWorks Guild Sale
Chapel Hill
May 10, 2014 
ClayWorks Guild Spring Sale Functional and decorative work offered in a wide variety of forms, techniques and finishes. Saturday, May 10, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm University Mall - 201 S Estes Drive - Chapel Hill NC 27514


Murder Mystery Dinner Theater: "Murder at the To
Stars Theater & Art Center
May 10, 2014 , 12:00pm 
A portion of all ticket sales will benefit the American Cancer Society. A fun-filled interactive theater experience whereby you become a guest at the Tonylou Awards! Audience members have option to be part of show. Meal included with ticket.
Cost $30.00
Tickets can be purchased on our website at www.starstheaterandart.com, by calling 919-557- 8271 or in person at the theater.

Vox Virorum Men's Chorus Spring Concert
First Presbyterian Church 305 E. Main St. Durha
May 11, 2014 , 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Vox Virorum Men's Chorus celebrates Spring with an eclectic mix of choral works highlighting the male voice.Directed by Jeremy Nabors, accompanied by Deborah Coclanis. Free: $10 suggested donation


NC Symphony presents Disney's FANTASIA
Meymandi Concert Hall, downtown Raleigh
May 15, 2014 , 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Presented on the big screen in HD, Disney's groundbreaking marriage of symphonic music and animation showcase selections from the original Fantasia and Fantasia 2000, featuring live accompaniment by the North Carolina Symphony.
For information or to buy tickets, please call the NC Symphony Box Office at 919/733-2750, email tickets@ncsymphony.org or visit ncsymphony.org. Ask about family pricing!

NC OPERA: OPERA IN THE PINES
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary
May 17, 2014 , 7:00pm 
Join Maestro Myers, the NC Opera Orchestra and singers for popular opera and Broadway favorites. Free admission for children under 14 years of age, this will be a fun and casual evening the whole family.
Reserved table seating: $34.50; general admission lawn: $22.50; children under age 14: free. Additional ticket fees may apply.

NC Symphony presents Disney's FANTASIA
Meymandi Concert Hall, downtown Raleigh
May 17, 2014 , 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Presented on the big screen in HD, Disney's groundbreaking marriage of symphonic music and animation showcase selections from the original Fantasia and Fantasia 2000, featuring live accompaniment by the North Carolina Symphony.
For information or to buy tickets, please call the NC Symphony Box Office at 919/733-2750, email tickets@ncsymphony.org or visit ncsymphony.org. Ask about family pricing!

Two Noble Kinsmen: Fire and Shadows
Raleigh Little Theatre
May 23, 2014 , 8:00pm 
By William Shakespeare and John Fletcher Co-produced with Bare Theatre Directed by G. Todd Buker Bare Theatre returns to RLT's Stephenson Amphitheatre to explore one of the lesser-known scripts that bears William Shakespeare's name.
Cost $15.00
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

Benefit Singing
Fayetteville Assembly of God Church
May 24, 2014 , 6:00pm 
Benefit Singing, Gospel Music provided by FAmily Devotion, Echoes of Faith, Gary & NEw Brother of Love, and the Judah International Ministries Praise Team! Fayetteville Assembly of God 2754 Gillespie Street Fayetteville, NC 28306
Church office at (19) 483-2382 M-F 10:30 - 2:00

Benefit Singing
2754 Gillespie Street
May 24, 2014 , 6:00pm 
Benefit Singing Fayetteville Assembly of God Church Groups include: Family Devotion, Echoes of Faith, Gary and New Brother of Love, and the Judah International Ministries Praise Team. Great Gospel Music for a good cause!
Church office: (910) 483-2382

Shakespeare's the Merry Wives of Windsor
Nash County Arts Council
May 29, 2014 , 7:30pm 
A play. Adapted & directed by James Singelton. May 29, 30, & 31; June 5, 6, & 7 at 7:30PM
Shelly Gray 252-459-4734

WWA of DST presents An Evening of Comedy
Garner Performing Arts Center
May 30, 2014 , 6:00pm to 10:00pm
The Western Wake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. invites you to kick-off your weekend with laughter at An Evening of Comedy with Terry Tuff featuring Debra Terry. Address: 742 W Garner Rd Garner, NC 27529
Cost $25.00
VIP $35.00 *** limited tickets (includes pre-show reception with comedians 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wwa-of-dst-presents-an-evening-of-comedy-tickets-11128059325

The Genius of Mozart
Memorial Hall/UNC Campus
May 31, 2014 , 8:00pm 
Join Voices as they trace the genius of Mozart through three decades of composition, from the joyful choral style of Mozart's early Salzburg work to his final Viennese compositionıı-the mysterious, unfinished Requiem. Tickets:$20 and $6 for students.
www.voiceschapelhill.org

Day Program/Summer / Afterschool
Durham
June 1, 2014 
Summer Program for Developmental Disabled Individuals from the ages 10-22.who are funded by CAP/MR/DD or the NC waiver.
Comprehensive Community Care , Inc. 919-489-4202 ext 237/234

Blithe Spirit
Raleigh Little Theatre
June 6, 2014 , 8:00pm 
A novelist invites an eccentric medium and clairvoyant to his house to conduct a sıance for research for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his temperamental first wife.
Cost $20.00
(919) 821 - 3111

Cantari Sings Vaughan Williams and Tavener
University United Methodist Church
June 8, 2014 , 4:00pm 
Join Cantari, a Voices ensemble, as they perform music from Ralph Vaughan Williams and John Tavener. The music speaks to life's cycle of ecstasy and sorrow. Magnificat, Village Wedding, Mass, and Funeral Ikos portray humankind's quest for meaning.
Cost $6.00
www.voiceschapehill.org

Little Big Town
Cary's Booth Amphitheatre
June 27, 2014 , 6:00pm 
8003 Regency Park Cary, NC 27513 Tickets on sale February 14, 2014 at 10am Tickets Available At: Koka Booth Ticket Office etix.com Charge by Phone: 800-514-3849


American Songs, Poems & Spirituals
University United Methodist Church/Chapel Hill
July 18, 2014 , 7:30pm 
Join Voices for a celebration of American choral music from favorites by Barber, Copland, and Thompson, hit musicals, new standard-setting works by today's brightest composers, plus "blow the roof off" arrangements of American Spirituals.
Cost $6.00
www.voiceschapelhill.org

Steven Curtis Chapman and Third Day
Booth Amphitheatre
August 22, 2014 
Tickets can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre or Online: etix.com By Phone: (800) 514-3849 Tickets on sale Friday, February 14 at 10 a.m.


Creedmoor Music Festival
Main Street, Downtown Creedmoor, NC
September 20, 2014 , 8:30am to 4:00pm
The Creedmoor Music Festival is held each year on the third Saturday in September, rain or shine. Festival attendees are treated to a variety of musical genres, unique foods, fascinating homemade arts and crafts, and more!
City of Creedmoor (919) 528-3332 www.cityofcreedmoor.org/musicfestival

Playmaker's Rep presents: "Assassins"
Chapel Hill, NC
April 2, 2014 through April 20, 2014, 7:30pm to 10:00pm
A theatrical tour-de-force combining Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it.
Cost $15.00
PlayMakers Mainstage Paul Green Theatre Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Box Office: 919-962-PLAY (7529) Web site: www.playmakersrep.org

Amateur Night At The Hayti
The Hayti Heritage Center
April 15, 2014 through July 21, 2014, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
A 16 week talent competition every Sunday night through July 21,2014, with the winner receiving an expense paid trip to audition at the world famous Amateur Night at Apollo Theater in New York.
Cost $10.00
Next Level Veterans Outreach Campus 919-323-6920

Playmaker's Rep presents: "Hold These Truths"
Chapel Hill, NC
April 23, 2014 through April 27, 2014, 7:30pm to 10:00pm
A JOURNEY OF BELIEF, BETRAYAL AND RECONCILIATION During WWII, student Gordon Hirabayashi fights the US government's orders to forcibly incarcerate people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast.
Cost $15.00
PRC2 Second Stage Series Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Box Office: 919-962-PLAY (7529) Web site: www.playmakersrep.org

NC Symphony presents Disney's FANTASIA
Meymandi Concert Hall, downtown Raleigh
May 16, 2014 through May 17, 2014, 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Presented on the big screen in HD, Disney's groundbreaking marriage of symphonic music and animation showcase selections from the original Fantasia and Fantasia 2000, featuring live accompaniment by the North Carolina Symphony.
For information or to buy tickets, please call the NC Symphony Box Office at 919/733-2750, email tickets@ncsymphony.org or visit ncsymphony.org.

Fiddler on the Roof
Raleigh Little Theatre
July 25, 2014 through August 3, 2014, 7:30pm 
Book by Joseph Stein. Music by Jerry Bock. Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Presented by Raleigh Little Theatre's Teens on Stage A story that has touched audiences around the world with its humor, warmth, and honesty for 50 years.
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

Hairspray
Raleigh Little Theatre
August 22, 2014 through September 7, 2014, 8:00pm 
It's 1962 in Baltimore and Tracy Turnblad is determined to make it on to TV's most popular show. Winner of eight Tonys, this romantic treat is full of surprises, energetic dance numbers, and bigger than life hair.
Cost $24.00
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

Desire Under the Elms
Raleigh Little Theatre
October 10, 2014 through October 26, 2014, 8:00pm 
By Eugene O'Neill Father of three, Ephraim Cabot returns home with his young bride. His youngest son, Eben, at first loathes the newcomer, but when hatred gives way to lust, the resulting conflict threatens to rock the peaceful farm to its core.
Cost $22.00
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

Mirandy and Brother Wind
Raleigh Little Theatre
October 31, 2014 through November 16, 2014, 7:30pm 
Based on the book by Patricia McKissack. Adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt and John L. Cornelius. Libretto by Michael J. Bobbitt. Music and Lyrics by John L. Cornelius. A cultural celebration that is full of lively song and dance.
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

Cinderella
Raleigh Little Theatre
December 5, 2014 through December 20, 2014, 7:30am 
Based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault. Adaptation and lyrics by Jim Eiler. Music by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy. This musical comedy is a holiday sugarplum for the whole family.
Cost $33.00
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

Venus in Fur
Raleigh Little Theatre
January 16, 2015 through February 1, 2015, 8:00pm 
By David Ives Co-production with Actors Comedy Lab Vanda arrives several hours late to her audition for a play based on a nineteenth-century erotic novel, leaving the director less than impressed. But her masterful performance flips the script.
Cost $22.00
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

The Velveteen Rabbit
Raleigh Little Theatre
March 6, 2015 through March 22, 2015, 7:30pm 
Adapted by Elise Kauzlaric. Based on the Story by Margery Williams. Will the Velveteen Rabbit go with the Toy Fairy, or will his love for the girl cause him to turn his back on the thing he wants most?
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

Sleeping Beauty
Raleigh Little Theatre
April 3, 2015 through April 12, 2015, 7:30am 
Adapted by John Clark Donahue and Thomas Olson. Original Music by Haskell Fitz-Simons. The timeless children's fairy returns, full of magic and fairies, a sleeping princess, and a handsome prince to the rescue.
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Raleigh Little Theatre
May 1, 2015 through May 17, 2015, 8:00pm 
Book by Alex Timbers. Music & lyrics by Michael Friedman. An irreverent look at our controversial seventh president, who had deep roots in North Carolina. A raucous blend of comedy, anarchic theatricality, and an infectious emo rock score.
Cost $24.00
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111

Macbeth
Raleigh Little Theatre
June 19, 2015 through June 27, 2015, 8:00pm 
By William Shakespeare Co-production with Bare Theatre RLT's Louise "Scottie" Stephenson Amphitheatre (General admission) One of Shakespeare's most notorious dramas, performed under the stars. Directed by Rebecca Blum.
Cost $17.00
Website: raleighlittletheatre.org Phone: (919) 821-3111