March 25, 2019
An estimated 5,000 school-age youth in the Edgecombe and Nash county area heard a message of hope and saw a display of brute strength last week when West Edgecombe Baptist Church brought Team Impact's program to the community.
The five-day visit by the Coppell, Texas-based evangelistic team is the…
March 17, 2019
It is pretty true to form for the ECU School of Music to have students perform in two operas in one academic year. But this spring, there is a bit of a dramatic twist.
Two operas. One week. One cast. Two locations.
One is old. One is new. But both share the theme: What is true?
“Tell It Slant,…
March 05, 2019
A presentation of the Charles Killebrew Collection will take place from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences.
The free event will feature a pair of speakers including Stephen Fletcher of the Wilson Library at UNC-Chapel Hill and Traci Thompson of Braswell…
March 03, 2019
One of the first lessons artist Sally Jacobs learned when she set out to make a documentary about migrant farm workers is that not all the yellow buses winding down the back roads of eastern North Carolina are taking children to school.
When she and husband Scott Temple began filming “At A…
March 02, 2019
N.C. Wesleyan College recently hosted a book-signing event for "The Greatest Church in the World" by Skip Carney in the Rachel Dix Bookstore.
Carney’s story of a young pastor who learns the principles that make a church “great” is being used by church members and church…
March 01, 2019
Rocky Mount Mills is launching a new arts series that organizers say promises to provide diverse cultural experiences for the public.
The Art at the Mills series begins Saturday with a free performance at 3:30 p.m. by the African American Dance Ensemble of Durham — the first group to perform…
February 24, 2019
One volunteer chaplain at Nash UNC Health Care was recently recognized for logging in more that 12,367 hours in chaplaincy service.
That’s more than the accumulated totals of the chaplains with the second- and third-most number of hours. And that only includes hours logged since the hospital…
February 21, 2019
"Jesus Christ Superstar" is coming to Rocky Mount.
Local actors will bring the well-known play to the Imperial Centre this spring.
The time is right to perform the show in Rocky Mount as "Jesus Christ Superstar" continues to ride a wave of popularity following a live production of the show in…
February 18, 2019
It may still be kind of cold outside, but spring is blooming early at the Imperial Centre.
With returning favorites and new classes, the spring season has something for everyone, according to staff at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences.
Two new pilot programs will launch this…
February 09, 2019
Laron Stallings smiled when asked whether she's an artist and replied, "I'd like to think so."
Stallings, who paints and is also a metal smith, is one of the artists at work in rented space in the new Bel Air Art Center, which is in what was the Bulluck family's Chevrolet dealership when it…