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July 20, 2018

Get ready for a bright, uplifting play with the city's Summer Youth Production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

The popular musical, featuring more than 40 local youth ranging in age from 9 to 18, takes place Friday through Sunday at the Theatre in the Imperial Centre…


July 13, 2018

GREENVILLE — Ten actors, 6 plays, 10 minutes each.

That’s what you’ll expect if you head over to Magnolia Arts Center tonight for the 13th annual production of the 10-Minute Play Festival, a reader’s theater style competition that features six selected submissions from…


June 15, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — D.J. Fontana, a rock ‘n’ roll pioneer who rose from strip joints in his native Shreveport, La. to the heights of musical history as Elvis Presley’s first and longtime drummer, has died at 87, his wife said on Thursday.

Karen Fontana said her husband died in…

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June 08, 2018

The Maria V. Howard Arts Center has a sweet summer planned with ice cream sundaes, cupcakes and more.

A sweet treat theme will include photo-realism paintings of desserts of all kinds and delicious looking metal sculptures of cupcakes and ice cream cones. The exhibits, both opening today are…

June 08, 2018

When Mitch Butts saw “Purlie” on Broadway years ago, he walked out of the theater with his jaw dropped open.

That’s likely because it’s one of those shows he described as “a wonderful comedy, but inspirational that it will send chills down your spine.…


May 31, 2018

Crocker Farm will host the Tar River Orchestra’s Soulful Summer concert on Saturday.

Ticket holders can stake out their spots on the grass beginning at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and can bring chairs, blankets, picnic baskets and small shade tents. The concert starts at about 6 p.m. It is a rain or…

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May 25, 2018

GREENVILLE — A town just southeast of Greenville has a population of about 500, but this weekend, more than 25 times that number of people are expected to crowd the streets.

The town, aptly nicknamed Fossil Town, USA, is otherwise known as Aurora. It is home to the Aurora Fossil Museum, which…


May 20, 2018

National R&B group Silk and North Carolina's own Sleeping Booty Band will headline Rocky Mount’s two-day Juneteenth Community Empowerment Festival in June.

Known for chart-topping hits like “If You (Lovin’ Me),” “Girl U for Me/Lose Control” and other songs,…


May 18, 2018

GREENVILLE — Diners at Oklahoma’s Tulsa Club must have thought there was something funny going on that spring evening when more than two dozen men met on the roof and spent several hours singing old songs.

Customer complaints about the noise caused the next meeting to be moved to the…


May 09, 2018

Rocky Mount will get a taste of the New York Theatre Ballet when a performance of “The Seasons” takes the stage tonight at the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences. 

Choreographed by the well-known British choreographer, Richard Alston, and set to music composed by John Cage,…

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