August 10, 2018
WASHINGTON — What happens to a moment deferred?
Does it slip through the cracks of YouTube, never to be replayed? Retire to the island of old tweets to shrivel in the sun?
Or does it quietly gather a viral army of followers too big to ignore?
The secret may lie with Amanda Seales, a…
July 30, 2018
Get ready to release your inner nerd.
Comic and pop-culture lovers are expected to dress up and come out for the second annual Greenville North Carolina Comic Con on Aug. 4.
The event will run from from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.at the Greenville Convention Center, and will feature comics, artists, cosplay,…
July 27, 2018
The Hope Haitian Choir will return next week to Rocky Mount for a performance at Arlington Baptist Church.
“Amazing,” “so inspiring” and “what beautiful voices” are some of the comments heard after most concerts by the Hope Haitian Choir. This non-traditional…
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…
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…