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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,…

May 04, 2018

There is no shortage of reasons “Avengers: Infinity War” notched an insane record-breaking opening in the United States this past weekend.

The $250 million total — just ahead of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in 2015 — can be chalked up to the sheer depth of its…


May 01, 2018

Platinum-selling rapper J. Cole is honoring his home state by launching a music festival this September in North Carolina.

Dreamville Records and ScoreMore Shows announced that the inaugural Dreamville Festival will debut Sept. 15 at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh.

Cole, who was born on a military…

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May 01, 2018

Rocky Mount High School’s Gryphon Theatricals this week will perform their Spring musical, “The Wiz.”

From L. Frank Baum’s classic story, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,”this timeless tale of Dorothy’s adventures through the Land of Oz is a fun, family-…


April 27, 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Hundreds of people lined up in the rain to get a first look at a lynching memorial and museum that opened on Thursday in Montgomery, Ala.

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice commemorates 4,400 black people who were slain in lynchings and other racial killings…

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April 20, 2018

The 14th Community Youth Arts Festival will bring 150 visual and performing artists to Greenville on Sunday, leaving some people to wonder how on earth they had never heard of this before.

The newly named festival is actually two celebrations in one. The event combines the ECU Youth Arts Festival…

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