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Silent Disco on The Deck at House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Silent Disco on The Deck at House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Silent Disco THE DECK AT HOUSE OF BLUES MYRTLE BEACH Sunday July 1st, 2012 Silent Disco, featuring local DJ’s Christian Slick and DJ Eyecon, is coming to The Deck at House of Blues on Sunday July 1st from 10pm-2am. Admission is free and headphones are $10.00 to rent.   Silent disco has become a common name for a disco where people dance to music listened to on wireless headphones. Rather than using a speaker system, music is broadcast via an FM transmitter with the signal being picked up by wireless headphone receivers worn by the participants. Those without the headphones hear no music, giving the effect of a room full of people dancing to nothing. Often two DJs compete for […]

SECCA Holds Special Events for Families During the Summer

SECCA Holds Special Events for Families During the Summer

The following events are being held at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in July and August. SECCA is an affiliate of the N.C. Museum of Art, within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. SECCA is located at 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. *Tickets are available to purchase at www.secca.org Events: Film @ SECCA: Chihuly: River of Glass Saturday, July 14, 7 p.m. Over a two-year period in the mid-1990s, Dale Chihuly worked with his glass blowing team and other artisans in Finland, Ireland, Mexico and Italy and in his Boathouse studio in Seattle to accomplish a bold public art project.  Watch as Chihuly’s Chandeliers arrive in Venice and the artist directs their installation in such places as […]

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Summer Fun: Archaeology 101 at the Museum of the Albemarle

Summer Fun: Archaeology 101 at the Museum of the Albemarle

Elizabeth City, NC – Come visit the Museum of the Albemarle Wednesday, June 27, noon until 2:00pm and become an archaeologist for a day! Visit with real archaeologists, watch ground penetrating radar demonstrations, learn all about dendrochrology and participate in several hands-on activities. The public is invited for this free program! Groups call 252-335-1453 for your own special program! The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. www.museumofthealbemarle.com. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum […]

N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport Offers History on Wheels

N.C. Maritime Museum at Southport Offers History on Wheels

SOUTHPORT – The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport has partnered with the Adventure Kayak Company to offer “Historical Southport Bicycle Tours” this summer. The guided tour will wind through live oak-canopied streets and along the waterfront, incorporating local history. Participants will pedal past Fort Johnston, the Brunswick Inn, the Old Brunswick Jail, the “Crimes of the Heart” home, The Indian Trail Tree, along the Cape Fear River and more. The tour goes from 8 – 10 a.m.   Program dates include: Saturday, June 30 Saturday, July 28 Saturday, August 18 Saturday, September 1   The tour is $20 per person, which includes use of a bike and helmet. Bring your own bicycle and helmet and join the fun for […]

Celebrate “The Glorious Fourth!” at Tryon Palace

Celebrate “The Glorious Fourth!” at Tryon Palace

New Bern, NC – This year, join Tryon Palace in commemorating the birth of our nation with special fun-filled programming that has a little historical something for everyone. Start the celebration off early on the evening of Tuesday, July 3 with a rousing concert of patriotic music and popular songs.  Pack a picnic and join your family and friends on the beautiful South Lawn overlooking the Trent River for this free show by the 440th Army Band NC Army National Guard Concert Band and the Jazz Patriots Big Band/Show band.  Please bring your own chairs and blankets, but leave pets and alcoholic beverages at home. This concert is presented as part of the Tryon Palace Performing Arts Series with media […]

ECU Presents Seven in One Blow Children’s Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park

ECU Presents Seven in One Blow Children’s Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park

ROANOKE ISLAND - East Carolina University will present the production in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park June 26, 27, 28 at 10:30 a.m. Seven in One Blow is a contemporary fantasy based on the old Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale. Tickets are $5 for all 6 years old and older. 5 and under are free and may be purchased in advance at the Visitors Center or the day of the event. Seven In One Blow or The Brave Little Kid was originally produced in 2002 by the Axis Company in New York City. The play got a rave review in the NY Times, concluding that: “As this brave little kid triumphs over an ogre, a witch, selfish royalty and […]

FFHS Teacher Babies Galore

FFHS Teacher Babies Galore

By Jose Valle Advertising Editor In several months, the stork will be making visits to a couple of teachers’ homes. Several teachers at this school are expecting children in upcoming months, though for many it is not their first. In a similar cradle, many just recently had children. Among the expecting are wife of World History teacher Brandon Wall, EC teacher assistant Jessica Davis, Civics teacher Cassidy Pope, wife of EC teacher Joe Tyson and Art teacher Jenna Saunders; families who recently had a baby include Wall, Saunders and math teacher Christian Lowe. “I was just very excited to meet her,” Lowe said. “I often thought about what or who she would look like and prayed for health.” Lowe and […]

R.M.S. Titanic: Facts, Legends, and Missing Connections

R.M.S. Titanic: Facts, Legends, and Missing Connections

Elizabeth City, NC – Join the Museum of the Albemarle for a rare Sunday program, June 24 at 2;00pm where the mysteries of the R.M.S. Titanic will be explored. Dr. Walter L. Powell a Senior Associate with the cultural resource firm Stone Fort Consulting, Mission, Kansas, and an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Program in Applied History at Shippensburg University will present the program: R.M.S. Titanic: Facts, Legends, and Missing Connections. Most people are familiar with the tragic story of the luxury liner R.M.S. Titanic, which was on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York when it struck an iceberg on the evening of April 14th, 1912 and sank 2 ½ hours later with the loss of over […]

ECU Production of “Our Town” at Roanoke Island Festival Park

ECU Production of “Our Town” at Roanoke Island Festival Park

MANTEO – East Carolina University returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park with the well-known production “Our Town” on June 26, 27, 28 at 7 p.m. in the Indoor Theatre. First produced in 1938, the Pulitzer-Prize winning play has become an American stage treasure and is Thornton Wilder’s most renowned and frequently performed play. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12 years old. Children 5 and under are free. They may be purchased in advance at the Visitors Center or the night of the event. Set at the turn of the 20th century, the play reveals the ordinary lives of the people in the small town of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire. The noted playwright Edward Albee […]

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA: The Legacy Continues – July Programming Notes

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA: The Legacy Continues – July Programming Notes

The Legacy Continues July Programming Battleship NORTH CAROLINA   WILMINGTON, NC – Engage in a sailor’s life above and below the water line of two navy vessels in these interactive July programs at the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA. Battleship 101 2nd Saturdays Programs Saturday, July 14, 2012 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Battleship 101 visitors engage with ship volunteers stationed throughout the ship as they create dialogue on specific subjects relative to daily shipboard life including gunnery, radar, sickbay, galley and engineering areas. A unique opportunity to talk one on one of what life was like aboard a WWII Battleship in the time of combat. Free with paid admission. The Legacy Series: Under the Sea with Submarine USS NORTH CAROLINA 2nd […]