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KC & The Sunshine Band Announces 2012 North American Tour

KC & The Sunshine Band Announces 2012 North American Tour

PROVES WHY THIS ICONIC GROUP CROSSES ALL BOUNDARIES OF TIME AND MUSICAL TASTES Nashville, TN – Mention “KC & The Sunshine Band” and you’ve summed up the vision of a music phenomena that defined the ‘70’s.  Their infectious, feel-good, happy music compelled listeners to get out of their seats and hit the dance floor—a compulsion that propelled the band to multiple triple platinum sales and #1 signature songs such as Get Down Tonight, That’s The Way (I Like It), Boogie Shoes, Rock Your Baby, I’m Your Boogie Man, Shake Your Booty, and Keep It Comin Love. Good news for “booties” young and old as a flash-forward to Summer-Fall 2012 finds KC & The Sunshine Band ready to embark on a […]

Kenny Rogers – “The Week That Was” Wows  At The CMA Music Festival

Kenny Rogers – “The Week That Was” Wows At The CMA Music Festival

  Showered with love at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival Performs At Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Induction World Tour Rolls on Tonight! NASHVILLE, TN  -  It almost seems that Kenny Rogers squeezed a lifetime of work into one fantastic week. On Saturday June 9th, Kenny Rogers performed four songs to a sold out crowd at LP Field as part of the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn.  Following his performance there Kenny headed down to Manchester, Tenn., for the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on Sunday.  He was the only artist to play both events this year. At Bonnaroo, Kenny played to a huge audience in the afternoon and was joined by his longtime friend Lionel Richie on stage […]

New app sparks interest among First Flight teens

New app sparks interest among First Flight teens

By Becky Dixon Staff Writer Social media pathways continue to evolve, and the most recent adaptation to this family of connectivity is Instagram. With a ’70s-looking application cover, Instagram helps users express themselves through pictures alone. With more than 15 different styles that can be used to change a picture’s color, as well as a picture frame function, orientation changer and blur effect, Instagram allows users to personalize each picture they take. While it was previously only available to Apple products, Instagram is now available through Android. With the application, people can instantly upload pictures from their phone to Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites. The app now has 50 million users, according to Instagram’s application programming interface. The […]

moe.

moe.

07/31/2012 Doors open at 5:00pm Show starts at 6:00pm Tickets: $30 in advance; $35 day of (On sale June 1st) More Info 98.3 FM The Penguin Presents moe. All Ages; 5 under free General Admission, tickets do not guarantee a seat. Tickets available at Gravity Records or online, beginning June 1st at 10 am. moe. is the preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today. In a remarkable career that’s touched upon three decades and produced 17 albums, the quintet of Al Schnier and Chuck Garvey on guitars and vocals, Rob Derhak on bass and vocals, Jim Loughlin on percussion and vibes, and Vinnie Amico on Drums, continues to push the standard for performance art. Critical acclaim and a […]

Local Casting Call Open for Chris Maney Productions “The Hollow Oak”

Local Casting Call Open for Chris Maney Productions “The Hollow Oak”

OPEN CASTING CALL ON JUNE 18th at Premier Casting Office. 10am-6pm.   Auditions will be held on June 20th for call backs, so please make sure you’re available. ALL TYPES, ALL AGES & ALL ETHNIC DESCENTS ARE NEEDED. (However most needed are High School age ranges 17-22) Here’s a partial breakdown of what’s needed to be filled: Female lead (17-22) Plain Jane, grows to be beautiful Male lead (17-22) Very attractive, built for sex appeal Female lead (17-22) Dark hair, pale completion, tall, skinny Male Supporting (17-22) Very attractive, built for sex appeal Female Supporting (mid 30′s-40′s) Casual  Female Supporting (mid 30′s-40′s) Casual  Male Supporting (17-22) Attractive, Typical jock look Male Supporting (mid 30′s-40′s) Clean, Business casual look Female Featured […]

SECCA Goes Green With a New Lighting System

SECCA Goes Green With a New Lighting System

WINSTON-SALEM - Imagine never having to change another light bulb. That’s just one of the advantages of the newly installed LED (light-emitting diode) lighting at The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). SECCA, located at 750 Marguerite Drive near Wake Forest University, replaced more than 500 lights in public spaces (excluding the galleries and stage lighting) with state-of-the-art LED lights. Elumenus, a leader in LED replacement lighting and distribution of lighting products that are environmentally friendly, handled the project along with SECCA’s facility manager Mark Graves. The project was privately funded by a grant provided by the John Wesley and Anna Hogin Hanes Foundation. SECCA is an affiliate of the N.C. Museum of Art, within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. “Our old […]

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Panel To Discuss Hank Williams’ Influence on American Singer/Songwriters

Panel To Discuss Hank Williams’ Influence on American Singer/Songwriters

Set for June 20th in New York City New movie about Williams’ last days to be previewed at free event New York, NY – Hank Williams wasn’t just an influence in country music, he influenced all American music.  The New School, with special thanks to Oxford American Magazine, will present a free screening of The Last Ride, the new film about the mysterious final days of Hank Williams.  Following the screening, a panel will discuss Hank Williams and his historic place in American music. The event will be held at The New School’s Tishman Auditorium, Alvin Johnson / J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street in New York, NY at 6 pm on June 20th.  The screening and panel discussion […]

July Programs at the N.C. History Museum

July Programs at the N.C. History Museum

Raleigh, NC – Plenty of July programs at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh will enrich your summer. For example, join a special tour of the outdoor exhibit History of the Harvest. Learn firsthand about North Carolina agriculture, past and present. During a drop-in program, watch woodworker Louis Sachs make bowls on a lathe. He creates one-of-a kind items with both character and charm. Check out all of July’s offerings at the N.C. Museum of History. Programs are free unless otherwise noted. Weekend parking is free. Programs *Time for Tots: Things That Go! Tuesday, July 10 or July 17 10-10:45 a.m. Ages 3-5 with adult $1 per person To register, call 919-807-7992. *History Corner: North Carolina Folklife Wednesday, July […]

Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach Launches Local Legendary For Charity Program

Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach Launches Local Legendary For Charity Program

Portion of Proceeds from Hard Rock’s Local “Hurricane” Burger Benefits the Myrtle Beach Community Kitchen Myrtle Beach, SC – Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach is celebrating the upcoming summer BBQ and burger season by helping out its local community with the launch of the Local Legendary for Charity program. Committed to philanthropy and the brand’s “Love All. Serve All” creed, from now through Saturday, June 30, 2012, $5 from every Local Legendary Burger purchased at Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach will be donated directly to Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach, dedicated to helping those in need in the community. “Since Hard Rock’s founding in 1971, our brand has been committed to philanthropy and we’re famous the world over for our […]

State Library Announces $1.4 Million for Books, Outreach, Technology

State Library Announces $1.4 Million for Books, Outreach, Technology

HENDERSON, N.C. – Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Linda A. Carlisle announced today that the State Library Division of the Department of Cultural Resources is awarding $1.4 million in federally funded grants for 71 local and statewide library projects for community outreach, library book collections, technology improvements and digitization of materials. “As North Carolinians turn to their libraries for help doing job searches, summertime reading, and programs for families, this federal investment will help libraries maintain their collections and provide the service and technology so important today,” said Carlisle. The grant funding is made possible by a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal grant-making agency. North Carolina disseminates […]