Town Creek Under the Stars 2014 Season Starts Jan. 25

MOUNT GILEAD, NC January 23, 2014 – Town Creek Indian Mound will kick-off the 2014 astronomy season with Town Creek Under the Stars Saturday, Jan. 25, 6 p.m. Participants will view Jupiter, the Orion Nebula and the Beehive Cluster among other celestial sights. This is a free event. The Planet Jupiter will be […]

North Carolina Museum of Art Acquires Mary Cassatt Painting

RALEIGH, NC January 21, 2014 – The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) has acquired a painting by American artist Mary Cassatt titled Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinée. The work, which shows a young woman fashionably dressed for an afternoon at the theater, is the first by […]

Deadline for 2014-2015 Grants for Arts Organizations, Monday, March 3

RALEIGH, NC January 16, 2014 – The North Carolina Arts Council 2014-2015 grant guidelines for organizations are now available at www.ncarts.org. The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, March 3.The Arts Council’s grant programs are designed to sustain and advance the state’s arts industry, to enhance the education of the state’s […]

Back to the Past: Looking Back Farm

ELIZABETH CITY, NC January 2, 2013 – Join the Museum of the Albemarle for a new lecture series, “Back to the Past”, every first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. The Museum begins the new lecture series on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Looking Back Farm in Perquimans County.  A […]

Benson’s Got Talent – Auditions

Auditions! Auditions! Auditions! Come show us your talent for…. BENSON’S GOT TALENT!!!! All types of talent and all ages. Auditions: Saturday, January 11 / 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Sunday, January 12 / 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm W.J. Barefoot Auditorium 303 E Church Street Benson, NC 27504 Register for […]

R. A. Fessenden on the Outer Banks: The Beginnings of Radio

RALEIGH, NC December 24, 2013 – On December 24, 1902, Reginald Fessenden, who had previously engaged in experiments on the Outer Banks, made the first intentional wireless radio broadcast, playing his violin and reading a passage from the Bible. Fessenden came to North Carolina in 1900 under the auspices of […]

Pleasant Hill Christian Church will present A “Live” Drive-thru Nativity

BENSON, NC December 11, 2013 – Pleasant Hill Christian Church will present A “Live” Drive-thru Nativity – The Story of Christ Presented in Ten Scenes December 18-20 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.  Enjoy the animals and candle-lit drive as you and your family experience the real meaning of Christmas.  The […]

Mary B. Regan Artist Residency Award Deadline Set for January 15, 2014

Artists in All Disciplines Are Eligible to Apply RALEIGH, NC November 25, 2013 – The deadline to apply for the Mary B. Regan Community Artist Residency award is set for Jan. 15, 2014. The fellowship honors Ms. Regan’s four decades of leadership as executive director at the N.C. Arts Council. […]

Basecamp Luxe to Provide Vintage Airstream Trailers to Area Productions

WILMINGTON, NC November 21, 2013 – Basecamp Luxe, LLC, announced today the grand opening of the business in Wilmington, North Carolina.  The organization is the first in the region to offer stylish and luxurious vintage airstream trailer rentals for use on film and television production sets. Sizes of the trailers […]

Programming Notice: NHCTV goes digital on Time Warner Cable

WILMINGTON, NC November 21, 2013 – Time Warner Cable has moved New Hanover County Television (NHCTV) Channel 13 to the digital tier. For subscribers who have a digital television set and no converter box, Channel 13 may now be found on Channel 16.10 or 16-10, depending on your set’s display. […]