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Furry fun April 5 at Otter Birthday Bash

Furry fun April 5 at Otter Birthday Bash

PINE KNOLL SHORES, NC Mar. 11, 2014 – Join the furry fun Saturday, April 5, and salute three of the Aquarium’s favorite residents – river otters Neuse, Pungo and Eno. The annual Otter Birthday Bash celebrates the fun-loving creatures and the conservation success stories of their species. Activities are free with admission or membership. Wish the otters well, sign their big birthday card and watch them enjoy otter-oriented birthday  gifts and ice cakes only otters could love. Explore more about otters with playful crafts and programs, and enjoy a slideshow of otters in action. The photos include Eno’s story, which inspired the annual celebration. Eno arrived at the Aquarium in 2008 as an orphaned infant, needing round-the-clock care. As he […]

Boston announces Uptown Amphitheatre concert

Boston announces Uptown Amphitheatre concert

AN EVENING WITH BOSTON   Uptown Amphitheatre at the NC Music Factory Charlotte June 10 – 8pm   Tom Scholz’ band BOSTON will embark on a highly anticipated summer tour in June of this year following the successful release of their latest album, “Life, Love & Hope.” Always a huge crowd pleaser with their high-energy stage show, out-of-this-world sound, and remarkable musicianship and singing, BOSTON will feature the personnel and music from their highly acclaimed 2012 tour with some exciting additions. BOSTON will play Uptown Amphitheatre at the NC Music Factory Charlotte on June 10 at 8pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday March 14 at 10am at LiveNation.com, via the Live Nation mobile app, The Fillmore Charlotte box office, all […]

Ray LaMontagne Announces two Carolinas Dates

Ray LaMontagne Announces two Carolinas Dates

RAY LAMONTAGNE New Album Supernova Released This Spring North Charleston Performing Arts Center – July 16 Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh – July 26   Ray LaMontagne with special guests The Belle Brigade will play North Charleston Performing Arts Center on July 16 and Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh on July 26. Tickets will go on sale Friday March 14 at Noon at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets for the Charleston show will also be available at the North Charleston Coliseum box office.  Jenny Lewis will play as special guest in Charleston only.  Tickets for the Raleigh show will also be available at the Belk box office at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and Duke Energy Center box […]

Mike Epps Charlotte date rescheduled for Saturday September 20

Mike Epps Charlotte date rescheduled for Saturday September 20

COLUMBIA, SC Mar. 11, 2014 – The Mike Epps performance scheduled to take place at Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte on Friday March 14 has been rescheduled for Saturday September 20.  Tickets purchased for the Friday March 14 performance will be honored night of show, no exchange necessary. Tickets are on sale now at LiveNation.com, the Bojangles’ Coliseum box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, or charge by phone 800-745-3000. For more information go to LiveNation.com. # # # About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors

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CofC Hosts Victims’ Rights Advocate Pat Tuthill

CofC Hosts Victims’ Rights Advocate Pat Tuthill

Pat Tuthill, Victims Rights’ Advocate, to Speak at College on March 12, 2014 CHARLESTON, NC Mar. 11, 2014 – How do you make peace with grief? How do you turn a negative and horrific experience into a positive force that changes peoples’ lives for the better? Pat Tuthill, victims’ rights advocate and founder of the Peyton Tuthill Foundation, will address these questions during a lecture at the College of Charleston at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Alumni Hall. The lecture, “The Anatomy of Grief, Faith, Advocacy – From Surviving to Thriving,” is free and open to the public. Tuthill is the mother of the late Peyton Tuthill, a 1997 graduate of the College of Charleston who was […]

ACC Tourney Time: No. 7 Seed NC State Plays Thursday Night

ACC Tourney Time: No. 7 Seed NC State Plays Thursday Night

Wolfpack will take on winner of Miami-Virginia Tech Thursday night at 7 p.m. By: GoPack.com RALEIGH, NC Mar. 10, 2014 2014 ACC Tournament Bracket
 |  Click To Buy Tickets  |  ACC Tourney Central  |  Hotel And Event Information GREENSBORO, N.C. – NC State will be the No. 7 seed and play Thursday night in this week’s ACC Men’s Basketball Championship at Greensboro Coliseum. The Wolfpack will play the winner of Wednesday’s Miami-Virginia Tech contest at 7 p.m. Tickets for Wednesday’s three contests are $35 and include a performance by country music star Scotty McCreery. The concert will follow the Miami-Virginia Tech game and is set for approximately 6 p.m. Single-session tickets for Thursday are on sale for $32. There are […]

Vampire Weekend Announce Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh Concert

Vampire Weekend Announce Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh Concert

VAMPIRE WEEKEND Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh June 12   Vampire Weekend will play Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on June 12. Tickets will go on sale Friday March 14 at 10am at Livenation.com, via the Live Nation mobile app, the Belk Box Office at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and Duke Energy Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. For further details visit www.livenation.com.   # # #   About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

Sneads Ferry Library Programs Postponement

Sneads Ferry Library Programs Postponement

JACKSONVILLE, NC Mar. 7, 2014 – Sneads Ferry Branch Library continues the move into the new Sneads Ferry Branch Library and Environmental Education Center. Unfortunately weekly programs such as storytimes scheduled for Mar. 10-14 must be cancelled. Astro4Girls has been rescheduled for Mar. 25 at 4:30 pm. American Girls will still take place Mar. 22 at 10:00 am. Updates will be released as schedules firm up. Immediate information will also be disclosed at: https://www.facebook.com/OnslowCountyPublicLibrary , https://www.facebook.com/government1 , http://www.onslowcountync.gov/library/ and via Twitter. The branch telephone number is 910.327.6471. We apologize for any inconvenience and invite you to join us when we open the new facility.

Palace Opens New Exhibit, Hosts Encampment during Civil War Weekend

Palace Opens New Exhibit, Hosts Encampment during Civil War Weekend

Activities Held March 15-16 at Academy Museum, Historic Homes, N.C. History Center NEW BERN, NC Mar. 7, 2014 – Discover the impact the Civil War had on American families as Tryon Palace brings the 1860s back to life during “Civil War Weekend: A Family Divided.” Held March 15-16, Civil War Weekend includes a military encampment, cannon drills, take-home crafts, special tours, and the grand opening of a new Civil War exhibit at the Academy Museum entitled, “Face to Face: Civil War Sketches and Stories.”   “This year, I think Civil War Weekend is bringing a level of excitement to the Academy Museum that we haven’t seen in several years,” said Philippe Lafargue, acting director for Tryon Palace. “We have activities […]

Search for Remnants of Confederate Ironclad CSS Neuse Begins This Monday

Search for Remnants of Confederate Ironclad CSS Neuse Begins This Monday

KINSTON, NC Mar. 6, 2014 – This Monday, March 10 at 10 a.m., the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources’ State Underwater Archeology team will be on the Neuse River to search for remnants of the ironclad CSS Neuse using the latest in high resolution technology. Their vessel, a 23′ boat named the R/V Snap dragon II, will patrol the river between the King Street bridge and the Queen Street bridge for about five hours. The focus of the expedition will be to gather data on any objects from the Confederate built ironclad that was destroyed in March 1865. There will be an initial pre-launch briefing at 10 a.m. at the boat ramp off Highway 70 in Kinston and a follow-up […]