“Of Wings and Feet,” is a new show with a strong moral message from Paperhand Puppet Intervention. It features oversized, fantastic puppets, ranging from creatures like birds and tortoises to symbolic representations of the earth, the sky and water and will have performances in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and Greensboro.
The American Dance Festival in Durham received a grant from the National Parkinson Foundation and Moving Day North Carolina for their Parkinson Movement Initiative in July 2017 to offer free dance and pilates classes for people with Parkinson’s disease.
"Motown the Musical" will be at the Durham Performing Arts Center Aug. 1-6. This is the tour's second visit to Durham. "Motown the Musical" is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more.
Thomas Rhyant will bring his Sam Cooke Revue to Hillsborough’s Picnic in the Park Sunday, July 2. Like Cooke, Rhyant began singing gospel and later added soul, R&B and other styles. The revue keeps Cooke’s legacy alive.
The Music Maker Relief Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit, was founded to preserve the musical traditions of the South by directly supporting the musicians who make it, ensuring their voices will not be silenced by poverty and time. Thomas Rhyant will bring h
The 36th annual Festival for the Eno at the West Point on the Eno Park in Durham, NC was held July 4 and 5, 2015. Thousands attended over two days the veteran event to celebrate and protect the local river and its surrounding lands from encroaching develo
Chuck Davis, the late founder of the African American Dance Ensemble, was honored and remembered during a celebration of his life at Hayti Heritage Center. The African American Dance Ensemble performed during the event to play tribute to the man known as Baba Chuck.
Chuck Davis has led the African American Dance Ensemble for more than 30 years. Davis and his ensemble have performed across the country and around the world. He was named one of America’s 100 “irreplaceable dance treasures” by the Dance Heritage Coalition. Here in the Triangle, the American Dance Festival at Duke University in June dedicated its 82nd season to Davis, also known as “Baba Chuck.”
DPAC has already broken previous sales records for season seats membership for its 2017-2018 season. 'Hamilton' is coming in the 2018-2019 season, and the next season's members are guaranteed a season renewal.