Hillary Clinton made a cameo appearance during a segment that aired during the Grammys on Sunday night. She "auditioned" to be a contender for a spoken word Grammy, reading a segment about President Trump's eating habits in "Fire and Fury."
Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn together known as the band Sylvan Esso sit down with the reporter David Menconi in their Durham studio on Tuesday, Jan. 9, to talk Grammys, emotions and politics. Their most recent album "What Now" recently received a Grammy nomination for best electronic/dance album.
Indi Cowie, a soccer freestyle sensation, performed with members of Dorrance Dance, a tap dance company based out of New York City, during a collaborative pop up show in Davis Library at UNC on Tuesday, Jan. 23. The performance was part of a week-long residency for the company to celebrate the launch of a new app called 'Arts Everywhere' intended to help the community more easily connect with arts events on campus.
Tom Petty’s career spanned 40 years during which time he released 13 studio albums with his band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, three solo albums, two Mudcrutch albums, and two albums with the Traveling Wilburys, which also included Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Roy Orbison and Jeff Lynne. He was nominated for 18 Grammy awards and won three.
“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.