Rhiannon Giddens, acclaimed Greensboro native who has won a MacArthur Fellowship and the Steve Martin Prize for banjo, has been added to the lineup for Wide Open Bluegrass. It’s part of the 2018 World of Bluegrass festival, Sept. 25-29 in Raleigh.
“Dare to Dissent,” a protest-themed mural commissioned by the ACLU, was recently vandalized with racist messages. Artist Dare Coulter restored it and plans to redesign and repaint it, with community help.
The Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group performed “Naba 2.0” in the gallery of Raleigh’s NC Museum of Art as part of the American Dance Festival. The Israeli group interacted with the audience as they listened to audio guides.
Indigo Girls stay busy together and separately, playing everything from punk to pop with bands, symphonies and colleagues including Joan Baez and some of Durham's finest musicians — Phil Cook and Heather McEntire among them.
Jordan B. Peterson responds to Durham City Council statement about him coming to DPAC. The professor and clinical psychologist from Canada brings his 12 Rules for Life Tour to Durham Performing Arts Center Sept. 10.
"SHOW," a new multimedia project by a group of Durham creatives called COMPANY, will take over The Fruit in Durham. There will be dance, live sound mixing, visual art installations, complex lighting design, videography and photography.
The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh will present an exhibit of the work of painter Ernie Barnes, whose painting "The Sugar Shack" was broadcast into American homes weekly on the CBS hit sitcom "Good Times."
Calls to North Carolina's Suicide Prevention Lifeline, nearly doubled following the deaths of celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. The hotline tends to get more calls after celebrity deaths, "but nothing like this."