Choreographer David Roussève’s REALITY plays tribute to jazz great Billy Strayhorn, who performed with Duke Ellington and whose compositions included “Take the ‘A’ Train.” Strayhorn’s family had deep roots in Hillsborough.
Art in Bloom is near, the festival of flowers at the North Carolina Museum of Art, features 53 floral designers from across the state. They’ll create floral representations of art in the museum’s collection.
Derek Hough of “Dancing With the Stars” and “World of Dance” talks about his new tour, Derek Hough Live, recalls memorable fan interactions, and gives us a glimpse at his relationship with girlfriend Hayley Erbert.
“The Best of Enemies” stars Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell as Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis and Taraji P. Henson as civil-rights activist Ann Atwater. It tells the true story of events in Durham, NC.
Madison Lane left G105’s “Bob and Madison Showgram” in 2004, splitting with longtime host Bob Dumas. After years away from radio, Madison is back on the air, hosting the morning show at Curtis Media-owned WBBB 96.1.
Artist Kulsum Tasnif makes art that speaks to life, loss and politics in the form of drawings, paintings and protest purses. She is the featured artist at the 35th annual gala for Raleigh’s Visual Art Exchange, a fundraiser.
Country singer Scotty McCreery earns his second consecutive No. 1 hit on the Billboard Country Singles Chart with “This is It,” a song he co-wrote for Gabi Dugal, his longtime girlfriend who he married last year.
Chinese artist Bing Weng was prepared to display 38 paintings at the Cary Senior Center in the show, titled “Blooming Life.” But three days before the Jan. 22 opening, she learned that three paintings had been excluded.