Growing up in High Point, Diane Nations loved to paint, but heading into college, she made what she called a practical decision and decided to major in interior design.
New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds is coming to Greensboro and is bringing free books for low-income students.
Get ready for Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! at the Durham Performing Arts Center on March 8-10. Learn new songs and sing along to familiar favorites with Oscar and Cookie Monster; build a snowman with Elmo; flap your wings with Big Bird; marvel at Abby’s magic; be amazed when Super Grover…
GREENSBORO — A rollicking production of William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” presented by N.C. A&T University’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts, opened Thursday night at the Paul Robeson Theatre.
Shakespeare fans rejoice! The N.C. A&T Theatre Arts Program is bringing the Bard’s classic “The Taming of the Shrew” to the stage for eight performances.
Author: James Maxstadt
In 16 years as a columnist for the Charlotte Observer, Tommy Tomlinson earned a reputation for telling the stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things — the teenagers who integrated a Charlotte high school; a college math professor breaking a code; a police recruit with disabilitie…
Abigail DeWitt has long been fascinated by memory, by the way different people have different memories of the same things, and the way a person’s recollections change over time.
What a beautiful, haunting novel Abigail DeWitt gives us in “News of Our Loved Ones.”
Every night before he sleeps, filmmaker and musician Bruce Sheridan writes one page in a lined Moleskin notebook with a black cover.
Triad Stage explores two closely related pieces of Southern culture, moonshine and racing, in its latest offering, "White Lightning."
This is First Friday in downtown Greensboro, when shops and galleries stay open from 6 to 9 p.m. with special events. Ambleside Gallery at 528 S. Elm St. will display a mix of works by 30 artists. At GreenHill gallery in the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., Seagrove pottery will…
In “Amidst This Fading Light,” Rebecca Davis uses a famous Stokes County murder as the springboard for a larger tale about life in the Piedmont during the Great Depression.
World War II, Julian M. Pleasants argues convincingly in his new book “Home Front,” had a profound role in shaping the North Carolina we know today — a modern state with diversified agriculture, strong industry, many people who have moved in from elsewhere and at least the beginnings of chan…
George Washington faced some big problems as he tried to fortify New York City against British forces in the summer of 1776.
Barn Dinner Theatre will present “Motherhood: The Musical” at 120 Stage Coach Trail in Greensboro.
Triad Stage’s core mission includes telling North Carolina and Southern stories. And there is nothing more deeply rooted in the Tar Heel State than moonshine and stock car racing.
One of the truisms often heard around theaters, rehearsal halls and classrooms is, “A good play starts with a good story.” The corollary is that some stories virtually demand to be written, and that it is incumbent upon someone to write them.
Triad Stage will present “White Lightning” at Pyrle Theatre, 532 S. Elm St., Greensboro.
Author: Mendy and Nick Greenwood
Each author brings a different hue to the city or region he or she is writing about. Nicolas Obregon’s stunning second novel shows Los Angeles from the perspective of Kosuke Iwata, a former Japanese police detective who is now a private investigator in California.
It’s May 1, 1945, and the allies are destroying Berlin. Hitler and his wife, Eva Braun, committed suicide the day before. Down in the Fuhrerbunker under the Reich Chancellery, Magda Goebbels, for more than 10 years an ardent follower of Hitler, has just murdered six of her children in their …
The Community Theatre of Greensboro’s production of Neil Simon’s play “God’s Favorite” opened Friday night at the Starr Theatre. I guess my main question is: Why?
A community theatre play, a water polo tournament, a hypnotist and a swing band highlight events this weekend in Greensboro.
Neil Simon wrote more than 30 plays and nearly the same number of movie screenplays, mostly adaptations of his plays. His hits include “The Odd Couple,” “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” “Biloxi Blues,” “Barefoot in the Park” and others. And this month, Community Theatre of Greensboro will tackle “G…
Experience 15 days of new, edgy plays, dance and comedy, when the Greensboro Fringe Festival makes its 17th annual appearance starting Jan. 17.
As the saying goes, the more things change, the more they remain the same, and the Duke-North Carolina basketball rivalry is no exception.
Dear me! The “Downton Abbey” movie trailer is here, and oh, it’s a tantalizing montage of our favorite British mansion in all its delectable primness. But we must be patient; the film doesn’t hit theaters till the fall. Don’t despair.
In his memoir, “Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back),” Jeff Tweedy, frontman of the American rock band Wilco, displays a sense of humor that his audiences will know well from his onstage banter.