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Tracey Varga is directing the 15th Annual Arts Sensation, playing one night only: Friday, April 29.  This yearly event delivers a showcase of music and dance, featuring the band The Midatlantic, "T" Tap Dancers, plus jazz, ballet, and lyrical pieces.

Lee Lowrimore has gathered some of Wilmington's finest actors for his upcoming project (see cast list below). They gather under Lowrimore's direction of The Real Inspector Hound.  This comic parody by award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard opens on Thursday, April 28 and runs through Sunday, May 15 at Big Dawg's Cape Fear Playhouse.  

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Old Books on Front Street celebrates poetry this month with its Couplet Poetry Festival.  Readings begin at 11:00 on the morning of Saturday, April 23 with Val Nieman, Sam Barbee, and NC Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson.

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Devin DiMattia is a local actor and founding member of the performance group, Pineapple Shaped Lamps (PSL).  While he's been comfortable writing skits and short scripts for stage performance, DiMattia has taken the leap to create a full play, one that reflects his appreciation of 20th century radio drama.  DiMattia's The Continuing Adventures of the Crimson Shadow opened last weekend at The Red Barn Studio Theatre and runs Thursdays-Sundays throu

Wilmington Premiere: "Green Day's American Idiot"

Apr 16, 2016

Thalian Association presents the premiere production of a relatively new rock opera (first staged in 2010), Green Day's American Idiot.  

Brunswick Concert Band: "Spring Bouquet" on Sunday

Apr 16, 2016

Brunswick Concert Band presents Spring Bouquet, a concert featuring tunes from Sousa, Broadway, Swing and more.  The final performance is Sunday, April 17 at 3:00 at Ocean Isle Park Amphitheatre. The concert is free of charge.  Listen to Pat Marriott's interview with Director Tom Smicklas and bassoonist Barb Dockerdy about the concert.  

Guardian ad Litem Seeks Volunteers

Apr 12, 2016

Guardian ad Litems from New Hanover and Pender Counties, Lynne Fender and Patrick Murphy, joined us in the studio to talk about the work of Guardians-and the great need for more volunteers in our region.  

April 15: Visions Film Festival at Lumina Theatre

Apr 5, 2016
Visions Film Festival

The Visions Film Festival & Conference is Friday, April 15 at UNCW's Lumina Theatre.  Passes to view multiple films and participate in other festival activities are available; single event tickets are also available. Pat Marriott interviewed Publicity Director Zoe Frank and Hospitality Director Simone Bolar; listen above.  See a list of the films here.  

Two-hundred fifty years ago,  American colonists were not pleased with the Stamp Act imposed by the British Crown.  Protests erupted, including protests in Wilmington, North Carolina.   The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Stamp Defiance Chapter has been commemorating the Stamp Act protests all year, with the final event tonight in UNCW's Morton Hall (Bryan Auditorium).  

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