In honor of Fourth Friday Gallery Night, which is this Friday from 6 to 9, I spoke with two photographers from the Cape Fear Camera Club about their exhibit in the MC Erny Gallery called The Collection: Triptych Photographs. My guests were Jo Ann Tomaselli and Barbara Synder. Capefearcameraclub.org
Today's guests: Cathy and Bill Furpless of the Historic Amuzu Theatre in Southport, hosting Rock ‘n Roll Is Here to Stay! The shows are this weekend and next weekend, Fri and Sat at 7:30 and Sun at 3:00.
Madafo Lloyd Wilson and Roger Davis are bringing Jazz to the Arts District every other Friday night, including this Friday from 8 to 11pm. They perform at S.W.A.C. Lounge at the corner of North 4th and Brunswick. For more information, go to Madafo.com
I spoke with Melissa Franklin, a 20-year old high-functioning autistic woman. She has been approved to get a service dog from Autism Service Dogs of America, and is currently raising funds to pay for her dog. She needs $6,500… and has about $3000 in hand. A series of fundraisers are planned, including one tomorrow from 4 to 8 pm at BrrrBerry’s Ice Cream in Mayfaire (next to the Harris Teeter).
My guests today were director/choreographer Ray Kennedy, and actor/singer/dancers Dylan Fowler and Mary Stewart Evans. Opera House Theatre Company opens Hello, Dolly! Tomorrow night on the mainstage of Thalian Hall. The musical runs Wed-Sat @ 8, Sun @ 3. It runs for 2 weekends after that, Fri & Sat @ 8, Sun at 3.