A Short Drive From Cary: Durham Blues Festival

Story by Julie Roland. Her Route 64 Journal in Pittsboro is managed by CaryCitizen.

Durham, NC – It’s moving, it’s one day and it’s going to be free. But after a period of some uncertainty, The Hayti Center has announced that the 2011 Durham Blues Festival is on for Saturday, September 10, 2011. Read more

Weekend Events: Only in Cary – Shakespeare & BBQ

The Calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – This weekend, the Calendar spans the far ends of the cultural universe with Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Cary Arts Center  and the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival at Booth Amphitheatre. Only in Cary.

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Call for Painters & Sculptors: $4000 in Prize Money

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Fine Arts League of Cary (FALC) is seeking entries for its 2011 Juried Painting and Sculpture Exhibitions. Show awards total over $4000. Read more

Cross Currents Festival Sets A High Mark

Cary Cross Currents Chamber Music Arts Festival gave their final performance Sunday July 17

Story by Lindsey Chester, all photos by Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC- It may be over, but the memories will live on until next year’s return of the Cary Cross Currents Chamber Music Arts Festival. For two weeks from July 3- July 17, the new Cary Arts Center played host to the Brussels Chamber Orchestra in the festival that called Cary home this summer. Read more

Music: CaryCitizen Interview With Huey Lewis

Cary, NC – This weekend the heart of rock ‘n’ roll will be beating in Cary. On Sunday, July 24, Huey Lewis & The News will take the stage at the Booth Amphitheatre.

Huey Lewis spoke with Cris Cohen about the new album, the fun of recording live, and the evolution of his voice. Read more

The Harry Potter Generation Gets Epic Conclusion with Deathly Hallows Part II

Film review by Brennin Cummings

Being a massive Harry Potter fan, Friday July 15th approached with a sense of dread. Read more

Weekend Events: Music in the Air

The Calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Jeremy Hiebert.

Cary, NC – This weekend, there’s music in the air across Cary as we highlight some memorable events you won’t want to miss. Read more

Town Buys Old Cary Theater

Cary, NC – Rumor no more, the Town of Cary has purchased the old Cary movie theater on East Chatham Street, lately an auto parts store, for $410,000. Read more

American Idol Comes to Cary

Story from staff reports.

Cary, North Carolina – Talent scouts from American Idol were at Cary Towne Center on Saturday. 500 people were reported to have shown up for the one-minute-apiece audition. Read more

Downtown: A Sneak Peek at Cary Arts Center

Cary School of Government grads await a tour of new Cary Arts Center

 

Cary, NC- I got a sneak preview of the new Cary Arts Center last week with Town of Cary’s Cultural Arts Manager Lyman Collins as my guide.

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