Theater: Cary Players Announce Pietzsch Nominees

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Chris Adamczyk.

Cary, NC- Cary Players holds their own version of the Oscars known as the Pietzsch Awards. Nominees for this year were recently announced, causing a media frenzy. Maybe you know someone on the list. Read more

Cary Authors: Experiences of a Navy Corpsman

Story by Matt Young. Photos from Untold Experiences of a Navy Corpsman.

Cary, NC – Cary resident C. Gilbert Lowery joined the Navy in 1954 when he was 19. Like many people who served their country in our wars, Gil Lowery was reluctant to talk about it for many years. Today, he is just another guy in Cary, a tax accountant. He has just written his first book entitled The Untold Experiences of a Navy Corpsman. Read more

Music: Last Motel on the Radio

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Call me a dinosaur, but I still love listening to music on the radio in the car. Last Motel is a new local show that satisfies with an eclectic focus on music from or inspired by the South. Read more

Cary Children’s Choir Auditions – August 30

Story from staff reports. Photo by Mait Jüriado.

Cary, NC – The Cary Children’s Concert Choir (C4) and Cary Youth Chorale are holding their fall semester auditions on August 30, 2011. Read more

Events: After 35 Years, Lazy Daze Still Surprises

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- Lazy Daze is a tradition in Cary, spanning 35 years from the first event brainstormed by Cary resident Jerry Miller, whose drawing is the official symbol of the event.  This year, Jerry Dolls make their debut along with other new attractions. Read more

Business: Cary Ballet Expands

Heather Iler, gives students and parents a tour of the new Cary Ballet Annex

Cary, NC – Cary Ballet Conservatory, located at 3792 Cary Parkway, is opening a new dance annex right next door. They purchased a former church building and the renovation of the building began over the summer. Plans are on schedule for the annex to be ready for Fall classes. Read more

Cary Arts Center Delivers on Dedication Day

Town Crier calls out at the Cary Arts Center dedication ceremony

Story by Lindsey Chester, all photos by Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC- The Grand Opening Celebration of the new Cary Arts Center highlighted the diverse offerings available here in Cary. Read more

Recipe: Chile-Chocolate Brownies

 

Story by Matt Young. Recipe by Sandra Gutierrez. Photos courtesy of University of North Carolina Press.

Cary, NC – Cary author and food legend Sandra Gutierrez shares a sinfully delicious recipe from her soon-to-be-released book with CaryCitizen readers. Read more

Concert Notes: Alison Krauss And Union Station

Concert Notes by Cris Cohen.

Cary, NC – Alison Krauss could sing selections from the US Tax Code and it would sound good. Her voice is that amazing.

She and her band, Union Station, performed Thursday night at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, playing a mix of older tunes and songs from their new album, “Paper Airplane”. Their country / bluegrass music and their friendly demeanor made for a relaxed, you-are-hanging-out-with-friends feel. Read more

Cary Arts Center: Grand Opening Weekend

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Drum Roll, please – the new Cary Arts center marks its official opening and dedication this weekend on Saturday, August 13, 2011.  An entire day of activities is planned on Saturday including a cornerstone ceremony and lots of music in the new theater. Read more