New Sculpture on Maynard Bridge

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – You could drive right past the new sculpture installation on Maynard between High House and Chapel Hill Road.  But it’s worth your while to stop and get a closer look. Read more

Contest: Win 4 VIP Tickets to Boz Scaggs

Cary, NC – If you grew up in the 70’s, chances are you listened to the “Lido Shuffle” on your car’s FM radio as you cruised around town. For a time, his music was everywhere.

Do you have a “Boz Scaggs Experience,” some memorable moment from the past that’s connected with the music of Boz? Think back.

Tell us the story and you could win 4 tickets to Boz at Booth on July 15.

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Events: Cary Kids Museum Benefit this Thursday

Story by Matt Young. Photo courtesy of SAS.

Cary, NC – The Heart of Cary Association Inc. is sponsoring a June 30 bash to benefit the proposed Downtown Cary Children’s Museum.

The event will take place at the Ashworth Village parking lot on Thursday evening, June 30 from 8 pm until 10 pm. Read more

Dance: IBA Wins Accolades at World Ballet Competition

IBA dancers who went to World Ballet Competition

Cary, NC- International Ballet Academy (IBA) took nine dancers on their first trip to the World Ballet Competition in Orlando, Florida earlier this month. Read more

Concert Review: Live and Let Die

 

Tony Kishman (center) performs Paul McCartney songs at the Live & Let Die concert at Booth Amphitheatre June 18

Cary, NC – Who knew June 18th was Paul McCartney’s 69th birthday? The NC Symphony’s Live and Let Die program at Booth Amphitheatre in Cary was a fitting tribute. Read more

Contest: And the Winner Is….

Cary, NC- Jennifer Adams won our contest (see story) for tickets to the first concert of the Cary Cross Currents Chamber Music and Arts Festival. Read more

History: Films, Exhibit and Reenactors in Morrisville This Week

Story from staff reports. Photo from Cedar Fork Rifles. Left, Duncan Parrish, right Edward Parrish, circa 1861.

Morrisville Historic Exhibit Grand Opening and Documentary Premier

The Town of Morrisville will unveil new historic exhibits and two video documentaries that feature the history of the town.

The exhibits will tell the story of Morrisville from the first Native Americans to the present. In addition, a new documentary on the history of the town entitled,  Jeremiah’s Dream: The Story of Morrisville, will bring this story to life. In addition, a second documentary of the 1865 Civil War battle in Morrisville, Twilight of Sabers, will also be premiered.

The exhibit opening will take place on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall followed by the premier of the video premier in the Council Chambers.

For more information contact, Ben Hitchings, Planning Director, bhitchings@townofmorrisville.org

Reenacting History

Members of the North Carolina Grays/Cedar Fork Rifles will bring history to life with period costume, morning and afternoon company drill and a flag ceremony at Page House in Morrisville on  Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Period civilian dress encouraged. Sponsored by the Cedar Fork Rifles Preservation Society.

For more information contact: wgo6regnc@aol.com

 

Dance: The Legend of Anastasia Performed

Cary Ballet Conservatory dances Anastasia for their June recital

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC- Cary Ballet Conservatory tackles  a legend in this season’s production of Anastasia beginning Thursday night at Chapel Hill High School. Read more

Bridesmaids- Funny Women Get Their Own Movie

Film Review by Brennin Cummings for CaryCitizen.

The past couple years have been filled to the brim with “bro” comedies thanks to Judd Apatow: The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People. But decent comedies about female friendships have been in scarce supply. Those that have been made were too often written off as chick flicks or romantic comedies. Read more

Paddle Over to This Film Festival

 

Story from staff reports. Photo by Nicholas Ng.

Cary,NC, June 24th and 25th, 2011 – RallyPoint Sport Grill will host and  present the 6th Annual Reel Paddling Film Festival, on Friday and Saturday, June 24th and 25th, 2011 at 7:00 pm on both nights. Read more