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

Theater: Jack & Jill Go Up The Hill

Jim Azarelo and Noelle Barnard play "Jack & Jill" in FATE's new work June 16-18.

Review and photos by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC- Just like the nursery rhyme, the characters in F.A.T.E.’s new play “Jack & Jill”, experience the uphill and downhill tumbles of love relationships. Read more

Contest: Win 4 Tickets to Cross Currents Music Festival

Calling all student-musicians: Here’s your chance to win 4 concert tickets to the first night of the Cary Cross Currents Music & Arts Festival. All you have to do is send us a picture of yourself with your musical instrument.

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Music: Miranda Lambert in Cary on Friday

Cary, NC – This Friday, June 3, rising country star Miranda Lambert is coming to Cary for a show at Booth Amphitheatre. Is she the next Taylor Swift or the next young star swiftly forgotten?  Read more

Music: Temptations, 4 Tops, Styx and Ray LaMontagne Coming to Booth

Cary, NC – Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary has added several more shows to the Summer line up.

Styx

If it’s classic progressive rock you’re after, get some tix for Styx on September 16.

If it’s been too long or your can’t remember anything prior to 1990, Styx had big hits with Lady, Come Sail Away and Mr. Roboto.

Watch a Styx Mix on YouTube.

Temptations & Four Tops

Nothing says good-times like the music of Motown. And two of Motown’s best will be sharing the bill at KBA on Saturday July 30.

Just to refresh your memory, the Four Tops had hits including Standing in the Shadows of Love, Bernadette and Sugar Pie Honey Bunch. Listen to some classic Four Tops on YouTube.

The Temps had a massive string of hits including My Girl, Ball of Confusion, Get Ready and Cloud Nine.

Watch a clip of the Temptations from 1965 performing My Girl on YouTube.

Ray LaMontagne

Ray LaMontagne may not be a household name like the Temps or the 4 Tops, but you’d probably recognize his hit song Trouble. LaMontagne is a singer-songwriter from Maine with a husky voice that sounds a little a blend of soul and Cat Stevens.

Watch Trouble on YouTube.

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Profile: Artist Karen Lee

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Story by Matt Young. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – CaryCitizen visited local artist/author Karen Lee at her home studio on the west side of Cary last week. Like so many artists, she is humble, even slightly embarrassed, to have us go through some of her work. She seemed more comfortable talking about her husband, Tim, also an artist (and bluegrass musician). Read more

The Last Show in the Old Building

 

Story by Laura McGoogan. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – When the new Cary Arts Center opens, certain kids will see a big difference.  For some of these, it will be going home.  And a chance to stretch out. Read more

Weekend Events: Mozart, Giant Yard Sale and Newcomer Theater

The events calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – After last week’s epic 61 weekend events, things have settled own a little in Cary. Slightly.

The Calendar this weekend features the Concert Singers of Cary performing Mozart and Salieri, a Giant Yard Sale at Davis Drive Middle and what promises to be some hilarious theater from the Cary Newcomers. Read more

What We Feed Our Patients: The Hospital Food Revolution at Rex

Story by Matt Young. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – As a child, Jim McGrody watched Julia Child on a black-and-white television in his bedroom. He made pancakes for his brothers when he was in second grade. He knew that when he grew up, he wanted to be a chef. But now, Jim is leading a food revolution – from the kitchen of Rex Hospital.

His mission: abolish the notion that hospital food is bad. Read more

Cary Artist Nancy Hughes Miller Featured in NCMA Auction

Story from staff reports. Images courtesy of Nancy Hughes Miller.

Cary, NC – Cary artist Nancy Hughes Miller will have three works featured in the North Carolina Museum of Art Auction on May 21, 2011. Read more