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Chinese Lantern Festival Adds 30,000+ New Visitors

Cary, NC – When the Chinese Lantern Festival first opened in 2015, the town was not sure what its impact would be. Now, after its second year, the festival has almost gotten 100,000 visitors and was responsible for Koka Booth Amphitheater’s first budget surplus. Read more

Chinese Lantern Festival Expands in 2nd Year

Cary, NC – When the Chinese Lantern Festival first came to Cary, it made a bigger impact than anyone expected. Now in its second year, the festival is bringing some new elements to celebrate Chinese culture. Read more

Cary Diwali – 2016 Pictures

Cary, NC – This Saturday, October 15, 2016 was Cary’s 16th Diwali celebration, held at Koka Booth Amphitheater. Diwali is one of the biggest festivals for Hindus and the event saw people from all around the community come out to enjoy food, music, dancing, art and more. Here are some photos from this year’s Diwali celebration. Read more

Cary’s Third Dragon Boat Festival Coming to Booth Amphitheater

Cary, NC – Part of what makes Cary distinctive is its multiculturalism and the celebration of different communities. And one of Cary’s newest and biggest celebrations, the Dragon Boat Festival, brings many of these cultures together with a focus on Chinese art and history. Read more

Photos: Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival

Cary, NC – This weekend was the 10th Annual Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival in Cary. And while wet weather bore down on Koka Booth Amphitheater on Friday, lots of locals still came out to enjoy the food and drinks in the rain and then came back in the sun on Saturday. Read more

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Editor’s Journal: Jim Gaffigan’s Comedy Show

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Cary, NC — I’m a volunteer with the Koka Booth Amphitheatre, and, as a volunteer, I had the opportunity to stay for the sellout Jim Gaffigan show this past Friday, August 14, 2015. Read more

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Interview: Christina Perri

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Cary, NC — World-famous, chart-topping artists Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat will perform together at Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. I talked with Christina on the phone for a pre-show interview to learn more about her and about next week’s show. Read more

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Interview: Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek

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Cary, NC —  Last week, I got to have a nice one-on-one conversation with Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek. The band is playing at Koka Booth in Cary on August 14, 2014. Read more

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Guide to Summer Events in Cary

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Cary, NC — As the weather heats up, so does the events Calendar in Cary. To help you plan, and so you won’t miss anything, here’s are some highlights in our 2014 Guide to Summer Events in Cary.

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Robert Plant Rocks Out in Cary

robert-plantCary, NC – Rock legend Robert Plant showed Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre a Rock N Roll good time. It wasn’t Led Zeppelin, but it was as close as most of us have ever gotten to that Hall of Fame band. Read more