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Burning Coal’s Camelot Breathes Modern Life into This Tale of Love and Chivalry Burning Coal Theatre Company’s production of Camelot breathes modern life into the beloved tale of love, chivalry, and the power of ideas, in a way that is both inspiring and timely. Lerner and Loewe’s classic 1960 Broadway musical might easily be seen as passé in our current technological world, but it doesn’t take long to... Read More ›
Enjoy a Taste of Warm Southern Hospitality with NRACT’s Delightful Fruitcakes! As a reviewer, I get to see a lot of holiday-themed shows. Some are schmaltzy, some are sappy, and some are stale. I was very pleasantly surprised to find that Fruitcakes! by Julian Wiles, was none of these things. The show, running Friday-Sunday through Dec. 22nd at the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre, exceeded... Read More ›
Weekend best bets: Dave Chappelle, tower lightings and holiday shops
Chappelle will take the stage in Durham in DecemberA few tower lightings and some holiday pop up markets are coming up this weekend!
Foodie News: Big BBQ news
Famers_Market_20Sean Lennard, the Triangle Food Guy, has the scoop on openings, closings and foodie events.
The Coziest Bars in Raleigh, N.C.

When the weather turns frightfully chilly, nothing warms you faster than a delicious adult beverage, enjoyed in the comfort of a cozy bar or tavern. Here are 11 places in Raleigh, N.C., offering up a regular dose of the warm and fuzzies.

The Haymaker

This gorgeous cocktail bar in downtown Raleigh

Moogfest 2020 canceled; future of festival unknown
Moogfest offers family-friendly eventsFestival organizers announced Thursday that Moogfest 2020 has been canceled.
List: Triangle tree lightings, parades and other holiday events
North Hills tree lightingThe Triangle is gearing up for the holiday season by kicking off with plenty of holiday festivities in the area.
A Guide to Holiday Shopping in Raleigh, N.C.

With the holidays fast approaching, you may feel a bit panicky about getting your holiday shopping done. Relax, take a deep breath and dive into this helpful guide to curating the perfect shopping excursion in the City of Oaks.

Downtown Raleigh

Easy access to local shops, restaurants, museums and

Diamante – Blue Balls Holiday tour Diamante – Blue Balls Holiday tour @ The Cat’s Cradle Back Room December 3, 2019 I saw Diamante perform as one of the opening acts for Breaking Benjamin this summer at Walnut Creek. I was, “Who the hell is that? They’re great!” Diamante (Diamante Azzura Bovelli) is a solo, hard rock artist who released her first... Read More ›
Knives Out review: Maybe the front runner for 2019's best movie The year in film is far from over, but it's hard to imagine that we will see very many more movies in 2019 that are as entertaining as Knives Out.
Meet Aviator Brewing Company's Mark Doble

Soaring from a humble airplane hangar to a massive beer empire in Fuquay-Varina, N.C., brew boss Mark Doble knows the ins and outs of some pretty fly beer. Aviator Brewing Company, with lively spots to dine on delicious food paired perfectly with brews, takes the beer experience to new heights.

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at DPAC Is Smooth and Snappy, a Delightful Musical If you like shows representing “The Good Old Days,” then drive over to the Durham Performing Arts Center for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: The Musical. You’d better hurry, because this delightful show has a relatively short run that ends on Sunday, Dec. 8th. Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is a show-within-a-show, set in 1954, and is... Read More ›
A Magical Cirque Christmas Soared on Dec. 1st at the Durham Performing Arts Center A Magical Cirque Christmas arrived at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Dec. 1st, with promises of high-flying acrobats, magicians, music, and comedy; and, oh boy, did they deliver! A full audience of excited children and parents prepared to kick off the holiday season enjoyed a show that somehow literally flew by. Produced by... Read More ›
DPAC’s A Magical Cirque Christmas Delights and Enthralls Viewers Anyone looking for a little Christmas magic and a fun way to get into the holiday spirit would have been delighted with Durham Performing Arts Center‘s production of A Magical Cirque Christmas. This exciting performance, made possible by producers Simon Painter, Tim Lawson, and MagicSpace Entertainment, featured a variety of cirque artists from all over... Read More ›
Lythgoe Family’s Snow White Christmas Panto at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium Is a Gem! The North Carolina Theatre‘s Nov. 30-Dec. 1 and Dec. 3-8 presentation of A Snow White Christmas is the Lithgoe Family Productions’ follow-up to last year’s Aladdin and His Winter Wish Panto, which delighted Raleigh, NC audiences on Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2018. A Snow White Christmas runs through Sunday, Dec. 8th, in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in... Read More ›
Tool –  Fear Inoculum Tour Tool –  Fear Inoculum Tour @ the PNC Raleigh, November 24, 2019 It has been thirteen years that the Tool released a new album and three years fans have been waiting for to hit the road again. If you where unlucky like me this fall, you had their show canceled due to weather at the... Read More ›
PlayMakers’ Ragtime Is Immersive and Impacting Ragtime, based on the E.L. Doctorow novel and written by Terrence McNally, is a popular show. However, even viewers familiar with this classic have never seen it quite the way it’s brought to life on the PlayMakers‘ stage as reimagined by inventive director Zi Alikhan. Featuring a unique 360° viewing experience courtesy of scenic designer... Read More ›
Five Finger Death Punch Five Finger Death Punch @ Greensboro Coliseum, November 22, 2019 5FDP is on tour again this year with openers; Three Days Grace, Bad Wolves and Fire From the Gods. As expected with 5FDP, you get a full-blown stage production. The mixture of lights, lasers and pyrotechnics was a continual explosion with their high energy music... Read More ›

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