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Break out the craft supplies: This river race requires you to make your own boat
Smithfield River Rat Regatta The second annual Smithfield River Rat Regatta will allow families to construct their own cardboard boats and race them down the Neuse River next month.
Ariana Grande adds Raleigh show to 'Sweetener World Tour'
Ariana Grande pays tribute to Manchester victimsDue to overwhelming fan demand, multiplatinum, record-breaking superstar Ariana Grande has added a Raleigh show to her "Sweetener World Tour."
Fuquay-based Corner Boys BBQ next pop-up at American Tobacco Campus
Corner Boys BBQCorner Boys BBQ, a Fuquay-Varina-based food truck and catering company, will be the next pop-up business at American Tobacco Campus.
Some of the Sharpest Social Criticism Emerges at Comic Moments in the Agape Theatre Project’s Production of Trouble in Mind Charleston, SC-born playwright Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind, which premiered in November of 1955, won a 1956 OBIE Award for best original Off-Broadway production. (Indeed, Childress was the first African-American woman to win an OBIE.) The Agape Theatre Project’s production of this comedy-drama, directed by Kenneth E. Hinton, with technical direction by Artie Reese, runs... Read More ›
PickleFest draws sellout crowd in Durham
Bloody Mary at PickleFestFor the fifth year in a row, Durham's PickleFest showcased pickle vendors from many Triangle area restaurants, offering locally-made pickle dishes made to pucker your lips.
Burning Coal Theatre Company’s Churchill’s Shorts at CAM/Raleigh: 4 Apples + 2 Olivers + 1 Filiaci = Plenty of Food for Thought The plays of British playwright Caryl Churchill could be described as “complex” and “cerebral,” and her works are not new to the Triangle area stage. Tiny Engine Theatre’s 2016 Cloud Nine and Raleigh Ensemble Players’ 2008 The Skriker come to mind. Both of those productions left me impressed but a bit bewildered, and I will... Read More ›
There Is Only One Word for Dorrance Dance’s Michelle Dorrance at ADF — It Is Wow! Sound. Tap is about sound. Rhythm. The beat. You might also think that tap is about those shoes that make the sound in a rhythmic, almost super-human beat. It is. But last night’s American Dance Festival presentation of Dorrance Dance in SOUNDspace on June 21-23 in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West... Read More ›
Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: July 2019

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Ice Cream Makers in Raleigh, N.C.

The Raleigh area's agricultural background and vibrant artistic culture are together helping local chefs create unique spins on everyone's favorite summertime treat. With fresh and local ingredients such as milk from local grass-fed cows to ripe peaches and strawberries from the local farmers,

Epicenter Festival 2019 Review Epicenter Festival 2019 Review   Click here for Gallery link to over 200 pictures Well, what can you say about the old Carolina Rebellion at its new location in Rockingham? They went cheap and it showed. Badly!!  Can you say class action lawsuit? There seems to be one over the lack of safety and ease... Read More ›

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