Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway
Sunday, September 14, 2008
A cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band recreates memorable moments from the finest shows of the century including The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Cabaret. Featured are Charles Bergell, Jean Valjean in Les Miserables; Kimilee Bryant, Christine in Phantom of the Opera; Carter Calvert, Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee and Mae West in It Ain't Nothin' but the Blues; Lawrence Clayton, C. C. White in Dreamgirls; and Danny Zolli, Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar.
It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Saturday, November 14, 2008
In this unique “live” broadcast adaptation, the ON AIR sign lights up and you're in the studios of WBFR Radio on Christmas Eve 1946. Experience Frank Capra's beloved story in a new and intimate way as more than 30 characters and numerous scenes from the classic movie spring to life in a beautifully detailed show that recalls a mainstay of our past – the live radio drama.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
With a smooth style that slides through jazz, soul, blues and world music rhythms, Canadian songbird Kellylee Evans is a unique voice in the urban-jazz world. She was nominated for the 2007 Juno Award along with Michael Buble and finished second of 160 contestants in the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocalist competition at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
A cappella group Chapter 6's unique sound has been featured on everything from American Idol to Good Morning America to a National Symphony Orchestra concert at the Kennedy Center. Their show includes a blend of pop/jazz harmonies and tongue-in-cheek lyrics that are sure to bring spontaneous bursts of applause and laughter.
Saturday, May 9, 2009
Comedienne, singer, and songwriter Lavin can turn any size theatre into her living room. Her zany antics and memorable lyrics will make this an evening you won't soon forget with song titles like “Sensitive New Age Guys” and “Tom Cruise Scares Me.” A founding member of “Four Bitchin' Babes,” Lavin has recorded numerous solo albums and sung with a who's who of folk music artists over her long career.
The Listening Room
Thursday, Sept. 10
The arts council's version of an open mic night features local talent. Tickets: $5 at the door
Art on Tap: Kick-Off Party
Friday, Sept. 11
Red Hill, 21 Union St., Concord
The arts council's membership group for young adults begins its second year.
Deadline: Regional Artist Grants
Friday, Sept. 18
Cabarrus County artists are eligible to apply for this funding. Click the Grants tab for more information.
Want to volunteer for the arts council?
The arts council is looking for volunteer docents for The Galleries and ushers for Davis Theatre productions. More information...