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See & Hear 'The Moth' Live in Durham on Thursday

Storytelling radio show 'The Moth' presents a live session at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Thursday, Oct. 23

Storytelling is as much an art as music, dance, sculpture or any visual medium. No one presents interesting, unique and true stories live better than the visionary radio show and podcast The Moth. The show's storytelling live tour stops in Durham this Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Paul Mooney Coming To Durham

Comedian Paul Mooney will be at the Carolina Theatre on Friday, August 29 at 8 p.m.

Paul Mooney is one of America's most brilliant comedians. His outrageous brand of comedy is punctuated by material that is often bitingly critical, sometimes devilishly offensive but always fiercely original. Given all of the bizarre current events in America — and the rest of the world — you'll want to be at the Carolina when this modern comic master unleashes his wit on Friday, August 29 at 8 p.m.

Home Free To Sing National Anthem At NASCAR Race

Country vocal act Home Free, who will perform at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Nov. 5, will sing National Anthem at a NASCAR race on Sunday.

You already know it's not easy to sing the National Anthem. Now imagine doing it in front of thousands of pumped up NASCAR fans.

Scared yet?

Rich Robinson Ready To Rock

Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes plays the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Friday, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m.

Guitarist Rich Robinson is a bonafide rock star who has delivered scintillating live performances for more than 25 years as the co-founder of the Black Crowes. Robinson's latest tour — in support of his recently released third solo album,  The Ceaseless Sight — stops at the Carolina tonight (Aug. 8) at 8 p.m.

Theatre Board Extends Contract Of President/CEO Bob Nocek

The Board of Trustees of the Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. extended the contract of President/CEO Bob Nocek for five years effective July 1, 2014.

The Board of Trustees of the Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. extended the contract of President/CEO Bob Nocek for five years effective July 1, 2014. The extension ensured that Nocek, who has successfully guided a major revitalization of the theatre since taking over the organization in 2010, will remain at the historic downtown venue through June 30, 2019.
 

Carolina Theatre Remains In Pollstar Top 100

The Carolina Theatre of Durham remained one of the top 100 theatre venues worldwide in 2014, as determined by Pollstar magazine.

Have you ever had the feeling you were watching the best performing artists in one of the top venues in the world while sitting in Downtown Durham? If you've been to the Carolina Theatre lately, you have done just that.

Earthquake To Crack Up Carolina At Live Taping

Comedian Earthquake is hosting a live taping at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on June 28.

An Earthquake is set to hit Durham this Saturday. The comedian/radio personality is holding a live taping of his comedy act during two shows scheduled for 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. on June 28. Tickets are close to being sold out.

Deltron 3030 Rolling On Event 2 Tour

Deltron 3030 discusses their use of new and vintage equipment in creating unique sound signatures. They play the Carolina Theatre on July 16.

Deltron 3030 is a truly alternative hip hop group. The trio — emcee Del the Funky Homosapien, DJ Kid Koala and producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura — is touring this summer after releasing Event 2, its well-received second album, last October. The tour stops at the Carolina on July 16.

Art Garfunkel 'Can't Wait To Get On Stage'

Vocalist Art Garfunkel will read short prose-poetry, sing and hold a Q&A session with the audience at Carolina Theatre of Durham on June 26.

Art Garfunkel brings his hall of fame voice to the Carolina Theatre's Fletcher Hall next Thursday (June 26) for "An Intimate Evening…", and we couldn't be happier to host the legendary vocalist.

During this special evening, Garfunkel, 72, will read short prose-poetry, sing and hold a Q&A session with the audience. Songs will include solo material, covers, and selections from his distinguished career with vocal partner Paul Simon.

Digital Conversion Helps Carolina Screen Retro Films

Carolina Theatre senior director Jim Carl was recently quoted in an article on the challenges area theaters face in obtaining old film prints and switching to figital technologies.

 

You think you know a lot about films? Odds are you don't know as much as Jim Carl. The Carolina Theatre's senior director is a master of film history, movie-making facts and cinema technology.

The Indy recently leaned on Jim's expansive knowledge - and his experience in guiding the Carolina's conversion from film to digital — in an article on the challenges area theaters face in obtaining old prints and switching technologies.

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