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Retro Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Retro Film Series Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

One of the largest repertory film programs in the country, the Carolina Theatre of Durham's Retro Film Series will celebrate its 20th anniversary. RETRO has become an oft-emulated model of film programming, presenting curated cinematic treats from familiar silver screen gems to rarely seen cult classics.

DURHAM, NC (November 16, 2018) — One of the largest repertory film programs in the country, the Carolina Theatre of Durham's Retro Film Series will mark its 20th anniversary tonight at 7 p.m. with a double-feature of two perfectly creepy, on-brand films: Friday The 13th: Part 2, the first movie the program screened in 1998, and The Shining.

The freshly re-branded weekly showcase, known to fans simply as RETRO, has become an oft-emulated model of film programming, presenting curated cinematic treats from familiar silver screen gems to rarely seen cult classics.

Carolina Cinemas Named After Dan & Karen Berman

Dan & Karen Berman Cinemas

The Carolina Theatre of Durham has named its venue's cinema wing after former interim President and CEO Dan Berman and his wife, Karen.

In recognition of the contributions and service of its former interim President and CEO Dan Berman, the nonprofit that operates the historic Carolina Theatre of Durham has named the venue's cinema wing after Berman and his wife, Karen. Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc.'s Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the cinema naming measure, permanently acknowledging Dan Berman's remarkable tenure as the head of the nonprofit from January 2016 to mid-October 2017.

Donor Gift Provides Free Tickets

Free Tickets to Family Saturday Series

A donation made by Dr. Susan Rosenthal and Dr. Michael Hershfield will allow hundreds of area families to see Carolina Theatre Family Saturday Series shows for free.

Continuing a nearly century-long tradition of presenting the best performing arts and film to all residents of the Triangle, the Carolina Theatre of Durham will launch its

In Memory of Pepper Fluke

Pepper Fluke: In Memoriam

Carolina Theatre of Durham benefactor Pepper Fluke passed away on Saturday at age 87.

The Carolina Theatre of Durham sadly announces the passing of Pepper Fluke, 87, an extraordinary woman whose tireless work and steadfast support helped both save and sustain our historic building for more than 40 years. Without Pepper's direction, energy and generosity, the Carolina Theatre would simply not exist as it does today.

Carolina Theatre Board Names Rebecca Newton President & CEO

Rebecca Newton CEO

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc’s Board of Trustees named Rebecca Newton its president and CEO. She is expected to replace interim CEO Dan Berman in mid-October.

DURHAM, NC — October 3, 2017 — Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc’s Board of Trustees named Chapel Hill businesswoman and artist Rebecca Newton its president and CEO at its b

Carolina Theatre Erases Accumulated Net Deficit of $1.7 Million

Carolina Theatre of Durham

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc., the nonprofit that operates the historic venue in downtown Durham, has entirely erased an estimated $1.7 million net deficit. Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. reported an accumulated net surplus of nearly $200,000 at a meeting of its Board of Trustees on July 25. The financial report, which is preliminary and unaudited, includes operations through June 30, 2017, the end of the organization’s fiscal year.

Carolina Theatre Stages Comeback

CTD Arts Discovery Educational Series Celebrates Successful Year

More than 16,000 students attended Arts Discovery Educational Series (ADES) shows at the Carolina Theatre during the 2016-17 school year. The attendance was a 79 percent increase from the 2015-16 school year. 

 
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Carolina Theatre & Duke Performances To Partner On 3 Concerts In 2018

Duke Performances CTD 2018

The Carolina Theatre of Durham and Duke Performances are excited to co-present three extraordinary performing arts shows in 2018.

The Carolina Theatre of Durham and Duke Performances are excited to co-present three extraordinary performing arts shows in 2018: Take Me to the River: Memphis Soul & R&B Revue featuring William Bell, Bobby Rush & Don Bryant, Gregory Porter, and Diego El Cigala The Carolina Theatre and Duke Performances are thrilled to extend their co-presenting relationship into another season of arts performances. The cooperation between two prominent parts of the Durham community is designed to help build a bridge between Duke students and the city.

Ponysaurus To Debut New Extra Pale Ale Beer At Carolina Theatre

Ponysaurus Brewing Company is releasing their new Extra Pale Ale at the Carolina Theatre on Thursday, April 13.

Durham-based Ponysaurus Brewing Co. will debut a delicious new beer exclusively at the Carolina Theatre this Thursday (April 13) during the venue’s planned Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers show. Carolina Theatre concessionaires will pour the new Ponysaurus Extra Pale Ale alongside some of the brewery’s other craft beers at a stand in the venue branded with the brewing company’s logo and using the  beer-maker’s distinctive tap handle, which features a Ponysaurus figurine.

Carolina Theatre Launches 90th Anniversary Campaign

The Carolina Theatre of Durham has launched a 90-day fundraising initiative to finish raising the remainder of $600,000 in matching funds approved by the City of Durham earlier this year. The Silent Phase of Matching Campaign Brings in More Than $400,000 in Private Donations

City Match Sparks Carolina Theatre Fundraising Campaign
Silent Phase of Matching Campaign Brings in More Than $400,000 in Private Donations

DURHAM (August 31, 2016) — Celebrating its 90th year in the heart of downtown Durham, the Carolina Theatre announced today that it has launched a 90-day fundraising initiative to finish raising the remainder of $600,000 in matching funds approved by the City of Durham earlier this year.

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