The Civil RIghts Committee will host tours of the permanent 'Confronting Change' exhibit at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.
UPDATE: Monday, Mar. 16 - Noon *** The Carolina Theatre has rescheduled the Feb. 24 date for the visitor tour of the venue’s Civil Rights exhibit: "Confronting Change" to Monday, March 23 from 3-5 p.m. Civil Rights Committee members Vivian McCoy, Claudine Daye Lewis, Vera Whisenton and Carl Whisenton will be present.
The North Carolina Opera presents 'Approaching Ali' at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.
If you believe that the brutality of boxing couldn’t possibly be translated into the drama of an opera, you probably never saw Muhammad Ali fight. From outlandish interviews to trash-talking his opponents, Ali did everything with a diva-like flair still unmatched by any athlete. Ever.
The Carolina Theatre of Durham will help its home city mark the susqucentennial of the Civil War with a film series.
Throughout 2015, many cities, towns and historic sites in the U.S. will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. Durham played an incredibly important role in the conflict and its subsequent resolution: in April of 1865, the war’s largest troop surrender occurred at the farmhouse of James and Nancy Bennett near the present day location of the Bull City.
Volunteers accepted more than 20,000 books for the NC Book Harvest at the Dream Big Book Drive 2015 at the Carolina Theatre of Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 19).
Scores of volunteers and donors celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the successful Dream Big Book Drive at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 19).
Jammy, jazz-funk masters Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood bring their Juice tour to the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Monday, Dec. 8.
Musical collaborations aren’t always as great as the sum of their parts, but the greatness of Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood has never been questioned. Since the power trio of John Medeski, Billy Martin and Chris Wood first backed jazz guitar legend John Scofield more than 15 years ago, the two acts have continued to occasionally combine on groove-laden music rich in funk and improvisation.
The Carolina Theatre of Durham is hosting a free screening of the Stephen Hawking film The Theory of Everything.
Stephen Hawking has led a remarkable life. Perhaps the smartest living man in the world, the English scientist has spent his entire life doing ground-breaking work in astrophysics, despite being diagnosed at motor neurone disease at age 21. From books like the best-selling A Brief History of Time and The Universe in a Nutshell to his modern-day appearances on pop culture shows and at thought-leading seminars, Hawking has become as esteemed a scientist as there is in the world.
The Raleigh-based rock band The Hell No will open for Ace Frehley at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.
The Spaceman is in Durham. Ace Frehley, the former lead guitarist and founding member of the legendary rock band KISS, will perform at the Carolina Theatre Monday night (Nov. 17) on his Space Invader Tour. Under his KISS persona of 'The Spaceman," Frehley partnered with Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and Peter Criss in the influential glam rock band that was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year.