The Carolina Theatre has named cellist Ben Sollee its first Musician-In-Residence.
The Carolina Theatre of Durham has named cellist Ben Sollee as its Musician-In-Residence for 2015-2016. This new, annual program promotes collaboration with the community of performing artists and organizations in Durham and the surrounding Triangle area. Future musicians will be selected through a yearly application process, the first of which will take place in the coming months.
Singer-songwriter John Darnielle praised Durham and the Carolina Theatre in Rollng Stone magazine.
Singer, songwriter, author and Durham resident John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats is one of the world’s most creative and respected living artists. When he’s not writing and recording critically acclaimed music, he’s busy penning novels like Wolf in White Van - a best-selling, National Book Award-nominated novel.
Much to our delight, Darnielle absolutely loves his hometown and its historic theatre. For example:
A list of must-see films screening at the 2015 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.
By Chris Vitiello
Ah, the harbingers of spring in Durham. Daffodils and crocuses nose out of the lawn, only to be slammed by a week of wintry mix. In the bright evenings after the clocks are set forward, the bars fill up with jogging strollers and mellow dogs. And filmgoers gird themselves for the flickering rush of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, which takes over downtown to screen around 100 films and host all manner of ancillary events from April 9-12.
The December 5 Chris D’Elia comedy show at the Carolina Theatre has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict with Chris.
We regret to inform you that Chris D’Elia's comedy show scheduled for Dec. 5 at the Carolina Theatre has been canceled due to a scheduling conflict with Chris. We hope to bring him back early next year. For now, all those who purchased tickets via credit card will be refunded the full amount, including service charges.
Tickets purchased in cash can be returned in person for a refund at the Carolina Theatre box office located at 309 W. Morgan Street in downtown Durham anytime between 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday – Friday.
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.
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.
Maysa's May 28 show at the Carolina Theatre of Durham has been rescheduled to Sept. 30.
The concert by American jazz singer Maysa, originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 28 at the Carolina Theatre, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 30 at 8 p.m.
We apologize for any inconvenience the postponement of the show may cause to ticket holders and fans.
All tickets purchased for Maysa's scheduled May 28 performance in Durham will be honored at the September 30 show. Ticket holders do not need to take any additional action to see the show on the rescheduled date.
The Carolina Theatre of Durham made a total economic impact of more than $14 million to the city in the 2012-13 fiscal year, according to a recent report from the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB).
With more than 140,000 annual visitors coming to its historic building in Durham's ever-blossoming downtown, the Carolina Theatre made a total economic impact of more than $14 million to the city in the 2012-13 fiscal year, according to a recent report from the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB).
"We're extremely proud to be not only one of the leading cultural assets of Durham, but also one of the top economic drivers of tourism to the city," said Carolina Theatre President/CEO Bob Nocek.