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Carolina Theatre Reopens After Storm

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The Carolina Theatre of Durham has reopened and is running on normal hours after Winter Storm Jonas.

We're hoping that all Triangle residents have fully recovered from Winter Storm Jonas. After nearly two days of snow, sleet and freezing rain — and three days of cleanup — it's about time for everything to get back to normal.

Count the Carolina Theatre of Durham as ahead of schedule, then.

Carolina Theatre Makes Pollstar's Top 200 For 4th Consecutive Year

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The Carolina Theatre of Durham was ranked on Pollstar's Top 200 Theatres for the fourth consecutive year.

Pollstar magazine ranked the Carolina Theatre of Durham among the Top 200 Theatres worldwide for the fourth consecutive year in its latest issue. The CTD was ranked No. 99 on the magazine's year-end list released last Friday, Jan. 8.

Carolina Theatre Featured on NorthCarolinaHomes.com

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The Carolina Theatre of Durham was recently profiled by NorthCarolinaHomes.com

The Carolina Theatre was recently featured in an article — The Carolina Theatre: A Legacy for Performing Arts on the North Carolina Homes website.

The site has been cataloguing businesses all around North Carolina in an effort to give potential home buyers and renters information on places in which they might choose to buy or rent a home.

We thank them for this feature.

John Darnielle Praises Durham, Carolina Theatre in Rolling Stone

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:

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.

Report: Carolina Theatre Brought $14 Million To Durham in 2012-13

Carolina Theatre Economic Impact: $14 Million in 2012-13

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.

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