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Storm Large Rocks Durham On Wednesday

Former reality TV star Storm Large performs at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.

Musical artists don't get much more interesting than Storm Large. The former Rock Star: Supernova contestant has done the reality TV thing; starred in her own off-Broadway show; served as front woman for Pink Martini; played Carnegie Hall and continued her solo career with her new album: Le Bonheur.

Chris D’Elia Show Canceled

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.

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.

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.

Betty Rhodes Retires From Carolina Theatre

Education Coordinator Betty Rhodes retired from the Carolina Theatre on May 24 after 18 years.

Betty Rhodes gave the Carolina Theatre 18 years of distinguished service, and she received a lifetime of memories in return.
 
"To be able to come to such a wonderful building every day for so many years has been an incredible experience," Rhodes said a day before she retired from the Theatre. "I fell in love with the place. It's magical."
 

Maysa Concert Moved to Sept. 30

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.

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.

'Chef' Is A Must-See Film For Foodies

The Jon Favreau film Chef screens at the Carolina Theatre on Tuesday (May 6) before it opens at theaters nationwide on Friday.

Spoiler alert: Chef is about food and those who love food… Sooo, does that mean everyone should be interested in this soon-to-debut film? It sure does.

You're in luck: Chef screens at the Carolina Theatre on Tuesday (May 6) before it opens at theaters nationwide on Friday. The screening is part of our ongoing New York Film Critics Series.

Red Baraat To Get Funky in Durham

Red Baarat is coming to the Carolina Theatre of Durham for a Club Carolina date on Wednesday, May 7.

Brooklyn Bhangra band Red Baarat is a musical party of horns, percussion and North Indian rhythms guaranteed to get you out of your seat. They're coming to the Carolina Theatre for a Club Carolina date on Wednesday (May 7).

Art Garfunkel: 'The voice has come back fully.'

Art Garfunkel will play at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on June 26.

With an enviable history of hits and awards, Art Garfunkel is a certified music legend. He's coming to the Carolina Theatre this summer (June 26) to offer "An Intimate Evening With Art Garfunkel." The show features a combination of music and storytelling that should appeal to longtime Garfunkel fans.

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