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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

Duke Fellow To Offer Caribbean Music Lecture Before globalFEST

globalFEST lecture at Durham Hotel

Vincent Joos, Ph.D., of Duke University will give a lecture at the Rooftop Bar of The Durham Hotel on Wednesday, March 2 prior to the globalFEST: Creole Carnival Tour show at the Carolina Theatre on Friday, March 4.

 Fans of Caribbean music will have two opportunities to revel in the genre’s art in downtown Durham this week: a free lecture by Vincent Joos, Ph.D., of Duke University at the Rooftop Bar of The Durham Hotel on Wednesday, March 2 and the spectacular globalFES

Win The Chance to Open For Vocalosity In Durham

Vocalosity Durham

One area a cappella group can win a spot opening for Vocalosity at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Feb. 26 via the "Aca-Performance of a Lifetime Contest."

harton Center are giving away the chance for one lucky A Cappella Group to perform as the Opening Act for VOCALOSITY when the show comes to East Lansing on January 26th 2016!  Plus, this is your chance to get in front of Deke Sharon, the man behind Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off and the creator of VOCALOSITY.

The submission period has ended.  Beginning January 11th, voting for finalists will begin here.  One lucky group of singers from the Lansing area will open VOCALOSITY when it comes to the Wharton Center.  The winner will be announced January 18th.

Good luck to everyone that submitted an auditio

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UPDATE:

Congratulations to Jaded A Cappella of North Carolina! The group was selected by VOCALOSITY tour producers to open Vocalosity's Feb. 26 show at the Carolina Theatre. Watch/hear their winning entry in the video below.

Carolina Theatre Announces Incredible 90th Anniversary Events

Kristin Chenoweth Carolina Theatre

The Carolina Theatre of Durham announced a full slate of events to help celebrate its 90th Anniversary.

The Carolina Theatre will celebrate its 90th year in the heart of Downtown Durham in 2016 with a year-long celebration filled with spectacular live events, interesting special programs and exciting new partnerships.

The last remaining of the original downtown theatres, the Carolina Theatre opened on Feb. 2, 1926 as the Durham Auditorium. Nine decades later, the city-owned historic concert and performing arts venue has become a community treasure and one of its most beloved institutions.

Carolina Theatre Names Ben Sollee Musician-In-Residence

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.

Meshell Ndegeocello Comes To Durham This Week

Singer-songwriter Meshell Ndegeocello will perform at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Wednesday, Feb. 18.

Throughout her 20-plus years as a performing artist, Meshell Ndegeocello has remained true to her creative craft. We'll welcome her to Durham on Wednesday for a live performance.

Maria Bamford Show Part of NC Comedy Arts Festival’s 15th Anniversary

Comedian Maria Bamford headlines the 15th annual North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival.

Comedian Maria Bamford has found fun — and a career — in her neuroses. The wonderfully wacky and pricelessly awkward stand-up artist performs at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Sat. Feb. 14.

Rhiannon Giddens Brings Buzz To Durham

Rhiannon Giddens, the lead singer of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, will play a solo show at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on April 2.

Sometimes musical artists find themselves at the intersection of critical acclaim and blossoming popularity. Rhiannon Giddens owns that space right now — and she’s coming to the Carolina Theatre of Durham on April 2.

Shelby Lynne Will Play 2 Albums & More in Durham

Country music star Shelby Lynne will play 2 full albums worth of material plus other hits at her rescheduled show at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on May 18.

Shelby Lynne has rescheduled her Feb. 13 Club Carolina show at the Carolina Theatre of Durham, and she’ll be delivering a very special performance when she plays here on May 18.

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