Arts Notes: Jan. 26

January 24, 2014 

Winter Concert Series

As part of the Winter Concert Series of the Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel, performances will begin at 4 p.m. Sundays at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Season tickets cost $60; tickets to individual performances cost $15 at www.etix.com. Here’s the schedule:

• Jan. 26: David Burgess.

• Feb. 23: Brian Reagin (Carole J. Wright Memorial Concert).

Cary employees’ art show

“The Artists Within,” an exhibit of town of Cary employees’ artwork, will be on display until Monday, Jan. 27, in Town Hall, 316 N. Academy St. For details, call 919-469-4061 or go to www.townofcary.org.

‘An Evening of Possibilities’

Cary Players Community Theater will present “An Evening of Possibilities,” the 1,000th performance of playwright Mark Harvey Levine’s short works. Here’s the schedule:

• 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, and Saturday, Feb. 1.

• 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2.

• 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8.

• 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9.

Levine will talk about his work after the shows on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. Tickets cost $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students and $15 each for groups. For details, go to www.caryplayers.org.

The Cast of Beatlemania

The Cast of Beatlemania, a Beatles tribute band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. The band features former cast members of the “Beatlemania” Broadway production. Tickets cost $40 for adults, $35 for seniors, $25 for ages 13-21 and $20 for ages 12 and younger at www.etix.com.

Meet the Artisan: Books as Art

Bookmakers will give hour-long drop-in demonstrations at local libraries. A session with Jennifer Mahaffey will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100. She will give another demonstration at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8500.

‘A Window on Time’

“A Window on Time,” a fiber art exhibit of quilts, wearable art and sculpture by 10 artists, will be on display until Friday, Feb. 7, at The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. For more information, call 919-249-1120.

Full Spectrum

Full Spectrum, an ensemble of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band, will perform for free at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex.

String music in the library

Angelyn Fanlo will play the harp at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8500. The Triangle Mountain Dulcimer Association will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100.

Classical Concert Series

Margaret Fontiveros, Monifa Harris, Christopher Reed, Chrissy Ricker, Lawrence Speakman, Scott MacLeod, Lewis Moore and Annette Stowe will perform opera arias at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $8 for students. For details, go to www.thehalle.org.

The show is part of The Halle’s Classical Concert Series. The next show, featuring contemporary North Carolina composers, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9.

Marvelous Music series

As part of the third Marvelous Music season, performances will begin at 7 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets are $26 for adults, $24 for seniors and $88 for a pack of four.

The Cary Arts Center will host Crafty Connection, a series of arts and crafts activities for ages 2-12, before each concert. Activities, schedules and prices are online.

Here’s the schedule:

• Saturday, Feb. 15: Emile Pandolfi.

• Friday, March 21: “The Fantasticks,” presented by the Nebraska Theatre Caravan.

• Friday, May 9: Diane Shuur.

Details: bit.ly/1dq37tS.

JazzLive concert

Jazz pianist Lenore Raphael will perform with Jimmy Mngwandi on bass and singer J.D. Miller at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. The show is part of The Halle’s JazzLive Concert Series. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $12 for ages 16 and younger. For details, go to www.thehalle.org.

Send Arts Notes to carynews@newsobserver.com .

Cary News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service