Program Guide - Winter Spring 2015

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CONCERTS REGISTER ONLINE: 11 PART ONE Tickets for events that display the eTix symbol can be purchased in person at the Cary Arts Center, M–F, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. or Sat. 10 a.m.–1 p.m. online at or through the eTix Phone Center (1-800-514-3849) M–F 9 a.m.–8 p.m., Sat.: 10 a.m.–8 p.m., or Sun.: 12-8 p.m. Cary Arts Center Bonus Performances James Gregory Friday, January 16 | 7:30 p.m. | $27– $42 James creates an evening of non-stop laughter with a wry sense of the absurd, a Southern accent and universal story-telling. The ridiculous, the common and sometimes even the simplest events all become hilarious in the hands of this master storyteller and world-class comedian. Dr. Anatoly Larkin: Piano Music of the Russian Romantics Sunday, January 18 | 3 p.m. | Free Co-sponsored by WCPE Explore the contributions of well-known composers, and learn about less familiar composers who help to connect the development of these Greats. Dr. Anatoly Larkin, a Russian born pianist himself, paints an intimate portrait of the era's key composers through their piano music in a special radio show and a corresponding live event during WCPE's Russian Romantics weekend. The Malpass Brothers Saturday, May 9 | 7:30 p.m. If you are a fan of classic old-time "real" country you will love The Malpass Brothers. The two 20-something brothers will transport you back 50 years. This duo specializes in traditional country music, and has toured as an opening act for the legendary, Merle Haggard. Native North Carolinians, Chris and Taylor perform in the style of Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Ernest Tubb, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Sr. and Elvis. The Family Series The Town of Cary has expanded their entertainment offerings to include a Family Series—family-friendly performances that can be enjoyed by young and old alike! Performances take place at Cary Arts Center and all tickets are $8 each. Build–A–Band Concert with the Triangle Wind Ensemble Sunday, February 8 | 4 p.m. Join director Evan Feldman and the 50-member Triangle Wind Ensemble, a semi-professional concert band, in discovering the building blocks of concert music. This fun, interactive, hour-long concert includes creative opportunities for kids and adults to be part of the music- making and have their creative ideas performed by the band. You'll also be treated to great entertainment and music that everyone will enjoy. Mr. Blue Shoes Saturday, March 7 | 3 p.m. Mr. Blue Shoes is a one hour, highly-interactive, live music experience that encompasses Blues music, history, and life lessons, designed to inspire children of all ages about music and learning. Not only will children be engaged throughout the performance, they will become part of the performance—singing, dancing, clapping, participating in call and response, and perhaps even taking part on stage! Participate in one of the pre‐show Parent & Child Arts and Crafts classes: Crafty Class Connections Build-A-Band We will build our own band, out of clay…make some whistles toot and shakers rattle! Take a class on Jan 24 & 31. Mr Blue Shoes Mr. Blue Shoes Make your own Blue Shoe Bungalow with a little critter that snuggles up inside! Take a class on March 6 & 7. Class Bonus: EachchildthatregistersforaCraftyClass More information about our Crafty Class Connections can be found in the Arts section of the brochure. Class Bonus: Each child that registers for a Crafty Class will receive premiere seating and can see the show for a reduced ticket price of $5.

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