The Arts In Wilmington Calendar

This calendar is continually updated. Please send updates to: craig@artsinwilmington.com or post to: facebook.com/artswilmington

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Most Recent Update:  March 30, 2017

Through April 2 / Heathers The Musical with Panache Theatrical Productions at Thalian Hall

Through April 9 / The Last Encampment with Big Dawg Productions

Through April 9 / GYPSY with Thalian Association Community Theatre at Thalian Hall

Through April 9 / The Children’s Hour with UNCW Department of Theatre

March 31 – April 29: Clyde Edgerton‘s KILLER DILLER at TheatreNOW

March 30 / Pro Musica: “Out of Darkness into Light” at Cameron Art Museum

March 30 / Jason Isbell at Wilson Center

March 30 – 31 / The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood with WBHS Drama Club

March 31 / Deadline / Art in the Arboretum Theme Art Piece Contest with Wilmington Art Association

March 31 / Call for Artists / Then & Now at The Bellamy Mansion

March 31 / Visions Film Festival and Conference at Lumina Theatre

March 31 / Opening Reception / The Spirit of a Woman at Saltwater Surf Art

March 31 / Writers’ Club: Volume 16 at Old Books On Front

March 31 – April 1 / Wilmington Dance Festival with The Dance Cooperative at Kenan Auditorium

March 31 – April 1 / Ignite Creativity Summit

April 2017

April 1 / Auditions / As You Like It & Midsummer Night’s Dream with Cape Fear Shakespeare

April 1 / UNCW PRINT FEST Steamroller Print Extravaganza

April 1 / Cape Fear Contra Dance

April 1 – 2 / Everything’s Coming Up Roses with Sea Notes Choral Society at Odell Williamson Auditorium

April 2 / UNCW Choirs at Beckwith Recital Hall

April 2 / The US Air Force Concert Band and the Singing Sergeants at Kenan Auditorium

April 2 / Organ Recital, Ronnie D. Wise at St. Paul

April 2 / Concerts on College presents Girls Choir of Wilmington

April 2 / Gallery Talk / “Catching the Spirit” with Mark Gansor at Art In Bloom

April 2 / Little Elsewhere turns 3, art show and live music

April 3 – 5 / Cinematique Presents: “I AM Not Your Negro”

April 5 / Gallery Talk / From the Fire Glass Artist Shannon Brunskill at Cameron Art Museum

April 5 / Opening Reception / Then & Now at The Bellamy Mansion

April 6 / UNCW Jazz Ensemble II at Kenan Auditorium

April 6 / Jua at Jazz @ The CAM

April 6 / An Evening of Poetry with Melissa Crowe and Anna Lena Phillips Bell with UNCW Department of Creative Writing

April 6 / Opening Reception / It’s A Blue World After All at Boseman Gallery

April 6 / Opening Reception / Spring Senior Exhibition at CAB Gallery

April 6 / Late Fear: Wilmington’s Late Night Talk Show at TheatreNOW

April 6 – 9 / Theodora: Forever Augusta with Pariah Productions at Red Barn Studio Theatre

April 7 / Opening Reception / Grand Miniature Art Show at Wilmington Art Hive

April 7 – 9 / 2017 Azalea Plein Air Paint Out in Wilmington, NC

April 7 – 9 / 35th Annual Juried Spring Show and Sale with Wilmington Art Association

April 8 / Alt-Zalea FEST 2017

April 8 / Magic & Mirth at Leland Cultural Arts Center

April 8 / Opening Reception / F l o u ( w e ) r : find us here at Wabi Sabi Warehouse

April 8 / Pippin at Wilson Center

April 8 / K. Sridhar at Beckwith Recital Hall

April 10 / Prologue: “White Boy: A Rock and Roll Story” by Stephen Glaser

April 10 / Opening Reception / Tributaries: An Art Party at Rx

April 10 – 11 / Right or Wrong? – Staged Readings with Port City Playwrights’ Project at Cape Fear Playhouse

April 10 – 12 / Cinematique Presents: “Paterson”

April 11 / Squidco Presents Tatsuya Nakatani – Solo Percussion

April 11 / Opening Reception / Local at Wilmington International Airport

April 12 / Home Free at Wilson Center

April 13 / Opening Reception / TBA at Leland Cultural Arts Center

April 13 – 30 / The Comedy of Errors with Dram Tree Shakespeare

April 13 – 30 / King Kirby with Pineapple-Shaped Lamps at Red Barn Studio Theatre

April 14 / Choral Concert, Choir of St. Paul’s

April 16 / Historic Downtown Wilmington Marketplace

April 17 – May 6 / ArtBeat Community Mural Project

April 17 – 19 / Cinematique Presents: “A United Kingdom”

April 18 / AIW Meetup for April 2017

April 18 / Rush Hour Series: Randy McQuay Blues at Kenan Auditorum

April 19 / UNCW Saxophone Ensembles at Beckwith Recital Hall

April 19 – 25 / The Last Five Years at Thalian Hall

April 20 / A Reading with Visiting Writer Duncan Murrell with UNCW Department of Creative Writing

April 20 / Surf City, NC Fine Arts Exhibit

April 20 / ETHEL – Documerica at Kenan Auditorium

April 20 – 21 / Tricia Brown Dance Company at Wilson Center

April 20 – 23 / The Last Five Years at Thalian Hall

April 21 / Cape Fear Jazz Society Scholarship Concert at Beckwith Recital Hall

April 21 / Atlantis Issue 75 Release Party at Bottega

April 21 / Marcel Portilla Band at Leland Cultural Arts Center

April 21 / Opening Reception / Sibs: New Art by Michael Van Hout, and Brooks Koff at Art In Bloom

April 21 / St. Paul’s Guest Artist Series, Atlantic Chamber Ensemble

April 21 – 22 / Cabaret “A Movie Extravaganza” with Kathy Snow Productions

April 21 – 22 / Divine Divas: Benefit Concert & Silent Auction

April 22 / Art Gala Fundraiser at Greenlands Farm

April 22 / Mike Farris at Thalian Hall

April 22 / Season Finale with Wilmington Symphony Orchestra at Wilson Center

April 23 / Chamber Music Wilmington presents JASPER QUARTET

April 23 / UNCW Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band at Kenan Auditorium

April 23 / UNCW String Ensemble at Beckwith Recital Hall

April 23 / The North Carolina Symphony –Beethoven’s Ninth at Wilson Center

April 23 – May 7 / Wilmington Jewish Film Festival

April 24 / UNCW Classical Guitar Ensemble at Beckwith Recital Hall

April 24 / Free Documentary Screening “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot”

April 24 / OLLI New Horizons Band at Kenan Auditorium

April 26 / Department of Music Honors Recital at Beckwith Recital Hall

April 27 / Call for Artists / Silver Arts Festival with Wilmington Art Association

April 27 / Massive Grass with FolkStone Stringband at Thalian Hall

April 27 / Classic Nashville Roadshow starring Jason Petty and Katie Deal at Odell Williamson Auditorium

April 27 – May 14 / Over the River and Through the Woods with Big Dawg Productions

April 28 / Deadline / Nominations for the 2018 Arts In Wilmington Awards

April 28 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

April 28 / 10 Year Anniversary of Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts

April 28 – 30 / James & The Giant Peach, Jr. with Cape Fear Academy Theatre Department

April 28 – May 7 / A CHORUS LINE with Thalian Association Community Theatre at Community Arts Center

April 29 / Auditions / Performance Club Summer Stock Children’s Theater

April 29 / Art Block Festival and Plein Air Paint Out

April 29 / Opening Reception / Helen Dixon at Luna Caffe

April 29 / DASH Ensemble at Thalian Hall

April 29 – 30 / Great Choruses from Masterworks with Cape Fear Chorale

April 30 / Brunswick Band at St. James

April 30 / Group Singing: Wilmington Sacred Harp Singers at Cameron Art Museum

April 30 / Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra & Junior Strings Concert

April 30 / Ballet Magnificat! with Wilmington Conservatory of Fine Arts at Wilson Center

May 2017

May 1 – 6 / Paint Out Wilmington! with Arts Council of Wilmington

May 2 – 3 / Dirty Dancing at Wilson Center

May 5 / Voices of Spring Concert with Wilmington Boys Choir

May 5 – 27 / Ivan Menchell’s THE CEMETARY CLUB at TheatreNOW

May 6 / Summer Roll Out Kids at CAM

May 6 / Brunswick Bands at Ocean Isle Amphitheater

May 6 / H.M.S. Pinafore at Wilson Center

May 6 / Brunswick Bands at Winding River

May 6 / 16th Annual Arts Sensation! at Thalian Hall

May 7 / The North Carolina Symphony – The Pirates of Penzance at Wilson Center

May 9 / Brunswick Bands

May 11 / Opening Reception / TBA at Leland Cultural Arts Center

May 11 / Arsenio Hall at Thalian Hall

May 11 – 13 / Cape Fear Independent Film Festival

May 13 / Brunswick Bands at Odell Williamson Auditorium

May 14 / A Dozen Roses, a Mother’s Day Concert with Wilmington Choral Society

May 16 / AIW Meetup for May 2017

May 16 / Rush Hour Series: Justin Cody Fox Rock/Country/Blues at Kenan Auditorium

May 18 – 28 / CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF with Thalian Association Community Theatre at Thalian Hall

May 19 / Marshall Derrick Band at Leland Cultural Arts Center

May 19 – 28 / Cry Baby! with Second Star Theatre Company

May 20 / Veterans Writing Workshop for Non-Writers and Writers

May 20 / Cape Fear Contra Dance

May 20 / Carolina Beach Street Arts Festival

May 20 – 21 / A Midsummer Night’s Dream ​with City Ballet at Wilson Center

May 22 – 23 / Auditions / Mr. Roberts with Thalian Association Community Theatre

May 24 / Meeting of the Wilmington Art Association

May 24 / Britt Floyd at Wilson Center

May 26 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

May 26 / NORAK Dance Company presents ” Still Moving” at DREAMS of Wilmington

May 26 – 28 / Silver Arts at theArtWorks

May 27 – 28 / 22nd Orange Street ArtsFest

June 2017

June 1 / Opening Reception / Betty Brown Retrospective at UNCW Cultural Arts Gallery

June 1 – 4 / Port City Salsa Splash 2017

June 2 – July 22 / Celia Rivenbark’s THE BEST OF CELIA adapted by Zach Hanner at TheatreNOW

June 3 / Half Hell Folk Festival at Greenlands Farm

June 3 – 4 / 10th Anniversary: Masterworks with Wilmington Conservatory of Fine Arts at Wilson Center

June 4 – 11 / Port City Music Festival

June 5 / 20th Annual Wilmington Symphony Golf Classic

June 7 – 25 / Jesus Christ Superstar with Opera House Theatre Company

June 8 / Wilmington Art Association Annual Spring Picnic and Painting Party

June 8 / Opening Reception / TBA at Leland Cultural Arts Center

June 8 – 25 / The Laramie Project with Big Dawg Productions

June 10 / Creative Writing Fair at Leland Cultural Arts Center

June 11 / The Dance Element at Minnie Evans

June 11 / Sleeping Beauty with Wilmington Ballet Company at Wilson Center

June 15 – 17 / Cape Fear Independent Film Festival

June 20 / AIW Meetup for June 2017

June 23 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

June 23 / Whoopi Goldberg at Wilson Center

June 23 / Southern Trouble at Leland Cultural Arts Center

June 23 – 25 / 2017 Cape Fear Blues Festival at The Rusty Nail

June 25 / The Pointer Sisters at Wilson Center

June 30 / Travis Tritt at Wilson Center

July 2017

July 1 – 2 / Ocean City Jazz Festival

July 4 – 23 / Mister Roberts with Thalian Association Community Theatre

July 5 – 23 / Camelot with Opera House Theatre Company

July 21, 24, 28, & 30 / Carmen with Opera Wilmington

July 28 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

July 28 – August 26 / Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY based on the novel by Oscar Wilde at TheatreNOW

August 2017

August 2 – 20 / South Pacific with Opera House Theatre Company

August 3 – 20 / Twelve Angry Men with Big Dawg Productions

August 25 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

August 30 – September 10 / Peter and the Starcatcher with Opera House Theatre Company

September 2017

September 1 – 30 / August Wilson’s TWO TRAINS RUNNING at TheareNOW

September 7 – 24 / The Hermit of Ft. Fisher with Big Dawg Productions

September 14 / Meeting of the Wilmington Art Association

September 17 / Calidore with Chamber Music Wilmington

September 20 – 24 / SARUS Festival

September 22 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

September 30 / 13th Annual Brunswick County Intercultural Festival

October 2017

October 3 / TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band at Wilson Center

October 6 – 31 / Chase Harrison’s THE SWAMP WITCH at TheatreNOW

October 12 / Meeting of the Wilmington Art Association

October 27 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

November 2017

November 2 – 19 / The Dining Room with Big Dawg Productions

November 3 – 18 / Hank Toler’s WE CAN BE HEROES at TheatreNOW

November 5 / SCHUMANN QUARTET with Chamber Music Wilmington

November 8 – 12 / Cucalorus Film Festival

November 9 / Meeting of the Wilmington Art Association

November 24 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

November 24 – December 23: Zach Hanner’s THE GREATEST GIFT at TheatreNOW

December 2017

December 14 / Wilmington Art Association Annual Party

December 22 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

December 31 / New Year’s Eve Party “Bacchanalia” at TheatreNOW

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