ARTS NEWS: NOVEMBER 30 – December 6, 2017

Encore: SNARKSTAR CHRISTMAS: Jamey Stone nails our favorite disgruntled elf, Crumpet, in ‘The Santaland Diaries’

Encore: KICKING OFF THE HOLIDAYS: The joy, warmth and laughter of Big Dawg’s latest production welcomes the brightness of the season

Encore: ASHES TO ASHES, DUST TO DUST: ‘Stardust * Picture This’ opens Dec. 8 at Bottega Art and Wine Gallery

Encore: POIGNANT NOSTALGIA: ‘A Christmas Story’ cast members talk about their iconic roles playing young Ralphie and adult Ralphie

StarNews: Wilmington indie filmmaker secures rights to Stephen King story

StarNews: Theatre For All puts performers with disabilities in the spotlight

StarNews: What’s up in area galleries, museums

StarNews: Play review: ‘Every Christmas Story Ever Told’ is a fun, fast romp

StarNews: With ‘Santaland,’ have yourself a frantic, stressed and funny little Christmas

WECT: Walkerworld: Castle Hayne man explains how the ‘organic artist retreat’ came to be

WECT: Athenian Press and Workshops amplifies female writers’ reach

WECT: First Act: Theatre for All presents ‘The Memory Book’

WHQR: Communique: “The Memory Book” | Original Show From Theatre For All

WHQR: Communique: “FRANK*incense & Myrrh” With Wilmington Choral Society (*Sinatra)

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