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:  February 23, 2017

February 23 – 24 / The Tournees French Film Festival at CFCC

Through February 26 / Boeing Boeing with UNCW Department of Theatre

Through March 5 / Crimes of the Heart with Big Dawg Productions

February 23 / Opening Reception / Alumni Invitational at UNCW Cultural Arts Gallery

February 23 / Opening Reception / All Student Show at Boseman Gallery

February 23 / Opening Reception / Diverse Works at PinPoint

February 23 / Bedlam: voice and lute at Beckwith Recital Hall

February 23 / MFA Thesis Reading I at UNCW Department of Creative Writing

February 23 / Fundraiser / Mardi Gras Art Auction for Carolina Beach Street Arts Festival

February 23 / Fashion to Fiction Runway Show at Expo 216

February 23 / CAM Café After Hours Jam with “the Casserole”

February 23 / Mark & Loren at Odell Williamson Auditorium

February 24 / Veteran Voices at UNCW

February 24 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

February 24 / Opening Reception / Color Works at The Bellamy Mansion

February 24 / Opening Reception / KBardill Art at Wilmington Wine

February 24 / Barry David Salwen, Domonique Launey: piano at Beckwith Recital Hall

February 24 / The Midtown Men at Wilson Center

February 24 / St. Paul’s Guest Artist Series: Balkan Quartet

February 24 – 25 / Kiln Firing with Coastal Carolina Clay Guild

February 24 – March 5 / REALLY ROSIE with Thalian Association Community Theatre at Thalian Hall

February 24 – March 25: Penny Kohut’s SHAMROCK HOLMES at TheatreNOW

February 25 / Meeting of the Port City Playwrights’ Project

February 25 / UNCW FAM Theatreworks USA: SEUSSICAL

February 25 / Readings with Latino Book Club at Pomegranate Books

February 25 / Salsa Footwork Choreography Challenge! with Wilmington Latin Dance

February 25 / Closing Reception / Art Hive Gallery & Studio

February 26 / Group Singing: Wilmington Sacred Harp Singers at Cameron Art Museum

February 26 / Athenian Press & Workshops: An Interest Meeting at Pomegranate Books

February 26 / Angels & Demons with Wilmington Symphonic Winds at Kenan Auditorium

February 26 / Michael Bolton at Wilson Center

February 27 / Comedy of Errors Audition Day #1 with Dram Tree Shakespeare

February 27 / Four Seasons Chamber Ensemble at Kenan Auditorium

February 27 – 28 / Auditions / Theodora: Forever Augusta with Pariah Productions

February 27 – March 3 / Jackie at Cinematique

February 28 / Call for Artists / 35th Annual Juried Spring Show and Sale with Wilmington Art Association

February 28 / Call for Artists / 2017 Azalea Plein Air Paint Out in Wilmington, NC

February 28 / Call for Artists / Pedestrian Art public sculpture program with Arts Council of Wilmington

February 28 / A Reading with Author Peter Makuck with UNCW Department of Creative Writing

February 28 / Poetry as Protest: A Discussion with Kelly Rae Williams at Pomegranate Books

February 28 / AIW Meetup at Wilmington Wine

February 28 – March 1 / Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Wilson Center

March 2017

March 1 / Deadline / 2017 Donn Ansell Memorial Scholarship with Thalian Association Community Theatre

March 1 / Deadline / Southern Prize and State Fellowships at SouthArts

March 1 / Deadline / Grants for Organizations with North Carolina Arts Council

March 1 / Tata Wilmington Book Party at Ironclad Brewery

March 1 – 5 / Real Life Test with Motion Picture Show

March 1 – 12 / Priscilla, Queen of the Desert with Opera House Theatre Company

March 2 / MFA Thesis Reading II with UNCW Department of Creative Writing

March 2 / The Batuquê Trio at Jazz @ The CAM

March 3 / Opening Reception / Spring Art Show with The Associated Artists of Southport at Franklin Square Gallery

March 3 / Writer’s Gathering at Old Books On Front

March 4 / Walkerworld Luau to benefit Superstar Academy & Theater For All!

March 5 / The Jungle Book with Wilmington Ballet Company at Wilson Center

March 7 / The Habana Boys at Thalian Hall

March 8 / Annex Songwriter Session #6 at Brooklyn Arts Center

March 8 / Speed Killed My Cousin at TheatreNOW

March 9 / Gallery Talk / Beyond the Horizon at Cameron Art Museum

March 9 / Opening Reception / TBA at Leland Cultural Arts Center

March 9 / Opening Reception / “Graphically Speaking” by Bob Bryden at Flytrap Brewing

March 9 – 12 / Trans-Sister at Thalian Hall

March 9 – 12 / The Wiz at The Garage at DREAMS

March 9 – 26 / Barefoot In The Park with Thalian Association Community Theatre at Red Barn Studio

March 10 / Opening Reception / From the Fire at Cameron Art Museum

March 10 – 19 / Grease with Brunswick Little Theatre

March 11 / Youth Arts Day Celebration at Leland Cultural Arts Center

March 11 / Cape Fear Contra Dance

March 11 / Meeting of the Wilmington Area Woodturners Association

March 13 / Brunswick Arts Council Annual Meeting

March 14 / Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling at Kenan Auditorium

March 15 / Call for Artists / Tributaries at RX Restaurant & Bar

March 15 / Alban Elved Dance Co. Open Rehearsal: The Light of the Water at Kenan Auditorium

March 16 / Benefit Concert for UNCW Community Music Academy

March 16 / Lionel Popkin Dance at Wilson Center

March 16 / MFA Thesis Reading III with UNCW Department of Creative Writing

March 16 – 19 / Hand To God with Student Lab Series at UNCW

March 16 – April 2 / Heathers The Musical with Panache Theatrical Productions at Thalian Hall

March 17 / Massive Grass at Leland Cultural Arts Center

March 17 / Earth, Wind & Fire at Wilson Center

March 17 – 19 / Fiddler on the Roof with Cape Fear Academy Theatre Department at Thalian Hall

March 18 / Operatic Orchestra with Wilmington Symphony Orchestra at Wilson Center

March 20 / Auditions / Cry Baby with Second Star Theatre Company

March 21 / AIW Meetup for March 2017

March 21 / Launch Party: The River of Kings at Bourgie Nights

March 21 / Rush Hour Series: Onward Soldiers at Kenan Auditorum

March 21 / Ann Wilson of Heart at Wilson Center

March 22 / Meeting of the Wilmington Art Association

March 22 / Lawn & Disorder, Comedy From The Suburbs at Thalian Hall

March 22 / STOMP at Wilson Center

March 23 / MFA Thesis Reading IV with UNCW Department of Creative Writing

March 23 / Face to Face – Elton John / Billy Joel Tribute at Odell Williamson Auditorium

March 23 / MFA Thesis Reading IV (Spring 2016) with UNCW Department of Creative Writing

March 23 – 24 / Jazzfest at UNCW

March 23 – 26 / PSL – Ladies Room at The Garage at DREAMS

March 23 – April 9 / The Last Encampment with Big Dawg Productions

March 24 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

March 24 / The Kennedys at Odell Williamson Auditorium

March 25 / Auditions / Jesus Christ Superstar, Camelot, South Pacific, and Peter and the Starcatcher with Opera House Theatre

March 25 / Tallis Chamber Orchestra at St. Paul’s

March 25 / Pop-Up Cinema: Wilmington on Fire with Cucalorus Film Festival

March 25 / The Nile Project at Kenan Auditorium

March 25 – 26 / Beauty & the Beast with City Ballet at Wilson Center

March 28 / 50th Anniversary Celebration of the North Carolina Arts Council

March 28 – 29 / Arts Day 2017

March 30 / Jason Isbell at Wilson Center

March 30 – April 9 / GYPSY with Thalian Association Community Theatre at Thalian Hall

March 30 – April 9 / The Children’s Hour with UNCW Department of Theatre

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

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

April 2017

April / The Comedy of Errors with Dram Tree Shakespheare at DREAMS Garage

April 1 / Cape Fear Contra Dance

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

April 3 – 4 / Auditions / Cat On A Hot Tin Roof with Thalian Association Community Theatre

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

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

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 / Pippin at Wilson Center

April 8 / K. Sridhar at Beckwith Recital Hall

April 10 – 11 / Auditions / The Lyons with Thalian Association Community Theatre

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

April 12 / Home Free at Wilson Center

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

April 14 / Opening Reception / Spring Senior Exhibition at UNCW Cultural Arts Gallery

April 18 / AIW Meetup for April 2017

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

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 / Marcel Portilla Band at Leland Cultural Arts Center

April 21 – 22 / A Musical Cabaret with Kathy Snow Productions

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

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

April 23 – May 7 / Wilmington Jewish Film Festival

April 27 / Quebe Sisters With Massive Grass 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 – 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 / 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 / Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra & Junior Strings Concert

May 2017

Orange Street Festival

May 2 – 3 / Dirty Dancing at Wilson Center

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

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 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 / 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 24 / Meeting of the Wilmington Art Association

May 24 / Britt Floyd at Wilson Center

May 26 / Fourth Friday Gallery Walk

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 4 – 11 / Port City Music Festival

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 LYONS at Thalian Association Community Theatre at Red Barn Studio Theatre

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

June 10 / Creative Writing Fair at Leland Cultural Arts Center

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

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

October 2017

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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