Author archives: Rachael Carscaddon

  • Sweet Home Alabama:

    May 10, 11 • 1466 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, MusicNo Comments

    Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with Maria Taylor Sat., 5/14 • doors 8 p.m. • $12-15 Soapbox Laundro-Lounge 255 N. Front St. www.soapboxlaundrolounge.com Born from a long line of musicians, Jason Isbell has been surrounded by music since a young age. Though...

  • Theatre Abounds:

    May 3, 11 • 978 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    It’s a lush time for theatre in Wilmington. As May begins with warm temperatures, stages around town are heating up performance art in all aspects. From musicals to dinner theatre, variety awaits at Front Street Brewery and Thalian Hall. Murder in the...

  • Rock Me, ‘Amadeus’:

    Apr 26, 11 • 1374 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    Amadeus Opera House Theatre Company Thalian Hall • 310 Chestnut Street 4/27-5/1, 5/6-8, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Tickets: $15 • (910) 632-2285 www.thalianhall.com His talent was showcased at the early age of 5, and over his lifetime, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart...

  • Rustic Chic:

    Apr 19, 11 • 1602 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSYNo Comments

    Jeff Bridgers Art Show at Crow Hill 9 S. Front Street 4/24, 7 p.m. • FREE Crow Hill made its mark on downtown Wilmington’s culinary beat after opening last year to rave reviews. In its first year alone, it took Best New Restaurant in encore’s 2011...

  • Sensation of Art:

    Apr 12, 11 • 1302 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSYNo Comments

    Art Sensation Sunday, April 17 • 8 p.m. Thalian Hall Main Stage 310 Chestnut St. Tickets: $15 • www.thalianhall.com Tracey Varga, dance maven and philanthropic citizen, created Art Sensation as a cross-genre dance showcase to benefit local non-profit...

  • Modern-day Jesus:

    Apr 5, 11 • 4865 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    Godspell City Stage • 21 N. Front St. 4/7-10, 15-17, 22-24 and 29-5/1 Shows at 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m. Tickets: $15-$18 • www.citystagenc.com Written in 1970 by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak, “Godspell” prospered into one of the most popular...

  • The Doctor’s In:

    Mar 29, 11 • 1288 Views • COVER STORYNo Comments

    Dr. Etta: Family Specialist Thalian Hall Main Stage 310 Chestnut Street • (910) 632-2285 April 2, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Tickets: $14-$25 • www.etix.com “Going to see stand-up comedy is like taking a mini vacation from your life,”...

  • Full Bloom:

    Mar 15, 11 • 1386 Views • COVER STORYNo Comments

    Spring is starting to take effect, as evident from the budding trees, singing birds and people are blowing their noses from killer allergies. The weather is getting warmer and outdoor activities are finding their place again. Soon the streets will be bustling...

  • Not Your Children’s Nursery Rhyme:

    Mar 8, 11 • 1562 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    The Little Dog Laughed City Stage • 21 N. Front St. 3/10-27, Thurs-Sun, 8 p.m. Tickets: $12-$18 www.citystagenc.com “Hey diddle diddle/The cat and the fiddle/The cow jumped over the moon/The little dog laughed to see such sport/And the dish ran away...

  • Center Stage:

    Mar 1, 11 • 992 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    After a grueling day at work, most Wilmingtonians want to come home and relax—or maybe go out for a nice dinner with family or friends, catch a movie, hit the bars downtown for a few drinks to take the edge off. Anything that will let heavy minds rest a...