Author archives: Shea Carver

  • Three Acts of Cheer:

    Nov 30, 10 • 943 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    Holly Follies: A Christmas Comedy Big Dawg Productions Cape Fear Playhouse • 613 Castle St. 12/3 – 5 and 10 – 12; 2 p.m. Tickets: $12, includes holiday treats www.bigdawgproductions.org When I ask Kathryn Martin how she will be spending the holiday...

  • A Cranky Christmas Tradition:

    Nov 23, 10 • 1424 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    Santaland Diaries City Stage • 21 N. Front Street (910) 264-2602 11/26 – 28, 12/3 – 5, & 10 – 12, 8 p.m.; 9 p.m. on 11/26 Tickets: $8 – $12 www.citystagenc.com “I haven’t scared myself artistically in a long time,”...

  • Fa-La-La-Lots to Do!

    Nov 23, 10 • 1564 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, FEATURENo Comments

    We’ve barely roasted the first turkey, but lights already sparkle across many front lawns and retail centers across town. Heck, I am pretty sure downtown Wilmington had city workers hanging lit wreaths on Halloween night! For many, the earlier the holidays...

  • Betterment for Youth:

    Nov 23, 10 • 1461 Views • FEATURENo Comments

    The Rainbow Party Wednesday, December 1st, 7 p.m. – 2 a.m. Ibiza: 118 Market Street • Karaoke Costello’s Piano Bar: 211 Princess Street • Tom Noonan, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m., Caitlin Becka and Tim Black, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. and Kersten Capra,...

  • Emotive Power and Voice:

    Nov 16, 10 • 2023 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FEATURE4 Comments

    Atlantis Magazine Release Party Soapbox Laundro Lounge, third floor 255 N. Front Street November 20th, 9 p.m. Free, 21+; $3 otherwise Featuring music from Justin Lacy and the Swimming Machine, Gypsy Fire and James Ethan Clark The collegiate magazine of UNCW...

  • Let the Art Collecting Begin!

    Nov 16, 10 • 1375 Views • Art, COVER STORYNo Comments

    Art for the Masses November 20th, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wilmington Convention Center Foot of Hanover Street $3 donation to Creative Wilmington According to Jenni Harris, coordinator of the event for Creative Wilmington, this year’s as exciting as ever....

  • Cultural Exchange Gone Awry:

    Nov 9, 10 • 815 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    The Red Chapel Directed by: Mads Brügger Friday, November 12, 7:15 p.m., City Stage Theater Sunday, November 14, 10:45 a.m., Thalian Hall Black Box Theater www.theredchapel.com Imagine this: Three Dutch men convince the North Korean government to allow them...

  • A Kick in the Right Direction:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1984 Views • EXTRA! EXTRA!, FEATURE1 Comment

    Two months ago, my beloved beau decided he wanted to start a salt business. He claimed Kickstarter would be the way to help fund his love for seasoning. “What’s Kickstarter?” I asked. “It’s this really cool website where people post their business...

  • A Banded Demoiselle:

    Nov 9, 10 • 15720 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    Cucalorians are preparing to take over our city come Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11th. They’ll be crawling across our streets, antennas perched, looking for the most fulfilling films to store away in their poison sacs and spew across the land. Those...

  • Bug-a-lorus Art Show:

    Nov 2, 10 • 1063 Views • COVER STORYNo Comments

    We called for entries for two months. We wanted to cull a host of inspiration to hang along the Soapbox walls as the Cucalrous Film Festival got underway. And, so, the time is here, and the entries are oh-so bugtastically fun. The winning cover art for this...