Archive for the ‘ARTSY SMARTSY’ Category

  • Seeing the Light:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1504 Views • Art, ARTSY SMARTSYNo Comments

    Meredith Connelly lived the artist’s dream at the age of 17. She moved to Paris, got an apartment, and spent her days wandering museums with her sketch pad. Yet, she still didn’t consider herself an artist. Even after returning to the states a year later...

  • Chasing a Challenge:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1485 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, Film2 Comments

    Any Given Friday Directed by Keith Barber Thursday, November 11th, 1 p.m. Thalian Hall Black Box There’s an obvious reason why sports make perfect subjects for films: The morality is already built in. There’s a good guy and a bad guy (depending on the...

  • Fish Out of Water:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1440 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, COVER STORY, FilmNo Comments

    Everday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Directed by: Lev Anderson, Chris MetzlerSunday, November 14th, 4:30 p.m. Thalian Hall Black Box Theater www.fishbonedocumentary.com Rock ‘n’ roll is filled with stories of bands that never quite make it to the...

  • A Banded Demoiselle:

    Nov 9, 10 • 15735 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...

  • Catching Their Breath:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1579 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, MusicNo Comments

    Over 15 years ago, The Honored Guests began in a Fayetteville, NC, basement. At the time, the group was called “Milo” and consisted of bassist Jeremy Buenviaje, lead vocalist Russell Bagget, and drummer Andrew Kinghorn. Their sturdy musical foundation...

  • Onstage This Week:

    Nov 9, 10 • 1189 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    At every corner of Wilmington’s creative district, there’s a play to be seen—something much more engaging and interactive than the boob tube’s unoriginal dreck. Some local playwrights are showcasing new works, Pulitzer Prize winners are practically at...

  • Success in Teamwork:

    Nov 2, 10 • 1359 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, Theater1 Comment

    That Championship Season Big Dawg Productions Cape Fear Playhouse Nov. 4th -7th, & 11th -14th, 8 p.m. or Sun. matinees, 3 p.m. Tickets: $15 – $18 www.bigdawgproductions.org There are teams and there is opposition. The idea: Work with the team, and...

  • Modern Day Relationships:

    Nov 2, 10 • 1245 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    Writing Letters Brown Coat Pub and Theater 111 Grace Street (910) 341-0001 Thurs. – Sun., 11/11 – 21, 8 p.m. or Sun matinees, 5 p.m. • $10 www.browncoatheatre.com Sometimes as we look at the world around us, we can’t imagine our lives without...

  • Colorfully Fascinating:

    Nov 2, 10 • 1299 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, TheaterNo Comments

    Hairspray Hannah Block Second Street Stage 120 S. 2nd Street (910) 341-7860 Fri. – Sun., 11/12 – 14, 19 – 21 & 26 – 28, 8 p.m. or Sun. matinees, 3 p.m. Tickets: $15-$18 www.techmoja.com Kevin Lee-y Green’s name has been in the...

  • Pedaling Forward:

    Nov 2, 10 • 1265 Views • ARTSY SMARTSY, MusicNo Comments

    The Apache Relay Also playing: Sam Quinn and Farewell Drifters Soapbox Laundro Lounge 255 N. Front Street • $10 adv/$12 door Saturday, November 6th, Doors, 8 p.m.; show at 9 p.m. There may or may not be too many people on this bike. It appears to have...