We may be ‘frozen,’ but summer camp lies ahead

Lake Norman YMCA's promotional snowman

Lake Norman YMCA’s promotional snowman

Lake Norman YMCA
snOMG! The staff at the Lake Norman YMCA took a cue from Olaf Thursday afternoon.  They want to know what frozen things do in summer … summer camp!  This summer, “Adventure Awaits” at YMCA Day Camp! Continue Reading

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Players open 50th season with a gripping ‘Ordinary People’

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"Ordinary People" runs through March 15 at Davidson Community Players Armour Street Theater.

Elyse Williams, Wolfe Edwards and Bill Reilly star in “Ordinary People,” through March 15 at Davidson Community Players’ Armour Street Theater.

The intensity of the drama that unfolds in Judith Guest’s powerful story “Ordinary People” certainly is captured by the Davidson Community Players in the dramatized version of Guest’s tantalizing novel.

“Ordinary People,” which opened Thursday night, initiates Davidson Community Theater’s 50th season of ongoing theater productions in the Lake Norman area. It runs over the next three weekends at the Armour Street Theatre in Davidson. Continue Reading

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Brewery tour, ‘Chicago’ auditions, Davidson basketball

cathy swiney weekend bug

Roy Alexander (DavidsonNews.net/2009 file photo)

Roy Alexander (DavidsonNews.net/2009 file photo)

Wednesday night’s snowstorm led to several event cancellations and delays, but if the weather cooperates this weekend you will get the chance to experience a new theater performance, auditions for another performance, a brewery tour, a Davidson basketball home game and many other events. If cabin fever strikes you, especially on Thursday and Friday, just make sure you visit the event website or call in advance to make sure it is still taking place. Continue Reading

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March MATHness, anti-toll meetings, ‘Ordinary People’

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The Davidson Community Players presents "Ordinary People" Feb. 26-March 15.

Davidson Community Players presents “Ordinary People” Feb. 26-March 15.

The college basketball season is nearing its final weeks, which means one thing – we’re closer to March Madness and bracket filling. We’re also one week closer to spring! Two events this week focus on those two topics, so be sure to check them out. Among the other events this week are a program that addresses foreign media in a communist country, town hall meetings by an anti-toll road group and the opening night of “Ordinary People.” Continue Reading

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‘Precious Memories’ of intrigue, sadness and love

"Precious Memories" at Warehouse PAC in Cornelius.

Sue Massek as Sarah Ogan Gunning, in “Precious Memories” at Warehouse PAC in Cornelius.

Connie Fisher theater bugThe Warehouse Performing Arts Center, where powerful one-actor stories are known to be performed, opened “Precious Memories” Thursday night for a two week run.

“Precious Memories” is the story of folk singer and composer, Sarah Ogan Gunning, portrayed by Sue Massek, a banjo-playing singer who performs anywhere from the coal fields of Appalachia to Lincoln Center in New York City and in countries around the world.
The play is sentimental, moving, ardent, mournful, cheerful, pitiful, loving and delightful all at the same time.

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Sunday Union at Summit, Carrburretors at Carrburritos

music newsLive music in downtown Davidson this weekend includes local favorites Sunday Union at Summit Coffee on Friday night, and jazz combo The Carrburretors Saturday night at Carrburritos. Continue Reading

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