Programs by Date

September 2, 2016

Pulitzer NC Event
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 7:30pm
Burnsville, NC

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter, director and producer Moss Hart.

Includes a post-show discussion.

An opening night party will be held after the show on August 27th. 

 

September 3, 2016

Pulitzer NC Event
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 7:30pm
Burnsville, NC

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter, director and producer Moss Hart.

Includes a post-show discussion.

An opening night party will be held after the show on August 27th. 

 

September 4, 2016

Pulitzer NC Event
Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Burnsville, NC

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter, director and producer Moss Hart.

Includes a post-show discussion.

An opening night party will be held after the show on August 27th. 

 

September 6, 2016

Road Scholar Event
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Charlotte, NC
Grant Event
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
Canton, NC

This is the first event celebrating the 125th anniversary of Haywood County Public Library and the County's Mountain Heritage. Ms. Town will perform stories for and with people of all ages. She has performed at festivals, schools and libraries across the country, and is currently collaborating with the Northwest Regional Library System of N.C. She also teaches and directs drama.

Contact: Mannie Dalton, Assistant Director, Haywood County Library (828) 356-2531 mcrone@haywoodnc.net 

September 8, 2016

Grant Event
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 5:30pm
Canton, NC

This is the second event celebrating the 125th anniversary of Haywood County Public Library and the County's Mountain Heritage. Mr. Chappell, a native of Hawood County, was an English professor for 40 years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and was Poet Laureate of North Carolina from 1997-2002.

Contact: Mannie Dalton, Assistant Director, Haywood County Library (828) 356-2532 mcrone@haywoodnc.net

September 10, 2016

Road Scholar Event
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:30am
Mooresville, NC
Grant Event
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 11:00am
Waynesville, NC

This is the third event celebrating the 125th anniversary of Haywood County Public Library and the County's Mountain Heritage. Ms. English will lead this hands-on workshop. She has degrees in holistic nutrition and sociology, and is a member of Slow Food USA. She has been featured in Food & Wine, Delish, Edible Magazines and Anthology, and has been a repeat guest on Martha Stewart Radio on SiriusFM.

Sign-up for this event is required: (828) 356-2507.

Pulitzer NC Event
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 6:30pm
Burnsville, NC

Pulitzer NC Mountains

David George Haskell, 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist in General Nonfiction for his book The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature (Viking), gives the keynote presentation during Carolina Mountains Literary Festival. Book signing to follow.
Collaborator: AMY Regional Libraries

Pulitzer NC Event
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 7:30pm
Burnsville, NC

Pulitzer NC Mountains

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher

Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter/director/producer Moss Hart. 

Collaborator: AMY Regional Libraries.

September 11, 2016

Road Scholar Event
Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 3:00pm
Shelby, NC

September 13, 2016

Road Scholar Event
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 2:00pm
Hatteras, NC

September 14, 2016

Grant Event
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:00am - 11:00pm
Dublin, NC

Includes Q&A. This is the second event in the College’s Writers Series.

Contact: Joyce Bahhouth 910-879-5540 jbahhouth@bladencc.edu

 

September 15, 2016

Pulitzer NC Event
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
Charlotte, NC

Pulitzer Charlotte: Power and Accountability

Dr. Cheryl Butler-Brayboy, Associate Professor of English in the Department of Languages & Literature at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, and distinguished panelists will explore the power of new media to trigger social activism and political action.

Speakers include:

September 16, 2016

Grant Event
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
Raleigh, NC

Artist Antoine Williams will be discussing his Black Man With a Horn Exhibit, currently up at the African American Cultural Center Gallery. This is a site-specific installation of semi-autobiographical narratives consisting of life-size figures made from wheat-paste and found objects. These distorted figures serve as metaphor for larger systemic issues of a broken criminal justice system that rest at the intersection of class, race, geography, and semiotics.

Grant Event
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 8:00pm
Raleigh, NC

An evening with Martin and Langston draws audiences inside the worlds of two of the greatest orators of the 20th century: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Langston Hughes. The evening begins with Justice`s critically acclaimed portrayal of Dr. King then Glover  brings to life the words and poetry of Langston Hughes, portraying one of the great American writers in modern history. The evening will conclude with an audience discussion with these acclaimed actors, examining the importance of the arts in education and the intersections of art, culture, and activism.

September 17, 2016

Grant Event
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 11:00am
Raleigh, NC

"Experiencing King" will begin at the iPearl Immersion Theater. The first act provides audiences with an experience of two scenes--King’s civil rights addresses in Durham (Royal Ice Cream Parlor Sit-In documentary) and Rocky Mount (documentary film excerpts from Origin of the Dream). It also introduces the overall event and outlines the walking tour itinerary and special events.

Grant Event
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 12:30pm
Raleigh, NC

Synthia Saint James is a world renowned multicultural visual artist and an award winning author and or illustrator of 17 children’s books. She is most celebrated for designing the first Kwanzaa Stamp for the United States Postal Service in 1997 (and another in 2016), for which she received a History Maker Award. In addition to winning numerous artistic awards, she was commissioned to paint the “Mosaic Woman Award” presented to Dr. Maya Angelou and a Lifetime Achievement Award for Nelson Mandela.

Grant Event
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 1:00pm
Raleigh, NC

"Experiencing King" will begin at the iPearl Immersion Theater. The first act provides audiences with an experience of two scenes--King’s civil rights addresses in Durham (Royal Ice Cream Parlor Sit-In documentary) and Rocky Mount (documentary film excerpts from Origin of the Dream). It also introduces the overall event and outlines the walking tour itinerary and special events.

Road Scholar Event
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC