Nutcracker Ballet

NOVEMBER 24th-26th TAYLOR DANCE PRESENTS “THE NUTCRACKER” WHERE:  Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst NC WHEN: Friday, Nov. 24th: 7:30 pm Saturday, Nov. 25th: 2pm Sunday, Nov. 26th: 2pm The students of Taylor dance will present their...

Carolina Philharmonic

Wednesday,  November 22, 2017 — 8:00 PM & Saturday, November 25, 2017 —3:00 PM  — The Carolina Hotel, Grand Ballroom Holiday Pops featuring Broadway...

Met Opera Live in HD

  Saturday, November 18,2017…..1:00 :PM…Sunrise Theater, southern Pines NC Adès’ The Exterminating Angel MET PREMIER – The Exterminating Angel has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned...

A world recreated by Andrew Wareham

Summer is almost over but that doesn’t mean one can’t enjoy seasonal reading into the Fall. Good candidates abound in the multi-volume works of Englishman Andrew Wareham.  The Duty and Destiny series traces the rise of a fighting captain in Nelson’s Royal Navy. The...

Black Flags – The Rise of ISIS. By Joby Warrick

Every now and then I read a book and feel “every American should have to read this.””  That is how I feel about Black Flags, the work of Washington Post reporter Joby Warrick. The book details the rise of the Islamic jihadist group that broke away fromEl Qaeda – or...