Youth theater classes
The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is partnering with Raleigh Little Theatre to offer a variety of youth theater arts classes March 12-May 7. For a complete list of classes and costs, go to www.wakeforestnc.gov/classes.aspx.
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Carolina Ballet Spring Shakespeare Festival
Carolina Ballet will present several performances to mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. To buy tickets, go to www.carolinaballet.com or call 919-719-0900. Free tickets will be available to high school students with valid ID. Performances and locations include:
▪ “Tempest Fantasy,” March 3-20 at Duke Energy Center for the Perfoming Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.
▪ “Macbeth,” April 14-17 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh; April 30-May 1 at Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham.
▪ “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” May 12-15 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St., Raleigh.
Raleigh Little Theatre will present “Sweeney Todd” through Feb. 28 in the Cantey V. Sutton Theatre. For tickets, call the box office at 919-821-3111 between noon and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or go to www.raleighlittletheatre.org.
Diversity meet and greet
The Franklin County Arts Council will host a diversity meet and greet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at 22 S. Main St., Franklinton. The group hopes to gain input from residents on multicultural art events and workshops. Pamela Andrejev will talk about Grassroots grants. Refreshments will be served.
Local Color Gallery will feature the exhibit “Spring Fever” starting First Friday on March 4 at 311 W. Martin St., Raleigh. The exhibit by Bekah Haslett and Margo White will run through March 31.
‘The Hundred Dresses’
Forest Moon Theater will present “The Hundred Dresses” March 4-6 and 11-13 at the Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. Tickets are $10 in advance and $13 at the door for adults and $7 in advance and $10 at the door for children 12 and younger. For tickets, go to http://wakeforestnc.gov/the-hundred-dresses.aspx.
‘Miss Nelson is Missing!’
Raleigh Little Theatre will present “Miss Nelson is Missing!” March 11-27 in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre. For tickets, call the box office at 919-821-3111 or go to www.raleighlittletheatre.org.
Medal of Arts nominations
The City of Raleigh Arts Commission is accepting nominations for the 2016 Medal of Arts awards. The deadline is Thursday, March 31. Guidelines and forms are available at www.raleighnc.gov. For more information, contact Belva Parker at 919-696-3610 or Belva.Parker@raleighnc.gov.
Open Garden and Art Show
Lasting Impressions will host its 10th annual Open Garden and Art Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at 4904 Hermitage Drive, Raleigh. For more information, go to www.lastingimpressionsleaves.com or call 919-787-6228.
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