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Arts Notes: March 13-19

Plays, artwork, comedy and live music in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.

Call for artists

The Apex Arts Council is looking for artists to participate in the Artists for Animals Faire in the spring. Half of all proceeds will be donated to three animal rescues.

Tents and selling spaces cost $45. Planners are also looking for musicians, dancers and other performers. apexartscouncil.org/artists4animals.php.

‘Miss Nelson is Missing!’

Raleigh Little Theatre’s musical production of “Miss Nelson is Missing!” continues until Sunday, March 27, in the Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh.

The play is directed by Kathleen Rudolph of Cary. Tickets are $17 for adults and $11 for ages 12 and younger. raleighlittletheatre.org.

‘Frame by Frame’

The Cary theater and The Modern School of Film’s “Frame by Frame” series of films and discussions will be at 7 p.m. every two weeks, continuing until Tuesday, April 26, at 122 E. Chatham St., Cary.

Series passes cost $50 ($45 for Cary Film Circle members). Individual classes are $10. thecarytheater.com.

Comedians at The Cary

Karen Morgan and Brent Blakeney perform at The Cary theater at 8 p.m. Friday, March 18, at 122 E. Chatham St. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors. bit.ly/1QGpkmr.

‘Tortoise & the Hare’

Atlantic Coast Theatre presents “Tortoise & the Haire... The Musical” in Cary’s Marvelous Music Family Series at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

Tickets are $8 each. bit.ly/21AaGHR.

Concert

A concert by singers and songwriters Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche is at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St. Table seats are $25. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students over 13 and $10 for ages 12 and younger. bit.ly/21WwpGT.

‘Grandma’

The Cary screens “Grandma” at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20, for $5 at 122 E. Chatham St.

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

The 2016 Cary Visual Art Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition’s organizers are now accepting submissions for sculptures that will be placed around downtown.

Enter with a $35 fee by Monday, March 21. caryvisualart.org/programs/ose/2016.

Scholarships for artists

The Cary Visual Art Young Cary Artists Scholarship Program is also accepting applications from high school seniors through Monday, March 21. caryvisualart.org.

Music in the Library: Bluegrass

The Kudzu Ramblers play from 7-8 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex.

Another performance is at the West Regional Library from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary.

‘Whispers from the Past’

Photographer Scott Garlock will share stories and discuss his photography of Southern homesteads, architecture and artifacts featured in his book, “Whispers from the Past,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. friendsofpagewalker.org.

Small Treasures

The Cary Gallery of Artists’ eight annual Small Treasures Juried Exhibit runs from March 25 through April 23. carygalleryofartists.org.

Scotty McCreery concert

“American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery will give a brief acoustic performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. He’s performing for the 10th annual World Voice Day event by Duke Voice Care Center. A Q&A with the Garner native will follow. Tickets cost $25 or $15 for students, and include information for singers and speakers on caring for your voice and a Vocal Health Fair. dukevoicecare.org, etix.com.

Mixed media exhibition

Artwork by Cinc Hayes will be on display through April at the Bond Park Community Center, 801 High House Road, Cary.

SilverArts

Artwork from the Wake County Senior Games SilverArts Competition will be on display from Friday, April 1, through Friday, April 22, at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place.

‘A Ceilidh at the Cary Arts Center’

Celtic music and dance will be from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at 101 Dry Ave., Cary.

‘Play Slam!’

The Cary Playwrights’ Forum “Play Slam!” three-minute play contest starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St.

Audience members will vote for the winner. Tickets are $12 ($10 for seniors, veterans and students).

Garland Mason

Garland Mason performs in Cary’s Live at Lunch concert series from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Ivey Ellington House, 135 W. Chatham St.

Art After Dark

The Fuquay-Varina Arts Council’s Art After Dark potluck-style showcase of artists, organizations and businesses is 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 8, downtown. fuquayvarinaartscouncil.wildapricot.org.

Organizers are looking for performers and art and craft sellers for the market. Participation is free. For details, email fvartscouncil@gmail.com.

‘Play With the Band II’

The Cary Town Band invites music students to join the band for a series of rehearsals and a concert. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. carytownband.org.

‘Poetry in Motion’

The Triangle Wind Ensemble concert “Poetry in Motion” is 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students and children. trianglewind.org.

Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival

The festival starts at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. There will be poetry readings, speakers and a reception with the Nazim Hikmet Poetry Competition’s winners. nazimhikmetpoetryfestival.org.

‘The Wizard of Oz’

The play, presented by Cary Players Community Theatre, is at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, April 15-17 and 22-24, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

Tickets for the play in Cary’s Marvelous Music Family Series are $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors. An additional 3 p.m. Saturday, April 23, performance costs $10 for ages 12 and younger and $15 for ages 13 and older. caryplayers.org.

En Plein Air: Paint the Town

Registration for Cary’s third annual competition is open until 5 p.m. Monday, April 25, online at townofcary.org or in person at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. The registration fee is $32.

The event will be on Saturday, May 7. If it rains, it will be on Saturday, May 14, instead. Artwork will be on display downtown from May through early June and sold at the Silent Arts Auction and Gala on Friday, June 10.

Receptions

An exhibition by the Granpaparazzi Photography Club opens from 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 29, at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place.

A reception for “Musings,” fiber art by Katy Gallahoon, is 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 29, also at the Cary Senior Center.

Triangle Youth String Orchestra

The Triangle Youth String Orchestra plays at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. philharmonic-association.org.

Impractical Jokers

The truTV Impractical Jokers “Where’s Larry?” Tour comes to Koka Booth Amphitheatre at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, at 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. VIP tickets are $155 and $255, reserved seats are $54.50 and lawn seating is $35.

Tickets are at Booth Amphitheatre, 800-514-3849 or boothamphitheatre.com.

Really Terrible Orchestra of the Triangle

The Really Terrible Orchestra of the Triangle’s concert “Dance, Dance, Dance” is at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 16, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

Tickets are $9 at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St., or etix.com. Tickets will also be available an hour before the performance at the Cary Arts Center. rtoot.org.

Styx, Kansas and Don Felder

The concert will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

Tickets are on sale for $59.50. boothamphitheatre.com.

‘Surprise, Surprise!’

A concert with the Cary Town Band will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

Russell Peters

Comedian Russell Peters performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Reserved seats are $45.50 and lawn seats are $35.50.

Tickets are available at Booth Amphitheatre or through Etix at 800-514-3849 or etix.com.

‘Rhapsody in Red, White & Blue’

The Triangle Wind Ensemble presents “Rhapsody in Red, White & Blue: An American Celebration” at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. trianglewind.org.

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Lawn tickets are $50 and reserved seats are $129.50. boothamphitheatre.com.

Tickets can be bought at Booth Amphitheatre (open from noon to 6 p.m. weekdays), through etix.com or 800-514-3849.

Modest Mouse and Brand New

A concert by Brand New and Modest Mouse is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Ticket prices are $40 to $50 in advance or $50 to $60 the day of the show. boothamphitheatre.com.

Flight of the Conchords

The Flight of the Conchords concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 18, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

Tickets are on sale for $50 for reserved seats and $35 for lawn seats. boothamphitheatre.com.

Send Arts Notes to carynews@newsobserver.com.

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