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Arts Notes: Dec. 21

Concert series announces lineup

Here’s the schedule for the 2015 concert series at Flowers Crossroads, the Harris Teeter-anchored shopping center on N.C. 42 East at Buffalo Road near Clayton:

April 12: The Embers.

May 10: The Tams.

Sept. 13: Jim Quick and Coastline.

Oct. 11: Band of Oz.

Admission is free.

Talent show in Benson

“NC Has Talent,” a talent show to benefit Victory Junction, is scheduled from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the W.J. Barefoot Auditorium, 303 E. Church St., Benson. For tickets, which are $10, go to

Art in Clayton

Works by Heidi-Lee Peach and Henry Vassilion are on display this month at The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. Peach is a mixed-media artist; Vassilion works in acrylic.

Storyteller in Clayton

Storyteller Jeanne Robertson will speak at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton. Tickets are $30 plus fees. They’re available online at, by phone at 919-553-1737 and in the Clayton Center box office. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Here’s the rest of the 2014-15 performing-arts series in Clayton.

Friday, March 20 – “Yesterday & Today: The Interactive Beatles’ Experience.” Tickets to this all-request concert are $25.

Saturday, April 11 – Jeremy Davis & The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra. Tickets are $30.

The Clayton Center will also present native sons the Malpass Brothers, who hail from Goldsboro, in a special event on Saturday, Feb. 7. Tickets are $20.

JCC concert series

Here are the remaining shows in the 25th anniversary concert series at Johnston Community College.

Pianist Emile Pandolfi with vocalist Dana Russell – 7 p.m. Jan. 23. The two will perform popular standards and Broadway hits. Tickets are $23.50 in advance and $25 at the door.

Charlotte’s Web – 1 p.m. March 7. Theatreworks USA will present the popular children’s story. Tickets are $13.50 in advance and $15 at the door.

To purchase tickets, call 919-209-2099 or go to