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Arts Notes: April 13

Sundown in Downtown

Sundown in Downtown, a concert series, returns May 6 to Benson. The Embers with Craig Woolard will perform in the Singing Grove on Main Street. DJ Steve Hardy will play dance music starting at 5:30 p.m. The Embers will take the stage at 6. Concessions will be available. For more information, visit

‘Pajama Game’ at Clayton High

The Clayton High School Players will present “The Pajama Game” at 7 p.m. May 8-10 in the school’s auditorium, 600 S. Fayetteville St., Clayton. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $6 for students . For more information, visit

‘Odd Couple’ at Corinth Holders

The Pirate Players will perform “The Odd Couple” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, at Corinth Holders High, 6875 Applewhite Road, Wendell. Tickets are $5 at the door.

Photographs in Clayton

Photographs by Kyle Wilson of Clayton are on display this month at The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St. Clayton. Wilson began taking photos two years ago, but as a college student, he helped his father in his photography business. Admission is free. The Clayton Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Easter play in Smithfield

The Fellowship Christian Players will present “Look Back to the Hill” at 7:30 p.m. April 18-19 and 3 p.m. April 20 at The Hut on Front Street in downtown Smithfield. “Look Back to the Hill” is seven vignettes featuring characters affected by the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Admission is free, but the Fellowship Christian Players will accept donations to help defray production costs. For reservations, call 919-577-9040.

Variety show in Selma

Here’s the next performances of the American Music Jubilee, the Branson-style variety show: 1:40 p.m. April 24 at the Rudy Theatre, 300 N. Raiford St., Selma. For tickets, call 877-843-7839 or visit