DPAC http://wunc.org en How Lessons Learned From DPAC May Help Help The New Performing Arts Center In Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/how-lessons-learned-dpac-may-help-help-new-performing-arts-center-greensboro <p>Plans for a new downtown performing arts center in Greensboro are moving forward. City officials and fundraisers finalized an agreement this month about construction and operation details for "<a href="http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=4340">The Steven B. Tanger Center For The Performing Arts</a>". A ground-breaking could take place this fall. The building is expected to host Broadway shows and co-exist with a state-of-the-art venue just down the road, Durham's Performing Arts Center (DPAC.)</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:14:23 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 32650 at http://wunc.org How Lessons Learned From DPAC May Help Help The New Performing Arts Center In Greensboro DPAC Performances Continue To Pack The House http://wunc.org/post/dpac-performances-continue-pack-house <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.dpacnc.com/news/detail/dpac-finishes-2013-with-4-national-ranking">Durham Performing Arts Center</a> continues to be one of the top theaters and concert halls in the country.</p><p>New numbers from the trade magazine, Pollstar, ranks DPAC fourth in the US based on attendance.</p><p>Pollstar - 2013 - Top 5-ranked US Theatres:</p><p>1-Radio City Music Hall - New York, NY</p><p>2-The Colosseum At Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, NV</p><p>3-Orpheum Theatre - Minneapolis, MN</p><p>4-DPAC - Durham, NC</p><p>5-Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE - Los Angeles, CA</p> Sat, 11 Jan 2014 21:46:27 +0000 Leoneda Inge 28758 at http://wunc.org DPAC Performances Continue To Pack The House 'Book of Mormon' Singing Its Way to the Triangle http://wunc.org/post/book-mormon-singing-its-way-triangle <p></p><p><a href="http://www.dpacnc.com/home">The Durham Performing Arts Center</a> has announced what it calls its biggest season ever.&nbsp; The Tony Award winning musical <a href="http://www.bookofmormonbroadway.com/home.php">“The Book of Mormon”</a> is singing its way to Durham in February 2014. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:16:50 +0000 Leoneda Inge 11468 at http://wunc.org 'Book of Mormon' Singing Its Way to the Triangle DPAC Ticket Sales #2 in the World http://wunc.org/post/dpac-ticket-sales-2-world <p>The Durham Performing Arts Center finished the first half of 2012 in grand style.&nbsp;&nbsp; New numbers put DPAC ticket sales higher than New York’s Radio City Music Hall and the Nokia Theatre in LA.&nbsp;<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge:</strong>&nbsp; One of the shows that likely put DPAC over the top was you guess it “Wicked.”<br><br><strong>Wicked:&nbsp;</strong> I hope you’re happy! I hope you’re happy now!</p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:10:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2023 at http://wunc.org Vince Gill Looking Forward To Playing Bluegrass In NC http://wunc.org/post/vince-gill-looking-forward-playing-bluegrass-nc <p>Country legend <a href="http://www.vincegill.com/" target="_blank">Vince Gill</a> plays the Durham Performing Arts Center <a href="http://www.dpacnc.com/events/detail/vince-gill" target="_blank">this Sunday night</a>. After nearly 20 records, 14 Grammys and a truckload of Country Music Association Awards, he's back playing bluegrass again. And Gill tells WUNC's Eric Hodge it feels right to be doing it in North Carolina.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:58:00 +0000 Eric Hodge & David Brower 2301 at http://wunc.org Vince Gill Looking Forward To Playing Bluegrass In NC Performing Arts Center Studied In Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/performing-arts-center-studied-greensboro <p>In November of 2008 the Durham Performing Arts Center opened its doors to Broadway performances, and big name musical acts. By virtually all accounts D-PAC has been a success, welcoming more visitors and earning more money than many had expected. Now Greensboro is considering following suit. Residents, politicians and leaders of the arts community are discussing G-PAC. Supporters say the proposed 50 million dollar facility would boost the local economy and make the city a better place to live. But there are many questions: such as location, parking and would voters approve it?<br> Tue, 01 May 2012 20:40:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 2627 at http://wunc.org