Carolina Theater http://wunc.org en A Trip Down The Food Shoot With Mary Roach http://wunc.org/post/trip-down-food-shoot-mary-roach <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Mary Roach is a writer known for asking taboo and wacky questions about the human body, and she continues this pursuit in her latest book, </span><a href="http://www.maryroach.net/books-news.html" style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">"Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal."</a><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">(</span><a href="http://books.wwnorton.com/books/index.aspx" style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">W.W. Norton &amp; Company</a><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">/2013)</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:19:50 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 33657 at http://wunc.org A Trip Down The Food Shoot With Mary Roach Exhibit: Historic Fight To Desegregate The Carolina Theatre http://wunc.org/post/exhibit-historic-fight-desegregate-carolina-theatre <p></p><p></p><p>Fifty years ago, when African Americans wanted to watch a movie at the <a href="http://www.carolinatheatre.org/support/historic-exhibit">Carolina Theatre</a> in downtown Durham, they had to climb 97 steps up to the second floor balcony.</p><p>Today, there’s a new Civil Rights exhibit on display outside that second floor balcony to honor the fight to desegregate the theater.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:40:32 +0000 Leoneda Inge 31238 at http://wunc.org Exhibit: Historic Fight To Desegregate The Carolina Theatre Ricky Skaggs On His Kentucky Mountain Origins http://wunc.org/post/ricky-skaggs-his-kentucky-mountain-origins <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Ricky Skaggs was just five years old when he first got his hands on a mandolin. Many boys in small town Kentucky were playing the guitar or the fiddle, but not the mandolin. With a rich and varied career in bluegrass and country, Skaggs is known for that masterful mandolin sound.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:48:25 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 27761 at http://wunc.org Ricky Skaggs On His Kentucky Mountain Origins Irish Tenor Treks Across Ireland To Pursue His Dreams http://wunc.org/post/irish-tenor-treks-across-ireland-pursue-his-dreams <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Twenty-two year-old Anthony Kearns was working in sales when he decided to try out for the radio competition "Ireland's Search for a Tenor." He earned an in-person audition after singing "Danny Boy" over the phone. After hitchhiking across Ireland, he won the entire competition. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Host Frank Stasio talks with <a href="http://anthonykearnstenor.com/">Anthony Kearns</a>, member of <a href="http://www.theirishtenorsmusic.com/">The Irish Tenors</a> about his journey. The Irish Tenors are performing tonight at the <a href="http://www.carolinatheatre.org/">Carolina Theater</a> in Durham.&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:59:32 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 27618 at http://wunc.org Irish Tenor Treks Across Ireland To Pursue His Dreams Bending Sticks http://wunc.org/post/bending-sticks <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); display: inline !important; float: none;">Sticks are more than just sticks to artist<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span><a href="http://www.stickwork.net/featured/" style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204); text-decoration: underline; border-bottom-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">Patrick Dougherty</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228); display: inline !important; float: none;">. In his hands, they become castles, nests, cocoons and tree houses. Dougherty's work is featured worldwide. </span> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:41:00 +0000 Frank Stasio 5466 at http://wunc.org Bending Sticks Greensboro's Carolina Theater Turns 85 http://wunc.org/post/greensboros-carolina-theater-turns-85 <p>The Carolina Theater in Greensboro is commemorating is 85th anniversary tonight with the debut of a documentary.</p><p><br>The half hour film looks at the theater's 36 years of segregation, how a lack of funding almost led it to become a venue for pornographic films, and its role as an independent non-profit, today. Keith Holiday is the President and CEO of Carolina Theater. He recalled a North Carolina A&amp;T student and later well-known Civil Rights Activist whose efforts helped to desegregate the theater in the early 1960s.<br> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 10:40:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 3597 at http://wunc.org