April 23, 2014

Cultural Doubleheader At Louisburg College May 1

LOUISBURG, N.C.—The evening of Thursday, May 1, 2014, Louisburg College will present two cultural events open to the public: for those interested in history, the Tar River Center for History and Culture will offer the final installment of its 2013-14 Civil War lecture series; and for the theatrically inclined, The Norris Theatre will showcase the […]

First “Meet Me in the Street” Event Scheduled for Thursday, April 24

Henderson, NC (April 17, 2014) – 2014’s first of three free “Meet Me in the Street” concerts is scheduled for Thursday, April 24. Featured band will be North Tower, a band offering sizzling brass, super vocals, the best of oldies, beach, top 40 and funk. The free concert will take place on Breckenridge Street in […]

Kerr Lake Art Show winners named

“Red Carnation” by Stephen Filarksy of Franklinton (Second place, Professional division).

Entries in the 48th Annual Kerr Lake Art Show, co-sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, were judged and put on display for the public in the lobby of the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County, April 14-18. This year’s competition saw 21 visual artists from throughout […]

Grammy Winner Rita Coolidge Coming to the JPAC

LOUISBURG, N.C.—On Friday, April 25 at 7:30pm, songstress Rita Coolidge will be performing at Louisburg College’s JPAC. The two-time Grammy Award-winning singer has enjoyed numerous hits in pop, country, adult contemporary and jazz styles. She topped the charts in the ’70s and ’80s with “Fever,” “We’re All Alone,” “One Fine Day,” “(Your Love Has Lifted Me) […]

H. Leslie Perry Memorials ‘Friends of the Library’ Wine Tasting Party Fundraiser

The Friends of the Library are throwing a party. The Friends of the Library support a number of programs in the Library and they generate money for these programs primarily with the book sale. But on May 4, 2014 The Friends of the Library Board is holding a WINE TASTING PARTY as another fund raiser. […]

“Godspell” Coming Soon to Louisburg College


LOUISBURG, N.C.—The inspirational and international hit musical Godspell will be presented April 11-13 and May 1, 2014 at the intimate Norris Theatre, part of the JPAC at Louisburg College. Conceived and originally directed by John Michael Tebelak, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Godspell is one of the biggest off-Broadway successes of all time. Based on the […]

Young artists showcased at VGCC Child Care Center

Four-year-old VGCC Child Care Center student Mya Thompson of Henderson (center) shows her mother, Rene Alston-Thompson, the artwork that she and her classmates created. (VGCC photo)

The Child Care Center at Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus held an Art Show on March 21. Approximately 150 works of art created by 37 artists (who ranged in age from one to five years old) were displayed. The children used a variety of techniques, including finger painting, watercolors, collages and flowers made with hand-prints […]

Morganton hosts world premiere of sci-fi movie about famous Brown Mountain lights

The Brown Mountain lights, a natural phenomenon seen for centuries near their namesake mountain in Burke County, play an integral role in Alien Abduction, a sci-fi thriller hitting the big screens April 4. The independent movie will hold its world premiere April 1 in downtown Morganton. Director Matty Beckerman and producer Cathy Beckerman, both of […]

Art Show at VGCC Seeks Entries, Announces Cash Prizes

Artists are invited to submit their works for the 48th annual Kerr Lake Art Show, which will be open to the public April 14-18. The event, co-sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College and the Kerr Lake Art Society, will be held in the Civic Center (Building 9) on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County, N.C. This […]

VGCC to stage Dinner Theater production of “An Inspector Calls”

Vance-Granville Community College’s Drama and Culinary Arts departments are teaming up once again to present the college’s second annual Dinner Theater. Attendees can enjoy a scrumptious meal followed by an engaging play, on the evenings of Thursday, May 1, and Friday, May 2, in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. Dinner […]