April 2, 2015

Louisburg College Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Show Opens April 9 at Norris Theatre

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LOUISBURG, N.C.— The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father’s favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which […]

Got to Be NC Festival seeks antique tractors, vendors, musicians May 15-17, 2015

RALEIGH – Event organizers are looking for farm-equipment hobbyists, musicians and vendors interested in participating in the 2015 Got to Be NC Festival May 15-17 at the State Fairgrounds. This celebration of N.C. agriculture is produced by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, with Lowes Foods as the title sponsor. The festival features […]

Lions Club & Happy Camper Bring The Embers to Louisburg April 10th, 2015

LOUISBURG, N.C.—On Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m., the Louisburg Lions Club and Happy Camper will present beach music legends “The Embers” as a special “Back to the Summer” benefit concert. Louisburg College will host the event in the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center (JPAC). All general admission tickets are $15, and may be purchased by calling the […]

Tickets now on sale for VGCC Dinner Theater production held April 30th and May 1st, 2015

Vance-Granville Community College’s third annual Dinner Theater event, “Smoke on the Mountain,” is set for the evenings of Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1, 2015 in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. VGCC’s Drama and Culinary Arts departments are teaming up once again to present a delicious meal followed by […]

19th Annual Vance County Storytelling Festival Tuesday March 25th, 2015

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19th Annual Vance County Storytelling Festival Tuesday March 25th, 2015 starting at 6pm at the Perry Memorial Library Featuring Storytellers: Tyris JonesLloyd ArneachWright ClarksonCasey Nees

Artists make “joyful noise” at VGCC Black History Month Gospel Celebration

Steven Hargrove (left), the Public Services department chair at VGCC, leads the combined South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church and Community Fellowship Mass Choirs during the Celebration of Gospel at the VGCC Civic Center. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College held a “Celebration of Gospel” on Feb. 12, in honor of Black History Month, and in the spirit of bringing together the college with the communities it serves. The event, organized by the college’s Division of Business and Applied Technologies, was held in the VGCC Civic Center. The program began with welcoming […]

VGCC offers Wire-Wrapped Jewelry class

Instructor Alison Beal created these examples of the wire-wrapped earrings that participants will make during the class, in addition to a briolette necklace. (submitted photo)

Vance-Granville Community College will offer a two-hour class in which participants will learn techniques for crafting elegant handmade jewelry.  The “Wire-Wrapped Jewelry” class is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, from 10 a.m. until noon on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. During this class, instructor Alison Beal of Wake Forest will lead participants through […]

Vance County Arts Council Regional Artist Project Grant Workshop February 28th, 2015

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“Get your Grant On!” The Vance County Arts council will host its annual Regional Artist Project Grant Workshop on Saturday, February 28th from 2:00-3:00PM at Emrose Gallery 233 South Garnett Street in Henderson. Applicants may apply for up to $1500 for qualified art projects. To sign up for this workshop contact Dr. Alice Sallins at […]

Cast announced for VGCC Dinner Theater production

Rehearsing a song from “Smoke on the Mountain” are, from left, Jessie Hartley of Oxford, Morgan McFalls of Oxford, Button Brady of Clarksville, Va., Spencer Nunn of Warrenton, Rev. Pat Cox of Oxford, Sidney Henderson of Henderson (in background on piano), Derek Jones of Henderson (on bass) and Lauren Elliott of Oxford.

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Vance-Granville Community College has announced the cast for “Smoke on the Mountain,” which will be the college’s third annual Dinner Theater event. VGCC’s Drama and Culinary Arts departments are teaming up once again to present a delicious meal followed by an entertaining play, on the evenings of Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1, in […]

“A Celebration of Black History” in Downtown Henderson, NC February 20th, 2015

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The Vance County Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council presents, “A Celebration of Black History” on Friday, February 20th at Emrose Gallery 233 South Garnett Street, at 6:00PM. Guest speaker will be Dr. David E. Alston Chairman of the Henderson-Vance County Human Relations Committee. Alston is a native of Pennsylvania and a descendant […]

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