Category Archives: Showcase

Emile Pandolfi

  Delivers an entertaining evening STORY BY: JENNIFER BARNETT   Are you a fan of Rachmaninoff, Debussy and Chopin? Maybe you’re a musical theater buff that knows all the lyrics from “ANNIE” to “CATS”. Just like a Reece’s peanut butter

Never Too Old For the Holidays

  Celebrate the season with song & dance! STORY BY: JEFFREY STITES The performing arts are never more alive in the Southport area as during the winter holidays. With the tourist mostly gone home, we love to welcome the season,

A Lifelong Love of Music

Delivered up close and personal STORY BY: LISA P. STITES This fall, the Listen Up Brunswick County concert series brings a couple of singer/songwriters to the stage at Odell Williamson Auditorium. Abbie Gardner and Jim Henry will share headlining duties for

Battle Of The Bands

Honoring One Of Our Areas Fallen Heroes STORY BY: ALAN BEASLEY On Saturday September 24th at Spring Lake Park in Boiling Springs there will be a “Battle of the Bands” from our area. These battles can be very exciting and

Live, Loud & Full Of Life

  It’s Rock and Roll Just as It Should Be! STORY BY: LISA P. STITES The seventh annual Rock and Roll Party at the historic Amuzu Theatre in Southport will feature some of the best sounds of the 50’s and 60’s,

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

  The Musical Parody Makes its Brunswick County Debut in July STORY BY: LISA P. STITES If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Brunswick Little Theatre plans to give its regards to Broadway. This year’s summer musical, The Musical

Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue!

  The Sea Notes Celebrate our independence BY: JEFFERY STITES The Sea Notes Choral Society has been helping Southport with its official North Carolina Fourth of July celebrations since 1974. This year’s shows, Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 pm and Sunday,

Stop Kiss

  Breaking new ground for BLT STORY AND PHOTOS BY JEFFREY STITES Beth Strickland isn’t playing it safe with her choice of Stop Kiss for her directorial debut. She admits the show, centering around two women, Callie (Cat Thomas) and

Summer Music Showcase 2016

SUMMER MUSIC SHOWCASE By: Ami Brown   That time of year is upon us once again! The hot summer is just around the corner. What better way to cool off than to join friends and listen to awesome music! The

Bringing Back the Front Porch

  The Southport Songwriter Festival is building our community and bringing people together BY: JEFFREY STITES One of the hallmarks of human civilization, of the dividing line between animals driven by instinct and humans driven by culture, is the creation of

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