Friday, December 30, 2011

Let's Go for Dec. 29, 2011 through Jan. 5, 2012 - (YEAH!)

picture of ticketmaster - Let's Go for Dec. 29, 2011 through Jan. 5, 2012 Let's Go for Dec. 29, 2011 through Jan. 5, 2012

Ticket outlets


Purchase tickets at the following outlets, unless otherwise stated. Service fees may apply.

Ticketmaster â€" (800) 745-3000,, venue box offices, select Walmart stores (in the Electronics department) or any Ticketmaster outlet. Service fees may apply. For Ticketmaster’s customer service, call (800) 653-8000. â€" (919) 782-5010 or Service fees may apply.

Live Nation â€" (877) 598-8698,, venue box offices or select Blockbuster stores. Service fees may apply.


Scream Tour: The Next Generation, 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center. $39.50; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Widespread Panic, 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte. $60, $65; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Winter Jam 2012, featuring Skillet, Sanctus Real, NewSong, Peter Furler, Building 429 and more, 6 p.m. Jan. 7, RBC Center, Raleigh; and 6 p.m. Feb. 4, Greensboro Coliseum. $10 at the door. Visit for more details.

Loretta Lynn, 8 p.m. Jan. 8, Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham. $35 to $75; tickets available through Ticketmaster. Rescheduled from Oct. 23.

Jack Mitchener, organ, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Christ United Methodist Church, 410 Holden Road, Greensboro. $18. Visit or call (336) 333-2605.

Elon Cares 2012 benefit concert, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Yeager Recital Hall, Elon University. Free but donations will be accepted for Broadway cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (336) 278-5610.

The O’Jays, 7 p.m. Jan. 15, Durham Performing Arts Center. $45 and up; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Kelly Clarkson with Matt Nathanson, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Durham Performing Arts Center. $68, $78, $88; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Greensboro Symphony, featuring Sergey Antonov, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro, and 8 p.m. Jan. 21, Dana Auditorium, Guilford College, Greensboro. $22 to $38; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville. $25, $49.75; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Miranda Lambert, with Chris Young and Jerrod Niemann, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Greensboro Coliseum. $25.75, $49.75; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Travis Tritt, 8 p.m. Jan. 21, Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham. $39 to $59; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Red Hot Chili Peppers with Santigold, 7:30 p.m. Jan 25, Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, RBC Center, Raleigh; and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Greensboro Coliseum. $35.50 to $57.50; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Ongoing concerts

Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw: Sarah Jarosz, Jan. 13. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and show is from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets range from $12 to $15. To purchase tickets, visit For more details, visit

The Barn Dance, 6341 Phillippi Road, Julian: country, gospel, rock ’n’ roll and bluegrass music at 7:30 p.m. each Saturday. Closed Christmas Eve. This Saturday, New Year’s Party featuring the house band, snacks, balloon drop and toast at midnight. Advance tickets are $15 for members, $18 for nonmembers and all tickets at the door are $20. (336) 685-9200 or

Friday nights at Company Shops Market Co-op: Live entertainment Fridays at 268 E. Front St. in downtown Burlington. This Friday, Phase Lock performs at 6 p.m. Free. Visit or call (919) 448-7309 for more details.

Hurricane Jane’s, 161 S. Greensboro St., Liberty. Karaoke and live performances on Fridays. (336) 622-5007.

Liberty Showcase, 101 S. Fayetteville St., Liberty. Shows are on Saturday nights. This Saturday, Blender’s New Year’s Eve Show. Doors open at 8 p.m.; show starts at 9 p.m. $12 for adults; children under 12 admitted for free.Reservations are recommended. Call (336) 622-3844 or visit for more information.

Yesterdayz Dance, 404 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington (behind Stainback Florist). Dancing from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. every Saturday. Live music features beach, oldies and country. No alcohol, no smoking; all ages welcome. $10, $5 children under age 15. (336) 693-4944.



Monster Jam, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13-14; Greensboro Coliseum. $20, $25; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Comedian Paula Poundstone, 8 p.m. Jan. 20, Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 W. Morgan St. $29, $39; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Comedian Bill Cosby, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 21, Durham Performing Arts Center. $45 to $75; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show, 8 p.m. Jan. 27, Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 W. Morgan St. $35, $50; tickets available through Ticketmaster.



Alamance County

An exhibit depicting Native American weaving traditions runs through the end of December at the Textile Heritage Museum 2406 Glencoe Street, just off N.C. 62 North, Glencoe. Museum hours are 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Visit or call (336) 260-0038 for more details.

India Cain’s “Maidens ~ Madams ~ Madonnas” runs through Jan. 10, Paramount Theater gallery, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Get more details at (336) 226-4495.

Elon University’s Student Juried Art Exhibition runs through Jan 31, Isabella Cannon Room, on campus. (336) 278-5610.

Scott Collection at Alamance Community College presents “Robert and Lizzie: An 1880s Love Story” runs through January, on the third floor of the Gee Building of the school’s main campus. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Get more details at (336) 506-4122.



 “Fabulous Fibers,” an invitational exhibition featuring contemporary fiber works by N.C. artists, opens with a reception at noon Jan. 9 and runs through Feb. 3, Arts West Gallery, Elon University. (336) 278-5610.



 “The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1991” runs through Dec. 31, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham. Visit or call (919) 684-5135.

“Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum” runs through Saturday, Dec. 31 Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem. (336) 758-5150.

“Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit” runs through Jan. 8, Natural Science Center of Greensboro, 4301 Lawndale Drive. $21, $20 for children ages 3 to 13. Visit or call (336) 288-3769.

“Rembrandt in America” runs through Jan. 22, N.C. Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh. Visit or call (919) 839-6262.

“An Eno Holiday Celebration,” a group exhibition of new works by gallery artists, runs through Jan. 22, Eno Gallery, 100 S. Churton St., Hillsborough. Visit or call (919) 883-1415.


Theater / Dance

Best of Broadway Series presents “Young Frankenstein,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9, War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro. $45, $50, $55; tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Burlington Ballet Winter Concert, 7 p.m. Jan. 12-13, Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Call (336) 222-TIXS for ticket information.

Elon University Department of Performing Arts presents William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19-20, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 2 p.m. Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and Feb. 1-3, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4, Black Box Theatre, on campus. $12. (336) 278-5650.

Elon University Tap Ensemble presents “Tapped Out,” 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 and 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Jan. 21, McKinnon Hall, Moseley Center, on campus. $10. (336) 278-5650.


Auditions / Entries

Entries are being accepted now for the 43rd Annual Student Arts Festival, sponsored by the Burlington Woman’s Club and the Burlington Junior Woman’s Club. Open to all Alamance County students in grades 6-12; awards given in painting, drawing and photography. Entires will be on display at Holly Hill Mall and Business Center from Jan. 26-29. Visit or see the art teacher in your school for more details.

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