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CONCERTS @ CAM series: Richard Smith, guitar

Sunday, 3/10/2019
2:00PM-3:30PM  
From Bach to Beatles, barn-burners to ballads, classical to jazz and intriguing originals, audiences delight when world-renowned finger style guitarist Richard Smith (www.richardsmithmusic.com) cuts loose. Making his first CAM appearance the British-born virtuoso, now a Nashville resident, started as a child prodigy and was world champion finger style guitarist several years ago. Having witnessed his live performances, fellow musicians and music lovers alike sing hymns of praise. With fretboard fireworks and lyrical endeavors Smith will melt your heart­strings, make your toes tap and leave your jaws hanging open.

Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone, and at CAM’s Visitor Services desk. CAM Members and Students with valid ID: $15.00, Non-Members: $20.00 (tax and fees not included). Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall.

Enjoy brunch before the concert at CAM Café (910.777.2363). Café reservations are always suggested and appreciated.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Richard Smith's ever growing repertoire comprises a wide variety of music from classical Bach to Beatles pop. It includes Scott Joplin Rags just like Sousa marches, Chopin, Mozart and fiddle tunes. It ranges from jazz standards to Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed and to Django Rein­hardt gypsy swing, not to mention his intriguing originals. He delivers both, lightning fast barn-burners and beautiful ballads, occasionally spiced with vocals. He plays many styles meticulously, and is incredibly entertaining.

Having witnessed one of his live performances, fellow musicians and music lovers alike sing hymns of praise about world-renowned fingerstyle guitarist Richard Smith. With fretboard fireworks and lyrical endeavors he will melt your heart­strings, make your toes tapping and your jaws hanging open.


FAMILIES: Kids @ CAM

Saturday, 3/16/2019
11:00AM-2:00PM  
Get excited for St. Patrick’s Day with fun and creative art clovers! Make art and explore our exhibitions with your family. Kids @ CAM is fun for all ages! Parental supervision required at all times. No pre-registration necessary. Suggested donation: $5.00 per child. Extend your museum time, have brunch at CAM Café (10:00 am – 2:00 pm).

Tony Rivenbark Celebrates Claude Howell

Sunday, 3/17/2019
2:00PM-3:00PM  
‘Tony, Do You Want to Come Over for a Drink?’

Tony Rivenbark, on what would have been the 104th birthday of Wilmington’s beloved artist, teacher and arts leader: Claude Howell (March 17, 1915 – February 3, 1997), relives, reminisces, reads from Claude’s journals and more in celebration of a life well lived, and lived on Claude’s own terms, Rivenbark and Howell were long-time friends. Tony Rivenbark is the Executive Director of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, and an eighth generation North Carolina native who made his stage debut on the Thalian Hall stage in 1966. He has appeared in over 200 theatrical productions and is well known for his portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge.

Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone and CAM’s Visitor Services desk. CAM Members and Students with valid college ID: 10.00, Non-members: $15.00 (tax and fees not included). Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall.

Enjoy brunch before the program at CAM Café (910.777.2363). Café reservations are always suggested and appreciated.



Silkroad Ensemble: Music Along the Silkroad

Tuesday, 3/26/2019
11:00AM-12:30PM  
This engaging program gives participants an introduction to some of the instruments and stories from the historical Silk Road region and beyond. Silkroad Ensemble (www.silkroad.org) artists share musical traditions, stories, and performance to explore the common cultural roots that connect us to our neighbors and beyond. Five Silkroad artists are participating: Shawn Conley, bass and composer, Sandeep Das, tabla and composer, Haruka Fujii, percussion and composer, Joe Gramley, percussion and Cristina Pato, Galician bagpipes (gaita), piano and composer.

This program is suitable for all ages and families. Free and open to the public, preregistration is recommended, sign up on CAM’s website, by phone and CAM’s Visitor Services desk. Held in collaboration with UNCW Office of the Arts. Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall.

MEMBERS PREVIEW DAY: NEW EXHIBITION

Thursday, 3/28/2019
10:00AM-9:00PM  
MEMBERS PREVIEW DAY: "Minnie, Clyde, Annie & Vollis"


Current CAM Members, be the first to view our new exhibition "Minnie, Clyde, Annie & Vollis" (on view March 29 – Sept. 22, 2019) with this all-day sneak peek before it opens to the public! Current CAM Members Only: Free. Brown Wing. Not a member? Not a problem, join online, by phone and at the Visitor Services desk. CAM Café will be open continuously 11:00 am – 9:00 pm.

CAM Café: Perry Smith, guitarist

Thursday, 3/28/2019
6:00PM-8:00PM  
Enjoy music by Perry Smith (www.perrysguitar.com) while you dine at CAM Café (910.777.2363). Perry is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in guitar and including hand percussion, oud, mandolin, Native American flute, key boards and vocals. Perry accompanies dance classes at UNCW, facilitates drumming programs for special populations, and teaches lessons from his studio at the Art Works. He plays regularly with Cosmic Groove Lizards, Axiom, Zion, Sea Pans and Narayani.

CAM Café is open for Thursday dinner 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm reservations are always suggested and appreciated; Thursdays enjoy half-price bottles of wine with your meal. For this special Members Preview Day the Cafe will remain open from 11:00 am through 9:00 pm.