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Opera Wilmington--“Songs from the Silver Screen”

Sunday, 5/6/2018
2:00PM-3:00PM  
Opera Wilmington presents “Songs from the Silver Screen”

Opera Wilmington goes to the movies! Come for this special presentation featuring members of the upcoming summer production of Die Fledermaus, Shannon Kessler Dooley (soprano), John Dooley (baritone) and Cera Finney (mezzo soprano), along with Opera Wilmington favorites Michael Rallis (tenor), Carl Samet (bass-baritone) and Nancy King (soprano), on a musical journey through some of the most beloved operatic, operetta and musical theatre songs from movies past and present.

Memorable selections for “Songs from the Silver Screen” include music from "Amadeus", "Philadelphia" ("Andrea Chénier"), "Age of Innocence" ("Faust"), "Life is Beautiful" ("Tales of Hoffman"), "Pretty Woman" ("La Traviata"), "Moonstruck" ("Bohème"), "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" ("Martha"), "Witches of Eastwick" ("Turandot"), "Topsy-turvy" (Gilbert & Sullivan), along with favorites from great musicals by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Cole Porter and George Gershwin. Purchase seats on CAM’s website: www.cameronartmuseum.org, by phone and CAM’s Visitor Services desk. CAM Members & Students: $20.00, Non-Members: $25.00. Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall. Held in collaboration with Cameron Art Museum.

Before the program enjoy brunch (10:00 am – 2:00 pm) at CAM Café.


NCAC Artists Talk: Robin Gee and Andrew Hayes

Sunday, 5/6/2018
2:00PM-3:30PM  
ILLUSTRATED LECTURE: Robin Gee, choreographer and Andrew Hayes, sculptor
"North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship 2017 Award Exhibition"

Delve into the body of work of artists Robin Gee www.greensborodancefilms.org and Andrew Hayes andrew-hayes.squarespace.com, their work is currently on view in CAM’s exhibition "North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship 2017 Award Exhibition" (through August 5, 2018). Robin Gee specializes in African, Caribbean, and Modern dance techniques, weaving power and inspiration from the living traditions of African dance and music within her own personal culture, history and American context of race, place and belonging. Andrew Hayes grew up in Tucson, Arizona and studied sculpture at Northern Arizona University. The desert landscape inspired his early work and style in fabricated steel, informing his current work while exploring a variety of materials and techniques including the book as a form. Free, limited seating—preregister online, by phone and at CAM Visitor Services desk. Studio 1 and Brown Wing.

Treat yourself, take a workshop with Robin Gee (“Dance and the Camera”) or Andrew Haye (“The Book As Material”) May 4-6 through CAM’s Museum School, register online or by phone. Workshop registration includes seats to this lecture.

Concert: Pro Musica Series - NC Guitar Quartet

Thursday, 5/10/2018
7:00PM-8:00PM  
Pro Musica Concert Series--in its seventh season--celebrating the works of living composers, will present the North Carolina Guitar Quartet. The quartet has performed often for our series and is an audience favorite. Featured in the performance is the spectacular “Carmen Suite”, based upon the unforgettable melodies of George Bizet’s famous opera in a wonderfully clever arrangement by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet’s founder William Kanengiser. The works of living composers Terry Riley and Geraldo Támez along with flamenco inspired “Introduction and Fandango” by Luigi Boccherini will also be part of the program.

Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone and at CAM’s Visitor Services desk.
CAM Members & Students: $10.00, Non-Members: $15.00, UNCW Students with valid ID: Free. Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall. Co-sponsored by the UNCW Department of Music.


FAMILIES: Kids @ CAM

Saturday, 5/19/2018
11:00AM-2:00PM  
Guest artist and CAM Summer Art Camp teacher Brooks Koff will show us how to make abstract ceramic tiles. Each child will make a colorful and creative ceramic tile to take home! This is a fun project that parents can do with their kids! (Limit one tile per child).

We will have other fun art stations and family guides will be available to take with you when you explore our current exhibitions "State of the Art/Art of the State, "North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship 2017 Award Exhibition" and "Works of Honor: NCAC Artist Fellowship Recipients from the Collection". Fun for the whole family. Parental supervision required at all times. No registration needed. Suggested donation: $5.00 per child.