music OPEN-MIC AT TIDAL CREEK
Comedians, singers, songwriters, poets, yodelers! Come out the co-op on Wednesday night & show us what you got! Free coffee
SUNSET MUSIC CRUISE
Fri., 6:30pm: Looking for something different to do? Look no further! Come aboard The Wilmington, our comfortable catamaran, for a fun cruise down the Cape Fear River as we cruise into the sunset. Grab a tasty cocktail or drink from our full bar and sit back and relax as you listen to live music from local musicians. Oneof-a-kind music venue in Wilmington and this cruise is one of our most popular excursions, so be sure to book early! Wilmington Water Tours, 212 Water St.
KURE BEACH BOOGIE IN THE PARK
Every 1st & 3rd Sun., through Oct. 20, 5pm-7pm, skips Labor Day weekend. Free concerts at Kure Beach’s Ocean Front Park. Bring your beach chair or blanket, friends, family, and neighbors and enjoy the music! Purchase your Boogie in the Park gear at the link provided. shop. spreadshirt.com/tokb.Ocean Front Park, 105 Atlantic Ave.
LIVE ON THE LOOP!
Live on the Loop is back for our 2019 season! Every Thursday from 6-9pm at The Sailfish! Experience some of Wilmington’s best local artists with drink specials and delicious food options! 9/5: Access 29; 9/12: Cross Creek Band; 9/19: The Casserole; 9/26: Signal Fire Acoustic. Sailfish, 2570 Scotts Hill Loop Rd.
LIVE MUSIC IN THE ALLEY
Every Thurs., 7-10pm. Schedule: Sept 12, Wes Sayer; Sept. 19, Monica Jane; Sept 26, John Haussman. Rebellion NC, 15 S. Front St.
AIRLIE GARDENS CONCERTS SERIES
Airlie’s 2019 Summer Concert Series runs every 1st and 3rd Friday through Sept. 20, 6pm-8pm. In the case of rain, Airlie not make a decision to cancel until after 4pm and post on website and Facebook page. Seating is open-lawn, and all outdoors lawn chairs are permitted. All GA and member parking at 230 Government Center Dr., with free shuttle service running continuously throughout the evening. Front Street Brewery & Noni Baca Winery will sell food & beverage items. Outside food and beverages are permitted. Sept. 6: Jack Jack 180. Advanced tickets only: airliegardens.org. 300 Airlie Rd.
THE DRUM CIRCLE
Every Tues., 8-11pm, longest continuous Drum Circle for over 6 year provides an open forum, featuring djembe, dounbek, conga, bongo, cajon, yosika and other hand drums and percussive instruments. Friendly environment for the enjoyment
of rhythm & dance. All levels, rhythms welcome! Loaner drums available. Free. Hosted by Ron at Bottega Art & Wine Bar, Brooklyn Arts District. 723 N. Fourth St.
JAZZ AT CAM
Tickets to the eight-concert series, playing a range of jazz genres in an intimate listening room performance. All concerts are 6:30-8pm, 1st Thursdays, Sept. 2019-April 2020 at Cameron Art Museum. Presented by CAM and Cape Fear Jazz Society: CAM/CFJS Members: $17; non-members: $25; students with valid college ID $12 (tax and fees not included). Sept. 5, Willie E. Atkinson and the Transitional Jazz Trio; Oct. 3, Sidecar Social Club; Nov. 7, Ron Brendle Quartet; Dec. 5, Paolo André Gualdi; 2020: Jan. 9, Stanley Baird Group; Feb. 6, Andrew Berinson Trio; Mar. 5, Lenora Zenzalai Helm; Apr. 2, John Brown Quintet. CAM, 3201 S. 17th St. cameronartmuseum.org.
WILMINGTON BOYS CHOIR
Know any boys or young men who are talented singers? Here’s a chance to learn more about joining the Wilmington Boys Choir. The Wilmington Boys Choir invites boys and teens age 7 through 17 to Discovery Nights on Tuesdays, Sept. 17, 6pm at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Interested participants can sit in rehearsal or just observe, meet the directors and ask questions, audition to join the choir if interested, and join the group for dinner after rehearsal. Parents are welcome to attend and observe. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 16 N 16th St. wilmingtonboyschoir.org.
time: 1 hour, 37 minutes. Rated PG. Atlanta Ave and S Lake Park Blvd.
"Sword of Trust" runs from Sept. 16-18, 7pm (aditional 4pm screening on Sept. 18): A cantankerous pawnshop owner and his man-child employee team up with an out-of-town couple who are trying to hawk a Civil War-era sword inherited from a recently deceased grandfather. The sword comes with a convoluted report claiming the relic is proof that the South won the war. It isn’t long before the item draws the attention of enthusiastic conspiracy theorists who are anxious to get their hands on the coveted sword. The adventure that ensues takes them on a wild journey into the depths of conspiracy theory and Southern disillusionment. Thalian Hall, 301 Chesnut St. $8. thalianhall.org.
theatre/auditions CIRCUS INDUSTRY NIGHT
Every Thursday evening, A popular spot for Wilmington’s underground fire dancers, flow artists, hoopers, jugglers, magic, sideshow and other obscure performing arts. There’s no formal show, but don’t be surprised to see things flying. No cover, no expectations. Just a night for circus artists to share tricks, try out new moves, or simply kick back, talk shop, and meet
other likeminded artists. Live music often happens on the indoor stage Open at 3PM, and open til late. The Juggling Gypsy, 1612 Castle St.
Sept. 11-15, 19-22 and 26-29, Big Dawg Productions brings another Wilmington premiere! Culled from interviews, letters, transcripts, case files and the public record, "The Exonerated" tells the true stories of six wrongfully convicted survivors of death row in their own words. Showtimes 8pm, Thursday-Saturday, and 3pm Sundays. Tickets are $18 Thurs., $22 seniors/students/military, $25 GA 910367-5237 www.bigdawgproductions.org. Cape Fear Playhouse, 613 Castle St.
STAGED READING: FLORENCE STORIES
Sept. 12, 6:30pm; Sun. Sept. 15, 2pm: Florence Stories: Voices from After the Storm - Mouths of Babes Theatre.Free, donations appreciated. A new work in development by Mouths of Babes Theatre about the September 2018 Hurricane Florence that hit North Carolina. Interviews gathered from the community create a discussion on the impact of the hurricane and the increasing effects of global warming on coastal communities. Cameron Art Museum, Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall, 3201 S. 17th St.
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
Sept 13-22, Fri-Sat at 7:30pm; Sunday matinees, 3pm. Based on one of Roald
TAILIS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
“Concert of First Movements” to begin their 14th season. The concert will featuring soloists within the orchestra: Cellist Hillary Flowers will play the Monn Cello concerto and violinist Linda Estep and violist Carrie Jackson will perform the Mozart Sinfonia Concertante. The TCO will also play the first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence. Donations suggested and appreciated. Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall. Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. 17th St.
Sept. 15, 3-4pm: Presents Travels with Mozart. Mikhail Glinka: Variations on a Theme from Mozart’s Opera Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) for solo harp. Mozart: Divertimento in E-flat, K. 563, composed and first performed during the composer’s long northern tour of 1789, when he journeyed from his adopted hometown of Vienna to the cities of Prague, Leipzig, Dresden, and Berlin. $10$20. Ronald Sachs Violins, 616 Castle St.
film MOVIE AT THE LAKE
Sunday at dusk: Movie at the Lake at Carolina Beach Lake Park features "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation." Concessions available. No alcohol or glass allowed. Film begins at dusk. Running
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