Programs by Place

Buies Creek

Grant Event
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 8:00am
Scott Concert Hall, Taylor Bott Fine Arts Building, Campbell University
143 Main Street
Buies Creek, NC 27506

A North Carolina Humanities Council grant supports this day-long Children’s Literary Symposium for K-12 teachers, media specialists, education professors, university librarians, in-service educators, and public library children’s librarians. The symposium will help participants teach poetry and visual literacy to support students’ literacy and reading comprehension skills.

Contact: LaKeshia Darden 910-893-1595 dardenl@campbell.edu

Burnsville

Pulitzer NC Event
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Parkway Playhouse
202 Green Mountain Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter, director and producer Moss Hart.

Includes a post-show discussion.

An opening night party will be held after the show on August 27th. 

 

Pulitzer NC Event
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Parkway Playhouse
202 Green Mountain Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter, director and producer Moss Hart.

Includes a post-show discussion.

An opening night party will be held after the show on August 27th. 

 

Pulitzer NC Event
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Parkway Playhouse
202 Green Mountain Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter, director and producer Moss Hart.

Includes a post-show discussion.

An opening night party will be held after the show on August 27th. 

 

Pulitzer NC Event
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 3:00pm
Parkway Playhouse
202 Green Mountain Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter, director and producer Moss Hart.

Includes a post-show discussion.

An opening night party will be held after the show on August 27th. 

 

Pulitzer NC Event
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 6:30pm
Burnsville Town Center, Legacy Room
2 Town Square
Burnsville, NC 28714

Pulitzer NC Mountains

David George Haskell, 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist in General Nonfiction for his book The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature (Viking), gives the keynote presentation during Carolina Mountains Literary Festival. Book signing to follow.
Collaborator: AMY Regional Libraries

Pulitzer NC Event
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 7:30pm
Parkway Playhouse
202 Green Mountain Drive
Burnsville, NC 28714

Pulitzer NC Mountains

AMY Regional Library collaborates with Parkway Playhouse to present You Can’t Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize- Winning classic by the writing team Kaufman and Hart, directed by Christopher

Hart, son of the award winning playwright/screenwriter/director/producer Moss Hart. 

Collaborator: AMY Regional Libraries.

Canton

Grant Event
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
Canton Library
11 Pennsylvania Ave
Canton, NC 28716

This is the first event celebrating the 125th anniversary of Haywood County Public Library and the County's Mountain Heritage. Ms. Town will perform stories for and with people of all ages. She has performed at festivals, schools and libraries across the country, and is currently collaborating with the Northwest Regional Library System of N.C. She also teaches and directs drama.

Contact: Mannie Dalton, Assistant Director, Haywood County Library (828) 356-2531 mcrone@haywoodnc.net 

Grant Event
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 5:30pm
Colonial Theater Canton, NC 28716

This is the second event celebrating the 125th anniversary of Haywood County Public Library and the County's Mountain Heritage. Mr. Chappell, a native of Hawood County, was an English professor for 40 years at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and was Poet Laureate of North Carolina from 1997-2002.

Contact: Mannie Dalton, Assistant Director, Haywood County Library (828) 356-2532 mcrone@haywoodnc.net

Cary

Road Scholar Event
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 1:00pm
Cary Senior Center
120 Maury O'dell place
Cary, NC 27513

Charlotte

Road Scholar Event
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church
101 Sugar Creek Road W
Charlotte, NC
Pulitzer NC Event
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
Johnson C. Smith University, New Science Center Auditorium
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216

Pulitzer Charlotte: Power and Accountability

Dr. Cheryl Butler-Brayboy, Associate Professor of English in the Department of Languages & Literature at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, and distinguished panelists will explore the power of new media to trigger social activism and political action.

Speakers include:

Road Scholar Event
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 2:00pm
Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, NC 28215
Grant Event
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E 7th St
Charlotte, NC 28202

This is My Home Now is a documentary film that explores the lives of four teens, members of Montagnard immigrant families who fled their homelands in Southeast Asia in the past decade. The Montagnards allied with the U.S. during the Vietnam War and were granted refugee status in 1986. Thirty years later, North Carolina is home to over 10,000 Montagnards, making it the largest population outside of Southeast Asia.

Pulitzer NC Event
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:00am - 7:00pm
Central Piedmont Community College Central Campus
1201 Elizabeth Ave
Charlotte, NC 28204

Pulitzer Charlotte: Power and Accountability

These moderated conversations will explore how media has shaped the South by shifting the balance of power, accountability, reliability and credibility of information sources.

Events include:

Dublin

Grant Event
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:00am - 11:00pm
Bladen County Community College Library
7418 NC Highway 41 West
Dublin, NC 28332

Includes Q&A. This is the second event in the College’s Writers Series.

Contact: Joyce Bahhouth 910-879-5540 jbahhouth@bladencc.edu

 

Grant Event
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 11:00am
Bladen County Community College Library
7418 NC Highway 41 West
Dublin, NC 28332

Writer and former U.S. Navy JAG Officer/Special Assistant United States Attorney, Don Brown reads from his book Call Sign Extortion 17: The Shoot-Down of Seal Team Six. The book discusses what could have happened to the United States helicopter call sign "Extortion 17" three months after Navy Seal Team. Includes Q&A. This is the first event in the College’s Writers Series.

Contact: Joyce Bahhouth  910-879-5540 jbahhouth@bladencc.edu

Fayetteville,

Grant Event
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
Airborne & Special Operations Museum
100 Bragg Blvd
Fayetteville,, NC 28301

This is My Home Now is a documentary film that explores the lives of four teens, members of Montagnard immigrant families who fled their homelands in Southeast Asia in the past decade. The Montagnards allied with the U.S. during the Vietnam War and were granted refugee status in 1986. Thirty years later, North Carolina is home to over 10,000 Montagnards, making it the largest population outside of Southeast Asia.

Greensboro

Road Scholar Event
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 8:00pm
Sheraton Hotel
3121 Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC 27407
Road Scholar Event
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:00am
Embassy Suites at Airport
204 Centreport Drive
Greensboro, NC 27409