Presenting Organizations

These organizations present programs in a range of disciplines.  Triangle ArtWorks strives to include all Triangle groups in this listing, but needs your help in keeping it complete and current.  Please inform us of any changes/additions by email.

These entries are for convenience only and the information regarding each organization was provided by the organization or taken from their website.  Triangle ArtWorks makes NO endorsement or recommendation regarding any of the businesses or organizations listed.  Be sure to review their websites and other sources independently before you patronize them.

ArtsCenter- The ArtsCenter, a private non-profit organization, serving North Carolina for more than 35 years, gives live music fans an intimate, up-close-and-person evening with their most revered musicians.  Concerts in The ArtsCenter’s 355 seat general admission Earl & Rhoda Wynn Theater feature local, regional and national bands, crisscrossing the musical spectrum. If you’re looking for the blues, americana, celtic or rock’n’roll, you’ll find it at The ArtsCenter.  The annual Celtic Concert Series and American Roots Series are anchor series of the year.  300-G E. Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510. 919.929.2787, Email Website

The Art of Cool Project:   The Art of Cool Project is a jazz and art advocacy project that strives to cross artistic, economic, and cultural boundaries to bring together a diverse mix of people and creativity.  The AOCP presents a monthly concert at LabourLove Gallery at Golden Belt 807 East Main Street Suite 2-130, Durham, NC every third Friday featuring a variety of local musicians ranging across idioms — from acoustic to electric, bebop to hip hop. Website:  Twitter: @theaocproject . Email.  919-373-4451.

Artsplosure – Artsplosure’s mission is to produce high quality annual festivals that celebrate excellence in the performing and visual arts; to promote and bring recognition to national, regional, and local artists; and to bring artists and the larger community together to improve the quality of life and cultural environment.  Annually, Artsplosure presents Artsplosure, Raleigh’s Arts Festival and First Night.  313 S. Blount Street, Suite 200B. Raleigh, NC.  27601, 919.832.8699, EmailWebsite.

The Carolina Theatre – Carolina Theatre’s mission is to serve greater Durham and the Triangle region with vibrant, thought-provoking programs of the performing and cinematic arts in our historic treasure, The Carolina Theatre.  We strive to contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of downtown Durham and to delight and educate our children and future leaders.  Its staff executes a comprehensive performing arts program including live performances in music, dance, theater, and educational programming, as well as a nationally-respected film program that includes the county’s only first-run independent cinema, which operates 364 days a year, as well as four dynamic festivals – the North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, the Retrofantasma and Retrofantasma Classics horror series, the Nevermore Film Festival and the Escapism Film Festival. The Carolina Theatre is located in historic Downtown Durham at 309 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701.  Box office: 919-560-3030.  Administrative offices: 919-560-3040.Fax: 919-560-3065.  Website.

Carolina Performing Arts – Carolina Performing Arts is presented by the Office of the Executive Director for the Arts UNC Chapel Hill.   Carolina Performing Arts serves diverse audiences through multi-disciplinary performing arts programs in presentation, creation, and education. Each season will engage, inspire, and entertain audiences through innovative performances. Carolina Performing Arts commissions new work, sponsor artist residencies, and organize collaborative projects with local, national, and international partners.  Carolina Performing Arts presents the very best from the full spectrum of the performing arts — internationally renowned recitalists and orchestras, dance and chamber ensembles, jazz, folk, and world music performers, and opera and theatre.  Campus Box #3233 UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, Box Office: 919. 843.3333, Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 AM to 6 PM, Email, Website.

Duke Performances – Duke Performances explores the full range of the performing arts, from the traditional to the forward-leaning, embracing programming from diverse cultures and disciplines through presentation and education. We feature programming that serves to celebrate the finest traces of culture incubated in North Carolina and the South, while simultaneously embracing Duke University’s international profile and status as a renowned research institution. Duke Performances presents in venues on both East and West campus including Reynolds Industries Theater, Page Auditorium, Duke Chapel, Sheafer Lab Theater, the Rare Book Room, and the Nelson Music Room.  In addition, Duke Performances’ presents in Durham community venues. Duke Performances Office: 919-660-3356, Email. Duke University Box Office: 919-684-4444, tickets.   Website Mailing address:Duke Performances / Duke University, 114 South Buchanan Street / Box 90757, Smith Warehouse, Bay 8, Suite 227, Durham, NC  27708-0757.

Forty Acres – Forty Acres is a celebration of roots music.  We sponsor house concerts and other small venue concerts featuring up and coming artists and artists with a growing following. We also sponsor music/dance events. EmailWebsite.

NC State Live – Since 1972, NC State Live (formerly, NCSU Center Stage) has brought the world to the campus of North Carolina State University, offering students and the community the opportunity to experience the work of superb performing artists from a wide variety of cultures and disciplines. NC State Live presents exceptional practitioners of jazz, dance, world music and drama, as well as artists whose work defies category. NC State Live also presents a Kidstuff Series and a School Matinee Series.2610 Cates Ave, Raleigh, NC 27695  (919) 513-3030; Website.

PineCone – The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music, is a private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to preserving, presenting, and promoting traditional music, dance, and other folk performing arts. PineCone is considered the largest and most active traditional music organization in the state. Each year PineCone presents more than 150 events, with approximately 100 of those offered to the public for free. PineCone programs include: • Five different concert series, including its signature Down Home Series; • The PineCone Radio Bluegrass Show — a weekly radio show on WQDR 94.7FM, Sundays from 6-9 p.m; • Monthly participatory sessions in bluegrass music, Irish music, and shape note singing. P.O. Box 28534, Raleigh, NC 27611, 919.664.8333, Email, Website.