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ART WALKS

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Visit the downtown Washington art galleries & shops all year and take in the art walks in 2020!

  • January 24

  • CANCELLED – March 20

  • May 22

  • July 24

  • September 18

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COMEDY

Events

  • POSTPONED to FALL 2020: March 14, 2020 – AOP’s 3rd Annual Comedy Fest: 7 PM – 10 PM 

  • CANCELLED: March 27 – 29 (7:30pm on 3/27 & 28; 2pm on 3/28 & 29) – ECU’s Opera Theater presents The Fantasticks. The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic.

2020 Festivals

  • 3rd Annual Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival – February 7 & 8, 2020.

  • St. Patricks Day Event – March 13, 2020.

  • POSTPONED to FALL 2020: Comedy Fest – March 14, 2020. Headliner: Mello Mike

  • Blues & Jazz Festival – October 17, 2020

FILMS

Great line-up of movies, Broadway, and more

Big Screen Events

Doors open one hour before the show. Cold & Hot Beverages, Bear City Fudge Company treats from New Bern and traditional movie theater treats. Wine & beer for sale for consumption in the front house. Watch for details on films coming up in 2020!

MUSIC

Performances for all tastes

2020 AOP & Affiliate Group Music Events

  • CANCELLED – March 21, 2020 – Swindell Sounds – Blounts Creek Blues Band. 7:30 – 9 PM at Coffee Arts in Bath. $5/$7 at the door.

  • PENDING – April 18, 2020 – Swindell Sounds – Dave Raducha (sponsored by Margaret & FA Dixon and Judy & Saiid Davari) 7:30 – 9 PM at Coffee Arts in Bath. $5 cash/$7 credit at the door.

  • TO BE CONFIRMED – April 25, 2020 – BOCO Music Festival at the Turnage Theatre. 10 AM – 6 PM. Free.

Music Jams

  • SUSPENDED – Beaufort County Traditional Music Association (BCTMA) Jams most Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 PM and Saturday mornings from 10 AM – Noon at the Historic Turnage Theatre.

 

DANCE

Upcoming dance performaces

  • SUSPENDED – Dance for Youth – Arts enrichment sessions on Wednesdays 4 – 5 PM as part of the BRAVO! after school program.

  • Open Dance  – Monthly at the Historic Turnage Theatre Turnage Gallery. Hosted by USA Dance Chapter 6046.  Singles & couples & all levels of expertise are welcome!  Lessons at 7 PM. Dance 7:00 – 10:00 PM.  $10 admission.  Concessions, wine and beer for sale during event.

2020 dates:  January 25, February 22, March 21 – CANCELLED,                            April 18 – PENDING, May 23, June 27, July 18, Aug 22, Sept 26, Oct 24 & Nov 21

 

STAGE PRODUCTIONS

Performances for all tastes

Theatre on Stage

2020 Performance Schedule

  • Henry & Ramona -ECU Storybook Theatre – Feb 22
  • The Dinner Party by AOP Players – Feb 29 & March 1
  • The Fantasticks by ECU Opera Theatre – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
  • Mary Poppins Jr, by Broadway Kids Camp I – July 11
  • Shrek Jr. by  Broadway Kids Camp II – Aug 1
  • Annie Jr. AOP Bubblegum Kids Theatre – Oct 3
  • Tuna Christmas by AOP Players – Nov 13 & 14
  • Dr. Dolittle – ECU Storybook Theatre – Dec 5
  • A Christmas Carol by AOP Players – December 11 & 12

Auditions Coming Up

Auditions are held at the Historic Turnage Theatre. Enter backstage door to sign in.

  • Watch for details.

Theatre Workshops

Theatre Camps for Youth (2020 so far…)

  • BRAVO! – Theatre Group Workshops for youth ages 6 – 15 years. Tuesdays 4 – 5 PM at the Turnage Theatre.
  • Mary Poppins Jr. Summer Broadway Kids 1/2 Day Camp. June 22 – July 10. Performances on July 11.
  • Shrek Jr. Summer Broadway Kids 1/2 Day Camp. July 13 – July 31. Performances on August 1.

SSArts of the Pamlico has a large variety of Workshops for you to try, learn from, and grow your artistic abilities!

From Art, Fibers, Music, Theatre, and Writing… check out the complete list of opportunities here:  https://www.artsofthepamlico.org/artist-opportunities/

 

  • Music Workshops and Weekly Open Jams

  • Natural Fibers Workshops and Monthly Meetings

  • Painting Workshops

  • Pottery Workshops for Adults

  • Theatre Workshops

  • Paint & Take Workshops for Adults and Kids

  • Writing Workshops and Monthly Meetings

 

Contact Arts of the Pamlico, 252-946-2504, if you have a workshop idea OR you want to host a workshop of you own at the Historic Turnage Theatre.

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Readings

  • Book Reading & Signing – February 18 @ 5:30 PM: Sarah The Bold by Eileen Lettick

  • Open Mic – Open mic spoken word opportunities available to writers. Check AOP’s event calendar for dates. Contact Thad Aley to learn more.

Book Sales & Signings

  • Book Sales & Signings – AOP features the works of area writers for sale in its theatre each month. Signing events are available to AOP members. Contact Thad Aley to learn more.

Writers Group

Pamlico Writers Group.  An AOP affiliate organization whose mission is to help other aspiring writers accomplish their goal in writing. The group offers membership, local critique group meetings, online critique groups, readings, an annual conference at the Historic Turnage Theatre and a High School Scholarship fund.  The group meets at the theatre on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7 – 9 PM. The group will not meet in the month of July. Visit www.pamlicowritersgroup.wildapricot.org for more information.

Competitions

Heart of the Pamlico Poet Laureate Competition offered by Pamlico Writers Group. www.pamlicowritersgroup.wildapricot.org.

Workshops

Workshops – The Pamlico Writers Group offers workshops for writers at the Historic Turnage Theatre. Check out www.artsofthepamlico.org for details on upcoming events.

Annual Writers Conference & Heart of the Pamlico Poet Laureate. The 2020 Pamlico Writers Group Annual Conference & Heart of the Pamlico Poet Laureate Announcement has been moved from April 3 & 4, 2020 to September 25 & 26 at the Historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington.

 

BRAVO!

Youth Arts, Camps & Events

Arts for Youth

 

 

 

 

BRAVO! Online Playwriting for Kids – March 30 – April 3, 2020

Join Erin Staebell for a 5-day playwriting workshop. Each session will be divided by age.

Theme: Nature and Animals

● Session 1 – 10:00-11:00 AM – Ages 6-10
● Session 2 – 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Ages 11-14
● Session 3 – 1:00 – 2:00 PM – Ages 15-18

 

Each group will create plays over five, 1 hour classes based on adaptations of folktales and/or plays from original stories. Each sessions’ participants will work together to decide the important events in folktales and also brainstorm original ideas. Older participants will dive deeper into the creation of characters, dialogue, and story arcs. Each session will end with a reading of the play. There is also the possibility of an afternoon or evening of staged readings at a later date.

Each session is limited to 5 participants. If there is a significant interest in one age group, more sessions will be added as time permits.

Cost for 5, 1 hour sessions is $15 for those with an AOP Family Membership/$20 for Non Family Membership via PayPal below. Join today, click here to join as a Member.

Register below with payment by Age Group below.

Ages 6 – 10 years

BRAVO Playwriting 3/30 - 4/3/20

Ages 11 – 14 years

BRAVO Playwriting 3/30 - 4/3/20

Ages 15 – 18 years

BRAVO Playwriting 3/30 - 4/3/20

 

BRAVO! – Theatre Group Workshops for youth ages 6 – 15 years. Tuesdays 4 – 5 PM at the Turnage Theatre.

Youth Stage Performances

  • Mary Poppins Jr. Summer Broadway Kids 1/2 Day Camp. June 22 – July 10. Performances on July 11.
  • Shrek Jr. Summer Broadway Kids 1/2 Day Camp. July 13 – July 31. Performances on August 1.
  • Annie Jr. Bubblegum Theatre for Kids.  Rehearsal schedule to be announced. Performances on October 3.

Youth Music Opportunities

  • BRAVO! Music Workshops Thursday 4 – 5 PM as part of BRAVO! arts enrichment for youth ages 5 – 15 years.
  • Pickin on the Pungo Bluegrass Festival – Youth Talent Showcase. January 2021 at Wilkinson Center, Belhaven,
  • BCTMA’s Annual Youth Talent Showcase.at the Turnage Theatre. March 12, 2020

ON TEMPORARY HOLD DUE TO COVID-19 – BRAVO! Arts Enrichment classes after school. 3 – 6 PM for youth ages 6 – 15 years. Youth attending schools in the Washington city limits may ride Beaufort County Schools bus to the Turnage Theatre for drop off. Schedule: Monday – Pottery, Tuesday – Theatre, Wednesday – Dance, Thursday – Music & Friday – Visual Arts. Contact Anthoney Wooden for more information at a.woodenaop@gmail.com.

 

2020 Summer Art Camps 

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June 15 – 19: Mural Camp (9 AM – 12 Noon)

 

Mural Camp #1 - June 2020

June 15 – 19: Movie Camp (1 – 4 PM)

 

Movie Camp - June 2020

June 22, 23 & 24: Pastel/Watercolor Camp (1 – 4 PM)

 

Pastel/Watercolor Camp #1 - June 2020

 June 22 – 26: Pottery Camp #1 (9 AM – 12 Noon)

 

Pottery Camp #1 - June 2020

June 22 – July 11: Broadway Kids Camp #1 Mary Poppins Jr. (9 AM – Noon for 3 weeks, 2 performances on July 11)

 

Mary Poppins Jr.

June 29 – July 3: Mixed Arts Camp #1 (1 – 4 PM)

 

Mixed Arts Camp #1 - June 2020

July 6 – 10: Playwriting Camp (1 – 4 PM)

 

Theatre NM Camp - July

July 13 – 17: Visual Arts Camp (1 – 4 PM)

 

Visual Arts Camp - July

July 20 – 24: Mixed Arts Camp #2 (1 – 4 PM)

 

Mixed Arts Camp #2- July 2020

July 27 – July 31: Mural Camp (9 AM – 12 Noon)

 

Mural Camp #2- July 2020

July 13 – August 1: Broadway Kids Camp #2 Shrek Jr. (9 AM – 12 Noon, 2 performances on August 1)

 

Shrek Jr.

August 3 – 7: Pottery Camp #2 (9 AM – 12 Noon)

Pottery Camp #2 - Aug 2020

August 3 – 7: Tap Dance Camp (1 PM – 4 PM)

Tap Dance Camp - Aug 2020