Recipients of the NC Artist Support Grant Announced for Dare, Tyrrell, Washington, Martin, Beaufort, and Hyde Counties“I am honored to have been selected for the NC Arts Council Artist Support grant,” said photographer Latrell Broughton. “This grant gives me a unique...
Vote for People's Choice Award!Vote for your favorite by March 31, 2021 and pick the People's Choice! More than 80 works by nearly 50 area artists are included in the Arts of the Pamlico's 56th Annual Fine Arts Show. The show awards several acknowledgements of gifts...
“…The historic Turnage Theater is teaming up with Chuck Phillips, a local musician, to make a monthly podcast. With the show cancellations that came with the pandemic, Phillips started “Washington City Limits.” He set up a home studio and recorded interviews and performances from other musicians in the area to post on social media….”
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COVID19 required the Arts of the Pamlico pivot and recreate access to the arts using technology in many ways. One of those ways is on Arts of the Pamlico’s website and its podcast called BOCO Town.. Read more.
Leesa Jones, Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum
Leesa Jones shares her journey from and back to Washington on
this episode of BoCo Town.
Listen in to learn how the Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum came to be in Washington, NC.
Learn about and hear the coded language used to communicate paths to freedom and
the role the Pamlico River “alley” played…
Musicians, Michael Stephenson & Jim Gilliam
Listen in to this BoCo Town episode and learn about the
saxophone and two musicians that have mastered it and many
Michael Stephenson and Jim Gilliam join us on stage at
the Historic Turnage Theatre to share their musical journeys, fun
facts about the instruments they play and how they came together at
Pitt Community College to keep the journey going.
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“My friend and BoCo Town podcast co-host Steve Barnes will have the unique pleasure of interviewing two singers who are studying at East Carolina University. They will perform at the Historic Turnage Theater in a few weeks. I’m looking forward to it as I’m seeking…”
“WASHINGTON, N.C. — When a local theater has to shut down because of a pandemic, the entire community’s economy can be affected.
The historic Turnage Theater in downtown Washington normally hosts plays, concerts, comedy and children’s camps, but the coronavirus has caused it to close its doors.
“It’s meant that events have been canceled. Artists haven’t been paid. Technicians weren’t able to work,” said Debra Torrence heads the Arts of the Pamlico, a regional arts council that runs the theater…”
Washington, DC—”According to the latest data issued today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the National Endowment for the Arts, the arts remain a vital component …”
“Two new fundraising programs now offer almost 600 opportunities for supporters of the arts to put their literal, personal marks on the Turnage Theatre…”
By Latisha Catchatoorian, WRAL Digital Solutions
“As the nation starts to slowly reopen while still remaining cautious about the presence of the coronavirus, towns like Washington, N.C., are navigating their…”
The Historic Turnage Theatre is home to a mothballed silent movie & vaudeville theatre. Learn more about the silent movie era in NC at https://www.unctv.org/
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Oh No! Where has everyone's Holiday Spirit Gone?! Will Christmas get Canceled this year?! Watch the Arts of the Pamlico's Bubblegum and the Turnage Teen's Theatre to find out! "Christmases Gone Wrong" was written by Rachel Isaac and Zach Sutton. It was directed by...
The Arts of the Pamlico (AOP) is pleased to present Scott Campbell as he performs a reading of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Did you know that the poem we all know and love is actually called "A Visit from St. Nicholas"? First published in 1823 in the Troy, New...
Arts of the Pamlico features great artworks from amazing local artists. Interested in a piece you've seen? Email Debra Torrence for purchasing information. You can also help us continue our work with the arts community by making a general donation. Support for our...
23rd Annual East Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival
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