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You picked the People’s Choice!

You picked the People’s Choice!

"People's Choice"More than 80 works by nearly 50 area artists were included in the Arts of the Pamlico’s (AOP) 56th Annual Fine Arts Show.  The show awards several acknowledgements of gifts and cash for fine art chosen by a Juror. The People’s Choice Award is a...

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Artist Support Grant for Latrell Broughton

Artist Support Grant for Latrell Broughton

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...

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Turnage Theater announces new podcast, 'Washington City Limits'

“…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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BOCO Town Podcast features interviews with all your favorite local artists, performers, musicians, and so many others who help make life in Beaufort County rich in arts and entertainment.

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The Washington Daily News on BOCO Town Podcasts

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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Washington community comes together amid pandemic

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…”

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Silent Movies in NC - UNCTV Film Clip

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/blogs/arts/north-carolina-silent-films/

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Peoples Choice Award

Peoples Choice Award

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...

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Christmases Gone Wrong

Christmases Gone Wrong

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...

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Twas the Night Before Christmas

Twas the Night Before Christmas

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...

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23rd Annual East Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival

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