ALAMANCE ARTISANS GUILD
Alamance Artisans Guild is a North Carolina guild formed to:
- Nurture the production of fine arts and fine crafts
- Increase the awareness of handmade objects
- Facilitate networking among artisans
- Develop marketing venues for members.
We meet at 7:30 pm on the third Tuesday of every month in the Small Dining Room of the Holy Comforter Church, 320 East Davis Street in Burlington. Guests are welcome!
Membership is open to artisans of any medium who are at least 16 years of age.
More information is available at our website: www.alamanceartisans.com
ALAMANCE CHILDREN'S THEATRE
Alamance Children's Theatre (ACT) provides theatre opportunities both on and off stage for ages 8 through 18. Established in 1980, ACT produces three shows/musicals each year with past productions including Mulan, Jr., The Pied Piper, & Arsenic and Old Lace. ACT provides open auditions with casts generally consisting of 35-40 actors plus youth technical staff (lights, sound, etc.). ACT also offers monthly workshops on auditioning, make-up, etc. The ACT Board of Directors, led by an adult Executive Team, includes adult members and youth members/actors.
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THE ALAMANCE PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
The Alamance Photography Club is an organization that provides a vehicle to improve its members' photographic skills, their technical knowledge, and generally promote public interest in the art of photography. The club meets on the third Monday of each month at 7 pm in the Gathering room of the Boland Community Building at Twin Lakes, 3701 Wade Coble Drive, Burlington, NC. Members and guests can arrive at 6:30 pm for social interaction.
THE ALAMANCE CHORALE
The Alamance Chorale is a volunteer organization that was started in 1974 to provide area vocalists an opportunity to perform quality music, both sacred and secular, to the people of Alamance County and the surrounding areas. The Chorale is a member of the Alamance County Arts Council and is open to anyone interested in joining. Rehearsals will begin the second Monday in September.
For further information please visit our website, www.alamancechorale.org or on Facebook at The Alamance Chorale.
ALAMANCE JAZZ BAND
The Alamance Jazz Band was organized in December, 1987 by area musicians who in their past had considerable experience playing in jazz groups. Its purpose is to provide an organized program for those interested in learning, performing, and enjoying music of the big band idiom. The band’s repertoire consists of swing era hits of the 1930s and 40s, jazz standards, contemporary arrangements and compositions for big bands, and even a few selections of beach music and rock. It rehearses most every Thursday evening at the city of Burlington’s Broad Street Center.
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THE BURLINGTON ARTISTS LEAGUE
The Burlington Artists League’s (BAL) purpose is to promote area artists, and the art spirit in the area. A permanent gallery at Holly Hill Mall and exhibiting arrangements with area businesses allow artists to exhibit their art. The BAL does not jury art thereby encouraging the beginning as well as the professional artist.
The BAL’s year starts July 1 and membership dues are $25.00. Member’s art is included in the BAL website with links to personal websites. Monthly meetings, newsletters and emails keep the artist informed of art events. Workshops, community events, and three annual art competitions are sponsored, and fees are reduced for BAL members compared to fees for non-members.
BURLINGTON BOYS CHOIR
THE BURLINGTON WRITERS CLUB
The Burlington Writers Club was founded on March 26, 1956 to encourage writing “through study and practice”. Our 60th Anniversary Celebration "BWC Diamond Jubilee, A Gem of a Writers Club" will be held on March 5, 2016 at Studio 1 in Burlington. Monthly meetings are held the second Saturday of each month from September through June at 10:00 a.m. at the Captain White House, unless otherwise specified. We welcome all writers, from novice to published. For more information, visit our website. www.burlingtonwritersclub.org
ELON UNIVERSITY ART DEPT
Elon University’s Art and Art History Department is committed to scholarly pursuit and creative expression. Our students and faculty thrive in the rich intellectual community of our Studio Art, Art History, and Fine Art disciplines. Each discipline studies art, art history or the interdisciplinary arts with its own focus, yet shares the passion to advance critical viewing, thinking, and communicating skills in our students. Together, we set out to understand art in its many contexts. More info.
Formed in 1972, The Gallery Players is a non-profit community theater group dedicated to performing top notch shows for Burlington and the surrounding area. We perform four shows annually at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington including two musicals and two non-musicals. Community members are encouraged to attend our open auditions to join us on stage or see our website for other ways to get involved!
PAPERHAND PUPPET INTERVENTION
Paperhand Puppet intervention is dedicated to bringing many styles of puppetry and artistic expression to the Triangle area and the world. Paperhand’s mission is to make work that inspires people, promotes social change, and is deeply satisfying for everyone involved. The puppet shows we create are a synthesis of many art forms including (but not limited to): sculpting, painting, music, dance, improvisation, costume/set design and theater.
THE PARAMOUNT THEATER
The Paramount Theater celebrated its 15th Anniversary in February, 2013 since its renovation in 1998. In the very beginning in 1929, the theater was a lively entertainment spot for Burlington and continues to prosper now with the help of its loyal patrons and hard working staff and contributing acting companies. The theater hosts a variety of shows and rentals throughout the year. The theater welcomes you to stop by our box office for information on events and upcoming shows. Come out and support the Showplace of Alamance County!
We are located at 128 E Front Street, Burlington, NC 27253. Our Box Office hours are Monday through Saturday 12-3 or one hour prior to show times. Contact us at 336-222-8497.
NORTH STATE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
The North State Chamber Orchestra is a member group of the Alamance Arts Council and aims to provide the public with concerts of the highest quality, recognizing and presenting the work of young artists, educating children in the fine arts, and creating a center for interest in classical music in central North Carolina.
THE SNOW CAMP HISTORICAL DRAMA SOCIETY
The Snow Camp Historical Drama Society is a year-round, multi-purpose, non-profit group. The Society organizes various productions, festivals and activities that provide the public with professional theater and cultural education throughout the year.
The historical outdoor drama The Sword of the Peace is a mainstay of the organization and is now entering its 37th year. Pathway to Freedom opened in 1994 and is the only outdoor drama in the U.S. that portrays African-American history and the Underground Railroad.
Cultural education is provided with the annual Youth Drama Camp, the Molasses and Colonial Living Festival, the Snow Camp Farmers’ and Craft Market, and the Historical Site itself. The Society relies on an active group of volunteers and generous donations from individuals to maintain the activities. The support of the community and media has helped the Society’s growth and development over the past 35 years.