Arts and Entertainment briefs

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 19, 2012

Salisbury-Rowan’s annual Krazy Night Out is tomorrow, July 20, from 5 to 9 p.m.
There will be live music on the East Innes Street Stage with Big Break, featuring David Myers, from 6-9 p.m.
Other live music downtown includes progressive Celtic-world-folk-fusion by Gael Warning at The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main at 9 p.m.; Southern Connection at Penny Pinchers, 218 S. Main; and Nifty Noize at the Visitors Center, 204 E. Innes.
Check out the classic cars in the Farmers Market lot, load the family on the trolley for a free spin around town or see if you can find all 14 sculptures in the annual Salisbury Sculpture Show.
Other available activities include the rhythms of the Drum Circle on Easy Street starting at 7:30 p.m., horse drawn carriage rides that offer a unique view of historic downtown, the popular Downtown Ghost Walk, and fun for the children at The Kids’ Zone on E. Fisher St. with moonbounces, kids’ jousting and archery with the Knightly Order of the Fiat Lux.
Piedmont Players Theatre’s youth musical “13” continues its run at the Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St.
Downtown stores will offer extended hours, storewide sales, kool deals, free refreshments, door prizes, drawings, and more as part of the Salisbury Post’s three-day Krazy Klearance Sidewalk Sale, July 19-21.
Downtown Ghost Walk
The popular tour is once again part of Friday Night Out downtown, July 20, beginning at 8 p.m. It is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and kids 5 and under are free. Meet on the steps of the old Salisbury Post Office, 130 W. Innes St. Ticket sales are cash or check only, reservations are recommended and ticket sales on the night of the walk are based on availability. Call 704-642-1734 or visit
Dance theatre presents ‘Pirates’
KANNAPOLIS — Piedmont Dance Theatre performs their original ballet “Pirates” on Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. at the Village Park Amphitheater. This event is sponsored by Kannapolis Parks and Recreation, and admission is free.
“Pirates” is an all-ages appropriate ballet filled with humor, outstanding technique, epic battles and bold acting. Children will have the opportunity to meet cast members and pose for photographs following the performance.
This year’s production has a cast of 43 and includes dancers from Piedmont School of Music and Dance age 6-18. Guest artist Samuel Alan Chester stars as Jack Rackham.
This is Piedmont Dance Theatre’s second performance, choreographed by co-owners Rebecca and Daniel Wiley and former student Alana Isiguen.
See for details.
Concert on the Square
MOCKSVILLE — On Saturday, July 21, Downtown Mocksville hosts the latest in their Summer Concerts on the Square series. The free concert runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy music under the oaks at 101 N. Main St., next to Restaurant 101. Visit www.historicdowntownmocksville for the full concert schedule, or call 336-909-2263.
Painting workshop
Carolina Artists will sponsor “Do A Painting in One Hour” workshops in conjunction with City Parks and Recreation, on Thursday, Aug. 9. Call 704-638-5275 to register one week in advance. Class time will be announced.
Music Theatre Camp
There are still a few openings in Music Theatre Camp for kids, to be held at the Looking Glass Artists Center, located at 405 N. Lee St.
From July 30-Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., the 8-12 year-old participants in Music Theater Camp will put together a show in just one week, with the performance set for 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 3.
Tuition is $125 and camp director is Sarah Hall. For more information or to register, contact salisburyartists@gmail. com
Arc Shaker’s Dance
The July Shaker’s Dance will be held on Friday July 20, from 7-9- p.m. at the Salisbury City Park recreation center.
This dance is for adults 18 years of age and older with a developmental disability. Call The Arc of Rowan at 704 637-1521.
A night of improv
Looking Glass Artists Center brings comedy to the black box theater in an “Evening of Improv Comedy,” starring Charlotte Comedy Theater.
For one night only, Friday July 27, the best comedians and improvisers in the area will perform in Salisbury. Doors open at 7:30, the show begins at 8 p.m.
Charlotte Comedy Theater is Charlotte’s premiere improv comedy theater featuring high energy, interactive improv comedy shows, workshops and classes, and was voted best comedy ensemble in 2012 by Charlotte Magazine.
Leading the festivities is a fantastic cast of players from Charlotte along with local Salisbury talent Drea Leonetti, John Cochrane, Rachel Lock, Cale Evans and more.
Admission is $10. Drinks will be available. No advance reservations, so come early . Looking Glass Artists Center is located at 405 N. Lee St., at the corner of Kerr.
Symphony auditions
The Salisbury-Rowan Symphony Society will hold auditions for musicians who want to be on the orchestra’s substitute list. Music Director David Hagy will hear auditions on Saturday, Aug. 18 on the campus of Catawba College in Salisbury.
Wind and percussion auditionees will be asked to play a prepared piece of their choice plus five standard excerpts for their instrument. String players need to prepare their part in Brahms’ Fourth Symphony and the first and third movements of Beethoven’s Third Symphony. All musicians will be asked to sight-read.
For more information, call David Hagy at or call 317-357-7576. For an appointment time, call the symphony office at 704-637-4314, email More information about the symphony and its 2012-2013 season is available at www.salisburysymphony. org
K-9s at Tweetsie
BLOWING ROCK — July 21-29 at Tweetsie Railroad the K-9s In Flight Frisbee[0xae] Dog Team thrills audiences with high flying fun. John Misita’s entourage of talented, amazingly athletic dogs will entertain Tweetsie guests with three shows daily, included in regular admission prices.