Local arts & entertainment news Aug. 15-21
Opens Tonight: ‘Crimes of the Heart’ at LSt
7:30 p.m. Aug. 15-17 and 22-24
The three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of their dying grandfather. Their troubles are grave and yet somehow hilarious A story of how to escape the past to seize the future
Tickets and info at Lee Street theatre, 329 N. Lee St www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.
A ’Bury Home Companion – hometown comedy and great music
2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24
A ’Bury Home Companion is a showcase of local talent in the format of old radio programs from the good ol’ days.
Kent Bernhardt and Kay Peeler are the producers. The Hall Sisters, a great new pop-country group are the headline act. Sara Claire King and Eli Yacinthe are an incredibly talented young duo that performed with us last year. Jacob Kluttz is an amazing young local teenaged pianist from the Kluttz family of Kluttz pianos. Gold Hill’s Silver String Bandled by Vivian Hopkins is the steady backbone of the show. All tickets are the same price: $45 each. Learn more at https://www.salisburysymphony.org/
‘Now are The Foxes’ improv returns to LSt
7 and 9 p.m. Aug. 31
Hilarious Improv returns to Lee Street theatre. They will do a family-friendly show at 7 p.m, and an adult-themed show at 9 p.m.
Get tickets at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507
‘Whiskey with Wiley’
5 p.m. • Sept. 14
DALLAS — The Gaston County Museum presents “Whiskey With Wiley,” an evening of drinks and conversation with the New York Times-bestselling author of “The Last Ballad,” followed by a book signing.
Tickets are $30/$45 and include a paperback copy of The Last Ballad.