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ROCKINGHAM — The legendary Embers will not be taking the stage at Cole Plaza this year.

City Events Coordinator Kim Williams announced Tuesday afternoon that the July concert for the Plaza Jam series has been canceled.

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HAMLET — A downtown, full-wall mural of jazz legend John Coltrane is now complete.

The mural is the first in a planned series by artist Scott Nurkin of musicians born in the Tar Heel State.

Published in Local News
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 14:56

Rockingham cancels June Plaza Jam concert

ROCKINGHAM — The second concert of the city’s Plaza Jam summer series has been canceled as a result of restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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HAMLET — Doors opened at the Cole Auditorium last Wednesday as attendees eagerly awaited the combined talent of multiple Grammy-Award winning, world-renowned performers. 

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HAMLET — The fifth show of the Dewitt Performing Arts Series is “Georgia On My Mind.”  This is your chance to hear the wonderful music of Ray Charles on Wednesday, March 11 at the Cole Auditorium located on the main campus of Richmond Community College.

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PEMBROKE — August 18, 2020, marks 100 years since the 19th Amendment of the Constitution was ratified, and UNC Pembroke’s Music and History Departments are coming together to tell the tale of the seven-decade fight of the women’s suffrage movement.

Published in Lifestyle
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 16:08

John Coltrane: Hamlet's contribution to jazz

One of the most influential musicians in jazz history was (technically) from Hamlet.  Saxophonist and composer John William Coltrane was born in his parents’ apartment at 200 Hamlet Ave. on Sept. 23, 1926 and, though he moved with his family to High Point less than two years later, his birthplace is acknowledged by the North Carolina Historical Commission with a roadside commemorative plaque on Spring Street.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 03 February 2020 15:41

Sister Hazel coming to the Cole later this month

NASHVILLE — Platinum-selling group,  Sister Hazel, will be bringing their energetic show featuring new music and chart-topping hits to play Richmond Community College Cole Auditorium for the Fidelity Bank Rock 'N Country Series in Hamlet on Sunday, Feb. 29, 2020.

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Monday, 23 December 2019 16:10

Community comes together for Christmas in Derby

DERBY — For more than a decade, the Lambeth family, of Triple L Farms, has been hosting a community Christmas party at the old general store where they sell produce.

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PEMBROKE — Faculty, staff and students of the UNC Pembroke Music Department will perform in the 11th annual Holiday Extravaganza concert at Givens Performing Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 22. 

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