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North Carolina Heritage Award Ceremony & Performance

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  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 7:30 p.m.
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LOCATION: Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts - 2 E South St

The 2018 North Carolina Arts Council Heritage Award recipients are: Asha Bala (Cumberland County) — Performer and instructor of South Indian dance Glenn and Lula Bolick (Caldwell County) — Potters, musicians, and storytellers Arvil Freeman (Buncombe County) — Western North Carolina fiddler Robert “Dick” Knight (Lenoir County) — Soul, R&B, and jazz trumpet player Tony Williamson (Chatham County) — Multi-genre mandolinist rooted in bluegrass You’re invited to be part of a celebration of North Carolina arts and creative expression at the 2018 North Carolina Heritage Awards Ceremony! Join us for a rare opportunity to enjoy performances by masters of the traditional arts together on one stage for the North Carolina Heritage Awards. This year’s performance and ceremony will feature awardees alongside younger generations of artists continuing these traditions in music, dance, and pottery. The 50th anniversary celebration of the North Carolina Arts Council will culminate with the Heritage Awards, planned in partnership with PineCone. Memorable performances by past honorees such as Doc Watson, Sheila Kay Adams, Maceo Parker, Etta Baker, John Dee Holeman, Joe Thompson, Bobby Hicks, Earl Scruggs and others have offered glimpses into the lives and stories of communities throughout North Carolina. Reserve your seats for this one-of-a-kind program that celebrates North Carolina’s cultural heritage.

Cost: $23.60 (including sales tax)


Presented by: PineCone & North Carolina Arts Council