Category Archives: Performance

Early Nights at the Movies

With our outdoor movie series coming up on its 25th anniversary, and with the welcome introduction of our digital projection system this summer, we thought readers might like to know about the NCMA’s role in pioneering outdoor cinema in the Triangle. Joseph Covington, former director of the Museum’s Education Department and visionary implementer of the [...]

The Sounds of Silents

Guest David Drazin describes the art of playing piano for silent film.

Film Still in Focus at NCMA

Laura expounds on the magic of celluloid

The Cars That Got Away

Laura discusses movie selection in the fast lane

Remembering Doc

George on the passing of Doc Watson

Flourishing Arts in the Golden Age

Music in Rembrandt’s Amsterdam

Shorts, T-shirts, and Opera

We are very excited about Casual Classics: Opera and Broadway in the Museum Park. This will be the first time the OCNC is performing outdoors and it’s a wonderful opportunity to sample opera. (You’ll be surprised how much of the music is familiar…okay, it may be because you heard it in Bugs Bunny cartoons or during a [...]