See all of First Night Raleigh 2017 Evening Performances, Rides, and Interactive Activities.
Nearly 100 Performances over 35 venues in Downtown Raleigh! All venues are first come, first serve.
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Silent film historian/accompanist Ben Model will accompany a pair of classic slapstick comedy shorts from the 1920s, IT’S A GIFT (1923), and THE ELECTRIC HOUSE (1922).
Come listen to beautiful Acapella music! The High Seas is a student led, all-male ensemble that performs a wide variety of music with a high energy show. Come listen to beautiful Acapella music! The High Seas is a student led, all-male ensemble that performs a wide variety of music with a high energy show.
Since 1998, Paperhand Puppet Intervention has been using cardboard, corn starch, bamboo, your old house paints, and other assorted junk to create giant puppets, masks, shadow plays, and performances for all ages. They tell stories, beat drums, paint cardboard, sew cloth, get sweaty, push.
Pat Cohen is a dramatic and exotic performer whose talent should not be overlooked. During her performances, “Mother Blues” Cohen shares the mettle, pathos and ocean-deep compassion of the famous female blues singers she idolizes — women like Billie Holiday, Koko Taylor and Etta James.
It is well known that meditation reduces stress and enhances your wellbeing. Join Chronic Stress Coach, Angela Savitri, OTR/L, as she guides you through walking meditation and mindful movement practices that calm your mind and settle your nerves. You’ll leave relaxed, restored, and feeling light-hearted. No experience or spandex required!
Ron Gallo’s music is comprised of lyrical confrontation and laughter for cynics laid down roughly on a bed of fuzz, chaotic structures and primal sounds evoked from a red Fender jaguar electric guitar – there is bass, there are drums and not much else besides the occasional icing (no artificial colors or dyes).
“Marvels, Medals, and Midnight”! Someone has tampered with the First Night Raleigh acorn and our four young scientists need help setting things right before 2017. Join Seed Art Share for this interactive walking-play where YOU chose the ending! The fun begins at the City of Raleigh Museum with multiple start times. Please note that Seed Art Share moves throughout different venues in First Night Raleigh.
The Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble is proud to be an ensemble of the Philharmonic Association based in Raleigh under the direction of Dr. Gregg Gelb . TYJE is for advanced musicians in grades 8 – 12 who want to develop the skills to perform a wide range of jazz compositions.