Author: Deirdre Parker Smith

Rowan Arts Council Grants

Art is one of Rowan County’s brightest gems. The Rowan Arts Council’s mission is to encourage and support artists in all forms with grants for their projects.
The pandemic has been a challenge for the group, but their fall grant cycle is here, with submissions due Nov. 1.

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Pops at the Post Comes Home

This year’s concert on Sept. 11, will “Remember, Recognize and Rejoice,” remembering the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, recognizing all the health care workers “who have so arduously fought the pandemic, and rejoicing over the opening of Bell Tower Green,” says Maestro David Hagy, who will conduct the performance, now in its 17th year.

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New Theatre Seasons

Theater is finally returning to Rowan County, with new seasons announced by Lee St theatre and Piedmont Players.
After more than a year of the Covid-19 pandemic, some things have changed, but not the plan to entertain and educate Rowan theatergoers.

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