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Audra McDonald awes Chapel Hill audience

Reviewed by Elspeth Macnab-Stark
Times-News correspondent

   CHAPEL HILL — Audra McDonald enthralled the audience with her powerful voice and captivating stage presence during her concert Saturday night at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Memorial Hall. McDonald is renowned for her work on Broadway, on TV and her concerts, and has culminated a record-breaking number of Tony, Grammy and Emmy awards for her work. She was joined by Brian Hertz (piano); Gene Lewin (drums); and Mark Vanderpoel (bass) in a 90-minute performance. She sang a collection of Broadway pieces from the great American songbook, and some from lesser-known composers.
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Things To Do (week of Jan. 22, 2018)

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Elon University Department of Performings Arts presents “Moment”: 7:30 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30-Feb. 2 and 2 p.m. Feb. 3, Roberts Studio Theatre, Scott Studios at Arts West, 408 W. Haggard Ave., Elon. Tickets are $13 or free with Elon University identification. Reservations can be made by calling 336-278-5650.
AMSOIL Arenacross: 7 p.m. Saturday, and AMSOIL Arenacross Amateur Day, noon Sunday, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro. $15 to $69 for Saturday and $10 to $25 for Sunday; tickets available through Ticketmaster.
26th annual Times-News Chili Cook-Off: 11 a.m. Saturday, Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington.

 


Things To Do (week of Jan. 15, 2018)

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Looking Backward — Moving Forward … Abstract Paintings and Sculpture by Rodney Beecher Roberts: On display from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. now through Jan. 21 at the Scott Building, 101 N. Main St., Graham. www.artbybeecher.com.
“Robert Dubac’s The Book of Moron”: 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Odeon Theatre, Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets are $55 and are available through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000).
Elon University Department of Performing Arts presents “Moment”: 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30-Feb. 2; and 2 p.m. Feb. 3, Roberts Studio Theatre, Scott Studios at Arts West, 408 W. Haggard Ave., Elon. Tickets are $13 or free with Elon University identification. Reservations can be made by calling 336-278-5650.


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