Events

Find Out What's Playing at GPAC
1/1/2012

To learn more about all of the upcoming performances at Garner Performing Arts Center, visit GPAC's What's Playing page.



African-American Women Art Exhibit
1/15/2015

African-American Women Art Exhibit on display Jan. 15-Feb. 28 in the GPAC lobby featuring the art of African-American artists LeGrant Taylor, Eric McRay, Shawn Etheridge, FRANCO, Jermaine Powell, Delvecchio Faison and Jaylan Rhea. There will be a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18 prior to the MLK celebration at GPAC.



Broadway Voices: Capathia Jenkins
1/31/2015

Jan. 31
7:30 p.m.
GPAC
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This Brooklyn-born and raised actress most recently starred as Medda in the hit Disney production of "Newsies" on Broadway. She made her Broadway debut in "The Civil War," where she played the role of Harriet Jackson. She then starred in the off-Broadway 2000 revival of "Godspell," where she wowed audiences with her stirring rendition of "Turn Back, O Man," which can still be heard on the original cast recording. An active concert artist, Jenkins has appeared with orchestras around the world and this past December, she was the guest soloist with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops.



Groundhog Day Celebration
2/2/2015

Feb. 2
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
White Deer Park Nature Center
There will be crafts, games, music, educational booths and live animals. Snerd the groundhog makes his prediction at noon. This is a FREE event!
For more information: (919) 661-6982



Black History Month Proclamation Reading
2/4/2015

The Garner Senior Center (205 E. Garner Road) will host the annual reading of the Black History Month proclamation on Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. Mayor Ronnie Williams will preside over the event. The Branchettes gospel duo will perform. The event is free and open to the public.

To see a short video of the Branchettes' performance at the Senior Center a couple of years ago, please CLICK HERE.



It’s Showtime!: Natalie Douglas
2/7/2015

A tribute to Nina Simone
Dinner and show
$35
Feb. 7
7 p.m.
GPAC
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Annual Garner Showcase of Talent
2/21/2015

Feb. 21
FREE shows 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
GPAC
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