300 East Main Street Carrboro, NC 27510 +1 919 967 9053
An excellent music venue that offers a wide range of performers. Listen to popular musicians or local favorites. A place where relatively unknown but upcoming bands are creating their own genre. A unique and intimate music venue! Check the website for tours, tickets and bookings.
A favorite for the after-work crowd, this bar caters to cigar and martini lovers-both connoisseurs and those who aspire to be. Although it doesn't look like much from the outside, it is quite a find for those who want a quiet place to relax, far from the demands of work or the boisterous crowds downtown. The atmosphere is masculine, but not stuffy, and the staff is friendly and offers great service. There is no dress code and, for a small fee, anyone can become a member.
Part of the North Carolina State University and located inside the Talley Student Center, Stewart University is operated by the University Theatre and has played host to a number of play acts by the students. This theater is used by the students for lectures, talks and even concerts. Stewart Theatre is also rented out to outside patrons when it is not used by the students to conduct their activities.
218 South Blount Street Raleigh, NC 27601 +1 919 833 7795
The Gaelic translation of Tír na nOg means "
"land of eternal youth. For anyone who's eaten here, that land also includes great food and a long list of beers. Step through the stone archway into an open warehouse style dining area where simple wooden tables and chairs line the tile floors and brick lines the walls. The Irish Stew shares the menu with a tender pecan encrusted pork loin and Boxty, a traditional Irish potato pancake stuffed with your choice of succulent fillings. Live music fills the air on weekends.
Pay your money at the door and step inside the oldest movie theater in Raleigh. Unlike the carbon copy mega multiplexes of today, this place has character that is affordable. Top it off with award winning popcorn (made with real butter) and it's an experience worth attending. Two theaters inside offers an intimate setting while box office blockbusters play along-side independent films and cult classics. If you haven't experienced the unique adventure of a midnight showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show or just can't get enough of it, The Rialto features one every Friday night.
2 East South Street Raleigh, NC 27601 +1 919 831 6060
This magnificent performing arts facility offers entertainment in five specialized venues. The Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, built in 1932, holds about 2277 and is the grand dame of Carolina theaters. The huge chandeliers, floating staircases and comfy, over-sized seats enhance the experience. The Meymandi Concert Hall is an acoustic titan and home to the North Carolina Symphony. It also plays host to renowned musicians and performers from around the globe. The Fletcher Opera Theater hosts performances by such groups as the Carolina Ballet and The National Opera Company. The Kennedy Theater seats 170 and offers a unique experience found in the venue's nontraditional performances. Finally the Lichtin Plaza is a two-acre (one-hectare) outdoor venue which hosts both public and private events.
A complete nightlife and entertainment experience awaits one at Longbranch of Raleigh. An institution in the nightlife of the city, this club did see some hard times when it was shut down for a while, but it did resurrect to add much more to the already thriving night scene of the city. The complex comprises a country bar and concert hall, a nightclub, a disco room, a VIP Lounge, and a sports bar, and is one of the most happening places in the city to catch some of the hottest names in the US music industry. Though there is a strict dress code, once inside, the thrilling music, the scintillating drinks, and the lively atmosphere do make one never want to leave. Call for more information.
Oliver Twist prides itself on an unrivaled martini list. Select from over 20 signature renditions of the classic cocktail, in addition to an impressive wine and beer selection. The food menu features Moroccan-style sharing platters that display global inspiration, like Sesame Tuna, Jamaican Jerk Chicken Tacos, Spicy Shrimp & Gnocchi and Korean BBQ Short Ribs. If you're in the mood for sweet and sour, treat yourself to an Original Sin, while Louis Vuitton pours out a raspberry rendezvous. Other favorites include the Masquerade and Frappatini. Come sundown, the place inconspicuously transforms into a trendy late-night spot with live music and upbeat vibes.
Tribeca Tavern Falls serves you delicious burgers like you've never had before. That's what this restaurant is famous for, apart from their other wonderful food. The service is quick and efficient. If you have a particular requirement, make sure you let your server know and they will try and accommodate your request as far as possible. Tribeca also has a great in-house brew.
There are many movie houses in North Carolina, but a visit here could be turned into a memorable experience if you make the most of the amenities on offer. This venue makes efforts to ensure the safety and comfort of its patrons. Any seat in the well-designed auditorium will offer you a good view of the screen. Check out the website for more information.
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A favorite for the after work crowd, this bar caters
to cigar and martini lovers both connoisseurs and those who aspire to be. Although it doesn't look like much from the outside, it is quite a find for those ...