Celtic Celebration, The Ceilidh Comes to The Cary


Cary, NC- Have you been in the new Cary Theater yet?  If you haven’t, here’s a great opportunity. Sister Cities of Cary along with the Town of Cary is presenting a Ceilidh at The Cary on March 22, 2014. Read more

Art: What to Do with 164 Old Ballet Shoes?

ballet shoe projectCary, NC- What do you get when you mix boxes of ballet shoes, a team of artists and a penchant for recycling and re-use? The Ballet Shoe Project. Read more

Dance-a-thon for March of Dimes


Cary, NC – So you think you can dance? How about dance to raise money for the March of Dimes? The Cary Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. will present Dancing for Dimes Danceathon here in Cary at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Cary, 1263 Kildaire Farm Road (in Saltbox Village) on April 20. Read more

Dance: Spring Has Sprung for Cary Ballet

Tales from and Athenian Forest Jennifer and Donkey

Story by Edward Thomas and photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – Faeries, Petit Fleurs and all sorts of playful forest creatures emerged for Cary Ballet Company’s Tales of an Athenian Forest this past weekend at Cary Arts Center. In this lighthearted ballet, based on the timeless tale A Midsummer Night’s Dream, these exquisite young dancers flitted around effortlessley on their toes casting magical spells on young lovers. Read more

Step Show Provides Scholarship for Cary Teen


Photo by Paul Lowry.

Cary, NC – The Sigma Rho Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, a Cary-based sorority, is looking for area step-dancing teams to compete in their annual showcase on March 16th. Money from the event goes towards awarding a scholarship to a graduating Cary resident. Read more

Dance: “Visions” Returns To Cary Arts Center

3D Jazz project rehearsing for Cary Ballet Company’s Very Cary Christmas

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC- Cary Ballet Conservatory has returned to their holiday favorite theme, “Visions”, which opens this Friday night, Dec 14 2012, at the Cary Art Center . Read more

Dance: IBA’s Holiday Suite This Saturday


Story by Lindsey Chester, photos courtesy International Ballet Academy. Above, Regan Kucera, Preston Chamblee rehearsing “Grand Pas de Deux”at IBA.

Cary, NC – Christmastime brings with it an abundance of performances in our area and this year the selection is the best ever. Cary’s International Ballet Academy dancers will perform their Holiday Suite with two shows this Saturday in Cary as they warm up for the Youth America Grand Prix competition in January. Read more

Pictures: Cary Diwali 2012

Cary, NC – The 2012 celebration of Cary Diwali had perfect weather this year. Photographer Brooke Meyer was there for CaryCitizen during the early part of the day. Read more

Cary Diwali 2012

Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The Indian festival known as Diwali (or Festival of Lights, ) will be celebrated in spectacular style at Hum Sub’s 12th annual Cary Diwali on Saturday October 20 at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary’s Regency Park.
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IBA sends 2 Dancers To Japan

Chandler Proctor (center) and Preston Chamblee of International Ballet Academy performed this August in Japan

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo courtesy of IBA.

Cary, NC- Preston Chamblee and Chandler Proctor have been dancing in Cary at International Ballet Academy since the studio opened two years ago. They recently returned from a whirlwind trip to Japan where they experienced their futures in the world of professional dance. Read more