Only a few months into their launch and already in demand!!! We are so honored to have Carolinian Beer pour their award winning Chocolate Porter for guests of Revolutionaries in the Dark! Its quality over quantity with Carolinian Beer! Homegrown and grass roots, they are starting small and staying small brewing exclusive batches of quality craft beer. You will find their beer rotating on taps at local establishments in the Triangle. They have sixtel kegs brewed to order! carolinian.beer
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We are thrilled to present a powerful performance by the acclaimed Victoria Wong performing a solo created by ShaLeigh Dance Work’s Artistic Director ShaLeigh Comerford for the 2014 World Ballet Competition! Don’t miss this incredible performance on November 3rd at 8:30!
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We fell utterly in love with these two after collaborating on Trust The Bus and qUuest wiRx! We are elated they will kick off our performances on November 3rd at 8:30!!
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We are thrilled to present Marco & Elise from Raleigh Tango! Please read on to know more about these amazing dancers, visit their websites, and get tickets to come to our annual fundraiser event!
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WE LOVE DJ PLAYPLAY!! And yes, this means the after party will be epic. PlayPlay is a Durham, North Carolina-based DJ, producer, music scholar and activist. PlayPlay creatively interweaves nostalgic hip-hop and house classics into both their DJ sets and music production, and lately has been experimenting with improvisational synthesizer sets. They are also an energetic force behind several parties in the area, including long-running 80’s & 90’s themed parties, traveling hi-energy party Club PlayPlay, & the The Pinhook‘s Party Illegal (on hiatus). PlayPlay will be releasing their debut EP on Knightwerk in December.
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We are honored to kick off the VIP hour with our Inspired Guest Speaker Pierce Freelon! Pierce is a musician, professor and artivist with a passion for creativity and community. Want to know more about this inspiring individual? Read on.
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Join us for a revolutionary evening of revelry in support of ShaLeigh Dance Works’ 2017-18 Season. Experience performances, music, speakers, art, poetry, dancing, a silent auction and loads of kindred camaraderie.
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Revolutionaries in the Dark
Friday, Nov 3 / Reality Ministries Ballroom / 7pm
© Photos by Dick Costa from Loose Leaves
We were excited to present “I Promise (excepts)” at Loose Leaves Showcase in Charlotte, NC. This showcase “presents Charlotte’s most diverse dance showcase featuring new and unexpected dance works by local Charlotte choreographers.” For more pictures and information please see Loose Leaves Fall 2017 Facebook event page.
Above you will see my treasures; an incredible cast of strong individuals, each an artist in their own right. We began making this work over a year ago and quite similarly to the social climate of our country, it has been a struggle. And its for certain about struggle. And its about all of the things we can not say about this kind of struggle, which is where the walls we push against began. It is where our dance began as well. It is why in the end, we did not need literal walls to feel it.
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By KATE DOBBS ARIAIL, CVNC
Durham, NC 6/25/2015
The evening’s final work was a marvelous surprise, and although it utilized spoken texts and songs, it is resistant to wordy explanation. By Shaleigh Comerford and the dancers of her company, with textual assistance from playwright Richard Kirkwood and music written and performed on stage by cellist Isabel Castellvi and pianist Randall Love, Dedicated to [ ] Because of [ ] (and Vice Versa), improbably combines six female dancers in short pale satin gowns with metal folding chairs and – actor Derrick Ivey.
Comerford’s dance language, with its mix of Gaga-style freedom of movement and balletic elegance, is well suited to the complex balance of dance theatre. The ensemble’s rather gorgeous fluidity and sharp repetitions – and their strange actions, both seductive and evasive – encounter Ivey’s massive physicality like ocean waves meeting offshore rock.
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