The Triangle Gay Mens Chorus welcomes the holiday concert with festive concert.

Men’s chorus celebrates holidays

DURHAM/RALEIGH, N.C. — The Triangle Gay Mens Chorus will hold their “A Christmas Celebration” concert on Dec. 5, 7 p.m., at Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 3011 Academy Rd., in Durham, N.C., and on Dec. 6, 3 p.m., at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, 1801 Hillsborough St., in Raleigh, N.C.

The chorus will present uplifting, sacred and secular tunes associated with the holiday season. Soloist Arsena Soto Brickley will also be performing along with the chorus.

Tickets are $10/advance, available online, and $15/at the door.

In other news, the chorus is seeking individuals who would like to join them. Rehearsals resume on Jan. 15, 2016, at 7 p.m. at Pullen Memorial. Email to learn more.


Holiday-style bingo slated

DURHAM, N.C. — Alliance of AIDS Services – Carolinas will host “Naughty or Nice Bingo” on Dec. 12, 6 p.m., at the Durham Armory, 220 Foster St.

Hostess for the evening will be Ebony Summers.

Concessions will be on hand offering hot dogs, hamburgers, vegetarian burgers, chips, candies and assorted beverages.

Tickets are $30/individual and $275/tables of 10 and are available online. Sales will end on Dec. 12 at 10 a.m.


Dance fest nets new board members

DURHAM, N.C. — The American Dance Festival announced that Dave Hurlbert has joined its board of directors.

Hulbert co-founded and serves as the executive director of the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans, La. The organization has produced and presented opera, classical music, jazz and modern dance performances, as well as stage plays, musicals and puppetry. It serves as a non-denominational, neighborhood church of the arts. Marigny offers Sunday musical meditations and it hosts weekly 12-step meetings.

Prior to his move to Louisiana, he was a senior consultant for Landor Associates, an international marketing and brand identity firm in San Francisco, Calif.

Hulbert is a University of North Carolina School of the Arts graduate. He is an accomplished classical pianist and composer and serves as an associate board member for the Paul Taylor Dance Company, among his other dance interests.

He and his partner, Scott R. King, co-founded Marigny together.


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