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Simon Spalding performs at City Stage New Bern

Simon Spalding performs at City Stage New Bern on Thursday, March 21!  Simon combines songs, tunes, and storytelling to weave an intricate tapestry of exploration, adventure, and far-off lands and seas. The songs include singalong sea chanteys, Ragtime, ballads by Rudyard Kipling and Stephen Foster; and tunes from far-flung corners of the globe.  …

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Asian Games Club of New Bern

Asian Games Club of New Bern meets at Bear’s Lair Games

January 27, 2019 The Asian Games Club of New Bern will meet at Bear’s Lair Games in Berne Square on Sunday afternoon January 27. Come learn and play Xiangqi (Chinese Chess), Shogi (Japanese Chess), and other East Asian strategy games. Additional games, such as Go/Weiqi/Baduk, Makruk (Thai Chess), and Janggi (Korean Chess) are …

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Irish Music Session

Irish Music Session at Bella’s Café & Catering in New Bern

There will be an informal session of Irish traditional music in a new location: Bella’s Café & Catering, at 323 Middle Street, Tuesday evening November 13. The session tradition is a vital part of the Irish musical tradition. You never know exactly who will be there, or which tunes will be played, on …

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Medieval and Renaissance Dance

Medieval and Renaissance Dance at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library

Saturday, June 9th at 2:00 p.m. Come relive the days when knighthood was in flower with Medieval and Renaissance Dances, on Saturday, June 9th! The dances will be English and French Dances from the Age of Chivalry, including but not limited to English Country Dances as danced in the Court of Elizabeth I. …

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Simon Spalding performance

Medieval and Renaissance Dance at New Bern-Craven County Library

Come relive the days when knighthood was in flower with Medieval and Renaissance Dances, on Saturday, March 24! The dances will be English and French Dances from the Age of Chivalry, including but not limited to English Country Dances as danced in the Court of Elizabeth I.  All the dances will be taught: …

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Casablanca

Casablanca performs at The Harvey Mansion in New Bern

The Time: Sunday, March 3, 1941 The Place: Rick’s American Bar, Casablanca, Morocco. Sam the piano man has taken Sunday off.  Music is provided by a motley but capable trio of musicians: a guitarist from Paris; a drummer who’s been living in Turkey; and a violinist from Eastern Europe, who occasionally swaps out …

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Bear's Lair Games

Medieval Games Workshop – Yote

Simon Spalding and Bear’s Lair Games are offering a fifth Medieval Games Workshop, featuring the West African game “Yote” (pronounced “Yo-TAY”), on Sunday afternoon January 7. The workshop is free, and is open to anyone and everyone.  Historical games are fun for historical reenactors, strategy game lovers, SCA members, Renaissance Festival performers, and …

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