Executive Director MaryBeth Poplyk & President of the Sunrise Preservation Group, Geoff Cutler, talk about the storied history of the Sunrise Theater since 1898 and its history right up to 2019 and beyond.

Today’s Sunrise Theater is a testament to the strong support it has received from the local community over the years.

MaryBeth Poplyk
Executive Director
Sunrise Theater

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January 27 – February 22, 2019

The Arts Council of Moore County, in partnership with the English Speaking Union-Sandhills Branch, Moore County Schools, Penick Village, Ruth Pauley Lecture Series, Sandhills Community College, and Sunrise Theater, present “Reflections of Africa” from January 28-February 22, 2019.

This multi-venue series of programs explores the unique diversity of African culture and wildlife through lectures, films and art exhibits. South African artist Garth Swift, Kenyan naturalist Joseph Koyie, Sandhills artist Jessie Mackay, and Canadian artist Patricia Thomas will conduct a series of innovative presentations and art exhibits that explore the relationships between the African people, cultures of Africa and its wildlife.

Arts Council board member John Earp and Sandhills artist Jessie Mackay walk us thru the myriad of events planned.

Get the schedule here.