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Opening Reception for “The Life of the Theater” Exhibit slated for April 20

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The opening reception for “The Life of the Theater” exhibit at the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater in Lumberton is slated for Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m.

Join us for opening night of our newest lobby exhibit featuring historic and current photographs of our beautiful, and beautifully-restored, theater which first opened in 1928. Photographs of the theater’s stunning architectural details by Jody Johnson (PhotoRad Photography) will be on display and select prints will be available for purchase. Also on display will be archival photographs and articles from the theater’s history.  Complementary food, wine and other beverages will be served. This reception is free and open to the public.

The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater is a beautifully-restored treasure listed on the National Register of Historic Places that offers visitors a unique and visually stunning experience. The theater is located at 315 North Chestnut Street in the heart of downtown Lumberton.  First opened in 1928 as a vaudeville and silent film house, the theater offers a wide array of programming including live touring performances, original productions, art exhibits, films, special events and rentals. For more information visit