Alice G. Collins

Broadway At DPAC Has A Brand New Name

DPAC and TRUIST Financial Corporation announced today that DPAC’s signature Broadway series will be renamed TRUIST Broadway at DPAC. Truist Broadway at DPAC will maintain the legacy of SunTrust Broadway, which since 2008 has brought the biggest new Broadway productions from New York and London stages to the Triangle.

“SunTrust has been a valued partner since DPAC’s inception, and we look forward to beginning this next chapter with them as Truist,” said Rachel Traversari, Senior Director of Marketing at DPAC.

As part of a long-term sponsorship agreement, Truist Broadway Season Seat Members, along with Broadway fans and DPAC guests will see the TRUIST logo and signature color of Truist purple on all future communication and marketing.

“DPAC has been such an extraordinary community partner, continuing to raise the bar by bringing world-class theatrical productions to our community” said Gray Reed, Truist Region President for the Triangle Market. “At Truist, our

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Food Network Star Duff Goldman Welcomes First Child With Wife Johnna!

Duff Goldman is a dad!

The 46-year-old pastry chef and Food Network star announced on Monday (February 1) that he and wife Johnna welcomed their first child together, a baby girl named Josephine.

“I have no words to describe this blessing. @johnnapgoldman and I made a baby! Her name is Josephine and she is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen in the whole world,” Duff wrote on Instagram. “Some friends have told me that the love I’ll experience when looking at my daughter will be different than anything I’ve ever experienced and they were totally right.”

“My muffin was amazing and I am in awe of how strong and natural and intuitive she is,” Duff continued. “She’s a natural mom no doubt. We made a family! I have a whole little family! I keep telling Josephine about all the wonderful things she’s gonna get to try like

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from U2 to Lady Gaga, notable Super Bowl halftime performances linger

That pivotal year spotlighted Janet Jackson with the unholy alliance of Kid Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly and Justin Timberlake. If you don’t know what happened at the end of the production, Google it. But you’ve got to wonder if these days, that pearl-clutching Janet/Justin “scandal” would register as more than a social media blip, a viral clip running in a news cycle between Bernie Sanders mittens memes and Olivia Rodrigo chart breakers, only to be replaced by something more excitable two days later.

Atlanta hosted the Super Bowl in 2019 — the year many performers boycotted in support of Colin Kaepernick — but the least said about the Maroon 5-fronted Hail Mary choice, the better.

That wheeze of mediocrity prompted the NFL to team with Jay-Z and his company, Roc Nation, giving the rap mogul an influential voice in the league’s marquee music events, including the halftime show.

Shakira and Jennifer Lopez perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Shakira and

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Nathaniel Rateliff Performs ‘Redemption’ From ‘Palmer’

The streaming premiere of Justin Timberlake’s “Palmer” was touted by Apple TV Plus as powering its ‘“most-watched weekend” since the platform debuted just over a year ago. The film has Timberlake playing Eddie Palmer, who returns home from prison and bonds with a boy from a troubled home.

However, it’s singer Nathaniel Rateliff’s end-credits song, “Redemption,” garnering awards buzz for as the race for best original song continues. Variety has the exclusive premiere of his solo acoustic rendering of the theme song (below).


Says Rateliff, “For me, the song is about what I saw in the film, and what I see out there in the world, of continuing to struggle until we find some kind of peace and some kind of answer. It’s about hope and connection. At the end of the song, there’s the line ‘we keep running until we learn to find peace’.” Rateliff says. He drew inspiration

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