Mary Kate Nolan


Modernextionsion Dance Company practices improvisation at rehearsal for "Disruption." Photo courtesy of Ryan Herron.

Goodbye choreography, hello improv

Modernextension Dance Company will throw away its playbook and take to the stage with an improvised and organic performance this Saturday in Gerrard Hall. The company will use dance to explore the theme of disruption at various levels, from molecular to political disruption. 

The Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival highlights the role of women in the film industry. Photo courtesy Christine Parker.

Festival highlights women in film

The Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival is coming to Cary this weekend, just in time for Halloween. The festival will feature 45 independent short films of the horror, sci-fi and fantasy genres — about 90 percent of which are directed by women.

The False Profits show "False Profits 2: 2 Funny 2 Furious" will be performed at Hanes Art Center on Friday at 8 p.m. Photo courtesy of Ellie Rodriguez.

False Profits, true comedy

Do you hate laughter? If the answer is yes, then you might want to consider seeing a therapist. If the answer is no, then you should come to the False Profits comedy show this Friday night.