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United Arts Council

Big Night In for the Arts

Thursday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m.

On-Air and
Live Streaming

Closed Captioning will be available

Join United Arts, Chatham Arts Council, Durham Arts Council, and Orange County Arts Commission for this star-studded evening to celebrate the Triangle arts community and help begin a path of recovery and re-entry post-pandemic. Proceeds will fund arts programming, initiatives for equity in the arts, and arts relief efforts.


Ariana DeBose: Tony-nominated actress/singer/dancer and Raleigh native, who will be starring as Anita in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film West Side Story.
Photo Credit: Robb Klassen

Branford Marsalis: Three-time Grammy-award winner and internationally renowned saxophonist based in Durham, recently wrote the score for Netflix’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
Photo Credit: Roger Thomas

Scotty McCreery: ACM and CMT Award-winning country music singer and Garner native
Photo Credit: John Shearer

Mandolin Orange: Nationally acclaimed folk music duo based in Chapel Hill, featuring singer-songwriter Andrew Marlin and multi-instrumentalist Emily Frantz.
Photo Credit: Kendall Bailey

Mike Wiley: Nationally acclaimed actor and playwright based in Chatham County shines the light on key figures in African American history through his performances.
Photo Credit: Chris Charles for Creative Silence

Closed Captioning will be available
Closed Captioning will be available during Big Night In for the Arts.

Audio Description, a narration service for people who are blind and low vision, will be available during the WRAL broadcast service. You can access this via the SAP function on your television. Audio Description provided by Fred Brack from Arts Access Inc.


How to Support Big Night In for the Arts

  • Arts supporters can donate prior to the event or donate live during the event. Every dollar helps ensure the arts in Wake County will survive and thrive long after this pandemic has lifted.
  • Share Big Night In for the Arts posts, updates, or links to our website and Facebook event on your social media platforms. Use our official hashtag: #BigNightIn, and be sure to tag us at @unitedartscounc

Donate Today!

Donations of any amount are appreciated!

Receive a $100 Synergy Gift Certificate* when you donate $500 and receive a $250 Synergy Gift Certificate* when you donate $1,000.
Learn more about Synergy Face + Body by visiting their website.

*Gift certificates are valid on services $75 or more and full value must be redeemed in one transaction. Non-transferable; gift cards cannot be used towards gratuity.


Big Night In for the Arts

Participating Arts Organizations' logos

PO Box 26388
Raleigh, NC 27611

Phone: (919) 839-1498
Fax: (919) 839-6002