Thursday, March 4, 2010

Night on the Town

The NC Theatre is doing Full Monty and has a "Girls' Night Out": Girls Night Out w/ NCTIES @nctheatre. Come see THE FULL MONTY tonite for $25! Tix avail at box office at 7 PM. Theatre 1 blk from Marriott!

The Oxford Gastropub, located in the heart of Fayetteville St. just a few blocks from the Convention Center sends news that they are aware of the convention this week and would love the opportunity to serve you all. We have great space, food and service, and live entertainment on Thursday night!

The Mint on Fayetteville Street has a great small plates menu and this First Thursday offers live jazz with the F.O. Finch Trio, 1/2 price martinis and other drink specials.

5 O'Clock Thursdays start this evening at 5pm at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drink specials, and live music with Jason Adamo.

Arnez J appears live at Goodnight's Comedy Club just off Peace Street.

There is more live music at Irregardless Cafe close to NCSU campus and at 42nd Street Oyster Bar.

Those are some of the fun things that are happening tonight while NCTIES is in town. Have a great time exploring Raleigh, don't forget to take your SMART card and remember - the R Line stops at 2:15 a.m. so plan to be back to your hotel by then!

Thanks to Julie Brakenbury and the Staff of Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Come discuss New Literacies tonight at the Hive on S. Wilmington in Raleigh from 5:45 - 7:30, and visit us online at

Luncheon Photostory


The Thursday Edition of the NCTIES Times is now available. You can download it on our wiki.
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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

iPhone site is live!


While attending the conference, point you iPhone, iPod Touch, or other mobile device to for our mobile conference site.

The entire schedule and list of featured speakers is at your fingertips.

Find your way around Raleigh with links to the R-Line mobile site.

Welcome to Greater Raleigh!

Greater Raleigh is proud to host NCTIES' 2010 conference, "A Journey of Discovery: New Adventures Every Day."

Make the most of your visit to the Raleigh area by using visitRaleigh NCTIES Landing Page as well as the conference homepage.

At your service in Greater Raleigh...

Getting here
Whether driving or flying, it couldn’t be easier to get to downtown Raleigh. I-40 and the I-440 Beltline provide easy access to the city. Learn more

The Raleigh Convention Center
Sun-drenched and LEED-certified, the Raleigh Convention Center is home to stimulating design, inspiring culture and superior service. Learn more

Marriott Raleigh Marriott City Center
This upscale hotel delivers all the amenities and world-class service you expect, and its carpeted, underground connector to the convention center will keep you comfortable. Learn more

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
The Sheraton offers a tantalizing blend of luxury and indulgence, all right in the pulsing center of Raleigh’s revitalized downtown—an easy walk to the Raleigh Convention Center. Learn more

Dine Around Downtown Raleigh
For a multitude of downtown options, check out our handy, printable guide. And, to better plan your restaurant ramble, explore this online video gallery. Learn more
Greater Raleigh SmartCard
The SmartCard is our way of welcoming you to the area and saving you money at the same time. Pick up one of these discount cards at registration and use it at participating businesses. Learn more
Parking Downtown
Both the Raleigh Convention Center and Raleigh Marriott City Center offer parking garages, plus other nearby options abound. Download or print a downtown parking map. Learn more
The City of Raleigh offers the R-LINE–a downtown circulator, free for all riders. Hybrid electric buses will whisk you between the downtown’s central districts, with 10-15 minute headways. Learn more