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''Peril on the Red Planet' headed to art museum; win tickets!

Posted August 23, 2010 12:41 p.m. EDT
Updated August 25, 2010 2:36 p.m. EDT

The N.C. Museum of Arts' summer concert series will feature a family-friendly show this weekend.

Set in the not so distant future, "Peril on the Red Planet" tells the tale of a 13-year-old whiz kid's efforts to save Mars' human inhabitants from death by famine. Along the way and with her robot sidekick, she learns lessons about the importance of community, responsibility, teamwork and sacrifice.

"Peril on the Red Planet" is the work of the Open Dream Ensemble, a professional outreach program of the UNC School of the Arts. The group is made up of professional dancers, actors and musicians all trained at the School of the Arts in Winston-Salem. And it performs original theater productions for young audiences across the southeast.

"Peril on the Red Planet" is geared to kids in grades three to eight.

It's scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday at the N.C. Museum of Art. General admission is $10. Tickets for kids ages 3 to 12 are $5 each. Hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn and other fare will be available for purchase. Click here for details and to buy tickets.

So let's start a quick contest for two packs of four tickets:

To enter the contest, just answer the following question in the comments:

Have you ever wished for a robot sidekick?

This contest ends at noon Aug. 25. Two winners will be chosen at random. The winners' users names will be posted here by 9 p.m. Aug. 25 and an email will be sent to them. They must respond by noon Aug. 26 or a runner-up will be chosen.

Congratulations to our winners! Please check your emails and get back to me: lowerylily and akennemur