Kenan Auditorium Re-opens After Six-Month Renovation

WILMINGTON -- After six months of extensive renovations, Kenan Auditorium at UNCW reopened Thursday.

The new auditorium makes its debut Thursday night with a performance by the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra.

There will be a Duke Ellington special on Friday night as well.

The Cultural Arts Department said that the grand reopening of Kenan Auditorium is only the beginning of a year-long effort to bring more arts and entertainment shows to UNCW.

The price tag for the renovation was $1.5 million.

Reported by Dan Cassuto