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January 2015

Request for Proposals

January 6 - January 31
Strowd Roses, Inc.,
P.O. Box 3558, Chapel Hill, 27515 United States

Strowd Roses, Inc. is accepting grant proposals through January 31 from qualified tax-exempt organizations that are based in Chapel Hill or Carrboro or are devoted primarily to benefit the citizens of those communities. Grants may also be made to individuals engaged in projects designed to enhance the local community. For more information and to apply, go to strowdroses.org. Contact Eileen Ferrell, executivedirector@strowdroses.org, with questions.

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$45.00

Cider Dinner featuring Lady Edison Hams from The Pig

January 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Kitchen,
764 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill , NC 27514 United States
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Join us on Monday, January 26th for a five-course Cider Dinner with dishes featuring Lady Edison Hams from The Pig paired with Ciders by De Maison Selections. Please call Kitchen at (919) 537-8167 for reservations.

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Free

Flourishing with Chronic Illness: A Mind, Body, Spirit Approach to Living Your Best Life with Any Diagnosis

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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In our society we have become overly dependent on the advice of doctors, but they only know part of the story. If you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness, you do not have to take on a typical passive-patient role. There is SO much you can do to make a difference in your experience! Some things may help improve the course of an illness and others can ease symptoms. Even in the face of persistent symptoms and progressing illness, there…

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free

Commemorate the Liberation of Auschwitz

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cedars in Chapel Hill,
100 Cedar Club Cir, , Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Join the Chapel Hill-Durham Holocaust Speakers Bureau for a one-hour commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz on Monday evening, January 26th, at 7 p.m. at the Cedars in Chapel Hill. The program will include a 30-minute film “Choosing One’s Way: Resistance in Auschwitz” narrated by Ellen Burstyn. Contact Sharon Halperin at sharonhalperin88@gmail.com for more information.

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Company Carolina Presents “The Last Five Years”

January 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Jan. 23 - Feb. 1
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The Last Five Years, a two-person one act musical written by Jason Robert Brown, explores the five year relationship between Cathy Hiatt, an aspiring actress, and Jamie Wellerstein, a successful novelist in New York City. The two tell their story of the relationship: one chronologically and one reverse chronologically. This moving show explores themes of compromise, sacrifice, loss, and love. $7 Advance, $5 Student/Friends, $10 Day of Show.  

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$40

Class: English Winter Classics

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Amanda Fisher of Chapel Hill’s The Blakemere Company takes you to her homeland to warm the cockles of your heart with a selection of English Winter Warmers! Join her for this evening of traditional hearty fare and learn some new classics for your seasonal repertoire. Menu: Leek and Bacon Soup with Barley and Whiskey Cream; Pot Roast Stuffed Brisket with Gravy; Mustard Scallion Mashed Potatoes; Savoy Cabbage and Carrot Parcels; Steamed Syrup Sponge Pudding with Custard Sauce

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$40

Class: English Winter Classics

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Southern Season,
University Mall, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC United States

Amanda Fisher of Chapel Hill’s The Blakemere Company takes you to her homeland to warm the cockles of your heart with a selection of English Winter Warmers! Join her for this evening of traditional hearty fare and learn some new classics for your seasonal repertoire.

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Free

Sustainably Thriving: Getting Honest and Healing with Money

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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An enlightening discussion about money, contribution, and healing. Jaime Powell will share her own journey into consciousness with money and resources over the past 6 years, and the wisdom she has gathered from working with her mentor, Bari Tessler Linden, creator of Conscious Bookkeeping and The Art of Money. Come get a hot cup of yumminess and cozy up for another inspiring evening as The Oasis in Carr Mill Mall. Attendees will receive a discount on Jaime’s upcoming Small Business…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$8

The MCS Adolescent Drama Society presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.

January 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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LET US TAKE YOU ON A JOURNEY  UNDER THE SEA The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the 2008 Broadway production and the 1989 animated feature film. The 20-member cast consists of seventh and eighth grade students from Montessori Community School in Durham, NC. In addition to performing in the show, the students are also actively involved in designing the staging, set, props, and costumes. “The students are very excited to be putting on such a…

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$40

Class: Paleo Dinner

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Southern Season,
University Mall, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC United States

Although the name is new, The Root Cellar has been firmly anchored within the Chapel Hill community since 1998, when chef and cookbook author Sara Foster first opened the restaurant as Foster’s Market, an expansion of her original Durham location. Join Sera Cuni, owner and general manager of The Root Cellar, for this delicious meal following the Root Cellar’s commitment to local and seasonal ingredients to make this dinner following the Paleo diet guidelines.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, recurring 8 times
Carrboro Century Center,
100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC United States
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Lunch Box Concert Series-January and February This popular series returns with a variety of musical experiences, there is something for everyone, so come in and enjoy free live music!  Just bring your lunch to Century Hall every Thursday in January & February and enjoy free concerts featuring the best of local and regional bands! Free coffee is provided courtesy of Open Eye Café. January     8-Eric Bannan-folk January   15- Onda- Bossa Nova January   22- Dogwood Blossom-Folk January  29-  Tiny House- contemporary original music…

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Free

Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic

January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC Foundation Auditorium, Room 0001,
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health: 135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

To increase awareness of the importance of HPV screening and in honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, the North Carolina Institute for Public Health’s Practice Pathways: Focus Series is proud to present a film screening and discussion with UNC experts: –        Jennifer Smith, PhD, Department of Epidemiology –        Lisa Rahangdale, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and –        Noel Brewer, PhD, Health Behavior Free pizza will also be provided!

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$50

Class: Dinner from the Winter Farmer’s Market

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Southern Season,
University Mall, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC United States

The weather may be cold but the area’s farmers are still producing wonderful food. Join Sheri Castle, cookbook author, food writer and Southern food expert, to learn the techniques for making these delicious seasonal dishes.

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Free

Music from the Piedmont Regulators

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Warm up with FRANK! Join us for an evening with one of the Triangle’s favorite Bluegrass groups!

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$125

Scotch and Wild Game Dinner at the Carolina Inn

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy a night of Scotch and scrumptious fare on January 29th starting at 6:30 PM along with Scotch aficionado Gary Crunkleton and Glenfiddich ambassador Struan Ralph. The evening begins with a tasty reception with Scotch and passed hors d’oeuvres. An exceptional three-course wild game dinner with wine will follow. Afterwards, enjoy dessert with Scotch and cigars. $125 per person. Call for reservations at 919-918-2735 Find more information here.

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$8

The MCS Adolescent Drama Society presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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LET US TAKE YOU ON A JOURNEY  UNDER THE SEA The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the 2008 Broadway production and the 1989 animated feature film. The 20-member cast consists of seventh and eighth grade students from Montessori Community School in Durham, NC. In addition to performing in the show, the students are also actively involved in designing the staging, set, props, and costumes. “The students are very excited to be putting on such a…

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Free

Gayle Forman and Sarah Dessen discuss Gayle’s YA novel I Was Here

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

A special conversation event with two YA all-stars: Gayle Forman, author of the bestselling duologies If I Stay/Where She Went and Just One Day /Just One Year; and Sarah Dessen, our hometown luminary, author of The Moon and More and the forthcoming Saint Anything. Gayle Forman returns with a stand-alone novel that is dark, compelling, and wholly original.  Before drinking a bottle of industrial cleaner alone in a motel room, Meg sends a time-delayed email to her best friend, Cody,…

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10+

Dunsinane – National Theatre of Scotland and The Royal Shakespeare Company

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Macbeth is dead. An English army has swept through the landscape, killed the tyrant and taken the seat of power. Attempting to restore peace and put in place a new ruler, the commanding officer is beset by a brutal guerrilla uprising. Increasingly isolated from his own men and Scottish allies alike, his efforts to restore order appear futile as the situation spins out of control. Directed by Roxana Silbert, this exhilarating play by award-winning playwright David Greig is a vision…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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The Monti Hippo Awards

January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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This event will be hosted by The Monti’s Executive Director, Jeff Polish.The 5th Annual Hippo Awards is an annual event where we honor the best stories told in the previous calendar year. Nominations are in three distinct categories:Comedy, Drama, and Overall. In addition to the handing out of awards, we are also featuring a full lineup of new stories by new voices as well as past Hippo Award winners. If you want to be a voting member of The Monti Academy, you must sign…

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$30

Learn at Lunch: Super Southern Super Bowl Party

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A Southern Season,
University Mall, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC United States

Get ready for the Super Bowl with new appetizers and small plates. Learn the easy techniques to prepare these dishes in advance so you can enjoy your own party! This is a one-hour class.

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$15

Fridays Uncorked: Super Bowl Libations

January 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Southern Season,
University Mall, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC United States

It shouldn’t be just beer for this event! We’ll have wine and show you some wine and beer-based cocktails for your game day celebrations. Come pick up some great ideas for your party!

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Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the last Friday until December 31, 2015
Downtown Hillsborough,
N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC United States
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Come out to downtown Hillsborough on the last Friday of every month for Last Fridays Art Walk! Last Fridays Art Walk happens rain or shine! For more information, click here.

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Free

Movies That Matter/Spiritual Cinema: MARLEY – The Documentary

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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“YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A BIG FAN OF REGGAE MUSIC TO DIG ‘MARLEY.” -Tom Long, Detroit News Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history, and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. MARLEY is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, legend, and the man, from his early days to his rise to international superstardom. Made with the support of the Marley family, the film features rare footage, never before seen performances,…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Company Carolina Presents “The Last Five Years”

January 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Jan. 23 - Feb. 1
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The Last Five Years, a two-person one act musical written by Jason Robert Brown, explores the five year relationship between Cathy Hiatt, an aspiring actress, and Jamie Wellerstein, a successful novelist in New York City. The two tell their story of the relationship: one chronologically and one reverse chronologically. This moving show explores themes of compromise, sacrifice, loss, and love. $7 Advance, $5 Student/Friends, $10 Day of Show.  

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10+

Dunsinane – National Theatre of Scotland and The Royal Shakespeare Company

January 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Macbeth is dead. An English army has swept through the landscape, killed the tyrant and taken the seat of power. Attempting to restore peace and put in place a new ruler, the commanding officer is beset by a brutal guerrilla uprising. Increasingly isolated from his own men and Scottish allies alike, his efforts to restore order appear futile as the situation spins out of control. Directed by Roxana Silbert, this exhilarating play by award-winning playwright David Greig is a vision…

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$5-$10

Mount Carmel Baptist Church Country Breakfast

January 31 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Mount Carmel Baptist Church,
2016 Mt. Carmel Church Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Country Breakfast Country Ham & Sausage Bacon, Eggs, Grits & Gravy Stewed Apples Homemade Biscuits Jams & Jellies Coffee & Juice A Breakfast that Grandma would be proud to serve! Adults $10.00   Children (under 12) $5.00 Eat In or Take Out! All You Can Eat! Join us for breakfast and a Bake Sale.

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$25

African Americans in Theater and Popular Culture after 1945

January 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States

We are pleased to continue our partnership with PlayMakers Repertory Company as they produce the play by Alice Childress, Trouble in Mind (first performed in 1955). Three speakers will discuss the historical and biographical context of this provocative work, which explores the obstacles that African American playwrights and actors faced as they sought to break down racial barriers and stereotypes in post-1945 American theatrical culture. Historian William Sturkey will discuss both the discriminations and opportunities that shaped the experiences of…

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$40

Copper Plate Calligraphy

January 31 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, Jan 31 (in case of inclement weather: Feb 7) Calligraphy is the artistic form of handwriting, traditionally used in botanical illustration to identify the subject of the illustration. Students learn the basics of this art, including how to make letterforms using the correct stroke sequence for lower and upper case letters with dip-pen in ink and watercolor paint. Proficiency will require practice beyond the scope of this short course. No prerequisites. Cost: $40 ($35 for Members)

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Free

Ask a Lawyer Day

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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On Saturday, January 31, 2015, the North Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division is holding its annual Ask A Lawyer Day event at the Chapel Hill Public Library from 10 am- 1 pm. Ask A Lawyer Day is a free annual event where members of the public are invited to ask local lawyers any questions they may have, regardless of topic. All attendants will have an opportunity to speak with a lawyer one on one to discuss any legal issues…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Free Spirit Freedom

January 31 @ 3:00 pm - February 1 @ 5:00 pm
Orange County Senior Center,
103 Meadowland Drive, Hillsborough, NC, NC 27278 United States

Free Spirit Freedom, a project sponsored by Hillsborough Arts Council, will sponsor a two day event honoring Black History Month in Orange County.  First day of this event will feature a photographic exhibit and reception featuring photos of schools built for children of color during segregation.  Second day will feature speakers on the subject of historic schools.

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Free

Josh Brophy Live

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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“Brophy can honor the melody and structure of classic piano pop while singing both witty and trenchant lyrics fed by a fertile brain’s odd imaginings.” – riverfront times Initially from Alaska, pianist and singer/songwriter Josh Brophy moved to St. Louis in 2007. A long time player at St. Louis piano bars, in 2014 Brophy made his album debut. Brophy describes the collection as follows: “The record explores themes like interpersonal isolation, nightmares, mental instability, and unfortunate allergens. The hope is that…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Company Carolina Presents “The Last Five Years”

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Jan. 23 - Feb. 1
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The Last Five Years, a two-person one act musical written by Jason Robert Brown, explores the five year relationship between Cathy Hiatt, an aspiring actress, and Jamie Wellerstein, a successful novelist in New York City. The two tell their story of the relationship: one chronologically and one reverse chronologically. This moving show explores themes of compromise, sacrifice, loss, and love. $7 Advance, $5 Student/Friends, $10 Day of Show.  

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The Playwrights Roundtable Presents: Out of Bounds

January 31 @ 8:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The Playwrights Roundtable, in association with The Arts Center, presents this unique performance of original one-act plays,  written and directed by members of our consortium.  This forum is an opportunity for our playwrights to stage works which differ in form and content from our other presentations throughout the year.  These plays are edgy, thought-provoking, compelling, and especially, “OUT of BOUNDS”. !! OUT OF BOUNDS – Original new plays by local playwrights Playwrights: Paul Baerman Steve Gallagher Brook North Ken Wolpert…

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10+

The Mariinsky Orchestra with Valery Gergiev, conductor and artistic director

January 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Mariinsky Orchestra and dazzling conductor Valery Gergiev return to Memorial Hall for the fourth time with two passionately Russian concerts. One of the oldest musical institutions in Russia, founded in the 18th century during the reign of Peter the Great and housed in St. Petersburg’s famed Mariinsky Theatre since 1860, the Orchestra enjoys a long and distinguished history. Valery Gergiev, artistic and general director of the Mariinsky Theatre, is a prominent figure in all the world’s major concert halls,…

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February 2015

Kehillah Synagogue Yard Sale

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kehillah Synagogue,
1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Chapel Hill Kehillah Synagogue will be hosting its Annual Yard Sale on Sunday, February 1, from 9 am until 1 p.m. at 1200 Mason Farm Road in Chapel Hill. Over the last several years, the synagogue found a successful fundraising strategy to supplement its Religious School and Preschool programs while also providing low-cost clothing, furniture, toys, and electronics for the larger local community. This community event is staffed by volunteers from the Kehillah Synagogue who collect tax-deductible item donations…

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35, 25, 55

Master Class with Zeb Homison at Bikram Yoga Chapel Hill

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Bikram Yoga Chapel Hill,
601 W. Rosemary St., Chapel HIll, NC 27516 United States
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Join us Sunday February 1st for a class led by current national and international asana champion, Zeb Homison. This two hour experience will be beneficial for yogis at all levels of practice and is followed by a Q&A session with demonstrations from Zeb. Students will receive expert advice and personalized attention. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Fee for the master class is $35, fee for the Q+A is $25, or attend both for $55.

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10+

The Mariinsky Orchestra with Valery Gergiev, conductor and artistic director

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Mariinsky Orchestra and dazzling conductor Valery Gergiev return to Memorial Hall for the fourth time with two passionately Russian concerts. One of the oldest musical institutions in Russia, founded in the 18th century during the reign of Peter the Great and housed in St. Petersburg’s famed Mariinsky Theatre since 1860, the Orchestra enjoys a long and distinguished history. Valery Gergiev, artistic and general director of the Mariinsky Theatre, is a prominent figure in all the world’s major concert halls,…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Company Carolina Presents “The Last Five Years”

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Jan. 23 - Feb. 1
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The Last Five Years, a two-person one act musical written by Jason Robert Brown, explores the five year relationship between Cathy Hiatt, an aspiring actress, and Jamie Wellerstein, a successful novelist in New York City. The two tell their story of the relationship: one chronologically and one reverse chronologically. This moving show explores themes of compromise, sacrifice, loss, and love. $7 Advance, $5 Student/Friends, $10 Day of Show.  

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$35

Great Books Reading Group – The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Yearning to revisit some of your old favorites with engaged peers and a learned discussion leader? We are pleased to announce the inaugural season of our Great Books Reading Groups in partnership with Flyleaf Books of Chapel Hill. Join UNC faculty discussion leaders for a session on context and meaning, and then return in two weeks to tackle substantive issues in the text. These programs will feature great UNC faculty, but they will be driven by group discussion not lectures.…

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$20

The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America

February 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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We will examine the ways in which Shirley Temple became the most celebrated child star in film history by embodying hope, trust, and plucky cheer in the midst of the Great Depression, the greatest peacetime crisis in American history. Join history professor John Kasson for a discussion of his book, The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America. TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. All Spotlight on Scholars events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel…

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$6

Adult Spelling Bee presented by UNC Program in the Humanities, Flyleaf Books & DSI Comedy

February 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Were you T-O-P of your C-L-A-S-S when it came to spelling? Do you keep a dictionary on your bedside table in case of emergencies? Do you enjoy watching people stumble over “chrysanthemum” in front of a crowd? Join us for this adult Spelling Bee sponsored by Flyleaf Books & UNC Humanities Program. Beer will be swilled and words will be spelled and we’ll determine who can bring the heat when it comes to linguistic feats. Part variety show, part serious…

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Snow Full Moon Walk

February 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Irvin Nature Preserve,
2912 B Jones Ferry Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join TLC for a full moon walk. This program offers a unique opportunity to enjoy Irvin Nature Preserve after dark. We recommend that participants bring a flashlight, bundle up, and wear sturdy shoes. This outing is weather dependent, so please remember to check your e-mail before heading to the hike. Many human cultures have given names to the full moon throughout the year. Different full moon names can be found among the Chinese, Celtic, Old English, and New Guinea cultures,…

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