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10:00 am

Shakespeare and War

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 20, 2017 at 10:00am

The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
$20

INSTRUCTOR: Christopher Armitage COURSE #3429 Join us for an interactive and fascinating series that examines war through Shakespeare’s lens, led by distinguished UNC professor Christopher Armitage. The sessions will include a mixture of lecture and discussion and will aim at close readings in the texts, as revealing Shakespeare’s profound understanding of human nature and astounding ability to find […]

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Write Your Life

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 13, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on April 20, 2017 at 10:00am

The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
$20

INSTRUCTOR: Richard Krawiec COURSE #3433 A famous writer once said, “Listen to your life; all moments are key moments”. In this fun and supportive – yet challenging – class, you will learn how to draw on the “material” of your life to write and revise whatever you wish to work on, including stories, memoirs, novels, poems, […]

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Surprising Allies: The President and the Young African-American Congresswoman

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
$10

INSTRUCTOR: Robert Porter COURSE #3432 Explore the backgrounds of and the encounters between two politicians from the South: President Lyndon B. Johnson and Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, the latter a hero of the Watergate years. What did these two political figures have in common? Why did they regard each other so highly? To what extent did Barbara Jordan carry […]

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Global Issues

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
$10

INSTRUCTOR: Hélène Ducros COURSE #3436 This course provides an overview of key global issues today and examines the relationship between them. We will focus on a number of specific themes with particular attention to cultural, economic, political, and social patterns: global institutions and conceptions of “development”, environmental concerns, urbanization, migration, the debates over the globalization of […]

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OC Master Aging Plan Public Meeting – Seymour

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Seymour Ctr., 2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Don’t miss the opportunity to review and comment on Orange County’s next five-year Master Aging Plan!  The planning process began in May 2016 with needs assessment activities, followed by a series of issue-related work groups from January-March, and will conclude with a draft of the final plan for public comment on April 20, 2017.  Please […]

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1:00 pm

OC Master Aging Plan Public Meeting – Passmore

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orange Co. Dept. on Aging – Passmore, 103 Meadowlands Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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OC MASTER AGING PLAN PUBLIC MEETING Don’t miss the opportunity to review and comment on Orange County’s next five-year Master Aging Plan!  The planning process began in May 2016 with needs assessment activities, followed by a series of issue-related work groups from January-March, and will conclude with a draft of the final plan for public […]

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3:30 pm

Community Bocce Derby presented by Piedmont Health

April 20 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
American Legion, 1714 Legion Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

No time for the Kentucky Derby? We're bringing the Bocce Derby to you! Bust out your best sun dress, your biggest hat, and your snazziest madras because it’s time for the Community Bocce Derby! Join your Chamber family for a fun-filled afternoon in the sun and enjoy bocce, hat-making, mint juleps, and BBQ! Buy a team […]

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4:00 pm

Meet the Author: Tim Crothers

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The former senior writer at Sports Illustrated and the author of The Man Watching,  and co-author of Hard Work, the autobiography of UNC basketball coach Roy Williams, reads from his newest book, The Queen of Katwe, One Girl’s Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion.

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6:00 pm

An Evening with Physician and Author, Dr. Hider Warraich

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive NC United States
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Dr. Haider Warraich is a fellow in cardiovascular medicine at Duke University Medical Center and the author of the book, Modern Death – How Medicine Changed the End of Life (St. Martin’s/Macmillan, Feb. 2017).  He is a regular Op Ed contributor for the New York Times, as well as the Atlantic, Guardian, Wall Street Journal […]

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7:00 pm

What’s the Big Idea? – “Rethinking Aging: Living Well in an Overtreated Society”

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
$10

#2: What’s the Big Idea? lecture series – Rethinking Aging: Living Well in an Overtreated Society   The Friday Center’s “What’s the Big Idea?” series returns this spring! The number of people 65 and over is expected to explode in the coming decades. Our rapidly aging population creates challenges, opportunities and new expectations for old age. Engage in discussion […]

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Lisa Feldman Barrett discusses her book How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Psychologist and neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett’s new theory of emotion is driving a deeper understanding of the mind and brain and what it means to be human. Her research overturns the widely held belief that emotions are housed in different parts of the brain and are universally expressed and recognized. Instead, emotion is constructed in […]

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7:30 pm

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents “My Fair Lady”

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 29, 2017

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2017

One event on April 5, 2017 at 7:30pm

Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
$15

the most ‘luverly’ musical of them all      Be transported by glorious music and cheer Eliza on as she grabs her chance for reinvention, breaking barriers and changing the lives of Henry Higgins and everyone she meets along the way. “probably the greatest musical of all time” – Daily Telegraph On Stage April 5th-29th […]

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Defiant Requiem: UNC-Chapel Hill

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus, 114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
$5

DEFIANT REQUIEM: VERDI AT TEREZÍN The signature concert of The Defiant Requiem Foundation, Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín, tells the story of the courageous Jewish prisoners in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp (Terezín) during World War II who performed Verdi’s Requiem while experiencing the depths of human degradation. With only a single smuggled score, they performed […]

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