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March 2015
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TOPO’s Inaugural ThrowBack Bar

March 5 @ 11:00 pm - March 6 @ 2:00 am
The Back Bar at Top of the Hill,
100 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Beginning on Thursday, March 5th, Top of the Hill’s Back Bar will be transformed into ThrowBack Bar every Thursday night from 11:00 pm – 2:00 am. Local DJ Josh Price will be playing dance tracks exclusively from the 90’s and early 00’s while our bartenders mix up some nostalgic cocktails featuring TOPO Distillery spirits. For the inaugural event, we’ve got surprises in store that every 90’s kid will appreciate – like classic Nicktoons, all the best candy and snack foods,…

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Free

Folk Art from Mike’s Truck

March 6
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 14, 2015
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
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Drop by the Orange County Public Library’s main branch, located in Hillsborough, to see new paintings from James Dean, author of Pete the Cat and Sam Ezell, Hillsborough self-taught folk artist. Enter to win a signed copy of Dean’s newest book, Cavecat Pete.

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World Day of Prayer Celebration

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Church of the Holy Family,
200 Hayes Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Church Women United will be celebrating the World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 6, 2015 beginning at 10:00 am at the Church of the Holy Family, located at 200 Hayes Road (near Glen Lennox) in Chapel Hill, NC. The program was written by the women of the Bahamas and addresses the question Jesus asks, “Do you understand what I have done for you?” The women of University Presbyterian Church will present the program. All are welcome…

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Passionate Travels

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 29, 2015
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States

An exhibit of featured artists’ global experiences in traditional, impressionistic, and contemporary paintings by Diny Rahimtool and Edo Zadora. March 4 – 29, gallery open Wed. – Sun., noon – 6PM, Sat. 10 – 6PM. Opening Reception March 13, 6 – 9PM. Also featuring the work of students from Triangle Day School with reception on March 26, 6 – 8PM.

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Meet the Author Tea: Alena Graedon

March 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library Meeting Room B,
100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library will host a Meet-the-Author Teas on March 6 in Meeting Room B of the Chapel Hill Public Library from 3:30-5:00. The tea is free and open to the public. March’s Meet the Author Tea guest is Alena Graedon author of The Word Exchange. Alena Graedon was born and grew up in Durham. She is a graduate of the Carolina Friends School in Chapel Hill. She has degrees from Brown University and Columbia…

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$15

Fridays Uncorked: Hemel en Aarde and The Swartland, ZAF

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Southern Season,
University Mall, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC United States

Two of our favorite wine regions within South Africa represent the most adventuresome wine making in the country. From the cool of Hemel en Aarde (Heaven on Earth) to the arid dry, hot lands of the Swartland, these wines will give you a whole new appreciation for what South Africa has to offer.

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Mixing It Up

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 13, 2015
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Realistic, impressionistic, abstract, outsider art, recycled and re-purposed art presented by Sharon Barnes, David Taylor and Peter LaPlaca along with works by the gallery artists. Located next to Whitehall Antiques and in front of Caffe’ Driade. Gallery open Wed – Fri and Sun, noon – 6PM, Sat 10 – 6PM and 2nd Friday Art Walk, Feb 13, 6 – 9PM.

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Free

Movies That Matter/Spiritual Cinema: The Celestine Prophecy

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Based on James Redfield’s worldwide best-selling novel, The Celestine Prophecy is a spiritual adventure film chronicling the discovery of ancient scrolls in the rainforests of Peru. The prophecy and its nine key insights predict a worldwide awakening, arising within all religious traditions, that moves humanity toward a deeper experience of spirituality. MPAA Rating: PG for some violence 1 hour 39 minutes

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Through Women’s Eyes, By Women’s Hands Annual Art Exhibition and Sale

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Top of the Hill – Great Room,
100 East Franklin St. 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Each year, we celebrate the work and vision of local North Carolina women artists with great music, dancing and delicious desserts. Through Women’s Eyes, By Women’s Hands, Compass Center for Women and Families’ annual art exhibition and sale, is your chance to enjoy and purchase anonymous mini masterpieces including beautiful canvasses, pottery and jewelry. This year’s event includes a live auction featuring works by Kristen Dill, Frank Penta, Carol Retsch-Bogart and Barbara Tyroler; a silent auction featuring works by Jane…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Feb. 25 - Mar. 15
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the town he loves. A dramatic classic from two masters – Ibsen in the 1880s, then re-told in the 1950s by Arthur Miller – it’s a story that still rings true today   “Provocative, startling, breathtaking” – (London’s ) Financial Times   In conjunction with “An Enemy of the People,” PlayMakers hosts “The Vision Series-Directors in…

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$21-$25

Journey’s End

March 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Friday and Saturday until March 20, 2015
Deep Dish Theater,
210 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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A band of British soldiers, hunkered down in the trenches in France in World War I, battle their own demons as they await a rumored German attack in R.C. Sherriff’s landmark play, Journey’s End. This warm and clear-eyed drama opens February 27 and plays through March 21. Drawn from the author’s own experiences in the Great War, the play follows a small group of men, led by the young and volatile Stanhope (Gus Allen) and the veteran Osborne (Eric Carl). The…

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$12-$16

Patrick Sweany with Joe Fletcher

March 6 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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Patrick Sweany likes the spaces in between. On a given night (or on a given album) he’ll swing through blues, folk, soul, bluegrass, maybe some classic 50s rock, or a punk speedball. He’s a musical omnivore, devouring every popular music sound of the last 70 years, and mixing ‘em all together seamlessly into his own stew. Yet, the one thing that most people notice about Patrick isn’t his ability to copy – it’s his authenticity. Like his heroes, artists like Bobby…

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Free

Folk Art from Mike’s Truck

March 7
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 14, 2015
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
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Drop by the Orange County Public Library’s main branch, located in Hillsborough, to see new paintings from James Dean, author of Pete the Cat and Sam Ezell, Hillsborough self-taught folk artist. Enter to win a signed copy of Dean’s newest book, Cavecat Pete.

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$20

Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K Walk/Run

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
McDougle School,
900 Old Fayettevill Road, Chapel Hill , NC 27516 United States
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The Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K Walk/Run will be held at McDougle Middle School in Chapel Hill, NC on March 7, 2015. The event features electronic timing by Cardinal Track Services, an awards ceremony with prizes for winners, and a family-friendly atmosphere with kid-approved games and light refreshments. Every paid entrant will receive a free T-shirt. The price for early registration (prior to February 1, 2015) is $20 (individual) or $40 (family depending on the number of kids).…

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$125-$140

Botany

March 7 @ 9:15 am - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 28, 2015

Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Learn the basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology. Class time is divided between lectures and examining/dissecting samples, and includes opportunities for observing examples in the Garden. No Pre-requisites. Cost: $140 ($125 for Members)

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Betty James Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Texas artist Nicole Potter’s chic jewelry line “Betty James” (named for her maternal grandparents) is one of my most favorite finds this season so I was thrilled when Nicole accepted our invitation to join us this spring from Dallas! Nicole studied Aztec and Mayan art history in college and her fascination with African and primitive arts continues to inspire the exotic, fresh statement pieces in her gorgeous collection. Her designs are bold and strong and lend an amazing edge to…

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Passionate Travels

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 29, 2015
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States

An exhibit of featured artists’ global experiences in traditional, impressionistic, and contemporary paintings by Diny Rahimtool and Edo Zadora. March 4 – 29, gallery open Wed. – Sun., noon – 6PM, Sat. 10 – 6PM. Opening Reception March 13, 6 – 9PM. Also featuring the work of students from Triangle Day School with reception on March 26, 6 – 8PM.

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$65

BBQ, Beer and Bus Tour

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mystery Brewing Public House,
230 S. Nash St., Hillsborough , NC United States
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All About Beer’s Publisher, Daniel Bradford, will lead the crew to educate you about our local beer scene. Stop #1: Mystery Brewing in Hillsborough, where you’ll sample their beers and food from Hillsborough BBQ Company. Stop #2: The Original Q Shack, where beer from Top of the Hill will be waiting. Stop #3: The Pit barbecue pairs nicely with Steel String Brewery beer. At this final stop, a bluegrass band will perform.  

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Open the Heavens

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel of the Cross,
304 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Victor Hugo described the organ as “a lament that mingles earth with the heavens.” Hear Cantari, a Voices ensemble, perform two marvelous compositions for organ and choir by Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodaly and Johannes Brahms’ motet “O Savior, Throw the Heavens Wide.”  Cantari is directed by Dr. Sue T. Klausmeyer. Tickets are $17 for adults and $7 for students.  Tickets can be purchased at http://voiceschapelhill.org/buy/  via PayPal or with cash/check at the door the night of the concert. For more…

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Mixing It Up

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 13, 2015
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Realistic, impressionistic, abstract, outsider art, recycled and re-purposed art presented by Sharon Barnes, David Taylor and Peter LaPlaca along with works by the gallery artists. Located next to Whitehall Antiques and in front of Caffe’ Driade. Gallery open Wed – Fri and Sun, noon – 6PM, Sat 10 – 6PM and 2nd Friday Art Walk, Feb 13, 6 – 9PM.

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$8-$10

High School Battle of the Bands

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cat’s Cradle,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Cosmic Background Radiation, Downed Pilots, The Embarrassments, Three Sixty’s, Common Kingslayer, Qualian, Ur Mom, SMLH, South Main Proceeds to support Cedar Ridge High School IB Program. Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

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Free

Treemen

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Robert Sievert (guitar and vocals), Shawna Sievert (melodica) and Dale Baker (percussion) bring a mellow, non-traditional folk sound. The group hails from just outside Hillsborough, NC. Experience what we mean by “non-traditional folk” –preview their sound here: http://treemen.bandcamp.com The show is free to attend with donations for the band suggested. We’ll have good eats and drinks available for purchase!

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Free

N4HC Band featuring Anita Woodley LIVE! FREE!

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States

The local N4HC Band will present an adventurous, uplifting exploration of improvisational free jazz music that is proven to spark expansive thoughts. Based in Durham, North Carolina t his independent group of musicians consist of: Chris Lipscomb (Woodwinds, Percussion), Vattel Cherry (Strings), Jason Hines (Drums) and Anita Woodley (vocalist, storytelling, visionary seer). Watch and listen to snippets of their music at www.n4hc.com

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Feb. 25 - Mar. 15
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the town he loves. A dramatic classic from two masters – Ibsen in the 1880s, then re-told in the 1950s by Arthur Miller – it’s a story that still rings true today   “Provocative, startling, breathtaking” – (London’s ) Financial Times   In conjunction with “An Enemy of the People,” PlayMakers hosts “The Vision Series-Directors in…

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$13-$17

Jeanne Jolly

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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Award-winning singer-songwriter Jeanne Jolly is invigorating the music scene with her heartfelt lyricism, heavenly range and soulful folk-pop beats tinged in Americana. With her unmistakable signature voice, she is carving out music without boundaries that pulls from her classical training and folk sensibility. Jolly broke onto the music scene as the featured vocalist for Grammy Award winning jazz trumpeter, Chris Botti. Touring throughout North America, she had the opportunity to sing with world renowned symphonies and perform at venues like Carnegie Hall & play marquee events such…

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$21-$25

Journey’s End

March 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Friday and Saturday until March 20, 2015
Deep Dish Theater,
210 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map

A band of British soldiers, hunkered down in the trenches in France in World War I, battle their own demons as they await a rumored German attack in R.C. Sherriff’s landmark play, Journey’s End. This warm and clear-eyed drama opens February 27 and plays through March 21. Drawn from the author’s own experiences in the Great War, the play follows a small group of men, led by the young and volatile Stanhope (Gus Allen) and the veteran Osborne (Eric Carl). The…

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Free

Folk Art from Mike’s Truck

March 8
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 14, 2015
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
+ Google Map

Drop by the Orange County Public Library’s main branch, located in Hillsborough, to see new paintings from James Dean, author of Pete the Cat and Sam Ezell, Hillsborough self-taught folk artist. Enter to win a signed copy of Dean’s newest book, Cavecat Pete.

Find out more »

Betty James Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
+ Google Map

Texas artist Nicole Potter’s chic jewelry line “Betty James” (named for her maternal grandparents) is one of my most favorite finds this season so I was thrilled when Nicole accepted our invitation to join us this spring from Dallas! Nicole studied Aztec and Mayan art history in college and her fascination with African and primitive arts continues to inspire the exotic, fresh statement pieces in her gorgeous collection. Her designs are bold and strong and lend an amazing edge to…

Find out more »

Passionate Travels

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 29, 2015
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States

An exhibit of featured artists’ global experiences in traditional, impressionistic, and contemporary paintings by Diny Rahimtool and Edo Zadora. March 4 – 29, gallery open Wed. – Sun., noon – 6PM, Sat. 10 – 6PM. Opening Reception March 13, 6 – 9PM. Also featuring the work of students from Triangle Day School with reception on March 26, 6 – 8PM.

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Free

Meet Folk Artist Sam Ezell

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
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Meet and mingle with Hillsborough folk artist Sam Ezell whose paintings are part of a larger folk art display at the library’s main branch, located in Hillsborough. Ezell painted 15 new pieces of historic sites and homes in Hillsborough. Other artists in the show curated by Greg and Karen Mack of Mike’s Art Truck include James Dean, author of Pete the Cat books. Note cards of Ezell’s work will be available for purchase.

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$21-$25

Journey’s End (matinee)

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Feb. 27-Mar. 1
Deep Dish Theater,
210 S. Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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A band of British soldiers, hunkered down in the trenches in France in World War I, battle their own demons as they await a rumored German attack in R.C. Sherriff’s landmark play, Journey’s End. This warm and clear-eyed drama opens February 27 and plays through March 21. Drawn from the author’s own experiences in the Great War, the play follows a small group of men, led by the young and volatile Stanhope (Gus Allen) and the veteran Osborne (Eric Carl). The…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People (matinee)

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Feb. 25 - Mar. 15
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map

When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the town he loves. A dramatic classic from two masters – Ibsen in the 1880s, then re-told in the 1950s by Arthur Miller – it’s a story that still rings true today   “Provocative, startling, breathtaking” – (London’s ) Financial Times   In conjunction with “An Enemy of the People,” PlayMakers hosts “The Vision Series-Directors in…

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18

Baroque & Beyond: Bach & Erlebach

March 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chapel of the Cross,
304 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Baroque & Beyond presents Bach & Erlebach, a concert of German baroque music, on Sunday afternoon, March 8 at 3:00 pm. Dana Maiben, baroque violinist (Boston), is the featured guest artist. She will be joined by Brent Wissick, viola da gamba; soprano Florence Peacock; and harpsichordist Beverly Biggs. The concert includes duos, trios, and arias by J.S. Bach, Ph. Erlebach, Kuhnel, and Buxtehude. The venue is the historic chapel at Chapel of the Cross, 304 E. Franklin Street in Chapel…

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Free, $10 suggested donation

Muskingum University Choir and Vox Virorum Concert

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chapel In The Pines Presbyterian Church,
314 Great Ridge Pkwy., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Durham’s Vox Virorum Men’s Chorus welcomes the Muskingum University Choir to the Triangle for a combined concert of secular and sacred pieces. Free admission with donations accepted. This concert is a presentation of Chapel In the Pines’ Strobilus Arts Music Series.

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Mixing It Up

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 13, 2015
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Realistic, impressionistic, abstract, outsider art, recycled and re-purposed art presented by Sharon Barnes, David Taylor and Peter LaPlaca along with works by the gallery artists. Located next to Whitehall Antiques and in front of Caffe’ Driade. Gallery open Wed – Fri and Sun, noon – 6PM, Sat 10 – 6PM and 2nd Friday Art Walk, Feb 13, 6 – 9PM.

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Free

SUSTO

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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From Charleston, SC, SUSTO impressed us with his dark, alternative country/Americana. Think Johnny Delaware or The Tarlatans. Preview SUSTO’s sound on bandcamp:  http://susto.bandcamp.com The show is free to attend with donations for suggested. We’ll have good eats and drinks available for purchase and the Taco Truck will be parked just out front all night!

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Free

Folk Art from Mike’s Truck

March 9
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 14, 2015
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
+ Google Map

Drop by the Orange County Public Library’s main branch, located in Hillsborough, to see new paintings from James Dean, author of Pete the Cat and Sam Ezell, Hillsborough self-taught folk artist. Enter to win a signed copy of Dean’s newest book, Cavecat Pete.

Find out more »

Mixing It Up

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 13, 2015
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
+ Google Map

Realistic, impressionistic, abstract, outsider art, recycled and re-purposed art presented by Sharon Barnes, David Taylor and Peter LaPlaca along with works by the gallery artists. Located next to Whitehall Antiques and in front of Caffe’ Driade. Gallery open Wed – Fri and Sun, noon – 6PM, Sat 10 – 6PM and 2nd Friday Art Walk, Feb 13, 6 – 9PM.

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Illusions of Elvis

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Barn at Fearrington Village,
Fearrington Village, NC 27312 United States

Return with us to the heady days of our youth, when his music was the soundtrack for our coming-of-age and when Elvis was The King. Join the Women of Fearrington as we proudly present dynamic, local Elvis Illusionist Keith Henderson (keithillusions.com), as he takes us back to the glory days of rock and roll, at least for one evening. We’ll all “Shake, Rattle and Roll” to our heart’s content with Keith as he sings some of our favorites. In addition…

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Ira Helfand, “Limited Nuclear War: What Are the Consequences?”

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center at UNC,
301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27516
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Nuclear warfare remains the greatest acute threat to the future of our species. Progress on understanding and reducing this danger continues to be a focus of Physicians for Social Responsibility, which jointly received the Nobel Prize in 1985 for its work leading to the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty. But the threat remains. Ira Helfand, co-president of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and liaison to the Nobel Peace Laureates Summit, will discuss the dangers of nuclear arsenals and the actions we…

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Free

Folk Art from Mike’s Truck

March 10
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 14, 2015
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
+ Google Map

Drop by the Orange County Public Library’s main branch, located in Hillsborough, to see new paintings from James Dean, author of Pete the Cat and Sam Ezell, Hillsborough self-taught folk artist. Enter to win a signed copy of Dean’s newest book, Cavecat Pete.

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$19

Afternoon Tea at Weathervane

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A Southern Season,
University Mall, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC United States

Please join us for an Afternoon Tea at Weathervane in our stately Oak Room on March 10th from 3-5 p.m. We will be serving a selection of artisan finger sandwiches, savory scones and mini desserts along with teas from our famed tea department. Cost is $19 per person and $13 per child. Tax and gratuity will be added to all checks. Reservations strongly recommended by calling (919) 929-9466.

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Mixing It Up

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 13, 2015
Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
+ Google Map

Realistic, impressionistic, abstract, outsider art, recycled and re-purposed art presented by Sharon Barnes, David Taylor and Peter LaPlaca along with works by the gallery artists. Located next to Whitehall Antiques and in front of Caffe’ Driade. Gallery open Wed – Fri and Sun, noon – 6PM, Sat 10 – 6PM and 2nd Friday Art Walk, Feb 13, 6 – 9PM.

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Ackland Film Forum: Quills

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Quills (Philip Kaufman, 2000) Quills reimagines the last years of the Marquis de Sade (Geoffrey Rush), who has been sentenced to the Charenton Asylum for the Insane for his scandalous political commentary. Determined not to be silenced, he has his political machinations smuggled out for publication with the help of the asylum’s laundress, Madeleine LeClerc (Kate Winslet). Quills received three Oscar nominations and two Golden Globe nominations. Also starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Abbé du Coulmier and Michael Caine as Dr. Royer-Collard.

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$10

Icon Lecture Series

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Extraordinary Ventures,
200 S. Elliott Rd., Chapel Hill, 27514 United States

Bestselling New York Times author and award winning journalist Richard Miniter will discuss”How Media Covers Politics,” followed by a Q & A and a book signing.

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Free

What and Why a Cohousing Community, Specifically a Senior Community! with Tom Keys

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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The presentation will introduce the Cohousing Community Concept with a brief history and description, introducing the Senior Cohousing Community in the United States: why, where and how! I will introduce the community I am proposing and the vision I am proposing. I will be using information and material,with permission from the Founder of The Elderspirit Cohousing Community and Chuck Durrett – visionary who brought the concept to the US from Denmark, architect, and author of The Senior Cohousing Handbook, 2nd…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Feb. 25 - Mar. 15
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map

When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the town he loves. A dramatic classic from two masters – Ibsen in the 1880s, then re-told in the 1950s by Arthur Miller – it’s a story that still rings true today   “Provocative, startling, breathtaking” – (London’s ) Financial Times   In conjunction with “An Enemy of the People,” PlayMakers hosts “The Vision Series-Directors in…

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Free

Folk Art from Mike’s Truck

March 11
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 14, 2015
Orange County Main Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC United States
+ Google Map

Drop by the Orange County Public Library’s main branch, located in Hillsborough, to see new paintings from James Dean, author of Pete the Cat and Sam Ezell, Hillsborough self-taught folk artist. Enter to win a signed copy of Dean’s newest book, Cavecat Pete.

Find out more »
Free

Discussion: Sexual Assault on Campus and in the Community; Issues and Remedies

March 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library – Meeting Room B,
100 Library Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham counties will sponsor a discussion on sexual assault on college campuses on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, at the Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room B, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill. The program is free and open to the public. Free parking is available. Rebecca Gibson, Sexual Assault Services Coordinator at the Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC), will lead the discussion. DCRC works with the…

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March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Chapel Hill Art Gallery,
1215 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, 27514 United States

An exhibit of featured artists’ global experiences in traditional, impressionistic, and contemporary paintings by Diny Rahimtool and Edo Zadora. March 4 – 29, gallery open Wed. – Sun., noon – 6PM, Sat. 10 – 6PM. Opening Reception March 13, 6 – 9PM. Also featuring the work of students from Triangle Day School with reception on March 26, 6 – 8PM.

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