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January 2015

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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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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Midway Businesses for the Varsity Theatre Kickstarter Campaign

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Every day until February 2, 2015

The Varsity Theatre is raising money through a Kickstarter campaign to digitize their theaters. The businesses on The Midway, along Graham Street, are getting together to help their fellow downtown Chapel Hill business. On Sunday, February 1 and Monday, February 2 you’ll want to shop, eat, and get glamorous – all to support Varsity Theatre! SUNDAY FEB 1: Syd’s:  100% of services & 10% of retail sales donated Beer Study:  $1 of every draft sold donated Rumors:  20% of sales donated MONDAY…

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Midway Businesses for the Varsity Theatre Kickstarter Campaign

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Every day until February 2, 2015

The Varsity Theatre is raising money through a Kickstarter campaign to digitize their theaters. The businesses on The Midway, along Graham Street, are getting together to help their fellow downtown Chapel Hill business. On Sunday, February 1 and Monday, February 2 you’ll want to shop, eat, and get glamorous – all to support Varsity Theatre! SUNDAY FEB 1: Syd’s:  100% of services & 10% of retail sales donated Beer Study:  $1 of every draft sold donated Rumors:  20% of sales donated MONDAY…

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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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free

“The Economics of Education”: What We Owe Our Children and Our Nation

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Carolina Central University School of Education,
712 Cecil Street, Durham, NC 27707 United States
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The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham and the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Education are partnering to present a discussion on “The Economics of Education: What We Owe Our Children and Our Nation.” Dr. Wynetta Lee Dean of the School of Education at NCCU, will moderate the discussion, on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7pm. A panel of local school district superintendents will discuss the impact of the NC budget on local schools at…

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Free

Poetry Open Mic + Wine

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Johnny’s Gone Fishing is excited to welcome Living Poetry, the Triangle’s largest group of poets, to our shop for a special Open Mic Night paired with a wine tasting! The Open Mic, organized by Tara Lynne Groth of Living Poetry, will feature Chapel Hill-based reader Chris Slydel. Chris will read for 10 minutes followed by an open mic. Poets will have up to 5 minutes to read. If you’d like to read, please arrive early to sign up. A wine…

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Free

The Alchemy of Food for Human Incarnation with Ron Veitel

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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“Alchemy is a miraculous power or process by which one thing is changed into something even better. Incarnation is endowment with human form. With every ingestion of food the human organism must, through the process of digestion, overcome the forces inherent within the food and destroy it into its most basic units so that the nutrients can cross the threshold of the digestive tract into the inner sanctum of the blood. It is at this point, through powerful soul and…

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Free

Resources Available for Small Business

February 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Homewood Suites by Hilton,
3600 Mt. Moriah Rd., Durham, NC 27707 United States

Often small business owners have no idea of all the resources available to them at little or no cost. Whether you are just getting started or you’ve been in busy for years, there will be information you need and the contact person present for that resource. We will have a panelist of important resources for small business: LaShon Harley of Durham Tech Small Business Center Briles Johnson of NC Womens Business Center Patrick Rodriguez of US Small Business Administration Fred…

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Free

Carolina Science Cafe at Back Bar

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Top of the Hill,
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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The Helping Hand Project UNC undergraduate Jeff Powell describes this exciting student-started, student-run venture that utilizes 3-D printing technology to make affordable prosthetics for children in need. How did he get started? What advances does he foresee in the design process? Morehead Planetarium and Science Center’s free, current science awareness program, Carolina Science Cafe, is designed for adults. This program explores the science topics making national and international headlines and offers the chance to meet the experts behind the headlines.…

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Free

Experiencing Wholeness: How to Feel Better in Every Way in 2015

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unity Center of Peace,
8800 Seawell School Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Imagine feeling supported regularly in achieving your vision for deep joy and wholeness in your life. Imagine having a personal team of highly skilled healers, traditional and holistic, spiritual, emotional, and physical, collaborating for your wellness and joyful living. On Feb. 14, the Oasis is opening our new Whole Person Wellness Center at Unity Center of Peace in Chapel Hill. During weekdays and early evening hours, we will offer individual sessions as well as classes led by members of our consortium…

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Free

Scouting Court of Honor

February 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
American Legion Chapel Hill,
1714 Legion Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Boy Scout Troop 505 and Venture 505 are holding a Court of Honor on Wednesday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m., at American Legion Post 6.  The American Legion is presenting national awards to Legionnairre Lyle Miller and a High Adventure Award of $1,000 to Eagle Scout Arthur Lee Franklin. There will be many other local scouting awards that recognize the efforts of Chapel Hill Troop 505.  Everyone interested in scouting and local scouting programs is invited to attend.  You’ll learn…

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 5 @ 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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Silent (No More!) Auction

February 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Carolina Club,
550 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27510 United States

The 10th annual Silent (No More!) Auction benefits the UNC Hospitals’ Beacon Child and Family Program, and is the primary fundraising event for this program. Proceeds raised from The Silent (No More!) Auction provide funds to assist patients, families, and employees who are experiencing family violence. Our hosts and long-term sponsors are Molly Maid of Chapel Hill and the Ms. Molly Foundation. With the help of generous local individuals and business owners who have donated auction items, the Silent (No More!) Auction is a lively evening filled with delicious food, good folks, and a silent and live auction. For more information…

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Free

Dimensional ‘Thinning of the Veils’ Awakening Consciousness

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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As the Global Shift into 5th Dimension, or Unity Consciousness, is manifesting many are experiencing challenges as the old patterns of the ‘illusion of separation’ are released to facilitate the ‘up-grade’ of body, mind, spirit to Oneness with that which we truly are. The illustrated painting ‘Carrboro Communitree Consciousness’ is a visual interpretation of the co-existence of three dimensions, or realities. The Third Dimension we exist in, dancing in the playground of life. The meta-reality, or unseen Fourth Dimension of…

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Free

First Fridays: Abundance: Why the Future is Brighter than You Think!

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This webinar will reveal the secrets from Peter Diamandis’ Abundance 360 Summit.   You view the world through a lens of abundance, not scarcity.  You’re excited about the future, not scared of it. You’re interested in growing your business 10x or 100x, going global and exponential, and positively impacting the world. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

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Free

Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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6:00-6:45pm Book Talk, Pleasants Family Assembly Room 7:00-8:00pm Concert – Dom Flemons, Pleasants Family Assembly Room Book talk by author Barry Mazor followed by a concert by Dom Flemons. Barry Mazor used unique materials in the Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) to research his book, notably the only recorded interview with Ralph Peer. Dom Flemons is a founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. His personal collection is in the SFC.

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Free

Love is in the Air Sweetheart Ball

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Robert & Pearl Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road , Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

If you’re single and want to mingle or already a couple – Love is in the Air.   The Hannah Ruth Foundation presents a night of food, fun and dancing for 60 years young and older.    For additional information email hannahruthfoundation@gmail.com or call 919-537-2284

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Free

Tyler Alderson Live

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Tyler began playing guitar, banjo, and harmonica in his home state of Massachusetts, later following his passion for old-time music to Carnegie Mellon University. He then headed to Cork, Ireland, earning a Masters degree in Ethnomusicology from University College Cork while playing at pubs across the country. He plays the banjo, harmonica, guitar, tin whistle, and flute, but Tyler’s focus is on the power of the human voice to move, excite, and evoke. From traditional ballads to newly written songs,…

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30-40

Cornucopia’s Chocolate 5K

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Duke University East Campus Gazebo,
1332 Campus Dr , Durham, NC 27708 United States

Cornucopia’s Chocolate 5K will be held at Duke’s East Campus Gazebo, Saturday, Feb. 7, 9 am. Run, jog or walk along the campus route and pause at sweet stops along the way for a taste of Ghirardelli chocolates.   Register online at www.cancersupport4u.org.  Proceeds help Cornucopia provide oncology support services at no charge to anyone affected by cancer. 919/401-9333.

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SKIF Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 7 @ 10:00 am - March 7 @ 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We welcome Alicia Betts back with her amazing collection of SKIF hand-loomed sweaters – a show we always look forward to! Headquartered in a rehabbed building in the Hill neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, Ganci’s office is an all-in-one boutique, sales center, design studio and workshop. Her business mantra is enveloped by her brand name SKIF, meaning “Sweaters Knitted in Freedom.” With a crew that fluctuates between eight and fifteen, people choose their scheduling and the type of work they…

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Free

The Kemba Smith Project: Saving Our Sons & Daughters

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chapel of the Cross,
304 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Delta Foundation (CHC)  and Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (CHCAA) will present The Kemba Smith Project: Saving our Daughters and our Sons on Saturday, February 7, 2015  from 2PM- 6PM at the Chapel of the Cross, Chapel Hill, NC.  This FREE program will include a panel discussion, short film presentation, presentation by Kemba Smith, book signing and reception. Kemba Smith is the author of Poster Child and her story chronicles how she went from college…

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Free

GODI GODAR! LIVE! FREE!

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Fundraiser for GoConsciousEarth.org The balaphone from an African’s instrument it beautiful piece made out with bolondo wood, gourds resonate the sound rapped with antelope hide. The solos Godi plays are usually representing Mother Nature by intuition. Godi Godar is the grandson of Moteke Bihio, the Chief of Ikoko Bonginda a small village in the Lake Tumba Region of DR of Congo. At the age of 11, he had vivid dream that one day he would leave is tribe and travel…

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Free

GODI GODAR! LIVE! FREE!

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Fundraiser for GoConsciousEarth.org The balaphone from an African’s instrument it beautiful piece made out with bolondo wood, gourds resonate the sound rapped with antelope hide. The solos Godi plays are usually representing Mother Nature by intuition. Godi Godar is the grandson of Moteke Bihio, the Chief of Ikoko Bonginda a small village in the Lake Tumba Region of DR of Congo. At the age of 11, he had vivid dream that one day he would leave is tribe and travel…

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SKIF Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 8 @ 10:00 am - March 8 @ 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We welcome Alicia Betts back with her amazing collection of SKIF hand-loomed sweaters – a show we always look forward to! Headquartered in a rehabbed building in the Hill neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, Ganci’s office is an all-in-one boutique, sales center, design studio and workshop. Her business mantra is enveloped by her brand name SKIF, meaning “Sweaters Knitted in Freedom.” With a crew that fluctuates between eight and fifteen, people choose their scheduling and the type of work they…

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$60

Cornucopia’s A Chocolate Affaire

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sheraton Chapel Hill,
1 Europa Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Join Cornucopia Cancer Support Center for its 15th annual A Chocolate Affaire benefit, Feb. 8, 2-5 pm at the Chapel Hill Sheraton. Enjoy chocolate treats from more than 30 Triangle-area restaurants, paired with hors d’oeuvres, savories and complimentary beverages.  In addition to bidding in live and silent auctions, guests also may cast their votes in the Best of Chocolate Hill dessert competition. Tickets are $60. All proceeds help Cornucopia provide oncology support services at no charge to anyone affected by…

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Free

Living an Inspired & Mystical Life

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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It’s so easy to lapse into leading a mundane life full of all the details modern life seems to demand of us. However, living an ispired life is simple (but simple is not always easy). Just use unconditional love for all as your homing beacon. In essence, just claim your Divinely- given, and pre-incarnated acceptance of, your assignment as a teacher of love. Then determine your greatest gifts (music, writing, child-rearing, counseling, painting, caring for the elderly, etc.) and use…

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Discover Your WHY / Core Values

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites Greenville Golf Resort & Conference Center,
670 Verdae Boulevard, Greenville, SC 29607 United States
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This is a special one day workshop for business owners and their teams.  Together, we will create engagement and alignment of the senior team by discovering the WHY of the business and create a statement of Core Values. Spend a day with your team and gain clarity and inspiration that you will apply in specific and concrete ways to improve your results in 2015!

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$20

Take a Walk on the Wild Side: When White Characters Masquerade Blackness

February 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and Julie Marsden in Jezebel (1938) are not your typical southern belles. They defy patriarchy and resist prescribed roles associated with white femininity while defending the threatened South. Charlene Regester examines how these characters parade, imitate, and/or perform blackness while retaining their whiteness. She argues this masquerading blackness by the protagonists helps explain why these films hold an unending fascination for spectators. TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. All Spotlight on Scholars events…

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Free

Crude Extractions: the Quest for Oil and the Construction of an Imaginary Modernity in Iranian Cinema

February 10 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center at UNC,
301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27516
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Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center Professor Negar Mottahedeh of Duke University is a cultural critic and film theorist specializing in interdisciplinary and feminist contributions to the fields of Middle Eastern Studies and Film Studies. She will speak on contemporary Iranian film. This program is co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, UNC Persian Studies, and the Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina.

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Free

Embodying Chinese Medicine Series: Nurturing our Seed in Winter

February 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 winter corresponds to the water element; time for hibernation, restoration, rejuvenation, and stillness in preparation for spring. The Chinese medicine organs that correspond to the water element are kidneys and bladder, the emotion to overcome is fear, the Five Animal Qi Gong is the bear. Come learn acupressure points and the Qi Gong movement to nourish your inner reserves. Li-Lan Hsiang Weiss is a licensed acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, and Reiki practitioner in private practice in Durham since 2005. She…

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Free

Qigong – Inner Smile with Steve Peterson

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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The Inner Smile is used in many of the qigong practices; I think of it as the ‘secret sauce’. In short, directing the feeling of a smile to places in your body or aspects of your self empowers transformation and healing. We will practice cultivating the inner smile in all organs and tissues of the body. Qigong and inner alchemy are very old and profound practices for health and transformation . Many practitioners feel more energy, enrich their sex lives,…

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 12 @ 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

Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - March 12 @ 8:00 pm
McGavern-Greenberg Hall,
135 Dauer Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

1301 McGavern-Greenberg Hall Hosted by: Institute for the Environment at UNC-CH and UNC-CH Department of Communication Studies, in partnership with the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic and Working Films. Come to a free screening of COME HELL OR HIGH WATER: THE BATTLE FOR TURKEY CREEK, an award winning documentary about struggles for racial and environmental justice in a community in coastal Mississippi. Filmmaker Leah Mahan and local environmental justice leaders will be in attendance for a conversation with the…

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Free

Thriving in Modern Times

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Thriving in Modern Times (3-part series part II on Thursday, February 12th and part III on Thursday, March 12th) with Traci Phillips Part II: Is Doing All You Have To Do Keeping You From Being All You Can Be? As Geneen Roth writes in her book Lost & Found, “When we spend as much time investing in our inner lives as we do in getting and having more, how we live on this earth and inside our bodies will change.”…

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Free

Opening Reception: Keith Allen & Carol Retsch-Bogart

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Featured artists in February 2015 are Keith Allen and Carol Retsch-Bogart. Celebrate their show with us during Chapel Hill’s 2nd Friday Artwalk!

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2nd Friday Artwalk

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the second Friday until November 13, 2015

The 2nd Friday Artwalk takes place in Carrboro and Chapel Hill from 6:00 – 9:00 pm on the second Friday of every month. It’s a great opportunity to explore the many arts venues and businesses in both towns as well as socialize with other art lovers in the community. Many of the galleries will have live music and other art related entertainment. For more information or to see what upcoming openings, click here.

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Free

A Global Call To Love/Now More Than Ever

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - February 15 @ 9:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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These events, held the previous Friday and Saturday, were organized by Robert, and co-hosted with his daughter, Alicia. Robert will be showing video footage and talking about this global call to love. More than celebrations of Bob Marley’s 70th birthday, this is a global call to us all to make the same commitment as Bob did – to devote our lives to healing this planet through love, forgiveness and justice. In addition to music performed by well-known conscious recording artists…

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The North Carolina Home Front, 1940-1945

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States

World War II was an international war, transforming regions around the world. North Carolina was no exception. Between 1940 and 1945 millions of service members moved through the fifty-one military facilities in the state. The state’s industrial and agricultural production increased dramatically, transforming this mostly rural state into a mostly urban one. Despite North Carolina’s important contributions to the war effort, the war also exposed hard facts about their state’s demographic makeup. More North Carolinians were rejected for military service…

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Free

Dawn ’til Dusk Community Day: JOUR D’AMOUR

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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A Valentine’s Day celebration of [mostly French] art and community inspired by Genius and Grace! All-ages, Pop-In Activities, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: create a handmade card for a loved one tour the exhibition Genius and Grace seek out love! — on a Valentine’s-themed scavenger hunt in the galleries Special, Sign-Up Programs:  French Breakfast: 9:00-10:00 AM Meet up with fellow art-lovers over coffee and patisseries in the Museum’s galleries. Hosted by Amanda Hughes. Free, but space is limited. Register here! Paired Portraits Workshop: 6:00-7:30 PM, held…

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$8

Family Gardening Series – Tee-PEAS

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

It’s time to plant peas ’round the teepee! Even though the air is still chilly, now is the time to get seeds in the ground for a sweet spring time harvest. Discover this delicious, climbing vine, help plant peas in the vegetable garden and to take home, and learn how to build a tee pee for your pea plant to grow on in your garden! One adult per child please. Fee, per child: $8 ($6 for members); no fee for…

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Magaschoni Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 15, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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After my husband and my dog, my heart belongs to cashmere! What better addition to our Valentine weekend than this line we have all come to love with a passion! Holly Gordon is back to usher in our first early spring delivery and to tempt us with gorgeous spring color we lust for during these drab winter months. Bring your Valentine by the shop this weekend and let us wrap her in cashmere. What a luxurious way to say “I…

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$20

Wildlife Garden Design

February 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Stefan Bloodworth, Curator, Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, Sarah P. Duke Gardens This workshop focuses on the vital components of a garden designed to attract and sustain a diverse cross-section of wildlife species. Special attention will be paid to specific plant families which boast a diverse contingent of wildlife-attracting species. In addition, we’ll discuss how to provide refuge and sustenance for all stages of the insect life cycle, the vital role of water in the wildlife garden, and the important…

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$25 adults; $15 students; age 12 and under $10; age 5 and under Free

Carnevale di Venezia 2015

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Binkley Church Fellowship Hall,
1712 Willow Drive(Corner Willow and Fordham Blvd), Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Goathouse Refuge, North Carolina’s premier no-kill cat shelter, will host its annual Carrnevale di Venezia, a fun-packed fundraiser in the Italian style. Live music, dancers, performers, Venice carnival-style costumes and masks, games, food beverages, prizes and more await you! Fun for the whole family! Wear a costume and win a prize. Drawings for a one-week accommodation in Italian villa, gift certificates, Scarpa pottery and other fabulous prizes will be awarded. Adults $25; student $15; children 12 and under $10;…

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Free

Luis Del Rio LIVE!!

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Luis Del Rio LIVE! FREE! Folk and rock with a Latin flavor. Luis is an Argentinean singer and songwriter who will take you on a joyful and soulful journey! 7:00-10:00pm (music starts around 8pm)

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Free

Holistic Health mini-presentations presented by Whole Person Wellness Center

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Wholeness is a definition of high level wellness on all levels. The Whole Person Wellness Center in Chapel Hill is holding its grand opening with an opportunity at Oasis, from 10 am to 12 noon, to meet individually with different certified, licensed holistic healers who are collaborating as practitioners of the Center. We will begin with a reflection on the nature of wholeness, and the ways in which stresses from any level — mind-body-emotions- spirit — can bring up symptoms…

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Magaschoni Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 15, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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After my husband and my dog, my heart belongs to cashmere! What better addition to our Valentine weekend than this line we have all come to love with a passion! Holly Gordon is back to usher in our first early spring delivery and to tempt us with gorgeous spring color we lust for during these drab winter months. Bring your Valentine by the shop this weekend and let us wrap her in cashmere. What a luxurious way to say “I…

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$15-$20

Weeds 101

February 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Sally Heiney, NCBG Horticulturist Every gardener and homeowner can tell you what they consider to be a weed. Too often, one person’s weed is another creature’s critical food source or shelter, while another person’s prized plant might be the next ecological disaster. Discussion will include a brief history of weeds and their impact on ecosystems and our economy. This workshop focuses on ways to identify your weeds and strategies for their management, whether they be friend or foe. Management practices…

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