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February 2016
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Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

10:00am-11:30am (second Saturdays)   Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock Serious writing begins with playful writing. Please join this unique ongoing group of supportive adult writers and play your way into the possibilities of the written word. Based on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) we set a timer for fifteen minutes and write using prompts as our launch pads. This class is free and open to the public.  Nancy Peacock lives in Chatham County and…

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The Doug Largent Trio at Looking Glass Cafe

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Looking Glass Cafe,
601 W Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Donovan Cheatham on drums plays organ trio jazz at Looking Glass Cafe in Carrboro.

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Karen Branan discusses her memoir The Family Tree

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Karen Branan discusses her memoir The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth In the tradition of Slaves in the Family, the provocative true account of the hanging of four black people by a white lynch mob in 1912, written by the great-granddaughter of the sheriff charged with protecting them.

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Pre-School Storytime

February 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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$133

Create Visions: an Arts & Performance Workshop

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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This class, Produced before in California and Baltimore – now available in North Carolina, is an interdisciplinary performance workshop in which students meet and become part of a cavalcade of nonsense characters created by Susan Adler George. Students will then develop their own characters and use dance, music, and found-object art for costumes to create a musical or play. Unique. Fun. Inspiring. ENROLL open until 1/22/16

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Onyx Club Boys at B-Side Lounge

February 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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B-Side Lounge,
200 N Greensboro St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Join us every Thursday night in January and February for a night of Gypsy Jazz with the Onyx Club Boys! Rooted in the Gypsy Jazz sounds of 1930’s Paris, the Onyx Club Boys’ diverse infuences take the music beyond borders that will make you swoon, tap your feet, and get lost in their curiously exotic, yet pleasantly familiar tunes. Members have played in bands such as The Squirrel Nut Zippers, The Old Ceremony, Dialli Cissokho Kaira Ba, and the Paperhand…

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SHIMMER: The Art of Light

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Orange County Visitor’s Center,
150 East King St.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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More than 20 artists will light up the night on February 12 from 6-11:00pm. Explore illuminated art installations, light projections and programs from Carrboro’s ArtsCenter to Graham Street and beyond in Chapel Hill. This is a FREE event and will be happening alongside 2nd Friday ArtWalk! Please visit our website at www.shimmerevent.com to learn more about the participating venues and artists, who will be coming not only from the Triangle, but also from as far away as New Mexico and…

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Artist Reception: Hearts of Glass

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WomanCraft Gifts,
360 E.Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Artist reception featuring glass hearts made by Luna Mountainsea, Jackie Wiggins, and Nora Castillo. Also hearts of beads, reeds, fabric, and ceramic.

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Gavriel Savit discusses his debut YA novel, Anna and the Swallow Man

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Friday 2/12, 7pm – 8pm Gavriel Savit discusses his debut YA novel, Anna and the Swallow Man   “This book is a unique kind of masterpiece…Subtly crafted with an intelligent structure and beautiful language, this was a compelling and thought-provoking read.” —The Guardian “Artful, original, insightful.” —Kirkus Reviews “An exquisitely haunting narrative written in prose that dances, Gavriel Savit’s debut will take your breath away.” —Jewish Book Council A stunning, literary, and wholly original debut novel set in Poland during…

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Tim Carless at JGF

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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All the way from the UK, veteran songwriter, composer, sideman, producer and performer Tim Carless will be playing original songs. With the launch of his new album this year, we are expected to hear tunes that match the likes of the great Elvis Costello. Come along to get inspired.

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$6

Carnival of the Animals and More

February 13 @ 3:00 pm - February 14 @ 3:00 pm
Chapel Hill High School,
1709 High School Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Now in its 20th season, Chapel Hill Dance Theater will present five original ballets, including Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals, narrated by Killian Manning, and A Suite of North Carolina Dances: Fair Ladies Fancy, High Noon Ramble and Tide Pool, and Palladio. The performances will be held at the Hanes Theater at Chapel Hill High School, at 1709 High School Road, on Saturday, February 13th at 3pm and 7pm and Sunday, February 14th at 3pm. Tickets, $10 for adults and…

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Chapel Hill Dance Theater’s Carnival of the Animals and More

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapel Hill High School,
1709 High School Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Now in its 20th season, Chapel Hill Dance Theater will present five original ballets, including Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals, narrated by Killian Manning, and A Suite of North Carolina Dances: Fair Ladies Fancy, High Noon Ramble and Tide Pool, and Palladio. The performances will be held at the Hanes Theater at Chapel Hill High School, at 1709 High School Road, on Saturday, February 13th at 3pm and 7pm and Sunday, February 14th at 3pm. Tickets, $10 for adults and $6 for students and seniors,…

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$15

Valentine’s Dance And Chocolates

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
United Church of Chapel Hill,
1321 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The top notch swing band, The Ambassadors, will play 3 generous sets with great tunes for dancers and toe-tappers alike.  Between dances, enjoy the unlimited buffet of gourmet chocolate treats and delicious fair trade teas and coffees! This annual non-religious social event, in its 13th year, attracts both church members and the wider community. Valentine’s Dance and Chocolates Feb 13, 7:30-10:00 pm Live music from The Ambassadors Big Band (http://ambassadorsbigband.org/) All-you-can-eat gourmet chocolates/fair trade coffee and teas Tickets: In advance…

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Chapel Hill Dance Theater’s Carnival of the Animals and More

February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chapel Hill High School,
1709 High School Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Now in its 20th season, Chapel Hill Dance Theater will present five original ballets, including Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals, narrated by Killian Manning, and A Suite of North Carolina Dances: Fair Ladies Fancy, High Noon Ramble and Tide Pool, and Palladio. The performances will be held at the Hanes Theater at Chapel Hill High School, at 1709 High School Road, on Saturday, February 13th at 3pm and 7pm and Sunday, February 14th at 3pm. Tickets, $10 for adults and $6 for students and seniors,…

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Chapel Hill Philharmonia presents, Masterworks for Orchestra, Large and Small”

February 14 @ 3:00 pm
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On Sunday, February 14, the Chapel Hill Philharmonia performs three well-loved classical compositions. Conductor Donald Oehler will lead the orchestra in Wagner’s “Overture to Rienzi”, an early audience favorite. Ravel’s mesmerizing “Bolero” will follow. Mozart’s intense Symphony #40 concludes the program. Ravel’s work is noted for requiring an expanded orchestra, with saxophones and extra percussion. The symphony by Mozart in contrast shrinks the orchestra to a small complement of winds and strings. The concert is at 3:00pm in the Carrboro…

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Sacred Sound

February 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church,
210 St. Mary's Rd.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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St. Matthew’s Faith & the Arts Series will be hosting a free screening of the film, Sacred Sound by Robin Arcus on Sunday, February 14, at 4:30 p.m. Sacred Sound, now completed, is a 65-minute documentary film of one summer week in when 50 ordinary American girls learn to sing extraordinary music in the manner of the great cathedral choirs. The film, shot primarily at Saint Mary’s School (Raleigh), St. Michael’s Episcopal Church (Raleigh) and Duke University Chapel (Durham), showcases the…

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The Doug Largent Trio at West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West End Wine Bar,
450 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Dan Davis on drums plays organ trio jazz at West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill.

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Pre-School Storytime

February 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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$133

Create Visions: an Arts & Performance Workshop

February 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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This class, Produced before in California and Baltimore – now available in North Carolina, is an interdisciplinary performance workshop in which students meet and become part of a cavalcade of nonsense characters created by Susan Adler George. Students will then develop their own characters and use dance, music, and found-object art for costumes to create a musical or play. Unique. Fun. Inspiring. ENROLL open until 1/22/16

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Book Signing

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:05 pm
Barnes & Noble,
5400 New Hope Commons
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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The African-American book club will host former Cary resident and author, Nick Knardirell on February 18, 2016 at 7pm at the Cary Barnes & Noble. Nick Knardirell released her latest crime fiction novel, Minnesota: Her Account; Her View, late October 2015. Minnesota, details the upbringing, rise and fall of crime lord, Fuada Busticnam. Leading a double life as a crime lord and an upstanding citizen with civil duties, Fuada would be the least likely candidate to commit any criminal activity.…

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Mary and Jim Angelo discuss their biography I Found Someone to Play With

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Mary and Jim Angelo discuss their biography I Found Someone to Play With Mary and Jim Angelo paint a compelling picture of Larry LeGrande, the last member of the Satchel Paige All-Stars.

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Stan Lewis

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Stan Lewis will be bringing his blend of Country, Blues, Swing, and Rockabilly with the talents of John Worthington on guitar and mandolin and the legendary Clay Buckner (of The Red Clay Ramblers) on fiddle. It be a super evening of excellent music with a few sing along numbers thrown into the mix. Don’t miss it….get your weekend started early!

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Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up – Lucy Alibar

February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Oscar-nominated Lucy Alibar, whose stage play was adapted into the award-winning film Beasts of the Southern Wild, reads from her latest work – a tale of a man, his family and his burnpile. A lecherous goat, Pentecostals on the radio, a house full of dogs, cats and Febreze and Daddy’s .38 special are just some of the elements in this magical brew of stories about a singular childhood in Grady County. Embracing the compelling and often confusing connections between people, animals,…

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Onyx Club Boys at B-Side Lounge

February 18 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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B-Side Lounge,
200 N Greensboro St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Join us every Thursday night in January and February for a night of Gypsy Jazz with the Onyx Club Boys! Rooted in the Gypsy Jazz sounds of 1930’s Paris, the Onyx Club Boys’ diverse infuences take the music beyond borders that will make you swoon, tap your feet, and get lost in their curiously exotic, yet pleasantly familiar tunes. Members have played in bands such as The Squirrel Nut Zippers, The Old Ceremony, Dialli Cissokho Kaira Ba, and the Paperhand…

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Skylar Gudasz plays a set from her first full-length album, OLEANDER

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come celebrate the release of Skylar Gudasz’s much-anticipated full-length album, Oleander, with a free in-store show at Flyleaf!

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Love & Valor

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Beautiful sounds coming from Burlington, North Carolina. Indie band with an Americana flavor, Love & Valor are warm to start and sweet to finish, making their way through this great state to reach more music lovers. The group will be entrancing at JGF, showcasing their release, “Truly Dear.”

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Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up – Lucy Alibar

February 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Oscar-nominated Lucy Alibar, whose stage play was adapted into the award-winning film Beasts of the Southern Wild, reads from her latest work – a tale of a man, his family and his burnpile. A lecherous goat, Pentecostals on the radio, a house full of dogs, cats and Febreze and Daddy’s .38 special are just some of the elements in this magical brew of stories about a singular childhood in Grady County. Embracing the compelling and often confusing connections between people, animals,…

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Puppeteer, Tarish “Jeghetto” Pipkins

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Tarish “Jeghetto” Pipkins will bring the magic of his puppetry to Johnny’s! Come and meet the puppeteer behind the Pharrell puppet in Missy Elliott’s hit music video “Where They From”. This is not your typical puppets, and it’s not just for kids!

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Open Mic Night

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Bring your friends. Bring some covers, or originals. ​Bring your tambourines, guitars & voices – whatever you can find! It will be a casual setting, and whether you’re a veteran musician or a brand new poet, we want you there. Open Mic sign up – 6:15pm

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$12.00

Third Date Improv with special guest The Bouncing Bulldogs

February 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Common Ground Theatre,
4815B Hillsborough Rd
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Third Date reunites the Bouncing Bulldogs for an evening of improv and championship caliber jump rope on Saturday, February 20, 8 p.m. at Common Ground Theatre in Durham. Third Date shows are a comic and sometimes bittersweet exploration of relationships with friends, family, partners and coworkers. They reflect the joys, surprises and everyday frustrations of life in our weird, wonderful world.

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The Count Basie Orchestra with Diane Schuur and New York Voices

February 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Founded in 1935, The Count Basie Orchestra is among the most celebrated big bands of all time, collaborating with Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles and other giants and garnering 18 Grammy Awards and 20 DownBeat and JazzTimes Readers and Critics Poll Awards. Long regarded as one of contemporary jazz’s premier vocalists, Grammy winner Diane Schuur is as eclectic as she is brilliant, exploring just about every corner of the 20th-century musical landscape. New York Voices‘ Grammy-winning a cappella vocal stylings and inspired arrangements…

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“The Magic of the Flute”

February 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carolina Theater,
309 W Morgan St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Guest Artist: Mimi Stillman, flute P. Mascagni         Intermezzo from “Cavalleria Rusticana” Guest Conductor: Dr. Matthews (Gala Auction Winner) Zhou Tian       “Viaje” for flute and strings, World Premier W.A. Mozart  Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527 Flute Concerto No. 2 in D, K.314 A. Dvořák      Czech Suite, op. 39

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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A vital American cultural ambassador to the world, the beloved Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates the uniqueness of the African-American cultural experience and the preservation and enrichment of the American modern dance heritage. Performing for an estimated 25 million people at theaters in 48 stages and 71 countries on six continents, as well as millions more through television broadcasts, the Company continues Mr. Ailey’s mission by presenting important works of the past and commissioning new ones. More than 235…

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WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT..

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - March 13 @ 2:00 pm
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Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

We are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwest, Between the Years 1884-1915 is an emotionally charged journey into the past.   In the rehearsal room, a performance piece on a little-known episode of early 20th century genocide takes a jolting turn when the actors – three black and three white – tap into personal resentments and ingrained prejudices. Tensions mount as they expose more of themselves than…

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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A vital American cultural ambassador to the world, the beloved Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates the uniqueness of the African-American cultural experience and the preservation and enrichment of the American modern dance heritage. Performing for an estimated 25 million people at theaters in 48 stages and 71 countries on six continents, as well as millions more through television broadcasts, the Company continues Mr. Ailey’s mission by presenting important works of the past and commissioning new ones. More than 235…

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Pre-School Storytime

February 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 26, 2016
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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$133

Create Visions: an Arts & Performance Workshop

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 17, 2016
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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This class, Produced before in California and Baltimore – now available in North Carolina, is an interdisciplinary performance workshop in which students meet and become part of a cavalcade of nonsense characters created by Susan Adler George. Students will then develop their own characters and use dance, music, and found-object art for costumes to create a musical or play. Unique. Fun. Inspiring. ENROLL open until 1/22/16

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Free

Ross Howell Jr. discusses his new historical novel, Forsaken

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In April 1912 white, 18-year-old reporter Charles Mears covers his first murder case, a trial that roiled racial tensions in Hampton, Virginia. An uneducated black girl just five feet tall, Virginia Christian was tried for killing her white employer, a widow. Virgie died in the electric chair at the state penitentiary one day after her seventeenth birthday, the only female juvenile executed in Virginia history. Young Charlie tells the story of the trial and its aftermath. Woven into his narrative…

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Ross Howell Jr. discusses his new historical novel, Forsaken

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Ross Howell Jr. discusses his new historical novel, Forsaken. “Not since Atticus Finch have we met a character spun from the threads of integrity as beautifully as Charlie Mears in Ross Howell Jr.’s exquisite novel, Forsaken… A deep and powerful discourse on racism and redemption, Forsaken and the characters who live and breathe within its pages will not be soon forgotten.” —Jennie Fields, author of The Age of Desire

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The Knights with Gil Shaham, violin

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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A trailblazing orchestral collective, The Knights‘ roster features composers, arrangers, singer-songwriters and improvisers whose diverse repertoire and innovative programming include classical masterworks, world premiers, jazz, klezmer, pop, indie rock and more. One of the foremost musicians of our time, Grammy winner Gil Shaham‘s musical athleticism, inimitable warmth and generosity of spirit have solidified his renown as an American master. Sought after on the world’s great concert stages, he has more that two dozen concerto and solo CDs to his name,…

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Onyx Club Boys at B-Side Lounge

February 25 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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B-Side Lounge,
200 N Greensboro St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Join us every Thursday night in January and February for a night of Gypsy Jazz with the Onyx Club Boys! Rooted in the Gypsy Jazz sounds of 1930’s Paris, the Onyx Club Boys’ diverse infuences take the music beyond borders that will make you swoon, tap your feet, and get lost in their curiously exotic, yet pleasantly familiar tunes. Members have played in bands such as The Squirrel Nut Zippers, The Old Ceremony, Dialli Cissokho Kaira Ba, and the Paperhand…

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Tim Stambaugh & friends

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Tim is an old friend of Johnny’s and always brings great energy and exuberance. He has been a fixture on the North Carolina bluegrass scene for nearly two decades. His experience and dedication to his craft allows him to assemble the perfect show for any occasion or environment.

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9th Annual Marathon Jam

February 27 @ 1:00 pm
American Legion,
1714 Legion Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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The American Legion is again hosting the site for the 9th Annual Marathon Jam is a national day of service by musicians to benefit the Fort Bragg Fisher House. Fisher House is “a home away from home for wounded soldiers and their families.” How does the Jam work? The Chapel Hill Jam is this Saturday, February 27, 2016, from One PM to One AM. It will begin at 1:00 pm and continue at least 12 hours non-stop with some of…

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Alexa Rose

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Alexa Rose hails from the small-town mountains of Virginia, where she developed a writing style that married her old country and folk roots with baroque pop influences. Rose is known for her unexpected melodies and flighty vocal range. She has a stunning voice and haunting words ­– a real mountain gem.

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Swimming in Dark Waters: Other Voices of the American Experience – Featuring Rhiannon Giddens, Bhi Bhiman and Leyla McCalla

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC Campus,
114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Carolina Chocolate Drops’ electric, genre-bending singer/instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens, described by The New York Times as “a perpetually soulful marvel,” joins forces here with folk singer/songwriter Bhi Bhiman and cellist/singer Leyla McCalla. In this impassioned concert they delve into the profound yet too often overlooked history of protest, subversion and cultural resistance by musicians of color in the United States, from the original inhabitants to recently arrived immigrants. This performance celebrates Black History Month. This performance is presented in collaboration with The…

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March 2016
Free

Katy Simpson Smith discusses her new novel, Free Men

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Tues 3/1, 7pm – 8pm Katy Simpson Smith discusses her new novel, Free Men In 1788, three men converge in the southern woods of what is now Alabama. Cat, an emotionally scarred white man from South Carolina, is on the run after abandoning his home. Bob is a talkative black man fleeing slavery on a Pensacola sugar plantation, Istillicha, edged out of his Creek town’s leadership, is bound by honor to seek retribution. In the few days they spend together,…

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New York Times bestselling author and UNC professor Bart Ehrman discusses his latest book, Jesus Before the Gospels

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Bart Ehrman, Religious Studies  at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Wed 3/2, 7pm – 8pm New York Times bestselling author and UNC professor Bart Ehrman discusses his latest book, Jesus Before the Gospels Throughout much of human history, our most important stories were passed down orally—including the stories about Jesus before they became written down in the Gospels. In this fascinating and deeply researched work, leading Bible scholar Bart D. Erhman investigates the role oral history has played in the New Testament—how the telling of these stories not only spread…

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Pre-School Storytime

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Storytime Johanna

Every Thursday: Thursday 10:30am-11:30am  Pre School Storytime  Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the fabulous Johanna (or, occasionally a special guest like Mr Keith)!

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$133

Create Visions: an Arts & Performance Workshop

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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This class, Produced before in California and Baltimore – now available in North Carolina, is an interdisciplinary performance workshop in which students meet and become part of a cavalcade of nonsense characters created by Susan Adler George. Students will then develop their own characters and use dance, music, and found-object art for costumes to create a musical or play. Unique. Fun. Inspiring. ENROLL open until 1/22/16

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$60

The Compass Center Presents: Through Women’s Eye, By Women’s Hands

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Top of the Hill – Great Room,
100 East Franklin St. 3rd Floor
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join us for the 2016 Through Women’s Eyes, By Women’s Hands Art Exhibition and Sale.  Purchase your tickets today for Friday March 4, 2016. This event will sell out, so don’t delay in buying your ticket. Proceeds will directly benefit the work of Compass Center for Women and Families It will be a lively affair, with music by DJ Fifi HiFi (Sarah Honer). Each individual ticket will include one complimentary beverage ticket. The main event will feature 5″ x 7″ ‘anonymous mini-masterpieces’ by emerging…

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