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January 2015
$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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$8

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

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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

Music from the Piedmont Regulators

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

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

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Free

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

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

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

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$8

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

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
+ Google Map

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

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10+

Dunsinane – National Theatre of Scotland and The Royal Shakespeare Company

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

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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The Monti Hippo Awards

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

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Jake Xerxes Fussell Album Release at Love House & Hitchins Forum

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for the Study of the American South,
410 East Franklin, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Love House & Hutchins Forum will celebrate the release of Jake Xerxes Fussell’s debut solo album from local label Paradise of Bachelors. Jake will perform selections from his self-titled album, produced by William Tyler, who also appears on it as a guest. Acclaimed Durham guitarist Daniel Bachman will also play a special solo set for the occasion.  http://south.unc.edu/  

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Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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Company Carolina Presents “The Last Five Years”

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

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10+

Dunsinane – National Theatre of Scotland and The Royal Shakespeare Company

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

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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Free

Josh Brophy Live

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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Company Carolina Presents “The Last Five Years”

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

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The Playwrights Roundtable Presents: Out of Bounds

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

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10+

The Mariinsky Orchestra with Valery Gergiev, conductor and artistic director

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

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

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February 2015
10+

The Mariinsky Orchestra with Valery Gergiev, conductor and artistic director

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

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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Company Carolina Presents “The Last Five Years”

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

Find out more »
$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Sacred Spaces Art Reception

February 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Center for the Study of the American South,
410 East Franklin, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The Center for the Study of the American South will unveil the Spring 2015 art exhibit, Sacred Spaces: A Look Inside the Home of Harlem Renaissance Poet Anne Spencer. These photographs by John M. Hall reveal the beautiful and unique home and garden of Anne Spencer in Lynchburg, Virginia. The house, which is registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark, served as a salon and southern outpost of the Harlem Renaissance, as the Spencers hosted literary luminaries such as Gwendolyn Brooks,…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Free

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

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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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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10+

Audra McDonald

February 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both singer and actress, Audra McDonald is blessed with a radiant soprano voice and an incomparable gift for dramatic story-telling. Equally at home on Broadway and opera stages, film and television, her record-tying five Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards and a long list of other accolades place her among today’s most enthralling performers. A veteran of the NBC series Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and ABC’s medical drama Private…

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Encounter Art Tour: “Travel & Journeys”

February 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Held on the first Saturday of the month, Encounter Art Tours enable visitors to gain a deeper understanding of selected works in the Museum’s permanent collection. This month, Anthony Bowman leads visitors through the galleries in an exploration of images revealing travel and journeys. Meet in the Ackland lobby. Free and open to the public.  

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$6

“Reel Israel: Third Annual Israeli Documentary Film Series”

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kehillah Synagogue,
1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Through five incredible documentary films, go on a tour of Israel like you’ve never seen before. Each film screening will be followed by evocative, honest discussions, led by Duke Assistant Professor Shai Ginsburg Tale of Nicolai & the Law of Return The story of Nicolai begins in a tiny, remote village in the Romanian region of Moldavia. With the collapse of communism, Nicolai suddenly found himself out of work, so he decided to seek his fortune overseas, far from his…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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15 general, 12 senior, 10 student/ArtsCenter Friend

Transactors Improv: “The Love Show”

February 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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It’s time to climb aboard the love roller coaster! Transactors’ The Love Show is an improvised look at the ups and downs of romantic relationships. Are we screaming from joy, fear, or something else? The two-act show features short and long improvised scenes, all based on audience suggestions and all focused on love. The first act is unrelated scenes, featuring music with pianist Glenn Mehrbach. The second part is a long form, an unscripted play comprised of interrelated scenes. “Romantic…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

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

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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10+

Kronos Quartet – Beyond Zero 1914-1918

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Dubbed The War to End All Wars, World War I ushered in a century of warfare that continues into this millennium. What were the lessons of The Great War and how can they be applied to today’s world? How did artists bear witness and respond to the human tragedy of the war in Europe a century ago, and what can artists and audiences do in response to wars being fought around the globe today? This new multimedia work commemorates the…

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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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suggested donation of $5

Geomancy: Divination by Geography

February 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 14, 2015
Swain Hall,
101 e. cameron, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Soldiers on the Western Front spent months or years in small geographical areas; they lived in the earth, and knew every tree and rubbled farm. Their survival depended on their ability to read the land, and then on their ability to take precise actions to eliminate any threat. Using texts from a poem cycle by contemporary poet Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. and World War I period texts ranging from poetry to trench songs to military instruction manuals and field maps, Geomancy:…

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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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10 general, 8 senior, 6 student

Transactors Improv: For Families!

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Common Ground Theatre,
4815B Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Transactors Improv: For Families! presents “Be Mine–Or Else…” Valentine’s Day silliness for families with kids in grades K-6! “Be Mine–Or Else…” is an improvised show based on audience suggestions. Like Bugs Bunny cartoons, it’s aimed at younger audiences but has lots to amuse grownups too. The cast includes director Anoo Brod, Bart Hubbard, and Steve Scott.

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suggested donation of $5

Geomancy: Divination by Geography

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until February 14, 2015
Swain Hall,
101 e. cameron, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Soldiers on the Western Front spent months or years in small geographical areas; they lived in the earth, and knew every tree and rubbled farm. Their survival depended on their ability to read the land, and then on their ability to take precise actions to eliminate any threat. Using texts from a poem cycle by contemporary poet Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. and World War I period texts ranging from poetry to trench songs to military instruction manuals and field maps, Geomancy:…

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Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Celebrate Mardi Gras with New Orleans trumpeter, bandleader, composer, arranger, professor, businessman, cultural ambassador and recording artist Irvin Mayfield. Winner of a Grammy Award and a Billboard Contemporary Latin Jazz Award, he’s on a mission to put jazz at the center of American culture. With more than 16 recordings, numerous collaborations and four orchestral commissions, Mayfield is one of the most recorded and decorated jazz musicians of his generation. As founder/artistic director, he has positioned the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra…

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Shantala Shivalingappa – Akasha

February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Lauded as a rare dancer by artists and connoisseurs the world over and described by The New York Times as “divinely gifted” and “intoxicating,” Shantala Shivalingappa brings a captivating contemporary sensibility to the 2,000-year-old traditional South Indian Kuchipudi dance form. Deeply moved and inspired by the grace and purity of Kuchipudi, she dedicated herself to intense and rigorous training from one of its greatest teachers, Vempati Chinna Satyam. Her ensuing associations with seminal choreographers and directors including Pina Bausch and…

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