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May 2016
Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 5
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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Lee Smith discusses her memoir Dimestore

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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For the inimitable Lee Smith, place is paramount. For forty-five years, her fiction has lived and breathed with the rhythms and people of the Appalachian South. But never before has she written her own story. Set deep in the mountains of Virginia, the Grundy of Lee Smith's youth was a place of coal miners, tent revivals, mountain music, drive-in theaters, and her daddy's dimestore. It was in that dimestore--listening to customers and inventing adventures for the store's dolls--that she became…

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 6
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Carter_Bell_Tower_11_x_16.5_850

The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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Spinnin’ and Grinnin’

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.,
140 W Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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It's bike week! Wheel over to Live and Local to hear the East Chapel Hill School Ukulele Orchestra perform tunes in honor of our two-wheeled friends. See them perform here and get ready to hear strumming that will transport you to your favorite beach.  

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Do Peterson at Johnny’s

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Do Peterson left his successful career as a biostatistician to Do what he needed to Do. Music. He is now Do-ing his “hip-hop folk thing“ to great acclaim. His songs explore the joys and challenges of work and home, love and...Mathematics?! His music speaks to both the mind and soul. Do Peterson bends and blends genres from folk to funk, rock to reggae, classical to country and ballad to blues. He is a dynamic performer and considers his performances both…

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BRANCHING OUT

May 7
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Poster_Large

In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Carter_Bell_Tower_11_x_16.5_850

The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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Joey Panzarella at Johnny’s

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Joey Panzarella is a singer-songwriter with roots in Folk, Rock & Roll, and Classic Country music. Influences include Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, and Hank Williams. From coffee houses to main stages, including opening slots for Gretchen Wilson and Josh Gracin, Joey has been performing covers and original music for over 15 years. Joey’s songs tell stories that can be reflective, humorous, and entertaining.

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 8
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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$5 - $10

Terrific Tangos

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sarah P. Duke Gardens,
420 Anderson St.
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Join flutist Alma Coefman and bandoneon player Julián Hasse when they delight young and old with traditional tangos and Argentinean songs. You’ll be dancing in the aisles. What’s a bandoneon you ask? Come to the concert and find out!

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$25

“A Surprise from the Classical Period”

May 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carolina Theater,
309 W Morgan St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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COT 2006 #2

Guest Artists: COT Soloists Anna Lampidis, Kevin Streich, Christopher Ulffers, Andrew McAfee J.C.Arriaga                              Symphony in D major W.A. Mozart                           Sinfonia Concertante in Eb, K.297b L. van Beethoven                   Symphony No. 4 in Bb, op. 60 van Beethoven Symphony No. 4 in Bb, op. 60

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Bo Lankenau at Johnny’s

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Bo is an award winning songwriter who has written hundreds of compositions and a film score. He is renowned for his creative rhythmic altered tunings and harmonica stylings. Bo had an extensive career as an instrumental acoustic guitarist in Mendocino, CA where he self-released three albums on cassette. During those formative years, Bo had the opportunity to meet and jam with Warren Haynes (Allman Brothers), and Bob Weir (Grateful Dead). In recent years, Bo has had the opportunity to open…

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BRANCHING OUT

May 9
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Free

Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until May 14, 2016
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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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 10
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Poster_Large

In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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The Bluegrass Battleship at Johnny’s

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Sit a spell and listen as The Bluegrass Battleship fires salvo after salvo of sweet roots music into your eager eardrums.  With seven musicians, the Battleship is larger (and, of course, better) than most. The crew – Terry. Scott. Mel. Marc. Catherine. Jane, Eileen – are all on board having fun, and you will be, too — singing along, dancing, or just tapping your foot.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 11
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Poster_Large

In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Carter_Bell_Tower_11_x_16.5_850

The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 12
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Poster_Large

In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Free

Pre-School Storytime

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until 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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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Carter_Bell_Tower_11_x_16.5_850

The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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Skylark and the Siren at Johnny’s

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Skylark and The Siren are a country/ folk/soul duo located in Chapel Hill, NC. Originally from Boone, NC, they carry the sound of the high country where ever they go. With a collection of traditional folk tunes, original songs, and favorites from artists ranging from the Grateful Dead to Johnny Cash, these two up and coming song-birds' soulful harmonies are sure to inspire.

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Free

Flyleaf Second Thursday Poetry Reading and Open Mic featuring Noel Crook and Gail Peck

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Two featured poets will each read for approximately 20 minutes and, after a short break for the readers to sign books, there will be a poetry open mic. Please sign up to read no later than 6:45 pm. Each open mic reader will be limited to no more than a page of poetry. There’s an informal get-together before the reading at 6:30pm next door at Root Cellar.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 13
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Poster_Large

In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Carter_Bell_Tower_11_x_16.5_850

The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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Hudson & Haw in the Plaza

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.,
140 W Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Chapel Hill based Hudson & Haw are bringing poppy sweet folk tunes to the plaza this May. The UNC Chapel Hill trio released their debut album in April and are causing a stir in the local folk scene. Come out for good tunes and great vibes! 0 Likes

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Pottery demo at Womancraft Fine Gifts and Gallery

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WomanCraft Gifts,
360 E.Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Enjoy Second Friday Art Walk with Womancraft Fine Gifts and Gallery where Frument Raskin-Miller of Late Bloomer Pottery will be giving a demonstration. Inspired by the colors of the sea and mountainsides, Frumet’s hand-made pottery is both beautiful and functional.  With soft shapes in ocean blues and greens, sandy whites and rustic browns,  accented by carving and slip-trailing, you can feel the gentle movement of the natural world.  Meet Frumet and learn more about her craft.  

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$6

Adult Spelling Bee

May 13 @ 7:00 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? The Spelling Bee, sponsored by Flyleaf Books & UNC Humanities Program. Beer will be swilled and words will be spelled and we'll determine which Triangle resident can bring the heat when it comes to linguistic feats. Think you could be the champion? Sign…

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40$

Piedmont Wildlife Center – Spring Wild Foods Dinner!

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 14, 2016
Piedmont Wildlife Center,
364 Leigh Farm Rd
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Don’t worry about harvest or preparation.  We invite you to for the evening to just come and dine on the wild flavors of the spring. This is an unforgettable gourmet meal which is complete with world class chef techniques in gastronomy and creative mixology.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 14
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Poster_Large

In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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FREE

The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Catharine Carter

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Tyndall Galleries at University Square are pleased to spotlight The University of North Carolina Collective Memory Series by Chapel Hill artist and UNC-CH alumnus Catharine Carter. This series casts a new light on symbolic, powerful imagery of the campus, culminating in a beautiful, thought-provoking photomontage series of five of the most beloved historic landmarks - the Bell Tower, Old Well, Wilson Library, Memorial Hall, and Hill Hall. This collection is a tribute to the University and the collective memory of everyone who…

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Playing for Peace

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Church of Chapel Hill UU,
106 Purefoy Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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This fundraising event is a benefit concert for Syrian refuges, one of the first in the Triangle for this important cause. It is a unique cultural collaboration by children and for children, including a social justice workshop and cross-cultural performances featuring guest artist Eric Pritchard from Duke University's Ciompi Quartet, local violin students of Sangeeta Swamy from the Sound Mind School of Music, Raleigh's own middle eastern band The Habibi Band and young Syrian musicians Amir and Ryan Jabr and…

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Bynum Front Porch Storytelling

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bynum Front Porch,
950 Bynum Road
Bynum, NC United States
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On second Saturdays, treat yourself to an evening of storytelling at the historic Bynum General Store. Telling tales on May 14: Garry Lipson, Judith Valerie, Henry Vogel and Roger Manus. The host is Bear Creek humorist, Candice Knotts! North Carolina’s best storytellers and emerging talent telling true life stories, folk tales, traditional stories from many lands … LIES! Be ready to laugh, cry and laugh some more. The event is family friendly with the stories most enjoyed by those 8 and…

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DK and the Joy Machine & Saro Lynch-Thomason at Johnny’s

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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DK and the Joy Machine brings you innovative music on mountain dulcimer to move your soul. Known for her well crafted songs and genre-blending, innovative work on mountain dulcimer---plucking, strumming, bowing and “rocking out” on this trad instrument, “DK”'s music is at turns evocative, moving, playful and fun. Saro Lynch-Thomason is a ballad singer, folklorist, illustrator, author and social activist from Asheville, NC. Her passion for traditional music, people’s struggles and Appalachian traditions has called her to perform, teach and…

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Piedmont Wildlife Center – Spring Wild Foods Dinner!

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Daily until May 14, 2016
Piedmont Wildlife Center,
364 Leigh Farm Rd
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Don’t worry about harvest or preparation.  We invite you to for the evening to just come and dine on the wild flavors of the spring. This is an unforgettable gourmet meal which is complete with world class chef techniques in gastronomy and creative mixology.

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BRANCHING OUT

May 15
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Daily until May 22, 2016
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts,
121 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Photography by Eric Saunders, paintings by Chris Graebner, turned wood by Michael Salemi.  April 25—May 22. Opening reception during Hillsborough's Last Friday Art Walk, April 29th 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 12-4 Sun. www.HillsboroughGallery.com

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From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until June 5, 2016
Wilson Library, UNC Campus,
201 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In 1900 the properly dressed Carolina student ordered his clothes from a tailor and wore shirts with stiff collars. During the ensuing hundred years campus dress became increasingly less formal, and by the year 2000 classrooms were filled with students in T-shirts and flip-flops. This exhibition explores the stylistic shifts that took us from collared to casual, and what these changes—big and small, gradual and sudden — reveal about twentieth-century student life at Carolina.

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Brunch with Christopher Adkins at Johnny’s

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Johnny’s Gone Fishing,
901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Christopher Adkins is an award winning classical guitarist and has garnered multiple awards and prizes in both regional and international guitar competitions, including first prizes in the Appalachian GuitarFest, the Music Academy of North Carolina Guitar and the Mississippi Guitar. Sit and dine alongside the music of this phenomenal musician.

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