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May 2016

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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FREE!

Spring Green Home Tour in the Triangle

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturdays and Sundays, April 30-May 1 and May 7-8
Home Builders Association,
20 W. Colony Place, Suite 180
Durham, North Carolina 27705 Select a Country:
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The 2016 Green Home Tour will be April 30 – May 1 and May 7 – 8, noon – 5:00 pm, at new and remodeled green certified homes throughout the area. In its 11th year of inviting the public to view green building practices and materials, this free self-guided GHBT event showcases a variety of excellent examples of certified green home construction. Each home in the tour is inspected and third-party verified, making sure each home meets the minimum certification…

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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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Free

Southern Village Summer Outdoor Concert Series

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until September 18, 2016
Southern Village Green,
Market St
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Chapel Hill area music fans, we’re bringing back the best in local music to Southern Village to play on the village green stage all summer long!!  Bring a blanket/chair, a picnic dinner, your favorite beverage (and your dancing shoes).  Or take in one of Southern Village’s restaurants. It's "A Southern Summer" at Southern Village!

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 9
|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 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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A Veteran’s Affair: Wall of Honor New Recipients and Reception

May 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Raod
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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If you have not seen the Wall of Honor honoring veteran participants of the Seymour Center and the Passmore Center (formerly the Central Orange Senior Center), stop by and check it out! The wall is not only a way of expressing our gratitude to those who served our country, but it also enables other participants and visitors who frequent the Center to appreciate and learn more about their peers. Current honorees on the wall are: James Atwater, Jr.,Charlie Tsul, Carlyle…

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Tuesday Farmers’ Market

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 22, 2016
Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market,
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market was founded in 2008 by local farmers, for local farmers. We are a truly local market that supports farmers and artisans within a 60 mile radius of Chapel Hill to offer fresh, quality farm and artisanal products year round. The market is vendor run and operated so every dollar spent helps support our local economy.  We are dedicated to educating consumers about the nutritional, environmental, and economic value of buying local, sustainably-produced farm products. The…

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Salsa Mondays @ Roots on Franklin

May 9 @ 8:30 pm - 11:50 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 8, 2018
Roots, Bakery, Bistro, and Bar,
151 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Select a Country:
Salsa- Salsa Mania b Kalyujnaya Irina

Every Monday Salsa lesson at Roots Bakery, Bistro and Bar at 161 E Franklin St. (Downtown strip next to Suttons Drug). Lesson at 8:30. Dancing to MN to DJ Abuelo Salsero. $5 includes lesson and dance. Full menu, beer, wine, and cocktails available. www.dancegumbo.com Contact Jack at919-245-0822

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Free Event

BRANCHING OUT

May 10
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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 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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Greenway Walks with Ken Moore: Occoneechee Mountain Laurel Garden and Lunch

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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In honor of the Older Americans Month theme, the Senior Centers are going to "Blaze A Trail" on greenways. Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area contains a beautiful display of Mountain Laurel that is as beautiful as any display found many hours travel west in the Carolina mountains. Walking through this “natural garden” of native laurel, more frequently found in western North Carolina, is an annual spectacle that should not be missed. Please bring your lunch to enjoy with the group.…

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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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Free Event

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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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

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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FREE

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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yes_demo_b7b

The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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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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April postcard RGB

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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15.00$

Seniors on the Road Local Day Trips: Durham Bulls Game

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Seymour Center,
2551 Homestead Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of baseball as the Bulls play the Buffalo Bison.  We have great seats behind home plate.  Lunch will be at the stadium so you can grab a hot dog, peanuts, and popcorn while enjoying the game.  Game starts at 11:05 a.m.  Return time may vary if the game goes into additional innings.  The $15.00 fee to participate includes your ticket and transportation departing from the Seymour Center in Chapel Hill.

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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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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

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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yes_demo_b7b

The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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FREE

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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yes_demo_b7b

The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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Southern Village Farmers Market

May 12 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until September 8, 2016
Southern Village Green,
Market St
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Fresh and Local Food, Plus Crafts, music and More!

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Meals on Wheels Dining for Dollars

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hickory Tavern,
370-110 E. Main Street
Carrboro, NC United States
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On Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m., Hickory Tavern in Carrboro is hosting the third annual “Dining for Dollars” to benefit Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels program. The event will include a dinner and a silent auction. Tickets go on sale April 1, 2016. Cost is $50 for a single, $90 for a couple, and $60 for a senior couple. Each ticket includes a variety of appetizers, an entree of choice, a selection of desserts and one drink ticket (beer…

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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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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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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

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map
yes_demo_b7b

The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

Find out more »
FREE

The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
+ Google Map
yes_demo_b7b

The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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Free

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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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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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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April postcard RGB

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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Project Graduation Fundraiser at Great Clips

May 14 @ 9:00 am - May 15 @ 6:00 pm

10% of proceeds of all sales on at three area Great Clips salons will be donated to Project Graduation 2016.  Project Graduation is a safe, alcohol free party for high school seniors on their Graduation Day. Participating locations include Great Clips Meadowmont at 509 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill; Great Clips Carrboro Plaza at 104 NC-54 #4, Carrboro, and Great Clips New Hope Commons at 5412 New Hope Commons Dr., Durham.  

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Free

Saturday Storytimes

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day
Orange County Public Library,
137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States

Drop by either the Carrboro Branch Library or the Main Library in Downtown Hillsborough. Join our librarians for engaging stories, rhymes and songs and fun movement activities. In Carrboro, we follow the storytime with a craft to make-and-take home. In Hillsborough, we offer a stay and play time.

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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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The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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The North Carolina Coast and Mountains of West Virginia, new solo exhibit by Lynn Boggess

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2016,
and Daily until May 28, 2016
Tyndall Galleries at University Square,
University Square, 201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The impasto landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess are instantly recognizable and draw a passionate following from art lovers and collectors alike. Their unique and unmistakable qualities go beyond Boggess’ textured and vivid depiction of landscape, delving instead into an understanding of the existential backbone of abstract expressionism. “When you start off with chance and accident, you’re starting off with an existential view of art and the world. I negotiate with the medium and my observations within these scenes. It’s a…

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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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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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