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February 2015
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From Shadow to Light

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Hill Hall Auditorium,
UNC-CH campus, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Chapel Hill Philharmonia’s classical concert features gifted soloists Jennifer Curtis and Thomas Otten.  Multi-talented violinist Jennifer Curtis, who performs in Carnegie Hall as well as Europe and South America, will play Vaughan Williams ‘The Lark Ascending,” a gorgeous piece recently voted Britain’s favorite. Thomas Otten, internationally-known prize-winning pianist and UNC Music Professor, will join the orchestra in Mozart’s masterful “Piano Concerto No. 20.” Conductor Donald Oehler will lead the full orchestra in Schubert’s Symphony #8. Titled the “Unfinished Symphony”,…

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10+

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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$20

Carolina’s Funniest Comic 2015 Finals

February 15 @ 8:30 pm
DSI Comedy Theater,
462 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Carolina’s Funniest Comic 2015 – The funniest comedians from North and South Carolina compete for $1000 in cash and prizes. Produced by DSI and Alchemy Comedy Theater. Your vote decides the winner! CFC FINAL ROUND: 4 COMICS perform 15 min SUNDAY 2/15 830PM (BUY TICKETS NOW!) Line up TBA FINAL PRIZE BREAKDOWN Top prize: $1000, Carolina’s Funniest Comic Title and FREE entry into the 2016 NC Comedy Arts Festival and 2015 New South Comedy Festival, Second: $300, Third: $150, Fourth: $50; Alchemy…

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$40

Taste of the Triangle: Crook’s Corner Mardi Gras

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the reigning Southern culinary king of Chapel Hill, Bill Smith, for his gastronomic celebration of Mardi Gras! Bill has been creating iconic Southern dishes at the Chapel Hill’s Crooks Corner for over 20 years. Come for the food and his wonderful banter and stories.

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Free

Cookbook Signing: Bill Smith

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For over 20 years, Bill Smith has been creating iconic Southern dishes at Chapel Hill’s Crook’s Corner. Twice, the James Beard Awards named him in the final four for Best Chef Southeast, and in 2010, The James Beard Foundation awarded Crook’s an America’s Classics designation. Named a New York Times Notable and Food & Wine Best-of-the-Best cookbook, Smith’s Seasoned in the South captures the flavors of the freshest seasonal foods and the spirit of one of the South’s liveliest and…

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$5.00

Pancake Meal

February 17 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Orange United Methodist Church,
1220 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Come out for breakfast, lunch and diner for pancakes on Fat Tuesday. Plates include pancakes, bacon, and your choice of drink. We will have a gluten free pancake option available as well. All proceeds will support missions and outreach at Orange United Methodist Church.

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$20

2015 Oscars Preview

February 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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We welcome back UNC screenwriting professors Dana Coen and Scott Myers to discuss the ten Oscar nominated films of 2014. This popular event will offer insights into the storytelling, marketing, industry trends, and the Hollywood award environment past and present. They also may be asking whether or not Hollywood is capable of making a good film at all these days. Get tips on your Oscar ballot before the big event! TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. All Spotlight on Scholars events take place at…

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Free

Rare Book Collection Recent Acquisitions Evening

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Grand Reading Room, Wilson Library A not-under-glass display of additions to the Rare Book Collection from the past two years, including 16th-century English and French illustrated books, Maya colorplate volumes from the 19th century, photographic books by Ansel Adams, first editions of T. S. Eliot and Thomas Pynchon in special copies, rare African-American literary and historical works, Irish literature, Latino comics, and more.

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$29

Fat Tuesday Soiree

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Please join us for a Fat Tuesday Soiree on February 17th from 5 – 9 p.m. at Weathervane Restaurant featuring a selection of themed small plates, festive drinks and our regular dinner menu from Executive Chef Spencer Carter. Enjoy New Orleans style jazz throughout the evening with live music from the Dan Cunningham Trio!

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10+

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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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 19 @ 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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Going to the Show in North Carolina: Movies and Tar Heel Social Life, 1900-1960

February 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NC Museum of History,
5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh has created a remarkable exhibition on the history of films and filmmaking in North Carolina, which we will explore as part of our new series of “Carolina Conversations” with UNC faculty.  We join our partners at the General Alumni Association and the Museum of History to sponsor this special presentation by Professor of American Studies and History Robert Allen–an expert on the social history of the movies in North Carolina and an innovative…

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The Wines of the Pacific Northwest at Fearrington Village

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast for a class and tasting on the wines of the Pacific Northwest. We will cover the history of wine in both Washington and Oregon, look at the major grape varieties and regions, and what the future is for both wine making states. We will taste six wines for this class. $30 includes wine, cheese plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121

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$62-$125

Latin America and the United States: Cross-Cultural Perceptions, Tourism, and Modern Migrations

February 20 @ 4:30 pm - February 21 @ 1:00 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States

The complex history of U.S.-Latin American cross-cultural perceptions and exchanges continues to shape contemporary politics, cultures, and social relations. How have these interactions evolved over time and also influenced present-day identities, tourism, and migrations in the Americas? We’ll explore such questions from multiple perspectives, beginning with Miguel La Serna’s discussion of Peruvian nationhood and the transnational dialogues that have created Latin America’s national identities. Cultural assumptions also develop through travel experiences that challenge the expectations of both tourists and local…

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$15

Fridays Uncorked: Southern California

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Santa Barbara, Paso Robles, Monterey and Clarksburg – it’s the road less traveled for Califronia wine lovers. Come join us as we taste the selections from this under-celebrated region.

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10+

Brian Blade and The Fellowship Band

February 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Master drummer and composer Brian Blade returns to Memorial Hall, this time with his own magnificent Fellowship Band. Widely acknowledged as one of the most versatile and accomplished drummers in music, he has appeared on albums by Herbie Hancock, Kenny Garrett, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Norah Jones, Emmylou Harris and Daniel Lanois, and toured with Chick Corea in the high-profile Five Peace Band. Since 2000, he has been a member of the iconic Wayne Shorter Quartet. Grand in scope and…

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Orange Dog Poets Society

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every month on the third Saturday until September 19, 2015
Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery,
102 N. Churton Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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The Orange Dog Poets Society meets the third Saturday of each month at the Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery, 102 N. Churton Street, downtown Hillsborough from 9:00 – 10:30 AM. All Poets & Purveyors of Poetry are welcome to come, to listen, and to read original poetry of their own and/or favorite poems by other poets.

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$5

Fearrington Annual Folk Art Show

February 21 @ 10:00 am - February 22 @ 5:00 pm
The Barn at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Save the date for the 2015 Fearrington Folk Art Show on Saturday, February 21, 2015 and Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 10am to 5pm! Each year more than 35 folk artists from throughout the South convene at the big Barn at Fearrington Village. They turn every square foot of the structure into exhibition space for marvelous outsider art. You will not want to miss the special Collector’s Preview on Friday, February 20, 2015 offering the collector the opportunity to visit…

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$40

Food of Mexico: Breakfast and Brunch Part Two

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

“Eat breakfast like a King, lunch like a Prince and dinner like a pauper.” There is nothing better than a hearty and savory breakfast with a warm cup of authentic Mexican bittersweet chocolate. Join Marcelo Villasuso, food and travel expert and Mexican expat, as he takes attendees on a culinary tour thru the most important meal of the day.

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$6

“Reel Israel: Third Annual Israeli Documentary Film Series”

February 21 @ 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 The Green Prince This film is based on the New York Times Bestseller SON OF HAMAS – the memoir by Mosab Hassan Yousef, one of Israel’s prized intelligence sources, recruited to spy on his own people for over a decade. Focusing on his complex relationship with his…

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$10-$15

Get Ready for Spring: A Vegetable Gardening Workshop

February 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Greta Lee, Certified Permaculture Instructor; Claire Lorch, NCBG CCCG Educator Get ready for spring! We are excited to have the Carolina Campus Community (CCCG) as the learning laboratory for this workshop in our Home Gardening Series. This workshop covers what vegetables to plant for a spring garden, when to start planting, how to grow your own vegetable seedlings, tips on protecting plants from freezing, and how to get a large harvest from a small place. Following the workshop, plan on…

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$15

Bearing Witness to the Miracle of Monarch Migration

February 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

with John Connors, Wildlife Biologist There are few undertakings on earth that amaze an inspire us more than the epic annual migration of the Monarch Butterfly across eastern America. As they begin their journey northward this February, peer into the life cycle of this species including their autumn journey, one that is fraught with peril but buoyed by optimist, and join millions of them at their winter destination in Mexico. Cost: $15 ($10 for Members)

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$20.00

Parlor Concert

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Historic Ashe House,
144 N. Wake St., Hillsborough, NC, NC 27278 United States

The Hillsborough Arts Council presents the electric, haunting yet whimsical carnivalesque world folk sound of Crystal Bright and The Silver Hands in a February 22 parlor concert.

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$40

TABLE Fundraiser at Mediterranean Deli

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mediterranean Deli,
410 West Franklin Street , Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Join us for the Second Annual TABLE Fundraiser at Mediterranean Deli, Sunday February 22nd, from 6-8pm. Your $40 donation will cover delicious Mediterranean food, wine and beer. The evening will also feature a silent auction with items from local businesses. 100% of the proceeds will go to TABLE to help feed hungry children in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Purchase your tickets by phone at 919.636.4860, at www.tablenc.org/events, or at TABLE at 205 W. Weaver Street, Carrboro

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$40

Class: Cassoulet and Cotes du Rhone

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Perhaps there is no dish in Southern France more iconic and cherished than cassoulet. Cassoulet was originally a food of peasants–a simple assemblage of what ingredients were available: white beans with pork, sausage and duck confit, cooked together for a long time. Paired with the region’s other culinary delight, Côtes du Rhône, chef Susan Hearn will take you on a culinary journey to Southern France.

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$20

Encounters with the Attention Ethic

February 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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What response does seeing human suffering demand of us? This question is at the center of filmmaker Julia Haslett’s most recent film An Encounter with Simone Weil, a personal essay documentary inspired by the French thinker and activist Simone Weil (1909-1943). Haslett will discuss the themes central to her documentary work: attention, empathy, and the complex dynamics of bearing witness. TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. All Spotlight on Scholars events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are…

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10+

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until February 25, 2015
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

One of the world’s most cherished dance companies returns to Memorial Hall each season. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a fabled performance in 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance. As a vital American cultural ambassador, the Ailey company has gone on to perform for an estimated 23 million people around the globe as…

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Free

Doctoring the Civil War: American Physicians and the Transformation of American Medicine

February 25 @ 5:30 pm
Health Sciences Library at UNC,
335 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Second Floor, Health Sciences Library Shauna Devine, Ph.D., historian of Civil War and American medicine and assistant professor at Western University, will discuss the realities of medicine and physicians during the American Civil War. Pop culture today would have you believe that the American Civil War was a medical disaster—with inexperienced physicians and surgeons hacking off limbs using unsanitized medical equipment and patients biting down on bullets trying to bear the pain. The war was overwhelming in its scope, and physicians were forced to deal…

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The Wines of Bordeaux with Trey Stephenson of Neal Rosenthal Imports at Fearrington Village

February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Explore the wines of the famous Bordeaux region with Trey Stephenson from Neal Rosenthal’s Madrose Importing Company. Neal Rosenthal imports small, family run estates from France and Italy, and represents some of the top producers from both countries. With the likes of Yves Cuilleron from St. Joseph, Jean & Sebastien Dauvissat from Chablis, Ghisland Barthot of Chambolle-Musigny, and Domaine Monpertuis of Châteauneuf-du Pape, the Rosenthal portfolio is a who’s who of both appellations. $95 per person, including reception with Trey…

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$50

Class: The Chino Latino Movement

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Did you know that Chinese immigrants have helped shape the food of an entire continent? Their culinary influences can be found in the food of many Latin American countries, including Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru. Let author and Latin expert Sandra Gutierrez introduce you to some of the most scrumptious representations of this movement. Sandra’s classes are filled with history, fun trivia, vibrant food, and a great dose of humor.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running Feb. 25 - Mar. 15
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the town he loves. A dramatic classic from two masters – Ibsen in the 1880s, then re-told in the 1950s by Arthur Miller – it’s a story that still rings true today   “Provocative, startling, breathtaking” – (London’s ) Financial Times   In conjunction with “An Enemy of the People,” PlayMakers hosts “The Vision Series-Directors in…

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10+

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 25, 2015
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

One of the world’s most cherished dance companies returns to Memorial Hall each season. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a fabled performance in 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance. As a vital American cultural ambassador, the Ailey company has gone on to perform for an estimated 23 million people around the globe as…

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Free

Cookbook Signing: Sandra Gutierrez

February 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join author of Latin American Street Food Sandra Gutierrez for a cookbook signing immediately following her cooking class on Wednesday, February 25 at 8 p.m. in the Cooking School. From tamales to tacos, food on a stick to ceviches, and empanadas to desserts, Sandra Gutierrez’s Latin American Street Food takes cooks on a tasting tour of the most popular and delicious culinary finds of twenty Latin American countries, including Mexico, Cuba, Peru, and Brazil, translating them into 150 easy recipes for…

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Free

Climate Change in the Forest: Effects of Urban and Global Warming on Trees and Pests

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Elsa Youngstead, Entomologist Trees are essential to our wild and urban landscapes. They purify the air, cool the environment, provide wildlife habitat, and benefit human health. City trees, however, face serious stresses, including the urban heat island effect. Cities are warmer than the surrounding landscape, and research shows that urban hotspots favor insect pests. This talk will examine how urban warming helps pests and harms trees, and asks whether global warming will cause similar issues in rural forests. Free, but…

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Free

Lunch Box Concert Series

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, recurring 8 times
Carrboro Century Center,
100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro, NC United States
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Lunch Box Concert Series-January and February This popular series returns with a variety of musical experiences. There is something for everyone, so come in and enjoy free live music!  Just bring your lunch to Century Hall every Thursday in January & February and enjoy free concerts featuring the best of local and regional bands! Free coffee is provided courtesy of Open Eye Café. January     8-Eric Bannan-folk January   15- Onda- Bossa Nova January   22- Dogwood Blossom-Folk January  29-  Tiny House- contemporary original music…

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$65

Cooks & Books: Lunch with Adrian Miller at Fearrington Village

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for a Cooks & Books luncheon at The Fearrington Granary to celebrate James Beard Award-winning author Adrian Miller as he turns his eye to the Presidential Kitchen Cabinet with his presentation, Black Chefs in the White House. While researching his book, Soul Food, Miller learned that every U.S. president has had an African American on their culinary staff either as the head cook or as an assistant cook/chef. It’s a rich hidden history that he’s excited to share.…

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$30

The Taste of Wine at Fearrington Village

February 26 @ 5:30 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast for a class where we will learn the very basics of wine tasting, including identifying grape varieties and where wines are made, analyzing wine by site, smell, and taste, and learning how to correlate that knowledge to wine making techniques. This class is a great starting point for those interested in learning how to blind taste wines. The class will analyze six wines. $30 includes wine, cheese plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121

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$40

Class: Barrel Aged Cocktails

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for another installment of Cocktails with Gary Crunkleton from the famed Chapel Hill watering hole that bears his name. Gary’s wealth of knowledge is amazing and his personality guarantees a fun-filled evening. You’ll learn new ways to entertain with delicious new cocktails and snacks. In this class Gary will focus on the art of aging prepared cocktails in barrel. We will have three pre-aged cocktails for the class ready to go and show the process of preparing and…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Feb. 25 - Mar. 15
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the town he loves. A dramatic classic from two masters – Ibsen in the 1880s, then re-told in the 1950s by Arthur Miller – it’s a story that still rings true today   “Provocative, startling, breathtaking” – (London’s ) Financial Times   In conjunction with “An Enemy of the People,” PlayMakers hosts “The Vision Series-Directors in…

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Free

A Lecture with Yo-Yo Ma and Members of the Silk Road Ensemble

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Yo-Yo Ma, one of the world’s most celebrated musicians, and members from the Silk Road Ensemble will give a free talk on the intersection of arts and public life. The discussion will be moderated by Emil Kang, Carolina Performing Arts’ Executive and Artistic Director, following opening remarks from Dr. Karen M. Gil, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Yo-Yo Ma’s multi-faceted career is testament to his continual search for new ways to communicate with audiences. As an appointed United Nations Messenger of Peace, Ma has organized teaching…

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An Enemy of the People: Theater, Environmentalism, and the Meaning of Water

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - March 28 @ 1:00 pm
UNC Campus,
Chapel Hill, NC United States

Our partnership with PlayMakers continues with this seminar in conjunction with the production of An Enemy of the People, an 1882 play by Henrik Ibsen that was later adapted by Arthur Miller. Ibsen portrays conflicts that erupt when a doctor discovers contamination in “health baths” that are essential for a small town’s economy. Drawing on these theatrical themes, we explore how environmental issues flow into public disputes, modern media, and conceptions of human rights. Public policy expert Richard Andrews will…

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$15

Fridays Uncorked: Spain – Sherry and The Levante

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When we say “Levante” we are referring to the east coast of Spain, namely Valencia and Murica. If fun in the sun is what you are looking for, this is the place for you. But speaking of wine, it’s from places such as Murica, Valencia, Jumilla, Utiel-Requena and Alicante. You’ll also explore a selection of wines from Jerez in Andalucia – it’s a treat not to be missed!

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$30

Learn at Lunch: Winter Lunch in Provence

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Most areas of Provence have mild weather throughout much of the year, yet winter months can turn quite cold. Join Ellen Clevenger-Firley, Cooking School Manager, for a warming winter menu from this culturally rich region. This is a one-hour class.

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Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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: An Enemy of the People

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running Feb. 25 - Mar. 15
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the town he loves. A dramatic classic from two masters – Ibsen in the 1880s, then re-told in the 1950s by Arthur Miller – it’s a story that still rings true today   “Provocative, startling, breathtaking” – (London’s ) Financial Times   In conjunction with “An Enemy of the People,” PlayMakers hosts “The Vision Series-Directors in…

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10+

The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Returning to Memorial Hall, the treasured Silk Road Ensemble with cello superstar Yo-Yo Ma draws together intriguing performers and composers from more than 20 countries in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Vigorously exploring each other’s traditions and celebrating the multiplicity of approaches to music from around the world, instrumental and vocal artists of almost unimaginable virtuosity delve into a cornucopia of musical ideas. With high-energy performances rooted in Eastern and Western traditions, they develop repertoire that responds to the multicultural…

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Donna Degnan Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until March 1, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Known for her classic silhouettes with a modern and contemporary edge, Donna Degnan is one of our favorite new finds for spring! With a background in fashion design, Donna noticed a void in the market for trendier clothing designed with sophisticated workmanship and quality, so when given the opportunity to create her own signature collection in the late 90’s, she was ready to take on the challenge. Donna’s following includes a loyal audience of celebrities including Deborah Norville, former Governor…

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$6

“Reel Israel: Third Annual Israeli Documentary Film Series”

February 28 @ 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. Farewell, Herr Schwartz A meeting that was mysteriously missed in 1945 divides a Family into two. Michla Schwartz, survives the death camps and travels to a Jewish state that is about to be founded in the Middle East while her brother – Fei’vke who is considered dead,…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running Feb. 25 - Mar. 15
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the town he loves. A dramatic classic from two masters – Ibsen in the 1880s, then re-told in the 1950s by Arthur Miller – it’s a story that still rings true today   “Provocative, startling, breathtaking” – (London’s ) Financial Times   In conjunction with “An Enemy of the People,” PlayMakers hosts “The Vision Series-Directors in…

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$18-$26

Solas

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Solas is an Irish-American musical group formed in 1994, playing Irish traditional music as well as original compositions. In recent albums, they have demonstrated an inclination towards country music. Come enjoy this unique group for an evening of fantastic music. “There is something very magical and harmonious about the way this band works nowadays that only enhances the thoughtful and sophisticated melodies and rhythms their music provides for their audience”. -Paul Keating, IrishCentral Advance: $22, Friends/Students Advance: $18, Day of…

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