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January 2015
$15-$75

PLAYMAKERS: Wrestling Jerusalem (matinee)

January 11, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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One Man. Two Sides. Many Voices. Wrestling Jerusalem is a personal story that grapples with identity, social justice and history, exploring the competing narratives at the center of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict that has lasted generations. The San Francisco Chronicle calls it a “remarkable solo performance” of “yearning beauty…deep sadness and wistful hope.” Tickets: starting at $15 Performances: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7-11; and 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 11. 

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$15-$75

PLAYMAKERS: Wrestling Jerusalem

January 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every day until January 11, 2015
Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

One Man. Two Sides. Many Voices. Wrestling Jerusalem is a personal story that grapples with identity, social justice and history, exploring the competing narratives at the center of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict that has lasted generations. The San Francisco Chronicle calls it a “remarkable solo performance” of “yearning beauty…deep sadness and wistful hope.” Tickets: starting at $15 Performances: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7-11; and 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 11. 

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$300

Cooks & Books: Dinner with Christopher Kostow

January 13, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Fearrington House,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for an intimate tasting dinner at The Fearrington house to celebrate Christopher Kostow’s new cookbook A New Napa Cuisine. Tickets are $300 per person and include tasting dinner, reception with the author, drinks, autographed copy of A New Napa Cuisine, service fee and tax. Purchase your ticket online here! Questions? Call us at 919.542.2121 MENU Bouche First Course Potatoes in Beeswax Second Course Foie Gras Hibiscus Radish Third Course Cod Acorn Celery & Truffle Main Course Black Allium…

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Free

PLAYMAKERS: “Trouble in Mind” Vision Series Preview

January 14, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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In conjunction with “Trouble in Mind,” PlayMakers hosts “The Vision Series: Directors in Conversation.” “The Vision Series” is a behind-the-scenes preview with director Jade King Carroll. Theater-goers and all others interested in the creative process are invited to the Paul Green Theatre to share refreshments, learn about the production in process, and get a look at the design and vision for the show. This event is free, but space is limited. Please RSVP to the PlayMakers box office. About the…

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FREE

Spiritual Cinema – Song of the New Earth

January 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oasis at Carr Mill,
200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, 27510 United States
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Song of the New Earth profiles the ardent quest of sound healer, psychotherapist and sonic shaman Tom Kenyon to integrate modern science and ancient mysticism through the power of sound. His rare ability to brilliantly decipher the healing science of sound results in a mesmerizing, and transformational documentary feature film. As an aspiring country musician, Kenyon was on way to fame and fortune in Nashville when a series of mystical experiences rocked his world. Desperate to understand his experience, he…

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Orange Dog Poets Society

January 17, 2015 @ 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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$8-$10

SuperFun Show: Paperhand Puppet Intervention

January 17, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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The Art of Puppetry and Masks Join the artistic director of Paperhand Puppet Intervention, Donovan Zimmerman, for an interactive and super fun performance for all ages. Meet, up close and personal, some of the wonderful and delightful characters from Paperhand’s rich history as they are brought to life by an experienced puppeteer. Explore the rich traditions of puppetry and mask making, see some amazing creations come alive, and try on your own mask and be a part of the show!…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 21, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 22, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 23, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$6

“Reel Israel: Third Annual Israeli Documentary Film Series”

January 24, 2015 @ 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. This series aims to diversify the vision of Israel, screening some of the most successful, both critically and commercially acclaimed, Israeli documentary films in recent years. The films explore a wide range of issues and themes: immigration and emigration, aging, gender, ethnicity, Israeli urban centers and the…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 24, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 25, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$5-$15

Awakenings: Songs of New Birth and Origins

January 25, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
University United Methodist Church,
150 E Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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As January opens the new year, Women’s Voices Chorus presents intriguing music about origins and new beginnings, featuring stirring pieces about the birth of the Suffragette, Civil Rights, and Gay Rights Movements. We’ll sing both sacred and secular music, including works by Britten, Victoria, and contemporary female composers Lana Walter, Patricia Van Ness, Joan Szmko, and Rosephanye Powell. The program also broadens the horizons of choral music with works that use innovative vocal techniques. Adult tickets $15; student tickets $5

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 27, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 28, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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10+

Dunsinane – National Theatre of Scotland and The Royal Shakespeare Company

January 29, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 29, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

January 30, 2015 @ 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: Trouble in Mind

January 30, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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10+

Dunsinane – National Theatre of Scotland and The Royal Shakespeare Company

January 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 31, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

January 31, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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10+

The Mariinsky Orchestra with Valery Gergiev, conductor and artistic director

January 31, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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

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February 2015
10+

The Mariinsky Orchestra with Valery Gergiev, conductor and artistic director

February 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 1, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 3, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 4, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 5, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 6, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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10+

Audra McDonald

February 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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

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$6

“Reel Israel: Third Annual Israeli Documentary Film Series”

February 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kehillah Synagogue,
1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 7, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: Trouble in Mind

February 8, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running January 21-February 8
UNC Center for Dramatic Art,
150 Country Club Rd. , Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bitingly satiric classic. “Wise and extraordinarily winning” “one of the best plays about racism ever written” – The Washington Post For information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit www.playmakersrep.org.

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10+

Kronos Quartet – Beyond Zero 1914-1918

February 12, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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

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2nd Friday Artwalk

February 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every month on the second Friday until November 13, 2015

The 2nd Friday Artwalk takes place in Carrboro and Chapel Hill from 6:00 – 9:00 pm on the second Friday of every month. It’s a great opportunity to explore the many arts venues and businesses in both towns as well as socialize with other art lovers in the community. Many of the galleries will have live music and other art related entertainment. For more information or to see what upcoming openings, click here.

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10+

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

February 15, 2015 @ 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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10+

Shantala Shivalingappa – Akasha

February 18, 2015 @ 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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10+

Brian Blade and The Fellowship Band

February 20, 2015 @ 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, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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$6

“Reel Israel: Third Annual Israeli Documentary Film Series”

February 21, 2015 @ 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+

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

February 24, 2015 @ 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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10+

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

February 25, 2015 @ 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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A Lecture with Yo-Yo Ma and Members of the Silk Road Ensemble

February 26, 2015 @ 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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Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

February 27, 2015 @ 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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The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

February 27, 2015 @ 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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“Reel Israel: Third Annual Israeli Documentary Film Series”

February 28, 2015 @ 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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