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January 2017
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Saturday Storytimes

January 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Orange County Public Library, 137 W. Margaret Ln
Hillsborough , NC 27278 United States
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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

Mix it Up with Shadow Puppets

January 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kidzu Children’s Museum – University Place, 201 S Estes Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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On Saturdays, very special guests bring their expertise to the Makery. We’ll meet local artists, scientists and makers. Come perform with us! Head into the Makery as we continue our month long celebration of light as we Mix It Up with SHIMMER: The Art of Light Festival and Shadow Puppets! Design your own unique shadow puppets and bring them to life inside a special light theatre. Free with museum admission.

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Nancy Peacock – The Life & Times of Persimmon Wilson

January 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Bookstore, 200 Market St. Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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For fans of Cold Mountain and The Invention of Wings comes a tour de force of historical fiction that follows the epic journey of a slave-turned-Comanche warrior who travels from the brutality of a New Orleans sugar cane plantation to the indomitable frontier of an untamed Texas, searching not only for the woman he loves but so too for his own identity. “I have been to hangings before, but never my own.“ Sitting in a jail cell on the eve…

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$15.00

Jon Shain and FJ Ventre

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Five Oaks Club House, 5109 Pine Cone Dr.
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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On Saturday, January 21, 2017, Forty Acres is very happy to welcome to the Five Oaks stage a collaboration of two very talented artists, Jon Shain and FJ Ventre. Jon is a veteran singer-songwriter who has been turning heads for years with his lyrics, fiery acoustic guitar work and distinct musical style, combining improvised piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing and ragtime. For decades, he has toured solo and with folk/rock bands and recorded numerous live and studio albums, working with…

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$9 - $30

Scientist Turned Comedian: Tim Lee

January 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
300 East Main, 300 East Main St.
Carrboro, 27510 United States
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A creative blend of stand-up comedy with science.  Tim Lee is a comedian with a Ph.D. who has become a sensation selling out shows from Boston to Melbourne. You can see Tim featured in Science Channel’s How Do They Do it.   Tim wasn’t supposed to be a comedian. A biologist by training, he graduated magna cum laude from UC San Diego with honors in biology. He went on to complete his PhD at UC Davis. He spent years developing simulation…

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$20

Laurelyn Dossett Concert

January 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Community Church of Chapel Hill UU, 106 Purefoy Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Community Church Concerts presents North Carolina's very own singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett in concert as part of their 2016-17 concert series. Laurelyn Dossett lives and writes in the piedmont of North Carolina, and her songs tend to reflect the stories of the region, both traditional and contemporary. One of the most sought-after voices in creative collaborations, she has toured with Rhiannon Giddens, folk legend Alice Gerrard and composer/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain. She premiered composer Kenneth Frazelle's song cycle, Songs in the Rear…

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Free

Laugh with Liza at the Library!

January 22 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Tap into your inner child and laugh for no reason in this fun & energizing session of laughter yoga. Laughter produces many health benefits regardless of whether or not the laughter is "real" or "fake". Laughter yoga provides a space to practice laughing out loud, consciously and unapologetically. You will enjoy various laughter activities that decrease stress, bring more oxygen to the brain and body, build social cohesion, and equip you with hilarious and effective laughter exercises to incorporate into…

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$23.00

Standup Paddleboard Yoga

January 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Orange County Sportsplex, 101 Meadowlands Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Ready to challenge your balance and core strength? Looking to mix up your workout routine or try something new with your yoga practice? SUP Yoga takes your yoga practice to an entirely different place -- on a paddleboard, in the pool. With our paddleboards, we create floating mats by tethering the boards to the lane ropes. We challenge and build core strength, practice balance and stability, and have fun moving through familiar poses and sequences in a less familiar setting.…

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$5 - $15

Women’s Voices Chorus: Dance the World ‘Round

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Judea Reform Congregation, 1933 West Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Travel to South Africa, India, Lithuania, Brazil, Canada, and other lands without ever leaving Durham in this concert of international music. Guest dancers will whirl on stage and a host of instrumentalists, including a big band and percussion ensemble, will join the chorus in presenting an impressive variety of musical styles. Fun for all ages, this event is sure to a feast for both the eyes and ears!

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$18

Baroque & Beyond: Echoes of Love

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chapel of the Cross, 304 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Music by Bach & Handel, celebrating love. With sopranos Florence Peacock and Penelope Jensen; Will Thauer, baroque oboe & caccia; Chris Nunnally, baroque cello; and Beverly Biggs, harpsichord. Features Venus & Adonis by Handel, along with arias and instrumental pieces by Handel and Bach.

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