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February 2015
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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
|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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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
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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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$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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March 2015

Donna Degnan Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People (matinee)

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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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The Doug Largent Trio at Looking Glass Cafe

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Looking Glass Cafe,
601 W Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

The Doug Largent Trio featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Tyler Leak on drums play organ trio jazz at Looking Glass Cafe in Carrboro.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 3 @ 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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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 4 @ 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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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 5 @ 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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10+

Britten’s War Requiem, Op. 66

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

British composer Benjamin Britten’s huge and tremendously powerful War Requiem was acclaimed as a masterpiece from its inception. Dedicated to four friends who were killed during World War I and interspersing the Latin Mass for the Dead with nine poems by English poet Wilfred Owen – a World War I foot soldier killed a week before the Armistice – Britten’s anti-war sentiment is drenched in the senseless brutality inflicted on youth in battle. Four-time Grammy-winning tenor Anthony Dean Griffey returns…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 6 @ 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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$20

Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K Walk/Run

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
McDougle School,
900 Old Fayettevill Road, Chapel Hill , NC 27516 United States
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The Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K Walk/Run will be held at McDougle Middle School in Chapel Hill, NC on March 7, 2015. The event features electronic timing by Cardinal Track Services, an awards ceremony with prizes for winners, and a family-friendly atmosphere with kid-approved games and light refreshments. Every paid entrant will receive a free T-shirt. The price for early registration (prior to February 1, 2015) is $20 (individual) or $40 (family depending on the number of kids).…

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$125-$140

Botany

March 7 @ 9:15 am - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 28, 2015

Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Learn the basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology. Class time is divided between lectures and examining/dissecting samples, and includes opportunities for observing examples in the Garden. No Pre-requisites. Cost: $140 ($125 for Members)

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Betty James Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Texas artist Nicole Potter’s chic jewelry line “Betty James” (named for her maternal grandparents) is one of my most favorite finds this season so I was thrilled when Nicole accepted our invitation to join us this spring from Dallas! Nicole studied Aztec and Mayan art history in college and her fascination with African and primitive arts continues to inspire the exotic, fresh statement pieces in her gorgeous collection. Her designs are bold and strong and lend an amazing edge to…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 7 @ 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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Open the Heavens

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chapel of the Cross,
304 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Victor Hugo described the organ as “a lament that mingles earth with the heavens.” Hear Cantari, a Voices ensemble, perform two marvelous compositions for organ and choir by Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodaly and Johannes Brahms’ motet “O Savior, Throw the Heavens Wide.”  Cantari is directed by Dr. Sue T. Klausmeyer. Tickets are $17 for adults and $7 for students.  Tickets can be purchased at http://voiceschapelhill.org/buy/  via PayPal or with cash/check at the door the night of the concert. For more…

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Betty James Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 8, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Texas artist Nicole Potter’s chic jewelry line “Betty James” (named for her maternal grandparents) is one of my most favorite finds this season so I was thrilled when Nicole accepted our invitation to join us this spring from Dallas! Nicole studied Aztec and Mayan art history in college and her fascination with African and primitive arts continues to inspire the exotic, fresh statement pieces in her gorgeous collection. Her designs are bold and strong and lend an amazing edge to…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People (matinee)

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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, $10 suggested donation

Muskingum University Choir and Vox Virorum Concert

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Chapel In The Pines Presbyterian Church,
314 Great Ridge Pkwy., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Durham’s Vox Virorum Men’s Chorus welcomes the Muskingum University Choir to the Triangle for a combined concert of secular and sacred pieces. Free admission with donations accepted. This concert is a presentation of Chapel In the Pines’ Strobilus Arts Music Series.

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 10 @ 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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$30

Wine 300 at Fearrington Village

March 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast to continue your wine studies by delving deeper into the world of fine wine. We will take a more in-depth look at major wine regions, including soil-types, geography, weather, grape varieties and history. We will analyze and taste six different wines in conjunction with the material of the class. $30 includes wine, cheese plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121 http://www.fearrington.com/event/wine-300/

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 11 @ 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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$25-$30

Identifying and Controlling Invasive Plants

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Through classroom and field demonstrations, students learn the tools and methods needed to identify invasive species and effectively remove them under various scenarios. No prerequisites. Cost: $30 ($25 for Members)

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$220

David Ramey Winemaker Dinner at Fearrington Village

March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Fearrington House,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are delighted to announce that David Ramey of Ramey Wine Cellars will be joining us for dinner. Ramey is one of the most legendary California winemakers, and has been influential in progressing the concept of terroir in California. David began his career working with Christian Moueix at Chateau Petrus and then went on to help establish a who’s who of California wineries, Matanzas Creek, Chalk Hill, Dominus, and more recently Rudd. He and his wife Carla started Ramey Wine…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 12 @ 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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Blair Stanley Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 14, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are so excited about this new NY designer whom we introduced you to briefly this past fall by way of his ingenious reversible, convertible zipper jackets. But our introduction was short-lived in that the jackets were scooped up in a flash! His elegant, fresh designs are so sublime and this is a show not to be missed! While currently ensconced in NYC, Blair’s roots are in the South – Greensboro, to be exact, where his mother owned an iconic…

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Free

Opening Receptions: Featured Artists & Travel Journals

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Opening as part of the 2nd Friday Artwalk in Chapel Hill are two exciting shows. Artists Katharine Armacost, Peg Gignoux, Sandy Milroy, Barbara Tyroler and Anita Wolfenden have come together this month. In addition, the participants of our first installment of Travel Journals workshops will be celebrated tonight with an opportunity to show and talk to guests about some of their work.

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2nd Friday Artwalk

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 13 @ 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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$115-$125

Plant Communities of North Carolina

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Alan Weakley, Director, UNC Herbarium This course introduces students to North Carolina’s rich diversity of plant communities. Variations in climate and soil types across the state as well as other factors have resulted in the creation of distinctive regions: subtropical maritime forests, salt marshes, longleaf pine savannas and sandhills, pocosins, oak-hickory forests, bottomland hardwoods, spruce-fir forests, rock outcrops and glades, relict prairies, and grasslands. This course explores the causes and history of North Carolina’s plant community diversity. Class sessions include…

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$125-$140

Botany

March 14 @ 9:15 am - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 28, 2015

Olivia Lenahan, Horticultural Scientist Learn the basic principles of botany including taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology. Class time is divided between lectures and examining/dissecting samples, and includes opportunities for observing examples in the Garden. No Pre-requisites. Cost: $140 ($125 for Members)

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Blair Stanley Trunk Show at Fearrington Village

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until March 14, 2015
Dovecote at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are so excited about this new NY designer whom we introduced you to briefly this past fall by way of his ingenious reversible, convertible zipper jackets. But our introduction was short-lived in that the jackets were scooped up in a flash! His elegant, fresh designs are so sublime and this is a show not to be missed! While currently ensconced in NYC, Blair’s roots are in the South – Greensboro, to be exact, where his mother owned an iconic…

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$115-$125

Spring Flora

March 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Milo Pyne, Plant Ecologist Field trips and exercises provide experience in the use of identification keys and recognition of plants in a natural setting. No prerequisites. Cost: $125 ($115 for Members)

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People

March 14 @ 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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$50.00

A Night at Monte Carlo

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Clubhouse at Governors Club,
11000 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Please join us for a wonderful Night at Monte Carlo! We will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Chapel Hill Service League with a wonderful evening filled with food, friends and festivities. Poker, Roulette and Black Jack tables will be provided by the Durham Jaycees. The event is open to the public and the proceeds from the evening will support the Chapel Hill Service League and PORCH. The women of the Chapel Hill Service League donate over 6,000 hours…

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$6

“Reel Israel: Third Annual Israeli Documentary Film Series”

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 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. Do You Believe in Love? Even though Tova does not believe in love, she has had a remarkable success as a matchmaker. People flock to her apartment where her husband, housekeeper and daughter weigh in as she divines matches. Tova, who is paralyzed due to muscular dystrophy,…

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$15+

PLAYMAKERS: An Enemy of the People (matinee)

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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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10+

Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich, pianos

March 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill,
114 E Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Pierre-Laurent Aimard returns to Memorial Hall with his protégé, Tamara Stefanovich, in a very special two-piano performance of works by French composer/conductor Pierre Boulez, winner of 26 Grammy Awards and one of the most important contributors to the development of 20th-century music. A key figure in the music of our time and a uniquely significant interpreter of piano repertoire from every age, Aimard enjoys an internationally celebrated career that transcends traditional boundaries. Bristling with dexterous wizardry and colossal energy, Stefanovich…

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$30

The Wines of Portugal at Fearrington Village

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Granary at Fearrington Village,
2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Modern Portugal is one of the most exciting countries in the world for wine making. We will talk about the history of wine in Portugal, and taste many of the major grape varieties and regions. Join Wine Director Maximilian Kast to explore six fantastic Portugal wines. $30 includes wine, cheese plate, service fee and tax. Reserve at 919.542.2121 http://www.fearrington.com/event/the-wines-of-portugal/

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Free

“Wrap Your Head Around It” Reception

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FRANK Gallery,
109 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Wrap Your Head Around It: art scarves featuring original poetry exploring the theme of the Heroic Journey; a project dedicated to engaging cancer patients and survivors, and community artists.

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Free

Nowruz 2015 – Persian New Year at UNC

March 19 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Wilson Library,
201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Program, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library Persian Studies at UNC will be at the center of this program. UNC graduate students Matt Hotham, Matt Lynch, and Candace Mixon will discuss their research and recent travels to Iran, with context provided by Prof. Carl Ernst who leads the Persian Studies program.

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$35-$40

Ephemerals

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Linda Koffenberger, professional artist Celebrate spring! Students learn about native plants that flower in early spring and receive detailed instructions and demonstrations to complete a small drawing of an ephemeral plant species native to North Carolina. No prerequisites, and no supplies needed. Cost: $40 ($35 for Members)

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