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April 2015

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Presented by Pauper Players

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until April 20, 2015
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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UNC Pauper Players is proud to be returning to The ArtsCenter to perform the sassy and hilarious musical, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, for their 25th anniversary show! This hysterical new musical, based on the classic Pedro Almodovar film of the same name, is a show that has it all: love, laughs, and so much life. With an amazing, Latin-influenced score and punchy dance numbers, this is show you will absolutely NOT want to miss! The story follows an actress named Pepa on…

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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Presented by Pauper Players

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until April 20, 2015
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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UNC Pauper Players is proud to be returning to The ArtsCenter to perform the sassy and hilarious musical, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, for their 25th anniversary show! This hysterical new musical, based on the classic Pedro Almodovar film of the same name, is a show that has it all: love, laughs, and so much life. With an amazing, Latin-influenced score and punchy dance numbers, this is show you will absolutely NOT want to miss! The story follows an actress named Pepa on…

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$15-$18

Workshop with William Tyler: The American Folk Guitar Tradition in the Music of Today

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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William Tyler is an internationally-recognized guitar player and composer.  As a solo artist, he has released records on renowned indie rock label Merge, scored films — including the recent Duke Performances-commissioned Corduroy Roads with filmmaker Steve Milligan and theater director Akiva Fox – and shared bills with some of today’s biggest stars.  With a playing style that references the work both of underground provocateur John Fahey and of the genre-defying Bill Frisell, Tyler effortlessly weaves a distinctly American folk guitar tradition with rock and…

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William Tyler with Jake Xerxes Fussell

April 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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William Tyler is a Nashville guitarist and composer. He spent years woodshedding and touring with Nashville groups like Lambchop and Silver Jews before breaking away to focus on his own version of instrumental guitar music. 2010’s Behold the Spirit, William Tyler’s first album under his own name, was celebrated by Pitchfork as “the most vital, energized album by an American solo guitarist in a decade or more” and established him as a critical favorite, the picker who, according to his friend and…

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No Shame Theatre

April 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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No Shame Theatre is an open performance venue for original and compelling works of theatre. Pieces arrive up to an hour before show time.  They’re cast, rehearsed, and put on stage in front of a live audience an hour later. Writers, directors, actors, dancers, musicians — anything goes: Comedy sketches, dramatic monologues, songs, dance pieces, rants, dadaist constructions, magicians, juggling, puppets and things that we’re not even sure exist yet. The only rules are 1) pieces must be short (under five…

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Free

The ArtsCenter Spring Craft Fair

April 25 @ 11:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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The Annual Spring Craft Fair, a festival of local and handmade arts and crafts, will take place at The ArtsCenter on Saturday, April 25 from 11am-4pm! Featuring over 25 local artists offering jewelry, pottery, clothing, accessories, soaps, toys, and lots of unique, affordable items for all ages. The bar will be open for beverages during the event. A kids’ zone will feature hands-on art projects for little ones. Related

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$5-$10

Sacrificial Poets Grand Slam Finals

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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It’s going to be a night of passion, poetry, and empowerment. You don’t want to miss these young agents of change voice their truth and experiences. Every year, the top six youth poets in the area are selected to be the Sacrificial Poets Youth Slam Team that competes in the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival among 50 other teams from across the globe. After making the team in April, the selected poets undergo intensive training in writing…

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May 2015

The Barefoot Movement

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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Heartfelt, energetic, and down home. Heralded by CMT Edge as “one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene,” the music of the Nashville based group The Barefoot Movement is as down to earth as their intention for members of their audience: sit back, relax, take your shoes off, and stay a while. All the worries and frustrations of the world melt away as the charming four-piece acoustic band takes listeners back to a simpler place and time. Whether…

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$9

SuperFun Show: Gustafer Yellowgold

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

“The show is a cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and Dr. Seuss.” – The New York Times An absurdly funny and touching multi-media concert of live songs, stories and animation, performed by award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor. This live performance will feature new songs and videos from the all-new DVD/CD “Gustafer Yellowgold’s Wisdom Tooth of Wisdom”, along with plenty of fan favorites from the five previous Gustafer Yellowgold releases, as well as last year’s hit single, “Cakenstein.” Related

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$5

No Shame Theatre

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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No Shame Theatre is an open performance venue for original and compelling works of theatre. Pieces arrive up to an hour before show time.  They’re cast, rehearsed, and put on stage in front of a live audience an hour later. Writers, directors, actors, dancers, musicians — anything goes: Comedy sketches, dramatic monologues, songs, dance pieces, rants, dadaist constructions, magicians, juggling, puppets and things that we’re not even sure exist yet. The only rules are 1) pieces must be short (under five…

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Dar Williams with Trevor Gordon Hall

May 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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The initial idea came in a flash. Dar Williams was driving on an isolated highway, crossing from New York into Ontario, surrounded by frozen fields, silver trees, and empty sky, when inspiration struck. “I thought, ‘I want to write a biker song!,’” Williams says with a laugh. “And then my second thought was, ‘I want to write an epic biker song.’ The Greek messenger of the dead is named Hermes, and I want to write about him-the god of travelers…

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$6-$14

South Carolina Broadcasters

May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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“The South Carolina Broadcasters are not just another group dipping into the deep pool of traditional music in hopes of being trendy. Nearly every facet of the group is subservient to the style of music they present. Hailing from Charleston, S.C., but with roots in the sacred Mt. Airy region, they are a three-piece group, comprising David Sheppard on guitar, Ivy Sheppard on fiddle and banjo and relative newcomer Sarah Osborne on banjo and guitar. They each provide vocals to…

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South Carolina Broadcasters

May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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“The South Carolina Broadcasters are not just another group dipping into the deep pool of traditional music in hopes of being trendy. Nearly every facet of the group is subservient to the style of music they present. Hailing from Charleston, S.C., but with roots in the sacred Mt. Airy region, they are a three-piece group, comprising David Sheppard on guitar, Ivy Sheppard on fiddle and banjo and relative newcomer Sarah Osborne on banjo and guitar. They each provide vocals to…

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$14-$18

Oh, What a Lovely War! presented by ArtsCenter Stage

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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running May 15-24
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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By Joan Littlewood and The Theatre Workshop In the early 1960′s a group of forward thinking actors, a writer, and designers gathered with visionary director, Joan Littlewood, in her theatre, The Theatre Royal, in Stratford, England. There they improvised, researched, experimented, and played as they created a vaudeville about the First Great War. Using songs from the period, this troupe walked the thin line between comedy and tragedy, using the old Pierrot clown shows as inspiration. The result was an…

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$14-$18

Oh, What a Lovely War! presented by ArtsCenter Stage

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running May 15-24
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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By Joan Littlewood and The Theatre Workshop In the early 1960′s a group of forward thinking actors, a writer, and designers gathered with visionary director, Joan Littlewood, in her theatre, The Theatre Royal, in Stratford, England. There they improvised, researched, experimented, and played as they created a vaudeville about the First Great War. Using songs from the period, this troupe walked the thin line between comedy and tragedy, using the old Pierrot clown shows as inspiration. The result was an…

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$14-$18

h, What a Lovely War! presented by ArtsCenter Stage (matinee)

May 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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running May 15-24
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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By Joan Littlewood and The Theatre Workshop In the early 1960′s a group of forward thinking actors, a writer, and designers gathered with visionary director, Joan Littlewood, in her theatre, The Theatre Royal, in Stratford, England. There they improvised, researched, experimented, and played as they created a vaudeville about the First Great War. Using songs from the period, this troupe walked the thin line between comedy and tragedy, using the old Pierrot clown shows as inspiration. The result was an…

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Opening Ceremony for the Sacred Art of the Sand Mandala

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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The Tibetan Buddhist Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery will return to the Arts Center, in Carrboro to construct The Buddha of Compassion – Chenrezig Mandala to show their compassion and loving kindness for the ongoing support of the Chapel Hill Carrboro community.  The group will construct a mandala over a 5 day period beginning May 18th in the Nicholson Art Gallery at the Arts Center. The opening ceremony for the Mandala construction is scheduled for May 18th starting at Noon and will continue for 90…

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$14-$18

Oh, What a Lovely War! presented by ArtsCenter Stage

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running May 15-24
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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By Joan Littlewood and The Theatre Workshop In the early 1960′s a group of forward thinking actors, a writer, and designers gathered with visionary director, Joan Littlewood, in her theatre, The Theatre Royal, in Stratford, England. There they improvised, researched, experimented, and played as they created a vaudeville about the First Great War. Using songs from the period, this troupe walked the thin line between comedy and tragedy, using the old Pierrot clown shows as inspiration. The result was an…

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$14-$18

Oh, What a Lovely War! presented by ArtsCenter Stage

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running May 15-24
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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By Joan Littlewood and The Theatre Workshop In the early 1960′s a group of forward thinking actors, a writer, and designers gathered with visionary director, Joan Littlewood, in her theatre, The Theatre Royal, in Stratford, England. There they improvised, researched, experimented, and played as they created a vaudeville about the First Great War. Using songs from the period, this troupe walked the thin line between comedy and tragedy, using the old Pierrot clown shows as inspiration. The result was an…

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$14-$18

Oh, What a Lovely War! presented by ArtsCenter Stage

May 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running May 15-24
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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By Joan Littlewood and The Theatre Workshop In the early 1960′s a group of forward thinking actors, a writer, and designers gathered with visionary director, Joan Littlewood, in her theatre, The Theatre Royal, in Stratford, England. There they improvised, researched, experimented, and played as they created a vaudeville about the First Great War. Using songs from the period, this troupe walked the thin line between comedy and tragedy, using the old Pierrot clown shows as inspiration. The result was an…

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$14-$18

h, What a Lovely War! presented by ArtsCenter Stage (matinee)

May 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
running May 15-24
The ArtsCenter,
300 East Main Street, Carrboro, ND 27510 United States
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By Joan Littlewood and The Theatre Workshop In the early 1960′s a group of forward thinking actors, a writer, and designers gathered with visionary director, Joan Littlewood, in her theatre, The Theatre Royal, in Stratford, England. There they improvised, researched, experimented, and played as they created a vaudeville about the First Great War. Using songs from the period, this troupe walked the thin line between comedy and tragedy, using the old Pierrot clown shows as inspiration. The result was an…

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