Barefoot Movement, who received the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2014 Band of the Year honors, will perform at The ArtsCenter Friday at 8 p.m. For tickets, visit www.artscenterlive.org or call 919-929-2787. The ArtsCenter is at 300-G E. Main St. in Carrboro.
Deep Dish Theater of Chapel Hill will present “The Liar,” David Ives’ adaptation of the classic comedy by Pierre Corneille, beginning Friday. The production continues through May 23 in the company's theater in University Mall. For tickets, call 919-968-1515 or visit www.deepdishtheater.org.
Manbites Dog Theater will present “The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls,” by Meg Miroshnik. The play is billed as a modern fable, in which a woman visiting Russia “battles witches, bears, and darker forces in the country of Pushkin, the Politburo and Pussy Riot.” Performances begin today and continue through May 9. For complete details, visit www.manbitesdogtheater.org or call 919-682-3343. The theater is at 703 Foster St. in Durham.
Strings Attached Productions will present singer-songwriter Catie Curtis performing Friday at 7 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 403 E. Main St. at Queen Street, in downtown Durham. Tickets are $15 in advance and may be purchased at catiecurtis.bpt.me or by calling 919-201-1183. If available, tickets at the door are $20 for adults and $10 for youth. For more information, visit stphilipsdurham.org or contact 919-682-5708.
“Belize: Mayans in Transition,” a photo exhibit of works by Arnold Zann, Margo Taussig Pinkerton, and Joanie Alexander, is now on view at Through This Lens gallery, 303 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham, through May 9. For information, visit www.throughthislens.com or call 919-687-0250.
Singer, songwriter and guitarist Joan Armatrading’s “Me Myself I” world tour features her performing her entire set solo. The tour comes to the Carolina Theatre of Durham today at 8 p.m. For tickets, call 919-560-3030 or visit www.carolinatheatre.org. The theater is at 309 W. Morgan St.
Bassist Ron Carter has an extensive discography as both a sideman, composer, and soloist. He will perform with the Duke Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m. Friday in Reynolds Industries Theater in the Bryan Center on Duke University’s West Campus. For tickets, call 919-684-4444 or visit tickets.duke.edu.
“Blue Dream of Sky,” an exhibit of paintings by Sue Sneddon and tapestries by Nance Lee Sneddon, opens at Craven Allen Gallery Saturday, with a reception for the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. The show continues through June 13. Craven Allen Gallery is at 1106 ½ Broad St., Durham.
The 20th Bi-annual Carrboro CD and Record Show will be held today from noon to 6 p.m. at Carrboro Century Center, Century Hall, second floor, at 100 N. Greensboro St. Forty tables of new and used CDs, vinyl records and music memorabilia will be for sale. Admission is free.
Austin-based The Bright Light Social Hour recently released their second recording “Space Is Still the Place.” They will perform at 8:30 p.m. today at Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. For tickets, call 919-967-9053 or visit www.catscradle.com.
Transactors Improv will present “Last Words,” a two-act show at 8 p.m. Saturday at the ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. In this production, the company will use audience members’ suggestions of what that they think or hope will be in their obituaries, and what will be left out. For tickets, call 919-929-2787 or visit www.artscenterlive.org.