Lifestyles: Best Bet

Apr. 27, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Barefoot Movement

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 or call 919-929-2787. The ArtsCenter is at 300-G E. Main St. in Carrboro.

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: 'The Liar'

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

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: 'The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls'

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 or call 919-682-3343. The theater is at 703 Foster St. in Durham.



Apr. 22, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Will McBride Group

The Will McBride Group will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at Beyu Caffe, 335 W. Main St. in Durham. For more information, call 919-683-1058 or visit

Apr. 21, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Catie Curtis

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 or by calling 919-201-1183. If available, tickets at the door are $20 for adults and $10 for youth.  For more information, visit or contact 919-682-5708.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: 'Belize: Mayans in Transition'

“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 or call 919-687-0250.

Apr. 19, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Joan Armatrading

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 The theater is at 309 W. Morgan St.

Apr. 16, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Ron Carter

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

Apr. 15, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Hiss Golden Messenger

Hiss Golden Messenger released a new EP in February. He will perform, with guest artist Natalie Prass, at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw. For tickets, visit


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: From Indian Lakes

From Indian Lakes released their new album "Absent Sounds" in October. The band is now touring to support the recording and will be at Local 506, 506 W. Franklin St., at 7:30 p.m. today. For tickets, visit or call 919-942-5506.


Apr. 13, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: New Craven Allen exhibit

“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.

Apr. 12, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Carrboro CD and record sale

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.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: The Bright Light Social Hour

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


Apr. 07, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Transactors show

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

Apr. 06, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Lady Lamb