Lifestyles: Best Bet

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Carrboro CD and Record Show

The 19th Bi-annual Carrboro CD and Record Show will be held Sunday from noon until 6 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, Century Hall (2nd floor), 100 N. Greensboro St. This sale will have 40 tables of new and used CDs, vinyl records and music memorabilia. Admission is free.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: The Fire Pink Trio

The Fire Pink Trio -- Jacquelyn Bartlett, harpist; Sheila Browne, violist; and Debra Reuter-Pivetta, flutist – will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. today at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road in Chapel Hill. This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 919-968-4511 or visit www.carolwoods.org/.

 


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Ages and Ages

Ages and Ages, coming off of the release of their recording “Divisionary,” will perform at 9 p.m. today at Local 506, 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. For tickets, call 919-942-5506 or visit www.local506.com.


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Orenda Fink

Orenda Fink will perform music from her new recording “Blue Dream,” the result of dream journals and psychotherapy, at 8 p.m. today at Cat's Cradle, 300 E. Main St. in Carrboro. For tickets, call 919-967-9053 or visit www.catscradle.com.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Exhibit, "Energy Stream of Consciousness II"

“Energy Stream of Consciousness II-Energy Particle Volatility," an exhibit of new work from Nancy Smart Carlson, will open with a free, public reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Hillsborough Arts Council gallery during the Last Fridays Art Walk.  The exhibit will remain on view until Nov. 22. The Hillsborough Arts Council gallery is at 102 N. Churton St. For more information, call 919-643-2500 or visit www.hillsboroughartscouncil.org.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten, along with Tiny Ruins, will perform at 9 p.m. today at Cat's Cradle, 300 E. Main St. in Carrboro. For tickets, call 919-967-9053 or visit www.catscradle.com.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: American roots music concert

Sam Moss (in photo), Ezekiel Graves, and banjo duo The Lowest Pair will perform an evening of American roots music at 8 p.m. today at The Pinhook, 117 W. Main St., Durham. For tickets, visit thepinhook.com.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Jillette Johnson and Mary Lambert

Jillette Johnson (in photo) and Mary Lambert will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. For tickets, visit motorcomusic.com.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: David Bazan and the Passenger String Quartet

David Bazan and the Passenger String Quartet will perform Sunday at 8:30 p.m. at the Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road in Saxapahaw. For tickets, visit www.hawriverballroom.com.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

The acoustic guitar duo of Julian Lage and Chris “Critter” Eldridge are touring to promote their new release “Avalon.” They will perform at the Carolina Theatre at 8 p.m. Tuesday. For tickets, call 919-560-3030 or visit www.carolinatheatre.org.

 


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

Best Bet: 'Mutable and Constant'

"Mutable and Constant," by Devin Utah, opens Friday at The Scrap Exchange. In this exhibit, defunct electronic equipment, VHS tape, found images and forgotten objects are given new life. An opening night reception Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. with music, refreshments and art making. The Scrap Exchange is in The Shoppes at Lakewood, at 2050 Chapel Hill Road in Durham. This exhibit will remain on view through October.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: SomeKindaWonderful

SomeKindaWonderful are now on tour with New Politics and Bad Suns. All three bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. today at Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. For tickets, call 919-967-9053 or visit www.catscradle.com.

 


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Gayle Stott Lowry

Tyndall Galleries of Chapel Hill will open a new exhibit of paintings by Gayle Stott Lowry, “Finding Yourself in Unknown Territory: Architectural Paintings from Travels to Italy, Spain, Cuba and Mexico. The exhibit opens Thursday and continues through Nov. 15. An opening reception will be held Saturday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tyndall Galleries is in University Mall in Chapel Hill. For information, call 919-942-2290 or visit www.tyndallgalleries.com.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Soft White Sixties

The Soft White Sixties recently released their album “Get Right” and will perform music from the recording at 8:30 p.m. today at Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Electric Six will headline this concert. For tickets, call 919-967-9053 or visit www.catscradle.com.


Oct. 12, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Dave Stone and Caleb Synan

Comedians Dave Stone (in photo) and Caleb Synan will perform at 8 p.m. today at 8 p.m. at Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave. in Durham. Tickets are $10 in advance and $13 at the door. To purchase, visit motorcomusic.com.