Calendar of Events, Friday, January 23 - Thursday, January 30

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 02:10 PM

Deadline for submission is the Tuesday before you want the event to appear in the Friday Calendar section of the paper.

Events may be submitted online, but will appear according to the above schedule.

Church/Spirituality | Comedy | Dance | Farmer's Markets | Film | Kids | Lectures/Literature | Music | Stage | Outings/Art


COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 106 Purefoy Rd., Chapel Hill 942-2050   -Window on Nature - Paintings by Emily Eve Weinstein. Thru Feb. 23, Mon - Thurs 10a - 2p, Fri 10a - noon, call for Sunday hours artist - Emily Eve Weinstein, oils and acrylics     

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham.  -River Rhythms! West African Drumming. Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays, 7 - 8:30p Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum.  919-644-1335  Kathy Hopwood,  or (919) 644-1335 Free.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 919-929-4491    -Fitness Ministry. Jan. 27, Jan. 30, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.     

KEHILLAH SYNAGOGUE - Israeli Documentary Films.  Through six incredible documentary films, tour the Israel you’ve never seen before. Each film screening will be followed by evocative, honest discussion, led by Duke Professor Shai Ginsburg. This is the second year Kehillah Synagogue is hosting an importa 1200 Mason Farm Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514.  Synopses of each film are available through the calendar of Stephanie Stuchiner: or (919) 942-8914.  **R.S.V.P. for Shabbat Lunch & Dessert reception is required by October 18 to - Chronicling a Crisis. Jan. 25, 7-9p      

KOSALA BUDDHIST CENTER - 711 West Rosemary Street, Suite E Carrboro, NC 919-537-9546 Wendy Webber Free., but donations are appreciated - General Meditation Class. Wednesday, Jan. 29 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p No previous experience necessary.     Free./donation  -Meditation 101. Tuesday, Jan. 28, (every Tuesday), 7-8:15p This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation.     10 ($8 for students and seniors)

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540.   Richard Edens, Co-Senior Pastor,919-942-3540 - Youth Vesper Worship Service. Sunday, Jan. 26, (each 1st Sunday) , 5:15p Each 1st Sunday of the month at 5:15 pm, the Youth will lead a Sunday evening worship service      -Spanish Language Worship. Sunday, Jan. 26, (every Sunday) 6p. Iglesia Unida worships in the Sanctuary of United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.  David Mateo will be leading worship.  For more information, or 919-942-3540      -Adoración Y Alabanza En Español. Domingo, Jan. 26., (cada Domingo) 6p. Iglesia Unida, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, se reune en el sanctuario.  Predicacion por David Mateo y música contemporanea.  Para más información, o 919-942-3540.   -Sunday Worship. Jan. 26, 8:45 & 11a  -Taizé Service. 7pm An ecumenical worship service in the tradition of Taizé, an ecumenical community in Taizé, France, at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.  It is a quiet, meditative service.  -To Your Health! 12noon Diane Berry, RN will lead a discussion on “Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder and Finding Your Balance”.  This discussion will offer a first step in developing a wholistic plan to improve how you fee during the winter months.  Understanding managem Conference Room.  -Piano And Viola Concert. 2pm  -Monday Noon Book Group. Monday, Jan. 27, (every Monday) 12noon Currently reading The Good Funeral: Death, Grief and the Community of Care.   Bring a bag lunch and join in the conversation.   -Sermon Shaping. Wednesday, Jan. 27, (every Wednesday) 7a. Join one of the pastorsas a small group looks at the lectionary texts for next Sunday’s worship. We begin at 7 in the morning for approximately one hour in the library.  $10. -Chancel Choir. (every) Wednesday,  7:30 pin the Music Room.  -LIGHT UP YOUR WINTER 2014. Contact for times, subjects Wednesday evening series at United Church of Chapel Hill      -Supper. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 5:45 – 6:30  Supper and MORAL MONDAY Art Exhibit, 6:30 – 7:30 Programs A fund-raiser for the NC NAACP.  In addition, Dave Otto (photographer) and David Taylor (painter) will be exhibiting their art (photographs and paintings) from last summer’s Moral Mondays in the Fellowship Hall.   -Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith with Rev. Jill Edens and Dr. Helen Hoenig (Assembly Hall). Jan. 26, 10am This week, the topic will be:   “Is There a Rift?  If so, What Is It?”  Led by Dr. Helen Hoenig and Dr. Dan Blazer MD PhD. Gibbons Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Professor Family & Community Medicine, Duke University. 

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707. 919-688-8136    -Bible Discovery Classes. Wednesday, Jan. 27, (every Wednesday) 7p. We are studying  Baptist beliefs; we are using the book, Baptist Beliefs, by E. Y. Mullins as a study guide.  If you have not obtained your copy, please contact the Church Office at 919-688-8136 to do so - the cost is $10.   -“March on Washington” Tour. Payment is due no later than Jan. 30, 2014.  Sight-seeing attractions include:  White House (outside view), MLK Jr. Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Museum, Capitol Hill, and WWII Memorial.  This is a great opportunity for adults, children, and tee Travel with USA Luxury Tours (in Durham) to the nation’s capital to observe sites significant to the 1963   This 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Tour is a follow-up to the 2013 Presidential Inauguration Tour!  Scheduled for Monday, January 20,  Please contact the Church office to register at 919-688-8136.    -Emergency Preparedness Ministry. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at 11a invites all interested persons to learn to operate White Rock’s Automated External Defibrillator (AED).   -White Rock Recreation Ministry Youth Basketball League. basketball registration for ages 9-15 .   contact the church office at 919-668-8136.    -Wonderful Wednesday. beginning at 6:45 PM. You don’t want to miss this dynamic mid-week worship service! Come as you are.   -Financial Peace University. Begins Jan. 29, register at  919-668-8136. Close your eyes for a minute. Now imagine this. What would you life be like if you had no payments? No credit card payments. No car payments. No home equity loan payments. Not even a house payment. How much could you save and invest? How much could you bl     

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUPS - Weekly Meeting.  Addiction is a family disease.  Nar-Anon is a 12-step support group for family and friends of addicts. There are no dues or fees.  Just come to a meeting.   -Weekly Meeting. Monday, Jan. 27, 8 - 9p (Every Monday)  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915    -Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Jan. 30, 7-8p (Every Thursday)  Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236    

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 7p - 8:30p Can't get your money right?  Ruining your life?  We can help! Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church, 927 W. Trinity Avenue. Durham, N.C. 27701. corner of Trinity & Gregson. Look for the green "DA" signs and follow the directions. We meet in the Bridal Room, past the Choir Room. (919) 683-3013 (Robin) or (919) 274-7463 (Tom) 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS - Weekly 12-step meetings.  For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations.  919-406-9300 Scott Phillips.  Overeaters, anorexics, bulimics welcome. - Weekly Meeting. Friday, Jan. 24, 12-1:30p  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.   -Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Jan. 25, 10-11:30a  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham.   -Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Jan. 25, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers  Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham.   -Weekly Meeting. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 12-1:30p  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.   -Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 12-1:30p  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.   -Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Jan. 30, 12-1:30p  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.



DSI COMEDY THEATER - Offering performances, classes and workshops.   200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro Offering performances, classes and workshops Call 484-831-5561 http://www.dsicomedytheater Carrie Gorn,  -Harold Night. 9p The Harold is a 30-minute collection of comedic scenes and organic games, a now-famous improv format pioneered by the late Del Close.  $10  -Mister Diplomat. 10:30p Diplomat features true stories told by one of the performers, a local celebrity or special guest. Anecdotes inspire a world of absurd scenes, fully improvised by the most aggressive improv comedians in North Carolina. MrD has been making local audiences l     Free.  -Improv Slam. Saturday, Jan. 25, 7:30p The Comedy Battle! DSI proudly offers up IMPROV SLAM, our modern comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before, Brand New, every time. Kick off your Saturday     $10  -Carolina’S Funniest Comic. 9p Carolina's Funniest Comic 2014 - 40 of the funniest comedians from North Carolina and 36 comedians from South Carolina will compete for over $1000 in cash and prizes. The NC shows will run Saturdays 730PM and 9PM at the DSI Comedy Theater.    $10  -Dsi Tourco. 10:30p Fresh from performing around the Triangle (and beyond!), DSI's Touring Company hits the DSI stage, featuring their most popular and booked TourCo formats. These shows are ONLY $10. A lot cheaper than booking the TourCo for your backyard BBQ! (But we're mo     $10  -Sketch Pad. Thursday, Jan. 30, 7:30p They say two heads are better than one; in Sketch Pad, we're going well above and beyond that. Every show, different Sketch Teams are selected to showcase their BEST live & video sketches. We've got our best minds on the job, and you reap the rewards.  $6  -Duets. 9p A night to celebrate DSI's best 2-person teams.DSI's funniest 2-person teams bring their signature styles to the stage, two by two by two. $6



SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance. Thursday, Jan. 30 , 7:30-9p All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Free.dman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham 919-683-9672 Pat Petersen, 7

SALSA SOCIAL - Saturday, Jan. 25, 6-9:30p DJ Abuelo Salsero Jack spins during the weekly salsa social Triangle Dance Studio, 2603 S Miami Blvd, Durham 919-245-0822   Call for information on this and other salsa nights in the Triangle

STARDUSTERS BALLROOM DANCE - Saturday, Jan. 25, 7-11p (every second Saturday). Lesson from 7:30 until 8:15p No partner necessary.  Come out and enjoy the fun. Venue has changed: Please see our website for new venue and directions:‎  $12, $7 for members, students.

STUDIO A DANCEARTS -  Offering classes in creative movement, ballet, jazz and contemporary dance 1714 Legion Rd, Chapel Hill 919-929-5201   

TRIANGLE SINGLES DANCE ClUB - Weekly Dance. 8p to 830p: Dance Lesson, 8:30p  to 11p: Dance  Northbrook  Country Club, 4905 North Hills Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612    Dances: $5 members, $8 non-members, Annual Membership $25.

WEST COAST SWING CLASSES - Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7p (beginners), 7:45p (intermediate), and 8:45p (advanced). Offering three levels of instruction every Tuesday,  with Free. dancing to follow. The Tavern, 1900 W. Markham Ave., Durham. 919-286-7665  $5-$10 per class.



CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market - New Hours! Saturday, Jan. 25, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p. All products come from within a 50-mile radius. 301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays 919-280-3326   There will be a special Pre-Thanksgiving Market on Tuesday, Nov. 26th, from 3-6pm.

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 25, 8a-noon (every Saturday)  201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496  

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 25, 8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p All products come from with in a 70 mile radius. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903 919-667-3099  

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 25, 8a-12 noon  Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough  

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4-6p Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.  

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 25, 10a-1p Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728 919-360-5254 

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 25, 8a - 12noon Durham's newest market seeks to connect the community with local farmers by selling seasonal produce, meats, and artisanal foods produced within 50 miles 5410 NC 55, Durham (Greenwood Commons Shopping Center)  

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ - Weekly Market. Thursday, Jan. 30, 3:30 – 6:30p  Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill  



CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES - Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St.,   -Curious Worlds: The Art And Imagination Of David Beck / Fresh Docs Work-In-Progress Screening. Friday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m.      

RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,   -Re-Animator & In the Mouth of Madness. Friday, Jan 24, 7-11:30p      

UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication - Gideon's Army.  Tuesday Jan. 28, Doors open at 6 and the screening will begin at 7 pm with Q&A immediately following. An award-winning documentary,The film's director, Dawn Porter, will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening. The screening will take place on  Please join us and share with your communities. at the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the Fed Ex Global Center at UNC.  Free.


Connected Play - interactive parent-baby play activities. Monday, Jan. 20, 9:30 - 11A Connected Play is a developmental program combining interactive parent-baby play activities with parenting discussions. 1200 Broad St., Sutie 105, Durham, NC 27705 9193556191 Meytal Barak $90 per session (5 classes)

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE - 8-week Acting Classes.  Scholarships are available; please ask for an application form Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., downtown Durham, NC (919) 286-5717, Jenny Justice Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled



BETH EL SYNAGOGUE - Beth El Synagogue, 1004 Watts Street, Durham NC 919-606-2122   

CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - Chamber Annual Meeting. Thursday, Jan. 30, 11a - 1:30p At the Annual Meeting, we'll review the Chamber's work in 2013, preview the Chamber's goals for 2014, and reveal the 2013 Business of the Year awards. Friday Center: 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517 9192607059 Chela Tu, $45-$70

DURHAM CHARTER COLLABORATIVE - First Durham Charter School Fair. Saturday, Jan.  25, 10:00am-2:00pm Students and Families Invited to Meet Representatives from Durham County Charter Schools     

DURHAM CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU - Tourism Development Authority Meeting. Tuesday, Jan.  28, 2013, 3:00-4:30 Pm  101 E Morgan Street (919) 680-8310 | Minerva Council  -Stroke Support Group. Monday, Jan. 27, 1p (every second Monday) Durham Regional Hospital hosts a stroke support group the second Monday of each month. The primary purpose of the support group is to educate the stroke survivor, care giver and people in the local community about stroke prevention and stroke disabilities      Free. and open to the public. - High School: Discover The Waldorf Difference. Thursday, Jan. 30, 7-9 pm Parents and students are invited to Discover the Waldorf Difference. 

FLYLEAF BOOKS - 752 MLK Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill 919-942-7936.   -Pre-School Story Time. Thursday Jan 30, 10a

LUPUS FOUNDATION - Support Group.  For those living with lupus, their family and caregivers. The group will meet the second Wednesday of each month There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome. Wilson Parlor, First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main Street, Durham, N.C. 27701 Contact the LFANC at or at 877-849-8271, ext. 2. For more information, visit   

MCINTYRE’S BOOKS - 240 Market Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312 (919) 542-3030  -Barbara Claypole White –The In-Between Hour.     Saturday, Jan 25,  11a. What could be worse than losing your child? Having to pretend he's still alive… Bestselling author Will Shepard is caught in the twilight of grief, after his young son dies in a car accident. But when his father's aging mind erases the memory, Will rewrites the truth.

-Sarah Addison Allen – Lost Lake. Saturday, Jan 25,  2p.  The first time Eby Pim saw Lost Lake, it was on a picture postcard. Just an old photo and a few words on a small square of heavy stock, but...  -NCPS Reading Series             Sunday, Jan 26,  2p.  North Carolina Poetry Society - Readings with Richard Krawiec & Michael Alan Parker    

SAFESKILLS MOVEMENT ARTS - 3702 Hillsborough Rd Durham (919) 644-1335 Please bring a drum or email info@safeskills to reserve a drum or call for more information.  $20

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700  

UNC BOARD - Spangler Center, 910 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill. 919-962-4592  Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications, at 919-962-4629.  -Post-Tenure Review Working Group. Friday, Jan. 24 at 4:00 p.m  via teleconference.   The teleconference will originate from Conference Room C of the Spangler Center,  UNC General Administration, 910 Raleigh Road in Chapel Hill.   Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications, at 919-962-4629. 


2ND WIND - 118 E. Main St. Downtown Carrboro. 919-967-7922  All of our shows are Free. and start at 10pm unless otherwise posted.  -Bluegrass Night-  from 10-1am. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday)  -2 fer- acoustic eclectic. Thursday, Jan. 30, 7:30-9p (every Thursday)      

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times]  -Piedmont Melody Makers. Friday, Jan. 24, 8p. - Chris Brashear, Alice Gerrard, Chris Hale, & Jim Watson.     

BEYU CAFFE - 335 W. Main Street, Durham 919-683-1058   -Gary Brunotte Jazz Duo. Jan. 27, 7-9p (every Monday)      

BETH EL SYNAGOGUE - Yiddish Songs of the Jazz Age. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 - 9p Droll, whimsical songs from a giddy time when Jews were arguing about whether girls should cut their hair, whether modern guys were "cavaliers" or fatheads, whether it's actually a good thing to have dough. In conjunction with Sheva Zucker's "Yiddish in G Beth El Synagogue, 1004 Watts Street, Durham NC 919-606-2122 Jane Peppler, Free.

BLUE NOTE GRILL -  Offering hickory smoked BBQ & Ribs along with live music. Nothing fancy here just good food and music in a cozy atmosphere. 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707 -Ben Palmer's Jazz Jam with Dot Combo. Jan. 27, (every Monday), 7-10p See and hear some of the best jazz musicians in the triangle every Monday night.     No cover!  -Open Blues Jam with Butch Haas & Co.  Jan. 28 (every Tuesday), 8-11p You never know who will show up, this jam and it is always a great night for the blues.     No cover!  -Carolina Lightnin’ (Rick Lafleur, Alice Zincone and Tommy Edwards). Thursday, Jan 16, (third Thursdays)      No cover!  -The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs. Friday, Jan. 24, 6-8p      

BOWBARR - 705 W Rosemary St. Carrboro.    

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 919-560-3030    -Drew Carey. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8p  -Bettye LaVette. Thursday, Jan. 23, 8p      

CAT’S CRADLE - 300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 967-9053  

THE CAVE TAVERN - 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919-968-9308,  

DUKE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC - Room 101, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, Duke University, Durham. 919-684-4444  Free.   -Red Clay Saxophone Quartet: Susan Fancher, Robert Faub, Steven Stusek, and Mark Engebretson. Sunday, Jan. 26, 3p. Celebrating the Quartet’s 10th anniversary season Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Free. admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or   

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713  $5  -JAZZ JAM every Sunday. Sunday, Jan. 26, 7p  -Al Neese Project. Saturday, Jan. 25, 8p      $15, $10 students

DURHAM SYMPHONY - PO Box 1993 Durham, NC 27702 919.491.6576   -MLK Concert w/ NC Central Student & Alum Chorus. Sunday, Jan.  26 - 4:00pm - All Ages  Durham Armory, 220 Foster St., Downtown  $10

FULLSTEAM BREWERY - 726 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. (919) 682-2337  

KRAKEN BAR - 2823 N Carolina 54  Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919) 943-0398   -T.C. Costello. Friday Jan. 24, 9p   -R Garcia Band. Saturday Jan. 25, 9p.  

LOCAL 506 - 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.   -New Jersey’s Dads/Reggie and the Full Effect.  Sunday, Jan. 19      

MELLOW MUSHROOM - Jazzbeau. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 8-10p (every Thursday)  310 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill    

OPEN EYE CAFE - 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-968-9410  

OASIS - In Carr Mill, 200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 904-7343  $8 Cover  -Spiritual Cinema/Movies That Matter. Friday Jan. 24 7p -9p.  Mandela & de Klerk with Sidney Poitier and Michael Caine,  FREE!      -Live Reggae & Soul with Gregory Blaine & Dolie Chandler   Saturday Jan. 25  7p -10p.       FREE!

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 361-2222,  $8 Adv/$10 Dos  -Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects. Jan. 29 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.      $8  -Gracie Curran & Her High Falutin' Band. Thursday, Jan. 23 - $8, 9p. Grace et. Al have earned their reputation for jaw dropping blues & soul.  $8  -Mel Melton and the Wicked Mojos. Friday, Jan. 24 If you're yearning for an authentic swamp-stomping zydeco blues experience - here's your chance! featuring Max Drake – Guitar, T.A. James     $12 ADV-$15 DOS  -Tom Principato. Saturday, Jan. 25 Tom Principato has been taking his Indie infused eclectic roots mixture of Rock, Funk, Blues and Latin Sounds all over the World,  $15 ADV/$20/$12 Blues Society Members DOS  -Ironing Board Sam. Tuesday, Jan. 28 - 8p.  We can’t get enough of Sam so we decided to have him here on a weekly basis, every Tuesday Ironing Board Sam will be here and if you have not heard him yet, you have no excuse.  No cover.      

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK - Open: Mon - Thurs. 11a- 9 p; Fri - Sat: 11a- 10p  2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227   No cover.  -The Leroy Savage Group. Jan. 29, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p . Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience     


ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times]  -Bad Thing by Chapel Hill Playwright Mark Cornell. Saturday, Jan.  25, 8p 3 X 3, , an evening of one acts presented by the Playwrights Roundtable, The ArtsCenter’s play development lab.     

COMMON GROUND THEATRE -  A performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. Common Ground Theatre, 4815-B Hillsborough Rd., Durham (919) 698-3870 Rachel Klem  -"You’re the Boss of Us.” 8:00 pm on Saturday, Jan.  25th The power of choice is yours!  Join us for a night of improvised comedy where you get to tell us what games and long-form pieces we perform.  The bedlam begins at at the Common Ground Theatre. Tickets are (cash or check only) and are available at 7:30 pm  $10

DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY - Debris, a new play.  Jan. 22-19, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30p, Friday and Saturday at 8p, and Sunday (matinee) at 2p written and performed by Katja Hill,  Directed by Artistic Director Paul Frellick.     

PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY - Paul Green Theatre in UNC’s Department for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road on the UNC campus.  -Private Lives. Opening Night is Saturday, Jan. 25, 7:30p.      


ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS - 214 Hunt Street between the Durham YMCA and Durham Central Park.  

ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT - 807 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 967-7700  

BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE - 401-B Foster Street Durham, NC Hours: Fridays 11-2 and by appt at 775 843 4929  

CARRBORO LIBRARY - "Life is a Beautiful Thing". Reception: Sunday, Jan. 26, 2-4p.  Exhibit thru Feb. 14 A tribute to Sophie Steiner and her peers     

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E Franklin St., (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557,    -“My World in Watercolor”. Gallery hours: Thurs. – Sun. noon – 6PM. Featured artist for January is watercolorist, Anna Nicholson. Anna finds inspiration  from people living life, beautiful places and nature.     

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK - Trinity Park, 410 Watts St, Durham, NC, USA 27701 (919) 794-8194   -Food Truck Rodeo and Sled Riding. Sunday, Jan.  26, 12noon - 4p 45 Trucks  and Snow courtesy of Durham Parks and Recreation. Bring your own sled, a chair, and an appetite. The “rodeo” is a gathering of 45 of the Triangle’s most popular food trucks, Durham Parks and Recreation will also give the community an opportunit Under Durham Central Park’s Pavilion and along Foster Street.    

DUKE GARDENS -  919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications  -Dancing at the Gardens: Swing. Saturday, Jan. 25, 7P  -Landscape Plants for North Carolina Gardens: Winter. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 3P  -Yoga, Massage and Meditation for Gardeners. Thursday, Jan. 30, 6P      

ENO GALLERY - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278 gallery 919-883-1415   -Eno 2013'.  Final call to view this current exhibition, featuring new work by gallery artists. New work has been brought in to replace sold works so there is fresh work still on view through Sunday January 26.     

ENO RIVER STATE PARK -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office - 919-383-1686. 919-620-9099 x 207  -Birdwatching. Sat, Jan 25, 9A. Find your binoculars and join our expert volunteer to see what birds will be staying the winter months in our park.  Must be at least 12 years of age.     

FRANK GALLERIES - #109 E Franklin St  Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919)730.6130   

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS - Hours: 11-6 Mon–Th, 11-8 Fri & Sat, 1-4 Sun. The gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, handcrafted furniture, pottery, mosaics & fiber art.  919-732-7741 or visit   -Big, Bold, Black & White. Reception: Sunday, Jan. 26.2-4p, through Jan. 26 Working primarily in an abstract, minimalist mode, Murry Handler has a preference for what he terms the "rigors of an austere palette of black and white". His paintings are characterized by dynamic, sweeping brushstrokes of acrylic paint or black ink on c     

MORRISVILLE CoC - Annual Holiday Potluck.  The Holiday Potluck is a casual holiday event.  Bring a covered dish and a wrapped gift that is about $20 in value.  For more information, please visit the event calendar at or call 919.463.7150. Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, located at 260 Town Hall Drive, Ste. A, Morrisville.    

OCCONEECHEE MOUNTAIN PARK -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office – 919-383-1686   -Geology Hike. Sat, Jan 25, 2p Come To The Mountain To See The Geologic Wonders And An Abandoned Pyrophyllite Quarry. Hike Will Require Walk Of 90 Minutes Or Less.   -Beginner Birders Hike. Sun, Jan 26, 8:30a Bring Your Binoculars And We Will Look To See What Birds Will Be Spending Their Winter With Us. Open To All Skill Levels. Call 919-383-1686 For Directions.      

PLEIADES GALLERY - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706  Kim Wheaton  -TransFORM - Transformative art by the Pleiades Gallery artists to help celebrate the new year.   Tuesday, January 7 through Sunday, February 16, 2014. Opening Reception Friday, January 17 from 6-9pm.   -Artist Talk. Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 6:30-8:30pm. The artists of Pleiades Gallery will speak about their work in their newest group show, “transFORM,” which examines the intersections of metamorphoses, the human form, and the impact of technology on the human experience.     Free.

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St., Durham, NC  27701 919-688-6960   -Free. Community Knitting Night, 3rd Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.  Jan 2, 6-9p (1st and 3 Thursdays)  -Form and Function. Opening Reception Nov. 29 6-9p. Exhibit:  Nov. 15 – Jan. 28 A group show featuring functional design with repurposed materials Green Gallery     -A Scavenger Chapel Road Adventure. Dec.  20 – Jan. 25, Opening Reception Jan. 24 6-9P, Closing Reception Jan. 29.  6-9p. Photography on recycled and reclaimed materials Green Gallery.    

UNC HABITAT FOR HUMANITY - Mixed Concrete. Friday, Jan. 24 from 7p - 2a a student art show designed to unite the UNC community to raise awareness and funds for the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate. Tru Deli + Wine in downtown Chapel Hill, 114 Henderson Street.  -. Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10:30a - 12noon.      

WOMEN'S VOICES CHORUS - "Songs of My Sisters," Winter concert: This concert is particularly special as we are celebrating our 20th anniversary by revisiting music commissioned by or arranged for Women's Voices Chorus.                 Saturday, Jan.  25, 7:30p and Sunday, Jan. 26, 3p.  First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. Durham, NC.  $15 adults; $5 students.

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - 1800 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill NC 27514 Eastgate Shopping Center 919-929-8362.