Calendar of Events, Friday, January 10 - Thursday, January 16

Jan. 09, 2014 @ 03:11 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. 919-489-2575. 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. 13, Jan. 16, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings.  Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.  

KEHILLAH SYNAGOGUE - Israeli Documentary Films. . 1200 Mason Farm Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514. 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  Stephanie Stuchiner: or (919) 942-8914. Synopses of each film are available through the calendar of **R.S.V.P. for Shabbat Lunch & Dessert reception is required by October 18 to - The Champagne Spy.  Jan. 11, 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. 15 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.  No previous experience necessary.    free/donation.  - Meditation 101.  Tuesday, Jan. 14, (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. 12, (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. 12, (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. 12., (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.  - Monday Noon Book Group.  Monday, Jan. 13, (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. 13, (every Wednesday) 7a.   Join one of the pastors of United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, as 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. Coffee and tea are    General, $10.00 for Students, Seniors, Military,  - Chancel Choir.  (every) Wednesday,  7:30p in the Music Room.  

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707.  919-688-8136.   - Bible Discovery Classes.  Wednesdays at 7:00 p.   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. 16, 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. 11, 2014 at 11a.  invites all interested persons to learn to operate White Rock’s Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  

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. 13, 8 - 9p (Every Monday). Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham.  919-596-2915.   - Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 7-8p (Every Thursday). Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236 .

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Jan. 15, 7p - 8:30p. 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. Can't get your money right?  Ruining your life?  We can help!  (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. 10, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham. - Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 10-11:30a. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham. - Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers. Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham. - Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, Jan. 14, 12-1:30p. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham. - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Jan. 15, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham. - Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 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 Carrie Gorn, http://www.dsicomedytheater.  - Improv Slam.  Friday, Jan. 10, 7:30p.  The Freestyle Comedy Battle! DSI proudly offers up IMPROV SLAM, our modern freestyle 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.  - 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.  - Carolina’S Funniest Comic.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 7:30p.  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.  - Carolina’S Funniest Comic.  9p.      $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.  - Thursday Night Special.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 7:30p.  It's a special showcase at DSI Comedy Theater and YOU'RE on the list at the door. I mean, you still have to buy a ticket, but it's worth it. Featuring: Hoobastank, Puppychow, and Dinosaur    $6.  - Starting Block.  9p.  Come see our newest performers at DSI tackle the most iconic improv format, The Harold. Featuring: Deputy Dan, With The Band, and Second String Theory.    $6.



SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, Jan. 16 , 7:30-9p. Freedman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. 919-683-9672 Pat Petersen, 7.

GOLDEN DIPPERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB - Special Open House.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 7:30 - 9:30p, (every Thursday). Bethany United Methodist Church,  2809 Guess Rd, Durham No special skills are needed for square Dancing.  If you can walk, you can square dance.  Enjoy beneficial exercise while you are having fun.  Both couples & singles are welcome.  For more information, call Gloria Martin 919-563-3936 or Pat Jackson 919-47 919-563-3936

SALSA SOCIAL -.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 6-9:30p. Triangle Dance Studio, 2603 S Miami Blvd, Durham DJ Abuelo Salsero Jack spins during the weekly salsa social 919-245-0822 Call for information on this and other salsa nights in the Triangle

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

STUDIO A DANCEARTS - 1714 Legion Rd, Chapel Hill Offering classes in creative movement, ballet, jazz and contemporary dance 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 $25.00.  -.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 8p.  DJ: Herb Estes, Lesson: Shag.

WEST COAST SWING CLASSES -.  Tuesday, Jan. 14, 7p (beginners), 7:45p (intermediate), and 8:45p (advanced).  The Tavern, 1900 W. Markham Ave., Durham. Offering three levels of instruction every Tuesday,  with free dancing to follow. 919-286-7665 $5-$10 per class.



CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market - New Hours!.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p.  301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays All products come from within a 50-mile radius. 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. 11, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr.  919-533-9496

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903 All products come from with in a 70 mile radius. 919-667-3099

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 8a-12 noon. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4-6p. At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 10a-1p. 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728 Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken 919-360-5254

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 8a - 12noon. 5410 NC 55, Durham (Greenwood Commons Shopping Center) Durham's newest market seeks to connect the community with local farmers by selling seasonal produce, meats, and artisanal foods produced within 50 miles

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ - Weekly Market.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 3:30 – 6:30p. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill



KEHILLAH SYNAGOGUE - Israeli Documentary Films. . 1200 Mason Farm Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514. 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  Stephanie Stuchiner: or (919) 942-8914. Synopses of each film are available through the calendar of **R.S.V.P. for Shabbat Lunch & Dessert reception is required by October 18 to - The Champagne Spy.  Jan. 11, 7-9p.

RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,  - The Wicker Man & The Third Man.  Friday, Jan 10, 7-11:30p.



Connected Play - interactive parent-baby play activities.  Monday, Jan. 13, 9:30 - 11A. 1200 Broad St., Sutie 105, Durham, NC 27705 Connected Play is a developmental program combining interactive parent-baby play activities with parenting discussions. 9193556191 Meytal Barak $90 per session (5 classes)

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE - 8-week Acting Classes. . Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., downtown Durham, NC Scholarships are available; please ask for an application form (919) 286-5717, Jenny Justice Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled.  - The Magic Brocade.  Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 (Ages 9- 12) 4p – 5p.  - Caribbean Trickster Tales.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 (Ages 5 – 8) 10a – 11a.  - The Magic Brocade (same class, different day).  Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 (Ages 9-12) 4p – 4p.

United Way of the Greater Triangle - MLK, Jr Day of Service: Durham County Signature Project.  Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. The LeRoy T. Walker Physical Education and Recreation Complex at North Carolina Central University Durham, NC 27707 Make a difference in your community by helping bring meals and warm clothing to Durham County. Volunteers are needed to: Create soup mixes; Make scarves; Make rice bags; Make bean bags; Make teddy bears; Create alphabet, emotion, and classroom words flash 919-463-1637 Natasha Wayne, no cost. Volunteers Needed.



CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES - 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, North Carolina  919.660.3663  - Continuing Ed Information Night.  Monday, Jan. 13, 6–7:30p.  / Program Director and Staff Describe CDS Classes in the Documentary Arts.

CITY OF DURHAM -.  - Durham E-Waste Recycling Event January 11.  Saturday, Jan. 11, from 8a to 2p. Durham County Memorial Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr. Free, Convenient Event Open to All Durham Residents and Businesses. Durham residents and businesses waiting for the next free opportunity to recycle electronic waste, shred confidential documents, and safely dispose of their Christmas trees should plan to. - Landlord Training Workshop.  Thursday, Jan. 16, from 8a to 5p. City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services Department, Main Conference Room. Pre-Registration Deadline January 13.

DURHAM DEMOCRATIC WOMEN - Turn NC Blue! campaign.   Jan. 12, 2:30 - 5p. Southwest Durham Library at 3605 Shannon Road. A panel including NC Democratic House Caucus and Senate Caucus leaders plus Democrats from Johnston, Lee, and Harnett Counties will discuss strategies for Democrats to win back state senate and house seats in 2014.  - Stroke Support Group.  Monday, Jan. 13, 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.

FLYLEAF BOOKS - 752 MLK Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill  919-942-7936.

LUPUS FOUNDATION - Support Group. . Wilson Parlor, First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main Street, Durham, N.C. 27701 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. 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.   - Anne Prospero – Even You Can Be Healthy.  Sunday, Jan. 12, 2p.

NC RETIRED GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES’ ASSOCIATION - Butner Chapter, Semi-annual meeting.  This meeting is open to all retired North Carolina state and local government (city/county) employees in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Nash, Orange, Person, Vance and Warren counties.   Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 from 1:00 – 3p. Murdoch Chapel,  1600 East C Street,  Butner NC. As a state or local government retiree, we invite you to attend to learn about issues facing retirees today.  Our program will be on Fraud (How to Avoid Becoming a Victim) and will be presented by Allison Hicks, Senior Financial Services Officer, State Em 919 834-4652 or toll-free 1-800-356-1190;

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY -.  - Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.  Tuesday, Jan. 14, (1st and 3 Tuesday, of every month), 6-8:30p.  Hayti Heritage Center,  804 Old Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27701 Adults of all experience levels welcome! 919-295-0176.   - Meditation class with Tom Spector.  Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 7:00 - 9P. Stedman  Auditorium Duke Center For Living Campus Erwin Rd, Durham, Nc 27705     $20.

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.  - Corporate/Leadership Drumming Class.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 9a - 5p. SafeSkills Movement Arts, 3702 Hillsborough Rd (near "The Cook-Out”), Durham. In the teambuilding and corporate leadership drumming class students will have the opportunity to experience portions of our T.E.A.M. and L.E.A.D. workshops. Students will then be provided with some basic principals in team-building, leadership, and drum Contact Robin (336) 813-8110, or visit to register.  All levels are welcome.  Drums available by request for beginners or bring your own. $100.

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705  (919) 286-2700  - Barbara Claypole White.  Thursday Jan. 9, 7p.  Her latest novel The In-Between Hour finds 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. The story he spins brin. - Trish Foxwell.  Wednesday Jan. 15, 7p.  In her new book A Visitor’s Guide to the Literary South one can follow in the footsteps of some of American literature’s most renowned writers: See the hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald to pen The Great Gatsby. Step inside t. - Elizabeth Spencer.  Thursday Jan. 16, 7p.  On the release of her first novel in 1948,  she was immediately championed by Robert Penn Warren and Eudora Welty, setting off a remarkable career as one of the great literary voices of the American South. Her career, now spanning seven decades, continues.

UNC BOARD - Spangler Center, 910 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill.  919-962-4592 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. 15, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday).  - 2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 7:30-9p (every Thursday).

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 |  919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times]  - Hot Club of Cowtown.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 8p.   - Dana & Susan Robinson.  Sunday, Jan. 12, 8p.   - Sparky & Rhonda Rucker.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 8p.   Husband and wife duo Sparky and Rhonda Rucker bring their musical storytelling of the American folk tradition.  

BEYU CAFFE - 335 W. Main Street, Durham  919-683-1058  - Gary Brunotte Jazz Duo.  Jan. 13, 7-9p (every Monday).

BLUE NOTE GRILL - 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707 Offering hickory smoked BBQ & Ribs along with live music. Nothing fancy here just good food and music in a cozy atmosphere.  - Ben Palmer's Jazz Jam with Dot Combo.  Jan. 13, (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. 14 (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. 10, 6-8p.

BOWBARR - 705 W Rosemary St. Carrboro.

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC  919-560-3030.   - Drew Carey.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 8p.  - Bettye LaVette.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 8p.

CAT’S CRADLE - 300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510  (919) 967-9053  - Spider Bags w/ Midnight Plus One.  Saturday, Jan. 11, Doors: 8:30p, Show: 9:30p. Back Room .

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

CHAPEL HILL PHILHARMONIA - Hill Hall Auditorium on the UNC-CH campus in Chapel Hill.

DUKE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC - Room 101, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, Duke University, Durham.  919-684-4444 Free.   - Sheila Browne, viola & Barbara Browne, piano, with Jonathan Bagg, viola.  Sunday, Jan. 12, 4p. Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building, Duke University French Connections: works by Rebecca Clarke, George Rochberg, Joseph Jongen, and Frank Bridge’s Lament for two violas. Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or   - Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics.  Tuesday, Jan. 14, 12n. Duke Chapel, Duke University Brahms: String Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1 Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or   - Alexander Technique Master Class with William Conable.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 5p.  Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building, Duke University  Free and open to the public.  Info: 919-660-3333 or

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713 $5.  - JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, Jan. 12, 7p.  - Ernest Turner Trio w/ Larry Q Draughn, Kenny Phelps-McKeown.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 8p.      $15, $10 students.

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

KRAKEN BAR - 2823 N Carolina 54  Chapel Hill, NC 27516  (919) 943-0398  - Ben Sutton Band.  Friday Jan. 10, 9p.

LOCAL 506 - 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.  

MELLOW MUSHROOM - Jazzbeau.  Tuesday, Jan. 14, 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.  - Live Music with Sotar & Jude!.  Friday  Jan. 10 7:00-10p.  - Sound Healing Meditation And Shamanic Journey.  Saturday Jan. 11  7:00-10p.

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. 15 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.       $8.  - Doug Prescott.  Friday, Jan. 10 - $8.  Doug has been crafting his songwriting skills since the late 60's and released his third solo CD in 2013, Blues in the Key of Sea, which features his core band along with some special guests. The Doug Prescott Band is true stylistic, cohesive Blues/Rock/A $8.  - The Stanley Baird Group.  Saturday, Jan. 11 - $10.  Stanley BairdStanley Baird, as an acclaimed musician, composer and entertainer, has achieved wide recognition as a musician, educator, and mentor. In 1991, Stanley formed The Stanley Baird Group and since then Stanley has released six albums with Traffic No Cover.  - Ironing Board Sam. 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. - Gracie Curran & Her High Falutin' Band.  Thursday, Jan. 16 - $8, 9P SHOW.  Have earned their reputation for jaw dropping blues & soul. The nominations are racking up in 2013, they are nominated for a 35th Blues Foundation Blues Music Award for Best New Artist Debut and a nomination for Best Blues Act for the 2013 Boston Music Aw $8.

PINECONE - The Shape Note Sing.  Sunday, Jan 12 (every 2 Sunday), 2-4p. First Presbyterian Church in Durham, 311 E Main St. These sessions are free and open to the public to join in or to sit back and observe! Read more.

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. 15, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p.   Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience.

UNC WESLEY CAMPUS MINISTRY - 48th Annual Open Sing of Handel's Messiah.  Saturday, Dec. 14, 7p. 214 Pittsboro Street In 1966, a UNC campus Christian organization, FOCUS, sponsored the first open sing of Handel’s Messiah for the community. From that beginning, it has evolved into an annual community Christmas event participated by local instrumentalists, soloists and cho 919-942-2152 Laura Gallo Donations Accepted.

UNDER THE ATRIUM - Writer Daniel Wallace, musician Django Haskins to perform at Friday Center.  Friday, Jan. 11, 8p.   Bestselling author Daniel Wallace and singer-songwriter Django Haskins will present a unique combination of music, storytelling and impromptu conversation Jan. 11 at the Friday Center for Continuing Education.  Bill Ferris, (919) 962-2595,  $12 at the door.  



ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 |  919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times]  - Nu Blu.  Friday, Jan. 10, 8p.   - Transactors Improv: For Families!.  Jan. 11, 6p.      $8 General, $6 for Seniors, and $5 for Students and ArtsCenter Friends. The.  - SuperFun Show: Paperhand Puppet Intervention.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 11:00a.

DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY -.  - Debris, a new play.   Jan. 15-19, 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.  - “The Story of The Gun”.  Wednesday, Jan 8 - Sunday, Jan. 12.  created and performed by Mike Daisey.  



ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES - Furniture and Home Decor show.  thru Jan. 101, 2014.  Gallery is open from 10a- 6pTuesday - Saturday.   featuring tables, desks, secretaries, mirrors, sideboards, cabinets, sculptures, vases, candlesticks, game tables, clocks, and much much more!  The collection features hundreds of works with a wide range of prices that would make a wonderful gift or a spe.

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

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E Franklin St., (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques)  919-636-4557,   - “My World in Watercolor”.   Jan. 10th, 6 – 9P,  Thurs. – Sun. noon – 6P.  Featured artist for January is watercolorist, Anna Nicholson. Anna finds inspiration  from people living life, beautiful places and nature. Liven up a dreary winter evening during the Art Walk on meet Anna and enjoy refreshments and entertainment by Mike.

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS -   919-929-5359. Shirley Ray at  - Monthly Meeting.  Thursday,  Jan. 16, 7p.  Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill Beginners, experts, and all stringed instruments welcome.  

DUKE GARDENS -   919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications  - Beekeeping for Beginners.  Saturday, Jan. 11, 9:30A. Doris Duke Center. Participant limit: 20.     $40; $30 members.   - Garden Journaling.  Sunday, Jan. 12, 2P.  A garden journal is a powerful tool to uncover the past, examine the present, or plan for the future.  Explore your reasons for keeping a garden journal an learn how to select the journaling strategies which work for you. Presented by Durham county Master. - Natural History Discussion Group.  Monday, Jan. 13, 6:30p.  - Landscapes for Life: A Homeowners Guide to Sustainable Gardening.  Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6:30p.  - Introduction to Digital Photography.  Thursday, Jan. 16, 6:30p.

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 11, 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.  - Piper Cox Open House.  Sat, Jan 11, 9A.   Come and visit our historic home.  We will talk about the slave family of the Pipers and their importance to farming.  

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. 12.2-4p, 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.

MORRISVILLE CoC - Annual Holiday Potluck.  Friday, Jan. 10, 11:30a. Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, located at 260 Town Hall Drive, Ste. A, Morrisville. 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.  

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.  

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. 14. Green Gallery A group show featuring functional design with repurposed materials. - A Scavenger Chapel Road Adventure.  Dec.  20 – Jan. 11, Opening Reception Jan. 10 6-9P, Closing Reception Jan. 15, 6-9p. Green Gallery Photography on recycled and reclaimed materials.

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