Calendar of Events, April 25 - Thursday, May 1

Apr. 29, 2014 @ 09:14 AM

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


CHAPEL OF THE CROSS - Susan Moeser.  Thursday, May 1, 7:30p. 304 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill. Church phone number 919-929-2193.Organ concert; works by J.S. Bach, Tournemire, Couperin, Messiaen, Hampton, and Vierne. -Nerys Levy: The Face Of Our Earth: Polar Regionsthru -Apr. 27, Mon-Thurs 11a -1p, Fri 10a -noon, call for Sun hours.  This haunting exhibit is a celebration of our earth through paintings, It is intended to put a face on the Polar Regions so that we can think about what is being lost as a result of our planet's climate change.

DURHAM - COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH - 4821 Barbee Road, Durham (919) 544-1319 Rev. Percy R. Chase.  - Rev. Dr. Percy R. Chase's 36th anniversary as pastor.  Sunday, Apr. 27, 8a.  Recognition will feature various groups within the church paying tributes and making presentations to him on this occasion followed by Dr. Jerome W. Washington of Mount Vernon Baptist Church  as guest minister. 

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. 919-489-2575 web:, Sun, 9 - 1, M - Th, 10 - 4.  - River Rhythms! West African Drumming.  Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays, 7 - 8:30p.  919-644-1335Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum. Kathy Hopwood,  or (919) 644-1335 Free.  - “Remembrance, Reflections, Radiance” an exhibit of photographs by Robert Sotolongo.   at the ERUUF gallery, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham, 919-489-2575, Sun 9—1,M—Th, 10--4.  The exhibit will be displayed from 4/13 and runs to 5/18.

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 919-929-4491.  -Fitness Ministry.  Apr. 28, May 1, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings.  Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.

KEHILLAH SYNAGOGUE - 1200 Mason Farm Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514.  -Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Memorial Commemoration -Sunday, Apr. 27,  6:30 - 8p. Kehillah Synagogue, 1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, For more information, please contact Sheva Zucker at (919) 286-3628, Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish community's Yom HaShoah celebration . Free.

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, Apr. 30 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.  No previous experience necessary.  free/donation.  - Meditation 101.  Tuesday, Apr. 29, (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).

NEW JERUSALEM BAPTIST CATHEDRAL - Annual Community Day.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 11:00 am-5:00 pm. 3405 Danube Lane, (corner of Old Oxford Highway & Danube Lane, Durham, Nc 919-220-7606Activities include a Health Fair, Fun, Food, and Entertainment for all ages. Frances Dancy, Free.

ST. PAUL AME - 101 N. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill NC 27516 (919) 967-3961. -Rev. James Swain(4th) Sunday, Apr. 27, 11a.  (4th Sunday, 11:00 a.m.).  -Dr. Rodney Trice.  Wednesday, Apr. 30, 7p.  00 a.m.)  .

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540.  - Youth Vesper Worship Service.  Sunday, Apr. 27, (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, Apr. 27, (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. -Adoración Y Alabanza En EspañolDomingo, Apr. 27., (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. -Taizé Service7p.  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. -Monday Noon Book GroupMonday, Apr. 28, (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 ShapingWednesday, Apr 2, (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,  7:30 pin the Music Room.

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707. 919-688-8136.  -Bible Discovery Classes.  Wednesday, Apr. 30, (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. -Daily PrayerDaily, Noonday Prayer is at 12p  in the Moore-Kennedy classroom, and Prayer Meeting is at 6p. in the Sanctuary. Prayer kneelers are placed around the altar for your use for private prayer whenever the church is open.  -Noon Day Prayer.  Wednesday, Apr. 30, (every Wednesday), 12 noon to 1p. 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707 919/688-8136Join us each week for Wednesday prayer services: Noonday Prayer is at 12:00 p.m. in the Moore-Kennedy classroom Gloria Fuller, gfuller4327@nc.rr.com Free.

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, Apr. 28, 8 - 9p (Every Monday). Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915.  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, May 1, 7-8p (Every Thursday). Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236.

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Apr. 30, 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.  919-406-9300For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations. Scott Phillips.  - Weekly Meeting.  Friday, Apr. 25, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 10-11:30a. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers. Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, Apr. 29, 12-1:30p. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Apr. 30, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, May 1, 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,  carrie@dsicomedy.comhttp://www.dsicomedytheater.  - Harold Night (With Capote Ugly & Dang!).  Thursday, May 1, 7p.  The Harold is a 30-minute collection of comedic scenes and organic games, a now-famous improv format pioneered by the late Del Close. Students of Harold (Chris Farley, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Kevin Dorff, Stephnie Weir, Amy Poehler) ALL used the skills t  $10.  - House Party (Featuring Public Frenemy).  8:30 p.m.  The House Party is a high-energy comedy party on stage. Each interactive show is made of a combination of improvised games, scenes, and sometimes even music that combine to create a fun and hip hour of laughter. Public Frenemy is DSI's 5 time CAGE MATCH C  $10.



SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, May 1, 7:30-9:30p. Freedman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham 919-614-1867All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Pat Petersen, sunassembly@gmail.com $7.

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.



CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market - New Hours!  Saturday, Apr. 26, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p. 301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays 919-280-3326All products come from within a 50-mile radius.  - Carrboro Farmers’ Market Celebrates The Abundance Of Spring With Local Chefs Teddy Diggs And Vimala Rajendran, Food Trucks, Extended Saturday Hours And Wednesday Market Opening.  Kids' Seedling Giveaway,  8:30-noon, rain barrel raffle by Fifth Season Gardening Company, delicious tomato varieties, demos by the Carrboro Bike Coalition, & more!  .

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496 .

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903 919-667-3099All products come from with in a 70 mile radius. .

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 8a-12 noon. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough .

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, Apr. 29, 4-6p. At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, .

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 10a-1p. 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728 919-360-5254Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken  - Kiwanis of Hillsborough will be selling Blueberry bushes on at the Hillsborough Farmers Market located in the parking lot of The Home Depot.  Saturday, Apr. 26.

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 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, May 1, 3:30 – 6:30p. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill .



RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,  - The Howling & Nosferatu The Vampyre.  Friday, Apr. 25, 7-11:30p.



AUTISM SOCIETY OF NC - Dine4Autism.  Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2014 all day. Participating Restaurants (615) 289-6814. Dine at participating Triangle restaurants on April 29th and they will donate a percentage of their sales that day - breakfast, lunch and dinner - to support local individuals and families affected by Autism. This event will bene Lisa Kaylie,

EDITOR'S NOTE: An earlier listing gave today as the date for a job fair at Holton Career & Resource Center. That date is incorrect. The fair has already taken place.

CRESSET CHRISTIAN ACADEMY - Shrek the Musical.  Friday, Apr. 25 & May 2, 6p—Dinner Theater / Performance starts at 7p Saturday, Apr. 26 & May 3, 1p—Walk-Thru Duloc (meet the characters/have your picture taken) Saturday, Apr. 26 & May 3, 2p—Theater Matinee Saturday, Apr. 26 & May 3, 7p—Evening Theater. Cresset Christian Academy, 3707 Garrett Road Durham, North Carolina 27707 919-489-2655Shrek, based on the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks film, brings the delightful story of a mild-mannered ogre to life on stage. Allison Leung aleung@signatureagency.com Adults-$10 Students-$5 Seniors-$7 Dinner theater-$18.

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE - Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., downtown Durham, NC (919) 286-5717, Jenny Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled.  - Imagine Flying.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 2014 – May 3, Times: 10a – 11:15 am.  Ages: 5 – 8.  “Master Storyteller” (Boston Globe), Jenny Justice leads the young actors in creating stories with material from fun flying dreams, modern super heroes & traditional folktales.

Summer Theatre Camps 2014 - Teen Internships Available.  Durham Family Theatre has 4-5 teaching assistant positions available for each camp session. We are looking for teens that are interested in all aspects of theatre and enjoy working with elementary aged children. (You can apply for as many camp sessions as.  -A Play A Day #1 - June 9 – 13.  -Children’s Theatre Camp #1 - June 16 – June 29.  - Dft Teen Theatre Conservatory 2014.  July 7 – 26,  9:00 a – 3:00 p plus two evening performances. Monday – Friday (Public performances on final Friday and Saturday nights of the conservatory). Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, corner of Gregson St. & Trinity Ave., downtown Durham, NC AGES: 12 – 18 years Jenny Justice (MFA, theatre, Boston University; MDiv, Harvard) $375 (SCHOLARSHIPS are available!).  -Children’s Theatre Camp #2 - July 28 – August 9.  -A Play A Day #2 – August 11 – 15.  -TIMES: Monday – Friday from 8:45 a – 3p ; public performances on last two.



CARRBORO BRANCH LIBRARY - The Karen Youth Art Group.  Apr. 2nd through June 16, Reception to meet the artists: Saturday, May 17th at 10:30a.  This show, the second of four in the Library Gallery’s 2014 exhibition calendar showcasing young artists features The Karen Youth Art Group whose art work emanates from past and present experiences.

CHAPEL HILL LIBRARY - 121 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro (919) 548-5954. - Meet the Author Tea: Ann Ross.  Sunday, May 4th, 3:30-5:00 pm. Chapel Hill Public Library, Room B, 100 Library Dr., Chapel Hill (919) 402-8964The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library present author Ann Ross in a Meet the Author Tea: Thursday April 17th. Refreshments at 3:30 pm; program from 4-5 pm. Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble (2013) is the 14th book in the series of humorous novels about a Martha Brunstein, marthabee4@yahoo.com free.

DAUGHTER'S GROUP - Daughters Concerned for Aging Relatives Support.  (919) 660 - 7510 Bobbi Matchar, MSW,  - Monthly Meeting.  Wednesday, Apr. 30, noon. 3512/Blue Zone, 3rd floor, Duke Clinic (formerly called Duke South), 200 Trent Drive.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS -  919-968-0833 Dr. Brenda Rogers,  - Law Day.  Thursday, May 1, from 5:30 to 6:30pm.  at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliot Road, Chapel Hill. A voter education program on judicial elections in North Carolina.

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL - Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C 919 403-4DRH  .

GIRL DEVELOP IT RDU - Python for Beginners.  Saturday, Apr. 26th.  Caleb Smith, Developer at Caktus Consulting Group, LLC. .

LUPUS FOUNDATION - Support Group.  Wednesday, Apr. 30, 6:00-7:30p. 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 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.

RHINE RESEARCH CENTER - 2741 Campus Walk Avenue, Bldg 500 919-309-4600 Susan Freeman, Events Coordinator/Public Relations Director $20.  - The  Remarkable Healing Research of Bill Bengston.  Friday, Apr. 25, 2015 7:00 - 9:00pm. Alex Tanous Library at The Rhine   $20 members $16.

SHARED LEARNING ASSOCIATION -   Alice Parsons, amparson@uci.edu  - What's in a Name?.  Friday, Apr. 25, 11am-12:15pm. Celebration Assembly of God Church, 113 Weaver Dairy Rd., Chapel Hill (919) 642-0606Historical linguist Dr. Stuart Solomon will discuss naming practices in Europe and North America, concentrating on the origins, history, etymology, and demographics of personal names. He will address questions like how "John" and "Mary" became the most po Alice Parsons, amparson@uci.edu free.

TECH TALK - All Things Computer and Beyond.   Friday, Apr. 25, 10a. Seymour Senior Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill, NC. Mike Gilliom, President, Seymour Tech.   Free and open to the public.

UNC CENTER FOR PUBLIC TELEVISION - Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Communications Center, 10 T. W. Alexander Drive, in Research Triangle Park.  -Republican Senate Candidates DebateMonday, Apr. 28, 7p.  A one-hour debate among four candidates for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.

UNITY CENTER OF PEACE - I Am That I Am: An Evening with Francis Bennett.  Friday, Apr. 25, 7:30-9:30p. 8800 Seawell School Rd. Chapel Hill 919-968-1854Former Trappist monk and now author Francis Bennett shares reflections and insights he has gained from his unique spiritual journey exploring Advaita, Buddhist and contemplative Christian traditions. Francis' ability to depart the deepest wisdom with the Jean Fisher, office@unitychapelhill.org $20.



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, Apr. 30, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday).  - 2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, May 1, 7:30-9p (every Thursday).  - Jazzbeau.  Apr. 29, May 27 at 8p.  919968 4085 Jeff Elliott.  - Apr. 29, May 13 at 9p.

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 919-929-2787  - Cathie Ryan.  Thursday, May 01, 8p.

BEYU CAFFE - 335 W. Main Street, Durham 919-683-1058 .

BILLSBOROUGH MUSIC HALL - 106 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC .

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 ComboApr. 28, (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.  Apr. 29 (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!  - The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs.  Friday, Apr. 25, 6-8p.

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 919-560-3030 Aaron Bare,  - Art of Cool Festival.  Apr. 25 & 26.  919.806.6084 Cicely Mitchell Art of Cool ,  - Al Jarreau.  Thursday, May, 1, 8p.  919.560.3040, ext. 224.  -North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble.  Friday, May 2 - Sunday, May 4.  919.967.9624 Gene Medler,  - African Storytelling School Shows.  Wednesday, May 6, 10a, 11:45a, 3p.  919.560.3040 ext. 256 Betty Rhodes,  - Red Baraat.  May 7.  919.560.3040, ext. 224.  -Presales! - John Hodgman.  Friday, Sept. 5, 8p.  - Blues Hall of Fame Tour.  Sunday, Oct. 19, 8p.  Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton, John Hammond.  -Presale now! - Rufus Wainwright.  Saturday, Nov. 8, 8p.  - Cherry Poppin' Daddies.  Wednesday, Nov. 12, 8p.  - Dave Mason's Traffic Jam.  Thursday, Nov. 13, 8p.  - Brian Culbertson.  Friday, Nov. 21, 8p.  - Kathleetn Madigan.  Saturday, Nov. 22, 8p.  - David Benoit.  Thursday, Dec. 11, 8p.  Tribute to Charlie Brown.  - Sweet Honey in the Rock.  Thursday, Dec. 18, 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 Photos for all events are online with the event listing at Free.  -Celebration Concert.  Friday, Apr. 25. 8 pm, Biddle Music Building Lobby, Duke University Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or http://music.duke.eduDuke Chorale — Rodney Wynkoop, director.  -Duke University String School — Dorothy Kitchen, director.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 3p:  Beginning Ensemble & Intermediate I, 7p:  Intermediate II & Duke Youth Symphony Orchestra. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or http://music.duke.eduCelebrating Dorothy Kitchen.  -Duke University String School Chamber Music Concert.  Sunday, Apr. 27, 4p. Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building, Duke University Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or  .

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713 $5.  - JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, Apr. 27, 7p.

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

HAW RIVER BALLROOM - 1711 Sax-Beth Church Road, Saxapahaw NC 27340. .

KRAKEN BAR - 2823 N Carolina 54  Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919) 943-0398 .

LOCAL 506 - 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.  - The Standells.  Monday, Apr. 28, 8p.  best known for their 1966 hit “Dirty Water” and remembered by many as The Godfathers of Punk Rock, recently released BUMP, their first album in over 40 years.

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 .

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK - .  Open: Mon - Thurs. 11a- 9 p; Fri - Sat: 11a- 10p. 2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227  No cover.

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 919-361-2222 $8 Adv/$10 Dos.  - Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects.  Apr. 30 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.    $3.  - Louisiana Dance Party.  Thursday,  May 1.    $5.

SHAKORI HILLS COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER - Silk Hope, NC  - 12th Annual Spring GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance.  Thursday, May 1 to Sunday, Apr. 27.   feature more than 50 bands and performers on two big outdoor stages, a large Dance Tent, and an intimate Cabaret Tent. Located on 72 beautiful farmland acres at 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road in Silk Hope, North Carolina, just down the road from Chapel Hill, More info at .

STEEL STRING BREWERY - 106 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro (919) 370-6971




COMMON GROUND THEATRE - Common Ground Theatre, 4815-B Hillsborough Rd., Durham (919) 698-3870A performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. Rachel Klem

Fourth Wall Productions - Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure by Steven Dietz.  May 1-3 at 7:30p. Carrboro High School Auditorium 201 Rock Haven Rd. Carrboro, NC 27516 Sherlock is played by Franklin Hirsch, Watson is played by Harris Middlesworth, King of Bohemia is played by Will Pierson, Irene Adler is played by Carina Guerra, and Moriarty is played by Lilith Jewitt.  Ticket Prices: $5 for students and $10 for adults, free for CHCCS Faculty/Staff.

NCCU THEATRE - Orange High School in Hillsborough. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students and may be purchased at  - The Bluest Eye.  Apr. 25, at 8p /Apr. 27, 20 at 2p. Farrison-Newton Communications Bldg. 1801 Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 919-530-6242Based on the novel by Toni Morrison, this 1940's story captures a young African American girl's desire for self worth and spiritual vitality. Asabi Howard, $10 - General Admission/ $5 Students & Seniors.

PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY - Paul Green Theatre in UNC’s Department for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road on the UNC campus.  -“Table Talk”May 1, 7-9:30p at. City Kitchen,  201 S. Estes Dr. in conjunction with PlayMakers’ upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim’s ASSASSINS (onstage April 2-20). - “Hold These Truths” by Jeanne Sakata will be performed April 23-27.  Wednesday, Apr. 23 - Sunday, Apr. 27.



ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES -Original paintings by Ryan McKellar.  thru Apr. 30, from 10a - 6p Tuesday - Saturday.  Original artwork in all media by the world's finest artists. From canvases by Pissarro and Warhol to works by Dali and Miró, plus original cels and drawings from Disney and other animation studios. -Original art work by Salvador Dali!  The show runs May 1, 2014 - July 31, 2014 from 10AM - 6PM Tuesday - Saturday.  Animation and Fine Art Galleries features original artwork in all media by the world's finest artists. From canvases by Pissarro and Warhol to works by Dali and Miró; plus furniture, decor, jewelry, and original animation artwork.

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 .

BINGO - .  May 1, (every Thursday night) from 6:45p - 10p. American Legion Post 007, 406 E. Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC 27701 If you enjoy being with people and play BINGO. The American Legion Post 7 is the place to be.  The proceeds go back into the community helping the veterans at the VA hospital, boys oratorical, American Legion Junior Baseball and others.

BOWBARR - 705 W Rosemary St. Carrboro.  -WELP An art showOpening reception will be held on Friday, Apr. 25 7p. at Bowbarr: 705 W Rosemary St Carrboro NC 27510 at An exciting group art show featuring photography, paintings, drawings, collage, and screenprinting by 30 + artists from Chapel Hill, Baltimore, DC, Richmond, Austin, Chicago, and NYC. Curated by Edward Max Fendley.

BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE - 401-B Foster Street Durham, NC Hours: Fridays 11-2 and by appt at 775 843 4929  - TESTIFY, Photographs by Roger May A Visual Love Letter to Appalachia.  Exhibit: Apr. 1 — May 30, Third Friday Open Studios  Friday, Apr. 25; 6–9p , Reception  Friday, May 16; 6–9p.

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS - Monthly Meeting.  Thursday, May 1, 7 p.m. Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill 919-929-5359.Beginners, experts, and all stringed instruments welcome.  For more information and directions, contact Shirley Ray at or 919-929-5359. Shirley Ray at

TOWN of CARRBORO - Seventeenth Annual Community Dinner.  Sunday, Apr. 27 At 1p. At Mcdougle School Cafetorium, Carrboro. Celebrating Our Community's Rich Cultural Diversity.There will be great food by Mama Dip's Kitchen and other restaurants as well as entertainment by CHYKO Karen Youth Dancers, the Blame It On My Youth Jazz Orchestra, Terrell's Creek Church Choir and Con A Tickets, $8.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 10 and under, are available at many venues.

CEDAR CREEK GALLERY - 46th Annual Spring Pottery & Glass Festival.  Friday, Apr. 25, 2014 from 6p -10p (Opening Night). 1150 Fleming Road, Creedmoor, NC  27522.

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E Franklin St., (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557,  -“Leaving Winter, Welcoming Spring”.  Opening Reception, Apr. 25, 6 – 9p Gallery open, Thurs – Sun, noon – 6p.  The members of the gallery shake off the chill of winter with works depicting the warmth and new growth of Spring.  Members of the Orange County Art Guild will be exhibiting in April and will participate in the Second Friday Art Walk.

CHAPEL HILL BIRD CLUB - Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Dr., Chapel Hill   Admission is free and the public is invited.  - Monthly meeting.  Monday, Apr. 28, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.  The featured speakers will be David and Judy Smith who will speak about birding Ethiopia, home to more than 30 endemic bird species. They will show amazing photographs of bee-eaters, sunbirds, turacos, hornbills, and weavers, among others. Contact: Eddie Owens (919) 460-4693 .

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY - .  -Homecoming.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 5 - 7p,  through Apr. 26.  celebrating over 20 years. Ten artists who have worked at the gallery since 1992 are featured in this special reunion show.

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK - Durham Craft Market.  Saturdays Apr.- November 8 a to noon. Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC. (919) 794-8194 .

CITY OF DURHAM -  Amy Blalock, (919) 560-4123 x 11253.  -Durham E-Waste Recycling & Shredding.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 8a - 2p. Durham County Memorial Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr. 27704 Free & Convenient Event Kicks Off Earth Day Weekend.

DURHAM PARKS & REC - Jessica Leff at 919-471-1623, option 2, or

DUKE GARDENS -  919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications,  - Bird Walk.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 8am - 10am.  - The Flower Revealed!  Saturday, Apr. 26, 8am - 12pm.  - Nature Ranger Cart.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 1pm - 3pm.  - Exploration Station.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 1pm - 3pm.  - Zoom in Series: The Amazing Non-flowering Plants.  Wednesday, Apr. 30, 5pm - 7pm.  - Walk on the Wild Side.  Thursday, May 1, 11am - 12pm.  - Extension Gardener Series: Birds, Bees and Butterflies.  Thursday, May 1, 6pm - 8pm.

DUKE HEALTH -21st Annual Angels Among Us 5k Run and Family Fun Walk.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 7 a.m. Race-day registration, 8 a.m. 5k run begins. Duke University Medical Center campus, corner of Erwin Road and Flowers Drive, Durham, N.C. This Saturday marks the 21st Annual Angels Among Us 5k run and family fun walk to benefit local research at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke. The race is one of the largest and oldest area running events to benefit medical research, las Sarah Avery, 919-660-1306 (office), 919-724-5343 (cell), .

ENO GALLERY - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278 gallery 919-883-1415  - 'The Figure - in Oil, Encaustic and Sculpture'.  Opening:  Friday Apr. 25 from 6 - 9p, Exhibition dates:  Apr. 25 to June 22.  Three contemporary artists interpret the figure in 3 different mediums. Each of these nationally recognized artist’s envision the figure with themes of voyage, distance, passage  and migration both in representational and metaphoric terms.

EMILY K CENTER - Mother's Day Ball.  Saturday, May 3, 6:00 pm. Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club 919.680.0308More than 450 guests will convene at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club for an evening of fine dining, dancing, and celebrating the Emily K Center. Inspired by Duke Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s relationship with his mother, the Mother’s Day B Sara Askey, .

WEST POINT ON ENO - West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham. 919-471-1623, option 2Most of the workshops take place at West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham. Jessica Leff, .

ENO RIVER STATE PARK -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office - 919-383-1686. 919-620-9099 x 207 .

HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL - Last Fridays Art Walk 6:00 – 9:00 pm. 102 N Churton Street in Hillsborough,  Gail Cooley, Gail@hillsboroughartscouncil.org  - Jeanne Jolly and Band. The Old Courthouse at Churton and King St, downtown Hillsborough.

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS -   Hours: 11-6 Mon–Th, 11-8 Fri & Sat, 1-4 Sun.  919-732-7741 or visit gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists  - “DWELL”; jewelry by Nell Chandler, fabric art by Ali Givens and paintings by Ellie Reinhold.  10-6 Monday – Thursday, 10-8 Friday & Saturday, 12-4 Sunday. 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough, NC. 919-732-5001.  will host the opening reception for The show runs through May 25th. Founded in 2006, the gallery is owned by 22 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, handcrafted furniture, pottery, mosaics & fiber art.

HISTORIC HILLSBOROUGH - .  -Alliance for Historic Hillsborough.  Friday, Apr. 25,  4:30 pm.  Alexander Dickson House – headquarters of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston in April 1865 – located at 150 E. King St. A forty-five minute guided walking tour of the oldest town in Piedmont North Carolina. The tour begins at the at and will conclude prior to the start of the Hillsborough Arts Council's Last Fridays Art Walk and the Last Fridays free concert on the courtho  Tour tickets may be reserved in advance at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, located at 150 E. King Street, or by calling 919-732-7741. Tickets are $5 per person; children under 12 are free. This month only, tickets are buy one, get one free.

HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE - 610 E Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Phone:(919) 942-7818 .

JOSH'S HOPE - Second annual art auction and raffle.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 5:30 to 8:00pm. 200-B Cardinal Dr., Hillsborough, NC 27278 to support Josh’s Hope, a nonprofit organization serving young adults with serious mental-health issues. Our current programs include comprehensive job- and life-skills training; interpersonal skills and confidence-building workshops; and educational trai  Admission is $25 and includes one raffle ticket, food and drink. The event features live music, as well as an exhibition painting by artist Stephen Cassle that will be auctioned at the end of the evening.

NAACP - NC Mutual Life Insurance Building 4110 West Chapel Hill St on the Concourse level. Call 919-682-4930.  -Spring Silent Auction on  The auction will be held at  Proceeds go toward Moral Monday expenses.  For  more information, leave a contact number for a return call.  Friday Apr. 25,  7:30a - 5p.  - Annual crowning of the Durham Mother of the Year.  Friday Apr. 25, 6p. 12:00 PM Call 919-682-4930The NAACP holds a fundraiser yearly where women raise funds to support the NAACP.  The woman will the most donations will be crowned as the State Mother of the Year.   A reservation is required for the dinner.  

NC HAIKU SOCIETY - 35th annual Haiku Holiday.  Saturday, Apr. 26. Bolin Brook Farm outside Chapel Hill, NC. 919-929-4884.All haiku readers and writers are welcome to join this rare opportunity to learn from three presidents (past and present) of the Haiku Society of America.  Bring a bag lunch, dress for indoors/outdoors.  No fee but donations gratefully accepted.  For full www. .

NORTHGATE MALL - Center Court located at 1058 West Club Boulevard in Durham. (919) 260-5375.  -Durham Public School Student Art Show.  Apr. 23-May 6.   Elementary School Students Showcase their Artistic Talents.

OCCONEECHEE MOUNTAIN PARK -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office – 919-383-1686 .

OLD WEST DURHAM - Neighborhoods Hike: West Durham, East Campus & beyond.  Sunday, Apr. 27 at 1pm. 3-mile loop starts at Ninth & Green.  Why do neighborhoods change so quickly in Durham? Why wasn't Duke Chapel built in Walltown? Why was Duke Hospital built on top of Durham's old bone yard -- and not in Trinity Park? Come along and find out.

ORANGE COUNTY ARTISTS -  visit the website: or call Ellen Hill 919-942-7578. -2014 Spring Tour of Orange County Artists GuildSaturday, Apr. 12  10a -5p, Sunday, Apr 13,  Noon-5p.  About 20 artists from Orange Co. NC will open up their studios to the public, showing and selling painting, pottery, fabric, prints, jewelry, glass art and mixed media.  - .

PLEIADES GALLERY - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706 Kim Wheaton

TYNDALL GALLERIES - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-942-2290  - Jane Filer.  Opening Reception, Saturday, Apr. 26, 7 – 9p with Andy Coats on Blues Guitar.  Exhibit: Mar. 13 – Apr. 26.  The Blue Earth, new paintings  .

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - New Location!  370 E.Main St, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 919-939-3300