Calendar of Events, Friday, May 2 - Thursday, May 8

May. 01, 2014 @ 02:45 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 -Watching the Planet,  multimedia, artist Jan Dickey's exhibition!  Opening reception: Sunday May 4, 1 to 3p, Exhibit: May 4 through June 29.  

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN  - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. 919-489-2575, Sun, 9 - 1, M - Th, 10 - 4. -River Rhythms! West African Drumming.  Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays, 7 - 8:30p.  919-644-1335. Beginners 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.  May 5, May 8, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings.  Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.  

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, May 7 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.  No previous experience necessary.   free/donation. -Meditation 101.  Tuesday, May 6, (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).

LAKEWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH ( - Yard Sale, Saturday, May 3 from 8a-12p. 2100 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707 Everything is donation-based - you name the price - and all proceeds will benefit Durham First In Families, which provides direct family support to people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and/or Traumatic Brain Injuries and their families.

ST. MATTHEWS EPISCOPAL CHURCH  - 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 919-732-9308 -Joshua Lozoff: Thursday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. St. Matthew's Episcopal Church.  Thursday, May 8, at 7:30p.  919-732-9308; welcome@stmatthewshillsborough.orgSt. Matthew’s Faith & the Arts will present a magic show featuring one of the best magicians around, Joshua Lozoff, on  Joshua’s unique approach to the art of magic escapes the confines of tradition and blurs the line between reality and illusion.  His pe   Tickets and reservations are $15 and available from the church office.  

TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH  - 215 N. Church Street, downtown Durham 919-638-1386.  -Bull City Brass Bonanza.  Sunday, May 4, 3p. 215 N. Church Street, Durham Information 919-683-1386 9-4 pm M-F.A cornucopia of brass music performed by more than 30 local brass players with organ, in small ensembles and massed choirs, performing selections ranging from classical to jazz and gospel.  

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL  - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540. -Youth Vesper Worship Service.  Sunday, May 4, (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, May 4, (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 Español.  Domingo, May 4,  (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 Service.  7p.  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 Group.  Monday, May 5, (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, 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,  7:30p in the Music Room.

UNITY CENTER OF PEACE  - 8800 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill.  Jean Fisher, - Enlighten Up!  Sundays 5-6p.  Join us on Sunday evenings for singing/chanting, silent meditation and an informal lesson with lively discussion. A perfect way to center, de-stress, and create conscious intention for the upcoming week.  

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH  - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707. 919-688-8136. -Bible Discovery Classes.  Wednesday, May 7, (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 Prayer.  Daily, 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, May 7, (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, 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, May 5, 8 - 9p (Every Monday). Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915. -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, May 8, 7-8p (Every Thursday). Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236.

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, May 7, 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, May 2, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham. -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, May 3, 10-11:30a. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham. -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, May 3, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers. Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham. -Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, May 6, 12-1:30p. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham. -Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, May 7, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham. -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, May 8, 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.



SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, May 8, 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,   $7.



CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market - New Hours!.  Saturday, May 3, 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, May 3, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 3, 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, May 3, 8a-12 noon. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, May 6, 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, fearringtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 3, 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, May 3.  

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 3, 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 8, 3:30 – 6:30p. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill



RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES  - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St, -Deliverance & The Searchers.  Friday, May 2, 7-11:30p.  



CITY OF DURHAM  -  Amy Blalock, (919) 560-4123 x 11253. -Durham YouthWork Internship Program Job Fair is set for.  Tuesday, May 6, from 10a to 2p. Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St,  Durham. Youth applicants should attend the job fair in business casual attire, bring a black pen and résumés, and come prepared for on-the-spot interviews with potential employers.  -Durham Youth Commission Seeks Applicants.  Deadline to Apply is May 7.    Interested youth are encouraged to download an application from the City’s website at  

CRESSET CHRISTIAN ACADEMY - Shrek the Musical.  Friday, May 2, 6p—Dinner Theater / Performance starts at 7p Saturday, May 3, 1p—Walk-Thru Duloc (meet the characters/have your picture taken) Saturday, May, 2p—Theater Matinee Saturday, May 3 & 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 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 Justice Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled. -Imagine Flying.  Saturday, May 3, 2014 – May 3, Times: 10a – 11:15a.  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.  

MY CIRCLE OF GIRLS - Jump for Fun Night at Defy Gravity.  Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 5:00-8:00p. 4300 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC 27703 919-698-6711Join us to get the wiggles out or show your skills on the trampoline for Jump for Fun Night with My Circle of Girls for Special Needs Night at Defy Gravity in Durham. Dawn,  $5per hour to jump. The post-jump event is free.  

ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES  - OCPL Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane. -Friday, May 2, 4-6p,  Friends Members only (Memberships available at the door). 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. -Saturday, May 3, 10-4. -Sunday, May 4: 1-4 ($5 bag day).  

WNCU Radio 90.7 FM and City of Durham - Southside Forum.  Tuesday, May 6 from 7p to 8p. On Air - Questions for the forum panel may be submitted by email to or by phone to (919) 530-7833. New Residents, City Staff and Builders to Answer Questions about Rental and Ownership.



CARRBORO BRANCH LIBRARY - The Karen Youth Art Group.  Apr. 2 through June 16, Reception to meet the artists: Saturday, May 17 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. Many of these young artists are in local high schools, s.

CHAPEL HILL LIBRARY  - 121 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro (919) 548-5954.  

Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library - Meet the Author Tea: Ann Ross.  Sunday, May 4, 3:30-5p. 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. Martha Brunstein, free.

CHATHAM LITERACY COUNCIL - Spring for Literacy Luncheon.  Tuesday, May 6, 11a, speaker at 1p.  , Galloway Ridge at Fearrington Information 919-542-6424Krista Bremer, author of “My Accidental Jihad,” will discuss the culture clash in her marriage to Ismail. She’s a Californian from a family that debated issues, questioned the rules. Ismail grew up with illiterate parents in a poor Libyan fishing village.   Tickets $50 at  

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL  - Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C 919 403-4DRH. -Look Good Feel Better®.  Monday, May 5, 5:30p.  Duke Regional Hospital is pleased to offer Look Good Feel Better, a free American Cancer Society program that teaches women beauty techniques while they undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Participants receive a free cosmetics kit and instruction.

FAMILY ADVOCACY NETWORK (FAN)  - or call 919.942.8083, ext. 2. Julie Bailey. -Film:  Who Cares About Kelsey.  Wednesday, May 7, 6:30p. Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Dr,  Chapel Hill. on The film, created by award-winning documentary filmmaker Dan Habib, explores the life of Kelsey, a 19 year-old high school student with mental health issues whose early life was filled with trauma and maltreatment.  

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY  -. -Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.  Tuesday, May 6, (1st and 3 Tuesday, of every month), 6-8:30p.  Hayti Heritage Center,  804 Old Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27701 919-295-0176Adults of all experience levels welcome!. -Third Fridays With The Hinge.  Friday, May 2, Third Friday, of every month, 6- 9p.  Eric Martin will host a casual social hour as part of Durham’s Third Fridays. Sponsored by the Hinge Literary Center. 305 E. Chapel Hill St. – Ste. 215.

NORTHGATE MALL -Dress for Success Triangle, Inventory Excess Sale.  Saturday, May 3, 10a - 5p. Suite 248, between Sears and the carousel at 1058 West Club Boulevard in Durham.

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP  - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700 -Joe Raiola: “The Joy Of Censorship.”  Sunday, May 4. 7p.   Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave. Durham, NC. -Francine Prose.  Wednesday, May 7, 7p.  -Roland Lazenby.  Thursday, May 8, 7p.   



2014 “FIND YOUR COOL” SUMMER CONCERT SERIES -.  Free, CCB Plaza, 7-8:30p. CCB Plaza, 201 N. Corcoran St. Durham -South Carolina Broadcasters.  Thursday, May 8, 7-8:30p.  From heart stompin’ love songs to rowdy gospel numbers that’ll make you shout hallelujah there is a rare beauty and honesty in the trio’s music. Free.

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, May 7, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday). -2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, May 8, 7:30-9p (every Thursday). -Jazzbeau.  May 6 at 8p.  919968 4085.  Jeff Elliott.

ARTSCENTER  - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 919-929-2787 -April Verch.  Friday, May 02, 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 Combo.  May 5, (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.   May 6 (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, May 2, 6-8p.  

BYNUM FRONT PORCH - Friday Night Music Series Begins.  Bynum General Store and Post Office, 950 Bynum Rd,  Bynum. 919-542-0394. -Steph Stewart and The Boyfriends.  Friday, May 2, 7p to 9p.     Donation.

CAROLINA THEATRE  - 309 West Morgan St,  Durham, NC 919-560-3030 Aaron Bare, -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. -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. -Presale now! - Kathleetn Madigan.  Saturday, Nov. 22, 8p. -Presale now! - David Benoit.  Thursday, Dec. 11, 8p.  Tribute to Charlie Brown.   -. -Presale now! - Sweet Honey in the Rock.  Thursday, Dec. 18, 8p. -Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Concert: The Past Meets the Present.  Monday, May 11, 3p.   919.360.3382 Contact: Ann Stephenson.

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,

CHAPEL HILL PHILHARMONIA -"Hidden Identities.” Sunday, May 4,  7p. Hill Hall Auditorium on the UNC-CH campus in Chapel Hill.  ,” a classical concert featuring 17-year old Carolyn Chang, 2014 Youth Concerto Competition winner.  She will play the first movement of Tchaikovsky's "Violin Concerto in D.”  Conductor Donald Oehler leads the orchestra.   Free.  

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.  

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP  - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713 $5. -JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, May 4, 7p.  

DURHAM HABITAT FOR HUMANITY - Battle of the Bands.  Saturday, May 3, 5p. The Tavern, 1900 W. Markham Ave. Durham, NC 27705 (919) 682-0516Get ready to rock with Durham Habitat's annual "Battle of the Bands." Now in it's sixth year, this family-friendly event features some of the best on-the-rise youth bands from the Triangle. Rebecca Leonard, $10.

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

NORTHGATE MALL/TBS - Blues on the Plaza—Four Fridays this May.   Triangle Blues Society Launch Free Outdoor Events Feature Area Artists, Breweries, Food and Fun.

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.  May 7 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.      $3. -Pagan Hell Cats.  Friday,  May 2.     $8. -SODU Blues Festival.  Saturday,  May 3, 1-6p.  Southern Durham. -Kata.  Saturday,  May 3.     $8. -TBS Blues Jam.  Sunday,  May 4, 6p,  9:30p.     $10 Individual/$15 Family/$5 Discount For Tbs Members. -The Leroy Savage Group.  May 7, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p.   Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience, (including most often, “Greenie” Marley, Jason Beverley, Donnie Evans, Jim Watson, Tommy Edwards and others).

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. -MotherWords   ~~   Art Show.  Friday, May 2   6-8:00p, Saturday, May 3  10a-4:00p.  919-644-1335New work by Kathy Hopwood Free and open to the public.

SISTER COMMUNITIES   8th annual Celebration for Children of San Ramon,  Nicaragua. Sunday, May 4 from 5-7p.  For many children, the meal they eat at school is their main source of nourishment. Intrepid Life Coffee and Spirits at 106 W. Parrish Street in downtown Durham.     $20

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

TRIANGLE JEWISH CHORALE - Songs of the Mother Tongues: Yiddish and Ladino plus Klezmer.  Sunday, May 11, 2014, 3p. Levin Jewish Community Center, 1937 W. Cornwallis Rd, Durham NC 919-493-1288The Magnolia Klezmer Band and the Triangle Jewish Chorale will join together for a performance of music from the wide worlds of Yiddish and Ladino on Sunday, May 11 at 3 pm in the Community Hall of the Levin Jewish Community Center in Durham. The Yiddish Bernie Most, Donations are welcome.  



DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY -Life is a Dream.  May 9-31. Performances begin Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30p, Friday and Saturday at 8p, and Sunday (matinee) at 2p. Deep Dish is located in Chapel Hill's University Mall, on Estes Drive and US 15-501. Pedro Calderón de la Barca’s mystical masterpiece, presented by the Deep Dish Theater Company. Directed by Marc Williams, the play will conclude the company’s thirteenth season at University Mall.   Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors, with a $2 discount for Wednesday and Thursday shows. Student tickets are $16 for all shows.

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.

TRANSACTORS IMPROV  - The ArtsCenter, Carrboro.  Greg Hohn, 919-824-0937. General: $14; seniors: $12; students/ArtsCenter Friends: $10.  -Transactors Improv: For Families!"  May 10, 6 P.M,. The Artscenter, Carrboro.    General, $9; Senior, $7; Students/Artscenter Friends, $6. Http. -Transactors Improv, “Family Vacation,.”  May 16, 8p. , Common Ground Theatre, Durham.   //Www.Brownpapertickets.Com/Event/665380. General $14; Student/Senior $10.



ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES  -. -Original paintings by Ryan McKellar.  thru May 7, 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.

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 8, (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.  

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, May 2; 6–9p , Reception  Friday, May 16; 6–9p.  

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS - Monthly Meeting.  Thursday, May 8, 7p. 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.

CEDAR CREEK GALLERY - 46th Annual Spring Pottery & Glass Festival.  Friday, May 2, 2014 from 6p -10p (Opening Night). 1150 Fleming Road, Creedmoor, NC  27522.

CENTRAL PARK SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN - 10th Annual Strawberry Festival.  Saturday, May 3,12-4p. Old North Durham Park, a community event in support of will be held on  this event is free and open to the public. The event kicks off with a ‘Kazoo Chorus March’ from the Durham Farmer’s Market (meeting at the Leaf structure in Durham Central Park) to the Festival at 11:45am.   Free, donations.

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY  - 1215 E Franklin St,  (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557, -“Leaving Winter, Welcoming Spring.”  Opening Reception, May 2, 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.  

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY  - “Cross-Cut:   Paintings by Damian Stamer and Photographs from the Finch Collection.”  Saturday, May 3, 5 - 7p.   1106 Broad St. Durham, 919-286-4837

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. -South Durham Cyclist’s Social.  Wednesday, May 7, 5:30p - 7p. 58Fifty Bistro, 5850 Fayetteville Rd # 101 or milepost 5.75 on the American Tobacco Trail Cyclists enjoy free food and giveaways. Free bike checks provided by REI. Sponsored by Durham BPAC , East Coast Greenway Alliance, and Bike Durham.  More information is at

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

Crawling Cucurbit: Gourds, Squashes and Pumpkins: - Join us as Michelle Wallace, the Durham Consumer Horticulture Agent, as she discusses how to plant, grow and harvest your favorite cucurbits. West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham.   Saturday, May 3 ,10AM-Noon $1, Durham Residents.

Candle Dipping - Learn how to make candles the old-fashioned way.  This time-honored tradition of candle dipping will give you the skills to make them in your very own home.   West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham.   Saturday, May 3 from 1-3PM $6 (City resident); $11 (Non-city resident).  Advance registration required.  

Harvesting and Preserving Culinary Herbs - Growing your own kitchen herbs assures you always have fresh herbs when you need them.  We'll discuss how to harvest, store, dry them, and how to cook with fresh herbs. You'll never buy herbs from the store again.   West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham.   Sunday, May 4, 10AM-Noon $6 (City resident); $11 (Non-city resident).  Advance registration required.  

DURHAM PRISON BOOKS  - Pie Auction and Dance Party Benefit              , Thursday, May 8th at 8p.  Featuring DJ PlayPlay and DJ DreamBoat, Come out to support the Prison Books Collective, a group sending books into North Carolina prisons to increase access to education and reduce recidivism. Bid on a delectable homemade pie, bring books to donate to the project, and dance the Thursday night away. Pinhook, 117 W Main St in Durham, $5-20 donation at the door.

DUKE GARDENS  -  919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications, -Nature Storytime.  Saturday, May 3, 10a - 11a. -Nature Ranger Cart.  Saturday, May 3, 1p - 3p. -Exploration Station.  Saturday, May 3, 1p - 3p. -Plant Propagation: Plant Layering.  Tuesday, May 6, 10a - 12p.  

ENO GALLERY  - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278 gallery 919-883-1415 -'The Figure - in Oil, Encaustic and Sculpture'.  Opening:  Friday May 2,  6 - 9p, Exhibition dates:  May 2 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, 6p. 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. 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

FAMILY HEALTH MINISTRIES - Annual Gala and Silent Auction.  Sat,  May 3, 2014: 6:00 –9p. Levine JCC, 1937 W. Cornwallis Road, Durham, NC. Purchase tickets: or call 919.328.5500. Cocktail Attire.FHM is a 501 (3)(C) that supports Haitian communities in their efforts to build and sustain healthy families.   Adults $80, Students $40, Couples $150.  

FERNS & FANCY GALLERY - Art Sale.  May 3 & 4, from 1 to 6, at 15 Woodside Trail, Chapel Hill, NC 27517. 15 Woodside Trial, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 Trudy Thomson (Fused Glass & Fiber) and Linda Prager (Ceramist) showing and selling their work. Call for more info or directions:919-933-2891 or Trudy's cell 919-923-5022.  

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

HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL  - 102 N Churton Street in Hillsborough,  Gail Cooley,  -Hillsborough Arts Council Meeting.  Tuesday, May 6, 6:30p.  

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.  -13th Annual Spring Garden Party & Auction.  Friday, May 9, 6:00 – 9:30p. Burwell School Historic Site, 319 Churton St. The event includes a silent auction, live auction, and raffles.  The silent auction will begin at 6:00 and the live auction will begin at 7:45. $35.

JUNIOR LEAGUE - Care for the Caregivers.  Saturday, May 3, 11a - 1p. Hill House,  900 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27707  Email Careforthecaregivers@Gmail.Com Or Call (919) 960-1228.

MORRISVILLE CoC  - Morrisville Chamber of Commerce,  260 Town Hall Drive, Ste. A, Morrisville.  -Member Meet-Up of the year.  Thursday, May 8,  5-7p. at Holiday Inn Express RDU, located at 1014 Airport Blvd,  Morrisville on 00 to 7p. The event is $5 to members of the Morrisville Chamber and $10 for non-members.  

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.

ORANGE COUNTY ARTISTS  -  visit the website: or call Ellen Hill 919-942-7578.  -2014 Spring Tour of Orange County Artists Guild.  Saturday, 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

SCULPTURE - 20th Annual Art in the Garden Sculpture Invitational.  May 3,4 and 10. Where: Home of Tinka Jordy and Mark Donley 1902 Borland Rd Hillsborough.

TYNDALL GALLERIES  - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-942-2290 -Jane Filer.  Opening Reception, Saturday, May 3, 7 – 9p with Andy Coats on Blues Guitar.  Exhibit: Mar. 13 – May 3.  The Blue Earth, new paintings.

WASHINGTON DUKE INN, 3001 Cameron Blvd  Durham, NC 27705, (919) 548-1203 Day at the Derby , Brunch, 11a, 140th Run for the Roses, 6:24 p, Saturday, May 3, 11a - 7p $35. three courses.
WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - New Location!  370 E.Main St, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 919-939-3300  -"John Morris Demonstrates the Art of Woodturning.”  Exhibit May 1-15, Live Demo,  Friday, May 9, 6-9p.  Second Friday ArtWalk at WomanCraft in Carrboro.