Calendar of Events, Friday, May 16 - Thursday, May 22

May. 15, 2014 @ 02:12 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 18, 1 to 3p, Exhibit: May 18 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.  Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum. Kathy Hopwood,  or (919) 644-1335  Free.  - “Remembrance, Reflections, Radiance.”  The exhibit will be displayed from 4/13 and runs to 5/18.  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.

GREENFIELD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH - 2697 Hwy. 56 East  Rev. Hayward L. Dock, Jr.  - 4th Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. Hayward L. Dock, Jr.  May 18, 3p.  The speaker will be Rev. Michael D.Allen of Pleasant Union Christian Church, Raleigh, NC. All are welcome to attend. Church is located. 


HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH , 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 919-929-4491. - Fitness Ministry.  May 19, May 22, 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,  - General Meditation Class.  Wednesday, May 21 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.  No previous experience necessary.   $10 ($8 for students and seniors).  - Meditation 101.  Tuesday, May 20, (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).

SALVATION ARMY - "Send a Kid to Camp" Gift Market.  Saturday, May 17, 9a-3p. 2317 Chapel Hill Road, Durham 27707 All your favorite vendors in one location with local crafters- come shop to support sending inner city kids to summer camp - Free entry - hot dog lunches for sale for $5   Shannon Leidy,

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540.  - Youth Vesper Worship Service.  Sunday, May 18, (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 18, (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 18., (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 19, (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  - Daily Prayer.  Daily, Noonday Prayer is at 12p  in the Moore-Kennedy classroom, and Prayer Meeting is at 6p.  Prayer kneelers are placed around the altar for your use for private prayer whenever the church is open.  - Noon Day Prayer.  Wednesday, May 21, (every Wednesday), 12 noon to 1p.  Join 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. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 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 19, 8 - 9p (Every Monday).  - Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, May 22, 7-8p (Every Thursday).

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, May 21, 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 16, 12-1:30p.  - Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, May 17, 10-11:30a.  - Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, May 17, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers.  - Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, May 20, 12-1:30p.  - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, May 21, 12-1:30p.  - Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, May 22, 12-1:30p.



DSI COMEDY THEATER - Offering performances, classes and workshops. 200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro Offering performances, classes and workshops Call 484-831-5561 Carrie Gorn, Rich Talarico christens DSI This Weekend! Two Shows Only!   Friday 5/16, 8:30p,  Saturday 5/17, 8:30p.




ENO RIVER ASSOCIATION - Moon River: a Special Night of Revelry and Rainmaking for the Eno.  Saturday May 17, 6p - 10:00p.  Get your dance moves ready for this high energy event featuring music by Holy Ghost Tent Revival. Heavy Hors-doeuvres, beer, wine, door prizes, silent auction, and the sale of original art by Silvia Heyden and Freeman Beard. All proceeds help the Eno Rive   Cynthia Satterfield,

SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, May 22, 7:30-9:30p. Freedman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham 919-683-9672All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Pat Petersen, $7.




CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market - Saturday, May 17, 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. .

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 17, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 17, 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 17, 8a-12 noon. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, May 20, 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 17, 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 17.

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, May 17, 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 22, 3:30 – 6:30p. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill .



CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES - Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St.,  - Third Fridays At The Full Frame Theater / Sex(Ed): The Movie Kicks Off Annual Series.  Friday, May 16, 7:30p.

RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,  - Double Indemnity & The Apartment.  Friday, May 16, 7-11:30p.



CITY OF DURHAM -  Amy Blalock, (919) 560-4123 x 11253.  - Durham YouthWork Internship Program Job Fair is set for.  Tuesday, May 20, from 10a to 2p.  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 21.

CRESSET CHRISTIAN ACADEMY - Shrek the Musical.  Friday, May 16 & May 16, 6p—Dinner Theater / Performance starts at 7p Saturday, May 17 & May 17, 1p—Walk-Thru Duloc (meet the characters/have your picture taken) Saturday, May 17 & May 17, 2p—Theater Matinee Saturday, May 17 & May 17, 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 17– May 17, 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.  - OPEN CAMP DATES:  June 9 – 13, 2014.  A-PLAY-A-DAY THEATRE CAMP # 1 (Ages 5 – 12).  -  July 7 – 26, 2014.  TEEN THEATRE CONSERVATORY (Ages 12 – 17) Performing Bill Shakespeare's hysterical, slap-stick comedy of mistaken identities, "The Comedy of Errors." 

Summer Theatre Camps 2014 - Teen Internships Available. Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, corner of Gregson St. & Trinity Ave., downtown Durham, NC 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).  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.

UNC Health Care - 1st Annual 'Walk to Cure HHT' 5K walk/run.  Sunday, May 18, 1:00p. Southern Village Community Park, Chapel Hill, NC (919) 966-5469UNC Health Care is hosting a 5K walk/run fundraiser to benefit research on HHT, a hereditary bleeding disorder affecting children, adults, and entire families. HHT has no cure! Laurie Birdsong, $25 registration for adults/$10 for children under 12.

TRIANGLE YMCA - Big Splash Pool Bash.  Saturday May 24, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Come check out the Hope Valley Farms YMCA, go for a swim, and discover all the fun the Y has to offer!   Chuck Gordon,




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 18, 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 20, 11a, speaker at 1p.  Krista 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

CITY OF DURHAM - Durham Offers Recycling Plant Tour May 16.  Friday, May 16,  9 a.m.  Only 18 Spots Available on Bus Tour; Participants Must RSVP by May 15.  - Town Hall Meeting on Equal Access to the City and County of Durham Procurement Processes.  Tuesday, May 20, 6 p.m.

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

LUPUS FOUNDATION - Support Group.  Wednesday, May 21, 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.

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY - Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.  Tuesday, May 20, (1st and 3 Tuesday, of every month), 6-8:30p .  Adults of all experience levels welcome!  - Third Fridays With The Hinge.  Friday, May 16, 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 - Northgate Mall is located at 1058 West Club Boulevard, Durham. Free and open to the public—no registration required. For more information: (919) 286-4407.  - National Children’s Book Week, May 12-17, 2014.  Saturday, May 17 at 10a.  A free, kid-centered educational reading events at the mall with the launch of the Discovery Nook.

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700  - Indies First Storytime Day.  Saturday, May 17, 11a. (please note the time).  On Saturday, May 17, authors and illustrators across the country will appear at their local independent bookstore as a volunteer story hour reader, in conjunction with Children’s Book Week (May 12–18). Here at the Regulator, authors Heather McCuiston, Jac.  - Aps Walk For The Animals.  Saturday, May 17 10a-2p.  Every year the Animal Protection Society of Durham cares for nearly 6,500 animals. They care for the sick, the injured, the unloved and the abandoned. APS volunteers and employees hold animals when they are scared and sad, bind their wounds and treat thei.  - Elizabeth Robinson.  Monday, May 19, 7p.  Through personal and collective stories, infused with Robinson’s pure, audacious, and original voice, The Soul of the Nurse is a love letter to nurses that shows why nurses captivate our imaginations and are the most trusted professionals in society.  - Laurence Avery And James Applewhite.  Thursday, May 22, 7p.  Throughout his long career, James Applewhite has skillfully navigated the world of science through poetry. His new book, Cosmos, makes no exception, fearlessly exploring time and consciousness in relation to the universe as described by Big Bang cosmology.  

UNC CENTER FOR HEART AND VASCULAR CARE - 2nd Annual UNC Women's Heart Symposium.  Saturday, May 17, 8a -4p.  The symposium is designed to raise awareness of women's heart disease. Participants will have their complete lipid panel, blood glucose, blood pressure, and BMI tested. Topics include heart failure, device therapy, exercise, nutrition, and stress. Nathalie-Marie Vry,  $20.

UNC CENTER FOR PUBLIC TELEVISION BOARD OF TRUSTEES - Wililam and Ida Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 (919) 843-5206  - UNC-TV Study PanelThe meeting will be held at the.  Tuesday, May 20, 5p.   Tracey Avinger, executive assistant to the director and general manager for UNC-TV.



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 21, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday).  - 2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, May 22, 7:30-9p (every Thursday).  - Jazzbeau.  May 20, at 8p.   Jeff Elliott.

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 919-929-2787

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 19, (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 20 (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, May 22, (third Thursdays).     No cover!  - The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs.  Friday, May 16, 6-8p.

BYNUM GENERAL STORE - Friday Night Music Series Begins. 950 Bynum Rd., Bynum. 919-542-0394.  - Bynum Front Porch Pickin’.  Saturday, May 17 10a to 1p.  - Bynum Bingo night.  Saturday, May 17  7-9p.

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 919-560-3030 Aaron Bare, .  - North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble.  Friday, May 16 - Sunday, May 18.   Gene Medler, .  - African Storytelling School Shows.  Wednesday, May 20, 10a, 11:45a, 3p.   Betty Rhodes, .  - Red Baraat.  Tuesday, May 21.  - Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Concert: The Past Meets the Present.  Monday, May 18, 3p.   Contact: Ann Stephenson.  - Teen Fest Conference.  Sunday, May 17.   Contact: Donna Maria Harris, .  - Student U Conference.  Monday, May 18.   Contact: Amy Bell,  - 92nd St Y Broadcast:  Elie Wiesel.  Friday, May 22, 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,

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

DURHAM CHILDREN’S CHOIR - 10th Anniversary Concert.  Sunday, May 18, 3p.  This concert is also the Retirement Concert for Scott Hill, the Founder and Director of the Choir.   $10 donation.

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 18, 7p.  - NCJRO.  Saturday,  May 20, 8p.     $15, $10 for students, BYOB, no picture taking, please.

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 .

THE MALLARMÉ CHAMBER PLAYERS - The Larson House, Home of Wendy Robineau and Donald Beskind  | 919/560-2788 $75 includes dessert reception and silent auction.  - Partying with Purcell.  Monday, May 19 7p.  Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.  

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.  - Jimmy Haggard and Jimmy’s Jam.  Friday, May 16, 7-9p:.  Reverbnation Top 10 worldwide recording artist, presents “Jimmy’s Jam” appearing with some of the Triangle’s best blues artists playing electric blues fused with hot rock and funk grooves.

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  - Live Music & Fundraiser.  Saturday May 17, 7p.  Steel drums with Wilton Dubois & a night of ethical fashion with a fundraiser for MamaAfrica, who will have many handmade African crafts for sale!  

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK - 2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227   No cover.  - The Leroy Savage Band.  May 21, (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).  

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 919-361-2222 $8 Adv/$10 Dos.  - Will Mcfarlane Band.  Monday, May 19.  Musicians Hall of Famer Will McFarlane returns to Durham for a quick spring fling. The band line up includes musical veterans Chuck Cotton on drums, Clark Stern on keys, and Joel Sugarman on Bass. It is going to be a special “Blue Monday” at the roadhouse.  - Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects.  May 21 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.     $3.

PAWS4EVER -  - Fundaiser.  Monday, May 19 (11:00a- 10:00p).  15% of all profits donated if you mention "Paws4ever.".  - Paws on the Patio.  Wednesday May 21st from 6-9p.  with 10% of profits donated to Paws4ever.  - The Leroy Savage Group.

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 18, 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.

UNC DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC -  (919) 962-1039 Ben Hass  - "The Long Bright.”  Friday, May 16, 8p.     $5 for students, $15 for adults. Group rates are available.



DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY - Deep Dish is located in Chapel Hill's University Mall, on Estes Drive and US 15-501.  - Life is a Dream.  May 16-31. Performances begin Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30p, Friday and Saturday at 8p, and Sunday (matinee) at 2p.  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.

FATMOUTH IMPROV - Tune In, Turn On and Drop Out.  Saturday, May 17, 8p. Common Ground Theatre. Tickets are $12 (cash or check only) and are available at 7:30 pm at the theatre, 4815 Hillsborough Road, Durham. Save $2 off the ticket price if you wear tie dye!  For directions, go to; for more information, go to  

Fourth Wall Productions - Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure by Steven Dietz.  May 22-3 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, “Family Vacation,.”  May 16, 8p.     General $14; Student/Senior $10.  - Transactors Improv: For Families!  May 17, 1p.     General: $9; Student: $6. Http://Www.Brownpapertickets.Com/Event/665387.




ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES - 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919) 968-8008.  - Original paintings by Ryan McKellar.  thru May 21, 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 22, - July 31, from 10a - 6p 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 22, (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.  - WELP An art show.  Opening reception will be held on Friday, May 16 7p.  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, May 16; 6–9p , Reception  Friday, May 16; 6–9p.

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS - Monthly Meeting.  Thursday, May 22, 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. Shirley Ray at  .

CEDAR CREEK GALLERY - 46th Annual Spring Pottery & Glass Festival.  Friday, May 16, from 6p -10p (Opening Night). 1150 Fleming Road, Creedmoor, NC  27522 .  

CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES - Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St.,  - Literacy Through Photography Exhibit / Presentation And Reception May 17 At The Durham County Library.  Saturday, May 17, 3 p.m.

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E Franklin St., (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557,  - “My Many Facets of Art.”  Artist’s Reception: May 16, 6 – 9p May 1 – 31, gallery open Thurs – Sun, noon – 6p.  Rose Wenkel showcases the diversity of her art in media which  includes oils, acrylics, colored pencil, watercolor and watercolor batik, through subjects ranging from abstract to realistic. Discuss with Rose her painting “The Flight” that has been chosen.  

CHAPEL HILL BIRD CLUB - Monthly Meeting. Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Dr., Chapel Hill    Admission is free and the public is invited.  -  Monday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m.  The featured speaker will be Brian Bockhahn, who has birded in all 40 of North Carolina's state parks and will describe the spectacular birds that can be found in these important habitats.

CHAPEL HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY - 523 East Franklin Street. (919) 929-1793 or chhistoricalsociety@gmail.com  - Panel discussion:  "The History of African-American Education in Chapel Hill.”  Sunday, May 18 at 3:00.  A reception will follow. Panelists are Delores Clark, Esphur Foster, Esther McCauley, and Elaine Norwood. They will share memories of their school days in the old building that sat on the current site of Northside Elementary and served as a focal point fo.  

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY - 1106 Broad St. Durham, 919-286-4837  - “Cross-Cut:   Paintings by Damian Stamer and Photographs from the Finch Collection..”  Saturday, May 17, 5 - 7p,  through May 30.

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

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

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.  Leigh Farm Park, 370 Leigh Farm Road, Durham.  Saturday, May 17 from 10AM-noon

DUKE GARDENS -  919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications,  - Traditional Japanese Tea Gathering.  Saturday, May 17, 10a - 12p.  - Traditional Japanese Tea Gathering.  Saturday, May 17, 1p - 2p.  - Nature Ranger Cart.  Saturday, May 17, 1p - 3p.  - Exploration Station.  Saturday, May 17, 1p - 3p.  - Plants of Distinction: Early Summer Blossoms.  Tuesday, May 20, 2p - 4p.  - Durham Garden Forum: Sustainable Roses.  Tuesday, May 20, 6p - 8p.  - Farm-to-Fork Garden Dinner.  Thursday, May 22, 6p - 8p.

ENO GALLERY - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278 gallery 919-883-1415  - 'The Figure - in Oil, Encaustic and Sculpture.'  Opening:  Friday May 16,  6 - 9p, Exhibition dates:  May 16 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.

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 .

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.  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 16, 6:00 – 9:30p.  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.  Delicious food and beverages will be served, so bring your appetite and get ready to bid on some great treasu   $35.  - Walk This Way! Fact and Folklore of Franklin Street.  Explore beautiful Franklin Street and learn about its historic homes and their residents. Tour begins at the Horace Williams House at 610 East Rosemary Street, free parking is available.   Cassandra Bennett,  - Walk This Way! Anonymous was a Woman.  Saturday, Apr. 26, 5:30 to 8:00p.  Chapel Hill history is abundant with strong, influential women. Learn about the ladies who helped shape the history of the town and the University. Tour begins at the Horace Williams House at 610 East Rosemary Street, free parking is available.   Cassandra Bennett,

LADIES’ ARM WRESTLING - LUEWWD X: We Deliver!, will be held on . Proceeds from the event will be given to Durham Connects which provides in-home nurse visits free of charge to all parents of newborns in Durham County. Saturday, May 17, 8a-2p. Hill House,  900 S Duke St, Durham, NC 27707 .  

LIBERATED GARDENER - Annual Plant Sale.  (all proceeds funneled into our Travel Fund--help us spend our 10th wedding anniversary in Italy!)  Rosemary, lavender, thyme, chives, sage, parsley, mountain mint, sunchokes, lenten rose, dianthus, yarrow, sedums, euphorbia, rose campion, love-in-a-mist.  

MERCURY STUDIO - 401 W. Geer Street in downtown Durham, NC. 919.381.630   -Listening Room: Dex Romweber              Thursday, May 22, 8p.  An intimate evening of live music and dialogue with a local legend. Not to be missed.                                          

MEALS ON WHEELS - Music Festival. Pavilion at Durham Central Park. The bands will be Bag of Llamas and Durham Jazz Messengers.  In addition, there will be a silent auction, a cake walk, and a cornhole tournament. The proceeds from this event will be used to feed homebound seniors in Durham. MORRISVILLE CoC - Sara Askey, saskey@emilyk.orgMorrisville Chamber of Commerce,  260 Town Hall Drive, Ste. A, Morrisville.  - East Meets West Festival.  Saturday, May 17.  Performances highlighting Morrisville’s diverse community.  On the West stage, enjoy music from A Fifth of Blues, featuring soulful blues. The East stage by the Indian Creek   Admission to the festival is free, tickets will be available for purchase to buy food, beer and wine.  - Coffee and Connections Networking Event. Thursday, May 22, 7:30- 8:30a.  The event is free for employees of member firms.  Non-members and visitors are welcome to “try three for free.”  Fee is $10 after three tries.

NC MUSEUM of ART - 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 919-664-6795  - Estampas de la raza/Prints for the People: The Romo Collection.  Sunday, May 18.  As part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) Art Museum Day, coinciding with International Museum Day. This is the third year that the NCMA has participated in Art Museum Day.   Free for the day.

NORTHGATE MALL -  May 7 - May 21. Center Court located at 1058 West Club Boulevard in Durham. (919) 260-5375.  - Durham Public School Student Art Show.  Elementary School and Secondary School Students Students Showcase their Artistic Talents. 

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

SATTERFIELD-DAVIS AUXILIARY - Spring is in the Air.  Fashion Show and Performance Arts Event, featuring Riverside High School Dancing Pirates.  

THRU THIS LENS - 303 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701.  (919) 687-0250     Opening Reception Friday, May 16, 2014 from 6-9p.  On display through July 12  - Painting on Silence: Photographs of Jazz Musicians by Frank Myers.

TYNDALL GALLERIES - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-942-2290  - Jane Filer.  The Blue Earth, new paintings.  

UNC LIBRARIES -  919-493-6699 Liza Terll, Friends of the Library  Free and open to the public.  - “On Fire,” Thursday, May 22, 5:45p.  In its final weeks at the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  An exhibition of Larry Schwarm’s dramatic photographs of controlled agricultural burns in the Midwest.   Free.

WASHINGTON DUKE INN - 3001 Cameron Blvd  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 548-1203  - Grilling on the Terrace.  with Mother Earth Brewing   $40 members, $55 non-members.

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - New Location!  Friday, May 16, 6-9p , or see the exhibits anytime at WomanCraft, 370 E.Main St, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 919-939-3300 - Carolina Birds and Blooms.  May 8 - 2