Durham Calendar of Events

Aug. 18, 2013 @ 12:08 AM

CHURCH/SPIRITUALITY/12-STEP

CAIN'S CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH - 2001 St. Mary's Baptist Church, Hillsborough, Nc (919) 471-4564  http://cainschapelmbc.org    -Annual Prayer Breakfast. Saturday, Aug 17, 8a.      

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. -Grandfather Mountain Landscapes: Visual Diary of Fifteen Years by Susan Rosefielde. Thru Aug 25.      

FARRINGTON ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH - 5936 Farrington Rd, Chapel Hill.      -Vacation Bible School weekend    Colossal Coaster World fun and activities for children ages 3 thru 5th grade.  Register at farobap.com, click on VBS Registration, or call church office at 919-489-5889 for information. Aug. 23-25.  Friday, Aug. 23 from 6-8:30 pm, Saturday, Aug 24, 10a - 2p with lunch, concluding Sunday, Aug 25, 9a - 2p with potluck lunch.        -Fitness Ministry. Aug 19, Aug. 15, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings. Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.     

ST. PAUL AME -Community Bowling League. Sunday, Aug. 25, interest meeting, 4-5p.  We will bowl our first night of league bowling afterwards. 5p, every Sunday for 16 weeks. and we have members from Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Henderson, and Burlington in our league.  We meet every.  Come and be a part of this warm fellowship. Never bowled? This is a time to try it out and see whether you like it.  We have many members who Durham AMF Bowling Lanes, 4508 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd.   Carlotta Armstrong-Young at cbarmstrong1@aol.com (919) 929-9948 or Tommy Young, our League Advisor at (919) 929-9948, teddybear7105@aol.com. $12.00 weekly.

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707. 919-688-8136     -Car Wash. Aug 17th, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. The Youth/Teen Ministry is sponsoring a car wash on the church rear parking lot.  Please plan to bring your vehicle(s) to be washed by our youth. You will not be disappointed! You set the price!       -Annual Summer Revival. Monday, Aug 19, through Wednesday, Aug 21.  Nightly at 7Pm. Dr. Charles Booth, pastor of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Columbus, OH will once again come to White Rock to revive us. Join us, and invite family and friends to come out and share in the experience.  To God be the Glory!   -Rainbow Tea. Aug 24. Save the Date!!! for this year’s   This year’s theme is “Women of Charm and Grace”.  The rainbow was used by God to remind humankind of His promise to never again cover the earth with a flood.

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, Aug 19, 8 - 9p (Every Monday).  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915     -Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Aug 22, 7-8p (Every Thursday).  Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236    

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS -Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Aug 21, 7p - 8:30p. Can't get your money right?  Ruining your life?  We can help! Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church, 927 W. Trinity Avenue. Durham, N.C. 27701. corner of Trinity & Gregson. Look for the green "DA" signs and follow the directions. We meet in the Bridal Room, past the Choir Room.  http://dacarolinas.org/ (919) 683-3013 (Robin) or (919) 274-7463 (Tom) 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS -Weekly 12-step meetings. . For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations.  919-406-9300 http://www.triangleoa.org Scott Phillips  Overeaters, anorexics, bulimics welcome. -Weekly Meeting. Friday, Aug 16, 12-1:30p.  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham      -Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Aug 17, 10-11:30a.  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham      -Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Aug 17, 10:30-11a, 10a for newcomers.  Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham      -Weekly Meeting. Tuesday, Aug 20, 12-1:30p.  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham      -Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Aug 21, 12-1:30p.  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham      -Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Aug 22, 12-1:30p.  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham    

 

COMEDY

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-929-2787 http://www.artscenterlive.org 

BULLTOWN COMEDY -Free monthly series with local stand-up comedy. Casbah, 1007 W Main St  Durham  http://www.casbahdurham.com/ 

DSI COMEDY THEATER -Offering performances, classes and workshops. .  200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro Offering performances, classes and workshops Call 338-8150 http://www.dsicomedytheater    -Improv Slam. Friday, Aug 16 7:30p. The Freestyle Comedy Battle! DSI proudly offers up IMPROV SLAM, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before, Brand New, every time. $5 -Harold Night. 9p. The Harold is a 30-minute collection of comedic scenes and organic games, a now-famous improv format pioneered by the late Del Close. Students of Harold (Chris Farley, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Kevin Dorff, Stephnie Weir, Amy Poehler) $5  -Mister Diplomat. 10:30p. Diplomat features true stories told by one of the performers, a local celebrity or special guest. Anecdotes inspire a world of absurd scenes, fully improvised by the most aggressive improv comedians in North Carolina. Free -Improv Slam. Saturday, Aug 17 7:30p. The Freestyle Comedy Battle! DSI proudly offers up IMPROV SLAM, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before, Brand New, every time. Kick off your Saturday     $5 -Best Show Ever. 9p. All-star comedy shows featuring the best of DSI Comedy Theater. Always a new lineup of improv, sketch comedy, or standup. Always the best show ever! Featuring Three Dollar Bill and Match Game.  $5 -Pork. 10:30p. Every weekend DSI presents 5 of the BEST comics in North Carolina on stage in Carrboro for FREE! Pay for the 9PM improv show and keep your seat. Otherwise, the line outside starts at 9:30. Free -Student Showcase. Thursday, Aug 22 7:30p. DSI proudly presents our Training Center class shows and experimental incubator teams. Featuring IMPROV 101, IMPROV 201, and IMPROV 401 students.   $5.

 

DANCE

CARRBORO MODERN DANCE COMPANY -Collaboration Abroad Fundraiser Events. Saturday, Aug 17, 4:30 pm. there will be an informal sharing of choreography by Willie Hinton and participants of Carrboro Modern Dance Company. 5:30p. The next event will be a catered affair featuring performances by local bands Ben Davis and the Jetts and Henbrain. Taxi service will be available from the Wine Bar to Chapel Hill Underground upon request.  - With “Coallboration Abroad Fundraiser”, CMDC hopes to pursue an artistic project with The Joel Ott Dance Company in the United Kingdom.      www.carrboromoderndanceco.com.   

COMMUNITY FAMILY LIFE AND RECREATION CENTER other DPR events, call - Offering dance classes for students through Durham Lyon Park, 1309 Halley St, Durham 919- 560-4355   

GOLDEN DIPPERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB - Thursday, Aug 22,  7:30 - 9:30p, (every Thursday).  Bethany United Methodist Church,  2809 Guess Rd, Durham 919-563-3936 gmartin@mebtel.net 

NINTH STREET DANCE - Offering classes and workshops in Bollywood, ballet, tap, lyrical, hip-hop, African, bellydance, samba, salsa, swing, ballroom, Zumba and more 1920 1/2 Perry St. Durham, NC 27705 919-286-6011 http://www.ninthstreetdance.com 

SALSA SOCIAL - Saturday, Aug 17, 6:30-9:30p. DJ Abuelo Salsero Jack spins during the weekly salsa social Triangle Dance Studio, 2603 S Miami Blvd, Durham 919-245-0822 http://www.dancegumbo.com/salsa   Call for information on this and other salsa nights in the Triangle

STARDUSTERS BALLROOM DANCE - Saturday, Aug 10, 7:30-11p (every second Saturday). No partner necessary.  Come out and enjoy the fun. Binger Arts Dance Studio, 1311 Copeland Oaks Drive, Morrisville, NC  trianglestardusters.org/‎  $12, $7 for members, students.

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

WEST COAST SWING CLASSES - Tuesday, Aug 20,  7p (beginners), 7:45p (intermediate), and 8:45p (advanced). Offering three levels of instruction every Tuesday,  with free dancing to follow. The Tavern, 1900 W. Markham Ave., Durham. 919-286-7665 http://www.thetaverndurham.com.  $5-$10 per class

 

FARMERS MARKETS

CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Aug 17, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3:30-6:30p. All products come from within a 50-mile radius. 301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays 919-280-3326 http://www.carrborofarmersmarket.com.   Melon Tasting, live music by David Hughes, sampling watermelon & cantaloupe varieties Aphrodite, Jenny, Lamar, Crimson Sweet, and Tasty Bites, among others. Kidzu Children's Museum activities will include instrument-making as well as a seed-spitting conte

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Aug 17, 9a-Noon. Tuesday, 3-6p.  201 S Estes Dr 533-9496 or wwwthechapelhillfarmersmarketcom 8 am-noon Saturdays and 3-6 pm Tuesdays 919-533-9496 http://www.thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com  

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Aug 17,  8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p. All products come from with in a 70 mile radius. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903 919-667-3099 http://www.durhamfarmersmarket.com  

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Aug 17, 8a-12 noon.  Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough  http://www.enoriverfarmersmarket.com  

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Tuesday, Aug 20, 4-6p. Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, fearringtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com. At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262. http://www.fearrington.com/village/farmersmarket.asp  

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Aug 17, 10a-1p. Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728 919-360-5254 http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-fearrington-3/   TeamHFM@yahoo.com

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET -Weekly Market. Saturday, Aug 17, 8a. – 12noon. Durham's newest market seeks to connect the community with local farmers by selling seasonal produce, meats, and artisanal foods produced within 50 miles 5410 NC 55, Durham (Greenwood Commons Shopping Center)  http://www.southdurhamfarmersmarket.org  

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ -Weekly Market. Thursday, Aug 22, 3:30 – 6:30p.  Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill  http://www.southernvillage.com/farmers-market/  

 

KIDS/FAMILY

CHILDREN’S HEALTH SCREENINGS -Sponsored by Sam's Club. Saturday, Aug 10, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to help parents and kids get ready for back to school. The screenings will offer free tests and kits (which are valued at up to $50) including: 4005 Chapel Hill Blvd. Durham, NC 27707 Pharmacy | (919) 419-7161    

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE - PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715 Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church Street, Downtown Durham, NC (919) 286-5717 durhamfamilytheatre.wordpress.com Jenny Justice, durhamfamilytheatre@gmail.com 

NORTH CAROLINA THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER - 4705 Nicks Road . Mebane . NC . 27302 919.304.1009. www.nctrcriders.org    -Rockin' Horse Round-Up. Thursday, Aug 22, 5p - Dark. Live Music | Food Trucks | Cold Beer A benefit for The North Carolina Therapeutic Riding Center. Farm Fun . Therapy Ponies . Family Friendly Live Music by Tom Maxwell and the Minor Drag     $10 Per Person for Admission (please bring cash for food trucks), Kids under 12 FREE

 

LECTURES/FORUMS/LITERARY

BURWELL SCHOOL - 919-732-7451  Rebecca Ryan, director@burwellschool.org Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Reservations are not required, but seating is limited.  -“The Spurgeons: Last Residents of Burwell, 1895-1965”. Aug 7, 2013 through February 2014. A charming vignette on late 19th and early 20th Century life in Hillsboro [sic].   Visitors can learn more about the Spurgeons while interacting with the exhibit by accessing the accompanying blog on Wordpress: http://burwellschoolhistoricsiteblog.wordpress.com The Burwell School Historic Site is proud to present a new temporary exhibit entitled    

DAUGHTER'S GROUP -Daughters Concerned for Aging Relatives Support.   (919) 660 - 7510  Bobbi Matchar, MSW, bobbi.matchar@duke.edu   -Monthly Meeting. Wednesday, Aug 21, (last Wednesday of each month, noon-1p.  3512/Blue Zone, 3rd floor, Duke Clinic (formerly called Duke South), 200 Trent Drive    

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL - Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C 919 403-4DRH -Stroke Support Group. Monday, Aug 19, 1 p.m. Durham Regional Hospital hosts a stroke support group the second Monday of each month. The primary purpose of the support group is to educate the stroke survivor, care giver and people in the local community about stroke prevention and stroke disabilities     

FLYLEAF BOOKS - 752 MLK Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill 919-942-7936. http://www.flyleafbooks.com    -Pre-School Story Time. Saturday, Aug 17, 10:30-11:30a. Join us for pre-school story time with an art activity afterwards: 10:30am Thursdays and 1st and 3rd Saturdays.       -Cate Lineberry discusses The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines. Saturday, Aug 17, 12-1p. The Secret Rescue tells one of the most remarkable forgotten stories of World War II. Thirty Americans, including thirteen female nurses, crash landed in Nazi-controlled Albania, struggling for months before being rescued in a daring escape with the help       -Pre-School Story Time. Thursday, Aug 22, 10:30-11:30a. Join us for pre-school story time with an art activity afterwards: 10:30am Thursdays and 1st and 3rd Saturdays.       -Fred Bahnson discusses Soil and Sacrament: A Spiritual Memoir of Food and Faith. Thursday, Aug 22, 7-8p. Fred Bahnson is a writer, permaculture gardener, and the cofounder and former director of Anathoth Community Garden. The coauthor of "Making Peace With the Land", his essays have appeared in "Oxford American", "Image", "The Sun", "Christian Science Monito     

MCINTYRE’S BOOKS - Fearrington Village, Pittsboro 919- 542-3030. http://www.fearrington.com/village/mcintyres.asp  

NAHAL -Caregivers Support Group. 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. We are a group of men and women who are caregivers to family members in declining heath.  Our group meets to share experiences, information, and resources in a safe, confidential, non-judgmental atmosphere to help us develop realistic expectations of ours Mt. Sylvan United Methodist Church, 5731 N Roxboro Rd  Durham, NC 27712 919-471-0032.     -An attorney experienced in eldercare law will speak to the group. Monday,Aug 19, 7-8:30p.      

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY   -DURHAM VOICES CREATIVE WRITING GROUP. Aug 20, 1st and 3rd Tuesday, of every month, 6:30-8:30p . Adults of all experience levels welcome! Durham County East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Ln. 919-560-0213   Free  -THIRD FRIDAYS WITH THE HINGE. Aug.16, Third Friday, of every month, 6- 9p. Eric Martin will host a casual social hour as part of Durham’s Third Fridays. Stop by amidst the art walk to join us for food and drinks, a lit mag swap, or just to chat. Sponsored by the Hinge Literary Center. 305 E. Chapel Hill St. – Ste. 215     Free

ORANGE CO. DEMOCRATIC WOMEN -Panel discussion: What does the new legislation mean for public school education in North Carolina? Aug 22, 7pm. Join the Orange County Democratic Women with Ann McColl, in-house counsel for NCAE and Leslie Winner, former chief counsel to Molly Broad and Erskine Bowles.  Learn what effects the currently passed legislation will have on K-12 public education in our st on at Extraordinary Ventures on Elliott Rd.    

RHINE RESEARCH CENTER - 3475 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 919-309-4600 http://www.rhine.org Susan Freeman, Events Coordinator/Public Relations Director   -Accessing Your Medical Intuition with Kathe Martin. Saturday, Aug 17, 1:00 - 5:00pm.  Alex Tanous Library at the Rhine    

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700 http://www.regulatorbookshop.com/    -Fred Bahnson. Wednesday, Aug 21, 7p. Like many seekers of the authentic life, Fred Bahnson seeks answers to big questions like What does it mean to follow God?

 

MUSIC 

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-929-2787 http://www.artscenterlive.org [Call/check web for times]    -Howard Levy Concert,  Friday, Aug 16.   -Transactors for Families, Saturday, Aug 17.   -The Chuckle and Chortle Standup Comedy Show, Saturday, Aug 17.  Machine Eat Man Concert - Saturday, Aug 17.       -Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen Concert, Sunday, Aug 18.       -The Howlin’ Brothers Concert, Tuesday, Aug 20. 

ATC/THE STACK - Weekly happy hour.  318 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC. The Stack is located directly behind American Tobacco’s iconic Lucky Strike smokestack.      -Al Strong (http://alstrongmusic.com Jazz/Funk/Fusion). Aug 22, (Every Thursday) 5-7p.      

BEYU CAFFE - 335 W Main St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 683-1058   No cover

BILLSBOROUGH -Live Music Hall. .  106 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC www.billsboroughmusichall.com    -Bruce Piephoff & Scott Sawyer and Lynda Dawson & Pattie Hopkins. Sunday, Aug 18. Lovers of original roots music; part of the Piedmont Mini-Tour through central North Carolina. Performances will feature a set of compelling original songs with roots-based instrumentation from each of the North Carolina veteran musical duos. $10

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.  919-401-1979     -Ben Palmer's Jazz Jam with Dot Combo. Aug 19, (every Monday), 7:30-10p. See and hear some of the best jazz musicians in the triangle every Monday night.       -Open Blues Jam with Butch Haas & Co. Aug 20, (every Tuesday), 8-11p. You never know who will show up, this jam and it is always a great night for the blues.       -Carolina Lightnin’ (Rick Lafleur, Alice Zincone and Tommy Edwards). Thursday, Aug 22, (third Thursdays).      No cover!  -The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs. Friday, Aug 16,  6-8p. We’ve been playing music together in Durham for a long time — over 30 years!     

THE BROAD STREET CAFE -closed permanently!

BYNUM FRONT PORCH - 7-9p, unless noted.  Bynum General Store and Post Office, 950 Bynum Rd., Bynum. 919-542-0394. http://www.bynumfrontporch.org    -Front Porch Pickin’. Saturday, Aug. 10, 10a-2p (every second and fourth Saturday).        -Mary Johnson Rockers and The Spark. Friday, Aug 16.      

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 919-560-3030     -John Hiatt & The Combo. Thursday, Aug. 22, 8pm.      

CASBAH - 1007 W Main St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 687-6969 casbahdurham.com/?    -Beauty Operators. Friday, Aug 16, 9p. $5 -Durm Hip Hop Summit. Saturday, Aug 17, 9 Pm.       $20 weekend pass -Bulltown Comedy Series. Tuesday, Aug 20, 8;30p. Free   -The Pulse. Thursday, Aug 22, 8p.  $5 CAT’S CRADLE - 300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 967-9053 http://www.catscradle.com/  

THE CAVE TAVERN - 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919-968-9308, thecavebooking@gmail.com http://caverntavern.com/  

THE DEPOT - The Depot at Hillsborough Station, 246 S. Nash Street, Hillsborough 919.643.3768 www.hillsboroughdepot.com    -The Boys from Carolina. Saturday, Aug 17.      

DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center 123 Vivian St. 919-680-2787 http://www.dpacnc.com    -Disney Junior Live On Tour! Friday, Aug 16 , 8p. Pirate & Princess Adventure       -Toni Braxton. Sunday, Aug 18, 8p.      

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713  http://www.durhamjazzworkshop.org/courses.html    -JAZZ JAM every Sunday. Sunday, Aug 18, 7p.      $5   -Terry Hsieh Collective. Friday, Aug 17, 8p.  $15/$10

THE EDDY PUB - 1715 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd  Saxapahaw, NC 27340 (336) 525-2010 http://www.theeddypub.com/  

FULLSTEAM BREWERY - 726 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. (919) 682-2337 http://www.fullsteam.ag/  

KRAKEN BAR - 2823 N Carolina 54  Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919) 943-0398 http://www.thekrakenbar.com/  

LOCAL 506 - Doors: 8:30 p / Show: 9p, unless noted.  506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.  http://www.local506.com.

MOTORCO MUSIC HALL - 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. 919-901-0875 http://www.motorcomusic.com.    -DURM Hip Hop Summit. Saturday, Aug 17, 8p.  Showroom    $20

NC MUSEUM OF ART - 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 919-664-6795 http://www.ncartmuseum.org Email: ekowalski@ncartmuseum.org $5 Museum members, students, $7 All others  -Tift Merritt. Saturday, Aug 17  8p. Hometown heroine Tift Merritt has established herself as one of America’s finest.     

OPEN EYE CAFE - 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-968-9410 http://www.openeyecafe.com.  

OASIS - In Carr Mill, 200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 904-7343 http://www.OasisInCarrMill.com    -Live music with Sandy Hemenway. Friday Aug 16  8:00-11:00pm. Sandy Hemenway is a New Thought singer-songwriter pianist.  For over a decade he was the pianist at Unity Church of the Triangle and even spent a year as Music Director.  In 2004, he released his debut CD of original New Thought songs, “The Road Home”.  H       -Live Reggae/Jazz/Blues with Gregory Blaine & Dolie Chandler An awesome evening of One Love music! Saturday Aug 17  8-11pm.  -Chair Yoga to Enhance our Busy, On-line Life with Allegra Guilano. Monday Aug 19 7:00-7:45p. In modern life, many of us work on the computer, or travel a lot – we sit a lot.  Allegra will offer Yoga and breath work to alleviate the stiff neck/jaw/shoulders, or painful wrists/hands/fingers that are caused by too much sitting.  -The Loneliness of the Peacemaker. Wednesday Aug 21 7:00-7:45p. with Oasis founder Robert Roskind, author of A Guide for an Awakening Planet.

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 361-2222, http://www.papamojosroadhouse.com.    -Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects. . Aug 21, (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.  $8 Cover -Gravedigger Comedy Show W/Joe Torry. Friday, Aug 16, 8p.      $20 Adv/ $30 DOS Two Shows, 9p & 11p  -The Low Counts W/Matt Walsh. Saturday, Aug 17, 8p.  $8

PINHOOK - 117 W Main St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 667-1100   

PITTSBORO GENERAL STORE CAFE - 39 West St., Pittsboro, NC. 919-542-2432, www.thegeneralstorecafe.com.  

PITTSBORO ROADHOUSE - Open: Mon - Thurs. 11a- 9 p; Fri - Sat: 11a- 10p.  39 West Street, Pittsboro NC | Phone: 919-542-2432  http://pittsbororoadhouse.com/  

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK -The Leroy Savage Group. Aug 21, (every Wednesday), 6:30-8:30p . Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience 2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227   No cover.

Roost Beer Garden -Eric Bannan. Friday Aug 16, 5:30 PM.  Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC 27312 919.542.2121 http://www.fearrington.com/eateries/roost-beer-garden/  

SACRED GROUNDS COFFEEHOUSE - 2700 North Roxboro Street, Durham, 919-220-2458,  http://sacredgroundscoffeehouse.org    -Bethesda Bluegrass Band. Saturday, Aug 17. Bethesda Bluegrass is a talented, dynamic group of young adults who are seeking to carry on bluegrass music for the next generation.

THE STATION - 201-C E. Main St., Carrboro. 919-967-1967 http://www.thestationcarrboro.com.  

SUNDAY NIGHT PICKIN’ SESSION -Bubbadoc’s Acoustic Community. Sunday, Aug 18, 6:30-9:30p. Players and listeners welcome. Haw River Ballroom, Saxaphaw. 336- 376- 5694   

THE TAVERN - 1900 W. Markham Ave., Durham. 919-286-7665 http://www.thetaverndurham.com.  

 

ON STAGE

COMMON GROUND THEATRE - A performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. Common Ground Theatre, 4815-B Hillsborough Rd., Durham      -Bully Boy by Sandi Toksvig. Aug 16 & 17 at 8p. Common Wealth Endeavors and The Delta Boys Theatre Company present: A rehearsed reading in aid of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. A ferociously gripping play that tackles the challenging moral issues of contemporary military occupation and its e  919-410-8631 www.cgtheatre.com/‎  Tickets: $5.00 with an additional suggested donation of $5 to $25.

 

OUTINGS/ART

MARCH ON WASHINGTON -50th Anniversary  Bus Trip. Saturday Aug 24, 12mid - 6p. Buses will leave from Raleigh (S. Wilmington St. @ midnight) Durham (Lakewood Shopping Center @ 1:00am) to arrive in Washington for Rally at Lincoln Memorial that begins at 8:00 am. The rally is followed by March to King Memorial.  919-680-0465/919-665-1118 info@spectacularmag.com Phyllis Coley/Gary N. Jones $80.00 per person (including children), DEADLINE: August 9, Spectacular Magazine/Another Coley Event/Y-Rag Entertainment

THE ARC OF DURHAM COUNTY -3rd Annual Community Information Fair. Aug 17, 4-7pm. This free event will include games, music, raffle drawings, information from local community agencies, free health screenings, prizes, face painting, jump house, sno cones, etc.  For more information, to RSVP, or to volunteer for this event Northgate Park, 300 West Club Blvd   Tonya Merritt at The Arc office (919) 493-8141 or email tmerritt@arcnc.org. 

ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS - Saturday, Aug 17.  9a - 1p.  214 Hunt Street between the Durham YMCA and Durham Central Park.  http://artmarketatvegametals.com/  

ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT. M-Sa 10-7, Sun 12-6.  401-B Foster Street, Durham, North Carolina  27701    

BINGO - Aug 22, (every Thursday night) from 06:45p - 10p. If you enjoy being with people and play BINGO. The American Legion Post 7is the place to be.  A total of $2,500.00 is given away, with two of the prizes being $500.00.The proceeds go back into the community helping the veterans at the VA hospital, boys or American Legion Post 007, 406 E. Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC 27701    

BULL CITY ART & FRAME COMPANY -Just A Guy with A Camera: Bob Dumas (from G105’s Bob & the Showgram). thru Aug 31st. Bob Dumas is more than a radio personality for the greater Triangle Area, brain tumor survivor, owner of Bobby J’s original salsa company, and advocate for pediatric brain tumor medical research; he also dabbles in the art of photography. For the past few , Historic Brightleaf Square (919)680-4ART(4278) bullcityartandframecompany.com Lewis and Tiffany Bowles, Proprietors 

BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE - 401-B Foster Street Durham, NC Hours: Fridays 11-2 and by appt at 775 843 4929 www.bullcityarts.org    -Input/Output: New work by Stephanie Nowotarski. Reception Friday, Aug 16; 6-9pm, Aug 1-31. Through this work, Stephanie examines the interplay between art and science processes, with one noted commonality, the visual repetition of music and the rhythm it provides for navigating daily life in the lab or the studio. Blown Glass by Dmitri Resnik     

THE CARRACK -Hold Capacity // Trade Route Stories, Reimagined. Performance: Friday, Aug 9, Doors Open 7p, Show Begins 8p. Artists: Jaclyn Bowie, Eric Waters, Nora Weatherby, Jon O'Neill, Jenny Morgan, Chris Vitiello, Amanda Dahil. If cargo ships stopped for 3 days, half the world would starve. Half the world would freeze. Documentary artist Allison Swaim circumnavigated the 111 W. Parrish St., Downtown Durham)      -"Durham Then and Now: See Yourself in the Image Machine.". Reception: Friday Aug 16,  7p. Exhibit: Aug 13 - 24. by Durham artist and filmmaker Tom Whiteside. This exhibit takes historic images of Durham and puts them through new paces. It is a rehearsal for the future.     

CARRBORO COFFEE ROASTERS - 101 S Greensboro St  Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 968-4760 http://www.carrborocoffee.com  

CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES - Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/exhibits/upcoming-exhibits    -Beyond the Front Porch 2013 / University Gallery. thru Aug 31.        -Hidden in Plain Sight: Architectural Reminders of Durham's Vital Past / Porch Gallery. thru Aug 31.       

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E. Franklin St. (between Caffe’Driade and Whitehall Antiques), 919-636-4557, www.chapelhillartgallery.com      -August Featured Artist: Sharon Barnes. . "Following My Dream", "You are never too old to pursue your dream." Follow my journey from retirement to the present. Paintings by Sharon Barnes, Thursday-Sunday Noon to 6pm.     

DUKE GARDENS - Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. (919) 668-1707. gardens.duke.edu. Orla Swift 

DURHAM ARTS COUNCIL - 9a-9p on Monday, through Saturday, and 1-6p on Sundays.  120 Morris Street in downtown Durham   Lindsay Gordon, artist services manager, lgordon@durhamarts.org   -William Beatty: ROADSCAPES & BLUESCAPES in the Allenton Gallery, thru Sept 8. A new exhibit at the Durham Arts Council featuring William Beatty and Stacy Crabill. 919-560-2719 http://www.durhamarts.org   Lindsay Gordon   -Stacy Crabill: Big Sugar in the Seman Gallery. .        -Nadjib Adebola Assani: Legends of Onile in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery. thru Jan 6. A new exhibit at the Durham Arts Council featuring Nadjib Adebola Assani.    

ENO GALLERY - 100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278 gallery 919-883-1415 http://www.enogallery.net    -'Forward Genesis'. thru Aug 25. Featured artist in the lower gallery: Artist: Alicia Armstrong       -in dreams' - Jennifer E. Miller - solo exhibition. . thru Aug. 26     

ENO RIVER STATE PARK - For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office - 919-383-1686.       -Let's Build A Boat. Friday, Aug 16, 10a. Want a good craft to do with the family? Come and learn how to make boats from recycled materials with a park ranger. We will race them in the river and learn how much fun it can be to recycle and play with another person's trash. Parents must accompany c       -Beginning Fishing. SaturdayAug 17, 10a. Join the park naturalist to learn how to fish. Geared for kids ages 5-15. Any child under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. All fishing equipment will be provided. Please bring a small can of corn (pop-top)for bait. Call 919-383-1686 to regis       -River Explorers. 2p. KIDS, ages 5-12, come and get into the river to discover what's below the water's surface. We will wade in with nets and search for fish, bugs, crayfish, snakes and more! Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Call 919-383-1686 to register. Limit 12 kids.       -Fishing With The Naturalist. Sunday, Aug 18 8:30a. Join the Naturalist for guided fishing. Fishing gear will be provided. Please bring your own bait. Fishing license required for anglers over the age of 16. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by adult. Call 919-383-1686 to register. Limit 6.       -What's Under the Water? 2p. Explore the Eno with our Volunteer and find what's living beneath the water's surface. Be prepared to get wet! Kid Friendly. Must wear close-toed shoes. Call 919-383-1686 to register. Limit 10.     

FRANK GALLERIES -ANIMALS: Forces of Nature. thru Sept 8, 2013. Animals are sentient beings and are a major component of our planet's ecosystem. Like the Earth, animals are in trouble and continue to suffer at the hand of the human race.  Unfortunately we cannot turn all this around with the small gesture of this exh #109 E Franklin St  Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919)730.6130   

HILLSBOROUGH CHAMBER 

KOSALA MEDITATION CENTER - Located in Carrboro, Kosala Mahayana Buddhist Center is a non-profit Buddhist meditation center whose aim is to introduce meditation and Buddhist teachings to help everyone solve daily problems and cultivate inner peace. 711 West Rosemary Street, Suite E, Carrboro (Upstairs above Carrburritos) 919-619-4079 MeditationInChapelHill.org -General Meditation Class. Wednesday, Aug 21 (every Wednesday),  7-8:30p. This class is tailored for anyone interested in finding out about the Buddhist way of meditating and thinking about life’s opportunities and challenges. No previous experience necessary.  $20 ($12 for students and seniors) -Meditation 101. Tuesday, Aug 20, (every Tuesday),  7-8p. This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation. They are also for experienced meditators who want to learn more and improve their concentration. Meditation is training the mind to be peaceful regardless of wh     $20 ($12 for students and seniors)

LIBERTY ARTS SCULPTURE STUDIO & FOUNDRY - Liberty Arts is a collaborative nonprofit arts community that reflects the dynamic and diverse personality of Durham, NC. Physically: in Mercury Studio at #407-A North Mangum Street, Durham, NC 27701  Ethereally: www.clarioncontentmedia.com contact: clarioncontent@gmail.com 

ORANGE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM - 501 W. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill    

OUTSIDERS ART & COLLECTIBLES - Durham’s only gallery focusing on the genre of Southern Outsider Art. Outsider’s owner, Pamela Gutlon prides herself on using the gallery, not only as a venue for exposing Durham to Outsider Art, but also as a means towards creating community. 718-C Iredell Street, Durham, NC 27705  www.outsiders-art.com/‎ Pamela Gutlon 919-451-3231 or pgutlon@outsiders-art.com   -Gary Owens, Portraits. Artist’s Reception: Saturday, Aug. 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. a 50-plus painting exhibition by Chapel Hill artist Gary Owens featuring iconic figures who have influenced world history over the past 70 years. Owens’ subjects include political, cultural and societal movers and shakers of all types — from Mao Tse-Tung and Martin Luther King to Doc Watson and Pope John Paul II. The paintings will be on display Aug. 17 to 23 in the Outsider Art & Collectibles gall    

PLEIADES GALLERY - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706     -"Edges and Extremes." thru Aug 11. Simultaneously implies both boundaries and boundless opportunities.  Artists will explore lines, limitations, structure, frontiers, expansiveness, and the unusual.     

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St., Durham, NC  27701 919-688-6960 www.scrapexchange.org     -Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Friday, Aug 16 and runs through Sept 14. The next exhibit in the Green Gallery at The Scrap Exchange features mail art sent to the Durham creative reuse arts center from around the world.  Mail art (also known as postal art and correspondence art) is an art medium centered around sending small s       -Free Community Knitting Night. Aug 22, 6-9p (1and 3rd Thursdays).      

UNC GLOBAL -The Awakening: Parallel Worlds. Exhibit runs from Aug 19 – December 6, 2013 weekdays from 8am  to 9pm  and Saturdays from 8am  to 4pm. “The Awakening: Parallel Worlds” highlights the mixed media composite work of American Indian artist Alyssa Hinton. FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro Street Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919-962-0318 http://global.unc.edu/events/the-awakening-parallel-worlds/ Laura Griest lauragriest@unc.edu . Opening Reception: Thursday, Sept 12, 2013 at 5p.   Free

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