Calendar of Events, Friday, January 17 - Thursday, January 23

Jan. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Deadline for submission is the Tuesday before you want the event to appear in the Friday Calendar section of the paper.

Events may be submitted online, but will appear according to the above schedule.

Church/Spirituality | Comedy | Dance | Farmer's Markets | Film | Kids | Lectures/Literature | Music | Stage | Outings/Art


COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 106 Purefoy Rd., Chapel Hill 942-2050    -Window on Nature - Paintings by Emily Eve Weinstein. Thru Feb. 23, Mon - Thurs 10a - 2p, Fri 10a - noon, call for Sunday hours artist - Emily Eve Weinstein, oils and acrylics     

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham.  -River Rhythms! West African Drumming. Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays, 7 - 8:30p Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum.  919-489-2575.  Kathy Hopwood,  or (919) 644-1335 Free

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH - 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 919-929-4491     -Fitness Ministry. Jan. 20, Jan. 23, twice weekly, Monday, & Thursday, evenings Fitness classes , low & high impact aerobics routines. Calorie burning , exhilarating, & fun.     

KEHILLAH SYNAGOGUE - Israeli Documentary Films.  Through six incredible documentary films, tour the Israel you’ve never seen before. Each film screening will be followed by evocative, honest discussion, led by Duke Professor Shai Ginsburg. This is the second year Kehillah Synagogue is hosting an importa 1200 Mason Farm Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514.  Synopses of each film are available through the calendar of Stephanie Stuchiner: or (919) 942-8914. 

KOSALA BUDDHIST CENTER - 711 West Rosemary Street, Suite E Carrboro, NC 919-537-9546 Wendy Webber Free, but donations are appreciated -General Meditation Class. Wednesday, Jan. 22 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p No previous experience necessary.     free/donation  -Meditation 101. Tuesday, Jan. 21, (every Tuesday), 7-8:15p This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation.     $10 ($8 for students and seniors).

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540.   Richard Edens, Co-Senior Pastor,919-942-3540 -Youth Vesper Worship Service. Sunday, Jan. 19, (each 1st Sunday) , 5:15p Each 1st Sunday of the month at 5:15 pm, the Youth will lead a Sunday evening worship service       -Spanish Language Worship. Sunday, Jan. 19, (every Sunday) 6p. Iglesia Unida worships in the Sanctuary of United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.  David Mateo will be leading worship.  For more information, or 919-942-3540       -Adoración Y Alabanza En Español. Domingo, Jan. 19., (cada Domingo) 6p. Iglesia Unida, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, se reune en el sanctuario.  Predicacion por David Mateo y música contemporanea.  Para más información, o 919-942-3540.  -Monday Noon Book Group. Monday, Jan. 20, (every Monday) 12noon Currently reading The Good Funeral: Death, Grief and the Community of Care.   Bring a bag lunch and join in the conversation.  -Sermon Shaping. Wednesday, Jan. 22, (every Wednesday) 7a. Join one of the pastors of United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, as a small group looks at the lectionary texts for next Sunday’s worship. We begin at 7 in the morning for approximately one hour in the library. Coffee and tea are     General, $10.00 for Students, Seniors, Military,  -Chancel Choir. (every) Wednesday,  7:30 pin the Music Room.      

WATTS ST BAPTIST CHURCH - Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. Jan. 19, 11 a.m. Minister at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church and a founder of Rutba House in Durham’s Walltown neighborhood, will talk about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy when he delivers the MLK Day sermon at Watts Street Baptist Church, 800 Watts Street in Durham. Rev. Diane Hill  (919) 688-1366

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH - 3400 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707. 919-688-8136     -Bible Discovery Classes. Wednesdays at 7:00 p . We are studying  Baptist beliefs; we are using the book, Baptist Beliefs, by E. Y. Mullins as a study guide.  If you have not obtained your copy, please contact the Church Office at 919-688-8136 to do so - the cost is $10.  -“March on Washington” Tour. Payment is due no later than Jan. 23, 2014.  Sight-seeing attractions include:  White House (outside view), MLK Jr. Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Museum, Capitol Hill, and WWII Memorial.  This is a great opportunity for adults, children, and tee Travel with USA Luxury Tours (in Durham) to the nation’s capital to observe sites significant to the 1963   This 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Tour is a follow-up to the 2013 Presidential Inauguration Tour!  Scheduled for Monday, January 20,  Please contact the Church office to register at 919-688-8136.  -Emergency Preparedness Ministry. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at 11a invites all interested persons to learn to operate White Rock’s Automated External Defibrillator (AED).     

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUPS - Weekly Meeting.  Addiction is a family disease.  Nar-Anon is a 12-step support group for family and friends of addicts. There are no dues or fees.  Just come to a meeting.    -Weekly Meeting. Monday, Jan. 20, 8 - 9p (Every Monday)  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915     -Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Jan. 23, 7-8p (Every Thursday)  Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236    

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 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. (919) 683-3013 (Robin) or (919) 274-7463 (Tom) 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS - Weekly 12-step meetings.  For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations.  919-406-9300 Scott Phillips.  Overeaters, anorexics, bulimics welcome. -Weekly Meeting. Friday, Jan. 17, 12-1:30p  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Jan. 18, 10-11:30a  Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Saturday, Jan. 18, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers  Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 12-1:30p  First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 12-1:30p  Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.  -Weekly Meeting. Thursday, Jan. 23, 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 http://www.dsicomedytheater Carrie Gorn,   -Improv Slam. Friday, Jan. 17, 7:30 The Freestyle Comedy Battle! DSI proudly offers up IMPROV SLAM, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before, Brand New, every time. Kick off your Saturday     $10  -Harold Night. 9p The Harold is a 30-minute collection of comedic scenes and organic games, a now-famous improv format pioneered by the late Del Close.     $10  -Mister Diplomat. 10:30p Diplomat features true stories told by one of the performers, a local celebrity or special guest. Anecdotes inspire a world of absurd scenes, fully improvised by the most aggressive improv comedians in North Carolina. MrD has been making local audiences.   Free.  -Carolina’s Funniest Comic. Saturday, Jan. 18, 7:30 Carolina's Funniest Comic 2014 - 40 of the funniest comedians from North Carolina and 36 comedians from South Carolina will compete for over $1000 in cash and prizes. The NC shows will run Saturdays 730PM and 9PM at the DSI Comedy Theater.  9p   $10. -Dsi Tourco. 10:30p Fresh from performing around the Triangle (and beyond!), DSI's Touring Company hits the DSI stage, featuring their most popular and booked TourCo formats. These shows are ONLY $10. A lot cheaper than booking the TourCo for your backyard BBQ! (But we're mo     $10  -Comedy Lottery. Thursday, Jan. 23, 7:30 Comedy Lottery is a luck-of-the-draw open mic produced by DSI. Comedy fans are guaranteed laughs at the Lottery as some of the best AND newest comics in the Triangle wait for their name to be called! Comics interested in going up should arrive 30 minutes     $10  -Improv Slam. Friday, Jan. 24, 7:30 The Freestyle Comedy Battle! DSI proudly offers up IMPROV SLAM, our modern freestyle comedy battle. Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before, Brand New, every time. Kick off your Saturday     $10



SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance. Thursday, Jan. 23 , 7:30-9p All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Freedman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham 919-683-9672 Pat Petersen, 7

GOLDEN DIPPERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB - Special Open House. Thursday, Jan. 23, 7:30 - 9:30p, (every Thursday) No special skills are needed for square Dancing.  If you can walk, you can square dance.  Enjoy beneficial exercise while you are having fun.  Both couples & singles are welcome.  For more information, call Gloria Martin 919-563-3936 or Pat Jackson 919-47 Bethany United Methodist Church,  2809 Guess Rd, Durham 919-563-3936  

SALSA SOCIAL - Saturday, Jan. 18, 6-9:30p DJ Abuelo Salsero Jack spins during the weekly salsa social Triangle Dance Studio, 2603 S Miami Blvd, Durham 919-245-0822   Call for information on this and other salsa nights in the Triangle.

STARDUSTERS BALLROOM DANCE - Saturday, Jan. 18, 7-11p (every second Saturday). Lesson from 7:30 until 8:15p No partner necessary.  Come out and enjoy the fun. Venue has changed: Please see our website for new venue and directions:‎  $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   

TRIANGLE SINGLES DANCE ClUB - Weekly Dance. 8p to 830p: Dance Lesson, 8:30p  to 11p: Dance  Northbrook  Country Club, 4905 North Hills Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612    Dances: $5 members, $8 non-members, Annual Membership $25.00

TRIANGLE SWING DANCE SOCIETY - Murphey School, Shared Visions Center, 3717 Murphy School Rd Durham, NC 27705.  Members/Students $8, Non-members $12  -Swing Dance. Saturday, Jan. 18. Please arrive by 6:45 to get through the line and be ready for the 7 p.m. beginner lesson. Dance from 8-11 p.m. with the live music. with Bumper Jacksons (from Baltimore) Instructors – Jason Sager & Lindsay Gardner Carrboro Century Center    Members/Students $8, Non-members $12  -. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8p DJ: Dale Tharrington, Lesson: Riverdance     

WEST COAST SWING CLASSES - Tuesday, Jan. 21, 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  $5-$10 per class



CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market - New Hours!  Saturday, Jan. 18, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p. 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   There will be a special Pre-Thanksgiving Market on Tuesday, Nov. 26th, from 3-6pm.

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8a-noon (every Saturday)  201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496  

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 18, 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  

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8a-12 noon  Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough  

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4-6p Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.  

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 18, 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

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market. Saturday, Jan. 18, 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)  

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ - Weekly Market. Thursday, Jan. 23, 3:30 – 6:30p  Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill  



RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,    -The Breakfast Club & Purple Rain. Friday, Jan 17, 7-11:30p      



CHAPEL HILL/CARRBORO MOTHERS CLUB - Chapel Hill-Carrboro Preschool Fair. Saturday, Jan. 18th, 11a-2p This annual preschool fair will allow for families to meet with many local preschools in one place and ask questions including enrollment procedures or to sign up on wait lists. Free booklets with information about the preschools are provided to take home Carrboro Century Center, 100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro 973-202-3315 Wendy Mattucci, FREE

Connected Play - interactive parent-baby play activities. Monday, Jan. 20, 9:30 - 11A Connected Play is a developmental program combining interactive parent-baby play activities with parenting discussions. 1200 Broad St., Sutie 105, Durham, NC 27705 9193556191 Meytal Barak $90 per session (5 classes)

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE - 8-week Acting Classes.  Scholarships are available; please ask for an application form 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

NORTHGATE MALL - Center Court located at 1058 West Club Boulevard in Durham. (919) 260-5375 -4th annual “Children’s Birthday Party for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”. Monday, Jan. 20, 10:30a-12:30p —NC MomsRising, Northgate Mall and a number of area mothers’ associations and nonprofit organizations will celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy in a way children can understand. The free event will feature Dr. Charmaine McKissick-Melton who, along with he    Jessica Burroughs, NC MomsRising Free.

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



BETH EL SYNAGOGUE - Beth El Synagogue, 1004 Watts Street, Durham NC 919-606-2122     -Lithuania – A Special Place In Jewish History. Sunday, Jan. 19, 7P  Admission free, suggested voluntary donation $5.00. author Ellen Cassedy will speak on her award-winning book We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust, University of Nebraska Press, 2012. She will be joined by Professor Stephen Jaffe who will speak on the young democracy's search for understanding     

CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES - 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, North Carolina 919.660.3663    -Stroke Support Group. Monday, Jan. 20, 1p (every second Monday) Durham Regional Hospital hosts a stroke support group the second Monday of each month. The primary purpose of the support group is to educate the stroke survivor, care giver and people in the local community about stroke prevention and stroke disabilities      Free and open to the public.

EMERSON WALDORF SCHOOL, - Waldorf Education Day. Saturday, Jan. 18, 9 a- 1 pm Step into the shoes of a Waldorf student from 9am-1pm for Waldorf Education Day and see how and why Waldorf works.  Attend the courses of your choice from Early Childhood painting to High School Projective Geometry and experience first-hand the fusion of 6211 New Jericho Rd., Chapel Hill. 919-967-1858.   

FLYLEAF BOOKS - 752 MLK Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill 919-942-7936.    -Pre-School Story Time. Thursday Dec. 26, 10a        -Flyleaf Book Lovers Club discusses The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Monday Dec 30, 7-8p.   -Story time with special guest Aaron Becker, author and illustrator of Journey. Thursday Jan. 2, 10:30a      

LUPUS FOUNDATION - Support Group.  For those living with lupus, their family and caregivers. The group will meet the second Wednesday of each month There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome. 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   

MCINTYRE’S BOOKS - 240 Market Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312 (919) 542-3030   

NC RETIRED GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES’ ASSOCIATION - Butner Chapter, Semi-annual meeting .  This meeting is open to all retired North Carolina state and local government (city/county) employees in Durham, Franklin, Granville, Nash, Orange, Person, Vance and Warren counties.  Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 from 1:00 – 3p As a state or local government retiree, we invite you to attend to learn about issues facing retirees today.  Our program will be on Fraud (How to Avoid Becoming a Victim) and will be presented by Allison Hicks, Senior Financial Services Officer, State Em Murdoch Chapel,  1600 East C Street,  Butner NC. 919 834-4652 or toll-free 1-800-356-1190;  

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY -       -Durham Voices Creative Writing Group. Tuesday, Jan. 21, (1st and 3 Tuesday, of every month), 6-8:30p . Adults of all experience levels welcome! Hayti Heritage Center,  804 Old Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27701 919-295-0176     -Third Fridays With The Hinge. Friday, Jan. 17, 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     

REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S CLUB - Hillsborough Satellite Evening Club meeting. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at 7 pm Dr. Terry Stoops will lead a question and answer discussion after a video presentation about the COMMON CORE EDUCATION INITIATIVE and the future of our education system. The public is cordially invited to attend. Sunrise Church, 1315 New Hope Church Road, I-40 Exit 263, Chapel Hill, NC. 919-245-1777, or email The speaker is Dr. Terry   

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

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700    -Tom Eamon. Thursday, Jan. 23, 7:00 p.m. The author will discuss his new book, The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory, a probing narrative of our state's political path since the 1940s. Eamon charts the state's political transformation into a m       -Marie. Hammond. Thursday Jan. 30, 2014, 7:00 p.m. As The Rabbi of Worms opens, six-year-old Josef is being tormented by bullies. He is rescued from his misery by an older boy, Mosche, who lives in the Jewish quarter of Worms, a city on the Rhein River. The two boys and Mosche's sister Miriam become frien     

UNC BOARD - Spangler Center, 910 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill. 919-962-4592  Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications, at 919-962-4629. 

UNC PRESS - 12 p.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday, December 25. Saturday, Jan. 18, 3P Author of Power to the Poor will discuss his book and do a signing as well. It will be a wondeful opportunity to learn about such an interestintg topic! Durham County Public Library 300 N. Roxboro St. 9199620585  Jennifer Hergenroeder 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, Jan. 22, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday)        -2 fer- acoustic eclectic. Thursday, Jan. 23, 7:30-9p (every Thursday)       

ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-929-2787 -Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen. Friday, Jan. 17, 8p.  -GangstaGrass. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8p.  -The Wailers: 30th Anniversary of Legend Tour. Sunday, Jan. 19, 8p.  -Cahallen Morrison & Eli West w/Bevel Summers. Thursday, Jan. 23, 8p.      

BEYU CAFFE - 335 W. Main Street, Durham 919-683-1058    -Gary Brunotte Jazz Duo. Jan. 20, 7-9p (every Monday)      

BETH EL SYNAGOGUE - Yiddish Songs of the Jazz Age. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 - 9p Droll, whimsical songs from a giddy time when Jews were arguing about whether girls should cut their hair, whether modern guys were "cavaliers" or fatheads, whether it's actually a good thing to have dough. In conjunction with Sheva Zucker's "Yiddish in G Beth El Synagogue, 1004 Watts Street, Durham NC 919-606-2122 Jane Peppler, Free

BLUE NOTE GRILL -  Offering hickory smoked BBQ & Ribs along with live music. Nothing fancy here just good food and music in a cozy atmosphere. 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707 -Ben Palmer's Jazz Jam with Dot Combo. Jan. 20, (every Monday), 7-10p See and hear some of the best jazz musicians in the triangle every Monday night.     No cover!  -Open Blues Jam with Butch Haas & Co.  Jan. 21 (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, Jan. 17, 6-8p      

BOWBARR - 705 W Rosemary St. Carrboro.    

CAROLINA THEATRE - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 919-560-3030     -Drew Carey. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8p.   -Bettye LaVette. Thursday, Jan. 23, 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 MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION TO HOLD AUDITIONS. - Auditions. Jan. 25,  Robert and Pearl Seymour Center on Homestead Road in Chapel Hill. Cynthia at 919-918-4056   

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

DUKE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC - Room 101, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, Duke University, Durham. 919-684-4444  Free.  -Rare Music Concert. Friday, Jan. 17, 4:30p, Eric Pritchard, baroque violin; William Conable, baroque cello; Randall Love, fortepiano. Presented in association with DUMIC (Duke University Musical Instrument Collections) Biddle Music Building Lobby, Duke University Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or     -Three’s Company: Music for voice, piano plus one. Friday, Jan. 17, 8p. Featuring Susan Dunn and Marlissa Hudson, sopranos; Sandra Cotton, mezzo-soprano; Jason Karn, tenor; Wendy Davidson, viola; Fred Raimi, cello; Bo Newsome, oboe; Jimmy Gilmore, clarinet; Nicholas Kenney, horn; and David Heid, piano. Featuring a world premi Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or     -Lecture Series in Musicology: Lydia Goehr (Columbia University). Thursday, Jan. 23, 5:30p. “Music and Painting: Reviewing the Mediums of Voice, Ear, and Instrument” Presented in association with the Department of Philosophy, the PAL (Philosophy, Arts, Literature) Center, and the Audiovisualities Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke Un FHI Garage, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, 1st floor, Duke University Free and open to the public.  Info: 919-660-3333 or   

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713  $5  -JAZZ JAM every Sunday. Sunday, Jan. 19, 7p.   -Scott Sawyer/Dave Finucane Duo. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8p      $15, $10 students  -Vocal workshop with Lenora Helm. Saturday, Jan. 18, 9-11am.  -North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra (NCJRO). Tuesday, Jan. 21, 8p      $15, $10 students

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

KRAKEN BAR - 2823 N Carolina 54  Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919) 943-0398    -Ben Sutton Band. Friday Jan. 17, 9p    -The Infidels. Friday Jan. 17, 9p    -The Breaks.    -Dex Romweber. Saturday Jan. 18, 9p      

LOCAL 506 - 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.    -New Jersey’s Dads/Reggie and the Full Effect.  Sunday, Jan. 19      

MELLOW MUSHROOM - Jazzbeau. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 8-10p (every Thursday)  310 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill    

OPEN EYE CAFE - 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-968-9410  

OASIS - In Carr Mill, 200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 904-7343  $8 Cover  -Live Music with Jewelsong. Friday Jan. 17 7:00-10:00pm Whatever image you might have of a four-women choral group, put is aside. Jewelsong will blow you away. Their harmony, their lyrics, their stage presence, their music is a guaranteed journey into a more peaceful you!       -Michael Flowers, John Westmoreland. Saturday Jan. 18 7:00-10:00pm Music of Awakening Project Contemporary, contemplative acoustic music with a philosophical/mystical ben     

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 361-2222,  $8 Adv/$10 Dos  -Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects. Jan. 22 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.      $8  -Ironing Board Sam.  We can’t get enough of Sam so we decided to have him here on a weekly basis, every Tuesday Ironing Board Sam will be here and if you have not heard him yet, you have no excuse. Ironing Board Sam has amassed a staggering repertoire of both originals and cl    -Gracie Curran & Her High Falutin' Band. Thursday, Jan. 23 - $8, 9P SHOW Have earned their reputation for jaw dropping blues & soul. The nominations are racking up in 2013, they are nominated for a 35th Blues Foundation Blues Music Award for Best New Artist Debut and a nomination for Best Blues Act for the 2013 Boston Music Aw  $8  -Charlie Ward: Goin’ to Memphis Tour!  Friday, Jan. 17 - $8 The Charley Ward Band is the winner of the 2013 Cape Fear Blues Challenge sponsored by the Cape Fear Blues Society in Wilmington, NC. Charley Ward is a well known presence in North Carolina as a musician and educator. Charley has been a member of many ban       -Sidecar Social Club. Saturday, Jan. 18 - $8 Sidecar Social ClubSidecar Social Club’s ability and enthusiasm to play old-time jazz with newfound twists is taking the Triangle by storm, with stand out veteran musicians J. Clarence Crew Jr., Aaron Bittikofer, Edward Theolandus Butler and F.O. Finch II    -Ironing Board Sam. Tuesday, Jan. 21 - 8P - We can’t get enough of Sam so we decided to have him here on a weekly basis, every Tuesday Ironing Board Sam will be here and if you have not heard him yet, you have no excuse. Ironing Board Sam has amassed a staggering repertoire of both originals and cl   

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

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK - Open: Mon - Thurs. 11a- 9 p; Fri - Sat: 11a- 10p  2510 University Drive, Durham 919.402.4227   No cover.  -The Leroy Savage Group. Jan. 22, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p . Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience     

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

UNDER THE ATRIUM - Writer Daniel Wallace, musician Django Haskins to perform at Friday Center. Friday, Jan. 18, 8p. Bestselling author Daniel Wallace and singer-songwriter Django Haskins will present a unique combination of music, storytelling and impromptu conversation Jan. 18 at the Friday Center for Continuing Education.    Bill Ferris, (919) 962-2595, $12 at the door.



ARTSCENTER - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510 | 919-929-2787 [Call/check web for times] 

DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY -       -Debris, a new play.  Jan. 22-19, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30p, Friday and Saturday at 8p, and Sunday (matinee) at 2p written and performed by Katja Hill,  Directed by Artistic Director Paul Frellick,     

PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY - Paul Green Theatre in UNC’s Department for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road on the UNC campus.  -Private Lives. Opening Night is Saturday, Jan. 25,7:30pm.       



ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY - America's Sunday Supper. Jan. 19, 4:00-6:00 pm. If you are a Veteran, we invite you to join us for a delicious supper and inspirational dialog! Ivy Community Center located at 4222 Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27713  

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    -Third Friday Durham.  Friday, Jan. 17,  6-9p      

BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE - 401-B Foster Street Durham, NC Hours: Fridays 11-2 and by appt at 775 843 4929    -Pottery by Peter Dugan. Third Friday Durham: Friday, Jan. 17; 6-9pm, exhibit through Jan 25. A range of functional pots by Peter Dugan of Durham.     

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY - 1215 E Franklin St., (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557,   

CHAPEL HILL/CARRBORO MOTHERS CLUB - Chapel Hill-Carrboro Preschool Fair. Saturday, Jan. 18th, 11a-2p This annual preschool fair will allow for families to meet with many local preschools in one place and ask questions including enrollment procedures or to sign up on wait lists. Free booklets with information about the preschools are provided to take home Carrboro Century Center, 100 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro 973-202-3315 Wendy Mattucci, FREE

CHAPEL HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY - John "Blackfeather" Jeffries. Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3:00 The Chapel Hill Historical Society's program for January: "The Occaneechi Tribe of the Saponi Nation in and around Orange County." A reception will follow. 523 East Franklin Street. (919) 929-1793 or  

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN DULCIMERS -  919-929-5359.  Shirley Ray at

DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. - 24th Annual MLK/American Red Cross Blood Drive. Monday, Jan. 20 from 1 pto 6 p sponsored by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter of in the gym of the Hargraves Recreation Center in Chapel Hill (216 N. Roberson Street).    

CITY OF DURHAM -  Amy Blalock, (919) 560-4123 x 11253     -Sustainable Landscapes Seminar. Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. City and County Combine Forces to Offer Environmentally Friendly Guidance; 721 Foster Street, Durham.    $25 per person, which includes lunch.

DUKE GARDENS -  919-668-6451 Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications   -Zoom In: Winter Botanizing. Saturday, Jan. 18, 1P.   -Camellias and Tea: Durham Garden Forum. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 6:30P.   -Introduction to Vegetable Gardening: Winter. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 6:30P.   -Twelve Ways to Improve Your Landscape. Thursday, Jan. 23, 7P      

ENO RIVER STATE PARK -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office - 919-383-1686. 919-620-9099 x 207   -Fanny Breeze Hike. Sat, Jan 18, 2-4P. Join a ranger and discover the homestead of Fanny Breeze, a famous hero of the Eno area.  This hike will be on and off trail.  -Senior Hike. Sat, Jan 18, 1:30 Join our volunteer and hike to the ruins of the Cole Grist Mill, mill race and dam.  The hike is “fairly” short and moderately stressful.  KID FRIENDLY.  -Busy Beaver. Sat, Jan 18, 3P Join park staff for an observation hike and find out what makes this well-adapted rodent so intriguing.     

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

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS - Hours: 11-6 Mon–Th, 11-8 Fri & Sat, 1-4 Sun. The gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, handcrafted furniture, pottery, mosaics & fiber art.  919-732-7741 or visit    -Big, Bold, Black & White. Reception: Sunday, Jan. 19.2-4p, through Jan. 26 Working primarily in an abstract, minimalist mode, Murry Handler has a preference for what he terms the "rigors of an austere palette of black and white". His paintings are characterized by dynamic, sweeping brushstrokes of acrylic paint or black ink on c     

OCCONEECHEE MOUNTAIN PARK -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office – 919-383-1686    -Holden Mill House Hike. Fri, Jan 17, 11a Join A Ranger At The Dumont Access Of The State Park. This Is At The Corner Of Dumont Rd And Oak Knob Road Off St Mary’S Road, East Of Hillsborough. Participants Will Hike Cross-Country To The Holden Mill Home Site, Which Is Still “Standing”. Be Advised T     

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

TransFORM - Transformative art by the Pleiades Gallery artists to help celebrate the new year.   Tuesday, January 7 through Sunday, February 16, 2014. Opening Reception Friday, January 17 from 6-9pm.     

SCRAP EXCHANGE - 923 Franklin St., Durham, NC  27701 919-688-6960    -Free Community Knitting Night, 3rd Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.  Jan 2, 6-9p (1st and 3 Thursdays)        -Form and Function. Opening Reception Nov. 29 6-9p. Exhibit:  Nov. 15 – Jan. 21 A group show featuring functional design with repurposed materials Green Gallery      -A Scavenger Chapel Road Adventure. Dec.  20 – Jan. 18, Opening Reception Jan. 17 6-9P, Closing Reception Jan. 220 6-9P Photography on recycled and reclaimed materials Green Gallery    

TRIANGLE RECORDER SOCIETY - Monthly meeting - Jan. 19, 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (third Sunday of each month from September through June). A group of recorder players of all skill levels from throughout the triangle. Novices are welcome. This session will be lead by Jennifer Streeter of Cary.  Bring your recorders and music stand and join us for affordable fun. For more information, visit ou Durham County Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street, 3rd floor conference room.  

TRIANGLE WEAVERS GUILD - Monthly Meetings, 7p Triangle Weavers, Inc is a nonprofit corporation providing community outreach and shared learning experiences in weaving, dyeing, basketry, felting, spinning, knitting and surface design. Open monthly meetings feature educational programs given by noted a       -Round Robin: Learning From Each Other. Thursday, Jan 23, 7p.      

WASHINGTON DUKE INN - 3001 Cameron Blvd  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 548-1203  $69 Per Person/ $59 Executive Club Members  -Flora Springs - Wine Experience Dinner. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6:45 p.m. Reception, 7:00 p.m. Dinner Warm up your January with a tour through Napa Valley.     $69/$59

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