Calendar of Events, Friday, August 8 - Thursday, August 14

Aug. 08, 2014 @ 01:22 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



CHURCH/SPIRITUALITY/12-STEP

ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH - Albert Long.  1707 White Cross Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-9715 The only athlete in Atlantic Coast Conference history to win four letters (football, basketball, baseball and track).  He gave up a profitable job as an insurance executive in 1972 to become a “salesman” for Jesus Christ through his non-profit corporation, “Albert Long Happenings, Inc.”  As a result of his ministry, Al has been presented the key to four different cities, and been recognized with the “Book of Golden Deeds Award,” the “Service to Mankind” award, and the “Outstanding Young man of the Year” award.  In 1993, his hometown of Durham, NC also recognized him with “The City of Medicine Ambassador” award. 919-929-2230 Jessica Burton. 

CARRBORO UMC WOMEN - Fifth Annual Local Foods and Missions Dinner from.  Saturday, August 9,  5:30 to 7:00 pm.  200 Hillsborough Road in Carrboro, and is next to the Carrboro Elementary School. A buffet dinner with dishes made from the freshest possible ingredients purchased from local farmers’ markets or producers. The cost isThe money received helps support more than a dozen local and global organizations which serve women and children in need.    $10.00 for a complete dinner, including dessert. Children under 6 can eat for $5.00.  

COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL -106 Purefoy Rd., Chapel Hill  942-2050  http://www.c3huu.org/.  -Trena McNabb, "Story Telling__Overlapping transparent Images.”  through September 7.  acrylics, graphite, pressed leaves and flowers on canvas.

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN -4907 Garrett Rd, Durham.  919-489-2575  www.eruuf.org, Sun, 9a -1p, M - Th, 10a-4p.  -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,  kathyhopwood@embarqmail.com  or (919) 644-1335  Free.  -Ceramic Sculpture.  Sunday, Aug. 10 before and after 10:30 service.  Opening and meet the artists, exhibit by Emily Cox and Margaret Griffin. This show runs through 9/4 at ERUUF, 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham (919-489-2575), M – Th, 10 – 4 and Sun 9 – 1.   

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH  -Fitness Ministry.  Aug. 11, Aug. 14, 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, kosalaepc@gmail.com www.MeditationInChapelHill.org.  -Buddhism for Everyone:   Wednesday Aug. 13th (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.   These self-contained classes give a basic introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation. No previous experience necessary.    $10 ($5 for seniors and students).  -Meditation 101:   Tuesday Aug. 12 (every Tuesday), 7-8:15pm.   This class is an introduction to meditation & is perfect for absolute beginners to meditation.    $5 ($3 for seniors and students).

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL -1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd  919-942-3540.  office@unitedchurch.org. -Vacation Bible SchoolSunday, Aug. 10, 10a.  “Welcome! Give and Receive God’s Great Love,” 2014 Vacation Bible School, at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, with activities for Elementary School age children and younger will be on the four Sundays of July 13, 20, 27 and August 3.  There will also be classes for adults.   For more information, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.    -Cancer & Caring.  Sunday, Aug. 10, 10a.  After a diagnosis of cancer, one can face an unchartered journey with unexpected turns, experience many physical and emotional losses, and become immersed in a foreign language of medical jargon.  But there may also be surprising gifts of kindness and hospitality, and an opportunity for new, more insightful experiences of faith. Join us in conversations about cancer and caring at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, on Sundays July 13, 20, 27, and August 3.  For more information, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.    -Invitation To Hear UCCH Youth Sing.  Sunday, Aug. 10, 4p.  Four of the United Church of Chapel Hill Youth Choir members will be spending a week at the Royal School of Church Music Summer Training Course in Raleigh the second week of July. The course finishes with a service of Choral Evensong at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 1520 Canterbury Road, Raleigh, to which all are invited.  For more information, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.    -Church Softball League.  Sunday, Aug. 10, 3:10p.  United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, will be playing softball with St. Paul AME on Sunday afternoon at 3:10pm on Field 1 at the Homestead Park (next door to the church).  For more information, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.    -Spanish Language Worship At United Church Of Chapel.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 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, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.    -Adoración Y Alabanza En Español A Iglesia Unida De Chapel Hill, 12 Julio, 6p.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 6p.  Iglesia Unida, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, se reune en el sanctuario.  Predicacion por David Mateo y música contemporanea.  Para más información, www.unitedchurch.org o 919-942-3540.    -Sermon Shaping.  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 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 available. For more information, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.    -Rev. Julio Ramirez-Eve on.  Sunday, Aug. 10, 8:30 and 11a.

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.   http://www.nar-anon.org.  -Weekly Meeting.  Monday, Aug. 11, 8 - 9p (Every Monday).  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Aug. 14, 7-8p (Every Thursday).

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 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) http://dacarolinas.org/.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS - Weekly 12-step meetings.   For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations. 919-406-9300 Scott Phillips. http://www.triangleoa.org. -Weekly Meeting.  Friday, Aug. 8, 12-1:30p.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 10-11:30a.  -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers.  -Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, Aug. 12, 12-1:30p.  -Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 12-1:30p.  -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Aug. 14, 12-1:30p.

 

COMEDY

 DSI COMEDY THEATER - Offering performances, classes and workshops.  200 N Greensboro St, Carrboro Offering performances, classes and workshops Call  484-831-5561 Carrie Gorn, carrie@dsicomedy.com http://www.dsicomedytheater.  -Indy Cagematch.  Friday, Aug. 8, 7p.  Independent improv teams from across the Triangle battle it out on the DSI Comedy stage for your laughs (and votes). 
    $10.  -North Coast8:30p.   Established in 2009, North Coast is New York City’s premier hip hop improv comedy team. In addition to performing at venues all over NYC, they currently tour around the country teaching workshops & doing their improvised “hip hopera” at festivals, universities & comedy theaters alike!    $10.  -Mister Diplomat.  10p.   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. From local crowds at Inside Scoop, Skylight Exchange, Kings Barcade, The ArtsCenter, and now its home at DSI Comedy Theater, to prominent venues such as the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (New York City) and The Playground (Chicago), MrD has worked hard to cement itself as a national comedy juggernaut.    Free.  -Improv Slam Matinee.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 3p.  DSI proudly offers up Improv SLAM Matinee, 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. Kick off your Saturday afternoon at our 3PM matinée shows (Kids under 3 are FREE!) Bring the whole family and enjoy a fast-paced clean comedy show appropriate for ALL audiences. Yeah, CLEAN COMEDY for ALL ages.    $10.  -Improv Slam.  7p.   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. Kick off your Saturday night with a fast-paced clean comedy show appropriate for ALL audiences. Yeah, CLEAN COMEDY for ALL ages.    $10.  -North Coast8:30p.   Established in 2009, North Coast is New York City’s premier hip hop improv comedy team. In addition to performing at venues all over NYC, they currently tour around the country teaching workshops & doing their improvised “hip hopera” at festivals, universities & comedy theaters alike!    $10.  -Starting Block.  Tuesday, Aug. 12, 7p.  Jumpstart your week with our newest incubator teams and the freshest talent from DSI’s Comedy School!    $6.  -Humor Games.  8:30p.   Watch as 12 comedic tributes battle for survival through a series of improvised games. Our game makers will ensure that only half survive beyond the first round. In our Panem, only one can survive - may the odds be ever in your favor!
    $6.  -Improv Slam Incubator.  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 7p.  Two crews of improv comedians feed off the crowd to spin an interactive show that has never been seen before.
    $6.  -Comedy Lottery.  8:30p.   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 before show time to sign up. For every paying guest you bring (up to 5), you get your name in the hat an additional time! ALL ARE WELCOME! Whether a new comic or a seasoned veteran trying new bits you should come out to the show!    $6.  -Harold Night.  Thursday, Aug. 14, 7p.  It’s the format that launched a thousand careers on TV, film, and stages across America. The Harold starts with one suggestion, but where it ends is anyone’s guess as a host of characters take audiences on a never-seen-before improvised adventure. Come inspire a world with a single word. 
    $10.  -2Ourannosaurus Rex With Myq Kaplan & Zach Sherwin.  8:30p.   Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced “Mike”). He is a 2010 Last Comic Standing Finalist and has appeared on the Tonight Show, the Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, Conan, and many other places that you might not care about. You can listen to Myq’s podcast, Hang Out With Me, on the Keith and The Girl network. His debut CD, Vegan Mind Meld, was one of iTunes’ top ten best-selling comedy albums in 2010, followed by Meat Robot in 2013 and the upcoming Small Dork and Handsome in 2014. $14.  -Kitcom.  10p.   Kit FitzSimons creates the entire soundtrack--music! dialogue! background effects!-- for a show. Come hear what happens when Kit plays director.
 $10.

 

DANCE

 SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, Aug. 14, 7:30- 9:30p. Freedman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. 919-683-9672 Pat Petersen, sunassembly@gmail.com http://www.sunassembly.org  $7.

TRIANGLE SINGLES DANCE CLUB - Weekly Dance.  8:30p to 11pm: Dance.  Great people, Lots of fun, Learn some new dances!  If you have a dance you would like to learn, let me know so that we can find someone to teach that dance! There are NO Dance Lessons during the Summer. Resume in September.   -Fri. Aug. 8th.  DJ:  Herb Estes http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-fearrington-3/.

 

 

FARMERS MARKETS

CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p.  301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays All products come from within a 50-mile radius. 919-280-3326  http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/exhibits/upcoming-exhibits.

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr.  919-533-9496 Sarah Wagner http://chapelhillpubliclibrary.org/txp/?s=services&c=025-movies-at-library#movie-nite sjorda@townofchapelhill.org.

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903 All products come from with in a 70 mile radius. 919-667-3099 Tom Whiteside  DurhamCinematheque@gmail.com

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Thursday, Aug. 14, 3:30 – 6:30p. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.  

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, Aug. 12, 4-6p. At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, fearringtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com. For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.   

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 10a-1p. 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728 Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken 919-360-5254. 

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 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  Dr. Cheresa Clemons, cclemons@nccu.edu The event benefits the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Backpack Buddies Program in Durham, NC - See more at: http://www.sportoften.com/events/eventDetails.cfm?pEventId=13051#sthash.JbBD2nKy.dpuf.

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 8a - 12noon. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill festivals.carolinatheatre.org/retrofantasma.

 

FILM

OASIS -In Carr Mill, 200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, NC 27510  (919) 904-7343  http://www.OasisInCarrMill.com.  -Movies That Matter/Spiritual Cinema - Defending Your Life.  Saturday August 9, 7-9p.  with Meryl Streep and Albert Brooks. Defending Your Life is a 1991 romantic comedy fantasy film about a man who dies and arrives in the afterlife only to find that he must stand trial and justify his lifelong fears in order to advance to the next phase of life; or be sent back to earth to do it again. The film was written, directed by, and stars Albert Brooks. It also stars Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant and Buck Henry. Despite its comedic overtones, Defending Your Life contains elements of drama and allegory.   

RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES -Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,   Lisa Kaylie, ASNCOC@gmail.com.   -Grease & All That Jazz.  Friday, Aug. 8.

 

KIDS/FAMILY

CIRQUE ITALIA - Cirque Italia.  Aug 15-17. Compare Foods, 2000 Avondale Dr, Durham, NC, 27704 Come spend TWO hours with this exciting SPECTACULAR WATER AND ARTIST CIRCUS COLLABORATION! CIRQUE ITALIA is presented under a magnificent White & Blue Big Top Tent that is 110 feet in circumference and soars 70 feet into the air, where every seat is so close you'll think you are in the Circus. It's truly "Memories for a lifetime for Children of All Ages.” 9417-48572 Cirque Italia, office.cirqueitalia@gmail.com www.cirqueitalia.com office.cirqueitalia@gmail.com.

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE -Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., downtown Durham, NC  (919) 286-5717. 

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 you like!)  Minister DeMarcus Williams, adwilli3@gmail.com  Free.  -DFT Teen Theatre Conservatory 2014.  Aug. 11 – 26,  9a – 3p plus two evening performances. Monday – Friday (Public performances on final Friday and Saturday nights of the conservatory).  AGES: 12 – 18 years   http://www.greystonekidscamp.com.

 -Children’s Theatre Camp #2 - Aug. 14 – Aug. 9.    Amelia Tosti, hopevalleypta@gmail.com  admission is free, costs start at 0,50 per game, cost for other activities vary.

 -A Play A Day #2 – Aug. 11 – 15.   -TIMES: Monday – Friday from 8:45 a – 3p ; public performances on last two.

GREATER EMMANUEL TEMPLE OF GRACE - Back to School Community Day.  Saturday Aug. 9, 2014. 2722 E. Main St School Supply Giveaway. Child MUST be present to receive supplies. 919-818-6799. 

NORTHGATE MALL -1058 West Club Boulevard, Durham.  919-286-4407  northgatemall.com.  -Safari Adventure Train.   Safari Adventure Train times: Monday-Saturday 12pm-7pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm at Macy’s Court.   Now open in Macy’s Court the train ride takes young riders on a sightseeing adventure complete with animals and a safari-themed landscape. Safari Guides will greet riders as they board the train and special commemorative safari accessories will be available for purchase.    Train tickets: $3.00 per children available on-site.  

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP -720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705  (919) 286-2700  http://www.regulatorbookshop.com/.  -Saturday Storytime With Art Lesson From Robert Dunne.  Saturday, Aug. 9, 11:00 a.m. - please note the time.  We’re thrilled to have artist Robert Dunne, author of the children’s art book Found at last! A Treasure Chest of Easy Ways to Draw, return to Saturday Storytime. We will start with our regular stortyime (perhaps an art-themed book is in order) followed by a drawing lesson. As an award-winning television Art Director in New York City, Bob Dunne has worked with oils and pastels doing professional portraits, ads, cartooning and caricatures. His work is represented in offices, board rooms, and many private collections. Currently residing in Atlanta, Bob has devoted much of his focus in recent years to equestrian art. Storytime caters to a pre-school crowd, but this special class is appropriate for children from ages 4 to 12. For more information about Robert Dunne, visit http://robertdunneartist.com/.  

WALLTOWN CHILDRENS THEATRE - Skills & Drills added to our 2014 Summer Schedule!   1225 Berkeley Street  Call to reserve your spot! 919-286-4545 Rebecca Ryan, director@burwellschool.org

 

LECTURES/FORUMS/LITERARY

DURHAM BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL CHAIN - Secrets of Successful Real Estate Buying & Selling.  Tuesday,  August 12, 6 - 8p. South Durham Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Avenue,  Durham NC  919-683-1047 or email durhambusinessprofessionalchain@frontier.com   FREE to the public.

DURHAM COUNTY LIBRARY - Neighbor -to- Neighbor.  August 8, 2014, 12:00-1:30. Bragtown Library, 3200 Dearborn Drive, Durham, NC 27704 A discussion about criminal reform justice issues with two local commuunity leaders. 919-560-0210 durhamcountylibrary.org  Free.  -Criminal Reform Justice and the New Jim Crow.  Friday, August 8, 12 noon-1:30 pm. Bragtown Library, 3200 Dearborn Drive, Durham, NC 27704; (919) 560-0210 Join in a discussion of criminal reform issues with Daryl Atkinson and Arnold Dennis.   

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL -Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C  To register:  919 403-4DRH, (919) 470-7168.    -Stroke Support Group.  Monday, Aug. 11, 1 p.m.   Duke 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. The group meets from 1-2:30 p.m. in Private Dining Room C. Register online at dukeregional.org/events.   

FRIENDS OF THE CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY -  (919) 402-8964. 

NC BOTANNICAL GARDENS - Where the Land is the Star.  Sunday, August 10, 2:30p. Reeves Auditorium, off of the US 15-501/NC 54 bypass (Fordham Blvd.) at 100 Old Mason Farm Road in Chapel Hill. Tom Earnhardt, Naturalist and Writer, President, Botanical Garden Foundation and Host, UNC-TV’s Exploring North Carolina. One of the hot spots of the natural world was, and still is, North Carolina. Botanists, naturalists, and explorers gravitated here in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although the most celebrated plantsmen of their generations—John Fraser, Andre Michaux, John and William Bartram, and Asa Gray—could be found exploring North Carolina, the real star was the land. Join Tom Earnhardt as he celebrates the Tar Heel landscape and the people drawn to it.    Fee:  $15 ($10 NCBG Members).

NORTHGATE HEART & SOLE MALL WALKERS CLUB - The Beat: Diabetes and Your Heart.  Tuesday, August 12,  8:30a.  Guest speaker Jennifer Burch of Central Pharmacy, Durham  discussing the connection between diabetes and your heart at the August Northgate Heart and Sole Mall Walker group meeting Tuesday, August 12, 2014 beginning atm.    -Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.   Adults of all experience levels welcome.   

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP -720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705  (919) 286-2700  -Mystery Reading Group.  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 7:00 p.m.   Authors Patricia L. Bryan and Thomas Wolfe will join Katy Munger Mystery Bookclub for a lively group discussion about their true-crime book, Midnight Assassin. The riveting tale begins on a moonlit night in December 1900, when a prosperous Iowa farmer was murdered in his bed--killed by two blows of an ax to his head. Four days later, the victim's wife, Margaret Hossack, was arrested at her husband's funeral and charged with the crime. Bryan and Wolfe researched the Hossack case for almost a decade, combing through the legal records, newspaper accounts, government documents, and unpublished memoirs. The result is a vivid portrait of life in rural America at the turn-of-the century and a chilling step-by-step account of the crime and its aftermath. The discussion is open to the public. Wine and cheese will be provided.  Sharon Henderson, owner of Seniors On The GO LLC.  Free. -Young Adult Book Club.  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 7:00 p.m.Come one, come all to the greatest book club of all! Do you love YA? Are you interested in discussing or starting to read YA? If yes, we'd love to have you! This is a book club for all ages, the only requirement is that you ar.    Alice Parsons, amparson@uci.edu.   -John Dufresne.  Thursday, Aug. 14  7:00 p.m.   In acclaimed South Florida author John Dufresne’s newest novel No Regrets, Coyote Eden, Florida resident Wylie “Coyote” Melville, a therapist and forensic consultant, is summoned to a horrific crime scene. Five members of the Halliday family have been brutally killed. Wylie’s rare talent is an ability to read a crime scene, consider the evidence seen and unseen, and determine what’s likely to have happened. The police are soon convinced that the deaths were a murder-suicide carried out by a broken and desperate Chafin Halliday, but Wylie’s not so sure. Dufresne will be in the store to read and sign books.   

TRIANGLE ORCHID SOCIETY - Triangle Orchid Society Monthly Meeting.  Monday August 11, 2014 7:30-9:30p. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St, Durham NC 27708 Speaker: Dr Melissa McCormick of Smithsonian Environmetal Research Center. Title: Why are our Native Orchids so Difficult to Grow? 919 280 1093 Nancy Harvey, triangleorchidsociety@gmail.com www.triangleorchidsociety.org triangleorchidsociety@gmail.com.

 

MUSIC

2ND WIND -118 E. Main St. Downtown Carrboro.  919-967-7922  http://2ndwindofcarrboro.com/ No cover!   -Bluegrass Night-  from 10-1am.  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday).      No cover!   -2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, Aug. 14, 7:30-9p (every Thursday).      No cover!  

ARTSCENTER -300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510  919-929-2787  http://www.artscenterlive.org.  -The Gravy Boys and the Lynda and Pattie Duo Concert.  Friday, August 8,  8p.  -Carrboro A Cappella Night presented by Cognitive Resonance.  Saturday  Aug. 9,  7p.     http://beyucaffe.com/.  -Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg Concert.  Sunday Aug. 10, 7p.     www.billsboroughmusichall.com.  -Group Ceramics Exhibit featuring Jason Abide.  August 1-31, Reception on Friday, August 8th from 6:00-8:00pm in conjunction with 2nd Friday ArtWalk.  In The Nicholson Gallery.    -Songwriters' Circle.  Monday  Aug. 11, 7:45p.

BEYU CAFFE -Friday,  July 25 , 7-9 p. 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.  Aug. 11, (every Monday), 7-10p.  See and hear some of the best jazz musicians in the triangle every Monday night.    -Open Blues Jam with Butch Haas & Co.   Aug. 12 (every Tuesday), 8-11p.  You never know who will show up, this jam and it is always a great night for the blues.    -The Friday After Work Party with: The Duke Street Dogs.

BYNUM GENERAL STORE -950 Bynum Rd., Bynum.  919-542-0394.  http://www.bynumfrontporch.org.  -John Howie Jr. and the Rosewood Bluff.  Friday,  Aug. 8 , 7-9 p. Thursday, Dec. 18, 8p.    -Bynum Front Porch Pickin’.  Saturday, Aug. 9 10a - 1p. Monday, June 1, 3p.     -August 9 Bynum Bingo Night.  Saturday, Aug. 9 7-9p. Thursday, June 5, 8p.  

THE CAVE TAVERN -452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516.  

THE CEDARS OR CHAPEL HILL - Laursen-Jia Duo plays Schubert, Mozart, and Bach.  Tuesday, Aug. 12, 7:30pm. The Cedars of Chapel Hill Ballroom, 523 Cedar Berry Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 Orin Laursen, Violin and Oliver Jia, Piano present a program of Baroque, Classical, and early Romantic music. 919 259 7000. 

CIOMPI QUARTET PRESENTS - Summer chamber music series 2014.   -3 Works by 2 Composers Played by 4 Friends & 1 Couple.  Tuesday, Aug. 12, 7:30p.   Fred Raimi, cello, teams up with violinist Jennifer Curtis, violist Kirsten Swanson and pianist Jane Hawkins for three splendid works.   

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK -501 Foster St, Durham, North Carolina 27701.  

Warehouse Blues Series - Concert and Community Blues Jam featuring Jon Shain and Melissa Swingle and The River Otters.  Friday, Aug. 8, 6-8 p.m.  

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP -4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713.    -JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, Aug. 10, 7p. 

THE EDDY PUB -  1715 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd, Saxapahaw, NC 27340 (336) 525-2010, theeddypub.com/  -Holland Brothers.  Friday, Aug. 8, 7p. 

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

HAW RIVER BALLROOM -1711 Sax-Beth Church Road, Saxapahaw NC 27340.    http://www.hawriverballroom.com.

THE BAR… DURHAM -711 Rigsbee Avenue Durham's LGBT neighborhood bar. Tel: 919-641-0075 Email: ekowalski@ncartmuseum.org thebardurham.com/.

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

MOTORCO MUSIC HALL -723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701  (919) 901-0875. 

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.  -Movies That Matter/Spiritual Cinema - Defending Your Life.  Saturday August 9 7-9p.  with Meryl Streep and Albert Brooks. Defending Your Life is a 1991 romantic comedy fantasy film about a man who dies and arrives in the afterlife only to find that he must stand trial and justify his lifelong fears in order to advance to the next phase of life; or be sent back to earth to do it again. The film was written, directed by, and stars Albert Brooks. It also stars Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant and Buck Henry. Despite its comedic overtones, Defending Your Life contains elements of drama and allegory.   

THE ORIGINAL Q SHACK -Aug. 13, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p.  2510 University Drive, Durham  919.402.4227.   -The Leroy Savage Band.   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).

PINECONE - The Shape Note Sing.  Sunday, Aug. 10(every 2 Sunday), 2-4p. First Presbyterian Church in Durham, 311 E Main St. These sessions are free and open to the public to join in or to sit back and observe! Read more.

ST. MATTHEW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - Joe Newberry in Concert.  Thursday, August 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m.  210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church’s Faith & the Arts Series is proud to present Joe Newberry in concert on Thursday, August 14, at 7:30 p.m. He is a local favorite becoming more and more well known in the wider world. 919-732-9308  www.stmatthewshillsborough.org.

STEEL STRING BREWERY -106 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro  (919) 370-6971 Ben Hass steelstringbrewery.com.  -Keith Thomas and Tommy Edwards play at  just south of Pittsboro. Please visit www.unwinednc.com for information.   Saturday, August 9, 7:30-9:30p.  -Carolina Lightnin’ (Alice Zincone, Rick Lafleur and Tommy Edwards) is at The Weathervane Café at A Southern Season, University Mall, Chapel Hill, Please call 919.929.9466 for information or reservations.   Tuesday, August 12,  6-9pm.       No cover charge.  

 

ON STAGE

ArtsCenter Stage - 10 by 10 in the Triangle.  Shows at 8p on Aug. 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, and 25. Shows 3p on Aug. 10, 20, and 27.  The ArtsCenter, 300-G East Main St. Carrboro, NC 27510 Come out to the ArtsCenter in Carrboro to see the 13th Annual 10 By 10 in the Triangle. 10 by 10 is an international festival of new, ten-minute plays: 10 Actors, 10 Directors, 10 Plays, Minutes! All ten plays offer the audience a riveting, surprising, and unforgettable experience. 9199292787. 

 

OUTINGS/ART

 ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES -201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514  (919) 968-8008. 

ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS -Saturday, Aug. 9, 5 - 7p,  through Aug. 31.  214 Hunt Street between the Durham YMCA and Durham Central Park.   Lewis and Tiffany Bowles, Proprietors. 

ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT -807 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701  (919) 967-7700  www.bullcityarts.org.

BINGO -Thursday, Aug. 14, 7p. American Legion Post 007, 406 E. Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC 27701 If you enjoy being with people and play BINGO. The American Legion Post 7 is the place to be.  The proceeds go back into the community helping the veterans at the VA hospital, boys oratorical, American Legion Junior Baseball and others.   

BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE -401-B Foster Street Durham, NC  Hours: Fridays 11-2 and by appt at 775 843 4929.   -ReVamped.  Reception & Sale Dates:Friday, Aug. 15, 6 – 9 pm.  Local Designer Launches New Line of Clothing and Aspires to Start Co-op for Small Run Production   www.cedarcreekgallery.com/.

THE CARRACK -111 W Parrish St, Durham, NC 27701  (704) 213-6666 C. Eileen Watts Welch, Executive Director for Advancement, eileen.welch@duke.edu

CEDAR CREEK GALLERY -1150 Fleming Road, Creedmoor, NC  27522    http://www.chapelhillhistoricalsociety.org/.   -Cedar Creek Gallery National Teapot Show IX.  thru Sunday, September 7 from 10a -6p daily.  -It's All in the Details.  thru Sept. 14.  Handbags, Scarves and Jewelry.

CLAYMAKERS GALLERY -705 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701  (919) 530-8355    Gallery Hours 1-6pm Tues-Sat. Lindsay Gordon, artist services manager, lgordon@durhamarts.org.   -“Ronan Peterson: New Ceramic Work.” Exhibit thru September 19.  Claymakers Gallery hosts a  one person show featuring the work of Ronan Peterson, a Chapel Hill potter whose distinctive pottery and teaching are extremely influential in the clay community. Ronan creates functional work, with forms that are soft and comfortable, decorated with colorfully layered, bold patterning.  He generates a style that is instantly recognizable and beloved by a wide variety of ceramic artists and collectors alike. As a very popular instructor at Claymakers from 2005-2012, his generous guidance and extensive knowledge have helped many potters develop ceramic styles of their own. (Charlie Evergreen, curator).

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY -1106 Broad St. Durham,  919-286-4837.   -“Cross-Cut:   Paintings by Damian Stamer and Photographs from the Finch Collection.” Beverly Evans, Luncheon Chair at. 

DURHAM COUNTY LIBRARIES - Senior Game Day.  Wednesday,  Aug. 13  (Every other Wed.). Southwest Regional, 3605 Shannon Rd. Join us for a little friendly competition with old favorites, and try out some new games too! Questions: 919-560-8590 or meetup.com/senior-game-day Orla Swift, Director of Marketing & Communications, gardens.duke.edu.

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK - Durham Craft Market.  Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC.  (919) 794-8194. 

DUKE GARDENS -  919-668-6451  http://www.enogallery.net.  -Durham Garden Forum: Vermicomposting.  Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6p - 8p.

ENO GALLERY -100 South Churton St. Hillsborough NC 27278  gallery 919-883-1415.   -Track Trail Grand Opening.  Fri, Aug 8, 10-11a.  Bring The Whole Family Out To The Park For The Grand Opening Of The Kids In Parks Track Trail Established At Eno Trace Trail.  Take A Short 0.5 Mile Hike And Complete Some Of The Fun Kid-Oriented Activities While You Hike- You Can Even Win Prizes!  Treat Yourself To Some Lemonade And Watermelon At The End Of Your Hike!  Wear Hiking Shoes, Bring Water, Sunscreen And Bug Spray.  Refreshments Provided.    -Morning Hike-Pump Station Trail.  Sat, Aug 9, 8:30-11a.  Join Us For An Easy Hike With Gentle Hills, Wildlife, And Stone Remnants Of Durham’S First Water Pumping Station.  Leashed Dogs Are Welcome.    -Nature Story Time At The Ford.  Sat, Aug 9, 2-3p.  Read The Very Busy Spider And Learn About The Eno’S Beautiful Spiders And Their Unique Adaptations.  Great For Our Park’S Littlest Visitors.    Adults $80, Students $40, Couples $150.   -Waterbugs.  Sat, Aug 9, 4-5p.  Investigate The Invertebrates That Live In The Eno That Scientists Can Use To Infer Our Water Quality.  (Closed-Toe Shoes That Can Get Wet Are Recommended.).  -Morning Hike-Cox MountainSun, Aug 10, 9:30a-12:30p.  What Better Way To Start The Day Than An Invigorating 4 Mile Hike On The Park’S Steepest Trail?   Leashed Dogs Are Welcome.    -Build-A-Bird.  Sun, Aug 10, 2-3P.M.   Join Us For A Bird Craft And A Beginning Birding Experience, Focusing On The Unique Adaptations And Habits Of The Eno’S Diverse Birds. (Recommended For Ages 6 – 12).  -Owl Prowl.  Sun, Aug 10, 7-8p.  Come Out To Learn About The Spectacular Owl And The Unique Adaptations That Make Them So Special.  We Will Practice Our Owl Calls Then Head Out Into The Woods To See If We Can Hear Some Owls In The Park. Bring Hiking Shoes, A Flashlight And Water.  Forrest C. Greenslade, forrest@organicforrestry.com.   -Beginning Fishing.  Tue, Aug 12, 10a-12noon.   Join The Park Naturalist To Learn How To Fish. Learn Basic Angling Skills And Fish The Beautiful Eno River.  On Our Way To Our Fishing Destination, We Will Cross The Scenic Suspension Bridge!  Geared For Kids Ages 6-12.  Any Child Under The Age Of 18 Must Be Accompanied By An Adult.  All Fishing Equipment Will Be Provided. Anyone Over The Age Of 16 Who'D Like To Fish Needs A Nc Fishing License.  Call 919-383-1686 To Register.   

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

HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL  -Hillsborough Handmade Parade.  Saturday/Sunday, August 16 &17.  is coming this fall!  Don’t miss an opportunity to work with fine artist Jane Filer onas she leads the  Giant Dancing Heads workshop to create fantastic paper mache heads. 919-757-2181 Tinka Jordy Go to www.hillsboroughartscouncil.org  for more info and to register. Cost $35.  

HAPPYMESS STUDIO  -BazaART Sunday.  Aug. 10,  1 – 4p,  3rd Sundays in July, Aug., September & October. rear parking lot at 718 Iredell Street Kick off the first of the four remaining BazaART events of the season at HappymessArt.  BazaART is a free outdoor monthly art-based happening featuring locally made art, music and food held on the third Sunday of each month (March through October) in the. BazaART is open to the public, and is held rain or shine. BazaART is a family friendly, grassroots event with performances and fun interactive activities for everyone.    Admission is $25 and includes one raffle ticket, food and drink. The event features live music, as well as an exhibition painting by artist Stephen Cassle that will be auctioned at the end of the evening.  

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS - The gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists 919-732-7741 or visit www.visithillsboroughnc.com. Email Careforthecaregivers@Gmail.Com Or Call (919) 960-1228.   -“Attention to Detail”; paintings by Linda Carmel and Marcy Lansman, sculpture by Lynn Wartski.   Through Aug. 24th.   Hillsborough Gallery of Arts will host the opening reception for    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. Hours: 10-6 Monday – Thursday, 10-8 Friday & Saturday, 12-4 Sunday. 121 N. Churton St. Hillsborough, NC. 919-732-5001. www.HillsboroughGallery.com  Contact: (704)-639-4336 or e-mail: tickets@perryscholarshipfund.com Web: www.PerryScholarshipFund.com 40.  -Emily Eve Weinstein - Oil Paintings by the Eno River Muralist.  Thru Sept 14,  Sat. & Sun. - 1 to 5p.

MARGARET’S CANTINA - Shannon Bueker:Paintings and Clay wall pieces.  June, July and Aug. 2014. Timberlyne Shopping Center, Chapel Hill, NC  Shannon Bueker--- Shannon@NotNowKato.com

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

PLEIADES GALLERY -109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701  (919) 797-2706. Kim Wheaton pleiadesartdurham.com/ kim@pleiadesartdurham.com.

RECYCLIQUE -2811 Hillsborough Rd. Durham, NC. We are a non-profit co-op shop devoted to creative re-use and sustainability.   

SCRAP EXCHANGE -923 Franklin St, Durham, NC 27701  (919) 688-6960 Grettel Cousins  glcousins@gmail.com.

THRU THIS LENS -303 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701

TYNDALL GALLERIES -University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514  919-942-2290  

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - New Location!   370 E.Main St, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510  919-939-3300.   -Live Pet Portraits by Emily Eve Weinstein.  Friday, Aug 8, 6-9pm.  Emily Eve Weinstein is a Chapel Hill artist, well-known for murals, portrait and fine art. For August 8 ArtWalk, Emily will execute pet portraits from 6-9pm in watercolor and in oil. Call for more details.    -Live demo of fused glass jewelry creation by Jennifer Strickland.  Friday, Aug 8, 6-9pm.  Jennifer Strickland of Carrboro creates jewelry and art pieces fused from cut, crushed and powdered glass. She will cut and stack glass pieces live 6-9pm, demonstrating the process and the stages of fused glass jewelry design. Working examples of glass fired at different temperatures demonstrate the myriad shapes and colors created by the heat of the kiln. Jennifer finds that “glass is truly alive and has an ebb and flow of its own..”  -Exhibit: “Sue Kopkind: A Bounty of Bowls.”  August 7-21.  Sue Kopkind, an accomplished local textile artisan, will exhibit new coiled fabric baskets and bowls in a dazzling array of interesting colors, shapes and sizes.  The distinctive fabric composition of the coils, mainly batiks, give each piece a unique color pattern.