Calendar of Events, March 21 - Thursday, March 27

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 11:53 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.

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

BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF DURHAM  - Fellowship Center 2903 Guess Road.  -Craft/Bake/Book sale.  Saturday, March 22,  9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Lots of craft items by Bethany members, several vendors, homemade baked goods and slightly used books. You will even be able to purchase homemade ice cream as long as it lasts. Proceeds from this sale will be used for the building fund to be able to do additional work on our facility so that we may continue to help with functions to serve the Durham community.  

CHURCH OF RECONCILIATION PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  - 110 Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919) 929-2127.   -Adult Education Will Present A Three-Part Series Titled "Kairos Palestine.”  Mar. 23, and 30, 9:30a.  Building on the geography of the Holy Land, and the sacred responsibility to love our neighbors as ourselves, Pastor Mark Davidson and Rev. Kay-Robert Volkwijn will lead this three-week study. The Kairos document of the South African church of the 1970’s expressed the theology behind the struggle against apartheid.  

COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL  - 106 Purefoy Rd., Chapel Hill 942-2050 http://www.c3huu.org/. -Nerys Levy: The Face Of Our Earth: Polar Regions.  thru -April 27, Mon-Thurs 11am-$!p, Fri 10am-noon, call for Sun hours.  This haunting exhibit is a celebration of our earth through paintings, It is intended to put a face on the Polar Regions so that we can think about what is being lost as a result of our planet's climate change.  

DURHAM - COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH  - 4821 Barbee Road, Durham (919) 544-1319 Rev. Percy R. Chase. -72nd church anniversary.  Sunday, Mar. 23, 2014 at its 8am service.  Guest minister for the occasion will be Rev. William Everette, President of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Durham and Vicinity. The church extends an invitation to the community to join in this service.  

ENO RIVER UNITARIAN  - 4907 Garrett Rd, Durham. 919-489-2575 web: www.eruuf.org, Sun 9 – 1, M – Th 10 – 4. -River Rhythms! West African Drumming.  Weekly drumming groups meets on Sundays, 7 - 8:30p.  919-644-1335Beginners are welcome! Please contact to reserve a loaner drum. Kathy Hopwood,  kathyhopwood@embarqmail.com  or (919) 644-1335 Free.  -“The Alchemy of Union,”  through April 9.  paintings by Mara Bisho. 

GLENN'S GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST  - 7001 Guess Rd. Rougemont, NC, New Home & Durham Assocation. -Pastor's Dr. T.C. Nicholson 37th Pastoral anniversary.  Sunday Mar. 23, 2p. on Guess Rd in Durham. The speaker will be Rev. J.W. Wilson, Pastor of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.  All are welcome to come and celebrate with us.  

HICKORY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH  - 9112 Bethe Hickory Grove Church Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 919-929-4491.   -Fitness Ministry.  Mar. 24, Mar. 27, 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 Webberwww.MeditationInChapelHill.org kosalaepc@gmail.com. -General Meditation Class.  Wednesday, Mar. 26 (every Wednesday), 7-8:30p.  No previous experience necessary.  free/donation.  -Meditation 101.  Tuesday, Mar. 25, (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).

LEE'S CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH - Passion Week Services.  3604 Lee's Chapel Road, Cedar Grove, NC 27231 (919) 732-9778.5 local pastors and their congregations, committed to serving outside the walls of the Church, are gearing up for Passion Week services April 13th - April 17th. The program is a collaborative effort of 7 churches: Allen's Chapel, Glen's Grove, Jones Grove, Lee's Chapel, Mt. Moriah, Orange Cross Road and Warren's Chapel. All proceeds will benefit the Central Children's Home in Oxford, NC. , where the pastor is Rev. T.E. Taylor.

MT. GILEAD BAPTIST CHURCH  - 404 Dowd St., Durham, NC 919 688-6052.   -Annual Women’s Conference.  on Saturday, Mar. 29th from 9a to 3p. Hilton Hotel, 810 Page Creek Lane, Durham, NC This year’s theme is “Who Can Find a Virtuous Woman?  Strength and Honor are her Clothing.”  The featured speaker is the amazing Rev. Sharon G. Austin of Cason United Methodist Church in Delray Beach, FL.  Rev. Austin is the first woman ordained in the 95-year history of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga., home church and former pastorate of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the first woman to serve on the staff of that church. She has served three congregations, becoming the first woman and first African-American to serve in each church.  

NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER - Men's Fellowship Breakfast.   March 29th at 9:00 am. 7415 Fayetteville Rd, Durham. Phone: 919-405-2080. Deadline for signing up is March 18.  www.the prevailingword.org.   $12.00 per person.

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL  - 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 919-942-3540. office@unitedchurch.org . -Youth Vesper Worship Service.  Sunday, Mar. 23, (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, Mar. 23, (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, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.   -Adoración Y Alabanza En Español.  Domingo, Mar. 23., (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, www.unitedchurch.org o 919-942-3540.   -Taizé Service.  7p.  An ecumenical worship service in the tradition of Taizé, an ecumenical community in Taizé, France, at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.  It is a quiet, meditative service.  All are welcome.  For more information, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.   -Monday Noon Book Group.  Monday, Mar. 24, (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, Mar. 24, (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 available. For more information, www.unitedchurch.org or 919-942-3540.  General, $10.00 for Students, Seniors, Military, http://artful.ly/store/events/1636.  -Chancel Choir.  (every) Wednesday,  7:30 pin the Music Room. -LIGHT UP YOUR WINTER 2014.  Contact for times, subjects.  Wednesday evening series at United Church of Chapel Hill.   -Bible Discovery Classes.  Wednesday, Mar. 24, (every Wednesday) 7p.  We are studying  Baptist beliefs; we are using the book, Baptist Beliefs, by E. Y. Mullins as a study guide.  If you have not obtained your copy, please contact the Church Office at 919-688-8136 to do so - the cost is $10.   -Daily Prayer.  Daily, Noonday Prayer is at 12p  in the Moore-Kennedy classroom, and Prayer Meeting is at 6p. in the Sanctuary. Prayer kneelers are placed around the altar for your use for private prayer whenever the church is open. 

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. http://www.nar-anon.org. -Weekly Meeting.  Monday, Mar. 24, 8 - 9p (Every Monday). Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915.   -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Mar. 27, 7-8p (Every Thursday). Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham.  919-383-4236. 

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS - Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Mar. 26, 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.   919-406-9300For anyone with any food/eating issue. No dues, fees, or religious affiliations. Scott Phillips. http://www.triangleoa.org . -Weekly Meeting.  Friday, Mar. 21, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham.   -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 10-11:30a. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham. -Weekly Meeting.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 10-11a, 10a for newcomers. Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham. -Weekly Meeting.  Tuesday, Mar. 25, 12-1:30p. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham. -Weekly Meeting.  Wednesday, Mar. 26, 12-1:30p. Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark, Durham. -Weekly Meeting.  Thursday, Mar. 27, 12-1:30p. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham.

 

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.comhttp://www.dsicomedytheater .

 

DANCE

SUN ASSEMBLY - English Country Dance.  Thursday, Mar. 27, 7:30-9p. Freedman Center, Beth-El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St, Durham 919-683-9672All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Pat Petersen, patpetersen@earthlink.nethttp://www.sunassembly.org $7.

STARDUSTERS BALLROOM DANCE -. Saturday, Mar. 22, 7-11p (every second Saturday). Lesson from 7:30 until 8:15p. Venue has changed: Please see our website for new venue and directions: No partner necessary.  Come out and enjoy the fun. trianglestardusters.org/‎ $12, $7 for members, students.

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

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.  -Intermediate Two-step.  Saturday, Mar. 22.  DJ: JR Holloway Teacher: Ken Smith.   -Annie Cha Cha.  Friday, Mar. 21.  DJ: JR Holloway Teacher: Ken Smith.  

 

FARMERS MARKETS 

CARRBORO FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market - New Hours!  Saturday, Mar. 22, 9a-Noon. Wed. market, 3-6:30p. 301 W Main St 7 am-noon Saturdays and 3:30-6:30 pm Wednesdays 919-280-3326All products come from within a 50-mile radius. http://www.carrborofarmersmarket.com.

CHAPEL HILL FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 8a-noon (every Saturday). 201 S Estes Dr. 919-533-9496 http://www.thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com .

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 8a - Noon, Wednesday, Market: 3:30 - 6:30p. Durham Central Park, PO Box 1903, Durham, NC 27702-1903 919-667-3099All products come from with in a 70 mile radius. http://www.durhamfarmersmarket.com .

ENO RIVER FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 8a-12 noon. Public Market House, 144 E Margaret Lane, Hillsborough  http://www.enoriverfarmersmarket.com .

FEARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Tuesday, Mar. 25, 4-6p. At Fearrington Village off of 15/501 between Chapel Hill and Pittsboro. For more info, call Eddie Kallam, 919-923-6262.Fresh produce, bread, beef, pork, eggs and pizza using fresh ingredients from a local farm.  Sign up for new weekly newsletter, fearringtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com. http://www.fearrington.com/village/farmersmarket.asp .

HILLSBOROUGH FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 10a-1p. 625 Hampton Point Blvd (Home Depot parking lot), Hillsborough, NC 272728 919-360-5254Seasonal produce, beef, eggs, baked goods and crafts available, as well as eggs, preserves, handmade soaps, marinades and locally raised beef, goat and chicken http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-fearrington-3/ .

SOUTH DURHAM FARMERS MARKET - Weekly Market.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 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 http://www.southdurhamfarmersmarket.org .

SOUTHERN VILLAGE FARMERS’ - Weekly Market.  Thursday, Mar. 27, 3:30 – 6:30p. Market Street,  off U.S. 15-501, Chapel Hill  http://www.southernvillage.com/farmers-market/ .

 

FILM

RETRO CLASSICS FILM SERIES  - Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.,  festivals.carolinatheatre.org/retrofantasma. -Escape From New York & Jacob's Ladder.  Friday, Mar. 21, 7-11:30p.

 

KIDS/FAMILY

BETHESDA RURITAN CLUB - Pancake Supper for the Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT Program).  Mar. 28, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. 1714 S. Miami Blvd (beside Bojangles)   $5.00 per plate.

DURHAM FAMILY THEATRE  - Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., downtown Durham, NC (919) 286-5717, Jenny Justicedurhamfamilytheatre.wordpress.com/DFT-classes/ Cost: $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled.  -Spring Acting Classes 2014.  8-Week Classes begin on Mar. 11, 2014. DFT 8-week classes meet at Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church St., downtown Durham, NC Register Today: Credit or Debit accepted on the DFT Classes page at DurhamFamilyTheatre.WordPress.com. Checks and Registration Forms may be sent to DFT, PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715  $125, 10% discount for 2nd child in family enrolled. Scholarships are available; please ask for an application form.  -An Actor’s Silent Art.  Dates: Thursdays, Mar. 13 – May 1,  6:30p – 8p.  Ages: 12 – adults. Where in a scene will you discover the crucial pauses? Should you pause at all? Do you pause too often? Are your silences active and charged with purpose? An actor’s performance comes alive when silence is skillfully added to the rhythm of a scene.   -Mystery Of Wild Horse Canyon.  Tuesdays, Mar. 11 – April 29, 2014 OR Fridays, Mar. 21 – May 2, Times: 4:15 pm – 5:45 pm.  Ages: 9 – 12. BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The ditzy ghost-busting twins return with infrared cameras, pink nail polish & BFF’S; this time they are on the Lakota Rosebud Indian Reservation, hired to find the source of weird noises coming from Wild Horse Canyon at night.   -Imagine Flying.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 2014 – May 3, Times: 10a – 11:15 am.  Ages: 5 – 8.  “Master Storyteller” (Boston Globe), Jenny Justice leads the young actors in creating stories with material from fun flying dreams, modern super heroes & traditional folktales. Adding our imaginations, we’ll create a story-theatre play to share with families and friends.  

EMERSON WALDORF SCHOOL,  - 6211 New Jericho Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 919-967-1858. www.emersonwaldorf.org. -High School: Discover The Waldorf Difference.  Friday, Mar. 21, 2014   8am-10am. Emerson Waldorf School, 6211 New Jericho Rd., Chapel Hill.  919-967-1858. Parents and students are invited to Discover the Waldorf Difference and experience how the unique Waldorf High School curriculum gives students the tools to address each subject through disciplined inquiry and multi-layered processes which balance the academic, artistic, athletic, environmental, social, and service experiences crucial to adolescent well-being. RSVP admissions@emersonwaldorf.org.  

LEARNING OUTSIDE - Open House.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 10:30 - 12p. 2912B Jones Ferry Road, Chapel Hill, NC, 27516 (919)932-0322Our Open House will include great activities for children such as feeding out goats, meeting our new baby chicks, bird watching with binoculars at our Bird Blind, nature face painting, exploring the Learning Garden, working with our Mud Kitchen, a hike in the woods and more. Families can meet our instructors, visit our outdoor classroom spaces, meet other families and learn about Learning Outside's summer camps and upcoming fall programs, all sited on Triangle Land Conservancy's beautiful Irvin Nature Preserve! Wendy Banning, wendy@learningoutside.orgwww.learningoutside.org Free.

Woodcroft Women's Club - WWC Woodcroft Neighborhood Yard Sale-Fundraiser.  Saturday, March 29, 8-11 AM. Woodcroft Swim & Tennis Club, 1203 Woodcroft Parkway, Durham, NC 919-401-4909Your chance to sell your old treasures AND shop for bargains. $20. to rent a double space to sell your merchandise. You keep 100% of your profits. It is also an opportunity for crafter's and new businesses to connect with the community. P. Fee yardsale@woodcroftwomensclub.orgwww.woodcroftwomensclub.org/YardSale.aspx .

 

LECTURES/FORUMS/LITERARY

BULL’S HEAD BOOKSHOP, UNC campus. Call 919-962-5066.  - 100 Pettigrew Hall, Suite 100, Campus Box 3152 919-962-1509, ccjs@unc.edu jewishstudies.unc.edu. -Arica Coleman.  Thursday, Mar. 27, 3:30p.  That the Blood Stay Pure: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Predicament of Race and Identity in Virginia. 

CAROLINA CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES  - Hyde Hall Univ. Room. -Michael K. Silber.  Monday, March 24,  5:30 p.m. Hyde Hall Univ. Room In Your Face: A Provocation in Amsterdam, A Scandal in Bohemia:On Secularization, Acculturation and the Jewish Beard.   -Magda Teter.  Wednesday, March 26: 5:00 p.m. Hyde Hall Univ. Room Early Modern Europe: Did Jews Make a Difference?  professor of history and director of the Jewish and Israel Studies program at Wesleyan University, will explore how the small minority of Jews in Europe played key – and often understudied – roles in social, economic, and cultural life in the period from the Renaissance and the Reformation to the French Revolution.  

Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library - Meet the Author:Dan Ariely -The Honest Truth About Dishonesty.  Thursday, March 27, 3:30-5pm. Chapel Hill Public Library, Room B, 100 Library Dr., Chapel Hill (919) 402-8964Dan Ariely, Duke University Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics is the author of three New York Times bestsellers exploring irrational human behavior, most recently The Honest Truth About Dishonesty-How We Lie to Everyone –Especially Ourselves. He will discuss some unusual experiments that are consistently interesting, amusing and informative and that explain how people balance truthfulness with cheating to create a wishful-blindness reality. Martha Brunstein, marthabee4@yahoo.comhttp://friendschpl.org marthabee4@yahoo.com.

CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  - Friday Center: 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517 9192607059 Chela Tu, ctu@carolinachamber.orgcarolinachamber.org/events $45-$70.

DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL  - Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27704, Private Dining Room C 919 403-4DRH.   -Weight Loss Surgery Support Group.  Tuesady, Mar.  25, 6p.  A weight loss surgery support group to facilitate discussion on topics related to adjustment before and after weight loss surgery. Mar. ’s meeting will discuss plastic surgery options after bariatric surgery and will be held at the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Durham Clinic located at 407 Crutchfield Street. Register online at dukeregional.org/events.  

NC WRITER’S NETWORK – DURHAM COUNTY  - . -Durham Voices Creative Writing Group.  Tuesday, Mar. 25, (1st and 3 Tuesday, of every month), 6-8:30p . Hayti Heritage Center,  804 Old Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27701 919-295-0176Adults of all experience levels welcome!   -Third Fridays With The Hinge.  Friday, Mar. 21, 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.   -Ann Deagon and David Radavich.  Sunday, Mar.  23, 2p.  Reading as part of the North Carolina Poetry Society readings series. With Jay Bryan.  

THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP  - 720 9th St  Durham, NC 27705 (919) 286-2700 http://www.regulatorbookshop.com/. -Tony Abbott.  Friday, Mar.  21, 7p.  Pulitzer-Prize nominee Tony Abbott will be at the Regulator on Friday, March 21 reading from his new collection of poems, The Angel Dialogues. -Graham Nash.  Monday, Mar.  24, 12:00 noon (please note the time); book signing only.  The Regulator is thrilled to welcome legendary musician Graham Nash to the store on Monday, Mar.  24 to sign copies of Wild Tales: A Rock and Roll Life in advance of his performance with Crosby, Stills & Nash that evening at the Durham Performing Arts Center.  -Andrea Weigl.  Wednesday, Mar.  26, 7p.   For more information or to schedule an interview with Andrea, contact Jennifer Hergenroeder, Senior Publicist, University of North Carolina Press, at 919-962-0585 or jherg@email.unc.edu.  -Krista Bremer.  Wednesday, Mar.  26, 7p.  The Center for Documentary Studies and Arts & Health at Duke will be hosting Krista Bremer for a reading and discussion of her new book, My Accidental Jihad. Books will be available for purchase at the event through the Regulator Bookshop.

SHARED LEARNING ASSOCIATION  - . -Ukraine's Contemporary Turmoil in Historical Perspective.  Friday, March 28, 11:00 am-12:30 pm. Celebration Assembly of God Church, 113 Weaver Dairy Rd., Chapel Hill (919) 642-0606James Chappel, Assistant Professor of History at Duke Univ. will put the current news events about Ukraine into their proper context: the long struggle between Russia and Europe for control over Ukraine. This history that is very much present in the minds of leaders in Kiev, Moscow, Berlin, and Brussels. Alice Parsons, amparsons@uci.eduhttp://sharedlearningchapelhill.com amparsons@uci.edu.

UNC BOARD  - Spangler Center, 910 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill. 919-962-4592 Joni Worthington, Vice President for Communications, at 919-962-4629. -New Faculty Microtalks.  Wednesday, Mar. 26, 4-6 p.m., Hyde Hall Six new UNC faculty members offer highlights of their work Maria Wisdom, (919) 843-2653www.iah.unc.edu. -Berrien Moore III, an internationally recognized Earth scientist, will deliver the Institute for the Environment’s Spring Environmental Seminar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The talk, “Understanding the Human ‘InflationWednesday, Mar. 26, 6p. UNC’s Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building auditorium. UNC Institute for the Environment contact:  Katie Hall, (919) 962-0965, mchall@email.unc.eduNobel Peace Prize co-recipient for work on climate change to speak http://uncnews.unc.edu/2014/03/11/nobel-peace-prize-co-recipient-work-climate-change-speak-march-19/.

GRANVILLE HEALTH SYSTEM  - 1010 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565 919-690-3000. Ambulance Chase and Food Truck Rodeo, Saturday, March 22, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  A 5K Competitive Run, 5K Fun Run, 1-Mile Family Walk and 100-Yard Kids Dash to benefit the Granville Health System Foundation. Event costs are discounted by $5 by utilizing online registration at www.ghs5K.org.  Registration for the activities will begin at 3:00 p.m. inside Stovall’s Gifts or participants can pre-register online at www.ghs5K.org or www.active.com.                                                   

 

MUSIC

2ND WIND  - 118 E. Main St. Downtown Carrboro. 919-967-7922 http://2ndwindofcarrboro.com/ All of our shows are free and start at 10pm unless otherwise posted.  -Bluegrass Night-  from 10-1am.  Wednesday, Mar. 26, 10p-1a. (every Wednesday). -2 fer- acoustic eclectic.  Thursday, Mar. 27, 7:30-9p (every Thursday).

ARTSCENTER  - 300-G East Main St - Carrboro, NC 27510, 919-929-2787 -Missy Raines & the New Hip.  Friday, Mar.  21, 8p. -John McCutcheon.  Saturday, Mar.  22, 8p. -Archie Fischer & Garnet Rogers.  Thursday, Mar.  27, 8p.

BEYU CAFFE  - 335 W. Main Street, Durham 919-683-1058 http://beyucaffe.com/ .

BILLSBOROUGH MUSIC HALL  - 106 S Churton St, Hillsborough, NC www.billsboroughmusichall.com.

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.  Mar. 24, (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.  Mar. 25 (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, Mar. 21, 6-8p.

BOWBARR  - 705 W Rosemary St. Carrboro.

CAROLINA THEATRE  - 309 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 919-560-3030.   -Upright Citizens Brigate.  Friday, Mar.  21, 8p. -Todd Rundgren.  Monday, April 7, 8p.

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/ .

DUKE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC  - Room 101, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, Duke University, Durham. 919-684-4444 Photos for all events are online with the event listing at http://calendar.duke.edu.music.duke.edu Free. -Faculty Recital: Katharina Uhde, violin and R. Larry Todd, piano.  Friday, Mar.  21, 8p. Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building, Duke University Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or http://music.duke.eduWorks by Beethoven, Clara Schumann, Joseph Joachim, and Franck.   -Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics.  Tuesday, Mar.  25, 12n. Duke Chapel, Duke University Free admission.  Info: 919-660-3333 or http://music.duke.eduBrahms: String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2.   -Voice Master Class with Dana Zenobi.  Thursday, Mar.  27, 4:30p. Bone Hall, Biddle Music Building, Duke University Free and open to the public. 

DURHAM JAZZ WORKSHOP  - 4608 L Industry Lane, Durham, 27713  tickets.duke.edu $5.  -JAZZ JAM every Sunday.  Sunday, Mar. 23, 7p.

THE GOAT - Tommy Edwards.  Friday, Mar. 21, 6-8p. Fearrington Village, Chapel Hll Please visit www.fearrington.com or call 919.542.1239 for information.  No cover.

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

HAW RIVER BALLROOM  - 1711 Sax-Beth Church Road, Saxapahaw NC 27340. 

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

LOCAL 506  - 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.  http://www.local506.com.

OPEN EYE CAFE  - 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-968-9410 http://www.openeyecafe.com. -The Commanderrs.  March 28, 8:00 to 11:00 PM.   http://www.reverbnation.com/thecommanderrs .

OASIS  - In Carr Mill, 200 N Greensboro St A5, Carrboro, NC 27510 (919) 904-7343 http://www.OasisInCarrMill.com .

PAPA MOJO’S ROADHOUSE  - Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410-Y N.C. 55, Durham. 361-2222, http://www.papamojosroadhouse.com. $8 Adv/$10 Dos.  -Brett Chambers and the Usual Suspects.  Mar. 26 (every Wednesday night) with a great open mic night.    $3.  -Jess Lucky.  Friday, Mar. 21, 8p.    $8.  -Peak City Blues Project.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 9p.

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.  Mar. 26, (every Wednesday), 6-8:30p. Legendary tenor singer and former member of The Bluegrass Experience, (including most often, “Greenie” Marley, Jason Beverley, Donnie Evans, Jim Watson, Tommy Edwards and others). 

TRIANGLE WIND ENSEMBLE - Joint concert.  Tuesday, Mar. 25, 7p. Cedar Ridge High School Auditorium 919-451-5177With the Cedar Ridge Wind Ensemble as part of its “Music for a Lifetime Series.”  The Triangle Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Evan Feldman, will perform Frank Ticheli’s San Antonio Dances, Joaquin Turina’s Five Miniatures, Adam Gorb’s Midnight in Buenos Aires, and Leonard Bernstein’s “Times Square” from On The Town.  The Cedar Ridge Wind Ensemble, conducted by Patricia Hughes, will perform Incantation and Dance by John Barnes Chance, Cathedrals by Kathryn Salfelder, Southern Hymn by Samuel Hazo, and selections from John Williams’ Star Wars Trilogy.  There is an admission charge of $5 at the door. ksilbiger@nc.rr.com, ) .

 

ON STAGE

COMMON GROUND THEATRE  - Common Ground Theatre, 4815-B Hillsborough Rd., Durham (919) 698-3870A performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. Rachel Klemhttp://cgtheatre.com/events rachel@cgtheatre.com.  -The Art of Deception, a play by Keith Burridge, UNC Professor.  Mar. 27, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 at 7:30p, Mar. 23 at 2p. Common Ground Theatre, 4815B Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC Reservations: (919) 384-7817Inspired by the true story of a Vermeer forger who was hailed alternately as a hero and a Nazi collaborator, Keith Burridge's The Art of Deception examines issues of ambition and rejection, betrayal and revenge, and who gets to determine value in the world of art. Directed by Laurel Ullman. Featuring: Lori Ingle Taylor, John Paul Middlesworth, Joshua L. Henderson, David Byron Hudson, Kirsten Ehlert, Reid Dalton, Ken Wolpert and Brett Yates. BUY TIX NOW at Artful.ly https://www.artful.ly/store/events/2659 Tickets: $19 General, $15 Student/Senior.

DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY  - Arcadia.  Thru  Mar.  22. Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30p , Friday and Saturday at 8p, and Sunday (matinee) at 2p.  Tom Stoppard’s sparkling comedy, directed by Artistic Director Paul Frellick, the play continues the company’s thirteenth season at University Mall. PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY  - Paul Green Theatre in UNC’s Department for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road on the UNC campus. -“Table Talk.”  Mar. 27, 7:00-9:30p at. City Kitchen,  201 S. Estes Dr. in conjunction with PlayMakers’ upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim’s ASSASSINS (onstage April 2-20).  

 

OUTINGS/ART

ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES  - . -Original paintings by Ryan McKellar.  thru April 30, from 10a - 6p Tuesday - Saturday.  Original artwork in all media by the world's finest artists. From canvases by Pissarro and Warhol to works by Dali and Miró, plus original cels and drawings from Disney and other animation studios.  

ART MARKET AT VEGA METALS  - 214 Hunt Street between the Durham YMCA and Durham Central Park.  http://artmarketatvegametals.com/ .

ARTISTS AT GOLDEN BELT  - 807 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 967-7700 http://goldenbeltarts.com/news-events/events/ .

CARRBORO LIBRARY - "Life is a Beautiful Thing.”  Exhibit thru Mar. 21.  A tribute to Sophie Steiner and her peers. 

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY  - 1215 E Franklin St., (between Caffe’ Driade and Whitehall Antiques) 919-636-4557, chapelhillartgallery.com.   -“The Colors and Textures of Connemara.”  Reception on Friday, Mar. 21, 6-9PM. Mar. 1 – Mar. 31, gallery open Thurs – Sun, noon – 8PM,  Join us in March and explore the images of Connemara Ireland presented by artist, Sally Terrell.  Sally’s art evokes the feelings of this magical place of ethereal scenery, fascinating history, and endearing people through paintings, wool felt art, and photography.  

CHAPEL HILL BIRD CLUB  - Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Dr., Chapel Hill  David Smith Admission is free and the public is invited.  -Monthly meeting.  Monday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m.  The featured speaker will be Charlotte Goedsche who will describe her 15-year journey to document the activities of a small population of Cerulean Warblers on the Blue Ridge Parkway just north of Asheville, NC. She'll discuss her research and share what she's learned, including how she tells individual birds apart by their songs, and what really goes on at the nest.

CHAPEL HILL HIGH SCHOOL - Class of 1969   Class reunion meeting, Saturday, March 22, 11a, Golden Coral  on 54&55.

CLAYMAKERS GALLERY - Reception: Community Open Show.  Friday, March 21, 6-9p. 705 Foster Street, Durham, NC 27701 919 530 8355Claymakers Arts Community invites you to visit our new Community Open Show, showcasing over a dozen local ceramic artists! The exhibit's opening reception is March 21, from 6-9 pm. The show continues through May 9. Analia Howard, info@claymakers.orgwww.claymakers.org info@claymakers.org.

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY  - Homecoming.  Saturday, Mar. 22, 5 - 7p,  through April 19.  celebrating over 20 years. Ten artists who have worked at the gallery since 1992 are featured in this special reunion show.  

DUKE HOMECARE AND HOSPICE - 12th Annual Oh, What a Night! Gala.  Saturday, March 29. Durham Convention Center. a gala benefiting . Individual tickets are $125 each or a table of ten for $1000. To reserve a table, please call Lorraine Woodward, 919-479-0318.

CITY OF DURHAM  -  Amy Blalock, (919) 560-4123 x 11253.   -Arbor Day Celebration.  Friday, March 21, 2014, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rockwood Park, 2310 Whitley Drive, Durham, N.C. 27707 City of Durham Urban Forestry Division with the General Services Department, Keep Durham Beautiful, Inc., and Trees Across Durham. 

WEST POINT ON ENO  - West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham. 919-471-1623, option 2·        Most of the workshops take place at West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham. Jessica Leff, Jessica.leff@durhamnc.gov. -.   ·        For more information about these classes, or to register, contact Jessica Leff at 919-471-1623, option 2, or Jessica.leff@durhamnc.gov. -Keeping a Small Ruminant.  Sunday, Mar. 23 from 10AM-Noon. at Spruce Pine Lodge, 2235 Bahama Road, Bahama. A Homesteaders Dream: Every homesteader starts out with a few small ruminants to clear land, milk or shear.  Whether you're planning on getting a ruminant now or years down the road this class will help get you started.  We will discuss the rumen, what they eat and can't eat, housing, fencing and the best breeds for small scale situations. COST: $6 (City resident); $11 (Non-city resident). Advance registration required.  -Butter Making for Kids:.  Saturday, Mar. 29 from 10AM-11AM. at Leigh Farm Park, 370 Leigh Farm Road, Durham. We will briefly go over the history of butter making while making some of our very own butter.  This class is for children ages 5 – 12.  Parents must stay with their children. COST: $1 (City resident); $6 (Non-city resident). Advance registration required.  

ENO RIVER STATE PARK  -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office - 919-383-1686. 919-620-9099 x 207http://www.enoriver.org. -Mudscapes – Sculpt Your Own Watershed.  Fri, Mar 21, 1p.  Celebrate Durham’s Creek Week By Playing In The Mud While Exploring Watersheds.  We Will Discover How Our Actions Impact Our Watershed And Those Downstream.  

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

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS -. Hours: 11-6 Mon–Th, 11-8 Fri & Sat, 1-4 Sun.  919-732-7741 or visit www.visithillsboroughnc.com.The gallery is owned & operated by 22 artists, and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, turned wood, handcrafted furniture, pottery, mosaics & fiber art. www.HillsboroughGallery.com . -"Twenty Two Squared.”  thru Mar. 23.  a group show by the gallery’s owner/artists.  -“It’s All About the Story”;.   the gallery’s artists respond, in their own mediums, to stories by North Carolina author Jill McCorkle from her book “GOING AWAY SHOES.” Thru Mar. 23.  

HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE  - 610 E Rosemary St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Phone:(919) 942-7818 http://www.preservationchapelhill.org/. -elin o'Hara slavick "Heterotopias", an exhibition of collages.  Reception: Sunday, Mar.  2 from 2:00-4p exhibition- through Mar.  30.  Preservation Chapel Hill is honored to host  "Heterotopias," an  exhibition of collages by elin o'Hara slavick, Professor of Visual Art, Theory and Practice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

MORGAN CREEK ALLIANCE - Morgan Creek Cleanup.  Saturday, March 22, 1p.  Meet at the NC Botanical Garden visitor parking lot gazebo. Carpool to Mason Farm for creek cleanup. Wear closed toe shoes or boots, bring work gloves.Bags & disposable gloves will be provided. Johnny Randall (jrandall@unc.edu or 919-923-0100) or  Wendy Smith (wwsmith@townofchapelhill.org or 919-969-7246) .

MORRISVILLE CoC  - Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, located at 260 Town Hall Drive, Ste. A, Morrisville. -Monthly Coffee and Connections networking event.  Thursday, March 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

OCCONEECHEE MOUNTAIN PARK  -  For directions, reservations and additional information, please call the park office – 919-383-1686 www.ncparks.gov. -Signs Of Spring At Occoneechee.  Sat, Mar.  22, 1P.  Join The Occoneechee Ranger For A Moderate 1½ Mile Hike To Look At The Early “Signs Of Spring.”  Our Weather Patterns Seem To Vary Quite A Bit From Year To Year During This Time. -Geology Hike.  Sat, Mar 22, 2P.  (Limit 12)Come To The Mountain To See The Geologic Wonders And An Abandoned Pyrophyllite Quarry.   Hike Will Require Walk Of 90 Minutes Or Less.  

PLEIADES GALLERY  - 109 E Chapel Hill St  Durham, NC 27701 (919) 797-2706 Kim Wheaton kim@pleiadesartdurham.com.  -DWELL.  running from Mar.  11-30 at Pleiades Fine Art Gallery in Durham, N.C.,  a provocative new show featuring Jim Adams and Sandra Elliott, will explore and challenge stock assumptions and perceptions about the relationship between art, architecture and interior design.  

SCRAP EXCHANGE  - 923 Franklin St., Durham, NC  27701 919-688-6960 scrapexchange.org. -“Re:circled” will be.  Friday, March 21,  6pm-9pm. Opening Reception.  Festivities are free to the public and will include beer from Perpetual Brewing and light snacks. This program was made possible by gifts to the Durham Arts Council's Annual Arts Fund, and support from the North Carolina Arts Council with funding from the state of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. 

THRU THIS LENS  - 303 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701 Roylee Duvall, 919.687.0250 throughthislens@gmail.comhttp://www.throughthislens.com. -40 Years a Photographist: Experiments in Color and Form.  Opening Reception: Friday, Mar. 21, 6-9 PM.  Photographs by Bernard Herman. Select works featuring a unique photographic process Mr. Herman invented, making his own color prints from black and white negatives.  

TRIANGLE WEAVERS GUILD -  -Virginia Carson, Secretary of Triangle Weavers and a weaver for 15 years presenting India: Ancient Textiles in a Modern World.  Thursday, Mar 27, 7p. 7PM at Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill, NC (919-968-2070) 

TYNDALL GALLERIES  - University Mall, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919-942-2290 http://www.tyndallgalleries.com/. -Jane Filer.  Opening Reception, Saturday, Mar. 22, 7 – 9 pm with Andy Coats on Blues Guitar.  Exhibit: Mar. 13 – April 5.  The Blue Earth, new paintings. 

UNC LIBRARIES  -  919-493-6699 Liza Terll, Friends of the Library Free and open to the public. Nowruz Persian New Year: Celebrating the Persian Collection at UNC. A lively evening of Persian food, music, and learning will celebrate UNC’s Persian library collections on March 25. Persian studies is a fast growing area of study at UNC. Tuesday, March 25, 5:45 – 8:30 p.m.Pleasants Family Assembly Room of Wilson Library. http://blogs.lib.unc.edu/news/index.php/2014/03/persian-new-year-event-to-celebrate-library-gifts-and-collections-march-25/                                 

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS - New Location!  370 E.Main St, Suite 170, Carrboro, NC 27510 919-939-3300 www.womancraftgifts.com. -“March Glass Madness: Live Demo of Glass Bead Creation by Designer Liz Mitchell” ArtWalk at WomanCraft in Carrboro.  Friday, Mar. 21, 6-9p.   Brenda Scott, mysons27705@yahoo.com free.

WOOF GANG BAKERY & GROOMING  - 103 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill, NC 27517; phone 919-869-7265.