Friday Calendar

Calendar of Events: Friday, April 27-Thursday, May 3

Ramya Kapadia, ‘Vande Mataram,’ a contemporary Bharatanatyam dance performance, will be held at Walltown Children’s Theatre in Durham on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Ramya Kapadia, ‘Vande Mataram,’ a contemporary Bharatanatyam dance performance, will be held at Walltown Children’s Theatre in Durham on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Submitted photo

For an extended list of events, please visit our website at bit.ly/2uxnotN. If you would like to submit an event to our calendar, please email Cindy Henry, Calendar News Clerk, at calendar@heraldsun.com. The deadline is two weeks before you would like event to appear in the calendar.

Friday, April 27

Art

Hillsborough Last Fridays Art Walk

Showcasing the talents of local artists. Park once and enjoy five art galleries, artist studios, fine jewelers, boutiques and award-winning restaurants. Details: Friday, April 27, 6-9 p.m. Maps and info: bit.ly/2pD7vlz, 919-643-2500.

WWI Living Room, Opening Exhibit, at Alexander Dickson House

An exhibit of furniture, photographs, artifacts, photographs and stories that create a snapshot of Hillsborough in 1918. On exhibit through Wednesday, Jun. 6. Details: Friday, April 27, 6-8 p.m. Free. The Historic Alexander Dickson House, 150 East King St, Hillsborough. bit.ly/2Heb6vX.

‘Memories and War: Stereographs of WWI,’ Exhibition Opening, at Orange County Historical Museum

A group of stereographs in honor of the World War I Centennial and in coordination with the Hillsborough Garden Club's Poppy Project. Details: Friday, Apr. 27, 6 p.m. Orange County Historical Museum, 201 N. Churton St, Hillsborough. 919-732-2201.

‘Gayle Stott Lowry,’ Opening Artist Reception, at Eno Gallery

On exhibit through Sunday, May 20. Details: Friday, April 27, 6-9 p.m. Free. Eno Gallery, 100 South Churton St, Hillsborough. bit.ly/1EQTXly, 919-883-1415.

Music

Nashville Songwriters

Details: Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. $23-$103. DPAC, 123 Vivian St, Durham. bit.ly/2qJ6J5t, 919-680-2787.

Fred and Gail Fearing Jazz for a Friday Afternoon: UNC Jazz Combos w/ Sara Caswell

Details: Friday, April 27, 4 p.m. Free. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, UNC, 135 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2HedOpb, 919-962-1039.

UNC Baroque Ensemble and Consort of Viols

Details: Friday, April 27, 8 p.m. Free. Person Hall, UNC, 181 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2JdR0T3, 919-962-1039.

NCCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Featuring drummer Nate Smith and Kinfolk. Details: Friday, April 27, 8 p.m. $15-$25. Durham Arts Council, PSI Theatre, 120 Morris St, Durham. Tickets: bit.ly/2qKgGPp.

Jayme Stone’s Folklife

Details: Friday, April 27, 8 p.m. $22. The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St, Carrboro. bit.ly/2q3zUiK, 919-929-2787.

Duke Street Dogs

Details: Friday, April 27, 6-8 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Handsome Al & The Lookers w/ Emma Davis

Details: Friday, April 27, 9 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Dr. Bacon

Details: Friday, April 27, 8:30-11 p.m. No cover charge. The Bullpen, 359 Blackwell St, Durham. www.thebullpenatc.com, 919-744-3630.

Dead Horses, Front Country

Details: Friday, April 27, 8 p.m., Back Room. $14. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro. www.catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Superchunk, Rock*A*Teens

Details: Friday, April 27, 9 p.m. $18. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro. www.catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Space Holder, Dog Tears, Cosmic Punk

Details: Friday, April 27, 9 p.m. $5. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Skinny Lister, Beans on Toast

Details: Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. $13 Advance/$15 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. www.motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

YOLO Karaoke

Details: Saturday, April 27, 9 p.m. $3. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

UNC-CH Jazz Faculty w/ Sara Caswell

Details: Friday, April 27, 8 p.m. $20/$10 Students. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L Industry Ln, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

Curtis Eller’s American Circus w/ The Wigg Report

Details: Friday, April 27, 9 p.m. $7. The Station, 201 E. Main St, Carrboro. stationcarrboro.com, 919-918-3923.

Friday Jazz Series at Cuban Revolution

Details: Fridays, 9:30 p.m. No cover charge. Cuban Revolution, 318 Blackwell St, Suite 100, Durham. bit.ly/2hy7A7x, 919-687-4300.

Dance

Spring Dance Romance

Headlining music by KGB; George Paul and Cailen Campbell; calling by Nils Fredland and Kathy Anderson. Sponsored by the Triangle Country Dancers. Details: Friday, April 27-Sunday, April 29. Northside Elementary School, 350 Caldwell St, Chapel Hill. Info & register: springdanceromance.org.

Theater

‘A Train’ at Playmakers

Details: Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. $35-$48. Playmakers Repertory Theater, 120 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2vb0lZz, 919-962-7529.

‘Kara Walker reVERSE-gesture-reVIEW’

Performed by SLIPPAGE and Dr. Thomas F. DeFrantz of Duke University. Details: Friday, April 27, 8 p.m. Free; seating limited. Swain Hall, Studio 6, UNC, 101 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2qLkz6F, 919-962-2311.

Saturday, April 28

Art

Always Inspiring Gala

Seated dinner; drinks; live and silent auction; all to benefit The ArtsCenter and its programs. Details: Saturday, April 28, 6 p.m. $95. NC Botanical Gardens, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill. Tickets and info: alwaysinspiringgala.org.

Joe Dixon, Exhibit of Drawings, at The Stratford

Details: Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. Free. The Stratford, 405 Smith Level Rd, Chapel Hill. 919-929-7859.

Music

Brit Floyd

Details: Saturday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. $35-$165. DPAC, 123 Vivian St, Durham. bit.ly/2JYfNeV, 919-680-2787.

UNC Jazz Band w/ Sara Caswell, violin

Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. $5-$10. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, UNC, 135 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2qLOoVD, 919-962-1039.

NCCU Jazz Ensemble

Featuring The Russell Malone Quartet. Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. $15-$25. Durham Arts Council, PSI Theatre, 120 Morris St, Durham. Tickets: bit.ly/2qKgGPp.

The Durham Community Chorale presents ‘Spring into Song with American Composers!’

Melody Zentner, Director; Jon Latanè, Accompanist; Aaron Thacker and Jessica Zentner, Guest Soloists. Details: Saturday, April 28, 3:30 p.m. $15. Temple Baptist Church, 2121 Umstead Rd, Durham.

Duke University String School: Violin & Cello Choir Concert

Details: Saturday, April 28, 4 p.m. Free. Nelson Music Room, Duke University, 1304 Campus Dr, Durham. bit.ly/2JZPxkg, 919-660-3300.

Duke University String School: Chamber Music Concert

Details: Saturday, April 28, 6:30 p.m. Free. Nelson Music Room, Duke University, 1304 Campus Dr, Durham. bit.ly/2Hzlp0Y, 919-660-3300.

Ciompi Quartet w/ Max Raimi, viola & Rachel Kuipers Yonan, viola

Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. $10-$25. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, 1336 Campus Dr, Durham. bit.ly/2vs1T1w, 919-684-4444.

Patrick Lundy & The Ministers of Music

Details: Saturday, April 28, 5 p.m. Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 404 Dowd St, Durham. 919-688-6052.

Josh Preslar Band

Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. $8. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Pat ‘Mother Blues’ Cohen Birthday Bash

Details: Saturday, April 28, 8:30-11 p.m. No cover charge. The Bullpen, 359 Blackwell St, Durham. www.thebullpenatc.com, 919-744-3630.

Loma, Jess Williamson

Details: Saturday, April 28, 8:30 p.m., Back Room. $12 Advance/$14 Day of Show. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro. www.catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

The Pneurotics, The Grey Gardens Project

Details: Saturday, April 28, 9 p.m. $5. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

The Sol Empowered Tour featuring Chantae Cann w/ Special Guest, Laura Reed

Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. $22.50 Advance/$25 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. www.motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

Moon Racer, Tape Release, Beauty World, Desert Secretary

Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. $7. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Sheryl Bailey Trio

Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. $25. Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club, 4608-L Industry Ln, Durham. bit.ly/29hwDSr, 919-486-5299.

Pie Face Girls w/ Lacy Jags, Vacant Company

Details: Saturday, April 28, 9:30 p.m. $7. The Station, 201 E. Main St, Carrboro. stationcarrboro.com, 919-918-3923.

Saturday Cool Jazz at Cuban Revolution

Details: Saturdays, 9:30 p.m. No cover charge. Cuban Revolution, 318 Blackwell St, Suite 100, Durham. bit.ly/2hy7A7x, 919-687-4300.

Theater

‘A Train’ at Playmakers

Details: Saturday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. $35-$48. Playmakers Repertory Theater, 120 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2vb0lZz, 919-962-7529.

‘Kara Walker reVERSE-gesture-reVIEW’

Performed by SLIPPAGE and Dr. Thomas F. DeFrantz of Duke University. Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. Free; seating limited. Swain Hall, Studio 6, UNC, 101 E. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2qLkz6F, 919-962-2311.

The Monti

Details: Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. $20-$22. The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St, Carrboro. bit.ly/2J7fVYj, 919-929-2787.

Outings

2018 Piedmont Farm Tour

45 scenic and sustainable farms in Alamance, Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Johnston, Orange, Person and Wake Counties. Details: Saturday, April 28, 2-6 p.m. $30 per car advance/$35 per car day of event/$10 to visit just one farm. See website for list of farms: bit.ly/2EhNzaP.

Chapel Hill Garden Tour

Nine gardens, featuring the private gardens of two UNC officials; rain or shine. Details: Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $25 Advance/$35 Tour Day/16 and under free with ticketed adult. NC Botanical Garden, 4003 Oak Hill Rd, Chapel Hill. Tickets: bit.ly/2yYdUrV, 919-962-0522.

Sunday, April 29

Music

Smokey Robinson

Details: Sunday, April 29, 7:30 p.m. $65. DPAC, 123 Vivian St, Durham. bit.ly/2J8Iq7P, 919-680-2787.

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

Featuring Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, Willie Wilcox, Gil Assayas. Details: Sunday, April 29, 9 p.m. $55-$85. Carolina Theatre, 309 West Morgan St, Durham. bit.ly/2F0uQRy, 919-560-3030.

Andrew Tyson, piano recital

Pre-concert discussion at 3 p.m. Reception to follow. Details: Sunday, April 29, 4 p.m. $25/18 and under free. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 82 Kimberly Dr, Durham. 919-493-5451.

Jordi Savall & Hespèrion XXI with Carlos Núñez, ‘Celtic Universe’

Details: Sunday, April 29, 7 p.m. $10-$48. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, 1336 Campus Dr, Durham. bit.ly/2G7qrx5, 919-684-4444.

Mysti Mayhem Trio

Details: Sunday, April 29, 5-7 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Bangzz, Eureka California, Soccer Tees

Details: Sunday, April 29, 9 p.m. $5. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Adam Ezra Group, Jason Adamo Band

Details: Sunday, April 29, 8 p.m. $10 Advance/$12 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. www.motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

Russell Lacy School of Music Presents

Details: Sunday, April 29, 4-7 p.m. Free. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

Sunday Music on the Patio at Cuban Revolution

Details: Sundays, 5 p.m. No cover charge. Cuban Revolution, 318 Blackwell St, Suite 100, Durham. bit.ly/2hy7A7x, 919-687-4300.

Dance

Ramya Kapadia, ‘Vande Mataram’

A contemporary Bharatanatyam performance. Details: Sunday, April 29, 4:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $10-$20. Walltown Children’s Theatre, 1225 Berkeley St, Durham. bit.ly/2qG9Gnn.

Sunday Salsa Social

Half Salsa with Latin Mix. Details: Every Sunday, Beginner lesson 6:45; Social 7:30-9:45 p.m. $6, includes lesson. Triangle Dance Studio, 2603 S. Miami Blvd, Durham. www.dancegumbo.com, 919-490-7280.

Theater

‘A Train’ at Playmakers

Details: Sunday, April 29, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $15-$48. Playmakers Repertory Theater, 120 Country Club Rd, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2vb0lZz, 919-962-7529.

Outings

2018 Piedmont Farm Tour

45 scenic and sustainable farms in Alamance, Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Johnston, Orange, Person and Wake Counties. Details: Sunday, April 29, 2-6 p.m. $30 per car advance/$35 per car day of event/$10 to visit just one farm. See website for list of farms: bit.ly/2EhNzaP.

Chapel Hill Garden Tour

Nine gardens, featuring the private gardens of two UNC officials; rain or shine. Details: Sunday, April 29, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $25 Advance/$35 Tour Day/16 and under free with ticketed adult. NC Botanical Garden, 4003 Oak Hill Rd, Chapel Hill. Tickets: bit.ly/2yYdUrV, 919-962-0522.

Monday, April 30

Music

Coma Cinema

Details: Monday, April 30, 8 p.m., Back Room. $12 Advance/$15 Day of Show. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St, Carrboro. www.catscradle.com, 919-967-9053.

Spaghetti, Canker Blossom, Charlie Paso

Details: Monday, April 30, 9 p.m. $5. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.

Tuesday, May 1

Music

Jon Foreman - The 25 in 24 Tour

Details: Tuesday, May 1, 8 p.m. $25-$35. Carolina Theatre, 309 West Morgan St, Durham. bit.ly/2F0wRgK, 919-560-3030.

Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern

Details: Tuesday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Mad Clown And San E's ‘We Want You 2018 Tour,’ Sobae, Ace Henderson

Details: Tuesday, May 1, 8 p.m. $25 Advance/$30 Day of Show/$85 Meet & Greet. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. www.motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

Dance

Social Dance Classes for LGBTQ & Allies

Swing, Ballroom, Latin, Country & Freestyle Dances. Couples and singles welcome. Details: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Drop-In-Pay-What-You-Can. Spanky’s Restaurant & Bar, Upstairs, 101 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill. Info: 760-580-0116.

Theater

‘Waitress The Musical’

Details: Tuesday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. $45-$200. DPAC, 123 Vivian St, Durham. bit.ly/2HcUnZJ, 919-680-2787.

Wednesday, May 2

Music

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall

Details: Wednesday, May 2, 8 p.m. $45-$75. Carolina Theatre, 309 West Morgan St, Durham. bit.ly/2Hc4K43, 919-560-3030.

Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

Details: Wednesday, May 2, 8 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Stuyedeyed

Details: Wednesday, May 2, 8 p.m. $8-$10. Pinhook, 117 W Main St, Durham. www.thepinhook.com, 919-667-1100.

The Leroy Savage Group

Details: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Original Q Shack, 2510 University Dr, Durham. 919-402-4227.

Northgate Jams

Details: Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. Free. Northgate Mall, 1058 West Club Blvd, Durham. 919-286-4400.

Theater

‘Waitress The Musical’

Details: Wednesday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. $90-$285. DPAC, 123 Vivian St, Durham. bit.ly/2HcUnZJ, 919-680-2787.

Thursday, May 3

Music

Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance

Details: Thursday, May 3-Sunday, May 6. $20-$135. Shakori Hills, 1439 Henderson Tanyard Rd, Pittsboro. Tickets & Info: shakorihillsgrassroots.org.

Durham Medical Orchestra Spring 2018 Concert: MUSIC

Performing a program of Mozart, Dvořák, Schubert, and Rimsky-Korsakov. Details: Thursday, May 3, 7:30 p.m. Free. Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, 1336 Campus Dr, Durham. bit.ly/2qL592x, 919-684-4444.

The Phantom Playboys

Details: Thursday, May 3, 7 p.m. No cover charge. Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St, Durham. www.thebluenotegrill.com, 919-401-1979.

Bob Schneider, Mobley

Details: Thursday, May 3, 8 p.m. $20-$23. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham. www.motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.

Turkish Gold Standard w/ Josh Kimbrough, Chessa Rich

Details: Thursday, May 3, 8 p.m. Donations accepted. The Station, 201 E. Main St, Carrboro. stationcarrboro.com, 919-918-3923.

Dance

English Country Dance

Sponsored by Sun Assembly English Country Dancers. All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Details: Thursday, May 3, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $7. Reality Center, 916 Lamond Ave, Durham. sunassembly.org, 919-683-9672.

Theater

‘Waitress The Musical’

Details: Thursday, May 3, 7:30 p.m. $63-$284. DPAC, 123 Vivian St, Durham. bit.ly/2HcUnZJ, 919-680-2787.

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