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 email@example.com. The deadline is two weeks before you would like event to appear in the calendar.
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, Sept. 28, 6-9 p.m. Maps and info: bit.ly/2tJjlcr, 919-643-2500.
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‘Convergence’ Artist Talk at FRANK Gallery
‘Steinfest!’, Opening, at Claymakers Gallery
Contemporary ceramic beer steins made by artists from across the US and Canada. On exhibit through Sunday, Nov. 11. Details: Friday, Sept. 28, 6-9 p.m. Claymakers Gallery, 705 Foster St., Durham. claymakers.org, 919-530-8355.
‘Protecting Our Watersheds,’ Reception at Carrboro Branch Library
Meet the show’s main participants and view the exhibit. Details: Sunday, Sept. 30, 2-4:30 p.m. Carrboro Branch Library, McDougle Middle School, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. 919-969-3006.
FRANK in Focus; Beyond the Classroom Photography Exhibit
An exhibit showcasing the work of photographic artists, educators, and life-long learners. On exhibit through Saturday, Oct. 30. Details: Opening Wednesday, Oct. 3. FRANK Gallery, 201 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2DvJ6GL, 919-636-4135.
Truth + Tamales
NC Botanical Garden ‘Sculpture in the Garden’ Preview Party
First viewing; opportunity to purchase sculptures; meet participating artists; beverages and hors d’oeuvres. Sculpture in the Garden runs through Sunday, Dec. 9. Details: Thursday, Oct. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m. $30 per person. NC Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2wKuRI8.
‘Across County Lines,’ Artist Talk, at Nasher Museum of Art
Portfolio walk and keynote with photographer Keith Carter. Click! Photography Festival Event. Details: Thursday, Oct. 4, 5-7 p.m. Nasher Museum of Art, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2xEnl1V, 919-684-5135.
Art of Cool Festival
A weekend festival of forward-thinking Jazz, alternative Soul and mature Hip Hop. Details: Friday-Saturday, Sept. 28-29. Free-$321. Various times and venues. See website for schedule. aocfestival.com.
Fridays on the Front Porch w/ Dead Sea Sparrow
Hillsborough Last Fridays Concert Series - ‘North Tower Band’
Part of Hillsborough’s Last Fridays Art Walk. No alcohol permitted at concert. Details: Friday, Sept. 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Old Orange County Courthouse Lawn, 106 E. King St., Hillsborough. bit.ly/2pD7vlz.
Will Oldham, AKA Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Full Band Concert
Libba Cotten Festival
Presented by Black & Global Roots. Details: Friday, Sept. 28, 7-9 p.m. Free UNC Students/$20 suggested donation. FedEx Global Education Center, UNC, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2O8fALc.
Brooklyn Rider and Magos Herrera
Duke Street Dogs
Joshua Hedley, Cale Tyson
North Elementary, Harrison Ford Mustang
Sales, Moon Racer
The Sons of Kemet, Freelance, Young Bull
Carrboro Music Festival
Details: Saturday, Sept. 28, 2 p.m. Kickoff. Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St., Carrboro; Sunday, Sept. 30, Noon-11 p.m. Various locations and times. See website for details. bit.ly/2bXVNae.
Bull City A Cappella Slam
Featured groups include Avante Vocal Jazz; UNC Clef Hangers; and Northern High School Chorus. Details: Saturday, Sept. 29, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $18. Northern High School, 117 Tom Wilkinson Road, Durham. bit.ly/2xMcz9f.
Ciompi Quartet Concert No. 1
Details: Saturday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. Free; donations welcome. Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 2700 N. Roxboro St., Durham. bit.ly/2rOGQAW.
Durham High School Reunion: Terry Wiley Band
Mt. Joy, Arlie, Julie Williams
Eric Bachmann, Lonnie Walker
Dwele, Jus Once Band
Iman Omari, Anna Wise, Keyon Harrold, Zoocrü
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
Hsiao-mei Ku, violin & R. Larry Todd, piano
Sundays in Hillsborough Concert Series - ‘Just Us and Then Some’
Details: Sunday, Sept. 30, 2-5 p.m. Old County Courthouse Lawn, 106 East Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. bit.ly/2wnecJM.
The Sparklers: Leslie Land, Sandee Washington & Co.
Hip Hop Showcase
Nothing, Swirlies, Big Bite, Smut
OHMME, Molly Sarlé
Carrboro Music Fest 2018
The Dominican Jazz Project
Concert of Celtic-Appalachian Music, 2 Touchstones, Lads & A Lass, Cajammers
Death Bells, Narrow Head
Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern
Arson Daily, Lairs, Reese McHenry
Duke Symphony Orchestra with Cicilia Yudha, pianist
Roomful of Blues
Emily Kinney, Paul McDonald
Jeff the Brotherhood, Caseymagic
Bangzz, BRNDA, Ravary
Steven Curtis Chapman
Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance
Amir Elsaffar and Hamid Al-Saadi, Building Bridges: Muslims In America
Skizzy Mars, Goody Grace, Kid Quill
Jon Shain and Joe Newberry, Donna Herula
Lil Bob Doe, Defacto Thezpian, Mark Steele, Kelly Kale
Hundreds Thousands, Sonny Miles, Distributed Systems
Friday Jazz Series at Cuban Revolution
Saturday Cool Jazz at Cuban Revolution
Sunday Music on the Patio at Cuban Revolution
The Leroy Savage Group
Details: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Original Q Shack, 2510 University Drive, Durham. 919-402-4227.
Details: Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. Free. Northgate Mall, 1058 West Club Blvd., Durham. 919-286-4400.
Sponsored by the Triangle Country Dancers. Music by Wild Asparagus; calling by George Marshall. Details: Saturday, Sept. 29, Lesson 7:30 p.m.; Dance 8 p.m. $15/nonmembers; $12/members. No partner/experience is needed. Please wear soft-soled shoes. Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. www.tcdancers.org.
English Country Dance
Sponsored by Sun Assembly English Country Dancers. All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Details: Thursday, Oct. 4, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $7. Reality Center, 916 Lamond Ave., Durham. sunassembly.org, 919-683-9672.
Sunday Salsa Social
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.
Family-Friendly Transactors Improv: Back to School
Randy Rainbow Live
Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy Night at Durty Bull
‘Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood’ at Playmakers
Details: Friday, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 29-30, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $12-$57. Playmakers Repertory Company, Paul Green Theatre, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2C69eHs, 919-962-7529.
‘Curve of Departure’
Presented by Bull Dog Ensemble Theater. Contains adult language and themes. Details: Friday-Saturday, Sept. 28-29, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sep. 30, 2 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. $10-$20. Durham Fruit & Produce Company, 305 South Dillard St., Durham. bit.ly/2PQYrCW.
Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child Gospel Play
Inside ‘The Staircase’: Lies, Fake Science, and the Owl Theory
Featuring attorney David Rudolf and producer Allyson Luchak; moderated by WRAL’s David Crabtree. Details: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m. $19.50-$39.50. Carolina Theatre, 309 West Morgan St., Durham. bit.ly/2pvT8O4, 919-560-3030.
‘Icepick to the Moon’ Documentary
Feature length documentary about Rev. Fred Lane. Details: Saturday, Sept. 29, 8-11 p.m. Free; donations accepted. Shadowbox Studio, Unit 2200D (Inside Ample Storage Complex), 900 E. Club Blvd., Durham. bit.ly/2QO5FZJ.
Rights! Camera! Action! Film Series - ‘RBG’
Hosted by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute. Details: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Free. Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, C105, Bay 4 South, Smith Warehouse, 114 S. Buchanan Blvd., Durham. bit.ly/2MZ6mfE.
2018 NC Latin American Film Festival
Brings together a selection of new films from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Details: Begins Wednesday, Oct. 3. Runs through Thursday, Nov. 8, Various times and locations. See website for details. bit.ly/2pu0Wjs.
Film Fest 919
Showcases juried and audience award-winning feature films from festivals all around the world, as well as notable filmmakers that express fresh voices and global perspectives. Details: Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 3-4. See website for films and showtimes. Silverspot Cinema, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. filmfest919.com.
‘Becoming Johanna’: Film Screening
Q&A with director and film subject following screening. Details: Thursday, Oct. 4, 12-2:30 p.m. Free. Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Duke University, 100 Bryan Center, Durham. bit.ly/2DnhYcV, 919-684-8111.
Manhattan Short Film Festival
Orange County LocalFest
Family-friendly festival that celebrates and promotes local food, local music, the local economy, and the county’s heritage and culture. Details: Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission. Blackwood Farm Park, 4215 NC 86, Hillsborough. orangecountylocalfest.com.
2nd Annual Drag Brunch