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Photo Books Pop-Up
‘Stagville: Living History’
An evening of art and conversation by Phyllis Dooney. Details: Friday, Oct. 12, 5-7 p.m. Historic Stagville, 5828 Old Oxford Highway, Durham. bit.ly/2NxUGRo.
‘Parents Night Out,” Tour and Artist Talk with Kidzu
FRANK is partnering up with Kidzu for an event where parents can drop off their kids in the museum and both the kids and adults get to enjoy a fun-filled evening. Details: Friday, Oct. 12, 6-9 p.m. FRANK Gallery, 201 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Register: bit.ly/2Oltive, 919-636-4135.
‘Beyond the Classroom,’ Artist Walk-Around and Reception
Hosted by Diana Bloomfield, Barbara Tyroler and facilitated by FRANK member photographer Peter Filene. Details: Saturday, Oct. 13, 3-5 p.m. Walk-around; 5-7 p.m. Reception. FRANK Gallery, 201 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2DvJ6GL, 919-636-4135.
‘October/November Exhibit Opening,’ Reception
NC Botanical Garden 'Sculpture in the Garden; Community Day
Tour the show; enjoy refreshment; and vote for the People's Choice Award. Sculpture in the Garden runs through Sunday, Dec. 9. Details: Sunday, Oct. 14, 2-4 p.m. Free. NC Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2IbQsO4.
‘Field Camera Work,’ Reception
Ethnomusicology Lecture: Meredith Schweig
James W. Pruett Lecture: Naomi André
Edson Scheid, violin
Anthony Roth Costanzo, Les Violons Du Roy
Fridays on the Front Porch w/ Barefoot Manner Bluegrass
Jazz in the Park
Duke Street Dogs
Bill Toms & Hard Rain
Neil Diamond Allstars, Lester Coalbanks and the Seven Sorrows
The Vegabonds, Kendall Street Company
The Eyebrows, Mad Crush
Neguinho da Beija-Flor
Rachel Baiman, Kamara Thomas
Gabe Dansereau Trio
Cosmic Punk, Gladshot, Secretary Pool
Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy
‘Mists: Charles Ives for Jazz Orchestra’
The Ellerbe Creek Band, Infinity Road
Bring a chair/blanket. Details: Saturday, Oct. 13, 12-2 p.m. - Ellerbe Creek Band; 4-6 p.m. - Infinity Road. Brightleaf Square Courtyard, 905 W. Main St., Durham.
Details: Saturday, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. $20 Advance/$25 At the door. The Community Church of Chapel Hill UU, 106 Purefoy Road, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2P65xDu.
Dogwood Blossom Band
Details: Saturday, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. Free; donations welcome. Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 2700 N. Roxboro St., Durham. bit.ly/2rOGQAW.
Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba, Shana Tucker
Seabreeze Diner, Echo Courts, The Affectionates, Blueberry
Ordinary Fools, Thirsty Curses
Dante High, Phil Moore
The Hills are Alive: A Benefit Concert for Corbie & Rachel Hill
Sundays in Hillsborough Concert Series - ‘Jazz Tones’
Details: Sunday, Oct. 14, 2-5 p.m. Old County Courthouse Lawn, 106 East Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. bit.ly/2wnecJM.
The Chatham Rabbits
Austin & Sarah Osborne McCombie; a new take on old-time soul, both plain and plaintive, with a finely tuned harmonic balance of instrument and voice. Details: Sunday, Oct. 14, 4 p.m. $15. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough. bit.ly/2P8Xcis, 919-732-9308.
Couperin @ 350
Celebrating the 350th birthday of French baroque composer François Couperin; featuring Sarah Darling, baroque violin/viola, and Sarah Paysnick, baroque flute, with Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba, and Beverly Biggs, harpsichord. Details: Sunday, Oct. 14, 3 p.m. $18. Chapel of the Cross, 304 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2NjfDzm, 919-942-7818.
Atomic Rhythm All-Stars
Matthew Perryman Jones, Molly Parden
Pile, The Spirit of the Beehive, Heartscape Landbreak
50th Anniversary of Sweetheart of the Rodeo
With founding Byrds members Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, plus Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives. Details: Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. $39.50-$49.50. DPAC, 123 Vivian St., Durham. bit.ly/2DYRwGN, 919-680-2787.
UNC Symphony Orchestra with Marc Callahan, bass-baritone
Bob Moses, Mansionair
Illegal Drugs, Vincas
Prague Philharmonic Children’s Choir
Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern
Wild Nothing, Men I Trust
The Ned, The Time Framed, Chrome Plated Apostles
Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep, Newman
Albert Cummings Band
The Dreamhouses, Indoor Cats
Clozee, Frameworks, Living Light
Berndsen, Smoke From All The Friction, Juxton Roy
PopUp Chorus - Broadway
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
Screening of the documentary “What It Takes” begins at 8 p.m.; Q&A with Sarah Shook and filmmaker Gorman Bechard begins at 9:30 p.m.; live performance begins at 10 p.m. Details: Thursday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m., Back Room. $15. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St., Carrboro. bit.ly/2zTBcmy, 919-967-9053.
Palehorse, Chip Robinson
Yamantaka Sonic Titans
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.
Hear their stories; remember your journey; be healed...together. Fundraiser for African American Dance Ensemble. Contains mature themes which may not be suitable for children and young audiences. Details: Friday, Oct. 12, 7-9 p.m. reception; Saturday, Oct. 13, 3-5 p.m. performance. $20, reception; $20, show. Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham. bit.ly/2DSwmK7, 919-928-6486.
Sponsored by the Triangle Country Dancers. Music by Big Celtic Fun. Details: Friday, Oct. 12, Lesson 7:30 p.m.; Dance 8 p.m. $10/nonmembers; $8/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. 18, 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.
Graphic language, herbal cigarettes and haze used in this production. Recommended for mature high schoolers and older. Details: Friday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 14, 2 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 16-18, 7:30 p.m. $12-$47. Playmakers Repertory Company, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2xWfmMX, 919-962-7529.
‘Curve of Departure’
Presented by Bull Dog Ensemble Theater. Contains adult language and themes. Details: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 12-13, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 14, 2 p.m. $10-$20. Durham Fruit & Produce Company, 305 South Dillard St., Durham. bit.ly/2PQYrCW.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live!
West End Poetry Festival
Details: Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 17-18. All events are free. Various locations around Carrboro. See website for details. westendpoetryfestival.org.
Trixie Mattel: Super Bowlcut
Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy Night at Durty Bull
‘Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question’
‘Growing Up Coy’
Screening followed by community conversation. Details: Saturday, Oct. 13, 6 p.m. Free. Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke University, 2020 Campus Drive, Durham. growingupcoy.com.
‘Power to Heal’ Documentary
Documentary about the struggle to secure equal and affordable health care for all Americans. Presented by AARP. Refreshments provided. Post screening conversation with author Dr. David Smith and film producer Barbara Berney. Details: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6-8 p.m. Free; registration required. Miller Morgan Auditorium, NCCU, 500 Nelson St., Durham. Register: bit.ly/2QBPI7P.
‘Capturing The Flag’
Sip + Savor
TerraVita Food & Drink Festival
A multi-day celebration that brings together top chefs, food artisans, sommeliers, baristas, brewers, educators, distillers, cookbook authors and industry luminaries from across the Southeast to celebrate culinary excellence and sustainability in food and drink. Details: Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 17-18. $65-$525. Various locations throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro. See website for details. terravitafest.com.
Therese Anne Fowler Author Event
Reception and talk. Benefit for Durham Literacy Center. Details: Thursday, Oct. 18, 5:30-8:30 p.m. $30-$100. Perkins Library, Gothic Reading Room, Duke University, Durham. bit.ly/2E8pDvZ.
Passion for Purple
A cocktail party benefiting Compass Center in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Wine, heavy appetizers, and silent auction. Details: Thursday, Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m. $45 per person. NC Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2QrNRT5.