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Downtown Durham Public Space Project Art Installation - ‘Soapbox’
Artist and musician Kamara Thomas and a company of local actors and artists will stage performances from soapboxes. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m. Begins at Five Points Plaza, 108 Morris St., Durham. bit.ly/2A9CzzL. Rain date: Friday, Nov. 2.
‘Amplify! Youth Voices and the Future’, Opening
Featuring photographic images of current students and recent graduates of the North Carolina School of Science and Math who will be voting for the first time in the election this fall or in 2020. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m. Portraits will be hung at NCSSM, outdoors along Alley 26, and in the lobby of Durham City Hall, Downtown Durham. bit.ly/2P1nsOP.
‘Migration Meditation,’ Opening Reception
Light snacks/drinks; free art-making in the Make and Take room; speaker from Pupusas for Education. On exhibit through Sunday, Nov. 11. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m. Cameron Gallery, The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. bit.ly/2IOiyzl, 919-682-2751.
‘Visionary Aponte,’ Reception and Artist Talk
Artist Talk with Renée Stout, 6-7 p.m. Light refreshments served. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 5-8 p.m. Power Plant Gallery, American Tobacco Campus, Suite 100, 320 Blackwell St., Durham. bit.ly/2A3Bmbc, 919-660-3622.
‘Alternative Images,’ Reception
On exhibit through Sunday, Nov. 4. Also on view “Haunting Houses,” by Doug Tabb, through Sunday, Oct. 28. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m. Pleiades Gallery, 109 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham. pleiadesartdurham.com, 919-797-2706.
‘Hometown (Inherited)’ Photo Exhibit
By Moriah LeFebvre, mixed-media work blends photography, collage and paint showing changing scenes of Durham juxtaposing parents and children with buildings and landscapes. Details: On exhibit through Saturday, Nov. 10. Through This Lens, 303 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham. bit.ly/2NPtFNy, 919-687-0250.
Artist Amy Sherald Lecture
Amy Sherald, who painted the official portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama for the National Portrait Gallery, will talk about her portraits of African American subjects. Details: Saturday, Oct. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. The Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2QFnx88, 919-684-5135.
Tanyard Branch Trail Bridge Art Dedication
Details: Saturday, Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m. Parking is available at Umstead Park, 399 Umstead Drive, Chapel Hill. Walk about 1,000 feet from Umstead Park, on the paved trail, to reach the bridge. bit.ly/2EaVSdU.
Paint It Orange Plein Air Awards Reception
Awards for first, second and third place; reception; and a “Wet Paint Sale,” cash and carry. Details: Sunday, Oct. 21, 6 p.m. C3 Hillsborough, 128 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. bit.ly/2OUW7Oi.
‘Listening as Activism: The 'Sonic Meditations' of Pauline Oliveros’
Presented by Kerry O'Brien, musicologist and percussionist, specializing in experimental music, minimalism, and countercultural spirituality. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 4 p.m. Bone Hall, Biddle Music Bldg, Biddle 101, Duke University, 9 Brodie Gym Drive, Durham. bit.ly/2OMLkpB, 919-660-3300.
Conversation with pianist Emanuel Ax
Duke Jazz, Djembe, and Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Carol Sloane, jazz vocalist
Hoppin’ John Old-Time and Bluegrass Fiddler’s Convention
Part of the Interfraternity Council Philanthrophy Field Tailgate and Duke’s Family Weekend. Proceeds benefit the Bobby Menges "I'm Not Done Yet" Memorial Fund and the Michael Doherty Memorial Endowment Fund. Details: Saturday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. K-Ville Athletic Quad, West Campus, Duke University, Durham. bit.ly/2Cit40C.
Duke Street Dogs
Horse Feathers, Skyway Man, Wood Robinson (of Mipso)
Sidewalk Furniture, Cosmic Punk, Wednesday, Fruit Snack
Part of Manifest, a 2-day music festival created to celebrate femme, trans, and non binary musicians and bands. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 9 p.m. $10. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.
TTNG, The Kraken Quartet, Prince Daddy & The Hyena
Hawt Sauce: A Queer Dance Party
Don’t Be Mean to People 2-Day Music Festival
All proceeds benefit the ACLU of NC. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 20, 1 p.m. $20-$150. Ponysaurus Brewing Co., 219 Hood St., Durham. bit.ly/2OVpkIW.
Will Goble Quartet
Celebrating the Jazz Spirit of Mary Lou Williams
Featuring pianist Lydia Salett Dudley; musicologist Howard Burchette; a reception with light hors d’oeuvres will follow the program. All proceeds will support the Holy Cross Catholic Church Scholarship Fund. Details: Saturday, Oct. 20, 7-10 p.m. $25 Advance/$30 At the door. Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2438 South Alston Ave., Durham. https://bit.ly/2E9A2Yc.
The Works of American Composer Pauline Oliveros
Duke Chorale, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Symphony
Details: Saturday, Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. Free; donations welcome. Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 2700 N. Roxboro St., Durham. bit.ly/2rOGQAW.
Pokey LaFarge, The Watson Twins
Monthly Bluegrass/Americana/Old Time Jam
Terry Wiley Band
Glorietta, Matthew Logan Vasquez, Noah Gundersen, Kelsey Wilson, David Ramirez, Adrian Quesada, Jason Robert Blum
Wilderado, Sure Sure
Pool Boy, Case Sensitive, Girl Werewolf, Soccer Tees
Part of Manifest, a 2-day music festival created to celebrate femme, trans, and non binary musicians and bands. Details: Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 p.m. $10. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.
CT-X, Drahla, Lina Tullgren, Wax Chattels
Steve Haines Trio
Jeremy Camp & Matthew West
Sundays in Hillsborough Concert Series - ‘Snakewig’
Details: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2-5 p.m. Old County Courthouse Lawn, 106 East Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. bit.ly/2wnecJM.
Chapel Hill Philharmonia Children’s Concert: The Great Northern Forest
David Quick’s Jazz Combo
Hank & Brendan, Ghost & Bones, Caitlin Washburn
We Were Promised Jetpacks, Hurry Up
kathleen and Chuck Cotten
“Witchy Woman” by the Eagles; “Walking with a Ghost” by Tegan & Sara. Details: Monday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. $7 Advance/$10 Day of Show. Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. www.motorcomusic.com, 919-901-0875.
Mirah, Nana Grizol
Faculty Recital: Brent Wissick, cello
Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern
The Wind + The Wave, Shawn James, Swells
Crystal Bright and Griffanzo
This Will Destroy You, Steve Hauschildt
Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton
Big Thief, The Range of Light Wilderness
Mike Mattison and Scrapomatic
Grizzly Goat, Crumb Catcher
Amy Ray and Her Band, Heather McEntire
Durty Dub, The Beast, Maj Deeka, SL0WGL0W
‘Unraveling Beethoven’ Album Release Concert
Kirk Ridge Band, Individually Twisted
Ellis Dyson & the Shambles, The Oblations
The Mutineers, Drunken Prayer, Turkey Buzzards
The Midnight Gladness Band, Three Torches
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 Carolina Song & Dance Association. Calling by Bree Kalb. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, Lesson 7:30 p.m.; Dance 8 p.m. $10. No partner/experience is needed. Please wear soft-soled shoes. Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. www.tcdancers.org.
Company Wayne McGregor
English Country Dance
Live music; celebrate Halloween. Sponsored by Sun Assembly English Country Dancers. All dances are taught in a gender-neutral manner. No partner required. Details: Thursday, Oct. 25, 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.
West End Poetry Festival
Details: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 19-20. All events are free. Various locations around Carrboro. See website for details. westendpoetryfestival.org.
Graphic language, herbal cigarettes and haze used in this production. Recommended for mature high schoolers and older. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 20, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 23-25, 7:30 p.m. $12-$47. Playmakers Repertory Company, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2xWfmMX, 919-962-7529.
No Shame Theatre
An open performance venue for original and compelling works of theatre. Details: Saturday, Oct. 20, 8-10 p.m. $5. The ArtsCenter, West End Theater, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. bit.ly/2yuWN2A, 919-929-2787.
Pittsboro Baptist Church’s “Judgement House,” a walk-through drama that presents the truth of people's choices versus the consequences of those decisions, both in this life and the next. Not recommended for children under 10. Details: Thursday, Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m. $3 donation encouraged. Pittsboro Baptist Church, 121 West Salisbury St., Pittsboro. Reservations encouraged: 919-542-2986, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comedy Night at Cave Tavern
With Erin Terry, Gretchen McNeely, Austin Howard, Jeremy Alder, Amy Mora. Hosted by Michelle Maclay. Details: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m. $5 suggested donation. The Cave Tavern, 452 1/2 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. caverntavern.com, 919-968-9308.
Open Mic Stand-Up Comedy Night at Durty Bull
Documentary on Maynard Jackson, Jr., 1964 NCCU Law alumnus and the first black mayor of Atlanta. Details: Friday, Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m. Turner Law Building, Room 100, NCCU, 640 Nelson St., Durham. 919-539-7400.
‘The Virgin Suicides'
Part of Ackland Film Forum - “Women with a Camera: American Female Directors, 1990-Present.” Details: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7-9 p.m. $7. Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. unc.live/2OUGoLS, 919-967-8665.
‘Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII’
Documentary film, followed by a discussion with film director, Glenn Fishkin, and producer, Mason Sklut. Details: Thursday, Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m. $10. UNC Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill. unc.live/2yDo8jx, 919-962-1509.
‘Aural Futures: Screen/Society’
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: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 19-20. $65-$525. Various locations throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro. See website for details. terravitafest.com.
Trivia, drink specials, magicians, music; costume contest for cash and prizes; Quidditch pong tournament. 18 years and up. Details: Thursday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m. $15-$50. Cat’s Cradle, 300 E Main St., Carrboro. bit.ly/2yt7IKg, 919-967-9053.