English author Mark Haddon’s moving bestseller, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” which chronicles the daunting difficulties faced by a 15-year-old boy somewhere on the autism spectrum, was adapted into an award-winning play. The national touring production now at DPAC faithfully reproduces the dazzling technical aspects of the Broadway version.
A collection of about 300 architectural renderings, perspectives and blueprints in the Duke University archives chronicles one of the most remarkable stories in North Carolina’s 20th-century design history.
Seeing a show at the DPAC in Durham? Enjoying a night at the opera in Raleigh? Catching a bit of theater in Chapel Hill? No matter what shows you plan to catch, you can prime your gastronomic canvas at one of these restaurants.
Tanya Barfield’s 2015 “Bright Half Life” is a loving but clear-eyed overview of one couple’s history through nonlinear fragments, mimicking the way memories come flashing back. Manbites Dog Theater’s artful production again proves the company’s pre-eminence in staging contemporary plays.
Across the nation this weekend it’s the Great Backyard Bird Count. There are official events at local parks – like Yates Mill County Park and Kids Together Playground – or you can participate privately.