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August 12, 2014

Arts Listings, Aug. 13

George Takei doesn’t shy away from digging into his remarkable career and personal life in Jennifer Kroot’s incisive film “To Be Takei” to be shown at the 2014 N.C. Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.


ARTHUR COGSWELL HOUSE TOUR: North Carolina Modernist Houses will give a public tour of the 1969 Arthur Cogswell House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at 308 N. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $5.95 in advance and $10 the day of the tour.

HILLSBOROUGH HANDMADE PARADE: Jane Filer will lead a Giant Dancing Heads workshop for Hillsborough Handmade Parade participants from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, and Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Hillsborough Arts Council, 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Registration costs $35.

ARTISTS’ SALON: The Orange County Arts Commission’s next Artists’ Salon will be from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the West End Theatre at The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. RSVP. 919-968-2011,

ELDERBERRY FESTIVAL: The Elderberry Festival will be from noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at The Station and Southern Rail, 2nd Wind and Norm’s Farms. There will be local music, food, art, breweries and wineries.

BYNUM FRONT PORCH: The Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series will feature performances from 7-9 p.m. Fridays through the end of August at 950 Bynum Road, Bynum.

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Moorefields will host a Bluegrass Festival from 2-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at 2201 Moorefields Road, Hillsborough. Tickets ost $20 for teenagers and adults, free for children younger than 12.

SOUTHERN VILLAGE MUSIC AND MOVIES: Southern Village will host musical performances at 6 p.m. Sundays through the end of September at 600 Market St. Movies will be screened for $4 at dusk Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Sept. 13. There will be music before movies at 6 p.m. Fridays in June.

FESTIFALL: The 42nd annual Festifall Arts Festival will be from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, in downtown Chapel Hill.


The Durham Arts Council will host summer art camps for kids through August. 919-560-2726,


The Back Porch Music on the Lawn series of free concerts will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 14 and 28 and Sept. 4, on the quad in the American Tobacco Historic District.


“Little World,” an exhibit of animated, miniature displays, will be at the Main Library through Saturday, Sept. 20, at 300 N. Roxboro St.


ALOFT CHAPEL HILL: 1001 S. Hamilton Road. Tuesdays: Bibis Ellison and Dante. W xyz bar. 8-10 p.m. 919-932-7772.

ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. Aug. 16: Desert Rose Band. Sept. 5: Jonathan Edwards. 919-929-2787,

CAFFE DRIADE: 1215-A E. Franklin St. Aug. 16: Cory Bishop.

CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Aug. 13: The Griswolds. Aug. 15: Gasoline Stove, Carolina Still. Aug. 22: Clockwork Kids, Ghostt Bllonde, Body Games. Aug. 23: Kevin Gates. Oct. 7: Afghan Whigs. Nov. 8: Rachael Yamagata. 919-967-9053,

THE CAVE TAVERN: 452 1/2 W. Franklin St. Aug. 15: Crazyhearse, New Town Drunks. 919-968-9308,

LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Aug. 15: Wildcat! Wildcat!, Marley Carroll. Aug. 17: Fight the Fear, Grown Up Avenger Stuff. Aug. 20: Turchi, Campfires and Constellations, Rubber Checks. Aug. 21: Unwed Sailor, Growing Old, Growing Up. Aug. 22: Diecast, Killing The Catalyst, The Omega Project, Enemy in Disguise. Aug. 23: The Henry Millers, Kate Tucker and the Sons of Sweden, Supreme Fiction. Aug. 24: Bishop Allen, North Elementary. Aug. 25: Ri¢hie. Aug. 26: Triplicity, This Falling Sky, Eight Bit Disaster. Aug. 28: Lowland Hum, Look Homeward, Sinners & Saints. Sept. 14: Lily & the Parlour Tricks. Oct. 6: Caleb Hawley. Oct. 24: K.Flay. 919-942-5506,

MYSTERY BREWING COMPANY: 437 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough. Aug. 15: Cory Bishop.

SECOND WIND: 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. Wednesdays: Bluegrass Night. Thursdays: Twofer. Tuesdays: Big Fat Gap. Every third Friday: Skinny Bag of Sugar.

ST. MATTHEW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough. Aug. 14: Joe Newberry. 919-732-9308,


HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY: 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Aug. 29: Tom Willis. 6-9 p.m. 919-643-2500,

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. Aug. 29: Alice Levinson, Pringle Teetor, “KINDRED.” 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001,

HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE: 610 E. Rosemary St. Sept. 7: John Beerman. 2-4 p.m. 919-942-7818,

ROBERT AND PEARL SEYMOUR SENIOR CENTER: 2552 Homestead Road. Aug. 18: Susan Powell, Molly Cassidy, Charron Andrews, “Piecing Together a Story: Quilts, Collage and Assemblage.” 5:30-7:30 p.m.


DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Aug. 29-Sept. 20: “A Kid Like Jake.” Oct. 31-Nov. 22: “The Landing.” Feb. 27-March 21: “Journeys End.” May 1-23: “The Liar.” 919-968-1515,

FOREST THEATERE: Country Club Road, UNC campus. Through Sept. 7: Paperhand Puppet Intervention, “The Painted Bird.”

PRC2 : Center for Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Sept. 2: “Rodney King.” 919-962-PLAY,

TOP OF THE HILL BACK BAR: 100 E. Franklin St. Tuesdays: Back Bar Comedy, 9 p.m.

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