CALL FOR ARTISTS: The FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accepting artists’ proposals of work to display. global.unc.edu.
CAROLINA JAZZ FESTIVAL: The 38th annual festival will be from Wednesday, Feb. 18, through Saturday, Feb. 21. music.unc.edu/jazzfest.
ARTISTS’ SALON: The Orange County Arts Commission’s Artists’ Salon will be from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, in the West End Theatre at the ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. Call or email to RSVP: 919-968-2011, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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REEL ISRAEL: Kehillah Synagogue will screen documentaries. “The Green Prince” will be from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at 1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. kehillahsynagogue.org.
STATEWIDE POETRY CONTEST: The 2015 Statewide Poetry Contest is accepting entries, which must be postmarked by Wednesday, Feb. 25. bit.ly/LEuKTG.
LAST FRIDAY: The Hillsborough Arts Council’s Last Fridays Art Walk will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27. lastfridaysartwalk.org.
FIRST SUNDAY TRIANGLE BLUES SOCIETY: The First Sunday Triangle Blues Society Open Jam will be from 7-10 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at The Blue Note Grill, 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. triangleblues.com.
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. Feb. 28: Solas. March 5: Piedmont Melody Makers: Alice Gerrard, Jim Watson, Cliff Hale, Chris Brashear. March 6: Patrick Sweany, Joe Fletcher. March 7: Jeanne Jolly. March 25: Lloyd Cole. March 27: Lisa Uyanik and The Mobile City Band. March 28: Tannahill Weavers. May 9: South Carolina Broadcasters. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
ASHE HOUSE: 144 N. Wake St., Hillsborough. Feb. 22: Crystal Bright and The Silver Hands. hillsboroughcouncil.org.
CARRBORO CENTURY CENTER: 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Feb. 19: Nash Street Ramblers. Feb. 26: See No Weevil. carrbororec.org.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Feb. 18: Lucero, Ryan Bingham, Twin Forks, Retox. Feb. 19: The Black Cadillacs, Sol Cat, Aaron Carter, Lineup Atlantic. Feb. 20: Archbishops of Blount Street, Rock-It Pops, The Oh Wales. Feb. 21: Sean Watkins, Jill Andrews. Feb. 25: Kim Gordon, Midnight Plus One, See Gulls, Daddy Issues. Feb. 26: The Deslondes, Banditos. Feb. 27: River Whyless, This Mountain. March 7: Chadwick Stokes. March 10: Kitten. March 15: The Church. April 5: Superheaven. April 14: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. April 16: Dan Deacon. April 26: The Antlers. May 8: Speedy Ortiz, Krill, Two Inch Astronaut. June 14: Unknown Mortal Orchestra. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
THE CAVE: 452 1/2 W. Franklin St. March 25: Kenosha Kid. 919-968-9308, caverntavern.com.
CHAPEL OF THE CROSS: 304 E. Franklin St. March 7: Cantari, “Open the Heavens.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Feb. 23: Skyfoot. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
MEMORIAL HALL: 114 E. Cameron Ave. May 30: Voices, “Celebration of Organ and Voice.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.
OPEN EYE CAFE: 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. March 6: Chaquis Maliq. March 14: Steve Hartsoe. 919-968-9410, openeyecafe.com.
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. March 28: Ciompi Quartet. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
SWAIN HALL: 101 E. Cameron Ave. March 20-21: “Beat Making Lab: In Performance.”
UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 150 E. Franklin St. June 7: Cantari, “Lighting the Eternal Flame.” July 17: Voices Summer Chorus, “Close Your Eyes and Think of Me.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.
CARRBORO BRANCH LIBRARY: 900 Old Fayetteville Road. Feb. 22: Nancy Whittington, Barbara Keighton, Linda Carmel, Nerys Levy, David Otto, David Taylor, Debbie Suchoff, Louise Francke, Artie Dixon, Alex O’Connor, Alice Levinson, Gordon Jameson, “Then and Now.” 2-4:30 p.m. 919-969-3006.
HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY: 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Feb. 27: Debra Wuliger, “Peculiar Light.” 6-9 p.m. 919-643-2500, hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. Feb. 27: “It’s All About the Story.” 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001, hillsboroughgallery.com.
HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE: 610 E. Rosemary St. March 1: Beth Grabowski, “Minor Miracle.” 2-4 p.m. 919-942-7818, preservationchapelhill.org.
THEATER, COMEDY, DANCE AND FILM
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. March 13-22: “Redbird.” May 15-17, 21-24: “Oh, What a Lovely War!” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CHAPEL HILL HIGH SCHOOL: 1709 High School Road. Feb. 28-March 1: Chapel Hill Dance Theater, “Alice in Wonderland.”
DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Feb. 27-March 21: “Journey’s End.” May 1-23: “The Liar.” 919-968-1515, deepdishtheater.org.
DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: 123 Vivian St. Through Feb. 22: “Motown the Musical.” March 10-15: “Kinky Boots.” April 7-12: “Jersey Boys.” May 12-17: “Pippin.” June 2-7: “Newsies.” dpacnc.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Feb. 28-March 15: “An Enemy of the People.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
THE VARSITY THEATRE: 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. March 19-21, 26-28, April 2-4: “Measure for Measure.” baretheatre.org.