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.
SPRING CRAFT FAIR: The ArtsCenter is looking for vendors for the second annual Spring Craft Fair, which will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. artscenterlive.org.
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CONVERGENC: The ConvergeNC Southern Music Festival will start at 6 p.m. Friday, March 27, at the Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.
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.
CD AND RECORD SHOW: The 20th Bi-annual Carrboro CD and Record Show will be from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 12, in Century Hall at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission is free.
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. March 25: Lloyd Cole. March 26: Stained Radiance. March 27: Lisa Uyanik and The Mobile City Band. March 28: Tannahill Weavers. May 7: Dar Williams, Trevor Gordon Hall. May 9: South Carolina Broadcasters. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. March 27: Swans. 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.
JOYFUL JEWEL: 44 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. March 21: Stellaria. 919-883-2775, joyfuljewel.com.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. April 19: Lowland Hum. 919-942-5506, local506.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.”
CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY: 1215 E. Franklin St. March 27: Triangle Day School students’ artwork. 6-8 p.m. 919-636-4557, chapelhillartgallery.com.
FRANK GALLERY: 109 E. Franklin St. March 19: “Wrap Your Head Around It.” 6-8 p.m. March 25: “Meet Our Heroes.” 5-8 p.m. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com.
THEATER, COMEDY, DANCE AND FILM
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. Through March 22: “Redbird.” May 15-17, 21-24: “Oh, What a Lovely War!” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Through March 21: “Journey’s End.” May 1-23: “The Liar.” 919-968-1515, deepdishtheater.org.
DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: 123 Vivian St. April 7-12: “Jersey Boys.” May 12-17: “Pippin.” June 2-7: “Newsies.” dpacnc.org.
THE VARSITY THEATRE: 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. March 19-21, 26-28, April 2-4: “Measure for Measure.” baretheatre.org.
Spend a night in ‘Paris’
A vamp, a mentalist, a flapper, a comedian, a gender artist, a con man and a woman with a dangerous past welcome you to une nuit de folie. Close your eyes and rest your head on their shoulders for a unique evening of music, comedy, and existential desire.
Manbites Dog Theater presents “Paris 76,” a new cabaret, directed by Jaybird O’Berski.
The cast features Germain Choffart, Hazel Edmond, Shelby Hahn, Dana Marks, Liam O’Neill, Madeleine Pabis and Samantha Rahn. The musicians are Donovan Cheatham, Louis Landry, and Nathan Umstead
The production runs for three weeks: March 19-April 4, 2015 at Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster St. in Durham.
There is a bargain preview Thursday, March 19: $5 all tickets
Tickets for the opening night and reception Friday, March 20, are $25; $23 senior/military; $10 youth/students
▪ Fri/Sat/Sun $20; $18 senior/military; $10 youth/students
▪ Wed/Thur: $10; $8 senior/military; $5 youth/students