FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES: Bynum Front Porch’s Friday Night Music Series concerts will be from 7-9 p.m. Fridays on the outdoor stage at the Bynum General Store, 950 Bynum Road. bynumfrontporch.org.
STORYTELLING: Gioia Timpanelli will lead “Bringing the World Together: Archetypes, Images and Stories” with the C.G. Jung Society of the Triangle. A lecture will be 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, and a workshop is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Church of Reconciliation, 110 N. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. The lecture is $10 for adults and $5 for students. The workshop is $30 for members, $48 for non-members and $15 for students. jungnc.org.
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OPEN STUDIO TOUR: The Orange County Artists Guild Open Studio Tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14-15. orangecountyartistsguild.com.
Emily Eve Weinstein’s studio will be part of the tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 501 Landerwood Lane, Chapel Hill.
SCRAPEL HILL: The Sixth Annual Scrapel Hill Art Competition & Exhibit is open through Sunday, Nov. 15, at University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive.
CARRBORO FILM FESTIVAL: The festival is Saturday, Nov. 21, and Sunday, Nov. 22, at The ArtsCenter. Film submissions will be accepted through Wednesday, Sept. 30. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Oct. 15. carrborofilmfestival.com.
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.
‘SCULPTURE IN THE GARDEN’: The 27th “Sculpture in the Garden” exhibition at the North Carolina Botanical Garden is open through Friday, Dec. 11. ncbg.unc.edu.
ALOFT CHAPEL HILL: 1001 S. Hamilton Road. Tuesdays: Bibis Ellison and Dante. W xyz bar. 8-10 p.m. 919-932-7772.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Nov. 11: DNCE, Powers. Nov. 13: Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands, Lon Eldridge and Emily Kate Boyd, Anna Rose Beck. Nov. 14: Moving Units, Cool Party. Nov. 17: Jonny Two Bags, Scott H. Biram, Jesse Dayton. Nov. 18: Beat Connection, Phantoms, Hotline. Nov. 20: Patois Counselors, Human Pippi Armstrong, Natural Causes, Drag Sounds. Nov. 21: The Collection, Quiet Company, Roar the Engines. Nov. 27: Urban Soil, Dark Water Rising. Nov. 28: Must Be the Holy Ghost, Slowriter. Nov. 29: Ivadell. 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. Nov. 15: Women’s Singing Circle CD release concert. 919-732-9308, stmatthewshillsborough.org.
CHATELAINE’S: Carr Mill Mall, 200 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Nov. 14: Karen Sorensen, “Waves of Enlightenment of Gaia.” 5 p.m.
FRANK GALLERY: 109 E. Franklin St. Nov. 13: Erik Haagensen, Michelle Maynard, Sudie Rakusin, “3 Artists, 3 Worlds.” 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com.
THEATER, COMEDY, DANCE AND FILM
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. Nov. 13-15: “Company.” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive. Through Nov. 14: “Outside Mullingar” and “The Cherry Orchard.” 919-968-1515, deepdishtheater.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. Nov. 18-Dec. 12: “Peter and the Starcatcher.” Jan. 20-Feb. 7, 2016: “Three Sisters.” Feb. 24-March 13, 2016: “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915.” March 30-April 23, 2016: “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, a Musical Thriller.” April 27-May 1: “The Real Americans.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
Deep Dish to present two plays in repertory
The Deep Dish Theater will conclude its 15-year residency at University Place with two acclaimed plays in rotating repertory, opening Oct. 2 and playing through Nov. 14.
“Outside Mullingar,” the hit Broadway comedy by John Patrick Shanley, will play in conjunction with “The Cherry Orchard,” Anton Chekhov’s dramatic masterwork. The rotating repertory schedule will allow patrons the opportunity to see both shows in the same week or even on the same day.
“These two plays about life, love, and real estate have much to say to us and to each other,” said Artistic Director Paul Frellick.
“The Cherry Orchard,” Chekhov’s last play and perhaps his best known, follows the inhabitants of a Russian country estate in the early years of the last century. A cast of 15 and director Frellick will negotiate the playwright’s signature blend of comic and tragic strains, as Chekhov’s characters come to individual and mutual crossroads, all tied to an aging manor and the beautiful but unprofitable orchard that adorns it.
“Outside Mullingar” was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Play of the 2013-2014 Broadway season. A romantic comedy about two middle-aged Irish farmers trying desperately to hold on to their land and to keep from falling in love, the play calls to mind Shanley’s 1987 Oscar-winning film Moonstruck. It will be directed by Tony Lea, Deep Dish Resident Director, who has directed such memorable Deep Dish productions as Nathan the Wise, Superior Donuts, Good People, and most recently, A Kid Like Jake.
Performances begin Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday (matinee) at 2 p.m. Deep Dish is located in Chapel Hill’s University Mall, on Estes Drive and US 15-501.
Rep Passes and Single tickets on sale now. Call the Box Office at (919) 968-1515 for more information. Two-play passes are $50 (includes reserved seating), and single general admission tickets are $30 ($28 for seniors). Call 919-968-1515 for ticket reservations.