FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES: Bynum Front Porch’s Friday Night Music Series concerts will be from 7-9 p.m. Fridays at 950 Bynum Road. facebook.com/bynumfrontporch.
‘MEET OUR HEROES’: An opening reception for Durham Academy sixth-grade students’ handmade pop-up books will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at FRANK Gallery, 109 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com.
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‘RHYTHM & RHYME’: A reception for Trudy Thomson’s artwork with silk will be 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 11, at the North Carolina Crafts Gallery, 212 W. Main St., Carrboro.
DANCE: The Triangle Country Dancers’ dance starts with a lesson at 7:30 p.m. and the dance at 8 p.m. Friday, March 11, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. The next will be on Friday, March 25, at The Reality Center, 916 Lamond Ave. Admission is $8 for the group’s members and $10 for visitors. No partner or experience is needed. tcdancers.org.
‘SIMPLE WAYS’: “Simple Ways: Folk Art by Leonard Jones” will be on display at the Alexander Dickson House, 150 E. King St., Hillsborough, until Thursday, March 17.
‘STRANGE NEW WORLDS’: The ArtsCenter’s film series features “Crumbs” at 8 p.m. Friday, March 18, “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” at 8 p.m. Friday, April 8, and “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter” at 8 p.m. Friday, May 13. Tickets are $10 ($7 for students). artscenterlive.org.
‘WILD PONIES’: Jennifer Miller’s paintings will be featured at the Eno Gallery until Saturday, March 19, at 100 S. Churton St., Hillsborough.
FIRST SUNDAY TRIANGLE BLUES SOCIETY: The First Sunday Triangle Blues Society Open Jam will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at The Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St. thebluenotegrill.com.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Joyful Jewel is accepting submissions of writing by people of all ages for this year’s “Vision & Voice” through Thursday, March 31. Writers and artists present their work on Sunday, April 24. joyfuljewel.com.
‘ON THE WILD SIDE’: Paintings by Nancy Smith will be on display at the Community Church of Chapel Hill until April 24 at 106 Purefoy Road.
POET LAUREATE: Applications and nominations for Poet Laureate of Carrboro will be accepted until Saturday, April 30. Submit a cover letter, 250- to 350-word statement on the role of poetry in Carrboro, three to five poems (up to five pages) and information on any poetry that has been published. RTrost@townofcarrboro.org.
BEST IN SHOW: High school students in the Emerson Waldorf School’s art and music programs present their work in film screenings, musical performances, visual art, poetry readings and dramatic performances from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 27, at 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. 919-967-1858, emersonwaldorf.org.
FASHION: “From Frock Coats to Flip-flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina” will continue until June 5 at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Wilson Library. The exhibition features photos, articles and clothes on display. unc.live/1UmSxaY.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. March 9: All Dogs. March 11: Porches, Alex G, Your Friend. March 12: Pentagram, King Giant, Colossus, Demon Eye. March 12, back room: Maple Stave, The Bronzed Chorus, Wailin Storms. March 13: X Ambassadors, Seinabo Sey, Powers. March 17-18: Drive-By Truckers, Thayer Sarrano. April 5: Sean Watkins. April 14: Run River North. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
THE CITY TAP: 89 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. March 18: Paleface. thecitytap.com.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. March 9: Somos, Petal, The Superweaks. March 10: LAIRS, Gabriel David, Mariane Ghazaleh. March 11: Mass Gothic, GSO, Kollin Baer. March 12: Parallel Lives, The Antique Hearts, Driskill. March 13: But You Can Call Me John, Enenra, Dan Mac and the Bullet. March 17: Currents, Convictions. March 18: Lovedrug, Youth League, Magnolia, Oceans. March 20: Sound System Seven, Second Husband, D.O.T.R. March 22: Mal Blum, BAD Friends. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
CARRBORO CENTURY CENTER: 100 N. Greensboro St. March 11: Nileena Pani Dash. 6-8 p.m.
FRANK GALLERY: 109 E. Franklin St. March 10: “Meet Our Heroes.” 5-8 p.m. March 11: Keith Allen, Natalie Boorman, Luna Lee Ray, Patricia Saling, Rose Warner. 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com.
THEATER, COMEDY, DANCE AND FILM
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. March 19: Joshua Lozoff. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. Through March 13: “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: “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” April 27-May 1: “The Real Americans.” Sept. 14-Oct. 2: “Detroit ‘67.” Oct. 19-Nov. 6: “The Crucible.” Nov. 23-Dec. 11: “The May Queen.” Jan. 25-Feb. 12, 2017: “Intimate Apparel.” 919-962-7529, playmakersrep.org.