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.
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.
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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.
LIVE & LOCAL: Chapel Hill’s performance series is from 6-9 p.m. Fridays, starting on April 8 and ending on June 3, on the Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.
‘STRANGE NEW WORLDS’: The ArtsCenter’s film series features “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.
‘BROADWAY TWISTED’: A concert to benefit New York’s Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) and the NC AIDS Action Network wil be at 8 p.m. Monday, April 11, at Local 506, 506 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Tickets are $10. local506.com.
CONCERT AND AUCTION: A concert by Jennifer Curtis and Friends and a silent auction will raise money for the Eyes, Ears, Nose and Paws service dog training organization. It starts at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. Tickets are $20. eenp.org/main/concert.
OFF THE WALL: FRANK Gallery’s fundraising gala is at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at 109 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.
Art tickets, which include a drawing for one of 55 works of art, a live auction and a raffle, cost $450. Companion tickets for someone attending with an art ticket holder are $50, and do not include artwork, but do include the live auction and raffle. Patron tickets are $150 for a pair and are similar to the companion tickets. frankisart.com/gala2016.
‘ON THE WILD SIDE’: Paintings by Nancy Smith will be on display at the Community Church of Chapel Hill until Sunday, 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.
Nominations for Poet Laureate of Hillsborough will also be accepted until Saturday, April 30. Self-nominations aren’t allowed. Email the poet’s name, contact information, and a few sentences of your support for them to email@example.com.
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.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. May 27: Local 506. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
THE STATION: 201-C E. Main St., Carrboro. April 7: Kamara Thomas with Blue Cactus. April 8: Transportation, Knur and Spell. April 9: A Spring Affair with Fifi Hi-Fi & Mike D. April 15: Gender Bender Dance Party & Drag Show. April 21: Rod Abernathy, Wyatt Easterling. April 22: Secret Show. April 23: Michael Rank & Stag, Jeremy Squires. stationcarrboro.com.
FRANK GALLERY: 109 E. Franklin St. April 8: “6th Annual Members’ Spotlight Exhibition,” “Visible Spectrum: Portraits from the World of Autism.” 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com.
HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE: 610 E. Rosemary St. April 3: Barbara Tyroler, “Skin Dive.” 2-4 p.m. 919-942-7818, preservationchapelhill.org.
THEATER, COMEDY, DANCE AND FILM
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. April 16: “Snap Back: A Cautionary Tale.” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. 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.” April 5-29, 2017: “My Fair Lady.” 919-962-7529, playmakersrep.org.
THE STATION: 201-C E. Main St., Carrboro. April 14: Wham City Comedy, Cricket Arrison, Grandma Sparrow. stationcarrboro.com.
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