2ND FRIDAY ARTWALK: The monthly artwalk is from 6-9 p.m. Friday, July 8, at various locations in Carrboro and Chapel Hill. Venues offer live music, food, activities, hands-on art demonstrations and more. For more information and a list of this month’s featured events, go to 2ndfridayartwalk.com.
10 by 10: The 10 by 10 in the Triangle Festival of New Short Plays runs Friday, July 8, to Sunday, July 24, at The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. The 15th annual international festival of new, 10-minute plays features 10 plays, 10 actors and 10 directors. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. on Sundays. The Playwrights Gala is at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at the center and will include a pre-show reception and post-show discussion with playwrights. Tickets range from $14 to $18; tickets for the gala are $18-$20. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 919-929-2787, visit the center’s box office or go online to artscenterlive.org.
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MOVIES UNDER THE STARS: Chapel Hill’s summer movie series continues Thursday, July 14, with a screening at 8:30 p.m. of “Star Trek” at the Wallace Parking Deck, 150 E. Rosemary St. Other films in the free series are: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” July 28; “Men in Black,” Aug. 11; and “Space Jam,” Aug. 18. For more information, visit downtownchapelhill.com/movies.
FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES: Bynum Front Porch’s Friday Night Music Series concerts are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays at 950 Bynum Road. bit.ly/1rqkVi6
SOUTHERN CULTURE: The Southern Culture Movie Series closes out this year’s program with a screening of the film “Looking for Ms. Locklear” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, in Room 116 in Murphey Hall, Lenoir Drive, UNC-Chapel Hill. Free. For more information, go to unc.live/1r5GAeh.
TEAGUE EXHIBIT: An exhibition of paintings by Raleigh visual artist Thomas Teague runs through Monday, July 25, at the Horace Williams House, 610 E. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill. The exhibit is hosted by Preservation Chapel Hill. 919-942-7818, preservationchapelhill.org
BASEBALL EXHIBIT: The exhibit “A Short History of Orange County Baseball” runs through Sunday, July 31, at the Orange County Historical Museum, 201 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. The exhibit includes photographs on loan from J. Chris Holaday, who has written books on Orange County baseball, and from former baseball players. Photos by renowned photographer Dorothea Lange, taken in 1939 for the Farm Security Administration, also will be featured. For more information, 919-732-2201 or bit.ly/295r1wJ.
ACKLAND ART MUSEUM: 101 S. Columbia St. July 17: Music in the Galleries: The Bluegrass Battleship. Aug. 21: The Carrborators. ackland.org.
CAFFE DRIADE: 1215-A E. Franklin St. July 8: Marty Christian. caffedriade.com
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. July 6: Kitten, Sizzy Rocker, Clean Spill. July 8: N.C. Songsmiths’ Showcase. July 9: Cardigan Records anniversary show. July 11: David Bazan, Laura Gibson. July 12: The Lysine Contingency, More of Myself to Kill, Valleys, Anamorph. July 13: Skout, Catie King, Katie Pruitt. July 15: The Struts, Dorothy. July 16: Hege V, Michael Kelsh. Aug. 6: Elvis Depressed, Teen Suicide, Nicole Dollanganger. Aug. 20: Gillian Welch. Aug. 25: Hard Working Americans, Vegabonds, Boy Named Banjo. Sept. 24: Glass Animals. Oct. 24: The Head and the Heart. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. July 6: Tony Furtado Duo. July 9: Future Thieves, Guthrie Brown. July 10: Sunset Kings, Six Shots Later, The Great Fall, Meatwound, Die Choking, Lesser Life, Mantle. July 11: Open mic. July 12: In the Whale. July 13: Stephen Babcock, Schuyler Grant, Curtis Stith. July 15: Capsize, More to Monroe. July 16: Sweet Spirit, Faults, The Second Wife. July 17: Mike Adams at His Honest Weight. 919-942-5506, local506.com
PITTSBORO ROADHOUSE: 39 West St. July 7: Marty Christian. pittsbororoadhouse.com
THE STATION: 201 E. Main St., Carrboro. July 6: DJ Craig Layabout. July 7: The Phantom Playboys, The Straight 8’s, Of Good Nature, Sound System Seven. July 8: JPhono1 & The Chevrons, The Kneads. July 9: Noah Wall of the Barefoot Movement, DJ Aviation Parkway. July 13: DJ KC Masterpeace. July 14: Dexter Romweber. July 15: Secret Show: Diali Cissokho, Kaira Ba. July 16: Jazz Saturday, Dance Hits with Luxe Posh, 984-234-0014, stationcarrboro.com
ACKLAND ART MUSEUM: 101 S. Columbia St. Through Sept. 11: “All About America: Photographs by Burk Uzzle.” ackland.org.
HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. Through July 24: “Grounded,” paintings by Pat Merriman and Ellie Reinhold and pottery by Evelyn Ward. July 25-Aug. 21: “Colorful Language” by Nell Chandler, Ali Givens and Michele Yellin. 919-732-5001, hillsboroughgallery.com
HILLSBOROUGH VISITORS CENTER: 150 E. King St. Through July 21: Exhibit of folk art paintings by Ernest Lee, aka the “Chicken Man.” 919-732-7741, visithillsboroughnc.com
OPEN EYE CAFE: 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Through July 31: Marble “Scapes” by Trudy Thomson. 919-968-9410.
SKYLIGHT GALLERY: 102 W. King St., Hillsborough. “Memories in Black and White: the Photographs of Bennie Culp.” 919-929-6728.
WILSON LIBRARY: 200 South Road, UNC. Through Aug. 15: “Corruption of the Innocents: Controversies about Children’s Popular Literature” by UNC students. 919-548-1203, library.unc.edu
THEATER, COMEDY, DANCE AND FILM
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. July 8-24: “10 By 10 in the Triangle.” July 9: Transactors Improv: For Families, No Shame Theatre. Aug. 28: POMS. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org
PLAYMAKERS: Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. July 20-31: Summer Youth Conservatory: “Violet.” Aug. 24-28: “Draw the Circle.” Sept. 14-Oct. 2: “Detroit ‘67.” Oct. 19-Nov. 6: “The Crucible.” Nov. 23-Dec. 11: “The May Queen.” Jan. 11-15, 2017: “De Profundis.” Jan. 25-Feb. 12, 2017: “Intimate Apparel.” April 5-29, 2017: “My Fair Lady.” April 26-30, 2017: “Mr. Joy.” 919-962-7529, playmakersrep.org, unc.live/1Xu022h.
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