Arts Listings, July 30

07/30/2014 12:08 PM

07/31/2014 8:13 PM

Festivals/Events

ART CAMP

The Durham Arts Council will host summer art camps for kids through August. 919-560-2726, durhamarts.org.

BACK PORCH MUSIC ON THE LAWN

The Back Porch Music on the Lawn series of free concerts will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays, July 31, Aug. 14 and 28 and Sept. 4, on the quad in the American Tobacco Historic District. americantobaccohistoricdistrict.com.

FIND YOUR COOL

The Find Your Cool series of free concerts will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 31 and Aug. 7, at CCB Plaza, 201 N. Corcoran St. facebook.com/DowntownDurham.

WAREHOUSE BLUES SERIES

Durham Central Park will host the Warehouse Blues Series of free concerts at 501 Foster St. Justin Johnson will perform from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1. durhamcentralpark.org.

‘LITTLE WORLD’

“Little World,” an exhibit of animated, miniature displays, will be at the Main Library through Saturday, Sept. 20, at 300 N. Roxboro St.

Music

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. Aug. 8: Rich Robinson. Aug. 9: Pat Metheny, Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Ben Williams, Giulio Carmassi. Sept. 11: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Sept. 12: Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives. Sept. 13: Justin Townes Earle. Sept. 18: Keb’ Mo’. Oct. 1: Cheyenne Jackson. Oct. 8: Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer. Oct. 10: Joshua Scott Jones. Oct. 19: Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton, John Hammond, “The Blues Hall of Fame Tour.” Oct. 21: Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge. Nov. 8: Rufus Wainwright. Nov. 11: Mary Chapin Carpenter. Nov. 12: Cherry Poppin’ Daddies. Nov. 13: Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam. Nov. 21: Brian Culbertson. Dec. 11: David Benoit, “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Dec. 18: Sweet Honey in the Rock. 919-560-3030, www.carolinatheatre.org.

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

123 Vivian St. Aug. 8: Keyshia Cole. Aug. 9: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Aug. 10: Babyface. Aug. 17: 3 Doors Down. Aug. 20: Tori Amos. Aug. 24: NEEDTOBREATHE. Aug. 27: Lyle Lovett and his Large Band. Aug. 30: Erica Campbell, Kirk Franklin. Sept. 26: The Temptations and The Four Tops. Oct. 29: Susan Boyle. Nov. 6: Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson. Nov. 13: Straight No Chaser. Nov. 16: Chris Botti. Oct. 4: Ian Anderson. Dec. 2: Mannheim Steamroller. Dec. 4: Joe Bonamassa. Dec. 7: Kenny G. Feb. 11: Tony Bennett. dpacnc.org.

MERCURY STUDIO

401 W. Geer St. July 31: Lowland Hum. mercurystudiodurham.com.

SHARP NINE GALLERY

4608 Industry Lane. Aug. 2: Dave Finucane QT with Keith Ganz. 919-486-5299, durhamjazzworkshop.org.

Receptions/Openings

BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE

401-B Foster St. Aug. 15: “Revamped: New Work from JenJen.” 6-9 p.m. 919-949-4847, bullcityarts.org.

DURHAM ARTS COUNCIL

120 Morris St. Aug. 15: Jessica Summers, “Domesticity.” Lindsey Dunnagan, “Mapping the Intangible.” Debra Wuliger, “Coffee Talk.” Judy Keene, “An Exploration.” 5-7 p.m. 919-560-2787, durhamarts.org.

VEGA METALS

214 Hunt St. Saturdays: Art Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 919-688-8267, www.vegametals.com.

Theater/Dance/Comedy

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. Aug 6-7: “Monty Python Live (mostly).” Aug. 29: Paul Mooney. Sept. 5: John Hodgman. Oct. 3-4: “The Great Divorce.” Oct. 13: “Last Comic Standing.” Oct. 23: “The Moth.” Dec. 5: Chris D’Elia. Feb. 6: John Waters. 919-560-3030, carolinatheatre.org.

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

123 Vivian St. Sept. 16-21: “Dirty Dancing.” Sept. 28: Nick Swardson. Oct. 8-19: “The Phantom of the Opera.” Oct. 25: Bill Cosby. Nov. 8: Joan Rivers. Nov. 14: “Ghost Brothers of Darkland County.” Nov. 18-23: “Cinderella.” Dec. 9-14: “Annie.” Dec. 18-21: “A Christmas Carol.” Jan. 7-25: “Wicked.” Feb. 17-22: “Motown the Musical.” March 10-15: “Kinky Boots.” April 7-12: “Jersey Boys.” May 12-17: “Pippin.” June 2-7: “Newsies.” dpacnc.org.

Film

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. Through July 31: “Child of God,” “A Man Most Wanted,” “Snowpiercer.” Aug. 1 and 8: RetroClassics Film Series. Aug. 15-24: N.C. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. 919-560-3030, carolinatheatre.org.

MOTORCO MUSIC HALL

723 Rigsbee Ave. Aug. 2: Durham Cinematheque, D-Town Brass, “Voyage Across the Impossible.” motorcomusic.com.

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