Arts Listings, Aug. 6

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Festivals/Events

ART CAMP

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

FIND YOUR COOL

The last concert in the free Find Your Cool series will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at CCB Plaza, 201 N. Corcoran St. facebook.com/DowntownDurham.

BACK PORCH MUSIC ON THE LAWN

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

‘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. March 4: Michael Bolton. May 6: 2CELLOS. dpacnc.org.

PINHOOK

117 W. Main St. Aug. 13: Dana Buoy. 919-667-1100, thepinhook.com.

SHARP NINE GALLERY

4608 Industry Lane. Aug. 8: Ringel Jazz Collective. Aug. 15: ThunderRoot. Aug. 16: Moldavian Third Stream Jazz with Dave Fox Trio. Aug. 19: NCJRO. Aug. 23: Scott Sawyer “Dreamers” Quartet. 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.

DURHAM ARTS PLACE

305 E. Chapel Hill St. Aug. 15: “Un~Straight Art.” 6 p.m. to midnight.

MERCURY STUDIO

407-A N. Mangum St. Aug. 9: “Welcome: Art in Your Home.” 4-6 p.m. mercurystudiodurham.com.

VEGA METALS

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

Theater, Dance and 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.

COMMON GROUND THEATRE

4815-B Hillsborough Road. Aug. 22-23: Third Date, “The Guy Show.” 919-384-7817, cgtheatre.com.

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. Aug. 8: RetroClassics Film Series. Aug. 15-24: N.C. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. 919-560-3030, carolinatheatre.org.

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