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August 15, 2014

Arts Listings, Aug. 13

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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.

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.

ARTHUR COGSWELL HOUSE TOUR: North Carolina Modernist Houses will give a public tour of the 1969 Arthur Cogswell House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at 308 N. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $5.95 in advance and $10 the day of the tour. ncmodernist.org/tour.

HILLSBOROUGH HANDMADE PARADE: Jane Filer will lead a Giant Dancing Heads workshop for Hillsborough Handmade Parade participants from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, and Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Hillsborough Arts Council, 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Registration costs $35. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

ARTISTS’ SALON: The Orange County Arts Commission’s next Artists’ Salon will be from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the West End Theatre at The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. RSVP. 919-968-2011, arts@orangecountync.gov.

ELDERBERRY FESTIVAL: The Elderberry Festival will be from noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at The Station and Southern Rail, 2nd Wind and Norm’s Farms. There will be local music, food, art, breweries and wineries. elderberryfestival.com.

BYNUM FRONT PORCH: The Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series will feature performances from 7-9 p.m. Fridays through the end of August at 950 Bynum Road, Bynum. bynumfrontporch.org.

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: Moorefields will host a Bluegrass Festival from 2-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at 2201 Moorefields Road, Hillsborough. Tickets ost $20 for teenagers and adults, free for children younger than 12. moorefields.org.

SOUTHERN VILLAGE MUSIC AND MOVIES: Southern Village will host musical performances at 6 p.m. Sundays through the end of September at 600 Market St. Movies will be screened for $4 at dusk Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Sept. 13. There will be music before movies at 6 p.m. Fridays in June. southernvillage.com.

FESTIFALL: The 42nd annual Festifall Arts Festival will be from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, in downtown Chapel Hill. townofchapelhill.org/festifall.

Music

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. 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. 2: The Manhattan Transfer. Oct. 8: Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer. Oct. 9: Corey Smith. Oct. 10: Joshua Scott Jones. Oct. 14: Macy Gray. Oct. 17: Justin Hayward. Oct. 19: Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton, John Hammond, “The Blues Hall of Fame Tour.” Oct. 21: Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge. Nov. 5: Home Free. 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 HISTORY HUB

500 W. Main St. Aug. 15: Johnny White and the Elite Band. museumofdurhamhistory.org/history-hub.html.

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

123 Vivian St. 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. March 24: “The Australian Bee Gees Show.” March 27-29: STOMP. May 6: 2CELLOS. dpacnc.org.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

305 E. Main St. Aug. 15: “An Evening of Operatic and Oratorio Favorites.” triangleoperastudios.org.

PINHOOK

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

SHARP NINE GALLERY

4608 Industry Lane. 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.

PLEIADES GALLERY

109 E. Chapel Hill St. Aug. 15: Bill Koeb, Revere La Noue. 6-9 p.m. 919-797-2706, pleiadesartdurham.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. 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. 15-24: N.C. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. 919-560-3030, carolinatheatre.org.

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