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Arts Notes: July 14

Singer at Chef’s Palette

Tori Vazquez will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, July 26, at Chef’s Palette Restaurant and Bar, 3460 Ten Ten Road, Cary. For details, go to

Starlight Concert Series – final show

The town of Cary will wrap up its 15th annual Starlight Concert Series at 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, in the garden at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. Jamrock will perform.

For details, call 919-460-4963 or search “Starlight Concert Series” at

Depot Concert Series at The Halle

The Halle Cultural Arts Center kicked off the 2013 Depot Concert Series this month. The free outdoor concerts will continue once a month through October in the parking lot of the Historic Train Depot at 220 N. Salem St. All shows begin at 7 p.m. Alcohol and pets are prohibited. Schedule:

• Saturday, Aug. 17: Sweet Potato Pie.

• Saturday, Sept. 14: Shine.

• Friday, Oct. 11: Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line.

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Willie Nelson concert

Willie Nelson will perform at 8. p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are on sale at the venue from noon to 6 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays or at For details, call 919-462-2025 or go to

Apex Jazz Festival

The Apex Downtown Business Association will hold its third annual Apex Jazz Festival on Saturday, Sept. 21, in downtown Apex. Performances will be featured in a variety of outdoor and indoor venues along Salem Street. There will be a beer garden in conjunction with an outdoor stage located on the Apex Chamber of Commerce property. Tickets are $10.

Sponsors and volunteers are also needed for the festival. Sponsors should contact Sue Mooney at 919-608-6532 or Volunteers should contact Melissa Van at 919-303-3345 or

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