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Arts Notes: July 10-16

Plays, artwork, films, comedy and live music in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.

Frame by Frame

The Frame by Frame ’70s Summer School cinema study series continues with the movie “The Discrete Charm of the Bourgeoisie” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, at The Cary theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary. Robert Milazzo, founder of the Modern School of Film, will lead an in-depth group discussion of techniques used in the movie. Tickets: $10 per film. thecarytheater.com, 919-462-2021

Outdoor sculpture

An opening reception for Cary Visual Art’s ninth annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition is from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, July 15, at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Tickets are $25. Performances and refreshments also will be featured. For more information and to buy tickets: bit.ly/1Npztbq. For more about featured sculptors and their works, go to bit.ly/1TuzGat.

Comedy Night

The Cary theater presents Comedy Night featuring Hometown Hilarity by Larry Weaver at 8 p.m. Friday, July 15. Tickets range from $13-$15. For more information and to purchase tickets: bit.ly/1RkHIQZ.

Community art

Learn about art classes and art opportunities in Apex from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, July 18, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd's Vineyard Drive, Apex.

In Cary, learn about art classes and workshop opportunities at the Cary Arts Center from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. To sign up, go to bit.ly/1Ue9fFk.

Flight of the Conchords

The Flight of the Conchords concert is at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 18, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are on sale for $50 for reserved seats and $35 for lawn seats. boothamphitheatre.com

‘Three Little Fish’

The Carolina Puppet Theatre will present “Three Little Fish” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Cost is $5 per person; free for children under a year old. For more information and tickets: bit.ly/25XT7A8.

Summer matinees

The Cary theater is showing movies at 2 p.m. on select Thursdays as part of its Summer Series for Seniors. The next film in the series, “17th annual Animation Show of Shows,” will screen Thursday, July 21. The event features special discounted tickets for seniors. Cost: $5; $4 for seniors. For more information, go to thecarytheater.com/special-series. 919-462-2055

Movies by Moonlight

The Movies by Moonlight film series will show “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” rated PG-13, at 8:30 p.m. (dusk) Thursday, July 21, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Cost is $5; children 12 and under are admitted free.

Gates open at 7 p.m. Special children’s activities will be featured. Bring a blanket or chair. No pets. Picnics are allowed, including beer and wine. A portion of proceeds will benefit WakeMed Children’s Hospital. 919-462-2025, bit.ly/1TTOVKl.

Summer at the Springs

Holly Springs’ Summer at the Springs free outdoor concert series hosts the band GrassStreet Bluegrass Band from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, July 22, on the lawn of the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Bring chairs or a blanket. Food trucks and beer and wine concessions will be on site. hollyspringsnc.us

Starlight Concert Series

The Starlight Concert Series presents Polka Night with the Polka Plus Band at 7 p.m. Friday, July 22, at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Rescheduled due to weather. Free. Food and lawn chairs are permitted. No alcoholic beverages or pets. For more information: 919-460-4963, bit.ly/1iPPWjS.

Tedeschi Trucks Band

The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Los Lobos and North Mississippi Allstars will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

Tickets are on sale for $75 for reserved seats, $44.50 for single lawn seats and $125 for four lawn seats. boothamphitheatre.com

Six String Presents

Concerts in the Six String Presents series are at The Cary theater, 122 E. Chatham St., unless otherwise noted. Ticket prices start at $20. sixstringpresents.com

▪ Eliot Bronson, Jason Harrod, Kollin Baer: 8 p.m. Friday, July 22.

▪ The Honeycutters: 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.

▪ The Claire Lynch Trio: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

▪ Celebration of North Carolina Songwriters: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23.

▪ Pierce Pettis, Tom Prasada-Rao: 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21.

▪ Richard Leigh: 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

▪ Pre-Thanksgiving Benefit Jam: 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.

▪ Jonathan Byrd, Corin Raymond: 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9.

Senior Center

An exhibit of works by students, teachers and staff at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury O’Dell Place, runs through Friday, July 22. 919-469-4081

‘People and Places’

The exhibit “People and Places” by Meera Goyal runs through Friday, July 22, at Cary Town Hall, 316 N. Academy St. terway.com/meera.

Cary Arts Center

“Separation,” by artists Megan Bostic, Samantha Pell and Jan-Ru Wan, runs through Sunday, July 24, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. “Afghanistan: A Country A People Throught the Eyes of the Men and Women of the Military” also runs through July 24.

Paintings

“Nature: The Beauty of the Beast,” paintings by Kathryn Green Patel, will be exhibited through Sunday, July 24, at the Herb Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary.

Movie week

The Halle Cultural Arts Center hosts a week-long series of free family-friendly films at 10 a.m. Monday, July 25, through Friday, July 29, at the center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Bring snacks and a blanket. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. For movie titles, call 919-249-1120.

Children’s film series

Bring the kids to Film Day - Fun Day, The Cary theater’s special morning film showings on select Tuesdays in July. The series concludes with a screening of the film “Aladdin” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 26. Cost $1. Recommended for ages 3-7. For more information, go to bit.ly/28Jn6Jw.

‘Reflections and Flow’

The Cary Gallery of Artists hosts “Summertime Good Times” by painters Anne Chellar and Marie Lawrence and wood artist Frank Penta at the gallery, 200 S. Academy St., Suite 120. The exhibit runs through July 26. carygalleryofartists.org

Exhibits at Halle

The exhibits “Storytelling Photography” and “Art of Nature” will be featured through Friday, July 29, at The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. thehalle.org

Movie in the park

The Apex Music and Movies in the Park Series will screen a family-friendly movie at dusk Saturday, July 30, at Apex Nature Park, 2600 Evans Road. Call 919-249-1120 for the movie title. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Picnics allowed; no pets or alcohol. The event begins at 6 p.m. For more information: bit.ly/24h0m3r.

Call for artists

Artists working in any medium can submit an application for exhibition in any of the Town of Cary’s six exhibit venues. Deadline is Monday, Aug. 1. For more information: bit.ly/1YRUkFc.

Movies at Bradford

The Summer Movies on the Green series shows free films at 8:30 p.m. (dusk) the second Friday of the month through September outside the Bradford Apartments, 21035 Bradford Green Square, Cary. “Inside Out” will be shown Aug. 12. Bring a chair and snacks.

‘The Green Mermaid’

The Carolina Puppet Theatre will present “The Green Mermaid” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, and Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Cost is $5 per person; free for children under a year old. For more information and tickets: bit.ly/1TZWfYg.

‘Nature on Canvas’

The exhibit “Nature on Canvas” by Brian Moyer runs through Wed., Aug. 31, at Bond Park Community Center, 801 High House Road, Cary. An artist reception is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5.

Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are on sale for $129.50 for reserved seats, $50 for single lawn seats and $98.75 for reserved table seats. boothamphitheatre.com

Movies at Bradford

The Summer Movies on the Green series shows free films at 8:30 p.m. (dusk) the second Friday of the month through September outside the Bradford Apartments, 21035 Bradford Green Square, Cary. “Inside Out,” rated PG, will be shown Aug. 12. Bring a chair and snacks. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will be shown Sept. 9.

Page-Walker exhibit

The exhibits “The Sky is Falling” by Jenn Hales, “A Winter Day, a Summer Morning” by Joe Lipka and “Bibelot” run through Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary.

Charm City Junction

The acoustic roots group Charm City Junction performs at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Sertoma Amphitheatre in Bond Park, 801 High House Road, Cary. Free. Food permitted; no alcohol. Friendly dogs on leashes welcome. For more information, call 919-469-4061 or visit bit.ly/1fEabFy.

ZZ Top, Gov’t Mule

ZZ Top and Gov’t Mule performs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are on sale for $54.50 for reserved seats and reserved table seats, and $44.50 for lawn general admission. boothamphitheatre.com

The Lumineers

The Lumineers performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are on sale for $49.50 for reserved seats and $39.50 for lawn seats. boothamphitheatre.com

Alabama, Charlie Daniels Band

Alabama and the Charlie Daniels Band perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

Tickets are on sale for $85 for reserved seats, $75 for reserved table seats and $49.50 for lawn seats. boothamphitheatre.com

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