Chapel Hill: Community

Arts Listings, Sept. 24

Dorrance Dance aims to honor tap dance’s uniquely beautiful history as America’s most long-standing indigenous jazz vernacular by not stripping the form of its tradition but by pushing the genre rhythmically, aesthetically and conceptually and framing it within a new, dynamic context.
Dorrance Dance aims to honor tap dance’s uniquely beautiful history as America’s most long-standing indigenous jazz vernacular by not stripping the form of its tradition but by pushing the genre rhythmically, aesthetically and conceptually and framing it within a new, dynamic context. COURTESY OF CAROLINA PERFORMING ARTS

FESTIVALS/EVENTS

LAST FRIDAYS: Last Fridays events will be throughout downtown Hillsborough on Friday, Sept. 26. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

CARRBORO MUSIC FESTIVAL: The 17th annual Carrboro Music Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 27, and Sunday, Sept. 28. Information about festival events is online. carrboromusicfestival.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.

POET LAUREATE NOMINATIONS: Nominations are open for the next North Carolina poet laureate through Tuesday, Oct. 14. ncdcr.gov/PoetLaureate.

MUSIC

ALOFT CHAPEL HILL: 1001 S. Hamilton Road. Tuesdays: Bibis Ellison and Dante. W xyz bar. 8-10 p.m. 919-932-7772.

ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. Oct. 11: Rolie Polie Guacamole. Oct. 13: Peter Case. Oct. 19: Gina Sicilia. Oct. 30: M.C. Taylor. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.

BURWELL SCHOOL HISTORIC SITE: 319 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Sept. 24: Tim Duffy, Ironing Board Sam. 919-732-7451, burwellschool.org.

CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Oct. 3: The King Khan & BBQ Show. Oct. 7: Afghan Whigs. Oct. 19: TEAM*. Nov. 8: Rachael Yamagata. Nov. 15: Sloan. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.

THE CAVE: 452 1/2 W. Franklin St. Sept. 28: Bee vs. Moth. Oct. 16: Tesla Rossa. Oct. 28: Concord America. 919-968-9308, caverntavern.com.

THE CITY TAP: 89 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. Oct. 31: be the moon. thecitytap.com.

LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Oct. 6: Caleb Hawley. Oct. 20: Drowners. Oct. 24: K.Flay. 919-942-5506, local506.com.

SECOND WIND: 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. Wednesdays: Bluegrass Night. Thursdays: Twofer. Tuesdays: Big Fat Gap. Every third Friday: Skinny Bag of Sugar.

ST. MATTHEW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough. Sept. 28: David Arcus. 919-732-9308, welcome@stmatthewshillsborough.org.

SWAIN HALL: 101 E. Cameron Ave. March 20-21: “Beat Making Lab: In Performance.”

RECEPTIONS/OPENINGS

CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY: 100 Library Drive. Oct. 18: Evelyn Wong, “Botanical Poetry.” 4-5:30 p.m. chapelhillpubliclibrary.org.

FRANK: 109 E. Franklin St. Oct. 10: “FRANK:inFocus: Engaging Light,” “Local Clay.” 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com.

HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY: 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Sept. 26: Jennifer Hahn, Catherine Kramer, “Adagio.” 6-9 p.m. 919-643-2500, hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. Sept. 26: Lolette Guthrie, Mark Kinsella, Michele Yellin, “Discoveries.” 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31: Orange County Artists Guild Studio Tour Preview Show. 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001, hillsboroughgallery.com.

JOYFUL JEWEL: 44-A Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. Oct. 5: Kim Hawks, “Patterns in Nature.” 1-3 p.m. 919-883-2775, joyfuljewel.com.

SKYLIGHT GALLERY: 102 W. King St., Hillsborough. Sept. 26: Michael Brown, Anne Gregory-Bepler, Shiangtai Tuan, Andrea DeGette, Jennifer Miller, Tom Guthrie, Tiffney Marley and more, “B&W.” 6-9 p.m. 919-929-6728, skylightgallerync.wordpress.com.

WHITTED BUILDING: 300 W. Tryon St., Hillsborough. Sept. 25: “Arts Alive: Facts and Fictions.” 7:30 p.m. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

THEATER/DANCE

ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. Sept. 27: PlaySlam. Oct. 10-12, 16-19: “Into the Breach.” Dec. 5-7, 11-14: “All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914.” May 15-17, 21-24: “Oh, What a Lovely War!” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.

CELEBRATION ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH: Sept. 26: The Shared Learning Players, “Oedipus Rex.” 11 a.m. 703-329-2933.

DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Oct. 31-Nov. 22: “The Landing.” Feb. 27-March 21: “Journeys End.” May 1-23: “The Liar.” 919-968-1515, deepdishtheater.org.

FEDEX GLOBAL EDUCATION CENTER: UNC campus. Nov. 7-8: “King of the Yees.” global.unc.edu.

ST. MATTHEW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough. Dec. 18-19: “A Christmas Carol.” 919-732-7451, stmatthewshillsborough.org.

SWAIN HALL: 101 E. Cameron Ave. Oct. 9-10: “Over the Top.” Feb. 13-14: “Geomancy: Divination by Geography.”

TOP OF THE HILL BACK BAR: 100 E. Franklin St. Tuesdays: Back Bar Comedy, 9 p.m.

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