Chapel Hill: Community

Arts Listings, Jan. 21

Kathryn Hunter-Williams will play Wiletta Mayer, the lead actress. Among many roles at PlayMakers, she has appeared as Mama in “A Raisin in the Sun” and the Angel in “Angels in America.”
Kathryn Hunter-Williams will play Wiletta Mayer, the lead actress. Among many roles at PlayMakers, she has appeared as Mama in “A Raisin in the Sun” and the Angel in “Angels in America.”


CALL FOR ARTISTS: The FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accepting artists’ proposals of work to display.

‘JUNIOR FOLLIES’: A talent show featuring students of Chapel Hill High School, East Chapel Hill High School and Carrboro High School will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, and Saturday, Jan. 24, in Hanes Auditorium at Chapel Hill High School, 1709 High School Road. Tickets are available for $8 in advance at the school from Wednesday, Jan. 21, through Friday, Jan. 23, or for $10 at the door.

REEL ISRAEL: Kehillah Synagogue will screen documentaries, beginning with “Life Sentences” from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at 1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. “Tale of Nicolai & the Law of Return” will be screened from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7. “The Green Prince” will be screened from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21.

‘DECK THE HALLS’: Eno Gallery will host a group exhibition through Sunday, Jan. 25, at 100 S. Churton St., Hillsborough.

LAST FRIDAYS ART WALK: The Hillsborough Arts Council’s Last Fridays Art Walk will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30.

LINE DANCE JAM: Learn line dances with Demeca of Embrace Dance Company from 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission costs $3.

FIRST SUNDAY TRIANGLE BLUES SOCIETY: The First Sunday Triangle Blues Society Open Jam will be from 7-10 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at The Blue Note Grill, 4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd.


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. Jan. 24: Daniel Bachman, Rose Cross NC. Feb. 5: The Holland Brothers, Big Fat Gap. Feb. 6: Seldom Scene. Feb. 28: Solas. March 5: Piedmont Melody Makers: Alice Gerrard, Jim Watson, Cliff Hale, Chris Brashear. March 6: Patrick Sweany, Joe Fletcher. March 27: Lisa Uyanik and The Mobile City Band. March 28: Tannahill Weavers. May 9: South Carolina Broadcasters. 919-929-2787,

BURNSIDE: 201 S. Cameron St., Hillsborough. Jan. 25: Stephen Anderson Trio.

CARRBORO CENTURY CENTER: 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Jan. 22: Dogwood Blossom. Jan. 29: Tiny House. Feb. 5: Rebekah Todd. Feb. 12: HWYL. Feb. 19: Nash Street Ramblers. Feb. 26: See No Weevil.

CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Jan. 23: Wild Fur, Floating Action, Dad & Dad. Jan. 24: Gregory Alan Isakov, Leif Vollebekk. Jan. 31: Drive-By Truckers, Fly Golden Eagle. Feb. 4: Kina Grannis, CHAPPO. Feb. 5: White Arrows, Lotus. Feb. 9: Living Colour. Feb. 13: David Bromberg. Feb. 18: Lucero, Ryan Bingham, Twin Forks. March 15: The Church. 919-967-9053,

CHAPEL OF THE CROSS: 304 E. Franklin St. March 7: Cantari, “Open the Heavens.”

FRANK GALLERY: 109 E. Franklin St. Jan. 29: Piedmont Regulators. 919-636-4135,

HAW RIVER BALLROOM: 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw. Feb. 5: Cold War Kids, Elliot Moss.

LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Feb. 23: Skyfoot. 919-942-5506,

MEMORIAL HALL: 114 E. Cameron Ave. May 30: Voices, “Celebration of Organ and Voice.”

OPEN EYE CAFE: 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Jan. 31 and Feb. 7: Formation Sound. 919-968-9410,

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

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

UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 150 E. Franklin St. Jan. 25: Women’s Voices Chorus. June 7: Cantari, “Lighting the Eternal Flame.” July 17: Voices Summer Chorus, “Close Your Eyes and Think of Me.”


CARRBORO BRANCH LIBRARY: 900 Old Fayetteville Road. Feb. 15: Nancy Whittington, Barbara Keighton, Linda Carmel, Nerys Levy, David Otto, David Taylor, Debbie Suchoff, Louise Francke, Artie Dixon, Alex O’Connor, Alice Levinson, Gordon Jameson, “Then and Now.” 2-4:30 p.m. 919-969-3006.

ENO GALLERY: 100 S. Churton St., Hillsborough. Jan. 30: Jolene Powell, “Zephyr Memories.” 6-9 p.m. 919-883-1415,

HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY: 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Jan. 30: “Local Quilts.” 6-9 p.m. 919-643-2500,

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. Jan. 30: “Art All A Round.” 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001,

JOYFUL JEWEL: 44-A Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. Feb. 1: Marty Broda, “Gaia Spirit Sticks.” 1-3 p.m. 919-883-2775,


ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. Jan. 28-29: “Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.” May 15-17, 21-24: “Oh, What a Lovely War!” 919-929-2787,

DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Feb. 27-March 21: “Journey’s End.” May 1-23: “The Liar.” 919-968-1515,

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: 123 Vivian St. Through Jan. 25: “Wicked.” Jan. 29: Garrison Keillor. Jan. 30: “50 Shades! The Musical Parody.” Feb. 12: “Dancing Pros: Live!” Feb. 17-22: “Motown the Musical.” March 10-15: “Kinky Boots.” April 7-12: “Jersey Boys.” May 12-17: “Pippin.” June 2-7: “Newsies.”

DSI COMEDY THEATER: 200 N. Greensboro St. Through January: “The Caroling Dead: Don’t Let the Holidays Turn You.” Feb. 6: “Risk! Live.” 919-338-8150,

PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Jan. 21-Feb. 8: “Trouble in Mind.” 919-962-PLAY,

SWAIN HALL: 101 E. Cameron Ave. Feb. 13-14: “Geomancy: Divination by Geography.” Jan. 8-24: “Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green.”

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