CARRBORO LOOKS FOR LOCAL ARTISTS: The town of Carrboro invites residents to submit their artwork for local exhibitions. ci.carrboro.nc.us/AdvBoards/Art/ArtistInfo.htm.
STARDUSTERS BALLROOM DANCE: The Triangle StarDusters Ballroom Dance Club will host a lesson at 7:30 p.m. and a dance from 8:15-10:45 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission costs $7 for members, $12 for guests and $7 for students. trianglestardusters.org
GLASS DEMONSTRATION: Liz Mitchell will demonstrate using a torch to melt and shape glass beads from 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 14, at WomanCraft Gifts, 370 E. Main St., suite 170, Carrboro. 919-929-3300, womancraftgifts.com.
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GUIDED TOURS: The Hillsborough Arts Council will give “Take a Closer Look” guided walking tours of local sculptures at 1 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through March starting at the Hillsborough Arts Council, 102 N. Churton St. 919-643-2500, HillsboroughArtsCouncil.org.
OFF THE WALL: FRANK Gallery’s Off the Wall fundraising gala will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 109 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Ticets cost $250 each. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com/gala2014.
HILLSBOROUGH DOWNTOWN ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW: The Hillsborough Downtown Arts and Crafts Show will be on Saturday, April 12, at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 E. King St. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.
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. March 9: Guy Davis. March 12: Rory Block. March 13: Paul McKenna Band. March 16: The Stray Birds. March 19: Pete and Maura Kennedy. March 21: Missy Raines and the New Hip. March 22: John McCutcheon. March 27: Archie Fischer, Garnet Rogers. March 28: Scott Ainslie. March 29: Foghorn String Band, Piney Woods Boys. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. March 6: Delta Rae. March 19: RAC, Reuben and the Dark, NO, The Darcys. March 21: Armon Jay. April 13: Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra. April 18: The Zombies. May 11: Spirit Family Reunion. June 14: The English Beat. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
CHAPEL OF THE CROSS: 304 E. Franklin St. March 8: Cantari, “Gems from British Cathedrals.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.
KENAN MUSIC BUILDING: UNC campus. March 21-22: Louise Toppin, Marquita Lister, “The New Generation Project: Art Songs on African-American Themes.” music.unc.edu.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. March 5: Rotting Out, No Bragging Rights, The Beautiful Ones, Heart to Heart. March 6: Born Cages, Vinyl Thief. March 7: Oberhofer, Small Black. March 8: Matt Phillips and the Philharmonic, Rebekah Todd and the Odyssey, John Marshall. March 9: Jack Name. March 10: The Fleshtones. March 13: Cracker and the Doctor, Barrett Brooks. March 15: Dirty Bourbon River Show, Ellis Dyson and the Shambles. March 16: JKutchma, Adam Faucett, Matthew Paul Butler. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
MEMORIAL HALL: 114 E. Cameron Ave. May 31: Voices, “The Genius of Mozart.” 919-843-3333, carolinaperformingarts.org.
SECOND WIND: 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. Wednesdays: Bluegrass Night. Thursdays: Twofer. Tuesdays: Big Fat Gap. Every third Friday: Skinny Bag of Sugar.
UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 150 E. Franklin St. June 8: Cantari, “Vaughan Williams and Tavener: A Cosmic Cycle of Life and Death.” July 18: Voices, “American Songs, Poems & Spirituals.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.
CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY: 1215 E. Franklin St. March 14: Sally Terrell, “The Colors and Textures of Connemara.” 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4557, chapelhillartgallery.com.
HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. March 28: Susan Hope, Eduardo Lapetina, Eric Saunders, “Flights of Fancy.” 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001, hillsboroughgallery.com.
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. May 9-11, 15-18: “Gem of the Ocean.” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. March 7: “Broad City Live.” 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Through March 22: “Arcadia.” May 2-24: “Life is a Dream.” 919-968-1515, deepdishtheater.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Through March 16: “Love Alone.” April 2-20: “Assassins.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
PRC2 : Center for Dramatic Art, UNC campus. April 23-27: “Hold These Truths.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
ST. MATTHEW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough. March 6: “Arts Alive! Pages and Stages: Homeplaces Seen, Heard and Sung.” 919-732-7451, stmatthewshillsborough.org.
TOP OF THE HILL BACK BAR: 100 E. Franklin St. Tuesdays: Back Bar Comedy, 9 p.m.
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. March 8: Transactors Improv, “For Families!” March 22: “Are You My Mother?” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.