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PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s dramatic masterpiece “An Enemy of the People,” in a searing adaptation by Arthur Miller ends Sunday, March 15.
PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s dramatic masterpiece “An Enemy of the People,” in a searing adaptation by Arthur Miller ends Sunday, March 15. Jon Gardiner


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.

SPRING CRAFT FAIR: The ArtsCenter is looking for vendors for the second annual Spring Craft Fair, which will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro.

CONVERGENC: The ConvergeNC Southern Music Festival will start at 6 p.m. Friday, March 27, at the Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.

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.

CD AND RECORD SHOW: The 20th Bi-annual Carrboro CD and Record Show will be from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 12, in Century Hall at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission is free.


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 17: Brad Linde and Raptor Billy. March 25: Lloyd Cole. March 26: Stained Radiance. March 27: Lisa Uyanik and The Mobile City Band. March 28: Tannahill Weavers. May 7: Dar Williams, Trevor Gordon Hall. May 9: South Carolina Broadcasters. 919-929-2787,

CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. March 11: River City Extension, Air Traffic Controller. March 12: Quincy Mumford. March 13: Liz Longley, Anthony D’Amato. March 14: Get Your Be Loud On, The Mastersons, Aaron Lee Tasjan. March 15: The Church. March 27: Swans. April 5: Superheaven. April 14: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. April 16: Dan Deacon. April 26: The Antlers. May 8: Speedy Ortiz, Krill, Two Inch Astronaut. June 14: Unknown Mortal Orchestra. 919-967-9053,

THE CAVE: 452 1/2 W. Franklin St. March 19: Aggression. March 25: Kenosha Kid. 919-968-9308,

HILL HALL: UNC campus. March 20: Chapel Hill Philharmonia.

JOYFUL JEWEL: 44 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro. March 21: Stellaria. 919-883-2775,

LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. April 19: Lowland Hum. 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. March 14: Steve Hartsoe. 919-968-9410,

PITTSBORO ROADHOUSE: 39 West St. April 9: Steve Hartsoe.

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. March 28: Ciompi Quartet.

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

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


CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY: 1215 E. Franklin St. March 13: “Passionate Travels.” 6-9 p.m. March 27: Triangle Day School students’ artwork. 6-8 p.m. 919-636-4557,

FRANK GALLERY: 109 E. Franklin St. March 13: Katherine Armacost, Marguerite Gignoux, Sandy Milroy, Barbara Tyroler, Anita Wolfenden, “Edge of White.” 6-9 p.m. March 19: “Wrap Your Head Around It.” 6-8 p.m. March 25: “Meet Our Heroes.” 5-8 p.m. 919-636-4135,

HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY: 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. March 27: Rose Warner, “Hanging by a Thread.” 6-9 p.m. 919-643-2500,

N.C. CRAFTS GALLERY: 212 W. Main St., Carrboro. March 13: Bob Meier, “It’s a Fine Line.” Orange Cat Art, “Tar Heel Travels.” 6-9 p.m.

WOMANCRAFT GIFTS: 370 E. Main St., suite 170, Carrboro. March 13: David Otto, “Images of a Modern America: Carrboro.” 6-9 p.m. 919-929-3300,


ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. March 13-22: “Redbird.” May 15-17, 21-24: “Oh, What a Lovely War!” 919-929-2787,

CARRBORO HIGH SCHOOL: 201 Rock Haven Road. March 12-14: “Grease.”

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

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: 123 Vivian St. Through March 15: “Kinky Boots.” April 7-12: “Jersey Boys.” May 12-17: “Pippin.” June 2-7: “Newsies.”

DSI COMEDY THEATER: 200 N. Greensboro St. March 18: “Oh the Humanities!” 919-338-8150,

PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Through March 15: “An Enemy of the People.” 919-962-PLAY,

THE VARSITY THEATRE: 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. March 19-21, 26-28, April 2-4: “Measure for Measure.”

Last chance to catch ‘An Enemy’

PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s dramatic masterpiece “An Enemy of the People,” in a searing adaptation by Arthur Miller ends Sunday, March 15.

When a man discovers an environmental threat to his community, challenged by city fathers and fellow citizens more concerned with the financial health of the town than its physical well-being, he is forced to stand alone, courageously exposing corruption and lies threatening to destroy the home he loves. A dramatic classic from two masters - Ibsen in the 1880s, then re-told in the 1950s by Arthur Miller exploring politically-charged topics such as how environmental issues flow into public disputes, how money begets morality and the cost of free expression.

For more information and to purchase tickets, call (919) 962-PLAY (7529) or visit Ticket prices start at $15.