Chapel Hill: Community

ArtsWeek: May 4-10

The 22nd annual Art in the Garden Sculpture Invitational juried show is May 7, 8 and 14 at 1902 Borland Road, Hillsborough.
The 22nd annual Art in the Garden Sculpture Invitational juried show is May 7, 8 and 14 at 1902 Borland Road, Hillsborough. Contributed



SCULPTURE: The 22nd Art in the Garden Annual Sculpture Invitational juried show is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the studio and gardens of Tinka Jordy and Mark Donley, 1902 Borland Road, Hillsborough. The event continues from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 8, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14. 919-757-2181,

INPUT SOUGHT: The Orange County Arts Commission is sponsoring an online survey through May 15. The group is seeking public comment about directions the commission should take in the county. The survey is available on the Arts Commission’s website at The direct link is:

LIVE & LOCAL: Chapel Hill’s performance series is from 6-9 p.m. Fridays through June 3 on the Plaza at 140 W. Franklin St.

FRIDAY NIGHT MUSIC SERIES: Bynum Front Porch’s Friday Night Music Series concerts will be from 7-9 p.m. Fridays at 950 Bynum Road.

PARENTING FILM: The documentary “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age” will be shown from 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 6, at the Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Tickets are available at

FIRST SUNDAY TRIANGLE BLUES SOCIETY: The First Sunday Triangle Blues Society Open Jam will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at The Blue Note Grill, 709 Washington St.

BEST IN SHOW: High school students in the Emerson Waldorf School’s art and music programs present their work in film screenings, musical performances, visual art, poetry readings and dramatic performances from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 27, at 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. 919-967-1858,

FASHION: “From Frock Coats to Flip-flops: 100 Years of Fashion at Carolina” will continue until June 5 at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Wilson Library. The exhibition features photos, articles and clothes on display.



CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. May 4: Chelsea Wolfe. Back room: Kim Richey. May 5: Parachute. Back room: Peach Kelli Pop. May 6: Stickey Fingers. Back room: Matthew Logan Vasquez. May 8: Old 97S, Heartless Bastards. Back room: Bent Shapes. May 18: Joe Pug. 919-967-9053,

HAW RIVER BALLROOM: 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw. May 12: Caveman, Frightened Rabbits.

LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. May 27: Lincoln Durham. 919-942-5506,



ACKLAND ART MUSEUM: 101 S. Columbia St. “Depth Perception” exhibit runs through June 5.

FRANK GALLERY: 109 E. Franklin St. May 10 to June 5: “Fragments: Found and Formed,” “Rubbish 2 Runway III.” May 10 to July 3: “Transplanting Traditions and More…” 919-636-4135,

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. Through May 22: Chris Graebner and Eric Saunders, “Branching Out.” May 23 to June 19: “Earth, Wind & Fire” by Garry Childs, Larry Favorite and Jude Lobe. Opening reception 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 27. 919-732-5001,

HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE: 610 E. Rosemary St. Through May 27: “Sense of Place” exhibit by Carrboro High School students. 919-942-7818,

TYNDALL GALLERIES: University Place. 201 S. Estes Drive. Exhibit by Lynn Boggess runs through May 28. 919-942-2290,

WILSON LIBRARY: 200 South Road, UNC. Through Aug. 15: “Corruption of the Innocents: Controversies about Children’s Popular Literature” by UNC students. 919-548-1203,



ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. May 7: Tim Lee, comedy. May 13: Film “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter.” 919-929-2787,

PLAYMAKERS: Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill. Sept. 14-Oct. 2: “Detroit ‘67.” Oct. 19-Nov. 6: “The Crucible.” Nov. 23-Dec. 11: “The May Queen.” Jan. 25-Feb. 12, 2017: “Intimate Apparel.” April 5-29, 2017: “My Fair Lady.” 919-962-7529,

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