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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.”

Festivals/Events

CALL FOR ARTISTS

The Durham Arts Council is seeking artists to exhibit during the 2015-2016 season. The deadline for applications is Saturday, Jan. 31. durhamarts.org.

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. triangleblues.com.

Music

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, artscenterlive.org.

BALDWIN AUDITORIUM

1336 Campus Drive. Jan. 15, 16: Nathan Hess. Jan. 17: The Durham Symphony, John Brown, 100 Men in Black, “Sounds of Justice & Inclusion: Honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.” Jan. 25: Red Clay Saxophone Quartet. Jan. 30, 31: Branford Marsalis Quartet. Feb. 13: Kurt Elling Quartet. Feb. 27: Anthony Braxton Diamond Curtain Wall Quintet. March 7: J.D. Souther, Carrie Rodriguez. dukeperformances.duke.edu/venues/baldwin-auditorium.

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. Feb. 4: Greg Holden, Ingrid Michaelson. Feb. 7: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. Feb. 13: Shelby Lynne. Feb. 17: Gordon Lightfoot. March 4: Burt Bacharach. March 22: Concert Singers of Cary Chorale, Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, “Masterpieces of Religious Poetry.” March 30: Martin Sexton. April 3: Boney James. April 17: Dennis DeYoung. April 19: Joan Armatrading. April 29: Taj Mahal Trio. May 24: Concert Singers of Cary, “Music and the Bizarre.” 919-560-3030, www.carolinatheatre.org.

DUKE UNIVERSITY MUSIC DEPARTMENT

All events in the Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building. Jan. 28: Gabriel Richard. 919-660-3333, music.duke.edu.

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

123 Vivian St. Feb. 4: Harry Connick, Jr. Feb. 6: Diana Ross. Feb. 11: Tony Bennett. Feb. 14: Erykah Badu. March 3: Gov’t Mule, John Scofield. March 4: Michael Bolton. March 22: Get The Led Out. March 24: “The Australian Bee Gees Show.” March 27-29: STOMP. March 31: John Mellencamp. April 3: Celtic Woman. April 15: Indigo Girls, North Carolina Symphony. April 29-30: RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles. May 6: 2CELLOS. May 9: Vince Gill. May 30: Brit Floyd. Oct. 20: “Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton.” dpacnc.org.

HAYTI HERITAGE CENTER

804 Old Fayetteville St. Jan. 30: “Pass It On.” Feb. 7: “A Tribute To N.C. Jazz Legends.” 919-683-1709, hayti.org.

SHARP NINE GALLERY

4608 Industry Lane. Jan. 24: Cameron Cooke Quartet. Jan. 31: Stephen Riley Quartet. Feb. 7: Jua. Feb. 15: Tierney Sutton, Kate McGarry. Feb. 28: Scott Sawyer Quartet. 919-486-5299, durhamjazzworkshop.org.

THE SHED

801 E. Main St., #103. Jan. 25: Jeb Bishop, Casey Toll, Yan Westerlund, James Gilmore. shedjazz.com.

Receptions/Openings

DURHAM ARTS COUNCIL

120 Morris St. Feb. 20: Jennifer McCormick, “X-Ray Visions.” Jonathan McFadden, “Current Events.” 5-7 p.m. 919-560-2787, durhamarts.org.

NASHER MUSEUM OF ART

2001 Campus Drive, Duke University. Jan. 24: “Area 919: Artists in the Triangle.” 6 p.m. 919-684-5135, nasher.duke.edu.

VEGA METALS

214 Hunt St. Saturdays: Art Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 919-688-8267, www.vegametals.com.

Theater, Film, Dance and Comedy

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. Jan. 31: Paul Reiser. Feb. 6: John Waters. March 8: Isabella Rossellini. March 17: Bo Burnham. May 1: Paula Poundstone. May 9: Lisa Lampanelli. 919-560-3030, carolinatheatre.org.

COMMON GROUND THEATRE

4815-B Hillsborough Road. Feb. 8: “Fairy Tale Puppet Theater.” Feb. 13: “The Friday the 13th Valentine's Day Show.” 919-384-7817, cgtheatre.com.

DURHAM ARTS COUNCIL

120 Morris St. Jan. 23, 24: “The Clothesline Muse.” durhamarts.org.

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.” April 18: David Sedaris. May 12-17: “Pippin.” June 2-7: “Newsies.” dpacnc.org.

Send items for ArtsWeek two weeks ahead to Karen Koomen: kkoomen@newsobserver.com.

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