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Arts Listings, April 30

Bevel Summers is Jeb Brinkley, Dylan Turner, Chessa Rich, Jack Fleishman, Matt Greenslade and Omar Ruiz-Lopez.
Bevel Summers is Jeb Brinkley, Dylan Turner, Chessa Rich, Jack Fleishman, Matt Greenslade and Omar Ruiz-Lopez.

Festivals/Events

FIND YOUR COOL

The Find Your Cool series of free concerts will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 8, May 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19 and 26, and July 10, 17, 24 and 31 and Aug. 7, at CCB Plaza, 201 N. Corcoran St. facebook.com/DowntownDurham.

BACK PORCH MUSIC ON THE LAWN

The Back Porch Music on the Lawn series of free concerts will be at 6 p.m. Thursdays, May 15 and 29, June 12 and 26, July 31, Aug. 14 and 28 and Sept. 4, on the quad in the American Tobacco Historic District. americantobaccohistoricdistrict.com.

A GOSPEL XTRAVAGANZA

STEP Entertainment will present “A Gospel Xtravaganza” on Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31, in the O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium at North Carolina Central University, 1801 Fayetteville St. Yolanda Adams, Deitrick Haddon, Fred Hammond, James Fortune, Marvin Sapp and other artists will perform. 919-630-7103.

ART CAMP

The Durham Arts Council will host summer art camps for kids from June through August. 919-560-2726, durhamarts.org.

Music

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. May 1: Al Jarreau. May 7: Red Baraat. May 11: The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, Louis Schwizgebel-Wang, “The Past Meets the Present.” May 28: Maysa. May 30: Chatham County Line. June 26: Art Garfunkel. July 13: Marc Cohn. July 16: Deltron 3030. July 17: The Milk Carton Kids. July 19: Procol Harum. Oct. 19: Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton, John Hammond, “The Blues Hall of Fame Tour.” Nov. 8: Rufus Wainwright. Nov. 12: Cherry Poppin’ Daddies. Nov. 13: Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam. Nov. 21: Brian Culbertson. Dec. 11: David Benoit, “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Dec. 18: Sweet Honey in the Rock. 919-560-3030, www.carolinatheatre.org.

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

123 Vivian St. May 1: Rob Thomas. May 6: Ledisi, The Robert Glasper Experience. May 9: Brit Floyd. May 11: Jaheim. June 5: Weezer. June 22: Ringo Starr, All Starr Band. July 26: Maxwell. Aug. 9: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Aug. 20: Tori Amos. Aug. 27: Lyle Lovett and his Large Band. Sept. 26: The Temptations and The Four Tops. Oct. 4: Ian Anderson. Dec. 2: Mannheim Steamroller. dpacnc.org.

MOTORCO MUSIC HALL

723 Rigsbee Ave. May 8: Outside Soul. May 10: Caught A Ghost, Wild Belle. May 20: Deal’s Gone Bad. motorcomusic.com.

PINHOOK

117 W. Main St. May 18: Ex-Cult. 919-667-1100, thepinhook.com.

Receptions/Openings

BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE

401-B Foster St. May 16: Roger May, “Testify.” 6-9 p.m. 919-949-4847, bullcityarts.org.

CARRACK MODERN ART

111 Parrish St. May 16: Elsa Hoffman, “Buried in Light and Shadow.” 7-10 p.m. thecarrack.org.

CRAVEN ALLEN GALLERY

1106 1/2 Broad St. May 3: “Cross-Cut: Paintings by Damian Stamer and Photographs from the Finch Collection.” 5-7 p.m. 919-286-4837, cravenallengallery.com.

SAFESKILLS

3702 Hillsborough Road. May 2-3: Kathy Hopwood, “MotherWords.” 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 2, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3. 919-644-1335, safeskills.com.

VEGA METALS

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

Theater/Dance/Comedy

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. April 30: “American Idiot.” May 3: Carolina Ballet, “Romeo and Juliet.” May 10: Brian Regan. May 13-18: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” May 30-June 1: “Mamma Mia!” May 31: Mike Birbiglia. June 12: “Farmland.” June 15: Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood. Sept. 5: John Hodgman. 919-560-3030, carolinatheatre.org.

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

123 Vivian St. May 10: Brian Regan. May 21: Eddie Izzard. June 29: Julianne and Derek Hough, “Move Live on Tour.” Sept. 16-21: “Dirty Dancing.” Oct. 8-19: “The Phantom of the Opera.” Oct. 25: Bill Cosby. Nov. 8: Joan Rivers. Nov. 18-23: “Cinderella.” Dec. 9-14: “Annie.” Feb. 17-22: “Motown the Musical.” March 10-15: “Kinky Boots.” May 12-17: “Pippin.” June 2-7: “Newsies.” dpacnc.org.

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