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Native Son

September 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Paul Green Theatre, 120 Country Club Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
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BY NAMBI E. KELLEY BASED ON THE NOVEL BY RICHARD WRIGHT DIRECTED BY COLETTE ROBERT WHEN YOU LOOK IN THE MIRROR, WHAT DO YOU SEE? On Chicago’s South Side in the 1930s, Bigger Thomas struggles to find a place for himself in a world where systemic oppression and poverty make fear and violence the everyday... Read More →

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Lindy Tuesdays (Starts Sept. 10)

September 10 @ 6:15 pm - October 1 @ 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

West End Theater NC United States
$46

Lindy Tuesdays with Richard Badu (Sept 2019)

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Swing, Blues, and Charleston Wednesdays (Starts Sept. 11)

September 11 @ 6:15 pm - October 2 @ 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 2, 2019

West End Theater NC United States
$46

Swing & Blues Wednesdays with Richard Badu – (Sept 2019)

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DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance

September 19 @ 8:00 am - November 21 @ 5:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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"Under the looming threat of death, how might we inspire life? Through what mechanisms could we resist the psychological violence and despair inspired by the threat of violence while at the same time usher in hope?" DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance features the work of visual artist Fahamu Pecou, who elevates and re-contextualizes Black... Read More →

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11:00 am

Continuing Watercolor (Section A)

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Section A) Luna Lee Ray – Tuesdays, 11am-2pm, Sept 10 – Oct 8 (Fall 2019)

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2:15 pm

Open Studio for Water-Based Media (Section A)

September 24 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Section A) Luna Lee Ray – Tuesdays, 2:15-5pm, Sept 10 – Oct 8 (Fall 2019)

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4:30 pm

Flyleaf Weekday Series: Humanities in Action

September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until November 12, 2019

Flyleaf Books, 752 MLK Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, 27514
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The Humanities in Action series is our homage to the tradition of civic humanism. Renaissance civic humanists believe that knowledge could forage a moral community. Humanities in Action events honor this tradition by encouraging our audience to apply what they learn to their civic life. Come engage with contemporary and potentially controversial topics in a welcoming environment. Fall 2019 September... Read More →

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5:30 pm

Art of Resistance | Opening Reception

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Free

The Art of Resistance, an exhibition featuring the work of world-renowned graphic novelist and political cartoonist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé, is on display August 19 through December 13, 2019 at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A reception celebrating the exhibition and featuring Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé... Read More →

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6:15 pm

Lindy Tuesdays (Starts Sept. 10)

September 24 @ 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 10, 2019

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Lindy Tuesdays with Richard Badu (Sept 2019)

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6:30 pm

Intro to Drawing

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Renzo Ortega – Tuesdays, 6:30-9pm, Sept 10 – Oct 15 (Fall 2019)

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Intro to Portrait Painting

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Kelly Oakes – Tuesdays, 6:30-9pm, Sept 10 – Oct 15 (Fall 2019)

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Mixed Levels Wheelthrowing (Section B – Ward)

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Section B) James Ward – Tuesdays, 6:30-9pm, Sept 10 – Oct 22 (Fall 2019)

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Intro to the Short Story

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Julia Green – Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, Sept. 10th – Oct. 8th (Fall 2019)

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7:00 pm

Imbibe Songwriters’ Night

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Imbibe, 108 Henderson st
Chapel hill, 27514
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Free

Hosted by Neville’s Quarter, Imbibe Songwriters’ Night features two or three local acts every Tuesday. $2 beer special.

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Make a Documentary at The People’s Channel

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Jason Abide – Tuesdays, 7-9pm, Sept 10 – Oct 15 (Fall 2019)

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7:30 pm

Interactive Digital Art

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 15, 2019

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

Ben Rosen – Tuesdays, 7:30-9pm, Sept 10th – Oct 15 (Fall 2019)

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8:00 pm

Bob Mould (solo) with Will Johnson

September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$20

Bob Mould brings his new album “Sunshine Rock” to The ArtsCenter, with Will Johnson opening. Presented by Cat’s Cradle.

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Dude York

September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
$10
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Bob Mould (solo)

September 24 @ 8:00 pm - September 25 @ 12:00 am
The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

The cliché that circulated after the 2016 election foretold a new artistic golden age: Artists would transform their anger and anxiety into era-defining works of dissent in the face of authoritarianism. Yet Bob Mould calls his new album Sunshine Rock. It’s not because Mould-whose face belongs on the Mount Rushmore of alternative music-likes the current administration. His decision to “write to the sunshine,” as he describes it, comes from a more personal place – a place found in Berlin, Germany, where he’s spent the majority of the last three years. Here Mould would draw inspiration from the new environments. “Almost four years ago, I made plans for an extended break,” Mould explains. “I started spending time in Berlin in 2015, found an apartment in 2016, and became a resident in 2017. My time in Berlin has been a life changing experience. The winter days are long and dark, but when the sun comes back, all spirits lift.” These three years in Berlin would quite literally shed new light on Mould’s everyday mindset. “To go from See a Little Light to the last three albums, two of which were informed by loss of each parent, respectively, at some point I had to put a Post-It note on my work station and say, ‘Try to think about good things.’ Otherwise I could really go down a long, dark hole,” he says. “I’m trying to keep things brighter these days as a way to stay alive.” That makes Sunshine Rock as logical a product of the current climate as any rage-fueled agit-rock. Variations on the word “sun” appear 27 times in five different songs over the course of the album’s 37 minutes. To hear Mould tell it, the theme developed early. “‘Sunshine Rock’ was such a bright, optimistic song, and once that came together, I knew that would be the title track, and that really set the tone for the direction of the al-bum,” Mould says. “It was funny, because writing with that as the opener in mind, it was like, ‘This is not Black Sheets of Rain.'” Mould’s famously dour 1990 solo album still serves as a point of reference: a title track that sets the tone for the album, though on Sunshine Rock, it’s the opposite of Rain. This being Bob Mould, Sunshine Rock still has darker moments. “Lost Faith,” for ex-ample, has him quietly lamenting, “I’ve lost faith in everything / Everything, everything.” The Mould of 1990 may have wallowed in the feeling, but the Mould of 2018 jumps in-to a hooky, bombastic chorus where he sings, “Really gotta stop this now, this is your / Last chance to turn around, I know we / All lose faith from time to time, you / Better find your way back home.” Those cathartic moments in “Lost Faith” foreground a surprising element of Sunshine Rock: Mould’s rawest vocals since his throat-shredding days in Hüsker Dü. It started when Mould and the band-drummer Jon Wurster and bassist Jason Narducy-had extra time in the studio with Mould’s longtime engineer, Beau Sorenson. They settled on a cover of Shocking Blue’s “Send Me a Postcard,” and Mould decided to lay down vocals right there. “This was the first real vocal take during the session. I walked to the mic, not knowing how I would sing these words. Three minutes later, I went back into the control room and everyone was like, ‘What the fuck, that was wild!’ I was like, ‘Yeah, it’s pretty good!’ That was the only take, and that’s what you hear on the album.” Links: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

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