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31st Annual RSVVP for IFC
Nov
12
6:00 AM06:00

31st Annual RSVVP for IFC

  • 22 S Columbia St Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 United States (map)
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Save the date for a night out!
Restaurants can register online: http://bit.ly/RSVVP19restaurant


Participating restaurants donate 10% of the day's receipts to make sure everyone in our community has enough to eat. All proceeds support IFC's Food Security programs: Community Kitchen and Food Pantry.

Participating Restaurants (10/18/2019)
411 West Café*
2nd Wind
Acme Food & Beverage Co.*
Akai Hana
Alfredo’s Pizza Villa
Amante’s Gourmet Pizza - Carrboro
Amante's Gourmet Pizza - Falconbridge
Armadillo Grill
Bandido’s Mexican Café - Chapel Hill
Bandido's Mexican Cafe - Hillsborough
Bin 54
BoneFish Grill
Blue Horn Lounge
Bread & Butter Bakery
Breadmen’s
Caffe Driade
Capt. John’s Dockside
Carolina Club*
Carrburritos
Chick-fil-A - University Place
CholaNad
City Kitchen
Crossroads at Carolina Inn*
Elaine’s on Franklin*
Elmo’s Diner
Fiesta Grill
Glasshalfull*
Hickory Tavern
Il Palio at Siena Hotel*
Jade Palace
Jersey Mike’s Subs - Chapel Hill North
Jersey Mike's Subs - Elliot Road
Jersey Mike's Subs - Falconbridge
Kipos Greek Taverna*
Kitchen*
Lantern
Linda’s Bar & Grill
Local 22
Lucha Tigre
Mama Dip’s Kitchen
Margaret’s Cantina
Mediterranean Deli
Nantucket Grill & Bar - Farrington Road
Nantucket Grill & Bar -Sutton Station
Napoli Café and Gelateria
Nasher Museum Café
Neal’s Deli
Oishii
Open Eye Café
Orange County Social Club
Pantana Bob’s
Parizade
Pazzo*
Pita Grill
Pizzeria Mercato
Provence*
Rasa Indi-Chinese
Refuge at The Franklin Hotel
Squid’s
Steel String Brewery
Subway at Glenwood Square
Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen
Thai Palace
The Loop Pizza Grill
The Pig
The Root Cellar Café
Town Hall Grill
Village Burgers
Vimala’s Curryblossom Café
Weaver Street Market - Carrboro
Weaver Street Market - Hillsborough
Weaver Street Market - Southern Village
Ye Olde Waffle Shoppe
YoPop


The Food Pantry sends home more than 13,000 bags of fresh produce, pantry staples, and hygiene item essentials every year, reaching more than 3,500 neighbors.

The Community Kitchen is open 365 days a year to make sure everyone has access to a balanced, nutritious meal. Volunteers prepare and serve nearly 40,000 free meals a year.

IFC also includes HomeStart shelter for women and families, Community House shelter for men, Permanent Supportive Housing, Emergency Financial Assistance and Member-led Advocacy.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
A Better Image Printing
Hillsborough Veterinary Clinic
Keith Taylor, DDS & Associates
Sturdivant's Tire Pros & Auto
WCHL and Chapelboro.com

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Lantern "Good Company" Cocktail Hour
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Lantern "Good Company" Cocktail Hour

A series of cocktail hours on Lantern’s garden patio feature experimental farm-forward cocktail specials, conversation with local farmers, and some snacks (on us!).

The “Good Company” cocktail hours run from 6:00 - 7:00PM - and folks are welcome to stay after for dinner!

November 13 | James Creek Orchards & Cider House

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Franklin Street Comedy Festival
Nov
20
to Nov 25

Franklin Street Comedy Festival

3 sketch groups, 25 improv groups and 50+ comedians join us for this inaugural event. This festival is focused on bringing together the very best of North Carolina comedy with local, regional and national comedians.

This year’s headliner is JUDAH FRIEDLANDER (30 Rock)!  Last year, Judah Friedlander’s critically acclaimed 84 minute stand-up performance film America Is the Greatest Country In the United States (Netflix, 2017) was named best comedy special of the year by many critics, comics, and audiences. This year in 2019, Judah is on tour with new material with his Future President tour. Hilarious, profound satire with endless one liners & seemless crowd work - his Future President stand-up show is American satire at its most creative, incisive, and funny. Judah satirizes American Exceptionalism, the systemic power structures that control America, and how America deals with all of its human rights issues.

In Judah’s uproariously engaging and unpredictable show, he will show you why he should be the future President of the United States, and will invite you to ask him questions about his Presidential platform. With Judah’s amazing and unique crowd work, no two shows are the same.

The festival also features some of North Carolina’s best stand-up comedians such as Brett Williams, Brent Blakeney, James Hodge and Jeremy Alder.

Improv teams include the legendary Transactors, Danny Canoe and the all-female group Land Mermaids.

We are also hosting out of town groups such as Now Are The Foxes (Charlotte) and Trash Bang (Richmond, VA).  Also special guest L.E. Zarling returns for her solo improv performance and her free workshop for trans and non-binary people.

We offer a festival pass that gets you into all non-headliner shows along with some special offers from our local sponsors.

Franklin St. Comedy Festival is a jam packed week with parties, shows, workshops and the best comedy the Triangle scene has to offer!

About THE PIT CHAPEL HILL

The PIT Chapel Hill is a comedy theater and school located in the heart of Downtown Chapel Hill.  It is the newest location of the PIT comedy theaters, started in New York eighteen years ago. The PIT specializes in improv, stand-up, sketch and is an open venue for all performing arts.

Show Details

Franklin St. Comedy Festival will be happening from November 20th-25th.  

Tickets are currently on sale and can be purschased at https://thepit-chapelhill.com/festival

The PIT Chapel Hill is located at 462 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

PIT webpage: thepit-chapelhill.com

Twitter: @PITchapelhill

Facebook: @ThePITChapelHill

Instagram: @pitchapelhill

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JR Bohannon / Health & Beauty (solo) / SE Ward
Nov
11
9:00 PM21:00

JR Bohannon / Health & Beauty (solo) / SE Ward

J.R. BOHANNON - this excellent, NY-based fingerstyle guitarist has a new record on figureight records called Dusk.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xiR4LPIEYQ
https://www.tinymixtapes.com/news/brooklyn-guitarist-jr-bohannon-release-debut-album-dusk-next-month

HEALTH & BEAUTY - solo performance by chicago's Brian J Sulpizio who's also supporting a new record called Shame Engine / Blood Pleasure on Wichita Recordings.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xW5hZ5bFYug
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX4MK5Y8PvM

S.E. WARD - carrboro's own opens this lovely show.
https://seward.bandcamp.com/

doors @ 8:30 / music @ 9:00 / all ages

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Storytelling Under the Stars
Nov
10
4:30 PM16:30

Storytelling Under the Stars

It's time for our annual event Storytelling Under the Stars in partnership with Professor Brian Sturm's storytelling class from the UNC's School of Information and Library Science (SILS). This year's event will be on Sunday, November 10, at 4:30 PM. The program will last approximately 1 hour. 📖

Come hear student stories told in our GSK Fulldome Theater! ✨

Tickets will be $3 each + tax, and will go on sale 1 month in advance on our website.

If you're buying more than 2 tickets, use the discount code STORIES for a $1 off all additional tickets purchased.

Recommend for ages 7+.

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Drawing in the Galleries
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

Drawing in the Galleries

Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection.

For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome.

Free and open to the public. No reservation is necessary.

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Artist Talk: Reimagining the Black and Queer Body
Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

Artist Talk: Reimagining the Black and Queer Body

Reimagining the Black and Queer Body: A Conversation with Photographer Mikael Owunna

Free, RSVP requested. (RSVP at https://ackland.org/event/mikael-owunna/)

Light refreshments will be served.

Growing up as a queer African person, photographer, Mikael Owunna was told that it was “un-African” to be gay, and that homosexuality was foreign to his culture. After enduring years of severe alienation from his Nigerian heritage and a series of exorcisms, he found photography as his voice and his method for healing, leading him to where he is today.

His most recent project, Limit(less), seeks to reclaim his African-ness and queerness on his own terms. Limit(less) is an award-winning documentary photography project on LGBTQ African immigrants in North America and Europe. Framing the work as a quest to debunk the myth that it is “un-African” to be LGBTQ, in the process Owunna found that there are no safe spaces anywhere for LGBTQ Africans – even in the “liberal” West. As Owunna states, “This body of work is a collaborative response between me and my community to redefine what it means to be an immigrant, African and queer in North America and Europe at this time. To confront, with our self-love and stories, the oppressive narratives that say we should not exist. We are Limitless.”

Owunna’s work extends to the love and acceptance of one’s body. His other projects, especially Infinite Essence in which he paints the models with fluorescent paints, illuminate the black body as not ‘dead or dying/gunned down’ but as something beautiful and eternal—to be loved and embraced by its owner. Owunna’s work coaches self-love, dignity, and self-respect, despite sexuality, color, or nationality.

The event organizer is Amanda Maples, Curator of African Art at the NCMA and Visiting Professor in the Department of Art & Art History. She will be introducing Mikael Owunna and leading the conversation.

The Provost’s Committee on LGBTQ Life, the African Studies Department, the Student Affairs LGBTQ Center, and Arts Everywhere invite the UNC community to join LGBTQ photographer Mikael Owunna at the Ackland Art Museum as he discusses his personal experiences of growing up queer in Nigeria, and how this has informed his subsequent global artistic practice.

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"Cash Crop" Discussion at Gallery 109 and Epilogue Books
Nov
8
to Nov 10

"Cash Crop" Discussion at Gallery 109 and Epilogue Books

  • 109 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 United States (map)
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Let’s Talk About About Cash Crop!

Hosted by Carolina Black Caucus and Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP

Friday, November 8, 7-9 pm

Sunday, November 10, 3-4:30 pm

Gallery 109 & Epilogue Books

 

Come see the Cash Crop! Installation at Gallery 109 and then head next door to Epilogue, downtown’s new community bookstore and gathering space to reflect on the art, share its impact on you, and the consider together the continuing impact of slavery in our community, our nation, and our world.  Friday’s conversation, in conjunction with the Second Friday Artwalk, is hosted by Carolina Black Caucus.  Sunday’s conversation is hosted by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP.  Both events are free and open to all.

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Reading on the Porch with Mesha Maren and Randal O'Wain
Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

Reading on the Porch with Mesha Maren and Randal O'Wain

  • Center for the Study of the American South (map)
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Join us on the porch for readings by Mesha Maren and Randal O’Wain.

Mesha Maren is the author of the novel Sugar Run (Algonquin Books, 2019). Her short stories and essays can be read in Tin House, Oxford American, Crazyhorse, Triquarterly, The Southern Review, Ecotone, Sou’wester, Hobart, Forty Stories: New Writing from Harper Perennial, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the 2015 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize, a 2014 Elizabeth George Foundation grant, an Appalachian Writing Fellowship from Lincoln Memorial University, and fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Ucross Foundation.

Randal O'Wain holds an MFA from Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program. He is the author of Meander Belt: family, loss, and coming of age in the working class south (American Lives Series, 2019) and Hallelujah Station and other stories (Autumn House Press, 2020). His essays and short stories have appeared in Oxford American, Guernica, The Pinch, Booth, Hotel Amerika, and storySouth.

FREE | Love House & Hutchins Forum | 410 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC

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Ackland Film Forum
Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

Ackland Film Forum

Ackland Film Forum: Recent Films by Arab Women Filmmakers
Tuesdays, Oct 29, Nov 5, Nov 12, Nov 19 | 7 PM at the Varsity Theatre

DATES

October 29, 2019: The Blessed
Dir. Sofia Djama, Qatar, 2017

November 5, 2019: Mussolini’s Sister
Dir. Juna Suleiman, Palestine, 2018
Introductory Remarks by Yaron Shemer (Asian Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill)

November 12, 2019: Women Without Men
Dir. Shirin Neshat, Iran, 2009
Introductory Remarks by Ehsan Sheikholharam (Religious Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill)

November 19, 2019: 3000 Nights
Mai Masri, Palestine, 2016
Introductory Remarks by Nadia Yaqub (Asian Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill)

TICKETS

$7; Free with UNC One Card

Tickets available at the Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St.

ABOUT THE SERIES

The Ackland Film Forum’s Fall 2019 series Recent Films by Arab Women Filmmakers is organized by the UNC Department of Asian Studies, the UNC Global Cinema Studies program in the Department of English and Comparative Literature, and the Ackland Art Museum. The series is presented in connection with the Ackland’s current exhibition She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World (on view through December 1, 2019). The exhibition was organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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 In the Wings: "Ragtime" at PlayMakers
Nov
4
7:00 PM19:00

In the Wings: "Ragtime" at PlayMakers

In partnership with the local public libraries, PlayMakers offers a free series of conversations with actors and artists about the work we put on stage. These IN THE WINGS events are scheduled throughout the season for each Mainstage show.

PlayMakers Engagement Associate Jeri Lynn Schulke, will host a discussion with various members of the team working tirelessly on the immersive musical theatre event "Ragtime."

The unforgettable melodies of this Tony Award-winning musical tell a deeply compelling story of courage, compassion, and the American Dream at the turn of the 20th Century.

See "Ragtime" on stage at PlayMakers, Nov 20—Dec 15

INFO & TICKETS ➔ https://bit.ly/2pLPZgC

Check out our other IN THE WINGS dates here ➔ bit.ly/2ohAR6D

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Music in the Galleries: UNC Opera
Nov
2
2:00 PM14:00

Music in the Galleries: UNC Opera

  • 101 South Columbia Street Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 United States (map)
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Join us for a pair of lively open rehearsals/preview performances featuring the cast of UNC Opera as they prepare for the premiere of their retro-futuristic, outer-space adaptation of Mozart’s Il Sogno di Scipio (Scipio’s Dream; Nov 16 & 17, 2019). The curtain will be pulled back for Ackland audiences to see how UNC Opera has combined Mozart’s music with experimental set, prop, and choreographic design in this Ackland Course Grant-winning production.

Free and open to the public. No RSVP required.

For more information about UNC Opera’s Il Sogna di Scipio, click here: https://music.unc.edu/event/unc-opera-scipios-dream/

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show 2019
Oct
31
9:30 PM21:30

The Rocky Horror Picture Show 2019

Give yourself over to absolute pleasure for the 5th Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show! The UNC-CH Pauper Players are proud to announce that for the fifth year in a row, we will be putting on a live and interactive production of the cult classic phenomenon! And it gets even better! You’ll have not one, not two, not three, but SIX opportunities to see the show!

That's right... we've added EXTRA PERFORMANCES!

For the first time ever.... in the 30 year history of the Pauper Players.... we're hosting... TWO SHOWS ON HALLOWEEN!!!! And!!! we're hosting a costume contest on Halloween!! Come straight from Franklin St, we want to see it all!

There will be a light over at the Varsity Theatre on Franklin at 9:30PM and midnight on Friday, October 25th, Saturday, October 26th, and Halloween fright night Thursday October 31st.

Tickets are ONLY $5! During the week of October 21st-25th, we’ll be in The Pit selling tickets from 11:00AM to 2:00PM! BUT... here's the scoop: for the past three years we've sold out in less than 24 hours, so you'll want to get the pit as soon as you can on Monday the 21st!

We will not be doing additional ticket reservations. If you'd like a ticket, you must come to the pit! If you can't make it to the pit during that time, we suggest you find a pal who can!

Concessions will be available through the Varsity and we’ll also be selling audience participation grab bags for $1 at the show!!!

Get out your fishnet tights, your brightest red lipstick, and wackiest outfits for a night that will sure to be one to remember!

We’re already shivering with antici…….



…….PATION!

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Lantern "Good Company" Cocktail Hour
Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

Lantern "Good Company" Cocktail Hour

A series of cocktail hours on Lantern’s garden patio feature experimental farm-forward cocktail specials, conversation with local farmers, and some snacks (on us!).

The “Good Company” cocktail hours run from 6:00 - 7:00PM - and folks are welcome to stay after for dinner!

October 30 | Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

November 13 | James Creek Orchards & Cider House

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Dairyland: A Farm-to-Table Comedy
Oct
29
7:30 PM19:30

Dairyland: A Farm-to-Table Comedy


by Heidi Armbruster
Oct 16–Nov 3

SOMETIMES YOU REALLY DO PUT YOUR FOOT IN IT

From New York City's upscale restaurants to the soil of Wisconsin, Allie, a food writer, can't seem to find her place. She battles awkward office romances and an hysterically complicated food fight between herself and her journalistic rivals, then flees to the midwest to find clarity at her dad's farm, where it just might be the messy end of a cow that finally clears her mind.

Directed by Vivienne Benesch.

MORE INFO ➔ https://playmakersrep.org/show/dairyland

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Get Centered Challenge
Oct
28
9:15 AM09:15

Get Centered Challenge

Get Centered Challenge
Sunday, October 6-November 15
21 classes over 40 days

We love designing unique opportunities for you to grow in your practice and in your life. Join our "Get Centered" Challenge. A dedicated yoga practice helps you to: slow down, release stress, decrease anxiety, relieve pain, increase focus, clarity, & productivity, tame anger, sleep better, be kinder, feel happier.
Whether you are seeking a shift in your daily habits or a full body and spirit transformation, your yoga practice will give you the foundation you need to find the inspiration and healthy living support you are seeking. Complete the challenge and receive a FSYC water bottle and t shirt.

And yes, there will be stickers and posters to record the classes you take.

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Scare-o-lina Skies
Oct
27
3:30 PM15:30

Scare-o-lina Skies

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is hosting a special Scare-o-lina Skies event that include planetarium shows and candy. 🎃

Join us on Sunday, October 27 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale for our individual shows; each show will be 20 minutes and a condensed family-friendly version of our Scare-o-lina Skies.

Showtimes:

3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m.

Stop by for a #Halloween event of family fun, rain or shine. Tickets for the show are only $5 and are available now online! Space is limited, so registration for the planetarium show is required. Get your tickets soon!

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Monster Bash 5: Anniversary Night the Return
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Monster Bash 5: Anniversary Night the Return

t’s that time of the year again, to celebrate our 5th year of drinks, games and fun! Anybody who has ever been knows this is the BIGGEST party before Halloween. Sometimes bigger!

Unlike most anniversary parties, this one is for YOU. The absolutely amazing human beings that have supported us throughout the years and made this place a dream. From all of us here at the Baxter, THANK YOU to each and everyone we have met over the last 5 years.

Come dressed up and get ready to dance yourselves into oblivion as DJ MACHO burns down the house.

10pm-2am
21+
**Costumes highly recommended**

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Movies Under the Moon
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

Movies Under the Moon

Your Friday evenings have never been more relaxing! Grab your kids, play life size Jenga or cornhole and get ready for Zootopia! The fun begins at 6:00 pm. and showtime is 6:30 p.m. Come early to get your favorite spot on the Front Porch while munching on your favorite movie theater snacks.

No cover charge or reservations required. Free parking.

Complimentary

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Beer Pairing - Southern Tier ft. Pumking
Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Beer Pairing - Southern Tier ft. Pumking

We've got another dope event for craft beer enthusiasts! Southern Tier Brewing Company will be taking over the taps for a special Beer Pairing. This tap takeover will be paired with Chef Chris Carini's cooking to facilitate a full pinkies-out experience.

Beer Specials:

- Pumking Imperial Ale
- Rum Barrel Aged Pumking
- Cold Press Coffee Pumking
- Nitro Chocolate Milkshake Stout

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Artist Talk with Rania Matar
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

Artist Talk with Rania Matar

From Personal to Universal: Photographs by Rania Matar

Presented in connection with "She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers From Iran and the Arab World"

As a Lebanese-born American woman and mother, Rania Matar has dedicated her artistic practice to exploring both sides of her cultural background, cross-cultural experience, and personal narrative. She addresses issues of personal and collective identity by photographing girls and women both in the United States where she lives and in the Middle East where she is from.

Throughout her work, and by making intimate portraits of girls and women, she seeks to focus on our essence, our physicality, and on the commonalities that make us human, to emphasize underlying similarities rather than apparent differences. Her photographs reveal the beauty in our shared humanity – in the universal as well as personal experience of women encountering the challenges of growing up regardless of background, culture, and religion.

Matar was a recipient of the 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Free and open to the public

RSVP requested at https://ackland.org/event/artist-talk-rania-matar/

Image credit:
Rania Matar, Lebanese, born 1964, “Christilla, Rabieh, Lebanon,” 2010, pigment print, 36 x 50 in. (91.4 x 127 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Robert Klein Gallery. Used with artist's permission.

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Lantern "Good Company" Cocktail Hour
Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

Lantern "Good Company" Cocktail Hour

A series of cocktail hours on Lantern’s garden patio feature experimental farm-forward cocktail specials, conversation with local farmers, and some snacks (on us!).

The “Good Company” cocktail hours run from 6:00 - 7:00PM - and folks are welcome to stay after for dinner!

October 23 | Ten Mothers Farm

October 30 | Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

November 13 | James Creek Orchards & Cider House

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Movies Under the Moon
Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Movies Under the Moon

Your Friday evenings have never been more relaxing! Grab your kids, play life size Jenga or cornhole and get ready for Moana! The fun begins at 6:00 pm. and showtime is 6:30 p.m. Come early to get your favorite spot on the Front Porch while munching on your favorite movie theater snacks.

No cover charge or reservations required. Free parking.

Complimentary

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The Districts w/ Corey Flood, presented by Cat's Cradle
Oct
17
8:00 PM20:00

The Districts w/ Corey Flood, presented by Cat's Cradle

Cat's Cradle Presents:
The Districts
with corey flood
at Local 506
Thursday, Oct. 17
7PM Doors / 8PM Show
Adv: $15 / Day Of: $18
Tickets: http://bit.ly/TheDistricts-Oct17

It's not uncommon for musicians to grow and evolve between releases -- but even by those standards, the Districts' Popular Manipulations is stunning. The Pennsylvania-borne band's third full-length represents an exponential leap in sound and cohesion, an impressive and impassioned burn with a wide scope that threatens to swallow everything else surrounding it. Perhaps it's a cliché to say so, but while listening, you might find yourself wondering why people don't make indie rock like this anymore.

The total electric charge of Popular Manipulations is just the latest evolution for the impressively young quartet, whose founding members -- vocalist/guitarist Rob Grote, bassist Connor Jacobus, and drummer Braden Lawrence -- have known each other since attending grade school together in the Pennsylvania town of Lititz. After deciding to form a band in high school, the Districts gigged hard in the tri-state area, releasing a slew of promising material (including the rootsy 2012 debut Telephone) before catching the eye of venerable indie Fat Possum. 2015's A Flourish and a Spoil found the band refining their embryonic sound with veteran producer John Congleton (St. Vincent, Kurt Vile) -- and looking back on that release, there are glimmers of Popular Manipulations in chrysalis form to be found on it, hints of the fence-swinging anthemic sound they'd soon make wholly their own.

After touring behind A Flourish and a Spoil, Grote began "playing with different ideas" in his own songwriting by making demos at a prolific pace. "We knew that we wanted to change some things musically, so we were trying to come up with as many songs as possible to narrow the direction we wanted to take the material," he states. In total, they ended up with 50 song ideas, and so they were off to LA in May of 2016 with new guitarist Pat Cassidy in tow to log more recording time with Congleton, with four of Popular Manipulations' songs coming out of the sessions.

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 Lantern "Good Company" Cocktail Hour
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Lantern "Good Company" Cocktail Hour

A series of cocktail hours on Lantern’s garden patio feature experimental farm-forward cocktail specials, conversation with local farmers, and some snacks (on us!).

The “Good Company” cocktail hours run from 6:00 - 7:00PM - and folks are welcome to stay after for dinner!

October 16 | Eco Farm

October 23 | Ten Mothers Farm

October 30 | Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

November 13 | James Creek Orchards & Cider House

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Art Above Everything: With Wendy Whelan and Stephanie Griest
Oct
14
5:00 PM17:00

Art Above Everything: With Wendy Whelan and Stephanie Griest

  • 133 West Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC, 27516 United States (map)
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What drives artists to place their work in the center of their universe? Is it a cellular compulsion, a spiritual calling, or a stab at immortality? Over the past five years, author and UNC professor Stephanie Elizondo Griest has interviewed nearly 100 women artists around the globe about their creative devotions. Few have sacrificed more for their work than dance legend Wendy Whelan—or experienced greater triumphs. Join them for a dialogue about the realities of pursuing an artistic path.


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