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Moonlight Madness: A Family Halloween Event
Oct
27
4:00 PM16:00

Moonlight Madness: A Family Halloween Event

Partnering with the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is hosting Moonlight Madness, an evening of Halloween activities for kids of all ages on Saturday, October 27 from 4-8 p.m. There will be games, shows in the GSK Fulldome Theater, Science LIVE! performances, a costume fashion show, haunted house, candy, food trucks, and photo booth fun. 

For more information: http://moreheadplanetarium.org/newsroom/all-news-releases/moonlight-madness-a-family-halloween-event

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at Carolina Performing Arts
Dec
9
8:00 PM20:00

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at Carolina Performing Arts

“The world’s pre-eminent large jazz ensemble.” – Chicago Tribune

In this much-anticipated annual tradition, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis spreads holiday cheer with swinging renditions of your favorite music. Joined by special guest vocalists Catherine Russell and Kenny Washington, they perform sacred and secular holiday classics such as Count Basie’s “Jingle Bells,” Billie Holiday’s “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm,” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”

More information: https://www.carolinaperformingarts.org/ros_perf_series/jazz-at-lincoln-center-orchestra-with-wynton-marsalis-3/

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Carolina Ballet: The Nutcracker
Dec
2
to Dec 3

Carolina Ballet: The Nutcracker

Carolina Ballet’s holiday fantasy classic captures the irrepressible imagination of a child’s world in which all things are possible. Toys spring to life, children appear out of thin air and dancers float high above the stage in this gorgeous production featuring lavish scenery, live orchestra and more than 100 performers. Garnering critical praise from around the world, Carolina Ballet has staged over 100 world premiere ballets and toured internationally. Artistic Director/CEO Robert Weiss, former artistic director of the Pennsylvania Ballet and principal dancer at New York City Ballet under George Balanchine, programs traditional ballets by the masters and new works by contemporary choreographers.  ~via Carolina Performing Arts (carolinaperformingarts.org) 

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Jun
3
6:00 PM18:00

The Hot Spot! at 140 West Plaza

The Hot Spot!

Channel your inner child and join us for a Night of Play! We will be filling the Plaza with games of all shapes and sizes - Twister, Giant Jenga, Cornhole and more! Be sure to bring your friends and your competitive edge as we dance and play to the sounds of DJ Shahzad!

[DJ Shahzad]
https://www.facebook.com/TheRealDJShahzad/

Link to more info about the event
https://www.facebook.com/events/797200303719563/

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May
26
6:00 PM18:00

Foot-Stompin', Fist-Raisin' at 140 West Plaza

Foot-Stompin', Fist-Raisin'

Special Show on Thursday this week for Memorial Day Weekend! 

Kasey Tyndall has been taking the country world by storm and you have never seen her like this before. The 20-year-old has opened for stars such as Charlie Daniels, Kane Brown, Casey Donahew, and Parmalee just to name a few. The Greenville, NC native has played to sold out arenas, but is stripping down her show to perform as an acoustic duo in the Plaza. Country fan or not, you certainly won't want to miss this.

[Kasey Tyndall]
http://www.kaseytyndall.com/

Link to more info about the event
https://www.facebook.com/events/440916282775763/

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May
20
6:00 PM18:00

Come One, Come All! to 140 West Plaza

Come One, Come All!

Cirque du Plaza is back, and this time better than ever! The Plaza will come to life with color as face painters turn people into lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Minuet Entertainment will make big strides on stilts and balloon twisters will transform balloons into fantastic creatures right before your eyes. Even the Spin Man will be making an appearance, balancing basketballs in a way you have never seen before!

Link to more info about the event
https://www.facebook.com/events/556218741204029/

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May
15
7:00 PM19:00

Sing Loud! Benefit Concert at University United Methodist Church

Sing Loud! Benefit Concert

Sing Loud! Event at UUMC: On Sunday, May 15, 7:00 p.m. join the Youth Choirs of University United Methodist Church, Binkley Baptist Church, United Church of Chapel Hill and University Presbyterian Church for a concert benefitting the Be Loud Sophie Foundation. This foundation supports adolescent and young adult cancer patients and their families at UNC Hospitals. It was created in honor of Sophie Steiner, who would have been a senior in high school this year. Sophie has many friends in each of the participating choirs. Admission to the concert is free. All tax-deductible donations will go to the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation.

Link to more info about the event
http://beloudsophie.org/events/

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May
13
8:00 PM20:00

Hey Guy performing at Local 506

Local 506 and The Cave present

Hey Guy

Fri, May 13, 2016

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Local 506, Chapel Hill, NC

Tickets: $7.00

Bold and memorable as their name, Hey Guy is a modern rock act with equal parts ferocity and finesse. Their catchy songs are cunningly layered, exhibiting a knack for uncanny melodies. From fierce riffs to sprawling atmospherics, their self-titled LP, multiple single releases and most recent EP (Hey Guy III) deliver a spectrum of innovative songs. Imagine if the Beach Boys jammed with Queens of the Stone Age and you've got a party courtesy of Hey Guy.

With a live show that blends composed musicianship amidst hilarious theatrics, Hey Guy has garnered popular acclaim in the New York City scene, conquering venues such as Blender Theater, The Mercury Lounge and Irving Plaza. On the net, their YouTube channel has a strong following, presenting an offbeat sense of humor within meticulously crafted concepts and some serious musicianship. 

Their message is simple: "You're perfect! Disarm your fears and rejoice in your life."

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May
13
6:00 PM18:00

Hudson & Haw in the Plaza

Hudson & Haw in the Plaza

Chapel Hill based Hudson & Haw are bringing poppy sweet folk tunes to the plaza this May. The UNC Chapel Hill trio are releasing their debut album in April and are causing a stir in the local folk scene. Come out for good tunes and great vibes! 

[Hudson & Haw]
https://www.facebook.com/hudsonandhaw/

Link to more info about the event
https://www.facebook.com/events/1564788807170774/

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May
6
6:00 PM18:00

Spinnin' and Grinnin' at 140 West Plaza

Spinnin' and Grinnin'

Its bike week! Wheel over to Live and Local to hear the East Chapel Hill School Ukulele Orchestra perform tunes in honor of our two-wheeled friends. See them perform here and get ready to hear strumming that will transport you to your favorite beach.

[East Chapel Hill High School Ukukele Orchestra]
http://bit.ly/1LX0Sv0

Link to more info about the event
https://www.facebook.com/events/918728098246083/

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Apr
30
3:30 PM15:30

Star Families: Spring Skies at the Morehead Planetarium

Explore astronomy themes as a family! The Star Families series is designed for children (ages 7-12) accompanied by their families. This special program is also good for Scout troops, 4-H clubs and other groups that involve children and parents learning together.

Please note: Unless part of a chaperoned group, each child must be accompanied by his or her parent or guardian.

Registration and Fees

Click on the Register Now! link beside the program title.

  • Adults: $7.68 (plus NC state sales tax)
  • Children, students and senior citizens: $6.51 (plus NC state sales tax)

Private Shows

Groups of 15 or more people may reserve a private showing of any Star Families program. This private show must occur on a date within one week before or after the date of the scheduled public program. Private show pricing applies. To reserve a private show, call Guest Relations at 919-962-1236 during regular business hours. You must reserve a private show at least two weeks in advance.

SCHEDULE

Star Families: Spring Skies
Apr 30 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Planets
May 21 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Survival Skills Using the Sky
Jun 18 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Summer Skies
Jul 16 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

Star Families: Greek Myths and Legends
Aug 13 2016 - 3:30pm
REGISTER NOW!

- See more at: http://moreheadplanetarium.org/programs/youth-family-programs/star-families#sthash.L1H4c9eh.dpuf

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Apr
29
6:00 PM18:00

Creating an Uproar! at 140 West Plaza

Creating an Uproar!

Feed your inner creative with Live and Local as we welcome UNC’s Art Heels and Chapel Hill based Broadway Bound. The Art Heels use therapeutic elements of art to "heel" through creation! At seven, they'll be joined by the kids and teens of Broadway Bound, who use musical theatre to empower kids in the Triangle to live and act larger than life. Engage with your imagination while the crowd goes wild!

[UNC Art Heels]
http://artheels.webs.com/

[Broadway Bound]
http://bwayboundnc.com/

Link to more info about the event
https://www.facebook.com/events/950153875091560/

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Apr
27
7:30 PM19:30

La Verità - Compagnia Finzi Pasca with Carolina Performing Arts

La Verità - Compagnia Finzi Pasca

Written and directed by Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo creator Daniele Finzi Pasca, La Verità is a theatrical homage to surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. Ideas and images collide in a decadent Vaudeville channeling of Dalí’s vision, as acrobats play instruments, sing, juggle, contort, clown and can-can amongst unfurling flowers, distorting shadows, ladders suspended in empty space, impossible balances, dismantled corpses, blindfolds, feathers and sequins. The work will feature a gigantic replica of a hand-painted Dalí backdrop, a macabre rendering of Tristan and Isolde produced for a 1944 New York Metropolitan Opera ballet production.

Link to more info about the event
http://www.carolinaperformingarts.org/ros_perf_series/la-verita-compagnia-finzi-pasca/

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Apr
22
8:00 PM20:00

Ben de la Cour at The Cave

Ben de la Cour at The Cave

“Ben de la Cour is a folk musician with the songwriting acumen of a young Nick Cave and the lyrical wisdom of a vitriolic Leonard Cohen. His songs are stark, melancholic and packed with emotion and will send you collectively weak at the knees.” (Fresh Deer Meat)

Come see Ben de la Cour at The Cave LIVE on Friday, April 22!

Link to more info about the event
http://www.bendelacour.com/

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Apr
22
8:00 PM20:00

Martha Graham Dance Company with Carolina Performing Arts

Martha Graham Dance Company

Modern dance spearhead Martha Graham, who founded the Martha Graham Dance Company in 1926, stands alongside Pablo Picasso, George Balanchine, Igor Stravinsky and Coco Chanel as an icon of 20th-century modernism, revolutionizing the dance world with her unorthodox movement language and socially charged exploration of spiritual and emotional themes. Described by The New York Times as “one of the great companies of the world,” this superb ensemble inspires generations of choreographers and dance lovers in masterpieces and newly commissioned works.

Link to more info about the event
http://www.carolinaperformingarts.org/ros_perf_series/martha-graham-dance-company/

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Apr
22
6:00 PM18:00

Care to Dance? at 140 West Plaza

Care to Dance?

Got that dancing fever? Live and Local is excited to present a slam-packed lineup of Triangle dance groups this Spring! Feel the beat with UNC Chalkaa and UNC Moonlight Hip Hop, get into step with the Carolina Irish Association and the Carolina Dancing Divas, swish and swing with UNC Flying Silk and the Bravo Dance Company! With such a diverse line-up of dance groups everyone is sure to get into the groove! 

[UNC Chalkaa]
https://www.facebook.com/unc.chalkaa/

[UNC Moonlight Hip Hop]
https://www.facebook.com/UNCMoonlight 

[Carolina Irish Association]
http://carolinairishdance.web.unc.edu/

[Carolina Dancing Divas]
http://www.carolinadiamonddivasinc.com/

[UNC Flying Silk]
https://studentlife.unc.edu/organization/flyingsilk

[Bravo Dance Academy]
http://www.bravo.dance/

Link to more info about the event
https://www.facebook.com/events/224356461248099/

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Apr
15
to Apr 16

Our Collaborators-in-Residence weekend is here! at Carolina Performing Arts

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Our Collaborators-in-Residence weekend is here!

Experience Memphis Jookin' phenom Lil Buck on Friday/Saturday nights and spend Sunday afternoon with Clawhammer Banjo player and musical ambassador Abigail Washburn.

Join us for a weekend of collaboration and creation.  

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Apr
15
6:00 PM18:00

The Beat of the Street at 140 West Plaza

The Beat of the Street

Get into the rhythm of the street with Tarheel SPEAKS & BEATS! The UNC Beat Making Lab joins Chapel Hill Sacrificial Poets and the Town of Chapel Hill Teen Center to push the limits of rhythm, art and life. Beat Making Lab teaches youths how to craft music from just about anything - no experience necessary, while Chapel Hill’s Sacrificial poets and the Teen center perform spoken word to elevate and cultivate the Chapel Hill community. 

[Beat Making Lab]
http://www.beatmakinglab.com/ 

[Sacrificial Poets]
http://sacrificialpoets.com/ 

[Chapel Hill Teen Center]
http://bit.ly/1WXgrIU

Link to more info about the event
https://www.facebook.com/events/1244619268884755/

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Apr
8
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Swing Kick Off! at 140 W Franklin Street

Spring Swing Kick Off! at 140 W Franklin Street

KICK-off, STOMP-off and DANCE-off Spring at Live and Local’s first event of the new year! We’re celebrating plaza sculpture Exhale’s second birthday with N.C. band Thistledown Tinkers and Studio A Dance Arts. Thistledown serves-up infectious Celtic music that is guaranteed to have you singing, stomping and dancing along. And while you’re at it, join Studio A while they perform an interpretive dance to get everyone in the swing of Spring! 

[Thistledown Tinkers]
http://www.thistledowntinkers.com/ 

[Studio A Dance Arts]
http://www.studioadancearts.com/

Link to more info about the event
https://www.facebook.com/events/1747616242138432/

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Apr
8
to Apr 10

Blackbeard's lost weekend at the Cave

It's that time again kids!!! Blackbeards Lost Weekend...

Hosted at The Cave, Chapel Hill NC April 8th & 9th. 

20 amazing bands 2 insane nights!!!
Confirmations as of now. 

Prude Boys (MI)
Flesh Wounds (NC)
Sunwatchers (NYC)
Wahyas (NC)
Nest Egg (NC)
Totally Slow (NC)
Bad Spell (GA)
Soon (NC)
Midnight Larks (GA)
Sacred Teachers (VA)
The Nude Party (NC)
THE CHICKENHAWKS (NY/NC)
Veiny Hands (FL)
THE OTHERMEN (NYC)
Kitty Tsunami (NC)
Pleather (NC)
Free Associates (GA)
Greg Phoenix Experience (PA)
Paperhaus (DC)
Missing Stairs (NC/OH)

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Apr
7
8:00 PM20:00

Ice & Fire: Celebrate New Season of Game of Thrones at Local 506

An Evening of Ice and Fire 

Celebrate the new season of Game of Thrones with The League of Extraordinary Bellydancers! Enjoy Game of Thrones-themed bellydance and burlesque performances.

Link to more info about the event
http://www.local506.com/event/1098329-league-extraordinary-chapel-hill/

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