What to Do & See Downtown this Week! 10/11/12

What to Do & See Downtown This Week!
What to Do & See Downtown This Week!
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2nd Friday ArtWalk Logo  Celebrating 10 years, the 2nd Friday Artwalk continues to grow and draw our community into the rich arts & culture offerings throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro! On Friday, October 12 from 6PM to 9PM, experience local arts in community venues. Many of the venues will have live music, good food & drinks, and other art related entertainment. ArtWalk venues include Ackland Museum Store,FRANK Gallery, Beehive Hair Salon, This & That, Vespertine, Focal Point Arts Gallery, and more! Free and open to all! www.2ndFridayArtWalk.com    
Revolution | Revolución
The Ackland Film Forum will be showing Revolution | Revolución, (multiple directors, 2010) on Thursday, October 11 at 7:00PM at Varsity Theatre. Made to mark the centenary of the Mexican revolution, the surprisingly cohesive compilation film Revolución features shorts by 10 directors. Tickets: Students free with valid university or high school ID, $4 for all others.* Tickets are available at the Varsity Theatre. www.ackland.org 
 Downtown Scavenger Hunt
Think you know downtown's history, legends, hidden secrets? Well, grab some friends and enter the 4th Downtown Scavenger Hunt - hosted by LOVE Chapel Hill on Saturday, October 13 from 2PM to 5PM. Teams of 2 to 5 people will race around campus & downtown and compete to solve clues and win some great prizes from downtown restaurants and shops! This event is FREE and open to all ages. For  info and to register your team:  www.lovechapelhill.com. 
Kids Rock! Concert
Kids Rock! is an outdoor rock concert for young children at Forrest Theatre, benefiting the Chapel Hill Cooperative Preschool on Sunday, October 14 from 2PM to 6PM. The whole community is welcome! The Atomic Rhythm All-Stars will be playing family-friendly, dance music. Tickets are $10 at the door. Kids 12 and under are FREE. Advance tickets are $7. 
http://kidsrock3.eventbrite.com  
Fridays on the Front Porch
Join the fun at The Carolina Inn on Friday, October 12 at 5PM for live music by Big Fat Gap, beer, and wine. Enjoy a grill menu prepared to order coupled with Chef's hand-selected weekly featured dish. Purchase food and drink. www.carolinainn.com 

Tex Mex Tuesdays  

Tex Mex Tuesday at Four Corners means $2.75 tacos all night! Enjoy grilled, blackened or fried chicken, shrimp or fish tacos. Thirsty too? They've got you covered with $1.75 margaritas until closing time!

www.fourcornersbar.com 

Zogtoberfest is Here!
All month long Zog's Pool Hall is hosting trivia, bingo, beer tastings, theme parties, scary movie marathons, potlucks, and live music. The month is jam-packed with fun, and most events are free! And on Halloween Night: Live music with Snowship and Live Misfits set from Chris Ross and the Something Stupids.; 9PM-close; $5 gets you admission and a drink ticket. 
FREE for members.
Kids Eat Free at Qdoba
For a limited time only -- on Saturdays -- Kids eat free with a purchase of an adult entree. Located at 100 West Franlin Street. www.qdoba.com 
A Case of the Mondays?
Kildare's has the cure! Every Monday is 50cent Wing Night. With 6 types - Buffalo, Whiskey, BBQ, Teriyaki, Firehouse, Ranch - or Kildare's BFG - signature Baked, Fried, and Grilled with a tangy Jameson glaze! Enjoy $2 Yuenglings and watch NFL Monday Nifht Football on the HDTV's. www.kildaresirishpub.com  
Fall Mini Photo Sessions a
Glee Kids welcomes local photographer Abigail Blosser is offering 20 minute mini-sessions at Glee Kidson Sunday, October 14. Get a free 8x10 with your $100 Glee Kids purchase. Call 919.942.6881 or visit Glee Kids.
Get Tix Now:The Eve Ball
Come celebrate Halloween with our costume dance party which will benefit the Eve Carson Scholarship and PORCH on Friday, October 26 at the Carolina Club. DJ Jessica Dilday will perform, enjoy desserts and a cash bar. Come dressed in your Halloween finest! Costume contest with cash prizes for sexiest, best couple, best group, most original, and more. $20 in advance/ $30 cash at door/ $60 no costume! The Eve ball is hosted by the Franklin Street Yoga Center. www.franklinstyoga.com 
Perka is Coming to Downtown

Syd's Hair Shop Featured
Product: 
OROFLUIDO 
Shampoo & Conditioner is 10% off in  October! Nourish your hair with Argan Oil, Linseed Oil and Cyperus Oil for luxurious shine, strength and manageability. www.sydshairshop.com  
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Larry Fedora Live Show
Join UNC Football Coach Fedora at Top Of The Hill Restaurant for the"Larry Fedora Live" radio show on Tuesdays at 7PM. Jones Angell, the Tar Heels' play-by-play voice, will co-host the show. Fans can send in questions: asktheheels@gmail.com. www.topofthehillrestaurant.com 
Thursday 'whichburger is $5
Every Thursday from 5PM to 9PM at Sandwhich - the 'whichburger starts with hand-formed Painted Hills ground beef, grilled medium, and is served with lettuce, juicy tomatoes, shaved red onion, and melty Wisconsin cheddar on a grilled potato bun. SANDWHICH offers patrons FREE Valet Parking! www.sandwhichnc.com  
Music on the Front Porch 
Music on the Porch at the Love House and Hutchins Forum is TODAY - Thursday, October 11 at 5:30PM. Another wonderful line-up, featuring Brett Harris, Jphono1, Anna Rose Beck. Moderated by Alex Maiolo. Bring a friend, bring a picnic, and enjoy some of the finest music North Carolina has to offer! www.uncsouth.org  

Mondo Slide Show: Submit Pics!

FRANK Gallery's October exhibit FRANK IN FOCUS is celebrating YOU as a photographer! On Saturday, October 13 at 6PM on Wallace Plaza (atop the parking deck at 150 E Rosemary St) Share your work with the whole community at a giant public slide show! Bring a folding chair or blanket, get dinner to go from a downtown restaurant, enjoy live music from Alison Weiner and friends - and see your photographic work on the big screen! This will be a first come, first served arrangement. So email your work in advance to infocusphotogazing@mindspring.com (15 to 3 images, include a title image with your name). Or bring a CD or thumbdrive. The show will begin as soon as it is dark enough to project and go until 10pm or until they run out of images! http://frankinfocus.tumblr.com/ 
What are we craving right now? Fried Oysters with roasted garlic mayonnaise; West Indies Salad (blue crab & onions, cider vinegar, hard-boiled eggs and saltines); Hoppin' John; and as always The Crook's Hamburger (pimento cheese optional). Now who on earth would not choose that option? www.crookscorner.com 
Japanese Market Opening
In conjunction with the Ackland Art Museum's "Season of Japan," the Ackland Museum Store is pleased to announce the opening of an in-store Japanese Market with a special reception on Friday, October 11 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM.  The Market will showcase Japanese products and crafts that quote tradition but with a contemporary flair- a wide variety of textiles, bamboo and wooden items, ceramics, paper items, metalwork, and more. Ackland Art Museum members receive a 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases, excluding works of art in the Store's retail gallery space. www.ackland.org  
Ladies First! at the Underground
Chapel Hill Undergound is hosting a benefit for Compass Center for Women and Families on Friday, October 12, doors open at 8PM. All-female or female-fronted bands Lam!Lam!, Boykiller, Lazy Janes, and The Purchase will perform. Between bands Compass Center's favorite DJ, Sarah Honer, will spin her fabulous tunes. The benefit will charge a $10 cover and all the door proceeds go directly to Compass Center. http://www.womenspace.org/  
Pet Portrait Artist at Peacock Alley

Addren Doss will be showing her work and painting small landscapes for sale during a show on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 at Peacock Alley. Come see her work and schedule to have your pet painted! They make a great holiday gift idea! Located at 123 West Franklin St.,University Square. www.peacockalleygifts.com

Late Night with Roy
Don't miss your first chance to see the 2012-13 University of North Carolina men's and women's basketball teams at Late Night with Roy 2012, on Friday, October 12 at the Dean E. Smith Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will kick off at 7:30 p.m.Admission is free with general admission seating.The event will be streamed online by ESPN3. Chapel Hill Transit will run from the Friday Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. for $5 (round-trip). www.tarheelblue.com  
Register for "Asian Skies"
Morehead Planetarium's next Star Families program explores "Asian Skies" on Saturday, October 13 at 3:30PM. Listen to legends and myths about the night sky, based on stories told in Asian cultures for hundreds of years. Learn to identify the constellations and other sky objects about which those stories are told.Star Families is for ages 7-12 accompanied by parents or caregivers. www.moreheadplanetarium.org   
Admissions - AVEDA
The Aveda Institute is more than a beauty school. It's an internationally renowned, cutting edge, eco-friendly cosmetology and esthiology institution dedicated to shaping the future of beauty, and the world.  Your rewarding career in the beauty industry begins by contacting the admissions department at 919-960-4769 ext. 1339 or at www.avedainstitutechapelhill.com. Call Today! 
Upcoming Shows at LOCAL 506
As always, LOCAL 506 gives away one pair of tickets to every show each month! Sign up for the listserv at
Friday, October 12- Deep Set Quartet, The Ayr Mountaineers, Holiday Parking
Doors: 9:00 PM / Show: 9:30 PM /All Ages/$7.00
Saturday, October 13- Stephanie's Id, Kangaroo
Doors: 9:00 PM / Show: 9:30 PM /All Ages/ $7.00
Sunday, October 14- Progressive Music Group Presents: Smoke DZA, Mr. Mutha**ckin eXquire, Cashius Green w/ Pheo, Nakim Doors: 8:00 PM / Show: 9:00 PM/All Ages/ $15.00
Monday, October 15- Earphunk, The Heritage
Doors: 8:30 PM / Show: 9:00 PM/All Ages/$8.00
Tuesday, October 16- Mobley
Doors: 8:30 PM / Show: 9:00 PM/ All Ages/ $8.00 
Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Three and half years after their stunning performance at Memorial Hall, Compagnie Marie Chouinard presents two of Chouinard's most highly regarded works, pairing The Rite of Spring (1993) with a new interpretation of Nijinsky's work in Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (1994) on Sunday, October 14 at 7:30PM. www.carolinaperformingarts.org 
 Drawing for Tweens at Ackland 
On Saturday, October 13 at 10:30AM this program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland's galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one's own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided. Free to members | $5 non-members. Registration is required and space is limited. www.ackland.org 
Love Chapel Hill Hunt
 A team poses in front of Ye Olde Waffle Shoppe during the Downtown Scavenger Hunt in the spring. The Clue: Cast aside thou flap jacks and thou French toast, Ye must savour the flavour of these plaid pancakes!
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership is working to bring the resources of the Town, University and downtown community together to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or meg@downtownchapelhill.com.   
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