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What To Do & See Downtown This Week! 2/6/13

What to Do & See Downtown This Week!

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Parking is always FREE on Sundays in downtown! 
Author Talk at Wilson Library
Thursday, February 6 at 5;30 pm: Author & photographer Lawrence Earley will share photographs &
vignettes from his book, "The Workboats of Core Sound: Stories & Photographs from Down East". Earley
focuses on the rich history behind the region's hand-built wooden fishing boats. 
Artist Talk at FRANK
Thursday, February 6 at 6 pm: Featuring Nerys Levy who will present her lastest body of work - Snowdonia: The Welsh Heartland. 
Wedding Cake Tastings 
Sunday, February 9: Good wedding should always be tasteful! And it begins and ends with the cake from Sugarland! Sign up for a 30 minute appointment. They'll have six slices of tasty cake and answer all your burning confectionery questions. RSVP

Studio Design Gallery, located on West Franklin Street in The Courtyard, offers the best mid-century furniture in Chapel Hill and is nestled in the working studio of local artist Paul Hrusovsky. Come browse the chairs, lamps, tables, and accessories, and see what Paul is currently painting. 
Ackland Film Forum 
February 6 at 7 pm:  Duck Soup 
February 13 at 7 pm: Ruggles of Red Gap -The Ackland Film Forum is a collaboration between the Ackland Art Museum and numerous departments at UNC highlighting different aspects of the art of cinema and showcasing the aesthetic power of film.  For film descriptions and more information, 
Carolina vs. Duke at Varsity!
Tarheel Outreach Program Presents: UNC vs. Duke Men's Basketball game at the Varsity Theatre on Wednesday, February 12. Doors open at 8:30. $5 Tickets at The Pit (11 AM - 1 PM) and $7 Tickets at the Door. 

Congratulations to The Crunkleton!
Southern Living magazine named The Crunkleton one of the South's Best Bars in it's February issue. Join The Crunkleton for the South-Wide Happy Hour on Friday, February 7 from 5 pm to 7 pm to
celebrate! They will be serving the Roycroft cocktail with Rittenhouse Bonded Rye Whiskey, Benedictine, Chartreuse liqueur, and Cherry Heering for $7. 
14th Annual NC Comedy Arts Festival 
The North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, created by Carrboro's DSI Comedy Theater, runs from February 6 to February 16 and features over 100 artists and performers at venues across the Triangle. For more information visit 
NOW OPEN: to the woods salon 

Now open at Greenbridge, entrance on Graham Street, offering hair cuts, coloring, styling, treatments and more; including wedding services for bridal parties. to the woods has online booking. 
Carolina Brewery 19th Anniversary
Celebrate with the Carolina Brewery crew Wednesday, February 5 -Friday, Feburay 8 with special Brew Crew Anniversary Ale Tasting, logo pint glass giveawary, 3-course anniversary special dinner. Visit  for details.  
Take Two Tour at Ackland Museum
Sunday, February 9 from 2 pm to 3 pm: Experts from UNC's faculty and the Ackland's staff join forces to delve into the artistic culture of the works of art in the spring exhibitions. Join Megan Williams
(MA Art History/MLS candidate) and Peter Nisbet (Chief Curator, Ackland) for a conversational tour of America Seen: The Hunter and Cathy Allen Collection of Social Realist Prints. 
Private Lives at PlayMakers
Divorced lovers land in adjacent honeymoon suites on a glorious evening on the Riviera igniting a timeless battle of the sexes. A comic masterpiece and the epitome of glamour and whip-smart wit. Sophisticated, urbane and as hilariously catty as they come. Running January 22 - February 9. for ticket and time information. 
Yoga Teacher Training Info Session
Sunday, February 9 at 4:30 pm: Franklin Street Yoga Center's Teacher Training Program is for more than just the aspiring yoga teacher. It's for anyone in a transition, looking for direction, or simply searching for a deeper understanding of yoga and their practice. You will become part of a community of like-minded people looking to grow their own personal practice and enhance their well being. The next teacher training session starts Friday, April 11 
Upcoming Shows at Local 506
Fri, Feb 7- Chasing Pedestrians, Grown Up Avenger Stuff, Campfires and Constellations  Doors: 8PM / Show: 9PM / $7.00
Sat, Feb 8 - The Backsliders, Jeff Hart
Doors: 8PM / Show: 9PM / $10
Mon, Feb 10 - Together Pangea, Mozes and The Firstborn, The Trash Hats  Show: 9PM / $10.00
Wed, Feb 12 - Yuck, Alvvays, Estrangers
Doors: 8PM / Show: 9PM / $10.00 - $12.00
Purchase tickets and more info at

2013 Tax Season is Upon Us!
Again this year, Compass Center will be providing FREE Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low to moderate income individuals and families. Volunteer preparers are trained and certified by the IRS.
Appointments will be offered each Monday, February 3- April 14 at our Henderson Street office location. We will begin scheduling mid-January. For more information please email
or call 919-968-4610.  
Live Jazz at West End Wine Bar
February 6, 7, & 8 from 8 pm to 11 pm: The Doug Largent Trio, featuring Brad Maiani on guitar and Tyler Leak on drums, plays organ trio jazz at West End Wine Bar of Chapel Hill.   /   
CHDP Logo 2011
The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership works 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