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Stories and Songs on West Franklin Street

This weekend, The PIT Chapel Hill is recreating the well-known StoryFest from their New York comedy club in Chapel Hill! StoryFest is a two-day festival that celebrates comedic storytelling. The two day festival features engaging storytelling, workshops and more! For more information, see The PIT Chapel Hill's website.

The well-known French pop duo Yelle is also making their way to Downtown Chapel Hill this weekend. Yelle offers a fun-loving, anything-goes left-field pop outlook. This is evident in their new single OMG! YELLE on their new single said, “'OMG!!!' is an ode to the power of the sun... You can always listen to Yelle if you need a sun!”

StoryFest at The PIT Chapel Hill
Friday, November 2 - Sunday, November 4

YELLE at Local 506
Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 PM
Parking is easier than ever in Downtown Chapel Hill! 
Visit to find out where to park. Or, use our fare-free bus system for your next visit to Franklin Street.

Chapel Hill StoryFest at The PIT Chapel HIll
Friday, November 2 at 8:00 PM

After sold out shows this summer at The Peoples Improv Theater in NYC - this esteemed festival of storytelling comes to The PIT’s new locale in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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Yelle at Local 506
Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 PM

Their first single, "Je Veux Te Voir", became the duo's first official single in 2006 and became an indie sensation song internationally.
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Freedom: An Improv Performance at Gerrard Hall
Sunday, November 4 at 5:30 PM 

Modernextension Dance Company is proud to present Freedom: An Improv Performance.
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Monday Night Pub Runs at The Pizza Press
Monday, November 5 at 6:30 PM

Monday Night Pub Runs just got cheesier! Join Fleet Feet Carrboro and Durham every Monday night at our new spot The Pizza Press! Enjoy a 3-5 mile run with pizza after!
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Carolina Vibe Benefit Night at Frutta Bowls
Tuesday, November 6 at 4:00 PM

Support the ladies of Carolina Vibe Dance Team at a Frutta Bowls fundraiser!
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Tell About the South: Stories to Save Lives at The Center for the Study of the American South
Wednesday, November 7 at 12:30 PM

This project is focused on collecting oral history interviews in rural counties in North Carolina to understand perceptions and experiences of health, illness, and medical care.
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Friendship Commanders w/ Hello Luna at The Cave
Thursday, November 8 at 9:00 PM 

Nashville based sludge/punk/rock duo Friendship Commander heads to The Cave! Hello Luna are great as well!
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership brings together the resources of the Town, University and downtown community to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development.