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ArtWalk in Downtown Chapel Hill

Celebrate creativity in Chapel Hill by heading out to the 2nd Friday ArtWalk! The monthly event returns in 2019 with a great evening planned tonight - with new art on the walls at venues in Carrboro and Chapel Hill, site specific dance at Ackland Art Museum, and the new student-led art store at Galore Store. 

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2nd Friday ArtWalk
Friday, January 11, 2019 at 6:00 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.

Kara-Bjork-e at Nightlight
Friday, January 11 at 8:00 PM

That is: an inspired karaoke evening concentrating on a single theme - the art, insanity, and generalized Icelandic nuttiness that is BJORK. 
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Chili Cookoff at Beer Study
Saturday, January 12 at 12:00 PM 

Customers will judge the chili and the winner will get a $300 gift card for their troubles. 
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Baroque & Beyond at Chapel of the Cross
Sunday, January 13 at 3:00 PM

“Fiery, wild, and dangerous” – one reviewer's comment on the skills of baroque soprano Margaret Carpenter Haigh, a rising star in early baroque music.
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Weedeater at Local 506
Monday, January 14 at 8:30 PM

WEEDEATER kicks off their tour in Downtown Chapel Hill

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UNC Basketball Watch Party at The Cave
Tuesday, January 15 at 9:00 PM

The Tar Heels take on Notre Dame!
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Humanities Happy Hour at Back Bar
Wednesday, January 16 at 6:00 PM

The first Humanities Hour at BackBar will feature American Studies Professor Seth Kotch discussing the Red Record - a project that documents lynchings in the American South.
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Fereshteh Toosi, Who saves who? at UNC Art Department
Thursday, January 17 at 6:00 PM

Interdisciplinary Miami-based artist Fereshteh Toosi designs contemplative, sensory outdoor experiences as part of her ongoing project, Nature Connection Arts Lab. 
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