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- Katy Perry themed "Break the Cycle" Night to highlight teen dating violence p...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store is hosting a Katy Perry themed "Break the Cycle" Night to highlight teen dating violence prevention and support Chatham County's domestic violence prevention agency, Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services (FVRC). The "Katy Perry - Break the Cycle - Night" will feature performances by a trio of singer songwriters, and, a young teen from Siler City with a Disney voice; a fashion walk for any wearing fashion elements inspired by Katy Perry; Katy Perry songs by DJ B-Rad Junell, and Katy Perry Karaoke.
- Northwood High School presents "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Try...
The kids from Northwood will be heading back to the 60s once again this year for their annual Spring Musical. But instead of dancing in Baltimore in Hairspray, they?ll be climbing the corporate ladder when they present Frank Loesser?s 1961 classic satire, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
Video: Brotherhood of Man
Video: I Got To Stop That Man
- Get your tickets for the FVRC Valentine's Dance
Dust off your dancing shoes and join Family Violence & Rape Crisis Services for an evening of friends, delicious food, drinks, and live music by the Swang Brothers. The benefit dance will be held Thursday, February 12 from 6 - 9 pm in the Bold Building, 50101 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill.
- Swang Brothers to perform at FVRC Valentine's benefit dance on February 12
Dust off your dancing shoes and join Family Violence & Rape Crisis Services for an evening of friends, delicious food, drinks, and live music by the Swang Brothers. The benefit dance will be held Thursday, February 12 from 6 - 9 pm in the Bold Building, 50101 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill. Tickets are $20 in advance through February 11 (or $25 at the door) per person.
- Save the date for the 2015 Fearrington Folk Art Show
Save the date for the 2015 Fearrington Folk Art Show on Saturday, February 21, 2015 and Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 10am to 5pm! Each year more than 35 folk artists from throughout the South convene at the big Barn at Fearrington Village. They turn every square foot of the structure into exhibition space for marvelous outsider art.
- Artists invited to submit a proposal to be part of Pop! Downtown Siler City
From March through May 2015, artists from North Carolina will have the opportunity to be part of the Pop! Downtown Siler City art series, which will fill empty and idle storefront windows with art focused on the theme of Chatham Rabbits. We are looking for a range of artistic installations and urban art interventions inspired by the theme of Chatham Rabbits, as well as the location, history, and general context of Siler City. From the late 19th Century until early 20th Century, Chatham County was known for its rabbits.
- Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church announces the winter/spring Strobilus...
Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church announces the winter/spring Strobilus Arts series, slated for January through May 2015. The series features free performances in a broad range of acoustic formats. Also on the calendar is an art exhibition of works by members and friends of Chapel in the Pines. Located on the south side of Chapel Hill in Chatham County, Chapel in the Pines has a hardwood interior and expansive views of the surrounding pine forests, and Strobilus Arts was conceived to take advantage of this potential.
- Local youth theater raising funds to improve Pittsboro Community House
Among all the fancy galas and high-priced fundraisers throughout the Triangle two entrepreneurs, a handful of Pittsboro children with their parents, and patrons of the arts are preserving the history and improving the future of their wonderful hamlet. The Pittsboro Youth Theater is leading a fundraiser to improve the old Pittsboro Community House to make it the only space that's suitable and affordable for small-scale community theater in town. The Pittsboro Community House is the historic, solid stone structure that sits three doors down Thompson Street from 15/501.
- Strobilus Music Series presents two concerts in November
Chapel in the Pines welcomes Willard McKiver, singing "Extraordinary Music for Great Souls," and the Women's Voices Chorus, singing "Awakenings: Songs of New Births & Origins." The third performance in the fall season of the Strobilus Music Series will take place at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 8 at Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church.
- Hyperlapse Video: Drive from Orange County to Cadle Cooper's barbershop in Bynum
I video recorded my drive from Orange County to Cadle Cooper's barbershop in Bynum.
Hyperlapse video to Cadle's barbershop
- McIntyre?s Books hosts David Downing on May 27
In a rare stateside visit, British mystery author David Downing kicks off his 10 city American book tour at McIntyre?s Books on Saturday, May 24 at 11am to read from his latest novel, Jack of Spies. Set in 1913, it is a time when those who follow the news closely can see the world is teetering on the brink of war. Jack McColl, a Scottish car salesman with an uncanny ear for languages, has always hoped to make a job for himself as a spy.
- Galloway Ridge at Fearrington presents "Chatham & Orange Counties Artists Col...
Galloway Ridge at Fearrington, a senior retirement community, presents "Galloway Ridge Chatham & Orange Counties Artists Collaboration." The collaboration was created for artist in both Chatham and Orange Counties offering the opportunity to market and display their artwork to our residents and guests.
- Fearrington's annual Folk Art Show is this weekend
One of Fearrington Village's most popular community events of the year will take place on February 22 and & 23 from 10 am to 5 pm. More than 35 folk artists from throughout the South will convene at the big barn at Fearrington Village once again in 2014. They?ll turn every square foot of the structure into exhibition space for marvelous outsider art.
- Bynum Front Porch seeking new board members
Bynum Front Porch (BFP), a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping the spirit of Bynum alive, is looking for new board members for two-year terms, starting in January 2014. We are also looking for community volunteers for our various committees.
- "Our State" magazine announces call for entries for short documentary film co...
Our State magazine invites amateur and professional filmmakers to submit entries for its first-ever short documentary film contest. The winning entry will correspond to the theme "Why I love North Carolina," include original footage of North Carolina, and last no longer than eight minutes.