Published: Dec 28, 2011 02:00 AM
Modified: Dec 26, 2011 06:27 PM
was born and raised in Durham, where she was groomed to be a beauty pageant contestant. She's ditched the sash for the standup comedy stage and is now based in Chicago, where she's a graduate of the Second City Conservatory. She'll be back in her old stomping grounds - well, near them - Thursday night when she does her show, "I'm Different, Not Dumb" at DSI Comedy Theater in Carr Mill Mall. 919-338-8150, dsicomedytheater.com
The Nightlight Club, 4-5 1/2 W. Rosemary St., will get the new year off to a tuneful start Sunday night with a tribute show for two of the great songwriters in American music, Townes van Zandt and Hank Williams
. Performers will include The Magnolia Collective, Josh Moore, Anna Rose Beck and many more. Nightlighclub. com .
The Rembrandt exhibit at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh is drawing a lot of attention. You may not realize there's an illuminating exhibition of the master's work here in town, as well. "Rembrandt: The Printmaker,"
on display at the Ackland Art Museum at UNC until Jan. 22, features the finest Rembrandt prints in the museum's collection. ackland.org
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