Published: Sep 11, 2012 07:00 PM
Modified: Sep 22, 2012 04:48 PM
Woody Guthrie would have been 100 years old this year, and The ArtsCenter is throwing him a party. Local musicians, writers and others will perform Guthries music and read his writings at the Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration, 2-4p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at The ArtsCenter, 30-G E. Main St., Carrboro.
Among those on tap: Jon Shain and Joe Newberry, Katharine Whalen, Kim Arrington, Zelda Lockhart, Sen. Ellie Kinnaird, Tim Stambaugh, Charles Pettee, Danny Gotham and Jim Watson, Blood Jar Creepers, Sacrificial Poets, Cyril Lance, Nathan Golub and Art Menius. UNC professor of American Studies robert Cantwell will discuss Guthries place in American culture.
Admission is $7, $5 for ArtsCenter Friends. For tickets, call 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org
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