Published: Feb 26, 2013 07:00 PM
Modified: Feb 22, 2013 02:40 PM
Duke’s Nasher Museum of Art is exhibiting photographs from public and private collections in North Carolina. “Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections” runs through May 12.
Photographer Burk Uzzle, whose work is part of the exhibit, will deliver the annual Semens lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday. Uzzle, who began his career as a photographer for the News & Observer, went on to Life Magazine and made a career documenting American life and history, capturing iconic images of Woodstock and the Civil Rights Movement.
The photo exhibit includes works by Uzzle, Diane Arbus, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Robert Frank and others. When:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Where:
Nasher Museum of Art, 2001 Campus Drive, Durham Tickets:
$5 adult, $3 student, $4 seniors. Thursdays, FREE. Duke affiliates and children FREE. Info: nasher.duke.edu/lightsensitive/THEATER
Three sisters dwell in a prison tower of song and regret in the bittersweet comic fable “The New Electric Ballroom” by Edna Walsh, which explores the intoxicating effects of heartbreak, nostalgia and rock ’n’ roll music.
The sisters revel in the bygone days of youth, encapsulated in their memories of the New Electric Ballroom and romances that promised but never delivered.
Directed by Jeff Storer, featuring Marcia Edmundson, Lenore Field, Katja Hill, and Derrick Ivey. When:
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through March 9; Wednesday, March 6. Showtimes at 8:15 p.m. Extra showing March 9 at 2:30 p.m. Where:
Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster St., Durham Tickets:
$12-17; senior and military discounts; $5 students Info: manbitesdogtheater.org
New Orleans comes alive in Durham when the Dirty Dozen Brass Band plays the Carolina Theater Thursday. Formed in 1977 when the popularity of brass bands was at a low ebb, the group has come from playing Mardi Gras parades to a scheduled appearance at this year’s Newport Jazz Fest.
They play the Carolina Theatre with singer-songwriter Marc Broussard, another Louisiana native who plays in the tradition of bayou funk and soul. When:
Thursday, 8 p.m. Where:
Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham Tickets:
$37-52 Info: carolinatheatre.org
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