Arts Listings, Oct. 16

October 15, 2013 

“The Whipping Man,” a play by Matthew Lopez, opens at 8 p.m. on Friday at The Artscenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. The play tells the story of three Jewish men, one of them a Confederate officer and two of them former slaves, and their relationships and family as they celebrate Passover in the post-Civil War South. Tickets are $16, $14 for students and seniors and $12 for Friends of The Artscenter. Performances will continue through Oct. 27.



ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH: 512 U.S. 70, Hillsborough. Dec. 14: Keith Henderson.,

ALOFT CHAPEL HILL: 1001 S. Hamilton Road. Tuesdays: Bibis Ellison and Dante. W xyz bar. 8-10 p.m. 919-932-7772.

ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. Oct. 21: Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys. Oct. 30: disappear fear. Nov. 8: The Quiet American, Adam Hurt, Beth Hartness. Nov. 9: Sam Bush Band. 919-929-2787,

CAFFE DRIADE: 1215-A E. Franklin St. Oct. 26: Joe Linus.

CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Oct. 16: Aaron Carter, Brie Goldsobel, The Real Hooks. Oct. 17: Watsky/Wax Hug a Hater Tour, Skyblew. Oct. 18: Lucius, Finch, Dance Gavin Dance, Alpenglow. Oct. 20: SOJA, Aer. Oct. 21: Crocodiles, Royal Bangs. Oct. 22: Of Montreal, Surface to Air Missive. 919-967-9053,

THE CAVE: 452 1/2 W. Franklin St. Oct. 23: Scary Cherry and the Bang Bangs. 919-968-9308,

THE DEPOT: 246 S. Nash St., Hillsborough. Oct. 26: Swift Creek.

HAW RIVER BALLROOM: 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Road, Saxapahaw. Oct. 25: Mipso.

HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH: 300 E. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill. Nov. 2: Cantari.

LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Oct. 16: The Wood Brothers, Chris Casper. Oct. 17: Stray from the Path, Backtrack, Gideon, No Bragging Rights, Rescuer, Drag Your Chains, Greaver. Oct. 18: Denison Witmer, Tracy Shedd, The Pinkerton Raid. Oct. 19: Turquoise Jeep, C. Pitt, Brody & Choch. Oct. 20: The Moondoggies. Oct. 21: The Deer Tracks. Oct. 24: Tim Easton, Freedy Johnston. 919-942-5506,

THE STATION: 201-C E. Main St., Carrboro. Oct. 18: Black Masala. 919-967-1967,


COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL: 106 Purefoy Road. Until Oct. 25: “Brushes with Life: Art, Artists and Mental Illness.”

EMILY EVE WEINSTEIN’S STUDIO: 501 Landerwood Lane, Chapel Hill. Nov. 2-3, 9-10: Open studio.

HILLSBOROUGH GALLERY OF ARTS: 121 N. Churton St. Oct. 25: Orange County Artists Guild open studio tour preview show. 6-9 p.m. 919-732-5001,

HORACE WILLIAMS HOUSE: 610 E. Rosemary St. Oct. 27: Greg Halloran, Jenny Burton, “Developing Scotoma.” 2-4 p.m. 919-942-7818,

NASHER MUSEUM OF ART: 2001 Campus Drive, Durham. Until Dec. 29: Doris Duke’s Shangri La.

N.C. BOTANICAL GARDEN: Off Old Mason Farm Road. Until Dec. 8: 25th Annual Sculpture in the Garden.


ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. Oct. 18-20, 24-27: “The Whipping Man.” Dec. 13-15, 18-22: “A Civil War Christmas.” May 9-11, 15-18: “Gem of the Ocean.” 919-929-2787,

DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Oct. 25-Nov. 16: “A Queer Kiss.” Jan. 15-19: New Play Workshop. Feb. 22-March 22: “Arcadia.” May 2-24: “Life is a Dream.” 919-968-1515,

MEMORIAL HALL: Cameron Ave., UNC campus. Dec. 14-15: “The Nutcracker.” 919-843-3333,

PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Nov. 2-Dec. 8: “Metamorphoses” and “The Tempest.” Jan. 22-Feb. 9: “Private Lives.” Feb. 26-March 16: “Love Alone.” April 2-20: “Assassins.” 919-962-PLAY,

PRC2 : Center for Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Jan. 8-12: “Hold These Truths.” April 23-27: “The Story of the Gun.” 919-962-PLAY,

ST. MATTHEW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough. Dec. 19 and 21: “A Christmas Carol.” 919-732-7451,

SWAIN HALL: 101 E. Cameron Ave. Nov. 15-16: “The Box.” Jan. 17-18: “Mission of a Saint.”

TOP OF THE HILL BACK BAR: 100 E. Franklin St. Tuesdays: Back Bar Comedy, 9 p.m.


KENAN THEATRE: Center for Dramatic Art, 150 Country Club Road, UNC campus. Oct. 20: Chapel Hill Philharmonia, “Musical Stories.”

ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. Oct. 19: Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players. 919-929-2787,

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