Arts Listings, Dec. 11

December 13, 2013 

“A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration” by Paula Vogel, a musical set on Christmas Eve in 1864, will be at the ArtsCenter Stage from Friday, Dec. 13, to Sunday, Dec. 15, and Thursday, Dec. 19, to Sunday, Dec. 22, at 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.

COURTESY OF THE ARTSCENTER

FESTIVALS/EVENTS

CHATHAM COUNTY OPEN STUDIO TOUR: More than 50 artists will participate in the 21st annual open studio tour, sponsored by the Chatham County Artists Guild, on Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15. chathamartistsguild.org.

CLASSES

ARTSCENTER: Enrollment in winter art classes is open. artscenterlive.org.

MUSIC

ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH: 512 U.S. 70, Hillsborough. Dec. 14: Keith Henderson. abundantlifechurch.com, keithillusions.com/whitney.

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. Dec. 18: FiddleX. Dec. 21: “Cabaret Warsaw: Yiddish & Polish Music from the Jazz Age.” Jan. 3: Robin and Linda Williams. Jan. 12: Dana and Susan Robinson. Jan. 17: Frank Solivan, Dirty Kitchen. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.

CAT’S CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Dec. 12: Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, New Town Drunks. Dec. 13: The Infamous Stringdusters, Paper Bird. Dec. 14: Goblin, Zombi. Dec. 16: Max Bemis, Matt Pryor, Sherri Dupree-Bemis, Perma, Merriment. Dec. 18: Greg Brown. Dec. 21: Chatham County Line. Jan. 12: Cate Le Bon, Kevin Morby. Jan. 19: Reggie and the Full Effect, Dads, Pentimento. March 6: Delta Rae. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.

CHAPEL HILL UNDERGROUND: 157 E. Rosemary St. Dec. 17: The Midnight Ghost Train. chapelhillunderground.com.

CHAPEL OF THE CROSS: 304 E. Franklin St. March 8: Cantari, “Gems from British Cathedrals.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.

HILL HALL: UNC campus. Dec. 13, 14: Voices, “The Sounds of Christmas!” 919-962-1039, music.unc.edu.

LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Dec. 12: Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, New Town Drunks. Jan. 19: Pentimento, Reggie and The Full Effect, Dads. Feb. 15: Into It. Over It. 919-942-5506, local506.com.

MEMORIAL HALL: 114 E. Cameron Ave. May 31: Voices, “The Genius of Mozart.” 919-843-3333, carolinaperformingarts.org.

SECOND WIND: 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. Wednesdays: Bluegrass Night. Thursdays: Twofer. Dec. 13: Young Cardinals. Dec. 14: Mysti Mayhem. Tuesdays: Big Fat Gap. Every third Friday: Skinny Bag of Sugar. Dec. 21: Henbrain Holiday Party. Dec. 27: Marcus Horth. Dec. 28: Mysti Mayhem. Jan. 3: Star Studies. Jan. 4: The Ends. Jan. 25: Swift Creek.

STEEL STRING BREWERY: 106 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Jan. 17: Swift Creek.

UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 150 E. Franklin St. June 8: Cantari, “Vaughan Williams and Tavener: A Cosmic Cycle of Life and Death.” July 18: Voices, “American Songs, Poems & Spirituals.” voiceschapelhill.org/buy.

RECEPTIONS/OPENINGS

ARTSCENTER: Nicholson Gallery, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. Dec. 13: “Community Art Exhibit.” 6-8 p.m. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.

CHAPEL HILL ART GALLERY: 1215 E. Franklin St. Dec. 13: “Home for the Holidays.” 6-9 p.m. 919-636-4557, chapelhillartgallery.com.

THEATER/DANCE

ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. Dec. 13-15, 18-22: “A Civil War Christmas.” May 9-11, 15-18: “Gem of the Ocean.” 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.

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

MEMORIAL HALL: 114 E. Cameron Ave., UNC campus. Dec. 14-15: “The Nutcracker.” 919-843-3333, carolinaperformingarts.com.

PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Jan. 22-Feb. 9: “Private Lives.” Feb. 26-March 16: “Love Alone.” April 2-20: “Assassins.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.

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

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

SWAIN HALL: 101 E. Cameron Ave. Jan. 17-18: “Mission of a Saint.”

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

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