Musical settings of folk tales, intense poetry, and Shakespeare. Two settings of the text "If Music Be the Food of Love" bookend the concert. Guest artist: Jacob Wenger, cellist.Buy tickets
La Patronal presents a FREE Peruvian Dance Workshop prior to their concert!
Virginia Repertory Theatre presents The Jungle Book, a musical based on the Rudyard Kipling classic about friendship, survival, and the laws of the jungle.Buy tickets
**FRIDAY SHOW RESCHEDULED for TUESDAY 4/23 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER** Tigers Be Still is a comedy that follows the misadventures of Sherry Wickman, a young woman who has recently earned her masters degree in art therapy only to find herself moving back home.Buy tickets
When Helvetica Burke, an adventurer, writer, and cynic who has spent her life packaging Death neatly between the lines of her beloved children's books, encounters Death head-on , she finds the storybook truths within the realities of her past, present, and future.Buy tickets
Social justice music-makers Heather Mae and Crys Matthews, alongside JJ Jones (Girlyman) and Joe Stevens (Coyote Grace) bring The Singing OUT Tour to Carrboro as part of Carrboro Pride! Jamie Anderson opens.Buy tickets
Shakespeare's classic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, details an interwoven story of fairies, lovers, and fools through the thick of the forest following the wedding of Amazonian Queen Hippolyta and Athenian King Theseus. Presented by One Song Productions.Buy tickets
Join us for a free screening of the Academy Award-winning film "Inocente" followed by a discussion and Q&A. Presented in partnership with Diamante Arts & Cultural Center.
Rissi Palmer, who describes her musical style as "Southern Soul," has graced stages from Lincoln Center to the Grand Ole Opry and made music history in 2007 with the release of her Top 40 debut single, "Country Girl," becoming the first African-American woman to chart a country song since 1987.Buy tickets
"Big City Cat: My Life in Folk Rock," singer/songwriter Steve Forbert’s exceptional new memoir co-written with Therese Boyd, allows him ample opportunity to candidly reflect on those specific circumstances that first brought him to the public eye. Presented by Cat's Cradle.Buy tickets
This special performance brings together three powerhouses of old-time music for a night of collaboration, as Grammy nominee Alice Gerrard joins the banjo and fiddle duo of Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves.Buy tickets
Texture, nuance, and a gift for dexterous high-wire improvisation are the hallmarks of San Francisco-based classically trained pianist Holly Bowling, who infuses jam band music with a technically advanced, emotionally rich style. Presented by Cat's Cradle.Buy tickets
Master guitarists Bombino and Vieux Farka Touré perform joint and separate sets, both electric and acoustic, transporting the audience on a dazzling and intimate musical journey to the Sahara Desert, the original birthplace of the blues.Buy tickets
Tim Carless returns to The ArtsCenter with Chaplin's classic silent film "The Kid" re-imagined with a new original solo piano score, performed live.Buy tickets
MOTHERLOAD is a crowd-sourced documentary film about cargo bikes and how they can make our world a better place.
Daughter of Swords (Mountain Man's Alexandra Sauser-Monnig) is joined by the Dawnbreaker band (Nick Sanborn, Ryan Gustafson, Jeff Crawford and Yan Westerlund) to perform her celebrated new album. Jake Xerxes Fussell opens. Presented by Cat's Cradle.Buy tickets
Tim Carless returns to the ArtsCenter to perform a unique and completely original live score to Buster Keaton's "Sherlock, Jr."Buy tickets
PopUp Chorus is no audition, no commitment community chorus. Just show up, learn popular songs, and sing with an ad hoc bunch of other lovely, excellent people!
Alash are masters of traditional Tuvan throat singing, known for their subtle infusion of modern influences into traditional Tuvan music.
A performance of “I Go On Singing,” a tribute to Paul Robeson in Words and Song, with a pre-performance presentation by Professor Tony Perucci and a post-performance discussion.
Memphis rapper Duke Deuce has released a pair of viral singles in “Whole Lotta” and “Yeh,” spawned his own dance craze, signed to one of the hottest rap labels in the world in Quality Control, and been publicly praised by everyone from the members of Migos to Cardi B.
A founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, multi-instrumentalist Dom Flemons is an expert player on the banjo, fife, guitar, harmonica, jug, percussion, quills, and rhythm bones, and a music scholar with a repertoire that covers over 100 years of American traditional music. Chris Frisina opens.Buy tickets
Called “a vocalist of unerring instinct” by the New York Times, O’Donovan is one of the most sought after vocalists and songwriters of her generation and has collaborated with some of the most eminent names in music. Taylor Ashton opens.
The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band is an all-star group of four legendary, award-winning musicians—John Jorgenson on acoustic guitar, mandolin and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, acoustic guitar and vocals; Mark Fain on bass; and Patrick Sauber on acoustic guitar and vocals—playing bluegrass like no one has ever played it before.