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AfterSchool Arts Immersion - 2012-13

Enroll your young artist in the area’s only arts-based afterschool program! Choose from part-time and full-time options! Contact Shirlette Ammons for more info: afterschool@artscenterlive.org

Funny People for Love and Justice Sunday, April 1 @ 8pm

A benefit for the Coalition to Protect North Carolina Families in its stand against Amendment One. Ten improv and standup comedy acts will perform. $10 at the door

Kimya Dawson with Paleface and Your Heart Breaks Tuesday, April 3, 8:30 p.m.

Kimya Dawson is a Grammy winning, platinum selling singer songwriter most widely known for her work on the JUNO soundtrack and her former band, The Moldy Peaches. “ www. kimyadawson.com. $12, $14 day of show

Secondhand Strings, The Youngmen, HungJury Saturday, April 7, 8 p.m.

An evening showcase of Orange County’s best young bands. $6 advance, $8 day of show

Grease presented by Pauper Players

April 13-17, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tues @ 8pm & Sun at 2:30pm

Pauper Players is back with an American musical theater classic! Grease is the word! Follow ten working-class teenagers as they navigate the complexities of love, cars, driveins, sock hops, dance contests and more! General: $10, Day of $12 $8 ArtsClub Members, Students $5, Day of $7 UNC staff/faculty $5, Day of $7

Sacrificial Poets

Saturday, April 14, 7pm (West End)

The Sacrificial Poets are back with this spring poetry slam. The Sacrificial Poets is North Carolina’s premier youth poetry organization, and the first internationally competing youth performance poetry team in the state. $5 • Free for participating poets

The Monti StorySlam GrandSlam Friday, April 20 @ 7:30pm

At each StorySlam event throughout the year, eight storytellers are chosen at random, with one winner declared the winner at the end of the night. The GrandSLAM brings the StorySlam winners back to compete for the ultimate title of The Monti GrandSLAMpion! $20, Day of $22 • $18 ArtsClub Members Students/Seniors $16 • Day of $18

Anything But Slam

presented by Ebony Readers/Onyx Theatre Friday, April 20 @ 7:00pm

This will be a non-traditional slam breaking all the rules of slam poetry! Come cheer on your favorite local slam teams and poetry groups as they incorporate props, costumes, and their very own creativity in a slam like you’ve never seen before! • $5

Augusten Buroughs

Latin Dance Night

Saturday, April 21, May 11, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Rhythmwerks and The ArtsCenter brings you a monthly night of Latin Dancing. Free Salsa Lessons 9:30 - 10p. Dance at 10 p.m. Made possible in part by the Center for Global Initiatives. www.rhythmwerks.com • $10

For Lucy presented by ArtsCenter Stage

April 27-29 and May 4-6 Fri & Sat @ 7:00pm and Sun @ 3:00pm

For Lucy is a non-traditional children’s play,where imagination and fearlessness lead a young girl through sorrow and towards peace. Monsters learn how to waltz and angels shed their wings. The play is about the importance of family in all shapes and sizes and the power of imagination to provide answers when the world we live in stops making sense. General $14, Day of $16 ArtsClub Members $12 Students/Seniors $10, Day of $12

Tannahill Weavers

Friday, April 27, 8 p.m.

“The Tannahill Weavers combine tradition with the spirit and energy of rock-n-roll into an entertaining and satisfying evening of music, humor and joy” - News & Observer. Presented at the Casbah. www.tannahillweavers.com. $19, $17 ArtsClub Members, $21 day of show

Farmer Jason (SuperFun Show) Saturday, April 28, 11:00 am

In celebration of Earth Day, Farmer Jason will get us singing about everything from animals in the forest to a day on the farm. www.farmerjason.com $7 Youth/Members; $9 General Public; $28 Family 4-Pack

Uncommon Garden Tour

April, 28th 2012 @ 9am, 10am, 11am / 7pm Gala

The Uncommon Garden is a sculptural landscape that defies words and challenges traditional ideas of “the garden” witha magnitude of rock assemblages, water features and surprises on the winding foot paths. $30 Day / $75 Gala

May

Vita and Virginia presented by Going Through a Stage Saturday May 5 @ 8p.m.; Sunday May 6 @ 4p.m.

Adapted by Eileen Atkins from the correspondence between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, this play chronicles the remarkable friendship and intimate love affair between Woolf and the aristocratic Sackville-West, best remembered for her gardens at Sissinghurst Castle. General $10 Student/Senior/ArtsClub Member $8

Téada with Special Guest Séamus Begley Thursday, May 10, 8 p.m.

With lush orchestration, Téada revels in the vibrant, traditional music of Ireland. Joining Téada is quintessential Irish musician Séamus Begley. www.teada.com. $22, $20 ArtsClub Members, $24 day of show

Friday, May 11, 7-8 p.m.

Flyleaf presents Augusten Burroughs at The ArtsCenter to discuss and sign his new book: This Is How. Tickets: $3, or receive a free ticket when you purchase the book at Flyleaf Books prior to day of event.

Seth Walker with Carsie Blanton

Madison Violet

Saturday, June 2, 8 p.m.

Their distinct take on Americana-inspired melodies beautifully contrasts with their breathtakingly personal lyrics. http://www. madisonviolet.com. Presented at Casbah. • $11, $13 day of show

Jake Shimabukuro

Saturday, May 12, 8 pm

Presented at Casbah. Free parking available directly beside venue and at Just Paper lot across the street. Part of The ArtsCenter’s 9th Annual American Roots Series. www.sethwalker.com carsieblanton.com $12, $14 day of show

The Monti Season Finale Saturday, May 12 @ 8pm

The Monti wraps up their season with a grand finale! 5 of the areas best storytellers highlight the end of a terrific year for The Monti! General $20, Day of $22 $18 ArtsClub Members • Students/Seniors $16, Day of $18

Dar Williams

Friday, May 18, 8 p.m.

Neo-folkie, songwriter and activist Dar Williams employs a reporter’s keen eye and a fiction writer’s feel for nuance in the act of confronting what she’s described as “the big picture of how people approach life.” Part of The ArtsCenter’s 9th annual American Roots Series. www.darwilliams.com. $29, $27 ArtsClub Members, $31 day of show

Baron Von Rumblebuss and Redd Zeppelin Saturday, May 19, 11:00 am

The Baron conjures the spirit of Saturday morning and cloaks it in songs drenched with crunchy guitars and pounding drums. Suggested for PreK-4th grade. http://rumblebuss.com/ $7 Youth/Members; $9 General Public; $28 Family 4-Pack

Baudelaire In A Box featuring Dave Buchen, New

Town Drunks, Django Haskins, Dexter Romweber, & Curtis Eller Friday, May 25, 8:30 p.m.

Chicago’s Theater Oobleck presents Baudelaire in a Box, a serial cantastoria project based on 19th century French poet Charles Baudelaire’s Les Fleur du mal. http://baudelaireinabox. wordpress.com, http://theateroobleck.com $12, $10 ArtsClub Members, $14 day of show Ballot Box Blues presented by the Playwrights Roundtable

Saturday, May 26 @ 8pm

Life, love, and sanity under siege by election politics. An evening of new, original works by the Playwrights Roundtable, ArtsCenter Stage’s playwrights lab. General $10, Day of $12 $7 ArtsClub Members Students/Seniors $5 Day of $7

June A Shipwreck Opera presented by Long Leaf Opera

Fri-Sun, June 1-3, Fri & Sat @ 7pm and Sat & Sun @ 3pm

Long Leaf Opera presents the world premiere of A Shipwreck Opera, the winner of its most recent New Works competition. General: $22, Day of $27, Students/Seniors: $16, Day of $21 Elementary/Middle School: $12, Day of $15

Thursday, June 7, 8 p.m.

Ukelele virtuoso and youtube sensation! $29, $27 ArtsClub Members, $31 day of show

Lise Uyanik & The Mobile City Band Friday, June 8, 8 pm

“Back in the day” Lise Uyanik and the Mobile City Band were a fixture at parties and late night venues in The Triangle. $14, $12 ArtsClub Members, $16 day of show

North Carolina Rhythm Tap Festival Saturday, June 9, 7:30 p.m.

$15 public, $13 ArtsClub Members $17 day of, $10 Festival Participants

Lunch Money (Superfun Show) Saturday, June 16, 11:00 am

Known for their family-friendly pop music, Lunch Money will get you singing about everything from roller coasters, blowing bubbles, giant cookies, and cardboard box adventures. Suggested for PreK-4th grade. www.lunchmoneymusic.com $7 Youth/Members; $9 General Public; $28 Family 4-Pack

Royal Southern Brotherhood featuring Devon Allman, Cyril Neville & Mike Zito Sunday, June 17, 7 p.m.

Experience music that is untamed, hard to categorize, a blending rock, blues, and soul into a fusion that remains on its own and has been a staple of the Blues and Jam music scene. Part of The ArtsCenter’s 9th annual American Roots Series. www.royalsouthernbrotherhood.com. $29, $27 ArtsClub Members, $32 day of show

Transactors Improv

Saturday, June 16, 8pm

Transactors Improv Company is the South’s oldest active improvisational theater. General - Advanced: $14, $16 Day of ArtsClub Members: $12, Students/Senior - Advanced: $7, $9 Day of

Johnny Winter Wednesday, June 20, 8 p.m.

Constantly shifting between simple country blues to all-out electric slide guitar blues-rock, Johnny is one of the most respected singers and guitar players in rock and roll. www.johnnywinter.net $36, $34 ArtsClub Members, $39 day of show

Mark Stuart and Stacey Earle Friday, June 29, 7 p.m.

Armed with clever acoustic guitar interplay, autobiographical songwriting, lovely harmonies, and humorous storytelling this couple captivates your attention from the first moment they are on stage. www.staceyandmark.com $15, $13 ArtsClub Members, $17 day of show


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EXHIBITION

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5/5-Vita and Virginia 5/10 - Téada with Special Guest Séamus Begley 5/11 - Augusten Buroughs 5/12 - The Monti Season Finale/ 5/12 - Seth Walker with Carsie Blanton 5/18 - Dar Williams with The Milk Carton Kids 519 - Baron Von Rumblebuss and Redd Zeppelin 5/25 - Baudelaire in a Box 5/26 - Ballot Box Blues

APRIL

2010 Community Photo Contest WInner Photo by Leon Godwin

East End Gallery: Gypsy WItch: Up-cycled art and craft shop (above) Center Gallery: Annual ArtSchool Student Show

M AY

East End Gallery: Gypsy WItch: Up-cycled art and craft shop Center Gallery: 19th Annual Community Photography Contest Show

JUNE

East End Gallery: Gypsy WItch: Up-cycled art and craft shop Center Gallery: ArtSchool Instructor Show

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2012 Send applications to: gallery@artscenterlive.org CONCERTS

THEATRE

YOUTH/FAMILY EXHIBITION

The ArtsCenter 300-G E. Main St. Carrboro, NC 27510

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6/1-6/3 - A Shipwreck Opera 6/2 - Madison Violet 6/7 - Jake Shimabukuro 6/8 - Lise Uyanik & The Mobile City Band 6/16 - Lunch Money (Superfun Show) 6/17 - Royal Southern Brotherhood feat. Devon Allman, Cyril Neville & Mike Zito 6/20 - Johnny Winter with JP Soars 6/29 - Mark Stuart and Stacey Earle

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www.ArtsCenterLive.org • (919) 929-2787 • Info@ArtsCenterLive.org

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ARTS UPDATE

APRIL

We’ve heard your voice and have adapted our popular AfterSchool Arts Immersion program to accommodate your part-time needs! Choose from 2, 3, or 4-day options and your young artist can be immersed in the arts on days that best suit your busy schedule! Transportation is also provided from select schools. Questions? Contact Shirlette at 919.929.2787 X 209 or afterschool@artscenterlive.org

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JUNE

NEW! Part-Time AfterSchool Arts Immersion Program!

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Contact Julie Tomkovick, Development Director at 919-929-2787 Ext. 213 to join or visit our website.

AT A GLANCE

Support the Arts & Arts Education and Join the ArtsClub Today!

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APRIL - JUNE 2012

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CREATE LEARN EXPERIENCE Jake Shimabukuro

Thursday, June 7, 8 p.m. YouTube sensation and ukulele virtuoso joins us for an intimate evening of music!

www.ArtsCenterLive.org (919) 929-2787

ArtsUpdate - April-June 2012  

Upcoming performances at The ArtsCenter!

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