By city and alphabetical by gallery.
ARTSPACE: Thru Sep 13: Kimowan McLain, Accidental Gathering, sculpture. Thru Oct 10: Dawn Stetzel, New Works, installation. Sep 5-27: Anna Podris & Keith Norval, The Human Animal, paintings. 201 E Davie St., Raleigh. 821-2787, www.artspacenc.org. Tue-Sat 10 am-6 pm; First Fridays 10 am-10 pm.
GALLERY OF ART & DESIGN: Thru Sept 28: antfarm Decade. Oct 22-Dec 17: Southeastern College Art Conference, and Elizabeth Matheson, photography. Talley Student Center, Cates Ave, NCSU Campus, Raleigh. 515-3503. Wed-Fri, noon-8 pm; Sat & Sun 2-8 pm.
GLANCE GALLERY: Thru Sep 17: Nikki Musial Barnes, glass plates, Wanda Steppe, oil on panels and canvas. Sep 19-Oct 15: Nathaniel Hester, paintings, drawings and prints. 311 W Martin St, Raleigh. 821-2200, www.glancegallery.com. Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm.
GRACE LI WANG ART GALLERY: Thru Sep 30: Quintessence. Oct 6-Dec 30: Colors of the Spirit. Millbrook Lake Center, 2411-112 E Millbrook Rd, Raleigh. 871-5800, www.GraceLiWang.com. Mon-Fri noon-4 pm or by appointment.
JORDAN HALL ARTS CENTER: Sep 3-30: Fine Arts League of Cary: Drawing, Painting, Photography. Oct 3-30: Elaine Wood: Flowers and More, oil and watercolor. Nov 3-26: 9th Annual Instructors' Show. Dec 2-30: Virginia Adamsick, mixed media, watercolor. 908 Harrison Ave, Cary. 469-4069. Mon-Thu 9 am-10 pm; Fri-Sat 9 am-4 pm.
LEE HANSLEY GALLERY: Thru Sep 18: Alice Ehrlick and her students. Sep 21-Oct 22: Paul Harley, paintings & Pat Scull, new works. Oct 26-Nov 26: McDonald Bane, new paintings; Jody dePew McLeane, pastels; Janis Goodman, new work. Nov 30-Jan 21: One Hundred Under Five Hundred, annual Holiday exhibition. 225 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh. 828-7557. Tue-Thu 11 am-6 pm, Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat 11 am-5 pm.
LITTLE ART GALLERY: Thru Oct 6: Paul Minnis and Millie Voorhies, paintings. 432 Daniel St, Cameron Village, Raleigh. 890-4111. 432 Daniels St, Raleigh. 890-4111. Mon-Thu 10 am-7 pm, Fri & Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 1-5 pm.
LUMP GALLERY/PROJECTS: Thru Sep 29: Research and Development, works by Michael Salter; works by Dalek. Oct 3-Nov 2: I'm innocent, I'm innocent, paintings by Joshua Rickards. Nov 7-30: Paul Friedrich, paintings, comics and objects; Bobby Schatte, mask drawings. Dec 5-28: Lumpenedlyness, exhibition curated by NYC Feature, Inc.'s Hudson. 505 S Blount St, Raleigh. 821-9999, www.lumpgallery.com. Sat & Sun 1-5 pm and by appointment.
MEREDITH COLLEGE: Thru Dec 1: Biomedical Communications: Visually Depicting the Biological, Natural and Medical Worlds Using Techniques of Art, Design, Photography, and Video, Science and Mathematics Building Gallery. Sep 21-Nov 2, 9 am-5 pm: Tri-State Sculptors Annual Members Exhibition/Southeastern College Art Conference Members Outdoor Exhibition, Meredith College Grounds. Nov 9-Dec 17, 9 am-5 pm: 23rd North Carolina Photographers Annual Exhibition, Frank G. Weems Gallery. Sep 21-Nov 23: Southern Women's College Exhibition, Rotunda Gallery. 3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh. Call 760-8832 for hours.
NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART: Thru Oct 24: A Decade of Acquisitions, 1994-2004. Oct 10-Jan 9: Masterpieces from the Baltimore Museum of Art. Oct 11-19: Tibetan Buddhist Monks' Residency. Oct 11, 12 pm: Sand Mandala Opening Consecration Ceremony. Oct 18, 6 & 8:30 pm: Healing Ceremony of Green Tara. Oct 19, 2 pm: Dismantling Green Tara Ceremony. Nov 2-Mar 7: Defying Gravity: Contemporary Art and Flight. 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. 715-5923, www.ncmoa.org. Wed-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm.
NCSU LIBRARY: Sep 19-Dec 13: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs: Capture the Moment. D.H. Hill Library, NCSU, 2205 Hillsborough St, Raleigh. 515-2843, www.lib.ncsu.edu/pulitzer.
PAGE-WALKER ARTS & HISTORY CENTER: Sep 5-30: Hammer, Bensen, Levitt, sculpted paper, screen print, photography. Oct 3-28: Layers of Meaning, Professional Art Quilting Alliance-South. Nov 3-Jan 4: Members Holiday Show. 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Call 460-4963 for hours.
RALEIGH CONTEMPORARY GALLERY: Sep: Phillipe Tardy, etchings. Oct: Maureen Banker, Picture Windows from Italy. Nov: Robert Irwin, figurative work. Dec: Gallery Artists' Holiday Show. 323 Blake St, Raleigh. 828-6500, www.rcgallery.com. Mon-Sat, 11 am-4 pm.
CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES: Thru Sep 27: What Helps Dodge Helps You: A Project by Brian C. Moss, documentary photography; Through Rebel Eyes: Youth Document Durham, documentary photography. Oct 13-Jan 10: Dark Matter: Photographs of Urban Africa and the Diaspora by Kerry Stuart Coppin; Walker Evans Centennial, digital prints of the photographer's originals; Photos by Griff Davis, photos of Davis' journalism career. Oct. 15, 7 pm: Luis Velasco, photo essay. 1317 W Pettigrew St, Durham. 660-3663, www.cds.aas.duke.edu. Mon-Thu 9 am-7 pm; Fri 9 am-5 pm; Sat 11 am-4 pm.
DUKE UNIVERSITY: Sep 18-May 16: Koz'ma Prutkov and Yuri Dyshlenko (Duke University Museum of Art). Sep 25-Dec 19: An Alumnus Collects (DUMA). Sep 30-Oct 24: The American Dream, infrared photography by Gene Hollander (Duke Union). Nov 6-Jan 11: Power of Wings: A Student Curated Exhibition, (DUMA). www.duke.edu.
DURHAM ARTS COUNCIL: Thru Oct 12: Centerfest: 30 Year Retrospective. Sep 20-21: Centerfest. Oct 18-Nov 30: Simple Signs, paintings by Bronwyn Merritt; Chile and Her People, photos by Paul Wingler. Thu, Oct 23, 5 pm: ArtsAlive! Reception. Nov 15, 10 am-5 pm: Durham Art Walk. Dec 6-Jan 4: Colorscape, fibers by Susan Neulist. Structures: Black & White Photography, Triangle Black & White Photography Group. Dec 4, 5 pm: ArtsAlive! Reception. 120 Morris St, Durham. 560-ARTS, www.durhamarts.org. Mon-Sat 9 am-9 pm; Sun 1-6 pm.
NANCY TUTTLE MAY STUDIO: Thru Oct 31: Autumn Hues, paintings. 806 Ninth St, Durham. 688-8852, www.nancytuttlemay.com.
ANIMATION & FINE ART GALLERIES: Thru Oct 4: The Female Form. Oct 7-Nov 1: Pablo Picasso. Nov 4-29: Miro: Surrealist Painter. Dec 2-31: The Gift of Art, Work Under $500. University Mall, 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill. 968-8008, www.animationandfineart.com. Tue-Sat, 10 am-6 pm.
ACKLAND ART MUSEUM: Thru Sep 21: Imitation and the Print. Thru Sep 28: Defining Moments: Two Centuries of Photography and Collecting Photography: A Community Dialogue. Thru Oct 26: An Evening at Versailles: Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre and Her Music. Thru Feb 1: Indian Miniatures. Thru May 16: Spectans Specula: Reflecting on Princely and Priestly Perfections. Oct 19-Jan 4: Plum, Pine and Bamboo: Seasonal and Spiritual Paths in Japanese Art and Carolina Collects: Japanese Art and Sea & Sky: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics. Oct 29-Jan 11: One Family in Focus: Documentary Photographs of the Neugents by David Spear. S Columbia St, UNC Campus, Chapel Hill. 966-5736. Wed-Sat 10-5 pm, Sun 1-5 pm.
ARTSCENTER: Every 2nd Fri of the month: Chapel Hill/Carrboro 2nd Friday Art Walk Reception. 300 E Main St, Carrboro. 929-2787, www.artscenterlive.org.
CAFFE DRIADE: Oct 1-31: Shannon O'Conner, oil on wood. Nov 1-30: William Samual Slade, photography. Dec 1-31, Carly Seigel, oil paintings. 1215-A E Franklin St, Chapel Hill. 942-2333, www.caffedriade.com. Mon-Thu 7 am-11 pm, Fri & Sat 7 am-midnight, Sun 7:30 am-11 pm.
CHAPEL HILL MUSEUM: Sep 14-Oct 5: Cornelia Phillips Spencer, paintings. Thru Sep 21: The Coker Arboretum: The First 100 Years, various artists & media. Thru Dec 31: Carolina in My Mind: The James Taylor Story, documentary. 523 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill. 967-1400.
CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION: Thru Oct 24: Art Exhibit at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 306 N. Columbia St. Thru Oct 27: Art Exhibit at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Dr. 968-2888 (ext. 377). Call for hours.
CREATIVE METALSMITHS: Thru Sep 30: Married Metals. Oct 5-Nov 17: Current Metalsmithing of David Huang. Nov 18-Dec 31: Christmas Collection, 2003. 117 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill. 967-2037. Mon-Fri 11 am-6 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm.
GREEN TARA GALLERY: Thru Sep 13: The Elegance of (Still) Life, paintings by Luis Barbaran. Sep 15-Jan 24: A Collection of My Life's Work, Fernando Fernandez Granada, mixed media. Thru Oct 4: Around the Bend: Exploring Rural America, Norine Zapata, paintings. Thru Nov 22: Out of the Ordinary, Molly Pasca, pottery & ceramics. Oct 6-Nov 22: Dessert for the Eyes, Pam Calore Cuddyer, paintings. Nov 24-Jan 17: Beyond Form, Charlotte Foust, paintings. Nov 24-Feb 24: Colorful Elegance, Doug Dacey, pottery & ceramics.. Eastgate Shopping Center, 1800 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill. 932-6400, www.greentaragallery.com. Mon-Sat 11 am-5:30 pm.
OPEN EYE CAFE: Oct 1-31: Catherine Towne, photography. Nov 1-30: Hollin Norwood, fabric art. Dec 1-31: Andy Truman, African photo essay. 100-C E Main St, Carrboro. 968-9410, www.openeyecafe.com. Mon-Thu 7 am-10 pm, Fri & Sat 7 am-11 pm, Sun 9 am-10 pm.
SIZL GALLERY: Sep 12-Oct 5: Motion and Emotion, new work by Murry Handler and Alan Stewart. Oct 10-Nov 9: Andrew Stawicki, photographs of Italy. Nov 14-Jan 9: Holiday Group Show, featuring over 25 local artists. 405 E Main St. Carrboro. 960-0098, www.sizlgallery.com. Wed-Sat noon-6 pm, Sun noon-5pm.
SOMERHILL GALLERY: Thru Sep 26: Arless Day, mixed media; Don Gialanella, steel sculpture. Sep 28-Oct 24: Mark Chatterly, figurative sculpture; Rodger Bechtold, landscape painting. Oct 26-Nov 22: Maud Gatewood, paintings. Nov 30-Jan 10: Annual Winter Holiday Exhibition. 3 Eastgate, East Franklin St, Chapel Hill. 968-8868, www.somerhill.com. Mon-Sat 10 am-5:30 pm.
STEINWAY GALLERY: Thru Oct 23: Doug Freed, landscape paintings. Oct 24-Dec 11: Kendahl Jan Jubb, watercolor. Dec 12-Jan 22: Holiday Group Show. 1289 N Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill. 942-8780, www.steinwaygallery.com. Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm.
TYNDALL GALLERIES: Oct 1-Nov 15: Sally Bowen Prange, ceramics; Lynn Boggess, paintings. Nov 22-Jan 10: A Celebration of the Season, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photography, fiber works. University Mall, Chapel Hill. 942-2290, www.tyndallgalleries.com. Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm.
Alphabetical by venue or production.
Cary Tavern: Wednesdays: Comedy open mic with Stand-up Underground comedy troupe. Register 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm. 928 W Chatham Rd, Cary. 467-1816, www.standupunderground.com.
CHARLIE GOODNIGHT'S: Sep 10-13: Ron White. Sep 18-20: Kevin Meaney. Sep 25-27: Larry the Cable Guy. Oct 2-4: Jake Johannsen. Oct 16-18: Charlie Viracola. Oct 23-25: Bobcat Goldthwait. Oct 28-Nov 1: Gary Conrad, hypnotist. Nov 6-8: Heywood Banks. Nov 13-15: Bobby Collins. Nov 18 & 29: Jerry Carroll. Dec 2-6: Greg Morton. Dec 9-13: Drew Hastings. Dec 16-20: Mark Eddie. 861 Morgan St, Raleigh. 828-5233, www.charliegoodnights.com.
ComedyWorx: Fridays, 8:30 pm; Saturdays, 4:45, 7:30 & 8:30 pm: Comedy Sportz, competitive improvisational comedy for the whole family. 431 W Peace St, Raleigh. 829-0822, www.comedyworx.com.
FLEX Nightclub: Thursdays, midnight: Trailer Park Prize Night. 2 S West St, Raleigh. 832-8855.
West 94th St. Pub: Saturdays, register 8 pm, show 9 pm: Comedy open mic with Stand-up Underground comedy troupe. 928 W Chatham Rd, Cary. 467-1816, www.standupunderground.com.
THE CAVE: Every 4th Tue 7:30-9:30 pm: Amateur Comedy Hour. Every 4th Sat: Comedy Hour. 452 ? W Franklin St. 968-9308, www.caverntavern.com.
Inside Improv: Saturdays at Midnight, a weekly late-night comedy show. The Inside Scoop, 764 Airport Rd, Chapel Hill. 361-7613, www.dirtysouthimprov.com/inside. $3.
By city and alphabetically by group or venue. For current dance events, please see our weekly "Dance" calendar.
CAROLINA BALLET: Sep 11-Sep 28: Ballet Festival. Oct 16-19: Carmina Burana & Firebird. Nov 28-30, Dec 19-28: Nutcracker. All shows begin at 8 pm, with additional matinees Sat and Sun at 3 pm. BTI Center 2 E South St, Raleigh. 719-0900, www.carolinaballet.com.
MEREDITH COLLEGE DANCE: Oct 3-5, 8 pm: North Carolina Dance Alliance Annual Event. Nov 13-15, 8 pm: Meredith Dance Theatre in Concert. Nov 14, 8:30 am-2:30 pm: High School Day of Dance. Meredith College, Raleigh. 760-2857, www.meredith.edu.
DUKE DANCE: Thu, Oct 9, 5:30 pm: After Hours: A Moving Experience (Duke University Museum of Art, Duke East Campus). Oct 31-Nov 1: The Ronald K. Brown Invitational Dance Intensive. Nov 21 & 22: November Dances 2003: Beating the Holiday Rush! 106 Bivins Bldg, Duke University, Durham. 660-3354. www.duke.edu.
DUKE INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS: Sep 25-Oct 9: Kathak Repertory Intensive with Kumudina Lakhia. Duke University, Durham. 684-4444, www.duke.edu. Call for times, locations.
WELLNESS PARTNERS IN THE ARTS: Oct 17: (1st monthly) Culture Crawl: dance, theater and music performances. Nov 15, 8 pm: Hello Neighbor! Celebrating Cultural Connections, performance by Off the Deep End Dance Ensemble. Nov 21: Culture Crawl. Nov 22: Choreo Shorts, Carolina Theatre, Chapel Hill. Dec 19: Culture Crawl. Wellness Partners in the Arts, 319 West Main St. 680-2562, www.wpadurham.com.
Alphabetical by play or performer. For current theater events, please see our weekly "Theater" calendar.
ACTORS COMEDY LAB: Sun, Oct 19, 2 pm; Mon, Oct 20, 7:30 pm: Souls Are Flying! Temple Beth Or, 5315 Creedmoor Rd. Dec 12 & 13, 17-20, 8 pm; Dec 14 & 21, 3 pm: Sorry! Wrong Chimney! Thompson Theatre, NCSU, Campus, Raleigh. 782-1331, www.actorscomedylab.com.
BROADWAY SERIES SOUTH: Sep 16-20, 8 pm; Sep 20 & 21, 2 pm; Dec 21, 7 pm: Thoroughly Modern Millie. Oct 7-10, 8 pm; Oct 11 & 12, 2 pm; Oct 11, 5 & 9 pm; Oct 12, 3 & 7 pm: Stomp. Nov 11-15, 8 pm; Nov 15 & 16, 2 pm; Nov 16, 7 pm: Chicago. Dec 2-6, 8 pm; Dec 6 & 7, 2 pm; Dec 7, 7 pm: Jesus Christ Superstar. Dec 30 & 31, 8 pm; Dec 3 & Jan 1, 2 pm: Seussical. 500 Fayetteville St. Mall, Raleigh. 231-4575, www.broadwayseriessouth.com.
BURNING COAL THEATRE COMPANY: Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 7:30 pm; Oct 4 & 5, 11 & 12, 18 & 19, 25 & 26, 2:30 pm: Hope of the Heart (Part one of All the King's Men). Oct 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, 7:30 pm: Willie Stark (Part two of All the King's Men). Kennedy Theatre, BTI Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E South St, Raleigh. 388-0066, www.burningcoal.org.
CARY ACADEMY FINE ARTS THEATER: Nov 21 & 22, 7:30 pm; Nov 22 & 23, 2 pm: The Jungle Book, presented by Applause! 1500 N. Harrison Ave. 854-9989.
CENTER STAGE: Sep 18-20: Good Ol' Girls. Stewart Theatre, NCSU Campus, Raleigh. 515-1100, www7.acs.ncsu.edu. Call for times.
MEREDITH COLLEGE: Sep 18-20, 8 pm; Sep 20 & 21, 4 pm: And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank, Jones Auditorium. Nov 20-22, Nov 23, 2 pm; Dec 2-6, 8 pm: Nutcracker. 760-8600, www.meredith.edu.
NORTH CAROLINA KIDS THEATRE: Oct 15-17, 10 am; 1 & 7 pm: Diary of Anne Frank. PSI Theatre, Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St. Dec 10-19, call for times: Beauty and the Beast, shows at DAC and Carolina Theatre. Call 544-0714 for details. www.nckt.com.
NORTH RALEIGH ARTS AND CREATIVE THEATRE: Sep 26-Oct 12: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Oct 24-Nov 2: Harold and Maude. Greystone Shopping Center, 7713-51 Leadmine Rd, Raleigh. 866-0228, www.nract.org. Call for times.
NORTH CAROLINA THEATRE: Sep 10-13, 8 pm; Sep 13 & 14, 2 pm; Sep 14, 7 pm: Funny Girl. Oct 24 & 25, 28-Nov 1, 8 pm; Oct 26, Nov 1 & 2, 2 pm; Nov 2, 7 pm: Mame. 1 E South St, Raleigh. 831-6950, www.nctheatre.com.
RALEIGH ENSEMBLE PLAYERS: Sep 19 & 21, 8 pm; Sep 20, 7 pm: Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Legends Nightclub, 330 W Hargett St. 832-9607, www.realtheatre.org.
RALEIGH LITTLE THEATRE: Sep 12 & 13, 17-20, 24-27, Oct 1-4, 8 pm; Sep 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 3 pm: Dames at Sea, Oct 17-19, 24-26, 30, Nov 1; 7:30 pm; Oct 18 & 19, 25 & 26, Nov 1 & 2, 2 pm: Schoolhouse Rock Live! Nov 7 & 8, 12-15 & 19-22, 8 pm; Nov 9, 16 & 23, 3 pm: How the Other Half Loves. 301 Pogue St. Dec 18 & 19, 7:30 pm; Dec 13 & 14, 20 & 21, 5 pm; Dec 13, 20 & 21, 1 pm: Cinderella (BTI Center for the Performing Arts' A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. 2 E South St, Raleigh). 821-3111, www.raleighlittletheatre.org.
THEATRE IN THE PARK: Sep 19 & 20, 25-28, Oct 2-5: The Faraway Nearby. Dec 10-17: A Christmas Carol, 107 Pullen Rd. Call 831-9475 for times.
UNIVERSITY THEATRE: Oct 1-5: Cabaret. Nov 6-9, 12-16: King Hedley II. NCSU Campus, Raleigh. Call 515-1100 for times.
BROADWAY AT DUKE: Oct 27: Romeo and Juliet. Nov 17: Fame. Dec 3: Saturday Night Fever. Page Auditorium, Duke West Campus. Call 684-4444 for times.
DUKE UNIVERSITY DEPT OF THEATER STUDIES: Thu, Oct 16, 8 pm: The Aquila Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's Othello . Oct 24 & 25, Nov 1, 8 pm, Oct 26, Nov 2, 2 pm: Love's Labor's Lost. Nov 20-22, 8 pm; Nov 23, 2 pm: Why Things Burn. Bryan Center, Duke West Campus. 684-4444.
MANBITES DOG THEATER: Sep 10-13, 8:15 pm, Sep 14, 3:15 pm: Minstrel Show: The Lynching of William Brown. Sep 18-20, 8:15, Sep 21, 3:15 pm: Don't Ask Don't Tell presents Us. Oct 9-11, 13-18, 20-25, 8:15 pm, Oct 12 & 19, 3:15 pm: Shakespeare & Originals presents Julius Caesar. Oct 31-Nov 1, 8:15 pm: Dog & Pony Show presents An Evening of Halloween Readings. Nov 20-22, 24-29, Dec 1-6, 8:15 pm, Nov 23 & 30, 3:15 pm: S***ping and F***ing. 703 Foster St. 220-6779, www.manbitesdogtheater.org.
NCCU THEATRE DEPT: Oct 3 & 4, 8 pm; Oct 5, 2 pm: Jackie O. Oct 24 & 25, 31, Nov 1, 8:15 pm; Oct 26, Nov 2, 3:15 pm: Mommy I Want to Sing. Dec 4-6, 8 pm; Dec 7, 2 pm: Amahl and the Night Visitors. Call 530-5170 for details.
ARTSCENTER: Fri, Sep 19, Oct 24, 8 pm: Transactors Improv Co. Sep 25-27, 8 pm: Actors from the London Stage: Measure for Measure. Wed, Nov 8, 8 pm: Swingin' at the Roxy. 300-G East Main St. 929-2787.
DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: Thu, Aug 28-Sat, Sep 20, 8 pm, Sun, Sep 14 & Sun, Sep 20, 3 pm: Polish Joke. Sat, Nov 1-Sat, Nov 22: Hedda Gabler, University Mall, 201 S Estes Drive. 968-1515, www.deepdishtheater.org.
TEMPLE THEATRE: Oct 2, 9 & 16, 1:30 pm; Oct 3 & 4, 10-11, 17 & 18, 8 pm; Oct 12, 19, 2:30 pm: Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. Nov 6, 13, 20, 1:30 pm; Nov 7 & 8, 14 & 15, 21 & 22, 8 pm; Nov 16, 23, 2:30 pm: The Rainmaker. Dec 4, 11, 18, 1:30 pm; Dec 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20, 8 pm; Dec 14, 21, 2:30 pm: A Taffeta Christmas: A 50's Christmas Reunion. 120 Carthage St, Sanford. 774-4155, www.wave-net.net/templetheatre.
UNC DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ART: Sep 26-Sep 28, 8:15 pm; Sep 29, 4 pm & 8:15 pm; Sep 30, 5 pm: Dance at Bataan. Kenan Theatre, UNC-Chapel Hill. 962-1132, www.unc.edu/depts/drama.
By city and alphabetically by group or venue. For current concert events, please see our weekly "Music" calendar.
ALLTEL PAVILION AT WALNUT CREEK: Wed, Sep 17, 7 pm: Dave Matthews Band. Sat, Sep 20, 7 pm: Aerosmith, Kiss. Fri, Sep 26, 7 pm: Lynyrd Skynyrd. Sat, Sep 27, 7:30 pm: Travis Tritt. Fri, Oct 10, 7 pm: R.E.M. 3801 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh. 831-6666, www.alltelpavilion.com.
CENTERSTAGE: Oct 18: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Gettin' Weill'd. Nov 6, Leahy. Nov 20, Sarah Vowell. Stewart Theatre, NCSU Campus, Raleigh. 515-1100, www7.acs.ncsu.edu. Call for times.
LAKE WHEELER'S EVENING WATERFRONT CONCERTS: Sun, Sep 14, 3-6 pm: Autumn Raleigh Jazz Concert. Sat, Sep 27, 7-9 pm: Sweet Potato Pie. Sat, Oct 11, 6-8 pm: Charlie Chiklis and the Moonlighters. Sat, Oct 25, 6-8 pm: A Grand Time for Singing Concert (indoors), 6404 Lake Wheeler Rd. 662-5704, www.raleigh-nc.org/parks7rec/wheeler.
MARVELOUS MUSIC SERIES: Sep 27, 7:30 pm: Livingston Taylor. Nov 15, 7:30 pm: Butch Thompson Trio. Herbert C. Young Community Center, 404 North Academy St, Cary. 469-4061.
MEREDITH COLLEGE: Sep 15, 8 pm: Faculty/guest recital with Carol Chung, violin, Kent Lyman, piano, and Pooh Merritt, French horn (Carswell Concert Hall). Sep 16, 8 pm: Jerusalem Lyric Trio (Carswell). Sep 23, 8 pm: Meredith Faculty Recital (Carswell). Sep 28, 2 pm: Raleigh Area Flute Association (Carswell). Oct 12, 7:30 pm: Raleigh Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert with the Suzuki Violin Choir (Jones Auditorium). Oct 14, 8 pm: Echoes of War Vocal Recital (Carswell). Oct 17, 8:15 pm: Guild Trio Recital (Jones Auditorium). Oct 18, 8:15 pm: Meredith Faculty/NC Music Teachers Association (Carswell). Oct 19, 7 pm: Raleigh Flute Choir/Meredith Flute Ensemble (Carswell). Oct 20, 8 pm: Meredith/Capital City Girls Choir Fall Choral Concert (Jones Chapel). Oct 20, 8 pm: Meredith Faculty Recital with Karen Allred, piano (Carswell). Oct 25, 8 pm: Meredith Faculty Flute Recital with Nathan Zalman, flute, and Martha Gardner, piano (Carswell). Oct 26, 4 pm: Raleigh Symphony Orchestra Chamber Concert (Jones Auditorium). Nov 17, 8 pm: Meredith Orchestra (Carswell). Nov 23, 3 pm: Meredith Faculty Chamber Players: Music with a Spanish Flair (Carswell). Nov 29, 4 pm: Raleigh Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert (Jones Auditorium). Dec 7, 3 & 8 pm: Meredith Ensemble Annual Christmas Concerts (Jones Auditorium). Dec 12, 7:30 pm: Capital City Girls Choirs Christmas Concert (Jones Auditorium). 3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh. 760-8536.
NORTH CAROLINA SYMPHONY: Sep 19 & 20, 8 pm: Featuring William Wolfman, piano. Sep 23, 8 pm: Featuring James Ehnes, violin. Sep 26 & 27, 8 pm; Sep 28, 3 pm: Featuring Nnenna Freelon. Oct 2-4, 8 pm: Classical Favorites. Oct 11, 8 pm: Featuring Thomas Hampson, baritone. Oct 23-25, 8 pm: Stephen Hough, piano. Nov 1, 11 am: Halloween Concert. Nov 7 & 8, 8 pm: All-Orchestral. Nov 11, 8 pm; Nov 16, 3 pm: Ignat Solzhenitsyn. Nov 20-22, 8 pm: Mark Kosower, cello. Nov 28, 29 & Dec 4, 3 pm; Nov 29 & 30, 3 pm: Holiday Pops. 2 E South St, Raleigh. 733-2750, www.ncsymphony.org.
PAGE-WALKER ARTS & HISTORY CENTER: Oct 5, 7 pm: Willie Hill and Four Friends. Oct 25, 9 am-5 pm: Mallarme Chamber Players: Music Makes Families & Friends. Nov 2, 7 pm: Katherine Boyes. 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. 460-4963.
PINECONE: Sat, Sep 13, 8 pm: The Nashville Bluegrass Band (Stewart Theatre, NCSU Campus). Sun, Sep 14, 3-4 pm: Three Stripped Gears (North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St, Raleigh). Sep 20, 6-8 pm: Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos (Lake Benson Park, Buffalo Rd, Garner). Sun, Oct 12, 3-4 pm: The Gospel Jubilators (NCMH). Fri, Oct 24, 8 pm: The Reeltime Travelers & Old Crow Medicine Show (Stewart Theatre). Sat, Nov 8, 8 pm: Sam Bush (Stewart Theatre). Sun, Nov 9, 3-4 pm: Jose Karlox Platas (NCMH). Nov 16, 3-4 pm: Capital City Five, (Garner Historic Auditorium, 742 W Garner Rd). Sun, Dec 14, 3-4 pm: Dulcimer Dan & the Blue Skies Band (NCMH). 515-1100, www.pinecone.org.
NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART: Sun, Sep 21, 3 pm: Seraphim Musica. Sat, Sep 13, 8 pm: Blue Ridge Music Homecoming featuring Wayne Henderson, Etta Baker, The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters and others. Theater in the Museum Park, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. 715-5923 or 821-2030.
RALEIGH CHAMBER MUSIC GUILD: Sep 21, 3 pm: Seraphim Musica (see NCMA listing above). Oct 26, 3 pm: Borromeo String Quartet with Gary Graffman. Nov 23, 3 pm: Triple Helix. Fletcher Opera Theatre, BTI Center, 2 E South St, Raleigh. 821-2030 or www.rcmg.org.
RALEIGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Sat, Sep 27, 4 pm: Morgan's Friend--A World Premiere. Ruggero Piano, Bosendorfer Hall, 4720 Hargrove St. Sun, Oct. 12, 7:30 pm: Treasures. Sun, Oct 26, 4 pm: Music and Latin Dance. Sat, Nov 29, 4 pm: How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Other Holiday Favorites. Jones Auditorium, Meredith College, Raleigh. 546-9755.
SERTOMA SERIES: Sep 12-13, 8 pm: Falling in Love: Broadway Love Songs Under the Stars. Sun, Sep 21, 2-6 pm: Brass at Bond, 4 NC brass ensembles. Sun, Oct 5, 2:30-5 pm: Blues Experience. Sun, Oct 12, 1-5 pm: Banjo in the Hollow Bluegrass Mini-Fest. Sertoma Amphitheatre in Bond Park, 101 High House Rd, Cary. 469-4061.
CHORAL SOCIETY OF DURHAM: Sat, Dec 13, 8 pm & Sun, Dec 14, 4 pm: A Boy Was Born. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St. 560-2733, www.choral-society.org.
DUKE INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS: Sat, Sep 13, 8 pm: Opus One (Reynolds). Tue, Sep 16, 8 pm: Omar Bashir (Nelson Music Room). Fri, Sep 19, 8 PM: Concert of Russian Music in Celebration of St. Petersburg Tricentennial (Baldwin). Sun, Sep 21, 4 pm: A Prayer for Peace/ Mary Lou's Mass (Duke Chapel). Tue, Sep 23, 8 pm: Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (Page Auditorium). Thu-Fri, Sep 25-26, 8 pm: Sekou Sundiata: Blessing the Boats (Reynolds). Sat, Sep 27, 8 pm: The Ciompi Quartet (Reynolds). Sun, Sep 28, 5 pm: Poushali Chatterjee (Reynolds). Sat, Oct 4, 8 pm: Tokyo String Quartet (Reynolds). Tue, Oct 7, 8 pm: An Evening of Music From Afghanistan (Nelson). Wed, Oct 8, 8 pm: Solo Katakhali dance/drama by Kannan. Sat, Oct 18, 8 pm: Preservation Hall Jazz Band (Page). Sun, Oct 19, 4 pm: The Academy of Ancient Music with Richard Egarr (Duke Chapel). Wed, Oct 22, 8 pm: La Venexia (Nelson Music Room). Tue, Nov 4, 8 pm: Split Britches Company with Peggy Shaw & Lois Weaver (Reynolds). Fri, Nov 7, 8 pm: The Ciompi Quartet (Reynolds). Sat, Nov 8, 8 pm: Bang on a Can All-Stars with special guest Terry Riley (Reynolds). Thu, Nov 13, 8 pm: V ... rttin ... (Reynolds). Sun, Nov 9, 5 pm: Ram Narayan Legacy Concert (Reynolds). Sat, Nov 15, 8 pm: St. Lawrence String Quartet with Todd Palmer (Reynolds). Sat, Nov 22, 8 pm: Chava Alberstein (Page Auditorium). Duke University, Durham. 684-4444, www.duke.edu.
DUKE DEPT. OF MUSIC: Oct 3, 8 pm: Duke Jazz Ensemble with John Clayton (Baldwin). Sat, Oct 4, 8 pm: Encounters (Music of Marc Faris's Cultural Studies and works of Luciano Berio, Dan Becker and Sophia Serghi (Nelson Music Room). Wed, Oct 8, 8 pm: Duke Symphony Orchestra with Eric Pritchard (Baldwin). Sat, Oct 11, 3, 4 and 7 pm: Duke University String School (Baldwin). Sun, Oct 19, 8 pm: Faculty Recital with Hsiao-mei Ku and Jane Hawkins (Nelson). Fri, Oct 24, 8 pm: Duke Jazz, Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with T.S. Monk (Baldwin). Sat, Oct 25, 8 pm: Duke Chorale, Duke Symphony Orchestra, Duke Wind Symphony (Duke Chapel). Sun, Oct 26, 5 pm: Hans Eckart Schlandt (Duke Chapel). Fri, Oct 31: Duke Wind Symphony (Baldwin). Fri, Nov 14, 8 pm: Duke Djembe & Afro-Cuban Ensembles with Chief Bey (Baldwin). Sun, Nov 16, 3 pm: Faculty Recital with Jonathan Bagg (Nelson). Fri, Nov 21, 8 pm: Collegium Musicum (Duke Chapel). Sat, Nov 22, 8 pm: Graduate Composers Concert (Nelson). Sun, Nov 30, 5 pm: Organ Recital: Colin Andrews (Duke Chapel). Tue, Dec 2, 7 pm: Duke Chorale Christmas Concert (Duke Chapel). Wed, Dec 3, 8 pm: Duke Symphony Orchestra with Stephanie Northcutt (Baldwin). Thu, Dec 4, 8 pm: Duke Jazz Ensemble with Nicholas Payton (Baldwin). Fri, Dec 5, 7:30 pm, Sat, Dec 6, 2 pm, Sun, Dec 7, 3 pm: Chapel Choir presents Handel's Messiah (Duke Chapel). Sat, Dec 6, 3, 4 and 7 pm: Duke University String School's Holiday Festival (Baldwin). Duke University, Durham. 684-4444, www.duke.edu/music.
DUKE UNION: Sep 24, 8 pm: Ludacris, Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke University West Campus. 624-2911, www.duke.edu/web/duu.
MALLARME CHAMBER PLAYERS: Sep 21, 5 pm: Community Concert. Oval Park, 2100 W. Club Blvd, Durham. Sun, Nov 9, 2:30 pm: ÁViva Latina! Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 810 W. Chapel Hill St, Durham. 560-2788.
ARTSCENTER: Fri, Sep 12, 3 pm: Kusun Ensemble. Sat, Sep 13, 8 pm: Steep Canyon Rangers. Fri, Sep 19, 8 pm: Doug Hoekstra. Sat, Sep 20, 8 pm: Sunna Gunnlaugs Quartet. Wed, Sep 24: 10 & 11:30 am: School Show Series: Manding Jata. Sun, Sep 28, 1-10 pm: Carrboro Music Festival. Sat, Oct 4, 8 pm: Solazo with Beverly Botsford. Fri, Oct 10, 8 pm: Gemini Piano Trio. Sat, Oct 11, 8 pm: Tannahill Weavers. Sat, Oct 18, 8 pm: Don Dixon. Sat, Oct 25, 8 pm: Free Country. Sun, Oct 26, 7 pm: Frank Southecorvo Quintet. Sat, Nov 1, 8 pm: Stillhouse Bottom Band. Wed, Nov 12, 8:30 pm: Laurie Lewis with Phillips, Greer & Flinner. Fri, Nov 14, 8 pm: Jafaar. Fri, Nov 21, 8 pm: Emil McGloin CD Release Concert. Sat, Dec 13, 8 pm: Tracy Feldman-Israeli Home Demolition Benefit Concert, 300 East Main St. 929-2787, www.artscenterlive.org.
COMMUNITY CHURCH COFFEEHOUSE: Sat, Sep 13, 7:30 pm: The Tony Rice Unit, with Two High String Band. Sat, Oct 18, 8 pm: Bryan Sutton and Russ Barenburg. Sat, Nov 8, 8 pm: Maura O'Connell. Fri, Dec 5: A Winter Talisman, with Johnny Cunnignham and Susan McKeown. 106 Purefoy Road, Chapel Hill, NC. 621-1919, www.communitychurchcoffeehouse.org.
MUSIC IN THE AIR AT FEARRINGTON: Thu, Sep 11, 7 pm: Spicy Chicken Combo. Thu, Sep 25, 7 pm: Joint Venture. Thu, Oct 9, 4:30 pm: Tony Galiani Band. Thu, Oct 16, 4:30, Triangle Tuba Quartet,2000 Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. 542-4000, www.fearrington.com.
MUSIC IN THE MARKET AT FEARRINGTON: Fri, Sep 12, 5:30 pm: Harmony Keeney & Mark Wells. Fri, Sep 26, 5:30 pm: Adli Pate. Fri, Oct 31, 5:30 pm: Bob Vasile, 2000 Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. 542-5505, www.fearrington.com.
THURSDAYS ON THE TERRACE, UNC-CHAPEL HILL: Thu, Sep 11, 12:30-2:30 pm: Kwabena Osei Appiagyei (Educational Foundation Terrace). Tue, Sep 16, 7 pm: David Evans (Student Union Auditorium). Thu, Sep 18, 12:30-2:30 pm: The Branchettes (JLM Lounge). Thu, Sep 25, 12:00-2:00 pm: Vision (Terrace). Thu, Oct 2: UNC Brass Chamber Ensemble. Thu, Oct 2, 7 pm: Bobby Rush & Band (Student Union Auditorium). Fri, Oct 3, 5 pm: Fra Fra Sound (Union Plaza and Pit). Thu, Oct 9, 8 pm: Def Poetry Jam (Hill Hall). Thu, Oct 16, 12:30-2:30 pm: Cool John Ferguson (Terrace). Tue, Oct 28, 7 pm: Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerard (Student Union Auditorium). Tue, Oct 28, 8 pm: Cesaria Evora (Hill Hall). Thu, Oct 30, 12:00-2:00 pm: Southern Culture on the Skids (Terrace). Tue, Nov 13: UNC Jazz Combo (JLM Lounge). Thu, Nov 20: UNC Guitar Ensemble. Sat, Nov 22, 8 pm: Turtle Island String Quartet with Paquito D'Rivera (Hill Hall). Thu, Dec 4, 12:30-2:30: DJ Pez & Cream De La (JLM Lounge). 966-5110, www.johnstoncenter.unc.edu.
UNC-CHAPEL HILL DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC: Sep 14, 4 pm: Florence Peacock, soprano, Deborah Coclanis, piano (Hyde Hall). Sep 21, 3 pm: Stafford Wing, tenor, et al., (Hill Hall). Sep 24, 8 pm: Elaine Funaro, harpsichord (Person). Sep 30, 8 pm: Jazz Bands. (Hill Hall). Oct 3, 7:30 pm: 11th Spectrum Concert (Hill Hall). Oct 4, 8 pm & Oct 5, 3 pm: Lighter Shade of Blue (Hill Hall). Oct 10, 11 am & 8 pm: WSN Series: Gemini Piano Trio (Hill Hall). Oct 11, 8 pm: NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra (Hill Hall). Oct 14, 8 pm: Symphony Orchestra (Hill Hall). Oct 16, 8 pm: Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band (Hill Hall). Oct 17, 4 pm: Jazz Combos (Hill Hall). Oct 21, 8 pm: Terry Rhodes, soprano & Ellen Williams, mezzo-soprano, Jane Hawkins, piano (Hill Hall). Oct 30, 8 pm: Jose Bastardes, violin & Zina Astrakahn, piano (Hill Hall). Nov 2, 8 pm: Carolina Wind Quintet (Person). Nov 7, 8 pm: The Michael LeDonne Trio (Hill Hall). Nov 8, 8 pm: Jazz Band and Combos with The Michael LeDonne Trio (Hill Hall). Nov 11, 8 pm: Brass Chamber Ensembles (Hill Hall). Nov 13, 8 pm: Percussion Ensemble (Hill Hall, Room 107). Nov 14, 8 pm: WSN Series: Mayron Tsong, piano (Hill Hall). Nov 16, 3 pm: Carolina Choir (Hill Hall). Nov 20, 8 pm: Chamber Singers (Hill Hall). Nov 21, 8 pm: University Chamber Players (Person). Nov 23, 2 pm: Guitar Ensemble (Person). Nov 23, 4 pm: Gamelan (Hill Hall). Nov 15, 8 pm: Glee Clubs (Hill Hall). Dec 2, 8 pm: Jazz Bands (Hill Hall). Dec 3, 8 pm: Symphony Orchestra (Hill Hall). Dec 4, 8 pm: Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band (Hill Hall). Dec 5, 4 pm: Jazz Combos (Hill Hall, Room 107). Dec 6, 11 am: Jazz and Storytelling with Susan Ketch (Hill Hall). Dec 6, 4 pm: NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra (Hill Hall). UNC-Chapel Hill. 962-1039, www.unc.edu/depts/music.
By city and alphabetically by venue or sponsor. For current movie events, please see our weekly "Movies" calendar.
NCSU CINEMA: Sep 11, 7 pm: In Memoriam: New York City 9/11/01. Sep 11, 9 pm, Sep 13 & 14, 7 pm: Finding Nemo. Sep 12, 7, 9 & 11 pm, Sep 13, 9 & 11 pm: Alex and Emma. Sep 26 & 27, 7, 9 & 11 pm: 2 Fast 2 Furious. Sep 18, 7 pm: School Daze. Sep 18, 9:30 pm; Sep 20 & 21, 7 pm: L'auberge Espagnole. Sep 19, 6:45, 9 & 11:15 pm; Sep 20, 9 & 11:15 pm: Hulk. Sep 25, 7 & 9 pm: Italian Job. Oct 2, 7 pm: Just Another Girl on the IRT. Oct 2 & 4, 9 pm; Oct 5, 7 pm: American Wedding. Oct 3, 6:45, 9 & 11:15 pm; Oct 4, 7 & 11:15 pm: 28 Days Later. Witherspoon Student Center, NCSU Campus, Raleigh. 515-1100, www.ncsu.edu/cinema.
DUKE UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES: Middle East Film Series: Sep 1, 8 pm: 11'09'01 (Richard White Auditorium, Duke East Campus). Sep 8, 8 pm: Ali, Fear Eats the Soul (RWA). Sep 22, 8 pm: Chronicle of Years of Embers (RWA). Oct 2-3, 8 pm: Divine Intervention (RWA). Oct 6, 8 pm: At Five in the Afternoon (Griffith Theater, Duke West Campus). Oct 26, 8 pm: Closed Doors (RWA). Nov 3, 8 pm: Beyond the Walls (RWA). Nov 12, 8 pm: Marooned in Iraq (Griffith). Cine-East 2: Return of New East Asian Cinema: Sep 3, 8 pm: PIng Pong (RWA). Sep 14, 8 pm: Internal Affairs (RWA). Oct 5, 8 pm: Dolls (RWA). Oct 19, 8 pm: So Close (RWA). Nov 5, 8 pm: Turning Gate (RWA). Nov 10, 8 pm: Chihwaseon (RWA). Nov 19, 8 pm: Oasis (RWA). Nov 24, 8 pm: Failan (RWA). French & Francophone Cinema: Sep 15, 8 pm: Laissez-passer (Griffith Film Theater). Sep 29, 8 pm: L'Autre Monde (RWA). Sep 20, 8 pm: Le Cercle Rouge (Griffith). Oct 27, 8 pm: Chaos (Griffith). Nov 10, 8 pm: Sur mes levres (Read My Lips) (RWA). Nov 17, 8 pm: Quartier Mozart (Griffith). Nov 14-16: 8th Annual Documentary Film & Video Happening (CDS, 1317 W Pettigrew St, Durham). Dec 5, 8 pm: Student Film & Video Festival (Richard White Auditorium). 660-3663, www.cds.aas.duke.edu.
DUKE FREEWATER PRESENTATIONS (all shows in Griffith Film Theater, Duke West Campus at 7 & 9:30 pm, unless otherwise noted): Sep 11: City of God. Sep 16: Being There. Sep 18: Talk to Her. Sep 23: Murder by Death. Sep 25: Russian Ark. Sep 30: Dr. Strangelove. Oct 2: Divine Intervention. Oct 7: Seven Years in Tibet. Oct 16: Nowhere in Africa. Oct 21: Kundun. Oct 23: Lost in La Mancha. Oct 28: Reincarnation of Khensur Rinpoche. Halloween Festival: Oct 30: Scream, 7 pm, Young Frankenstein, 9:30 pm. Oct 31, 7 pm: Psycho. Oct 31, 9:30 pm & Nov 2, 8 pm: Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter. Nov 1, 7 pm: Edward Scissorhands. Nov 1, 10 pm: Army of Darkness. 684-2911, www.duke.edu/web/duu/freewaterpres.
DUKE MIDNIGHT MOVIES: Sep 12: Raising Arizona. Sep 19: Bring It On. Sep 26: Blazzing Sadles. Oct 3: Fantasia. Oct 17: Clerks. Oct 24: Airplane! Nov 7: Matrix. Nov 14: This is Spinal Tap. Nov 11: Trainspotting. Reynolds Theater, Duke University West Campus. 684-2911.
DUKE QUADFLIX (all films Saturdays at 7 & 10 pm, Sundays at 8 pm in Griffith Film Theater): Sep 13-14: The Pianist. Sep 20-21: Chicago. Sep 27-28: X2: X-Men United. Oct 4-5: Finding Nemo. Oct 18-19: Bruce Almighty. Oct 25-26: About Schmidt. Nov 8-9: Matrix Reloaded. Nov 15-16: Legally Blone 2. Nov 22-23: 28 Days Later. 684-2911.
SONJA HAYNES STONE CENTER FOR BLACK CULTURE AND HISTORY: Sep 16, 7 pm: The Divide (Gardner 08), UNC-Chapel Hill. 962-9001 or www. ibiblio.org/shscbch/.
By city and alphabetically by venue. For current readings, please see our weekly "Literary" calendar.
NCSU CREATIVE WRITING DEPARTMENT: Wed, Sep 24, 7:30 pm: Michael Swanwick, Bones of the Earth. Wed, Oct 1, 7:30 pm: Keith Flynn, poet. Thu, Oct 23, 7:30 pm: Betty Adcock, Intervale: New and Selected Poems. Thu, Nov 6, 7:30 pm: Bill Porter, Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits. Thu, Nov 20, 7:30 pm: Margot Livesay, Criminals. 029 Winston Hall, NCSU Campus, Raleigh. 515-4129.
QUAIL RIDGE BOOKS & MUSIC: Fri, Sep 12, 7 pm: Maria Kalman, Smartypants: Pete in School. Sat, Sep 13, 4 pm: Clyde Edgerton, Lunch at the Picadilly: A Novel. Sun, Sep 14, 5 pm: Fred Fusell, Blue Ridge Music Trails: Finding a Place in the Circle. Tue, Sep 16, 7 pm: Chuck Stone, Squizzy the Black Squirrel: A Fabulous Fable of Friendship. Wed, Sep 17, 7 pm: George Singleton, The Half-Mammals of Dixie: Stories. Thu, Sep 18, 7 pm: Michele Bowen, Second Sunday. Fri, Sep 19, 7 pm: Frances Itani, Deafening. Sat, Sep 20, 2 pm: Toni Buzzeo, Dawdle Duckling and Sea Chest. Mon, Sep 22, 7 pm: Donna Farhi, Bringing Yoga to Life: The Everyday Practice of Enlightened Living. Tue, Sep 23, 7 pm: Edward P. Jones, The Known World: A Novel. Wed, Sep 24, 7 pm: Marshall Chapman, Good-bye Little Rock 'N' Roller. Thu, Sep 25, 7 pm: Suzanne Kingsbury, The Gospel According to Gracey. Fri, Sep 26, 7 pm: Alton Brown, Alton Brown's Gear For Your Kitchen. Sun, Sep 28, 4 pm: David Drake, Goddess of the Ice Realm. Wed, Oct 1, 7 pm: Stella Suberman, When It Was Our War: A Soldier's Wife on the Home Front. Thu, Oct 2, 7 pm: Judith R. Hope, Pinstripes & Pearls: The Women of Harvard Law Class of '64 Who Forged an Old Girl Network and Paved the Way for Future Generations. Fri, Oct 3, 7 pm: James Lee Burke, Last Car to Elysian Fields. Mon, Oct 6, 7 pm: Rick Atkinson, An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy. Wed, Oct 8, 7 pm: Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven. Thu, Oct 9, 7 pm: Melton McLaurin, NC State Fair: The First 150 Years. Fri, Oct 10, 7 pm: Audry Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife: A Novel. Sat, Oct 11, 4 pm: Emmanuel Kembe, Shen, Shen and Liberate South Sudan. Sun, Oct 12, 4 pm: Arthur Frommer, Frommer's USA. Tue, Oct 14, 7 pm: Noah Adams, The Flyers: In Search of Wilbur and Orville Wright. Wed, Oct 15, 7 pm: Andro Linklater, Measuring America: How an Untamed Wilderness Shaped the United States and Fulfilled the Promise of Democracy. Thu, Oct 16, 7 pm: Steven Carter, I Was Howard Hughes. Sun, Oct 19, 2 pm: Eileen Hayes, O'Dwyer and Grady Staring in Tough Act to Follow.Sun, Oct 19, 2 pm: Luli Gray, Time Spinners, Elizabeth McDavid Jones, Ghost on Graveyard Shoals, young adult authors. Mon, Oct 20, 7 pm: Homer Hickam, The Keeper's Son. Tue, Oct 21. 7 pm: Wendelin van Draanen, Swear to Howdy. Thu, Oct 23, 7 pm: Micael Morris, Slow Way Home. Fri, Oct 24, 7 pm: Lee Smith, Last Girls. Jack Riggs, When the Finch Rises. Mon, Oct 27, 7 pm: Michael Dirda, An Open Book: Coming of Age in the Heartland. Wed, Oct 29, 7 pm: Joseph Wheelan, Jefferson's War. Thu, Oct 30, 7 pm: Carolyn Hart, Letter From Home. Tue, Nov 4, 7 pm: Jacqueline Ogburn, The Lady and the Lion. Consie Powell, Amazing Apples. Fri, Nov 7, 7 pm: Hugh Morton, Hugh Morton's North Carolina. Wed, Nov 12, 7 pm: Adelie Yen Mah, A Thousand Pieces of Gold. Fri, Nov 14, 7 pm: Robert Morgan, Brave Enemies. Sun, Nov 16, 3 pm: James Bradley, Flyboys: A True Story of Courage. Tue, Nov 18, 7 pm: Terry Kay, The Valley of Light. 3522 Wade Ave, Raleigh. 828-1588, www.quailridgebooks.booksense.com.
THE REGULATOR BOOKSHOP: Thu, Sep 4, 7 pm: Mary Kay Andrews, Little Bitty Lies. Tue, Sep 9, 7 pm: Jake Halpern, Braving home: Dispatches from the Underwater Town. Wed, Sep 10, 7 pm: Mark Dunn, Welcome to Higby and Julie Cannon, Truelove and Homegrown Tomatoes. Thu, Sep 11, 7 pm: Nell Freudenberger, Lucky. Fri, Sep 12, 7 pm: Clyde Edgerton, Lunch at the Picadilly. Sat, Sep 13, 2 pm: Edith Pattou, East. Mon, Sep 15, 7 pm: Trudier Harris, Summer Snow: Reflections form a Black Daughter of the South. Tue, Sep 16, 7 pm: Reynolds Price, A Serious Way of Wondering: The Ethics of a Jesus Imagined. Wed, Sep 17, 7 pm: Elaine Nell Orr, Noonday: A White Girl's African Life. Thu, Sep 17, 7 pm: Molly Renda, Ocracoke Island 2004. Fri, Sep 19, 7 pm: AltReader Bookclub. Tue, Sep 23, 7 pm: David Potorti, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World. Thu, Sep 25, 7 pm: Marshall Chapman, Goodbye, Little Rock and Roller. Wed, Oct 1, 7 pm: Julianna Baggott, The Madam. Thu, Oct 2, 7 pm: Phillip Allen, Play Money. Fri, Oct 10, 7 pm: AltReader Bookclub. Sat, Oct 11, 2 pm: Kids Love a Mystery Event. Sun, Oct 12, 7 pm: Lauren Winner, Girl Meets God: On the Path to a Spiritual Life. Mon, Oct 13, 7 pm: Virginia Spencer Carr, The Lonely Hunter. Wed, Oct 15, 7 pm: Urban Hiker Event. Fri, Oct 17, 7 pm: Katy Lederer, Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers. Tue, Oct 21, 7 pm: Best New American Voices 2004, Courtney Jones and Misha Angress. Wed, Oct 22, 7 pm: Steve Oney, And the Dead Shall Rise: The Lynching of Leo Frank. Thu, Oct 23, 7 pm: William Gould, Diary of a Contraband: The Civil war Passage of a Black Sailor. Mon, Oct 27, 7 pm: David Guterson, Our Lady of the Forest. Tue, Oct 28, 7 pm: Jacqueline K. Ogburn, The Lady and the Lion. Wed, Oct 29, 7 pm: Sally Avery Bermanzohn, Through Survivors' Eyes: From the Sixties to the Greensboro Massacre. Thu, Oct, 30, 7 pm: Donovan Webster, Burma Road. Sat, Nov 1, 7 pm: Jim Hightower, Thieves in High Places. Mon, Nov 3, 7 pm: Sherri Holman, The Mammoth Cheese. Thu, Nov 6, 6 pm: Carolina Parent's 3rd Annual Writing Contest. Fri-Sun, Nov 7-9: Duke School Book Fair. Tue, Nov 11, 7 pm: Frank Lentricchia and Jody Mcauliffe, Crimes of Art + Terror. Wed, Nov 12, 7 pm: David Rees, Get Your War On. Fri, Nov 14, 7 pm: AltReader Bookclub. Fri-Sun, Nov 14-16: Carolina Friends School Book Fair. Sat, Nov 15, 7 pm: Robert Morgan, Brave Enemies. Tue, Nov 18, 6:30 pm: Jimmy Carter, The Hornet's Nest. Fri, Nov 21, 7 pm: Richard Bausch, The Stories of Richard Bausch. Sun, Nov 23, 3 pm: Hugh Morton, Hugh Morton's North Carolina. Fri, Dec 12, 7 pm: AltReader Bookclub. 720 Ninth Street, Durham. 286-2700, www.regulatorbookshop.com.
BULL'S HEAD BOOKSHOP: Thu, Sep 11, 3:30 pm: John Feffer, North Korea/South Korea: U.S. Politics & the Korean Peninsula and Power Trip: U.S. Unilateralismand Global Strategy After Septermber 11. Fri, Sep 12, 2:30 pm: Clyde Edgerton, Lunch at the Picadilly. Wed, Sep 17, 3:30 pm: Chuck Stone, Squizzy the Black Squirrel: A Fabulous Fable of Friendship. Thu, Sep 18, 3:30 pm: Virginia Holman, Rescuing Patty Hearst: Memories From a Decade Gone Mad. Tue, Sep 23, 3:30 pm: Arthur Kempton, Boogaloo. Wed, Oct 1, 3:30 pm: Philip Gura, C.F. Martin and His Guitars. Mon, Oct 6, 5 pm: Neal Pollack, Never Mind the Pollacks. Thu, Oct 9, 3:30 pm: Pamela Duncan, Plant Life. Thu, Oct 16, 3:30 pm: Michele Andrea Bowen, Second Sunday. Mon, Oct 20, 3:30 pm: Judith Ernst, Song of Songs: Erotic Love Poetry. Wed, Oct 29, 3:30 pm: Carl Ernst, Following Muhammed: Rethinking Islam in the Contemporary World. Thu, Nov 6, 3:30 pm: Timothy McCarthy, The Radical Reader: A Documentary History of the American Radical Tradition. Wed, Nov 23, 3:30 pm: David Rees, My New Fighting Technique is Unstoppable. Fri, Nov 14, 3:30 pm: Robert Morgan, Brave Enemies. Daniels Building, UNC-Chapel Hill Campus. 962-5060, www.store.unc.edu/bullshead.
MCINTYRE'S FINE BOOKS AND BOOKENDS: Thu, Sep 11, 7 pm: Julie Cannon, Truelove & Homegrown Tomatoes and Mark Dunn, Welcome to Higby. Sat, Sep 13, 11 am: Clyde Edgerton, Lunch at the Picadilly: A Novel. Sun, Sep 14, 2 pm: Mary Cantando and Laurie Zuckerman, Nine Lives: Stories of Women Business Owners Landing on Their Feet. Sat, Sep 20, 11 am: Baxter Black, Horseshoes, Cowsocks, and Duckfeet. Sat, Sep 27, 11 am: Joseph Wheelan, Jefferson's War: America's First War on Terror, 1801-1805. Sun, Sep 28, 2 pm: Carol Stein Hoffman, The Barrymores: Hollywood's First Family. Thu, Oct 2, 7 pm: Stella Suberman, When It Was Our War: A Soldier's Wife on the Home Front. Sat, Oct 4, 11 am: Anne Garrels, Naked in Baghdad: The Iraqi War As Seen by NPR's Correspondent. Sun, Oct 5, 2 pm: David Potorti, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Our Grief into Action for Peace. Sat, Oct 11, 11 am: Margaret Maron, Last Lessons of Summer. Sun, Oct 12, 2 pm: Frederick Barton, A House Divided. Sun, Oct 19, 2 pm: Wanda Canada, Island Murders and Cape Fear Murders. Sun, Oct 26, 2 pm: Doris Betts to discuss Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees. Sat, Nov 1, 11 am: Sheri Holman, The Mammoth Cheese. Sun, Nov 2, 2 pm: John Rolfe Gardiner, Doublestitch. Thu, Nov 6, 7:30-9:30 pm: Open Mic Literary Night. Sat, Nov 8, 10 am: Hugh Morton, Hugh Morton's North Carolina. Sat, Nov 15, 11 am: Robert Morgan, Brave Enemies: A Novel of the American Revolution. Sun, Nov 16, 2 pm: Pam Pease, Macy's On Parade: A Pop-Up Book for All Ages. Sat, Nov 22, 11 am: Robert Bausch, The Stories of Richard Bausch: New and Selected Stories. Sat, Nov 29, 11 am: Michael Morris, Slow Way Home. Sat, Dec 20, 11 am: Donald Davis, holiday story telling at the barn, 2000 Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. 542-3030.