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30 WEDNESDAY
What happens when you cross a street-scribbler with an animation artist? You get The Broken Down Mysterious Doors of the Impossible, LUMP gallery's joint exhibition featuring the works of Barry McGee and Andrew Jeffrey Wright. McGee, one of San Fran's most highly touted graffiti artists and Wright, founding member of Space 1026, a leading artist collective and gallery in Philly, Pa., have both appeared in numerous national exhibitions and McGee has also exhibited internationally. Nov 1-30. Opening reception, Friday, Nov. 1, 7-11 p.m. 505 South Blount St., Raleigh. (919) 821-999. www.lumpgallery.com. Chapel Hill.

31 THURSDAY
If you've never been to a step show, don't miss the opportunity to get your rhythm on, when N.C. Central University hosts their homecoming Pan-Hellenic Step Show. A tradition which dates back to South African boot stomp dancing, the event is highlighted by syncopated hand and footwork rhythms, with rival fraternities and sororities showcasing their skills and trying to prove who's the baddest. Crowd participation: necessary. 7 p.m. McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium, NCCU Campus, Durham. $15, $12 advance. (919) 530-5170.

1 FRIDAY
A short poem: The Sonja Haynes Stone Black Cultural Center will host spoken-word artist and literary mentor, Kalamu ya Salaam and Wordband. Try your hand at creative writing techniques, using words, lighting and musical beats in a workshop titled Neo-Griot. For real though, don't miss your chance to lyrically grow and musically enhance, and well surpass this rhythmical nuisance. 2 p.m. Room 211 Student Union; (Neo-Griot performance, Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m.). UNC Campus, Chapel Hill. (919) 962-9001. www.unc.edu/depts/bcc.

2 SATURDAY
Raleigh is opening its doors--literally--for the public viewing of eight architectural gems, when Capital Area Preservation presents its Fall Landmarks Tour, Protected by CAP. The public will be allowed to witness some of the capital's most significant renovated properties including the Gray-Fish-Richardson House, Leonidas Lafayette Polk House and the Bagley-Daniels-Pegues House. 10 a.m. Mordecai House, 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh. $12; $10 CAP members; $5 children 7-17; free for children 6 and younger. (919) 833-6404.

3 SUNDAY
The Duke Dance Program's "Art in Times of War," presents Remembering a Wedding, a movement piece inspired by the U.S. bombing of a wedding celebration in Afghanistan, which killed some 300 people. Choreographed by Dance Program Associate Professor M'Liss Dorrance, the arrangement is composed of various "phrase of movement" pieces and will be performed by dancers and non-dancers of all ages. Sunday, Nov. 3, 3 p.m. Duke Gardens South Lawn, Durham. (919) 660-3356.

4 MONDAY
Cross Madonna's Vogue, Right Said Fred's I'm Too Sexy, and Nelly's It's Getting Hot in Here, and you may very well have an idea of what to expect when Ebony Fashion Fair's Simply Spectacular extravaganza comes to Raleigh's BTI Center. Since 1956, the world's largest traveling fashion show has made a business of showcasing its jaw-dropping--and sometimes, downright scandalous--designs, raising more than $49 million in educational scholarships in the process. Dress to impress. 7:30 p.m. 2 East South St., Raleigh. $30. (919) 934-4000.

5 TUESDAY
Swallow a nip of Appalachian drama when New World Stage presents the totally legal Moonshine. The production--a new play by N.C. playwright Erin Pushman--is the story of Appalachian folk who leave the Smokey Mountains for greener pastures, only to find that the heart is where the home is. 8 p.m. BTI Center, 2 East South St., Raleigh. $12.50; $10 advanced, students and military. (919) 643-4055. www.newworldstage.org.

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