Broadway Sings for Equality NC is a special twin performance of show tune faves to support the rights of every American to marry someone they love. Richard Wall directs. Musical selections will span the best of Broadway including hits from In the Heights, Damn Yankees, A Little Night Music, Next To Normal, Pippin. Crossing fingers for Hairspray, too.
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Tickets: Donations encouraged
Durham hosts a virtuoso of his own instrument, Blues Travelers John Popper. The harmonica player and barrel-chested singer said he picked up the harp with the intention to play it like Hendrixs guitar. Hes almost caught him. As a harmonica player, hes up there with Little Walter, John Mayall and Elwood Blues.
When: 8 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham
The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India is a window into a collaborative political art movement that has flourished in India since its namesake, performer Safdar Hashmi was killed in 1989 by political street thugs outside Delhi. A combination of street art and artifacts that sees itself engaged in a struggle for humanity and peace against religious violence.
When: Through 2013; special programs and events
Where: Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St., Chapel Hill