Arts Listings, April 2

April 1, 2014 

A reception for the artwork of Bonnie Brooks will be from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography at West Point on the Eno, 5101 N. Roxboro Road. brooksgallery.com.

COURTESY OF BONNIE BROOKS

  • Vietnam War correspondent remembers lost friends

    Maybe you’ve nodded at Perry Deane Young in the checkout line without knowing him.

    He is a writer-in-residence with a long story.

    Young led a swashbuckling career after rising as a newspaper reporter at the General Assembly.

    Back in 1963, he typed the UPI wire story breaking the midnight passage of North Carolina’s notorious Speaker Ban. (His story was spiked because it called the legislators who voted for it “reactionaries.”)

    He traveled to Vietnam as a reporter, where he befriended journalists Sean Flynn and Dana Stone, who were taken by Viet Cong soldiers and never seen again.

    A photo of Flynn and Stone shot minutes before capture shows two gung-ho American journalists aboard motorcycles, looking more like rock stars.

    Young wrote “Two of the Missing” about his two lost friends.

    For Young, Vietnam was a place of fond and awful memories. Despite the horrors, he was young and life was fast.

    Young told WUNC’s Frank Stasio he had “the time of my life” in that “horrible, awful, obscene war.”

    Meet this well considered man Sunday, when the Southern Rail hosts the author and remembers lost journalists Flynn and Stone.

    When: Sunday, 5 p.m.

    Where: The Southern Rail

    Tickets: Free

    Info: perryyoung.blogspot.com

    Correspondent Tom Hartwell

Festivals/Events

FULL FRAME DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will be from Thursday, April 3, to Sunday, April 6, in Durham. fullframefest.org.

“FRIENDS AND FAMILY”

The Scrap Exhange will celebrate its 23rd year with Customer Appreciation Week events on Friday, April 18, at 923 Franklin St. There will be a reception for the “Friends and Family” show in the Green Gallery from 6-9 p.m. There will be live music by Tiny House and poetry reading by Hugh Giblin, Martha Dill, Preston Martin and Arnie Johanson. 919-688-6960, scrapexchange.org.

DURHAM ART WALK SPRING MARKET

The Durham Art Walk Spring Market will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, April 13, downtown. Artists may register online until Monday, Feb. 24. durhamartwalk.com, durhamartwalk.com/artists/artist-registration.

ART OF COOL

The Art of Cool Music Festival will be Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, at The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St. Tickets cost $65 to $275. theartofcoolproject.com, aocfestival.org.

CONGRESSIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ART COMPETITION: Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold an art competition for high school students. Orange County students must enter the competition by 5 p.m. Friday, April 11. 919-968-2011, artsorange.org/grants.html#congress, house.gov/content/educate/art_competition.

SPRING TOUR: The Orange County Artists Guild Spring Tour of local artists’ studios will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 13. orangecountyartistsguild.com.

OFF THE WALL: FRANK Gallery’s Off the Wall fundraising gala will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 109 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Ticets cost $250 each. 919-636-4135, frankisart.com/gala2014.

HILLSBOROUGH DOWNTOWN ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW: The Hillsborough Downtown Arts and Crafts Show will be on Saturday, April 12, at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 E. King St. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

HILLSBOROUGH ARTS COUNCIL: The Hillsborough Arts Council is looking for submissions for art gallery exhibitions in 2014 and 2015. Artists who live or have a studio in Orange, Alamance, Chatham, Durham, Caswell, Person or Wake counties are invited to apply with a $15 fee by 4 p.m. Friday, April 25. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

CLAYWORKS GUILD SPRING SALE: The ClayWorks Guild Spring Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. ncclayworks.org.

FESTIFALL: Applications for artists for the 42nd annual Festifall Arts Festifall will be accepted with a $25 fee through Friday, May 30. Festifall will be Sunday, Oct. 5. townofchapelhill.org/festifall.

Music

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. April 9: Ben Taylor. April 10: Jesse Cook. April 16: Rusted Root. April 18: Ben Sollee. May 7: Red Baraat. May 11: The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, Louis Schwizgebel-Wang, “The Past Meets the Present.” May 28: Maysa. May 30: Chatham County Line. April 7: Todd Rundgren. July 19: Procol Harum. 919-560-3030, www.carolinatheatre.org.

DUKE COFFEEHOUSE

By Wilson Dorm on Duke University’s East Campus. April 3: Woodsman. April 5: Nana Grizol, Jason Anderson, Cottontail. April 10: Mac Demarco, Juan Wauters. April 11: Miracles of Modern Science. April 13: Horse Feathers. dukecoffeehouse.org

DUKE UNIVERSITY

April 6, Page Auditorium: Kidznotes, Duke Chamber Players. 919-684-4444, dukeperformances.duke.edu.

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

123 Vivian St. April 6: Get The Led Out. May 1: Rob Thomas. May 6: Ledisi, The Robert Glasper Experience. May 9: Brit Floyd. May 11: Jaheim. June 5: Weezer. June 22: Ringo Starr, All Starr Band. Aug. 9: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Aug. 20: Tori Amos. Sept. 26: The Temptations and The Four Tops. Oct. 4: Ian Anderson. dpacnc.org.

PINHOOK

117 W. Main St. March 15: TRUST. 919-667-1100, thepinhook.com.

SHARP NINE GALLERY

4608 Industry Lane. April 11: Jim Ketch Quintet, Ben Allison. April 12: Scott Sawyer/Dave Finucane Duo. April 15: North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra. 919-486-5299, durhamjazzworkshop.org.

Theater

PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. April 2-20: “Assassins.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.

PRC2 : Center for Dramatic Art, UNC campus. April 23-27: “Hold These Truths.” 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.

Receptions/Openings

HUGH MANGUM MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY

West Point on the Eno, 5101 N. Roxboro Road. April 5: Bonnie Brooks, 1-5 p.m. 919-471-1623, Option 1.

SCRAP EXCHANGE

923 Franklin St. April 18: “Friends and Family.” 6-9 p.m. 919-688-6960, scrapexchange.org.

VEGA METALS

214 Hunt St. Saturdays: Art Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 919-688-8267, www.vegametals.com.

Theater/Dance/Comedy

CAROLINA THEATRE

309 W. Morgan St. April 8-13: “The Wizard of Oz.” April 11: Demetri Martin. April 29-30: “American Idiot.” May 3: Carolina Ballet, “Romeo and Juliet.” May 10: Brian Regan. May 13-18: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” May 30-June 1: “Mamma Mia!” May 31: Mike Birbiglia. June 15: Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood. 919-560-3030, carolinatheatre.org.

COMMON GROUND THEATRE

4815-B Hillsborough Road. Through April 12: “Amadeus.” 919-384-7817, cgtheatre.com.

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

123 Vivian St. April 5: Chelsea Handler. April 26: The Tenderloins. May 10: Brian Regan. May 21: Eddie Izzard. Sept. 16-21: “Dirty Dancing.” Oct. 8-19: “The Phantom of the Opera.” Oct. 25: Bill Cosby. Nov. 8: Joan Rivers. Nov. 18-23: “Cinderella.” Dec. 9-14: “Annie.” Feb. 17-22: “Motown the Musical.” March 10-15: “Kinky Boots.” May 12-17: “Pippin.” June 2-7: “Newsies.” dpacnc.org.

MANBITES DOG THEATER

703 Foster St. April 2-5: “Grounded.” 919-682-3343, manbitesdogtheater.org.

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