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.
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.
ART OF COOL
A GOSPEL XTRAVAGANZA
STEP Entertainment will present A Gospel Xtravaganza on Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31, in the OKelly-Riddick Stadium at North Carolina Central University, 1801 Fayetteville St. Yolanda Adams, Deitrick Haddon, Fred Hammond, James Fortune, Marvin Sapp and other artists will perform. 919-630-7103.
309 W. Morgan St. April 16: Rusted Root. April 18: Ben Sollee. April 25: Maceo Parker. April 28: Gillian Welch. 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 13: Marc Cohn. July 19: Procol Harum. 919-560-3030, www.carolinatheatre.org.
DUKE UNIVERSITY MUSIC DEPARTMENT
April 25, Biddle Music Building: Duke Chorale. 919-660-3333, music.duke.edu.
DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
123 Vivian St. 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.
MOTORCO MUSIC HALL
723 Rigsbee Ave. May 10: Caught A Ghost, Wild Belle. motorcomusic.com.
BULL CITY ARTS COLLABORATIVE
401-B Foster St. April 18, May 16: Roger May, Testify. 6-9 p.m. 919-949-4847, bullcityarts.org.
109 E. Chapel Hill St. April 18: Local Flavor. 6-9 p.m. 919-797-2706, pleiadesartdurham.com.
923 Franklin St. April 18: Friends and Family. 6-9 p.m. 919-688-6960, scrapexchange.org.
214 Hunt St. Saturdays: Art Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 919-688-8267, www.vegametals.com.
309 W. Morgan St. 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 12: Farmland. June 15: Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood. 919-560-3030, carolinatheatre.org.
DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
123 Vivian St. 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.
Send items for ArtsWeek two weeks ahead to Karen Koomen at firstname.lastname@example.org.