EVENTS

EVENTS

Apr
20
Thu
TASTE 2017 @ 21c Museum Hotel
Apr 20 – Apr 23 all-day
Try bites from around the Triangle and beyond with this four-day food festival featuring two Grand TASTE events this year – one local, one regional – as well as special dinners like Dos Perros’ “Tacos y Tequila” night and a jazz brunch presented by Chef Scott Howell’s kitchen at NanaSteak.
TASTE the Event 2017
Apr 20 – Apr 23 all-day

Pick up your tickets now for TASTE 2017, featuring a new regional Grand TASTE event, a wine vs. beer showdown, a gluten-free feast and much, much more.

Apr
21
Fri
Let The River Answer @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Apr 21 all-day

Jewelry by Arianna Bara, paintings by Eduardo Lapetina, and turned wood by Michael Salemi. March 27 – April 23. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 31st 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 21 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 11-6 Sun.

New exhibit “Water” at Pleiades Gallery @ Pleiades Gallery
Apr 21 all-day

Water is rain, a river, a pool, a trickle, a torrent. Water is life. The exhibition by Pleiades artists is a celebration of a fundamental shared resource and a drive to improve the condition of our local waterways.

Parizade Spring Music Series @ Parizade
Apr 21 all-day

Please join us this Spring for an incredible line-up of local musicians to serenade you on
Thursday and Friday nights at Parizade! From 6:00pm-9:00pm a variety of musical talent to accompany Parizade’s bold flavors. From powerful jazz and soul, to complex classical spanish guitar, to bolder pop-rock, we have the right notes for any occassion. See the full line-up in the graphic above or visit the parizade website here. Reserve your seats today by calling (919) 286-9712!

3.9 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
3.17 Will McBride – Jazz-rock-pop
3.23 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
3.31 Jo Gore – Soul & jazz
4.6 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
4.14 Steve Hobbs & Paul Ingbretsen – jazz duo
4.20 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
4.28 TBA – check our website
5.4 & 5.18 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
5.26 Jo Gore – Soul & jazz

REVIVAL, A Ward Theatre Company Original @ WARD THEATRE
Apr 21 all-day

The Ward Theatre Company’s latest original creation, “Revival,” can best be described as a “cultural and musical collage.” The production is set in Appalachia circa 1959 and is performed by ten ensemble members at a fast clip with the emotional fervor of a deep woods jamboree. The Company made their Triangle debut last year with its production of “Jacuzzi,” which “INDY Week” Magazine listed as one of the ten best plays of 2016. The show runs from April 2 – May 7.

Southern Women’s Show Announces Celebrity Guests Laurie Hernandez and Keegan Allen @ NC State Fairgrounds
Apr 21 – Apr 23 all-day

Southern Women’s Show welcomes special guests and offers premiere entertainment. The highly anticipated annual event will showcase celebrity guests Keegan Allen from Pretty Little Liars and Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez. Enjoy a variety of features & entertainers along with shopping hundreds of different clothing, beauty, food & other unique businesses.

Apr
22
Sat
Let The River Answer @ Hillsborough Gallery of Arts
Apr 22 all-day

Jewelry by Arianna Bara, paintings by Eduardo Lapetina, and turned wood by Michael Salemi. March 27 – April 23. Opening reception during Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk, March 31st 6-9pm. Founded in 2006, the Hillsborough Gallery of Arts is owned & operated by 21 artists and features painting, sculpture, photography, glass art, jewelry, wood, pottery & fiber art. Hours: 10-6 Mon–Th, 10-8 Fri & Sat, 11-6 Sun.

New exhibit “Water” at Pleiades Gallery @ Pleiades Gallery
Apr 22 all-day

Water is rain, a river, a pool, a trickle, a torrent. Water is life. The exhibition by Pleiades artists is a celebration of a fundamental shared resource and a drive to improve the condition of our local waterways.

Parizade Spring Music Series @ Parizade
Apr 22 all-day

Please join us this Spring for an incredible line-up of local musicians to serenade you on
Thursday and Friday nights at Parizade! From 6:00pm-9:00pm a variety of musical talent to accompany Parizade’s bold flavors. From powerful jazz and soul, to complex classical spanish guitar, to bolder pop-rock, we have the right notes for any occassion. See the full line-up in the graphic above or visit the parizade website here. Reserve your seats today by calling (919) 286-9712!

3.9 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
3.17 Will McBride – Jazz-rock-pop
3.23 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
3.31 Jo Gore – Soul & jazz
4.6 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
4.14 Steve Hobbs & Paul Ingbretsen – jazz duo
4.20 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
4.28 TBA – check our website
5.4 & 5.18 Alex Gordez – Spanish guitar
5.26 Jo Gore – Soul & jazz

REVIVAL, A Ward Theatre Company Original @ WARD THEATRE
Apr 22 all-day

The Ward Theatre Company’s latest original creation, “Revival,” can best be described as a “cultural and musical collage.” The production is set in Appalachia circa 1959 and is performed by ten ensemble members at a fast clip with the emotional fervor of a deep woods jamboree. The Company made their Triangle debut last year with its production of “Jacuzzi,” which “INDY Week” Magazine listed as one of the ten best plays of 2016. The show runs from April 2 – May 7.

Durham Academy Used Book Sale @ Durham Academy Middle School
Apr 22 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Durham Academy Used Book Sale
Durham Academy Middle School
3116 Academy Road
Durham, NC
Saturday April 22, 2017
8:00 a.m.- noon
Over 15,000 Books
All genres including children’s books, middle school series, adult fiction, travel, cooking, reference and so much more. Cash Only. Paperbacks $1, Hardcover $2

Grand Opening of Triangle Land Conservancy’s Brumley Forest Nature Preserve @ Brumley Forest Nature Preserve
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am

The Triangle Land Conservancy announces the Grand Opening of Brumley Forest Nature Preserve on Earth Day! The event will feature guided hikes, nature workshops, children’s activities, mountain biking tutorials and more!

Be a Rock Star at Work and in Life! @ Executive Office Suites Raleigh
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Top Tech Tools for Rocking It at Work and in Life
April 20th 6pm-8pm April 22nd 10am-12pm

Do you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done? Might you be losing time and want to get it back? Feel like you might be treading water and all you want is to get ahead of the onslaught? Need a competitive edge?!?

Take full advantage of available software, apps and tech tools to achieve enhanced efficiency, greater productivity, larger profitability, an organized office and better harmony across all aspects of your life.

Adjust how you approach work, home, community involvement and taking care of yourself to organize for greater success so you better achieve your goals, quickly find what you need when you need it and always know what must be done.

Learn specific tech tools that can enhance your life experiences. “Top Tech Tools for Rocking It at Work and in Life” teaches you how to use technology for greater efficiency, effectiveness and happiness across all aspects of life.

What You Will Take Away From This Presentation:
– Particular software, apps and tech tools to lower your stress and enhance performance
– Detailed ways to use the listed software, apps and tech tools to achieve desired results
– Exactly how to implement suggested solutions for immediate success

Productivity consultant Emily Parks has thoroughly researched best practices and provides you with the most up-to-date information on tips, tools and hacks to help. Take the stress out of choosing technology to help you and leave class with step-by-step guidance as well as the tools necessary for all your daily productivity needs. Emily puts the “work” into “workshops” so come prepared to learn, grow and enhance your productivity.

Junior League of Durham & Orange Counties Home Roam @ Historic Croasdaile Neighborhood
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties (JLDOC) invites you to join us for our 9th annual Home Roam Tour from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturday April 22.

The self-guided tour, located in the Croasdaile neighborhood in Durham, invites homeowners to open their doors to ticket holders, allowing them to view innovative design, thoughtful renovations, custom details, and impeccable decorating. Each home also features a bite and sip of something local.

Having recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, Croasdaile Country Club was established by Drs. Frances & Herbert Fox on farmland inherited from Frances Fox’s father, John Sprunt Hill, a prominent Durham financier and community leader. They developed a neighborhood that offered beautiful homes, a professionally designed, championship golf course, and other amenities. Join us to see this beautiful neighborhood for yourself!

Tickets are $25 in advance online from the JLDOC Store (link included below), or $30 on the day of the event at Croasdaile Country Club, 3800 Farmgate Ave, Durham, NC 27705.