Weekend at a Glance: Audio, Art and an Anniversary

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Come out to Center for Documentary Studies at Duke for the final Audio Under the Stars of the summer on Friday.
Come out to Center for Documentary Studies at Duke for the final Audio Under the Stars of the summer on Friday, complete with Dang Good Dogs hot dogs, veggie dogs, turkey dogs and other snacks.

Journey to the Good Life – Thursday and Friday, noon-6pm, and Saturday, 2-5pm – Visit The Carrack modern art gallery to view artist Kulsum Tasnif‘s work, which tells the story of migrants and refugees in various phases of their journeys through the use of cultural patterns, illustrations, Arabic calligraphy and audio accounts.

Film Screening: “Gravitational Deflection of Light” – Thursday, 8pm – Check out this encore screening at UNEXPOSED Microcinema to learn more about how mass deflects light and how objects can become invisible.

I Wish You a Boat Thursday-Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 3pm A powerful play in an intimate setting, this Ward Theatre Company production focuses on a shipwreck and its aftermath.

Cider & Kings – Friday, 5-10pm – King’s Sandwich Shop hosts Bull City Ciderworks for an night of tasty food, cider and outdoor games like giant Jenga and cornhole.

Fetch Hot Dog Company Pop Up Friday, 5:30-8:30pm Join Rise Biscuits and Donuts (Southpoint location) for a restaurant takeover experience with this farm-to-fork hot dog truck.

“The Beautiful Exchange Musical” Friday, 7:30pm The McCray Brothers present this stage play of a Governor’s journey to finding Jesus Christ at The Carolina Theatre. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Durham & Wake counties.

Audio Under the Stars: Work It  Friday, 8pm The Duke University Center for Documentary Studies continues its summer-long series with an evening focusing on labor and leisure, from dream jobs to how people make money, and what happens after you go home for the day.

All-Nite Public Radio Friday, 8pm and 10pm A jazz-fusion band with roots in Durham, All-Nite Public Radio’s members represent a combined 122 years of music experience. Join them at Beyu Caffe for a unique blend of jazz, soul, funk, R&B, hip-hop, gospel and rock.

Dreaming of the ’90s Dance Party Friday, 9pm The dream of the ’90s is still alive at The Pinhook tonight!

“How I Decorated My Home Using the Habitat ReStore” Saturday, 11am-12:30pm Learn to decorate your home on a budget during a special presentation from the owner of MH Designs at the Durham Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Attendees will receive a 20% coupon to use in the store.

Fullsteam Sixth Anniversary Party Saturday, noon-2am Join Fullsteam Brewery for a celebration of six years of beer, including a pig roast, special brews on tap and tours of the facility.

Visions of the Bull City Art Expo Saturday, 3-7pm This showcase of local artists Tamisha Diaz and Gregory Taylor at Choice Performance Center benefits the Melvin Brent Adcock Memorial Scholarship Fund for Girls on the Run of the Triangle. Beer from Foothills Brewing and snacks will be provided, and raffle tickets will also be available. Prizes include meals at local favorites like NanaSteak and M Sushi.

Geektastic Bellydance Saturday, 7pm The Durham Arts Council hosts the League of Extraordinary Bellydancers for their second annual evening of geeky belly dance.

Dog Days Sunday, 1-4pm All dogs are welcome at Beer Durham for this event supporting the Animal Protection Society of Durham.

Bridal Meet and Greet Sunday, 2-5pm Brides-to-be are invited to meet with local vendors at The King’s Daughters Inn.

Raise the Roof 2 Music Night and Silent Auction Sunday, 5-9pm This event, held at The Blue Note Grill, raises funds for Bright Star Stables, a therapeutic horseback riding center that gives riders with disabilities a place to learn everything from animal care to how to ride and compete.

Greek Night 2016 Sunday, 5:30pm Parizade‘s annual Greek festival includes music, food, dance and fun for all ages. A live bouzouki player and a buffet featuring dozens of Greek dishes will highlight the evening.

An Acoustic Evening with Hal Ketchum Sunday, 8pm The respected songwriter, Grande Ole Opry member and country crowd favorite plays his hits at Motorco Music Hall.

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