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Events Roundup for Saturday, August 8: It’s 106 Miles to Chicago (and more!)

Our top pick for tonight is a sentimental favorite. We can’t claim to be partial on this one, friends. We are going to be heading out to James Joyce tonight for their pig pickin’ and screening of The Blues Brothers! Pig PLUS possibly one of the greatest comedy musicals of all time?!? OH YEAH. (And it …

Event Roundup for Friday, August 7: IT’S ALL GOOD (and more!)

Tonight is just an embarrassment of riches around here, y’all. You’ve got Kamasi Washington at Motorco; Benji Hughes at Local 506; Casablanca, one of the best movies ever, on the big screen at the Carolina Theatre (along with 3 other amazing movies); Heather Gordon’s show opening at The Carrack; and the Diamond Cutters (oh, and …

Events Roundup for Thursday, August 6th: Comedy at Village Lanes (and more!)

Tonight’s top pick was hard to choose! You have lots of great events tonight, Durham, but if you need a suggestion, we say you should head out to Village Lanes in East Durham for their Pins & Needles Comedy Series! You get 6 comics, free bowling, and a nice special on Oskar Blues’ Mama’s Little Yella …

Events Roundup for Tuesday, August 4th: National Night Out and more!

Our top pick for tonight is National Night Out at Tootie’s! What’s National Night Out? National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. -from the National Night Out website Tootie’s will have outdoor and indoor entertainment for the community, …

Events Roundup for Saturday, August 1: Patchwork Mini-Market and more!

Today’s top pick is the Patchwork Mini-Market at Fullsteam! This is the third Patchwork Mini-Market of the summer, with the final market on September 5th. They have amazing vendors with gorgeous wares, including Urbane Terrain, Ebb and Flower, and Jen Hales Art. Start your holiday shopping early this year, or pick up a little something for …

Events Roundup for Thursday, July 30: Water, Water, Everywhere (and more)

girls at St. Joseph's Secondary School in Arusha, Tanzania

Our top pick for tonight is about something we all require and most of us take for granted, but which is essential to life- water. I can’t imagine not having infinite clean water running out of all my taps, but many people around the world do not have this simple but critical luxury. Tonight’s top …

Events Roundup for Wednesday, July 29: Calling All Pinball Wizards! (and more…)

Our top pick for today is decidedly geeky, which is why we love it. Social Games and Brews has Community Game Night every other Wednesday, and as avid game lovers, we approve heartily. They’ve got card games, video games, arcade games, board games, and of course, PINBALL, so there’s truly something for everyone. You’re likely …

Events Roundup for Monday, July 27: My Morning Jacket and The Dark Crystal (and more!)

Our favorite pick for this Monday night is the Carolina Theatre’s screening of The Dark Crystal with band My Morning Jacket. The Modern School of Film series at the Carolina Theatre invites special guests to come onstage and discuss a film that inspires them and their work. Past film and guests have included Repo Man with singer-songwriter …

Events Roundup for Saturday, July 25- Adam Lane & Jeff Mullins (and more!)

Our favorite pick for today is not even in Durham, but it’s worth the drive. Head west and check out Adam Lane and Jeff Mullins at the Honeysuckle Tea House in Chapel Hill. In the interest of full disclosure, we have known these guys and loved their music for years. We think you’ll love ’em, too, …