“Religion and Ritual”
JAN. 3 – MAY 13
Join the Ackland in welcoming a showcase of the religious diversities of Asia, highlighting art from Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism and others. The exhibit is part of the Ackland’s reinstallation of its Asian galleries. Free.
Southern Village WellFest
JAN. 27, 10am-2pm
Head out to Southern Village for a wellness event in partnership with Hyatt Place Chapel Hill. Participate in a fun run or free yoga class and then check out booths from local vendors like La Vita Dolce and Weaver Street Market. Free.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Witness the return of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Memorial Hall. The company seeks to celebrate the unique culture of the African-American experience and modern dance by featuring works of the past alongside new choreography. Tickets: $26+
Listen as five local storytellers share true stories on stage with the community. Each story must be told within a 12-minute time frame and without the use of notes. Storytellers must adhere to the theme “Second Chances.” Tickets: $20-$22.
“Tartuffe” and “The Christians”
FEB. 1 – MARCH 11
Don’t miss these two works appearing on a rotating schedule. Molière’s most popular comedy returns to PlayMakers for the first time in 25 years while Lucas Hnath’s new play probes the audience to explore religious uncertainties. Tickets: $15+