Weekend at a Glance: February 7-10

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Carolina Performing Arts presents, “We the People,” by Wild Up at CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio. The performance celebrates the power of art to make a change. Photo by Stephanie Berger


Sing along to hit songs like “Mamma Mia” and “We Will Rock You” with PopUp Chorus at The ArtsCenter! From ages 8 to 75, this ensemble is a fun, minimal commitment group that puts on unique performances open to everyone. Tickets are $13 for adults and $8 for students. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.


Celebrate the power of art at Wild Up’s “We the People” concert in the CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio. Following a collaborative multi-day process with students and the local community, the concert hopes to create civil dialogue between the performers and audience. The performance features music by John Lennon, Nina Simone, Louis Andriessen, Julius Eastman and a new piece of music created during that residency. Tickets are $27.


Cheer on the Lady Tar Heels as they take on James Madison in a women’s lacrosse match at Kenan Stadium. Game starts at 3 p.m. and is free of charge.


Support Andrew Ross in his battle against ALS at a photography exhibition and silent auction of his work at CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio. All money raised at Andrew’s Art Auction for ALS will benefit the North Carolina Chapter of the ALS Association. Pieces up for auction include over 60 framed and unframed original and pre-print images. Bidding starts at 2 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Other Picks:

Jump, Thursday-Sunday, PlayMakers

African American History Month Lecture, Thursday, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History

UNC Women’s Basketball vs. Duke, Thursday, Carmichael Arena

Culbreth Middle School Presents “Once on this Island JR,” Thursday-Saturday, Culbreth Auditorium

“I Am a Man” Civil Rights Photographs, Friday, Center for the Study of the American South

Family Valentine’s Dance, Friday, Central Orange Recreation

Artist Talk with Louis Watts, Friday, Oneoneone

“Medicine Cabinet,” New Works by Ben Hamburger, Friday, The ArtsCenter

Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands, Friday, The ArtsCenter

Carrboro Elementary School Presents “Mary Poppins,” Friday-Saturday, CES Auditorium

Carolina Skies: Valentine’s Day Edition, Friday-Saturday, Morehead Planetarium

Family & Friends Valentine’s Tea, Saturday, Burwell School Historic Site

Galentine’s Day, Saturday, Kidzu Children’s Museum

Author Event: Frank Harmon, Sunday, Flyleaf Books

Valentine’s Jazz Concert, Sunday, Hill Hall Auditorium

Carolina Jazz Festival Prelude Event, Sunday, Moeser Auditorium

Shack, Rattle & Roll, Sunday, Great Room at Top of the Hill

The Sunday Show – Standup Comedy, Sunday, King Street Bar

Scottish String Music with Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Sunday, The ArtsCenter

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Madison Nance

Madison is a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in Public Relations and Communications. She is a member of Alpha Phi sorority and Sigma Alpha Pi. In her free time, she enjoys writing, tap dancing, photography, watching Friends and spending time with friends and family.
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