Weekend at a Glance: Jan. 30-Feb. 2

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Weekend at a Glance

 

To kick off February, eat ice cream for breakfast and celebrate other anniversaries this weekend

 

By Iyana Jones-Reese

 

Martha Graham Company performs "The Eve Project" at Carolina Performing Arts
Martha Graham Dance Company returns to Carolina Performing Arts with new works from The EVE Project, created in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and featuring the work of women choreographers and composers. Photo by Hibbard Nash Photography

THURSDAY

Experience the return of the Martha Graham Dance Company to Chapel Hill as they perform The EVE Project at Memorial Hall, presented by Carolina Performing Arts. Watch as they honor the progress of women in the 100 years and connect audiences to the “historical and contemporary ideas of the feminine.” 

FRIDAY

Join the Beach Fossils for their long-awaited return to Carrboro as they perform songs from their album “Somersault” at Cat’s Cradle. Get transported by their songs as they take you on a laid-back tour of their life in New York. The show starts at 9pm and tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door.

SATURDAY

Celebrate ‘Ice Cream for Breakfast Day’ with Maple View Farm. They will be serving pancake, waffle and doughnut sundaes along with ice cream from its specialty menu. All proceeds will benefit The Preston Robert Tish Brain Tumor Center at Duke.

SUNDAY

Celebrate Ballet School of Chapel Hill’s 40th anniversary with a performance of “Rhapsody,” a repertory of five original dances, by the Chapel Hill Dance Theater. Enjoy all styles of dance, from ballet to Latin jazz and everything in between as they perform at Carrboro High School. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students. The show will start at 2 p.m., with an additional show on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Other picks:

Everybody,’ Thursday-Sunday, PlayMakers Repertory Company

Yonder Mountain String Band, Thursday, Cat’s Cradle

Art Walk, Friday, 102 N. Churton St.

Sudie Rakusin Art Exhibit Opening, Friday, Bakova Gallery

‘Yayoi Kusama: Open the Shape Called Love’ and ‘Toriawase: A Special Insallation of Modern Japanese Art and Ceramics’, Friday, Ackland Art Museum

Family Movie Night, Friday, Chapel Hill Public Library

Jawbox, Saturday, Cat’s Cradle

Lucia Lucas Performance, Saturday, Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Zentangle Method with Jennifer Sparrow, Saturday, Margaret Lane Gallery

48 Hour ‘Play’ Festival, Sunday, The ArtsCenter

2020 LIGHTUP Festival, Sunday, 140 West Plaza *POSTPONED*

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