Kick off the first weekend of March with events in and around Chapel Hill, from drive-in movies and shows to virtual performances and artist talks
Compiled by Meredith Alling
‘Our Moments in Time’
Cedar Ridge High School International Baccalaureate Visual Art students Michelle Castellanos and Melissa Garcia Corona present their senior year art show through March 10. Witness these students’ significant artistic achievements as they prepare for the next big step in their creative journey. This is the first of three shows featuring the work of two senior Cedar Ridge High School IB Visual Arts students.
600 Highwaymen: ‘A Thousand Ways’ (Part One)
Carolina Performing Arts hosts experimental theater creatives 600 Highwaymen as they facilitate a unique experiment on connection. Each participant will be guided through a phone conversation with a stranger in the first installment of “A Thousand Ways.” Parts two and three will occur in the following months.
Indigenous Uses of Pine Needles
Vickie Jeffries, the tribal administrator of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation, educates viewers on the traditional uses of pine needles used by native peoples, from basket making to medicinal salves to teas. This event is facilitated by the Orange County Historical Museum.
The Carolina Inn invites guests to get toasty around its socially distanced fire pit. Up to eight people can gather by each fire for cocktails, charcuterie, and of course, s’mores.
‘High and Dizzy’ Livestream
The ArtsCenter presents a livestream of this comedic silent film starring Harry Lloyd. Tim Carless performs the film’s score.
Author Talk with Gillian McDunn
McIntyre’s Books hosts an online talk with children’s book author Gillian McDunn to discuss her latest book, “These Unlucky Stars.” The presentation includes a trivia game, which participants are encouraged to complete on a secondary device.
The Drive-In at Carraway Village screens this animated Irish tale as part of “The Contenders” series presented by Film Fest 919. Following the film, the drive-in will show pre-recorded conversations with directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart moderated by Guillermo del Toro.