Happy January, Raleigh. If you’re anything like us, you’re looking forward to days growing longer, taking time to reset, and focusing on New Year’s resolutions — and with all that excitement, you’re also looking for fun local events to attend.
Read on for all the top events happening this month in the Triangle. Note: COVID-19 protocols are changing rapidly to curb the spread of the Omicron variant. Please make sure to check event listing pages + venue websites for the most up-to-date information.
Saturday, Jan. 1
○ Birding with a Ranger | Sat., Jan. 1 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | NCMA | Free | Join Park Ranger Chantal Taunton on a walk through the park in search of migratory + native birds.
○ NC State Basketball Game | Sat., Jan. 1 | 4 p.m. | PNC Arena | $15+ | Watch the NC State men’s basketball team play against Florida State.
○ KwanzaaFest | Sat., Jan. 1 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Durham Armory, 220 Foster St., Durham | Free | See live performances from the African American dance ensemble and enjoy the marketplace.
○ Shen Yun | Sat., Jan. 1 | 2 p.m. + 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy for the Performing Arts | $80+ | Performances of song + dance depicting China’s rich cultural heritage.
○ 1st Drag Show of the New Year | Sat., Jan. 1 | 9 p.m. | Ruby Deluxe, 415 S. Salisbury St. | Free | Drag performances by Mx Merlot and The Aris + beats by The Gay Agenda.
Sunday, Jan. 2
○ A Christmas Story: The Musical | Sun., Jan. 2 | 1 p.m. | Durham Performing Arts Center | $25 | Close out the holiday season with a Christmas classic.
○ CandyLand in the Garden | Sun., Jan. 2 | Times Vary | Main Street Garden, 439 East Main St., Clayton | Free | Take advantage of the last day to play the lifesize version of Candyland.
○ Septicemic with Shadows, Cave Grave, and Nganga | Sun., Jan. 2 | 8 p.m. | The Pour House Music Hall and Record Shop, 224 S. Blount St. | $5+ | A hard rock show for those 21+ and with proof of vaccination.
○ Sunday Adinkra Symbol – Paint and Sip Workshop | Sun., Jan. 2 | 4:30 p.m. | Triangle Cultural Art Gallery, 8320 Litchford Rd. | $40 | A mini painting class about Adinkra symbols and West African culture taught by an experienced artist.
Monday, Jan. 3
○ Karaoke on the Roof | Mon., Jan. 3 | 8-11 p.m. | Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave. | Free | Sing your heart out at the beer garden with the world’s largest selection of draft beers.
○ Air Hockey Tournament | Mon., Jan. 3 | 9-11 p.m. | Boxcar Bar + Arcade, 330 W. Davie St. | Free | Claim your spot in the tournament by 8:45 p.m. and compete for fun prizes.
Tuesday, Jan. 4
○ Launch 2022 | Tues., Jan. 4 | 2-6 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $110 | Hear trends + predictions of the new year as topics like the economy, real-estate, regional demographics, and more are discussed.
○ Duke Basketball Game | Tues., Jan. 4 | 9 p.m. | Cameron Indoor Stadium | Prices Vary | Watch the Duke Men’s Basketball team play against Georgia Tech.
○ PBS NC Virtual Preview Screening + Discussion - Missing in Brooks County | Tues., Jan. 4 | 7-8:45 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Watch an exclusive hour-long excerpt of Missing in Brooks County at this preview screening.
○ Burgs & Beers | Tues., Jan. 4 | 3-9 p.m. | Hi-Wire Brewing Durham, 800 Taylor St., Durham | Free | Get a J. Lights Market & Cafe burger, a bag of potato chips + a one of Hi-Wire’s flagship beers for just $12 every Tuesday.
○ NC Taco Tuesday Jam Session | Tues., Jan. 4 | 9-11:30 p.m. | Prince Hall Masonic Lodge, 427 S. Blount St. | A space for all artists to participate in an open mic jam session + enjoy tacos.
Wednesday, Jan. 5
○ Economic Forecast Breakfast | Wed., Jan. 5 | 7:30-9 a.m. | Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway | $50 | Join as Dr. Michael Walden of NC State University gives his annual economic forecast update.
○ REI on Tap | Wed., Jan. 5 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Tobacco Road Sports Cafe & Brewery, 505 W. Jones St. | Free | All real-estate professionals are invited to this networking happy hour.
○ Bourbon BBQ Dinner | Wed., Jan. 5 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Midtown Grille, 4421-115 Six Forks Rd. | $75+ | Enjoy a casual tasting night featuring different styles of barbecue paired with whiskey and bourbon selections.
○ Left and Right: A Showcase of Electronic Music | Wed., Jan. 5 | 8-11 p.m. | Ruby Deluxe, 415 S. Salisbury St. | A showcase of three to five artists offering 20-45-minute performances of electronic music.
○ What’s in the Box? | Wed., Jan. 5 | 10 a.m. | NCMA | $8 member child, $10 nonmember child | This program invites preschool-aged children to visit the museum galleries and then create their very own work of art.
○ Pressed Flower Keepsake Jewelry | Wed., Jan. 5 | 10 a.m. | Northeast Regional Library, 14401 Green Elm Ln. | Free | Create a unique heirloom glass pendant with dried flowers.
Thursday, Jan. 6
○ Songstories Live at Boxyard RTP | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6-8 p.m. | Boxyard RTP | Free | Listen to four singer-songwriters share their original songs + the stories behind them.
○ C’mon C’mon | Thurs., Jan. 6-Sun., Jan. 9 | Times vary | The Cary Theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary | $5.59 | Watch this film about a transformative relationship between a man and his nephew.
○ I Carry You with Me | Thurs., Jan. 6-Sat., Jan. 8 | Times vary | The Cary Theater, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary | $5.59 | See the film based on a true story of love, ambition + societal pressure.
○ Stephan Klingman | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Irregardless Cafe, 901 W. Morgan St. | Free | A live performance by this NC-based musician and musical instructor.
○ Pizza and Beer Pairing | Thurs., Jan. 6 | 6-8 p.m. | DiFara Pizza Tavern, 202 E. Cedar St., Cary | $40 | Enjoy four unique slices of pizza paired with four different brews.
Friday, Jan. 7
○ January Gallery Opening Ft. Austin Cathey | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6-9 p.m. | Eno River Mill, 437 Dimmocks Mill Rd., Hillsborough | Free | Join the Orange County Arts Commission for their January opening featuring contemporary abstract artist Austin Cathey.
○ Carolina Hurricanes | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $25+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the Calgary Flames.
○ Carolina Gospel Jubilee Presented by Pinecone | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $18+ | Listen to the Carolina Gospel Jubilee perform live.
○ Workbook Jazz Duo | Fri., Jan. 7 | 6-9:30 p.m. | Irregardless Cafe, 901 W. Morgan St. | Free | A live performance by this NC-based band offering jazz renditions of rock and soul classics.
○ Carolina Gospel Jubilee with The Glorifying Vines Sisters and Two More | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $18+ | A joyful performance of gospel music presented by the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music.
○ 20th Annual Economic Forecast Forum | Fri., Jan. 7 | 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Virtual | $100+ | A gathering of the state’s most influential leaders, to discuss how NC can continue to lead in job retention, job creation + quality of life.
○ Chocolate and Wine Tasting | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7-9 p.m. | Loading Dock Raleigh, 1053 E. Whitaker Mill Rd. | $49 | A three-course chocolate and wine pairing featuring gourmet chocolates and boutique wines.
○ Friday Adinkra Symbol – Paint and Sip Workshop | Fri., Jan. 7 | 7 p.m. | Triangle Cultural Art Gallery, 8320 Litchford Rd. | $40 | A mini painting class about Adinkra symbols and West African culture taught by an experienced artist.
Saturday, Jan. 8
○ Teens Sketch the Galleries | Sat., Jan. 8 | 12-3 p.m. | NCMA | Free | Spend time drawing in the galleries with other teens + members of the Teen Arts Council.
○ Carolina Hurricanes | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $30+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the Florida Panthers.
○ Three Kings Day Parade in Cary | Sat., Jan. 8 | 1 p.m. | Academy St., Cary | Free | Witness the 18th annual parade celebrating various expressions of the diverse Latino + Hispanic population in NC.
○ Beethoven Lives Upstairs | Sat., Jan. 8 | 4 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $27 | Explore the world of Beethoven with music from the Moonlight “Sonata,” the Ninth Symphony, and more.
○ 2022 NC Lacrosse Coaching Clinic | Sat., Jan. 8 | 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m. | NC State University Carmichael Gymnasium, 2611 Cates Ave. | $45 | A full day of coaching sessions organized and hosted by the NC Chapter of USA Lacrosse and NC State Club Lacrosse Teams.
○ Soul Yoga | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. | CAM Raleigh | $15 | Bring your own mat + take part in this energetic yoga class for all levels.
○ CORRAL Volunteering 101 | Sat., Jan. 8 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | CORRAL Riding Academy, 3620 Kildaire Farm Rd., Cary | Learn about CORRAL’s history + mission as a nonprofit offering equine therapy to adolescent girls and complete volunteer orientation.
Sunday, Jan. 9
○ Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle — Rejoice! | Sun., Jan. 9 | 3 p.m. | The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham | $22+ | Listen to the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle perform works by Honegger, Dvorak, and Beethoven.
○ School of Rock Raleigh Presents an Afternoon of Rock’n Roll | Sun., Jan. 9 | 3 p.m. | Lincoln Theatre | Free | Rock and roll performances by students ages eight to 18 featuring songs by Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Metallica + more.
○ Sunday Adinkra Symbol – Paint and Sip Workshop | Sun., Jan. 9 | 4:30 p.m. | Triangle Cultural Art Gallery, 8320 Litchford Rd. | $40 | A mini painting class about Adinkra symbols and West African culture taught by an experienced artist.
Monday, Jan. 10
○ Concert Singers of Cary Auditions | Mon., Jan. 10 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary | Free | Audition to be a part of the Concert Singers of Cary’s 31st season.
○ Board of Adjustment Meeting | Mon., Jan. 10 | 1 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Attend this remote Board of Adjustment meeting for various hearings on special-use permits, variances, and more.
○ Birdability Birding | Mon., Jan. 10 | 9-11 a.m. | Lake Crabtree County Park, 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville | Free | Birders of all levels are welcome to join park staff for this bird outing.
○ Air Hockey Tournament | Mon., Jan. 10 | 9-11 p.m. | Boxcar Bar + Arcade, 330 W. Davie St. | Free | Claim your spot in the tournament by 8:45 p.m. and compete for fun prizes.
○ Karaoke on the Roof | Mon., Jan. 10 | 8-11 p.m. | Raleigh Beer Garden, 614 Glenwood Ave. | Free | Sing your heart out at the beer garden with the world’s largest selection of draft beers.
○ Transfer Co. Game Night | Mon., Jan. 10 | Transfer Co. Food Hall | $2.50 | Participate in a game night hosted by The Triangle Board Games and Bars group.
Tuesday, Jan. 11
○ Coffee with Gary Greene | Tues., Jan. 11 | 8:30-10 a.m. | Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, 800 S. Salisbury St. | Free | Hear from leaders in the community about their experiences leading businesses in this casual event series.
○ Creative Journaling and the Creative Process | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6 p.m. | 437 Dimmocks Mill Rd., Hillsborough | $100 | Create + customize your own journal to explore the artistic process.
○ Compost at NC State | Tues., Jan. 11 | 12-12:45 p.m. | 2820 Faucette Dr. | Free | Learn how to compost with resources + tips for those living both on and off campus.
○ Diane Chamberlaine | Tues., Jan. 11 | 7 p.m. | Quail Ridge Books | $32.50 | Celebrate the release of Diane Chamberlaine’s latest novel, “The Last House on the Street.”
○ Puzzle Challenge | Tues., Jan. 11 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Hi-Wire Brewing Durham, 800 Taylor St., Durham | Free | The fastest team to complete a 500-piece puzzle wins a gift card.
Wednesday, Jan. 12
○ Art Nouveau Celebration 2022 Patron Party | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7-9:30 p.m. | NCMA | Free | Celebrate the new year at this art noveau-themed holiday party that recognizes patron-level + higher members and business friends for their continued support.
○ Dreamfest | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7p.m. | Virtual | Free | Celebrate the opening day of Dreamfest with a virtual presentation of “Reflecting the Times: Saving the Nina Simone Childhood Home.”
○ PBS NC Preview Screening of Finding Your Roots + Virtual Discussion | Wed., Jan. 12 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Free | Preview a screening of PBS’s “Finding Your Roots, Season 8 with Henry Louis Gates Jr.” and engage in a virtual discussion afterwards.
○ Pollinator Gardening | Wed., Jan. 12 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | East Regional Library, 946 Steeple Square Ct., Knightdale | Free | Learn how to make your own pollinator garden.
Thursday, Jan. 13
○ ZOSO, The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 8 p.m. | $14.50+ | Rock on with ZOSO, the popular Led Zeppelin cover band.
○ Carolina Hurricanes | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $20+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets. (Oh hey, CBUStoday.)
○ National Association of Women in Construction Triangle January Meeting | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Sheraton Imperial Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park, Interstate 40, Durham | $25 members, $35 nonmembers | Join the NAWIC for a workshop on success with Mitch Savoie Hill.
○ Recycling Demystified | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Dr., Cary | Free | Learn how to properly recycle certain items + reduce waste.
○ Learn the Basics of Google Ads | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Learn how to reach customers online at this webinar customized for local businesses + nonprofits.
○ Mezcalalo: Latin Dance Night | Thurs., Jan. 13 | 7-11 p.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Stop by for a night of food, drinks, and dance with Rhythm + Shine Dance Company.
Friday, Jan. 14
○ Friday Favorites: Beethoven Triple Concerto - NC Symphony | Fri., Jan. 14 | 12 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $37 | Enjoy works from Beethoven’s Triple Concerto including selections from Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.
○ Henry IV, Part 1 | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | William Peace University, 15 E. Peace St. | $20 | Witness the first half of Shakespeare’s classic, epic tale of politics + power.
○ Charcuterie Design 101 with Raleigh Cheesy | Fri., Jan. 14 | 6:30 p.m. | The Loading Dock — Dock 1053 | $65 | Enjoy charcuterie making + wine tasting at this interactive event.
○ Friday Adinkra Symbol – Paint and Sip Workshop | Fri., Jan. 14 | 7 p.m. | Triangle Cultural Art Gallery, 8320 Litchford Rd. | $40 | A mini painting class about Adinkra symbols and West African culture taught by an experienced artist.
Saturday, Jan. 15
○ Carolina Hurricanes | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1 p.m. | PNC Arena | $38+ | Watch the Carolina Hurricanes play against the Vancouver Canucks.
○ Linda Gorham Presents “African American Heroes and Sheroes” | Sat., Jan. 15 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary | $8 | Learn about our nation’s history to help preserve the past.
○ Bynum Front Porch Winter Music Series | Sat., Jan. 15 | 7 p.m. | 950 Bynum Rd., Pittsboro | Free | Listen to musicians Abigail Dowd, Lyn Koonce, Eric Bannan perform during this winter music series.
○ Magic City Hippies, with courtship | Sat., Jan. 15 | 9 p.m. | Cat’s Cradle | $20+ | Listen to Magic City Hippies perform with “no shortage of psychedelic funk.”
○ Live from the Studio: Sloan Siobhan | Sat., Jan. 15 | 1:30 p.m. | NCMA | Free | Join this demo as Sloan Siobhan leads the discussion about identity, family, archetypes, and culture.
○ Comedy Queen - Mo’Nique & Friends | Sat., Jan. 15 | 8 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $65+ | Laugh out loud with the popular comic, Mo’Nique.
Sunday, Jan. 16
○ Boyz II Men | Sun., Jan. 16 | 8 p.m. | Durham Performing Arts Center | $45+ | Bring your friends to see R&B group Boyz II Men live.
○ Sweet Mixology | Sun., Jan. 16 | 12-3 p.m. | Selfie Symposium, 6905 Fayetteville Rd., Durham | $60 | Learn how to make cocktails that will pair with miniature cakes from Bull City Confectionaries.
○ Jo Koy - Funny is Funny World Tour | Sun., Jan. 16 | 8 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $55+ | Laugh along with comedian Jo Koy.
○ Citizen Cope | Sun., Jan. 16 | 8 p.m. | The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham | $36+ | A musical performance that combines elements of blues, soul, folk + rock.
○ Yoga Inspired Pop-Up | Sun., Jan. 16 | 10-11 a.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Move your body with this pop-up yoga class.
Monday, Jan. 17
○ Young Professionals Network Community Involvement Day | Mon., Jan. 17 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Various Locations | Free | Young Professionals Network members can give back to the community + get to know other members on this involvement day.
Tuesday, Jan. 18
○ Backyard Composting and Beyond | Tues., Jan. 18 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | East Regional Library, 946 Steeple Square Ct., Knightdale | Learn how to start backyard composting, improve existing compost, and what to do with the compost produced.
○ Wale - Under a Blue Moon Tour | Tues., Jan. 18 | 8:30 p.m. | The Ritz | $27+ | See American rapper, “Wale” perform live.
Wednesday, Jan. 19
○ Tall Heights with Andrea von Kampen | Wed., Jan. 19 | 8:30 p.m. | Cat’s Cradle | $18 | Listen to Paul Wright + Tim Harrington of Tall Height perform live with Andrea von Kampen.
○ Playmakers Presents: Stick Fly | Wed., Jan. 19 | Paul Green Theatre, 120 Country Club Rd., Chapel Hill | $20+ | Watch the performance of Stick Fly by the Playmakers Repertory Company.
○ Mindful Museum: Virtual Slow-Art Appreciation | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Center your techniques + breathing practices through intentional observation of one work of art from the NCMA’s collection.
○ Stargazing at the Willard | Wed., Jan. 19 | 7-9 p.m. | The Willard, 9 Glenwood Ave. | Free | Join the Raleigh Astronomy Club for winter stargazing while looking for the Orion Nebula constellation.
Thursday, Jan. 20
○ Chamber Professional Women’s Luncheon - January 2022 | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley | $105 | Join this luncheon to learn what bias is, why it happens, and how to navigate it.
○ Social Equity Book Club: The Sum of Us | Thurs., Jan. 20 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Participate in this book club that focuses on Heather McGhee’s, “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.”
Friday, Jan. 21
○ Dan Tyminski Band - PineCone | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $18+ | Bring your friends + hear Dan Tyminski, known for his solo career and collaboration with George Clooney on “I am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” perform live.
○ Introduction to the Raleigh Chamber - A Prospective Member Event | Fri., Jan. 21 | 8:30-10 a.m. | Raleigh Chamber | Free | Discover the role that the Chamber plays throughout the community + how to become a member.
○ Carolina Hurricanes | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $42+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the New York Rangers.
Saturday, Jan. 22
○ Parker McCollum | Sat., Jan. 22 | 8 p.m. | The Ritz | $97+ | Hear country singer-songwriter Parker McCollum perform live with the Josh Abbott Band
○ Family Studio: A Creative Twist | Sat., Jan. 22 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | NCMA | $10 | Create your own projects as you’re guided to look closely at original works of art.
○ NCMA Cinema—M.C. Escher: Journey To Infinity | Sat., Jan. 22 | 2-4 p.m. | NCMA | $7 | Watch M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity, a documentary brought to life through the diary of the Dutch graphic artist.
○ NC Vintage Bazaar | Sat., Jan. 22 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Raleigh Convention Center | $5+ | Shop at this vintage clothing market featuring thousands of vintage items from across the country.
○ Be the Best You in 2022 | Sat., Jan. 22 | 2-4 p.m. | Stage Door Dance Productions, 2720 Godley Lane | Free | Attend the Girls Geared for Greatness event for ages 7-18 and hear entrepreneur Erica Long speak.
Sunday, Jan. 23
○ Boy Harsher | Sun., Jan. 23 | 8 p.m. | Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave., Durham | $36+ | Listen to the American electronic group, Boy Harsher, perform live.
Monday, Jan. 24
○ Business After Hours - January 2022 | Mon., Jan. 24 | 4:30-6 p.m. | TBD | Free | Network with other local professionals in an informal atmosphere.
○ An Evening with Bruce Dickinson | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7:30 p.m. | Duke Energy Center | $27+ | Spend the evening with the lead singer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson.
○ PineCone Bluegrass Jam | Mon., Jan. 24 | 7-9:30 p.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Join this musical event where musicians gather in a circle + play together.
Tuesday, Jan. 25
○ 2022 EDPNC Annual Forum on Economic Development | Tues., Jan. 25| TBD | $150 | Discuss NC’s economic development, emerging trends, industries to watch + what’s ahead for NC’s competitive outlook.
Wednesday, Jan. 26
○ Breakfast with the Mayor | Wed., Jan. 26 | 7:30-9 a.m. | Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Pkwy., Cary | $25 | Hear Mayor Harold Weinbrecht recap the previous year’s happenings in the Town of Cary.
○ JD Simo & GA-20 | Wed., Jan. 26 | 8 p.m. | The Pour House, 224 S. Blount St. | $15+ | A fusion of Motown and Woodstock melodies.
○ Carolina Hurricanes | Fri., Jan. 21 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $26+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the Vegas Golden Knights.
Thursday, Jan. 27
○ El Ten Eleven, with Sego | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 7 p.m. | Cat’s Cradle | $15+ | Listen to El Ten’s newest project titled Tautology — a sonic meditation on the arc of human life, composed in three parts.
○ Mezcalalo: Latin Dance Night | Thurs., Jan. 27 | 7-11 p.m. | Transfer Co. Food Hall | Free | Stop by for a night of food and dance with Rhythm + Shine Dance Company.
Friday, Jan. 28
○ Ashley McBryde “This Town Talks Tour” | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham | $29.50+ | Hear GRAMMY-nominated country singer Ashley McBrydeand her stadium-ready, rock-and-roll sound with a bluegrass wink.
○ Town Mountain with John R Miller | Fri., Jan. 28 | 7 p.m. | Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Rd., Saxapahaw | $15 | Join this band as they perform from their new album described as raw, soulful, + performed with plenty of swagger.
○ Mahler Symphony No. 4 | Fri., Jan. 28 | Memorial Hall, 208 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill | $46 | Performances will be Haydn Symphony No. 90 + Mahler Symphony No. 4.
Saturday, Jan. 29
○ Carolina Hurricanes | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | PNC Arena | $32+ | Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes as they take on the New Jersey Devils.
○ Whitney Cummings: Touch Me Tour | Sat., Jan. 29 | 7 p.m. | The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham | $39.50+ | Whitney Cummings’ comedy tour comes to NC.
How to Be Yourself, Through the Ancient Wisdom of the Enneagram | Sat., Jan. 29 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 5124 Departure Dr. and virtual | $10-20 | An interactive workshop with discussions, activities + strategies for dealing with fear and worry — registration begins at 9:30 a.m.*
ReNEW You Pop-Up Yoga Class at Crabtree | Sat., Jan. 29 | 9-10 a.m.| Crabtree, 4325 Glenwood Ave. | Free | This class will allow attendees to define their own practice in a way that is energizing, empowering + fun.*