Friday, October 22, 2010

The Weekend Has Landed - October 22nd

*Friday*

Catch a show and shake it all night long! There are two plays running in town this weekend:

Breadcrumbs @ Manbites Dog - Written by Jennifer Haley, directed by Jeff Storer, and featuring Marcia Edmundson and Chaunesti Webb. A reclusive writer struggling to complete her last story must depend on a lost young woman for help. From the author of "Neighborhood 3", a moving new play about mothers, daughters, and the moonlit woods of the past. Fri and Sat 8:15pm/$17.

Six Degrees of Separation @ Common Ground - A Ghost & Spice production, written by John Guare and directed by Rachel Klem. A young man claiming to be Sidney Poitier’s son cons an Upper East Side couple. He sets in motion a series of events that will alter the course of their lives forever. Inspired by a true story, the play is both a laugh-out-loud comedy and a biting social commentary about the separation between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’. Fri and Sat 8:00pm/$16.

After the play, head on over to the Pinhook, for Carpe Noctem' s 4th Friday dance party, Sugar Skull. It'll be DJ Dude Femme kicking out the jams, along with some special guests. Friday night, drink specials, dance floor. 10pm/$5.

*Saturday*

Start the day right with the Triangle Brewing Company Beer Brunch at Revolution - 3 courses and 4 beers. To help all of that wonderful food digest, mosey on over to Brightleaf Square, where Durham Magazine is presenting their Bright Lights, Bull City event. The are partnering with 14 downtown businesses and restaurants for a day of food, drink, live music and shopping. Runs from 2-6pm.

*Sunday*

The Durham Tech Science Club's Rugby Clinic & Fundraiser @ Forest Hills Park - Science Club is hosting a rugby clinic as a fundraiser this Sunday from 11-1 at Forest Hills Park. Even though rugby can be kind of a brutal sport this clinic will be designed for all levels of athleticism and will be low contact (touch.) 11am/$10 donation.

Yelp Helps Party @ Durham Arts Council - This party will celebrate local nonprofits that are looking for new supporters and volunteers.
  • Attendees will have a chance to learn more about each nonprofit with hopes of finding a good match for their interests and volunteer efforts or finding other ways to offer support.
  • It's paired with DAC's October exhibition People You May Know, contemporary portraits that aim to celebrate the diversity and richness of our regional community.
  • There will be complimentary beer and light snacks from The Picnic Basket, music, magic, and a photobooth.



 
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