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WEDNESDAY

8 THE BRIGHT LIGHT SOCIAL HOUR

WHAT: The Bright Light Social Hour is a psychedelic southern rock band from Austin, Texas. Born out of a university art-rock collective, the band first gained attention in Austin from their incendiary live performances and innovative vision of rock and roll. WHEN: 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Cat’s Cradle 300 East Main Street, Carrboro MORE: $10-$12 admission.

THURSDAY

9 THE OSANBI DEAL

WHAT: The winner of the Drama Center’s 2015 annual North Carolina New Play Project, the play takes place in rural North Carolina. In this drama with unexpected comic twists, the Solid family lives near a waste dump and hidden truths about the family and the waste site collide. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, 200 N Davie Street Greensboro MORE: $8 for students & $12 for adults.

THURSDAY

9 TALIB KWELI & IMMORTAL TECHNIQUE

WHAT: Kweli earned recognition through his work with fellow Brooklyn-bred rapper Mos Def, in East Coast hip hop group Black Star. Felipe Andres Coronel, better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, focuses his lyrics on controversial issues in global politics. WHEN: 9 p.m. WHERE: Cat’s Cradle 300 East Main Street, Carrboro MORE: $22 – $25 admission.

FRIDAY

10 INTERACTIVE SCIENCE DEMON- STRATION

WHAT: This event is an interactive evening of demonstrations centered on meteorites. Meteorite dealer John Sinclair will exhibit a variety of specimens from his own collection, along with displays from the extensive meteorite holdings of the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Cline Observatory at GTCC. 601 E. Main Street, Jamestown MORE: Free event.

FRIDAY

10 CAMEL CITY COOK-OFF

WHAT: The Bibs Camel City Cook Off will be at the fairgrounds. It will be a BBQ cook off and will feature a Battle of the Bands as entertainment. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Dixie Classic Farmers Market 421 W. 27 Street, Winston-Salem MORE: $5 admission. Call 800-000- 0000 for more information.

FRIDAY

10 TRIAD COLLEGE MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHAT: GREENSBORO, NC In association with Diamond Life Concerts, N.C. A&T, UNCG and Guilford College have announced the 2015 Triad College Music Festival will be coming to the Greensboro Coliseum. The all-star lineup will feature performances by August Alsina, ILoveMakonnen, and DeJ Loaf. WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: The Greensboro Coliseum Complex. 1921 West Lee St., Greensboro MORE: Tickets are $30.

SATURDAY

11 POTTERS OF THE PIEDMONT POT- TERY FESTIVAL

WHAT: More than 50 regional potters will participate in the Potters of the Piedmont Pottery Festival Saturday April 11th. A large selection of handmade, functional,  decorative, and sculptural pottery from NC,SC, & VA will be available for sale. WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Leonard Recreation Center 6324 Ballinger Road, Greensboro MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

11 THE TREMORS AND THE RAVING KNAVES

WHAT: North Carolina’s rockabilly circuit is alive and kicking. It was at Elvis Fest in January, where rockabilly purists The Tremors, from Chapel Hill, met Greensboro’s neo-mods, The Raving Knaves and decided to plan a gig in Greensboro. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: The Green Bean 341 South Elm St., Greensboro MORE: $3-$5 admission.

SUNDAY

12 HINDER

WHAT: Singalong anthems, such as Get Stoned and Lips Of An Angel, shot them to mega-stardom, establishing Hinder as the next wave in anthemic rock. Now with over a decade-plus career under their belts, and having honed their live chops touring with the likes of Motley Crue, Aerosmith, and Papa Roach. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Ziggy’s Music Hall 170 W. 9th St., Winston-Salem MORE: $15-$20 admission.

MONDAY

13 NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL

WHAT: Don’t miss indie rock sensation Neutral Milk Hotel at Carolina Theater! Neutral Milk Hotel’s spring 2015 tour is thier last tour for the forseeable future. Neutral Milk Hotel featuring Jeff Mangum, Scott Spillane, Julian Koster, and Jeremy Barnes with special opener, Dot Wiggin Band. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Carolina Theater Greensboro 310 South Greene Street, Greensboro MORE: $33 admission.

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