With Duke and UNC both on spring break this week, the Triangle’s population is going to dip a little bit and parking will be easier on Franklin St. and both campuses. And, everyone might have their eyes on today’s Duke-UNC game, there’s a lot happening in the art world. Here’s a taste of some of this week’s best offerings. Our best bets are starred.
Sunday, March 8
**Des Ark’s Aimee Argote solo, 9 p.m. at BCHQ
Jesus Christ Superstar‘s closing night at DPAC
Monday, March 9
William Elliott Whitmore with Samantha Crain & the Morning Shivers and Ben Weaver, 9 p.m. at Local 506
Roman Candle’s new EP drops Monday. Get The They Say EP free at their website.
Independent drama-comedy All Along released at Carmike 15, Wynnsong 15 and Park Place 16. It’s a one-week engagement limited to 93 theaters in the U.S.
Tuesday, March 10
Slow day. Go see Watchmen? Also, award season bait Milk, Rachel Getting Married, Happy Go-Lucky and Synecdoche, NY get their DVD and Blu-ray releases, alongside the 70th Anniversay edition of Pinnochio. Make it a day at the movies.
Also, if you just watch DVDs, don’t forget to get your Full Frame pass. Sales end March 15.
Wednesday, March 11
Modest Mouse with Mimicking Birds and Japanese Motors , 9 p.m. at Disco Rodeo
Morrissey (Tour of Refusal) with Red Cortez, 7:30 p.m. at DPAC
Thursday, March 12
**Vetiver with Megafaun and Sian Alice Group, 9:30 p.m. at the Cat’s Cradle
Clem Snide with the Heligoats, 9:30 p.m. at Local 506
Friday, March 13
**Lemming Malloy, the Physics of Meaning and Felix Obelix, 10 p.m. at the Pinhook
Che and The Class are released in the Triangle (expect them at Chelsea)
Saturday, March 14
Bishop Allen with Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, Singsing & Marmar 9 p.m. at Local 506
**Red Collar‘s Pilgrim release party with the Dry Heathens and Bone Royals, 7:30 p.m. at Trianle Brewing Co. ($10 cover includes a copy of the album)
George Lopez’s Tall Dark & Chicano tour, 8 p.m. at DPAC (For mature audiences only–18+)