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Cat's Cradle

True Grits

Cold fried chicken, Atlantic Beach pie and honeysuckle sorbet made Bill Smith of Crook's Corner one of the most influential Southern chefs and something of a star. But don't forget - he's also a writer, humanitarian and rock 'n' roller. more »

Oct 3, 2014 12:20 PM CHM Blog

Sunday's beautiful weather brought the crowds, including Jessica, out to Maple View Farm for ice cream.

Jessica Stringer

Our Latest Obsessions

What we've been up to around town. more »

Sep 30, 2014 5:00 PM CHM Blog

Fall Playlist

Download these tracks now to be ready for upcoming live performances. more »

Sep 28, 2014 9:42 PM CHM Blog

Hitting the Right Notes

The Carrboro Music Festival takes over town on September 28. more »

Sep 19, 2014 4:53 PM CHM Blog

Weekend Best Bets: Family, FRANK and a 5K

Spend your weekend enjoying time with family at Maple View, Cat's Cradle, or step outside the box for a not-so-normal race weekend. more »

Sep 11, 2014 9:32 AM CHM Blog

Weekend Best Bets: Stars, Soccer and the South

This weekend, watch the UNC women's soccer team, attend all kinds of concerts and celebrate the South. more »

Aug 20, 2014 4:53 PM CHM Blog

Celebrate UNC's Southern Folklife Collection

The three-day celebration features events all across UNC's campus and in downtown Carrboro. more »

Aug 18, 2014 10:04 AM CHM Blog

Sophie's Legacy

Be Loud! ’14 at Cat’s Cradle takes place Aug. 8-9 in memory of Sophie Steiner and to benefit the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation. We chat with her parents, Lucy and Niklaus. more »

Jul 21, 2014 11:22 AM Web Extras

Talk about TGIF – Mike Benson of Southern Rail stopped by with a six pack and a cool poster. He's pictured here with our VP of sales Rory Kelly Gillis.

Andrea Griffith Cash

Our Latest Obsessions

What we've been doing around town. more »

Jul 2, 2014 2:46 PM CHM Blog

Weekend Best Bets: Readings, Receptions and Rodeos

Get out and about in Chapel Hill this weekend to explore everything from theatre performances to food trucks! more »

Jun 26, 2014 9:19 AM CHM Blog

This photo is from last year's N.C. Hops and Roots Fest.

Courtesy of N.C. Hops and Roots Fest

Weekend Best Bets: Memorial Day Weekend Edition

This holiday weekend, get outside for a North Carolina-centric festival, catch an outdoor movie at Southern Village and commemorate Memorial Day. more »

May 22, 2014 9:29 AM CHM Blog

Night of the Living Dead

Deborah Miller interviews The Zombies' Rod Argent in time for their Cat's Cradle concert. more »

Apr 17, 2014 10:26 AM CHM Blog

Graphic Violins: The Interview

A conversation with violinists Jennifer Curtis, Ledah Finck and Avery McGuirt, performing March 23 at Cat's Cradle. more »

Mar 20, 2014 10:07 AM CHM Blog

Jeffrey Blair Cornell as Elyot and Julie Fishell as Amanda in PlayMakers' production of "Private Lives."

Photo by Jon Gardiner for PlayMakers Repertory Company

Weekend Best Bets

See "Private Lives" at PlayMakers; rock out with Amy Ray in Durham; and meet the area's top wedding vendors at The Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase. more »

Jan 23, 2014 9:09 AM CHM Blog

Conversation with an Indigo Girl

Amy Ray talks about her new country album and how the Chapel Hill-Carrboro music scene helped launch her career. more »

Jan 15, 2014 3:04 PM CHM Blog 1 Comments

Kid Rock

Carrboro Elementary dads put on a kid-friendly concert at Cat's Cradle. more »

Sep 26, 2013 10:30 AM People & Places

Rising Stars

To showcase what they learned at Rock Camp, Girls Rock N.C. campers presented their original songs onstage at Cat's Cradle. more »

Jul 25, 2013 9:54 AM Blog

Paul Davis

Weekend Best Bets

This weekend, PlayMakers' Summer Youth Conservatory performs a musical about a bloodthirsty barber, The ArtsCenter hosts 10 By 10 in the Triangle and much more. more »

Jul 18, 2013 8:56 AM CHM Blog

Q&A with Bill Payne of Little Feat

Read Deborah Miller's full interview with the Little Feat keyboardist before he takes the stage at Cat's Cradle on June 24. more »

Jun 19, 2013 2:48 PM Arts & Style

Cat's Cradle Rocks the Commons

The free outdoor concert featuring Tift Merritt, Megafaun and Mandolin Orange was a fun Friday night outing for Chapel Hill and Carrboro residents. more »

Sep 24, 2012 3:18 PM People & Places