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5 Events Not to Miss in January/February

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Pagoda-handled Bell, Japanese, Kamakura period (1185-1333 CE); gilt bronze. 
6-½ x 2-7/16 x 2-7/16 in. The Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill. The William A. Whitaker Foundation Art Fund, 2014.17

“Religion and Ritual”
JAN. 3 – MAY 13
ackland.org

Join the Ackland in welcoming a showcase of the religious diversities of Asia, highlighting art from Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism and others. The exhibit is part of the Ackland’s reinstallation of its Asian galleries. Free.

Southern Village WellFest
JAN. 27, 10am-2pm
southernvillage.com

Head out to Southern Village for a wellness event in partnership with Hyatt Place Chapel Hill. Participate in a fun run or free yoga class and then check out booths from local vendors like La Vita Dolce and Weaver Street Market. Free.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
JAN. 30-31
carolinaperformingarts.org

Witness the return of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Memorial Hall. The company seeks to celebrate the unique culture of the African-American experience and modern dance by featuring works of the past alongside new choreography. Tickets: $26+

The Monti
FEB. 3
artscenterlive.org

Listen as five local storytellers share true stories on stage with the community. Each story must be told within a 12-minute time frame and without the use of notes. Storytellers must adhere to the theme “Second Chances.” Tickets: $20-$22.

“Tartuffe” and “The Christians”
FEB. 1 – MARCH 11
playmakersrep.org

Don’t miss these two works appearing on a rotating schedule. Molière’s most popular comedy returns to PlayMakers for the first time in 25 years while Lucas Hnath’s new play probes the audience to explore religious uncertainties. Tickets: $15+

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Emily is an intern with Chapel Hill Magazine this fall. She's studying Broadcast Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.