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Not for Reproduction Q-Notes Not for ReproductionOut and About . by Kat M. Read . Q-Notes staffEvents and happenings across the CarolinasQ - L I V I N Gwww.gaycharlotte.comhonor the memory of Matthew Shepard. There willHarriet Hancock Centeralso be a special guest performance by Charlotte’s803-771-7713One Voice Chorus. Proceeds go to The Matthew1108 Woodrow St.Shepard Foundation and Campus Pride. UNC-Columbia, SC 29205Charlotte. 7:30 p.m. $15-$40. 713-461-9595.www.scpride.orgwww.stophate.org/concert.Don’t Miss ThisOutWilmington GLCCNov. 7 • Triangle910-762-4717Triangle Game NightWilmington, NC 28401Join Triangle Community Works for their LGBT game Nov. 15 • Durhamwww.outwilmington.comnight in Raleigh and Durham. On the first and third 2008 Equality Conference & GalaFridays of every month join for a fun, relaxed andJoin Equality NC at Duke University for the second annualThe Center Projectsocial atmosphere with games and friends. FirstEquality Conference & Gala. It’s a day of cutting-edge843-626-4953Fridays: Calvary United Methodist, 304 E. Trinity Ave., workshops and distinguished speakers followed by a fabulouscelebration. Last year’s event got rave reviews from307 Highway 15Durham. Third Fridays: Unitarian UniversalistMyrtle Beach, SC 29578Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Ave., Raleigh. 7:30www.thecenterproject.comthe 300+ attendees, so you won’t want to miss it!Q -p.m. tcworks.org.N O T E SSee website for full details. www.equalitync.org.Nov. 8 • DurhamTriangle Community WorksDuncan Sheik in ConcertGay and Lesbian HelplineGrammy and Tony Award-winning singer-songwriterand composer Duncan Sheik will performRaleigh, NC 919-821-0055helpline@tcworks.orgexploring the bittersweet search for comfort in the Nov. 22 • Raleighinfinitydiamondclub@yahoo.com.Nov. 7 • CharlottePride Charlotte BenefitSinger-songwriter Richard Cortez and special guestAdam Smith perform to raise funds for PrideCharlotte 2009. There will be light snacks and refreshments,special raffles, prizes and a cash bar. Lesbian &an unforgettable night of music, featuring songsfrom his Broadway smash “Spring Awakening,” aswell as songs from his early catalogue and newmusical theatre works. Joining Duncan onstagewill be original “Spring Awakening” cast members.Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St. 8 p.m. $32.919-560-3030. www.carolinatheatre.org.Nov. 8 • RaleighJason & deMarco ConcertSt. John’s MCC celebrates the seventh anniversary ofRev. Belva Boone as the church’s senior pastor with afree concert featuring Jason & deMarco. FellowshipHall, 3313 Wade Ave. 7 p.m. Free. 919-834-2611.www.stjohnsmcc.org.Nov. 9 • CharlotteDuncan SheikSee Nov. 8 for details. McGlothon Theatre, 345 N.College St. 7 p.m. $24.50-$34.50. 704-372-1000.wwwblumenthalcenter.org.Jason & deMarco will provide special music at theJoyful Morning Worship Service at St. John’s MCC, 805Glennwood Ave. 11 a.m. 919-834-2611.www.stjohnsmcc.org.Nov. 11 • GreensboroPilobolus Dance TheaterWith a name taken from a fungus that grows in cowdung and propels itself many feet in the air, thisinnovative modern dance company has been wowingaudiences around the world since 1971. Using acollaborative choreographic process, colorful costumesand a flowing, gymnastic approach to dance,Pilobolus combines humor, whimsy, athleticismand movement in unexpected and delightful ways.UNC-G, Aycock Auditorium. 8 p.m. $23-$40. 336-334-4849. www.ucls.uncg.edu.Nov. 12-29 • Charlotte‘Rabbit Hole’about an all-American family and their search forhope after the death of their son. The show shiftsseamlessly from hilarity to silent understanding whiledarkest of places. Actors Theatre Charlotte, 650 E.Stonewall St.Various times. $24-$29. 704-342-2251.www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.Nov. 14 • Charlotte‘For the Bible Tells Me So’Does God really condemn loving homosexual relationships?Is the chasm separating Christianity fromgays and lesbians too wide to cross? Is the Bible anexcuse to hate? These questions and more areanswered in this award-winning documentary thatreconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture, andreveals that religious anti-gay bias is based almostsolely upon a misinterpretation of the Bible. There isalso a silent auction to benefit RAIN. Myers ParkBaptist Church,1931 Selwyn Ave. 6:30 p.m.Nov. 14 • RaleighRuthie Foster In ConcertNCSU presents lesbian singer/songwriter RuthieFoster who draws repeated comparisons to ArethaFranklin and Ella Fitzgerald. Foster mixes contempo-Nov. 4 • NationwideElection DayGo out and vote like your life depends on it — it does.Nov. 7-9 • DurhamCouples RetreatInfinity Diamond Club presents a couples retreat tostrengthenQLGBT relationships. Topics for discussioninclude blended familes, control issues, sex- N O T E Sand intimacy issues, family/friend boundaries,communication and much more. Hilton Garden InnSouthpoint, 7007 Fayetteville Rd. For information, Nov. 9 • Raleighcontact Priscilla at 919-685-2590 orSpecial Worship Servicerary folk with old-school gospel and blues with dazzlingefficiency. Stewart Theatre, NC State University. 8p.m. $22-$26. 919-515-1100. www.ncsu.edu/arts.Nov. 19 • CharlestonTrans-Siberian OrchestraTSO sprouted from the collaboration of Paul O’Neilland Jon Olivia, both former members of the progressive-metalGroup Savatage. In the mid ’90’s, theybegan writing Christmas songs that eventuallybecame Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s 1996 rock-operaalbum “Christmas Eve & Other Stories.” N. CharlestonColiseum, 5001 Coliseum Dr. 7:30 p.m. $30-$40. 843-529-5000. www.coliseumpac.com.Nov. 20 • CharlotteTrans-Siberian OrchestraSee Nov. 19 for details. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333E. Trade St. 7:30 p.m. $38-$48. 704-522-6500.www.timewarnercablearena.com.Community Centers &Gay Community Center, 820 Hamilton St. 7 p.m. $7suggested donation. 704-333-0144.SwitchboardsQ -Nov. 7 •NCharlotteO T E SCharlotte Lesbian & GayStop The Hate ConcertCommunity CenterThis 10-year observance,“Remembering the Legacy704-333-0144of Matthew Shepard,” features national recording820 Hamilton St., Suite B11artists and out gay couple Jason & deMarco. They’veNov. 21 • GreensboroCharlotte, NC 28206Actors Theatre Charlotte presents this touching storyteamed up with singer-songwriter Randi Driscoll toTrans-Siberian OrchestraAlternative Resources of the TriadCommunity resources and referralsGreensboro, Winston-Salem & High Point, NCOutTriad.org . OutGreensboro.comUpcoming Events:See Nov. 19 for details. Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W.Lee St. 8 p.m. $20-$58. 336-373-7400. www.greensborocoliseum.com.Trans-Siberian OrchestraSee Nov. 19 for details. RBC Center, 1400 Edwards MillRd. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. $37.50-$47.50.www.rbccenter.comNov. 23 • GreenvilleTrans-Siberian OrchestraSee Nov. 19 for details. Bilo Center, 650 N. Academy St.3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $20-$45. 864-241-3800.www.bilocenter.com.Nov. 24-Dec. 1 • AshevilleAIDS Quilt DisplayJoin the Western North Carolina AIDS Project inremembrance of those lost to HIV/AIDS. This weeklongexhibit of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will featurespecial events and music, and culminate with aninterfaith memorial service on Dec. 1, World AIDSDay. Pack Place, 2 South Pack Square. www.wncap.org.Dec. 19-20 • Charlotte‘Winter White’Come out and have fun with the Gay Men’s Chorus ofCharlotte. It’s everything you like best about this timeof year — your favorite holiday songs and a healthydose of frivolity. St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1510 E.7th St. 8:04 p.m. $10 advance/$12 at the door. Ticketscan be purchased at White Rabbit, Paper Skyscraperand www.gmccharlotte.org. ◗info: Announce your community event in Out & About.email: outandabout@q-notes.com or fax 704-531-1361.Q - N O T E S34 NOVEMBER 1 . 2008 • QNotesQ-Notes Not for Reproduction Q-Notes

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