Author: Chatham Journal: Arts & Entertainment

Northwood High School presents “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” this weekend

The kids from Northwood will be heading back to the 60s once again this year for their annual Spring Musical. But instead of dancing in Baltimore in Hairspray, they’ll be climbing the corporate ladder when they present Frank Loesser’s 1961 classic satire, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

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McIntyre’s Books hosts David Downing on May 27

In a rare stateside visit, British mystery author David Downing kicks off his 10 city American book tour at McIntyre’s Books on Saturday, May 24 at 11am to read from his latest novel, Jack of Spies. Set in 1913, it is a time when those who follow the news closely can see the world is teetering on the brink of war. Jack McColl, a Scottish car salesman with an uncanny ear for languages, has always hoped to make a job for himself as a spy.

The Barefoot Movement performing at Bynum General Store on May 31

Don’t miss “The Barefoot Movement” at the Bynum General Store on Friday, May 31. The Barefoot Movement is a quartet of immensely talented musicians from North & South Carolina and Tennessee whose music successfully melds Americana influences with the invigoration of acoustic modern rock and jazz. Their sound simultaneously captures the rustic beauty of old Southern front porch Bluegrass improvisation while being immediately accessible to the modern era.