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Love House & Hutchins Forum

410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
919-962-5665

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February 2018

Tell About the South: A “Proper” Southern Luncheon with Kimberly Kyser

February 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Talking about table manners is a prickly proposition--and big business in the twenty-first century. Join us for a "proper" southern luncheon with Kimberly Kyser, author of Ticket, a thoroughly modern etiquette book that demystifies the dreaded prissiness of “proper” behavior. Kyser draws on personal experience, historical research, and humor to remind us that social skills—especially table manners—are important and will always be a mainstay of civilized conduct.  Born in Hollywood and raised in North Carolina, Kimberly Kyser graduated from the…

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March 2018

Music on the Porch: Ryan Cavanaugh & Rex McGee

March 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Our Spring 2018 Music on the Porch season opens with two of the best banjo players in the world. Ryan Cavanaugh gained early fame as a young musician, sharing stages with with traditional greats like Doc Watson, Doug Dillard, and John McEuen. Béla Fleck--to whom Cavanaugh is often compared--has called him "one of the best technical players ever." Ryan's latest release, with C Lanzbom of Soulfarm and Deadgrass, is Every Note the Heart Can Play (2017).   Born in Winston-Salem,…

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Music on the Porch: Orquestra GarDel

March 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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  With a dizzying repertoire that includes salsa dura, jazz, and Afro-Cuban-inflected originals, Durham's Orquesta GarDel is one of the most respected salsa groups in the region. Co-founded in 2006 by UNC ethnomusicology professor David Garcia, the group boasts a dynamic roster that connects Latino/a performers with musicians from various cultural backgrounds. Completamente multinacional, pero con un  sabor especial de Carolina del Norte, Orquesta GarDel emociona al público con una experiencia enérgica de música de baile latina. La gran orquesta de…

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April 2018

Music on the Porch: Che Apalache

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Che Apalache is a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires with members from Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. The group’s founder is Joe Troop (fiddle), a North Carolinian multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and composer who moved to Argentina in 2010. While playing the local music scene, Joe taught bluegrass and old-time for a living. That’s how he met Pau Barjau (banjo), Franco Martino (guitar), and Martin Bobrik (mandolin). In 2017 the band received grants from the North Carolina Humanities Council…

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Music on the Porch: Whyte Laundry Company, honoring W.C. Handy

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Love House & Hutchins Forum, 410 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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To conclude our Spring season of Music on the Porch, Bob Whyte and Laura Jones will lead The Whyte Laundry Company in a tribute to W.C. Handy and his legacy. The Whyte Laundry Company is a banjo, washboard, and gutbucket band which got its start in Connecticut many moons ago, and relocated to Chapel Hill when Whyte was lured to the South to start up a new business. Shortly after he arrived, Bob had the good fortune to meet Laura, a…

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