The Three Musketeers: Shows at the Cape Fear Regional Theatre, today through Feb. 8. For more information, visit


Words and Pictures: Illustrated Works by Kadir Nelson exhibit: Both an accomplished painter and author, Nelson shares his “Heart and Soul,” which also happens to be the title of one the books he wrote and illustrated. See words and pictures from that publication, as well as breathtaking paintings from We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball, in this broad presentation of his award-winning works. Exhibit is at the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, Friday through Feb. 28. For more information, visit


Fayetteville State University Alumni Exhibition: At the Rosenthal Gallery, through Feb. 28. For more information, visit

24-Hour Theater Project: Aspiring thespians create new works for the stage in 24 hours. A highly caffeinated evening of theater featuring plays written, rehearsed, produced, and performed — all within 24 hours. Project will be at the Butler Theater of Fayetteville State University, Saturday, 7 p.m. For more information, visit

Upcoming events

Dr. Darryl Taylor counter tenor: Taylor’s performances have been noted for their compelling artistry and authority. His international career is highlighted by performances of art song, opera, and oratorio. His repertoire extends from Bach to Britten, and beyond. Performance will be at the Headquarters Library, Pate Room, Sunday, 3 p.m. For more information, visit

Woodwind Quintet concert: Part of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra’s The Salon Series. Concert will be at the St. John’s Episcopal Church, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit

Love and Faith: Photos from the LGBT experience: showing now through Feb. 20, at the Rosenthal Gallery. Admission is free. “Love Makes a Family” are museum-quality, traveling exhibits including photographs and interviews with Families who have lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender members. Through first-person accounts and positive images, this exhibit seeks to challenge and change damaging myths and stereotypes about LGBT people and their Families.“We Have Faith” is a photo-text exhibit featuring well-known LGBT and allied clergy and people of many faiths and denominations, including Christians, Jews and Muslims. For more information, visit or call 672-1571.

ongoing Events 

Plan your next Birthday: Make your birthday a sweet one. Celebrate at the Fort Bragg Club. Our catering office is ready to assist in the planning and preparation of any special occasion. For more information, call 907-2582 or 907-1945 or visit

A View from the Square: A History of Downtown Fayetteville: Permanent exhibit that features a monthly, temporary exhibit. Perfect for new residents looking to find out more about Fayetteville. The exhibit is at the Market House in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, visit

Cumberland County High School Juried Art Exhibition: Drawings, paintings, sculpture, and mixed media are presented by the school system’s arts education program. Exhibition at the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, shows through early March. For more information, visit

Weekly Events

Sundays: “Java Expressions open poetry night.” Held at the Coffee Scene, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. For more information, visit,

Mondays: “Roaming Readers.” An informal walking, book-talking club. Held at the Hope Mills Branch Library, 8 a.m. For more information, visit

Wednesdays: “Fayetteville Art Attack.” Unites local artists of all mediums. Stage performers include acoustic artists, rock bands, comedians, hip hop artists, poets, and more.

Artists will be painting, creating and selling during the stage performances. Performances will be at the Rock Shop Music Hall, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. For more information, visit, or

Fridays: “Fall Out Fridays”. Held at Nubian’s Restaurant and Classic Catering, 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit, or