5 events to check out this weekend

Rhiannon Giddens.Scott Sharpe

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s five things for your to consider. You can also check out our events calendar.

Women’s Empowerment 2018

Weekend in Raleigh
Angela Rye is scheduled to be part of Women’s Empowerment 2018 in Raleigh. // Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP

Join keynote speaker Michael Strahan, political commentator Angela Rye, R&B singer Faith Evans and more at PNC Arena Saturday for the Women’s Empowerment Expo. There will be workshops and lectures that focus on rejuvenating the mental, physical and spiritual health of attendees. | Details

Rhiannon Giddens

Last year Rhiannon Giddens was in Raleigh a few times. She played at N.C. Museum of Art, spoke at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass event and played a house concert in Raleigh. If you missed any of that, you have another change this weekend at Memorial Auditorium. | Details

Pints for Paws

Celebrate the Durham craft beverage community and NC Beer Month, while raising funds for animals in need at Pints for Paws Craft Beverage Festival – Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 12-4 p.m. at Northgate Plaza | Details

The War and Treaty

The War and Treaty: the name itself represents the pull between trauma and tranquility, music inspired by darkness and despair that ultimately finds a higher spiritual purpose. They’ll rock Motorco Thursday night. | Details


This Weekend in Durham
Joose Lord. // Photo by Caroline Cockrell


Friday the 13th means hanging with Jooselord at Motorco for the release of his debut album, “S.K.U.L.L.” The event is a joint release party, as 3AM will also release his album “Come Alive in the Night-time.” | Details


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