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Weekly highlights for arts and entertainment in the Triangle.


Local activists sponsor an evening of art, music, and performance in support of peace with justice in the Middle East, "Voices for Justice Tour," at the Hanes Art Center Auditorium on the Campus of UNC-Chapel Hill, 7 p.m. Speakers and performers will enact first-hand reports and video footage based on the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. www.ncpeaceaction.org.

Stewards of the Land is a multimedia documentary exhibit profiling six of the Triangle's sustainable farmers. Get a personal glimpse into these tenders of the soil and also an explanation of the social, political, economic, and environmental context in which they work. Check out their beautiful Web site for a preview of the show: www.stewardsoftheland.org. Carrboro's Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., across from Weaver Street Market, 6:30--9:30 p.m. Free.

Alliance for Historic Hillsborough presents Jazz Night at the Museum, displaying exhibits on well-known N.C. jazz musicians such as Billy Strayhorn, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk and Max Roach, along with samples of their music. The old courthouse lawn will host a live band, visual arts, dance and literature, while artists, food vendors, musicians, and craftspeople set up their wares on the sidewalks. Downtown Hillsborough at the blocked-off section of East King Street near Churton Street. 732-2201. 6-9 p.m., Free.

The Irish band who headlined Peter Gabriel's WOMAD festival, playing in Carrboro? How do you say, "Hell, yes!" in Gaelic? Flook brings guitar, bodhran, flute, bass, and delightful Celtic tunes to the ArtsCenter at 8 p.m. $15, 929-2787, www.artscenterlive.org

Arts festival sponsored by the Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Department Apple Chill Street Fair. Franklin Street will feature exhibits by local artists, food, live music performances, folk dancing and comedy. Climbing wall and interactive playground for kids. Chapel Hill Transit provides park and ride shuttles every 20 minutes from 1 -7 p.m. from University Mall and the Highway 54 Park & Ride lot for $5. 1-6 p.m. 968-2787 or www.applechill.com.

At the intersection of chess, art history, and murder lies a book titled, "The Flanders Panel," by Arturo Perez-Reverte. A 15th-century painting by a Flemish master is about to be auctioned off. Hired to clean the painting, a young art expert in Madrid discovers a cryptic hidden inscription under layers of paint, setting off a sophisticated whodunit around the European art world. The Contemporary Fiction Book Club will discuss this fine piece at 7 p.m. Quail Ridge Books, 3522 Wade Ave, Raleigh. 828-1588.

Learn how to make a Spring Charm Bracelet at Ornamentea. The 6-8 p.m. class, including materials, costs $35 and is perfect for beginners. 509 N. West St., 834-6260.

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