12 Things to Do in Raleigh This Week, Jan. 12–18

Through 1/22
A Modern Vision: European Masterworks from The Phillips Collection

Let’s get it arted in here… ICYMI, 50 paintings by renowned artists like Edgar Degas, Vincent van Gogh, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Paul Cézanne are on display at the NCMA. ncartmuseum.org

Hammered Trivia

Exercise your brain power by rolling up to Raleigh Brewing for eight rounds of trivia. Rounds of drinks ordered TBD. raleighbrewing.com

The Steel Wheels

Jam out to this “tasty blend of roots, bluegrass and Americana down to Raleigh,” at the AJ Fletcher Opera Theater as part of the PineCone Down Home Concert Series. pinecone.org

Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Kickoff Event

Have a dream? Then join local leaders and community members for a ceremony kicking off MLK weekend honoring Dr. King and signifying solidarity with a wreath-laying beside his statue. trianglemlk.com

Micheal Blaustein

If you’re into Inside Jokes, grab a seat at Goodnights to hang with comedian, actor and writer Micheal Blaustein of Up There, Person of Interest and Punk’d fame. goodnightscomedy.com

Cocktails & Cuisine Class

New year, new cocktail game. Level up your drink-making skills via The Willard’s cocktails and cuisine class—this one with a special focus on wintry chai tea concepts. … Ready to give it a chai?! thewillardraleigh.com

DJ Ice Night

Party like it’s 1999 (even though it’ll be 2023!) with DJ Matt’s mix of ’90s tunes—think a mix of Biggie, Ace of Base, TLC and The Spice Girls, to name just a few. And if you’re feeling really nostalgic, don your fave oldies fit. We love a #throwback! fentonnc.com

NC State v. Miami

And we’ll rock you like a hurricane. #PackedHouse gopack.com 

George Lopez

Ay guey! Treasured actor and standup comedian George Lopez is taking the stage at DECPA during his OMG! Hi! Comedy Tour to school Raleighites on “the Lopez way.” Wapa! dukeenergycenterraleigh.com

Mozart and His Contemporaries

Compose an amazing evening at this orchestra event feat. “the forgotten talents that brushed shoulders with music’s ultimate genius.” It’s sure to hit all the right notes. chamberorchestraofthetriangle.org

Mocktail Class

Whether you’re going dry for January or stayin’ sober all year long, shake up your Tuesday night via this marvelous mocktail class at Killjoy. Cheers! killjoycocktail.com

1/18, monthly
Trivia Night at Brookside Bodega

Don your thinking caps and grab your dream team for a totally rad night of trivia at the Bodega. brooksidebodega.com

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