Weekly Ticket

Published Mon, Jan 28, 2013 08:15 AM
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Tony Bennett performs at the Unicef SnowFlake Ball at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 27, 2012 in New York City. Catch him at the DPAC this week. Getty Images

Submitted by Melissa Howsam — Correspondent

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TONY BENNETT: He might’ve left his heart in San Fran — no doubt to lifetime acclaim — but that dulcet voice is gonna cause a sultry stir in D-town. Give yourself, or your sweetie, an early V-Day present and for some beats from Bennett’s heart. Where: DPAC, Durham. When: Friday, 8 p.m. Starting at $69-$89. | More info

BATTLE FOR THE CATTLE COWPARADE AUCTION & GALA: Now you can finally follow Bart Simpson’s advice and have a cow ... no, really — 60 of those painted bovines that hung out around town all fall will be up for auction at the NC Children’s hospital battle for cattle auction and gala. Um, cowabunga. Where: Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh. When: Saturday, 6 to 11 p.m. $100 in advance; $125 at the door. | More info

FOR THE LOVE OF ART: Or for the love of cake. So whether you wanna draw on your inner fat kid or your inner Picasso, either way this year’s Love of Art gala’s for you — featuring area-best art and a blend of talented area bakers (Cinda’s Creative Cakes, Edible Art, Once in a Blue Moon, Monster Cookies and Cakes, Simply Cakes and Sugarland) for the love of cake exhibition. You’re gonna wanna see this. Where: Raleigh Marriott City Center. When: Saturday, 6 p.m. Two free drink tickets per ticket holder. General admission $85 or $170 per couple and includes dinner, drink tickets for wine and beer and admission to the live and silent auction with cocktail seating; general admission does not include reserved table seating in the main ballroom. | More info

WHITE TRASH BASH: You can hardly miss the opp to rock the wife beater in public. Get your big-hair-band on with Dain’s as they celebrate six glorious years of serving the Dirty with dancing and a showing of “Joe Dirt.” They’re birthday wish? The trashier the better — break out the beaters, the hair curlers, the daisy dukes ... and NASCAR attire recommended ... then throw back the Buds in the house of Dain. Where: Dain’s Place, Durham. When: Tuesday, 8 p.m. | More info

SUPER BOWL: The Harbaugh Bowl. The HarBowl. The Brother Bowl. You name it ... but no matter how you spin it, the game to end all games is game on—and there are aplenty of pigskin parties about town for you to get your game face on. ... Where: All over this great Triangle. When: Sunday, times and events vary. Check triangle.com for full Super Bowl listings.

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