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Published Mon, Feb 25, 2013 09:53 AM
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Submitted by Melissa Howsam — Correspondent

NAS: One of hip-hop’s most influential MCs and lyricists takes stage at DPAC in a can’t-miss performance of his best-selling, GRAMMY-nominated album “Life is Good.” With special guest DMX, hosted by 9th Wonder. Where: DPAC, Durham. When: Sunday, 7 p.m. $63.75-$121.75. | More info

ST. PADDY’S RUN GREEN 8K: Before you gear up to guzzle green beer and channel your inner Irish super(sloppy)star, break out your kilt and get loose — and a little sweaty — in the popular pavement-pounding run for MS via the nOg Run Club. Runners score a free beer for the after-run after-party in Moore Square. Oh, the Irish eyes are smiling now, aren’t they. Where: Tir Na nOg, Raleigh. When: Saturday, 3 p.m. $35 until Feb. 29, then price goes up to $40. | More info

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS: Everybody needs something to whistle about. Bounce over to PNC as the slam-dunk sensations take court for their You Write the Rules world tour. Where: PNC Arena, Raleigh. When: Friday, 7 p.m. Starts at $21. | More info

KENNY G: Easily billed with making the sax sexy across genres, the smooth jazz sensation bends the boards on the heels of his 13th studio album, “Heart and Soul.” Where: Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh. When: Friday and Saturday, times vary. $28-$89. | More info

LAST BAND STANDING: Hang out at Lincoln as four homegrown bands battle it out for bragging rights as part of Band Together NC’s event to support Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities. For those about to rock, we salute you. Where: Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh. When: Saturday, 7 p.m. $10, general admission. $65, VIP. | More info

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