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Published Mon, Apr 15, 2013 07:55 AM
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Actor Chris Tucker arrives at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday Jan. 13, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Tucker will perform in Durham in April. John Shearer/Invision/AP

Submitted by Melissa Howsam — Correspondent

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CHRIS TUCKER: On the heels of his showing as the warm and funny mental patient in Oscar-nom "Silver Linings Playbook," funnyman Chris Tucker of "Friday" and "Rush Hour" fame makes his debut trip to DPAC as part of his "The Return" tour. Where: DPAC, Durham. When: Friday, 8 p.m. $47.25-$78.75. | More info

'CUEGRASS FESTIVAL: About the closest you'll come to hog heaven, The Pit's fifth annual slop fest returns for a day full of 'cue, brews, and bluegrass. When: Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. $5 admission, $5 beer and $5 barbecue sammies. | More info

A MASTERPIECE & MARTINIS: Channel your inner Picasso with Isaac Hunter's twice-a-month 'artini' phenomenon. Projects are hosted by local artists; price includes legit art lesson, materials, take-home selfmade masterpiece, two art-inspired martinis, lite bites and, well, the chance to paint the town red. Where: Isaac Hunter's, Raleigh. When: Wednesday, 7 p.m. $25. | More info

BB KING: Clearly the thrill is not gone for the King of Blues, as the legend strums through Durham for his third appearance at DPAC. With special guest The Robert Cray Band. Where: DPAC, Durham. When: Sunday, 7 p.m. $58.75-$132.25. | More info

DURHAM BAYOU FESTIVAL: Skip a trip to N'awlins and binge on a lil bayou in the Bull City with the first annual Durham Bayou fest, featuring all-you-can-eat-and-drink crabs, cajun seafood, and brews and bourbons. Where: CCB Plaza, Durham. When: Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. VIP all-you-can-eat: Session 1, noon to 4 p.m.; Session 2, 4 to 8 p.m. Regular all-you-can-eat Session 1, 1 to 4 p.m.; Session 2, 5 to 8 p.m. All-you-can-sample beer and bourbon 2 to 8 p.m. Fest prices starting at $30. | More info

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