Amy takes the stage

CARRBORO — Indigo Girls’ Amy Ray will take to the stage on Nov. 12 at Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St., at 8:30 p.m.

Since her first solo album “Stag” was released in 2001, Ray has been touring both solo and with Indigo Girls’ with Emily Sailers, playing gigs across the nation. The Georgia native attended Vanderbilt University and graduated from Emory University in 1986.

She founded her own indie record label, Daemon Records, in 1990.

Ray is an avid gay rights activist, as well as takes a stand on other social and political causes.

Tickets are $12 advance/$15 at the door.

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Fall concert slated

DURHAM — “Turn Your Radio On,” the fall concert from Common Woman Chorus, will be held on Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4908 Garrett Rd.

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Share your thoughts

RALEIGH — The LGBT Center of Raleigh needs your help. They are hosting a survey to determine the needs assessment for women for the Center and of the community.

Participants who complete the anonymous survey, but provide their contact information will be entered into a drawing to win an $80 Melting Pot gift card or an LGBT Center T-Shirt.

To join in, visit

Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.