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Doubletake*The annual four-day documentary film festival attracts filmmakers from around the world. This year's competition features 57 films including 2001 Academy Award winner Big Mama. Thursday thru Sunday. $100 for festival passes; $50 for students; $7 for an individual screening. Carolina Theatre, Durham. For info: (919) 660-3699.

Carolina Ballet and the Ciompi Quartet*Three new ballets by Christopher Wheeldon, Richard Tanner and Tyler Rockwell Walters will be performed to music played by the Triangle's Ciompi Quartet. Friday, 8pm and Saturday, 3pm. $30 dress circle; $25 orchestra; $15 students--matinee only. Reynolds Theater, Bryan Center, West Campus. For tickets: (919) 684-4444 or

Cat's Cradle*300 E. Main St., Carrboro. (919) 967-9053.

Streetwalkin Cheetahs w/ D.I., Tonight * The Promise Ring w/ Camden, Tuesday * Patti Smith, Wednesday * Leadfoot, Thursday * Big Sandy and His Fly Rite Boys, Friday * Our Lady Peace w/ American Hi-Fi, Monday, May 7

Go! Rehearsal Studios*100-F Brewer Lane, Carrboro. (919) 969-1400

Bingo Trappers w/ Razzle, Tuesday * The Silos, Wednesday * The Scaries, Friday * Memphis, Saturday * Sheryl Cro(w)-Mags w/ Unitas, Sunday

A Thousand Clowns*Former Magnum P.I. star Tom Selleck stars in a revival of Herb Gardner's comedy, in its pre-Broadway run. May 15 thru June 3. Reynolds Theater, West Campus. $22-$30. For tickets: (919) 684-4444 or

Charlie Goodnight's*961 W. Morgan St., Raleigh. (919) 828-5233

(Tues-Wed) John Valby, aka "Dr. Dirty," in an X-rated piano throwdown that's sure to make the Christian Coalition sick. Then, Michael Winslow, the guy behind all the funny sounds in Policy Academy (Thurs-Sat)


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