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Home to almost 5,000 events every year, Durham is a place rich with unique things to do. From biannual arts markets to performances by world-class musicians at DPAC or Carolina Theatre, from workshops led by leading researchers to motorcycle rallies, from interactive classes at the Museum of Life + Science to food tours through Durham’s most acclaimed restaurants, there is always a wide variety of events to capture the interest of any visitor or resident.

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"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" Film Screening

  • Carolina Theatre
  • (919) 560-3030
  • July 01, 2015 - July 09, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Winner of the 2015 Sundance Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is the story of Greg Gaines (Thomas Mann), an awkward high school senior whose mom forces him to …


"Where Album Covers Come From" Presentation

The album cover is alive and well in 2015! Join Maggie Fost for a behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of album art at local indie label Merge Records. As Creative Director since 2005, Fost will …


Blackberry Picking

  • Page Farms
  • (919) 596-3227
  • June 15, 2015 - July 11, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Ciompi Quartet Presents 2015 Summer Chamber Music Series In Duke Gardens presented by Jonathan Bagg

Jonathan Bagg presents LIGHT AND SHADOW a performance where the world of color, light and shadow emerge in three strings and a flute: music of Mozart contrasts with Andrew Norman, Gunther Schuller, …


DAC Summer Arts Cultural Camps

Your camper will take a journey across the globe during Cultural Camp. Each two-week session is a fun and in-depth exploration of the arts and culture of a country. Depending on age and interest, …


Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

Motorized, professionally guided, who, what, where, when & why tour de force! Every Tuesday Tobacco Road Tours take you to where Durham's roots began & where the City has evolved today. Some …


Tasty Tuesdays Wine Tasting

  • Wine Authorities
  • (919) 489-2884
  • Starting: March 03, 2015 (Every Tuesday)

Call to confirm. FREE.


Tuesday Blues Jam

BNG provides, amps, drums, PA...everything you'll need, just bring your instrument or sticks...sign up and play or sit back & listen to some great blues


Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Beauty From Toxicity" Art: Exhibit

The art of Denise Hughes, whose work brings the problem of plastic in our oceans into sharp focus. Hughes' large-scale murals feature vibrantly colored maritime creatures created with plastic bottle …


"BINNEGOED: Coloured & South African Photography" Exhibit

bin-ne-goed Afrikaans n. 1. Innards or intestines. 2. Euphemism for courage. 3. Way of being on the inside that is both vital and entangled. South Africa during Apartheid is revisited …


"Endangered" Art Exhibit

  • Pleiades Gallery
  • (919) 797-2706
  • July 01, 2015 - July 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)

TJ's projects include representational and conceptual elements that take form in both functional and interpretive ways. He creates sculptures in wood, metal, and found materials with particular …


"Photography of Dance" Exhibit

  • Through This Lens
  • (919) 687-0250
  • June 19, 2015 - August 01, 2015 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Color that can be vivid or subtle balanced against dramatic black and white images offer a survey of Chris Walt's dance photography. Photographed in the US and Cuba, this exhibition offers a …


"Pictures Spark Words: The Fine & Comic Art of Goff, Faison, and Walton" Art Exhibit

Works by Delvecchio Faison, Malcolm Goff, and L. Jamal Walton.


"The Call of Cairo" Photography Exhibit

An exhibition of photographs from the feature documentary film, Cairo in One Breath.


“Phone Home Durham” Photography Exhibit

  • Power Plant Gallery
  • (919) 660-3622
  • May 29, 2015 - August 22, 2015 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

For this exhibition the Power Plant Gallery invites mobile phone photographers from all walks of life to submit images of Durham County taken with mobile phone cameras or other hand held …


“Pop Stars: Popular Culture and Contemporary Art” Exhibit

Artworks featuring both past and present celebrities and politicians.


A Body in Fukushima

  • Pleiades Gallery
  • (919) 797-2706
  • June 18, 2015 - July 25, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Eiko Otake is a New York-based movement artist, performer, and choreographer who has worked for more than 40 years in the duo Eiko & Koma. This year she exhibits as a solo artist in "A Body …


A Body in Fukushima

Eiko Otake is a New York-based movement artist, performer, and choreographer who has worked for more than 40 years in the duo Eiko & Koma. This year she exhibits as a solo artist in "A Body …


Diabetes Support Group

This support group will meet monthly to help those with type 2 diabetes learn how to self-manage their disease and stay healthy. We'll have education sessions and plenty of time for participants to …


Historic Russell School

Learn about Durham's las Rosenwald Schoolhouse.


HOME - The Furniture Society Members Exhibit

  • American Tobacco
  • (828) 581-9663
  • June 08, 2015 - July 31, 2015 (Recurring daily)

HOME, a juried exhibition of work by Furniture Society members from across the United States and Canada, provides a glimpse of the various approaches of contemporary makers to populating the i…


Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne

An exhibition of both iconic and lesser-known works from some of the most significant and compelling artists of the last 50 years, Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne …


Parent/Child Clay Workshop

  • DAC Clay Studio
  • (919) 560-2726
  • June 02, 2015 - August 04, 2015 (Recurring monthly on the 1st Tuesday)

These workshops are a great way to get creative with your child. Each workshop will allow your child, with your assistance, to create their very own ceramic artwork. Take one, or take them all! …


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