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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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02/26/2015

Special Events

"Homegirls" Play

  • Farrison-Newton Communications Building at NCCU
  • (919) 530-6242
  • February 26, 2015 - March 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)

The play, set in the midst of the civil rights movement, tells the story of five college women, four black and one white, who strive to maintain their friendships and find their way to adulthood. …


"Words Matter: Storytelling with President Obama in an Age of Sound Bites," Lecture

The significance of meaningful and effective words cannot be overrated, especially when a critical message is needed to stand out in a 24/7 news cycle and break through the constant noise of social …


Aaron Hill Trio

  • Beyú Caffé
  • (919) 683-1058
  • February 26, 2015 - February 26, 2015

FREE admission.


Gift of Knowledge Academy - Open House

  • Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park
  • (919) 818-8181
  • February 26, 2015 - February 26, 2015

Gift of Knowledge Academy - Open House


Helmet

The band will be playing their critically lauded 1994 Betty album from start to finish, followed by a second set spanning the entirety of Helmet's catalog.


Wicked Weed Tap Takeover & Tasting

  • Glass Jug
  • (919) 813-0135
  • February 26, 2015 - February 26, 2015

Featuring 6 different beers on draft that are not typically available in distribution. This will include some wild and a barrel aged beer from the new Funkatorium. The draft list is going to look a …


Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Area 919: Artists in the Triangle" Art Exhibit

The Nasher Museum presents a survey of noteworthy work by artists who live in the Triangle. Some of the artists show their work internationally in contemporary galleries and museums; others are n…


"Designing for Community" Art Exhibit

See the design process that defines The Freelon Group's work and its evolution over many years. There is no signature style - rather, a unique approach to each program and site contexts. The goal of …


"Earthly Delights" Art Exhibit

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713
  • February 07, 2015 - March 03, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Durham Art Guild exhibit, featuring new works by DAG member artist Julie Cardillo.


"From the World to Lynn: Stories of Immigration" Documentary Exhibit

The exhibit, composed of black-and-white photographs, audio oral histories, and an interactive website, is the product of an independent project Andrea Patiño Contreras undertook while in …


"Garden Life" Art Exhbit

Paintings by Matt Tomko.


"Medici Schmedici: Demystifying the Artist/Collector Bond" Exhibit

Medici Schmedici presents the work of five outstanding artists and explores the relationship these artists have with some of the major collectors of their works. Without the means--or Machiavellian …


"Southern Elegance" Art Exhbit

NC Scenery Paintings by Eric McRay.


"The American Tobacco Factory: A Reformation of a Factory and a City" Exhibit

  • Through This Lens
  • (919) 687-0250
  • February 20, 2015 - March 14, 2015 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Featured works are by photographer Michael Rosenberg. Mr. Rosenberg has spent several years photographing the buildings and grounds of the American Tobacco Factory using medium and large-format …


“Warmed Over Sue Realism" Art Exhibit

Re-using raw materials mined from The Scrap Exchange, Durham artist Jim Kellough presents a photomontage exhibit in three formats. Collaged-over LP sleeves, scrolls and records will hang from the …


Breathing Back: A Meditation Chorus Collages by Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Sound Art by Sangodare

  • The Carrack Modern Art
  • February 20, 2015 - February 28, 2015 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Breathing Back: A Meditation Chorus created by Sangodare (also known as Julia Roxanne Wallace) and Alexis Pauline Gumbs is a sacred space to reconnect to our breathing as a technology of resistance …


Bull City Sculpture Show

  • Various outdoor locations
  • (919) 682-2673
  • May 03, 2014 - May 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)

A large scale public art show in Durham presenting 12 sculptures from artists throughout the US. Selections for the inaugural Bull City Sculpture Show have been made by Philip Freelon, the …


Civitan - Durham Bi-Monthly Meeting

Meeting on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.


Durham Arts Council Exhibition -- Current Events by Jonathan McFadden

New exhibition by Artist Jonathan McFadden on display in Semans Gallery.


Durham Arts Council Exhibition -- X-Ray Visions by Jennifer McCormick

Works on display by Winston-Salem based Artist Jennifer McCormick in Allenton Gallery


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 …


02/27/2015

Special Events

"Homegirls" Play

  • Farrison-Newton Communications Building at NCCU
  • (919) 530-6242
  • February 26, 2015 - March 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)

The play, set in the midst of the civil rights movement, tells the story of five college women, four black and one white, who strive to maintain their friendships and find their way to adulthood. …


Anthony Braxton Diamond Curtain Wall Quintet

For more than four decades, the legendary multi-instrumentalist and composer Anthony Braxton has been a sonic innovator. In this adventurous concert, presented by Duke Performances, Braxton will be …


Duke Street Dogs

  • The Blue Note Grill
  • (919) 401-1979
  • Starting: November 28, 2014 (Every Friday)

The Duke Street Dogs have been referred to as a "populist" band. They play a mix of old and new, original material, country and jazz, rock, Tin Pan Alley, bluegrass, and old-time.


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