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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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11/23/2014

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Special Events

Eric Johnson and Mike Stern

Eric Johnson's stature as one of the premier guitar players in contemporary music is his artistic trump card, backed by a Grammy Award and five nominations, platinum album, Top 10 hits like …


Free Family Day

Live entertainment, craft making and gallery hunts. Tickets are free and open to all for "Miró: The Experience of Seeing" and "Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting."


GOUGE Presents: Turkey in the Brawl Pro Wrestling

Turkey on a pole Battle Royal! Timmy Lou Retton defends NC title Vs Mickey Gambino Plus Seymour Snott, Otto Schwanz, Jimmy Jack Funk Jr, Sean Alexander , Carolina Rocker, Encore, Ryan the KIller …


PopUp Chorus

Do you like contemporary pop, indie rock, or music from the 60's? PopUp Chorus is a new initiative of the Community Chorus Project. Monday nights at Motorco Music Hall in Durham, lauded choral …


The Ice Factory Ice Skating Rink

Parking in the North Deck garage, 305 W. Pettigrew St.


William Tyler - 'Corduroy Roads'

  • Shadowbox
  • (919) 684-4444

Duke Performances has commissioned the exceptional solo guitarist William Tyler - who occupies the musical intersection of John Fahey and Bill Frisell - to make a new performance that reflects on t…


On-Going Events

"Faces of Time | Los rostros del tiempo" Photography Exhibit

Every Sunday morning over 100 elderly ex-Braceros - most of them in their 70s and 80s - gather with their families in the central plaza of Ciudad Juárez to peacefully demand payment of …


"Queering Duke History: Understanding the LGBTQ Experience at Duke and Beyond"

This exhibit highlights the major points of struggle and triumph in Duke’s LGBTQ history over the past 50 years. This exhibition begins with the earliest records of LGBTQ activity on campus, …


"Rauschenberg: Collecting and Connecting" Art Exhibit

A fresh look at 30 of Rauschenberg’s works spanning five-decades of his career, art that he reserved in his own collection. Organized into nine sections, two gallery pavilions will feature …


“When I Lose My Grip" Art Exhibit

With two dimensional art, it’s common practice that pieces are hung undisturbed on gallery walls from the time an exhibit opens until the time it closes. What happens when an artist shatters …


Cuban Revolution's Friday night Jazz Series

Every Friday Night from 9:30pm until 11:30pm Cuban Revolution Restaurant & Bar presents talented local Jazz Artists. No cover.


Durham Arts Council Exhibitions

Featuring When Particles Collide by Ron Fondaw in the Durham Convention Center (available October 15 through April 15), Mixed Media Prints by Robert Dunning in the Allenton Gallery, Industrial …


11/24/2014

Major Events

Special Events

Bull City Speaks

A celebration of service in poetry, music, and song. Blue Coffee Cafe is saying goodbye to this location. Help celebrate everything they have done for the community. Let them know how much …


Free Seminar: Thinking of Starting a Nonprofit?

  • SOUTHbank Building 3rd Floor
  • (919) 536-7241

This seminar provides information including, but not limited to, whether or not you are ready, questions to answer prior to starting the business, where business ideas come from, governmental …


PopUp Chorus

Do you like contemporary pop, indie rock, or music from the 60's? PopUp Chorus is a new initiative of the Community Chorus Project. Monday nights at Motorco Music Hall in Durham, lauded choral …


The Time Jumpers

The Time Jumpers was established in Nashville in 1998 by an assemblage of high-dollar studio musicians who wanted to spend some spare time drinking beer and jamming with their sonically gifted …


On-Going Events

"City Under One Roof" Photography Exhibit

This solo exhibition is part of the twenty-first Dorothea Lange - Paul Taylor Prize, awarded by CDS in 2013 to American photographer and writer Jen Kinney for "City Under One Roof," her …


"Faces of Time | Los rostros del tiempo" Photography Exhibit

Every Sunday morning over 100 elderly ex-Braceros - most of them in their 70s and 80s - gather with their families in the central plaza of Ciudad Juárez to peacefully demand payment of …


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101 E Morgan St.
Durham, NC 27701 USA
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