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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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01/25/2015

Major Events

WICKED

Broadway’s Biggest Blockbuster Returns Back by “popular” demand. Variety calls WICKED "a cultural phenomenon,” and it continues to break box office records across N…


Special Events

Et al. with Stray Owls

ET AL. is some good ol fashioned Bawlmur rock [or] roll. STRAY OWLS, from right here in North Caroline, play heady psychedelic folk jamz.


Food Truck Rodeo

45+ food trucks to choose from, plus live music and childrens' activities from non-profit partner Duke Lemur Center. Featured performers: Luis Del Rio y Los Calaveras. Roberto Cofresi and Luis del …


Pagan Hellcats

A band dedicated to enjoying the making of original music that sticks in your head and maybe your heart, music you may go home humming and hearing some days thereafter.


Red Clay Saxophone Quartet

Program includes works by Duke graduate composition alumni Paul Leary and Carl Schimmel, as well as Stacy Garrop, John Anthony Lennon, and Anna Meadors.The Red Clay Saxophone Quartet was formed in …


The Ice Factory Ice Skating Rink

  • American Tobacco
  • December 20, 2014 - February 15, 2015 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

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


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…


"Garden Life" Art Exhbit

Paintings by Matt Tomko.


"Southern Elegance" Art Exhbit

NC Scenery Paintings by Eric McRay.


“Durham Sparkles: The Art of Community Festivals and Parades" Art Exhibit

Durham, North Carolina is a town that loves to party, playing host to a wide variety of fairs, festivals and parades each year. In Durham Sparkles, curators Cathy Kielar and Paola Kipp highlight the …


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 …


Danielle Burch Synthesis: The Audio Visual Connection

Join DUU Vis Arts for one artist’s painted autobiographical journey through her experience with deafness. Artist Danielle Burch is originally from North Carolina, and lost her hearing when she …


Durham Art Guild Exhibition

Works by Jenn Hales, Karin Neuvirth, and Emily Eve Weinstein.


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


01/26/2015

Special Events

Film Acoustic with Lucinda Williams: Screening and discussion of Wise Blood

The Modern School of Film, a popular series that invites special guests to present and discuss a favorite movie, comes to The Carolina Theatre of Durham. The Modern School of Film programs a series …


Introduction to Business Modeling

  • Durham Technical Community College Small Business Center
  • (919) 536-7241
  • January 26, 2015 - January 26, 2015

Are you a startup or existing entrepreneur wondering how to develop your business idea? Building and understanding your business model is a critical first step in the business planning process. …


NCCU vs. Delaware State University (Men's Basketball)

The doors to the gym will open for entry and sales on the day of the game one hour prior to the tip-off of the first scheduled game. There is NO re-entry upon exiting the venue.


NCCU vs. Delaware State University (Women's Basketball)

The doors to the gym will open for entry and sales on the day of the game one hour prior to the tip-off of the first scheduled game. There is NO re-entry upon exiting the venue.


PopUp Chorus

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


Public Service Meditation

  • Durham Friends Meeting House
  • (919) 403-6944
  • Starting: January 19, 2015 (Every Monday)

Weekly on Mondays with the EXCEPTION of 2nd Mondays: NO meetings on 2nd Mondays. The loving, uplifting, guided Meditation on Twin Hearts is a form of world service. Practitioners become instruments …


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…


"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.


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