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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 …


Black Dog Syndrome

Award-winning Durham, NC rock/blues band. With Individually Twisted.


Blackberry Picking

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

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, …


Eiko Otake

Eiko will be discussing, "A Body in Fukushima," a haunting series of photographs which are the collaborative work between Eiko and Japanese historian and photographer William Johnston. The …


Gabe and Tahmique

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 901-0875
  • July 02, 2015 - July 02, 2015

With Durty Dub, Sky Blew.


Michael Jones Trio

  • Beyú Caffé
  • (919) 683-1058
  • Starting: February 05, 2015 (Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday)

FREE admission.


Pins & Needles Comedy Series

The Pins & Needles comedy series is back! Start your July 4th weekend off right with the RDU area’s best & funniest standup comics (to include Thomas Dixson, who opened for Katt …


Public Tour of Exhibits

Individuals, or groups of fewer than 10 people, may take a guided public tour of the Nasher Museum's current exhibitions.


Ryan Singer – Comedy Night

Ryan Singer is the rarest of breeds: A comic’s comic who electrifies mainstream audiences with material that is both uncompromising and unpretentious.


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 …


Elemental: Ancient Ice -- photographs by Chris Ogden

Time transforms layer after layer of history and mystery into ancient ice, which in turn is eventually exposed and reformed by the elements. Chris Ogden is a professional photographer, educator, and …


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…


NC Brewery of the Month Event

  • Glass Jug
  • (919) 813-0135
  • Starting: March 05, 2015 (Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday)

Each month, a new local brewery will be featured by putting two of their beers on draft all month long. Additionally, we will kick off the month with a special event. This is sometimes a tap …


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