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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 …


Beyu Caffe Presents: The Christian Scott Quintet

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058
  • July 03, 2015 - July 04, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Christian Scott, also known as Christian aTunde Adjuah, born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a two-time Edison Award_winning, Grammy-nominated jazz trumpeter, composer, and producer. S…


Blackberry Picking

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

Chit Nasty Band

Plain and simple, this band makes people happy. The Chit Nasty Band is the creation of Christian “Chit” Foushee-Green, singer, songwriter, and keyboardist extraordinaire. Raised i…


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, …


Duke Street Dogs

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.


Durham Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure

Do you believe in ghosts? The home of Liggett &Myers, Kress & Snow Buildings ghosts, oh, it’s a Pub Crawl! Guests spend approximately 25 minutes in three (3) of Durham’s …


Fresh Fridays

  • The Shed
  • Starting: February 13, 2015 (Every Friday)

Weekly TGIF party with live music.


Jeff Jensen Band

Blues Guitarist.


The Cat's Meow Dance Party

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 901-0875
  • July 03, 2015 - July 03, 2015

Blending the fusion of jazz, big band, electronica, and that neo-vintage sound, The Cat's Meow melds the classics with the contemporary in a way that will be sure to make your feet move! with …


West Street Band - Brightleaf Summer Concert Series

Please no outside food, drinks or coolers.


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 …


Counter Culture Coffee Cupping

A chance to taste interesting varieties of coffee. Immediately following each cupping participants can join a free, guided tour of the roastery and headquarters.


Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk

The “Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk” is a family friendly 1.5 mile walking tour designed for adults and kids (children 8 years & older please) seeking a unique and …


Historic Russell School

Learn about Durham's las Rosenwald Schoolhouse.


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