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May 8 - 17, 2013
Community Conversation on the Future of Durham
A series of art/city/community convos on a a one-word topic centered around what you would like for Durham to become.
May 8 - 17, 2013
1-2pm & 5:30-6:30pm.
In front of the Green Wall, W. Parrish and N. Corcoran Streets
[email protected]
May 12 - 18, 2013
Bear Awareness Week
Meet an Animal Keeper and learn more about the care, training and behavior of your favorite bears and the important role the Museum plays in American black bear rescue efforts. 2 pm daily, Bear Exhibit Overlook. Free with Museum admission.
Tu-Su, 2pm-2:30pm.
Museum of Life and Science, 433 W Murray Ave, Durham, NC 27704
(919) 220-5429
May 16 - 17, 2013
Duke vs. N.C. State (Men's Baseball) Purchase Tickets
Tickets $10.
May 16 - 17, 2013
6pm.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St.
(919) 681-2583
May 16 - 18, 2013
The Wooster Group's Diary Of Anne Frank
An experimental, multi-media meditation on puberty, confinement and St. Anne, presented by Little Green Pig. Tickets $15 gen./$12 sen./$5 student May 2-18 (pay-what-you-will on May 1st).
8pm.
The Shadowbox, 715 Washington St, Durham, NC 27701
[email protected]
May 17, 2013
"Dead Man Walking" Play
The staged reading is based on the 1993 book by Sister Helen Prejean about her work as a chaplain on death row at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, and is meant to encourage discussion of the death penalty. FREE admission.
May 17, 2013
7:30-8:30pm.
Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garrett Rd
(919) 489-2575

"Psychic Lights" - Luminous Phenomena in Psychical Research
This talk by Carlos Alvarado is an overview of luminous psychic phenomena. In addition to presenting the varieties of ways in which auras are seen, the speaker will discuss luminous phenomena observed around mystics, saints, mediums, dying persons and others. The talk will include presentation of cases and a discussion of ideas offered in the past. Cost $20, $16 RRC members, $10 students.
7-9pm.
Stedman Auditorium Duke Center for Living Campus, 3475 Erwin Rd., Durham, NC 27705
(919) 309-4600

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. FREE and open to the public.
May 17, 2013
10am.
Counter Culture Coffee, 4911 South Alston Ave.
(919) 361-5282

Dale Kimber - Brightleaf Square Concert
FREE admission.
May 17, 2013
7-9pm.
Brightleaf Square, Gregson St. at Main St.
(919) 682-9229

DJ Jamad - After Work Music Series @The Stack
FREE admission.
May 17, 2013
5-7pm.
American Tobacco, 318 Blackwell St

Duke Farmers Market
May 17, 2013
11am-2pm.
Between the Bryan Research and Nanaline H. Duke buildings off Research Drive

Duke Teaching Observatory Open House
Observe the solar system and galaxies through the university's five Meade LX200 GPS Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes. See website for directions.
May 17, 2013
9pm.
Duke Teaching Observatory, 4918-5172 W Cornwallis Rd
[email protected]

Dye Wells / Jordan & The Sphinx
FREE admission (with $3 membership).
May 17, 2013
9pm.
Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave.
(919) 901-0875

Fridays on the Porch
Live music. FREE to patrons.
May 17, 2013
4-7pm.
Hummingbird Bakery, 721 Broad St
(919) 908-6942

Guitar Summit 2013 Workshop & Concert Purchase Tickets
A day-long interactive musical immersion for guitarists across the nation, from aspiring pickers and artists to the next number-one hit songwriter. Multiple instructors will offer simultaneous day courses on notable topics such as acoustic accompaniment styles, fretboard harmony, country hot licks, jazz and gospel improvisation, stage performance, recording, and breaking into the music business, to name a few. Cost $50, $100 VIP.
10am-11pm.
Bryan Center Reynolds Theater, 120 Science Dr, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 294-4489

Hammer No More The Fingers - Golden Belt Summer Concert Series
Rock. FREE admission.
May 17, 2013
6pm.
Golden Belt, 807 E Main St
(919) 967-7700 x156

Juan Huevos
With The Evil Tenors, Baobab. Admission $5-$10 suggested donation (with $2 membership).
May 17, 2013
9pm.
The Pinhook, 117 W Main St
(919) 667-1100

Lunch & Learn - "Preservation Durham’s Places in Peril"
Part of the Historic Preservation Society of Durham "Lunch & Learn" series. Tickets $25, $19-$21 for members. Pre-registration required.
May 17, 2013
12pm.
Pop's Restaurant, 605 W. Main St.
(919) 682-3036

Movies at the Park - Durham Cinematheque
FREE vintage movies, shown on the Great Lawn on the east side of Foster St. using the gradual hill for seating the viewers with the screen at the bottom of the hill. See website for schedule. Tom Whiteside, Durham Cinematheque creator will be showing movies from his extensive collection. Bring seats or blankets. Donations accepted.
May 17, 2013
After dark
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St.
[email protected]

Nature Ranger Cart
Visit the traveling science cart in the Gardens with creative adventures for all. Please go to the website the Monday before to see an announcement of the activity. Please ask for location at the front desk. No registration and no participation limits. Adult chaperone required. Parking fees apply.
10am-noon.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 668-1707

Ryan Hanseler Quintet
Admission $6.
May 17, 2013
9pm-12am
Beyu Caffe, 335 W Main St.
(919) 683-1058

Sister Act Purchase Tickets
SISTER ACT is Broadway's feel-amazing musical comedy smash! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner ALAN MENKEN (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look-- a convent!
Wed, 7:30pm-10:30pm.
Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-2787

Solas with the Freighthoppers - Center Stage Concert Series
Concert, plus fun activities for people of all ages. Kids can play in the bounce house or with available hula hoops. Adults can relax in the beer tent and browse arts and crafts vendors. And everyone can play custom corn hole and grab a snack from a food truck. Blankets and chairs are welcome on the lawn, but no coolers please. FREE admission.
May 17, 2013
6-9pm.
Diamond View Park, 318 Blackwell St.
(919) 433-1566

SPECTRE Arts Grand Opening
Prints by Jeremy M. Lange from his work on the in-progress documentary film "Farmer Veteran." Music by Loamlands Duo. Part of Third Friday.
May 17, 2013
6-10pm.
SPECTRE Arts, 1004 Morning Glory Ave
(919) 213-1441

Stanley Jordan & Kevin Eubanks Purchase Tickets
Guitar virtuosos progressive instrumental music. Tickets $32-$58.
8pm.
Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3030

The VrroomVIP NeoSoul & Smooth Jazz ESPRESSO (monthly) Purchase Tickets
ESPRESSO - a strong coffee prepared by forcing live steam under pressure, through ground dark-roasted coffee beans. Experience the strong, bold sounds of this unique blend of flavorful and highly talented musicians from across the country. Tickets $20 Early Bird, $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
Sa, 8pm-11pm.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 949-3841

Titus Andronicus
With So So Glos / Spider Bags. Tickets $12, $10 in advance (with $3 membership).
May 17, 2013
9pm.
Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave.
(919) 901-0875
May 17 - 19, 2013
Women's Conference
Cost $25.
May 17 - 19, 2013
7pm F, 10am Sa, 4pm Su.
Church of the Apostolic Revival, 1207 Angier Ave.
(919) 683-1496
May 17 - 20, 2013
Durham Bulls vs Louisville Bats
Tickets $5.99 and up.
May 17 - 20, 2013
7pm.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St.
(919) 687-6500
May 17 - 25, 2013
"Painting Gone Wild: No Limits" Art Exhibit
The exhibit features works from Lisa and nine of her students - Amy Andorfer, Meredith Emmett, Laura Hughes, Marcy Litle, Karin Neuvirth, Jodie Robinson, Marjorie Scheer, Joyce Sherman, and Jeff Smith - and demonstrates a diversity of form and approach alongside the harmony that is created through the ongoing formation of community. FREE admission.
May 17 - 25, 2013
Tu-F, noon-6pm; Sa, 2pm-5pm.
The Carrack Modern Art, 111 W Parrish St, Durham, NC 27701
[email protected]

Alfred Hitchcock Revisited
Featuring 14 films. See website for schedule. Tickets $9, $7 matinee per film.
May 17 - 25, 2013
Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St.
(919) 560-3030
May 18, 2013
"Just Friends That You Never Knew" Lecture Purchase Tickets
A Personal and Historical Glance at Durham’s Integration of Public Facilities presented by Judge Willis Whichard. FREE.
May 18, 2013
3pm.
Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St
(919) 683-1709

A Taste of Durham Gourmet Food Tour Purchase Tickets
Home to Duke University, the Durham Performing Arts Center, renovated tobacco warehouses and the Durham Bulls, this town is about cutting edge culture and fantastic food. See a vibrant city in the midst of its revitalization and get introduced to the restaurants, shops and people that are making Durham one of the nation's cultural hotspots. Tickets $47.50, $50.15 with service fee.
May 18, 2013
1:45-5pm.
Meet in front of The Pinhook, 117 W. Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
9192372254

A Toast to the Piemonte Wine Dinner
This dinner will hone in on Italy's illustrious northwestern corner, the Piemonte, with five courses, five wines, and an informative mini-class. Tickets $50.
May 18, 2013
7-10pm.
Toast, 345 W Main St
(919) 489-2884

Angier-Driver Streetscape Project Groundbreaking
Speakers include Mayor William V. 'Bill' Bell, Deputy City Manager Keith Chadwell, Joe’s Diner Owner Joseph Bushfan, and Samuel & Sons Barbershop Owner Samuel Jenkins. Light refreshments will also be served.
May 18, 2013
10am.
Angier Avenue Baptist Church, 2101 Angier Ave
(919) 560-1200

Art Market at Vega Metals - Saturday Market
Outdoor market featuring gorgeous locally produced arts and crafts, including metal, jewelry, fabric arts, pottery, and more.
May 18, 2013
9am-1pm,
The Art Market at Vega Metals, 214 Hunt St.
(919) 688-8267

Art Museum Day at the Nasher Museum
The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) presents Art Museum Day to coincide with International Museum Day. The Nasher Museum is taking part along with more than 120 other AAMD member museums across North America. FREE admission.
May 18, 2013
10am-5pm.
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. 2001 Campus Dr.
(919) 684-5135

Asleep at the Wheel
Tickets $23, $20 in advance (with $3 membership).
May 18, 2013
8pm.
Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave.
(919) 901-0875

Bimbe' Cultural Arts Festival
One of the oldest cultural festivals in the country and one of the region's most comprehensive celebrations of music, art and dance, from African and Caribbean to reggae and rap. Bring your own chair. No coolers, alcohol or pets allowed. FREE admission
May 18, 2013
12-8pm.
CCB Plaza, Parrish and Corcoran Streets
(919) 560-4355

Brewing Basics Class
Explore essentials for brewing great coffee at home. Learn how to determine a coffee-brewing recipe, identify the appropriate grind size, and establish the importance of brewing time. Guided coffee tastings will reinforce key brewing principles; instructors will demonstrate techniques and best practices for pourover brewing. Cost $75.
May 18, 2013
10am-12pm.
Counter Culture Coffee, 4911 S Alston Ave
(919) 361-5282

Bull City Burger and Brewery's Weekly Tour and Tasting
Must be 21+ to participate. Cost $5/person, includes tour and tasting of the beers on tap with brewer/guide. The $5 fee can be credited toward a growler deposit the day of the tour. Call to verify, then just show up and pay at the bar before 4pm.
May 18, 2013
4pm.
Bull City Burger and Brewery, 107 E Parrish St Ste 105, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-2333

Castaways - Streets at Southpoint Concert
Beach music. With DJ/MC Eldridge Meeler. Part of the Music on Main concert Series. FREE admission.
May 18, 2013
6-8:45pm.
Cinema Circle at The Streets at Southpoint, 6910 Fayetteville Rd.
(919) 730-8033

Challenge Slam
Each round has a unique theme and task for the poets. The poet who completes all the tasks with the best score is crowned the winner.Admission $7.
May 18, 2013
8pm.
Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St
(919) 683-1709

D-Town Brass
With Dom Casual. Admission $8 (with $2 membership).
May 18, 2013
10pm.
The Pinhook, 117 W Main St
(919) 667-1100

Downtown Durham Walking Food Tour Purchase Tickets
On this guided journey through the streets of downtown Durham you'll be pausing numerous times for sample tastings and personal tales from some of the area's most unique, hidden culinary gems. Along the way, you'll gain some new insights of Durham's "gritty", "eclectic", blue-collar, tobacco & textile roots that are the foundation for this community's now thriving leadership role in medicine, the performing arts and regional cuisine. Tickets $35 (must be 24+ hours before tour).
Sa, 2:30pm-5:30pm.
Fishmonger's, 806 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 319-5674

Duke vs. N.C. State (Men's Baseball) Purchase Tickets
Tickets $10.
May 18, 2013
1pm.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St.
(919) 681-2583

Durham Civil Rights Legacy Walking Tour
Historic Preservation Society of Durham docents lead a 45 minute tour focusing on sites in downtown Durham that were important in the 1950s and '60s Civil Rights movement. Bottled water recommended. FREE.
May 18, 2013
10am.
Farmer's Market, 501 Foster St.
(919) 682-3036

Durham Craft Market
An exciting open-air market with Durham-area artisans displaying original jewelry, woodworking, glass, pottery, metal, photography, fiber arts, and more. See some of the finest handmade, unique, and affordable arts & crafts in the heart of North Carolina.
May 18, 2013
8am-12pm.
Across from the Farmer's Market, 538 Foster St.
(919) 220-1857

Durham Farmers' Market
Vendors offering locally grown fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, cut flowers, potted plants, artisanal cheeses and breads, home-baked pies, honey, handmade chocolates, preserves, local wines, hand-made soaps, pottery, jewelry and artwork of all sorts. (Fruits and vegetables are seasonal and include only things that actually grow in North Carolina.)
May 18, 2013
8am-12pm.
The Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St.
(919) 484-3084

Durham Historic Sites Scavenger Hunt
Durham's three historic sites, Bennett Place , Duke Homestead, and Historic Stagville, will partner for a family-friendly scavenger hunt! Booklets will be available at all three locations and visitors can start and end at any of the three sites at their own pace. Simply stop by Stagville, Duke Homestead, and Bennett Place to begin your search! FREE.
10am-4pm.
Historic Stagville, 5828 Old Oxford Hwy, Durham, NC 27712
(919) 620-0120

Durham Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure Purchase Tickets
Four ghost stories, four pubs and a whole lot of FUN. Designed for guests seeking a unique downtown Durham experience, this 2.5 hour walking tour covers approximately 1 mile. Stopping at four known paranormal locations, the tour tells the time honored haunted ghost story of Durham's haunted buildings. You learn cool Tobacco Empire history, stories and folklore that will amaze you, plus fun pub stops that only Durham can deliver! Cost $21 (includes service fee).
7:30-10pm.
American Tobacco, 318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701
(800) 979-3370

Get Your Grass Off Gas!
Exchange old gas-powered (and high-polluting) lawnmowers or other yard equipment, drained of fluids, for deeply discounted cleaner electric models. Sponsored by the City-County Sustainability Office and Black & Decker. Pre-order to pick from available models of lawnmowers and other landscaping equipment and to guarantee availability.
May 18, 2013
10am-1pm.
Durham County Stadium, 750 Stadium Dr.
[email protected]

Ho-b Max Car Drift Racing Event
Northgate Mall's Ho-b Max, seller of a variety of battery-operated, electronic hobby crafts including airplanes, cars, boats, helicopters, rockets, tanks, and trains will host a FREE, family-friendly public 1/10 Scale Car Drift Racing Event with model drift cars. Northgate Mall visitors age ten (10) and up can sign up for five-minute rides with remote control drift cars from 12:00-3:30pm. From 3:30-4:00pm, Ho-b Max customers that bring their own drift car will race against Ho b Max employees. FREE
May 18, 2013
12-4pm.
Northgate Mall's Center Court, 1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 286-4400

Interviewing Techniques Workshop
Learn the art of the interview. You’ll discover how to find good interviewees, contact them, prepare for your interview, different interview styles to choose from, and what you need to know about release forms. Cost $50.
May 18, 2013
12-4pm.
Durham Community Media, 110 E Geer St.
(919) 960-0018

Ira Wiggins Quartet
Admission $8.
May 18, 2013
9pm.
Beyú Caffé, 335 W Main St.
(919) 683-1058

Joe Taylor Band
Tickets $12, $10 in advance.
May 18, 2013
9:30pm
Papa Mojos Roadhouse, 5410-Y Highway 55
(919) 361-2222

KidZNotes Spring Concert
All 170 students in the El Sistema-inspired KidZNotes program will be performing their final concert for the 2012-2013 school year. Performances by the Bucket Band, Jazz Combo, String Quartet, our beginning Mozart string orchestra and the advanced Beethoven full orchestra.
10:30am-noon.
Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N Driver St, Durham, NC 27703
(919) 560-2712

Leadership Workshop
Workshop for church leaders and the general congregation to learn how to be a good leaders and have to develop leadership within the congregation.
10am-2pm.
Greater Refuge Temple, 1438 Maplewood Drive, Durham, NC 27704
(919) 220-9883

Patterson's Mill-About Festival
A FUNdraiser for Women Starting Over After 50. It is a multi-generational good time with tag sale vendors, exhibitors, yard salers, original art, hand-made crafts, delicious food from food trucks and bakers, kids face painting and activities, all day live music and more. FREE admission.
May 18, 2013
10am-5pm.
Patterson's Mill Country Store, 5109 Farrington Rd
(919) 493-8149

Piedmont Wines Tasting
FREE.
May 18, 2013
4:30-7pm.
Hope Valley Bottle Shop, 4711 Hope Valley Rd.
(919) 403-5200

Sister Act Purchase Tickets
SISTER ACT is Broadway's feel-amazing musical comedy smash! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner ALAN MENKEN (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look-- a convent!
Wed, 7:30pm-10:30pm.
Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-2787

Sketching in the Galleries
Tap into your own inner artist with brief drawing lessons, then practice sketching. Drawing utensils, paper and drawing boards will be provided, or you may bring your own sketchbook. No pens or wet media allowed. FREE.
May 18, 2013
10am.
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Dr
(919) 684-5135

South Durham Farmers’ Market
Featuring 30 vendors selling produce, cheeses, meats and artisan goods. Every vendor produces and grows within fifty miles of the market.
May 18, 2013
8am-12pm.
Greenwood Commons Shopping Ctr, 5410 Hwy 55
(561) 308-5796

Stephen Anderson Trio
The Stephen Anderson Trio performs at the Sharp Nine Gallery. Don't miss a chance to hear this fantastic pianist/composer and his trio perform in the intimate club setting that is the Sharp Nine. With Jason Foureman and Dan Davis. Admission $15.
8-10:30pm.
Sharp Nine Gallery, 4608 Industry Lane, Durham, NC 27713
(919) 358-0753

Todd Parrot
Mesmerizing Christian harmonica music. FREE admission, but donations accepted.
May 18, 2013
7:30pm.
Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 2700 N. Roxboro Rd.
(919) 220-2458

Walk for the Animals
Raise money, put your paws to the pavement and check out the vendors and demonstrations.
May 18, 2013
10am-2pm.
Duke University's East Campus, 1400 W Main St
(919) 560-0640

Witherspoon Rose Culture's First Bloom Celebration!
Enjoy the first blooms of the season, stroll through our rose gardens and take classes on rose care. Take advantage of great sales, service, and advice.
9am-4pm.
Witherspoon Rose Culture, 3312 Watkins Rd, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-4446

World of Improv Purchase Tickets
What goes on behind the scenes of improv shows and festivals? What happens in the private lives of improv performers, directors, teachers, and students? "World of Improv" pulls back the curtain on an imaginary improv company. Yes, it's an improv show about improv. "World of Improv" is part of the Transactors Experimental Theater series. TET is the company’s improv incubator in which it experiments with new forms, themes, and artists. Tickets $14, $10 student/senior.
8-9pm.
Common Ground Theatre, 4815B Hillsborough Rd, Durham, NC 27705
698-3870
May 18 - 19, 2013
"Animation in Documentary: A Hands-On Introduction" Workshop
This course will provide a brief hands-on introduction to two animation techniques: stop-motion and 2-D. One day will be devoted to 2-D, using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects; the other day, you’ll use a variety of cameras to make stop-motion animation. Students will get experience in the art of animation and will come away with a good sense of what it takes to make a complete animated scene. Cost $175.
May 18 - 19, 2013
1-5pm.
Center for Documentary Studies at Duke, 1317 W. Pettigrew St.
(919) 660-3663

Durham Amateur Golf Tournament
Open to amateur golfers with an established handicap of 10 or better.
May 18 - 19, 2013
Hillandale Golf Course, 1600 Hillandale Rd.
[email protected]
May 19, 2013
!!! (Chk Chk Chk) - A Cat's Cradle Presentation
With Sinkane. Tickets $16, $14 in advance (with $3 membership).
May 19, 2013
9pm.
Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave.
(919) 901-0875

"Chop Shop" Cooking Class at Revolution Restaurant
Work hands-on with Chef Anile and his culinary team in this class of 6 students to create a special menu. At the end of the day, you will sit down with the Chefs and enjoy the fruits of your labor over a bottle of wine and conversation. Pre-registration required. Cost includes all tools, materials, wine, a Revolution shirt and gift card. $200 per person.
May 19, 2013
10am-3pm
Revolution Restaurant, 107 W Main St
(919) 956-9999

"We Women Warriors" Film Screening
Part of the Peaceful Means Film Series. Discussion will follow and refreshments will be available. Admission $5.
May 19, 2013
3pm.
Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.
(919) 683-1709

Bull City TippingPOint
Start at Major the Bull for an approximately 10 mile social ride around Durham ending up at Cocoa Cinnamon! (held every third Sunday of the month).
2pm-3:30pm.
CCB Plaza, E Chapel Hill and Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 886-3878

Durham Bulls vs. Norfolk Tides
Tickets $6.99 and up.
May 19, 2013
5pm.
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St.
(919) 956-2855

Jasme Kelly
Admission $5.
May 19, 2013
11:30am-3pm.
Papa Mojos Roadhouse, 5410-Y Highway 55
(919) 361-2222

Pop-Up Museum
A walk down memory lane with NC Mutual Life Insurance Company. Employees, retirees and others with a company connection are contributing artifacts and anecdotes to create an afternoon of storytelling and display. Archivists from Duke University and North Carolina Central University will exhibit selected items transferred by NC Mutual to the universities in 2009. The collection highlights the historic role the company has played locally and nationally in African-American commerce. FREE.
May 19, 2013
3-4:30pm.
History Hub, 500 W Main St

SEEDS 5th Annual Pie Social Purchase Tickets
SEEDS 5th Annual Pie Social benefits the Durham Inner-city Gardener Program, a youth-driven entrepreneurial leadership program. There will be sweet and savory, meat-filled and gluten-free pies available. Cost $10 suggested donation.
1-5pm.
Durham Central Park, Inc, 501 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 683-1197

Sister Act Purchase Tickets
SISTER ACT is Broadway's feel-amazing musical comedy smash! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner ALAN MENKEN (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look-- a convent!
Wed, 7:30pm-10:30pm.
Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham, NC 27701
(919) 680-2787

The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Concert
"A European Tour." Guest Artist: George Li, piano M. Bruch 6 Swedish Dances F. Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1 in g, op. 25 S. Prokofiev Symphony No 7 in eb, op. 11
3pm.
Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3030
Ongoing Events
July 6 - 7, 2020
Civitan - Durham Bi-Monthly Meeting
Meeting on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.
July 6 - 7, 2020
12:30pm
Willowhaven Country Club, 253 Country Club Dr.
(919) 471-1444
September 1 - 28, 2099
Exchange Club of Durham Monthly Meetings
Meeting the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
September 1 - 28, 2099
6pm
Durham Hilton, Hillsborough Rd.
(919) 688-1794
November 9 - 9, 2099
CivitanTriangle Bi-Monthly Luncheon
Meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.
November 9 - 9, 2099
1pm.
Cafe Parizade, Erwin Square for lunch at 1pm
(919) 493-0614
January 7, 2013 - May 30, 2013
"Polar Worlds: Images of the Arctic and Antarctic" Exhibit
Inspired by the artists' visits to both the north and south arctic regions, the works in this joint show by painter Nerys Levy and photographer Ron Jautz serve not merely to chronicle the dramatic beauty of the polar regions but speak to their shared passion and concern over the crisis created by global climate change. FREE admission.
January 7, 2013 - May 30, 2013
8:30am-5pm M-F.
National Humanities Center, 7 TW Alexander Dr.
(919) 549-0661
January 18, 2013 - July 14, 2013
Sauda Zahra: "With these Hands: Quilting as a Spiritual Odyssey" Exhibit
Art quilts by Sauda Zahra, in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery. FREE admission.
M-Sa, 9am-9pm; Su, 1pm-6pm.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787
January 26, 2013 - June 16, 2013
"Time Capsule" Art Exhibit
With an eclectic array of mediums and genres, this installation reveals the many ways artists working from the late 19th century to the present have experimented with the pleasures, hostilities, and politics of spectatorship. Admission $5, $4 seniors, $3 non-Duke students, FREE for kids under 16 and Duke students and faculty.
January 26, 2013 - June 16, 2013
10am-5pm T,W,F,Sa; 10am-9pm Th, 12-5pm Su
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Dr.
(919) 684-5135
February 8, 2013 - May 19, 2013
"Soul Souvenirs: Durham's Musical Memories from the 60's and 70's" Exhibit
The story of soul, funk and R&B music in Durham represents an important but neglected chapter in the city’s cultural history. “Soul Souvenirs” brings into view a range of social and cultural issues that shaped Durham in the 1960s and 1970s. The exhibit’s narrative surveys the origins, influences, politics, history, local landmarks and media impact of Durham’s rich soul music scene. FREE admission.
February 8, 2013 - May 19, 2013
8am-7pm.
Crowe Lobby at the American Tobacco Campus, 318 Blackwell St.
(919) 433-1560
March 18, 2013 - October 5, 2013
"One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia " Photography Exhibit
FREE admission.
March 18, 2013 - October 5, 2013
M-F, 9am-5pm.
Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 1317 W Pettigrew St, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-3663
March 18, 2013 - May 18, 2013
"Street Exposure: The Photographs of Ronald Reis" Photography Exhibit
Reis’s photographs taken in New York and London over a ten-year period, mainly during the 1960s, a time when photographers like Lee Friedlander, Diane Arbus, and Garry Winogrand were also documenting the commonplace, the extraordinary within the ordinary. Reis has continued to photograph streetscapes in the U.S. and abroad, now using digital cameras and printing in color as well as black and white. FREE admission.
March 18, 2013 - May 18, 2013
M-F, 9am-5pm; Sa, 1pm-5pm.
Perkins Library - Duke University, 411 Chapel Dr, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5870
March 21, 2013 - July 21, 2013
"Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey" Art Exhibit
Wangechi Mutu’s first survey in the United States, featuring more than 50 works from the mid-1990s to the present, including collage, drawing, sculpture, installation and video. Admission $5, $4 seniors, $3 non-Duke students, FREE for kids under 16 and Duke students and faculty.
March 21, 2013 - July 21, 2013
10am-5pm T,W,F,Sa; 10am-9pm Th, 12-5pm Su
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Dr.
(919) 684-5135
April 13, 2013 - June 15, 2013
"Structure: Phil Freelon Photographs" Exhibit
Featuring both still-life and landscape photography, including black-and-white photographs of Durham's iconic architecture, and time-lapse video installations of the downtown area. FREE admission.
M-F, 10am-6pm; Sa, 10am-4pm.
Craven Allen Gallery/House of Frames, 1106-1/2 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 286-4837
April 19, 2013 - October 13, 2013
Working Class: Durham by Bibi Bowman
The Durham Arts Council presents Working Class: Durham, paintings by Bibi Bowman, in the pre-function corridor of the Durham Convention Center. Exhibits are free and open to the public during building hours. If you are interested in purchasing work contact Lindsay Gordon at [email protected]
M-Su, 9am-9pm.
Durham Convention Center, 301 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787
April 24, 2013 - May 20, 2013
Durham Public Schools Art Exhibit
April 24-May 6 will feature works from DPS secondary school students; May 7-20 will showcase works from DPS elementary school students.
April 24, 2013 - May 20, 2013
During Mall hours.
Northgate Mall, 1058 West Club Blvd.
(919) 560-2000
April 26, 2013 - August 31, 2013
"Beyond the Front Porch" Photography Exhibit
Eight graduating seniors who have completed the Certificate in Documentary Studies at Duke University showcase their final projects. FREE admission.
Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 1317 W Pettigrew St, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-3663
May 1 - 25, 2013
"'Scapes" Art Exhibit
FREE admission.
May 1 - 25, 2013
M-F 9am-9pm, Su 1-6pm
Durham Art Council Bldg, 120 Morris St
(919) 560-2713
May 1 - 29, 2013
"Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit"
The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources will display 24 images from the State Archives, the N.C. Museum of History and State Historic Sites.
May 1 - 29, 2013
Durham County Library, 300 N Roxboro St
(919) 560-0100
May 2 - 25, 2013
"The Homosexuals" Play Purchase Tickets
When Evan, a young gay man, first arrives in the city, he encounters a group of friends who welcome him into their family. And over the next ten years, they change his life in ways he could never have imagined. A sexy and funny tale for anyone who has ever fallen in love with a friend. Tickets $17 F-Su, $12 M-F, $2 discount for seniors/military, $5 students with i.d.
May 2 - 25, 2013
Th-Sa, 8:15pm; Su, 3:15pm.
Manbites Dog Theater, 703 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 682-3343
May 2, 2013 - July 31, 2013
Variety In Nature - Art Exhibit at Mad Hatter
Nature is the theme. Variety in this case not only comes from nature itself, but in the artistic choices included in the show. Some quite traditional, others very classical, alternating serious and playful, and rendered in both oils and acrylics. Feel free to contact the artist if you would like for him to join you and tell you about his work or specific pieces.
M-Sa, 7am-9pm; Su, 8am-5pm.
Mad Hatter, 1802 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 599-9491
May 6, 2013 - August 31, 2013
Hidden in Plain Sight: Architectural Reminders of Durham’s Vital Past
Photographer MJ Sharp, a CDS instructor, did an independent study with undergraduate student Jack Anderson that culminated in his exhibition of nighttime black-and-white photographs. Anderson says he "began this project with the goal of documenting the process of gentrification in the city, but it has a evolved into a more targeted examination of particularly significant historical sites in Durham that have declined through neglect or abandonment." FREE admission.
M-F, 9am-5pm.
Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 1317 W Pettigrew St, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 660-3663
May 9, 2013 - June 5, 2013
U-pick Strawberries
Pick your own strawberries at Durhams only u-pic strawberry farm. Visit the website for more info.
May 9, 2013 - June 5, 2013
8am-7pm M-Sa.
Waller Family Farm, 5005 Kerley Rd.
(919) 225-4305
May 10, 2013 - July 14, 2013
Our House: Durham Arts Council School Annual Faculty and Student Show
A free opening reception will be held May 17th from 5-7 at the Durham Arts Council building, in coordination with Durham's Third Friday. FREE admission.
M-Sa, 9am-9pm; Su, 1pm-6pm.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787
May 15, 2013 - June 16, 2013
"FRESH" Art Exhibit
Featuring art about new, growing, alive, natural, and with a bit of attitude. FREE admission.
W-Th, 11am-6pm; F-Sa, 11am-8pm; Su, 1pm-4pm.
Pleiades Gallery, 109 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 797-2706
May 15, 2013 - July 14, 2013
Selected Works by Nancy Tuttle May
The Durham Arts Council presents Selected Works, paintings by Durham-based artist Nancy Tuttle May. A free opening reception will be held May 17th from 5-7 at the Durham Arts Council building, in coordination with Durham's Third Friday. FREE admission.
May 15, 2013 - July 14, 2013
M-Sa, 9am-9pm; Su, 1pm-6pm.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-2787
May 17, 2013 - June 13, 2013
"Vaudeville" Photography Exhibit
Dan Herrera's work explores the story of a magical past, his boyhood love of creating dioramas, and using the aesthetic properties of the photographic print itself as a means to engage the viewer this mysterious narrative, at once futuristic and nostalgic. FREE admission.
Tu-F, 10:30am-5:30pm; Sa, 10:30am-4pm.
Through This Lens, 303 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 687-0250
May 17, 2013 - July 13, 2013
Handbuilt
Claymakers hosts a five-person show featuring Chris Campbell, Cathy Kiffney, Amy Sanders, Caroly Van Duyn, and Evelyn Ward. People's first tools are their hands, and hand building as a clay-working technique is companion to human history. Hand-coiled, pinched, molded, and rolled clay resulted in bricks, vessels, and sculptures long before the development of the potters’ wheel. The NC artists highlighted in "Handbuilt" skillfully employ timeless techniques in a present-day mode. FREE admission.
Tu-Sa, 1-6pm.
Claymakers Gallery, 705 Foster St, Downtown Durham, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 530-8355
May 18, 2013 - June 23, 2013
"Call it What You Want" Photography Exhibit
Selected works from Riverside High School photography students. FREE admission.
May 18, 2013 - June 23, 2013
1-5pm Sa & Su.
Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography at West Point on the Eno City Park, 5101 N. Roxboro Rd.
(919) 471-1623
 
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