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A visit to Durham puts a wealth of culture at your fingertips, whether you're looking for avant garde visual art, high energy theater and dance, compelling history, or fascinating museums. Explore Durham Culture to find upcoming events and learn about the arts and culture you can find here.

 

 

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Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

The musical partnership between Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland's premier fiddle ambassador, and the sizzlingly-talented young California cellist Natalie Haas may not seem an obvious o…


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Ancient & Modern: Vespers Ensemble Fall Concert

For the Fall Concert, Duke Chapel Vespers Ensemble is led by their new director, Dr. Philip Cave, in a program entitled "Ancient & Modern." The concert features two settings of the …


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Boos and Brews Movie Night

  • Durty Bull Brewing Company

It's a horror movie party! Support your local directors as they put on the scariest films in the Triangle. They're turning the brewhouse into a movie theater for this frightful festival, but that's …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Disney's The Little Mermaid

Broadway’s Under the Sea Spectacular! "One of the most ravishing things I have ever seen on a Broadway stage." - Time Magazine In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful …


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Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers

America's Hottest Accordion" winner, Dwayne Dopsie plays a unique, high energy style of zydeco. Dwayne hails from one of the most influential Zydeco families in the world. Although inspired by …


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Happy Hour with special guest Harrison Haynes

Haynes is a Durham-born visual artist, drummer, and photography teacher. He was a recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship grant, and his work has been exhibited at The Nasher …


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Harvey Dalton Arnold Birthday Bash & BDBC Oktoberfest Beer Release Party

Music Maker, the Bullpen, and Bull Durham Beer Co. are throwing a party for two of their favorite things: blues and brews. Harvey Dalton Arnold is a southern-rock legend, blues guitar maestro, …


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Hawt Sauce: A Queer Dance Party!

Your favorite deep fried dance party is back just in time for Southern Fried Queer Pride Durham 2017! | #SFQP!Come out to The Pinhook on Friday, Oct 20th at 10PM for a night sure to move your feet t…


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Kimberly Wheaton Solo Exhibit - Ecology & Artifact

Public Reception for solo artist Kimberly Wheaton - Ecology & Artifact. Image shown is "River Rocks," 24" x 36", oil and cold wax on cradled wood panel by Kimberly …


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Latin American Film Festival

  • Various venues

Founded in 1986, by Sharon Mujica, the Latin American Film Festival celebrates the power and artistry of Latin America's film and audiovisual production. Its mission is to provide a space in North …


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MIMIC by Alyssa Miserendino

MIMIC is both an exhibition and book project of re-photographed original photographic prints with flash, and manipulated originals. All images are taken from the artist's family archive, spanning …


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Motorco and Carolina Theatre Present An Evening With Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

The musical partnership between Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as one of Scotland's premier fiddle ambassadors, and the sizzlingly-talented young California cellist Natalie Haas may not seem an …


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Opening Reception, Works from the Loop: 2013-2017, Peter Hoffman

Photographs and Illuminated Digital Collage Untitled: Loop reflects an experience as a pedestrian in the urban landscape through two different mediums – digital photographs and illuminated …


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Play - "Twin Lights"

A one-act play by local playwright Mark Perry, written especially for the Bicentenary celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá'u'lláh, founder of the …


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Public Reception for Member Artists' Exhibit - "Selfie"

Pleiades member artists present works in response to the concept of "Selfie." Image shown: "Selfie2," gouache on board by Tom Dunne. 


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Southern Fried Queer Pride

Featuring workshops, skill shares, and other events. The closeout music night at the end of the festival features a variety of styles of performance art (drag, live music, spoken word, …


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Steinfest: Present Day Interpretations

  • Claymakers Studio & Gallery
  • (919) 530-8355

Claymakers’ "5th Annual Steinfest" will showcase over 200 modern interpretations of the German stein, and feature 60 ceramic artists from across the US and Canada. Curated by Gillian …


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Third Friday

Gallery crawl with live music and other performances. Maps available at the Visitor Info Center and at each participating location.


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Third Friday Pop-Up Block Party

  • Durham Visitor Info Center
  • (919) 687-0288

This month, we're celebrating with live music from Kidznotes and DJ Shahzad, and an exhibit by artist Ian Griffin (http://ianthegriffin.com/). Food and beverage will be provided by Bull City …


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Tyshawn Sorey & Jason Moran

  • Durham Fruit & Produce Company
  • (919) 660-3356

In this dream collaboration, two of American music’s brightest and most adventurous modern minds, Tyshawn Sorey and Jason Moran, collaborate to pay tribute to their clear musical and …


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Wings of Freedom Tour

Tour, or even fly in, four World War II-era bomber and fighter planes. The N.C. Department of Transportation's Division of Aviation and the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority are proud to …


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Works from the Loop: 2013-2017, Peter Hoffman

  • SPECTRE Arts
  • (919) 213-1441

Photographs and Illuminated Digital Collage Untitled: Loop reflects an experience as a pedestrian in the urban landscape through two different mediums – digital photographs and illuminated …


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200th Anniversary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh, Founder of the Bahá’í Faith

An evening of celebration. Video presentations, choral music and remarks are included, and there will also be another world premiere presentation. NCCU music professor Baron Tymas has composed an O…


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Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
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