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21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

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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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Ethan Iverson Trio & Melissa Aldana

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

Though she’s not yet reached her thirtieth birthday, Melissa Aldana has already broken several jazz boundaries. In 2013, Aldana became the first female instrumentalist and first South American …


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Film Screening: Loving Vincent

The world's first fully oil painted feature film, brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history's most celebrated …


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Flash Chorus: "Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran & "Feel It Still" by Portugal. The Man

Anyone can show up and be a part of a rocking ad hoc chorus, regardless of any prior singing experience (or lack there-of). If you've ever wanted to express yourself creatively through music …


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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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An evening with author Jeffrey Meyer

Join local writer Jeffrey Meyer at The Regulator Bookshop for a discussion of his new novel, A Call to China.


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Ethan Iverson Trio with Chris Potter & Houston Person

  • Durham Fruit & Produce Company

Nearly four decades separate the exuberant Chris Potter and the sage Houston Person, but in Durham they share the same supporting trio. This double bill of saxophonists from South Carolina stretches …


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Get Lit/ Stay Woke National Action Network Youth Move College Tour

  • A. E. Student Union

Featuring the Rev. Al Sharpton, civil rights leader, activist, and founder and President of National Action Network.


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Michael McDonald with Special Guest Marc Cohn

“Due in September, Wide Open sets McDonald’s gruff but heartfelt vocals—and his thoughts on romance and human nature—against arrangements that pull expertly from R&B, …


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She Keeps Bees

Considering how controlled the chaos was on Eight Houses-the band's last offering, which was ruptured by riffs and rattled by rhythms without leaping straight off the rails-it's tough to imagine a …


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he's joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton ( Bob M…


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Ethan Iverson Trio & Joshua Redman

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

“Is Joshua Redman a new archetype?” The New York Times asked more than two decades ago, when the saxophonist, who had just moved to the city, was just twenty-five. The Times was right: …


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Good Music Fest

Brian "B-Mac" Macintosh And First Class Presents: Good Music Fest Homecoming Party Feat: Ikeadamone, King Draft, D. Shawn & Soul, $wank, and Kelly Kale Music By: DJ Fannie Mae


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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Mister and Miss NCCU Coronation and Ball

  • McDouglad-McLendon Arena (Cornoation) & A.E. Student Union (Ball)

Coronation and Ball.


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Northgate Jams!

Jam sessions each week to play old time, bluegrass and country. No rules, however, so all musicians are welcome to join in the fun. Park in the parking deck closest to the movie theater or in …


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Public Lecture: Educating Citizens and Reforming Generations with Alan Taylor

Join the National Humanities Center for a public lecture with two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor. In the wake of the American Revolution, political leaders insisted that …


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So You Think You Can Dance

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 14-time Emmy® Award-winning show that sparked America’s fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall – live on tour. …


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An Evening with The Malpass Brothers

Be a part of his wonderful evening concert! The Rickhouse provides an intimate setting for this duo as guests dine at tables of eight. It doesn’t matter whether or not you’re a fan o…


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Comedy Roast

Featuring Joe Torry, Nick Lewis, Chris Thomas "The Mayor", The Grave Digger - Tito. After party with DJ Fatz.


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Eagle Fest Street Festival and K97.5 Live Broadcast

  • Brant Street Plaza

The Ultimate Homecoming Experience will get event better during this afternoon of fun contests, on air interviews, campus pep rally, inflatables, food and a free official homecoming T-shirt! …


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Ethan Iverson Trio & Ravi Coltrane

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

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane was born into jazz royalty, the son of musicians John (who died before Ravi was two) and Alice. But his surname has served less as a free pass and more as an impetus to …


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Free Screenings of The Room (2003)

Join Duke University Union Freewater Presentations in their unironic showings of The Room (2003) or what has been called one of the worst films ever made. There will be free food catered for the …


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JB Jazz Club

  • JB Duke Hotel

Featuring  John Brown, director of Duke's Jazz Program and other members of the John Brown Band of Musicians.


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Durham, NC 27701 USA
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