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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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Moogfest Posters and Synth Art from the American Tobacco Collection

American Tobacco Campus presents its collection of Moogfest art posters from 2010-2016. The posters were created for SYTH: A Group Art Show Inspired by Bob Moog. Moogfest is a tribute to Dr. …


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Session at the Shed w/ Ernest Turner

  • The Shed
  • (732) 570-2935

Weekly concert and jam session featuring the Ernest Turner Trio. Drop in and hear some of the best music in town - every Monday.


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Be Connected: Meet the Mayoral Candidates – Who is Shea Ramirez?

Who is Shea Ramirez? She’s a mother of 6. An entrepreneur. The anti-superwoman superwoman. Come meet Shea Ramirez and see what else she’s about at Beyu Be Connected. This is a k…


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Ciompi Quartet Presents 2017 Summer Chamber Music Series At Duke Gardens presented by Eric Pritchard

Eric Pritchard, First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, collaborates with pianist James Tocco, his longtime friend and mentor from student days at Indiana University. Professor Tocco, who currently …


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John Palowitch

Triangle jazz scene regulars John Palowitch (sax), Russell Favret (guitar), Kenny Phelps-McKeown (bass), and Devin Fuller (drums) come together for an eclectic set of funk, rock, and hip-hop, …


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Sauerkraut: German Expressionism in Film And Music

The Mallarmé Chamber Players will close their 2016-17 Concert Series with Sauerkraut, a program inspired by German expressionism featuring the silent film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. …


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Tuesday Blues Jam

BNG provides, amps, drums, PA...everything you'll need, just bring your instrument or sticks...sign up and play or sit back & listen to some great blues


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Chainmaille Jewelry – European 4 in 1 Bracelet Workshop

The process of creating chainmaille involves using two pairs of pliers (one in each hand), wielding them like a crab, and opening and closing split rings to create intricate patterns. The process …


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John T. Edge reading and book signing

James Beard award-winning author John T. Edge comes to Fullsteam Brewery for a reading and signing of his new book, The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South. The Lantern's Andrea …


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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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The Orbiting Human Circus featuring The Music Tapes

The Orbiting Human Circus feat. The Music Tapes: Julian Koster (Neutral Milk Hotel) and Night Vale Presents invite you into the world of popular new podcast The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) …


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Fluid" - Paintings by MyLoan Dinh

On view in the Durham Convention Center’s Pre-Function Corridor, “Fluid,” features paintings by MyLoan Dinh. Dinh’s work explores the challenges of an immigrant living b…


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"Forecasts and Other Disturbances" - mixed media work by Julie Anne Greenberg

Julie Anne Greenberg’s “Forecasts and Other Disturbances” features mixed media interpretations of storm patterns, with a critical eye toward human attempts to control and predict …


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Art Exhibit - "All Matterings of Mind"

The exhibition title All Matterings of Mind is inspired by a photograph by David Benjamin Sherry titled All Matterings of Mind Equal One Violet. Sherry borrowed the phrase from a poem by e. e. …


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Art Exhibit - “What You Make of It”

Charron Andrews' solo exhibition. Charron creates engaging heartfelt vignettes that reflect her memories, images and feelings growing up in a big Catholic family in Detroit. Her comments on found …


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Art Exhibit - "Nothing's Black or White"

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713

New mixed media works by DAG member artist Jill Eberle. "The people depicted in these images are also on the edge of control, silently confronting the complexities of life. They face dilemmas, …


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Art Exhibit - Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume and Confrontation

Featuring painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, 21c Durham's upcoming exhibition, Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume and Confrontation includes works by 25 artists from more than a dozen …


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Art Exhibit - Forms and Functions

Jina Valentine and Jaydan Moore investigate found materials and isolate the shapes and patterns within to reveal the meanings and metaphors embedded in seemingly random forms. Drawing with ink on …


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Art Exhibits - Works by Dan Gottlieb and Iris Gottlieb

Dan Gottlieb: American Landscapes in 4/3 Time, and Iris Gottlieb: Natural Attraction & Personal Work. The artists, father and daughter, return to Craven Allen Gallery with profound meditations o…


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Durham Art Guild 2017 Members' Showcase

This is a submission-free non-juried exhibition to showcase the work of DAG members. AWARDS Peoples' Choice Award: All gallery attendees throughout the duration of the exhibition will be …


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Leah Sobsey Art Exhibition

Sobsey is an artist and educator from Chapel Hill, N.C. with a background in anthropology and studio art. Using both digital technologies and 19th century techniques, Sobsey’s art merges …


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Our House: Durham Arts Council School Student & Instructor Exhibition

In the Durham Arts Council's Semans Gallery, the Durham Arts Council School is in the spotlight with “Our House,” an exhibition of student and instructor visual artwork. An opening …


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Photography Exhibits - In Conditions of Fresh Water

With their project and resulting exhibition-In Conditions of Fresh Water-artist Torkwase Dyson and attorney/environmental scientist Danielle Purifoy explore environmental racism based on their …


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