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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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Special Events

Church Street UMC Youth Choir

  • Edgewood Baptist Church
  • (919) 471-2664

Come hear the beautiful voices of The Parish Youth Choir of Church Street United Methodist Church of Knoxville, TN, presenting a concert of sacred choral music. The group is directed by Tim Ward.


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Mama Played Mondays

Old School / Retro sounds of Hip Hop / R&B / Soul + Funk. Must be 21+


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Chad Valley

With Water Wingz.


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The Bull Meets the Bayou Panel Discussion

Panelists will discuss: What is the mutual responsibility between art and community? How can artists be in community with one another and use art to create the community we want to have?


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Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


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Dissimilar South, MKR

With Kate's Bush.


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Mallarmé Series Concert 5 Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba meet Mallarmé

The Mallarmé Chamber Players is proud to announce our next 2017-18 Series concert, in collaboration with Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba. Combining passionate originality and fierce authenticity, …


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Play - " Wakey, Wakey"

A beautiful, funny, and moving meditation on the sorrow and joy we accumulate on life's journey, by one of the most remarkable and distinctive playwrights in American theater. Expect laughter. …


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Universal Love - Mallarme Chamber Players with Kaira Ba

The Mallarmé Chamber Players are a flexible ensemble of professional musicians based in Durham, whose mission is to enrich the lives of the community through outstanding chamber music …


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AfterHours: Dynamic Duos: Eat & Drink

Join the Museum of Life and Science for their latest 21+ AfterHours event: Dynamic Duos. Experience food and beverage pairings from local restaurants, breweries, and wineries. Learn the science …


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Anytown, USA Student Film Screening

The overwhelming majority of North Carolinians live in towns of 5,000 people or less; in fact, North Carolina has the second-most number of small towns in the country. But the mass exodus of …


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Bruce Jentleson

The Regulator Bookshop welcomes Bruce Jentleson, Duke University professor of public policy and political science, for a reading and signing of his new book, The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from …


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Durham Central Park Benefit - Lise Uyanik & The Mobile City Band

Mobile City Band, led by Lise Uyanik and eight of her talented friends, began rockin’ and rollin’ in the Triangle in the 80’s. Now they get together every once in awhile to gather …


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Free Film: Best in Show

Christopher Guest directed this mockumentary "Best in Show" (2000, 88 minutes, rated PG-13), which follows the many eccentrics who enter their pets in a prestigious dog show in order to w…


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The Ogre's Wife: Unveiled + Bellflower

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

A celebration of classic French songs and an informal dance performance of Dana Livermore's "The Ogre's Wife" with live music accompaniment by Sara Zaleta. ABOUT THE WORK The …


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Weather Warlock

Weather Warlock is a band based around and instrument of the same name, created by New Orleans musician / inventor Quintron. The instrument is a large analog synthesizer which is controlled …


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Building Bridges through Good Faith" Exhibit

The newest exhibit, "Building Bridges through Good Faith", highlighting the growth and development of one of the oldest Muslim communities in North Carolina. The Ar-Razzaq Islamic …


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Adult Dance Classes

Empowered Adult Dance is designed for adult dancers of all ages and abilities. All classes are fun, educational, and challenging for working professionals and others interested in dance. The drop-in …


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Art Exhibit - "John Akomfrah: Precarity"

A new three-channel video installation created by John Akomfrah, the London-based artist and filmmaker. Precarity works with the themes of risk, hybridity and the unfathomable to explore the city o…


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Art Exhibit - "Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection"

The Nasher Museum presents a major nationwide touring exhibition that offers a new perspective on the critical contribution that artists of African descent have made to the evolution of abstract art …


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Art Exhibit - Karel Appel and Dieter Roth: Cats and Dogs

Offering a playful and amusing take on two of the most adored domestic animals, cats and dogs, this installation is selected from two lithographic portfolios by Dutch artist Karel Appel (1921 - 2…


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Art Exhibit - The Bull Meets the Bayou

The Bull Meets the Bayou exhibition exchange between Durham and New Orleans features work by LEVEL Artist Collective and Ashley Teamer of New Orleans alongside local artists of Durham. The e…


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Art Exhibit - "Freestyle"

Who knows what will happen when member artists respond to this boundless concept?


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Art Exhibit - "Imaginary Realms of Life and Death"

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713

Ceramic sculptures by Gabriela Rosenberg.


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Art Exhibit - Faces of FEMME

  • Triangle Community Artists Gallery
  • (919) 328-4002

An exploration of femininity in gender, race, religion, identity and class. The exhibition explores the complexities of femme identity through up-close and colorful portraits of the femme …


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