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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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Cosmic Cajun Tea Dance

Cosmic Country bringing you Austin - style country two step and Cajammers mixing it up with some Cajun two step, waltz and zydeco.Dancing, friends, byob , bring cash donations for the band and …


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David Quick’s Jazz Combo

Swing, bossa nova, love songs, the works! All classic stuff from Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and several others. Go to dance, but make sure to try to the BBQ!


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Hip Hop Against Lupus

Live music, vendors, and more as we come together to bring awareness and raise funds for the systemic autoimmune disease that affects millions of people around the world. Performances By: 1. …


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Memorial Day Military Timeline Event

Following the American Civil War, a “Decoration Day” began in communities across America remembering soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Senator John A. Logan, a former Union …


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Orquesta GarDel monthly residency

Both Orquesta GarDel and Living Arts Collective are thrilled to announce an exciting collaboration for 2018 - GarDel is the salsa-band-in-residence at LAC. Every fourth Sunday they will perform in …


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Sunday Family Fun @Pour Taproom

  • Pour Taproom
  • (919) 251-8985

Kids Eat free every Sunday at Pour taproom, located on CCB Plaza, downtown Durham (opposite "Major"). Family friendly games are available as well as kid friendly colouring books and …


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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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