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Calvin Edwards Trio (Soul jazz & Blues)

Beyu is excited to be bringing Calvin Edwards back to Beyu Caffe. Born in Kings Mountain N.C., Calvin is also a well-know international artist who has performed in Okinawa, Tokyo, and China as w…


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Dance - "What You Want"

  • Living Arts Collective

What You Want is about learning to navigate life with agency. In this collaboration, Durham dance artists Alyssa Noble and Allie Pfeffer work to recognize, fulfill, and maintain a sense of what …


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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Durham Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure

Do you believe in ghosts? The home of Liggett &Myers, Kress & Snow Buildings ghosts, oh, it’s a Pub Crawl! Guests spend approximately 25 minutes in three (3) of Durham’s …


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Encaustic Painting & Collage

Learn the fundamentals of Encaustic painting and collaging with hot wax in this 2day Weekend Workshop! Encaustic is an intoxicating beeswax-based medium that smells like honey and falls somewhere …


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Hickory Switch

Country music.


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Malpaso Dance Company + Arturo O'farrill & Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble

Thanks to thawing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, the prodigiously talented Malpaso Dance Company of Havana has started to appear more frequently on American stages. Central to Malpaso's …


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Nevermore Horror and Gothic Film Festival

Nevermore is dedicated to screening brand new horror features from around the world, as well as some fan favorites. Many of these films will never receive a theatrical release in the United States. …


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Play - "Bright Half Life"

Erica and Vicky meet. Buy a mattress. Marry. Raise kids. Divorce. Meet again. And jump out of an airplane. Not necessarily in that order. With a fractured timeline and instantaneous transitions, …


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Play - "Underground"

  • Farrison-Newton Communications Building at NCCU
  • (919) 530-6242

Triangle premier of a breath-stopping musical that captures one slave's faith and determination to gain freedom for his family.


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Rare Music Concert: Gabriel Richard, violin; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello; Randall Love, piano

19th century French piano trios by Onslow, David and Lalo performed with a 1915 Pleyel piano. French violinist Gabriel Richard is a tenure-track first violin at the Paris Orchestra, as well …


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Samedi Gras

Samedi Gras: Fat Saturday, the Saturday before the big event! This year the party s at The Pinhook where you can test drive costumes, wear backup outfits or come as you are. The Chit Nasty Band and …


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Secret Stash CD Release Party w/Peter Bernstein and Steve Haines

  • The Sharp 9 Gallery Jazz Club
  • (919) 486-5299

Jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein (b. 1967, New York City) has been a part of the jazz scene in New York and abroad since 1989. During that time he has participated in over 80 recordings and numerous …


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Sewing Infinity Scarves at The Scrap Exchange

Looped accessories that are all the rage these days! Join us for a beginner-friendly class and use basic sewing skills to make your own! All materials included. Registration is suggested. Space is …


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Shakespeare's King Lear

An accessible production by Eno River Players


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The Willie Painter Band

Playing a mix of danceable blues with a nod towards swinging jazz and an eclectic selection of rock and pop tunes, the Willie Painter Band consists of four veterans of the Triangle music scene.


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Winter Write-A-Thon

Warm up with an afternoon of writing exercises, short readings, and discussion that will inspire you to start new projects and refresh your perspective on existing ones. Open to writers of all l…


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Choral Society of Durham Concert

Choral Society of Durham, Duke University Chorale and Durham Medical Orchestra present Kodály’s Te Deum and Brahms’ Nänie.


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Doc Branch Band

The Doc Branch Band has a long history of family music-making. There has been a Terry family band of some sort as long as anyone in Bahama can remember. In 2005, the family was awarded the North …


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Gary Louris of The Jay Hawks

  • Five Oaks Club House
  • (919) 451-0864

Over the last three decades, as a singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Gary has built a deeply compelling body of music whose artistry and integrity has won the loyalty of an international …


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With P.A.T. Junior, Trandle.


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Organ Recital Series: Jonathan Moyer

Jonathan Moyer maintains a dynamic career as an organist, and he has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan, presenting repertoire from the Renaissance to the 21st century. His …


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Presentation/Voice Master Class: Spirituals with Marlissa Hudson

Duke alumna Marlissa Hudson (T '99) has been described as a "superb lyric coloratura" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). At home both on the operatic and concert stage, Ms. Hudson made her …


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Film Screening - "America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experimen"

James Lewis, historian for the Forest History Society and an executive producer and writer of the film, will be be on hand to show how a German forester named Carl Schenck came to America in 1895 to …


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