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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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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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CONVERGE: The Dusk In Us Tour

Every Converge album is a milestone in the heavy music community and the band's latest is the most integral album to date in a catalog that's celebrated to an almost religious degree by countless …


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Guitarzz!

Russel, Will and James will each depart from their normal musical zones and nerd out, guitar style, performing the music of Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck and more.


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Holiday Art Invitational Show & Sale

Hand-crafted items by over 15 North Carolina artisans: special guests, activities and music, and Arts & Health Gift Cards for loved ones.


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International Folk Dance Club Social Dance

  • Living Arts Collective

Open to the public and no partners are necessary. 7:00 PM - Easy dances 8:00 PM - Teaching for half an hour 9:25 PM - Dancing ends Parking in the area of the LAC is tight. See the …


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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world …


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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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Strutters' Northgate Mall Christmas Concert

The Bulltown Strutters will bring some Second Line flavor to Christmas spirit to Northgate Mall.


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A Trailer Park Christmas

"A Trailer Park Christmas" follows the Dodson/Hussy family as they grapple with crazy neighbors, ghosts, fruitcakes and a holiday tornado. A letter from Loraine Dodson- Whispering Pines …


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Allan Gurganus Performs "A Fool For Christmas"

"A Fool for Christmas" is Allan's marvelous story, told in the first person, of a socially awkward loner named Verne who manages a pet shop in a mall off an interstate, somewhere in N…


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Artist Talk with Stephen Hayes

DAG's 2017 resident artist Stephen Hayes discusses the artwork he created for the "Richer Than Gold" exhibition.


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Beginning Sewing Class at The Scrap Exchange

Always wanted to learn how to use a sewing machine or spiff up your skills? Join a textile artist and long-time sewing instructor for this class designed for brand new beginners and re-entry sewers. …


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Ira David Wood III's A Christmas Carol

Ira David Wood III’s beloved musical comedy, A Christmas Carol, celebrates its 43rd Anniversary this year. The show has been performed annually since 1974 and has been named one of the …


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Music In The Plaza: Thurs Local Live

  • CCB Plaza

Pour Taproom presents evening performances in CCB Plaza every Thursday featuring local artists and musicians. Pour Taproom Durham is a pay-by-the-ounce taproom where you can pour your own drink …


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TYNY

TYNY is a live electronic band evolved from the solo project of Peter Daaleman. Based in Durham, NC, the band focuses on expanding modern dance music into an engaging live experience. The members …


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"The Woman Who Made Snow" Exhibit Opening Reception

Opening event for our newest exhibit "The Woman Who Made Snow", highlighting the historic Snow Building and the woman who made it happen. This event is FREE and open to the public, …


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Barriskill Dance Theatre School's Nutcracker Ballet

Enjoy a magical production of this family holiday classic! Barriskill Dance Theatre School is proud to present their annual production of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet!


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Durham Arts Council 3rd Friday Artist Reception & Holiday Event

An art-filled, family-friendly Third Friday holiday event in the Allenton and Semans Galleries. More visual art will be featured in a DAC Pavilion pop-up gallery, the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy …


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Durham Symphony Annual Holiday Pops & Silent Auction Fundraiser

The Durham Symphony Orchestra invites you to celebrate the season and its 42nd year at their Annual Holiday Pops Concert and Silent Auction Fundraiser. This cross-cultural event features Hanukkah, …


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Durham's Black Nativity

Durham's Black Nativity is an annual soulful celebration of the birth of Jesus. The cast features 100 talented singers, dancers and musicians.


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Film Screening - Unclear about Nuclear War

  • Power Plant Gallery
  • (919) 660-3622

Cold war films about the atomic bomb and cold war television commercials are presented amidst large "unreadable" abstract images.


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Gown

"Unapologetically aggressive, cello-driven metal" - Indy, 2017 "Effusive Durham metal outfit... blistering tunes" - Indy, 2016 With Hammer No More the Fingers, Vassal, …


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Life is a Rich Pageant, Steve Oliva and Chris Williams

New prints that interpret a small section of the myriad absurdities of existence. Some of these works are silly. Some are sad. Some are fun. Some are angry. Some are fine. Some are pop. Some are b…


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