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African Diasporic Culture of Wakanda 1 – The Art Plus

This program will examine the artistic landscape of the Black Panther film through the lens of local artists - Erika+Jamal of FOCSI, Malcolm Goff, Vicki B. Wicked, Nadjib Assani, Danny Quick, LA …


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African Music Week Finale

Mix, mingle and dance to the rich and diverse expressions of African music in an inclusive, vibrant and positive setting. Listen, Learn and dance to African Reggae, African Salsa, Afrobeat, Benga, …


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Bedlam: Hamlet by William Shakespeare Directed by Eric Tucker

  • von der Heyden Studio Theater at Duke Arts Center
  • (919) 660-3356

When New York actors Eric Tucker and Andrus Nichols chose the name “Bedlam” for their upstart theater company in 2012, they no doubt intended it to convey the energy and audacity of t…


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Bedlam: Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw Directed by Eric Tucker

  • von der Heyden Studio Theater at Duke Arts Center
  • (919) 660-3356

When New York actors Eric Tucker and Andrus Nichols chose the name “Bedlam” for their upstart theater company in 2012, they no doubt intended it to convey the energy and audacity of t…


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Beyu Caffe & Social Lyfe Present: RnB Brunch

Beyu Caffe | Social Lyfe Presents the RnB Brunch Hosted By: Colton Palmer Tre McQueen & James Lunsford Brunch will feature RnB hits from over the years while enjoying a specialized brunch menu!


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BlackArt Durham

  • Durham School of the Arts Auditorium
  • (919) 560-3926

Featuring Brown V. Board of Education: Over Fifty Years Later, a One-Man Play by Mike Wiley, 11AM | Black Box Theatre Presentation of Student Talent | 1PM | Weaver Auditorium Children's …


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Chainmaille Jewelry Workshops (Ages 12 & Up)

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 is …


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Dance Performance - ALKHAWF!

  • Durham Fruit & Produce Company

Join OM grown dancers and their season 2 debut. In Alkhawf (meaning fear in Arabic), dancers will acknowledge their fears and in doing so pull the audience into their psyche, using physical …


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Drag Sounds, Sunny Slopes, North by North (CHI), Poor Pie

Chicago crunch rock duo North by North plays Durham, presented by Duke Coffeehouse. Featuring: Drag Sounds https://dragsounds.bandcamp.com/ Sunny …


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Duke University Wind Symphony: A Grand Night

Featuring Duke University Wind Symphony alumnus DeShaun Gordon-King (flute) and a world premiere by Duke graduate composer Yahn Wagner. The Duke University Wind Symphony is directed by Verena …


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Eyes Up Here: Too Real, a 2 mic experience

Stories and jokes, intermixed. The theme: FIRSTS.


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FEED THE NEED 110 GALA

Presented by Ellis Family Law, the 110 Gala will host a silent auction with contributions from local artists, restaurants and other vendors. With your ticket, you will be able to enjoy heavy hors …


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HIP Music Festival - Durham

  • Various Locations
  • (919) 560-2733

The "hippest" musicians on period instruments. HIP = Historically Informed Performance. Featuring concerts, lectures, master class, and HIPster reception in Durham, Raleigh and Chapel H…


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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

  • 212 W Main St
  • (919) 371-2653

Tobacco Road Tours takes you on a motorized, professionally guides tour to where Durham’s roots began & where the City has evolved today. North Carolina’s “Triangle”, …


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Loyal Strands presents "Trap Fitness"

What better way to stay Fit and Beautiful?? Come Join Loyal Strands for some fun! This is a Dance/Fitness Class as you listen to New and Old "Trap" music of our greatest h…


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Meet the Heroes: an Interactive Black History Event

  • New Creation United Methodist Church

We stand on the shoulders of giants. There are many Heroes throughout Black history. Experience them first hand through actors who will tell you their personal stories of triumph, perseverance, and …


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Othello, By William Shakespeare

  • Durham School of the Arts
  • (919) 699-5597

William Shakespeare’s work has been brought to life once again by director Leo Egger who lends his own unique vision to the classical masterpiece, Othello, from page to stage. The show is …


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Play - "Bad Jews"

Bad Jews tells the story of three millennial, Jewish cousins who converge in a NYC apartment after the funeral of their "Poppy." Poppy, a survivor of the Holocaust, moved to the United …


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Play - "The Moors"

A family quarrels. A governess arrives. A servant schemes. A hen falls from the sky. A hound hunts his prey. Watch a tale of desire and intrigue, as spinster sisters author their release from the …


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Play: "Gidion’s Knot"

The slow-burning story of one teacher's conversation with the mother of a student. The tight 90 minute show finds room to address a multitude of important and thought-provoking topics, including …


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R’Mone Entonio (smooth jazz/R&B)

"UNORTHODOX SOUL is not just new music to enjoy: its existence signals the rise of a galvanizing musician and on-the-verge star."-MELODYCHARLES,SOULTRACKS.COM "The classical, …


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