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Alan Reid and Rob van Sante - Big Porch House Concert

  • You'll receive directions when you reserve a seat
  • (919) 286-7063

Alan Reid and Rob van Sante present a lively show rooted in the music of Scotland, its rich history and varied landscape providing much of the inspiration for their material. Seamless harmonies …


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he's joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton ( Bob M…


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Dope Knife

Dope KNife is a rapper/producer from Savannah GA, His sharp satirical rhymes and Uncanny freestyle ability make every Live show a unique experience. With a new album 'NineteenEightyFour' set to be …


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Film Screening - I Am Not Your Negro

James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations o…


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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Lemuria

Indie, Punk, Rock, Pop


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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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African-American History Festival

Africa Unplugged will perform, and the evening will also feature performances by The Burton Elementary Choir, Instrument Club, and Dance Ensemble. Music begins at 6pm. Africa Unplugged's s…


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AOC Fest 17 Primer Party

  • Carolina Soul
  • (919) 908-6620

Art of Cool is teaming up with Durham's Carolina Soul Records to host a series of listening sessions paying homage to the AOCFEST headliners. Whether you are not yet familiar with the music or a…


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Black History Month Writer's Roundtable

Join the Durham Business & Professional Chain in its celebration of Black History Month at its first Writer's Roundtable of 2017. Noted author and publisher Zelda Lockhart of Levinson Press is …


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Bull City Roots

  • (984) 377-2017

Bull City Roots: Kids N Culture "A Black History Month Event" A cultural and art exploration of historic Black Wall St. for kids with Artist Candy Carver Children ages 7 and up!


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Counterclockwise String Band

Bridging the traditional and the progressive, Counterclockwise String Band puts forth a style of bluegrass that is both compellingly new and refreshingly familiar.


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Duke Wind Symphony: An Early 97th Birthday Celebration for PB

Join the Duke University Wind Symphony to celebrate Prof. Emeritus, former conductor and active euphonium player of the Duke University Wind Symphony Paul Bryan's 97th birthday. We invite you for an …


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ECHO: Heather Gordon and Justin Tornow Special Event

A collaboration between visual artist Heather Gordon and dancer and choreographer Justin Tornow, ECHO is part of Gordon's series The Algorithms for Intimacy, which maps interpersonal relationships …


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English Country Dance

  • Freedman Center
  • (919) 683-9672

Beginners welcome; all dances taught; no partner necessary. Live music on 2nd & 4th Thursdays. Gender-free calling. Bring non-street shoes or dance in socks.


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Film: Because - "Night of the Hunter"

Charles Laughton's noir fairy-tale defines the very term "ahead of its time". Robert Mitchum and Lillian Gish (and a small donkey!) all take a trip down the river and through the looking …


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Irish Learning Jam

Jigs, reels, hornpipes and slip jigs. Whatever your fancy, they probably play it. This Learning Jam is designed to build a common repertoire of tunes you'll hear in local Irish sessions; phrase by …


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Jim Quick And Coastline

Always a party and a full dance floor!


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Lowland Hum Record Release Show

Lowland Hum's songs have been described as poetic and evocative, and their arrangements minimal, hushed and dynamic. Lowland Hum is husband/wife team Daniel and Lauren Goans. Together they are a …


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Meet the Author: Stacy Hawkins Adams

Adams is an award-winning author, columnist and essayist. Her inspirational writing features themes that foster personal growth, illuminate journeys of faith and help readers find connections to t…


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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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Robert Ellis

Singer-songwriter and guitarist based in Houston, Texas, United States, who blends country, pop music and jazz. With Courtney Hartman.


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Shakespeare's King Lear

An accessible production by Eno River Players


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