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21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

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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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Beginners' Line Dance Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • (252) 767-2780

Beginners Urban Soul Line Dance Classes are provided by M. E. Henderson, Inc.. This low-impact form of exercise is free. Bring your water and towel for this one hour class!


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Free Showing of "Mully" movie at White Rock Baptist Church

  • White Rock Baptist Church
  • (919) 688-8136

The community is invited to see “Mully”, a movie about Charles Mully, when as a boy was abandoned by his parents at the age of six in Kenya. He became very wealthy, but listened to God …


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Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip

Book Harvest and Scholastic are hosting the ultimate summer reading road trip event to celebrate “A Magical Summer of Reading.” In an effort to get kids reading this summer, the 2018 …


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A.I.M.

Presented in Association with The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. A.I.M, under the Artistic Direction of Kyle Abraham, creates evocative, interdisciplinary works. Born into hip-hop culture …


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The Get Up Kids

Indie rock. Presented by Cat's Cradle. With Racquet Club, Ageist.


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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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Indigo Girls

Grammy award-winning folk rock duo. Twenty years after they began releasing records as the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have politely declined the opportunity to slow down with age. W…


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Moviediva Film Series - Leo McCarey's The Awful Truth

A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.


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Music in the Gardens: Anna & Elizabeth

Anna & Elizabeth have transformed a shared passion for Appalachian folk songs and archival research into an evocative take on bluegrass. Picking up where Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard left o…


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Blowin' Up – Full Frame Road Show Summer Series

In 2004, the United States' first problem-solving court around prostitution was created in Queens County, New York. With unparalleled access to the workings of the court, presided over by the …


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Cameron Esposito: Person of Consequence

  • The Pinhook

Cameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. In addition to her work as a nationally touring headliner, Cameron has appeared on NBC, CBS, Comedy Central, TBS, IFC, E!, …


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Hoax Theory presents: The Baghdad Battery

For an object so elemental in its composition--clay, iron, copper and asphalt--the Baghdad Battery becomes more inscrutable and occult upon closer consideration. Proffered by some as evidence of an …


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Hollow Rock Ramblers w/ Greg Ruby

Local favorites, the Hollow Rock Ramblers are joined by Seattle guitarist Greg Ruby for a set of early jazz, swing and Americana.


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Movie Loft presents "Rockers"

Shake that sweat off with Movie Loft at Shadowbox Studio in July via a screening of the 1978 joy that is 'Rockers'! Chock full of absurdly good music, the film follows Horsemouth (drummer Leroy …


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Che Apalache Live at the Bullpen

Che Apalache, or "my Appalachian homie," is a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires with members from Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. Their debut album …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Devon Gilfillian

Devon Gilfillian fires twin barrels of gospel-blues and southern soul on his debut EP. Fueled by groove, guitar, and the powerful punch of Gilfillian’s voice, the songs shine a light on a …


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Durham Arts Council July Third Friday Artist Reception

Sumptuous detail and bold colors herald the opening of two new exhibits at the Durham Arts Council on Friday, April 20, starting at 6pm (held in conjunction with July Third Friday Durham). Cool off …


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Footprints

Footprints delivers an outstanding presentation of three ADF-commissioned world premieres, performed with impeccable technique and infectious energy by ADF students. Dafi Altabeb, recipient of the …


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Joe Bell & The Stinging Blades

Conceived in cigarette smoke and nurtured on cold beer, the Stinging Blades are a bar band down to the marrow. Their mixture of Memphis Soul, New Orleans R&B, Blues, Rock & Roll, and finely …


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Lionel Lyles

Lionel Lyles (Jazz)


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