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21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

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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Art Market at Vega Metals

Weekly Arts & Crafts Market in Durham Central Park, on Hunt Street between Foster and Rigsbee. Music, food trucks, and local artists showcasing unique, handcrafted treasures for home, garden, a…


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Banda Rockumbiando

  • La Maraka
  • (919) 793-1319

With Los Rumberos.


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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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Durham Civil Rights History Walking Tour

Docents lead a 45 minute tour focusing on sites in downtown Durham that were important in the 1950s and '60s Civil Rights movement. WALKING TOURS AND THE WEATHER Walking tours may be c…


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Hip Hop Festival

Hip Hop Festival with food, drinks, and performances from Tigo B, Oz the hitmaker, Ashley Marshell, and other talented acts to be announced. Produced by Uptown Entertainment, LLC.


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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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Jadah Pearl

Born in 1994, Jadah Pearl first hit the stage when she was only 5 years old performing at church and many stage plays. She was consistent with acting and singing all through life up to highschool …


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Jambalaya Soul Slam IWPS Poetry Slam

St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation presents... Jambalaya Soul Slam’s IWPS Qualifier Poetry Slam This slam is an opportunity for poets to compete to represent the Triangle in the …


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July Birthday Party: Spank

If your birthday falls in July, THIS PARTY IS FOR YOU! Spank is the product of 150 years of collective experience at performing live rock, rhythm and blues. Check out Spank and find out why Old …


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Learn to Quilt: Plus Quilt

In this 3 session class, make your first quilt with this simple and modern design from local quilter Evie Jespersen. Students should be comfortable setting up their machine and sewing straight l…


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Live Music: Kevin Drive

Kevin Drive is an acoustic duo (octave mandolin, percussion, flute, harmonica, ukelele) that writes and covers folk, rock, and blues music. Grab a plate from The SmokeHouse Bandits BBQ Team/Food …


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Mysteryrealm Film Series

Unlike horror movies, Mystery films mainly focus on solving a crime or a puzzle, generally revolving around a murder. You'll be presented with a series of likely suspects, some of whom are "red …


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Onyx Club Boys - Live at the Bullpen

Join the inimitable Onyx Club Boys for a night at The Bullpen in downtown Durham! Free admission. *As always, a portion of your tab goes to help Music Maker Relief Foundation support traditional …


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Rock the Park Movie - "The Sandlot"

Family Friendly Movie.


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Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse

  • (919) 220-2458

Concerts featuring top country, folk, and gospel musicians with coffee bar and snacks. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church.


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VAE Summit

The arts pride themselves as a safe, inclusive space for audiences and artists, and yet rarely do we sit down together to have dialogue about our differences, hidden biases, and blind spots. This …


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Ann Arader

A unique & expressive voice, Ann performs her jazz & bluesy-styled classics along with rare gems by your favorite artists – Van Morrison, Joan Armatrading, Annie Lennox, Rickie Lee …


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Learn to Knit Lace

In this 2 session class, learn to knit lace and read lace patterns while knitting the Synnott's Mill Cowl, a simple chevron lace design in DK weight yarn. The class will cover provisional cast on, …


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Olde Timey Funday with The New Hillbillies

The New Hillbillies, who hail from Chatham County, N.C. have been influenced by a wide variety of musicians and musical styles from past and present. Bands and musicians like The Grateful Dead, B…


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Punch Brothers

Modern Bluegrass’s #1 Band Punch Brothers are coming to DPAC with special guest Madison Cunningham on Sunday, July 22, 2018.  Punch Brothers are the acoustic quintet of mandolinist C…


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Sunday Family Fun @Pour Taproom

  • Pour Taproom
  • (919) 251-8985

Kids Eat free every Sunday at Pour taproom, located on CCB Plaza, downtown Durham (opposite "Major"). Family friendly games are available as well as kid friendly colouring books and …


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Taste of Soul NC

Experience the Ultimate Cookout. Taste of Soul NC will feature Food Trucks, Merchandise/Information Vendors, Kids Activities, Live DJ and more. Free to attend and Open to the Public.


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The Reveler's at Motorco Music Hall

The Revelers’ brand of [Louisiana] music is a "masterful mix of Cajun, zydeco, and ‘50s inflected swamp rock, featuring all new compositions that capture the spirit and drive of …


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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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