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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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Beginning Crochet Class

his introductory class is for crochet beginners, as well as those who have never even tried a single fiber art! Students will learn the basics of crochet stitches while working on a simple pattern. …


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Candle Making Party Durty Bull-February 17-make two 4 oz jars

Class includes everything you need-scents are chosen by Brandy. Choose to make one of the scents in 2 jars, or one of each! Bring comfy clothes or feel free to bring an apron. Wax tends to be a …


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Choral Society of Durham Winter Concert

Dvorak's Stabat mater offers sublime music of profound contemplation, with simple beauty, expressive solo singing and rich orchestral colors.


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Diana Krall: Turn Up the Quiet Tour

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall will return to North America in January for the third US leg of her “Turn Up The Quiet World …


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Halftime is Game Time 25 City Battle of the BandsTour

This show will feature non-stop action with the best high school marching bands from Durham and surrounding areas to include: Southern High school, Northern high, Southeast Collegiate High, Bertie …


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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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International Championship of Collegiate A Capella South Quarterfinal

A capella competition. The Varsity Vocals International Championship of A Cappella is the only international tournament that showcases the art of student a cappella singing. Programs include …


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Investigating "Tobaccoland USA"

From the experimental to the promotional, tobacco history and film history go hand in hand. See tobacco on the big screen at Duke Homestead presented by Durham Cinematheque's Tom Whiteside. W…


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Jambalaya Soul Slam Erotic Poetry Slam

  Hosted by Dasan Ahanu, featuring husband & wife duo Pick'n Cotton.   Sponsored by: St. Joseph's Historic Foundation | The City of Durham | The Durham Arts Council | The …


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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: "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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Raku Firing for Beginners

In this all day workshop you will be able to select six bisque ceramic pieces made by artist Delores Hayes to glaze and fire. The pieces will be of various sizes. Examples include vases, bowls, and …


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Sculpture + Meditation

Find self-connection through a hybrid of mindfulness and sculpture. Each session includes an introduction to mindfulness and exercises that allow participants to translate their interiority to …


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Smetana Trio

It may be impossible to be any more ingrained in the proud Czech musical lineage than the Smetana Trio. Founded in 1934 by prominent Czech pianist Josef Páleníček, the trio borrows its …


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Teen Literature Festival

Meet Young Adult authors, participate in writing workshops, eat snacks, and get your books signed! Guest authors will include Tiffany D. Jackson, author of Allegedly; JJ Johnson, author of …


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The Meet-Up : Singles Mixer & Charity Dating Auction

Featuring music powered by DJ Rem.E, great giveaways, and last year both of their singles mixers sold out with successful singles becoming couples. Activities include a mini charity dating auction o…


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To Sweet Nancy with Love: A Tribute to Nancy Wilson – Featuring Yolanda Rabun

Yolanda is a fierce songstress and North Carolina based recording artist who also is versatile enough to handle all styles of music, although she favors jazz and soul.


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U-MUVE Dance Workshop Series

  • Reinhart Studio
  • (919) 408-4234

This all-styles dance workshop series featuring some of the best dance talents in the area, is looking to help bridge the gap between the different sectors of dance. Whether you’re a street …


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Ward Theatre Company presents The Mound Builders by Lanford Wilson

  • Ward Theatre
  • (919) 973-2522

A group of archaeologists take advantage of a rural landowner’s good will with dire consequences for their careers and their families. The Company has transformed its intimate performance …


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Lighten Our Darkness: Poetry in Music

This concert by the Duke Evensong Singers traces poetry about light shining into darkness set to elegant music. In addition to William Byrd's "Ave verum corpus" and J. S. Bach's Cantata 2…


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Mallarme Chamber Players Family Concert: Hipster Horns

Meet horn players Rachel Niketopoulos and Chris Caudill as they take you through the evolution of the horn. From hunting horn to symphonic brass, you'll learn about the role of horns in …


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Sacred Sound Bath

Relax while local musician, Garth Robertson, plays different instruments from around the world. You're encouraged to bring something to lie on, as well as any other comfy things you'd like. This is a…


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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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The Great Durham Pun Championship

Pundamonium will reign as a pair of punsters are given a subject. Punster number one will have 10 seconds to come up with a relevant pun. Punster number two then gets ten seconds. On it goes, u…


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Durham, NC 27701 USA
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