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“A Journey Along the Rhine” Horst and Ruth Mary Meyer Memorial Concert

Horst and Ruth Mary Meyer Memorial Concert Soloist: Samuel Hasselhorn-baritone R. Wagner “O du mein holder Abendstern” from Tannhauser F. Schubert “An die Musik” (…


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Brayqin Bud Tour

With Made in Twiwan, Vinnie Dangerous, nyck news, Jooselord, Kenny MacGuyver.


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Dance - "A Piece of Parade"

A parade is a heightened reality, a celebration of imagination, and a moment in which daily life is replaced with something more extraordinary. It's a meet-up spot, playful and potentially …


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Film Screening - "Space is the Place" by Sun Ra

Afrofuturist science fiction.


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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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Instrumental Musings: Bach the violinist, cellist, and singer

Much like the plays of William Shakespeare, the music of Bach represents a summit of human achievement. Throughout his life the organ was the instrument that proved an indispensable musical …


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Living Art Series: Mounting Air Plants to Scrap Wood

Mounting Air Plants to Scrap Wood: In this Living Art Series workshop you will learn how to creatively attach air plants to scrap wood! This class will combine reuse and living art. You will also …


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Play - "Underground"

  • Farrison-Newton Communications Building at NCCU
  • (919) 530-6242

Triangle premier of a breath-stopping musical that captures one slave's faith and determination to gain freedom for his family.


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Tony Bennett

With worldwide record sales in the millions, and dozens of platinum and gold albums to his credit, Tony Bennett is a musician who touches the hearts and souls of audiences with his legendary v…


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Two Day Watercolor Mastery for Beginners & Advanced Students: Fruit on Lace

Two Day Watercolor Mastery for Beginners & Advanced Students Have you always thought it would be wonderful to be a painter, but have had little success? This is the opportunity to make it …


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"Where Is the World to Save Us": A Reading to Support Refugees

  • Nido Durham

Featuring literature from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, this reading (free, donations accepted) will benefit Church World Service and the work they do resettling refugees in …


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Film Screening - "Tous les matins du monde"

Part of Duke's French and Francophone Film Festival.


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Film Screening - Weird Arab Cinema

Screening excerpts from experimental films by Larissa Sansour and Roy Dib and "Divine Intervention" by Elia Suleiman This film screening is part of the Conjuring other planes of there …


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Flash Chorus

Anyone can show up and be a part of a rocking ad hoc chorus, regardless of any prior singing experience (or lack there-of). If you've ever wanted to express yourself creatively through music …


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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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Ukulele Learning Jam & Advancing Players Jam

Beginners are welcome, especially during the first 30 minutes when basic chords and strums are taught and then incorporated into familiar tunes. After that, it gets faster and the music gets a l…


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African Film Festival: Eye of the Storm (Burkina Faso)

  • White Lecture Hall, Room 107

In a small African country, an idealistic lawyer reluctantly defends a rebel, and former child soldier, on trial for war crimes, and begins to understand the psychological ramifications and …


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Dirty Dozen Brass Band

In 1977, The Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club in New Orleans began showcasing a traditional Crescent City brass band. It was a joining of two proud, but antiquated, traditions at the time: s…


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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

  • Call for meeting location
  • (919) 371-2653

Motorized, professionally guided, who, what, where, when & why tour de force! Every Tuesday Tobacco Road Tours take you to where Durham's roots began & where the City has evolved today. Some …


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Jazz Night presented by Art of Cool

  • The Durham Hotel
  • (919) 768-8831

AOC-approved local and visiting musicians provide the soundtrack to cocktails and dinner in the restaurant and lounge.


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The Cats Cradle Presents: Tall Tall Trees

The man behind Tall Tall Trees is Mike Savino, a pioneer in the the world of experimental and psychedelic banjo music. If you've seen Kishi Bashi live over the last several years, chances are …


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Tuesday Blues Jam

BNG provides, amps, drums, PA...everything you'll need, just bring your instrument or sticks...sign up and play or sit back & listen to some great blues


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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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