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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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Ruby Sales - Open Door Community Conversation

Listen to and engage with Ruby Sales, and explore ​the call to a racial justice theology and activism. ​No RSVP necessary. ​This event is free of charge. ​Parking available next to …


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Felly

Hip Hop/Rap. With GYYPS, Trip Carter.


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Girls Rock third annual Rock Roulette Kick Off

At this program, adult women, gender-nonconforming folks, and trans folks—with any level of musical experience, including none!—join bands, fundraise for GRNC, write their own …


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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International Folk Dance Club Social Dance

  • Living Arts Collective

Open to the public and no partners are necessary. 7:00 PM - Easy dances 8:00 PM - Teaching for half an hour 9:25 PM - Dancing ends Parking in the area of the LAC is tight. See the …


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Road Show Winter Series - Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

In the 1980s, Thomas Sung was a busy lawyer in New York City, but he saw a need. There was no bank serving the Chinese immigrant community. Motivated to help, Sung founded Abacus Federal Savings B…


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Armand Lenchek & Carter Minor

When guitarist Armand Lenchek and vocalist/blues harpist Carter Minor get together, magic happens. Again and again.  Touring and playing for many years, Armand brings years of experience and …


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Cocoa Convos - Candy Carver

Artist Candy Carver is a North Carolina native that spent her formative years in Elkhart, IN, where she developed her abstract creativity. Working primarily with acrylic and various surfaces from …


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Don DeLillo’s The Body Artist Adapted & Directed by Jody McAuliffe

Don DeLillo’s 2001 novella, The Body Artist, is at once a ghost story and a love story. Lauren Hartke — a performance artist whose work crosses the limits of the body — lives on a…


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Latin Vibe on Thursday Nights

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

CoboBrothers Presents Latin Vibe at Beyu on Thursday Nights With Live Musicians! Start with a free dance lesson at 9pm and then dance the night away. Please note that there will be limited …


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Movie Loft presents 'What About Me'

Movie Loft is chin-up at Shadowbox Studio into the brave new year with a screening of Rachel Amodeo's gritty feature debut 'What About Me'. From 1993, though filmed starting in 1989, the …


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Play - "The Miraculous and the Mundane"

Last year’s hit workshop presentation returns for its first full production. Members of an African American family in Durham find their lives turned upside down when the patriarch falls …


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Social Dance Series with Aubrey Griffith-Zill Begins (7-week)

  • Living Arts Collective

Learn patterns, tempo, and downbeat in the world of rhythm and musicality. The class will teach you how to find fluid communication as both a lead and/or a follow. You will practice balancing in …


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Take Me to The River: Memphis Soul & R&B Revue ft. William Bell, Bobby Rush & Don Bryant

Memphis musicians William Bell, Bobby Rush, and Don Bryant are three of this country’s great elder statesmen of soul music. Recording for labels in Memphis and elsewhere in the South, they …


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BIG SPOON: a benefit for the McNaught Family

Music by Console Command, Craicdown & River Otters. Hailing from Durham, NC, Console Command is a group of 4 hyper nerds playing your favorite tunes from your favorite video games. …


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Diggin in the Crates

Welcome to Diggin in the Crates. The Underground Collective introduces their first high-energy monthly party bringing you the best in popular R&B and Hip Hop, from the 80s and 90s until today. …


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Dr. Bacon - Live at the Bullpen

Dr. Bacon are Asheville's most rocking party-funk band. They return to the Bullpen for a night of genre-defying, horn-blasting, face-melting fun. FREE ADMISSION


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Fresh Docs: In the Executioner's Shadow

What would you do if someone you love was raped, tortured, or murdered? How would you seek justice? In the Executioner's Shadow takes us into the rarely seen world of death row with Jerry Givens, …


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Gallery Talk - Bill Bamberger

The Nasher Museum presents an exhibition of vibrant color photographs that capture a variety of basketball hoops around the world. The artist, Bill Bamberger, is a Durham resident and instructor at …


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John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous

John Mulaney is an Emmy Award winning writer and comedian who will be bringing his Kid Gorgeous Tour to DPAC. John Mulaney most recently starred in the Broadway hit, "Oh, Hello on …


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Party Illegal Presents: Playplay's EP Release Party

PlayPlay & Party Illegal both return for a special 'It's Only 3am' EP release party featuring performances from ZenSoFly as well as Party Illegal crew Queen Plz, Treee City, & …


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Performance Art - Buy My Soul And Call It Art

A performance art experience. With a team of over 30 local artists, this immersive exhibition will explore the relationship between Black performance and mainstream arts spaces, the emotional …


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Pump Boys and Dinettes

In this Tony-nominated musical, the ‘Pump Boys' sell high octane on Highway 57, somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, North Carolina. The ‘Dinettes', Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the …


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