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Bedlam: Hamlet by William Shakespeare Directed by Eric Tucker

  • von der Heyden Studio Theater at Duke Arts Center
  • (919) 660-3356

When New York actors Eric Tucker and Andrus Nichols chose the name “Bedlam” for their upstart theater company in 2012, they no doubt intended it to convey the energy and audacity of t…


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Bedlam: Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw Directed by Eric Tucker

  • von der Heyden Studio Theater at Duke Arts Center
  • (919) 660-3356

When New York actors Eric Tucker and Andrus Nichols chose the name “Bedlam” for their upstart theater company in 2012, they no doubt intended it to convey the energy and audacity of t…


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Dance Performance - ALKHAWF!

  • Durham Fruit & Produce Company

Join OM grown dancers and their season 2 debut. In Alkhawf (meaning fear in Arabic), dancers will acknowledge their fears and in doing so pull the audience into their psyche, using physical …


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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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Fresh Docs: Cumberland Folklife

The Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund are pleased to present a free screening of Cumberland Folklife. Deep in the hills of Tennessee, a pair of elderly sisters …


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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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Introduction to Woodturning

This course will introduce the student to the three basic cuts in woodturning and focus on tool techniques to develop safe turning practices/skills while using the three basic woodturning …


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Off the Clock: a Retirement Party for John & Tom

After a combined total of 80 years creating and maintaining one of Durham's premier cultural institutions, Tom and John are turning the reins over to long-time employees Wander and Elliot. Come h…


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Othello, By William Shakespeare

  • Durham School of the Arts
  • (919) 699-5597

William Shakespeare’s work has been brought to life once again by director Leo Egger who lends his own unique vision to the classical masterpiece, Othello, from page to stage. The show is …


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Play - "The Moors"

A family quarrels. A governess arrives. A servant schemes. A hen falls from the sky. A hound hunts his prey. Watch a tale of desire and intrigue, as spinster sisters author their release from the …


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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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Stagville Under The Stars

Folktales, science, and stargazing at Stagville! Great for families and children. Meet at the Visitor Center to hear stories and science lessons, then head outside to look at the night sky through …


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Stagville Under the Stars

To celebrate Black History Month, Historic Stagville and Morehead Planetarium will present a stellar program that focuses on the astronomy and night sky myths and legends told in African …


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Terence Young

Terence Young has earned the reputation of one of the most talented and electrifying Lead Guitarist in the world. He has released 10 cds to date, ranging from Smooth Jazz and R&B, to gospel, …


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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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African Diasporic Culture of Wakanda 1 – The Art Plus

This program will examine the artistic landscape of the Black Panther film through the lens of local artists - Erika+Jamal of FOCSI, Malcolm Goff, Vicki B. Wicked, Nadjib Assani, Danny Quick, LA …


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African Music Week Finale

Mix, mingle and dance to the rich and diverse expressions of African music in an inclusive, vibrant and positive setting. Listen, Learn and dance to African Reggae, African Salsa, Afrobeat, Benga, …


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Beyu Caffe & Social Lyfe Present: RnB Brunch

Beyu Caffe | Social Lyfe Presents the RnB Brunch Hosted By: Colton Palmer Tre McQueen & James Lunsford Brunch will feature RnB hits from over the years while enjoying a specialized brunch menu!


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BlackArt Durham

  • Durham School of the Arts Auditorium
  • (919) 560-3926

Featuring Brown V. Board of Education: Over Fifty Years Later, a One-Man Play by Mike Wiley, 11AM | Black Box Theatre Presentation of Student Talent | 1PM | Weaver Auditorium Children's …


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Chainmaille Jewelry Workshops (Ages 12 & Up)

The process of creating chainmaille involves using two pairs of pliers (one in each hand), wielding them like a crab, and opening and closing split rings to create intricate patterns. The process is …


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