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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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Major Events

Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Co and Natalie Marrone & The Dance Cure

Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Co. revive Young’s 30 year-old Interleaving, a piece combining four separate dances, For Wall Unfolding (an all female quintet), Double Bill (a trio), and two …


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Cherdonna

  • The Living Arts Collective
  • (919) 684-6402

ADF, in association with Living Arts Collective, presents Clock that Mug or Dusted, part two of a three-part suite–one great, bright, brittle all togetherness–a glorious, hilarious, and, …


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Cherdonna

  • The Living Arts Collective
  • (919) 684-6402

ADF, in association with Living Arts Collective, presents Clock that Mug or Dusted, part two of a three-part suite–one great, bright, brittle all togetherness–a glorious, hilarious, and, …


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Special Events

Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Dreaming of the 90's Dance Party!

Must be 21+.


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Duke Street Dogs

The Duke Street Dogs have been referred to as a "populist" band. They play a mix of old and new, original material, country and jazz, rock, Tin Pan Alley, bluegrass, and old-time. Weekly …


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Gregg Gelb/Stephen Anderson Quartet

Gregg Gelb - sax Stephen Anderson - piano Jeffry Eckels - bass Kobie Watkins - drums


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Jo Gore (jazz/soul/blues)

Josephine Gore grew up singing in Spring Hill Baptist Church alongside her father who was the church pianist and deacon. The daddy-daughter duo performed extensively at churches and revivals …


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La Durhamite! 4th Friday Milonga (Tango dance)

  • Monkey Bottom Collaborative
  • (919) 475-1943

FREE tango lesson at 8pm.


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Orquesta GarDel - Durham Central Park Concert Series

Durham Central Park debuts its NEW free 10-week concert series in June. Thoroughly multinational but uniquely North Carolinian, Orquesta GarDel thrills audiences with a high-energy Latin dance …


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Pat "Mother Blues" Cohen - Live at the Bullpen

For years, Pat sang in New Orleans six nights a week, performing at a wide array of venues including the House of Blues, until Katrina destroyed her home. She relocated to North Carolina and has …


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PROMPTS: Next Steps

For each PROMPTS event, a prompt is given. The prompt is your oyster. || Artists from any discipline are invited to create a new work/study/idea on the provided prompt and present it at the next …


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RetroArtHouse Film Series

Art house is a film genre which encompasses movies where the content and style adhere with as little compromise as possible to the filmmakers' personal artistic vision. The narrative is often in …


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Zack Mexico - Brightleaf Summer Concert Series

Please no outside food, drinks or coolers.


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Beats and Bars Kickstarter Dance Party

Leave the Adulting at home and get down in support of the Beats and Bar Kickstarter Campaign, 10% of sales and any donations will go to the Beats and Bars. Can't make it? Hit the link bellow! …


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Beginning Paper Bead Making (Ages 12 & up)

Rolled paper beads are fun and fast to make. Women at least as far back as Victorian England in the late 1800s were making paper beads. Young ladies would gather socially in their dining rooms and …


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Chastity Belt

Indy rock/pop. With Darren Hanlon, Moon Racer.


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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Durham Architecture & the Urban Landscape Walking Tour

Historic Preservation Society of Durham volunteers lead a 90 minute tour through downtown highlighting the many architectural styles popular in the 20th century. WALKING TOURS AND THE W…


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Encaustic Painting & Collage 2 Day Weekend Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of encaustic painting and collaging with hot wax in this two-day weekend workshop! Encaustic is an intoxicating beeswax based medium that smells like honey and falls somewhere …


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Founder's Wall Dedication

  • Durham Center for Senior Life
  • (919) 688-8247

DCSL extends an opportunity for the public to meet the artist of the Founder’s Wall, David Wilson. The founders wall is a homage to the visionaries who started the center. This will be a FREE …


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Parkwood Summer Festival

  • Parkwood Ballfield

The vibrant Parkwood neighborhood, located in South Durham, is thrilled to be celebrating its first Summer Festival. Join us for a beautiful Summer evening, free to the public, featuring: Live …


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Rock The Beat DJ Festival

Featuring a collective of DJ'S from the region who play music from Hip Hop, Funk, Rock, Trap, Soul Classics, House, RnB & many other genres of music. This festival is to bring light to the DJ …


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Rock the Park Movie - "Peanuts"

Family Friendly Movie.


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