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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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Special Events

Comedian Jordan Carlos comes to Motorco

Standup comedian and TV personality Jordan Carlos, known for The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and Samantha Bee's Not the White House Correspondent's Dinner, appears at Motorco in Durham.


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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Durham Civil Rights History Walking Tour

Docents lead a 45 minute tour focusing on sites in downtown Durham that were important in the 1950s and '60s Civil Rights movement. WALKING TOURS AND THE WEATHER Walking tours may be c…


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Fresh Leaf Indigo Dyeing

Join textile artist, Diana Cathcart, for an exploration of fresh-leaf indigo dyeing using NC-grown Japanese Indigo. Students will have the opportunity to learn about growing indigo as they move …


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History of Durham's Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center

Take a look back at the rich history of this local institution. Started in the 1950s, the Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center, formerly Muhammad's Mosque #34, is one of the oldest Muslim communities in North …


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Jett Edwards - Live at the Bullpen

Born in North Carolina and based in Japan for the last 24 years, Jett Edwards is a country and Americana singer and the founder of the Japan Mass Choir, the world's largest community gospel choir. …


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KeKe Wyatt Live!

  • The Bar
  • (919) 956-2929

KeKe Wyatt Live Performance! Hosted by TS Madison and Guest Performance from Milan Christopher! A portion of the proceeds will benefit Duke Cancer Institute.


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Rock the Park Movie - "Trolls"

Family Friendly Movie.


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Spare Change

Dance the night away!


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Small to Large: Delight in the Practice of Painting" by Margie Stewart

New work by Margie Stewart, 1998 recipient of an Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artist Award. Artist reception will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017, 6-8pm, as part of Third Friday Durham.


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80's BB's Brunch

  • The Pinhook
  • (919) 667-1100

+ GOLDEN 80's music (whatever that means) + PIE PUSHERS AMAZING BRUNCH menu: https://www.piepushers.com/brunch-menu/ + SATURDAY MORNING CARTOONS + BLOODY MARY'S + OTHER SCHMANCY DRINKS


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A-Z Exhibit - "J is for Jazz"

J is for Jazz is the tenth installment in the Durham A-Z series exhibit. Showcasing both visiting and emerging talent, the exhibit underscores Durham's position in the jazz world by exploring a p…


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Art Exhibit - "All Matterings of Mind"

The exhibition title All Matterings of Mind is inspired by a photograph by David Benjamin Sherry titled All Matterings of Mind Equal One Violet. Sherry borrowed the phrase from a poem by e. e. …


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Art Exhibit - "Ed Ruscha: Parking Lots "

For more than fifty years, Ed Ruscha has combined his interest in conceptual art and popular culture to make drawings, paintings and photographs that are often inextricably linked to the urban …


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Art Exhibit - Subverbal Collective presents: Mixtape

Subverbal Collective consists of six women artists living in the Triangle who hold a deeply rooted self-motivation for art making in the contemporary world, for embracing the truth of materials, and …


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Art Exhibit - Seed to Soil to Seed: Ad Infinitum

An opening reception will be held on Friday, Friday, August 18th from 6-9pm. The evening’s festivities include light snacks and drinks, as well as free art making in the Make and Take. This …


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Art Exhibit - The Locker Project, Jack Watson

  • SPECTRE Arts
  • (919) 213-1441

The Locker Project consists of sixteen mixed media prints completed in anonymous collaboration with high school students over the course of a year. At the beginning of the school year, Watson …


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Art Exhibit - What Difference Does It Make?

  • Golden Belt
  • (919) 560-2713

New paintings and sculptures by DAG member artist Pierce Boshelly.


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Durham Art Guild Annual Juried Exhibition

Juror: Alexys Taylor, Collections and Exhibitions Manager at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture in Charlotte, NC.


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Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk

The “Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk” is a family friendly 1.5 mile walking tour designed for adults and kids (children 8 years & older please) seeking a unique and …


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Free Live Blues - Music Maker Relief Foundation

Every Friday & Saturday The Bullpen has free live blues music from various artists through the Music Maker Relief Foundation. The shows get started around 8:30 and will end around to 11pm. V…


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GLOW Jump

EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT, JUMPING IS DIFFERENT AFTER DARK. They turn off the main lights and turn up the music along with black lights, LEDs, and lasers for an exciting, immersive party event. Lively …


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Historic Tour of Leigh Farm Park

  • Leigh Farm Park
  • (919) 560-1116

Explore the historic nature of the park with a friendly guide. You’ll get to venture inside the historic farmhouse while being captivated by tales about life at Leigh Farm throughout the y…


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Julia Gartrell Documentary Exhibit

  • Power Plant Gallery
  • (919) 660-3622

Durham native and sculptor, Gartrell, will continue her exploration of the evolution of industry, southern identity, and the material culture through the weaving of personal and regional …


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