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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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Barriskill Dance Theatre School's Nutcracker Ballet

Enjoy a magical production of this family holiday classic! Barriskill Dance Theatre School is proud to present their annual production of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet!


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Behind the Scenes with an Animal Keeper

  • Museum of Life + Science
  • (919) 220-5429

Ever wonder what ther veterinary room looks like or why they feed our animals frozen mice instead of live ones? Join an Animal Keeper for a behind-the-scenes peek into the Animal Department Support …


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Black Santa at Hayti

Visit Black Santa at the Hayti Heritage Center. Photographs available while you wait so bring the family and celebrate! Professional photography will be available in various sizes, with digital files.


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Durham Cinematheque's Greatest Hits Vol. 1

  • Durham Cinematheque

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Durham's Black Nativity

Durham's Black Nativity is an annual soulful celebration of the birth of Jesus. The cast features 100 talented singers, dancers and musicians.


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Film Screening: "A Chorus of Versus"

A Chorus of Versus is a rough cut of footage from the last year or so of resistance to white supremacy, patriarchy, state, and capitalism in the so-called "United States." A chronological …


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Ira David Wood III's A Christmas Carol

Ira David Wood III’s beloved musical comedy, A Christmas Carol, celebrates its 43rd Anniversary this year. The show has been performed annually since 1974 and has been named one of the …


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Marcus Anderson's Annual Christmas Concert

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

Celebrate the most joyous time of the year with delicious drinks, incredible food, and a great jazz show. Hailing from South Carolina, Marcus Anderson is currently performing to audiences all over …


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MovesMoves Somatic Research Series

  • Living Arts Collective

This class is a deep exploration of the ways the body works and how our minds- intention, desire, distraction, impulse- affect how we move. The class will investigate the relationships and tensions …


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Music In The Plaza: Sunday Family Fun

  • Pour Taproom
  • (919) 251-8985

Pour Taproom presents live music, games, and food for the family every Sunday in CCB Plaza, the heart of downtown Durham. Kids Eat FREE all day and live music presented by The Music Lab with …


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Organ Music for Advent and Christmas | Christopher Jacobson

Christopher Jacobson, FRCO, Chapel Organist and Divinity School Organist at Duke, has won prizes in several organ competitions. He has presented organ recitals throughout North America, Europe, and …


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Rhett & Link: The Mythically Tour

Rhett & Link, best friends since the first grade, are a comedic duo known for hosting the most-watched daily show on the Internet, Good Mythical Morning, their narrative series Rhett & L…


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ShaLeigh Dance Works presents I Promise

  • The Fruit

As part of the 2017-2018 Durham Independent Dance Artists (DIDA) season, ShaLeigh Dance Works unveils the world premiere of I Promise, the company’s newest evening-length work with excerpts …


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ShaLeigh Dance Works presents I Promise

  • The Fruit

ShaLeigh Dance Works unveils the world premiere of I Promise, the company’s newest evening-length work with excerpts already described as “Rousing group work!” by Indy Week and …


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T.A. James Road to Memphis + James, Pace & Preslar

T.A. James won himself a spot in the IBC in Memphis, so he's asking for your help in getting there. He'll play a short set to raise some funds to defray travel costs. Then he'll welcome his …


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The Russell Lacy School of Music Showcase

See what these kids can do!


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Winter Studio Sale - Haand Pottery, Shibui South

  • Elijah Leed Studios - Brian Allen Letterpress

Two days of discounted handcrafted ceramics, furniture, textiles, and home goods at Elijah Leed Studio in Downtown. Also, Letterpress Studio Liquidation sale- Art & Printing Supplies + Design …


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Be Connected: The Professor and The DJ

School is back in session at Beyu Caffe on Monday, December 18, as they open their stage to The Guv’nor and The Professor — their resident authorities on music. Enjoy a night exploring …


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SDF Holiday Party

The event will feature cocktails, cake, sweet & savory snacks, visual & sonic delights, including a DJ set from SDF Executive Director Naomi Walker at 5:30 for those who are fashionably …


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Third Annual Drag Show

Join Vivica C. Coxx and friends for the Third Annual Drag Show! As always they promise an entertaining evening for all lovers of glamour and style. Sponsored by the Durham Library Foundation. P…


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Beary Merry Holiday Sing-Along with Bear Stevens

Warm up those vocal cords, put on your festive sweater, grab your jingle bells for the Beary Merry Holiday Sing-Along Show with Bear Stevens!


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Dan Ariely, "Dollars and Sense: How to Spend Smarter"

A special reading and book signing with world renowned economist Dan Ariely, author of "Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter." Blending humor and …


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Duke Chapel Christmas Open House

All are welcome to attend the annual candlelight open house at Duke Chapel, which features Christmas music. There is no cost to attend and no tickets or reservations are required. Drop in during y…


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