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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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Hayti Kwanzaa

Annual Kwanzaa festivities kicking off the week-long celebration of Kwanzaa with family-friendly performances, workshops, film showing, food, and vendors. The symbol of the day is the Wawa A…


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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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On Your Feet!

From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when …


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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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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Northgate Jams!

Jam sessions each week to play old time, bluegrass and country. No rules, however, so all musicians are welcome to join in the fun. Park in the parking deck closest to the movie theater or in …


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Michael Jones Trio

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

FREE admission.


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Music In The Plaza: Thurs Local Live

  • CCB Plaza

Pour Taproom presents evening performances in CCB Plaza every Thursday featuring local artists and musicians. Pour Taproom Durham is a pay-by-the-ounce taproom where you can pour your own drink …


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Bette Smith - Live at the Bullpen

“NEXT BIG-VOICED SOUL SENSATION OUT OF BROOKLYN" -Mojo “A major new voice in soul music… Brooklyn’s Bette Smith possesses a one of a kind voice, deeply drenched in h…


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Lillie Mae

Nashville-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. All ages show.


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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Russ Varnell & His Too Country Band

Russ Varnell & His Too Country band politely have a bone to pick with the state of modern country music and they're here to set the record straight. Don't miss NC's truest old-school country …


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Thunder Dreamer

Alternative/Indie.


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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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Muddy Boots

  • West point on the Eno - Blacksmith Shop
  • (919) 560-4405

Adventure in nature with your preschooler at West Point on the Eno. Read a nature-themed book, then take a walk on the wild side to find the nature right outside our door. Children must be …


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Silent Book Club Durham

Read in public and mingle with new, bookish friends! Silent Book Clubs are a way to read books of your choosing in public in companionable silence. Get a beverage, get a meal, and tackle some …


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Travis Tritt

More than 25 years after Travis Tritt launched his music career, the Grammy award-winning artist continues to sell-out shows and stay true and relevant to Country music fans across the globe. A …


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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

  • 212 W Main St
  • (919) 371-2653

Tobacco Road Tours takes you on a motorized, professionally guides tour to where Durham’s roots began & where the City has evolved today. North Carolina’s “Triangle”, …


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Book Harvest's Dream Big Book Drive

Book Harvest's Dream Big Book Drive and Celebration is a family fun event event to celebrate kids and literacy. Book Harvest collects new and gently used books from the community to hand out to …


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Shopkins Live!

Koba Entertainment is pleased to announce Shopkins Live!, the first live theatrical production based on Shopkins - the wildly successful brand launched in 2014. The national tour will stop in over …


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Matthew Paul Butler

Matthew Paul Butler's music is equal parts delicacy and anarchy - indie neo-folk soul rock - emotional and musical nuance and egress. With Charles Walker, Evel Arc.


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Play - "The Miraculous and the Mundane"

Members of an African American family in Durham find their lives turned upside down when the patriarch falls ill and ties of kinship start to fray. A story of family, friendship, secrets, and hope, …


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Jeremy Denk & Stefan Jackiw: Ives Violin Sonatas with New York Polyphony

Merely programming the four violin sonatas of American original Charles Ives would not have been enough for Jeremy Denk, the inquisitive and exploratory pianist, writer, and musical collaborator. …


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