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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

Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


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Open Mic Night

  • The Bar

Singers/ rappers/ dancers welcome. 1 song allowed. Must sign up at door.


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Karaoke

  • The Bar

18 to enter, 21 to drink.


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Latin Vibe on Thursday Nights

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

CoboBrothers Presents Latin Vibe at Beyu on Thursday Nights With Live Musicians! Start with a free dance lesson at 9pm and then dance the night away. Please note that there will be limited …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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1st Saturday Salsa Social

  • Living Arts Collective

Lesson 7:30 - 8 Dancing 8 -10:30


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Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse

  • (919) 220-2458

Concerts featuring top country, folk, and gospel musicians with coffee bar and snacks. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church.


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Beginners' Line Dance Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • (252) 767-2780

Beginners Urban Soul Line Dance Classes are provided by M. E. Henderson, Inc.. This low-impact form of exercise is free. Bring your water and towel for this one hour class!


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The Herded Cats

Kick up your mid-week blues.


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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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Third Friday

Gallery crawl with live music and other performances. Maps available at the Visitor Info Center and at each participating location.


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Family Saturday Series Donna Washington

A highly animated performer, Donna Washington has been entertaining, educating, and inspiring audiences with her vocal pyrotechnics, elastic face, and deep characterizations that bring folklore, …


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Mallarmé Chamber Players Family Concert

Mallarmé performs a free, interactive chamber music concert that is 1-hour long and is fun and informative for people 5-years-old and older. Meet at the Doris Duke Center. Adult …


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Breathe to Think Sessions — Performances and Open Mic

  • La Movida NightClub
  • (661) 817-8433

Must be 21+. Open Mic participants must sign up in advance.


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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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Jeremy Denk, Piano

In the two decades since he claimed Juilliard’s venerable Piano Recital Debut Award, Durham native Jeremy Denk has become one of his generation’s most in-demand instrumentalists and, at …


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Work-in-Progress: American Ballet Theatre Studio Company with Stefanie Batten Bland, Choreographer

In February 2018, Duke Performances unveiled an audacious three-year collaboration with American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the world’s leading classical ballet companies. Through its …


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Andrew Kasab

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

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Exhibits & Recurring Events

Adult Dance Classes

Empowered Adult Dance is designed for adult dancers of all ages and abilities. All classes are fun, educational, and challenging for working professionals and others interested in dance. The drop-in …


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Art Exhibit - "Across County Lines: Contemporary Photography from the Piedmont"

Photography is arguably the region's most widely practiced artistic medium. From analogue to digital to experimental, the range of photographic techniques practiced throughout North Carolina is both …


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Art Exhibit – Beverly McIver: Eyes Wide Shut

As a winner of the Rome Prize, nationally known painter Beverly McIver was able to leave her hectic schedule of teaching at Duke University and the burden of caregiving for her family to spend a …


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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604