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Antony Hamilton & Alisdair Macindoe MEETING

  • von der Heyden Studio Theater at Duke Arts Center
  • (919) 660-3356

On a bare stage, sixty-four tiny robots — small rectangular machines holding sharpened pencils that they tap against the floor — encircle two dancers, clad simply in black and gray. …


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Les Misérables

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed …


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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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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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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Nathaniel Dorsky: 18 at 18

The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program welcomes visiting artist Nathaniel Dorsky to Duke and Durham in the spring semester of 2018 for four nights of …


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26th annual American Indian Powwow

Celebration of American Indian dance, music, arts, and crafts. General public welcome. Kid friendly.


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Black Business Gala

The Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce invites you to the Annual Black Business Gala to celebrate the outstanding and continuous history of black business achievement in Durham, NC. The Black …


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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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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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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The Temptations and the Four Tops

Two Motown Originators. One Legendary Night. The Temptations are the quintessential Motown vocal group. The quintet offered a rich blend of voices accompanied by stylish, coordinated dance m…


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Murs & 9th Wonder

The rapper Murs and the producer 9th Wonder were raised on different coasts: Murs is a product of South Central Los Angeles, a background that’s informed every aspect of his lyrics, from …


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Arlo Guthrie

Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie is a legendary artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie Family legacy. With enduring hits like "City of New …


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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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Jennifer Koh Shared Madness: New Work for Solo Violin Part 1

  • von der Heyden Studio Theater at Duke Arts Center
  • (919) 660-3356

Shared Madness began with an immense debt. For eight years, the violinist Jennifer Koh — “a prodigious builder of musical bridges,” according to the Los Angeles Times — …


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Jennifer Koh Shared Madness: New Work for Solo Violin Part 2

  • von der Heyden Studio Theater at Duke Arts Center
  • (919) 660-3356

Shared Madness began with an immense debt. For eight years, the violinist Jennifer Koh — “a prodigious builder of musical bridges,” according to the Los Angeles Times — …


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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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The Langston Hughes Project

The Modern School of Film, a popular series that invites special guests to present and discuss a favorite movie, comes to The Carolina Theatre of Durham. The Modern School of Film programs a …


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Earls of Leicester

The Earls of Leicester have discovered a kind of magic that, when harnessed, allows moments once relegated to memories to roar back to life. Old sounds rattle loose chains of space and time that h…


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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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Choral Society of Durham Concert

Dvořák's Stabat Mater.


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Smetana Trio

It may be impossible to be any more ingrained in the proud Czech musical lineage than the Smetana Trio. Founded in 1934 by prominent Czech pianist Josef Páleníček, the trio borrows its …


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