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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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Brain Candy

DPAC is thrilled to announce the new live show BRAIN CANDY LIVE!, starring Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of Tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series …


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Chainmaille Jewelry – Barrel Necklace

The process of creating chainmaille involves using two pairs of pliers (one in each hand), wielding them like a crab, and opening and closing split rings to create intricate patterns. The process is …


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Film Screening - "Carta A Una Sombra | Letter To A Shadow: Oblivion"

Based on the memoir by Hector Abad Faciolince "Oblivion" (2006), the documentary focused on the life and death of doctor Héctor Abad Gómez, a pioneer in Colombia in 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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Saving Space Showcase Presents: The Wyrms / Organos / No One Mind

The Saving Space Showcase is a twice-monthly showcase with the mission to promote visibility and inclusion of queer, non-binary, and non-white Triangle area musicians. Each showcase features three …


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Dog Whistle Politics: Race, Policy, and Economic Inequality

UC Berkeley professor Ian Haney López will offer a historical perspective on the successful use of coded racism, or political dog whistles, in the 2016 presidential campaign. Q & A …


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E.O. Wilson & Paul Simon: Saving the Natural World

Join E.O. Wilson and panelists to hear about the Half-Earth project and how we can save the natural world. Special guest performance by Paul Simon. "Half-Earth" proposes an …


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English Country Dance

  • Freedman Center
  • (919) 683-9672

Beginners welcome; all dances taught; no partner necessary. Live music on 2nd & 4th Thursdays. Gender-free calling. Bring non-street shoes or dance in socks.


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Ethics Film Series: "Semper Fi: Always Faithful"

  • Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke

Following the film, there will be a post-film discussion with faculty and special guests. This year's Ethics Film Series investigates the ethical and moral questions that arise when water …


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Film Screening - "Migrantes Bitacora de Viaje" and "Clínica de Migrantes"

  • Richard White Auditorium

A panel follows the films. - Miguel Rojas-Sotelo, Duke CLACS. Chair - Maritza Chirinos, El Centro Hispano - Laura Villa Torres, UNC, Global Public Health. - Mauricio Andrada, Film…


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Film: Because - "Funny Games"

Michael Haneke takes on the states of television, violence, and irony in a film that will not leave your system. You can't look away, and you don't want to -- which is Haneke's point, and his …


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Irish Learning Jam

Jigs, reels, hornpipes and slip jigs. Whatever your fancy, they probably play it. This Learning Jam is designed to build a common repertoire of tunes you'll hear in local Irish sessions; phrase by …


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Martina McBride

Hot on the heels of her latest studio album, RECKLESS, award-winning country superstar Martina McBride has extended her Love Unleashed Tour into 2017, partnering with CMT for the third annual …


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Michael Jones Trio

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

FREE admission.


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Play - "Bright Half Life"

Erica and Vicky meet. Buy a mattress. Marry. Raise kids. Divorce. Meet again. And jump out of an airplane. Not necessarily in that order. With a fractured timeline and instantaneous transitions, …


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Rare Music Concert: Christina Kobb, fortepiano

Program: Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D 537; Clara Wieck: Excerpts from Op. 2; Moscheles: Sonate melancolique, Op. 49; Hummel: Excerpts from Op. 125 (études), performed on Duke's Wolf …


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Tracy Lamont

With Vinnie Dangerous, Konvo The Mutant, J Rowdy of 9 to 5.


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Virtuoso Violinist Scott Tixier’s CD Release Concert (jazz)

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

"Listening to Scott's playing makes me very happy because the future of modern jazz violin is in very good hands. He displays a musical maturity in this album which is surprising considering …


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An Evening of Entertainment

A professionally choreographed musical event featuring hundreds of amazingly talented Durham Public School students from across the district.


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Duke Street Dogs

The Duke Street Dogs have been referred to as a "populist" band. They play a mix of old and new, original material, country and jazz, rock, Tin Pan Alley, bluegrass, and old-time. Weekly …


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Durham Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure

Do you believe in ghosts? The home of Liggett &Myers, Kress & Snow Buildings ghosts, oh, it’s a Pub Crawl! Guests spend approximately 25 minutes in three (3) of Durham’s …


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Film Screening - "Crossing Over | Identidad Sin Fronteras"

  • Richard White Auditorium

Each year, thousands of Mexican nationals immigrate illegally to Los Angeles in search of better opportunities and a safe, sustainable way of living. They work in the shadows, undocumented, hoping …


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