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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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Alsarah & The Nubatones

Alsarah’s circuitous journey toward stardom began as a double refugee — first from conflict in her native Sudan, then from civil war in neighboring Yemen. After arriving in New York in …


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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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Music In The Plaza: Thurs Local Live

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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The Phantom of the Opera

“Highly recommended. Extraordinarily opulent.” – Chicago Sun-Times Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA …


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Anime-Magic Film Series presents Hayao Miyazaki's MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO

My Neighbor Totoro is a deceptively simple tale of two girls, Satsuki and Mei, who move with their father to a new house in the countryside. They soon discover that the surrounding forests are home …


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Anime-Magic Film Series presents Hayao Miyazaki's PONYO 10th Anniversary Screening

Perfect for audiences of all ages, Ponyo centers on the friendship between five-year-old Sosuke and a magical goldfish named Ponyo, the young daughter of a sorcerer father and a sea-goddess mother. …


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Anime-Magic Film Series presents Mamoru Oshii's GHOST IN THE SHELL

In 2029, a female government cyber agent and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of The Puppet Master--a computer virus capable of invading cybernetic brains and a…


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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Durham Craft Market

The Durham Craft Market is a weekly, open-air market displaying one-of-a-kind, handmade, local arts and crafts. Celebrate the uniqueness of craft, be part of the flourishing Durham arts and crafts …


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Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter has played to sold-out houses at Duke Performances twice in recent years, moving into ever-grander venues as his fame grows. The Blue Note recording artist won his first GRAMMY for …


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Mendelssohn's Elijah

Performance by Duke Chapel Choir & Duke Chorale.


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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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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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That's Inappropriate with Meredith

It's time for a night out with Meredith from That's Inappropriate! Life is funny enough, she doesn't need to make this stuff up. Join her for an unforgettable time of laughs that hit home with any …


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World Premiere: THE_OPER& by John Supko & Bill Seaman Directed by Jim Findlay

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

Is technology making or breaking our world? That question is central to THE_OPER&, a bold new opera to be developed and premiered at Duke University that uses the high-drama framework of opera …


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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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Jerry Seinfeld

Back By Popular Demand, America’s Premier Comedian Jerry Seinfeld returns to DPAC with his signature stand-up. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things …


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Jerry Seinfeld

By popular demand, an additional show for Jerry Seinfeld has been added. America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at DPAC. Seinfeld has …


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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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Celtic Woman: Homecoming

Celtic Woman (www.celticwoman.com), the multi-platinum international music sensation, is returning with a brand new live show for an extensive North American tour. The much-anticipated concert, …


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Maks, Val, & Peta Live On Tour

Following a smash hit first tour, Maks and Val, the hottest stars of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars are back with an all new spectacular show and this time the family has grown. Joining them …


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Dance Heginbotham & Maira Kalman: The Principles of Uncertainty

In the new dance piece, The Principles of Uncertainty, illustrator and painter Maira Kalman collaborates with choreographer Jonathan Heginbotham and his company to explore the strange wonder, …


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