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Jon Foreman - The 25 IN 24 Tour

As the primary songwriter and voice of Switchfoot, Jon Foreman has played thousands of sold out concerts, had more than a few radio hits, and has had his talents used to impact lives for the K…


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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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Open Mic Night

  • The Bar

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


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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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Ani DiFranco

“My last record was very inward-looking,” says Ani DiFranco. “I was pregnant and then raising a screaming infant. But now that kid is about to turn four, so I got out of the w…


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Paul Lewis, Piano

The playing of British pianist Paul Lewis CBE, a protégé of Alfred Brendel, depends on a studied emotional reverence: he is the master of the sinking feeling, the ecstatic stir. Having …


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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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Emerson String Quartet

The Emerson String Quartet is the most celebrated American string quartet in existence. With nine GRAMMY awards, a catalogue several dozen albums deep, an Avery Fisher Prize, and a fifty-two-disc …


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Geektastic 4! Epic Geek Bellydance Stage Show

Returning for its fourth year, “Geektastic!” will feature exciting and delightfully-geeky performances by dancers from across North Carolina, as well as talent from the East and West …


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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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History Hike: Surveying West Point’s Property Boundaries

Get off trail on this History Hike to learn about how colonial surveyors would have surveyed the land, and how it is done today. This hike will be off trail and about 2 miles long. No dogs on t…


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Sunday Family Fun @Pour Taproom

  • Pour Taproom
  • (919) 251-8985

Kids Eat free every Sunday at Pour taproom, located on CCB Plaza, downtown Durham (opposite "Major"). Family friendly games are available as well as kid friendly colouring books and …


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Radiotopia

Radiotopia, from PRX, is a curated network of extraordinary, cutting-edge podcasts. Radiotopia empowers independent producers to do their best work, grow audience and increase revenue. At its core, …


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Kids Night Out at the Clay Studio (Ages 6-12)

Have some fun and make something great at the Clay studio (and parents can sneak away and grab a bite or do some shopping at Northgate Mall). Each kid will complete and paint a piece of pottery that …


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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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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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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