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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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Major Events

Cherdonna

  • The Living Arts Collective
  • (919) 684-6402

ADF, in association with Living Arts Collective, presents Clock that Mug or Dusted, part two of a three-part suite–one great, bright, brittle all togetherness–a glorious, hilarious, and, …


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Cherdonna

  • The Living Arts Collective
  • (919) 684-6402

ADF, in association with Living Arts Collective, presents Clock that Mug or Dusted, part two of a three-part suite–one great, bright, brittle all togetherness–a glorious, hilarious, and, …


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Beth Gill

Known for her exacting rigor and mesmerizing precision, “Bessie” award–winner Beth Gill makes choreography that is spare yet playful, stark yet beautiful. In Brand New Sidewalk, …


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Pilobolus

Festival favorite Pilobolus returns! On the Nature of Things explores the birth of desire and its intertwined connection to shame and revenge. Rushes was the first of Pilobolus’s International …


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Special Events

Cajun Dance Party

Mingle and potluck 5:15 Dance lesson( always free, always fun) will start by six Bands 6:30 to 9 ish Byob, and a yummy dish to share if you are joining potluck.


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Catwalk & Art Show by sladesign

This show is a display of sladesign creations such as, dresses, skirts, shirts... as well as the new series of paintings titled "Queen of Heaven." All items will be for sale and on …


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Encaustic Painting & Collage 2 Day Weekend Workshop

Learn the fundamentals of encaustic painting and collaging with hot wax in this two-day weekend workshop! Encaustic is an intoxicating beeswax based medium that smells like honey and falls somewhere …


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Film Screening - Fresh Dressed

A fascinating chronicle of hip-hop, urban fashion and the hustle that brought oversized pants and graffiti- drenched jackets from Orchard Street to high fashion catwalks and middle America's s…


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Informal Group Photography Critique

One of the best ways to progress as an artist is to receive feedback on your work from your peers. Whether you are new to photography or are an experienced photographer seeking input on a new …


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Live & Local Brunch: Karen Novy

In celebration of being voted among the top 100 brunch spots in America by Open Table diners, Nasher Cafe has decided to make their Summer Brunches even better, with LIVE MUSIC on their beautiful …


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RetroArtHouse Film Series

Art house is a film genre which encompasses movies where the content and style adhere with as little compromise as possible to the filmmakers' personal artistic vision. The narrative is often in …


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Food Truck Flicks

Mondays are easy breezy at the J all summer long with a family-friendly movie & food truck! Call the Welcome Center (919-354-4936) for the list of movie titles. The food truck will be on site …


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Session at the Shed w/ Ernest Turner

  • The Shed
  • (732) 570-2935

Weekly concert and jam session featuring the Ernest Turner Trio. Drop in and hear some of the best music in town - every Monday.


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The Story Collider Stories

In cities across the country, The Story Collider brings scientists and nonscientists together to share true, personal stories about how science affects their lives. Join us this June for this show i…


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Americana Night: Kristen Marion / Allie Capo - Live at the Bullpen

Kristen Marion is a singer, performance artist, and community organizer from North Carolina, currently studying at UNC Chapel Hill. She uses the arts and social action to serve her community. Allie …


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Jaguardini at Pinhook

Jaguardini, Tescon Pol, Bitter INC, & Tide Eyes. A range of electronic genres with smorgasbord of synthesizers. Retrowave, experimental, darkwave, chip, Synthpop, ambient.


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Legal Sips: Intellectual Property

Legal Sips Events Offer Education on Legal Issues. Bars and bartenders foster conversation. Attorney Mavis Gragg has taken that accepted notion to another level with a monthly event at Beyù C…


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Tuesday Blues Jam

BNG provides, amps, drums, PA...everything you'll need, just bring your instrument or sticks...sign up and play or sit back & listen to some great blues


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Cindy Wilson (of the B-52's)

With Pylon Reenactment Society.


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Clark Stern & Chuck Cotton

Bluesman Clark Stern has played piano alongside genre notables such as Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh and Billy Boy Arnold, but he's joined tonight by local drum veteran Chuck Cotton ( Bob M…


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Guided Art Tour of Duke Medicine Pavilion

Every 4th Wednesday.


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Music in the Gardens: Loamlands

Loamlands’ leader Kym Register runs The Pinhook, the spiritual center of Durham’s music scene. A Durham native, Register’s songs with Loamlands reflect a life spent loving the city …


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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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