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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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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Darin & Brooke Aldridge

Both highly acclaimed vocalists in their own right, Darin and Brooke combine rich harmonies with impeccable musicianship to create the unmistakable sound that has made them one of the hottest young …


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DCLT Community Celebration / Kooley High / Party in the Park

This will be a benefit for DCLT, Durham's ONLY community land trust and nonprofit housing developer of PERMANENT affordable housing. Celebrate community accountability with Emcee and host for the …


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DCLT's Party in the Park Community Celebration

Durham Community Land Trustees throws an early party in Durham Central Park featuring Kooley High from Raleigh! This will be a benefit for DCLT, Durham's only community land trust and …


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Documentary Preview - Dis.em.POWER.ed

Puerto Rico's long blackout -Video/Slide preview of new documentary in progress (based on research/recent footage since beginning of 2018) - by Sandy Smith-Nonini (UNC Anthropology) in collaboration …


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Kyle Lacy and the Harlem River Noise

Kyle Lacy & the Harlem River Noise conjure a potion that stirs the soul, bringing you home to the roots of 50’s rock’n’roll and blues. ​ If a young Ray Charles met a …


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Lemurpalooza - SOLD OUT

Meet the unique primates of Madagascar! This will be a special evening experience that allows families to stroll and view the animals at their own pace, rather than their usual guided tours. …


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Play - " Wakey, Wakey"

A beautiful, funny, and moving meditation on the sorrow and joy we accumulate on life's journey, by one of the most remarkable and distinctive playwrights in American theater. Expect laughter. …


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Russ Varnell & His Too Country Band - Live at the Bullpen

Russ Varnell plays both kinds of music - country AND western! Strap on your boots and your rhinestone suit and come out for some country music the way it was meant to be. If you drink enough beer …


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Southern Documentary Fund Artists Convening

  • Various locations

A weekend of community building and sharing best practices. Filmmakers from around the South and beyond are invited for a weekend of enlightening workshops, panels, and pitch sessions, combined …


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Thomas Rhyant's Sam Cooke Revue - Live at the Bullpen

Don't miss soul singer Thomas Rhyant as he brings to life the music of legendary Sam Cooke. With his tasteful guitar style and stunningly wide-ranging voice and enigmatic backing band, Rhyant b…


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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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Art Market at Vega Metals

Weekly Arts & Crafts Market in Durham Central Park, on Hunt Street between Foster and Rigsbee. Music, food trucks, and local artists showcasing unique, handcrafted treasures for home, garden, a…


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Caique Vidal & Batuque

Caique Vidal & Batuque is a unique band that brings infectious energy, riveting dance grooves, and provides an insight to Afro-Brazilian culture which is greatly needed in the music world of …


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Durham Symphony Orchestra Presents: FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK

Enjoy popular classical favorites, hear music from STAR WARS and West Side Story.


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Film Screening - Best of the Fest: KidFlix 1

A diverse community must put aside their differences to enjoy a tasty meal in Stone Soup (France/Belgium), a hungry creature devises a way to get his fill in Tiger (Germany), and a young croc enjoys …


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First Saturday Fusion Dance

  • Living Arts Collective

No partner needed. Lesson 8-9pm. Please note the dance will be in the downstairs studio 


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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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Mural Bike Tour

Preservation Durham and The Nasher Museum present Downtown Mural Bike Tours. Leaving from the Farmer's Market every 1st Saturday, until November. The tour will visit a wide array of downtown murals, …


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Paw Patrol Live! "The Great Pirate Adventure"

Brand New Live Show X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure! It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! …


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The Bull Meets the Bayou Closing Reception

Closing reception w/ affordable art sale, fashion show, & supreme dance party feat. Young, Gifted, & Broke. The Bull Meets the Bayou exhibition exchange between Durham and New Orleans …


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