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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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Be Steadwell

Singer-songwriter Be Steadwell is an innovative musician from Washington D.C. With roots in jazz vocals, acapella and folk-Be composes a blend of genres into what she calls queerpop. In her live …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Exhibit Opening - The Locker Project, Jack Watson

The Locker Project consists of sixteen mixed media prints.


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Harvey Dalton Arnold - Live at the Bullpen

Harvey Dalton Arnold is a singer, guitarist and North Carolina-native with a passion for the blues. He sold millions of albums as a member of southern-rock band The Outlaws from 1976-80 and has …


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Laughs and Drafts Comedy Night

  • The Boiler Room at American Tobacco Campus
  • (770) 596-4197

Laughs & Drafts Comedy Night Featuring comedians Shari Diaz, Tank Smith, Matt White, and Grant Sheffield from the Triangle's own Boogie Down South Productions! And introducting Harrison Claud …


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Nicotine Cinema with #PPGArtist Julia Gartrell, and Tom Whiteside

  • Power Plant Gallery
  • (919) 660-3622

Mark your calendars for Third Friday Durham with #PPGArtist Julia Gartrell, in collaboration with Tom Whiteside of Durham Cinematheque, for an evening of discussion and film at the Power Plant …


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Rowdy Square Dance w/ Hoot and Holler

Bring your own food and drinks and get ready to chase the rabbit, chase the squirrel. First time dancers, dogs, children, adults, LGBTQIA ++ folks are welcome.


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The Tills

Featuring Drag Sounds and Pie Face Girls


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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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Will McBride Group - Brightleaf Summer Concert Series

Please no outside food, drinks or coolers.


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Comedian Jordan Carlos comes to Motorco

Standup comedian and TV personality Jordan Carlos, known for The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and Samantha Bee's Not the White House Correspondent's Dinner, appears at Motorco in Durham.


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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Durham Civil Rights History Walking Tour

Docents lead a 45 minute tour focusing on sites in downtown Durham that were important in the 1950s and '60s Civil Rights movement. WALKING TOURS AND THE WEATHER Walking tours may be c…


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Fresh Leaf Indigo Dyeing

Join textile artist, Diana Cathcart, for an exploration of fresh-leaf indigo dyeing using NC-grown Japanese Indigo. Students will have the opportunity to learn about growing indigo as they move …


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History of Durham's Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center

Take a look back at the rich history of this local institution. Started in the 1950s, the Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center, formerly Muhammad's Mosque #34, is one of the oldest Muslim communities in North …


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Jett Edwards - Live at the Bullpen

Born in North Carolina and based in Japan for the last 24 years, Jett Edwards is a country and Americana singer and the founder of the Japan Mass Choir, the world's largest community gospel choir. …


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KeKe Wyatt Live!

  • The Bar
  • (919) 956-2929

KeKe Wyatt Live Performance! Hosted by TS Madison and Guest Performance from Milan Christopher! A portion of the proceeds will benefit Duke Cancer Institute.


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Rock the Park Movie - "Trolls"

Family Friendly Movie.


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Spare Change

Dance the night away!


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Altered Book Club

Get together with friends to work on your Altered Books. Feel free to bring your own materials, or shop at The Scrap Exchange! Whether you’re into altered books, art journaling, paperfolding …


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Art Exhibit - 20 Years of Harmony - Stitches of a QUILTessential Sisterhood

The Nccu Art Museum is pleased to present the exhibition of extraordinary quilts by the African American Quilt Circle. With this exhibit the Museum aims to call attention to an extraordinary group o…


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Black August in the Park

Black August in the Park is an annual event hosted by the collective of the same name. Black August in the Park is reminiscent of a Black family reunion or a homecoming, with an additional emphasis …


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