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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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The Book of Mormon

The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment …


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Art Exhibit - Temporal Cartography

As Durham careens through a time of unprecedented expansion, artists Tom Dawson and JP Trostle contemplate the changes happening around them in "Temporal Cartography," an installation in …


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Blue Wednesday: The Spoonbenders

They gave the first Wednesday of every month to Mike Conway (Good Rocking Sam), Tim Collins (Fat Bastard Blues Band), Chuck Taylor (Good Rocking Sam/Joe Bell & the Stinging Blades) and it has …


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Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


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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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Writing Workshop with Reese Ryan Begins

Join romance fiction author Reese Ryan for this four-session workshop intensive, focusing on character development. The first two sessions will focus on Building Believable Characters, and the last …


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#PPGArtist nthony Patterson

  • Power Plant Gallery
  • (919) 660-3622

Native Durham artist Anthony Patterson will join the Power Plant Gallery for Residency 2 continuing to explore the relationships between themes of identity, loss, and conviction through his …


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Dance Performance - Eclipsed

  • Durham Fruit & Produce Company

Women's Theatre Festival Presents ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira. Women Win Wars...Without Weapons. Eclipsed takes place in 2003 and tells the story of five Liberian women and their tale of s…


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Karaoke

  • The Bar

18 to enter, 21 to drink.


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Nash Street Ramblers

The Nash Street Ramblers bring great harmony along with talented instrumentals, this Nash Street inspired bluegrass band is steeped in traditional, newgrass & gospel music. Sing and dance your …


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Nathan Bowles

Nathan Bowles


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Al Strong & The Fresh Five

This ensemble seeks to push the envelope in defying musical genres, with hints of AfroBeat, Rock, Jazz, and Soul music all nicely woven together. It’s all dance music for this group and a …


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Chris O'Leary Band

Chris’s musical background includes duties as lead singer and front man for rock and roll hall of famer and Grammy award winner Levon Helm’s band The Barnburners. During the 6 years that …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Gospel Stage Play - "The Amen Corner" by James Baldwin

  • University Theatre in the Farrison-Newton Building
  • (919) 957-9692

After giving a fiery Sunday morning sermon, Margaret is confronted by the unexpected arrival of her long estranged husband, Luke, who collapses from illness shortly thereafter. Their son, David, …


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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Sometimes Just the Sky Flatland is little aid to contemplation, and so Mary Chapin Carpenter has her own hill. It's deep in the Virginia countryside, on a farm that she got for a song. Or rather, …


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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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1st Saturday Salsa Social

  • Living Arts Collective

Lesson 7:30 - 8 Dancing 8 -10:30


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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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Book Sale - Books Among Friends

Find your beach reads, travel guides, bedtime stories, and more at the Friends of the Durham Library’s next big book sale. Proceeds go to the Friends of the Durham Library, a nonprofit that …


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Durham Reggae Fiesta

Jamaican food and reggae concert with live performances with a band.


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History Hike: Man and the River

Man has changed the Eno River; the river has changed man. Explore the water and floodplain. This hike will be about three miles long and will have two river crossings (the Eno River and Warren …


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