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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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Counterclockwise String Band - Brightleaf Summer Concert Series

Please no outside food, drinks or coolers.


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Craft Saturday: Hornbooks

Visit Stagville for an Open House and learn about education during the 19th century. Make your own hornbook to take home.


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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

Black Creek, NC native Russ Varnell was raised on "100% hardcore traditional country music." From rhinestone studded nudie suits to cry-in-your-beer honky-tonk classics, Russ and his band …


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Labor Day Weekend Food Truck Rodeo

Bring friends and family to the legendary gathering of 50+ food trucks and local craft beer. Live music from Wood Robinson's New Formal will start at 12:30pm. All you have to pay for is your choice …


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Lift Like a Princess Artist Talk

Join glass artist, writer, veteran and mother Jen Detlefsen as she discusses her immersive installation at the Carrack Modern. "There’s no fighting the Princess Industrial Complex. …


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Rhymer's Resurgence

Celebrate your Labor Day with dope emcees, smooth beats, and plenty to drink at The Pinhook. Hosted by Rowdy of No9to5 Music, 1F2L’s and Black Bullies Ent. present Rhymer’s Resurgence: a …


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Session at the Shed w/ Ernest Turner

  • The Shed Jazz Club
  • (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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Blue Cactus - Live at the Bullpen

“Together they conjure a sound that will take you back to the best duets from Emmylou Harris and Gram Parsons .. the twangy, deep vocals of Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, and the true grit of …


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Men's Chorus welcomes New Members

Durham's Vox Virorum Men's Chorus invites male singers to join them for their 2017-2018 concert season. No previous choral experience, or a prepared audition selection, is required. Join in for fun, …


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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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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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Michael Jones Trio

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

FREE admission.


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The Lost Bayou Ramblers Opener: Shamu Garçon

The Lost Bayou Ramblers begin Duke Performances’ 2017/18 season with an exclamation mark. Before joining the North Carolina Symphony to perform the score for Beasts of the Southern Wild, the …


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Abe Reid & the Spikedrivers - Live at the Bullpen

Abe Reid makes savory old-school blues sizzle into steady-rockin’, party-down musical dynamite. From Statesville, N.C., Reid is a past winner of the International Blues Competition in Memphis. …


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Beasts of the Southern Wild with Wordless Music, North Carolina Symphony & Lost Bayou Ramblers

Beasts of the Southern Wild — unequal parts fairy tale and adventure drama — is a Cinderella story of the film world. After unexpectedly winning major awards at both Cannes and Sundance, …


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Books Among Friends - Book Sale

  • Northgate Mall
  • (919) 560-7159

THREE-DAY BOOK SALE - BOOKS AMONG FRIENDS (1058 W Club Blvd, Suite 252, inside Northgate Mall beside Sears) Friday, 4-7pm Members only sale, Sunday Half-price sale. Hardbacks are $3, trade …


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A Kid's Life: Make Your Own Whirligig

Kids have been making whirligigs for hundreds of years – isn’t it about time you joined in on the fun? Join us and make your own colonial toy using recycled materials. Drop-in program, …


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Beasts of The Southern Wild with Wordless Music, North Carolina Symphony & Lost Bayou Ramblers

Beasts of the Southern Wild — unequal parts fairy tale and adventure drama — is a Cinderella story of the film world. After unexpectedly winning major awards at both Cannes and Sundance, …


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Black Genius Fest 2017

#BlackGenius Fest is an annual, community celebration of Black Culture featuring music, dance ensembles, science activities, FOOD TRUCKS and more. The celebration also facilitates recognition of …


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Documentary screening - "The Rise & Fall of Liberty"

The Rise and Fall of Liberty explores the history an iconic tobacco auction warehouse in the southern town of Durham, North Carolina. After the decline of tobacco, the warehouse became the home of …


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Durham Tobacco History Walking Tour

Preservation Durham volunteers lead a 90 minute tour through downtown highlighting the many architectural styles popular in the 20th century. WALKING TOURS AND THE WEATHER Walking tours may …


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