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21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

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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

Art of Cool Festival

  • Durham Armory, Carolina Theater, Motorco Music Hall, The Pinhook, Beyu Caffe

The Art of Cool Festival 2018 has been acquired by DOME Group, LLC, to produce the biggest festival yet in time for their fifth anniversary. The festival's lineup features Nas, Erykah Badu, Maxwell, …


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1st Saturday Salsa Social

  • Living Arts Collective

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


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50th Anniversary 4K REMASTERED version of 1968’s 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

  • Carolina Theatre
  • (919) 560-3030

Open the pod bay doors Hal, because 2001: A Space Odyssey is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Christopher Nolan, one of the best filmmakers working today, is in large part owed thanks for …


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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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History Hike: Sennett's Hole

Have you ever wondered who the “Sennett” in “Sennett’s Hole” is? In the 1750s, a man named Michael Synnott built a mill above this beloved swimming hole. Come hear the …


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Inter Arma w/ Tooth And Bvnnies

Heavy metal.


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Live Music: The River Otters

Enjoy a live performance from The River Otters, as you try some authentic Salvadorian and Mexican food from Samantha's Pupusas.


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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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Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse

  • (919) 220-2458

Concerts featuring top country, folk, and gospel musicians with coffee bar and snacks. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church.


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Big Porch House Concert - Scottish Traditional Music Played on Harp

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  • (919) 286-7963

William Jackson has been at the forefront of Scottish traditional music for nearly 30 years. In addition to his stature as one of the leading harpers and multi-instrumentalists in Scotland, William …


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Martha Kelly

Martha Kelly is a stand-up comedian based out of Austin, TX. She has been featured on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Last Comic Standing, and The Late Late Show with …


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Beginners' Line Dance Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • (252) 767-2780

Beginners Urban Soul Line Dance Classes are provided by M. E. Henderson, Inc.. This low-impact form of exercise is free. Bring your water and towel for this one hour class!


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Men's Chorus Open Auditions

Durham-based Vox Virorum Men’s Chorus invites male singers of all ages to join them for a classic men’s glee club repertoire, musical excellence and camaraderie. No prepared selection is …


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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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Murray & Peter present: War on the Catwalk: The Queens from Season 10

Murray & Peter proudly present a fabulous drag show with live performances from contestents from Season 10 RuPaul's Drag Race (VH1). Super Fan package is also available with a seat in the first …


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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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Chris Isaak

First Comes The Night fittingly represents a number of firsts for Chris Isaak, who recently signed on to become a judge for the first time on The X Factor Australia. As for First Comes The …


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Karaoke

  • The Bar

18 to enter, 21 to drink.


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Latin Vibe on Thursday Nights

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

CoboBrothers Presents Latin Vibe at Beyu on Thursday Nights With Live Musicians! Start with a free dance lesson at 9pm and then dance the night away. Please note that there will be limited …


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Who's Bad

Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience


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Clay Date Night (Ages 18 & up)

Grab your spouse or a friend and have a creative night out at the DAC Clay Studio. Participants will have the opportunity to experiment with clay as the instructor introduces a variety of hand …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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