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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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Brett's Open Mic

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

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Jen Kirkman

Jen Kirkman is a national and internationally touring stand-up comedian. Her 2015 Netflix Original Comedy Special “I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine)” was named one of the Top 1…


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Love Never Dies

LOVE NEVER DIES- The Phantom Returns Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Glenn Slater Book :Andrew Lloyd Webber & Ben Elton Additional Lyrics: Charles Hart Orchestrations: David Cullen & …


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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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Pharoahe Monch & Pitchblak Brass Band

In February 2016, a quarter century after his debut with the pivotal hip-hop duo Organized Konfusion, Queens emcee Pharoahe Monch took a chance and stepped onstage at New York’s Ecstatic Music …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Annual Moravian Christmas Bazaar

  • Christ The King Church
  • (919) 489-1711

Browse Fall and Christmas crafts and homemade baked goods including traditional Moravian chicken pies, Moravian cookies, and sugar cakes while enjoying live Christmas music and breakfast. Proceeds …


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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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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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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John Cleese And The Holy Grail

Living comedy legend, JOHN CLEESE, is heading in your general direction for a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A on November 8 at DPAC. Absurd and/or r…


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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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The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses

Celebrating 30 years of stirring virtual adventure and memorable soundtracks with live orchestral renditions directly approved by franchise producer Eiji Aonuma, The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the …


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A Kid's Life: World War I Peg Dolls

At this special Veteran’s Day session learn about the role Durham residents played in World War I. You’ll even get to make your very own peg doll to take home. Drop-in program, no …


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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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Intro to African-American Genealogy Research

Are you interested in learning more about your family’s history but don’t know where to start? Join Lamar DeLoatch of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of North …


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Modigliani Quartet

Named for Amedeo Modigliani, the Italian portraitist and sculptor who came into his own following a midlife move to France, the rapturous Modigliani Quartet embraces a wide range of repertoire. Ever …


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Tori Amos

Celebrated singer-songwriter Tori Amos announced via Facebook Live her extensive North American fall concert schedule, kicking off on October 24 in St. Paul, MN and hitting major cities including …


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John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring: The Meeting of the Spirits

At the dawn of the 1970s, British guitarist John McLaughlin, fresh from recording Miles Davis’ seminal Bitches Brew, reinvented the possibilities of his electrified instrument. With his …


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Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Preservation Hall was founded in 1961 to promote traditional New Orleans jazz in all its authenticity. Legendary players like George Lewis, Sweet Emma Barrett and Kid Thomas Valentine, all rooted in …


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St. Thomas Choir, Leipzig

The Thomanerchor — otherwise known as the St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig, whose most famous cantor was Johann Sebastian Bach — is one of the world’s most enduring musical i…


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Squeeze

It’s 1973 in South London. Teenage friends Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook form the band that will see them dubbed ‘The New Lennon and McCartney’. Over 35 years later, with their …


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Durham, NC 27701 USA
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