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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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Alexa Rose - Live at the Bullpen

Amidst the sea of earnestly soft-sung songs on the Americana circuit, Rose’s voice stands out with depth and complexity, capable of gymnastic yodels and deep resonance. Rose’s sound is …


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Author Pat James

  • Bell Yeager Freewill Baptist Church
  • (919) 236-3101

Durham author Patricia James will bring some of her words to life in the fellowship hall, along with a book signing and meet and greet the author. Proceeds  from the book will go to the …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Fresh Docs: This Taco Truck Kills Fascists

New Orleans-based performance activist Jose Torres-Tama has a dream: to create a revolutionary Taco Truck Theatre with a simple message: "No guacamole for immigrant haters". Inspired by …


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Hamilton Hill Jewelry's Holiday Party

Ignite your holiday spirit. Enjoy food, wet your whistle, hear jazz pianist Andrew Berinson, get lucky (win drawings, that is). Come solo! Bring a date, a mate, a jewelry compatriot! Bask in the …


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Handel's “Messiah” Concert

For eighty-five years, Messiah has been the cornerstone of the Chapel's concert life and one of the centerpieces of Duke's holiday season. Performed annually during the season of Advent, Handel's …


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Joe Henry On Songwriting & Recording: "Is It Rolling, Bob?"

For three decades, the singer, songwriter, producer, and author Joe Henry has been shaping and reshaping a working definition of American music that is as rich and rewarding as that of his any of h…


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Play - "Lake Placid"

  • Durham Fruit & Produce Company

The World Premiere of an improvised play with music. Set in upstate New York in and around the 1980 Winter Olympic Games. That's all anyone knows, as they offer a new show every night.


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School of Rock

SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly). Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical …


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The Lynn Grissett Quintet

A formally educated professional musician, Lynn J. Grissett Jr. is a truly dedicated artist. A member of the New Power Generation Hornz, the horn section of the band New Power Generation (NPG) once …


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To Buy the Sun: The Challenge of Pauli Murray – Original Play

  • Community, Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park
  • (919) 613-6167

The play opens on the evening of February 12, 1977, the night before Pauli Murray's historic appearance at The Chapel of the Cross in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. CBS' Charles Kuralt and crew have …


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Workshop Production: "Little Nemo"

"I close my eyes/then I drift away/into the magic night." Take a fantastical journey to the world of dreams in the latest original work by puppet artist Torry Bend, creator of The Paper H…


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100 Men in Black "Christmas" Concert

  • King's Park International Church
  • (919) 225-2460

With special guests Zeb Harrison and the Sounds of Praise Band from Charlotte and the Turrentine Middle School Chorus from Burlington, NC. The event includes their scholarship awards …


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All the Queens Horses

You're Invited! To the School Business Screening, Discussion, and Reception for the movie, "All the Queens Horses."


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Body Stories: A Contemporary Dance Workshop by Murielle Elizéon

  • Living Arts Collective

In this workshop, Murielle is excited to share some aspects of the creative process of her solo "Brown" premiering on December 3rd as part of DIDA Season 4. She will invite participants to …


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Books Among Friends - Book Sale

Hardbacks are $3, trade paperbacks are $2, small paperbacks are $1, and children’s books are 25 cents to $1. Special books are priced as marked. HALF-PRICE SALE from 2-4pm. Proceeds from t…


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Christmas at Stagville

A holiday open house at Historic Stagville! Explore the site and learn about holiday traditions for all different families at Stagville. You'll visit the house of the Bennehan-Cameron slaveholders, …


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David Crosby & Friends: Sky Trails Tour 2017

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is heading out on tour in November and December. Joining him will be five musical f…


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DJ BnC at The Tavern

DJ Ball & Chain every Saturday at The Tavern


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Durham Craft Market

The Durham Craft Market is a weekly, open-air market displaying one-of-a-kind, handmade, local arts and crafts. Celebrate the uniqueness of craft, be part of the flourishing Durham arts and crafts …


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Handel's Messiah Christmas Concert

  • White Rock Baptist Church

North Carolina Central University Choir in a collaborative performance with the St. Augustine University Choir of select Choruses and solos from Part 1 of Handel's Messiah. Guest accompanists for …


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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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