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Special Events

Free Showing of "Mully" movie at White Rock Baptist Church

  • White Rock Baptist Church
  • (919) 688-8136

The community is invited to see “Mully”, a movie about Charles Mully, when as a boy was abandoned by his parents at the age of six in Kenya. He became very wealthy, but listened to God …


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Public Conversation about Durham Community Land Trustees (DCLT) Founding

23 participants from Asheville, Charleston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Nashville and Greensboro will be in Durham for a two-day Community Land Trust (CLT) 101 symposium to learn about DCLT's experience …


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Hip Hop Festival

Hip Hop Festival with food, drinks, and performances from Tigo B, Oz the hitmaker, Ashley Marshell, and other talented acts to be announced. Produced by Uptown Entertainment, LLC.


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Jambalaya Soul Poetry Slam

Featuring Roscoe Burnems.


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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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Exhibits & Recurring Events

"Building Bridges through Good Faith" Exhibit

The newest exhibit, "Building Bridges through Good Faith", highlighting the growth and development of one of the oldest Muslim communities in North Carolina. The Ar-Razzaq Islamic …


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Photography Exhibit - "Louisiana Trail Riders"

Since 2014, Jeremiah Ariaz has been photographing various southwest Louisiana clubs' weekend trail rides-the Crescent City Cowboys, Desperados, Buffalo Soldiers, and The Stepping In Style Riding …


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Ceramic Art Exhibit - "Right Before We Fly"

Works by artist Dare Coulter as the Jo Ann Williams Artist Fellowship recipient.


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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604