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History of Durham's Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center

Take a look back at the rich history of this local institution. Started in the 1950s, the Ar-Razzaq Islamic Center, formerly Muhammad's Mosque #34, is one of the oldest Muslim communities in North …


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Art Exhibit - 20 Years of Harmony - Stitches of a QUILTessential Sisterhood

The Nccu Art Museum is pleased to present the exhibition of extraordinary quilts by the African American Quilt Circle. With this exhibit the Museum aims to call attention to an extraordinary group o…


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Black August in the Park

Black August in the Park is an annual event hosted by the collective of the same name. Black August in the Park is reminiscent of a Black family reunion or a homecoming, with an additional emphasis …


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Blerds Who Brunch- For Black and Latinx Nerds | Durham

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Imagine an event where you can meet with fellow people of color, talk about comic books, tech, science, and listen to music all while enjoying a boozy brunch. Blerds Who Brunch is a traveling …


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Celebration to mark the 70th Anniversary of Durham College

The 2017 Durham College Alumni Reunion Committee is hosting a reunion to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the founding of Durham College. Durham College was an accredited Jr. College founded for …


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This is Ballet! -- Becoming a Professional Dancer

Dance workshop for children ages 6 and up and their parents. Meet Carmen Felder, a ballerina from the Carolina Ballet and gain insights from parents whose daughters joined the Martha Graham and …


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FSP@PPG: The Artist as Researcher

A lunchtime panel discussion with current #PPGArtist and sculptor Julia Gartrell, playwright Howard Craft, musician M.C. Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger, and former #PPGArtist and performance …


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