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NCCU Jazz Festival

NCCU has been presenting the Jazz Festival since 1988. The festival will include a week of musical entertainment including concerts, lectures and workshops by remarkable Jazz artists. Headline …


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AfroPop! DURM (RDU) Vol.6: The One Year Edition!

Durham, #WelcomeToTheTribe.... The Nations dopest Afro-Eclectic dance experience is invading your city again at The Vault at The Palace International! This is an exciting milestone: "AfroPop! …


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Musical "Pooled"

  • The River Church

Under the music direction of Carolyn Colquitt and with a score of soul-cleansing gospel, sultry R&B, and heart-wrenching blues, Moses T. Alexander Greene's POOLED is the story of how Delsin …


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Djembe FUNdamentals - Adults & Mature Youth

Make rhythm the soundtrack of YOUR life. Together with Teli Shabu students will explore the rich legacy of this versatile instrument. Using the music of Guinea, West Africa, we will begin to hone …


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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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Art Exhibit - "Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection"

The Nasher Museum presents a major nationwide touring exhibition that offers a new perspective on the critical contribution that artists of African descent have made to the evolution of abstract art …


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Faith in Color: A Photographic Exploration of Race, Religion, and America

"Faith in Color: A Photographic Exploration of Race, Religion, and America in Tribute to C. Eric Lincoln," explores the deep roots of religious influence in black communities. The …


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