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Be Connected: Blackspace Presents Youth Slam January

The Youth Slam is back at Beyu! There are only 4 more slams this season. So, bring your friends, cousins, everyone who said they were coming to the slam and didn’t make it last time! Each …


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Class "The South in Black and White" Begins

Through the lens of documentary traditions in the American South, this course will engage in a call and response between black and white cultures in a region where democracy has been envisioned a…


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Class "Writing, Funding, and Legalese" Begins

This class is designed to help artists learn the skills necessary to create legal documents for, write about, and fund their documentary work. Funding and exhibiting work often requires succinct …


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Durham Garden Forum - An Emerald Garden of Moss

Moss adds a luxurious green to our gardens and Mossin’ Annie is an expert. Join us to learn more about moss and see inspirational moss gardens from around the world, and how to garden with …


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Durham Literacy Center Volunteer Orientation

  • Durham Literacy Center
  • (919) 489-8383

Learn about how you can help Durham adults and out-of-school youth transform their lives through literacy! Attend one of these three orientations to learn about volunteer opportunities and any …


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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

  • Call for meeting location
  • (919) 371-2653

Motorized, professionally guided, who, what, where, when & why tour de force! Every Tuesday Tobacco Road Tours take you to where Durham's roots began & where the City has evolved today. Some …


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Jazz Night presented by Art of Cool

AOC-approved local and visiting musicians provide the soundtrack to cocktails and dinner in the restaurant and lounge.


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Music Lab

A local music discovery program for kids that offers interactive live music, sing-alongs, hands-on instrument play, and a chance for parents to meet others in the community! Great for kids as young …


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Pins & Needles

  • Spoonflower Greenhouse

Gather in the Greenhouse for a knitting, crocheting, and sewing social! Bring your project of choice and enjoy conversation with fellow crafters every third Tuesday of the month. All crafts …


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School Psychologist Dr.Umar Johnson

Dr Johnson will discuss educational and other issues relating to the the future of Afrikan children, as well as many other topics of importance to Black America.


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Season 8: The Queens

Get ready for the Drag Race contestants from Season 8 performing live on stage hosted by S8 winner Bob The Drag Queen, along with runners up Kim Chi & Naomi Smalls, plus Chi Chi DeVayne, Thorgy …


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Shabu-Shabu Dinner

  • Basan
  • (919) 424-7759

In Japan, soups and stews are common during the colder seasons. Nabemono, or Japanese hot pot dishes, are considered to be the most sociable way to eat with friends and family. Shabu-Shabu is the …


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Tasty Tuesdays Wine Tasting

Call to confirm. FREE.


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The Monti StorySLAM

The Monti StorySLAM is an open storytelling event, where anyone with a story on a certain theme has a chance to tell it.  This is a competitive event, so there will be judges in the …


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Tuesday Blues Jam

BNG provides, amps, drums, PA...everything you'll need, just bring your instrument or sticks...sign up and play or sit back & listen to some great blues


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

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Join a guided docent tour of the current exhibitions, followed by lunch* and a complimentary sweet treat at Counting House – your reward for embarking on such a culture-filled excursion …


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A-Z Exhibit - "I is for Innovation"

Have you ever had to open a childproof cap or press "control-alt-delete" on your keyboard? Are you familiar with the cochlear implant or Astroturf? These innovations came out of work and …


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Art Exhibit - "Unpacking the Past, Designing the Future"

Unpacking the Past, Designing the Future explores the layered physical and personal histories of Durham's Lakewood neighborhood and The Scrap Exchange. As these two entities intertwine, one asks: h…


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Art Exhibit - "Consummation"

  • Naomi Studio and Gallery
  • (919) 451-8292

The inspired NeoOutsider artist St. George breathes new life to American folk and Outsider art. Untrained, his paintings are raw and rich with passion. He works in fevers. Powered by epiphanies, h…


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Art Exhibit - Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume and Confrontation

Featuring painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, 21c Durham's upcoming exhibition, Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume and Confrontation includes works by 25 artists from more than a dozen …


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Art Exhibits - "Life Size"

One of the gallery's most popular artists, Life Size marks Sneddon's 13th exhibition at Craven Allen over more than twenty years. Shells, rocks, fossils, leaves, feathers - for Life Size, Sue …


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Audio Exhibit - Soundings: Protest|Politics|Dissent

  • Power Plant Gallery
  • (919) 660-3622

A Broadcast Audio Exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery featuring work by local, national, and international artists. What do you hear? "Soundings: Protest|Politics|Dissent" explores how …


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Beautiful Bold Images-Photography by Michael Weitzman

Canvas and Metal images of Tulips and beautiful landscape and nature images by New York andf North Carolina photographer Michael Weitzman


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Bulltown Comedy Series

Bulltown Comedy Series is a monthly stand-up showcase featuring the best local and regional comics.


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Call for Male Singers - Vox Virorum Chorus

Durham-based Vox Virorum Men's Chorus invites male singers age 18 and up to join them for their Spring concert season. No prepared selection is required. Upcoming activities include a joint c…


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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