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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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Annual Hippo Awards

The Monti presents the 11th Annual Hippo Awards. Their biggest shows of the year, The Hippo Awards is both a legitimate award show, honoring the best stories told in the previous year, and a …


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Art Journaling: Express Don’t Repress

This class is for those interested in creating a mixed media art journal intended to Express Not Repress. No experience needed! You will learn creative journaling techniques, play in a judge free …


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Ciompi Quartet: "Lost and Found"

Would J.S. Bach be known to us if Mendelssohn had not discovered his scores? Would we know Mahler if he had not been championed by Bruno Walter and Leonard Bernstein? In this program, the Ciompi …


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Duke University String School: Violin and Cello Choir Concert

The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. Violin and Cello Choirs are conducted by Carlos Bardales, Erica Leavell, Nonoko Okada, Julia Reeves, and Erica Shirts. The Duke University String …


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Duke Wind Symphony: Viennese Ball

Food, music, and Viennese dance, featuring a live waltz orchestra and polka band. Dance lessons at the beginning of the evening. Dress: semi-formal to formal. The Viennese Ball is an annual …


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Feast From the Furnace

A unique Liberty Arts fundraiser - glass blowing and gourmet food- sponsored by Nana's Restaurant . Glass blowing demonstrations by Durham-based designer Elijah Leed. Watch as they make b…


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Four Women ft. Tamisha Waden, Kamara Thomas, Rissi Palmer & Mavis Swan Poole

  • NorthStar Church of the Arts

Four of the Triangle's most powerful singers, Kamara Thomas, Mavis Swan Poole, Tamisha Waden & Rissi Palmer-Stypmann join forces to help officially consecrate the stage at North Star Church of …


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Hillside High School Theatre Presents: Swing School Musical

Hillside Drama brings the past to the present in the revivalized adaptation of the legendary Mr. G's Swing School. Go back in time to where the beat was jumping with a contemporary look for a new …


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Indulge Catering presents: A Taste of Love ~ A Night of Indulgence (2019)

Indulge Catering, LLC Presents: A Taste of Love - A Night of Indulgence. An all inclusive, intimate evening for lovers. Enjoy this unique experience as you dine at your personal table during t…


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Jambalaya Soul Slam Late Night Poetry Slam

It's that time again! Come see the hottest poetry slam in the Triangle. Every February the best poets in the area are brought together to share their most insatiable and sexy poems. This i…


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Kids Crafting Workshop: Wind Chimes!

This week, your scrappy instructor will be teaching how to use various materials to create wind chimes from unique materials! This week, you will be using glue and paint. For those attending, please …


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Mill-To-Mill Hike: West Point to Guess Mill

Put on your hiking gear, we’re exploring the North Carolina Mountains-to-the-Sea Trail. On this Mill-to-Mill Hike, you will be hiking the 4.5 miles between the West Point Mill and the Guess …


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Monthly Bluegrass/Americana/Old Time Jam

PineCone and The Blue Note Grill are hosting a monthly bluegrass/Americana/old time jam in Durham! The Piedmont region of North Carolina has a vibrant and varied music scene, which the combined …


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Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

“A marvelous show for everyone. You’re guaranteed to have a ball!” – NPR Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Durham’s golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a …


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Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse

  • (919) 220-2458

Concerts featuring top country, folk, and gospel musicians with coffee bar and snacks. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church.


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Screen/Society--"The Simpsons Movie" (2007) - 35mm print

"The Simpsons Movie" (2007) | Weekend Matinee. Come see the Simpsons clan struggle for the soul and survival of Springfield in the way the show was always destined to be seen – on …


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Stew & The Negro Problem 'Notes of a Native Son'

Nearly forty years passed before the Tony Award-winning playwright and singer Stew realized that James Baldwin had changed his life. As a Los Angeles teenager, Stew loved Baldwin’s Go Tell It …


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WXDU Presents Maria Chavez: Lecture and Performance

Maria Chávez, born in Lima, Peru in 1980, and based in NYC, is best known as an abstract turntablist, conceptual sound artist and DJ. Her improvised solo turntable performance combines …


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Yarn

With The Chris Holloway Band.


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An Evening with Andrè Leon Talley: Movie Screening and Q&A

Durham, NC's famed native son Andrè Leon Talley returns home, and to his alma mater, for an exclusive screening and Q&A of the documentary "The Gospel According to A…


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An Homage to Handel

Recognized today primarily for his Water Music and Hallelujah Chorus, George Frideric Handel was one of the most versatile composers to ever live. With a combination of vocal and instrumental …


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Demetri Martin

Demetri Martin is a standup comedian, artist, writer, and director. He began doing standup comedy in New York City, where he worked as a staff writer for Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Demetri then …


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Duke University String School: Orchestra Concert

This concert will feature the 2018-19 DUSS Concerto Competition winners. The Duke String School is directed by Erica Shirts. The Intermediate String Orchestra is conducted by Matt Stutzman. The …


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Durham's Mount Vernon Baptist Church Celebrates Black History Month

  • Mount Vernon Baptist Church
  • (919) 688-1823

Mount Vernon Baptist Church Celebrates 2019 Black History Month with a host of family friendly events throughout the month of February. The following activities are scheduled: WEDNESDAY …


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