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21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham


 

Art, Music, History & more

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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Baay Bia Show

  • Living Arts Collective

Senegal's premier griot rapper, Baay Bia brings ancient West African storytelling traditions to the global hip hop stage. His voice launched onto the world music scene, writing and arranging each …


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Breathe to Think Sessions — Performances and Open Mic

  • La Movida NightClub
  • (661) 817-8433

Must be 21+. Open Mic participants must sign up in advance.


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Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents White

Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents James Ijames' raucous comedy about art and identity - with a shocking twist ending!


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Film Screening – "Be Natural" Theatrical Release

Trailer https://benaturalthemovie.com Synopsis When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors …


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Frankie Alexander - Brightleaf Summer Concert Series

Please no outside food, drinks or coolers.


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Insert Your Grandma's Name Here

  • NorthStar Church of the Arts

Interactive and evolving installation by Monét Noelle Marshall. In the Ursa Minor Gallery. From the curator: This is a celebration of your grandma and, by extension, of you. …


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Jamie McLean Band

Jamie McLean is a triple threat. As a guitarist for New Orleans royalty Aaron Neville and Dirty Dozen Brass Band he’s toured the globe playing fiery guitar everywhere from Madison Square G…


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Mono

Tokyo, Japan based 4 piece Instrumental Rock band. Their unique approach of blending orchestral arrangements and shoegaze guitar noise in their music has been held in extremely high regard; so m…


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Star Wars Film Series

The Carolina Theatre of Durham's Retro Film Series revisit the wonders and relives the magic of these dazzling films on the big screen, as they were meant to be seen. Episodes I-VI.


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Tapestry Tours

  • CCB Plaza

Starts at the Major The Bull statue and last about an hour. 2-3 original poems about Durham's many threads of diversity on each tour.


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The Paco Band

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

Enjoy your Saturday in style with Spanish/ Flamenco music.


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A Kid's Life: Bountiful Blooms all Year Long

Try your hand at some of the ways children during the Victorian Era enjoyed spring’s bountiful blooms long after the season’s end. Learn about methods of preserving flowers and make your …


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Black Girls Do Bikes Monthly Ride

  • HH Gregg Parking Lot

It's like a pep rally for black girls on bikes! A monthly ride with the goal of growing and supporting a community of women of color who share a passion for cycling. Meet at HH Gregg Parking Lot @ …


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Creative Dance Classes (5-6yos)

This class will nurture your young dancer’s social skills and ability to move safely, both of which are helpful for future dance classes in any genre. Each class includes: warm-ups based on …


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Discovering Dance Classes (4-5yos)

This class combines learning the basic elements of dance with artistic expression. The children dance fast and slow, sharp and smooth, and learn traveling movements as well as movements that stay in …


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Durham Architecture & the Urban Landscape Walking Tour

Historic Preservation Society of Durham volunteers lead a 90 minute tour through downtown highlighting the many architectural styles popular in the 20th century. WALKING TOURS AND THE W…


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Freelance Memorial Weekend Kickback

Part of Summerstage at Golden Belt.


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Hey Google! by Maura Garcia Dance

The Maura Garcia Dance FUNdraiser will be an immersive experience, complete with an informal participatory workshop followed by Maura's performance of Hey Google! - an experimental dance done with a …


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Hip Hop 2 Dance Classes (10-12yo)

This hip hop class aims to make dancers aware of their bodies by focusing on weight shifting, dancer synchronization, and beat recognition within the most current music styles. As the class …


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Hip Hop 3: Urban Contemporary Dance Classes (13-17yo)

Urban funk: move, groove and shake your booty too! In depth hip hop dance class that combines the best of urban street dance, free form movement and adapted/alternative contemporary dance. Builds on …


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Historic Tours

Take a guided tour of Leigh Farm Park. You’ll learn about the families who lived here, their work, and life on a middle class plantation. Venture inside the historic farmhouse while also …


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