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21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

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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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Black Farmers Market

Just in time to get vegetables for your holiday dinner.


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Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle presents: Music, Religion, and Philosophy

Joining The COT in a performance of Samuel Barber's demanding Prayers of Kierkegaard is UNC's Carolina Choir. The COT's own Christopher Ulffers performs the Basson Concerto by Nino Rota, the I…


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Ciompi Quartet: "Remembered, Imagined, Re-imagined" with Eliza Bagg, soprano

Program includes Steve Reich: Different Trains for String Quartet and Tape; Claudio Monteverdi: Two songs arr. for Soprano & String Quartet; and the world premiere of Daniel Wohl's New Work for …


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Durham Art Guild's Art-A-Thon

Multiple artists are setting up temporary studios in the middle of the gallery and creating affordable original artwork on the spot to sell during the Durham Arts Council's Art Walk Holiday Market. …


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Empower Fall Showing: "The Wiz"

Empower is a dance studio that nurtures and fosters natural beauty, instills self-confidence, and reinforces positive images of dancers from all backgrounds.


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Holiday Art Market

Find a unique, handmade, quality gift for everyone on your list this holiday season, or for yourself. Discover and purchase affordable art from a plethora of local artists. Part of the Durham Art …


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Lyrically Intoxicated: the Pop-up Show

  • DaNuGen Entertainment Cafe

XOG, Eye Am The Culture and ScalezoflifeEnt. Shop with your favorite local brands and vibe with DK7, CALIWOOD, Aja Marie and more.


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Mallarmé Chamber Players Family Concert

Mallarmé performs a free, interactive chamber music concert that is 1-hour long and is fun and informative for people 5-years-old and older. Meet at the Doris Duke Center. Adult …


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Randy Johnston Trio

Blue Note Grill welcomes back internationally renowned jazz guitarist, Randy Johnston. Electric blues meets bebop with contemporary influences – an exciting convergence of sounds that has m…


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The School for Creative Studies Fall Carnival

  • The School for Creative Studies
  • (919) 560-3535

A family and community event, featuring activities, inflatables, games, prizes, candy, food and even a haunted house! The cost to enter the carnival is $5 ($3 for kids 6 and under). The activities …


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Vundabar

Indie rock. With Illuminati Hotties, Museum Mouth.


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Weave It Wild Workshops! Intro to Weaving on Looms of All Sizes… Rigid Heddle Backstrap

Interested in weaving but don't know where to start? Learn about fiber, knots and weaving on a loom made from household materials. Rigid heddle looms have been used for centuries to introduce w…


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Art with the Experts: People Get Ready

Join Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art, from the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, for a discussion and slide lecture on P…


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Beginners' Line Dance Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • (252) 767-2780

Beginners Urban Soul Line Dance Classes are provided by M. E. Henderson, Inc.. This low-impact form of exercise is free. Bring your water and towel for this one hour class!


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Flash Chorus Sings "Just Give Me a Reason" by Pink & "Reptilia" by The Strokes

Conductor Seamus Kenney and a live band help you learn and sing a pair of pop, indie, and retro songs! They also have a videographer on hand to record the final performance of each song so you can …


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2018 Video Institute Screening

Each summer, #CDSCourses offers a week-long video institute in which students collaborate with community members to make a short documentary. This year the stories were centered around the Hayti …


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Jim Henderson CD Release Party

The Regulator welcomes musician and educator Jim Henderson in celebration of the launch of his new CD of saxophone instrumentals, Still Souled Out (2018). Here Henderson pays homage to sax players o…


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Bond Brothers with Joe Pollock

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

The eleventh in the series of North Carolina featured breweries, this time with Bond Brothers. Laura will talk about the brewery and the beers Arcana will have on tap. Live music with Joe …


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Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

  • Beyu Caffe

Wednesday night the right way at Beyu's Open Mic led by Brett Chambers.


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Mysti Mayhem

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist, with over a decade of seasoned performances throughout the United States and Europe. Mysti Mayhem was mentored by Bo Diddley.


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Grupo Sensacion

  • La Maraka
  • (919) 793-1319

Gran bailazo desde Oaxaca Mexico.


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Tigrillos

With Los Plebes de San Luis.


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