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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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Daughtry - Cage to Rattle Tour

Daughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol.


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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

The Holiday’s Best Concert – Back for Two Incredible Shows This year marks the 34th Anniversary of the Christmas Tour and release of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, an album that …


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Periodic Tables: Once & Future Plague

Once and Future Plague: The Last 100 Years of Flu…and the Next 100 Years In 1918, the Spanish flu infected one-third of the planet (500 million people). Of these, as many as 50 million died. …


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SDF Holiday Party

The theme is festive headwear, so bring your a-game.


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Spectacular Magazine 14th Anniversary Celebration

Join #SpecMagNC for a night filled with fun, music, food, drinks highlighted by samples of Still Moon Whiskey.


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Third Annual Drag Show

See some of North Carolina's most famous drag personalities! This popular program will feature local performers and deliver humor, talent, and glamour for everyone. Vivicca C. Coxx and friends …


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Brett's Open Mic w/ the Usual Suspects

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


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Christmas Movie Night

Every Wednesday in December, is Christmas Classics Movie night at Unscripted Durham. They will be showing classic Christmas movies in The Studio, their lobby lounge. If you bring 3 cans of food to …


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Duke Chapel Christmas Open House

All are welcome to attend the annual candlelight open house at Duke Chapel, which features Christmas music. There is no cost to attend and no tickets or reservations are required. Drop in during y…


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Sew Your Own: Drawstring Bag

In this two hour class, sew a simple drawstring pouch. Perfect for eco-friendly gift packaging, project bags, or organizing odds and ends. A great beginner project with some useful techniques to …


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Black Santa at Hayti

Visit Black Santa at the Hayti Heritage Center. Photographs available while you wait so bring the family and celebrate! Professional photography will be available in various sizes, with digital files.


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Business Start-Up and Resource Guide Seminar

  • American Underground @ Main: 2nd Floor Training Room
  • (919) 530-7889

This seminar is to assist you with the basics of starting a small business. Topics discussed will be: Concept Feasibility, Legal Requirements, Funding Options, and Business Plan …


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Eno Islanders at Tiki Night

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

The Eno Islanders will be bringing Polynesian swing to Arcana. Tiki drink specials! Absinthe fountain! Dancing!


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Handles

With With J.Rashad, Tanajah, Red Jones, DopeMusic.


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Latin Vibe on Thursday Nights

  • Beyu Caffe
  • (919) 683-1058

CoboBrothers Presents Latin Vibe at Beyu on Thursday Nights With Live Musicians! Start with a free dance lesson at 9pm and then dance the night away. Please note that there will be limited …


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The Hip Hop Nutcracker

A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, is set to return to DPAC. Special guest MC Kurtis Blow, one o…


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Year End Music Mixer and Indie Social

Headliners: Imani Pressley Jooselord Magnus 3AM Jerrod Britt.There will be live cyphers, performances, prizes, and tons of local music throughout the night! Radio personalities, program d…


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Afro - Vegan Community Holiday Dinner

  • Zweli's Kitchen and Catering
  • (919) 454-9397

Experience African vegan flavors created by Chef Zwe! Let the flavors take you on a journey from Zimbabwean to Morrocco through an intimate evening of wining and dining. Arrive hungry and ready to …


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Ally J Holiday at Arcana

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

Ally J captures the crowd with her blend of sultry jazz, modern blends of recent hits, and Motown favorites. Enjoy craft cocktails, holiday music, and tarot.


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Durham Arts Council Third Friday Artist Reception & Holiday Event

An art-filled, family-friendly affair brimming with holiday cheer! This month’s Third Friday arts event features four new exhibits (including the Durham Art Guild Members' Holiday Market), …


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Holiday Art Show

Featuring work from Scrap community artists. Free snacks, drinks, and art-making. With two dimensional art, it’s common practice that pieces are hung undisturbed on gallery walls from t…


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Senior Holiday Party

Mature adults 55 or better will enjoy an evening of food, fellowship, dancing and fun at Durham’s Annual Senior Holiday Party.  Entertainment: Emcee - WRAL's Ken Smith DJ …


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Third Friday

Gallery crawl with live music and other performances. Maps available at the Visitor Info Center and at each participating location.


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