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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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12/16/2018

Special Events

A Christmas Carol

This is not your grandparent’s version of the Charles Dickens' classic! Ira David Wood III’s musical comedy adaptation of A Christmas Carol, celebrates its 44th Anniversary and will …


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Durham's Black Nativity

Durham's Black Nativity is an annual soulful celebration of the birth of Jesus. The cast features 100 talented singers, dancers and musicians.


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Holiday Bazaar

  • Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast
  • (919) 687-4366

Featuring a variety of local small businesses and artisans this Holiday Bazaar is the perfect place to find unique, handmade, quality gifts for everyone on your list for the holiday season. Door …


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Jewelsmith Sip and See

  • Jewelsmith
  • (919) 286-2990

Take a personalized tour of the Jewelsmith workshop. Sip on complimentary beer or wine, enjoy local goodies while peeking behind the scenes to see how they do what they do. Meet their …


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NC Jazz Ensemble 2018 Holiday Concert

With Vocalist Denise Barnes. The NCJE was founded in 1980 by Stanley Baird and Oliver Hodge. The seventeen piece group has traveled throughout the state of North Carolina performing at …


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Organ Scholars Recital: Joseph Fala

Parking will be available for $5 in the Bryan Center Parking Garage. ADA parking will be in the Bryan Center Surface Lot. ----- A staple of the Chapel Music calendar, the Organ Recital …


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School of Rock Cary

School of Rock Cary presents an epic afternoon of tunes by KISS, AC/DC, Pink Floyd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more.


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The Russell Lacy School of Music Showcase

See what these kids can do!


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Winter Showcase Durham Ballet Theatre

  • Durham School for Ballet
  • (919) 680-4363

Enjoy a thrilling evening of Aerial Silks, Lyra and contemporary dance performance. Guest artists include; The Repertory Dance Company at NCCU (Sat. Dec 15) and ShaLeigh Danceworks (Sun. Dec …


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

A Southern Review – featuring the Pleiades Artists

What images does "A Southern Review" bring to mind for you? The Pleiades artists each explore this concept from their unique perspectives. Join the Third Friday Receptions November 16, …


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Adult Dance Classes

Empowered Adult Dance is designed for adult dancers of all ages and abilities. All classes are fun, educational, and challenging for working professionals and others interested in dance. The drop-in …


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Art Exhibit - "Across County Lines: Contemporary Photography from the Piedmont"

Photography is arguably the region's most widely practiced artistic medium. From analogue to digital to experimental, the range of photographic techniques practiced throughout North Carolina is both …


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Art Exhibit - (con)TEXTURED

A solo painting exhibition by Nick Dahlstrom. The photograph has become synonymous with truth. Freed from context, the mind is forced to fill in the blanks likely forming falsehoods in place of …


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Art Exhibit - "Louis Austin and the Carolina Times"

  • Museum of Durham History
  • (919) 246-9993

This exhibit explores the life of newspaper publisher Louis Austin and how he used the Carolina Times as a catalyst in the African American effort for freedom- fighting for racial justice and black …


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Art Exhibit - Glimpse

Mixed media work by Allison Tierney, on view in the Ella Fountain Pratt Legacy Gallery. An artist reception will be held Friday, January 18, 2019, 6pm, in conjunction with Third Friday Durham


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Art Exhibit - Journey

Paintings by Tom Willis, on view in the Durham Convention Center Pre-function Corridor.


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Art Exhibit - Migration Meditation

Shop art that incorporates reclaimed materials or found objects, priced from $25 to $150.


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Art Exhibit - Night Visions

Fiber art by Gwen Lowery, on view in the Semans Gallery. An artist reception will be held Friday, December 21, 6pm, in conjunction with Third Friday Durham


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Art Exhibit - Revisionist Geometry

Paintings by Ashlynn Browning, on view in the Allenton Gallery. An artist reception will be held Friday, December 21, 6pm, in conjunction with Third Friday Durham


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Art Exhibit – "Portraying Power and Identity: A Global Perspective"

The slow-moving figures in Bill Viola's Surrender express the visual signs of grief: their faces contort in grimaces of pain and sorrow, breaking into tears before gradually lowering their faces to …


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Art Exhibit – Femmes in Living Color

  • DAG Gallery + Studios at Golden Belt Campus

Featuring new work by DAG's 2018 Artist in Residence Gemynii. "This collection explores my relationship and love of black femme identified folks." -Gemynii


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Djembe FUNdamentals - DUNUN for Adults & Mature Youth

In Africa life moves to the beat. Make rhythm the soundtrack of YOUR life. This upcoming course will be short, in 3 weeks the group will will focus on the DUNUN family of drums and get charged up …


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Duke Chapel Docent-Led Tour

To join the tour, please meet the docent near the Chapel on the front lawn. Tours will begin at 12:15, or immediately following the 11 a.m. service. The tours focus on the interior of the C…


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Durham Dance Wave

Experience authentic self-expression in a safe space free of judgment & instruction. This weekly ecstatic dance event offers an opportunity to explore delicious states of being from stillness to …


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Photography Exhibit – One Hurricane Season

The first Documentary Diversity Project (DDP) exhibition, Dear: Ambria McNeill considers the lasting impressions of past relationships; Gregory Weaver II shouts out southern skate culture; Brittany …


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