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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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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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Ann Hampton Callaway: Diva Power

Ann Hampton Callaway is one of the leading champions of the great American Songbook, having made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host and producer. …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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Delta Rae

Six-piece band Delta Rae hails from Durham, NC with Liz Hopkins and Brittany Holljes fronting the robust group with sultry harmonies rounded out by Holljes' brothers Eric (vocals, piano) and Ian …


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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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 Hootenanny

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

Enjoy the best craft cocktails in Durham accompanied by Tea Cup Gin's unusual collection of seasonal songs sprinkled into sets of torchy blues and jumpin jazz.


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Lady Misrule

When disgraced ad man Stephen Wurth learns of his daughter's death, the only thing more shocking than the news is where he must go to retrieve her: the North Pole. There, he'll be embroiled in a …


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Louis Austin Exhibit Opening Event

The opening of an exhibit examining the life of Louis E. Austin, editor and publisher of The Carolina Times newspaper from 1927 to his death in 1971. Exhibit curated by Dr. Jerry Gershenhorn, who …


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NCCU Faculty Holiday Concert

NCCU‘s Jazz Faculty celebrates with an evening of music of traditional jazz holiday favorites. The NCCU Jazz Studies program - an NCCU Area of Distinction, "where Jazz still swings" -…


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The Wusses

With Beauty Operators. All ages show.


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Unexposed Microcinema Film Screening

  • Unexposed Microcinema

Filmmaker Jean-Jacques Martinod is coming through town from Canada with a beautifully curated program he's put together. Screening is free and of course, BYOB. There'll also be popcorn. Program: …


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Vocal Arts Ensemble of Durham Christmas concert

Annual Christmas concert presented by the Vocal Arts Ensemble of Durham.The concert will consist of familiar carols and other holiday selections and should last approximately 90 minutes.


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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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2018 Durham Craft Market Holiday Craft Fair

Featuring over 45 local makers and artists in attendance. Mediums range from pottery, painting, textile arts, photography, jewelry and much more!


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A Very Merry Durham! at Fullsteam

An exuberant & absurd holiday variety show full of ho-ho-hokum.


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Alex Weiss and Different Drum Trio

Performing in the courtyard if weather permits-North Building common area if not.


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Big Daddy Wilson

Big Daddy Wilson will celebrate his 25th Anniversary with his "Blues is a Feeling" Tour 2018 and will be accompanied by his fantastic guitarist Cesare Nolli, his great bass player Paolo …


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Christmas Candlelight Tour Program

Under the glow of candle light, you can take a special guided tour around the farm and experience first-hand how soldiers and civilians experienced the holidays during a time of war. Tours will t…


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Contemporary Violinists Daniel D. and Eric Stanley Live in Concert

Contemporary Violinist Daniel D. Daniel D. is a 3 Time 1st Place Apollo Theater Winner, and studied at NYC's Julliard School of Music. He has become one of the most popular new age social media …


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Denise & Friends – You Better Sleigh Holiday Pop Up

"SLEIGH" in all your holiday ugly sweater and sequin glory while shopping some amazing vintage and handcraft vendors. Hang and enjoy a holiday cocktail at West End Bar in Durham with some …


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Family Saturday Series Mad Science

Mad Science has provided fun, safe and entertaining ways to bring science to students in budget friendly, high energy and interactive programs. With over 25 years of science presentation experience, …


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