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21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

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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"Miracle on the Hudson" 10th Anniversary Celebration

Join the American Red Cross for an evening of inspiration. Hear the gripping story told by co-pilot of US Airways Flight 1549 Jeff Skiles; Dave Sanderson, the last passenger off the aircraft; and R…


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Bamboo Wind

Bamboo Wind is a collaborative performance installation at The Fruit, Durham’s newest art space and creative warehouse complex. Bamboo Wind is many things. It is an evening length dance …


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Film Screening - "Burning"

Lee Chang-dong, 2018, 148 min, South Korea, in Korean w/ English subtitles & English. Based on Haruki Murakami's short story "Barn Burning," the sixth feature from Korean auteur Lee …


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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana at Motorco

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana returns to Durham with a dynamic cast of world-renowned dancers and musicians from Spain and the US. Experience the dazzling footwork, sensual lyricism and intricate …


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Highlights Tour

Join Marshall N. Price, Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, for a gallery talk within Across County Lines: Contemporary Photography from the Piedmont.


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Movie Loft presents "Party Girl"

Movie Loft checks out 2019 at Shadowbox Studio with a screening of 'Party Girl'! It is 1995 and the wondrous Parker Posey is Mary, a highly fashionable Manhattan party-thrower that is bailed out of a…


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Saxophone & Guitar Masterclass with Duo Montagnard

Duo Montagnard (Joseph Murphy, saxophone & Matthew Slotkin, guitar) was formed in 2002 and has performed over 300 concerts in 49 states, eight Canadian provinces, and twenty countries on six …


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Alexander Technique Masterclass for Instrumentalists and Singers with William Conable

The public is invited to attend this free class. William Conable enjoys worldwide renown as a teacher of the Alexander Technique, a method for improving freedom and ease of movement and physical …


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Anime-Magic Film Series

For decades, anime was produced by and for Japan---a local product, with a distinct look-and-feel to not just the artwork but the storytelling, the themes, and the concepts. Over the last fifty …


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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 January Third Friday Reception

Variety is the word of the day for January Third Friday at the DAC! From neon pop screen prints to dreamy watercolors to quirky mixed media abstractions, they’re featuring visual art for all …


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Guest Panel Discussion and Viewing of "Glass"

  • AMC Southpoint 17

Panel discussion on villains and Black PTSD in film with featured guests and a viewing of M Night Shyamalan's new movie "Glass."


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Jeffrey Osborne

Jeffrey Osborne is a drum beater, a heart beater, and an odds beater. From his early days percussively propelling the band L.T.D. to its highest heights to spinning off as a solo artist when too few …


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n Conversation: Stefanie Batten Bland with Sascha Radetsky

In this special Friday-afternoon conversation at Duke's Rubenstein Arts Center, award-winning choreographer Stefanie Batten Bland and American Ballet Theatre Studio Company Artistic Director Sascha …


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Opening Reception - New Orleans: Through the Eyes of Arnold Zann & Margo Taussig Pinkerton

The exhibit continues through February 9, 2019.


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Opening Reception: "Disrupting Homogeny" by William Paul Thomas

Join the opening celebration of "Disrupting Homogeny" by William Paul Thomas. The exhibition is located in the Vault Gallery and will be on view until Summer 2019. As part of their …


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Ruby Friday / Arts & Context | The State of the Art of Ballet

A conversation between award-winning choreographer Stefanie Batten Bland—at Duke to create a new dance on the American Ballet Theatre’s Studio Company—and the company’s …


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Space Force! Episode III

Guests Rachel Klem and Jaybird O'Berski join Transactors Improv for the third episode in their new series, SPACE FORCE! Follow the crew of the USS Us as they travel the galaxy in search of new w…


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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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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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Where We Find Ourselves: Gallery Talk, Book Signing

Co-curators Alex Harris and Margaret Sartor, faculty at Duke's Center for Documentary Studies, will give a talk about the exhibition "Where We Find Ourselves: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, …


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Community Photography Event for Police HQ Public Art

Residents are now invited to give their input to help shape one of the pieces to be created by a Durham artist, David Wilson. Attendees will be invited to pose for photographs and complete a short …


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Danika and The Jeb

  • Five Oaks Clubhouse
  • (919) 451-0864

Their interpretation of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” is in rotation on Sirius XM’s coffee house station. They have played over 1000 live shows in the last 6 years and headlined …


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