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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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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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Allan Gurganus: A Writer's Sketchbooks

The gallery may have abbreviated or irregular hours during winter break. Please call 919-660-3622 to make sure they are open before making a trip to see the exhibit. Or visit Facebook page: …


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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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