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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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Barbara Lister-Sink, piano, performs Ravel's "Gaspard de la Nuit"

Program includes Ravel: "Gaspard de la Nuit," and preludes by various composers. Barbara Lister-Sink, internationally acclaimed pianist and teacher, is a graduate of Smith College and h…


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Camille A. Brown & Dancers 'Mr. Tol E. RAncE'

It took Camille A. Brown two years of research to create Mr. Tol E. RAncE, a dynamic work that looks critically and candidly at the enduring legacy of white supremacy in American pop culture. Brown …


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Co-op Cafe Conversations

The Durham Co-op will feature a series of writers, authors, journalist, and community members through out the year to engage the community and inform their neighbors.


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Huggy lowdown Chris Paul from Showtime Shaq allstar and the TJMS radio show

One Night Only Huggy lowdown and Chris Paul from the Tom Jpyner Morning show & The showtime Shaq Comedy Allstars.


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Kath Bloom // Rob Noyes // Jon Camp

Folk, country, +. BYOB.


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Play - “A Need Fulfilled”

  • University Theatre in the Farrison-Newton Building
  • (919) 530-6242

A Need Fulfilled, a new musical drama from the pages of history, tells the story of the black nurses of WWII and, alongside it, the story of many black soldiers from throughout American history. …


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Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella

A premiere tournament dedicated to showcasing the art of student a cappella singing and providing top-notch a cappella groups with valuable feedback from our highly qualified judges.


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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs live at Durty Bull!

Don't miss the next free, live performance by The Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs.


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Camille A. Brown & Dancers 'Mr. Tol E. RAncE'

It took Camille A. Brown two years of research to create Mr. Tol E. RAncE, a dynamic work that looks critically and candidly at the enduring legacy of white supremacy in American pop culture. Brown …


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Carnival of All Rhythms

The party of the year is coming to a new location. Enjoy a night full of samba, frevo, maracatu and axé. Durham will experience again the authentic Brazilian Carnaval party with live music by …


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Duke Wind Symphony: "The Lord of the Rings" with guest conductor/composer Johan de Meij

The Duke University Wind Symphony, directed by Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, is excited to welcome guest conductor/composer Johan de Meij and saxophone soloist Henk van Twillert. Works include …


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Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse

  • (919) 220-2458

Concerts featuring top country, folk, and gospel musicians with coffee bar and snacks. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church.


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Saturday Family Series presents Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee is a film about overcoming obstacles despite difficult challenges along the way. It portrays African Americans in a manner that is beyond stereotypes; Released in the United …


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The Paco Band

  • Arcana
  • (919) 973-1675

Enjoy your Saturday in style with Spanish/ Flamenco music.


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Choral Society of Durham Performing Itaipu by Philip Glass and Whitacre's Deep Field

Performing with Durham Medical Orchestra and Duke Chorale


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Eric Pritchard, violin, with Randall Love and David Heid, pianists

Program: Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Minor and the premiere of composer Bill Robinson's Violin Concerto No. 2. As First Violinist of the Ciompi Quartet, Eric Pritchard performs regularly …


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Song of the South: Tribute to Southern Artistic Creativity

  • Hayti Heritage Center

An exciting program highlighting Southern creativity, honoring famous poets, composers and performers. This performance will include a Maestro William Henry Curry original work that is a tribute …


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WXDU Presents: Tom Carter / Polyorchard / Magic Tuber Stringband

Tom Carter's electric guitar work weaves strands of melody, drone, fuzz, and charged silence into intricately detailed instant compositions. BYOB.


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Beginners' Line Dance Classes

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • (252) 767-2780

Beginners Urban Soul Line Dance Classes are provided by M. E. Henderson, Inc.. This low-impact form of exercise is free. Bring your water and towel for this one hour class!


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Film Screening - "The Wandering Soap Opera"

Raúl Ruiz, 2017, 80 min, Chile, Spanish with English subtitles. In 1990, Ruiz conducted six days of acting workshops and filming in his native Chile, yielding a small wealth of 16mm …


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