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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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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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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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Gary Clark Jr.

“Come Together” was never the most sensical song in the Beatles’ catalog, but when John Lennon wrote one line in the last verse — “He got muddy water, he one mojo …


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Brett Chambers Open Mic

Going strong for 22 years and counting, the Open Mic was started by Brett Chambers in September of 1996 at Sam & Audrey's Sellers' ‘Talk of the Town', where it was an anchor in downtown …


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UNSUITABLE #26: Diversity in Romance Publishing

  • 101 Classroom Building, Duke University East Campus
  • (919) 660-3052

What does the world of romance fiction publishing look like from the perspective of an agent? Or an editor? Or an agent and editor whose goal is to help authors of color and stories that celebrate …


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Building Bridges: Habibi

Garage rock delivered in Farsi? That’s what Brooklyn band Habibi plays on Cardamom Garden, its delightful 2018 album. At the start of its finale, singer Rahill Jamalifard launches into a …


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Karaoke

  • The Bar

18 to enter, 21 to drink.


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The Bennys

NC music veterans, Rebecca Newton, Barry Gray, Wes Collins, FJ Ventre and Mike Babyak joined musical forces to create the folk/americana band "the bennys" in 2016. Each are …


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Nashville Songwriters at DPAC

The songwriters who created some of country music’s greatest hits will perform live at DPAC in a special benefit show. At Nashville Songwriters at DPAC, the writers behind dozens of #1 …


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Ruby Friday | Puppetry and the Healing Arts

Meet Marina Tsaplina, co-director of Duke’s Reimagining Medicine project, and learn about the unique role puppetry can play in creating happier, more empathetic health care …


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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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A Birthday Party for Addy!

Did you know that the American Girl Addy Walker is based in part on the story of a real person from Stagville in Durham, NC? The site will be celebrating Addy’s birthday with refreshments, …


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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live

The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back! The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!, based on the #1 PBS KIDS TV series, has delighted live audiences on …


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Durham NC Fashion Week Season V

 With featured designers, new designers, models, artists, vendors and sponsors.


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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour

  • 212 W Main St
  • (919) 371-2653

Tobacco Road Tours takes you on a motorized, professionally guides tour to where Durham’s roots began & where the City has evolved today. North Carolina’s “Triangle”, …


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History Hike: Surveying West Point's Boundries

You will be going off trail on this History Hike to learn about how colonial surveyors would have surveyed the land and how it is done today. This hike will be off trail and about 2 miles long. Meet …


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Opening Reception: Annual Photography Show

In this photography exhibit, Jon Twietmeyer's senior photography students at Riverside High School put four years of artistic exploration on display. Join Twietmeyer and students for an opening …


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Piotr Anderszewski, Piano

In 1990, during the semi-finals of the Leeds International Piano Competition, pianist Piotr Anderszewski abruptly walked off the stage. Though he had been a favorite to win, he was dissatisfied with …


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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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Altered Book and Papercraft Meetup

Theme: Altered Books/Paper Crafts Date: 2nd Monday of Every Month! Time: 4:30-6:30 pm (Drop in anytime between 4:30-6:30!) Cost: Free! Get together with friends to work on your altered books and …


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Angélique Kidjo 'Remain in Light'

In 1983, just as her star was on the rise, the luminous multilingual singer Angélique Kidjo fled her home country of Benin for Paris to escape political turmoil. In the years since, she has …


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