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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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Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents White

Bulldog Ensemble Theater presents James Ijames' raucous comedy about art and identity - with a shocking twist ending!


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Community Moves: Open Dance Class w/ Gerri Houlihan

This much-beloved series is now on the regular schedule as a drop-in class! Drop-in classes are $15 each (regular class cards available for a discounted rate), or for this class only, we are …


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Film Screening – "Be Natural" Theatrical Release

Trailer https://benaturalthemovie.com Synopsis When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors …


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Home Brewed

Live Music + Live Art, For the Bull. The CNOTE Foundation is bringing together some of the most talented artists in the city and NC for sensational Memorial Day Weekend vibes in the Bull. As …


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Insert Your Grandma's Name Here

  • NorthStar Church of the Arts

Interactive and evolving installation by Monét Noelle Marshall. In the Ursa Minor Gallery. From the curator: This is a celebration of your grandma and, by extension, of you. …


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Pauli Murray Walking Tour

Pauli's Durham Tour is a 75-min walk into Durham's history of racial segregation in the West End Neighborhood. Aya Shabu and friends share stories about the significance of Black Civil War soldiers, …


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Ponysaurus Brewing Co. Summer Movie Series

You're invited to the FREE Summer Movie Series! Join in on the patio EVERY Sunday for flicks on the big screen! There's beer. There are $1 snacks. There's a movie on the patio! Visit the Taproom …


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Reggae on the Roof

Selector B Steady and DJ Algoriddim spin classic reggae on vinyl. Free and open to the public 21 and over. Food and beverage minimum spend may be required.


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Star Wars Film Series

The Carolina Theatre of Durham's Retro Film Series revisit the wonders and relives the magic of these dazzling films on the big screen, as they were meant to be seen. Episodes I-VI.


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

Annual Photography Show

The photography program at Riverside High School is centered on the idea that the Arts are crucial to the development of adolescent minds. In four photography classes offered to his students, Jon …


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Art Exhbit - "Aqua: The Healing Power of Water"

Works by Kirah Van Sickle, Anne Cunningham, Liz Hosler, Joan McLoughlin, Katherine Wolf Webb, and Peggy Vineyard,


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Art Exhibit - "Pop América, 1965-1975"

Despite the wide appeal of Pop art’s engaging imagery, the broader public remains unaware of the participation and significant contribution of Latin American and Latino/a artists …


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Art Exhibit - "Where We Find Ourselves: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum"

Self-taught photographer Hugh Mangum was born in 1877 in the newly incorporated, tobacco- fueled boomtown of Durham, NC. As an itinerant portraitist working primarily in North Carolina and V…


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Art Exhibit - "Backyard"

An installation by Ellie Brenner, Backyard combines the artists' childhood memories of Levittown, Long Island, a burgeoning 1950s suburb and Accord, a farming village in the Catskill Mountains of …


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Art Exhibit - Layers

“Layers,” in the Durham Arts Council's Allenton Gallery, is a collection of monoprints by Ely Urbanski. Ely uses clothes as matrices of her prints. Clothes can become carriers of s…


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Art Exhibit - Our House, Durham Arts Council Student/Instructor Exhibit

In the Durham Arts Council Semans Gallery, the DAC School is in the spotlight with “Our House,” an annual exhibition of student and instructor visual artwork. This celebration of DAC …


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Art Exhibit - Vine Paintings

Acrylic paintings by Jim Kellough, on view in the Durham Convention Center Pre-Function Corridor. Artist reception May 17, 6pm - reception held in the Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham NC


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Art Exhibit – "Disrupting Homogeny"

Artist statement: "When I perceive similar characteristics between myself and other people, I feel compelled to learn more about them. In part, this can help satisfy a desire for …


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Art Exhibit – "Juggling Chainsaws"

Juggling Chainsaws is an exhibition of works by Kate Gordon focusing on how animation, video and painting can intersect through the vehicle of collage. This show will feature pop-up book …


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Art Exhibit – Art of a Scientist

  • Grand Gallery at Golden Belt

Duke University's Art of a Scientist exhibit brings the work of artists and scientists together in shared exploration of creativity and visual communication.


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Art Exhibit – East Durham Love: A Photographic Anthology

  • DAG Gallery at Golden Belt

Featuring new photographs by DAG member artist Kennedi Carter. This exhibition is a collection of love stories set in Durham, North Carolina that explore the intimacy and joy which mark Black life.


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Art Exhibit – Our Bull City: Exhibits from the Community

  • Museum of Durham History
  • (919) 246-9993

Community curators will mount a series of three- to six-week-long pop-up exhibits. This exhibit series, which was made possible by the City of Durham, NC Government, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, …


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Brunches Brew

  • Golden Belt Campus

Brunches Brew is a weekly jazz jam brunch hosted by Alan Thompson (Zoocru, sax). Each Sunday grab a seat on the lawn and enjoy good vibes, food trucks and a cold brew from Hi-Wire. This event is …


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