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21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham

21c Brings Art and Rooms to Durham


 

Art, Music, History & more

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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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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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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Moviediva Film Series - "Red Dust"

A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.


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Turning the Page: Durham’s Reading History

This exhibit of historic photos shows local citizens using library services.


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Tyler Perry's Madea's Farewell Play Tour

Tyler Perry recently announced that he would bring the Madea Franchise to a halt with a final movie. BUT, before Perry leaves he would like to give Madea fans a proper goodbye with Madea's Farewell …


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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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West 94th St Pub Karaoke

Hosted by All King Entertainment.


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Durham Greek Festival

Experience the fabulous flavors, sights, and sounds of Greece! Enjoy favorite Greek foods including gyros, grilled chicken pita wraps, pork souvlaki, spanakopita (spinach and feta cheese pie) and …


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Durham Greek Festival

Experience the fabulous flavors, sights, and sounds of Greece. Admission is free! Enjoy favorite Greek foods including gyros, grilled chicken pita wraps, pork souvlaki, spanakopita (spinach and …


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Family Saturday Series Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

The Prophet (full title Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet) is a 2014 animated film adapted from Kahlil Gibran’s book The Prophet. Gibran’s timeless verses have been given enchanting …


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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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Historic Tours

Take a guided tour of Leigh Farm Park. You’ll learn about the families who lived here, their work, and life on a middle class plantation. Venture inside the historic farmhouse while also …


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Paw Patrol Live!

It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol to the rescue! …


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Quatuor Ébène

Quatuor Ébène delights audiences with its joy and verve. Elegant, playful, and enthusiastic, the ensemble renders the weightiest of masterpieces with an inviting lightness and a sense …


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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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Survival 101

If the zombie apocalypse was real or you took a time machine back a few hundred years, could you survive? Would you know how to make fire for warmth and food preparation, find water without getting …


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Traditional Japanese Tea Gathering

Chizuko Sueyoshi with members of the Japanese Tea Practitioners of Durham. Join in for a moment of respite in the Duke Gardens teahouse, where you will experience the warmth of a traditional …


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Born at Duke Homestead

Duke Homestead is usually known as the birthplace of the future American Tobacco Company, but three Duke children were born there also. Connect with this universal human experience during "Born …


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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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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful—The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the …


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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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