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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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2019 Durham Christian Music Festival

Local churches will come together to provide music, dance, food and fun. The central theme is the Unity of the Spirit and Love for one another. All are invited and everything is free!


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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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Celebrate SITES

In collaboration with Fullsteam and Criterion, SITES presents: Celebrate SITES, an art/performance investigation project happening in public transitional spaces. This season SITES has new a…


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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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Faure "Requiem" and "Cantique de Jean Racine"

The joint choirs of First Presbyterian Church of Durham and St. Philip’s Episcopal Church of Durham will present Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem” and “Cantique de Jean …


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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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History Hike: Humans and the River

Humans have changed the river; the river has changed humans. Explore the water and floodplain. This hike will be about three miles long and will have two water crossings (the Eno River and Warren …


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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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Meet the Artists: MDUO Creations at Cecy's Gallery

Meet the Artist at Cecy's Gallery is a weekly series featuring conversations with one of the Gallery's exhibiting artists, with coffee and snacks provided. June 1 meet Mitchell and Milton, teen …


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Murals by Bike Tour

Preservation Durham and The Nasher Museum present Downtown Mural Bike Tours. Leaving from the Farmer's Market every 1st Saturday, until November. The tour will visit a wide array of downtown murals, …


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QuirkCon 2019

A conference for quirky people like you. Anime + Video Games + Cosplay + Goth + Meditation + Culture. An experimental, forever evolving conference for geeks, gamers and other weirdos. …


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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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3rd Annual Black Music Month Celebration & Fundraiser

By annual Presidential Proclamation, June has been proclaimed African American Music Appreciation Month annually since 1979. 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the celebration colloquially r…


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Blackbear With Special Guests Elohim & Gashi

The Show of the Summer Blackbear is no musical lightweight. He’s an effortless songwriter with a keen ear for melody, a knack for distilling complicated ideas into tight, precise lyrical …


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Jewish Food Festival

The Levin JCC is disability accessible; extra accessible parking spaces will be reserved in the front lot. Overflow parking is available at Carter Charter School. Shuttle service will run every 15 …


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Modupe (Grateful)

Collage Dance Company Presents...Modupe (Grateful) for the Company's spring concert. This year’s theme is Modupe (MOH-DO-PWE) which means grateful in Yoruba, a West African language. …


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Open Mic Night

All the world’s a stage, and you’re the star. Go off the script at Open Mic, the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month. Music, poetry/spoken word, comedy, rap: sign up when you arrive and …


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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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The Beat Market at Locopops

Durham Beat and Locopops are launching a monthly live music and local art market at the Locopops Dessert Cafe. Bring a blanket, enjoy ice cream and pops, grab food at the Bull City Street Food t…


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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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