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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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07/01/2019

Major Events

Special Events

ADF Pop-up Performances

For the past 42 years ADF has made Durham its home and an international hub for the modern dance world to flourish. In conjunction with our annual performance season, ADF seeks opportunities for …


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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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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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Exhibits & Recurring Events

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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BollyX with Lara at the Living Arts Collective

Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance-fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world. Come dressed to sweat and ready …


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Fourth Friday Film Series

  • Golden Belt Campus

Each Fourth Friday of the month join in for a night of art, film, food and fun. This is free and open to the public. Here is this season's lineup which is curated by Lana Garland (Insibah Media), …


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07/02/2019

Special Events

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble is internationally esteemed as one of America’s foremost modern dance companies. Under the direction of Cleo Parker Robinson, the ensemble performs a d…


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

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 – 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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Artist in Residence – Vonnie Quest

  • Power Plant Gallery
  • (919) 660-3622

While in residence, Vonnie plans to continue work on his project "Mae in the Midst of a Summer," which recounts the unsolved murder of his maternal grandmother, Mae Ethel Turner, killed in …


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Contact Improvisation Dance

Each Tuesday will operate on the same timeline, and each will have a special flavor: Space Opens 7 - Beginners Orientation and Open Space - Toni Craige will lead an informal mini-class/ …


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Durham Voices Creative Writing Group

Adults of all experience levels welcome.


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07/03/2019

Special Events

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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Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble is internationally esteemed as one of America’s foremost modern dance companies. Under the direction of Cleo Parker Robinson, the ensemble performs a d…


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Health and Happiness: A Storytelling Series on Living Your Potential

  • WeWork - One City Center, 5th Floor
  • (919) 412-9599

This storytelling series thoughtfully curates our community of uplifting and inspirational humans to share what is real, what takes courage, and what connects us. "Health" is more than j…


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Super Jam Open Mic

  • Golden Belt

Every Wednesday. Friendly outdoor open mic, all are welcomed. Professional sound, great environment. Hosted by Stephen Munoz @sonicplayground A different food truck on site every week, …


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

International Folk Dancing

The Durham/Chapel Hill International Folk Dance Club is a fun social group for international folk dancing. Newcomers welcome! Schedule 7:00 – Easy dancing 8:00 – Teaching of a new …


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Skewer's Open Mic

The Mix Up Open Mic Jam with a great house band. All styles, performers, and people welcomed. Sign up list goes up at 9:30, music starts at 10pm-2am. No cover before 12am. After 12am, $5


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Super Jam Wednesday

  • Golden Belt Campus

Join in each Wednesday for the Open Jam Sessions led by Stephen Munoz. All musicians and lovers of a good time are welcome. This is free and open to the public.


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The Mix Up Open Mic Jam

Friendly open mic with live house band.


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