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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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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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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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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

  • Hi-Wire Brewery Durham

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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Karaoke

  • The Bar

18 to enter, 21 to drink.


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Pilobolus

Everything old is new again! Pilobolus joins ADF in its homecoming to Page Auditorium, presenting four timeless pieces that highlight the surreal, playful, and athletic approach to dance and theater …


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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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Bull City Linen & Sundress Affair

With Live Project 919 Band, and DJ Sam. VIP ticket includes catered dinner and prime seating.


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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Frederick Douglass Community Reading at Stagville

Commemorate Independence Day with a community reading of Frederick Douglass' powerful Fourth of July address, "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July." This is a participatory event, open …


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Pilobolus

Everything old is new again! Pilobolus joins ADF in its homecoming to Page Auditorium, presenting four timeless pieces that highlight the surreal, playful, and athletic approach to dance and theater …


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Tapestry Tours

  • CCB Plaza

Starts at the Major The Bull statue and last about an hour. 2-3 original poems about Durham's many threads of diversity on each tour.


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Will McBride Group – Brightleaf Summer Concert Series

Please no outside food, drinks or coolers.


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Bring It! Live

Bring it! Live - The Dance Battle Tour Featuring the legendary Coach Dianna Williams and her team of Dancing Dolls, comes the unforgettable, jam-packed heart-pounding experience we call Bring It! …


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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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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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Pilobolus

Everything old is new again! Pilobolus joins ADF in its homecoming to Page Auditorium, presenting four timeless pieces that highlight the surreal, playful, and athletic approach to dance and theater …


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