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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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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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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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8 Trackminds – Brightleaf Summer Concert Series

Please no outside food, drinks or coolers.


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Dance Blues Friday

Inclusive blues dance event.


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DJ Slim at The Tavern


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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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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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Rock the Park Concert – Jazziando

Latin/Jazz


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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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Vintage Base Ball at the DAP

A team representing Duke Homestead (named the Durham Station Lucky Strikes) will take on local sports media personalities, playing by vintage rules. Both teams will play according to 1860 rules and …


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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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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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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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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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Eric Hirsh residency at Arcana

  • Arcana

Introspective, original jazz from pianist/composer Eric Hirsh and his band. This is 'jazz' music. Sort of. Contemporary classical? Minimalist acoustic techno? ChamberSoulTM? Doesn't matter. …


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New Reveille w/ Raleigh Rockers

Breakdance crew Raleigh Rockers - Crew opens for Raleigh Alt-Country band New Reveille. Don't miss this because there will also be a never-to-be-replicated collaborative number! New Reveille's s…


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Black August in the Park

Black August in the Park is an annual event hosted by the collective of the same name. Black August in the Park is reminiscent of a Black family reunion or a homecoming, with an additional emphasis …


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Durham Tobacco History Walking Tour

Preservation Durham's enthusiastic and well-informed volunteer tour guides will lead you through the history of the tobacco industry as they tell many tales from Durham's past, using oral h…


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Woolly's Roots of Blues and Jazz Open Jam

Enjoy the opportunity to play on one of the premiere stages in an outstanding sounding room! This mixed jam will host both blues and jazz players with alternating sets of each...ending with a …


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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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Jambalaya Soul Academy Writing & Performance Workshop

Facilitated by Dasan Ahanu.The Jambalaya Soul Academy offer tools and strategies for writing and performance. You will gain poetry writing tips and prompts, improve your performance, develop new …


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