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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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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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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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Smile – Brightleaf Summer Concert Series

Please no outside food, drinks or coolers.


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Southern Documentary Fund Artists Convening

  • Various locations

Details tba.


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Brazilian Day Festival

With live music, food trucks, capoeira, dance performances, and workshops.


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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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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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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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Black Communities Conference

This conference was created to bring together Black communities and researchers who are interested in history, culture, public health, arts, justice, religion, economic development and other topics. …


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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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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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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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The Heart & Soul of the 90'S

Rhythms Live provides all music lovers with a unique and diverse menu of world-class artists performing live to the music we all enjoy and appreciate. Located in Durham’s growing Reuse Arts …


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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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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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