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Art: Museum
Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume & Confrontation
Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating Dress Up, Speak Up occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enligh...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Mon 7/31/17
Art: Museum
ECHO: Heather Gordon & Justin Tornow
A collaboration between visual artist Heather Gordon and dancer and choreographer Justin Tornow, ECHO is part of Gordon’s series The Algorithms for Intimacy, which maps interpersonal relationships through visual and performance art. Using data sets based u...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Thu 8/31/17
Art: Museum
Found@Counting House
Johnston Foster’s near life-size safety-barrel tiger, discarded-wood moose, and a zebra head assembled from a stripped leather couch and a broom brush; Hong-Yo Ji’s twin-headed tire ram; a rhino head of gold-tipped matches by David Mach: the realism of tod...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Thu 11/30/17
Art: Museum
Reflecting Transformations: Site-Specific Art at 21c Durham
Mirrored surfaces and intersecting patterns of forms and imagery animate the site-specific art integrated into the 16-story art deco building that has transformed into 21c Museum Hotel Durham. Working with glass, plastic, acrylic foil, tile, and found obje...
21c Museum Hotel
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Thu 11/30/17
Art: Gallery
Fluid
Exhibition of works by MyLoan Dinh.
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 at 9am-9pm
Art: Gallery
Small to Large: Delight in the Practice of Painting
This exhibition of works by Margie Stewart will be displayed in the Ella Fountain Pratt Gallery.
Durham Arts Council
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 7/31/17 - Sat 8/5/17 at 9am-9pm
Sun 8/6/17 at 1pm-6pm
Mon 8/7/17 - Sat 8/12/17 at 9am-9pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
All Matterings of Mind: Transcendent Imagery From the Contemporary Collection
To transcend is to go beyond, to surpass, to exceed or rise above in extent or degree. Transcendence can be physical, spiritual, emotional or mental and allows for an encounter that defies expectations. The works in this exhibition transcend everyday exper...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Wed 7/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 7/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 7/28/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/1/17 - Wed 8/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Music: Americana/Roots
Americana Night: Aubrey Grant - Live at the Bullpen
With a passionate display of vocal style, range and musical enthusiasm, Aubrey Grant exquisitely melds his talent, training and raw passion into a fun, acoustic based sensation that is guaranteed to leave his audiences feeling happy, energized and CONNECTE...
The Bullpen
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 at 7pm-9:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Be Connected: Legal Sips w. Mavis Gragg
This month’s topic will focus on environmental law.
Beyu Caffe
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Art: Museum
Ed Ruscha: Parking Lots
For more than fifty years, Ed Ruscha has combined his interest in conceptual art and popular culture to make drawings, paintings and photographs that are often inextricably linked to the urban landscape of Southern California. Throughout the 1960s, Ruscha ...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Wed 7/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 7/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 7/28/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/1/17 - Wed 8/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/3/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
Odili Donald Odita Murals
As part of Nasher10, a celebration of the first decade and beyond, the Nasher Museum has commissioned two large-scale murals by abstract painter Odili Donald Odita­. His wall painting inside the Nasher Museum’s Mary D.B.T. Semans Great Hall, entitled Shado...
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Wed 7/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 7/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 7/28/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/1/17 - Wed 8/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/3/17 at 10am-9pm
Art: Museum, Sculpture
Sculpture Loans
A 12-foot-long sculpture created by Katharina Grosse, Untitled, rises up from the front lawn of the museum. The work is on loan from the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Collection.
Duke University – Nasher Museum of Art
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 - Wed 7/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 7/27/17 at 10am-9pm
Fri 7/28/17 - Sat 7/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/1/17 at 10am-5pm
Music: Blues, Jam Band, Live Music in Bar/Club, Open Mic/Music
Tuesday Blues Jam with Clark Stern
Come share the stage with other blues musicians for one of the best, longest running jams in the Triangle.
The Blue Note Grill
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Gaming
Tuesday Night Trivia
This trivia night covers current events, miscellaneous facts, and each game has a theme round.
The Pinhook
Durham, NC

Tue 7/25/17 at 8:30pm
Tue 8/1/17 at 8:30pm
Tue 8/15/17 at 8:30pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 8:30pm
Tue 8/29/17 at 8:30pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Open Mic/Music
Open Mic Night
Brett Chambers and his band host Open Mic Night every Wednesday.
Beyu Caffe
Durham, NC

Wed 7/26/17 at 8pm-11pm
Dance: Modern, World Dance
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company
Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong, and his company, developed three evening-length works titled Analogy: A Trilogy. The complete trilogy, performed for the first time at ADF, brings into light the different types of war we fight an...
Durham Performing Arts Center
Durham, NC

Thu 7/27/17 at 8pm
Fri 7/28/17 at 8pm
Sat 7/29/17 at 7pm
Music: Blues, Live Music in Bar/Club
Harvey Dalton Arnold - Live at the Bullpen
Harvey Dalton Arnold is a singer, guitarist and North Carolina-native who has a passion for the blues. He sold millions of albums as a member of southern-rock band The Outlaws from 1976-80 and has played at Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall. ...
The Bullpen
Durham, NC

Thu 7/27/17 at 7pm-9:30pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 8:30pm-11:30pm
Dance: Ballroom, Latin/Salsa
Latin Vibe on Thursday Nights
Come spend your Thursday evenings with us, start with a free dance lesson at 9pm and then dance the night away!
Beyu Caffe
Durham, NC

Thu 7/27/17 at 9pm-11:30pm
Music: Country, Live Music in Bar/Club, R&B/Soul, Rock
Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires
Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires is a Southern rock band from Birmingham, AL.
The Pinhook
Durham, NC

Thu 7/27/17 at 9pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Stories Happen in Forests: A Live Storytelling Event
Join Dogwood Alliance at Motorco on July 27th, for an evening of storytelling and community-building in the spirit of forest protection and community justice. The night will feature 10 LIVE true, personal stories. Our standing forests are awe-inspiring,...
Motorco Music Hall
Durham, NC

Thu 7/27/17 at 6pm-9pm
    

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