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October 2021

I n h e r i t a n c e – All We Have Been Given, All We Leave Behind

October 4 @ 10:00 am - October 29 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on October 15, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Golden Belt Campus, 800 Taylor St
Durham, 27701
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In “Inheritance,” three generations of artists reflect on familial and environmental gifts left to us by our ancestors, and our obligation to honor and preserve that heritage. Carlyn Wright-Eakes, Bonnie Wright and Suzanne “Maman” Wright’s paintings, sculpture and basketry suggest the mystery and majesty of our personal and natural landscapes. Reception during Third Friday Durham: October 15, 6-9 p.m.

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DIMENSIONS: works by Sterling Bowen

October 9 @ 9:00 am - December 21 @ 6:00 pm
Golden Belt Campus, 800 Taylor St
Durham, 27701
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Now showing in the Great Hall: Dimensions by Sterling Bowing Dimension is a noun meaning “a measurable extent of some kind.” The contrast between the physical dimensions of the cubes is the source of much of each piece’s dynamism. Dimension also has another meaning- “an aspect or feature of a situation”- which, again, references attention towards the visual character or a thing. For many of us “dimension” also refers to a time (an element of Sterling’s work as the sculptures…

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Three Exhibits at PS 118 including FROM FALLUJAH: How Can We Know A Place?

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - November 6 @ 8:00 pm
PS118 Gallery & Event Space, 118 West Parrish Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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F R O M F A L L U J A H : H ow Can We Know A Place? Group exhibit featuring the work of four Iraqi photographers: Mohamed Alani, Sura Abbis Jasim, Mohamed Jamil, and Harith Kaleel Ali. Curated by John Bechtold October 1 – November 6, 2021 Reception: Saturday, October 9; 3–6pm * with guest scholar Noor Ghazi giving a free public talk at 4:00. Curator Talk: Thursday, October 21; 7:00pm Guest curator, photographer, 21 year Army…

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DAG 67th Annual Juried Exhibition @ SunTrust Gallery

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - November 30 @ 8:00 pm
Durham Art Guild Gallery, 800 Taylor St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Durham Art Guild presents the 67th Annual Juried Exhibition at SunTrust Gallery inside the Durham Arts Council building. This is the Guild’s longest-running, largest, and most impressive annual exhibition featuring the work of 67 regional artists working in a variety of mediums and styles. This exhibition will be on view in person through advanced appointments following safety guidelines October 7 – November 30, 2021. EXHIBIT EVENTS: 3rd Friday Durham Public Reception – Oct. 15th 6-8pm 3rd Friday Durham Public Reception…

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PASSAGES – 5 POINTS GALLERY EXHIBITION

October 15 - November 14
Free

As we welcome fall, 5 Points Gallery in downtown Durham introduces our new exhibit, PASSAGES. We celebrate the notion that works of art can serve as passages into novel ways of viewing the world, as our ten Triangle-based artists offer their latest works in a range of mediums such as painting, sculpture, fused glass, and mixed media. The public is invited to join us for our Third Friday opening reception on October 15th from 6-9pm. Our artists will be on…

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The Future is Female

October 19
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2021

21c Museum Hotel, 111 N Corcoran St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Investigating history, mythology, identity, ecology, consumerism, and power, The Future is Female illuminates both the legacy and the persistence of the struggle for equality and inclusion. Features work by Marisa Morán Jahn, Stacey Kirby, Stacy Lynn Waddell

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All Here, All Now: Works by Fern Nesson

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 13, 2021

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 13, 2021

Durham, NC 27701 United States + Google Map

October 15 - November 13 Third Friday opening (October 15): 5-8 p.m. Works by Boston-based minimalist photography Fern Nesson Roland Barthes asserts that "a photograph is a witness what has been. Every image is an image of death." But Barthes is wrong. A photograph may speak to a moment now past if that is what is desired. But a photograph can create its own energy as well. Like Cezanne's paintings, it can live; it can breathe. I use my camera…

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HBCU Week at Suite Four

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until October 20, 2021

An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until October 21, 2021

Suite Four, 506 Ramseur St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Free

Join us to celebrate HBCUs during North Carolina's Countdown to College Application Week! Presented by Virtue Events, we are partnering with Durham Success Summit and APlus Test Prep to bring HBCU Week to Suite Four. We have three unique events planned for the week, with something for everyone! Events feature a powerful talk with an HBCU historian, college prep essentials for youth (with free pizza!), and a special edition of our Smolder & Spirits Cigar Night. You don’t want to…

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Tootsie

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

DPAC, 123 Vivian St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Broadway's Funniest New Musical! Call it “musical comedy heaven” (Rolling Stone). Call it “the most uproarious new musical in years!” (The Hollywood Reporter). Call it TOOTSIE! This laugh-out-loud love letter to the theater tells the story of Michael Dorsey, a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the role of a lifetime. Featuring a hilarious Tony®-winning book by Robert Horn and an outrageously clever score by 2018 Tony-winner David Yazbek…

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Skate Camp

October 20 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until October 27, 2021

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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$20 per session | $25 drop-in For adult skaters, age 18+ All genders welcome Come roll with us! Quad Goals Skate Camp is boot camp fitness on wheels. We help you build strength, stamina, and overall fitness, while growing the mind/body connection through mindful presence and reflective practice. We believe fitness should be fun, so get ready to laugh, sweat, and play! Beginner, intermediate, and advanced skaters welcome. To get the most out of Skate Camp, skaters should be able…

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