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July 2019

Vonnie Quest Artist in Residence

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 2, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 3, 2019

American Tobacco Campus, 300 Blackwell
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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While in residence, Vonnie plans to continue work on his project "Mae in the Midst of a Summer," which recounts the unsolved murder of his maternal grandmother, Mae Ethel Turner, killed in 1996. Through an interactive zine, experimental film, and collaged works, combining photographs from childhood with present-day images, Vonnie seeks to imagine his grandmother's would-be-existence in the present. Using two familial leather photo albums, Vonnie will also explore the role of the album in creating memory and meaning in…

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TapCork: Durham

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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$30

40+ BEER. WINE. (Some) SPIRITS. and MUSIC for a $30 FUN-raiser supporting the Hayti Heritage Center! (The good food costs extra! A lot of the drinks are local or Black/Caribbean owned!!) tickets: bit.ly/tapcorkdurham info: [email protected] ... TapCork: Durham is a block party with great sips of beer and wine. You know the crafty type, the black-owned type, the brewed in Caribbean type and the MADE in NC type. To Support The Hayti Heritage Center. The DJs and performers are gonna…

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August 2019

Happy Hour No. 23 at Vert and Vogue with Adriane Lentz-Smith!

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Vert & Vogue, 353 W Main St.
Durham, 27701
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Free

Please join us for Happy Hour at Vert & Vogue, as part of Third Friday Durham. This month, V&V is thrilled to host historian, Duke University professor, and author, Adriane Lentz-Smith. Adriane will discuss her life as a historian, the questions that compel her, and how the connection between black freedom struggles and the US as a world power has influenced her work. Through her work, teaching, and writing, she shows us that a historian doesn't just explore the past,…

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Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People 84th Founders Banquet

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
Durham, North Carolina 27701
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Every year a portion of the program is dedicated to honoring members of the community who have made a lasting impact in the Durham community. This year's honorees are William "Bill" V. Bell & Elaine O'Neal. KEYNOTE SPEAKER: SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS This plated event benefits the community work of the DCABP. Tickets $85

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September 2019

Africana Market and Food Truck Rodeo

September 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 11, 2019

Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
Durham, North Carolina 27701
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REE event sponsored by the Second Annual BLACK COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE. Durham, with its home-town vibe and global reach, brings it all together as the host city for this 3-day event. Enjoy lunch and dinner with some of Durham’s tastiest food trucks while visiting eye-pleasing vendor displays on the Plaza from 11 am to 6 pm daily.

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The Carrack’s Fashion Week: The Art & Soul of Fashion

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until September 15, 2019

The Durham Fruit, 305 S Dillard St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The theme explored by The Carrack’s Fashion week is The Art and Soul of Fashion. The focus is on the ways fashion intersects with cultural identity, economics, society and the environment, to explore fashion beyond only the aesthetic value. We are exploring fashion that is artistic and uses innovative materials, how the clothing industry affects economic and environmental issues and the roles that culture and body image play. EVENTS Runway Show at The Fruit: Friday September 13, 6-9pm. Innovative and…

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DDI 2019 Speaker Series 2: Creating Equity in Commercial Ownership

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Innovative ideas that catalyze conversation and explore forward-thinking concepts for downtown Durham, followed by a networking reception.   Guest Speakers: Molly North President and CEO, Al. Neyer Carl Satterwhite Founder, Real Estate Enterprises for African American Leaders Downtown Durham has had tremendous growth and development over the last 25 years. However, this growth has sometimes come at the expense and exclusion of Durham’s minority communities. As Durham continues to grow, how can we ensure that its minority stakeholders are present and…

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African Black Soap

September 28 @ 9:00 pm - 1:30 am
Mars Playground, 108 W Parrish St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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AFRICAN BLACK SOAP - an afro trap dance party at Mars Playground (108 W. Parrish St). Future and Fela---UGK and Burna Boy---AFRICAN BLACK SOAP is a celebration of the music, food, and vibes of the diaspora. Come close out Art of Cool weekend with ygb. $5 (sliding scale) at the door. featuring afrobeat + house/trap sets by local dj's. BYOB but drinks will be available special west indian and african food selections by dreamboat cafe! this is a black and…

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November 2019

North Carolina Black Business Expo

November 30
Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
Durham, North Carolina 27701
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Find an inspiring community of entrepreneurs & business owners learning and sharing ways to make their Small Business more efficient, flexible, and profitable. You’ll hear from top Industry Experts, collaborate in business-critical workshops, and exchange valuable information with exhibitors and other business owners. Networking Areas include:– Main Stage Presentations led by TOP Business Experts– Over 25+ Free Business Workshops & Seminars– Speed Networking– Business Card Exchange– Exhibitor Hall filled with Innovative Products & Services that will accelerate your growth.

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December 2019

A Motown Christmas

December 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 13 Sep 2019 at 10:00 AM https://www.facebook.com/events/656464481516702/

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