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May 2021

Riverdance (postponed – date TBD)

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DPAC, 123 Vivian St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Riverdance, as you've never seen it before! A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved favorite, celebrated by the world over for its Grammy award-winning score and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance. Twenty-five years on, composer Bill Whelan has rerecorded his mesmerizing soundtrack while producer Moya Doherty and director John McColgan have completely reimagined the ground-braking show and innovative and spectacular lighting, projection, stage and costume designs. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary power and…

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June 2021

Diggin in the Crates

June 4 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 pm on day First of the month, happening 6 times

Suite Four, 506 Ramseur St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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$10

The Underground Collective is back with your high-energy monthly party, bringing you the most popular R&B and Hip Hop, from the 80s and 90s. Show up in your best trendy and chic clothes for a great time! Featuring DJ Complex on the 1's & 2's. Ages 21& up, Door $10

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Dance Springs Back for Special Audiences

June 11 @ 6:00 pm
Golden Belt Campus, 800 Taylor St
Durham, 27701
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Durham Ballet Theatre is excited to announce their partnership with Golden Belt.  FOR SPECIAL NEEDS COMMUNITY & FAMILIES/CAREGIVERS Durham Ballet Theatre is pleased to offer the Special Needs community an invitation to a FREE performance of our June Showcase, Dance Springs Back. This performance will be Friday, June 11, 2021 at 6pm. This event will be held at the beautifully restored Golden Belt Campus located at 807 E. Main Street. This event will be held outdoors with plenty of space…

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2021 Beaver Queen Pageant

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 5, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Free

The 17th Annual (Virtual) Beaver Queen Pageant, World Wide Wood! The Beaver Queen Pageant is the Triangle’s own special mix of folly, pageantry, and humor. Contestants take on beaver personalities and compete for the title of Beaver Queen with their fashion, talent, and personality. This year’s pageant will once again be completely virtual. Tune in for three episodes: an intro episode on May 8th, a talent episode on June 5th, and a final CORONAtion episode on June 12th. All episodes…

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Durham Ballet Theatre Presents “Dance Springs Back”

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 12, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Golden Belt Campus, 800 Taylor St
Durham, 27701
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Free – $26

Durham Ballet Theatre is excited to announce their partnership with Golden Belt. At Golden Belt, they are reviving the concept of the public square. They are a new destination for east downtown where art, entertainment, ideas and culture collide and thrive together. Their studios are full of diverse artists from varying backgrounds, and Golden Belt is invested in hiring locally. The stage and artistic resources are also a means for non-profit and local charities to connect with audiences. Durham Ballet…

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Annual Recital: Dance is Life

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Historic Durham Athletic Park, 500 W. Corporation St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Feel alive, exhilarated, and Empowered at the spring outdoor dance recital, “Dance Is Life” on June 15, 2021 at the historic, newly renovated Durham Athletic Park in the heart of downtown Durham on 500 West Corporation Street. The spring recital serves as a major fundraising event for the Foundation, with the goal of providing scholarships to any aspiring dancer who otherwise would not be able to experience the joy of dance. Financial assistance scholarships are awarded to deserving youth to…

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Third Friday Durham

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Explore downtown Durham’s galleries, artist studios, shops, restaurants and music, from 6-9 p.m. every Third Friday. Enjoy the dynamic crop of local buskers around every corner, playing from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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Nappy Luv & Juneteenth Celebration

June 18 @ 9:00 pm - June 19 @ 2:00 am
Suite Four, 506 Ramseur St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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$10 – $20

Celebrate Black Excellence this Juneteenth with live music, live art, and the area's top food trucks at Durham’s newest venue Suite Four. The Nappy Luv Experience is an event series that fuses music, dance, spoken word, fashion, and art into one big party. Tickets: $10 Early Bird Price until June 11; $15-20 after June 11

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16th Annual NC Juneteenth Celebration

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
300-500 East Main Street, 300-500 East Main Street.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The 16th Annual NC Juneteenth Celebration will be held in Durham, NC (the city in which the Civil War and thus, slavery, ended 156 years ago) on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 1 pm to 10 pm on East Main Street (between Roxboro and Dillard Streets). This fun-filled, educational, and uplifting event includes entertainment throughout the day featuring national recording artists & local performers, food & merchandise vendors, health fair, kids zone, exhibitors, fashion show, & more!

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Dance Class – BollyFusion

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 15 times

Empower Dance Studio, 109 W Parrish St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Bollyfusion class will focus on learning original choreography to popular Indian music from all different regions of India (some routines feature mashups with Top 40 songs to add to the fun)! Every class ends with performing the routine for each other in a fun, judgement-free environment! Footwear: Athletic shoes or barefoot. Knee pads are optional, as some classes will contain floor routines. **All classes are virtual and online** Empower Dance Studio adult classes are designed for people of all levels…

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