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June 2021

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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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July 2021

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Mindfulness Movement @ The Streetery

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
102 W Main Street, Durham, NC 27701, 102 W Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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About the event: Join Raven Nicole for a free Mindfulness Movement dance class in the heart of the Bull City! Mindfulness Movement incorporates mindfulness training and yoga practices to promote emotional, social, cognitive and physical integration to improve health and fitness (with a groove!) All ages are welcome for this one-hour event in Black Wall Street Gardens, 102 W Main Street. 2:00-3:00p.m. on Saturday, July 24. Wear clothes that you are comfortable moving in, and bring a yoga mat if…

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Contact Improvisation Basics

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Living Arts Collective, 410 W. Geer St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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This 2.5 hour class is designed to give a basic overview of the practice of Contact Improvisation and to get you ready to further explore the dance through jamming and the 7-week August/September CI series. Contact Improvisation is an improvisational art-sport with technique focused on touch, weight-sharing, momentum, and an ethic of experimentation with both physical forces and relational dynamics. It’s also a container to research perceptual flexibility, state-shifting, intimacy, mutuality, community, and embodied poetics. No experience necessary. All body…

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ShaLeigh Dance Works Presents A Thousand Way to Say Hello (WatchParty)

July 30 @ 8:00 pm - July 31 @ 11:30 pm
Free

Tune into Durham-based ShaLeigh Dance Works's WatchParty to check out their new short film, A Thousand Ways to Say Hello. It's a FREE event but registration is required. -- At this moment, there is a screen. But there is also the whole three-dimensional world, asking for our presence, our heat, our senses, our creativity and new ways of connecting. The heart of this work resides in dissolving what feels like barriers - freed through an ethos tied to sharing the…

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The Fruit Reopening: Honey in the Hive ft Lord Fess

July 30 @ 9:00 pm - July 31 @ 9:00 pm
The Durham Fruit, 305 S Dillard St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Free

It’s the official reopening of The Fruit and the Fresh Fruit Festival launch party with our fest partner ATC Festivals. If you’ve been around lately, you know that these parties are sensory experiences and this one’s no different: 👁 Oil paintings from Adam Narcross’s Anti-Madonna and photographs from Perrin Marie’s Art & Body. New LED lighting for every vibe. Plus the premiere of ShaLeigh Dance Works’s new short film, A Thousand Ways to Say Hello. 👅 Our new honeycomb bar…

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August 2021

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Dance Class – BollyFusion

August 18 @ 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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September 2021

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Diggin in the Crates

September 3 @ 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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Alexandra Valladares @ Unscripted

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unscripted Hotel, 202 N Corcoran St
Durham, 27701
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Alexandra Valladares is returning to Unscripted for a night of dancing music, don't miss it! Free Admission

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Third Friday Durham

September 17 @ 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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THE 11TH ANNUAL DURHAM OKTOBERFEST at Motorco Music Hall

September 18 @ 1:00 pm
Motorco, 723 Rigsbee
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The 11th Annual Durham Oktoberfest Returns!! Get the Lederhosen & Dirndls to the dry cleaners because on Saturday September 18th, we become a giant German Bier Hall with Liters of Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier, German Food Specials & Live Music & Dancing by the Little German Band.

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