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September 2021

ATC FESTIVALS – Third Weekends at The Fruit

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - September 19 @ 6:00 pm
Free

MUSIC | ART | DANCE | DIALOGUE | EDUCATION | SOCIAL CAUSES | FASHION | EMPOWERMENT | DRAMA | STORYTELLING | ENTERTAINMENT | CULTURE Set to occur around Durham’s monthly Third Friday Art Walk and Gallery Crawl, the two day line-up of the Festivals of Art, Thought, and Culture (ATC Festivals) includes networking, art show, speakers, fashion experience, emerging artists, and live music featuring local musicians and bands. As Day 1 culminates, expect the largest afterparty in Durham for Third…

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October 2021

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The Monti GrandSLAM

October 2 @ 8:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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HEALTH CHECK: The City of Durham is requiring face coverings to be worn while at the theater except while eating or drinking. Additional policies may apply on a show-by-show basis and are subject to change. It’s the battle for Ultimate Storytelling Supremacy. An event one year in the making, The Monti GrandSLAM brings back eight regular season StorySLAM winners to battle it out, story for story, for a chance to win this championship event. Our contestant storytellers will develop new…

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ATC FESTIVALS – Third Weekends at The Fruit (October)

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - October 17 @ 6:00 pm
Free

MUSIC I ART I DANCE I DIALOGUE I EDUCATION I SOCIAL CAUSES I FASHION I EMPOWERMENT I DRAMA I STORYTELLING I ENTERTAINMENT I CULTURE Every third weekend, The Festivals of Art, Thought, & Culture and THE FRUIT present the Third Weekend Festivals. These festivals celebrate culture, diversity, inclusion, the arts, and showcase local artists. We also host the largest afterparty following the monthly Third Friday Durham Art Walk & Gallery Crawl. Both Friday and Sunday are free with registration. Admission…

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GRIT: True Stories that Matter

October 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Durham Fruit, 305 S Dillard St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Free

GRIT uses personal narrative story as a bridge to conversations about stuff that matters, stuff we don’t talk much about, stuff we need to talk about, so that we can feel a little less shitty and a little less alone. Shweta Bhatt (UNTOLD) Andrew Shelffo (BELIEF) Ronna Levy (GOOD BYE) Aditya Surendran (PAIN) Sean Wellington (LOSS) After this afternoon’s stories, we will have a Q&A with the storytellers about their experiences - we want to continue the conversation. And, we…

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November 2021

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Tobacco Heritage: Downtown Durham Walking Tour

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2021

Free

Downtown Durham NC walking tour telling stories about Durham's industrial boom and the buildings that remain today. Tours are free, pre-registration is required and held on 2nd Saturdays from April to November.

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Family Saturday Series presents Kamara Thomas

November 13 @ 11:00 am
The Carolina Theatre, 309 Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Kamara Thomas will perform original songs and covers that explore and illuminate the storytelling in songs. The audience will be invited to listen for the story in each song. Repertoire includes original songs from the storytelling work “Tularosa”, which explores the mythology of the American West through the eyes of women and people of color, as well as story-songs by well-known songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Dolly Parton, Tracy Chapman, and more. — Kamara Thomas interpretará canciones y covers originales…

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Oddville: Home on the Strange

November 26 @ 7:00 pm
The Durham Fruit, 305 S Dillard St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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A celebration of strange art, bizarre photography, fantastic items, mind bending performance, thunderous dancing, costumes, weirdos, wanderers and all things odd.

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Architecture & Urban Landscapes: Downtown Durham Walking Tour

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 28, 2021

Free

Explore Downtown Durham's architecture and learn how it has transformed itself from an industrial center to the City of Medicine. Architecture tours are held on the 4th Saturdays of the month from April to November.

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Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk

November 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2022

American Tobacco Campus, 705 Willard St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The “Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk” is a family-friendly 1.5-mile walking tour designed for adults and kids (children 8 years & older please) seeking a unique and different downtown Durham, North Carolina experience. The tour combines local ghost stories, folklore and local history as it takes you to six different Ghost & Paranormal sites including Bull Durham Factory, Kress Store Building, Devil’s Teacher, Hotel Malbourne Memory, Snow Building and the Liggett-Myers Factory stories are on the itinerary.

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