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The Carolina Theatre of Durham

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309 WEST MORGAN ST
Durham, NC 27701 United States
9195603030 http://www.carolinatheatre.org

March 2019

FAMILY SATURDAY SERIES PRESENTS KATHAK INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 WEST MORGAN ST
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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$5

Aakriti Kathak Academy presents a journey to North India through Indian classical music and dance. Kathak is a North Indian classical dance form which originated in Hindu temples to depict religious stories and later evolved to entertain the elites in royal courts. Kathak is known for its rhythmic footwork adorned with small bells, expressive facial and body movements, and fast spins. Aakriti Kathak Academy founder and director, Dr. Kriti Rakesh, aims to preserve and share this historic culture with the…

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SATURDAY FAMILY SERIES PRESENTS AKEELAH AND THE BEE

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 WEST MORGAN ST
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Akeelah and the Bee is a film about overcoming obstacles despite difficult challenges along the way. It portrays African Americans in a manner that is beyond stereotypes; Released in the United States on April 28, 2006, Akeelah and the Bee was positively received by critics and audiences. Written and directed by Doug Atchison, it tells the story of Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), an 11-year-old girl who participates in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, her mother (Angela Bassett, her schoolmates, and…

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April 2019

SATURDAY FAMILY SERIES PRESENTS USHA RAJAGOPALAN

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 WEST MORGAN ST
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Usha Raj is a storyteller, puppet maker, and a visual artist showcasing rich traditions of India. She is a multi-disciplinary Teaching Artist, and shares India's faiths, cultures and traditions nationally and internationally. She even produced an acclaimed documentary depicting her Indian immigrant life, entitled, "Remarkable Journey" in 2017.

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May 2019

FAMILY SATURDAY SERIES PRESENTS KAHLIL GIBRAN’S THE PROPHET

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 WEST MORGAN ST
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Prophet (full title Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet) is a 2014 animated film adapted from Kahlil Gibran’s book The Prophet. Gibran’s timeless verses have been given enchanting modern form in this painterly cinematic adventure about freedom and the power of human expression. In this story, exiled artist and poet Mustafa (Liam Neeson) embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper, Kamila (Salma Hayek) and her daughter, Almitra (Quvenzhane Wallis); together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the…

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