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The Carolina Theatre of Durham

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(919) 560-3030 http://www.carolinatheatre.org

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March 2019

FAMILY SATURDAY SERIES PRESENTS KATHAK INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$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
$5

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

2019 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Join the 22nd Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival – April 4-7 – in historic downtown Durham, North Carolina. The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of nonfiction cinema. Each spring, Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to historic downtown Durham, North Carolina, for a four-day, morning-to-midnight array of nearly 100 films, as well as discussions, panels, and Southern hospitality. Set within a few city blocks,…

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2019 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Join the 22nd Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival – April 4-7 – in historic downtown Durham, North Carolina. The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of nonfiction cinema. Each spring, Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to historic downtown Durham, North Carolina, for a four-day, morning-to-midnight array of nearly 100 films, as well as discussions, panels, and Southern hospitality. Set within a few city blocks,…

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2019 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 7, 2019

Join the 22nd Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival – April 4-7 – in historic downtown Durham, North Carolina. The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of nonfiction cinema. Each spring, Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to historic downtown Durham, North Carolina, for a four-day, morning-to-midnight array of nearly 100 films, as well as discussions, panels, and Southern hospitality. Set within a few city blocks,…

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2019 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 7, 2019

Join the 22nd Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival – April 4-7 – in historic downtown Durham, North Carolina. The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of nonfiction cinema. Each spring, Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to historic downtown Durham, North Carolina, for a four-day, morning-to-midnight array of nearly 100 films, as well as discussions, panels, and Southern hospitality. Set within a few city blocks,…

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The Monti GrandSLAM

April 18 @ 7:30 pm

An event nine months in the making, The Monti GrandSLAM pits eight regular season StorySLAM champions against each other with brand-new stories on a new theme.

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SATURDAY FAMILY SERIES PRESENTS USHA RAJAGOPALAN

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$5

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
$5

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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Night Ranger in Durham

May 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Night Ranger is coming to Durham! Tickets still avail: http://bit.ly/NRDurham For more information visit nightranger.com Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 22 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM Fan Club Presale : Tue, 19 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM Local Preale : Wed, 20 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM Official Platinum Presale : Tue, 19 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM Official Platinum Public Onsale : Fri, 22 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM https://www.facebook.com/events/1348253301981745/

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Durham Ballet Theatre: Aladdin

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 1 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM  

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Durham Ballet Theatre: Aladdin

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 1 Mar 2019 at 10:00 AM  

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Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:20 pm

The Force Returns this Memorial Day Weekend! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see the "Star Wars" Original Trilogy & Prequel Trilogy at the Carolina Theatre of Durham. May 24-30, 2019 TICKETS: $12.50 per film $9.50 per film for student/seniors (55+)/Military/Children Under 12 Carolina Theatre Box Office: 919.560.3030 ON-SALE DATE: Saturday, May 4 at 12:00 p.m. There are no group sales rates Cinema Passes and Film Fan cards ARE accepted STAR WARS: EPISODE I THE PHANTOM MENACE (PG, 1999, 136…

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Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope

May 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:10 pm

The Force Returns this Memorial Day Weekend! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see the "Star Wars" Original Trilogy & Prequel Trilogy at the Carolina Theatre of Durham. May 24-30, 2019 TICKETS: $12.50 per film $9.50 per film for student/seniors (55+)/Military/Children Under 12 Carolina Theatre Box Office: 919.560.3030 ON-SALE DATE: Saturday, May 4 at 12:00 p.m. There are no group sales rates Cinema Passes and Film Fan cards ARE accepted STAR WARS: EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE (PG, 1977, 125…

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Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones

May 24 @ 3:50 pm - 6:10 pm

The Force Returns this Memorial Day Weekend! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see the "Star Wars" Original Trilogy & Prequel Trilogy at the Carolina Theatre of Durham. May 24-30, 2019 TICKETS: $12.50 per film $9.50 per film for student/seniors (55+)/Military/Children Under 12 Carolina Theatre Box Office: 919.560.3030 ON-SALE DATE: Saturday, May 4 at 12:00 p.m. There are no group sales rates Cinema Passes and Film Fan cards ARE accepted WEBSITE: http://www.carolinatheatre.org/films/festivals/star-wars TICKETMASTER STAR WARS - ENTIRE SERIES LINK https://www.ticketmaster.com/search?q=carolina+theatre+retro+star+wars…

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Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back

May 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:40 pm

The Force Returns this Memorial Day Weekend! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see the "Star Wars" Original Trilogy & Prequel Trilogy at the Carolina Theatre of Durham. May 24-30, 2019 TICKETS: $12.50 per film $9.50 per film for student/seniors (55+)/Military/Children Under 12 Carolina Theatre Box Office: 919.560.3030 ON-SALE DATE: Saturday, May 4 at 12:00 p.m. There are no group sales rates Cinema Passes and Film Fan cards ARE accepted STAR WARS: EPISODE V THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (PG, 1980,…

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Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith

May 24 @ 6:45 pm - 9:10 pm

The Force Returns this Memorial Day Weekend! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see the "Star Wars" Original Trilogy & Prequel Trilogy at the Carolina Theatre of Durham. May 24-30, 2019 TICKETS: $12.50 per film $9.50 per film for student/seniors (55+)/Military/Children Under 12 Carolina Theatre Box Office: 919.560.3030 ON-SALE DATE: Saturday, May 4 at 12:00 p.m. There are no group sales rates Cinema Passes and Film Fan cards ARE accepted STAR WARS: EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH (PG-13, 2005,…

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Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:10 pm

The Force Returns this Memorial Day Weekend! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to see the "Star Wars" Original Trilogy & Prequel Trilogy at the Carolina Theatre of Durham. May 24-30, 2019 TICKETS: $12.50 per film $9.50 per film for student/seniors (55+)/Military/Children Under 12 Carolina Theatre Box Office: 919.560.3030 ON-SALE DATE: Saturday, May 4 at 12:00 p.m. There are no group sales rates Cinema Passes and Film Fan cards ARE accepted STAR WARS: EPISODE VI RETURN OF THE JEDI (PG, 1983,…

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June 2019

MovieDiva Film Series

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

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Family Feud Live Celebrity Edition – Durham

June 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join our fun celebrity team captains as we randomly-select audience members to become a member of their on-stage “family”. You can also win prizes right from your very own seat in the audience! Based on the wildly popular TV game show, its sure to bring load of laughs, fun, and prizes! Host: Alonzo Bodden (Last Comic Standing) Celebrity Captain 1: Grocery Store Joe (Bachelor in Paradise / Dancing With The Stars) Celebrity Captain 2: Cathy Rigby (Former U.S. Olympic Gymnast…

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Starpath Dance Academy: Lights, Camera, Action

Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Wed, 1 May 2019 at 10:00 AM Shows at 10 am, 12 pm, 2p m, and 4:30 pm

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Annual Recital: Durham Renaissance

June 9 @ 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm
$26

Empower Dance Studio presents its Fourth Annual Dance Recital, “Durham Renaissance, pt 3” on Sunday, June 9th at 4:15 pm. This year our show will focus on themes of Empowerment, Imagination, Support, Women's Rights, Patriotism, and our City of Durham! Tickets: $20 Advance $26 Door Empower Dance is a place where creativity, individuality and self-expression is encouraged and has a community of teachers, students and families who are passionate about fostering natural beauty, instilling self-confidence, and reinforcing positive images of…

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The Monti

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We've all been there: things are going as fine as wine when life throws us a curve ball and sh*t hits the fan! No need to cry over it. Not every life experience requires a commemorative tattoo. We just put one foot in front of the other, keep things moving, and if we're really cool, we make a story of the whole mess and share it with a few hundred of our closest friends on The Monti stage. We all…

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Durham Symphony Orchestra: American Womens Suffrage Centennial Concert

June 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Mon, 13 May 2019 at 12:00 PM

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MovieDiva Film Series

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

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Steve Earle & The Dukes

June 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$35

Steve Earle & The Dukes released the new album, GUY, on March 29. A return to New West Records, GUY is comprised of songs written by one of Earle's two primary songwriting mentors, the legendary Guy Clark. GUY appears ten years after his Grammy Award winning album TOWNES, his tribute to his other songwriting mentor, Townes Van Zandt.

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Maria Bamford

June 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Maria is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: the special special special and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, which screened at the Museum of Art and Design. She was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix's Comedians of Comedy: The Movie.

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Write Now, We Will Heal

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A play that looks at cancer prevention and screening through the lens of cultural and belief systems and experiences familiar to people of color. A dramatic production that tackles the subject of cervical cancer will bring together social scientists at North Carolina Central University and members of the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). The play centers around J'Condria, a young woman writer, struggling with the news that her mother is facing a diagnosis of cervical cancer and looking…

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Dwight Yoakam

June 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$89.50

Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard's Country Albums chart and another 14 landing in the Top 10. Nearly 40 of Yoakam's singles have charted on Billboard, with 14 peaking in the Top 10. He is also the recipient of the Artist of the Year award from the Americana…

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ActionFlix Film Series

June 28 - June 30

Action! To some it just means violence, but the greats of action cinema give us something more, turning shootings and explosions into something artful and often spectacular. From the taciturn classics of the '70s, through the cartoonish '80s and on to the super-heroic 90s, ActionFlix offers that elusive combination of a great story, unforgettable characters, and an unmatched technical mastery of stunts 'n' squibs necessary to transcend genre thrills and achieve great cinema.

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July 2019

MovieDiva Film Series

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

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Rennie Harris Puremovement

July 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until July 11, 2019

Presented in association with The Carolina Theatre. Rennie Harris Puremovement American Street Dance Theater brings "Rennie Harris Funkedified" to downtown Durham. A multi-media work that celebrates funk music and street dance of the 1970s is set against the landscape of a video montage of African-American communities of that era. Inspired by the political turmoil and atmosphere of Rennie Harris’ childhood, "Rennie Harris Funkedified" will feature live funk band Invincible who will highlight a unique funk sound. "Rennie Harris Funkedified" will…

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Rennie Harris Puremovement

July 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until July 11, 2019

Presented in association with The Carolina Theatre. Rennie Harris Puremovement American Street Dance Theater brings "Rennie Harris Funkedified" to downtown Durham. A multi-media work that celebrates funk music and street dance of the 1970s is set against the landscape of a video montage of African-American communities of that era. Inspired by the political turmoil and atmosphere of Rennie Harris’ childhood, "Rennie Harris Funkedified" will feature live funk band Invincible who will highlight a unique funk sound. "Rennie Harris Funkedified" will…

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Leela James

July 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Leela James received a Soul Train Award for “Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist” and has been nominated for a NAACP Image Award for “Best New Artist.” Now, she’s ready to break out her Rock ‘n Roll and Blues side with a new band and new EP, and is excited for her fans to come along for the ride. See Leela James at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on July 15. https://www.facebook.com/events/382004549063274/

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“Between Me and My Mind” Film Screening

July 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$10

A few minutes into this intimate look at the creative process of founding Phish guitarist and vocalist Trey Anastasio, it is clear that he is exploding with his unique brand of songwriting and creativity. As the front man of one of America's longest lasting and most successful touring bands and a solo musician as well, Anastasio's virtuosic musicianship has made him an icon, beloved by his die-hard fanbase for the depth of his artistic output and the boundless enthusiasm that…

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85 South Show Live

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 pm, repeating until July 20, 2019

The last few years, the 85 South Show has been shaking up the podcasting scene with improvs and freestyles by some of the fastest rising comedic talent from the South, DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean. It's always one hell of a show - and the whole thing is turned into a new episode for the masses. VIP tickets include premium seating and a post-show meet and greet.

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The Bacon Brothers

July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$37.50

Award-winning actor Kevin Bacon and his older brother, Emmy-winning composer Michael, play music spanning rock, soul, folk and Americana. Critics have been quick to note that the brothers - Michael on vocals, guitar and cello and Kevin on vocals, guitar and percussion -- along with the band that's been with them since the beginning -- Paul Guzzone (bass, backing vocals), Joe Mennonna (keyboards, accordion), Tim Quick (lead guitar, mandolin and backing vocals) and Frank Vilardi (drums) -- eschew any hint…

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MovieDiva Film Series

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2019

A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

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MRG30 – The Mountain Goats and Hiss Golden Messenger

July 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$35

Durham's own Merge Records is celebrating 30 years of independent music in 2019. Every five years, Merge Records celebrates its birthday with a multi-day music festival, and this summer's event-which has been dubbed MRG30-is shaping up to be one of the best ever. On July 24, Duke Performances and the Carolina Theatre will present a very special evening of music with the Mountain Goats, Hiss Golden Messenger, and special guest H.C. McEntire to kick off the MRG30 celebration.

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August 2019

Paris is Burning: Free Screening

August 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Thursday, August 1 FREE SCREENING 8:00 p.m. New 2K RESTORATION! Jennie Livingston’s PARIS IS BURNING (1990, 78 min) Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City’s African American and Latinx Harlem drag ball scene. Made over seven years, Paris Is Burning offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion “houses,” from fierce contests for trophies, to house mothers offering sustenance in…

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MovieDiva Film Series

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A film series dedicated to screening classic movies on Wednesday evenings at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

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David Crosby

August 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

DAVID CROSBY VIP DAVID CROSBY FRONT ROW MEET AND GREET VIP PACKAGE Package inclusions One reserved ticket in Front Row Meet And Greet with David Crosby One exclusive VIP merchandise item, autographed by David Crosby One commemorative David Crosby VIP laminate One commemorative David Crosby ticket On site VIP staff DAVID CROSBY PREMIUM TICKET PACKAGE Package inclusions One reserved ticket within first 10 rows One exclusive VIP merchandise item One commemorative David Crosby VIP laminate One commemorative David Crosby ticket…

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Gavin DeGraw

August 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 3 May 2019 at 10:00 AM Official Platinum Presale : Wed, 1 May 2019 at 10:00 AM Official Platinum : Fri, 3 May 2019 at 10:00 AM Local Presale : Wed, 1 May 2019 at 10:00 AM  

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NC Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

August 15 - August 18

The North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) is the second largest gay, lesbian and transgender film festival in the Southeast, attracting thousands of patrons yearly. Since its beginning in 1995, the Festival has featured a diverse array of shorts, documentaries and feature films. The NCGLFF celebrates a worldwide glimpse of today's gay and lesbian life, helps bring the community together and features entertaining and sophisticated films and filmmaking.

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