June 14th thru July 21st, The American Dance Festival. One of the highlights of the Durham cultural calendar. Heralded as “One of the nation’s most important institutions” by the New York Times and as “The world’s greatest dance festival” by the New York Post, the American Dance Festival’s sustained record of creative achievement is indivisible from the history of modern dance. Since 1934! In Durham since 1978!
All of June, the Durham Comics Fest, drawing workshops, meet-ups, trivia night, comic swap, and more. Meet Liz Prince and Molly Ostertag in person June 23rd at the Durham Southwest Region Library, 3605 Shannon Road, Durham.
Friday, June 15th seating twilight, Film 9pm Durham Cinematheque, Movies in the Park, features “Old News (and How We Got It)”. Have a picnic in the park and then stay for the show.
Friday, June 15th “Through Eyes of My Own“, A collaboration between the Nasher Teen Council and the Durham Arts Council featuring more than fifty young, local artists, 120 Morris Street, Durham, 27701.
Saturday, June 16th, 6pm-9pm “Feast from the Furnace” Glass blowing demonstrations by Elijah Leed along with specially prepared 2000 degree treats that can be cooked in the same oven as the glass made by Nana’s Pastry Chef at Liberty Arts Sculpture Studio & Foundry, 918 Pearl St, Durham, NC 27701
June 21st, 22nd, 23rd 8pm The Bipeds Dance Company premiers “54 Strange Words” an immersive music/dance spectacle. Scorching rock & roll band led by banjo player Curtis Eller joins with Choreographer, Stacy Wolfson’s visceral, expressive dancers to yield an intense, sepia-tinged, psychedelic song and dance production at Durham Fruit, 305 South Dillard Street, Durham.
Tuesday, June 26th, 5pm-8pm, Reimagining the 15-501 Corridor Study, a Public Workshop at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 3741 Garrett Road, Durham.
Saturday/Sunday August 25th and 26th, The Beats and Bars Festival, two days of music, beat battles, panels, and more. Headlined by Dead Prez.
Lunch-Time Flow Yoga
Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00pm, in June & July
The Rickhouse, 609 Foster St.
Bring your own mat; $10 drop-in