From February 1 – February 28th “Definition of METAL” at Pleiades Arts, #109 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham. Definition of METAL is a visual art exhibit featuring Tom Dawson, Al Frega, Joe Galas, Jackie McLeod, and Renee Leverty.
Thursday February 8th, from 5pm-7.30pm Bull City Commons is a new Durham co-housing project in development. Free information sessions at Motorco, 723 Rigsbee Avenue. Cohousing mixes private and public spaces. Bull City Commons is a self-developing condominium building site being planned near 9th Street.
Tuesday, February 13th ALL NIGHT LONG Durham Mardi Gras Parade and celebration. First assemble at Major the Bull’s Plaza at 6pm on the Corner of West Parrish & Corcoran Streets. March down Rigsbee Avenue at 7pm…then at MotorCo, #723 Rigsbee Avenue from 7.30pm-8:30pm Boom Unit Brass Band and the Bulltown Strutters 9pm-11pm, simultaneously at The Blue Note Grill, #709 Washington Street it’s The Wiley Fosters 8.15pm–9.30pm and Coleslaw from 10pm-11.15pm and at Fullsteam Brewery, #726 Rigsbee Avenue at 8pm, The Tan and Sober Gentlemen and at 9.45pm-11pm The Ragweed Brass while at The Pit Authentic Barbecue, #321 W. Geer Street it’s The Cajammers from 8.15pm-9.30pm and 10pm-11.15pm Shamu Garcon. Cap the night with The Mardi Gras Drag Show 9.30pm at The Bar, #711 Rigsbee Avenue
Tuesday, February 13th, 6pm-9 pm, Join the Poetry Fox at Chet Miller on Parrish Street from 4pm-6pm. Commission a love poem. Free event. Photo Ops available.
Friday, February 16th, 8pm-10pm Sunday Sites the multi-media improvisational performance featuring dancers, film-makers, photographers, musicians and visual artists at The Durham Fruit Company, 305 South Dillard St.
Thursday, February 22nd at 6 pm STRAWS a Documentary screens at the Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street. STRAWS is an award winning documentary by local filmmaker Linda Booker that illuminates the problems related to straws and other single use plastic pollution that inundate our waterways and oceans.
Saturday, April 7th at 1pm, Neighborhoods Hike: West Durham, East Campus, and beyond, meet at Ninth & Green, free, guided, 2.5-mile loop
The Joint Open Mic Night presented by The Underground Collective at The Pinhook #117 West Main Street, Durham