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Best Bets in the Bull City for Thursday, June 21st

ART John Akomfrah: “Precarity” Nasher Museum of Art 2001 Campus Drive 5pm-9pm FREE admission on Thursday nights “Precarity” is a video installation created by John Akomfrah, CBE that delves into New Orleans by way of the life of Charles “Buddy” Bolden, the musician who was the first person to export what we now call jazz …

Event Roundup for Monday, October 5th: The Art and History of Drag (and more)

Our top pick for tonight is educational, informative, and important. Head out tonight to Hayti Heritage Center for The Art and History of Drag! Hosted by Vivica C. Coxx, this event will feature Dr. Gabriel Rosenberg, assistant professor of Women’s Studies at Duke University speaking on the history of drag. Then enjoy performances by your favorite …

Events Roundup for Friday, October 2nd: Fullsteam’s 5th Anniversary Shindig! (and more)

It’s a dreary Friday before a rainy, hurricaney weekend, but there’s plenty to do inside here in the Bull City! Our pick for today is Fullsteam’s 5th anniversary celebration, day 2! They open at noon so head on over and grab a pint of your favorite re-released beer. Then chase it with a cupcake from …

Events Roundup for Thursday, October 1: Distillery Day (and more!)

Congratulations to all our local distilleries- today is the first day that they can sell their products directly at their own locations! Now when you take a tour of The Brothers Vilgalys Spirit Company, Durham Distillery, TOPO, or any of the other great NC distilleries, you can buy a bottle to bring home with you. …

Events Roundup for Thursday, August 13: Happy anniversary, Fullsteam! AND Pop the Cap! (and more!)

image courtesy of popthecap.org Today is the 5th anniversary of the opening of beloved Durham brewery and community meeting place, Fullsteam Brewery! It’ no secret that we love Fullsteam (Mr. & Mrs. Bull City Events even got married there!) so we highly recommend you go grab a beer and wish Sean and the gang a …

Events Roundup for August 11th: CBC at The Glass Jug (and more!)

If you like beer, you’re going to love our top pick for today. Head over to The Glass Jug in South Durham and check out the Carolina Brewing Company tasting! Carolina Brewing Company just celebrated its 20th anniversary (something that makes certain writers who remember when they opened feel mighty, mighty old!) They’ll be pouring two …

Event Roundup for Friday, August 7: IT’S ALL GOOD (and more!)

Tonight is just an embarrassment of riches around here, y’all. You’ve got Kamasi Washington at Motorco; Benji Hughes at Local 506; Casablanca, one of the best movies ever, on the big screen at the Carolina Theatre (along with 3 other amazing movies); Heather Gordon’s show opening at The Carrack; and the Diamond Cutters (oh, and …

Events Roundup for Thursday, August 6th: Comedy at Village Lanes (and more!)

Tonight’s top pick was hard to choose! You have lots of great events tonight, Durham, but if you need a suggestion, we say you should head out to Village Lanes in East Durham for their Pins & Needles Comedy Series! You get 6 comics, free bowling, and a nice special on Oskar Blues’ Mama’s Little Yella …

Events Roundup for Thursday, July 30: Water, Water, Everywhere (and more)

girls at St. Joseph's Secondary School in Arusha, Tanzania

Our top pick for tonight is about something we all require and most of us take for granted, but which is essential to life- water. I can’t imagine not having infinite clean water running out of all my taps, but many people around the world do not have this simple but critical luxury. Tonight’s top …

Events Roundup for Wednesday, July 29: Calling All Pinball Wizards! (and more…)

Our top pick for today is decidedly geeky, which is why we love it. Social Games and Brews has Community Game Night every other Wednesday, and as avid game lovers, we approve heartily. They’ve got card games, video games, arcade games, board games, and of course, PINBALL, so there’s truly something for everyone. You’re likely …