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Best Bets in the Bull City for Friday, June 22nd

ART The Bipeds: 54 Strange Words Durham Fruit & Produce Company 305 S Dillard Street Thursday through Saturday at 8pm; Sunday at 6pm General Admission $15, Students/Seniors $10, Children under 12 $5 Buy tickets here  The Bipeds is a dance theatre company/rock & roll bans that crosses all the boundaries between musicians, dancers, and singers …

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 …

Best Bets in the Bull City for Tuesday, June 19th

ART Kids’ Studio 10:15am-12pm Reflections June Group Tour: Summer 10:30am-12pm and 1:30pm-3pm Nasher Museum of Art https://nasher.duke.edu 2001 Campus Drive FREE with museum admission; FREE parking passes available for Reflections attendees Kids’ Studio Kids’ Studio is a drop-in workshop for children ages 5 through 10. The Kids’ Studio is free and held every Tuesday. (Kids 15 …

Best Bets in the Bull City for Friday, June 8th

ART Loud Color Luminous Sound  The Carrack 947 E Main Street 7pm-10pm FREE This exhibition, described as “an interactive noise-making installation by Parasol B” opens tonight. The accompanying note by Curator Kerry Crocker, does an excellent job of piquing our interest in what sounds like an unusual and fascinating body of art: Please join me …

Best Bets in the Bull City for Thursday, June 7th

photo courtesy of Cinenews

ART “Artists Identities” tour by guide Peggy Murray Nasher Museum of Art 2001 Campus Drive 6pm-7pm FREE Learn how the artists in the current Solidary and Solitary exhibition connect their personal identities to their art in this guided tour by Peggy Murray. After your tour, enjoy all of the Nasher’s collection, as the museum is …

Best Bets in the Bull City for Wednesday, June 6

photo credit: 21c Hotels. Featured in current exhibition, The SuperNatural
Art by Edward Burtynsky (Canadian). Oil Spill #1, REM Forza, Gulf of Mexico, May 11, 2010. Chromogenic print.

  Need some help getting over the hump this week? Check out one of the events below and leave time for a drink at Alley 26, where it’s Waikiki Wednesday! If you haven’t had one of their tiki cocktails or Chef Carrie Schleiffer’s tiki-themed dishes, you need to fix that right quick. ART 21c Hotel …

Best Bets in the Bull City for Tuesday, June 5

Here are our best bets for Tuesday, June 5th! And since it’s Taco Tuesday, we’d be remiss not to offer you a recommendation! Check out El Patron at 3438 Hillsborough Rd- they have regular crunchy tacos for 99 cents on Tuesdays. But their street tacos are what you need- they offer pollo, carne asada, al pastor, …

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. …