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Best Bets in the Bull City for Saturday, June 23rd

ART Art Market at Vega Metals  214 Hunt Street, across from Durham Farmers’ Market  9am to 1pm FREE The Art Market at Vega Metals has been a fixture on Saturday mornings near the Durham Farmers’ Market. The Art Market has local vendors wth locally-made art, music, and more! They also share the street with food …

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

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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 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. …

Events Roundup for Tuesday, September 1: Bulls vs. Braves (and more!)

Tonight’s top pick is the Durham Bulls versus the Gwinnett Braves at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park at 705p! Today’s mild, gorgeous weather is perfect for a evening baseball game (and sadly, there aren’t that many games left in the season!) Get out there and buy some peanuts and Cracker Jack while you still have …

Events Roundup for Friday, August 28th: The Neverending Story (and more!)

If you’re a child of the 80s, you probably know (and possibly love) the two movies the the Retrofantasma Film Series is showing tonight at the Carolina Theatre. There’s a double bill of The Neverending Story and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade on the big screen starting at 7p. The chance to see some of your childhood favorites …

Events Roundup for Wednesday, August 26th: The Great Invisible (and more!)

Tonight’s top pick is kind of a bummer, but it’s important. Consider heading to Motorco tonight for their showing of the film, The Great Invisible. This movie follows the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the fallout that ensued. With our North Carolina coasts being offered up for offshore drilling, we need to know what …