Updated: Mar 13
Entering the Stage April showers the area with magic from the underground This weekend, the 22nd Annual Full Frame Documentary Festival premieres Mossville: When Great Trees Fall among a variety of amazing films. Learn more about this story of triumph and heroism in the face of environmental pollution. MOSSVILLE: WHEN GREAT TREES FALL Saturday, April 6 at 1:20 p.m. https://www.fullframefest.org DREAMVILLE! Our friends Ky Jennings and The Jade Wilson are covering the First Annual Dreamville Festival for Indy Week! We're looking forward to the coverage while we go underground with... Spirithouse Inc. Celebrating 20 Years What were you doing in 1999? Spirithouse "believes grassroots leadership is directly and organically linked to community. We prioritize the leadership of people most impacted by systemic racism and oppression through the Harm Free Zone Transformative Justice Training." Stay tuned for how you can celebrate Spirithouse's impact in Durham and beyond. STAY CONNECTED: APR 03 Carolina Waves Chapel Hill Showcase & Open Mic Hosted by Carolina Waves founder, K97.5's Mir.I.am. Music by DJ RNB. Come perform, network, build your buzz, participate in the live cypher and possibly get booked! APR 10 Carolina Performing Arts Presents Carrie Mae Weems Past Tense Through spoken word combined with still and moving imagery, iconic American photographer Carrie Mae Weems examines the right to justice and peace through the lens of the classic play Antigone. In this spare, captivating lecture-performance, Weems explores themes of social justice, escalating violence, gender relations, politics, and personal identity within the context of contemporary history—recurrent subjects in her practice... APR 12 The Conjure: Two Year Anniversary Dance Party Celebrating Black Femmes The first to do it in the Triangle area while employing black women, black femmes, and black trans people, The Conjure has featured artists, DJs, singers, tarot, radical honesty/healing and more to center black femmes. All are welcome. This is such a dope party! APR 12 Toshi Reagon Presents A Parable Becoming Healing Through Sound at North Star Durham So magical, you should read the description yourself and tell your friends. APR 13 Summerstage Block Party at Goldenbelt Campus Durham RSVP for the stage launch and block party complete with music, art, food trucks, hiring fair and beer at Goldenbelt campus. Curated by SummerStage Artistic Director, Cicely Mitchell APR 20 Red Hot Presents: A Free Red Hot Harm Reduction Concert at Urban Survivor's Union Greensboro, NC From 1999 to 2016 more than 12,000 North Carolinians died from opioid-related overdoses, and in 2017, drug overdoses in NC increased faster than every other state but ONE! Join @redhotorg for a FREE concert featuring some of North Carolina's hottest artists! Come join us as we shift narratives away from the criminalization of addiction--to seeing addiction as a mental health issue that needs treatment, destigmatization and greater emphasis on harm reduction practices. Love is the drug! Doors open at 3. Show starts at 4. Event hosted by K97.5 MAY 31 The Future is QuirkCon The First Conference for Quirky People Like You Is Finally Here in Durham May 31st through June 2. Stay tuned for an official Be Connected interview with founder and CEO, Bryanda Law. JUN 08 The Sol Kitchen Presents Purple Note Durham: Celebrating the Life of Prince through Jazz
Shelby J. is performing in Durham! Live show honoring Prince featuring The XMen, Shelby J., and friends. After The Show party with DJ Mad Skillz immediately following. NB: Shelby J. has only performed at a few special charity events since Prince's death. Durham has got the juice to welcome her back to the stage in style.
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