Out & About

A Culinary Celebration

By Amanda MacLaren | April 27, 2015

Durham Magazine and Chapel Hill Magazine hosted our second annual Taste festival, a four-day celebration of the area’s best food and drink. This carefully curated lineup of events focuses on bringing culinary and beverage experts together with their devoted diners, creating a space where guests can mingle with their favorite […]

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Weekend Best Bets: Taste, Tour, Tails and Tiaras

By Amanda MacLaren | April 23, 2015

The Dawn of Peace: Surrender at Bennett Place, 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War – Through Sunday, 10am – Commemoration of one of the final major events of the American Civil War on the actual site of the Bennett Farm, where Major General William T. Sherman and General Joseph […]

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Down to Earth

By Durham Magazine | April 23, 2015

The first EarthShare NC Corporate Challenge kicked off in celebration of Earth Day, with 93 local professionals participating from 10 businesses across the Triangle. Volunteers planted 600 trees, picked up 550 pounds of trash, re-routed a trail to save endangered plants and expanded habitats for tigers, among other volunteer projects. […]

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Finish Strong

By Amanda MacLaren | April 20, 2015

Runners and walkers have already raised more than $100,000 for nonprofit organizations following the completion of the Great Human Race in March, but you can still support the organizations that participated – fundraising remains open until May 1. “Many of the nonprofits were hit hard with the February weather that […]

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Hearts of Gold

By Amanda MacLaren | April 20, 2015

February’s snowstorms might have postponed the celebration, but you just can’t keep the man in the red shoes down! The Ronald McDonald House of Durham moved its Hearts of Gold gala to the spring, commemorating the 35th anniversary for the nonprofit that has provided a home away from home for […]

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Weekend Best Bets: Cosmonauts, Coffee and Conservation

By Amanda MacLaren | April 16, 2015

Cocktails and Cosmonauts – Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm – Sample space-themed drinks from favorite local restaurants and distilleries. Explore the Museum’s Launch Lab and test your engineering skills with rocket launchers, hover tables and wind tubes. Snap a selfie in the lunar photo booth surrounded by vintage space gear and fuel up […]

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If You Build It …

By Durham Magazine | April 15, 2015

Habitat for Humanity hosted its fifth annual CEO Build in Durham for the first time. About 35 CEOs from around the Triangle gathered to lend a hand with a three-house building project on Angier Avenue. This project is a collaboration among the Habitats of Wake, Durham and Orange counties to tackle one […]

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In Focus

By Durham Magazine | April 14, 2015

Downtown played host to the 18th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival last week, culminating in a Sunday afternoon Awards Barbecue where competing documentary filmmakers from around the world gathered at the Durham Armory for honors and recognition. The Reva and David Logan Grand Jury Award honored two films this […]

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Weekend Best Bets: Meals, Movies and Music

By Durham Magazine | April 9, 2015

Jeremy Hawkins – Thursday, 7pm – The author’s debut novel, The Last Days of Video, is a humorous tale of three misfits and their attempt to save the local video store from corporate invaders. The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.; Free; 919-286-2700 Duke Wind Symphony: Movie Night – Thursday, 8pm […]

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Classrooms Without Borders

By Durham Magazine | April 7, 2015

Y.E. Smith Elementary Museum School students gathered at Duke Corporate Education’s offices in the Lucky Strike Building at American Tobacco Campus on March 20 to hold the second annual video conference with eight students and teachers from Red Bricks School in Ahmedabad, India, where Duke CE has offices. Both sets of students swapped […]

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