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Weekend Best Bets: Bluebird, Beer and Braxton

By Durham Magazine | February 27, 2015

Hopslam & Sexual Chocolate Draft Release – Thursday, 5-11pm *RESCHEDULED TO NEXT WEEK* – Sam’s Bottle Shop will be tapping into two beers from two breweries – Sexual Chocolate and Hopslam! Bring friends! Sam’s Bottle Shop, 1112 W. N.C. Hwy. 54; 919-973-2489 Artist-in-Residence Event: Anthony Braxton – Thursday, 6pm *CANCELED* – Duke professor and  poet Nathaniel Mackey will talk […]

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Help Durham Win an Imagination Playground

By Durham Magazine | February 25, 2015

Durham Parks and Recreation wants you to play more. All you have to do is vote, vote, vote! Durham has the opportunity to win a free Imagination Playground. Designed by award-winning architect David Rockwell, the mobile play system consists of big blocks that come in many shapes and sizes, encouraging children to […]

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Weekend Best Bets: Choirs, Collage and Choreography

By Durham Magazine | February 18, 2015

Motown the Musical – Through Sunday, times vary – The true story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and more. DPAC, 123 Vivian St.; $40+; 919-680-2787 Open This End: Contemporary Art from […]

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Weekend Best Bets: Playwrights, Puppets and a Parade

By Amanda MacLaren | February 5, 2015

Pleiades Plus One – Through February 14 –The exhibit will be organic and will offer an eclectic mix of high-caliber art by close to 20 local metal and wood sculptors, painters, ceramicists, neon artists and mixed-media artists. The artwork on display will be new to the Durham art scene and will […]

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Weekend Best Bets: Eat, Swap and Pop

By Durham Magazine | January 29, 2015

Triangle Restaurant Week – Thursday through Sunday – The good eats are back! This weekend marks the end of Triangle Restaurant Week so don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate the wonderful eateries that the Triangle has to offer. Many Durham restaurants are offering special fixed-price, three-course meals. For $15 at lunch […]

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Ninth Street Gets a Makeover

By Durham Magazine | January 26, 2015

Ninth Street is getting a facelift. The City of Durham‘s Office of Economic and Workforce Development began accepting grant applications in September 2014 and has now awarded sign and façade grants to 13 businesses along the commercial corridor. The grants, totaling $70,932, are designed to improve the pedestrian environment and […]

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100 Years of Durham Rotary

By Durham Magazine | January 16, 2015

The start of 2015 means fulfilling your resolutions, and members of the Durham Rotary Club are no exception. The organization is celebrating its 100th year, and members have created a plan to expand community service. Affirming the international organization’s motto of “Service Above Self,” Durham’s oldest and largest Rotary Club is dedicated […]

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Bull City New Year’s Eve

By Durham Magazine | January 5, 2015

Hello, 2015! Through our Taste event series, Durham Magazine hosted a carnival-themed New Year’s Eve bash at The Cookery that featured games, readings by Psychic Millie, food stations with gourmet corn dogs and liquid-nitrogen popcorn, wine (including bubbly, of course) from Total Wine and dancing. Look for more events in February, March and April – from a Foggy Ridge Cider dinner at Sarah […]

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Well Suited

By Dana Lange | December 29, 2014

Deep inside Northgate Mall a bell rings inside the office of Dress for Success (DFS) of the Triangle, symbolizing a fresh start – a job offer – for a woman who really needed it. As of this month, 5,000 Durham women have passed through the program on the way from hopelessness to self-sustainability thanks to one woman with a vision […]

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We Scream for (More) Ice Cream!

By Amanda MacLaren | December 15, 2014

Durham’s in for a real treat when The Parlour expands into the former Playworks space next door and adds an additional 1,000 square feet to its current footprint. The addition to the shop, which opened at 117 Market St. in April 2013, will allow the owners to expand the menu, seat almost 60 — […]

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