Experience

THE CULTURE

2021 marks a new era for us Рa new way of thinking. We integrate music, art, dance,  dialogue, education, social causes, business, fashion, empowerment, and entertainment all into one social stream of consciousness that we collectively call THE CULTURE. Our seasonal lineups offer opportunities for you to totally immerse yourself in a utopia of monthly, artful weekend experiences that will entertain, educate, inspire, and challenge you.

THE THOUGHT

Regardless of the season and diversity of the content, our objective is the same. We aim to:

provide an opportunity for lovers of the arts to enjoy quality, affordable, multi-cultural entertainment and related educational content

provide a recurring stream of art-related content which supports the forward movement of cultural diversity and integration within the Downtown Durham Community

provide a platform for emerging, independent artists to showcase their talent and collaborate with other artists and business professionals

create an opportunity for local, multi-cultural entrepreneurs and small businesses to increase their resource pool, learn, share, and grow

support organizations who are making a difference in the community by shedding light on their cause and by supporting their fund-raising initiatives

support a new way of thinking about art and entertainment and their integration with empowerment, community, expression, and culture

make Durham a recognized leader in sustained multicultural art and entertainment programming by attracting visitors, likewise increasing the economic development of the Downtown Durham Community

THE LINEUP

2021 FESTIVALS OF THE ARTS, THOUGHT, AND CULTURE