[Durham INC] Events: Bimb é , ADF, Swap-O-Rama, World Fair Trade Day, short docs, Durham Farmers ¹ Market & more
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Saturday, May 9, 10 6
World Fair Trade Day
Free tote bag w/ $25 purchase; free coffee and snacks; live music 12 2;
free chair massage 2 4.
One World Market (919) 286-2457
811 Ninth St., Suite 100, Durham, NC 27705 (across from E.K. Powe Elementary
A nonprofit retail fair trade store. ³Sales at One World Market provide a
sustainable source of fair pay that helps ensure a living wage for thousands
of people in developing areas. The store features hand-made crafts and
artwork [home furnishings] created by craftspeople from 50 countries that
are struggling economically. We also sell items from impoverished regions of
the United States.²
Individual and subscriptions tickets on sale May 11.
American Dance Festival
There are discounted tickets available - $20 tickets are available for every
DPAC performance. Purchase four or more tickets to our 2009 Festival and
save 30% off of regular ticket prices, although other restrictions may
apply. A group of ten or more gets a group discount. Full-time students
with a valid student ID can purchase a half-price ticket at the box office
one hour prior to the beginning of each ADF performance. Duke, UNC, NCCU,
and Durham Tech employees, receive 20% off the regular ticket price.
(Subject to availability. One ticket per valid ID.)
American Dance Festival Performances will be held at Durham Performing Arts
Center (new for 2009), Reynolds Auditorium and Baldwin Auditorium.
May 13 - 16 12 p.m. 9 p.m.
40th Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival
On May 16th celebrate the music, dance, art and traditions of the African
American community. There will also be a host of weekday events planned from
Wednesday - Friday, May 13 - 15.
CCB Plaza (201 Corcoran St.)
Friday, May 15, 7:30 p.m.
Southern Shorts: A collection of several short documentaries by SDF an
Mary's Gone Wild by Blaire Johnson, a look at a visionary folk artist from
eastern North Carolina.
Welcome to My Paradise by Rhonda Klevansky, the story of two sand artists
working on the beaches of Durban, South Africa.
The Outlaw Lewis Redmond by Neal Hutcheson, the story of the most famous
outlaw of his day, the Appalachian-born renegade who used his bootlegging to
help poor mountain families pay their taxes and stay on their land.
Los Trivinos de Huasco by Jessye McDowell, an experimental, poetic window
into the lives of an artistic family living among fishermen and farmers in
Grace and the New Rules by Annie Howell, a complex portrait of Chapel Hill
housekeeper Grace Avery.
Admission is $5 per ticket.
Durham Arts Council's PSI Theater
120 Morris Street
Durham NC 27701
Saturday, May 16, 11am to 4pm
Scrap Exchange will have stations for sewing, painting, screenprinting, and
embellishing your finds, along with a DJ spinning tunes and a fashion runway
for participants to show off their creations. Just show up at the door with
$10 (suggested donation) and a bag of clothing and take whatever you like
from clothes that other swappers have brought in.
Durham Armory in downtown Durham
Visit the Swap-o-Rama Rama website <http://www.swaporamarama.org>
May 17, 1:00 and 4:00pm
3rd Annual East Durham Home Tour
See homes for sale and houses that have been restored back into beautiful
homes. Pick up information packets and maps between at the big yellow house
at 201 S. Driver Street, just one block south of E. Main St. FREE. For more
information, call Preservation Durham at 682-3036.
May 20 Doors open at 11:30am and the program begins at 12:00.
Project RED: Revitalize East Durham
Tosca Ristorante Italiano in West Village in downtown Durham.
Reservations required for year's Lunch and Learn series! $25; $19 for
Preservation Durham members; and $17 for Preservation Durham senior members..
Make your reservation with your credit card by calling the Preservation
Durham office at (919)-682-3036 or send a check to PO Box 25411, Durham NC
For more information see www.preservationdurham.org.
Nature in the City
A monthly hike giving you an opportunity to experience the fascinating world
of nature some of which are at night.
These programs are open to the general public, are for all ages, and most
For more information on any program or to pre-register, please contact Chris
Shepard or Jessica Finelt at 620-8154 or
3rd Friday 6 until
Downtown Durham¹s monthly art, music, theater, and social event. Artists in
various mediums showcase their work in downtown galleries, theatrical
spaces, restaurants and nightclubs. All events are open to the public. Enjoy
parties and receptions. Questions, comments, directions, concerns? Check out
Durham Farmers¹ Market
Every Saturday 8 to noon, April to November.
Wednesdays 3:30 to 6:30pm, May to September.
Saturdays 10am to noon, December to March.
The Durham Farmers¹ Market is a producer-only market featuring the produce
and wares of more than 50 vendors, all of whom are located within 70 miles
of the market. The market offers locally grown fruits and vegetables, meats,
eggs, cheeses, cut flowers, baked goods, jellies, potted plants, honey,
handmade chocolates, local wines, hand-made soaps, pottery, jewelry and
artwork of all sorts.
Pavilion at Durham Central Park
501 Foster Street in downtown Durham
For more information check out the produce and events calendars at
<http://www.durhamfarmersmarket.com> or call 919-667-3099.
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