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DPAC Celebrates Successful 18/19 Season with Record Attendance and Sellouts

By: rgibbs | July 11, 2019

Venue remains a nationally recognized theater in its eleventh year! DURHAM, N.C. – With a record-high attendance of 536,710 guests and a record-breaking 163 sellout performances, DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) celebrated the ending of a highly successful 2018 / 2019 season. In DPAC’s 11th season of operations under...

Durham SmART Honored Today at Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Minneapolis

By: rgibbs | June 20, 2019

Durham SmART Program Corcoran Garage Art Banner Wrap Honored Today at Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Minneapolis The First Public Art Installation of the Durham SmART Program is Selected for National Recognition Durham, NC -  June 14, 2019—Americans for the Arts today honored “Durham in Continuum” -...

Durham One Fund

By: rgibbs | June 20, 2019

Partnering to respond to crisis The Triangle continues to recover in the aftermath of April’s gas explosion in downtown Durham. In an effort to respond to this devastating event and to rally generous support for the families impacted, we are proud to be a member of the Durham One...

The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer

By: rgibbs | June 7, 2019

The V Foundation for Cancer Research’s Victory Ride to Cure Cancer, a one-day charity cycling event presented by Braswell Family Farms and benefiting the V Foundation, was held on May 18, 2019, at NC State University’s Centennial Campus. The event raised more than $230,000 through a dedicated group of...

Creek Week is Good News for Durham

By: tmalory | May 14, 2019

Since Durham started celebrating Creek Week in 2009, 3,400 volunteers have collected over 81 tons of litter. Hikes, canoe rides, talks, films, and nature explorations have helped residents learn more about and directly experience our local waterways. Creek Week pioneers from Frog Hollow Outdoors, Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association, and...

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

By: tmalory | April 2, 2019

Pinwheels family fun day Roller skating, go-karts, mini golf, a fun gym your kids will love and much, much more! For over 26 years, the Exchange Family Center (EFC) has been working to strengthen relationships between parents and their children when life brings about difficult or uncertain moments. EFC’s...