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The Ethics of Now with Angela Garbes

Durham Arts Council 120 Morris St, Durham, NC

Join the Kenan Institute for Ethics and host Adriane-Lentz Smith for a conversation with Angela Garbes on radicalism, justice, and mothering. Author of Essential Labor and Like A Mother Angela Garbes takes us beyond platitudes to talk about mothering as work—work that is power-bound but also lifted up by radical hope. Through an approach that is […]

Drawing the Line: A Conversation on the Works of Immoral Artists

Duke Coffeehouse Crowell Building, Epworth Dorm Ln, Durham, NC, United States

J.K. Rowling, Michael Jackson, Paul Gauguin, Woody Allen, Louis C.K… If we find an artist problematic, can we still enjoy their art—or is it better to stop engaging with it altogether? Do we have to choose between “canceling” an artist and ignoring their troubling—or even criminal—behavior? Or is there a way to navigate morally complicated […]

Meshroom

The Ark, East Campus 14 Epworth Dorm Ln, Durham, NC, United States

Meshroom an open dancefloor for rewilding thought and movement 2/23 2022, 7-9PM, THE ARK, EAST CAMPUS Free and open to all. Drop-in drop-out. Bring a friend. Meshroom is a performance environment that forms an intellectual/intentional community around an open dancefloor. It is a space for transcending narrow languages, ungrounding from fixed realities, and co-creating temporary […]

The Arts and History Converge in Wilmington: Free Artist Workshops for Youth and Adults

DREAMS of Wilmington 901 Fanning St., Wilmington, NC, United States

Discover where the arts and history converge in Wilmington. DREAMS and America’s Hallowed Ground invite you to a day of free artist workshops to explore the 1898 Wilmington coup and create art that brings greater awareness and understanding of this pivotal event in our city. Some of North Carolina’s most notable artists, musicians, dancers and […]

After Sherman: Screening and Panel Discussion

Carolina Theatre of Durham 309 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC, United States

“There’s a birthplace, and there’s a home place.” These words – spoken by Rev. Dr. Norvel Goff, Sr., the filmmaker’s father – open Jon-Sesrie Goff’s experimental documentary “After Sherman.” This vast and evocative film, focused on the Gullah Geechee community of coastal South Carolina, weaves a loosely structured, expressionistic story about family and inheritance, land […]

Amendment

Rubenstein Arts Center 2020 Campus Dr, Durham, NC, United States

AMENDMENT A social choreography by Michael Kliën Experience an immersive work – a social choreography – by choreographer and professor Michael Kliën. In times of the systemic destruction of our environment, Amendment offers a container to reform our relationship with the unknown, the foreign, the animal. The work provides citizens with extraordinary experiences to temporarily […]