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The History of Dance in Durham

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Sep 27, 2018 4:02:30 PM

You can find Durhamites dancing in Bull City streets, alleys, and gardens, but we're more frequently vibing to the beats pulsating within underground theaters and venues. You can't really blame us... the roots of dance course deep within the bones of the Bull City. Read on to see how Durham has and continues to move through history.

Estimated read time: 3 minutes

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Topics: dance, performing arts, Events, family events

(VIDEO) Food Town: Durham

Posted by DCVB Staff on Sep 26, 2018 2:45:38 PM

Durham enjoys press headlines often, but this feature takes the cake.

DCVB worked with Cynthia Hill with Markay Media on this project starting several years ago. A Durham resident, Cynthia is also the producer of the award-winning series, "A Chef's Life," based on the life of Chef Vivian Howard of Kinston. If you missed the premiere,  view the whole show below! It highlights some of the brightest culinary pioneers and creators in Durham’s restaurant scene in a fascinating way.

You're going to need far more than this 24 hour feature to foray into the culinary destination that is Durham, NC – but for now, enjoy the sights and sounds of our foodie city.

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Topics: Food & Drink

Follow Durham: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Posted by DCVB Staff on Sep 25, 2018 11:26:36 AM

Are you following our social networks? You should be! The grit and glory of Durham culture is often front and center on our social networks, but those timely updates take on different angles depending on which platform you've chosen. We decided to put together a bit of an overview of each platform so you can decide where to plug in. Go ahead – follow us... you'll get the latest Durham news, watch fun videos, see cute Durham animals, and get access to exclusive sweepstakes. 

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Topics: Best of Social

Get in The Game: Your Guide to Fall Sports in Durham

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Sep 19, 2018 11:01:59 AM

Home to beloved championship teams like the Durham Bulls Baseball Club, the Duke University Blue Devils,the North Carolina Central University Eagles, and the Tobacco Road Football ClubDurham offers plenty of opportunities to take in upcoming sports events... just remember to take these insider tips with you.

Estimated read time: 3 minutes

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Topics: sports events, Sports & Recreation, Sports

Back to Black: Celebrating Durham's Entrepreneurial Roots

Posted by Ashley Strahm on Sep 19, 2018 10:07:31 AM

Durham is no stranger to African American-led innovation.

Don't be a stranger to Durham's burgeoning resurgence of black business.


Estimated read time: 4 minutes


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Topics: September 2018, Festivals, black history, African American history

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When people wish someone a great trip, they say “Bon Voyage.” We want you to have a great trip to Durham, the Bull City – so Bull Voyage!

Read on for everything you need to know about events and things to do in Durham, NC. Check back regularly for new photos, lists, and guides, so you can explore Durham like a local.

Do you have a tip or comment? You can reach us at blog@durham-cvb.com

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