Your Weekend Guide to Bull City & Beyond: November 18th – 20th

Third Friday Durham Art Walk & Gallery Crawl – Friday, 6-9pm – This month’s featured artist James Abram displays his handmade silk and cotton ties at Cecy’s Gallery & Studios, while the Durham Art Guild opens its 68th annual Juried Exhibition reception, and Pop Box Gallery presents Zaire McPhearson‘s exhibit, “For Black Girls,” at Bright Black‘s new community space. Receptions also take place at 5 Points Gallery, where featured artist King Nobuyoshi Godwin and other creators will be available to discuss their works, and at Craven Allen Gallery, where Beverly McIver‘s “Passage: Paintings 1983-2022” opens. Various live performances take place: Saxophonist Josh Brinkman plays at the Durham Arts Council, singer Caroline Larke performs at Golden Belt Campus and saxophonist Brannon Bollinger sets up at the Museum of Durham History. Live music takes place from 5:30pm to 7pm. 

Rebecca Kleinmann Quintet: Durham Debut – Saturday, 8pm – The Durham Jazz Workshop hosts the flutist, singer and composer, joined by pianist Alex Conde, bassist Gary Brown and drummer Marlon Aldana, at Sharp 9 Gallery for a performance that jumps among genres and musical styles.

Feed the City – Sunday, noon-3pm – Durham-based entertainment company Family Bizness organizes its second annual hunger relief event, with a goal to provide more than 100 turkeys for those in need, at the Durham Bottling Company. Family Bizness welcomes volunteers to help serve food and set up the event, and donations to reach its goal by Sunday. 

10th Annual Beefsteak – Sunday, 5-7pm – Bull City Burger and Brewery hosts its yearly beefsteak dinner to honor the 19th century tradition of working-class New Yorkers. Join the brewpub and enjoy all-you-can-eat pasture-raised beef, lamb and pork washed down with unlimited beer. Reservations required.

Carrboro Film Fest
Returning for its 17th year, this film festival is one of the largest in the South. Celebrate cinema of all genres at The ArtsCenter and meet the talent behind the films at Q&A sessions. The weekend also includes workshops, networking opportunities and parties in downtown Carrboro. Admission cost varies per film block.

Storytelling Under the Stars
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center presents its annual storytelling show at 6 p.m. Sit under the stars in the fulldome theater as students from UNC Professor Brian Sturm‘s storytelling class tell stories about the night sky.

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