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October 2018

Aural Futures: Screen/Society

October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full Frame Theater, 320 Blackwell St.,
Durham, 27701 United States
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Aural Futures: Screen/Society OCT 26 // 7 PM // FULL FRAME THEATER Special presentation of a work-in-progress: God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines, directed by Kristian R. Hill (2016), 78 minutes. Followed by a 20-minute Q&A with artist, activist, and Afrofuturist Ingrid LaFleur. For a full listing of events visit: aponte.dukefsp.org _____ Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom is a nine-week art exhibit based on a digital humanities project called Digital Aponte. The exhibit and the conversations, screenings, performances, residencies,…

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November 2018

Closing Reception for Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom

November 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Closing Reception for Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom Third Friday Durham, November 16, 2018, 6pm–9pm @ Power Plant Gallery Join us for a final celebration of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom at the Power Plant Gallery before we send the exhibit off to Cuba. The closing reception will include another chance to catch Yanique Hume of UWI Barbados and Maya Berry of UNC along with students as they perform dance and movements inside the gallery. New work by…

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Final Day of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom

November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Final Day of the Exhibit NOV 17 // OPEN 11 AM – 6 PM // POWER PLANT GALLERY Saturday, November 17, 2018, is the final day to catch the Visionary Aponte exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery. For a full listing of events visit: aponte.dukefsp.org ____ Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom is a nine-week art exhibit based on a digital humanities project called Digital Aponte. The exhibit and the conversations, screenings, performances, residencies, and workshops that accompany it are…

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Bonus Day to catch Visionary Aponte!

November 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Bonus Day! We are pleased to announce a bonus day! The Power Plant Gallery will be open Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 1pm to 5pm as part of the Durham Art Walk and Holiday Market. Come check out the holiday happenings at American Tobacco Campus and don't miss your last, last chance to see Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom.

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December 2018

Opening Reception with Allan Gurganus

December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Self portrait of Allan Gurganus

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6pm–9pm @Power Plant Gallery Join us for an opening reception with writer and artist, Allan Gurganus, in his exhibition Allan Gurganus: A Writer's Sketchbooks on view December 4, 2018–January 19, 2019 at the Power Plant Gallery. To read more about the exhibition visit the exhibition website by clicking here.

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January 2019

Allan Gurganus on State of Things

January 16 @ 12:00 pm
Self portrait of Allan Gurganus

Frank Stasio interviews Allan Gurganus about the acquisition of his literary papers by Duke and the exhibition at the Power Plant Gallery. Tune in to WUNC at 12pm on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

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Reading with Allan Gurganus

January 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rubenstein Library, 411 Chapel Drive
Durham, 27705 United States
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Self portrait of Allan Gurganus

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL BE AT THE RUBENSTEIN LIBRARY ON DUKE'S WEST CAMPUS. IN THE HOLSTI-ANDERSON FAMILY ASSEMBLY ROOM 153 For directions and parking information to the Rubenstein Library please click here. Author and artist Allan Gurganus, known for his works The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, and White People, among other books and essays, will be reading from his work at the Rubenstein Library in honor of the acquisition by the library of the Gurganus archives. Gurganus…

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Renzo Ortega: Artist Talk No Talk

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Renzo Ortega El Mar, El Viaje y Otras Tragedias Solo ExhibiOon / InstallaOon View at Galeria Fundación Euroidiomas in Lima-Perú. 2016

Renzo Ortega: Artist Talk No Talk Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6:30pm Join us for a not-so-typical-artist talk with Renzo Ortega as he opens his exhibition What I Left and What I Brought at the Power Plant Gallery. In this performance-inspired event, Ortega, will explore histories of displacement and immigration through his personal experience.

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February 2019

Displacement Potluck

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Renzo Ortega El Mar, El Viaje y Otras Tragedias Solo ExhibiOon / InstallaOon View at Galeria Fundación Euroidiomas in Lima-Perú. 2016

Displacement Potluck Saturday, February 9, 2019, 2pm Bring a dish and join Renzo Ortega as he explores displacement and immigration through food. Attendees are asked to bring food related to their personal experience of displacement or immigration. For example, an attendee might bring a batch of the cookies they made before they were evicted from their art studio, or the pasta dish they associated with home before moving from one state to another, or the last meal before emigrating to…

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Third Friday Durham

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke Campus, 2020 Campus Drive
Durham, 27708 United States
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Renzo Ortega El Mar, El Viaje y Otras Tragedias Solo ExhibiOon / InstallaOon View at Galeria Fundación Euroidiomas in Lima-Perú. 2016

Songs of Displacement Third Friday Durham, February 15, 2019, 6-9pm Join us for a reception with Renzo Ortega and an acoustic concert featuring guest artists to close out his exhibition What I Left and What I Brought at the Power Plant Gallery. Music. Food. Art. With guests: Dan Mac and The Bullet https://danmacandthebullet.bandcamp.com Anarchy Country Blues Punk and Clifford Cunningham http://www.the99pcnt.com When you have lived in seven different countries and are well-known for performing at protests dating back to the…

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