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Popular: Finding Happiness and Success in a World That Cares Too Much About the Wrong Kinds of Relationships
A leading psychologist examines how our popularity affects our success, our relationships, and our happiness—and why we don’t always want to be the most popular. No matter how old you are, there’s a good chance that the word “popular” immediately transpor...
Duke University – Sanford School of Public Policy
Durham, NC

Tue 10/16/18 at 3:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
In Conversation: Oddisee
Acclaimed rapper and producer Oddisee sits down with Durham videographer Saleem Reshamwala (aka KidEthnic) for a free public conversation touching on Oddisee’s music, career, and how his Sudanese-American heritage has indelibly informed his art and identit...
The Pinhook
Durham, NC

Thu 10/18/18 at 12pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Nature Storytime
Enjoy the outdoors together with a story read aloud in the Gardens. Nature-themed stories are followed by a related activity or garden walk.
Duke University – Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC

Thu 10/18/18 at 10:30am
Thu 10/25/18 at 10:30am
Thu 11/1/18 at 10:30am
Thu 11/8/18 at 10:30am
Thu 11/15/18 at 10:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Nerd Nite Raleigh
We all know that learning is more fun when you’re drinking with friends and colleagues. Thus, Nerd Nite is a monthly event held in >100 cities across the globe during which three speakers give 20 minute fun-yet-informative presentations across all discipli...
Kings Barcade
Raleigh, NC

Thu 10/18/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Conversation with pianist Emanuel Ax
Seven GRAMMY Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, top honors at the inaugural Arthur Rubinstein Competition, the Echo Klassik Award, Yale's Sanford Medal for distinguished musicianship: Emanuel Ax has amassed a lifetime of accolades. A regular soloist with the ...
Duke University – Nelson Music Room
Durham, NC

Fri 10/19/18 at 6pm-7:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Benefit/Fundraiser, Jazz
Celebrate the Jazz Spirit of Mary Lou Williams
Interested in jazz? Music history? The intersection of faith and music? The era of Dizzy Gillespie and other Jazz greats? This scholarship fundraiser features a talk and performances of compositions by jazz legend Mary Lou Williams, who was a contemporary ...
Holy Cross Catholic Church
Durham, NC

Sat 10/20/18 at 7pm-10pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Jambalaya Soul Slam
St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation presents... Jambalaya Soul Slam’s Trick or Treat Slam @ Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St, Durham, NC. Come out to our monthly poetry slam. We will have the best poets in the area competing for a cash...
Hayti Heritage Center
Durham, NC

Sat 10/20/18 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Linda Kay Klein Presents PURE
An eye-opening first look at the problematic effects the Evangelical Christian Church’s purity culture has had on young women. In the 1990s, a “purity industry” emerged out of the white evangelical Christian culture. Purity rings, purity pledges, and purit...
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Sat 10/20/18 at 6pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Wake County Genealogy Society - October Meeting & Presentation
Becoming American: An Immigrant's Story. Speaker: Diane L. Richard, Owner & President, Mosiac Research and Project Management. In partnership with the Wake County Public Libraries and specifically with the Olivia Raney Local History Library, this p...
Olivia Raney Local History Library
Raleigh, NC

Tue 10/23/18 at 6:30pm-8:15pm
Talks & Readings: History/Science, Talks/Lectures
Periodic Tables: The Thrill of Discovery
Periodic Tables is an informal science gathering during which invited speakers share interesting, relevant science to the general public in an engaging and interactive way.
Motorco Music Hall
Durham, NC

Thu 10/25/18 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Meeting
Power of Attorney Support Group
The burden of caring for a family member in need of eldercare as their designated power of attorney (POA) can be emotionally draining. In fact, if you don’t take care of yourself, it can negatively impact your job, your marriage, and friends. This list of ...
Waltonwood Cary Parkway
Cary, NC

Thu 10/25/18 at 7am-8pm
Thu 11/22/18 at 7am-8pm
Thu 12/27/18 at 7am-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Creative Mornings: Honesty
CreativeMornings is a monthly speaker series and morning gathering of creative types. October's featured guest is motion designer, graphic designer, illustrator, video and music producer Napoleon Wright II.
Motorco Music Hall
Durham, NC

Fri 10/26/18 at 8:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Golf, Solo Performance
David Feherty
David Feherty is a former professional golfer on the European Tour and PGA Tour. He now works as a writer and broadcaster with CBS Sports and Golf Channel. Feherty has been travelling the country since 2014, telling great stories from behind the scenes.
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
Raleigh, NC

Sun 10/28/18 at 3pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Signing/Readings
The Monti StorySLAM
The Monti StorySLAM is an open storytelling event, where anyone with a story on a certain theme has a chance to tell it. This is a competitive event, so there will be judges in the audience. At each event, there will be eight storytellers chosen at random;...
Motorco Music Hall
Durham, NC

Tue 10/30/18 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
In Conversation: Steve Coleman
Maverick alto saxophonist Steve Coleman joins Mark Anthony Neal (Chair, African and African American Studies) for a wide-ranging discussion touching on his career, influences, and influential approach to creation and composition, known as “M-Base.”
The Pinhook
Durham, NC

Fri 11/2/18 at 12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Bassem Youssef's The Joke is Mightier than the Sword
Dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab world, cardiothoracic surgeon Bassem Youssef created the first political satire show in the Middle East, earning millions of viewers every week. Now residing in California, he shares his wry observations on his own story,...
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Memorial Hall
Chapel Hill, NC

Wed 11/7/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
In Conversation: Camille A. Brown
Acclaimed dancer and choreographer Camille A. Brown sits down for a conversation with Duke Professor Rick Powell (Art, Art History & Visual Studies) about her visionary trilogy on African American identity, which Duke Performances will present in three sep...
The Pinhook
Durham, NC

Thu 11/8/18 at 12pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Seminar, Business
Book Tour: Appeasing Chaos, Disarray, and Turmoil
HPMTGA Project Management Book of Secrets Tour at Durty Bull Brewing Company. Is work spiraling out of control? • Co-workers quitting, moving on, transferring or being let go? • Forced to hire inexperienced candidates? • Suffering from low morale?...
Durty Bull Brewing Company
Durham, NC

Wed 11/14/18 at 4:30pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Lecture: “Between Heaven and Hell: The End of the Civil War in Raleigh” by Ernie Dollar
The Joel Lane Museum House presents a lecture on “Between Heaven and Hell: The End of the Civil War in Raleigh” by Ernest Dollar. Between Heaven and Hell: In April 1865, Raleigh was very close to being destroyed. During this tumultuous month, North Caro...
Joel Lane Museum
Raleigh, NC

Thu 11/15/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Acoustic
Oxford American NC Issue Launch Party
Oxford American Magazine, Yep Roc Records and Free Range Brewing are proud to present the Oxford American's 2018 North Carolina Music Issue Celebration at The Pinhook in Durham. This free event will feature a diverse group of writers reading stories from t...
The Pinhook
Durham, NC

Tue 11/27/18 at 6:30pm-8pm

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