The Living Arts Collective (LAC) aims to cultivate community through conscious living and creative movement.

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Special Events

Yoga Flow for Freelon

Yoga Flow for Freelon

Thursday, September 21
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Let’s unite in the spirit of equality, justice and peace in action, and breathe the change we wish to see in Durham.

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Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium

Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium

Saturday, September 23 
10 AM – 3 PM

Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium represents the culmination of Culture Mill’s 1-year conversation series and sustained consideration of the relationship between art and value.

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Youth Art Gallery & Fundraiser

Youth Art Gallery & Fundraiser

Sunday, October 1st
5 – 8 PM

Calling all youth artists! Submit a piece to be presented and auctioned off at the Living Arts Collective to raise money for Guardians of the Earth.

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NC ZoukFest 2017

NC ZoukFest 2017

Friday – Sunday
October 13th – 15th

Get ready for the 1st annual NCZoukFest in Durham, NC! Let’s ZOUK in the Bull City!!!

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Yoga Flow for Freelon

Yoga Flow for Freelon

Thursday, September 21
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Let’s unite in the spirit of equality, justice and peace in action, and breathe the change we wish to see in Durham.

read more
Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium

Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium

Saturday, September 23 
10 AM – 3 PM

Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium represents the culmination of Culture Mill’s 1-year conversation series and sustained consideration of the relationship between art and value.

read more
Youth Art Gallery & Fundraiser

Youth Art Gallery & Fundraiser

Sunday, October 1st
5 – 8 PM

Calling all youth artists! Submit a piece to be presented and auctioned off at the Living Arts Collective to raise money for Guardians of the Earth.

read more
NC ZoukFest 2017

NC ZoukFest 2017

Friday – Sunday
October 13th – 15th

Get ready for the 1st annual NCZoukFest in Durham, NC! Let’s ZOUK in the Bull City!!!

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About the Living Arts Collective

The Living Arts Collective supports local artists and promotes community engagement by offering accessible space and resources for socially progressive arts, culture, conscious living, and wellness practices.

We host regular movement classes, workshops and retreats; community socials, dances and jams; providing creative space for artists to create, rehearse, teach and perform; as well as a special event space for organizations and communities. Forms of Art that we and our community of artists practice include African dance, modern dance, partner dance (fusion, blues, salsa, bachata, zouk, kizomba, swing and more), ecstatic dance, contact improvisation, culinary arts, massage, yoga, martial arts, theatre and acroyoga.

We are located at 410 W. Geer St, Durham, NC.

Events

Classes, Workshops, Dance Socials, Live Music, Dance and Theater shows and performances, Community Gatherings and more!

Weekends

These events repeat monthly or bi-weekly, so they're different week to week

POP Pilates Workout Class

POP Pilates Workout Class

Saturdays at 1:15 - 2:15 PM in the downstairs studio Starting September 2nd Join instructor Jaimee Johnson for a workout geared towards dancers and movers! POP Pilates is a total body, equipment free workout that sculpts a rock-solid core and a lean dancer's body like nothing else can. The combination of total body Pilates exercises [...]

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BollyX Dance Fitness with Lara

BollyX Dance Fitness with Lara

Date: Sunday, May 7  Time: 3:45 - 4:45 Tickets: Special first class offer of only $5     Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world! The class is taught by Lara Ezor, a certified BollyX instructor. Come dressed to sweat and ready to [...]

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Triangle AcroYoga

Triangle AcroYoga

The Living Arts Collective occasionally hosts AcroYoga Jams, classes or Workshops, often at least one per month. Check out our calendar or the Triangle AcroYoga website to find out about the next workshop!

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Triangle Contact Improvisation

Triangle Contact Improvisation

The Living Arts Collectives often hosts Triangle CI events such as workshops, classes, jams, and underscores. Often at least one Contact Improv  event per month. See the LAC calendar or Triangle CI website to find out more!

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The Westie Party

The Westie Party

Date: Every third Saturday of the month On 3rd Saturdays, the Westie Party offers top notch West Coast Swing events with national and international instructors for their afternoon workshops and evening dances. Find the next Westie Party Event on our Calendar and learn more about Westie Parties on their Facebook Page.

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Durham Bodywork

Durham Bodywork

Durham Bodywork group clinics offer personalized treatments within a supportive community on certain Saturdays at the Living Arts Collective. Durham Bodywork honors the importance of individual health and personal sustainability as part of a greater vision of community wellness. You must schedule a session to attend! Schedule a session here: http://www.durhambodywork.com/schedule/ YOUR SESSION 60 minutes in session [...]

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Calendar

September 2017

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1
  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
2
  • POP Pilates Workout …
3
  • BollyX with Lara
4
  • Hip Hop with Jose Ve…
5
  • Argentine Tango *in …
  • Contact Improvisatio…
6
  • Aikido *in Downstair…
  • The Fundamentals of …
  • Brazilian Zouk with …
  • Zouk Nights Social
  • Zouk Nights Social
7
  • Partner Dance Fundam…
  • Acroyoga & Hands…
8
  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
9
  • POP Pilates Workout …
10
  • BollyX with Lara
11
  • Hip Hop with Jose Ve…
12
  • Argentine Tango *in …
  • Contact Improvisatio…
13
  • Aikido *in Downstair…
  • The Fundamentals of …
  • Brazilian Zouk with …
  • Zouk Nights Social
14
  • Partner Dance Fundam…
  • Acroyoga & Hands…
  • Acroyoga Jam
15
  • *Cancelled* Nia Danc…
  • Durham Dance Wave
16
  • POP Pilates Workout …
17
  • BollyX with Lara
18
  • Hip Hop with Jose Ve…
19
  • Argentine Tango *in …
  • Contact Improvisatio…
20
  • Aikido *in Downstair…
  • The Fundamentals of …
  • Brazilian Zouk with …
  • Zouk Nights Social
  • Zouk Nights Social
21
  • *Cancelled* Partner …
  • Yoga for Peace Suppo…
  • Acroyoga & Hands…
  • Acroyoga Jam
22
  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
23
  • Articulating Value i…
  • POP Pilates Workout …
24
  • BollyX with Lara
  • West African Drums w…
25
  • Hip Hop with Jose Ve…
26
  • Argentine Tango *in …
27
  • Aikido *in Downstair…
  • The Fundamentals of …
  • Brazilian Zouk with …
  • Zouk Nights Social
  • Zouk Nights Social
28
  • Partner Dance Fundam…
  • Acroyoga & Hands…
  • Acroyoga Jam
29
  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
30
  • POP Pilates Workout …
Yoga Flow for Freelon

Yoga Flow for Freelon

Thursday, September 21
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Let’s unite in the spirit of equality, justice and peace in action, and breathe the change we wish to see in Durham.

read more
Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium

Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium

Saturday, September 23 
10 AM – 3 PM

Articulating Value in the Arts: Symposium represents the culmination of Culture Mill’s 1-year conversation series and sustained consideration of the relationship between art and value.

read more
Youth Art Gallery & Fundraiser

Youth Art Gallery & Fundraiser

Sunday, October 1st
5 – 8 PM

Calling all youth artists! Submit a piece to be presented and auctioned off at the Living Arts Collective to raise money for Guardians of the Earth.

read more
NC ZoukFest 2017

NC ZoukFest 2017

Friday – Sunday
October 13th – 15th

Get ready for the 1st annual NCZoukFest in Durham, NC! Let’s ZOUK in the Bull City!!!

read more
POP Pilates Workout Class

POP Pilates Workout Class

Saturdays at 1:15 - 2:15 PM in the downstairs studio Starting September 2nd Join instructor Jaimee Johnson for a workout geared towards dancers and movers! POP Pilates is a total body, equipment free workout that sculpts a rock-solid core and a lean dancer's body like nothing else can. The combination of total body Pilates exercises [...]

read more
The Fundamentals of West Coast Swing

The Fundamentals of West Coast Swing

Wednesdays 7:30 - 8:30 PM *Please note this class will take place in the downstairs studio* West Coast Swing is many people's favorite dance because you can do it listening to many different genres of music and use styling from many different kinds of dance. In order to accomplish this successfully with a partner you [...]

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