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

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Special Events

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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Uncle Sam Wants YOU!

Uncle Sam Wants YOU!

November 1 – 5
Showtimes vary

Inspired by the madness of current politics, Killian Manning’s latest dance-theater piece, Uncle Sam Wants YOU!, promises an evening of barnstorming patriotism, spine-tingling treason, and plenty of spangly stars in between.

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Reflective Heart Workshop with Cassie Brizzi

Reflective Heart Workshop with Cassie Brizzi

Sunday, November 12th from 11 AM - 3 PM Between you and I there is a reflection. A connection and a dream. With visiting instructor Cassie Brizzi, we will move to the Let's Get Real rhythm. We will create a space of trust as we investigate the layers of ourselves in motion. On the dance [...]

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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!!!

read more
Uncle Sam Wants YOU!

Uncle Sam Wants YOU!

November 1 – 5
Showtimes vary

Inspired by the madness of current politics, Killian Manning’s latest dance-theater piece, Uncle Sam Wants YOU!, promises an evening of barnstorming patriotism, spine-tingling treason, and plenty of spangly stars in between.

read more
Reflective Heart Workshop with Cassie Brizzi

Reflective Heart Workshop with Cassie Brizzi

Sunday, November 12th from 11 AM - 3 PM Between you and I there is a reflection. A connection and a dream. With visiting instructor Cassie Brizzi, we will move to the Let's Get Real rhythm. We will create a space of trust as we investigate the layers of ourselves in motion. On the dance [...]

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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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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

October 2017

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1
  • BollyX with Lara
2
3
  • *Cancelled* Argentin…
4
  • Aikido *in Downstair…
  • The Fundamentals of …
  • Zouk Nights Social
5
  • Acroyoga & Hands…
  • Acroyoga Jam
6
  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
7
  • POP Pilates Workout …
  • Fusion Social
8
  • *Cancelled* BollyX w…
  • West African Drums w…
9
10
  • Argentine Tango *in …
11
  • Aikido *in Downstair…
  • Zouk Nights Social
12
  • Acroyoga Jam
13
  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • NC ZoukFest 2017
  • *Cancelled* Durham D…
14
  • POP Pilates Workout …
  • *Cancelled* Workshop…
  • NC ZoukFest 2017
15
  • *Cancelled* BollyX w…
  • NC ZoukFest 2017
16
17
  • *cancelled* Argentin…
  • Grooves: Experientia…
18
  • Aikido *in Downstair…
  • Zouk Nights Social
19
  • Acroyoga & Hands…
  • Acroyoga Jam
20
  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
21
  • Durham Bodywork Mass…
  • POP Pilates Workout …
  • Westie Party: Franke…
22
  • Emergent Improvisati…
  • West African Drums w…
23
  • BollyX with Lara
24
  • *Cancelled* Argentin…
  • Grooves: Experientia…
25
  • Aikido *in Downstair…
  • Zouk Nights Social
26
  • Acroyoga & Hands…
  • Acroyoga Jam
27
  • Nia Dance & Fitn…
  • Durham Dance Wave
28
  • POP Pilates Workout …
29
30
  • BollyX with Lara
31
  • *Cancelled* Argentin…
  • *Cancelled* Grooves:…
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
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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Uncle Sam Wants YOU!

Uncle Sam Wants YOU!

November 1 – 5
Showtimes vary

Inspired by the madness of current politics, Killian Manning’s latest dance-theater piece, Uncle Sam Wants YOU!, promises an evening of barnstorming patriotism, spine-tingling treason, and plenty of spangly stars in between.

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