The Living Arts Collective aims to cultivate community through conscious living and creative movement

Calendar

October 2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
  • DDW - paid
2
  • Kundalini Yoga Serie…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Oct…
3
  • Triangle Zouk Fundam…
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
4
  • Southern Domestic Wo…
5
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Durham Dance Wave - …
6
  • First Saturday Salsa…
  • 1st Saturday Fusion …
7
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Djembe FUNdamentals …
8
  • Transformation Medit…
  • *NO CLASS this week*…
9
  • Kundalini Yoga Serie…
  • *(cancelled tonight …
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Oct…
10
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
11
  • *Canceled due to wea…
12
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Durham Dance Wave - …
13
  • Durham Bodywork Comm…
14
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Second Sunday Commun…
  • Second Sunday CI JAM
15
  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
16
  • Kundalini Yoga Serie…
  • Contact Improv Funda…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Oct…
17
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
18
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • AcroYoga Class
19
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Durham Dance Wave - …
  • Third Friday Art Gal…
20
  • The Westie Party
  • West Coast Swing Wor…
21
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Djembe FUNdamentals …
22
  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
23
  • Kundalini Yoga Serie…
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Oct…
24
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
25
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) S…
26
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Durham Dance Wave - …
27
  • Samhain Journey &…
  • Ecstatic Dance Journ…
28
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Orquestra GarDel
  • Djembe FUNdamentals …
29
  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
30
  • Kundalini Yoga Serie…
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • Last Tuesday Monthly…
31
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …

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a Community In Motion which celebrates diversity while providing a multi-creative incubator.

We host classes, workshops, socials and performances

while providing a safe space for people

to create, rehearse, teach and share ideas.

Designed to foster artistic expression and cultural preservation

by curating a safe hub for the exchanging of resources, practices and

ideas to develop socially progressive strategies for

conscious living and the reclaiming of our humanity.

To be a part of The Living Arts Collective event schedule

 

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Special Events

OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series

Thursday 7:30-9:30pm Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Dec. 13 & Jan. 10 OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series ou·sia: noun: true being: essence within   Taught by Aubrey Griffith-Zill Founder/Curator of the Living Arts Collective 4-week Series on Thursdays once a month from 7:30-9:30pm (we will meet twice a month - every 2nd & 4th thursday - come spring) [...]

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Ecstatic Dance Journey

Saturday October 27, 10:30pm-12:30am Cost: $10-$20 Sliding Scale Join us for a late night Ecstatic Dance Journey DJs Aubrey Griffith-Zill & Bruce Rozeboom will weave a dance wave in memory of a life well traversed Following the Samhain Journey & Death Dance *Altars will be arranged and we welcome your contributions https://www.facebook.com/events/416446602221137  

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Samhain Journey & Death Dance with BEATS in the Bones

Saturday, October 27th 6-10pm Come celebrate life as we embrace death! ALL are welcome to join us as we cultivate an environment to remember our loved ones, honor our ancestors, and heal our lineage through movement and dance. We will begin with a guided grounding meditation and cleansing movement to prepare ourselves for connecting with [...]

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OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series

OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series

Thursday 7:30-9:30pm Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Dec. 13 & Jan. 10 OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series ou·sia: noun: true being: essence within   Taught by Aubrey Griffith-Zill Founder/Curator of the Living Arts Collective 4-week Series on Thursdays once a month from 7:30-9:30pm (we will meet twice a month - every 2nd & 4th thursday - come spring) [...]

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Ecstatic Dance Journey

Ecstatic Dance Journey

Saturday October 27, 10:30pm-12:30am Cost: $10-$20 Sliding Scale Join us for a late night Ecstatic Dance Journey DJs Aubrey Griffith-Zill & Bruce Rozeboom will weave a dance wave in memory of a life well traversed Following the Samhain Journey & Death Dance *Altars will be arranged and we welcome your contributions https://www.facebook.com/events/416446602221137  

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Samhain Journey & Death Dance with BEATS in the Bones

Samhain Journey & Death Dance with BEATS in the Bones

Saturday, October 27th 6-10pm Come celebrate life as we embrace death! ALL are welcome to join us as we cultivate an environment to remember our loved ones, honor our ancestors, and heal our lineage through movement and dance. We will begin with a guided grounding meditation and cleansing movement to prepare ourselves for connecting with [...]

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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

Ecstatic Dance Journey

Saturday October 27, 10:30pm-12:30am Cost: $10-$20 Sliding Scale Join us for a late night Ecstatic Dance Journey DJs Aubrey Griffith-Zill & Bruce Rozeboom will weave a dance wave in memory of a life well traversed Following the Samhain Journey & Death Dance *Altars will be arranged and we welcome your contributions https://www.facebook.com/events/416446602221137  

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Orquestra GarlDel Monthly Residency

Sunday, October 28th, 3:30 – 5:30pm Sunday, December 2nd, 3:30 – 5:30pm Sunday, December 30th, 3:30 – 5:30pm Orquesta GarDel & the Living Arts Collective are thrilled to present an exciting collaboration for 2018 - GarDel is the salsa-band-in-residence at LAC. Every fourth Sunday we will perform in this intimate, inviting dance studio. All are welcome - social [...]

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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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Ecstatic Dance Wave

Fridays, 7:30pm-9pm  Sundays, 11:30am-1:00pm   Experience authentic self-expression in a safe space free of judgment & instruction. This weekly ecstatic dance event offers an opportunity to explore delicious states of being from stillness to unfettered wildness through self-directed freeform movement in community. The 90 minute practice takes us on a movement journey with musical texture and [...]

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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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CI Practitioners Lab

Tuesdays in November and December, 7:15 – 9:15pm CI Practitioners Lab - a place to explore and grow your Contact Improvisation practice within a structured lab setting of intermediate to advanced peers. Each week, we will hone in on different skills, dance with multiple partners and practice holding the attention of our shared dance. When: [...]

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OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series

Thursday 7:30-9:30pm Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Dec. 13 & Jan. 10 OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) Series ou·sia: noun: true being: essence within   Taught by Aubrey Griffith-Zill Founder/Curator of the Living Arts Collective 4-week Series on Thursdays once a month from 7:30-9:30pm (we will meet twice a month - every 2nd & 4th thursday - come spring) [...]

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Buti Yoga at Living Arts Collective

Wednesdays starting in November, 5:45 – 6:45pm *downstairs studio* Come Buti with us! Every week, donation-based Buti yoga class with proceeds going to good local causes. Buti yoga is a combination of yoga, dance and plyometrics designed to break a sweat and build connection. Suggested donation $10

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Bulgarika Bulgarian dance band concert

Wednesday, November 14th, 7 – 10pm Bulgarika is coming to Durham! Join us for an evening of dancing, listening, or just meeting up with old friends! Requested Donation: $10 Bulgarika is a group of exceptional artists who perform traditional Bulgarian music on traditional instruments: Donka Koleva : Vocals Nikolay Kolev: Gadulka Stoyan Kostov: Vocals and [...]

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Ecstatic Dance Journey

Saturday October 27, 10:30pm-12:30am Cost: $10-$20 Sliding Scale Join us for a late night Ecstatic Dance Journey DJs Aubrey Griffith-Zill & Bruce Rozeboom will weave a dance wave in memory of a life well traversed Following the Samhain Journey & Death Dance *Altars will be arranged and we welcome your contributions https://www.facebook.com/events/416446602221137  

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Swag Moves: NCZoukFest PreParty Workshop w/Rachel Meth!

Wednesday, November 28th, 7 – 9pm We are so excited to welcome Rachel Meth back as we gear up for NCZoukFest! As part of our pre-party for NCZoukFest, we'll be learning some swag moves along with a breeze through some Rio fundamentals for any newcomers! Tickets include entrance into our Zouk Social, which runs from [...]

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Samhain Journey & Death Dance with BEATS in the Bones

Saturday, October 27th 6-10pm Come celebrate life as we embrace death! ALL are welcome to join us as we cultivate an environment to remember our loved ones, honor our ancestors, and heal our lineage through movement and dance. We will begin with a guided grounding meditation and cleansing movement to prepare ourselves for connecting with [...]

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PracticeSPACE

Sunday, November 18th, 2:30 – 4:30pm PracticeSPACE is an opportunity for Black, Indigenous, and all People of Color to gather together for one purpose: to get more FREE! Come join us for MOVEMENT, MEDITATION, ALTARS, and SOMATICS and go deeper into your healing, restoration and resistance! You can take the whole series or just one [...]

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Awakening the Spine Part II

Saturday, November 3rd, 10 – 11:30a Feldenkrais classes emphasize learning to develop more refined movement patterns, designed to bring you more grace, flow, and power in your dancing, athletics, and everyday activities. Replacing excess effort, Feldenkrais engages the neuroplasticity of the brain to learn how to move and function with more ease and efficiency. As [...]

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Lamba Love Workshop with Rachel Meth

Wednesday, November 14th, 7 – 9pm *downstairs studio* We are so excited to welcome Rachel Meth back as we gear up for NCZoukFest! In this two hour workshop, we'll dive into Lamba Zouk. Lamba is characterized by flowy movements and high energy - if you love watching Ry'El and Jessica dance, then you will love [...]

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