the Living Arts Collective (LAC) is designed to foster artistic expression while creating a hub for the exchanging of resources, practices and ideas to develop socially progressive strategies for conscious living and cultural preservation through creative movement

we host classes, workshops, socials and performances while providing space for people to create, rehearse, teach and share ideas

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Special Events

A Midsummer Night’s Fusion

Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:30 PM – 1 AM [Brought to you by LAC Fusion and RDU Blues Fusion crews] Summer Solstice—the longest day and shortest night of the year. The revels of Spring have come and gone, leaving echoes of laughter on the wind. The seeds in our garden - both personal and [...]

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House of Pleasure: A Day Long Retreat For Black Folks

Center Blackness. Center Pleasure. Center Black Pleasure. Come join us for a day long retreat to practice centering our BLACK pleasure as an act of freedom! The space will reveal the erotic energy found in every moment, give you access to more pleasure in your body, and teach you new ways to have a pleasure [...]

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Hip-Hop Classes With Jett Sett

Hip-Hop Classes With Jett Sett Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00-5:00pm Learn Hip-hop basics while also learning freestyle tactics. Class (3:00-4:30pm) Open session afterwards! (4:30-5:00pm) Ages: 8-15 $10 per class Presented by Living Arts Collective 410 W Geer St. Durham, NC 27701 To register/have questions please contact: (919) 402-6357

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A Midsummer Night’s Fusion

A Midsummer Night’s Fusion

Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:30 PM – 1 AM [Brought to you by LAC Fusion and RDU Blues Fusion crews] Summer Solstice—the longest day and shortest night of the year. The revels of Spring have come and gone, leaving echoes of laughter on the wind. The seeds in our garden - both personal and [...]

read more
House of Pleasure: A Day Long Retreat For Black Folks

House of Pleasure: A Day Long Retreat For Black Folks

Center Blackness. Center Pleasure. Center Black Pleasure. Come join us for a day long retreat to practice centering our BLACK pleasure as an act of freedom! The space will reveal the erotic energy found in every moment, give you access to more pleasure in your body, and teach you new ways to have a pleasure [...]

read more
Hip-Hop Classes With Jett Sett

Hip-Hop Classes With Jett Sett

Hip-Hop Classes With Jett Sett Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00-5:00pm Learn Hip-hop basics while also learning freestyle tactics. Class (3:00-4:30pm) Open session afterwards! (4:30-5:00pm) Ages: 8-15 $10 per class Presented by Living Arts Collective 410 W Geer St. Durham, NC 27701 To register/have questions please contact: (919) 402-6357

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Events

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

Calendar

June 2019

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  • Fully Clothed Sacred…
  • First Saturday Fusio…
  • 1st Saturday Fusion …
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  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • Fully Clothed Sacred…
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  • Hip-Hop Classes With…
  • BollyX with Lara - *…
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
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  • CI Contact Improv - …
  • Sound Journey Breath…
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  • Hip-Hop Classes With…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
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  • Afro-Perumba Dance C…
  • Acro & Handstand…
  • On Time In Time
  • AcroYoga - Cancelled…
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  • Flow Map of Ecstatic…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Living Room Open Mic
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  • Durham Bodywork Comm…
  • West African Master …
  • *SECOND* Saturday Sa…
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  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • 2nd Sunday Contact I…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • On Time In Time
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  • Hip-Hop Classes With…
  • BollyX with Lara
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
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  • CI Contact Improv - …
  • Sound Journey Breath…
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • Hip-Hop Classes With…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • Emergent Inquiry Mon…
  • Afro-Perumba Dance C…
14
  • Tarot Study
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Guided Meditation
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  • Re-Experiencing the …
  • The Westie Party
  • West Coast Swing Wor…
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • 3rd SundayCommunity …
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
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  • Hip-Hop Classes With…
  • BollyX with Lara
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • CI Contact Improv - …
  • Sound Journey Breath…
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • Hip-Hop Classes With…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • Afro-Perumba Dance C…
  • AcroYoga Jam
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  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Third Friday Art Gal…
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  • Community Dance Wave
  • House of Pleasure: A…
  • Global Underscore Pr…
  • A Midsummer Night’s …
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • 4th Sundays Salsa Da…
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  • BollyX with Lara - *…
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
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  • CI Contact Improv - …
  • Last Tuesday Monthly…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • Afro-Perumba Dance C…
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  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
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  • Farmers Market Commu…
  • Playful Regulation ~…
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  • Sahaja S p a c e Pop…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • Qoya: Power of Pleas…
  • Queer Ecstatic Dance

Soulcentric Purpose Workshop

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 3 PM – 5 PM  “What shape waits in the seed of you to grow and spread its branches against a future sky?”—David Whyte How do we hear the mysterious call of what is wanting to emerge in our lives? What does it mean to live in service to one’s [...]

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Global Underscore Practice

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 5 PM – 8:30 PM Join practitioners all over the world on June 22nd for the Global Underscore! The Underscore will be facilitated by Toni Craige, an experienced contact dancer and practitioner of the Underscore. Toni has been practicing the Underscore in Northampton, Massachusetts this past semester in a group [...]

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Playful Regulation ~ A yoga class for your nervous system

Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 2 PM – 4 PM We talk about health in many forms: strength, nutrition, flexibility, and on and on. But we don't often talk about the health of our nervous systems specifically. There are lots of things we can do to help our nervous systems have a full range of [...]

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A Midsummer Night’s Fusion

Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:30 PM – 1 AM [Brought to you by LAC Fusion and RDU Blues Fusion crews] Summer Solstice—the longest day and shortest night of the year. The revels of Spring have come and gone, leaving echoes of laughter on the wind. The seeds in our garden - both personal and [...]

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On Time In Time

Thursday June 6, 8-9:30pm Sunday June 9, 8-9:30pm "On Time In Time" is a spatially adventurous film program about time. With three screens, a dozen films more than 100 years old, and special music, this is Durham Cinematheque's big show of 2019. There's plenty of room, it's air conditioned, and chairs are provided! This entertaining [...]

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Qoya: Power of Pleasure

Sunday June, 30 5-7pm Qoya, which means "Queen," in Quechua, is a unique movement practice which blends dance, yoga and sensual movement. 2hrs of part sacred ceremony and part dance party! Through movement we remember: we remember our essence is Wise, Wild, and Free. Wise draws upon the ancient wisdom of yoga. Wild represents the [...]

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House of Pleasure: A Day Long Retreat For Black Folks

Center Blackness. Center Pleasure. Center Black Pleasure. Come join us for a day long retreat to practice centering our BLACK pleasure as an act of freedom! The space will reveal the erotic energy found in every moment, give you access to more pleasure in your body, and teach you new ways to have a pleasure [...]

read more

Hip-Hop Classes With Jett Sett

Hip-Hop Classes With Jett Sett Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00-5:00pm Learn Hip-hop basics while also learning freestyle tactics. Class (3:00-4:30pm) Open session afterwards! (4:30-5:00pm) Ages: 8-15 $10 per class Presented by Living Arts Collective 410 W Geer St. Durham, NC 27701 To register/have questions please contact: (919) 402-6357

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Living Arts Ecstatic Dance at Shakori

Saturday, May 4th, 12:30 – 1:30p All ages and abilities welcome! Sat 12:30 - Dance Tent! Experience authentic self-expression in a safe space free of judgment & instruction. Ecstatic dance event offers an opportunity to explore delicious states of being from stillness to unfettered wildness through self-directed free form movement to the LIVE sounds of [...]

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Tarot Study

Fridays, May 10th, June 14th, July 12th, 6 – 7p We will gather monthly to discuss, contemplate and learn techniques for intuitive tarot reading. All levels of experience are welcome. We will explore the archetypes, use of symbolism in the tarot, and get to know the arcanas, four suits, court cards, & numerology embedded in [...]

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