all people are welcome.

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

To be a part of The Living Arts Collective event schedule

 

Contact Us

Inquiries on hosting your own class, workshop or event –

Special Events

PRSM Season3.PARTY

Friday, March 22nd, 10p – 2a Come celebrate all our wonderful performers and party with us after PRSM Season3.SHOWCASE at the Living Arts Collective!! More info to come!! Much love, PRSM #PRSMdance #0E0516 Big thank you to our co-hosts, Living Arts Collective! TICKET PRICES With showcase wristband: $5 Without showcase wristband $8 Follow PRSM on [...]

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Pop Up Shop Block Party

Saturday, March 23rd, 3p – 12a Calling all Creatives!!!! Capo Vintage presents: Pop-up Shop Block Party! From 3-8pm there will be vendors, performances, food trucks, dancing, producers, video games and more! The After (dance) party will start immediately afterwards at 8:00pm at the Living Arts Collective across the street! $7 cover charge! DJ line-up :: [...]

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Women’s Medicine Circle : Shamanic Journeying for Guidance and Healing

Saturday, March 23rd, 11a – 2p Join us for this powerful gathering of women who come together to brew powerful healing for ourselves and our community. We will hold a container to support each other in entering expanded states of consciousness to access spiritual allies, healers, and teachers in the unseen transcendent realms.The focus of [...]

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AfroCuban music and dance with Vladimir Espinosa

Saturday, March 23rd, 3:30 – 6:30p Africa Unplugged and Living Arts Collective present AfroCuban Music and Dance Workshops with Vladimir Espinosa. These classes are for all levels. Drumming will be from 3:30-4:45 and dance from 5-6:15. Classes with be held at Living Arts Collective on 410 W. Geer St. in Durham NC. For more info [...]

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PRSM Season3.PARTY

PRSM Season3.PARTY

Friday, March 22nd, 10p – 2a Come celebrate all our wonderful performers and party with us after PRSM Season3.SHOWCASE at the Living Arts Collective!! More info to come!! Much love, PRSM #PRSMdance #0E0516 Big thank you to our co-hosts, Living Arts Collective! TICKET PRICES With showcase wristband: $5 Without showcase wristband $8 Follow PRSM on [...]

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Pop Up Shop Block Party

Pop Up Shop Block Party

Saturday, March 23rd, 3p – 12a Calling all Creatives!!!! Capo Vintage presents: Pop-up Shop Block Party! From 3-8pm there will be vendors, performances, food trucks, dancing, producers, video games and more! The After (dance) party will start immediately afterwards at 8:00pm at the Living Arts Collective across the street! $7 cover charge! DJ line-up :: [...]

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Women’s Medicine Circle : Shamanic Journeying for Guidance and Healing

Women’s Medicine Circle : Shamanic Journeying for Guidance and Healing

Saturday, March 23rd, 11a – 2p Join us for this powerful gathering of women who come together to brew powerful healing for ourselves and our community. We will hold a container to support each other in entering expanded states of consciousness to access spiritual allies, healers, and teachers in the unseen transcendent realms.The focus of [...]

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AfroCuban music and dance with Vladimir Espinosa

AfroCuban music and dance with Vladimir Espinosa

Saturday, March 23rd, 3:30 – 6:30p Africa Unplugged and Living Arts Collective present AfroCuban Music and Dance Workshops with Vladimir Espinosa. These classes are for all levels. Drumming will be from 3:30-4:45 and dance from 5-6:15. Classes with be held at Living Arts Collective on 410 W. Geer St. in Durham NC. For more info [...]

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Events

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

Calendar

March 2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Essence of Ecstatic …
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
2
  • Consent and Boundari…
  • *MOVED to APRIL* LAC…
  • First Saturday Salsa…
  • First Saturday Fusio…
  • 1st Saturday Fusion …
3
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • Djembe FUNdamentals …
  • Dark Moon Renewal
4
  • BollyX with Lara
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
5
  • Transformation Medit…
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Moving the Solo Body
  • Sound Journey Breath…
6
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
7
  • Shamanic Qi Gong-Dan…
  • Acro & Handstand…
  • AcroYoga Jam
8
  • Essence of Ecstatic …
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
9
  • Durham Bodywork Comm…
  • Allegro Dance Center…
10
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • 2nd Sunday Contact I…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • Djembe FUNdamentals …
11
  • *cancelled this week…
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
12
  • Transformation Medit…
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Moving the Solo Body
  • Sound Journey Breath…
13
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • Intermediate Practic…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
14
  • Shamanic Qi Gong-Dan…
  • Forgiveness Meditati…
15
  • *CANCELLED on third …
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Third Friday Art Gal…
16
  • Half-Day Intro-Sacre…
  • The Westie Party
  • West Coast Swing Wor…
17
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • Djembe FUNdamentals …
18
  • BollyX with Lara
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
19
  • Transformation Medit…
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Moving the Solo Body
  • Sound Journey Breath…
20
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
21
  • Shamanic Qi Gong-Dan…
  • AcroYoga Jam
22
  • Essence of Ecstatic …
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • PRSM Season3.PARTY
23
  • Women’s Medicine Cir…
  • International Meetup…
  • AfroCuban music and …
  • Pop-up Shop Block Pa…
24
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • 4th Sundays Salsa Da…
25
  • BollyX with Lara
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
26
  • Transformation Medit…
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Last Tuesday Monthly…
  • Moving the Solo Body
  • Sound Journey Breath…
27
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
28
  • Shamanic Qi Gong-Dan…
  • Sacred Sound Ceremon…
29
  • Essence of Ecstatic …
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
30
  • Strong, Supple, &…
  • Applicable Permacult…
31
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • Candleight Qoya

Queer Ecstatic Dance at Living Arts Collective

Sunday, April 21st and May 19th, 7 – 8:30p Queer Ecstatic Dance at Living Arts Collective Sunday April 21, 7-8:30 pm Living Arts Collective presents a new space for LGBTQIA+ MOVEment! Queer Ecstatic Dance creates a space to put your body in motion, in whatever way feels best. We focus on letting go of how [...]

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Music of the Heart, Gentle Yoga and Massage

Thursday, April 25th, 7 – 9p ~An interactive, inward journey of music and movement; combining deep listening, healing touch and collaborative sound There is indeed a Music of the Heart; a subtle, ever changing tapestry of feelings and emotions flowing through our inner world, that is often drowned out by the hubbub of everyday life. [...]

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Nonviolent Communication – A demo session

Saturday, April 6th, 12 – 2p NVC can be seen as a technique, a tool, a process, a language, or a set of principles. Most powerfully it is a consciousness which inspires compassion and mutuality and helps us to connect in a way that makes natural giving possible. NVC provides practical, concrete skills for daily living [...]

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PRSM Season3.PARTY

Friday, March 22nd, 10p – 2a Come celebrate all our wonderful performers and party with us after PRSM Season3.SHOWCASE at the Living Arts Collective!! More info to come!! Much love, PRSM #PRSMdance #0E0516 Big thank you to our co-hosts, Living Arts Collective! TICKET PRICES With showcase wristband: $5 Without showcase wristband $8 Follow PRSM on [...]

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Applicable Permaculture

Saturday, March 30th, April 27th, and May 25th, 6 – 9p Gardeners, Wild Ones, Dancers, Plant People, Troublemakers, Earth Grievers, & All Eternal Beginners: let us root in the deep soil of Living Arts Collective and together become a forest dark and kind enough for endangered questions waiting too long at the margins to enter [...]

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Emergent Inquiry Monthly Practice Group at LAC

Thursday, April 11th, 7 – 8:30p This contemplative, somatic, and soul-oriented monthly class invites participants into an ongoing inner exploration featuring guided individual inquiries, paired processes, and optional opportunities for working directly with the class facilitator. Drawing on meditative traditions, depth psychology, understandings of soul-centric human development, and Focusing—a mindfulness-based, embodied approach to growth and [...]

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Strong, Supple, & Savvy- The Feldenkrais Way

Saturday, March 30th, 11a – 12:30p 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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Mettlesome Kids

Thursdays, April 11th through May 16th, 4 – 6p Spirited! Courageous! Willing to face the unexpected! To be a Mettlesome Kid is to be willing to express yourself and share your creative spirit. Our program puts young people in the director’s chair. Over the course of six weeks, the Mettlesome Kids work in small teams [...]

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Forgiveness Meditation & Sound Journey

Thursday, March 14th, 7 – 9p 🕉️✨ Ho'oponopono Sound Journey✨🕉️ "Through the act of Forgiveness, we choose to live in the state of “Now.” In Huna, the ancient Hawaiian discipline of energy and healing, the ho‘oponopono process is essential if we want to be pono (right and congruent with ourselves). The Hawaiian word ho‘oponopono comes [...]

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Pop Up Shop Block Party

Saturday, March 23rd, 3p – 12a Calling all Creatives!!!! Capo Vintage presents: Pop-up Shop Block Party! From 3-8pm there will be vendors, performances, food trucks, dancing, producers, video games and more! The After (dance) party will start immediately afterwards at 8:00pm at the Living Arts Collective across the street! $7 cover charge! DJ line-up :: [...]

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