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
  • Lunch Break Kundalin…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Oct…
3
  • Triangle Zouk Fundam…
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
4
  • Southern Domestic Wo…
5
6
  • First Saturday Salsa…
  • 1st Saturday Fusion …
7
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Djembe FUNdamentals …
8
  • Transformation Medit…
  • *NO CLASS this week*…
9
  • Lunch Break Kundalin…
  • *(cancelled tonight …
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Oct…
10
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
11
  • *Canceled due to wea…
12
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
13
  • Durham Bodywork Comm…
14
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Second Sunday Commun…
  • Second Sunday CI JAM
15
  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
16
  • Lunch Break Kundalin…
  • Contact Improv Funda…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Oct…
17
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
18
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • AcroYoga Class
  • AcroYoga Jam
19
  • Ecstatic 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
  • Lunch Break Kundalin…
  • Contact Improv Funda…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Oct…
24
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
25
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
26
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
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28
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Orquestra GarDel
  • Djembe FUNdamentals …
29
  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
30
  • Lunch Break Kundalin…
  • 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

Contact Improv JAM – Second Sundays & Last Tuesdays

Sunday, October 14th 2 – 4pm Tuesday, October 30th, 7:15 – 9:15pm *Monthly Second Sunday Jams are open to all skill levels while specifically catering to those wishing to develop or review basic skills. GENERAL: Each Sunday with operate on the same timeline: 1:00 - LAC Community Potluck (bring food to share) 2:00 - Opening [...]

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Plants, Ceremony, & Sound: Feat: Sound Vibration…

Thursday, October 11th, 7:30 – 10p Inner space Journeys and special guest Sound Vibration Healing will be back in the downstairs of the Living Arts Collective for our monthly Plant Ceremony and Sound Event. Sound Vibration Healing will feature his powerful gong collection accompanied with Inner Space Journeys organic sound tools. https://www.soundvhealing.com/ Plant teacher’s ha-pay [...]

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Durham Bodywork Monthly Community Massage Clinic

Second Saturday of every month, 10 – 2pm Connect to a sense of comfort in your body and freedom in your being through our unique combination of massage therapy and guided group rest. We delight in caring for you from the moment you arrive, until you walk out feeling relaxed and connected and ready to [...]

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Contact Improv JAM – Second Sundays & Last Tuesdays

Contact Improv JAM – Second Sundays & Last Tuesdays

Sunday, October 14th 2 – 4pm Tuesday, October 30th, 7:15 – 9:15pm *Monthly Second Sunday Jams are open to all skill levels while specifically catering to those wishing to develop or review basic skills. GENERAL: Each Sunday with operate on the same timeline: 1:00 - LAC Community Potluck (bring food to share) 2:00 - Opening [...]

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Plants, Ceremony, & Sound: Feat: Sound Vibration…

Plants, Ceremony, & Sound: Feat: Sound Vibration…

Thursday, October 11th, 7:30 – 10p Inner space Journeys and special guest Sound Vibration Healing will be back in the downstairs of the Living Arts Collective for our monthly Plant Ceremony and Sound Event. Sound Vibration Healing will feature his powerful gong collection accompanied with Inner Space Journeys organic sound tools. https://www.soundvhealing.com/ Plant teacher’s ha-pay [...]

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Durham Bodywork Monthly Community Massage Clinic

Durham Bodywork Monthly Community Massage Clinic

Second Saturday of every month, 10 – 2pm Connect to a sense of comfort in your body and freedom in your being through our unique combination of massage therapy and guided group rest. We delight in caring for you from the moment you arrive, until you walk out feeling relaxed and connected and ready to [...]

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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

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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First Saturday Fusion Dance

First Saturdays, 8pm - midnight Get Ready for Fusion! It's Time! **EVERY FIRST SATURDAY**When: First Saturday of each month! $7-15 sliding scale NOV 3rd// 8pm Lesson w/ Aubrey Griffith-Zill & Aaron Hawkins - Rhythm & connection! DJs: Aaron Hawkins, Dave Warner! Save these Dates on your calendar! DEC 1st// 8pm Lesson Robert DJs: (tbd) …… ? maybe you? What [...]

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Third Friday Artwave + Living Room Open Mic

Friday October 19, 6pm - Midnight We will have an open house highlighting:   🌀THIRD FRIDAY ARTWAVE: Artwork created and displayed by: + Ariana Gershman + Taylor White + Leagh Anderson + LIVE painting by Melissa Keeney + LIVE piano by Donovan Moran + LIVE violin by Morgan Fleming   🌀DURHAM DANCE WAVE (7:30-9:00pm) Ecstatic [...]

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SHAGA Community Class

Thursdays, October 18th - December 13th, 6-7pm Back by popular demand, our Weekly Community Shaga Class kicks off Thursday, October 18th, at Living Arts Collective! Shaga is inspired by the movement language of Gaga, developed by Ohad Naharin. Durham-based Shaleigh Comerford, who trained with Ohad, has created an accessible, empowering and fun practice for anyone [...]

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Contact Improv JAM – Second Sundays & Last Tuesdays

Sunday, October 14th 2 – 4pm Tuesday, October 30th, 7:15 – 9:15pm *Monthly Second Sunday Jams are open to all skill levels while specifically catering to those wishing to develop or review basic skills. GENERAL: Each Sunday with operate on the same timeline: 1:00 - LAC Community Potluck (bring food to share) 2:00 - Opening [...]

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Contact Improv Introductory October Class Series

Tuesdays in October, 7:15 – 9:15pm Contact Improv (CI) Introductory October Class Series - a place to explore and grow your Contact Improvisation practice within a structured lab setting. Holding a goal of creating familiarity and confidence in the form so dancers are empowered, aware of their choices relating to safety and comfort, and understand [...]

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CI Practitioners October Class Series, Int-Adv

Tuesdays in October, 7:15 – 9:15pm CI Practitioners October Class Series - 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. You: [...]

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Southern Domestic Workers Report Launch Celebration

Thursday, October 4th, 6:30 – 9pm Join the NDWA NC We Dream in Black Chapter and the Institute for Policy Studies to celebrate our report launch and exhibition! NDWA and IPS have collaborated over the past year and a half to bring to light the stories of Southern Black domestic and care workers. The report [...]

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Lunch Break Kundalini Yoga (8-week series)

Tuesdays, October 2nd – November 20th, 12 – 12:45pm This is an open level-class, all are welcome! Join the whole series or drop in for one session. Kundalini Yoga is the ancient art and science of personal transformation. Kundalini Yoga systematically works on the mind, body and spirit through the practice of Kriyas (exercise sets), [...]

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Djembe FUNdamentals for Adults & Mature Youth *downstairs studio*

Sundays, September 23rd – November 4th (skipping October 14th), 5 – 6:30pm *downstairs studio* Welcome to Djembe FUNdamentals In Africa life moves to the beat. Make rhythm the soundtrack of YOUR life. Together with Teli Shabu students will explore the rich legacy of this versatile instrument. Using the music of Guinea, West Africa, we will [...]

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Montly Zouk Fusion Social Dance: Rainbow PRIDE Edition!

Saturday, September 29th, 8pm – 1am This weekend is filled with unicorns! It's our "Zouk Weekender" featuring workshops by Zan on Sunday, and it's PRIDE festival in the Triangle! Our Saturday Zouk Fusion partner dance is Rainbow Pride themed, features dance demos, guest DJs highlighting tracks from queer musicians, snacks and drinks, local and out-of-town [...]

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