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

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

 

Contact Us

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Special Events

Buy My Art and Call it Holy

Saturday, December 8th, 3 – 5pm Buy My Art And Call It Holy is a challenge to reimagine what we call art and and we consider holy. Over 10 days and 5 locations, we will co-create spaces to vision, grieve, practice gratitude and revel in our senses. Over the course of the 10 days, I [...]

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The Art of Meditation Installation

Sunday, December 9th, 5 – 7pm Experience the art of meditation inside an art installation. On December 9th from 5 to 7pm at the Living Arts Collective, Conscious Breathing, Xylem and Interspace Journeys will host a musically guided group meditation inside an art installation that is inspired by meditative practices.

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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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The Science & Practice of Moving From Pain to Comfort

Saturday, December 1st, 10 – 11:30a An experience of integrating the latest brain/pain science with the Feldenkrais Method You will experience a 30 minute Brain/Pain Science presentation with Caitlin Schmitt DPT. Then Paul will apply that brain science by teaching a Feldenkrais “Awareness Through Movement: Bending & Lifting with Ease & Power” lesson. $20; All [...]

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Buy My Art and Call it Holy

Buy My Art and Call it Holy

Saturday, December 8th, 3 – 5pm Buy My Art And Call It Holy is a challenge to reimagine what we call art and and we consider holy. Over 10 days and 5 locations, we will co-create spaces to vision, grieve, practice gratitude and revel in our senses. Over the course of the 10 days, I [...]

read more
The Art of Meditation Installation

The Art of Meditation Installation

Sunday, December 9th, 5 – 7pm Experience the art of meditation inside an art installation. On December 9th from 5 to 7pm at the Living Arts Collective, Conscious Breathing, Xylem and Interspace Journeys will host a musically guided group meditation inside an art installation that is inspired by meditative practices.

read more
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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The Science & Practice of Moving From Pain to Comfort

The Science & Practice of Moving From Pain to Comfort

Saturday, December 1st, 10 – 11:30a An experience of integrating the latest brain/pain science with the Feldenkrais Method You will experience a 30 minute Brain/Pain Science presentation with Caitlin Schmitt DPT. Then Paul will apply that brain science by teaching a Feldenkrais “Awareness Through Movement: Bending & Lifting with Ease & Power” lesson. $20; All [...]

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Events

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

Calendar

November 2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • AcroYoga Class
  • AcroYoga Jam
2
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Durham Dance Wave - …
3
  • Awakening the Spine …
  • International Meet U…
  • First Saturday Salsa…
  • First Saturday Fusio…
4
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Djembe FUNdamentals …
5
  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
6
  • Kundalini Yoga Serie…
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • Paul's 8th bien…
7
  • Storytelling from Ar…
  • Buti Yoga at Living …
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
8
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • OUSIA (ooh-see-ah) S…
9
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
10
  • Durham Bodywork Comm…
11
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Second Sunday Commun…
  • Second Sunday CI JAM
12
  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
13
  • Kundalini Yoga Serie…
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Lab
14
  • Storytelling from Ar…
  • Buti Yoga at Living …
  • International Folk D…
  • Lamba Love Workshop …
  • Zouk Night Practica …
15
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • AcroYoga Class
  • AcroYoga Jam
16
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Third Friday Art Gal…
17
18
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • PracticeSPACE
19
  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
20
  • Kundalini Yoga Serie…
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Lab
21
  • Storytelling from Ar…
  • Buti Yoga at Living …
  • International Folk D…
  • *cancelled for holid…
22
23
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
24
25
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave
  • Transformation Medit…
26
  • Transformation Medit…
  • BollyX with Lara
27
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
  • CI Practitioners Lab
  • Last Tuesday Monthly…
28
  • Storytelling from Ar…
  • Buti Yoga at Living …
  • Swag Moves: NCZoukFe…
  • International Folk D…
  • Zouk Night Practica …
29
  • SHAGA Community Clas…
  • Acro & Handstand…
  • Acro JAM at the Livi…
30
  • Ecstatic Dance Wave

Buy My Art and Call it Holy

Saturday, December 8th, 3 – 5pm Buy My Art And Call It Holy is a challenge to reimagine what we call art and and we consider holy. Over 10 days and 5 locations, we will co-create spaces to vision, grieve, practice gratitude and revel in our senses. Over the course of the 10 days, I [...]

read more

Transformation Meditation

Mondays, 1 – 2pm Sunday, November 25th and December 3rd, 1:30 – 2:30pm Transform your inner landscape through visualization meditation. Connect with your body & luminous being. Slow down time, transform your emotions, clear your mind, create movement in your energy body and discover the root of your heart beat. Each class is a new [...]

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The Art of Meditation Installation

Sunday, December 9th, 5 – 7pm Experience the art of meditation inside an art installation. On December 9th from 5 to 7pm at the Living Arts Collective, Conscious Breathing, Xylem and Interspace Journeys will host a musically guided group meditation inside an art installation that is inspired by meditative practices.

read more

Storytelling from Around the World

Wednesdays, 4 – 6:30pm Storytelling from Around the World will be each Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:00 PM at the Living Arts Collective. Come hear stories from our world community. Would you like to share your story? Join us in this exciting space.

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Surprise!! Pop-up Salsa/Bachata/Zouk Social Featuring TWO ROOMS!

TONIGHT Wednesday, October 31st, 9:30p – 12a TONIGHT!!!! We have a Halloween TREAT for you! Surprise Pop-up Social with 2 rooms!!! -We will be playing a delicious mix of Salsa and Bachata upstairs at Living Arts Collective, with DJ Numinus Beats (Ryan Greene). Then, you can head downstairs to get your Zouk and Kizomba on [...]

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Paul’s 8th biennial Election Day Party

Tuesday, November 6th, 7 – 10pm Dear friends and patriots, Last Election Day party ended with quite the cliffhanger. Will America be redeemed this fall? Tune in on November 6 for the thrilling season premiere! Friends of contact Improv community - you are invited to dance! Feel free to move and groove to keep your [...]

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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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