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

Durham Dance Classes w/ Megan Yankee and John Osburn

Saturday August 24 3:30pm - 5:00pm / Wednesday September 4 5:15pm - 6:45pm / Saturday September 7 3:30pm - 5:00pm ALL CLASSES FEATURE LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT WITH JOHN OSBURN! See various times, dates and details below! Costs: $20 per class w/ pre-registration (Please kindly note that average class costs across the US is $15 w/o a [...]

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Qoya: Dance Your Leo!

Saturday August 24th 9:30 am - 11:00am Qoya, which means "Queen" in Quechua, is a unique blend of dance, yoga, and sensual movement for all who identify as female. In this month's class we explore the themes connected to Leo season: following the heart, courage, speaking your truth, shining brightly, giving zero f*cks, and giving/receiving [...]

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Fatphobia: A True Edition Discussion

Friday, August 30, 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM True Edition is a panel-based, open-discussion style event and web series. Created by spoken word poet Afronomenal, the goal of this series is to bring awareness to topics that are often *whispered* about, but never analyzed fully. For updates on events, casting, and vendor opportunities, follow the [...]

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Durham Dance Classes w/ Megan Yankee and John Osburn

Durham Dance Classes w/ Megan Yankee and John Osburn

Saturday August 24 3:30pm - 5:00pm / Wednesday September 4 5:15pm - 6:45pm / Saturday September 7 3:30pm - 5:00pm ALL CLASSES FEATURE LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT WITH JOHN OSBURN! See various times, dates and details below! Costs: $20 per class w/ pre-registration (Please kindly note that average class costs across the US is $15 w/o a [...]

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Qoya: Dance Your Leo!

Qoya: Dance Your Leo!

Saturday August 24th 9:30 am - 11:00am Qoya, which means "Queen" in Quechua, is a unique blend of dance, yoga, and sensual movement for all who identify as female. In this month's class we explore the themes connected to Leo season: following the heart, courage, speaking your truth, shining brightly, giving zero f*cks, and giving/receiving [...]

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Fatphobia: A True Edition Discussion

Fatphobia: A True Edition Discussion

Friday, August 30, 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM True Edition is a panel-based, open-discussion style event and web series. Created by spoken word poet Afronomenal, the goal of this series is to bring awareness to topics that are often *whispered* about, but never analyzed fully. For updates on events, casting, and vendor opportunities, follow the [...]

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Events

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

Calendar

August 2019

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1
  • Acro & Handstand…
  • AcroYoga Jam
2
  • OO-SEE-AHH Flow Map
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Living Room Open Mic
3
  • Have More Waste Less…
  • Writing For Healing …
  • Contact Improvisatio…
  • First Saturday Salsa…
  • First Saturday Fusio…
4
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
5
  • BollyX with Lara - *…
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
6
  • CI Contact Improv - …
  • Sound Journey Breath…
7
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
8
  • Partner Acro or Hand…
  • Emergent Inquiry Mon…
  • ShaGa Community Clas…
  • AcroYoga Jam
9
  • Tarot Study
  • West African Dance C…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Guided Meditation
10
  • Have More Waste Less…
  • Summa Bumma Pop-Up K…
11
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • 2nd Sunday Contact I…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
12
  • BollyX with Lara
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
13
  • CI Contact Improv - …
  • Sound Journey Breath…
14
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
15
  • The Fat Chat 2.0
  • Partner Acro or Hand…
  • AcroYoga Jam
16
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Third Friday Art Gal…
  • Living Room Open Mic
17
  • Have More Waste Less…
  • West African Master …
  • Hip-Hop Basics
  • The Westie Party
  • West Coast Swing Wor…
18
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • 3rd SundayCommunity …
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
19
  • BollyX with Lara
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
20
  • CI Contact Improv - …
  • Sound Journey Breath…
21
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
22
  • Partner Acro or Hand…
  • AcroYoga Jam
23
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
24
  • Qoya: Dance Your Leo…
  • Have More Waste Less…
  • Durham Dance Classes…
25
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola (mar…
  • 4th Sundays Salsa Da…
  • Queer Ecstatic Dance
26
  • BollyX with Lara
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
27
  • CI Contact Improv - …
  • Last Tuesday Monthly…
  • Sound Journey Breath…
28
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
29
  • Partner Acro or Hand…
  • AcroYoga Jam
30
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Fatphobia: A True Ed…
31
  • The Art of Flower Es…

Durham Dance Classes w/ Megan Yankee and John Osburn

Saturday August 24 3:30pm - 5:00pm / Wednesday September 4 5:15pm - 6:45pm / Saturday September 7 3:30pm - 5:00pm ALL CLASSES FEATURE LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT WITH JOHN OSBURN! See various times, dates and details below! Costs: $20 per class w/ pre-registration (Please kindly note that average class costs across the US is $15 w/o a [...]

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Qoya: Dance Your Leo!

Saturday August 24th 9:30 am - 11:00am Qoya, which means "Queen" in Quechua, is a unique blend of dance, yoga, and sensual movement for all who identify as female. In this month's class we explore the themes connected to Leo season: following the heart, courage, speaking your truth, shining brightly, giving zero f*cks, and giving/receiving [...]

read more

Fatphobia: A True Edition Discussion

Friday, August 30, 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM True Edition is a panel-based, open-discussion style event and web series. Created by spoken word poet Afronomenal, the goal of this series is to bring awareness to topics that are often *whispered* about, but never analyzed fully. For updates on events, casting, and vendor opportunities, follow the [...]

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The Fat Chat 2.0

Thursday, August 15, 6pm - 8pm Guess what? The Fat Chat is back!! Join the Clearing at the Living Arts Collective (410 W. Geer St.) on Thursday, August 15th, 6-8pm. This is a facilitated chat circle and break-out sessions to continue a discussion on fatphobia that centers fat/big bodied, queer/trans, and racialized experiences. Join us! [...]

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Summa Bumma Pop-Up Kickback w/DJ GABi

Saturday, August 10, 4pm - 6pm Get jiggy with us on Sat 8/10 from 4-6pm at Living Arts Collective! Live Art by Kiara Sanders | Sounds by DJ GABi of High Tide | FREE Food by Chef Abbi Jai ☀️ Great vibes ☀️ FREE Food ☀️ Dope people ☀️ Cold Water 💦 Beat us there [...]

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Have More Waste Less Plan

Saturdays, Aug 3, 10, 17 & 24 from 12 - 2pm Moving from conspicuous to conscientious consumption. All we got is what we have and we need to use it better. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,,,... the HAVE MORE waste less plan course Saturdays Aug 3, 10, 17 and 24 noon to 2, will focus on bringing [...]

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Fatphobia: A True Edition Discussion

Friday, August 30, 9:30 - 11:30 pm True Edition is a panel-based, open-discussion style event and web series. Created by spoken word poet Afronomenal, the goal of this series is to bring awareness to topics that are often *whispered* about, but never analyzed fully. For updates on events, casting, and vendor opportunities, follow the True [...]

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Pre-Wave Sonic Alchemy Cacao Ceremony

Friday July 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm Looking forward to a special edition Third Friday PRe-wave Sonic Alchemy Cacao ceremony to start off the evening. Inner Space (Edward Rubio) will bring his original sounds to the LAC paired with some basic diaphragmatic breathing exercises, & a hand crafted raw cacao elixir that will help activate the [...]

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The Art of Flower Essences

Saturday August 31st, 12:00pm - 3:00pm Plants hold keys to healing on many levels, and flower essences are one of the most gentle yet potent forms of medicine the plant realm offers. Working on the subtlest level, they gently open and transform our patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior into alignment. So elegant and simple [...]

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HIGH TIDE

Saturday June 29, 10 PM – 3 AM High Tide is a collection of DJ's vendors and creatives mixing everything from house music to afrobeats, soulection vibez, hip hop, reggaeton and baile funk. Really anything that gets the body moving! A new dance party at Living Arts Collective on 410 W Geer St, Durham NC [...]

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