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

Nourishing Our Inner Light – New Years Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 1 PM – 6 PM  *In the Ballroom  The start of a New Year holds the potent potential to set forth intentions for how to carry forth in our lives. These are intense times that are calling us to step-up and speak-up. You are invited to gather, to call forth [...]

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MindBody Centering Yoga’s Winter Solstice Manifestation Retreat

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM *In the Studio  The Winter Solstice is an opportune moment to lift the veils of stress and distraction in order to liberate your True purpose. Join nina be in community at the Living Arts Collective for a leisurely morning of focused alchemy to discover the [...]

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Breaking The Cistem: A True Edition Discussion

Friday, December 13th 9:30 - 11:30pm *FREE A panel of trans and non-binary folks sharing their experiences, in a safe and loving space. 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* [...]

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Nourishing Our Inner Light – New Years Day

Nourishing Our Inner Light – New Years Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 1 PM – 6 PM  *In the Ballroom  The start of a New Year holds the potent potential to set forth intentions for how to carry forth in our lives. These are intense times that are calling us to step-up and speak-up. You are invited to gather, to call forth [...]

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MindBody Centering Yoga’s Winter Solstice Manifestation Retreat

MindBody Centering Yoga’s Winter Solstice Manifestation Retreat

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM *In the Studio  The Winter Solstice is an opportune moment to lift the veils of stress and distraction in order to liberate your True purpose. Join nina be in community at the Living Arts Collective for a leisurely morning of focused alchemy to discover the [...]

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Breaking The Cistem: A True Edition Discussion

Breaking The Cistem: A True Edition Discussion

Friday, December 13th 9:30 - 11:30pm *FREE A panel of trans and non-binary folks sharing their experiences, in a safe and loving space. 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* [...]

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Events

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

Calendar

December 2019

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
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  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola Begi…
  • MBCY Restorative
2
  • Family Yoga Classes
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
  • Holiday Movement Ser…
  • BollyX with Lara
3
  • Chant and Move with …
  • Movement Improvisati…
  • Nia
  • Sonic Alchemy Sound …
4
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
5
6
  • OUSIA (oo-see-ahh) F…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Living Room Open Mic
7
  • MBCY I, II, II with …
  • Durham Bodywork Comm…
  • ClayWorks Holiday Sh…
  • First Saturday Salsa…
  • First Saturday Fusio…
8
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • 2nd Sunday Contact I…
  • Capoeira Angola Begi…
  • MBCY Restorative
9
  • Family Yoga Classes
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
  • Holiday Movement Ser…
  • BollyX with Lara
10
  • Chant and Move with …
  • Movement Improvisati…
  • Nia
  • Sonic Alchemy Sound …
11
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
12
13
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Breaking The Cistem:…
14
  • MBCY I, II, II with …
  • Feldenkrais: Back in…
  • Women's Gatheri…
15
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Capoeira Angola Begi…
  • MBCY Restorative
  • Queer Ecstatic Dance
16
  • Family Yoga Classes
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
  • Holiday Movement Ser…
17
  • Chant and Move with …
  • Movement Improvisati…
  • Nia
  • Sonic Alchemy Sound …
18
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • International Folk D…
  • Wednesday Zouk Socia…
19
  • Energy Gym - Untangl…
  • ShaGa Community Clas…
20
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Third Friday ArtWave…
21
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • MBCY I, II, II with …
  • Sacred Sound with Ga…
  • Midwinter Solstice F…
22
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Community Potluck (4…
  • Cancelled - Capoeira…
  • 4th Sundays Salsa Da…
23
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
24
  • *No class today* Cha…
  • Movement Improvisati…
  • Nia
  • Sonic Alchemy Sound …
25
  • MindBody Centering Y…
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27
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
28
  • MBCY I, II, II with …
29
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Living Arts Ecstatic…
  • Canceled - Capoeira …
  • MBCY Restorative
30
  • MindBody Centering Y…
  • Aikido Body Art Move…
31
  • *No class today* Cha…
  • Movement Improvisati…
  • Last Tuesday Monthly…
  • Nia
  • Sonic Alchemy Sound …

Nourishing Our Inner Light – New Years Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 1 PM – 6 PM  *In the Ballroom  The start of a New Year holds the potent potential to set forth intentions for how to carry forth in our lives. These are intense times that are calling us to step-up and speak-up. You are invited to gather, to call forth [...]

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Taste of Meditation

Thursdays 12:00 - 1:00pm At Living Arts Collective (in Durham) 410 W Geer St, Durham, NC 27701Drop in for a taste of inner peace. Everyone wants to be happy but usually we are looking for happiness outside of our mind. By training in Buddhist meditation, we can find lasting happiness and inner peace we've been [...]

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SYNCHRONICITY SHINDIG

Saturday January 11, 7:00p - 11:30p Awen Family Presents: SYNCHRONICITY SHINDIG (ft. Members of Toubab Krewe, Dr. Bacon, Freeway Revival, The Moon Unit, Rollin Dyname, Remedy) Celebrating the new year and everything aligning in perfect harmony! Come join us for a night of music, dancing, exploration, family and eternal love for the living moment and [...]

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MindBody Centering Yoga’s Winter Solstice Manifestation Retreat

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM *In the Studio  The Winter Solstice is an opportune moment to lift the veils of stress and distraction in order to liberate your True purpose. Join nina be in community at the Living Arts Collective for a leisurely morning of focused alchemy to discover the [...]

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Clayworks Holiday Show

Saturday Dec 7th 2:00-6:00pm *In the Studio NC ClayWorks is a pottery guild for potters and pottery lovers in and around the Triangle of North Carolina. Our mission is to encourage, educate and provide opportunities for our members, regardless of skill level. We promote ceramics by sharing our knowledge and love of clay with the [...]

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ClayWorks Holiday Show

Saturday, December 7, 2:00 - 6:00pm Come support local artisans at this holiday market https://www.ncclayworks.org/about.html  

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MBCY Restorative

Sundays 6:30-7:30pm *In the Studio Is savansana your favorite pose? De-stress and find release before another hectic workweek. Sunday night Restorative Yoga is the perfect opportunity to prepare yourself for the days ahead — with a well rested and clear mind, body and heart. MBCY Restorative Yoga calms the nervous system allowing the body to [...]

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Modern Dance Technique

January 4th, January 18th, February 1st 11:30 - 1:30 PM *in the ballroom  This three-session class, intended for experienced dancers, will include floor work, movement across the floor, exercises to condition the feet, back, and spine, and a vigorous phrase that Matthew will extend each lesson. This class will zero in on and explore quadrupedal [...]

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Movement Improvisation Games

Tuesdays 6:00pm- 7:45pm - In the Ballroom The Living Arts Collective will continue featuring dance improvisation on Tuesday evenings in December. This month Matthew Kessler-McMunn & Aubrey Griffith-Zill will facilitate three sessions of movement improvisation games. Here is the plan: Tuesdays December 3, 10, & 17 6:00pm Arrive 6:15-7:45pm Play After a vigorous warm-up, we [...]

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