Our parking is in front of and behind the Living Arts Collective, as well as in the small lot directly across the street from Blue Point Yoga, but there are many other lots which you can park in.

Referencing the map below, the green areas have all been approved with owners of buildings for after hours parking only. There is also street parking all over the Central Park district and two hour parking in some residential areas to the south west.

 

Music of the Heart

Music of the Heart

Sunday, June 3, 6:30 – 8:30pm “My music is my thought, and my thought is my emotion; the deeper I dive into the ocean of feeling, the more beautiful are the pearls I bring forth in the form of melodies.” ~~Hazrat Inayat Khan There is indeed a Music of the Heart; a subtle, ever changing [...]

Again, but this time with feeling

Again, but this time with feeling

Thursday, June 7th – Sunday, June 10th, 8 – 9 pm In a new group work called "Again, but this time with feeling", Anna Barker of real.live.people applies her signature dance-theater style to the human experience of failure. This production marks the third evening-length work by real.live.people, following her successful 2016 production "FEATURE PRESENTATION" and [...]

Bring Your Own Beginner Acro Class

Thursday, May 24th, 7:30 – 8:30pm We were all beginners once. We often hear that what people love about our Triangle Acro community was how they were welcomed with warmth, support, safe space, and encouragement when they were starting out. In this very special class, we invite you to "Bring Your Own Beginner" and pay [...]

Source Flow: Creative Pathways to Inquiry

Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 19 from 7:30- 9:30, Contact Jam, Tuesday June 26 from 7:00 – 9:30 Come explore aspects of contact improvisation, movement and theater improvisation, Body-Mind Centering and Authentic Movement. Opening pathways to the source of our creativity and imagination through embodiment. Come play, enjoy, and have fun with others. It requires no [...]

Tuesday CI Jam at LAC! May Edition

Tuesday, May 29th, 7 – 9:30pm The space is open at 7:00pm, and there will be an opening circle at 7:30pm and a closing circle at 9:15pm. Live music by John Osburn, a professional musician for dancers who has played for universities and for the summer school at the American Dance Festival (bio below). You [...]

Music of the Heart

Sunday, June 3, 6:30 – 8:30pm “My music is my thought, and my thought is my emotion; the deeper I dive into the ocean of feeling, the more beautiful are the pearls I bring forth in the form of melodies.” ~~Hazrat Inayat Khan There is indeed a Music of the Heart; a subtle, ever changing [...]

First Saturday Fusion Dance at Living Arts *downstairs studio*

Saturday, June 2nd, 9pm – 12am Let's get our dance on! 1st Saturday in June at the Living Arts Collective. Dance 9 - 11:30p First set DJ TBA Second set DJ TBA *Please note the dance will be in the downstairs studio! This studio has a yummy sprung cork floor, powerful sound system, and good [...]

Again, but this time with feeling

Thursday, June 7th – Sunday, June 10th, 8 – 9 pm In a new group work called "Again, but this time with feeling", Anna Barker of real.live.people applies her signature dance-theater style to the human experience of failure. This production marks the third evening-length work by real.live.people, following her successful 2016 production "FEATURE PRESENTATION" and [...]

Triangle Zouk Fundamentals 6-Week Series!

Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30pm, May 2nd – June 6th Whether you're curious about Brazilian zouk, or wanting to learn this beautiful partner dance that can be danced to almost any music, here's your chance to dive in with us! This six-week series covers the fundamentals of Brazilian zouk connection and movement. You don't need a [...]

Tonal Agility: Push – Reach – Pull in Contact Improvisation

Tuesdays, May 1st – 29th, 7 – 9pm PUSH - REACH - PULL in Contact Improvisation Class Focus: Develop a broader vocabulary of movements through the lens of Push, Reach and Pull. Dynamic range is a result of playing between the states of moving away and moving toward. Accessing this range adds spice to our [...]

International Folk Dancing

Wednesdays, 7 – 9:30pm The Durham/Chapel Hill International Folk Dance Club is a fun social group for international folk dancing. Newcomers welcome! Schedule 7:00 - Easy dancing 8:00 - Teaching of a new dance 8:30 - Announcements 8:40-9:30 - More dancing See website for more information: http://www.trianglefolkdancers.org/chifdc/chifd.html

Improvisation and Physical Theater Workshop

Friday, June 15th, 1 – 6pm This workshop is based on tasks that use theatricality and a state of being as influence for physical movement. We will warm up through tasks that ask us to re-imagine that body in different contexts and then move into larger "happenings" in the space. We will explore different methods [...]

NCZoukFest 2018

Saturday, December 1st – Sunday, December 2nd We are so excited to announce the 2nd annual NCZoukFest in Durham, NC November 30th-December 2nd, 2018!! LIMITED EARLY BIRD PASSES ON SALE NOW for just $99 at https://nczoukfest2018.brownpapertickets.com/ The vision of this festival is to create a quality Zouk-learning and social dancing experience that embodies a warm, inviting, [...]

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 [...]

1st Saturday Salsa Social

First Saturdays, 7:30 – 10:30pm Cost $10 Doors open 7:30 Beginners Lesson 7:40 - 8 Dancing 8 -10:30 Come join us at the Living Arts Collective for the 1st Saturday salsa Social. It's a beautiful space and great atmosphere to dance, smile, and share an evening with friends!

Djembe FUNdamentals – Adults & Mature Youth

Sunday, May 20th 6 – 8:30pm 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 begin to hone the basic techniques to enjoy [...]

Orquestra GarlDel Monthly Residency

Sunday, April 22nd, May 27th, and June 24th 3:00 – 5:30pm Both Orquesta GarDel and Living Arts Collective are thrilled to announce an exciting collaboration for 2018 - GarDel is the salsa-band-in-residence at LAC. Every fourth Sunday (except the kickoff edition on Jan 21) we will perform in this intimate, inviting dance studio. All are welcome - social salsa [...]

Melodic Breathing Meditation Series

Tuesdays 7:30 – 9pm *downstairs studio* What if you could experience some of the benefits that meditation has to offer immediately, and in a single session? This is exactly what we are offering in our workshop: a tiny peak into what meditation is like. Through conscious breathing you can silence your mind and feel what it [...]

AcroYoga Jam

Thursdays at 8:30 PM Join us for the Triangle Acro Yoga Jam in downtown Durham at the Living Arts Collective EVERY Thursday (except the 4th of the month) and enjoy our new sprung bamboo floor! The jam is free if you attend the class (rotating themes) beforehand at 7:30 PM. Make sure to follow Triangle AcroYoga [...]

BollyX Dance Fitness with Lara

Mondays, 6:30 - 7:30 Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance-fitness program that combines exhilarating choreography and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world. Come dressed to sweat and ready to dance! All levels welcome. Your First Class = $5 Drop-In = $10 5-Class Card = $40 https://bollyx.com/instructor/lara-ezor/

Triangle Contact Improvisation

The Living Arts Collectives often hosts Triangle CI events such as workshops, classes, jams, and underscores. Often at least one Contact Improv  event per month. See the LAC calendar or Triangle CI website to find out more!

Zouk Nights

Every Wednesday 9:00-11:30pm Embodied Dance brings you a weekly Zouk party experience EVERY Wednesday night at the Living Arts Collective from 9-11pm! We will be mixing the best Zoukable music from neozouk and ghetto zouk to hip-hop, R&B, kizomba, and your favorite zouk remixes and cover songs!! We can zouk to it all! Cover $7 or [...]

Durham Dance Wave

Fridays, 7:30pm-9pm  Sundays, 11:15am-12:45pm   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 [...]