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.

 

Living Arts Collective Fundraising Celebration

Living Arts Collective Fundraising Celebration

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 6 PM – 11 PM   This is a gathering and opportunity to express your appreciation for Living Arts Collective, vibrant arts community and you! We will have a live auction, live music and performances by The Living Artists, raffle drawings, food, VIP experiences, special presentations & more. Save the [...]

Vaudeville Varieties by Mettlesome

Vaudeville Varieties by Mettlesome

January 30th 8:00pm, February 1st 8:00pm , February 2nd 2:00pm - In the Studio  Step right up! Step right up for Vaudeville Varieties! A showcase of experimental sketch, circus, clowning and more! Guaranteed to fill your evening with bawdy delights and feats of amazement. You’ll be wooed; you’ll be wowed. Just don’t be wrong and [...]

Intimacy Circle: Cultivating Intimacy Around Intimacy

Saturday,  February 8th, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM We'll be circling to talk to about intimacy, using the following questions as a guide for sharing. The intention is to explore our individual relationships with intimacy and learn from each other about what intimacy is, where we have it in our lives, and how we [...]

Frontiers of Movement -An Introduction to Continuum 

February 15th - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM  Discover your innate capacity to nourish and restore yourself through the sound and movement practice of Continuum.  Through creative explorations in movement, breath, sound and stillness you will discover and cultivate a new and exquisite sensibility of embodiment. No prior experience required $20 For more information or to REGISTER email Laura [...]

Frontiers of Movement – A Continuum Exploration

February 18th and March 3rd 5:30 PM -7:30 PM  Discover your deep capacity to nourish and restore yourself through the sound and movement practice of Continuum. Through creative explorations in movement, breath, sound and stillness you will discover and cultivate a new and exquisite sensibility of embodiment. No prior experience required $20 per class For more [...]

Exploring the Inner World of Movement: The Feldenkrais Way

Third Saturdays, February 15 - June 20, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM We are excited to announce the continuation of the collaboration between the Wellness Station and the Living Arts Collective in 2020! Paul McAndrew will present Feldenkrais ”Awareness Through Movement“ lessons the third Saturday of each month. The theme for the first 6 classes [...]

Men’s Gathering & Dance

Saturday, January 25th, 7pm - 9pm There are many things that we can do to deepen our connections as men. Breathing, dancing and circling together is a way that we are familiar with here at LAC. As we begin this new year and enter into another decade, let’s continue to bring our unique offerings and [...]

West African movement session presented by Organizer of The Harambee Collective & LAC

Thursday January 16th 7:00pm-9:00pm - In the Ballroom  This will be an evening of rhythm and dance featuring live music, exploring the diaspora of Africa, featuring McDaniel Roberts, Artistic Director of The Harambee Collective. We will also enlighten you on health and wellness. Come out and let's dance! Also there will be information about upcoming [...]

Upper Room Solutions: High Science for Community Development

Thursdays, January 16 - February 20, 7:00 - 9:00 PM Teaching from his upcoming publications, "The Sunrise in the West" and "Star Logic Poieses", Solomon Burnette shares strategic planning and grand designs for "African American" community development over the next two generations and beyond. Engaging statecraft, metaphysics, art, economy and spirituality, this lecture series, workshop [...]

Baba’s Rising Sons African Dance Master Class Series

Thursdays, Feb. 27, Mar. 19, Apr. 16, May 21 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Celebrate the Legacy of Baba Chuck Davis through dance with two of his Dancing Sons (Baba Stafford C. Berry & Baba McDaniel Roberts), as they share traditional and contemporary African Dance with Live Drumming. Cost: $20 per class

Sunday Open Mic – For Kids of All Ages

Every Third Sunday of the month 2:00- 4:00pm   Join us for an opportunity to share family-friendly stories, songs and music from kids of all ages from your community. With a living room feel and an open stage for performing and sharing un-amplified music, stories, songs, spoken word, chants and connection every third Sunday of [...]

Salsa Intro! From zero to Basics

Thursdays, January 16 - February 06, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM This is a 4 week series course for people that have no experience and are new to Salsa. The classes are designed to make you comfortable and aware of Salsa Basics. You will learn both dance roles and after this level you can decide [...]

Living Arts Collective Fundraising Celebration

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 6 PM – 11 PM   This is a gathering and opportunity to express your appreciation for Living Arts Collective, vibrant arts community and you! We will have a live auction, live music and performances by The Living Artists, raffle drawings, food, VIP experiences, special presentations & more. Save the [...]

Swing Dance at the Living Arts Collective

Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 7 PM – 11 PM A fun night of Swing Dancing! Beginner Lesson begins at 7:00 PM DJ starts at 8:00 PM No Partner Necessary $7.00 for TSDS Members $10.00 for Non-TSDS-Members Want to get in FREE? Volunteer Opportunities Available! Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/sjgcy8q

Vaudeville Varieties by Mettlesome

January 30th 8:00pm, February 1st 8:00pm , February 2nd 2:00pm - In the Studio  Step right up! Step right up for Vaudeville Varieties! A showcase of experimental sketch, circus, clowning and more! Guaranteed to fill your evening with bawdy delights and feats of amazement. You’ll be wooed; you’ll be wowed. Just don’t be wrong and [...]

Movement Improvisation Games

Tuesdays January 14th, 21st, 28th 6:15-7:45pm - In 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 January 14th, 21st, 28th 6:00pm Arrive 6:15-7:45pm Play After a vigorous warm-up, [...]

Mohamed Ali Workshops and Show

Saturday, February 22 11:00am - 1:00pm and 2:00pm - 4:00pm Saidi & Shaabi Mohamed Ali Workshops and Show Saturday, February 22nd 2020 Workshops at the Living Art Collective in Durham, NC 11am-1am Saidi (Upper Egyptian "Stick" Dance) - $45 *If you have a stick/cane please bring one. Additional canes will be provided to use/purchase at [...]

Third Friday Durham ARTwave + Night Market

Every Third Friday of the month  6:00pm – 11:00pm We will have an open house doors open at 6:00 pm every Third Friday! Please support the artists!   ARTShowcase + NIGHTmarket + EcstaticDANCE + ClothingSWAP   Every Third Friday we host a clothing swap! Bring some items in and take some home!   ART SHOWCASE [...]

Yoga Chill at LAC

2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:45pm - 7:45pm Enjoy a relaxing slow yin yoga style class to unwind with a meditative journey of poses. All levels are welcome, classes are designed with beginners in mind. 2nd & 4th Thursdays www.ambliveswell.com/class-schedule

Yoga Heat at LAC

2nd & 4th Thursdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm Enjoy an upbeat power yoga style class that will leave you feeling empowered and energized! All levels are welcome, classes are designed with beginners in mind. 2nd & 4th Thursdays www.ambliveswell.com/class-schedule

Durham Square Dance

Saturday January 18th, 7:30pm - 10:00pm Live music from The Red Herrings and dance calling from Nancy Mamlin. No partner or experience required. As always, all are welcome. Doors at 7:30 / Dance 8:00-10:00 $10 suggested donation Spread the word and bring friends!

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 [...]

Modern Dance Technique

January 4th, January 18th, February 29th 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 [...]

MindBody Centering Yoga: Yin Yoga with nina be

Mondays 5:30-6:30pm - In the Ballroom  MindBody Centering Yoga Yin Yoga gives you support for your busy life. By staying in poses for 3-5 minutes you can release blocked energy and make room for healing and rejuvenation. MBCY Yin yoga is a scientific approach that integrates the meridian and chakra systems as total mindbody support. [...]

MindBody Centering Yoga: Magic Dozen

Sundays 9:30-1100am - In the Studio  MindBody Centering Yoga Magic Dozen is a 90 minute class that begins with calm centering. From this place of deep quiet, you are guided through a developmental movement series and into the 12 essential MindBody Centering Yoga postures. The class finishes with a Yoga Nidra accompanied by singing bowls.

MindBody Centering Yoga: I, II, II with nina be

Saturdays 9:30-11:00am - In the Studio MindBody Centering Yoga I, II, II is a 90 minute class that blends the rigors of Ashtanga and Dharma Yoga with common sense approaches to deep core strengthening. This vigorous strength class builds your confidence and enhances the mind/body relationship.

MindBody Centering Yoga: Chakra Yoga with Kristen Hess

Every Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm- In the Studio In this gentle yoga class you'll experience slow dynamic stretching, mindful breathing and deep inner-listening. Each class is focused on a center of the body (chakra) with the intention of cultivating supportive engagement of the physical body as a means to harmonize specific qualities of the mind and emotions. [...]

Chant and Move

Tuesdays at January 14, 21 and 28  - 5:45-6:45 PM - In the Studio My colleague Shefa Gold said: Chant is the process of calling forth hidden truths and bringing them into awareness and manifestation through voice and intention. Join us for 3 Tuesdays of chant, using the sounds of our voices to connect us [...]

Free Intro to Sacred Sexual Awakening & Healing® for Women*

Sunday, January 19, 11:30am - 2:30pm Event is free but you must reserve a ticket as seating is limited. Have you overlooked a huge piece of your spiritual growth? If you have not addressed your sexual healing, you’re probably falling short of your potential to attract and receive the things that are most important to [...]

Women’s Gathering and Dance

Saturday, November 23, December 14, January 25, 6:00pm - 9:00pm Sisters, It is time to gather. To celebrate & love & uplift ourselves and each other. To move To be still To return to the sense of the village To true sisterhood To let ourselves be seen in this way And to be held. We [...]

Nia

Thursdays  5:45pm - 6:45pm -- Ballroom Move in YOUR body’s way to Nia work outs influenced by modern and jazz dance infused with yoga, aikido, tai chi, Feldenkrais, and more! Sonic landscapes relax and awaken you, fire you up and soothe you. Guided by sensation and empowered to choose pleasure, you become your own personal [...]