Afro-Cuban jazz legend to perform at Baldwin
“It’s too bad Baldwin doesn’t have a dance floor anymore. They’ll have to use the aisles.”
Hoof 'n' Horn presents Urinetown
Urinetown tackles questions of the condition of society through both laugh-out-loud comedy and subtler, ironic commentary.
Duke professor and puppeteer presents final production at Manbites Dog
If My Feet Have Lost the Ground invokes puppetry to elaborately portray the complexities of the human experience.
Exhibit gives voice to survivors of sexual violence
“The hardest words I ever said were, I need to talk to someone about an assault.”
Interview: Hannibal Buress
"Get it together and come to my show, because it’s an hour that will save your life. Put that in the paper."
A night with Bo Burnam from my perspective
Burnham satirizes societal taboos like race, sex, gender and religion with his comedic videos, songs and stand-up tours.
Domestic abuse explored in one-acts at Common Ground
A local family’s performance art company is tackling the issue of domestic violence through theater.
NCMA Presents Film Noir Retrospective
The North Carolina Museum of Art is currently hosting “Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know,” a weekly film series dedicated to highlighting seminal movies in the film noir genre.
The Good, The Bad and the Unwatchable: A Review of Freewater's Fall Movies
To help maximize your trips to Griffith Theater, here is the scoop on what to watch and what to skip.
Interview: Matt Victoriano of Intrepid Life
Recess chats with the owner of Intrepid Life Coffee and Spirits.
Google Hangout with alumni in arts and media
Born out of the student-driven desire to meet and connect with Duke alumni working in arts and medial-related fields, a live Google Hangout will allow students to make these connections.
Miró exhibit challenges viewer perceptions of everyday objects
“Miró was really interested in tapping into the fundamental human desire to create."
Restaurant Review: Pizzeria Toro
Pizzeria Toro is back. After a fire closed the locally renowned pizza restaurant in November 2013, it has reopened with a fresh new vibe and open layout.
Majesty Incognito transcends cultural differences
The paintings combine images from archival photographs of African-Americans from the early 1900s with styles of traditional Japanese painting.
Chimamanda Adichie coming to Duke to talk about "Americanah"
Adichie is a rallying figure in the ongoing discourse on feminism and its intersection with race and ethnicity.
Duke to welcome renowned composer Frank Ticheli to Baldwin Auditorium
“It seems he can take any idea and make it beautiful."
D.C. punk retrospective comes to Center for Documentary Studies
At the end of the 1970s, Washington, D.C., was moving away from the disco scene towards a bolder and more uncertain cultural landscape.
Theater Studies show premieres new play written by Duke professor
“An explosion is the most lasting thing in the universe.”
Five Fall performances not to be missed at Duke
Recess recommends five Duke Performances shows for the upcoming Fall semester.
Rauschenberg exhibit at Nasher creates unexpected conversations
Fundamentally built upon relationships, Rauschenberg’s works invite the viewer into an autobiography.
Duke Players welcome freshmen with "Demon Baby"
This year, Duke Players will be performing Erin Courtney's “Demon Baby” for their orientation week show. They hope the play's themes of adaptation will both welcome and comfort incoming freshmen...
American Dance Festival brings modern dance world to Durham
“Don’t come with preconceived notions about what dance–even modern dance–should look like.”
New arts-based pre-orientation program to come to Duke
Project Arts, the newest addition to Duke’s pre-orientation programs, is scheduled to be up and running by 2015.