Picture the music video for Katy Perry’s 2010 summer hit “California Girls:” screaming neon colors, swirling rainbow lollipops, giant ice cream dripping with strawberry syrup and pink cotton candy clouds.
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While I am indeed a Durham native, I never had the privilege of taking a dance class at Ninth Street Dance and becoming a part of this studio — that is, until this past weekend.
As the pandemic swept through the United States, Bright Black Candles was faced with new challenges, was endorsed by Beyoncé and has collaborated with the likes of Jordan Peele and Michelle Obama.
It’s officially fall, and with fall comes one very important and crucial item — a pumpkin spice latte.
With limited options for social engagement, Halloween is looking very different this year.
If you aimlessly drive through downtown Durham you may miss a delicious, vibrant and progressive food joint: Queen Burger.
"NYU students were using TikTok to show how their boxed meals were screwed up. Someone who was supposed to get a caesar salad instead got a box with a packet of balsamic vinaigrette and a bag of chips.That’s not a meal at all."
Nine months into a year characterized by a global pandemic, many of us have been thrust uncomfortably close to the idea of death — much closer than six feet.
Hosted by Duke’s Power Plant Gallery at the American Tobacco Campus, the exhibition shifted to a virtual format due to guidelines instituted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including an artist talk held Aug. 22 on Zoom.
Marcus Hawley spent the last week of March developing a mask prototype, but he never imagined it would actually see the light of day.
A Durham-based children’s storyteller and aerial performer Amy Godfrey wants to change the dominant narrative around children, and she wants to change how adults talk about and to them.
Founded by Duke alumna Miss B. Haven, Trinity ‘18, and Jaylan Rhea, Shipshowz is more than just an outlet for drag performances: It is a transcendental performance showcase and a symbolic statement — a vision of radical queer liberation and of a world unbound by capitalist self-gratification.
The Power Company closed in 2000 when the owners transitioned the space into Teasers Men’s Club, but former frequenters regularly share music, photos and memories that ensure its legacy endures.
The dying vivacity within the tattoo shop was indicative of the impending shutdown. The shop voluntarily closed their doors two days later.
The highest bidders in The Patchwork Market’s Instagram auctions win hand-crafted prizes, but founder Morgan Grimm’s hope is that the featured makers come out victorious, too.
Owner Allie Labate always intended to use VYB Studio as a space that helped and supported the Durham community — she just didn’t anticipate doing it amid a global pandemic.
On March 11, this year’s Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, which is held annually in Durham, N.C., was cancelled.
In Durham’s burgeoning underground EDM scene, The Fruit is quickly becoming the life of the party.