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Chapel Hill's Homegrown Halloween celebration on Franklin Street is one of the most popular Oct. 31 events in the Triangle.
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How to celebrate Halloween in the Triangle

Spooky season is in full swing here at Duke as students have begun planning their costumes and making plans for Halloween night. While many students head to Chapel Hill for Homegrown Halloween, a Franklin Street celebration that welcomes thousands of attendees, there are plenty of other options in the triangle for a fun night.  


Preservation Durham's civil rights walking tour places the city within a national context by showcasing monuments and buildings.
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Durham civil rights tour is a walk through history

Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Brown v. Board of Education, Montgomery bus boycotts, sit-ins. We’ve grown up learning about segregation; we’ve grown accustomed to the same black and white photos of labeled water fountains, the same sparkling four words that have come to represent an entire movement: “I have a dream.” 


The Carrack is a community run, zero commission space for emerging artists to show their work in downtown Durham. 
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10 Durham hidden arts gems to see this summer

2018 has been a significant year for culture at Duke. The opening of the Rubenstein Arts Center on Campus Drive served as a testament to the university's commitment to the arts and the building remains an unmistakable daily reminder of Duke's artistic resources on the bus ride between East and West Campus. 


A downtown Durham staple, the Pinhook is an intimate live music venue host to both local and national acts.
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An introduction to the Triangle’s music scene

The Triangle has become quite the musical linchpin in North Carolina. With countless music venues ranging from independent to commercial, musicians and artists across the country pass through the Triangle each year, leaving behind their mark in North Carolina music history.