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Durham County Library Hosts Panel Discussion on Jews and Durham in Transition & Jewish Life “Pop-Up Museum”

Durham County Library will host a panel discussion on the history of Jews in Durham with historians Leonard Rogoff and Karin Shapiro and with Lynne Grossman and Robert Rosenstein. Both Grossman and Rosenstein’s families have lived in Durham for many generations. The program will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, at the Main […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Discussion of Nasher Exhibit Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey

Trevor Schoonmaker, the Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum, and Juline Chevalier, Curator of Education at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, will present a discussion and slide lecture on the current exhibit “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey” on Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. […]

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May 18, 1963: A Durham’s Civil Rights Story

Durham County Library and St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation will host a program commemorating Durham’s May 1963 civil rights activities. The event, entitled “Just Friends You Never Knew: A Personal and Historical Glance at Durham’s Integration of Public Facilities,” will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville […]

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Durham County Library Hosts Dr. Freddie Parker Lecture at Opening of Civil War Photography Exhibit

Durham County Library will host the NC Department of Cultural Resources exhibit, Freedom, Sacrifice, and Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography from May 5-May 29, 2013. Dr. Freddie Parker, former chair of the North Carolina Central History Department and scholar of North Carolina history, will present a lecture on the Civil War in North Carolina for […]

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Durham County Library Celebrates Downtown Durham

Durham County Library will host recently retired Downtown Durham, Inc. president, Bill Kalkhof, as he leads a discussion and celebration of the organization’s 20th year. Kalkhof will be joined in an up-close and personal conversation by Andrew “Andy” Widmark, early downtown developer, and Michael Goodmon, Vice President of real estate for Capitol Broadcasting Company, which […]

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