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Shelby Lynne Will Play 2 Albums & More in Durham

Country music star Shelby Lynne will play 2 full albums worth of material plus other hits at her rescheduled show at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on May 18.

Shelby Lynne has rescheduled her Feb. 13 Club Carolina show at the Carolina Theatre of Durham, and she’ll be delivering a very special performance when she plays here on May 18.

John Waters’ ‘Filthy’ Grammy-Nominated Self Comes To Durham

Director, writer and comedian John Waters brings his 'This Filthy World' show to the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Feb. 6.

You know who reminds us of John Waters? No one. And that’s why we love him.

An American counterculture hero, Waters brings his one-man show ‘This Filthy World’ to Durham on Friday, Feb. 6. The 2015 version of ‘Filthy’ is completely re-worked from the past iterations - not surprising at all for a director, writer, actor and artist who seems to never stop challenging himself.

Civil Rights Committee to Host Tours at CTD

Civil Rights Exhibit Tour Postponed

The Civil RIghts Committee will host tours of the permanent 'Confronting Change' exhibit at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

UPDATE: Monday, Mar. 16 - Noon *** The Carolina Theatre has rescheduled the Feb. 24 date for the visitor tour of the venue’s Civil Rights exhibit: "Confronting Change"  to Monday, March 23 from 3-5 p.m.  Civil Rights Committee members Vivian McCoy, Claudine Daye Lewis, Vera Whisenton and Carl Whisenton will be present.

Boxing Meets Opera in Approaching Ali

The North Carolina Opera presents 'Approaching Ali' at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

If you believe that the brutality of boxing couldn’t possibly be translated into the drama of an opera, you probably never saw Muhammad Ali fight. From outlandish interviews to trash-talking his opponents, Ali did everything with a diva-like flair still unmatched by any athlete. Ever.

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. Announces Second Straight Financial Surplus

The Carolina Theatre of Durham Inc. recorded its second straight financial surplus in Fiscal Year 2013-14.

For the second consecutive year, Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. recorded a financial surplus, according to audited financial statements presented to the Board of Trustees today. On the strength of record activity levels, the nonprofit recorded a surplus of $41,226 in Fiscal Year 2014, which ended June 30. See the Carolina Theatre's Annual Report.

Civil War Film Series Starts With ‘Josey Wales’

The Carolina Theatre of Durham will help its home city mark the susqucentennial of the Civil War with a film series.

Throughout 2015, many cities, towns and historic sites in the U.S. will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. Durham played an incredibly important role in the conflict and its subsequent resolution: in April of 1865, the war’s largest troop surrender occurred at the farmhouse of James and Nancy Bennett near the present day location of the Bull City.

Book Harvest at Theatre Collects More Than 20,000 Books

Volunteers accepted more than 20,000 books for the NC Book Harvest at the Dream Big Book Drive 2015 at the Carolina Theatre of Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 19).

Scores of volunteers and donors celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the successful Dream Big Book Drive at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 19).

Lucinda Williams to Perform Songs After Film:Acoustic on Jan. 26

Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams will play songs after the Film Acoustic screening of Wise Blood with Modern School of Filmfounder Robert Milazzo on Jan. 26 at the Carolina Theatre

When you’re as talented as Lucinda Williams, you can do anything you want on your birthday, especially if that involves playing music inside the Carolina Theater’s Fletcher Hall.

Wynonna and Friends Stories & Song Tour Starts Tonight in Durham

The 2015 Wynonna and Friends Stories & Song Tour kicks-off at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Wednesday, Jan. 14.

One of a select group of artists who can be recognized by a single name, Wynonna is a country music legend. The chart-topping, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter gets back in front of her fans tonight (Jan. 14) when the 2015 Wynonna and Friends Stories & Song Tour kicks-off at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

Shelby Lynne Concert Postponed

Shelby Lynne's Feb. 13 concert at the Carolina Theatre of Durham has been postponed. A new date has not yet been announced.

Grammy-winning country vocalist Shelby Lynne was scheduled to perform at the Carolina Theatre on Feb. 13, but a scheduling conflict has forced the postponement of the show. A new date has not been set, but we do expect to announce it soon.
 
All tickets purchased for Lynne’s February 13 show in Durham will remain valid for the new date; no action is required by ticket buyers who still wish to attend the show. 

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