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Maysa Concert Moved to Sept. 30

Maysa's May 28 show at the Carolina Theatre of Durham has been rescheduled to Sept. 30.

The concert by American jazz singer Maysa, originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 28 at the Carolina Theatre, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 30 at 8 p.m.

We apologize for any inconvenience the postponement of the show may cause to ticket holders and fans.

All tickets purchased for Maysa's scheduled May 28 performance in Durham will be honored at the September 30 show. Ticket holders do not need to take any additional action to see the show on the rescheduled date.

Report: Carolina Theatre Brought $14 Million To Durham in 2012-13

Carolina Theatre Economic Impact: $14 Million in 2012-13

The Carolina Theatre of Durham made a total economic impact of more than $14 million to the city in the 2012-13 fiscal year, according to a recent report from the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB).

With more than 140,000 annual visitors coming to its historic building in Durham's ever-blossoming downtown, the Carolina Theatre made a total economic impact of more than $14 million to the city in the 2012-13 fiscal year, according to a recent report from the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB).

"We're extremely proud to be not only one of the leading cultural assets of Durham, but also one of the top economic drivers of tourism to the city," said Carolina Theatre President/CEO Bob Nocek.

'Chef' Is A Must-See Film For Foodies

The Jon Favreau film Chef screens at the Carolina Theatre on Tuesday (May 6) before it opens at theaters nationwide on Friday.

Spoiler alert: Chef is about food and those who love food… Sooo, does that mean everyone should be interested in this soon-to-debut film? It sure does.

You're in luck: Chef screens at the Carolina Theatre on Tuesday (May 6) before it opens at theaters nationwide on Friday. The screening is part of our ongoing New York Film Critics Series.

Red Baraat To Get Funky in Durham

Red Baarat is coming to the Carolina Theatre of Durham for a Club Carolina date on Wednesday, May 7.

Brooklyn Bhangra band Red Baarat is a musical party of horns, percussion and North Indian rhythms guaranteed to get you out of your seat. They're coming to the Carolina Theatre for a Club Carolina date on Wednesday (May 7).

See Al Jarreau May 1

Al Jarreau in Durham

Jazz and R&B great Al Jarreau will be play the Carolina Theatre of Durham on Thursday (May 1).

Jazz and R&B great Al Jarreau will be at the Theatre tonight (May 1). The amazing vocalist will sing some of his best known songs, as well as musical rarities from his nearly 30 years worth of recorded music. Some seats are still available.

The current tour has taken Jarreau through some of the country's best and most beloved venues. He's been regularly posting interesting anecdotes to a tour diary of his experiences.

Art Garfunkel: 'The voice has come back fully.'

Art Garfunkel will play at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on June 26.

With an enviable history of hits and awards, Art Garfunkel is a certified music legend. He's coming to the Carolina Theatre this summer (June 26) to offer "An Intimate Evening With Art Garfunkel." The show features a combination of music and storytelling that should appeal to longtime Garfunkel fans.

See The Art of Cool Festival

See The First Art of Cool Festival

The first Art of Cool festival takes over Downtown Durham on Fri., Apr. 25 and Sat. Apr. 26.

Durham is the center of the jazz and soul universe this weekend as the first Art of Cool Festival takes over Downtown on Fri., Apr. 25 and Sat. Apr. 26.  Dozens of world class musicians will play more than 30 performances over the two-day event, including two amazing shows at the Carolina Theatre:

Friday: Maceo Parker (see below), Thundercat, Alice Smith, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Russell Gunn
 

City Council Approves Contract Renewal For Carolina Theatre of Durham Inc

City Council Approves New Theatre Contract

Durham City Council approved a new long-term contract renewal with Carolina Theatre of Durham Inc. on Apr. 21 that allows the nonprofit organization to continue operating the historic Carolina Theatre complex for up to 20 years.

Durham City Council approved a new long-term contract renewal with Carolina Theatre of Durham Inc. tonight that paves the way for the nonprofit organization to continue operating the historic Carolina Theatre complex for up to 20 years.

Rap Supergroup Deltron 3030 Coming To Durham

Rap supergroup  Deltron 3030 is coming to the Carolina Theatre of Durham this summer (July 16).

 

Live hip hop doesn't always get the same respect given to touring artists in other musical genres. Maybe more people need to see — and hear — Deltron 3030.

Good news: the rap supergroup — emcee Del the Funky Homosapien, DJ Kid Koala and producer Dan "The Automator" Nakamura — is coming to Durham this summer (July 16) in support of its most recent release, Event 2, which dropped last fall. 

Maceo Parker and Carolina Soul Tribute Headline Art Of Cool Festival

2014 Art Of Cool Festival

Maceo Parker and a Carolina Soul Tribute will headline the first Art Of Cool Festival in Durham on April 25 and 26.

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