Calendar / Type: Music

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Archibald J. Motley Jr., Hot Rhythm, 1961. Oil on canvas, 40 x 48.375 inches (101.6 x 122.9 cm). Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy of the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.

Jazz at the Mary Lou - 9:30 PM to 12:00 AM

Make connections to American artist Archibald Motley through an evening of jazz with Duke’s Jazz Studies Program.  This program embraces all things jazz and unites jazz lovers from local communities and Triangle and Triad area campuses in a lively social setting. The evening features live performances by an extraordinary house band under the directorship of professor John Brown and Duke music students or special guest artists.  Refreshments and drinks are served. Co-sponsored by the Duke University Union, the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture and the Duke Jazz Studies Program 

 

Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture, 201 W Union Bldg., Duke’s West Campus


IMAGE: Archibald J. Motley Jr., Hot Rhythm, 1961. Oil on canvas, 40 x 48.375 inches (101.6 x 122.9 cm). Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy of the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

The Beast

The Beast performs - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

African American Music from Spirituals to Hip Hop

 

Led by Pierce Freelon, hip-hop and jazz quartet The Beast’s performance will tell the story of African American music against the backdrop of art by Archibald Motley. Performing original songs, as well as standards from the spiritual, jazz, and hip-hop canon, The Beast will introduce visitors to their revolutionary new style of music while paying homage to the musicians who came before them. http://www.thebeastmusic.com/

 

Gallery Talk at 6 PM; Performance in the lecture hall at 7 PM.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

livelocal

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Live & Local - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Enjoy Live & Local Sunday afternoons twice a month in June, July and August. Experience live music by area musicians and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

brewview

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Brew & View - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Stroll the galleries then relax and celebrate summer on the patio with a sampling of beers from the triangle and beyond! With your $5 tasting you also receive a special coupon to pair with a Nasher Museum Café dinner. Make reservations for dinner online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

livelocal

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Live & Local - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Enjoy Live & Local Sunday afternoons twice a month in June, July and August. Experience live music by area musicians and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

livelocal

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Live & Local - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Enjoy Live & Local Sunday afternoons twice a month in June, July and August. Experience live music by area musicians and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

brewview

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Brew & View - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Stroll the galleries then relax and celebrate summer on the patio with a sampling of beers from the triangle and beyond! With your $5 tasting you also receive a special coupon to pair with a Nasher Museum Café dinner. Make reservations for dinner online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

livelocal

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Live & Local - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Enjoy Live & Local Sunday afternoons twice a month in June, July and August. Experience live music by area musicians and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

livelocal

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Live & Local - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Enjoy Live & Local Sunday afternoons twice a month in June, July and August. Experience live music by area musicians and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

brewview

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Brew & View - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Stroll the galleries then relax and celebrate summer on the patio with a sampling of beers from the triangle and beyond! With your $5 tasting you also receive a special coupon to pair with a Nasher Museum Café dinner. Make reservations for dinner online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

livelocal

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Live & Local - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Enjoy Live & Local Sunday afternoons twice a month in June, July and August. Experience live music by area musicians and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

livelocal

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Live & Local - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Enjoy Live & Local Sunday afternoons twice a month in June, July and August. Experience live music by area musicians and a brunch menu featuring local ingredients. Free for café patrons. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.