Calendar / Type: Concerts and Performances

Thursday, July 7, 2016

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GALLERY CONCERT - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Relax in The Collection Galleries with live music by Mark Wells that complements American Art, 1800-1945.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

ADF - Trajal Harrell

American Dance Festival: Trajal Harrell - 8:00 PM

This event will be held at Shaefer Lab Theatre at Duke University. 

The American Dance Festival and Nasher Museum co-present Trajal Harrell in his performance piece Judson Church is Ringing in Harlem (M2M), a work for three dancers which engages the formalism and minimalism of postmodernism with the flamboyancy of voguing. Combining these contrasting styles, Harrell also looks at the influence of jazz and improvisation in early postmodern dance.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

ADF - Trajal Harrell

American Dance Festival: Trajal Harrell - 8:00 PM

This event will be held at Shaefer Lab Theatre at Duke University. 

The American Dance Festival and Nasher Museum co-present Trajal Harrell in his performance piece Judson Church is Ringing in Harlem (M2M), a work for three dancers which engages the formalism and minimalism of postmodernism with the flamboyancy of voguing. Combining these contrasting styles, Harrell also looks at the influence of jazz and improvisation in early postmodern dance.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

ADF - Trajal Harrell

Artist Talk: Trajal Harrell - 5:00 PM

American Dance Festival and the Nasher Museum co-present a talk by Trajal Harrell entitled, “Maybe to Spectacle,” about the relationship of his choreographic work to the “No to Spectacle” stance of conceptual dance and Yvonne Rainer‘s “No Manifesto”; and how he developed his eight-part series Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at The Judson Church as a counter-strategy of “Maybe to Spectacle.” 

ADF - Trajal Harrell

American Dance Festival: Trajal Harrell - 8:00 PM

This event will be held at Shaefer Lab Theatre at Duke University. 

The American Dance Festival and Nasher Museum co-present Trajal Harrell in his performance piece Judson Church is Ringing in Harlem (M2M), a work for three dancers which engages the formalism and minimalism of postmodernism with the flamboyancy of voguing. Combining these contrasting styles, Harrell also looks at the influence of jazz and improvisation in early postmodern dance.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

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Gallery Concert: Bluegrass with Jeff Stickley and Jason Beverly - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Enjoy live music in the galleries by musicians Jeff Stickley and Jason Beverly. Inspired by and performing in the Burk Uzzle: Southern Landscapes exhibition, Stickley will play traditional Southern bluegrass on the guitar with Beverly on mandolin. The duo will share how the songs connect to the photographs on display.

 

Arrive early for dinner in the museum café or to enjoy learning more about the museum exhibitions on the 6 PM public tour. Café reservations recommended.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Lavender Country

Lavender Country: Live Performance And Film Screening - 5:30 PM

Meet Patrick Haggerty, author of Lavender Country, the world’s first openly gay country album (1973), now enjoying a resurgence of popularity since its reissue two years ago on the Paradise of Bachelors label, based in Chapel Hill. Haggerty will share music and stories about his experiences as an openly gay country music artist and lifetime political activist.  The “unplugged” performance, featuring Nashville-based backup band Promised Land Sound, will be preceded by a free screening of “These C*cksucking Tears,” a documentary short film by Daniel Taberski about the Lavender Country story, which won best documentary short at South by Southwest 2016 in Austin, Texas. Cash bar at 5:30 PM.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Sonya Clark - Unraveling

Sonya Clark: Gallery Performance - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Richmond-based artist Sonya Clark presents her work Unraveling, a performance in the gallery in which she slowly unravels, thread by thread, the cotton Confederate battle flag.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

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Hardcore Southern Punk Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

An afternoon of southern punk energy expression featuring Pipe and other longtime local bands. Organized by Chapel Hill-based musician Mac McCaughan.

 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

So and So

So and So: Poetry and art - 7:00 PM

Poets and fiction writers give a public reading of their work in response to works of art or issues raised in Southern Accent. Cash bar.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

In Plain Site

Trisha Brown Dance Company: In Plain Site - 6:00 PM

Retired pioneering choreographer Trisha Brown’s dance company breathes new life into her masterpiece, In Plain Site, in an unconventional space ─ the Nasher Museum. Presented by Duke Performances. Tickets (space is limited): $32 general admission, $15 ages 30 and under, $10 Duke students. Purchase tickets: dukeperformances.duke.edu.

In Plain Site

Trisha Brown Dance Company: In Plain Site - 8:30 PM

Retired pioneering choreographer Trisha Brown’s dance company breathes new life into her masterpiece, In Plain Site, in an unconventional space ─ the Nasher Museum. Presented by Duke Performances. Tickets (space is limited): $32 general admission, $15 ages 30 and under, $10 Duke students. Purchase tickets: dukeperformances.duke.edu.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Shirlette Ammons p/c John Vettese

Shirlette Ammons: Live Performance - 7:00 PM

Local artist Shirlette Ammons brings her perspective as a NC native, African American, queer artist.