Art space and creative playground now open in downtown Durham!
Nearly a century ago, this warehouse complex housed giant coolers for fruits and veggies arriving by train. Today we have 22,000sf dedicated to making and experiencing visual and performing arts that include film, dance, painting, photography, and drama. We love hosting alternative and emerging artists among world class artists. We also love a good party and reception!
Current Exhibtions: at present, we house the Georges Rousse "Blue Room" and "Dream Room" and Mona Kuhn's experimental treatment of imagery from "She Disappeared into Complete Silence" as an immersive installation. Exhibition hours: by appointment and during theater audience arrival times. (PC Barrett Jorgensen)
Location/Parking: FREE parking in the County Human Services lot on evenings and weekends. Find us at the intersection of Dillard and Ramseur, near Durham Cider Works and before Ponysaurus, about four blocks east of DPAC and American Tobacco.
305 S. Dillard St., Durham NC 27701
Email us at durhamfruit -at- gmail.com
What's Coming Up - Check Often - Details Below
Nov 13th Jack Quartet for Duke Performances
Nov 17th & 18th - Durham Art Walk Holiday Market
Nov 17th Warehouse Techno Party
Nov 24th Private event
Nov 30th Fashion pARTy w drinks and dancin'
Dec 3rd - 9th Women in the Jazz Tradition
Time moves fast, and BAM! The holiday season is just around the corner. From corporate events to school and nonprofit gatherings, The Fruit is the perfect Holiday party venue.
Our venue offers large and small spaces that give you the flexibility to create your perfect party. Bring your own food and décor and let us give you recommendations to help you plan your festivities. The possibilities are truly endless!
To book your event simply click Book The Fruit on this site and submit your information.
Are you a local artist wanting to participate in Durham's Art Walk Holiday Market on Saturday November 17 from 10am - 5pm and Sunday November 18th from 1pm - 5pm?
The Fruit will be part of the walk and we are currently looking for local artists to participate and share their original work with our community this holiday season. For just $20 you can get a table in our market!
The Durham Art Walk Holiday Market is a festive fine arts and craft event that kicks off the holiday season in downtown Durham, and invites art lovers to experience a weekend featuring local artists, live music, world-class restaurants, and great shopping, at easily stroll-able venues in the Durham city center.
To sign up please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what kind of are you're looking to sell.
THE JACK QUARTET
Tonal Music in the Dark!
November 13th, 8PM
Georg Friedrich Haas' Ninth Quartet
New York’s JACK Quartet has become one of the world’s most important catalysts for and purveyors of new music. Dubbed “master musicians” by The Globe & Mail and “superheroes of the new music world” by The Boston Globe. The ensemble has an extraordinary ability to play music written for just intonation, a system of tuning in which intervals are more “pure” than the more tempered tuning of Western music. Each pitch is expressed as a fraction, related by a constant ratio to a constant fundamental, and vibrating at a set number of cycles per second. Combining extended passages of radiant drone with microtonal melodies, it is a perfect showcase for Haas’ compositional rigor and the JACK’s technical clarity. Yes, the performance is played in the dark.
More info and tickets on Duke Performances Website
Holiday Art Market
Sat Nov 17th 10:00-5:00
Sun Nov 18th 1:00-5:00
Calling all art lovers! This is the perfect place to find a unique, handmade, quality gift for everyone on your list this holiday season, or for yourself! Discover and purchase affordable art from a plethora of local artists. Whatever your style, there's a piece of art with your name on it!
The Fruit will be participating in the 2018 Durham Art Walk Holiday Market, a festive fine arts and crafts event that celebrates the holiday season in downtown Durham. Come by and support local artists!
The event is free and open to the public.
FREE parking in the Human Services parking lot across the street.
More information on the Art Walk: http://www.durhamartwalk.com
Bassbunny Productions, NCDNB and Subtek Music are combining forces for a night full of Drum and Bass, Techno and House.
A member of the infamous Planet of the Drums crew alongside fellow drum ‘n bass pioneers AK1200, Dieselboy, & J Messinian, this Irish transplant has been a dominant figure in the U.S. drum ‘n bass scene since his arrival here in 1994.
BassBunny Productions's Stage
MoJo-T B2B Mastaflex
K-Shyne B2B Shyguy
Subtek Music's Stage
djseanEboy (Subtek Music - Techno Live Sets - Funk'n Deep Records)
Keith Alan B2B CAPPELLI MUSIK
Marcel the Lion
Doors: 9PM to 2AM • 21 and up
Entry: $5 Early Birds • $10 Online
EventBright: Buy Tickets Here!
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His discography includes 2 critically acclaimed full length artist albums, 8 DJ mix CDs, as well as numerous singles and remixes for artists such as Freq Nasty, Afrika Bambaata and Keoki. Dara co-founded the nation’s first & largest drum ‘n bass record store, Breakbeat Science, in NYC which doubles as his own imprint, Breakbeat Science Recordings. He has been featured in countless magazine articles and interviews both in the US and worldwide. He previously hosted one of the internet’s most popular drum ‘n bass broadcasts, Velocity, where he regularly interviewed leading drum ‘n bass artists such as Jonny L, Kemistry & Storm, Trace, Ed Rush, Optical, Hype, Andy C, Zinc, and many others. Dara’s long standing relationships with the world’s drum ‘n bass elite gives him access to an astounding amount of new and unreleased material. His brilliant recording endeavors along with his incessant touring marked by consistently awe-inspiring DJ sets have made him one of the most recognized and well respected DJs in the country.