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Celebrate African American arts and artists in the Triangle

Discover an wealth of visual and performing arts and cultural events for the entire community. Attend, learn, enjoy and find something for everyone: theatre, music, exhibitions, festivals, panel discussions, cuisine and more.

Art&Soul is a collaboration among the Triangle Friends of African American Arts, Wake County’s Cultural Presenters Forum and Convention and Visitors Bureaus in the region.

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Motown the Musical
Durham Performing Arts Center  • Aug. 1–6, 2017
​Motown the Musical is the true story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and more. 
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Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
N.C. Museum of Art  •  Oct. 28, 2017-Jan. 21, 2018
"Inspiring Beauty" explores the 50-year history of the Ebony Fashion Fair (1958–2009), an unparalleled charity fashion show event that redefined the concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans. 
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If you have questions about...the Art&Soul calendar, send them to africanamericanarts@gmail.com

If you have questions about...the Art&Soul project, send them to soul@visitRaleigh.com

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