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Earth Day Festival A PRIL 2 8 This rain or shine celebration at Durham Central Park features a parade, live music, environmental education activities and food vendors. Go green by biking, walking, skating, carpooling or riding GoDurham transit to the festival, where you can enjoy a showcase of environmentally friendly businesses and organizations sharing information and resources; climb a 28-foot-tall rock wall; explore the Family Fun Zone; shred documents for recycling; and more.

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Moogfest AP R I L 25 - 28 The 15th annual festival celebrating music, art and technology will be held at various venues in downtown. A tribute to analog synthesizer pioneer Dr. Robert Moog and the influence of his inventions, the festival moved to Durham from Asheville in 2016. By day, Moogfest hosts creative and tech enthusiasts for participatory programming including panels, experimentation and more, and presents electronic music, contemporary pop and avant-garde performances by night.

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Duke Hospice Gala

Fred Hersch ‘Leaves of Grass’

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Duke Hospice hosts its 17th annual gala at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club. This year’s event, themed “My Secret Garden,” will include a reception, silent and live auctions, an awards ceremony and dancing to the music of Bunn DJ Company. Proceeds benefit Duke HomeCare and Hospice.

The Grammy-nominated pianist Fred Hersch performs music from “Leaves of Grass,” his 2005 album inspired by Walt Whitman, at Baldwin Auditorium. This Duke Performances concert will feature the same lineup from the recording, including jazz singers Kurt Elling and Kate McGarry.

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Durham Magazine April 2019  

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