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Preserve the Heritage...Embrace the Experience!
Preserve the Heritage...
Embrace the Experience!

Our Black American Music Series is back for Season 3 – LIVE FROM HAYTI!

Next up, Sound Grammar: A Tribute to Ornate Coleman

April 9th @ 6p

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Black & Brown Ballet is Back! Explore traditional ballet technique in a non- traditional environment for Black and Brown Bodies lead by Alyah Baker. Class series will feature stretching and strengthening, bending, balance, and release in a fun and supportive environment. Geared towards beginner and intermediate levels. Fun & Informative for ages 12 & Up! .


Alyah Baker has trained and performed with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet of New York, Oakland Ballet, Richmond Ballet, and Carolina Ballet. In 2003 she received a B.A. in Sociology with a Dance Minor from Duke University where she trained under former Joffrey Ballet principal Tyler Walters, and Clay Taliaferro, a long time principal dancer with José Limón Dance Co., among others. She has been featured in works by Balanchine, Antony Tudor, Laura Dean, José Limón, and Alonzo King. She is currently a freelance performer working most recently with Dance Through Time and ABD Productions, and was featured in the movie PICO: Performance Indeterminate Cage Opera.


New Class! Yoga with Twisted Yogi! Every Wednesday!

About this event

Yoga Vinyasa (Every Wednesday)

Vinyasa yoga is a series of postures, one flowing seamlessly into the next, uniting body, mind, and breath. Designed as a moving meditation, every Vinyasa class is unique, creating the opportunity to become stronger, more flexible, and balanced, while practicing being present to the moment.


KeKe is a 200-hour trained and skilled Yoga Practitioner. She honors her existence by sharing her unique approach to yoga. She is passionate, committed and dedicated to sharing light, holding space, and empowering others to rediscover life through movement and meditation.

KeKe creates spaces for all bodies regardless of ability, and all persons regardless of race, class or religion to access to the benefits of yoga.

She has worked in multiple capacities adapting yoga in spaces where yoga has historically been inaccessible. KeKe believes that combining movement and meditation, works to release negative energies of the body and mind, while restoring the body to it’s own unique source of energy.

After years of working in the nonprofit sector as a Program Director, KeKe found herself grossly burned out, stressed, and ridiculed with anxiety, depression. She turned her trauma into triumph utilizing yoga, meditation, journaling and dreaming.

She openly shares her story on how yoga changed her life and helped her on her journey towards healing physical and mental ailments.

Every 3rd Saturday of Each Month! The Triangle’s Longest Running Poetry Event!

March 18th, 2023 – Jambalaya Soul Slam – Grand Slam Finals

@ Hayti Heritage Center | 804 Old Fayetteville St. | Durham, NC

This is a SAFE & SOCIALLY DISTANCED poetry event! Come experience an intimate and eloquent poetic experience.

Join us for some of the most amazing poetry you will hear. Come see these wordsmiths bring stories to life on stage. The best poets in the area will compete for cash prizes. This will be an wonderful event full of dynamic poetry performances.

$$$$ prizes!

All poetry shared must be original. Poets of all ages are welcome.

Poems can be memorized or read (paper or phone).



This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

The Jambalaya Soul Slam is the Triangle’s longest running poetry event! 

$10 (RSVP is required): www.bullcitypoetryslam.com

doors 7:30pm | Show at 8pm | *Limited seating is available

For more information: jambalayasoulslam@gmail.com

For guidelines go to www.bullcitypoetryslam.com

This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.



A Durham Tradition, Live from Hayti’s Chuck Davis Dance Emporium, is BACK!



Prepare to travel the African Diaspora in this energetic and culturally rich dance exploration. Our class incorporates deep breathing, conditioning, and cardio intensive movements from various dance styles. Let the movements of the Motherland uplift your soul and jump-start your body. This class is taught by seasoned dance professionals Toni Hall and Ivy Burch.


All are welcome to join us!

$10 per class.

Limited In Person Capacity

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