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Third Friday Art Night

When: Fri., June 19 2015


VARIOUS GALLERIES—June finds Durham's monthly night of art openings in a festive mood. Several new shows celebrate the American Dance Festival's onset, including Chris Walt's Photography of Dance at Through This Lens (303 E. Chapel Hill St., and a collaboration between dancer/choreographer Eiko and photographer William Johnston at Pleiades Gallery (109 E. Chapel Hill St., www. Familiar to ADF-goers as half of the duo Eiko & Koma, Eiko posed in radiation-ravaged Fukushima for this stunning photographic project. The Carrack Modern Art (111 W. Parrish St., celebrates its fourth birthday with a party while one of its semi-annual community shows covers the walls. Power Plant Gallery (320 Blackwell St., stays open late for a show that celebrates the area—"Phone Home Durham" features hometown subjects shot by local shutterbugs. And SPECTRE Arts (1004 Morning Glory Ave., gives you popcorn and a place to crash late with an outdoor screening of The Cool School: The Story of Ferus Art Gallery at 9 p.m. But you should build your evening around Jaclyn Bowie's 10-minute pop-up performance, Repository, at Golden Belt Studios (8 p.m., 807 E. Main St., Room 112, Costumed like a cross between a hazmat suit and a Hopi Kachina, Bowie's "gluttonous beast" character ritualistically destroys a thematic sculptural installation to a soundscape by Joel Stephenson. 6–9 p.m., free, downtown Durham, —Chris Vitiello

Price: Free

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