TapCork: Durham

A beer and wine fest that doubles as block party. The event celebrates the wonderful craft beverage work from regional owners and black-owned brands. Beverages, food, Music and community are the important variables.

hosted by UNC-Chapel Hill English Professor & Hayti Center Artist-in-Residence Dasan Ahanu with Churchwell of Black Poets Theater, there will be laughs and two-steps adjoined with some of the best beer & wine in America.

—–THE WHY:

DCP IS SHORT WALK FROM PARISH STREET AKA BLACK WALL STREET AND IT IS A SHORT JAUNT FROM DUKE’ CAMPUS. JUMP IN YOUR CAR AND NCCU IS NOT FAR FROM THE PARK. MANY ARE UNAWARE OF THE HISTORICAL CONNECTION OF THE DUKE FAMILY WITH THE LEGACY OF PARISH STREET’S RISE AND THE BIRTH OF NCCU.

OFTEN THERE IS A NEGATIVE NARRATIVE BETWEEN WHITE AND BLACK CITIZENS IN THE SOUTH. THIS IS A LOST STORY OF PROGRESSIVE THINKING AND HONEST GROWTH. THIS IS A LEGACY OF WORKING FOR THE GREATER GOOD.

TAPCORK: DURHAM IS NOT JUST A FESTIVAL OF DRINKING. IT WAS “CRAFTED” TO SHOWCASE THE GROWING BLACK & BROWN MARKETS FOR BEVERAGE BRANDS; SHOWCASING THE IMPORTANT GROWTH OF POC AND WOMEN OWNED BRANDS; AND, DRIVING TRAFFIC TO OUR AMAZING LOCAL HOSPITALITY VENUES.

DURHAM 200 WILL INCLUDE HOW THE COMMUNITIES FORGED NEW RULES. WE WANT TO BE PART OF THAT CONVERSATION. DASAN AHANU IS ALREADY LEADING THE LARGER COMMUNITY, THIS IS JUST ANOTHER STEP.

Date

Jul 27 2019

Time

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost

FREE

Location

Durham Central Park
501 Foster St, Durham, North Carolina 27701

Directions

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