SLIPPAGE 2021 Fall Series Dance Party

The SLIPPAGE 2021 Fall Series kicks off with a dance party!  Come to the SLIPPAGE lab in the RUBY and get your groove on!  Once a month this Fall let’s dance to vintage sets by some of the world’s greatest DJs!  All will be 8 -10 pm on the following dates:

  • Friday, August 27
  • Friday, September 24
  • Friday, October 29
  • Friday, November 26

All events will be in the SLIPPAGE lab, Room 202, Rubenstein Arts Center.  All events are free and open to the public.  There will be capacity limits and masking protocols. For more information email:

  • Dance Party Friday, August 27 | 8-10pm
  • Music Performance: Kenneth Stewart: “It’s Always a Ways Away” Saturday, August 28 | 8pm
  • Film Screening: Leslie Cunningham: Leon Claxton’s Harlem in Havana Sunday, August 29 | 3pm
  • Artist Residency Presentation: Melanie Greene: Sapphire Universe – back home Friday, September 17 | 1pm
  • Dance Party Friday, September 24 | 8-10 pm
  • Collegium for African Diaspora Dance Research Presentations: Dancing the African Diaspora: Justice Perspectives (featuring Dr. Nyama McCarthy-Brown and Dr. John Perpener) Saturday, October 2 |11am
  • Live Podcast: Catch That!: The Evolution of R&B; The R&B Representers (Lamont Stanfield & Alise Leslie) Saturday October 9 | 8
  • SLIPPAGE Performances: The Talking Dance Series Friday, October 29 |12pm & 7pm
    • 12pm – I am black [you have to be willing to not know]
    • 7 pm – White Privilege
  • Dance Party Friday October 29 | 8-10pm
  • SLIPPAGE Performances: The Talking Dance Series Saturday, October 30
    • 12pm – I am black [you have to be willing to not know]
    • 7 pm – White Privilege
  • SLIPPAGE Work in Progress: re-orientations
    • Friday, November 5 | 8 pm
    • Saturday, November 6 | 8pm
  • Artist Presentation: Santron Freeman: “Roots to Rising: A Feature Dancer with the Story of a Feature Film” Monday, November 8 | 1 pm
  • Dance Party Friday, November 26 | 8-10pm
  • Bass Project Showing: Visualizing Housing Inequality Thursday, Dec 2 – Sat Dec 4; Thurs 7pm, Fri 12pm & 7pm, Sat 12pm & 7pm

These events are sponsored by SLIPPAGE, the Duke Dance Program, and the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts at Duke.