Posts Tagged ‘“Audio Under the Stars” Series’

August 26: Final Installment of “Audio Under The Stars”

August 26: Final Installment of "Audio Under The Stars"

Audio Under the Stars—a series of summer-long outdoor listening parties hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies and created by two graduates of our Certificate in Documentary Arts program—debuted in 2014 to widespread delight, with curated playlists of compelling audio pieces. This month’s show is “Work It: Stories of Labor and Leisure,” featuring stories about […]


September 25: “Audio Under the Stars” Audio Festival Concludes With “Bad Advice and Second Chances”

September 25: “Audio Under the Stars” Audio Festival Concludes With “Bad Advice and Second Chances”

Some of us have actually paid cash money for a 1974 Dodge Dart. Tell us your stories about when you listened to your Uncle Leo rather than your common sense and a Consumer Reports review, or any other time you told that small voice in your head to shut up and sit down, and how you’ve […]


July 24: “Audio Under the Stars” Audio Festival Continues With “Dog Days”

July 24: “Audio Under the Stars” Audio Festival Continues With “Dog Days”

Summertime is more than lazy days and picnics. The Dog Days were once considered an evil time when “wine grew sour and dogs turned mad.”  We take a look at the good and the bad: summer flings and overheated outbursts; stories of indolence and frenzy. Plus, dogs. We like dogs. — Audio Under the Stars creators Jenny […]


June 26: “Audio Under the Stars” Audio Festival Continues With “Haunted”

June 26: “Audio Under the Stars” Audio Festival Continues With "Haunted"

What is it you can’t let go? Who—or what—won’t let go of you? We’ll have stories of obsessions, fixations, otherworldly encounters, and perhaps unwholesome interests. Our closet of skeletons is open; come have a peek.— Audio Under the Stars creators Jenny Morgan and Elizabeth Friend on “Haunted,” the theme of the upcoming event Audio Under the Stars—a series of summer-long outdoor listening […]


Community Listening Parties Wrap Up With “Feast or Famine” Stories

Community Listening Parties Wrap Up With "Feast or Famine" Stories

On August 15, the hit summer series Audio Under the Stars, a Durham Third Friday event hosted by SPECTRE Arts and the Center for Documentary Studies, wraps up with “Feast or Famine”—stories of abundance and need curated by CDS audiophiles that “delve into obsessions and desires and explore what lies between necessity and excess.” “Feast […]


Audio Under the Stars and the Sounds of Summer

Audio Under the Stars and the Sounds of Summer

A new series of free events where participants will use their ears to explore? Sounds like Audio Under the Stars, cohosted by SPECTRE Arts and the Center for Documentary Studies. First up, “Sound Solstice,” featuring summer stories of the Bull City and beyond, curated by CDS audiophiles. Sound Solstice Friday, June 20, 8–10 p.m. SPECTRE Arts, 1004 Morning Glory Ave., Durham, North […]