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Duke Arts Block Party 2023

5-9 PM

Kick off the school year with the Duke Arts Block Party, open to all Duke undergrads. Meet your classmates and Duke Alum Ken Jeong (T ’90) while enjoying student and professional performances, food trucks, arts activities, a closing concert by Sonny Miles and more!



5:00: Hoof ‘n’ Horn performing “Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight)” from Mamma Mia and “Meet the Plastics” from Mean Girls

5:20: Duke Chorale performing Frobisher Bay (James Gordon arr. Diane Loomis) and More Waters Rising (Saro Lynch-Thomason arr. Saunder Choi)

6:00: Rhythm & Blue performing Disturbia (OPB Rihanna) with Rena Ouyang as the soloist and Benji Gourdji as the vocal percussionist

6:20: Student Chamber Arts

7:00: Giovanni’s Room Preview

7:20: Close Act Theater: Birdmen

8:00: Sonny Miles



Mini Canvas Painting with Art Post (Loading dock)
2 Innovation Co-Lab activities (Rooms 131 and 134)
Day of the Dead coloring book activity (Room 235)



Food trucks: Gussy, Poblano’s, Sister Lui’s (Campus Drive)
Tabling from Duke Arts, DEMAN, Career Center, Trinity Academic Advising, Co-Lab (Ruby Lounge)
The Poetry Fox (Room 234)
Screen Printing T-Shirts with Super G Print Lab (Room 124)
ZimZoom Photobooth (Ruby Lounge)



Important Information:
We’re so excited to bring the Duke Arts Block Party to all of the Duke community this year. Even though this event is no longer during O-Week, this is still an alcohol-free event


  • Tue, Sep 5, 2023 at 5:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center