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Housing for New Hope's Rent Party

Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 7:00p
The Cookery Durham, NC

Originating in Harlem during the 1920s, a rent party is a social occasion where tenants gather friends, share food, and hire a musician or band to play and pass the hat to raise money to pay their rent. During the Harlem Renaissance, rent parties were a means of survival, and also elevated the development of jazz and blues music and culture.

Today, Housing for New Hope’s Inaugural Rent Party will gather our community together for a night of live jazz, dancing, delicious Hors D'Oeuvers and open bar
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The Cookery
1101 W. Chapel Hill St.
Durham, NC 27701
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