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Bucking the Medical and Mental Bull at the Carolina Theatre

October 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


buckingBucking the Medical and Mental Bull is a one-woman show written and performed by Anita Woodley, based on data collected by FHI 360 as part of the Durham Focus Group Project.

From January to June 2013, FHI 360 researchers spoke with more than 300 African-American men in Durham to explore their experiences and opinions regarding health and health care in the City of Medicine. Based directly on the data generated from those discussions, this performance presents an entertaining, informative, and thought-provoking look at common beliefs about health and barriers to seeking care expressed by one of Durham’s underserved communities: Black men.

Bucking the Medical and Mental Bull explores health-related intersections of:
-Cultural and gender norms
-Historical and social influences
-Medical mistrust and discomfort
-Structural issues, from finances and insurance to access to care

Date and Time: Oct 28, 2014 at the Carolina Theatre; Doors open at 6:30 pm; Show begins at 7:30 pm. You don’t need to bring a ticket with you for admission, but please register by adding tickets to your cart.

RSVP here for free tickets or call 1-800-838-3006

Visit the theatre lobby before or after the performance for a chance to speak with representatives from local health organizations about their available services and resources.

Please visit www.fhi360.org/projects/durham-focus-group-project for more information on the Durham Focus Group Project.

This work was supported through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Pilot Project Program Award (1IP2PI000395-01DS).



October 28, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The Carolina Theatre