"In the last nine years, the Durham Performing Arts Center has sold out hundreds of shows. More than 3.5 million patrons have attended events at the venue.
To keep the theater in top form, it was time for a renovation. "So many fans are so supportive of the DPAC that the seats have seen many people and the carpet has. So, we decided we probably needed to replace them sooner rather than later," said Rachel Traversari with the DPAC.
Normally, the wear and tear that would take 15 years only took nine at the DPAC."
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