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BOOK: Donít let a relationship steal your identity
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Trapped in a Diamond: Seven Signs That You Are Losing Yourself in a Relationship By Vittoria Adhami DreamSculpt Publishing, $16.95 Love is the most powerful human lesson. It’s a purposeful interdependence through which two people, both strong individuals, are involved with each other but without sacrificing themselves or compromising their values.
RLT presents musical based on childrenís book
Saturday, October 25, 2014
RALEIGH – In Ridgetop, South Carolina (1906), Mirandy is determined to catch Brother Wind. It's the best bet to win the cake walk, but he eludes all the tricks that her friends advise. This adaptation of Patricia McKissack’s award-winning book (Caldecott Medal and Coretta Scott King Award for Illustrators) is a cultural celebration that is full
BOOK: The greatest rivalry in college basketball
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Blue Divide: Duke, North Carolina, and the Battle on Tobacco Road By Johnny Moore and Art Chansky Foreword by Jay Bilas Triumph Books, $28.95 HC With only 10 miles between the two and nearly 250 meetings on the hardwood, North Carolina and Duke have formed one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports. UNC alum and best-selling author Chansky teamed
Durham native begins world tour
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
DURHAM – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bass player Chip Shearin presents The Avengers featuring Grammy-winning Ethan Farmer, multi-Grammy nominee sax man Marion Meadows and Davy Nathan crushing the keys. Fans of jazz that rocks are in for a treat when the sun goes down Nov. 1. Shearin and The Avengers take to the stage at Motorco Music Hall in
Underhillís No Child explores human relationships
Monday, October 20, 2014
RALEIGH – No Child is the latest film from Raleigh-based producer, director and screenwriter Rob Underhill, a moving story about the power of human relationships in facilitating personal change. Framed within the context of a young boy’s efforts to pass a test required by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Underhill’s film is yet
Film Review: Dear White People
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
“Dear white people: The minimum requirement of black friends needed to not seem racist has just been raised…to two.” Biting satire abounds in this witty, edgy ode to racism in the age of Obama. In his debut feature film, writer/director Justin Simien’s perceptive observances take no prisoners. It’s a black thang. Time to
'Rodney King' is a must see
Thursday, September 4, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – “This is for you, Rodney,” was a phrase looters and rioters used after the acquittals of Los Angeles police officers involved in the beating Rodney King within an inch of his life. It is also a phrase that can be used to describe a play that is the perfectly simple tribute to King’s life. PlayMakers Repertory Company

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NC State grant trains future mental health professionals

RALEIGH – According to the World Health Organization, half of those diagnosed with a

Roundtable to shape Durham community

DURHAM – The Bull City abounds with programs dedicated to helping mold the community for

Durham CAN celebrates progress

DURHAM – The Emily K Center auditorium was home to almost 500 people for a town-hall type