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EXHIBIT: The Jemima Code
Thursday, September 29, 2016
The Jemima Code By Toni Tipton-Martin Center for Documentary Studies Run date: Sept. 22 – Nov. 5 Women of African descent have contributed to America’s food culture for centuries, but their rich and varied involvement and expertise is still overshadowed by the demeaning stereotype of an illiterate “Aunt Jemima” who cooked mostly by
 
BOOK: Marleys take you into the kitchen
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook By Ziggy Marley Akashic Books, $24.95 HC As the oldest son of Bob and Rita Marley, Ziggy was raised with both traditional Jamaican food and the more natural and healthy “ital.” food of the family’s Rastafari culture. The 54 recipes included in the book, inspired by Ziggy’s youth and accompanied by
 
Denzel reunites with director in Kurosawa Classic
Sunday, September 25, 2016
The Magnificent Seven ••• stars Directed by the legendary Akira Kurosawa in 1954, “Seven Samurai” was a groundbreaking film which had a profound influence on the evolution of cinema for generations to come. Superficially, that seminal work merely reads like a martial arts epic set in 16th century Japan. Yet, over the years, it
 
BOOK: Jamaica more than Bob Marley
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Here Comes the Sun By Dennis Benn “Here Comes the Sun” is a gloomy unrelenting portrayal about a paradise that is anything but that to the inhabitants that occupy the island of Jamaica. Benn goes beyond the superficial by revealing a Jamaica that is so much more than the white sand beaches, titillating reggae beats and the legacy Bob Marley
 
‘Detroit ‘67’ opens PlayMakers’ Mainstage Season
Sunday, September 18, 2016
CHAPEL HILL – PlayMakers Repertory Company opens the 2016-17 Mainstage Season with Dominique Morisseau’s “Detroit ‘67,” now through Oct. 2. It’s 1967, and the world is shifting for two siblings running an after-hours joint to make ends meet. Tensions mount when dreams diverge, their tight-knit community is threatened by
 

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Dance Pary

Raleigh Old School Dance Party from 8 p.m. until

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Anniversary Party

Exotique will celebrate its 10th anniversary Oct

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Entreprenuership Summit

EVOLVE Mentoring, in partnership with Shaw

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