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Artist Ernie Barnes comes home
Thursday, June 21, 2018
RALEIGH – The wait is almost over for one of the most anticipated art exhibits in quite some time. Durham native Ernie Barnes’ spectacular exhibit, The North Carolina Roots of Artist Ernie Barnes, features original paintings and artifacts that will be showcased at the North Carolina Museum of History beginning June 29. Barnes, who died of
CONCERT: Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads June 29, 8:30 p.m. Motorco Music Hall (919) 901-0975 Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads will make their Durham performance at Motorco Music Hall. The live show will feature songs from the group’s debut self-titled album, released June 15, featuring reggae versions of Talking Heads hits, and more. The album
BOOK: 25 years of renegade poetics
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets Edited by Bianca Lynne Spriggs and Jeremy Paden University Press of Kentucky, $24.95 PB The Appalachian region stretches from Mississippi to New York, encompassing rural areas as well as cities from Birmingham to Pittsburgh. Though Appalachia’s people are as diverse as its terrain, few other regions in
National Register adds 6 NC historic places
Monday, June 11, 2018
RALEIGH – Six individual properties across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The listing of a property places no obligation or restriction on a private owner using private resources to maintain or alter the property. Over the years, various federal and state incentives have been introduced to assist private
Tall, male and white is positive; tall, male and black, not so much
Monday, June 11, 2018
CHAPEL HILL – While being tall is an obvious bonus for basketball players, height might just as successfully get you a raise and a job in a boardroom. Especially if you’re a white man. Height, especially for men, is typically associated with confidence, competence and health. But according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at
Add appeal to your patio or deck
Friday, May 25, 2018
Summer means time spent gardening and relaxing with friends. And just like the kitchen in winter, the patio or deck tends to be the gathering spot when the weather turns warm. Get the most from this space with a bit of preseason planning and decorating. Select functional and beautiful furnishings to create a special spot for you, family and friends to
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