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  1. Here's a List of Local Resources for Survivors of Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Independent Weekly

    Christine Blasey Ford's testimony against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the latest chapter in a national dialogue about sexual violence against women, inspiring thousands to share their stories of sexual trauma and its long-term psychological effects. Ford alleges Kavanaugh and his high school friend Mark Judge locked her in a room during a high school gathering and Kavanaugh forced her on a bed and groped her, covering her mouth with his hand.

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  2. Wake Commissioner Greg Ford Wants to Blaze a Trail for Future LGBTQ LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Independent Weekly

    To wit: He's one of only twelve openly gay elected officials in North Carolina. "I strongly believe that local governments should be reflective of the diversity of the population they serve, and I'm proud to be that person," Ford says.

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  3. More Kinda, Sorta BluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Independent Weekly

    Saturday night's "Almost Bluegrass" bill at Slim's features songwriters Tatiana Hargreaves, Kate Rhudy, and Libby Rodenbough performing solo material and collaborating in various configurations - expect plenty of fiddle with some banjo and guitar mixed in. Hargreaves grew up going to bluegrass jams before eventually finding her way to old-time music.

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  4. Some Like It Hot: Annual Pepper Festival Returns to Chapel Hill This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    23, 3 to 6 p.m., $30-$35 Briar Chapel's Great Meadow Park, Chapel Hill www.pepperfestnc.org "I'm obsessed with peppers. They're considered a superfood," says Tami Schwerin.

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  5. Now That His Burgers Are Nationally Famous, Al Bowers Looks Back on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    That's how my hour-long interview with Al Bowers is interrupted on no less than six occasions. And if it's not pleasantries exchanged with the myriad locals who know and love the gregarious owner of Al's Burger Shack, it's his staff begging our pardon, popping in and out of conversation with their boss as they prepare for the day's work.

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  6. N.C. Law Says Bird Scooters Are Mopeds. That Could Present a Problem in Durham.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    But their fix is presenting headaches of its own. A proposed revision to a city ordinance defines motorized scooters as mopeds under North Carolina law.

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  7. Durham Public Performance-Art Project SITES Expands Its Exploration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    The series' first turning point came in 2016, when Leathers mounted a DIDA show in the empty shell of Fishmongers before it became Saint James Seafood, shifting SITES from something you'd stumble across or see on Instagram to a destination performance series and opening it to a greater variety of artists. With a re-launch party at Accordion Club this Friday evening, SITES celebrates a second turning point.

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  8. UNC to Open 'Mass Shelter' for People Displaced By Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will open a shelter on its campus "for people in existing shelters that have lost power and are now closed," the university announced on Friday. University spokesperson Jeni Cook says the shelter, expected to open sometime today at the Friday Center, will not be open to the general public, just those in existing shelter facilities that need to be moved.

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  9. Governor Cooper: Hurricane Florence Is Here, "Wreaking Havoc"; 500,000 Have Lost PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    The eye of Hurricane Florence made landfall at 7:15 a.m. Friday near Wrightsville Beach, bringing with it gusts up to 105 mph, the highest on record since 1958, Governor Cooper said during a press conference Friday morning. Storm surges have flooded much of the coast and about a half-million people in the state have lost power.

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  10. Triangle Bus Service Will Shut Down Thursday Afternoon Ahead of Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Ahead of Hurricane Florence, GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, GoCary and GoDurham are altering bus schedules for Thursday and Friday. According to a press release, GoRaleigh and GoCary will run regular bus service Thursday until 5 p.m. GoTriangle and GoDurham will run Sunday-level service until 5 p.m., meaning no express routes.

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  11. With Manbites Dog Gone, the Future of Durham Theater Might Reside...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    The reddish-brown dcor, muted runway lights, and 214 plush, rocking seats are typical of a modern movie theater. As the house lights dim and the trailers roll, you might not notice the two modest banks of theatrical LED lights nestled beyond the last pair of speakers on the walls or the unobtrusive gray dais standing eighteen inches off the floor beneath the screen.

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  12. With a Fresh Vision, Exciting Sixtieth-Anniversary Exhibits, and an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    REDBALL CHAPEL HILL BIRTHDAY PRESENTS ART&: LAUREN FRANCES ADAMS Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill www.ackland.org This is what my daughter says when I tell her we're going to an exhibit at the Ackland Art Museum at UNC-Chapel Hill. And it's true-as part of his bequest, William Hayes Ackland lies in state in an alcove crypt off a narrow gallery.

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  13. The INDY's 2018 Fall Guide to Arts & CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    As the INDY 's 2018 Fall Arts & Culture guide was hurtling toward the printer, Hurricane Florence started hurtling toward the Triangle. We've noted confirmed cancelations and postponements wherever possible, but be sure to call ahead or look online to confirm anything we've listed for the coming week to make sure it's still happening, as we know more cancelations will be coming down the pike after press time.

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  14. In the Diaspora Festival at UNC and Aural Futures at Duke,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    AURAL FUTURES Wednesday, Sep. 12Friday, Oct. 26, free Various venues, Durham www.ami.duke.edu COUNTDOWN AT KUSINI Sunday, Sep. 23, 4 p.m., free Varsity Theatre, Chapel Hill www.stonecenter.unc.edu wo upcoming film festivals, one new and one established, highlight independent black filmmakers who amplify black narratives that are often untold, forgotten, or simply ignored. While Afrofuturism is widely associated with George Clinton and his Parliament-Funkadelic collective, its connection to music can be traced back to Sun Ra, an American jazz visionary, and found in today's hip-hop and pop.

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  15. Editor's Picks: Ten Fall ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Sep. 21, 8 p.m., UNC's Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill, www.carolinaperformingarts.org Joshua Hedley If you're craving the kind of crystal-clear country music that shines like the rhinestones on a Nudie suit, Nashville's Joshua Hedley will satisfy you with his hard-swinging twang. Sep. 28, 8 p.m., Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro, www.catscradle.com Serpentwithfeet On his debut LP, June's soil , serpentwithfeet's Josiah Wise explores sex, intimacy, and obsession in compositions that are dense and intense - as strange and wonderful as a snake that doesn't slither.

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  16. Well, This Blows: The INDY's Rolling Blog of Hurricane Florence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Now that the Dreamville cancellation is out of the way, let's get on to the rest. Though its website has yet to be updated with the news, we got word in an email newsletter today that SPARKcon , which was scheduled to begin on Thursday, is officially postponed.

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  17. Wake, Durham, Chapel Hill Close Schools Ahead of Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Public schools in Wake and Durham Counties will dismiss early Thursday and close Friday in preparation for the havoc Hurricane Florence is expected to wreak when it thrashes the coast Friday morning and works its way inland. Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools will be closed all day Thursday and Friday.

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  18. Author Kathleen Purvis's Distilling the South and North...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    But in the last decade, she's seen a pronounced shift in craft spirits across the South, with a surge of independent, local distillers entering the market. It's why she devoted a book to celebrating them, plotting significant distilleries from eleven states across six regional "liquor trails."

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  19. Chapel Hill Institution Spanky's Is No More, but Lula's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Spanky's successor, Lula's, aims to fill the void for nostalgia-inducing Southern fare with its signature shallow-fried chicken and homey Southern staples such as stewed okra, egg salad sandwiches, and tomato plates. The restaurant is named after executive chef William D'Auvray's great-grandmother; D'Auvray, formerly of buku and Fins, pays homage to Lula's cherished family recipes with a menu of what he calls "simple food made the hard way."

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  20. A Late-Summer Farmers Market Haul Includes Gems Such as Heirloom Italian Wax Beans and MaypopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Over the last several months, I've visited a different Triangle afternoon farmers market in an effort to both satisfy my yen for seasonal produce and avoid the early morning hours of traditional Saturday markets. During my April visit to the Durham Farmer's Market, I discovered Hakurei turnips , and last month at the Raleigh State Farmers Market I experimented with pattypan squash and lion's mane mushrooms.

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