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  1. Hundreds Party for a Cause at Pride at Night in RaleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    The music blared and the glitter was on point Saturday night when hundreds of rainbow-clad LGBTQ community members and allies lit up the streets outside Legends Nightclub in downtown Raleigh at the Pride at Night Festival. The block party was aimed to spread awareness, promote education and provide financial resources to the LGBTQ community at large, according to organizer Brandon Moore.

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  2. The Sudden Death and Necessary Resurrection of NC PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Confused why the event - a recent rebranding of what would have been the thirty-third annual NC Pride festival - would be suspended just three months before it was scheduled to take place, some of those people picked up the phone and called the only person they thought might have an answer: Helena Cragg, chairwoman of the LGBTQ Center of Durham's board of directors. "It hasn't always been clear to people who ran Pride," Cragg says.

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  3. A New Pride for New TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    There were deep currents of discontent with the people running the annual event and complaints about poor communication. There was a Black Lives Matter activist who said she was assaulted by a Pride organizer in 2015 and an outright scheduling debacle in 2017, when Pride was booked on Yom Kippur.

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

    Sep 26, 2018 | 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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  5. Jazz and Bluegrass Find Common Ground in the TriangleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    On Friday and Saturday, two large-scale, genre-specific festivals each take over a city: The Art of Cool Festival presides over the streets of downtown Durham as Wide Open Bluegrass concludes a week of activities by the International Bluegrass Music Association in Raleigh. These festivals may seem to exist in worlds exclusive to each other, the springy twang of banjos, mandolins, and fiddles in sharp relief against the kinetic jazz universe of horns, pianos, drums, guitars, and more.

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  6. Amuse-Bouche: Tamale Factory and Tequila Bar Brings a Taste of the Yucatan to DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Tamales are a traditional Mexican dish made of masa, or cornmeal dough, packed with ground meat or sauces, and then wrapped and steamed in a corn husk. A North Carolina native who has been cooking in New York kitchens for many years, Malfy opened her taqueria in the East Village in 2000, inspired by her travels throughout Mexico.

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  7. Art of Cool and the Black Wall Street Homecoming Highlight Black ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    ART OF COOL FESTIVAL Friday, Sep. 28 & Saturday, Sep. 29, Various times, $100$321 Various venues, Downtown Durham www.aocfestival.com BLACK WALL STREET HOMECOMING Wednesday, Sep. 26Friday, Sep. 29, Various times, $100$275 Various venues, Downtown Durham www.bwshomecoming.com he end of September wraps up a big month for North Carolina music festivals, concluding with the five-year-old Art of Cool Festival's first-ever early-fall iteration. Before the luxury condos, the multitude of ethnic restaurants, rooftop pool parties, and the urban trend of dockless bikes, the Art of Cool festival put the cool in downtown Durham.

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  8. September 26 CrosswordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    To create paragraphs in your comment, type at the start of a paragraph and at the end of each paragraph. Irrespective of receiving daily oral or future injectable depot therapies, these require health care visits for medication and monitoring of I stopped watching once I realized I wasn't getting a cut of that sweet, sweet money they be makin'.

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  9. September 26 Sudoku SolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    To create paragraphs in your comment, type at the start of a paragraph and at the end of each paragraph. I have never been as stuck on any Sudoku the way i am with the March 9 puzzle.

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  10. Journalist Bob Woodward, Who Uncovered Watergate, Will Talk about His Book on Trump in DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Bob Woodward, the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist back in the spotlight for his new and not-so-flattering book on the Trump White House, is coming to Durham. Best known for uncovering the Watergate scandal along with Carl Bernstein, Woodward will speak at the Durham Performing Arts Center on February 2. Tickets go one sale Saturday morning.

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  11. Report: Nearly Half of Durham Renters Spend Too Much on RentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Nearly half of renter households in Durham are cost-burdened, according to a new national report by Apartment List. According to the report, about 25 percent of renters in Durham are moderately cost-burdened, meaning they spend 30 percent to 50 percent of household income on rent.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. In Durham, McDonald's Workers, Activists Protest Allegedly Pervasive Sexual HarassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Across the country, workers walked off the job and demonstrated outside McDonald's restaurants Tuesday to protest what they describe as pervasive sexual harassment the company has failed to address. In Durham more than seventy people gathered outside of a McDonald's on North Roxboro Street to join the protest, demanding that McDonald's institute a zero-tolerance sexual harassment policy and pay its workers a living wage of $15 an hour.

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  15. Triangle Chefs and Restaurateurs Rally to Make Meals, Donate Food,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    In the wake of Hurricane Florence, Triangle chefs, restaurateurs, and hospitality industry workers are coming together to raise money and volunteer their time to help relief efforts. Support your local restaurants and attend these benefit dinners as you're able; more updates to follow as more dinners are publicized.

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  16. How You Can Help North Carolinians In The Path of Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    As Hurricane Florence nears the North Carolina coast, more than 10 million people are under storm watches and warnings. On the coast alone, where dangerous storm surge and thirty-plus inches of rain are expected, more than one million have been ordered to evacuate.

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  17. Triangle Residents Advised to Seek Safety from Hurricane Florence's FloodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    The city of Raleigh has warned twenty-six thousand residents of flood risks at their properties ahead of Hurricane Florence's arrival, WRAL reports , and in Durham, more than one hundred properties have been identified as being at risk of flooding. Raleigh officials described their advisory in a news conference Wednesday.

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  18. Next Year, the Raise the Age Law Will Move More Teenagers Into the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    Engineers say the building itself - a fourteen-bed facility on Broad Street - is in good condition. It has a new HVAC system and door controls.

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  19. 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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  20. 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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