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Re: “Durham's Horse & Buggy Press combines the oldest and latest printing techniques in unique books

Big thanks to Brian Howe and The Indy for the article.
I did want to let folks know the Upfront Gallery is open EVERY Thursday and Friday from 11am–2pm if people are interested in checking out our work or the guest artist exhibits — and we will be open the next two Saturdays, Oct 11 and 18, from 9am-Noon.
Also, I will be giving an show and share talk at the downtown Durham County Library on Thursday, Dec 4 at 7:00pm and will have many books available for handling.

Dave Wofford | Horse & Buggy Press

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Posted by Dave Wofford on 10/08/2014 at 5:23 PM

Re: “Durham's Horse & Buggy Press combines the oldest and latest printing techniques in unique books

I enjoyed reading this article for the information about the printing process and our local artisian who is up to his inky finger nails in doing it his way, but i also was pleased and often amused by the writer of the article, or maybe it was really a story. I dunno.

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Posted by edkane on 10/08/2014 at 3:44 PM

Re: “A novel art hotel concept is coming to a historic downtown Durham building

Please put something back on the top of the building. It looks incomplete without something on top........maybe a rooftop bar surrounding a sphere?

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Posted by Scott Roberts on 10/08/2014 at 3:43 PM

Re: “Greta Garbo's extreme close-up, some fond farewells and an erased mural

So, did I miss the public meeting to be called by Caktus group? No? Did they ever intend to have one? A question for the intrepid reporters at the Indy...

Posted by EMD on 10/07/2014 at 5:13 PM

Re: “Hiroshi Watanabe's digital camera quietly probes mortality in The Day the Dam Collapses

The information on the reception is in the info box directly below Watanabe's photo.

Posted by Brian Howe, INDY arts & culture editor on 09/24/2014 at 10:06 AM

Re: “Hiroshi Watanabe's digital camera quietly probes mortality in The Day the Dam Collapses

There is a public reception for Hiroshi Watanabe's exhibition opening at Daylight on Friday, Sept. 26, 6-9pm. Daylight is located at 121 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC 27278 (downtown, next to the public library).

https://www.facebook.com/events/813104828741032/?ref=22

Posted by daylight on 09/24/2014 at 9:47 AM

Re: “Little Green Pig's truncated version of Hamlet triumphs over venue travails

Despite decades of theater-going, including four separate full productions of Love's Labour's Lost (for some reason), this is my first time seeing Hamlet on stage. I knew I could count on LGP to knock it out of the park, which they did. Congratulation to all!

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Posted by ever&anon on 09/19/2014 at 12:57 PM

Re: “Little Green Pig's truncated version of Hamlet triumphs over venue travails

Nice Byron. Scuttles is a word I have missed and is invariably misused. Congratulations to all for rolling on and up.

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Posted by Mark Jeffrey Miller on 09/17/2014 at 6:36 PM

Re: “As big chains fold, Triangle indie bookstores thrive on the personal touch

Thanks Stacie and Sam. There is way too much going on in the Triangle to cover everything here (which is why living here is great), so the more events the merrier in the comments section.

Posted by Brian Howe, INDY arts & culture editor on 08/28/2014 at 11:03 AM

Re: “As big chains fold, Triangle indie bookstores thrive on the personal touch

the Bull's Head bookshop in Chapel Hill also has readings: i've posted a link to some of them here i hope that's okay.

https://www.facebook.com/bullsheadbookshop…

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Posted by Stacie Smith on 08/28/2014 at 10:52 AM

Re: “As big chains fold, Triangle indie bookstores thrive on the personal touch

... and Scott Westerfeld (Sep 24) and Jason Mott (Oct 1) ...

Posted by Sam M-B on 08/27/2014 at 4:49 PM

Re: “As big chains fold, Triangle indie bookstores thrive on the personal touch

Fantastic coverage of the great bookstores we have here. And totally awesome that Gibson is coming back to Durham for his new book!

Between now and the fall, some more excellent goings-on for bookish folks: Lev Grossman (Thursday Aug 28), John Scalzi (Aug 28 and Aug 29), Stuart Rojstaczer (Sep 11), Kim Harrison (Sep 12), John Darnielle (Sep 18 and 22), ...

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Posted by Sam M-B on 08/27/2014 at 11:42 AM

Re: “New roles and bold gambits in Triangle theater

That's corrected now, above. Thanks, Devra.

Posted by Byron Woods on 08/27/2014 at 10:57 AM

Re: “New roles and bold gambits in Triangle theater

Minor correction, please: The Common Ground Theatre fundraiser will be held Saturday, September 13th. Not the 3rd as listed in the article. Thanks.

Posted by stubborndev on 08/27/2014 at 10:08 AM

Re: “An ardent enterprise

It was as bright and shining night...couldn't feel any better about being there!!

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Posted by Chris Saladino on 08/24/2014 at 2:12 AM

Re: “On the uncompromising artifice of influential local painter and professor Marvin Saltzman

So glad I saw this show at the Eno. Some of the work made my jaw drop because it was so powerful; all of it was inspirational to this artist. Far too long ago I was one of Mr. Saltzman's students. Looking back on those student years, I believe he was one of two two-dimensional art profs who deserved to be there (granted, there were a couple profs I never had), and in fact were the reason we all enrolled there. His teaching was solid and he worked closely with those who wanted extra help. Yet the clearest picture of him I have in my mind from those days is him brandishing a double-sided razor bade and free-handedly cutting a mat in one swift stroke. The angels are still singing the beauty of that.

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Posted by Carol A. Strickland on 08/15/2014 at 6:14 PM

Re: “Paperhand's latest enchants on familiar grounds

The story itself is incomplete. Our story, The Story, is being lived now. The Painted Bird is not an end unto itself. It is a symbol of hope renewed, magic revived, and balance recognized as a thing worth working toward. We point out that bridges need to be built, not that we have built them. No, unfortunately the Painted Bird will not save us from ourselves, we'll have to be the ones who do that.

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Posted by Donovan Zimmerman on 08/14/2014 at 3:32 PM

Re: “Cult comedian Dylan Moran's stream of consciousness

Lazy stereotypes abound

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Posted by Paul Hartnett on 08/14/2014 at 2:54 PM

Re: “Paperhand's latest enchants on familiar grounds

If we had the answers we'd certainly give them. All we have are questions and the desire to inspire. Art is a mirror.

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Posted by Donovan Zimmerman on 08/13/2014 at 9:18 PM

Re: “Greta Garbo's extreme close-up, some fond farewells and an erased mural

Emily Weinstein actually does have a legal leg to stand on, as the federal VARA legislation has been called upon by numerous mural artists whose work has been destroyed under similar circumstances. And I don't particularly blame her for not wanting to participate in a meeting called by the group that destroyed her work without bothering to get in touch with her. She told me that she would rather spend her time making new work than spend time helping Caktus heal their public image. She's hurt -- her life's work is gone. And Caktus has shown alacrity by... putting a post on their blog. Time is ticking off and other than that they've done zilch, which makes me wonder how sincere the remorse and shame really is. I don't really understand why a public meeting would take time to put together, and I wonder if they're waiting until enough time passes that they feel safe enough to not call a meeting at all. I hope they get their act together very soon. And in my opinion, this is a cultural disaster for Durham. I've spent a lot of time with the mural with my kids over the years. Our family shed tears when we saw Caktus' gray wall, and I know plenty of others who can say the same. It might not be a disaster for everyone, of course. Different parts of a city become different parts of our lives. For instance, if the Durham Bulls moved away I wouldn't care at all -- the team isn't important to me. But I know friends next door who would mourn that for the rest of their lives. And I care about my friends and neighbors, so I would sympathize. I hope that you, badpoetry, could find a way to sympathize too.

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Posted by Chris Vitiello on 08/13/2014 at 5:59 PM

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